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New Marriage Law Seeks to End Child Marriages in Zimbabwe

Young women and child brides will soon have strong protection of the law in Zimbabwe, bringing an end to a period of exploitation that...

Hundreds of African Migrants Rescued off Libyan Coast

Almost 500 migrants, mainly from the Africa, have been rescued by aid agencies off the coast of Libya.  This has become a huge human...

Mozambican Minister’s Brother Among Plane Crash Victims

Adelino Mesquita, brother of the Minister of Transport and Communications, is among the six victims killed in the plane crash of the Air Transport...

No Survivors After Mozambican Plane Crashes in Zimbabwe

At least six Mozambican nationals have reportedly been killed when a plane crashed into the Vumba Mountains in Zimbabwe’s Manicaland province. The private plane was...

South African Court Savages Minister Over Grants Fiasco

The Constitutional Court has savaged the Minister responsible for the South African Social Security Agency welfare grants, Bathabile Dlamini, for failing to exercise her...

Plane Crash in South Sudan Leaves Scores Injured

An Antonov AN-26 commercial aircraft has crashed in South Sudan’s Wau town leaving many people injured. The cause of the crash remains unclear and investigations...

South Africa Intercepts Sex Drugs Worth R20 Million

South Africa airport customs officials intercepted 1809 kg of male sexual enhancement tablets worth R20.6 million at OR Tambo International Airport. The shipment at the...

Zimbabwe Urged to Investigate Torture Allegations

Zimbabwe's adoption of a new Constitution with an expansive Bill of Rights in 2013 was a major achievement, but since then the government has...

South Africa Jails 22 Illegal Miners

The Virginia High Court has on Tuesday, 14 March 2017 imposed lengthy jail terms to 22 convicted illegal miners. Lovemore Chaba Mlambo (35) man behind...

‘Aware Migrants’ Campaign Launches in Africa as Arrivals to Italy Soar

A campaign to inform would-be migrants in Africa about the dangers of heading to Europe via the Mediterranean sea aims to reach people in...
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