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10 more succumb to Covid-19 in one day

Ten more Covid-19 deaths were reported yesterday, the second highest daily toll after 12 passed on last Thursday, ...

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1 month ago | June 29, 2020

SA restaurants open today under strict rules

Durban. — Patrons will today be allowed to put aside their masks and enjoy their favourite meal at their restaurant of ...

Malawi’s new president sworn in

LILONGWE. — Malawi president-elect, Lazarus Chakwera, 65, took the oath of office yesterday following his victory in ...

Abortion debate heats up in Namibia

WINDHOEK. — Campaigners from both sides of the abortion debate have had heated discussions in the last couple of days ...

Vessel carrying 2 000 litres of fuel seized in Zaire

Mbanza Kongo. — The Border Police in Soyo municipality, northern Zaire province last week seized a vessel carrying 2 425 ...

1 month ago | June 26, 2020

Zambia reopens international airports

LUSAKA. — Zambian President Edgar Lungu yesterday announced the reopening of his country’s air borders and airports to ...

Malawi’s opposition on course to win presidential poll rerun

BLANTYRE. — Malawi opposition leader Lazarus Chakwera has what appears to be an unassailable lead in a presidential ...

Over 50 kids, 200 teachers have contracted the virus in Gauteng

JOHANNESBURG. — As of Tuesday, the number of pupils across Gauteng who have contracted Covid-19 is 58, while 188 ...

Mozambique marks 45th anniversary of independence

MAPUTO. — Mozambique celebrated yesterday the 45th anniversary of national independence from Portuguese colonial rule, ...

1 month ago | June 25, 2020

Air Namibia staff return to work

WINDHOEK. — AIR Namibia’s acting chief executive officer Elia Erastus has announced that all staff from the head office ...

SA to start continent’s first coronavirus vaccine pilot

JOHANNESBURG. — South Africa plans to roll out the continent’s first coronavirus vaccine trial this week, according to ...

Malawi appeals for calm as it tallies votes

BLANTYRE. — Malawi’s electoral commission appealed for “peace and calm” yesterday as it tallied ballots following a ...

1 month ago | June 24, 2020

Zuma trial postponed, arrest warrant cancelled

JOHANNESBURG. — Former President Jacob Zuma’s trial on charges of corruption has been postponed until September after a ...

Rwanda reopens tourism sector

KIGALI. — Rwanda has reopened tourism activities as well as the resumption of international travel for charter flights ...

Malawi votes in historic presidential election rerun

BLANTYRE. — Voting was peaceful in Malawi yesterday as people took part in a rerun poll five months after President ...

1 month ago | June 22, 2020

JUST IN: 3.9 magnitude earthquake recorded in Kariba . . .

A moderate 3,9 magnitude earthquake hit Kariba and surrounding areas Monday morning with no reports of damage recorded so far.