ARTICLES RELATING TO SOUTHERN AFRICA

Mozambique welcomes ex-minister's extradition

2019-05-22 21:32

Mozambique has welcomed South Africa's decision to extradite former finance minister Manuel Chang to Maputo, rather than the United States, over a government corruption scandal.

Anglo American opens Zimbabwe's first platinum smelter

2019-05-16 19:04

Mining giant Anglo American has opened a $62-million platinum smelter in Zimbabwe, the country's first such refinery, as President Emmerson Mnangagwa vowed to boost the country's valuable platinum sector.

Grace Mugabe faces new assault charge

2019-05-15 09:14

Former Zimbabwean first lady Grace Mugabe is facing a new charge of assault, which stems from an incident with her housekeeper.

IN PICTURES: Surviving Cyclone Idai - Moms and grannies tell their heartbreaking stories

2019-05-12 15:02

In March, a cyclone ripped through central Mozambique. In the aftermath of the catastrophe, these mothers show us what strength, courage and resilience truly look like.

Andile Mngxitama ordered to retract from bashing Patrice Motsepe

2019-05-09 17:45

BLF leader Andile Mngxitama has been ordered by the Gauteng High Court sitting in Johannesburg, to refrain from continuing to accuse billionaire and mining mogul, Patrice Motsepe, of meddling in Botswana's politics.

UK soldier on anti-poaching mission killed by elephant

2019-05-08 05:29

A British soldier serving in Malawi as part of an anti-poaching operation has been killed by an elephant, the defence ministry says.

What next for cyclone-hit Mozambique?

2019-05-03 10:38

Mozambique is reeling after an unprecedented two cyclones swept ashore within six weeks, wreaking havoc and leaving hundreds dead and tens of thousands displaced.

Patrice Motsepe files urgent interdict application against BLF, Mngxitama - report

2019-04-30 21:12

Billionaire businessman Patrice Motsepe has reportedly filed an urgent interdict application against Black First, Land First and its leader Andile Mngxitama in connection with allegations that he was involved in an alleged plot to interfere in Botswana's politics.

Mozambique cyclone Kenneth floods north-eastern centres

2019-04-30 05:52

Rains from Cyclone Kenneth, the second tropical storm to hit Mozambique within weeks, have continued to pound Pemba and surrounding areas causing massive flooding and destruction.

WATCH: Mozambique's 2nd cyclone floods northeastern centres

2019-04-29 11:20

Rains from Cyclone Kenneth, the second tropical storm to hit Mozambique within weeks, have continued to pound the northeastern city of Pemba and surrounding areas causing massive flooding and destruction.

 

Malawi votes in tight three-way election

2019-05-22 11:42

Malawi polls have opened after a closely-fought election campaign, with President Peter Mutharika battling to hold off two serious rivals in a race that has focused on corruption allegations and economic development.

Zimbabwe earns foreign currency boost from sale of nearly 100 elephants to China

2019-05-16 14:19

Zimbabwe has boosted its foreign currency reserves after the country sold nearly 100 elephants to China.

Inadequate health facilities failing Mozambique's mothers

2019-05-14 17:53

Thousands of pregnant and lactating women in Mozambique face hardships following destruction of health infrastructure by cyclones.

Mugabe's tractors, trucks to be auctioned to pay off debts

2019-05-10 05:10

Farm tractors, pick-up trucks and combine harvesters from former Zimbabwe president Robert Mugabe's dairy farm will go under the hammer to pay off debts, auctioneers have announced.

Angola drought: Millions struggle for food

2019-05-08 13:59

Unicef says recent rainfall in Angola has been erratic and worsening an already-severe drought. Watch this report

World Bank gives $545m for cyclone-hit southern Africa

2019-05-04 09:54

The World Bank will extend more than half-a-billion dollars in grants for cyclone-ravaged southern African countries, its chief announced as he concluded a visit to Mozambique, the worst affected country.

South Africa govt has nothing to do with Motsepe-Radebe Botswana debacle - Sisulu

2019-04-30 21:40

International Relations Minister Lindiwe Sisulu has delivered a message to Botswana to say the South African government had nothing to do with businesswoman Bridgette Motsepe-Radebe's reported meddling in that country's politics.

'Incredibly difficult' to reach Mozambique cyclone survivors

2019-04-30 10:29

Rains were still pounding northern Mozambique several days after Cyclone Kenneth, while the United Nations said aid workers face "an incredibly difficult situation" in reaching thousands of survivors.

Death toll jumps to 38 after Mozambique's latest cyclone

2019-04-29 21:24

The death toll from Cyclone Kenneth in northern Mozambique jumped to 38, the government announced, as flooding and pounding rains hampered efforts to deliver aid to badly hit communities several days after the storm.

Zimbabwe deputy minister 'shaken' as plane hits bird, causing engine fire

2019-04-29 09:42

Zimbabwe's deputy minister of Land, Agriculture, Water, Climate and Rural Resettlement was aboard an Air Zimbabwe aeroplane that suffered a mid-air mishap.

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