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Plane crash kills 6 people in eastern Zimbabwe

Plane crash kills 6 people in eastern Zimbabwe

Plane crash on Tuesday killed six people in eastern Zimbabwe near the border with Mozambique, a state-owned newspaper. The Herald newspaper said the Mozambican-registered eight-seater...
World Bank backs Bangladesh to support Rohingya refugees

World Bank provides Zambia $600m for development projects

The World Bank has provided 600 million dollars to Zambia to invest in various sectors of the economy as well as for budget support...
Facebook to make political ads more transparent on platform

Egypt suspends Facebook ‘Free Basics’ service

A Facebook scheme to provide free internet access to people in developing nations has been suspended in Egypt. The company's Free Basics service lets people...
Overcrowded Greek refugee camps ill-prepared for winter – UNHCR

South Sudan world’s fastest growing refugee crisis – UN

The number of South Sudanese fleeing their homes is alarming, the Office of the UN High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) has said, It said 1.6...
Zimbabwe’s Grace Mugabe in 'poison ice cream' row with vice president

Zimbabwe’s Grace Mugabe in ‘poison ice cream’ row with vice president

Zimbabwe’s First Lady, Grace Mugabe, has hit back at claims by the vice president, her main rival to succeed ageing leader Robert Mugabe, that...
4 Jihadis, 23 others dead in Burkina Faso hotel seizure

4 Jihadis, 23 others dead in Burkina Faso hotel seizure

The overnight seizure of a luxury hotel in Burkina Faso's capital by al-Qaida-linked extremists ended Saturday when Burkina Faso and French security forces killed...

Zaynab Alkali urges young writers to read, write more

Prof. Zaynab Alkali, renowned novelist, poet and short story writer, has advised young writers to read a lot and write more to be able...
Nairobi varsity shut after violent protests

Nairobi varsity shut after violent protests

Kenya’s oldest university was on Tuesday closed indefinitely following violent students’ protests due to political fallout over recent elections. “The University of Nairobi Senate has...
Ghana celebrates Nigerian relationship at 60th Independence Day anniversary celebration

Ghana celebrates Nigerian relationship at 60th Independence Day anniversary celebration

Mr William Awinador-Kanyirige, the High Commissioner of Ghana to Nigeria, says Nigeria played a fundamental role in attaining Ghana’s independence leading to a strong...
Mugabe clings to power but resignation letter reported to be ready

Mugabe clings to power but resignation letter reported to be ready

Zimbabwean President, Robert Mugabe, has agreed to stand down after 37 years in power, CNN reported on Monday, after he avoided any mention of...