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Theresa 'RoboMay' takes stiff turn on South Africa dance floor

Theresa 'RoboMay' takes stiff turn on South Africa dance floor

Some of Theresa May's critics already call her "RoboMay," claiming the British prime minister moves so awkwardly that she comes off as robotic.

  • by Siobhán O'Grady

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Zimbabwe court unanimously upholds president's election win
Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe court unanimously upholds president's election win

Zimbabwe's top court upheld the narrow and disputed election victory by President Emmerson Mnangagwa clearing the way for his inauguration.

Trump embraces South Africa farm murders tale, infuriating Pretoria
South Africa

Trump embraces South Africa farm murders tale, infuriating Pretoria

Trump built on his reputation for issuing false claims with a tweet asserting that there is "large scale killing" of farmers in South Africa.

  • by Alex Wayne
Militia threat hampers Ebola fight in Congo as disease kills dozens
Illness

Militia threat hampers Ebola fight in Congo as disease kills dozens

Militia violence in Democratic Republic of Congo has prevented aid workers from reaching some potential cases in an outbreak of Ebola .

  • by Stephanie Nebehay
Tourist and fisherman mauled to death in hippo attacks in Kenya
Kenya

Tourist and fisherman mauled to death in hippo attacks in Kenya

The deaths brought to six the number people who have been killed by hippos around Lake Naivasha so far this year.

Can military-style tactics help save the African rhino?
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Can military-style tactics help save the African rhino?

In the desperate race to save these remarkable beasts from relentless poaching, conservationists are trialling an extraordinary new strategy.

  • by Todd Pitock
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How fridges are helping Congo fight a resurgence of Ebola
Healthcare

How fridges are helping Congo fight a resurgence of Ebola

Health workers are trying to keep cool an Ebola vaccine needed to tackle an outbreak suspected of killing some 30 people since it was declared over last week.

  • by Tim Cocks
South Sudanese government and rebels sign peace deal to end conflict
War

South Sudanese government and rebels sign peace deal to end conflict

The conflict has killed tens of thousands, displaced a quarter of the country's population and ruined the economy.

Zimbabwe President Mnangagwa declared winner in contested vote
Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe President Mnangagwa declared winner in contested vote

A win for Mnangagwa is expected to leave Zimbabwe with deep political divisions, worsened by deadly rioting in the capital.

Deadly riots rock Zimbabwe's capital as vote results delayed
Zimbabwe

Deadly riots rock Zimbabwe's capital as vote results delayed

Soldiers and police fired live rounds, water cannons and tear gas at furious protesters who threw rocks and burned vehicles on Wednesday in Zimbabwe's capital.

Zimbabwe's ruling party wins majority seats in parliament: ZEC
Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe's ruling party wins majority seats in parliament: ZEC

Zimbabwe's ruling ZANU-PF party has won the majority of seats in Parliament after sweeping rural constituencies by huge margins, official results showed.

  • by MacDonald Dzirutwe