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Senior LRA commander surrenders

A senior member of Joseph Kony's feared Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) handed himself over to United States troops in the Central African Republic on Monday.

SA to answer the ICC on al-Bashir

The Southern Africa Litigation Centre (SALC) announced on Thursday that South Africa is to appear before the International Criminal Court (ICC) for failing to arrest Sudan President Omar al-Bashir when he was in the country in 2015.

Ten cops arrested for border corruption

Ten police officers and eight Home Affairs officials were arrested in the Free State this week, after they were accused of border post corruption.

This day in history: Uhuru Kenyatta wins!

Today in history: Kenyatta's son wins, the Queen Mother dies, the Group Areas Act is enacted, passive resistance gains steam and SA moves towards a Union.

Cyclone Debbie declared a catastrophe

Cyclone Debbie, that ravaged the northern Australian state of Queensland on Tuesday, has officially been declared a catastrophe by the Insurance Council of Australia.

Ex-Ivory Coast first lady acquitted of crimes against humanity

Former first lady of Côte d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast), Simone Gbagbo was on Tuesday acquitted of all charges of crimes against humanity facing her.

Brexit officially begins

Britain's exit from the European Union has officially begun.

This day in history: Remembering Dulcie September

Anti-apartheid activist and former political prisoner Dulcie Evonne September was assassinated in Paris on Tuesday March 29, 1988.

Cyclone Debbie leaves trail of destruction

Cyclone Debbie made landfall on Tuesday and left a trail of destruction across north Queensland in its wake.

Tanzanian police release rapper critical of the president

Tanzanian police announced that rapper Emmanuel Elibariki, better known by his stage name Nay wa Mitego, was released on bail on Tuesday.

Syria on the brink, again

United Nations Special Envoy to Syria, Staffan de Mistura, said the the prospects of maintaining a cease fire in the region were becoming increasingly slim, as the escalation of fighting continues.
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