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Tunisia president declares emergency
Tunisia president declares emergency Tunis - Tunisian President Beji Caid Essibsi on Saturday declared a state of emergency in the country, a week after 38 tourists were killed in an attack on a holiday...
SADC agree to commission of inquiry into recent turmoil in Lesotho
SADC agree to commission of inquiry into recent turmoil in Lesotho Pretoria - Regional leaders decided at a summit in Pretoria on Friday night to establish an urgent independent commission of inquiry into the killing of Lesotho’s former...
SA will assist in investigation into death of former Lesotho army commander
SA will assist in investigation into death of former Lesotho army commander Maseru - South Africa will send pathologists and Zimbabwe and Namibia will send investigators to probe the killing of Lesotho’s former army commander General Maaparankoe...
Swaziland Supreme Court orders release of human rights lawyer and magazine editor
Swaziland Supreme Court orders release of human rights lawyer and magazine editor Mbabane - The Swaziland Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered the release from prison of human rights lawyer Thulani Maseko and magazine editor Bheki Makhubu who have been in...
Tunisia puts 1 000 extra police on tourist sites
Tunisia puts 1 000 extra police on tourist sites Tunis — Tunisia’s top security official says 1 000 extra police are being deployed at tourist sites and beaches in the North African nation.
SA defence minister leads fact-finding mission to Lesotho
SA defence minister leads fact-finding mission to Lesotho Maseru - South African defence minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula is leading a regional fact-finding mission to Lesotho to get to the bottom of the killing of former army...
SA donates 7 lions to Rwanda
SA donates 7 lions to Rwanda ST. LUCIA, South Africa — A conservation group plans to move seven lions from South Africa to a national park in Rwanda, where it says the lion population was wiped out...
Report: Lesotho commander shot
Report: Lesotho commander shot Maseru - Lesotho is reportedly in the grip of another reign of terror with the killing of former Lesotho army commander Maaparankoe Mahao by soldiers, while all...
British Royal family fob off Zwelithini
British Royal family fob off Zwelithini Durban - The British Royal family have shrugged off demands made by Zulu monarch Goodwill Zwelithini that they reimburse the Zulu kingdom for destroying his...
Zimbabwe needs $300m for food imports
Zimbabwe needs $300m for food imports Harare - The fact that Zimbabwe has to find $300m to import food this year because of a massive drop in maize production is due to the ruling party's ruinous agricultural...
Court bid to have al-Bashir arrested
Court bid to have al-Bashir arrested Johannesburg - The Southern African Litigation Centre (SALC) has brought an urgent application in the High Court in Pretoria to compel South African authorities to arrest...
Internasionale Strafhof vra Al-Bashir se inhegtenisname
Internasionale Strafhof vra Al-Bashir se inhegtenisname Johannesburg - Die Internasionale Strafhof het 'n beroep op Suid-Afrika gedoen om die Soedannese president, Omar al-Bashir in hegtenis te neem.
Nepad: Africa needs sound infrastructure projects
Nepad: Africa needs sound infrastructure projects Johannesburg - African Union members states need to come up with ”bankable” infrastructure projects that will take development on the continent forward.
Elephant killed 2km from anti-poaching workshop
Elephant killed 2km from anti-poaching workshop Harare - Poachers in north-western Zimbabwe killed and sawed the tusks off an elephant just 2km away from where a workshop on elephant conservation and management had...
Zuma heads to Nigeria for presidential inauguration
Zuma heads to Nigeria for presidential inauguration Johannesburg - President Jacob Zuma will on Thursday depart for Nigeria to attend the inauguration of that country’s newly elected leader, Muhammadu Buhari.
Mugabe not on 'awful' list of Zim's richest
Mugabe not on 'awful' list of Zim's richest Harare - A list of Zimbabwe's 50 richest people circulating in the country is "garbage", Information Minister Jonathan Moyo said Monday, after his former deputy was...
Africa brings huge benefits for SA – Economic Development minister
Africa brings huge benefits for SA – Economic Development minister Johannesburg - Xenophobia must be countered by spreading the message to ordinary South Africans about the huge benefits which the rest of Africa brought to this country,...
Zim has highest condom usage in the world
Zim has highest condom usage in the world Chinhoyi - Zimbabwe has the highest condom usage in the world and this has contributed to a reduction in HIV infections, the state-run National Aids Council (NAC) has...
Zuma in Angola for Great Lakes summit
Zuma in Angola for Great Lakes summit Luanda - President Jacob Zuma has arrived in Angola where he will be attending the Extraordinary Summit of the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR)...
Zimbabwe needs urgent reforms to improve business climate – ZIA
Zimbabwe needs urgent reforms to improve business climate – ZIA Harare – Zimbabwe’s state investment agency has called for urgent policy and legislative reforms to attract foreign direct investment, which has remained stagnant at $400...
CAR armed groups promise to release child soldiers: Unicef
CAR armed groups promise to release child soldiers: Unicef Cape Town - The leaders of ten armed groups in the Central African Republic pledged to release all child soldiers and stop recruiting boys and girls, UN children's fund...
Boko Haram 'will not be defeated'
Boko Haram 'will not be defeated' Washington - As nearly 300 women and children were freed from Boko Haram in Nigeria, a call was made in the US for a more citizen-centred approach to root out the...
Bride's dad-in-shorts causes internet storm in Zim
Bride's dad-in-shorts causes internet storm in Zim Harare- Is it OK for the bride's father to wear shorts on her special day?
Nigeriese Weermag red sowat 300 mense van Boko Haram
Nigeriese Weermag red sowat 300 mense van Boko Haram Abuja - Die Nigeriese Weermag het op die sosiale netwerk, Twitter, bevestig dat hy 200 meisies en 93 vroue in die noorde van die land gered het.
Chaos at SADC summit venue as police clash with protesters
Chaos at SADC summit venue as police clash with protesters Harare - Armed police and over 200 members of Zimbabwe's main opposition party Movement for Democratic Change clashed in the Harare central business district on Tuesday...
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