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Residents In Central African Republic Flee Violence

By Correspondent , 04 , Dec 2013


Damara (Central African Republic) (AFP) - The dusty road that leads from the Central African town of Damara to the capital some 75 kilometres (45 miles) away is filled with .. Read More →

Mice research brings male contraceptive pill closer

By Lazarus Sauti , 03 , Dec 2013


Lazarus Sauti According to a study, contraceptive pill for men has moved one step closer after Australian researchers successfully made male mice infertile. Monash University scientists genetically modified mice to .. Read More →

Traffic Jammed Mbeki Walks To Event

By Correspondent , 03 , Dec 2013


JOHANNESBURG. — Not even former president Thabo Mbeki could escape the traffic chaos gridlock that ensued in Johannesburg city centre last Friday. Instead, the erstwhile statesman did the unthinkable. He .. Read More →

ICC Accuses Kenya Of Refusing To Hand Over Kenyatta`s Records

By editor , 03 , Dec 2013


Kenya was on Monday accused by the International Criminal Court (ICC) of refusing to hand over President Uhuru Kenyatta`s records. Kenyatta is facing charges of crimes committed against humanity between .. Read More →

Graphic Testimony For Woolich Murder

By Correspondent , 03 , Dec 2013


Lee Rigby's mother and widow have again left the court in tears as witnesses gave graphic evidence about the "frenzied" attack on the soldier. Michael Adebolajo, 28, and Michael Adebowale, .. Read More →

UN Spies To Start In DRC

By Correspondent , 02 , Dec 2013


New York (AFP) - The United Nations will start using surveillance drones for the first time in Democratic Republic of Congo on Tuesday in a landmark intelligence-gathering advance for the .. Read More →

Gorillas Learn From Mum: Study

By Lazarus Sauti , 02 , Dec 2013


Lazarus Sauti Researchers who followed two behaviours they saw in gorillas in captivity to try and figure out how gorillas transmit social learning have found that gorillas learn from their .. Read More →

Period Of Mourning Declared To Honour Mozambique Crash Victims

By Correspondent , 02 , Dec 2013


Mourning Period After Mozambique Plane Crash Declared By Nomore Chinoda Mozambique's government has declared a period of national mourning to honour 33 people who perished when Flight TM470 crashed in .. Read More →

Horror Voyage Leaves Indonesian Fishermen Stranded In South Africa

By Correspondent , 02 , Dec 2013


Cape Town (AFP) - Dozens of Indonesian fishermen who spent months stranded in Cape Town's harbour, sleeping in cramped and suffocating quarters, have been taken ashore to a repatriation centre .. Read More →