The owner of the Rakwena Crocodile Farm was forced to open the gates after concern over a storm surge, local press reported
The mind's eye is a familiar enough concept but the mind's ear less so. However, it's my mind's ear that's thrilling to the very idea of the Spanish jazz/flamenco diva Buika's emotive voice filling London's Union Chapel on 18 April. This gorgeous space is a gift to singers if they have the good sense to only bring a small acoustic ensemble with them.
BBC documentary has uncovered evidence that Lord Lucan's daughters said a "boyfriend" was staying at their home at the time the nanny was murdered
A Congolese woman whose legs were blown off by a landmine will compete in the London Paralympics after a British woman gave her a top-of-the-line racing chair.
Sue Willett was an expert in the economics of defence and international defence policy. She became one of the foremost authorities on the vicious cycle of debt, underdevelopment and conflict in the developing world and called for radical action by the international community to break the cycle. Her conviction that the developed world can only bring about security if it pursues an ethical arms policy has been vindicated time and time again.
As Mozambique's tourist season gets under way, the industry will be hoping for an improvement in the country's fortune. Visitor numbers fell by 28 per cent last year, after hopes of a boost from the Fifa World Cup in South Africa failed to materialise, the global economic slump dragged on and food riots broke out in the southern African nation.
From a safari and beach in one chic package in Tanzania to some eco-friendly cottages in Kenya...
To mark International Women's Day, Gordon Brown pays tribute to a trio of inspiring figures who have overcome poverty, oppression and tragedy to do good in the world
Deal activity in the coal sector is being driven by growing demand from China and India. Nikhil Kumar reports
People in the floodplains of Mozambique’s Zambezi Valley have always relied on the rains October and November so they could sow their seeds for a good harvest in the New Year.
Two million years of human ingenuity measured out in flukes and treasures
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I was 13 years old when I joined my first political demonstration. The year was 1961. We took to the streets to demand an end to the imports of oranges from racist South Africa". Yes, it is Henning Mankell. Almost 50 years later, his radical-left convictions endure and provide scaffolding for his novels. The Man from Beijing, a complex package of colonialist misbehaviour on four continents, is a recent case in point. The police procedurals are usually less "political", but his new Wallander novel (due in English translation early in 2011) is built around Sweden's ambivalent foreign policy during the 1980s.
Hike in demand from emerging nations pushes cost of lamb to 37-year high
Young men rampaged through Maputo, Mozambique's capital, yesterday, throwing stones, looting shops and drawing police fire that killed at least seven people. The violence was triggered by the rising cost of food, fuel and water.
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