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Africa

Why the discovery of natural gas in Mozambique has produced tragedy

03 September at 21:01 PM, via Mail & Guardian

An insurgency against poverty that has opportunistically taken on the mantle of the Islamic State faces the wrath of African armies. Meanwhile, another tragedy — the criminal theft of billions of dollars from a poor country — is being settled in courtrooms and backrooms

Burkina Faso: ‘Assassins’ on trial

25 August at 16:59 PM, via Mail & Guardian

Blaise Compaoré has gone down in history as the man directly responsible for the assasination of Thomas Sankara. He will stand trial in the capital Ouagadougou, along with 13 other co-accused

Kenya: How the ‘Chameleon’ Jomo Kenyatta did it

24 August at 12:00 PM, via Mail & Guardian

On the 43rd anniversary of Jomo Kenyatta’s death, Kwame Otiende looks at how the wily politician managed to become a darling of the West and deal ruthlessly with opponents at home

#BringBackOurGirls: A story of the Nigerian girls’ rescue

22 August at 11:16 AM, via Mail & Guardian

When 276 schoolgirls were kidnapped by Boko Haram from a remote area in Nigeria, the world called for their rescue. A new book, Bring Back Our Girls: The Untold Story of the Global Search for Nigeria’s Missing Schoolgirls, gives the details of how 164 were freed.

Myths shroud Mulanje mountain

21 August at 20:54 PM, via Mail & Guardian

The stunning scenery of Malawi’s only mountain is a drawcard for local and foreign visitors

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