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Four children burn to death in Zimbabwe
Four children burn to death in Zimbabwe Harare - Four children were burnt to death in southern Zimbabwe when a can of petrol being stored inside their home caught fire, the official Chronicle newspaper reported...
Vyf al dood in Mosambiekse vloede
Vyf al dood in Mosambiekse vloede Maputo - Vyf mense is in vloede in dié Mosambiekse hoofstad dood na swaar reën die afgelope week.
About 88 000 people displaced in Congo
About 88 000 people displaced in Congo Geneva - A series of massacres in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo has displaced 88,000 people, the UN refugee agency (UNHCR) said Friday in Geneva.
Nigeria church collapse: Building did not have planning approval
Nigeria church collapse: Building did not have planning approval Lagos - A town planner who worked for influential Nigeria preacher TB Joshua told an inquest Thursday that the building which collapsed at Joshua's church, killing 116...
1 000+ in land grab in Namibia
1 000+ in land grab in Namibia Windhoek - Over a thousand people illegally occupied land in Namibia's coastal town of Swakopmund on Wednesday, saying they had grown tired of waiting for the government...
Straatname ter ere van Mugabe en sy vrou moet weg
Straatname ter ere van Mugabe en sy vrou moet weg Harare - Owerhede in Zimbabwe het die regerende party beveel om nuwe straatnaamborde wat president Robert Mugabe en sy vrou vereer, te verwyder.
Large buffalo herd driven out of popular Zim resort
Large buffalo herd driven out of popular Zim resort Victoria Falls - Game rangers have driven a large herd of buffalo out of Zimbabwe's prime tourist resort of Victoria Falls.
New Zim VP in car crash: report
New Zim VP in car crash: report Harare - Phelekezela Mphoko, one of Zimbabwe's two new vice presidents, has been involved in a car crash, three days after his colleague allegedly survived an...
Lesotho parties sign electoral pledge
Lesotho parties sign electoral pledge Maseru - Lesotho's political parties have agreed to respect the country's constitution and work towards free and fair democratic elections in 2015, South African Deputy...
Poison attack on Zim vice president-elect
Poison attack on Zim vice president-elect Harare - Police in the Zimbabwean capital Harare confirmed late on Wednesday that a "poisonous substance" had been sprinkled in vice president-elect Emmerson Mnangagwa's...
Zim Vice President, 8 ministers sacked
Zim Vice President, 8 ministers sacked Harare - Beleaguered Vice President Joice Mujuru's last-minute appeal to Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe has been ignored and she has been sacked, it was confirmed on...
Namibia unveils human rights action plan
Namibia unveils human rights action plan Windhoek - Namibia's ombudsman on Tuesday announced the country's first human rights action plan for implementation over five years.
Botswana court grants bail to SA drug trafficker
Botswana court grants bail to SA drug trafficker Gabarone - A Botswana High Court granted bail on Thursday to a South African national convicted and sentenced by the lower court for drug trafficking.
Zanu-PF congress starts
Zanu-PF congress starts Harare - Zimbabwe state media loyal to first lady Grace Mugabe declared that Vice President Joice Mujuru's faction of the ruling Zanu-PF has been "checkmated" as a party...
Lagos deadly building collapse inquest adjourned
Lagos deadly building collapse inquest adjourned Lagos - An inquest into a deadly church building collapse in Lagos that killed 116 people resumed on Wednesday but was immediately adjourned pending a legal challenge.
Ondersoek ná twee in sweeftuig sterf
Ondersoek ná twee in sweeftuig sterf Windheok - 'n Ondersoek is van stapel gestuur nadat twee Nieu-Seelanders in Namibië tydens 'n sweeftuigongeluk gesterf het.
Madonna heads home after Malawi visit
Madonna heads home after Malawi visit Lilongwe - Madonna left Malawi on Monday after a visit that included meetings with the president and the biological father of one of her adopted children.
Namibia's ruling party wins landslide election
Namibia's ruling party wins landslide election Windhoek - Namibia's ruling party has won a landslide victory in the parliamentary and presidential election, the country's electoral commission said Monday.
600 couples get hitched in mass wedding ceremony in Zim
600 couples get hitched in mass wedding ceremony in Zim Harare - Over 600 couples got married in a mass wedding ceremony in Zimbabwe's capital Harare, the Herald newspaper reported on Monday.
Namibia's Swapo set to win elections
Namibia's Swapo set to win elections Windhoek - Namibia's ruling South West Africa People's Organisation (Swapo) is on course to win the country's election with over seventy percent of votes.
Ebola death toll nears 7 000
Ebola death toll nears 7 000 Geneva - Nearly 7 000 people have now died from Ebola in West Africa, with the latest report from the World Health Organisation counting over 1 200 more deaths than in a...
Nam election results trickling in
Nam election results trickling in Windhoek - Progress with Namibia's election results continue to be painstakingly slow, with only some two percent of ballots counted late yesterday, 24 hours after polls...
Congolese accused of Kabila plot freed
Congolese accused of Kabila plot freed Pretoria - A group of Congolese nationals accused of plotting to assassinate Democratic Republic of Congo President Joseph Kabila were acquitted in a South African court...
Namibia casts ballots in Africa's first e-vote
Namibia casts ballots in Africa's first e-vote Windhoek - Namibian voters cast their ballots late into the night Friday, as general election organisers ordered polling stations to extend operations until thousands...
Slow start to Namibian vote
Slow start to Namibian vote Windhoek - Elections in Namibia started slowly on Friday with voters standing in long queues from early morning and many polling stations experiencing problems with the...
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