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8 hours ago | April 2, 2020

Micho looks at August window

LUSAKA. — Zambia national coach Micho Sredojevic has suggested that if June’s 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers ...

1 day ago | April 1, 2020

Hashim Mbita’s son dies of Covid-19

The son of the late Tanzanian Brigadier General Hashim Mbita, Iddi Hashim, is the first victim of Covid-19 in Tanzania.

Ganga, founding father of African sport, dies

CONGO-BRAZZAVILLE. — Jean-Claude Ganga, the founding father of Africa’s greatest sporting festival, died on Saturday, at ...

Billiat ranked third most valuable player in Africa

JOHANNESBURG. — Kaizer Chiefs forward Khama Billiat  and two Mamelodi Sundowns stars have been listed among the most the ...

2 weeks ago | March 20, 2020

BREAKING: Congolese soukous legend Aurlus Mabele dies

Soukous music legend Aurlus Mabele has succumbed to complications arising from a previous stroke in France, his ...

2 weeks ago | March 19, 2020

China to build four schools in Namibia

WINDHOEK.  — China has provided 200 million Namibian dollars (about US$12,8 million) to construct four modern schools in ...

Tongaat eyes US$30m Moza investment

Maputo.  — The South African company Tongaat Hulett, the majority shareholder in the Xinavane and Mafambisse sugar ...

2 weeks ago | March 18, 2020

Waging war on locusts: Fungus vs pesticides

Swarming locusts are famous for their destructive potential. Currently, locust outbreaks in East Africa are threatening ...

After head-start on virus, Africa begins clampdown

JOHANNESBURG — African countries have been among the last to be hit by the global coronavirus epidemic, but as cases ...

Chad ‘repaying US$100m debt to Angola with cattle’

N’DJAMENA. — Chad is repaying Angola a debt of US$100m (£82m) with cattle, Angola’s state-run newspaper has reported.

2 weeks ago | March 17, 2020

Government declares Coronavirus a national disaster . . . ...

Government has postponed the Zimbabwe International Trade Fair and the independence celebrations until the the threat of ...

JUST IN: Jack Ma donates to Africa

A Chinese billionaire has pledged to assist African countries, Zimbabwe included with COVID-19 test kits.

3 weeks ago | March 13, 2020

Zambia braces for water shortage

Zambia is facing severe water and electricity shortages after a lengthy drought, with reservoir levels remaining ...

Tanzanian schoolgirl campaigns against early marriage

A 13-year-old girl with albinism is leading a campaign to ensure girls in Tanzania complete their schooling.

AU Contact Group on Libya meets in DRC

An African Union-led Contact Group meeting on Libya took place in the Republic of Congo yesterday. It is under the ...