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S Africa police hunt for footballer's killers
Police launch manhunt for gunmen as nation grieves for goalkeeper Senzo Meyiwa who was shot dead during a robbery.
Last updated: 27 Oct 2014 22:49 GMT
Prosecutors to appeal Pistorius sentence
Olympian was handed a five-year prison term after being convicted of culpable homicide.
Last updated: 27 Oct 2014 13:30 GMT
South Africa's football captain shot dead
Local media describe killing as a botched attempt to steal a mobile phone as South Africa's murder rate soars.
Last updated: 27 Oct 2014 12:21 GMT
Botswana ruling party wins national elections
President Ian Khama secures second term in power after BDP gets parliamentary majority at the polls.
Last updated: 26 Oct 2014 05:13 GMT
Younus leads fightback in first Test
Former captain scores a century against Australia to rescue Pakistan on the opening day of the series in the UAE.
Last updated: 22 Oct 2014 23:47 GMT
Pistorius given five-year sentence
Track star handed punishment for culpable homicide of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, on Valentine's Day last year.
Last updated: 21 Oct 2014 20:46 GMT
Last-gasp try seals it for All Blacks
Malakai Fekitoa scores in the last minute; Australia coach resigns following narrow loss against New Zealand.
Last updated: 18 Oct 2014 12:52 GMT
An intellectual giant: Ali Mazrui (1933-2014)
Mazrui helped promote a different examination of the history of Africa and its present circumstances.
Last updated: 18 Oct 2014 08:10 GMT
South African wins anti-corruption award
Public Protector Thuli Madonsela honoured by Transparency International for 'integrity' in efforts to fight corruption.
Last updated: 18 Oct 2014 07:44 GMT
The game-changing election for Africa
The election in Mozambique exposed the divide between rich and poor thanks to a more connected society.
Last updated: 16 Oct 2014 10:46 GMT
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Gunning down the taxmen of Somalia
At least 25 tax collectors have been killed since 2012 in Mogadishu, a city awash in weapons and abject poverty.
Down and out in upscale Japan
Tokyo government claims its homeless population has hit a record low, but analysts - and the homeless - beg to differ.
3D printing and the future of disaster relief
3D printers can cheaply construct homes and could soon be deployed to help victims of catastrophe rebuild their lives.
Protecting Mongolia's parent-less children
Lack of child protection laws means abandoned and orphaned kids rely heavily on the care of strangers.
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Western fascination with 'badass' Kurdish women
Bashir's calculated diplomatic dance
Big rethink for counterterrorism
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