Africa

Passenger Plane Crash Into Lake Victoria In Tanzania Kills 19

The death toll from Sunday’s plane crash in Lake Victoria in Tanzania has jumped to 19, Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa said, after the Precision Air flight plunged into water while approaching the northwestern city of Bukoba. “All Tanzanians are with you in mourning the 19 people who lost lives during …

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Ramaphosa Slams US For ‘Panic-Driven’ Sandton Terror Alert

President Cyril Ramaphosa has criticised the US, saying it jumped the gun by issuing a terror alert for Sandton, Johannesburg, before speaking to local authorities. The US embassy on Wednesday posted the alert on its website and identified the potential target as Sandton, a suburb in the country’s financial hub …

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Botswana Africa’s Next Financial Hub: Zim Tycoon

Botswana has been touted as a future regional superpower, and a potential African financial hub due to its good global ratings and enabling macro environment. This was said by the founder and Group Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Masawara, Shingai Mutasa. Mutasa was speaking at the just ended two-day National …

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ZEP Extension Not For Zanu PF 2023 Support: Motsoaledi

South Africa’s home affairs minister Aaron Motsoaledi has scornfully dismissed speculation that his decision to extend permits for Zimbabwean immigrants was aimed at helping the ruling Zanu PF party win next year’s crunch general elections. Motsoaledi had, throughout the year, vowed to not renew the expiring Zimbabwe Exemption Permit (ZEP), …

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SA Vigilante Groups Burn 3 Zimbabweans To Death

Three Zimbabweans were burnt to death in Chavani village outside Elim on Saturday. They had been accused of stealing cables and solar panels. About 200 immigrants then fled their homes. Some were forced out of their houses by vigilante groups. They have fled to other villages or are hiding in …

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