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  • UN chief warns that traffickers may be guilty of war crimes

    22 November 2017 1:42 PM 16

    New York - UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says terrorist groups and criminals are capitalising on conflict to exploit innocent civilians sexually and physically, which may constitute war crimes and crimes against humanity. The UN chief said the brutality of extremist groups such as the Islamic State, Boko Haram, al-Shabaab and the Lord's Resistance

  • Mnangagwa flies to Zimbabwe after meeting Zuma in SA

    22 November 2017 12:56 PM 14

    Johannesburg - Zimbabwe's incoming leader Emmerson Mnangagwa has just departed from an airport in neighbouring South Africa to make his return to his country. An Associated Press witness saw him depart, shortly after Mnangagwa met with South African President Jacob Zuma. Mnangagwa is set to arrive at a military air base in Zimbabwe's capital, Harare

  • Somaliland's ruling party candidate declared election winner

    22 November 2017 8:06 AM 17

    Mogadishu - The ruling party candidate in Somalia's semi-autonomous region of Somaliland has been declared the winner of the presidential election but the opposition claims irregularities in the vote. The electoral commission says Muse Bihi of the Kulmiye party won 55% of votes counted while Abdirahman Irro of the Wadani opposition got 40%. Hundreds

  • Zuma no longer going to Zimbabwe

    22 November 2017 5:31 AM 18

    Johannesburg - President Jacob Zuma will no longer be travelling to Zimbabwe on Wednesday, in the wake of the resignation of former Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe. "President Jacob Zuma will no longer travel to Harare in the Republic of Zimbabwe... on Wednesday 22 November 2017," the Presidency said in a statement. "The SADC Organ Troika Plus SADC Chairperson

  • Woman's body found floating in KZN river

    22 November 2017 4:03 AM 16

    Durban – An inquest docket has been opened after a woman's body was found floating in the Umkomaas river mouth in southern KwaZulu-Natal on Tuesday, police said. The 30-year-old woman's body - with a serious head injury - was recovered by paramedics after they were alerted by members of the public, ER24 spokesperson Russel Meiring said. "Paramedics and lifeguards

  • FULL LETTER: Robert Mugabe's resignation notice

    21 November 2017 9:01 PM 18

    In terms of the provisions of section 96 (1) of the constitution of Zimbabwe, amendment number 20, 2013. Following my verbal communication with the Speaker of the National Assembly, Advocate Jacob Mudenda at 13:53 hours, 21st November, 2017 intimating my intention to resign as President of the Republic of Zimbabwe, I Robert Gabriel Mugabe in terms of section

  • Presidential hopeful Emmerson Mnangagwa flying from SA to Zimbabwe

    21 November 2017 7:50 PM 19

    Johannesburg - Former vice president Emmerson Mnangagwa is to arrive in Zimbabwe early on Wednesday morning and is likely to be sworn in as president, News24 has reliably learnt. According to sources close to Mnangagwa, he is in South Africa and will fly to Zimbabwe in the morning on a private jet. Earlier on Tuesday, Mnangagwa said he would not return

  • Group urges Egypt, UAE to reveal prisoner's whereabouts

    21 November 2017 6:26 PM 22

    Cairo - An international rights group is urging Egypt and the United Arab Emirates to reveal the whereabouts of an Egyptian prisoner who has disappeared, apparently after serving his prison sentence in the Emirati capital. Human Rights Watch says that Mosaab Ahmed Abdel Aziz was to be released on October 20 but that his family was told he was deported

  • Libya's parliament votes in favour of UN road map

    21 November 2017 3:26 PM 21

    Benghazi - A Libyan spokesperson says parliament has voted in favour of the United Nations' new action plan, which gives new life to stalled political talks and aims at healing divisions. Abdullah Ablahig, spokesperson for the Libyan House of Representatives - which is based in the eastern city of Tobrouk - told The Associated Press that parliament convened

  • Motion to impeach Mugabe introduced, seconded

    21 November 2017 2:13 PM 20

    Harare - Zimbabwe's ruling party has made a motion to impeach President Robert Mugabe and opposition party MDC has seconded it. Now lawmakers from both houses of Parliament are relocating to a larger venue. Mugabe is accused of allowing his wife to "usurp" power and of being too old to rule. He has been in charge since the end of white minority rule in 1980, but the military