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Zimbabwe getting ready for economic takeoff - Mugabe
Zimbabwe getting ready for economic takeoff - Mugabe Harare - President Robert Mugabe delivered an extremely short state of the nation address on Tuesday, claiming that struggling Zimbabwe was readying itself for a "major...
Lion kills safari guide in reserve where Cecil stayed
Lion kills safari guide in reserve where Cecil stayed Harare - A safari guide was mauled to death by a lion in Hwange National Park in western Zimbabwe on Monday, a lodge in the park announced.
Mugabe to hand over SADC chair to Botswana's Khama
Mugabe to hand over SADC chair to Botswana's Khama Gaborone – Botswana President Ian Khama is set to become the next Southern African Development Community chair when Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe vacates the...
Zim authorities likely to battle prosecution of Cecil's hunters
Zim authorities likely to battle prosecution of Cecil's hunters Harare - It would be “very difficult” to prove charges that Zimbabwe’s famous lion Cecil was illegally killed by an American hunter last month, several lawyers said.
Human rights group expresses grave concern about torture in Lesotho
Human rights group expresses grave concern about torture in Lesotho Johannesburg - A leading human rights group on Tuesday warned of “grave human rights concerns” – including allegations of widespread torture of detained soldiers – in...
SAOG-kommissie lede ingesweer vandag
SAOG-kommissie lede ingesweer vandag Maseru - Lede van die Suider-Afrikaanse Ontwikkelingsgemeenskap se Kommissie van Ondersoek na die veiligheidsituasie in Lesotho, word vandag in Maseru ingesweer.
Mali still searching for those responsible for hotel attack
Mali still searching for those responsible for hotel attack Savare - Malian authorities are still working to identify the perpetrators of a hotel siege that ended with the deaths of at least 12 people including five UN workers, of...
Zim lifts hunting ban
Zim lifts hunting ban Harare - Zimbabwe has lifted a hastily-imposed countrywide ban on lion, leopard and elephant hunting in the wake of Cecil the lion's death, though it remains in force in...
Zim wants Cecil's killer extradited
Zim wants Cecil's killer extradited Harare - Zimbabwe wants Cecil the lion’s killer extradited from the US.
Report: Mali hostages freed
Report: Mali hostages freed Bamako - Captives held by gunmen during a standoff at a hotel in central Mali have been freed overnight and at least five foreigners evacuated from the site.
Zimbabwe lion hunter involved in killing of Cecil appears in court
Zimbabwe lion hunter involved in killing of Cecil appears in court Harare - Zimbabwe hunter, Theo Bronkhorst, 52, appeared in the Hwange Magistrate’s Court, in north west Zimbabwe on Wednesday, accused of organising an illegal hunt on...
Captive Zim lioness killed by other lions
Captive Zim lioness killed by other lions Harare - A lioness being raised in captivity in Zimbabwe has been killed by other lions in her enclosure, a well-known private game park announced on Tuesday.
Sports hunters 'not welcome in Botswana'
Sports hunters 'not welcome in Botswana' Gaberone - The Government of Botswana made it clear on Friday that sports hunters would not be welcome in its country as it lamented the killing of Zimbabwe’s Cecil the...
Brother of Cecil the lion isn't dead - researcher
Brother of Cecil the lion isn't dead - researcher Harare - The brother of Cecil, the lion killed in Zimbabwe by an American hunter last month, is not dead, a researcher monitoring the pride told Reuters, contradicting...
Ramaphosa calls on Lesotho to consider SADC recommendations
Ramaphosa calls on Lesotho to consider SADC recommendations Pretoria - Lasting stability in Lesotho will be promoted if stakeholders in that country give consideration to the Southern African Development Community’s (SADC)...
Tourism a spark of hope in ailing Zim economy
Tourism a spark of hope in ailing Zim economy Harare - Zimbabwe has reduced growth projections for the country's gross domestic product to 1.5% from the 3.2% projected in the 2015 National Budget.
Ramaphosa to visit Lesotho
Ramaphosa to visit Lesotho Johannesburg - Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa will visit Lesotho on Thursday to brief the country's leaders on the establishment of a SADC-led Commission of Inquiry...
Zimbabwean pair due in court over Cecil the lion killing
Zimbabwean pair due in court over Cecil the lion killing Vic Falls - Two men are due to appear in court in Zimbabwe later over the killing of Cecil, the country's most famous lion.
Obama tells Kenya to end corruption, gender inequality
Obama tells Kenya to end corruption, gender inequality Nairobi - US President Barack Obama on Sunday urged Kenyans to help end endemic corruption in a speech to the nation that also focused on the need for gender equality and...
Burundians vote in presidential polls overshadowed by violence
Burundians vote in presidential polls overshadowed by violence Bujumbura - Polling stations opened in Burundi on Tuesday for a controversial presidential election, boycotted by the opposition and threatening to plunge the East...
Zambian editor, journalist released on bail
Zambian editor, journalist released on bail Lusaka - A Zambian newspaper editor and a journalist arrested after publishing information related to corruption were released Friday on bail.
Zambian editor, journalist released on bail
Zambian editor, journalist released on bail Lusaka - A Zambian newspaper editor and a journalist arrested after publishing information related to corruption were released Friday on bail.
Calls for 'generous' cash donations to celebrate Grace Mugabe's birthday
Calls for 'generous' cash donations to celebrate Grace Mugabe's birthday Harare - Festivities are being planned to mark Zimbabwe First Lady Grace Mugabe’s 50th birthday next week, five months after a lavish birthday bash was held to celebrate...
Zimbabwe wants white farmers back: report
Zimbabwe wants white farmers back: report Harare - Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe's government has reportedly indicated, for the first time, that it may hand back land to some white farmers whose farms were...
100 bodies wash up at Libyan coastal town
100 bodies wash up at Libyan coastal town Valletta - As many as 100 bodies, presumably of sub-Saharan boat migrants, have washed up near the Libyan city of Tajoura, a Malta-based website on migration issues...
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