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WATCH | Zimbabwe health workers strike after rejecting 100% pay rise

Zimbabwe's main nurses' union urged the government to negotiate and warned that lives would be lost if the dispute was not resolved quickly.

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Namibian police reject allegations of doing ‘dirty work’ for ...

The Namibian Police Force rejected allegations of torturing and abducting Imanuwela David and doing the "dirty work" for SA President Cyril Ramaphosa.

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UN seeks urgent support for refugees after deadly Burkina Faso ...

The UN refugee agency (UNHCR) called on Friday for urgent support to some 16,000 newly displaced people who fled one of Burkina Faso's deadliest ...

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How many Covid-19 infections have been reported ...

The continent has recorded a substantial increase in Covid-19 cases following a three-week decline in daily infections.
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Police rescue kidnapped Egyptian student pilots, ...

Two suspects who allegedly kidnapped two Egyptian nationals and demanded ransom have been remanded.
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Illegal immigrant who ripped up working railway line gets six years’ jail

A Zimbabwean who was in the country illegally and caught red-handed with pieces of railway track that he had stripped ...

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Mozambique detects first case of polio in 30 years

Mozambique on Wednesday declared a polio outbreak after the virus was detected in a child living in the northeastern ...

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Zim cops ban use of hand-held spikes to stop vehicles after fatal crash

The Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) have banned the use of hand-held spikes by traffic officers to stop vehicles ...

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Attack on Sinai checkpoint kills 11 Egyptian troops- army

One officer and 10 Egyptian soldiers were killed on Saturday in Egypt's Sinai peninsula when militants attacked a ...

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‘Goat grab’ by Zanu-PF youth foiled by Zimbabwean journalist and allies

Zanu-PF youth leader Taurai Kandishaya mobilised the ruling party’s supporters to go to Zimbabwean journalist Hopewell ...

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Drones to data: Africans turn to healthtech to tackle HIV, malaria, maternal deaths

In KwaZulu-Natal, the number of virally suppressed people rose from 42% to 92% thanks to the insights artificial ...

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Guinea’s coup leader proposes 3-year transition back to civilian rule

The military junta in Guinea said its transition back to civilian rule will probably take more than three years, a ...

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Second Ebola patient dies in northwestern Congo, WHO says

A second Ebola patient has died in northwestern Democratic Republic of Congo, the World Health Organization said on ...

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Botswana and South Africa must work together to fight cross-border crime: Masisi

Botswana’s president Mokgweetsi Masisi has called on SA law enforcement agencies to work with their Botswana ...

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More than two-thirds of Africans infected by Covid-19 since pandemic began — WHO

With routine diagnostic testing in Africa focused on travellers and people who present at hospitals with symptoms, ...

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Zimbabwe and Botswana to set up prisoner exchange

Botswana and Zimbabwe are set to sign a memorandum of understanding (MOU) that will see prisoner exchanges between the ...

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Zimbabwe’s largest baker robbed of millions in various currencies

Zimbabwe’s largest bread and confectionery manufacturer, Lobels Biscuits, has been robbed of more than R16m in Bulawayo.

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Zim court dismisses bid to acquit New York Times freelancer Jeffrey Moyo

A court in Bulawayo this week dismissed an application by New York Times freelance journalist Jeffrey Moyo to be ...

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Tropical storm Gombe hits Mozambique, poses no threat to South Africa

While Mozambique braces as tropical storm Gombe hits, the SA Weather Service on Friday said there was no immediate ...

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Zimbabwe hikes fuel price again as international oil prices surge

The Zimbabwe Energy Regulatory Authority has increased fuel prices for the second time barely a week after an upward ...