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Zimbabwe: Shock After Donkeys Are Spotted Being Used To Smuggle Vehicle

Another vehicle on the verge of being smuggled into Zimbabwe has been recovered. The car was intercepted by the police while being towed across the Limpopo river by donkeys yesterday. Police spokesman Brig Motlafela Mojapelo said a new shape Mercedes Benz sedan C220 was intercepted just in time before disappearing …

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Ex-Malawian leader, Joyce Banda, claims innocence in $250m corruption scandal

Former Malawian president, Joyce Banda, says she is ready to return to the country to clear her name in a corruption scandal that occured during her tenure. Malawian police on Monday secured a court order for the arrest of Banda on allegations that new evidence in the scandal known as …

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At least 34 killed in Madagascar bus crash

At least 34 people died when a bus carrying young Christian worshipers plunged down a steep ravine in central Madagascar, police and hospital officials said Tuesday. Police said 12 badly burned bodies were counted at the site, 70km north of the capital Antananarivo. Hospitals said that 22 other deaths had …

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Zambia arrests S. African woman with 3.2kg cocaine wrapped around her legs

Zambian drug enforcement authorities have announced the arrest of a South African lady for trafficking in cocaine. The Drug Enforcement Commission (DEC) in the statement released in the capital Lusaka, confirmed the arrest of 36-year-old, Palesa Ishline Rose Mononela, who is said to be from Blomfontein in South Africa’s Free …

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5 Kenyan girls develop new app to fight Female Genital Mutilation

Five school girls from Kenya: Stacy Owino, Cynthia Otieno, Purity Achieng, Mascrine Atieno and Ivy Akinyi, will be Africa’s only representatives at Technovation in California next month. A competition where girls aged 10 to 18 develop mobile phone apps to end problems in their communities for a chance to win $15,000. …

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Robert Mugabe Dozes Off Again At A Public Event With His Wife Present

As President Robert Mugabe’s wife, Grace blasted and humiliated presidential spokesperson George Charamba before a large crowd and a television audience Saturday, the 93-year-old leader was spotted dozing off.  Grace was shouting the information ministry permanent secretary down for allegedly influencing the State media to ignore her philanthropic work while …

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