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Zimbabwean Author Freed After Night in Jail for Protest

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An internationally known Zimbabwean author and several other people have been released on bail on Saturday, after spending a night in police cells for protesting against the government. The activists included writer Tsitsi Dangarembga and Fadzayi Mahere, the spokeswoman of the main opposition MDC Alliance party. Dangarembga is the author of the bestselling novel, “Nervous Read More

South Africa Hits 500,000 Confirmed COVID Cases, Still Not at Peak

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JOHANNESBURG – South Africa on Saturday surpassed 500,000 confirmed COVID-19 cases, representing more than 50% of all reported coronavirus infections in Africa’s 54 countries. Health Minister Zwelini Mkhize announced 10,107 new cases Saturday night, bringing the country’s cumulative total to 503,290, including 8,153 deaths. South Africa, with a population of about 58 million, has the Read More

Tanzania Bans Kenya Airways as Coronavirus Spat Escalates

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Tanzania banned Kenya’s national airline from entering the country effective Saturday, in the latest move in a deepening row triggered by Tanzania’s controversial handling of the coronavirus pandemic. Tanzania said Kenya Airways flights were being banned “on a reciprocal basis” after Kenya decided against including Tanzania in a list of countries whose passengers would be Read More

President Emomali Rahmon Exchanges Eid Al Adha Greetings with Turkish President Erdogan

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DUSHANBE, Today, the Founder of Peace and National Unity, Leader of the Nation, President of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon had a telephone conversation with President of the Republic of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan. During the conversation, the heads of state exchanged sincere greetings on the occasion of the Eid al-Adha. President Rahmon stressed the true traditions of Read More