ARTICLES RELATING TO SOUTHERN AFRICA

Zim's comedians draw tears of laughter in troubled times

2015-05-25 09:54

With Zimbabwe’s economy on its knees and life a daily struggle for most people, there is one luxury that many can surprisingly still afford – laughter.

Authorities thinking about Vic Falls theme park

2015-05-23 14:18

Victoria Falls is still assessing the environmental impact of a proposed multimillion dollar theme park.

Malawi sex workers to get damages over forced HIV tests

2015-05-22 06:32

A Malawi court has ruled that 11 prostitutes who were forced to take HIV tests by police six years ago will be awarded damages, a court official says.

Help! There's a snake in our bedroom - Bulawayo family

2015-05-21 17:26

A Zimbabwean family has been forced to sleep in their kitchen after a snake moved into their bedroom.

Moeletsi Mbeki gives Mugabe 'award' for bad leadership

2015-05-21 11:31

Political economist Moeletsi Mbeki says Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe deserved an award for bad leadership this week - and it led to an awkward moment for the US embassy in Harare.

Zuma apologises to Mozambicans for xenophobic violence

2015-05-20 16:52

President Jacob Zuma has apologised to Mozambicans for a recent outbreak of xenophobic violence in which at least seven people died and hundreds of migrants were forced to flee their homes.

Zim student leader fired for sexual abuse

2015-05-19 21:14

The leader of one of the country's largest students body has been expelled over allegations of sexual abuse and for claiming to be the son of Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa.

Baboons behind Zim power cut - report

2015-05-19 16:46

Don't automatically curse your state power utility when you're plunged into darkness - baboons might be to blame.

Dlamini-Zuma, Mugabe meet ahead of AU summit

2015-05-19 12:12

The African Union Commission chair Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma has met with Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe in Harare ahead of the continental bloc’s summit next month.

Nobody will starve, Mugabe assures Zimbabweans

2015-05-18 17:31

President Robert Mugabe has reportedly assured Zimbabweans living in drought-stricken areas that they won’t starve, saying relief food would be available to feed them.

 

Rangers summoned after 'leopard' spotted in Harare

2015-05-24 14:53

Shoppers in Harare summoned wildlife rangers this week after they thought they'd seen a leopard in a busy shopping area.

Dirco mum on reports former Lesotho PM fled to SA

2015-05-22 19:45

The Department of International Relations and Co-operation has no comment on a report stating that Lesotho’s opposition leader has fled to South Africa.

Zuma concludes 'successful' Mozambique visit

2015-05-21 22:09

President Jacob Zuma has returned to South Africa after completing his two day state visit to Mozambique.

Zim has highest condom usage in the world

2015-05-21 14:48

Zimbabwe has the highest condom usage in the world and this has contributed to a reduction in HIV infections, the state-run National Aids Council has revealed.

Prisoners starve in Zim's overcrowded jails

2015-05-20 21:16

Zimbabweans talk of "going to jail to die", and a visit by parliament's human rights committee has found out why: the economically crippled country can't feed its prisoners.

Malawi arrests 4 over albino murder

2015-05-20 12:26

Malawi police say they have arrested four people suspected of murdering an albino man five months ago to sell his bones for witchcraft.

Zim minister defends govt inability to find missing activist

2015-05-19 19:57

Concern is mounting over the fate of a Zimbabwean activist who was abducted in Harare by men suspected of working for the government.

Battles to succeed Mugabe are vicious, says analyst

2015-05-19 14:24

Battles to succeed Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe are "vicious" and "are going to carry on until the succession moment is done," a prominent political analyst says.

Sins cleansed if you support Mugabe's party - VP

2015-05-18 19:48

Zimbabwe's vice president has reportedly told rally-goers in the southern town of Kwekwe that they will be cleansed of their sins if they vote for President Robert Mugabe's party.

New UK govt 'won't compensate evicted Zim white farmers'

2015-05-18 13:15

Britain has reportedly maintained its position that it won’t compensate white farmers who were evicted from their farms during Zimbabwe’s controversial land reform programme in 2000.

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