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S.Africa: Cop convicted of TUT student’s murder gets 15 years

Gauteng High Court in Pretoria, South Africa, has sentenced a police officer responsible for killing TUT student Katlego Monareng to 15 years behind bars. The...

UN urges international community to help rebuild Sudan

The United Nations members have called on the world to help rebuild Sudan as the international community may "pay a terrible price" if it...

Zimbabwe: Boy (6) dies after jumping from a moving car

A Zimbabwean boy, aged 6, has succumbed to severe injuries he received after jumping from a moving pick-up truck. According to the reports, the tragic...

South Africa: Nompilo Kholeka Gcaleka appointed as new Deputy Public Protector

South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa has appointed Nompilo Kholeka Gcaleka as the country’s Deputy Public protector. Gcaleka who previously served as a special advisor at...

WHO declares coronavirus global health emergency as almost 10k infected

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has declared the 2019-nCoV virus outbreak an international public health emergency. According to the official statement, the disease could hit...

Nigeria: Corruption accused ex-minster gets $139k bail

Nigeria’s court has granted bail to Mohammed Adoke, a former minister accused of corruption and money laundering. According to the reports, the suspect allegedly involved...

Mozambique: Coronavirus screening in Maputo airport to affect more travellers

The Mozambican government has decided to increase the staff of the screening teams in Maputo airport as a preventive measure to defend the country...

South Africa: High risk of load-shedding on Thursday — Eskom

The South African power utility Eskom has warned the residents of possible load-shedding this Thursday. According to the official statement, there is a high risk...

Zimbabwe: Govt agrees to increase civil workers’ salaries

On Wednesday, the Zimbabwean authorities signed a peace deal with the country's civil workers agreeing to raise their salaries. According to the media reports, the...

Botswana: Court dismisses opposition suit to nullify elections

Botswana's court of appeal has dismissed an application filed by the opposition aiming to challenge the general elections result. Last year, the Umbrella for Democratic...

South Africa: Another car falls off Herolds Bay cliff, one body...

As the shock from the Scheepers family’s tragic death is still very fresh in the minds of many South Africans, another car flew off...

Zimbabwe to renew trilateral power supply agreement with South Africa, Mozambique

The Zimbabwean authorities confirmed the country would soon renew the trilateral power supply agreement with South Africa and Mozambique to bring at least 550MW...

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