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South Africans Spend 80% More On Mental Health

Cape Town - Mental health spend has increased by more than 80% in the past five years, reaching R2bn in 2016 with hospitalisation claims amounting ... Full story

'Controversy' As Zambia's PF Wants Lungu To Run For Re-Election In 2021

Lusaka – Zambian leader Edgar Lungu has been re-nominated to run as the Patriotic Front (PF) presidential candidate in 2021, a move that could trigger ... Full story

Nigeria Releases First Photo Of Ailing President In Almost 80 Days

ABUJA – Nigeria released a photograph of President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday, the first in almost three months after he left the country on May ... Full story

Maiduguri: Living In Boko Haram Territory

MAIDUGURI - Mangoes and watermelons, prayer mats and Chinese-made utensils are again filling the stalls of Maiduguri's markets, as they recover after years of Boko ... Full story

Angola Adopts Law Limiting Power Of Future Presidents

Luanda - Angola's parliament passed a law on Friday that will drastically limit the powers of the country's future presidents in matters of security and ... Full story

Emergency Powers In Zambia Threaten Media Freedom

The International Press Institute (IPI) today expressed concern over the imposition of emergency powers in Zambia and recent comments made by the inspector-general of police ... Full story

'Dr Kaunda Not Dead', Says Office Of Zambian Commissioner In SA

Cape Town – The office of the Zambian high commissioner in South Africa has refuted social media reports that veteran leader Kenneth Kaunda has died. ... Full story

Call For Boko Haram Peace Talks Masks Ethnic Tensions

A group of community elders in northeast Nigeria where Boko Haram has waged a bloody eight-year insurgency are urging the Islamists to enter peace talks, ... Full story

No Sex On Eve Of Polls - Kenya's Opposition Leader Tells Supporters

Kenya’s main opposition leader Raila Odinga has called on his supporters not to have sex on the eve of the elections on August 8. The National ... Full story

Journalist Killed In DRC

Bunia - A Congolese journalist working for state broadcaster RTNC was killed by an unknown assailant at his home in the northeast of the country ... Full story

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