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Aug 13, 2016
Islamic State chief for Afghanistan, Pakistan said killed by U.S. drone | ReutersArray
May 18, 2016
China denies selling human meat in AfricaA top Chinese official has dismissed reports in Zambian media that Beijing has been selling human meat as food in Africa.
Mar 19, 2016
Congo orders telecoms shutdown during presidential vote | ReutersBRAZZAVILLE Congo Republic's government has ordered the country's two largest telecommunications providers to block all communication during a presidential election on Sunday for security reasons, a government source said on Saturday. The decision will cause inconvenience and possible alarm in a country where many rely on cell phone communication and a prominent government critic said it would impede the work of election monitors. President Denis Sassou Nguesso is expected to extend his long rule in the oil-producing nation by defeating eight opponents, including retired General Jean-Marie Mokoko who is seen as the strongest challenger
Jul 07, 2015
Air attack possible lead in 1961 U.N. chief plane crash - inquiry | ReutersUNITED NATIONS A United Nations inquiry into a 1961 plane crash that killed then Secretary-General Dag Hammarskjold found that new information pointing to an aerial attack or threat bringing down the aircraft warrants further investigation.
Apr 20, 2015
South Africa's Rainbow Nation turns dark as immigrant attacks rise | ReutersJOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - When he heard angry screams and the hammering of hatchets on the door of his shack last week, Malawian Folias Sakai thought he was about to become the eighth person to be killed in anti-immigrant attacks that have swept South Africa this month. Instead Sakai managed to escape the mob by scrambling over the metal rooftop of his shack in a Johannesburg slum into the safety of a nearby alleyway. "They were going to kill us,” said Sakai’s Zimbabwean friend Tendayi Chimukako, who helped him escape.
Dec 15, 2014
Paring debt: Bharti Airtel sells tower assets worth $200 mn in Zambia, RwandaBharti Airtel today sold over 1,100 telecom towers in Zambia and Rwanda to IHS Holding at an estimated $180-200 million to pare debt.
Nov 27, 2014
Zambia: Ahead of presidential elections, police takes steps to tighten securityPolice in Zambia have stepped up measures to ensure peace ahead of a presidential election scheduled for 20 Jan, a top official said on Thursday.
Nov 21, 2014
Zambia: Unconstitutional conduct gets interim President Guy Scott suspended from partyZambia's governing Patriotic Front party on Friday suspended Guy Scott from the party, weeks after he took over as interim president of the country following the death of Michael Sata last month.
Nov 20, 2014
Zambian president's widow announces candidacy to join presidential raceThe widow of Zambia's recently deceased president says she will seek to become the ruling party's presidential candidate.
Nov 04, 2014
Riots erupt in Zambia's capital against acting president Guy ScottUnder the constitution, Zambia must hold a presidential election within 90 days of a president's death.