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White farmers thrive in Zambia years after driven from Zimbabwe

One of former President Robert Mugabe's most controversial policies was the land reform programme of 2000 which made it legal for black Zimbabweans to seize properties from white farmers - without compensation.

White farmers thrive in Zambia years after driven from Zimbabwe

Africa

Zimbabweans in exile hope to return home post-Mugabe

The International Organisation for Migration says there are up to three million Zimbabweans living abroad, many of them in South Africa.

Zimbabweans in exile hope to return home post-Mugabe

Africa

World reacts to end of Mugabe's era in Zimbabwe

Although reactions to Robert Mugabe's resignation will run the gamut, most will agree that they are glad it happened peacefully.

World reacts to end of Mugabe's era in Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe

In South Africa, Zimbabwe citizens react to crisis at home

Zimbabweans in South Africa react differently to the military's seizure of power from President Robert Mugabe, but most agree that the people - not the military or political elites - should be in charge.

In South Africa, Zimbabwe citizens react to crisis at home

Africa

South Africa: Young entrepreneurs hope to curb unemployment

Unemployment in South Africa is at a 14-year high.

South Africa: Young entrepreneurs hope to curb unemployment

Africa

South African boxing grannies fighting to stay fit

As you get older, you can be excused for slowing down. But not some energetic grannies in South Africa, who are determined to keep their bodies and minds healthy.

South African boxing grannies fighting to stay fit

Africa

UN announces new deal to cut HIV drug costs

A deal announced at the UN will supply a new HIV drug to millions of patients in developing countries for $75 dollars, as opposed to $75 a day, which is the pill's price in the US.

UN announces new deal to cut HIV drug costs

Africa

Report highlights effects of gender stereotypes on health

Across the world, children are subjected to gender stereotypes. A new global study has found the notion that men should be strong and women are weak is imposed on children before they reach adolescence.

Report highlights effects of gender stereotypes on health

Africa

Teachers face suspension over videos of abuse in South Africa

School children in South Africa are using their mobile phones to record attacks in class by some teachers.

Teachers face suspension over videos of abuse in South Africa

Africa

Controversial mining charter on hold in South Africa

The South African government is delaying the implementation of a controversial new mining charter. The legislation would force all mines to hand over more of their business to black South Africans.

Controversial mining charter on hold in South Africa

Africa

Bell Pottinger out of South Africa PR trade body over racism row

A British public-relations firm has been stripped of its trade body membership for unethical conduct in South Africa.

Bell Pottinger out of South Africa PR trade body over racism row

Africa

UN summons South Africa to defend itself at the ICC

South Africa has been summoned to the International Criminal Court in The Hague to explain why it didn’t arrest Omar al-Bashir. The Sudanese President was in Johannesburg for an African Union summit in 2015.

UN summons South Africa to defend itself at the ICC