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Zimbabwe to announce winning bidders for mining assets in two weeks

HARARE - Zimbabwe will announce in two weeks the successful bidders for assets owned by state-owned mining company ZMDC, including gold mines, the mines...

Botswana’s retailer Choppies replaces CFO

JOHANNESBURG - Botswana's budget retailer Choppies said on Tuesday its chief financial officer resigned last week, amid concern over months-delayed financial results. In a statement,...

Thousands mourn Mozambique rebel leader Dhlakama’s death

JOHANNESBURG, May 10 - Thousands of people on Wednesday attended the funeral of Mozambican rebel and opposition leader Afonso Dhlakama, with the country’s president Filipe...

Zim Communist Party condemns military intervention in Harare

TSHWANE, August 2 – The Zimbabwe Communist Party (ZCP) on Thursday condemned the Zimbabwe Defence Forces for “firing live ammunition in the streets of...

Caffeine high? Climate-hit Ethiopia shifts coffee uphill

By Elias Gebreselassie HAMBELA, Ethiopia, June 4 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Few countries take coffee as seriously as Ethiopia - and that's not only because it prides...

Vodacom Tanzania approves sale of 26 pct stake to SA’s Vodacom Group

DAR ES SALAAM - Vodacom Tanzania shareholders on Wednesday approved the sale of a 26 percent stake owned by Mirambo Holdings Ltd to South...

Tanzania-Zambia railway halts copper transportation after strike

  LUSAKA, Dec 6 - The Tanzania-Zambia Railway Authority (TAZARA) has suspended all train services, including the transportation of copper following a strike by workers in Africa's second-largest...

Woman arrested for allegedly stabbing uncle to death at Grootfontein

OTJIWARONGO, 25 MAY - A 35-year-old woman was arrested for allegedly stabbing her uncle to death during an argument in Grootfontein on Thursday. The 37-year-old...

Ebola outbreak in DRC largely contained says UN

JOHANNESBURG, June 27 – United Nations (UN) health experts have reported that the outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has...

Three dead after transport plane crashes at Libya oilfield

BENGHAZI, Libya (Reuters) - A Libyan transport plane crashed shortly...


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