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South Africa: Protesting students set UKZN security building on fire

A large group of South African students have petrol bombed a security building at the University of KwaZulu-Natal’s (UKZN) Westville campus. The reports indicate a...

Mauritania: Police nab 10 men over ‘gay marriage’ video

Ten men in Mauritania have been arrested by the local law-enforcers who charged them with participating in unnatural acts following the release of a...

Zimbabwe: Gokwe-Sesame MP arrested for extortion, stealing relief maize

Gorden Chanda, a Zanu PF Member of Parliament for Gokwe-Sesame Constituency, was arrested by the Zimbabwe Police for alleged extortion and stealing 120 bags...

Truck rams toll station in Zimbabwe, 2 collectors hospitalised

Two toll collectors have been admitted to Intensive Care Units after a major crash occurred at one of Zimbabwe’s toll stations. The Zimbabwe Revenue &...

Mozambique: Chongoene Airport to open its gates next year

Since its launch in October 2018, the construction of the large airport in Mozambique’s Chongoene district has made significant progress. While at first the project...

Bill Gates donates R75m to help Africa avoid coronavirus outbreak

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation will spend US$10 million to support China and Africa in the fight against the coronavirus outbreak. According to the...

DRC: Deadliest December for Kivu provinces as 197 killed in violence

The North and South Kivu provinces in the Democratic Republic of Congo have gone through what is believed “the deadliest month for civilian deaths...

Zimbabwe: Lions wreak havoc near Victoria Falls, kill 35 cattle

At least 35 cattle, dozens goats and donkeys have fallen victims to a lion pride which made a hunting ground out of the area...

South Africa: DA to issue no-confidence motion in corruption accused George...

The Democratic Alliance (DA), South Africa’s main opposition party, has been planning to dismiss its member Melvin Naik from the position of George Mayor. According...

Nigeria: 29 confirmed deaths in Lassa fever outbreak

Highly-contagious Lassa fever has killed at least 29 people in Nigeria this month, the national health authorities said on Sunday. The specialists have been implementing...

Mozambique: 4.4 tremor hits Zambezia province

An earthquake measuring 4.4 on the Richter scale has shaken Mozambique’s central province of Zambezia. The region which is currently battling floods and other disasters...

Uganda’s top anti-corruption judge to help Zimbabwe’s judiciary

The fight against corruption in Zimbabwe will soon jump to the next level as the country prepares for anti-corruption courts’ introduction. In order to boost...

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