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The Mozambican Airlines plane was bound for Angola with six crew members and 27 passengers on board. Image: Google Maps

Preliminary investigations into a November plane crash that killed 33 people show that the pilot intentionally brought the Mozambican plane down, an a(...)

An internally displaced man holds his son inside a United Nations Missions in Sudan (UNMIS) compound in Juba today. South Sudanese government troops battled to regain control of a flashpoint town and sent forces to quell fighting in a vital oil producing area today, the fifth day of a conflict that that has deepended ethnic divisions in the two-year-old nation. Photograph: Goran Tomasevic/Reuters
UN base in South Sudan stormed
  • Africa
  • December 19, 2013, 16:19

A United Nations base sheltering civilians in South Sudan was stormed today, with peacekeepers among the believed casualties. The compound of the UN m(...)

A worthy choice

The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) is a worthy recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize announced yesterday, by virtue of the s(...)

Tito Mboweni, chairman of AngloGold, South Africa, speaking at the  Africa-Ireland Economic Conference in Dublin.  Photograph: Frank Miller

Irish and South African companies can benefit equally from the work being done to strengthen economic ties between the two countries, according to for(...)

Irish Customs officers played a central role in the initial stages of the international investigation that led to the seizure off Cape Verde of a yac(...)

A young man in his mid-20s shows me a picture of Nzinga, the 17th century warrior queen of the Mbundu people. Then he pulls up some YouTube foo(...)

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