Southern Africa

Zimbabwe plans to clear World Bank, AfDB arrears in 12 months

Zimbabwe aims to clear its $2 billion arrears with the World Bank and African Development Bank in the next 12 ...
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South African court finds white farmers guilty of murdering black teen

A South African court on Wednesday convicted two white farmers of murdering a 16-year-old black boy suspected of stealing sunflowers ...
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Zimbabwe probes post-election violence that killed six

A public inquiry into the deaths of six people after Zimbabwe's landmark elections started hearing oral testimonies Tuesday with witnesses ...
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South Africa’s opposition calls bank fraud claims ‘madness’

South Africa's radical opposition EFF party claimed on Tuesday that fraud claims against a top leader were politically motivated to ...
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Zimbabwe says VP in South Africa to treat blast injuries

Zimbabwean Vice President Constantino Chiwenga is in South Africa receiving treatment for injuries sustained during a blast at a ruling ...
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South African president Ramaphosa denies ignoring fraud at failed bank

South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa on Monday denied accusations that he ignored widespread looting and financial misconduct at a major ...
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South Africa’s president Ramaphosa promises to accelerate land reform

President President Cyril Ramaphosa on Sunday symbolically handed back land to a community of black South Africans who were forcibly ...
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Mozambique’s opposition party Renamo cries foul over election

Mozambique's Renamo opposition on Saturday accused the government of falsifying local election results in several areas, warning that such a ...
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Zimbabwe court grants bail to trade unionists: lawyer

Trade union leaders and scores of activists detained in Zimbabwe ahead of planned marches over the country's worsening economic crisis, ...
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Zambian economy on slippery slope

On October 18, Zambia will mark its third annual National Day of Prayer, Fasting, Repentance and Reconciliation. But as the ...
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