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Zimbabwe to hold elections in four to five months: Mnangagwa

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Zimbabwe will hold elections in four to five months, a newspaper on Thursday (Jan 18) quoted President Emmerson Mnangagwa as saying, the first time since independence the southern African state will conduct a vote that does not involve former ruler Robert Mugabe.


South Africa hit by deadliest listeriosis outbreak in history

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The deadly and record-setting listeriosis outbreak in South Africa isn't showing any signs of slowing down. Food is the suspected cause, but health officials have not yet identified a specific source. Since the new year began, the country's National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) has confirmed six more listeriosis deaths in the outbreak, bringing the...


Given Medicine, the Patients Got Better. They Remained in Shackles Anyway.

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In West Africa, people with psychoses are often chained at prayer camps. Giving them psychiatric drugs lessened their symptoms, but did not shorten their captivity.

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Prospective birth control pill for men has its origin in an arrow poison

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Women have many options for oral contraceptives that are safe, effective and reversible, but despite decades of research, men have none. Now, scientists report a rat study that shows they finally have a good lead for a male birth control pill. It's based on ouabain, a plant extract that African warriors and hunters traditionally used as a heart-stopping poison on their arrows.


Bakambu set for African record £65m deal

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Villarreal's Cedric Bakambu is set to become the most expensive African footballer ever as Chinese club Beijing Guoan close on a £65m deal.


Cape Town Could Become First Major City To Run Out of Water After 90-Day Warning

Added: 17.01.2018 19:44 | 0 views | 0 comments

One of South Africa's leading tourist destinations officially has less than 100 days of water supply left if a current drought is not relieved in that timeframe, according to ABC News. The iconic city of Cape Town has been fighting the drought for more than three years, with the current mayor, Patricia de Lille, warning Capetonians to conserve now in order to avoid "day zero," which is currently forecast for April 21. "The @CityofCT’s programme is based on an environmentally sensitive approach that will ensure sustainable water abstraction, ensuring generations of Capetonians will benefit from this groundwater," de Lille tweeted. "It is important that all residents must continue to save...

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El Kaabi hits hat-trick for CHAN hosts Morocco

Added: 17.01.2018 19:24 | 0 views | 0 comments

Ayoub El Kaabi scores a hat-trick as hosts Morocco beat Guinea 3-1 in Group A of the African Nations Championship (CHAN).

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Retired Britons stabbed and robbed on dream trip to South Africa’s Table Mountain

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AN elderly British couple from Essex have been stabbed and robbed while on a hiking holiday in South Africa.


Stephen Colbert Has Definitely Been Saving This Dig at NBC

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On Tuesday, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders offered what she must have thought was a mic drop in response to accusations of Donald Trump’s bigotry after he reportedly called Haiti and African countries “shitholes”: If Trump is racist, she said, “why did NBC give him a show for ...


The Energy 202: Trump administration is trying to sell natural gas to African countries president disparaged

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There could be economic consequences the president's remarks.

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