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Charlottesville and Stellenbosch: twin towns hiding a history of oppression

John Edwin Mason first visited South Africa before Nelson Mandela walked free from prison, and he keeps going back. He is an associate professor...

‘They’re like the mafia’: the super gangs behind Africa’s poaching crisis

Late on 6 June 2014 Kenyan police, acting on a tip-off, raided a used car lot in Mombasa’s industrial area. Inside Fuji Motors East...

South Africa grants Grace Mugabe diplomatic immunity – report

South Africa has granted diplomatic immunity to Zimbabwe’s first lady, Grace Mugabe, allowing her to avoid prosecution for the alleged assault of a 20-year-old...

Grace Mugabe’s rise: grotesque ambition or pure self-preservation?

At the heart of Grace Mugabe’s extraordinary journey from struggling single mother to the most powerful woman in Zimbabwe is a love story. It was...

Tanzanian police believe wildlife activist may have been tracked by his killer

Police believe Wayne Lotter’s killer may have followed and targeted the conservationist when he was shot on Wednesday, according to inside sources. Lotter was stopped...

South Africa plans to grant immunity to Grace Mugabe, sources say

South Africa plans to grant diplomatic immunity to Zimbabwe’s first lady, Grace Mugabe, after she was accused of assaulting a model at a hotel...

Leading elephant conservationist shot dead in Tanzania

The head of an animal conservation NGO who had received numerous death threats has been shot and killed by an unknown gunman in Tanzania. Wayne...

South African police issue ‘red alert’ to stop Grace Mugabe from leaving

Police in South Africa have issued a red alert to stop Zimbabwe’s first lady, Grace Mugabe, from leaving the country after she was accused...

War crimes court orders Mali radical to pay €2.7m for Timbuktu rampage

A former Islamist militant who was jailed for destroying holy sites in Timbuktu is liable for damages of €2.7m (£2.5m), judges at the international...

Kenya election: Police accused of ‘random killings’ as death toll rises during worst violence...

At least 24 people were killed in Kenya on Saturday as outrage over the disputed re-election of President Uhuru Kenyatta unleashed the country’s worst...