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Jan 20, 2018
'Visit Shithole': How African countries are using Donald Trump's racist jibe to promote tourismFirst, there was outrage in Africa at US president Donald Trump's vulgar comment about the continent. Now some governments and tourism operators are humorously exploiting it to promote Africa's many attractions
Nov 24, 2017
Zimbabweans question if new leader Emmerson Mnangagwa, former ally of Robert Mugabe, will bring changeZimbabwe's incoming leader Emmerson Mnangagwa, widely known as the Crocodile, is seen as a smart, ruthless politician, and many question if he will be able to bring the change the country craves.
Oct 15, 2017
I Am Not A Witch review: Rungano Nyoni's film delivers scathing comment on prejudice in ZambiaZambia-born director Rungano Nyoni's I Am Not A Witch is elevated by its nuanced direction, masterful camerawork and invested performances.
Oct 08, 2017
FIFA World Cup 2018 qualifiers: Nigeria beat Zambia to cement finals spot; Ghana knocked outA 73rd-minute strike by Arsenal forward Iwobi handed the Nigeria a 1-0 success over Zambia in Uyo, ensuring top spot in Group B with a game to spare.
Feb 06, 2017
Africa Cup of Nations: Cameroon come from behind to beat Egypt and claim their 5th titleVincent Aboubakar came off the bench to score a stunning winner with two minutes left as Cameroon fought back to beat Egypt 2-1 in a thrilling Africa Cup of Nations final
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.