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South African players, coaches ready for resumption of Absa Premiership

South Africa’s Absa Premiership makes its much anticipated return on Tuesday after nearly five months after suspension due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Mamelodi Sundowns and...

Three face years in Burundi prison for stone-throwing at leader

Three people have been sentenced to 30 years in prison in Burundi after being accused of throwing stones at the president’s convoy. The sentence...

Namibia to re-establish tourism sector amid COVID-19 pandemic: minister

Namibia's Minister of Environment, Forestry and Tourism, Pohamba Shifeta, on Monday reassured the tourism industry that the ministry is doing its utmost to revive...

Zambian schools to remain closed amid escalating COVID-19 cases

Schools in Zambia which were closed following the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic in March will remain closed following an escalation of cases, its...

Nigeria singer sentenced to death in north for blasphemy

A young musician in northern Nigeria’s Kano state has been sentenced to death by hanging for blasphemy against Prophet Muhammad. An Upper Shariah Court found...

Zambia may be overwhelmed by COVID-19 due to non-compliance with rules:...

Zambia faces the threat of being overwhelmed by coronavirus cases due to citizens consistently failing to follow regulations put in place by the government,...

Medical workers make up 10 pct of Zimbabwe’s confirmed COVID-19 cases

About 10 percent of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Zimbabwe are frontline health care workers, with the total number reaching around 480. The affected frontline medical...

Made in Africa: Tinga Tinga Art in Tanzania

Tinga Tinga paintings are a unique and visually stunning painting style that was developed in the second half of the 20th century in Tanzania,...

Niger expands emergency across region where aid workers were killed

Niger’s government has extended a state of emergency to the entire region that surrounds the capital Niamey and suspended access to the giraffe reserve...

Singapore crushes ivory from around 300 elephants to deter illegal trade

Singapore started crushing nine tonnes worth of elephant ivory on Tuesday, in what authorities said was the biggest such event globally in recent years...
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