Africa

7 days ago | September 18, 2018

UPDATED: SA court decriminalises dagga possession

The highest court in South Africa lived up to its name yesterday and upheld a Western Cape High Court decision that it ...

2 weeks ago | September 14, 2018

Egypt court suspends return of bearded police

An Egyptian court has suspended a ruling that allowed the return to work of policemen with beards which are usually ...

3 weeks ago | September 5, 2018

Fighting in Tripoli displaces thousands

Fighting in and around the Libyan capital has displaced thousands of people, the government said on Tuesday as the UN ...

Tiny beetle is killing SA’s trees

A beetle smaller than a sesame seed is killing huge trees throughout South Africa, and little can be done to stop it.

Banned Bemba denounces DRC election as ‘parody’

Former Democratic Republic of the Congo warlord Jean-Pierre Bemba on Tuesday denounced a long-delayed December ...