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Residents at the village of Aldeia da Paz outside Macomia, Mozambique, after an attack by Islamist militants in 2019. Photograph: Marco Longari/AFP via Getty Images

The European Union has agreed to assist Mozambique to tackle a violent Islamist insurgency in its northernmost province, which has already claimed the(...)

Collette Furey: ‘I have always been intrigued by cold and remote places.’

Many teachers enjoy enlightening their students about different countries and cultures around the world, and while some draw on their own experience, (...)

A woman holds her younger child while standing in a burned out area in the recently attacked village of Aldeia da Paz outside Macomia, Mozambique. Photograph:  Marco Longari/AFP

Mozambique’s request to the European Union for support to tackle a growing Islamist insurgency has raised questions about the role some of southern Af(...)

Herschel Jantjies of the Stormers during a Super Rugby match against Sharks last season. Photo:  Steve Haag/Gallo Images/Getty Images

The four South African Super Rugby franchises could join an expanded Guinness Pro16 as early as next March if the existing travel restrictions caused (...)

In previous times, hiring a charter plane could cost in the region of €15,000-€20,000. Photograph:  Morgan Treacy/Inpho

The organisers of the Pro14 will reveal the fixtures for the first 11 rounds of the 2020-21 campaign, which begins the weekend after next, this aftern(...)

South African president Cyril Ramaphosa: African National Congress has chosen to back his efforts to tackle corruption in the party. Photograph: Rodger Bosch/AFP

The African National Congress has chosen to back South African president Cyril Ramaphosa’s stand against corruption in the party, a decision that has (...)

South African president Nelson Mandela presents the William Webb Ellis trophy to captain Francois Pienaar after the victory over New Zealand in the 1995 Rugby World Cup Final at Ellis Park in Johannesburg. Photograph:  Billy Stickland/Inpho

Poisonous coffee. The Friday morning before the World Cup final Frank Bunce gingerly moved off his toilet bowl to track down Dr Mike Bowen. “Doc, I g(...)

South African wines have been receiving rave reviews internationally for the past decade or so

South African wines have been receiving rave reviews internationally for the past decade or so. In this country, Kinnegar Wines have led the way for s(...)

Patrick Sitwayi, who lives in Upper Mcambalala with his wife, five children and three grand children. He has silicosis from working underground in the gold mines for 22 years. Photograph: Thom Pierce (thompierce.com)

South Africa’s coronavirus outbreak is expected to severely delay the compensation of ex-miners due a share of a five billion rand (€261 million) lung(...)

CJ Stander, Conor Murray, Keith Earls and RG Snyman speak during a Munster training session last week. Photo: Munster Rugby/Inpho

After the longest break comes the longest season, touch wood. Or, put another way, never mind the quality, just feel the quantity, as rugby’s various (...)

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