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Things to know about Zimbabwe's 1st lady, likely successor

Things to know about Zimbabwe’s 1st lady, likely successor

Zimbabwe’s first lady has moved a dramatic step closer to succeeding her husband as leader. President Robert Mugabe, the world’s oldest head of state, this week fired longtime deputy Emmerson Mnangagwa, removing the man long seen as the front-runner to take power when the 93-year-old Mugabe moves on.

8/11/2017 Saa 09:36:32
Plane makes emergency landing after a woman finds out her husband ‘is having an affair’

Plane makes emergency landing after a woman finds out her husband ‘is having an affair’

A plane was forced to emergency land after a woman found out her husband was allegedly having an affair during the flight.

8/11/2017 Saa 09:04:42
MY HUSBAND TAKES PERMISSION FROM HIS FATHER BEFORE SEX, WIFE TELLS COURT

MY HUSBAND TAKES PERMISSION FROM HIS FATHER BEFORE SEX, WIFE TELLS COURT

A 22-year-old housewife, Rashidat Adewuyi, told an Idi-Ogungun Customary Court in Ibadan on Friday that her father-in-law slept on the same bed with her and her husband whenever he visited them.

21/10/2017 Saa 07:40:48
President Robert Mugabe made WHO goodwill ambassador

President Robert Mugabe made WHO goodwill ambassador

The surprise move was announced by the first African director-general of the World Health Organisation.

21/10/2017 Saa 04:19:48
Somalia: Civil defense force seen after deadly attack

Somalia: Civil defense force seen after deadly attack

Every Somali citizen has to take a gun and fight al-Shabaab, president tells thousands at football stadium

19/10/2017 Saa 05:10:12
US supported mass killings of half a million Indonesians in 1965

US supported mass killings of half a million Indonesians in 1965

NEWLY declassified documents have reaffirmed that the United States government knew about and provided support for the killings of an estimated 500,000 to a million Indonesians in 1965-66 by the Indonesian military and affiliated vigilante groups.

19/10/2017 Saa 04:24:24
Hilton commits $50m to Africa Growth Initiative for conversion of 100 hotels

Hilton commits $50m to Africa Growth Initiative for conversion of 100 hotels

To support the continued expansion of its sub-Saharan African portfolio, Hilton has committed $50m over the next five years towards the Hilton Africa Growth Initiative.

6/10/2017 Saa 08:19:56
Germany to probe origins of colonial-era Rwandan skulls

Germany to probe origins of colonial-era Rwandan skulls

Germany launched a two-year study Thursday to determine the origins of more than 1,000 human skulls, mostly from Rwanda, brought to Europe during the colonial era for racial "scientific" research.

6/10/2017 Saa 05:22:42
Hague Court Exhibit Shows Children’s Wartime Suffering

Hague Court Exhibit Shows Children’s Wartime Suffering

The Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals launched an online multimedia exhibition giving insights into the suffering of children during the former Yugoslav wars and the Rwanda genocide.

5/10/2017 Saa 06:51:10
Six principles of nonviolence

Six principles of nonviolence

Nonviolence can be a safe, effective and lasting way to defeat injustice, but like any other science it takes knowledge, courage and determination.

5/10/2017 Saa 05:57:10
5 everyday things you didn't know could cause cancer

5 everyday things you didn’t know could cause cancer

It is frightening to know how many things and habits can increase your cancer risk – things you’re exposed to on a daily basis.

3/10/2017 Saa 07:24:46
Uganda: Drugs Shortage Fuels Deadly Cholera

Uganda: Drugs Shortage Fuels Deadly Cholera

AT least three people have died from cholera in western Uganda amid a shortage of medicines.

3/10/2017 Saa 07:10:47
Grace Mugabe 'donates used underwear' to Zanu-PF supporters – report

Grace Mugabe ’donates used underwear’ to Zanu-PF supporters – report

Zimbabwean First Lady Grace Mugabe has reportedly drawn criticism from health and political activists after she allegedly donated used underwear to Zanu-PF party supporters in the eastern border city of Mutare.

3/10/2017 Saa 07:00:05
Civilians among dozens of casualties from clashes in Libyan smuggling hub

Civilians among dozens of casualties from clashes in Libyan smuggling hub

Clashes have pitted an armed group previously known for migrant smuggling against the Operations Room to combat the Islamic State

3/10/2017 Saa 06:40:48
Man is jailed for having sex with a DONKEY after witch doctor told him it would make him a stronger man

Man is jailed for having sex with a DONKEY after witch doctor told him it would make him a stronger man

A South African man has been jailed for having sex with a donkey after a witch doctor told him it would make him stronger.

28/09/2017 Saa 12:32:46
President Mugabe likens rivals to Judas for seeking his retirement

President Mugabe likens rivals to Judas for seeking his retirement

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe on Thursday accused unnamed officials of his own party of trying to push him into retiring and likened them to the biblical betrayer Judas.

28/09/2017 Saa 11:55:47
Italy woman marries herself in 'fairytale without prince'

Italy woman marries herself in ’fairytale without prince’

An Italian woman has married herself in a ceremony complete with white dress, three-layer wedding cake, bridesmaids and 70 guests.

28/09/2017 Saa 05:35:54
A 28-year-old had sex with an 11-year-old. Under French law, it’s not necessarily rape.

A 28-year-old had sex with an 11-year-old. Under French law, it’s not necessarily rape.

He told her that he would “teach her how to kiss.”

28/09/2017 Saa 05:17:42
Good news! The world is getting freer, faster

Good news! The world is getting freer, faster

Earlier today, the Fraser Institute published the 21st edition of its annual Economic Freedom of the World (EFW) report. The Canadian think-tank uses 42 data points across five different areas (size of government, legal/property rights, sound money, freedom to trade internationally and regulation) to rank the economic freedom of 159 countries and territories.

28/09/2017 Saa 04:39:06
Police fire teargas to disperse NASA, Jubilee supporters in Kenya

Police fire teargas to disperse NASA, Jubilee supporters in Kenya

Police were forced to fire tear gas to disperse NASA and Jubilee supporters after they clashed outside IEBC’s Anniversary Towers offices on Tuesday.

26/09/2017 Saa 10:45:18
How Trump's revised ban impacts travel and immigration to the US

How Trump’s revised ban impacts travel and immigration to the US

On Sunday, President Trump issued a presidential proclamation banning or restricting travel from eight countries — adding Chad, Venezuela and North Korea to the original list of Iran, Libya, Somalia, Syria, and Yemen.

26/09/2017 Saa 10:06:27
Ugandan AMISOM contingent receives Bastion APCs

Ugandan AMISOM contingent receives Bastion APCs

The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) announced on 25 September that its Ugandan contingent had received 19 new combat vehicles from the United States and released photographs showing ACMAT Bastion armoured personnel carriers (APCs) branded as Mack products.

26/09/2017 Saa 09:45:36
DRC: More than 1 million people uprooted from their homes by lingering violence in Kasai

DRC: More than 1 million people uprooted from their homes by lingering violence in Kasai

Lying on a well-worn mattress strapped onto a bicycle overloaded with household items, and pushed hastily by his older siblings, the little boy was fast asleep. He was exhausted from a punishing trek that families are forced to take to escape persistent tensions in several towns and villages in the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s (DRC’s) conflict-hit Kasai region.

26/09/2017 Saa 06:38:08
France assigns magistrates to BNP Rwanda lawsuit

France assigns magistrates to BNP Rwanda lawsuit

France has assigned magistrates to investigate allegations that banking giant BNP Paribas was complicit in the 1994 genocide of the Tutsi minority in Rwanda, a source close to the case told AFP Monday.

25/09/2017 Saa 13:28:04
Man caught with kilo of gold hidden in rectum at Sri Lanka airport

Man caught with kilo of gold hidden in rectum at Sri Lanka airport

An alleged gold smuggler was arrested in Sri Lanka with seven gold "biscuits" and six chains concealed inside his person.

25/09/2017 Saa 13:07:54
'World's heaviest' woman Eman Ahmed dies in Abu Dhabi, aged 37

’World’s heaviest’ woman Eman Ahmed dies in Abu Dhabi, aged 37

Eman Ahmed had lost more than half her 78 stone body weight after stomach-shrinking surgery in India, paid for by crowdsourcing.

25/09/2017 Saa 12:48:00
Army kills over 30 Burundian refugees in DRC

Army kills over 30 Burundian refugees in DRC

Official claims refugees have been killed in South Kivu province’s Walungu during rioting

19/09/2017 Saa 10:13:40
South Sudan clashes leave 16 dead

South Sudan clashes leave 16 dead

Sudan People’s Liberation Army and opposition forces fight in Northern Liech near Sudanese border

19/09/2017 Saa 10:00:10
KPMG's future in SA is questioned by Sars boss

KPMG’s future in SA is questioned by Sars boss

JOHANNESBURG - The very existence of embattled audit firm KPMG on Monday came into question as the commissioner of the SA Revenue Services (Sars) Tom Moyane said he had recommended to the government to blacklist the firm as the fallout over Sars “Rogue unit” report ensued unabated.

19/09/2017 Saa 06:48:49
Philanthropists join forces to fund Africa's cash-strapped health sector

Philanthropists join forces to fund Africa’s cash-strapped health sector

In the 2017 World Happiness Report by Gallup, African countries score poorly. Of the 150 countries on the list, the Central African Republic, Tanzania and Burundi rank as the unhappiest countries in the world.

19/09/2017 Saa 06:37:09
Opposition 'takes Mugabe to court' – report

Opposition ’takes Mugabe to court’ – report

Zimbabwe’s main opposition, the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) led by Morgan Tsvangirai, has launched a court challenge against President Robert Mugabe’s recent declaration of voter registration dates, says a report.

13/09/2017 Saa 13:45:16
CAR defense minister sacked amid growing violence

CAR defense minister sacked amid growing violence

Central African Republic president Faustin-Archange Touadera sacked his defence minister on Tuesday evening, according to a state radio broadcast, amid growing violence that threatens to spin the country out of control.

13/09/2017 Saa 05:32:53
Congo's Vicious Kasai War Could Reignite The Great Congo War

Congo’s Vicious Kasai War Could Reignite The Great Congo War

In August 2016, small but violent conflict erupted in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s south-central Kasai region.

13/09/2017 Saa 05:14:52
Rohingya in Myanmar, 'textbook example of ethnic cleansing': UN human rights chief

Rohingya in Myanmar, ’textbook example of ethnic cleansing’: UN human rights chief

The United Nations human rights chief, Zeid Ra’ad al-Hussein, on Monday said the violence and injustice faced by the ethnic Rohingya minority in Myanmar, where U.N. rights investigators have been barred from entering, “seems a textbook example of ethnic cleansing.”

12/09/2017 Saa 10:03:02
Burundi nationals heading to join al Shabaab arrested in Kenya

Burundi nationals heading to join al Shabaab arrested in Kenya

Four Burundi nationals were arrested at Merire area along Isiolo-Marsabit Highway Tuesday.

12/09/2017 Saa 09:35:08
Togo’s summit cancellation is “victory to African struggle,” says Hamas leader

Togo’s summit cancellation is “victory to African struggle,” says Hamas leader

The postponement of the Africa-Israel Summit, is “a victory for humanitarian values and its defenders,” Hamas political bureau member, Izzat Al-Risheq, said yesterday.

12/09/2017 Saa 04:26:24
Pope injured in Colombia

Pope injured in Colombia

Pope Francis sustained minor injuries on Sunday when he lost his balance and bumped his head against a vehicle barrier while riding in the popemobile during his visit to Cartagena, Colombia.

11/09/2017 Saa 08:22:16
Al Shabaab storms Somali border town, kills at least 10 military

Al Shabaab storms Somali border town, kills at least 10 military

Heavy fighting erupted on Monday in the Somali border town of Balad Hawo near Kenya after Al Shabaab detonated a suicide car bomb and then stormed the military base there, the spokesman of the al Qaeda-linked group told Reuters.

11/09/2017 Saa 06:04:13
Grace Mugabe at it again...

Grace Mugabe at it again...

Zimbabwe’s controversial First Lady Grace Mugabe was at it again when she called for violence against former ruling Zanu-PF party members during a youth rally addressed by her husband in Bindura on Saturday.

11/09/2017 Saa 05:17:06
Diamonds are funding Zim's political oppression - Global Witness

Diamonds are funding Zim’s political oppression - Global Witness

Zimbabwe’s government is using money earned from diamond exports to fund its Central Intelligence Organisation, blamed for a raft of human-rights abuses as it’s helped to keep President Robert Mugabe in power since 1980, Global Witness said.

11/09/2017 Saa 04:47:03

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