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Zuma congratulates Lungu on presidency
Zuma congratulates Lungu on presidency President Jacob Zuma has congratulated Edgar Lungu on his election as president of the Republic of Zambia.
Lungu elected Zambian president
Lungu elected Zambian president Lusaka - The candidate from the ruling Patriotic Front, Edgar Lungu, has won Zambia's presidential election called after President Michael Sata died in October.
Lungu takes early lead in Zambian election
Lungu takes early lead in Zambian election Lusaka - Patriotic Front candidate Edgar Lungu took an early lead on Thursday against his rival Hakainde Hichilema in Zambia's second presidential election in three years...
SA medical team ready for Ebola fight
SA medical team ready for Ebola fight Johannesburg - South Africa will send a doctor and 10 nurses to Sierra Leone to help combat Ebola in West Africa, a non-profit organisation said on Monday.
Rescue SA volunteers to help in Malawi
Rescue SA volunteers to help in Malawi Johannesburg - Around 30 specialist volunteers of Rescue SA will head to Malawi on Wednesday to help with search and rescue operations in the flood-hit country, the...
At least 21 killed in Zim bus accident
At least 21 killed in Zim bus accident Harare - At least 21 people were killed on Sunday in a bus accident north of Harare, according to a radio report.
Swazi schools fail to reopen as King's fields needed weeding: report
Swazi schools fail to reopen as King's fields needed weeding: report Pretoria - The SA Democratic Teachers Union (Sadtu) was shocked by reports that Swazi King Mswati III had pushed back the beginning of the academic year by a week, the...
200,000 displaced by Malawi floods
200,000 displaced by Malawi floods Lilongwe - Around 200,000 people have been displaced by flood waters in Malawi as the country braces for more rains, humanitarian group the Gift of the Givers said on...
SA troops helping flood-hit Mozambique
SA troops helping flood-hit Mozambique Cape Town - South African troops were helping to deliver shelter to people affected by flooding in Mozambique, the SA National Defence Force (SANDF) said on Sunday.
176 killed in Malawi flooding, at least 200 000 displaced
176 killed in Malawi flooding, at least 200 000 displaced Lilongwe - Flooding in Malawi has killed more than 176 people, displaced at least 200,000 others, left homes and schools submerged in water and roads washed away by the...
Mugabe to have Vic Falls birthday bash
Mugabe to have Vic Falls birthday bash Harare - Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe plans to celebrate his 91st birthday with a party in the resort town of Victoria Falls, the ruling party's youth league...
Lesotho kry vandag 700 ton mieliemeel
Lesotho kry vandag 700 ton mieliemeel Maseru - ’n Konvooi met ’n besending van 700 ton mieliemeel word vandag deur die regering en die Verenigde Nasies se Wêreldvoedselprogram na die hongergeteisterde Lesotho...
Zimbabwe farm evictions: Animals moved onto farm despite court interdict
Zimbabwe farm evictions: Animals moved onto farm despite court interdict Harare - Wildlife officials in Zimbabwe are about to begin moving game onto a farm linked to First Lady Grace Mugabe -- even though a court has ordered police to stop...
Boko Haram attacks: Nigeria says death toll is 150 not 2 000
Boko Haram attacks: Nigeria says death toll is 150 not 2 000 Abuja - The Nigerian government on Monday said up to 150 people had been killed by Boko Haram in the country's north last week and dismissed widespread reports that 2 000...
Zim courts halts farm evictions linked to Grace Mugabe
Zim courts halts farm evictions linked to Grace Mugabe Harare - A judge in Zimbabwe on Monday ordered a halt to the eviction of scores of families from a farm that has been linked to President Robert Mugabe's wife Grace, a...
52 die after drinking contaminated beer in Mozambique
52 die after drinking contaminated beer in Mozambique Maputo - Contaminated traditional beer has killed 52 people in Mozambique, health authorities in the southern African country said on Sunday.
Grace denies being behind evictions
Grace denies being behind evictions Harare - The Zimbabwe government has denied First Lady Grace Mugabe was behind the demolition of homes and the eviction of villagers to make way for a wildlife sanctuary...
Girl (10) detonates bomb in Nigeria
Girl (10) detonates bomb in Nigeria Maiduguri - A bomb strapped to a young girl exploded in a busy market place in the Nigerian city of Maiduguri, killing at least 16 people and injuring more than 20.
Evicted Zim families turn to court
Evicted Zim families turn to court Harare - Around 150 families, who had their homes in central Zimbabwe demolished this week to make way for a game reserve for First Lady Grace Mugabe, are waiting to hear...
More than 200 Zim farmers evicted for Mugabe park project
More than 200 Zim farmers evicted for Mugabe park project Harare - Heavily armed police officers evicted more than 200 families from a farm in eastern Zimbabwe on Tuesday to create space for a game park proposed by first lady...
Pitt, Jolie donate cheetah enclosure
Pitt, Jolie donate cheetah enclosure Windhoek - American film stars Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt have continued supporting a Namibian private wildlife sanctuary with a new enclosure for endangered cheetah...
Body of missing US citizen found in Namibia
Body of missing US citizen found in Namibia Windhoek - The body of a US citizen who went missing at Namibia's border with Angola on New Year's Eve was found after a four-day search on Monday, police said.
Ten killed in flooded Zimbabwe rivers
Ten killed in flooded Zimbabwe rivers Harare - Ten people have been killed and six others marooned by flooded rivers in northern Zimbabwe, state radio reported Saturday.
DRC rebels miss disarmament deadline: Zuma
DRC rebels miss disarmament deadline: Zuma Pretoria - The Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda (FDLR) have missed the deadline set by the Southern African Development Community to voluntarily disarm...
Mozambique court confirms ruling party won election
Mozambique court confirms ruling party won election Maputo - Mozambique's electoral body on Tuesday confirmed the ruling Frelimo party's candidate Filipe Nyusi had won October's presidential election, as the opposition...
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