Special Report


The intriguing love tale of slain South Africa goalie

When Senzo Meyiwa's wife's deep affection took a down turn

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Trout farming in land-locked Lesotho is an export successBy RODERICK MACLEDO | Wednesday, October 29  2014 at  15:22

The fish farm has given local people jobs and opportunities to study, says Vincent Sitsane. PHOTO | BBC. |

Small beginnings two years ago grows into a big fish

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Child soldiers still being recruited in South SudanBy TOM BURRIDGE | Tuesday, October 28  2014 at  13:48

Some child soldiers (not pictured) are among the thousands of refugees at Bentiu camp in South Sudan. PHOTO | BBC |

The UN estimates there are more than 3,000 child soldiers on the South Sudan army

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The lives of the filthy rich African presidents and their familiesBy ALLAN OLINGO in Nairobi | Sunday, October 26  2014 at  14:33

When it comes to lifestyles, some African leaders have no inhibitions. They spend lavishly on birthdays, anniversaries, weddings and even statues of themselves. PHOTO | TEA GRAPHIC |

There are numerous ways of gauging the vanity of the continent's leaders

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Kenyans want sex work legalised — surveyBy RAMENYA GIBENDI in Nairobi | Saturday, October 25  2014 at  11:27

Out of a sample population of 1,224 respondents in Kenya, 76.6 per cent say county and national governments should decriminalise sex for money. FOTOSEARCH | NATION MEDIA GROUP |

Prostitutes willing to pay tax should the government recognise the oldest trade

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Sauti Sol bags MTV EMA Best African Act awardBy NJERI MUCHAI in Nairobi | Friday, October 24  2014 at  12:45

Sauti Sol: This year’s Best African Act at the MTV Europe Music Awards. FILE | NATION MEDIA GROUP |

Group no strangers to winning or to international recognition

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‘I survived Ebola to help others fight the disease’By SALOME KARWAH | Tuesday, October 21  2014 at  10:59

Salome Karwah, Ebola survivor turned caretaker, at Médecins Sans Frontières’s (MSF) Elwa 3, Monrovia, Liberia. FILE PHOTO | COURTESY |

A personal story of triumph

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