Africa

Kenyan teachers held over video of pupils simulating sex

Kenyan police have arrested six teachers from a primary school in the western part of the country over a video shared widely showing pupils simulating sexual acts as the teachers watch.

Zambians face fines for using phone while crossing roads

The authorities in Zambia have passed a law that prohibits pedestrians from crossing the road while wearing headsets or talking on a mobile phone.

Kenya opposition leader faces lawsuit over secret video claim

Kenya's former electoral commission boss has threatened to take legal action against the opposition leader after the politician alleged that the poll team, including the chairman, visited his home during last year's closely fought election, local media report.

Fuel price rise in Cameroon as subsidies scrapped

Fuel prices in Cameroon will rise by about 15% from Wednesday after the government agreed to pressure from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to cut fuel subsidies.

Female soldiers challenged 

Kaoma District Commissioner Kashina Sheba has urged female officers and soldiers not to lag and let the male counterparts take the lead in combat role. 
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Kenya: A family in Juja living in fear after a baby’s coffin was dumped at their door

Residents of Riuriro village in Juja are living in fear after one of the residents- a middle-aged woman- found a baby-sized coffin dumped at...

Bushiri’s R5,5m Centurion property forfeited to the state

JOHANNESBURG - A Centurion property, valued at R5.5-million and owned by fugitives Mary and Shepherd Bushiri, has been forfeited to the state after the pair violated...

Bushiri and co-accused granted bail

Shepherd Bushiri and his wife Mary were granted R200 000 bail each at the Pretoria magistrate courtSelf-proclaimed prophet Shepherd Bushiri, his wife Mary and...

Take urgent action against bio-diversity loss – WWF

2020 Living Planet Report raises alarm on societal, environmental stability

South African economy contracts 51% in Q2

JOHANNESBURG - South Africa’s gross domestic product (GDP) contracted by 51% quarter on quarter in the second quarter of 2020, the fourth contraction in...

Ethiopian Airlines in rescue talks with SAA

ADISS ABABA - Ethiopian Airlines is in talks over the possibility of being involved in the rescue of the South African Airways (SAA), the...
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