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14-year-old married girl dies while giving birth at church shrine

A 14-year-old girl allegedly died last week while giving birth at a shrine in Bocha, Mutare in Zimbabwe. Relatives of the late Memory Machaya are yet to come to terms with the way they were treated at Johanne Marange church...

Van carrying migrants crashes killing at least 10 people in Texas

At least 10 people have been killed and 20 injured after the van they were traveling in crashed in Texas. US authorities said the vehicle was driving at high speed when it tried to veer off a highway and hit...

Lightning strike kills 17 wedding party guests

At least 17 members of a wedding party have died in Bangladesh after being struck by lightning, officials said. Fourteen other people, including the groom, were injured. The bride was not with the wedding party. The party was disembarking from a...

American companies turns to South Africa to ease driver shortage

US companies are now looking into hiring long-distance drivers from South Africa to help with a shortage in the haulage industry. As they speak English it is thought they would have an easier time getting licences. The US has had a...

China to do mandatory Covid-19 testing

Authorities in the Chinese city of Wuhan will begin testing its entire population, after a handful of positive coronavirus cases were detected there. Wuhan has recorded seven locally transmitted cases - the first local infections in more than a year. The...

Photos: Man weds 4 women at the same time

SOCIAL media users have expressed shock after Gabonese business mogul identified as Mesmine Abessole also known as Kether De Bonegere has tied the knot with four women at the same time in a grand ceremony. The businessman Mesmine Abessole...

Madagascar arrests army & police generals over plot to kill President

High-ranking army and police officials have been arrested in Madagascar in connection with a failed attempt to kill the country's president. The arrested include five generals and several active police officers, meaning 21 people are now being investigated over last...

At least 15 soldiers killed in Niger attack

Fifteen soldiers have been killed in what Niger's defence ministry has described as a "terrorist attack" in the southwest of the country, near the border with Burkina Faso. It said soldiers in the Torodi area of the Tillaberi region were...

Bomb kills 4 footballers in southern Somalia

At least four football players have been killed after a bomb hit their team bus in Somalia's southern port city of Kismayo, state-owned TV reports. It added that 10 others were injured in the attack. The report says the bus carrying...

China battles worst Covid outbreak since Wuhan

A Covid outbreak first discovered in the Chinese city of Nanjing has spread to five provinces and Beijing, with state media calling it the "most extensive contagion after Wuhan". Almost 200 people have been infected since the virus was first...
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UPND cadres ambush PF VP Given Lubinda’s entourage – Photos

PF vice president Given Lubinda’s entourage has been ambushed by UPND cadres who went on to smash his car...
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