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South Africa lets Grace Mugabe return home despite assault claims

Financial Times - 1 hour ago
South Africa has allowed the wife of Zimbabwe's president Robert Mugabe to leave the country, despite calls for her prosecution over the alleged assault of a 20-year-old model in a Johannesburg...

Zim, SA row turns vicious

DailyNews - 2 hours ago
HARARE - A serious diplomatic feud has erupted between Zimbabwe and its southern neighbour after South African aviation authorities banned all Air Zimbabwe flights in and out of that country on...

DA demands probe into #GraceMugabe 'escape'

Independent Online - 2 hours ago
Indeed, the ANC has turned South Africa into a playground for the political elite and their criminal associates to act with impunity." The DA in parliament would never allow this state of...

The Latest: Zimbabwe first couple don't attend state funeral

Washington Post - 2 hours ago
South African Airways says it will resume flights between South Africa and Zimbabwe after they were blocked by Zimbabwe, which imposed restrictions amid a scandal over an assault claim against the...

South Africa's broadband prices higher than Sudan and Tunisia

MyBroadband - 2 hours ago
Point Topic has released its Q2 2017 residential broadband tariffs report, which shows that South Africa has some of the most expensive fixed broadband services in the world. Point Topic's...

Businessman who paid £1200 to fly to South Africa with BA is given a seat that a passenger urinated on (and he was ...

Daily Mail - 3 hours ago
A businessman who paid more than £1,200 to fly to South Africa with British Airways was given a seat that a previous passenger had urinated over. And to add insult to injury, he claims that when he...

Grace Mugabe returns to Zimbabwe despite allegations of assault in South Africa

Hindustan Times - 4 hours ago
Zimbabwe's first lady Grace Mugabe, accused of assault in South Africa where she is seeking diplomatic immunity, returned home from a visit there on Sunday, public broadcaster ZBC reported....

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De Beers And Stanford To Empower Youth And Entrepreneurs In Southern Africa

IDEX Online - 1 hour ago
(IDEX Online) – De Beers Group has invested $3 million in a three-year partnership with Stanford Graduate School of Business (GSB) to empower young, aspiring entrepreneurs and established business owners in Botswana, Namibia and South...

Grace Mugabe returns to Zimbabwe: report

Times LIVE - 5 hours ago
Mugabe, accused of attacking a 20-year-old model, returned "in the early hours of this morning" along with her husband when he flew back from a summit of the Southern African Development Community in South Africa, public broadcaster ZBC reported.and...

Grace Mugabe returns to Zimbabwe despite assault claim

McClatchy Washington Bureau - 7 hours ago
A report by Zimbabwean state broadcaster ZBC showed Grace Mugabe greeting government and military officials at the Harare airport after returning on an Air Zimbabwe plane with her husband, who had attended a summit of southern African leaders in ...and...

Southern Africa: Top Honours for SADC Journalists

AllAfrica.com - 8 hours ago
The Southern African Development Community (SADC) has honoured journalists in the region during an awards ceremony to recognise those who excel in the profession. Zambian journalist Patson Phiri won the top prize in the print category at the SADC ...and...

Africa must benefit from own resources: Zuma

New Zimbabwe.com - 10 hours ago
President Jacob Zuma has urged fellow heads of state from southern Africa not to "sell the female cow that produces milk" and buy back the milk later, but rather keep it. "You can sell the other cow," he told applauding leaders attending the opening of ...and...

SADC Summit: Zuma wants regional industrialisation

Daily Maverick - 18 hours ago
President Jacob Zuma has demanded a cut for South Africa in a major project to channel water from the mountains of Lesotho to parched Botswana. He staked his claim while accepting the chair of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) at the ...and...

Southern Africa: No Grace Mugabe as SADC Summit Opens in Pretoria

AllAfrica.com - 22 hours ago
Zimbabwe's First Lady Grace Mugabe was not among the first spouses that arrived a few minutes ahead of the opening of the Southern African Development Community summit in Pretoria on Saturday. Several other first ladies arrived at the summit and were ...and...

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Mswati opens 37th SADC Summit, hands over chair to Zuma

Southern Times Africa - 3 hours ago
I am humbled and seized with a deep sense of gratitude to stand before you on this auspicious and momentous occasion; the official opening of the 37th Ordinary Summit of SADC Heads of State and Government here in the Republic of South Africa. Allow me ...and...

President Faure delivers Maiden Address during Opening Ceremony of 37th SADC Summit of Heads of States and ...

Office of the President of the Republic of Seychelles (press release) - 6 hours ago
Pretoria, SOUTH AFRICA: The President of the Republic, President Danny Faure delivered his Maiden address at the official opening ceremony of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Summit of Heads of States and Governments for the first ...and...

Uganda pips Rwanda, Champs DR Congo make shock exit

Independent - 6 hours ago
Johannesburg, South Africa | AFP | Title-holders the Democratic Republic of Congo were shock African Nations Championship victims Saturday after being held 1-1 at home by neighbours Congo Brazzaville. The defending champions bowed out on away ...and...

Uganda Agriculture ministry declares end of Bird Flu outbreak

Coastweek - 7 hours ago
Kibanzanga said the outbreak negatively impacted on the country's economy, resulting from trade bans on export of poultry products to neighboring Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi and Democratic Republic of the Congo. The minister said the Kenyan ...and...

Southern Africa: Top Honours for SADC Journalists

AllAfrica.com - 8 hours ago
Flying the South African flag high at the award ceremony, South Africans Msibi Nkosini Samuel and Dennis Tshetlhane both won a prize of US$ 2000 for the television category for their entry on a story which looked at the illicit trade of minerals in the ...and...

Manana stays on as an MP

News24 - 9 hours ago
... Parliament has confirmed that he is still an MP. “I have decided, on my own, to step down from the position of minister of higher education and training in the Republic of South Africa and have communicated my decision [to] the president,” Manana said.and...

CHAN Eagles stop Squirrels, hit Kenya 2018

Guardian (blog) - 10 hours ago
Home-based Super Eagles lived up to their pre-match boast, yesterday, beating Squirrels of Benin Republic 2-0, in Kano, to qualify for the 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN) finals in Kenya. The Nigerian team suffered a shock 1-0 defeat in the ...and...

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