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January 15, 2019 8:48 AM 5 People Were Killed in Zimbabwe Fuel Hike Protests, Activists Say

(HARARE, Zimbabwe) — A human rights group in Zimbabwe says five people were killed in clashes between demonstrators protesting fuel hikes and security forces who opened fire on some crowds. The Zimbabwe Association of Doctors for Human Rights on Tuesday reported the death toll as many businesses in the capital, Harare, and other cities were closed following 201

January 10, 2019 11:05 AM Zimbabwe doctors end strike without deal as unions meet government

HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwean doctors on Thursday ended a 40-day strike for better pay and conditions that crippled public hospitals without a deal on salary increases, their union said, but warned that members may not report for work daily due to acute fuel shortages. The announcement by the Zimbabwe Hospital Doctors Association (ZHDA) came just hours 131

January 8, 2019 10:53 AM South Africa detects foot and mouth disease in Limpopo province

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - The highly contagious foot and mouth disease, which poses a threat to the livestock industry, has been detected in a northern district of South Africa’s Limpopo province, the country said on Tuesday. Positive laboratory results for the viral disease, which causes lesions and lameness in cattle and sheep, were taken in the Vhembe 114

November 24, 2018 8:04 PM Four Finns among five killed in private plane crash in Zimbabwe

HELSINKI (Reuters) - Four Finnish citizens are believed to have been among five people who died in a plane crash in Zimbabwe on Friday, their companies and Finland’s foreign ministry said. Finnish pulp and paper maker UPM said Heikki Vappula, 51, executive vice president of UPM Biorefining, appeared on the passenger list of the crashed private plane 74

November 21, 2018 1:23 PM Nigeria must not forget value of experience in hunt for AFCON gold

Within a space of three days, Nigeria sealed qualification for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, and then began preparations for the competition with an international friendly against Uganda in Asaba. Failure to qualify for the last two editions of the flagship continental tournament since their 2013 title-winning feat has seen almost an entire generation 77

November 11, 2018 3:43 PM Cape Town City thump Black Leopards to move into top eight

Cape Town City moved into the top eight of the Absa Premiership with a comprehensive 3-1 victory over Black Leopards at the Cape Town Stadium on Sunday. Goals from Ayanda Patosi, Allan Kateregga and Siphelele Mthembu sealed the win for Benni McCarthy's side, who have now recorded back-to-back wins after a difficult start to their league campaign 80

October 17, 2018 9:59 AM Factbox: Russian military cooperation deals with African countries

(Reuters) - Russia has signed at least 19 military cooperation deals with governments in sub-Saharan Africa since 2014, when it came under Western sanctions for annexing Crimea and stepped up efforts to diversify its economic and diplomatic partnerships. The agreements are typically valid for five years renewable and include Russian promises of hardware 71

September 28, 2018 5:09 PM German tourist killed in elephant trampling, officials say

A female German tourist visiting Zimbabwe was trampled to death by an elephant Wednesday while she was trying to take photos of the animal, park officials said. The tourist, only identified as a 49-year-old woman, died of her injuries after the trampling occurred in Mana Pools, Zimbabwe Parks and Wildlife Management Authority spokesman Tinashe Farawo 205

September 1, 2018 9:47 AM SuperSport United win at Kaizer Chiefs to reach MTN8 final

SuperSport United went away to Kaizer Chiefs on Saturday and won 1-0 in the second leg of the MTN8 semifinal at Soccer City to book a place in the final at the end of the month. Bradley Grobler, who scored twice in the 2-2 draw in the first leg last Sunday, got the only goal of the return as SuperSport won 3-2 on aggregate and stayed on track to defend 43

August 27, 2018 5:23 PM DR Congo without Cedric Bakambu for Liberia bout

The Leopards face Liberia away on September 9 as they look to keep the pressure on Group G leaders Zimbabwe. Both sides are on three points after their opening clash, with the Warriors downing the Lone Stars 3-0 and the DRC dispatching rivals Congo-Brazzaville 3-1 in Kinshasa. Ibenge has not included Bakambu in his travelling party, despite the forward's 41