THE 29 Ethiopian bodies that were discovered last December in Lusaka’s Ngwerere area have been buried at Leopards Hill Cemetery. For the last four months, the bodies had been kept in the University Teaching Hospital Mortuary. In December 2022, some residents of Ngwerere woke up to the sight of bodies of suspected migrants that had […]

NAIROBI – Kenyan police have exhumed 21 bodies near the coastal town of Malindi, as they investigate a preacher said to have told followers to starve to death. Dead children were among those exhumed, and police said they expected to find even more bodies. The shallow graves are in Shakahola forest, where 15 members of […]

HARARE – Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Tuesday vowed that general elections expected later this year will be free and fair but issued a warning to “rogue” civic society organisations during an independence day speech, Africa News reported. The country is due to hold presidential and legislative votes, expected to be in August, but no […]

Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi has announced the immediate allocation of close to $3.4m (£2.8m) for reconstruction in the aftermath of Cyclone Freddy. The cyclone made landfall over the weekend for the second time in a month and the country has received more than a year’s worth of rainfall in the past four weeks.

One week after multi-award winning hitmaker Kiernan ‘AKA’ Forbes was gunned down in Durban, police have revealed that they are working on several leads in their investigation into his murder.

Fuel prices in Cameroon will rise by about 15% from Wednesday after the government agreed to pressure from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to cut fuel subsidies.

State-owned Tanzania Broadcasting Corporation (TBC) reported on Sunday that 15 people had been rescued so far but it was unknown whether there were any fatalities. There were 49 people on the aircraft. “We have managed to save quite a number of people,” Kagera province police commander William Mwampaghale told journalists. The plane departed from the […]

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