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Zimbabweans allowed President Mugabe to hold them hostage says former vice president

It's only fair to share...Former vice president Joice Mujuru has reportedly blamed Zimbabweans for allowing President Robert Mugabe to hold them hostage, as the southern African country’s economic situation continued to deteriorate.   “Mugabe has always said if Zimbabweans tell me to go, I will go, so he is there because we have not told him to go. I believe ...

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87-year-old veteran anti-apartheid activist sentenced to life imprisonment with Nelson Mandela dies after brain surgery

It's only fair to share...  Veteran South African anti-apartheid activist, Ahmed Kathrada, who was sentenced to life imprisonment with Nelson Mandela for treason, died on Tuesday after complications following surgery, his foundation said on Twitter. “Ahmed Kathrada has passed on. Details to follow,” the Kathrada Foundation said just before 6 am local time (0400GMT).   Affectionately known as “Uncle Kathy”, ...

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6 killed as plane crashes in eastern Zimbabwe near border with Mozambique [SEE PICTURES]

It's only fair to share...Plane crash on Tuesday killed six people in eastern Zimbabwe near the border with Mozambique, a state-owned newspaper reported. [new on #3mob] Plane crash claims 6 in Vumba https://t.co/CxJLpIZNSf pic.twitter.com/tymQF6OftV — 3-mob.com (@ThreeMenOnABoat) March 27, 2017 The Herald newspaper said the Mozambican-registered eight-seater plane crashed into the Vumba mountains near the Mozambican border, with witnesses blaming ...

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Brave Namibian woman fought crocodile that almost ate her husband

It's only fair to share...Namibian woman awarded for saving husband from crocodile’s jaws   Namibian police have awarded a woman a trophy for bravery after saving her husband from the jaws of a crocodile, the newspaper The Namibian reported Monday.   Elizabeth Shintangu, now 29, was doing laundry in the Kavango River near Rundu in the north-east while her husband, ...

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Congo: Rebel militants cut of heads of 42 policemen!

It's only fair to share...A Congolese militia group has decapitated 42 policemen after ambushing them in Central Kasai province, which has seen a spike in deadly violence in recent months, a local official said on Saturday.   Members of the Kamwina Nsapu militia staged last Friday’s attack between the cities of Tshikapa and Kananga, according to Kasai Assembly President Francois ...

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3 soldiers killed, 4 injured as Islamic extremists attack army base in northern Mali

It's only fair to share...Local officials in Mali say three soldiers have been killed and four others injured in an attack by armed men on a military post in the country’s north.   One official said on Saturday that Friday night’s attack took place in the village of Almoustarat, about 150km north of Gao. Another official confirmed the toll of ...

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Zimbabwe: Women using toxic acidic mine waste to stimulate their sexual pleasure

It's only fair to share...The chemical could lead to cervix cancer.   Women living in a small town in north-western Zimbabwe are reportedly at risk of contracting cervix cancer following reports that they were allegedly using toxic acidic mine waste to stimulate their sexual pleasure.   According to New Zimbabwe.com, the Centre for Natural Resources Governance (CNRG) said that mining ...

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Central African Republic: 50 persons killed by armed rebel moslem militias  

It's only fair to share...At least 50 people have been killed and dozens more injured since Tuesday after armed men attacked three villages in the central Bambari region of the Central African Republic, local residents who fled their homes told AFP.   Prosper Tchoulekrayo, who escaped from Yasseneme village, said the attackers had “fired indiscriminately on the inhabitants”.   “The ...

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South Sudan: Passenger plane crash-lands, bursts into flames but all 49 people on board survived

It's only fair to share...A passenger plane crash-landed and burned in Wau, northwestern South Sudan on Monday, but all 49 passengers and crew survived, an airport official said.   The plane was landing but then crashed, said Wau’s Acting Airport Manager Stephen Youngule.   “The plane touched down and then jumped up again. The pilot couldn’t control it,” said Youngule, ...

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Forgive the Catholic Church’s role in Rwanda genocide, the violence disfigured face of the Roman Catholic Church

It's only fair to share...Pope Francis asked on Monday for forgiveness for the “sins and failings of the Church and its members” during Rwanda’s 1994 genocide, saying the violence had “disfigured the face” of the Roman Catholic Church.   At a meeting with Rwandan President Paul Kagame, Francis said he hoped his apology would help promote peace in the African ...

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