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Fifty civil society organisations have issued a stinging condemnation of the recently-completed mobile voter registration exercise in Zimbabwe - highlighting a host of serious problems and concluding that it has to be re-started since it comprehensively failed to reach all prospective registrants.
6 hrs ago | National Geographic
For half a century, the novelist and travel writer Paul Theroux has been traversing continents-often crammed into an overcrowded bus or wedged into a packed train car.
10 hrs ago | Mail & Guardian
Brazil has said it plans to cancel $900-million worth of debt in 12 African countries, as part of a broader strategy to boost ties with the continent.
14 hrs ago | Insight News
With several low-key, but unmistakable gestures, the United States has signaled that it is moving toward normalizing relations with Zimbabwe, the former White minority-rule nation once known as Rhodesia.
19 hrs ago | Mail & Guardian
The defence force is looking to buy new presidential jets and planes as soon as possible, the Saturday Star has reported.
The aim of the computer resource centre is to bring education and knowledge to the community.
AN online crowd-sourced safari guide that launched this week is being billed as one of the largest and most comprehensive in the world, allowing users to compare the major safari countries and tour operators against the advice of 2,200 user-generated reviews.
When Mao Doudou and Her Sweet Days, a 36-episode light comedy about a modern Chinese couple and their relationship with each other's families, was dubbed in Swahili and broadcast in East African countries in 2011, Omar Ahmed, like many, became a big fan.
KALININGRAD, May 24 Construction of Russia's two new antimissile radars one in the Baltic exclave of Kaliningrad and the other in Siberia's Irkutsk region should be complete by the end of next year, Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said on Friday.
Over the past six months, I fulfilled three long-term goals: to retire early, to move full-time to Cambria and to travel around the world.
From a snail-eating snake to a harp-shaped spongea Quentin Wheeler on whittling down 18,000 new species to 10 favourites On 23 May,the International Institute for Species Exploration announced the annual top 10 new species for the sixth time.
Volunteers with Zimbabwe Project Canada on their recent trip to the African country where they helped out schools, health clinics and orphanages as well as various projects in rural communities.
Alexander the Great conquered the known world in a little over 13 years. His empire stretched from Greece to India and Afghanistan to Egypt.
It was a Friday night in Jo'burg's city centre; a chilly autumn evening. What could have been a regular few-blocks walk between Market and Loveday streets turned into something extraordinary.
The Crocodiles are leaving no stone unturned in their bid to clinch a famous win over the Black Stars on June 14 and have thus set up a friendly with Bafana Bafana on June 2. The friendly is expected to fine tune Lesotho's preparations by giving them a competitive edge before facing Ghana two weeks later.
The 2013 Solal Marketing Awards, which reward excellence in shopping centre marketing campaigns, include six awards to South African campaigns.
8pm. Free. Tel: 021 488 2555. lMusic Alla Kaap featuring Percy Sledge, PJ Powers, The Rockets , The Boyz and Zayn Adam at GrandWest Casino tonight and tomorrow.