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49 injured in Zimbabwe rally blast: police

Zimbabwean police said Sunday 49 people have so far been confirmed as injured in Saturday's rally blast in the second city of Bulawayo.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/25 6:05:30

Zimbabwe vows vote to proceed despite rally blast

The blast that rocked a ruling party campaign rally in which Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa narrowly escaped unharmed, has plunged the country into uncharted waters a month before the first elections in the post-Robert Mugabe era.
Source: AFP | 2018/6/24 22:48:39

Zimbabwean president unhurt at campaign rally after blast hits: state media

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa was unhurt and successfully evacuated on Saturday after an explosion hit where he was addressing a campaign rally, according to state media reports.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/23 22:26:05

Rally blast injuries more than 160 in Ethiopian capital: Red Cross

Some 164 people suffered light or serious injuries due to a bomb explosion that rocked a mass rally on Saturday in Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa, according to the Ethiopian Red Cross Society.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/23 20:30:13

At least 83 injured in Ethiopian capital explosion, none killed: official

At least 83 people were injured in an explosion that rocked a mass rally on Saturday in Ethiopia's capital city of Addis Ababa, and none was killed, according to a senior government official.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/23 19:13:59

Explosion rocks mass rally in support of Ethiopia's new PM

An explosion rocked a mass rally on Saturday in Addis Ababa, as more than 3 million people gathered in support of Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/23 18:05:55

MSF aid workers in Africa 'used prostitutes': BBC report

Aid workers for charity Medecins Sans Frontiers (MSF) used prostitutes in Africa, a BBC report said Thursday citing anonymous whistleblowers who also reported boasts of trading medicine for sex.
Source: AFP | 2018/6/21 22:43:42

China-aided boreholes bring clean water to people in rural communities of Ghana

A primary school teacher shows a water tank which used to gather the rainwater from rooftops in Guayotse Village, Eastern Region, Ghana, on June 18, 2018. The government of China is providing 1,000 boreholes for hundreds of rural communities in six out of the ten regions of Ghana to bring clean water to the people.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/21 16:37:55

10 killed in mine collapse in Zambia: police

At least 10 small scale miners have been confirmed dead while seven others are nursing injuries when a mine collapsed on them, police said on Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/21 10:51:56

Kenyan leader vows to work for peace in South Sudan ahead of Kiir-Machar meeting

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta vowed on Wednesday to continue spearheading search for peace in South Sudan as part of efforts to stabilize the East African region.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/20 22:30:27

Zimbabwean president continues with crusade on peaceful elections

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa once again implored Zimbabweans to remain peaceful ahead of the July 30 general elections and urged political parties and candidates to promote peace and unity.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/20 20:59:41

5 migrants drown, 191 rescued off western Libyan coast

Five illegal immigrants were drowned on Monday, and 191 others rescued off the western coast of Libya, Libyan navy spokesperson said.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/19 10:38:27

S. African MPs call for urgent probe into deaths of mineworkers

South African MPs on Wednesday called for an urgent investigation into the deaths of four mineworkers at a mine frequented by disasters.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/14 9:35:08

No TB patient should be left untreated in S. Africa: deputy president

South Africa must not leave any tuberculosis (TB) patient untreated if it is to achieve the goal of ending TB by 2030 in line with the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals, Deputy President David Mabuza said on Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/13 11:52:01

Zuma says charges should be dropped

Former South African President Jacob Zuma told supporters on Friday that corruption charges against him should be dropped as he had done nothing wrong, after appearing in court for the second time relating to a $2.5 billion arms deal.
Source: AFP | 2018/6/8 22:48:40

Kenyan president mourns crash victims as searchers find black box

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Thursday expressed shock following news that there were no survivors at the crash site of the missing small plane in central Kenya.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/8 9:46:35

South Africa's 'zama-zamas' rejoice in the legalization of mining precious stones

Grandmother Clara Maitse, 77, has been arrested seven times over the past decade for illegally mining precious stones in Kimberley, South Africa's diamond hub.
Source: AFP | 2018/6/7 23:33:40

Nigeria's military urged not to add to oil pollution

Like many communities in southern Nigeria, the people of Okpare rely on the waters of the creeks that surround them for fishing and farming to survive.
Source: AFP | 2018/6/7 22:03:40