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South Sudan Sexual Violence on 'Massive Scale,' Report Says

WAU, SOUTH SUDAN - It's been five months since the shy, frail 13-year-old was snatched from his bed, drugged and raped in the middle of the night. The boy hasn't been able to say much since.'I don't ...

Workers must defend SAs freedom and future - Ramaphosa

Welkom - Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has called on the working class to take a stand in defence of South Africa's freedom.He said although significant progress had been made, many workers were ...

Sudan clashes kill up to 10 in Darfur: tribal chiefs

Khartoum - Clashes between two Arab tribes in Sudan's war-torn state of East Darfur have killed up to 10 people, tribal leaders told AFP on Sunday.The fighting that began on Saturday comes as the Un ...

Former Zambian leader Kenneth Kaunda, 93, leaves hospital

Johannesburg - Zambian media say 93-year-old Kenneth Kaunda, the country's independence leader and its former longtime president, has left a hospital after several days of treatment.State broadcaste ...

Book About Nelson Mandela's Medical Treatment Stirs Dispute

JOHANNESBURG - A new book by a former South African military doctor that documents Nelson Mandela's medical treatments before his 2013 death violates doctor-patient confidentiality, according to some ...

Young Women Risk Stigma Against Contraception to Avoid Social Costs of Unintended Pregnancy

KIRUMBA, DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO - After Kanyere got pregnant at 17 years old, she vowed that it wouldn't happen again.Now 25 and a single mother to her 8-year-old child, she has discovered how ...

Ecowas leaders call for W African birth rate to be halved

Ouagadougou - Senior politicians in the Economic Community of West African States Ecowas on Saturday called for measures to cut the birth rate in the region in order to bring the population explosion ...

114 Somali Prisoners Released From Ethiopia Arrive in Mogadishu

More than 100 Somalis, recently released from Ethiopian detention facilities and handed over to the Somali government, arrived in Mogadishu on Saturday, government officials told VOA Somali.The 114 p ...

Spieth goes 3 clear at Royal Birkdale

Southport - Jordan Spieth will take a three-shot lead into the final round of the British Open after shooting a bogey-free third round of 65 to go to 11-under par on Saturday at Royal Birkdale.His p ...

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Former Zambian leader Kenneth Kaunda, 93, leaves hospital

Johannesburg - Zambian media say 93-year-old Kenneth Kaunda, the country's independence leader and its former longtime president, has left a hospital after several days of treatment.State broadcaste

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Jon Favreau’s The Jungle Book is being described as a live-action updating of Disney’s 1967 classic animated film, and that description is both testament to how well the film works and how thoroughly blurred the divide between the “real” and the computer-generated has become...

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