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Lesotho's Prime Minister Thomas Thabane on Saturday accused his country's army of staging a coup against him and fled to neighbouring South Africa, which condemned the military's action and called for a peaceful settlement.
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People gather at a window on Friday to watch those taking part in the Osun-Osogbo Sacred Grove Festival in the south-western Nigerian state of Osun.
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The human rights commission is probing complaints of racism by the South African Hindu Maha Sabha organisation over AmaCde's song "Umhlab' Uzobuya".
A week of rain has ended, with the last of three storm fronts that swept across the Western Cape clearing up.
In this Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014 file photo Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe, left, and his wife Grace greet the crowd during birthday marking Mugabe's 90th birthday, in Marondera, Zimbabwe.
On Saturday, 30 August, thirty authors, illustrators, and editors will collaborate to write ten biographies of extraordinary South African women in one day, with editorial assistance from learners from Manenberg who are part of the Rock Girl Resilient Girls programme.
A South African court found four men guilty Friday of an attempt to murder an exiled former Rwandan general in front of his home in Johannesburg, an attack that the general said was ordered by Rwandan President Paul Kagame.
A South African court on Friday found four men guilty of trying to kill an exiled critic of Rwandan President Paul Kagame, in a case that had strained diplomatic ties between the two countries.
A South African court on Friday convicted four men of attempting to murder a Rwandan former general who had fled after falling out with the east African country's strongman, Paul Kagame.
The article assumes that success in bringing down HIV prevalence has been due mostly to greater access to AIDS drugs.
Ground teams planned to resume searching Thursday for a pilot who went missing after an F-15 fighter jet crashed in a remote, heavily wooded area of western Virginia, according to a Virginia State Police spokeswoman.
In Baldwin road construction. two lanes closed on Sunrise Hwy/NY Rt-27 WB between Milburn Ave and Grand Ave In Baldwin road construction.
A Manhattan federal judge has dismissed a 12-year-old lawsuit accusing Ford Motor Co and IBM Corp of encouraging human rights abuses in apartheid-era South Africa, reluctantly concluding that the case does not belong in U.S. courts.
Public Protector Thuli Madonsela is saddened by the personal attacks she has had to endure since she took office, she said on Thursday.
"I'd say seven out of ten clients now are women," said one of the Beefcakes boys introduced onstage.
Cape Town is a place of wry contrasts, a place where you might encounter an international fashion model, a hippie or a "bergie" .
South Africa's Supreme Court of Appeals has ordered the release of allegedly secretly recorded audio tapes about corruption charges against President Jacob Zuma.
Updated: Sat Aug 30, 2014 11:37 am
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