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Sierra Leone MPs to account for Ebola money

Sierra Leone MPs to account for Ebola money

The Chair of the Committee on Finance in Sierra Leone's parliamentary Thursday reportedly offered to set example to ensure that all lawmakers account for monies they collected in ...

Former Zambian leader suffered heart attack before death – Son

Former Zambian leader suffered heart attack before death – Son

Former Zambian President Michael Sata died of a heart attack and was not poisoned as alleged in some circles, the late leader's son said Saturday.According to the Saturday Post, ...

Zimbabwe’s ZANU PF meets to discuss constitution amendments

Zimbabwe’s ZANU PF meets to discuss constitution amendments

The Politburo of Zimbabwe's ruling ZANU PF is set to hold a crucial meeting on Saturday to discuss amendments to the party's constitution that will include changes to procedures for ...

Renamo “not disarming” despite deal

Renamo “not disarming” despite deal

Despite signing up to a peace deal, militias of the Mozambican opposition group Renamo are refusing to disarm and submit themselves to a rehabilitation scheme, state media reported ...

Zimbabwe church stampede claims 11 lives

Zimbabwe church stampede claims 11 lives

At least 11 people were killed during a stampede at a church service conducted by a popular preacher, state radio reported Friday.The Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation said the ...

Indian warship in Mozambican waters

Indian warship in Mozambican waters

The Indian Navy stealth frigate INS TEG, a ship with sophisticated systems designed to hide it from detection, has since Monday been at the northern Mozambique port of Nacala, APA ...

Namibia’s electoral body happy with electronic voting machines

Namibia’s electoral body happy with electronic voting machines

The Electoral Commission of Namibia (ECN) will deploy about 140 information technology technicians across the country to ensure the smooth operation of electronic voting machines ...

Sierra Leone MPs to account for Ebola money

The Chair of the Committee on Finance in Sierra Leone's parliamentary Thursday reportedly offered to set example to ensure that all lawmakers account for monies they collected in the name of anti-Ebola sensitization.Mr Sheriff Hassan was quoted Friday saying each MP will soon give account of how they spent their cash. He said he would take the lead by disclosing how he spent his own share, to pave the way ...

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Former Zambian leader suffered heart attack before death – Son

Former Zambian President Michael Sata died of a heart attack and was not poisoned as alleged in some circles, the late leader's son said Saturday.According to the Saturday Post, Mulenga Sata said Zambians fully witnessed his father's deteriorating health and that stories suggesting that he was poisoned should not be taken seriously. Mulenga, who is also mayor of the capital Lusaka, said speculation that Sata ...

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Zimbabwe’s ZANU PF meets to discuss constitution amendments

The Politburo of Zimbabwe's ruling ZANU PF is set to hold a crucial meeting on Saturday to discuss amendments to the party's constitution that will include changes to procedures for the election of the vice president and national chairperson.Fireworks are expected at the meeting which is set to amend the party constitution to allow President Robert Mugabe to handpick his deputies and national chairperson. ...

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Renamo “not disarming” despite deal

Despite signing up to a peace deal, militias of the Mozambican opposition group Renamo are refusing to disarm and submit themselves to a rehabilitation scheme, state media reported on Friday. Radio Mozambique claimed that after another fruitless round of peace talks between the government and the main opposition party, the country is nowhere near disarming and demobilising the armed elements of the group. It ...

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Zimbabwe church stampede claims 11 lives

At least 11 people were killed during a stampede at a church service conducted by a popular preacher, state radio reported Friday.The Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation said the deceased were among thousands of worshippers who attended a crusade organised by Walter Magaya's Prophetic Healing and Deliverance Ministries' at Mbizo Stadium in Kwekwe on Wednesday evening. Four of the deceased died on the spot ...

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Indian warship in Mozambican waters

The Indian Navy stealth frigate INS TEG, a ship with sophisticated systems designed to hide it from detection, has since Monday been at the northern Mozambique port of Nacala, APA learns here on Friday.According to state-run Radio Mozambique, the visit by the naval vessel was a goodwill trip aimed at strengthening friendship between the Mozambican and Indian navies. Both countries are members of the Indian ...

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Namibia’s electoral body happy with electronic voting machines

The Electoral Commission of Namibia (ECN) will deploy about 140 information technology technicians across the country to ensure the smooth operation of electronic voting machines (EVMs) that will be used in next Friday's general elections, an official revealed Friday.ECN chairperson Notemba Tjipueja said the technicians will be supported by 31 engineers from India's Bharat Electronics, the manufacturer of ...

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Kidnapped Mozambican businesswoman released after ransom payment

A Mozambican businesswoman has been released by kidnappers after her family paid an undisclosed sum of money as ransom, APA learns here on Friday.State-controlled Radio Mozambique said 38-year-old Rehema Ayob, widow of murdered businessman Momad Khalib Ayob, has been set free after spending 22 days in captivity. The broadcaster says Ayob was seized on 22 October from the Maxaquene neighbourhood of the ...

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Tunisia to mobilize 38,000 soldiers to secure presidential poll

Some 38,000 Tunisian soldiers are to be mobilized for the 23 November presidential election in a bid to secure the watershed exercise. Commander Belhassen Trabelsi, the official spokesman of the Defense ministry announced that 26,000 soldiers will be positioned across the nation to secure the exercise while another 6,000 will be mobilized for quick intervention if the need arises. The logistic system will ...

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Namibian electoral body ready for general elections

The Electoral Commission of Namibia (ECN) has declared its readiness to host the country's fifth presidential and national assembly scheduled for November 28.ECN chairperson Notemba Tjipueja told journalists that the commission has set up a total of 3,966 polling stations across the country for the general elections. These include 1,255 fixed and 2,711 mobile polling stations across the 121 constituencies of ...

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