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Five-year-old leads police to her alleged rapist

Cape Town - The five-year-old girl who was allegedly raped on Sunday, led police to her 49-year-old alleged rapist, the South African National Civic Organisation ...

Sudan warns of floods as Nile water level surges

Khartoum - Sudan on Monday warned Khartoum residents along the Nile of likely "massive floods" as water levels of the river rose to a record ...

Africas longest-serving leaders

Luanda - Angolan President Jose Eduardo Dos Santos, in power since 1979, will not contest Wednesday's general election, meaning he will soon lose his place ...

UN hopes donors continue offering aid to Sudan

Khartoum - A UN official on Monday called on donors to provide more assistance to Sudan after the world body received only a fraction of ...

Red Cross warns unpaid wages deepening S Sudan crisis

Kampala - The head of the International Committee of the Red Cross warned on Monday that South Sudan's inability to pay civil servants risked worsening ...

Angolans Excited to Vote in First Post-Dos Santos Poll

LUANDA, ANGOLA - For the majority of Angola's 29 million people, President Jose Eduardo dos Santos is the only leader they have ever known. ...

Super-subs keeping Boks on their toes

Cape Town - The forcefulness of South Africa's substitutes, especially in the pack, is ensuring that a "passengeramp;" phenomenon amidst the starting XV is being ...

Angola vote marks new era as Dos Santos ends 38-year reign

Luanda - Angola goes to the polls on Wednesday in a historic election marking the end of President Jose Eduardo Dos Santos's 38-year reign, with ...

Corruption in Nigeria survey reveals far-reaching impact

The first-ever household survey on bribery in Nigeria, launched recently in Abuja, revealed the scope and impact of bribery on citizens when in contact with ...

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Angolan Voters See First Poll in Decades Without Longtime President

LUANDA, ANGOLA - Angola is gearing up for a historic vote, as longtime President Jose Eduardo dos Santos prepares to step down after 38 years in power.For more than two-thirds of the population, he

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