South Africa

Kenya: She-Goat Gives Birth to ‘Human’ Kid

A she-goat belonging to one of Bugengi residents yesterday gave birth to a kid with a human-like face. ...

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Congo-Kinshasa: Goma Running Out of Space for DRC’s Displaced

Bulengo — If the Democratic Republic of Congo's (DRC) North Kivu capital of Goma were a hotel, there would be a sign hanging on the door with the words "sorry - no vacancies." From the 1994 exodus from neighbouring Rwanda, in the wake of the genocide, to interstate wars and decades of insecurity caused by a multitude of armed groups, the city has become the end of the line for those fleeing the country's conflicts. ...

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Congo-Kinshasa: Displaced Flee Fighting to Goma

Bulengo — If the Democratic Republic of Congo's (DRC) North Kivu capital of Goma were a hotel, there would be a sign hanging on the door with the words "sorry - no vacancies." From the 1994 exodus from neighbouring Rwanda, in the wake of the genocide, to interstate wars and decades of insecurity caused by a multitude of armed groups, the city has become the end of the line for those fleeing the country's conflicts. ...

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Zimbabwe: Mugabe’s Grand Exit Plan

Harare — PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe, who was sworn in yesterday in Harare for another five-year term after his controversial re-election in what was initially billed to be a historic occasion, has a plan to manage his victory to ensure a grand exit from the political stage when the time to go comes, it has emerged. ...

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Liberia: Newspaper Shut Down

PHOTO ESSAY: Front Page Managing Editor Rodney Sieh Arrested The offices of the FrontPageAfrica Newspaper was shut down at about 10:45 AM local time this morning. ...

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Somalia: Easy Prey – Victims of Sexual Violence in Somalia

Civil war raged in Somalia for more than 20 years. ...

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Madagascar: Political Crisis, Population Growth Threaten Biodiversity

The Indian Ocean island of Madagascar is a biodiversity hotspot with 80 per cent of its animal species unique to the country. ...

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Madagascar: Political Crisis, Population Growth Threaten Madagascar’s Biodiversity

The Indian Ocean island of Madagascar is a biodiversity hotspot with 80 per cent of its animal species unique to the country. ...

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Madagascar: Election Date Set, Key Candidates Barred

Photo: Midi MadagasikaraMembers of the Special Electoral Court, which has barred nine candidates from the October elections, among them the current ruler Andry Rajoelina - who seized power from President Marc Ravalomanana, Lalao Ravalomanana, wife of the deposed president and ex-president former president Didier Ratsiraka. ...

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Uganda: Anti-Mosquito ‘Invisibility’ Patch Set for Trial

A patch designed to make people 'invisible' to disease-transmitting mosquitoes may soon undergo field trials in Uganda. ...

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