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Ex-Botswana President Sir Ketumile Masire dies

Botswana’s former President Ketumile Masire has died at the age of 91, the country’s government has announced. Sir Ketumile, who led Botswana for 18 years from 1980, has been praised for cementing stability in the country and laying the foundations for its economic success, the AFP news agency reports. He also got involved in trying to […]

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“After getting pregnant, you are done!” Magufuli tells Tanzanian schoolgirls

Tanzanian President John Magufuli has said that under his presidency schoolgirls who become mothers will not be allowed to go back to school after giving birth, reports the BBC. The president was speaking at a public rally in Chalinze town, about 100km west of the main city Dar es Salaam. “After calculating some few mathematics […]

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By Leo Igwe Why are western nations taking responsibility for the radicalisation of Muslims when the problem is not confined to these countries? Why are these countries buying into this lame narrative that ascribes blame for Islamic extremism to western foreign policy? Obvious such a position discounts the hateful and inciting doctrines that are propagated […]

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Two young men walking 6 000kms between Kilimanjaro and Johannesburg

Two young men are walking 6 000kms between Kilimanjaro and Johannesburg, and will be heading towards Lusaka in the next week. Warren Handley and Tom David are undertaking this epic journey to heighten awareness about orphaned and vulnerable children as well as the importance of early childhood development (ECD) in rural communities across southern Africa. They […]

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Lungu offers to help in DRC electoral process

President Edgar Lungu has pledged support to The Democratic Republic of Congo in the electoral process to enhance its stability ahead of the elections at the end of the year. President Lungu says there is need for Zambia and Congo D.R to continue sharing good relations and enhance stability that will increase and facilitate smooth trade between […]

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Microsoft to Deliver Microsoft Cloud from Datacentres in Africa to Enable Greater Innovation

Microsoft has revealed plans to deliver the complete, intelligent Microsoft Cloud for the first time from data centres located in Africa. This new investment is a major milestone in the company’s mission to empower every person and every organisation on the planet to achieve more, and a recognition of the enormous opportunity for digital transformation […]

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White House accused of homophobia after Luxembourg PM’s husband omitted from photo caption

By Anna Schaverien The White House has come under fire for a sexist Facebook post which named every spouse of the world leaders, except the First Gentleman of Luxembourg. Gauthier Destenay, husband of Luxembourg’s prime minister Xavier Bettel was the only partner not to be named in the photo of the spouses, taken at the […]

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South Africa’s Democratic Alliance leader Mmusi Maimane has insisted that despite the fracas and his deportation from Zambia, he will attempt to be in Lusaka on the next trial date of detained Zambian opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema. “I have asked the Zambian High Commission to give me full reasons why they denied us entry yesterday […]

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In what appears to be explosion of serious diplomatic cracks and breakdown of International relations at Zambian Govt level. Barely 24 hrs after the Zambian authority denied entry to South Africa’s main Opposition DA Leader Mmusi Maimane , Zambian Govt has blocked the scheduled trip to Zambia by a US Senate delegated Senator who should […]

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They brutally assaulted me, grabbed my phones – Mmusi Maimane

South Africa Democratic Alliance ( DA ) Leader Mmusi Maimane who was deported from Zambia Thursday evening has finally explained to eNCA News his ordeal and encounter with Zambia Police at Kenneth Kaunda International Airport. “Zambia is gone , the international community must take keen interest in what is happening in Zambia. The death of […]

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