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14 August 2018 7:11 PM WATCH: The world's best city to live in

Six out of 10 of the Economist Intelligence Unit's least liveable cities for 2018 are located in Africa. Dakar, Senegal; Algiers, Algeria; Douala, Cameroon; Tripoli, Libya; Harare, Zimbabwe; and Lagos; Nigeria all feature on the list. The remaining four cities in the bottom 10 are Dhaka, Bangladesh; Damascus, Syria; Karachi, Pakistan and Port Moresby 24

31 July 2018 5:23 PM 7 soldiers, 4 extremists killed in clash in Algeria

Four extremists were killed in a violent clash in the Skikda region, some 420km east of the capital city of Algiers, Algeria's defence ministry said on Tuesday. Meanwhile, local police and a military official in Algiers told the Associated Press that seven soldiers were also killed in the skirmish that occurred on Monday in the locality of Bessi during 21

30 July 2018 5:42 PM Spain rescues nearly 1 000 migrants from the sea in 2 days

Spain's maritime rescue service says it has saved nearly 1 000 migrants attempting the perilous crossing of the Mediterranean to Europe from North Africa over the last two days. The service says it pulled 206 people from 10 different boats on Saturday morning, after rescuing 774 migrants travelling in 52 boats on Friday. As a crackdown by Libyan authorities 24

19 July 2018 8:45 AM WATCH: Trevor Noah responds to French ambassador after Africa won SWC comment

Cape Town - The French ambassador to the United States of America Gerard Araud responded in a detailed letter to South African comedian and Daily Show host Trevor Noah's comments saying that Africa won the Soccer World Cup. On Sunday, France claimed their second title in 20 years after a 4-2 victory over Croatia at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow 24

13 July 2018 8:03 PM Solinas appointment shows Chiefs are desperate

Cape Town - The long wait is finally over as Kaizer Chiefs announced Giovanni Solinas as the Absa Premiership giants new head coach. Amakhosi confirmed that the Italian will lead the side ahead of the 2018/19 campaign following Steve Komphela's resignation in April - two months before his contract ended. Solinas spent the majority of his coaching career 29

13 July 2018 10:59 AM Algeria halts migrant expulsions to Sahara after outrage

Algeria's deadly expulsions of migrants into the Sahara Desert have nearly ground to a halt after widespread condemnation and the abrupt firing of two of its top security officials. Officials with the UN's International Organisation for Migration said the expulsions to the desert borders that Algeria shares with Niger and Mali have all but ended since 27

29 June 2018 5:24 PM Six of the best: Cape Town pupils make up SA's entire team for international maths olympiad

For the first time ever, all six school pupils selected to represent South Africa at the 59th International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO) are from Cape Town. Western Cape Education MEC Debbie Schäfer has congratulated the six pupils from schools around Cape Town. The IMO team was selected after a nationwide Mathematical Talent Search conducted by the South 23

27 June 2018 11:39 AM Algerian president sacks influential police chief

Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika on Tuesday sacked the country's police chief, Abdelghani Hamel, until now seen as a likely successor to the head of state. Bouteflika "today signed two decrees, the first putting an end to the duties of Abdelghani Hamel, as director general of national security forces (DGSN), and the second on the nomination of Mustapha 27

27 June 2018 7:54 AM Broadcasters are SWC losers owing to piracy trend in Africa

Libreville - Blaise has a beer in his hand, he's in front of a TV screen showing the World Cup, and the smile on his face suggests life doesn't get much better than this. But Canal Plus may disagree - it owns the broadcasting rights in Gabon to the match being illegally shown in the bar in Libreville, the capital. "I've got a Canal Plus box, but I got hooked 26

26 June 2018 1:18 PM Tunisia shepherd dies after jihadist attack: ministry

A Tunisian shepherd has died from wounds sustained when he was attacked over the weekend by jihadists in the country's mountainous centre, the defence ministry said on Monday. Mohamed Griri was "attacked by a group of terrorists" on Saturday while grazing his sheep in a closed military zone on Mount Chaambi, in Kasserine, the ministry said. The 28-year-old 29