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Zimbabwean novelist Tsitsi Dangarembga arrested during banned protests

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Police in Zimbabwe on Friday arrested internationally-acclaimed novelist Tsitsi Dangarembga as they enforced a ban on protests coinciding with the anniversary of President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s...
African News

Egypt female social media influencers get two-year jail terms

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An Egyptian court Monday sentenced five female social media influencers to two years in jail each on charges of violating public morals, a judicial source...
African News Health

Egypt homeless, street children hit hard by pandemic scourge

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Wandering Cairo’s bustling streets, Zeinab was struggling to survive by selling tissues when the coronavirus left her even more vulnerable, along with thousands of other...
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Zimbabwe nurses detained over pay strike granted bail

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Eleven of the 13 striking nurses arrested in Zimbabwe during a protest for higher pay were freed on bail Tuesday by a court in the...
Tech

Google says it will pay publishers for news content

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Google will pay partnered media publishers in three countries and offer some users free access to paywalled news sites, the tech giant said Thursday. The...
African News

South Africa to start Africa’s first coronavirus vaccine trial

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South Africa, the country with the highest Coronavirus cases in Africa, will roll out the first coronavirus vaccine trial in Africa this week. The vaccine,...
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UN accuses multiple countries of quietly sending arms to DR Congo

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DR Congo’s military is receiving weapons and training from multiple countries without notifying the United Nations as required by a 2004 resolution, according to a...
African News Health

Health workers across Africa struggle in coronavirus ‘war zone’

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Health workers toiling on the frontline across Africa say they are facing rising infections, shortages of protective equipment and growing strains as they battle the...
African News

Zimbabwe summons US ambassador over George Floyd comments

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Zimbabwe summoned its US ambassador on Monday over remarks by a senior American official accusing the southern African country of stirring anti-racism protests over the...