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15 November 2018 8:18 AM Malawi nurse under fire for taking selfie with naked pregnant woman in labour ward

A nurse at a hospital in Blantyre, Malawi, has reportedly been suspended, pending further investigation, after she took a selfie with an unsuspecting naked pregnant woman in the background. According to Malawi24, the picture, shared on social media, showed the pregnant woman lying on a bed in the labour ward. The selfie had since provoked an uproar on social 16

14 November 2018 7:02 PM Media watchdog slams Gabon over 'erosion' of freedom

Freedom of the press is being eroded in Gabon, Reporters Without Borders (RSF) said on Wednesday, after the government suspended a newspaper for commenting on the hospitalisation of President Ali Bongo. Gabon's media regulator, the High Authority for Communications (HAC), on Friday handed a three-month suspension to the L'Aube (Dawn) newspaper and a six-month 19

14 November 2018 8:27 AM 2-year-old toddler dies from zebra cobra snake bite in Namibia – report

A 2-year-old toddler reportedly died just outside the capital Windhoek in Namibia after he was bitten by a zebra cobra snake last week. According to The Namibian, Deon Heunis de Wet died in a private hospital where he had been admitted. Deon's father said that his son was bitted around 21:00 on Thursday last week when he was sleeping. The report quoted 19

13 November 2018 3:38 PM Gabon opposition party raises temperature on Bongo's health

A Gabonese opposition party on Tuesday accused the government of peddling a "lie" over the health of President Ali Bongo after he was hospitalised in Saudi Arabia nearly three weeks ago. "A group of people within the president's office has opted for evasiveness, duplicity and even (for telling) a state lie," the National Union party said in a statement 21

12 November 2018 7:04 AM Homeless 'Trolleyman' hailed, rewarded for ramming street attacker in Australia

A homeless man who rammed a shopping trolley at a knife-wielding attacker who was threatening police is being hailed and rewarded for his actions, but he insists he isn't a hero. Michael Rogers emerged from a crowd of onlookers during the attack on Friday afternoon in downtown Melbourne, Australia, in which one person was fatally stabbed and two others 22

11 November 2018 5:33 AM Toll rises to 53 dead from bomb blasts in Somalia's capital

Somali hospital and police sources say the death toll from Friday's bombings outside a hotel in Mogadishu has risen to 53 with over 100 injured. Captain Mohamed Hussein, a senior Somali police officer, said many of the injured suffered horrific wounds, raising fears that death toll could rise further. The figure given by Hussein is consistent with submissions 23

09 November 2018 8:15 PM Pietermaritzburg man dies after car lands on top of him and his wife

An elderly man was killed when a vehicle landed on top of him and his wife on the N3 near the Peter Brown off-ramp in Town Hill, Pietermaritzburg on Friday morning. His wife sustained multiple injuries, ER24 spokesperson Werner Vermaak said in a statement. Vermaak said paramedics arrived on the scene before 08:00 on Friday and found a bakkie on its side. Vermaak 22

09 November 2018 7:18 AM Multiple stabbing 'incident' in Melbourne

Multiple people were hurt in a rush hour stabbing incident in Melbourne's central business district, police said on Friday, after they apprehended a suspect near a burning vehicle. Victoria Police said officers "initially responded to a report of a car on fire" in the city centre at around 16:20 local time, as people began to leave work for the weekend 26

08 November 2018 4:56 PM 4 seriously injured in chemical explosion at Boksburg factory

Four people were injured on Thursday afternoon after an explosion at a chemical factory in Main Rain Reef Road in Boksburg, Johannesburg. "We had one patient seriously burnt in the face, head and neck [who] has been taken to Glenwood hospital for treatment," Ekurhuleni Emergency Services (EES) spokesperson William Ntladi said. He added that three others 29

08 November 2018 9:36 AM Beloved radio presenter Ian Ward diagnosed with terminal cancer

Cape Town - For the past 20 years, Ian Ward has dedicated his life to radio, starting his career on the graveyard shift on UCT Radio and then presenting for Good Hope FM and Heart FM. Other than his work in front of the mic, Ian also founded Clicks Live, a retail radio station operating in all Clicks stores across South Africa. Five years ago, Ian received 48