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Sixty aid workers flee South Sudan fighting- UN

A surge of fighting in eastern South Sudan has forced 60 aid workers to flee, the UN humanitarian agency said Saturday, hurting efforts to help civilians in the famine-hit nation. An increase in violence nationwide...
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North Korea ready for nuclear attack amid show of force

North Korea has warned the US not to take provocative action in the region, saying it is “ready to hit back with nuclear attacks The comments came as North Korea marked the 105th anniversary of...
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Tsikamutandas are con-artists who steal from poor people

Exorcists or tsikamutandas (witch-hunters) have been sledged as con-artists impoverishing poor communities through their hefty fines Masvingo provincial administrator Fungai Mbetsa told a multi-sectoral community-based food and nutrition security meeting here this week that his...
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Kirsty Coventry in gunshot scare

Seven-time Olympic medalist Kirsty Coventry was left holding her heart in her hands following a robbery at a jewellery store in Johannesburg, South Africa — a stone’s throw away from where she was having...
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Missing hunter might have been eaten by Zim crocodiles

Teams searching in Zimbabwe for missing SA hunter Scott van Zyl, 44, have found what is possibly human remains in two crocodiles they shot. Ex-Colonel Sakkie Louwrens of the Heritage Protection Group (HPG), who is...
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Mugabe’s clean chiskop sets social media ablaze

Just like he did when he recently received a “special massage chair” from his Cabinet lieutenants, President Robert Mugabe has sent social media into a frenzy over his shaven head. This comes after the nonagenarian’s...
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Nigeria anti-corruption agency finds $43m in Lagos flat

More than $43m (£34m) has been seized from a flat in Nigeria’s main city, Lagos, the anti-corruption agency says. Officials raided the flat after a tip-off about a “haggard-looking” woman in “dirty clothes” taking bags...
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Taiwan bans eating dogs and cats

Taiwan has banned the eating of dogs and cats, lawmakers said Wednesday. as pressure grows to improve animal welfare after a spate of cruelty cases that stirred public outrage. Parliament passed legislation to outlaw the...
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Fastjet increases number of flights on its route between Harare and Victoria Falls

Fastjet has increased the number of flights on its route between Harare and Victoria Falls in response to strong passenger demand. The airline, which previously operated three weekly flights on the route on Tuesdays, Thursdays...
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Trump considers military strikes in Syria after gas horror

US president Donald Trump is weighing the possibility of launching military strikes against Syria, and calling out strongman Bashar al-Assad for this week’s horrific chemical weapons attack. And his secretary of state Rex Tillerson told reporters...

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