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5 years ago | August 10, 2014

Zimbabwe’s USA – China trade riddle

Shipments to US fall US$12,2m Exports to China rise to US$672m AS the gladiator fight for both economic and political ...

China plays USA in great power game

AFRICA has long been a battleground for world powers. Two giants playing there these days are

5 years ago | August 7, 2014

Russia Imposes New Import bans in Sanctions Stand-off

MOSCOW – Russia will ban fruit, vegetables, meat, fish, milk and dairy imports from the United States, the ...

5 years ago | August 5, 2014

Earthquake of Magnitude 5.3 hits central South Africa

SOUTH AFRICA – A 5.3 magnitude earthquake hit central South Africa on Tuesday, killing at least one 31 year-old ...

British Foreign Office Minister resigns over Gaza policy

LONDON – Sayeeda Warsi resigned from her position as a senior minister in Britain’s Foreign Office on ...

5 years ago | August 3, 2014

US in bid to seize Zim’s proceeds from Dubai diamond tender

The United States is trying to seize Zimbabwe’s proceeds from the recent Dubai diamond tender after placing a German ...

South Africa: Mboweni urges SA to buy a bank

SOUTH AFRICA’s government should consider buying one of the country’s banks to boost access to finance for its citizens ...

5 years ago | July 27, 2014

SADC: Lesotho to head committee to deal with hotspots

Incoming Sadc chair of the Organ on Politics, Defence and Security Co-operation, Lesotho’s Prime Minister Thomas ...

5 years ago | July 20, 2014

Arsonists torched ballot boxes: Malawi judge

Malawi’s electoral commission has said arson cannot be ruled out in a warehouse fire that destroyed ballot boxes ...

Berlusconi acquitted

An Italian appeals court on Friday cleared Silvio Berlusconi of having sex with an underage prostitute and abuse of ...

Ethiopian scribes bloggers charged with terrorism

A group of Ethiopian bloggers and journalists detained for nearly three months have been charged with terrorism for ...

MH17 disaster wiped out family of six

An entire family of six that had been returning home after three years living abroad was among the 44 Malaysians killed ...

Israeli shelling kills 319 in Gaza

At least 20 people have been killed in Gaza as Israeli army shelling intensified on the second day of a ground offensive ...

5 years ago | July 13, 2014

Nigeria makes arrests in schoolgirl abductions

Nigeria’S military last week said it had raided a Boko Haram “intelligence cell” and arrested its leader, a businessman ...