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DR Congo bans film on doctor who treats rape victims

The Democratic Republic of Congo has banned an acclaimed film about Congolese surgeon Denis Mukwege, who has treated thousands of women raped during conflict, the government said.

Four killed in fresh Burundi unrest

At least four people have died in renewed clashes in Burundi, where tensions remain high following President Pierre Nkurunziza's controversial re-election, officials and witnesses said Wednesday.

Uganda lawmakers debate controversial NGO bill

Ugandan lawmakers debated Tuesday a bill that would give authorities sweeping powers to regulate civil society as rights groups warned it would "strangle" criticism of the government.

US warns China over Bashir trip

The United States expressed concern Monday that Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir plans to visit China, despite his International Criminal Court indictment for alleged war crimes in Darfur.

Shebab 'storm AU base' in Somalia

Militants from Somalia's Al-Qaeda-affiliated Shebab group rammed a suicide car bomb into an African Union army base early Tuesday and stormed inside, an official and witness said.

New innovation takes heavy load off reclaimers

The City of Johannesburg’s plan to integrate informal waste reclaimers into its recycling programme took a major step forward this week when Pikitup‚ its waste management entity‚ unveiled 20 branded trolleys at its Waterval depot in Albertville.

In the event of a total blackout

The stand-out meeting of the past week was the Premier’s Co-ordinating Forum (PCF), a statutory quarterly get-together of the Province’s Mayors and the Western Cape cabinet, at which we discuss issues that require intergovernmental co-operation.