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Africa

700 dead from Zambia cholera outbreak as cases surge

Zambia has seen a surge in cholera cases since January 2024 with fatalities reaching 700, medical charity Doctors Without Borders said in a statement. The country has recorded nearly 20,000 infections since the outbreak started in October 2023. While at the beginning of the outbreak cases were restricted to Lusaka and Ndola , the two largest cities in Zambia, the disease has since spread to all provinces of the country […]

todayFebruary 24, 2024 2

Namibia

Confirmation of VIP Guests at Presidential Memorial and Burial Services

The Heads of State of the following countries will be attending this weekend's official ceremonies to mark the passing of former President Hage Geingob: Angola, Botswana, Burundi, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Tanzania, Finland, Germany, Ghana, Kenya, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Malawi, Mozambique, Qatar, Zambia, Ethiopia, Lesotho, Madagascar, Rwanda, and São Tomé and Principe. Her Royal Highness, Princess Anne, the Princess Royal, will also attend on behalf of the British Royal Family, as […]

todayFebruary 23, 2024 77

Africa

Zimbabwe’s “Biker Queen” rides full throttle against gender norms

  By Mike Saburi, via bird story agency   Evonne Mudzingwa is in her happy place. The roar of an engine at full throttle is music to the ears of Evonne Mudzingwa and the glint in her eye is from light reflecting off brilliant chrome on powerful two-wheelers filling a parking lot in Harare. It’s a Sunday afternoon, which means the country’s highways have little traffic - every biker’s dream. […]

todayFebruary 22, 2024

Africa

Southern African Editors Forum Alarmed at Safety Threats Against NewsHawks Journalists

The Southern African Editors Forum expresses deep concern and alarm over recent reports revealing that NewsHawks, a prominent online investigative newspaper in Zimbabwe, has been compelled to halt the publication of a corruption story involving three army generals in the country’s defense force. In a public statement, the editor of NewsHawks disclosed that journalists from the outlet, particularly News Editor Owen Gagare, are currently under surveillance. This situation echoes the […]

todayFebruary 21, 2024 9

Africa

Southern African Editors Forum Expresses Concern Over NewsHawks’ Forced Freeze on Military Corruption Story in Zimbabwe

The Southern African Editors Forum expresses deep concern over the NewsHawks, an investigative newspaper in Zimbabwe, being compelled to freeze a corruption story involving three army generals. Under the hashtag #NewsHawksFreezesExclusiveMilitaryStory, the editor reveals journalists, including News Editor Owen Gagare, are under surveillance, reminiscent of the dangers faced by senior journalist Bernard Mpofu in August 2021. Mpofu left his home due to threats after investigating President Emmerson Mnangagwa's helicopter crash, […]

todayFebruary 21, 2024 14

Africa

Zimbabwe scraps death penalty

Zimbabwe’s cabinet has agreed to abolish the death penalty for murder offences almost two decades after its last execution. Bloomberg News reports that the cabinet on Tuesday approved the Memorandum on the Private Member’s Death Penalty Abolition Bill introduced to parliament last year, bringing an end to the death penalty introduced in the southern African nation by British colonial administrators.

todayFebruary 8, 2024 2

Oshiwambo

Zimbabwe ta kuthapo egeelo lyeso

O cabinet ka Zimbabwe oka zimine oku kuthapo egeelo lyeso miipotha yedhipago,oomvula dhili po 20 konima yedhipago lyahugunina moshilongo shoka. O Bloomberg news oya lopota kutya o cabinet ohela oka zimine o Memorandum on the private Members Death Penalty Abolition Bill,ndjoka ya tulwa mopaalamende omumvo gwa piti,noku eta pehulilo egeelo lyeso nenge ohake ndjoka kwali yeetwa moshilongo pethimbo lyuukoloni wa Britain.

todayFebruary 8, 2024 4

Namibia

African Leaders Unite in Grief Over the Loss of Namibian President Hage Geingob

President Emmerson Mnangagwa of Zimbabwe and former President Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya have conveyed their sincere condolences following the passing of President Hage Geingob. Both leaders fondly remember Geingob as an exceptional leader whose significant contributions were instrumental in Namibia's liberation. In an official statement, President Mnangagwa extended his heartfelt condolences to the family of President Geingob and the entire Namibian population. Mnangagwa remarked that President Geingob's leadership and unwavering […]

todayFebruary 5, 2024 4

Oshiwambo

Zimbabwe ta kondjitha omukithi go Cholera egumbo negumbo

Zimbabwe okwa tamekitha oshikonga shoku tuntila o chorela egumbo negumbo,ta odheke aantu ya konda poomilion 2 . Etukuko lyongaashingeyi lya tameke kuyele omumvo gwa piti,olya kwatakanithwa komaso ga konda 400 niipotha taku fekelwa ya konda 21 000. Etata lyiipotha oyaanona. Shiikwatelela ko BBC Africa, oshikonga otashi ningwa egumbo negumbo palongelokumwe nomahangano gwiigwana ya hangana,notashi odheke aantu okuza pomumvo 1 okuya pombanda. Etukuko olyeetitha iipotha ya konda 188 000 nomaso ga […]

todayJanuary 30, 2024 1

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