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15 January 2019 5:05 PM By killing the internet, Zimbabwe kills commerce and the lights

When the Zimbabwean government ordered internet service providers to shutter parts of the web in an effort to curb anti-government protests, it also plunged homes into darkness because people can’t pay their utilities online. Most people in the southern African nation use Econet Wireless Zimbabwe's Ecocash mobile-phone payment system for daily transactions 1121

07 January 2019 5:56 PM WATCH: Aftermath of US embassy red paint attack in Athens

Greek police detained ten people and formally arrested two of them on Monday after the US Embassy in Athens was vandalized with paint. Police said the 10 were detained after a group of people on motorbikes threw red paint at the embassy's parking entrance at around 03:30 local time. An anarchist group known as Rouvikonas claimed responsibility for the attack 87

07 January 2019 6:40 AM WATCH: Daenerys meets Sansa in new Game of Thrones teaser

Cape Town – Just as the internet was set a flutter with tweets about the Golden Globe Awards, HBO released a sizzle reel for new seasons of returning shows and first looks at new programming. In the fast-paced compilation, we get to witness Game of Thrones' Sansa Stark meeting with Daenerys Targaryen, and her brother, Jon Snow. Other than GOT footage 169

02 January 2019 6:19 PM RFI says DRC revokes journalist's accreditation

Radio France International says the Democratic Republic of Congo's government has revoked the accreditation of one of its journalists. A statement on Wednesday says Florence Morice was merely doing her job in covering the country's presidential election, and it asks that DRC reverse its decision. The statement also says RFI's transmissions have been blocked 95

22 December 2018 2:00 PM WATCH: Cardi B's Money music video is here and it's very NSFW

Cape Town - Rapper Cardi B released the music video for her newest single Money on Friday. Set against the backdrop of an ornate chateau or museum, the eye-grabbing video shows several striking visuals with Cardi B pole dancing, twerking, throwing money in the air, breastfeeding and playing the piano naked. Following the release of the video, Cardi B revealed 91

16 December 2018 11:57 AM Ethiopia jails soldiers who protested for better pay

An Ethiopian court has jailed 66 soldiers over a rare protest in the capital in October demanding better pay, state media reported on Saturday. The Ethiopia Broadcasting Corporation (EBC) reported that the soldiers would be jailed from five to 14 years each. In October, hundreds of elite soldiers staged a protest in Addis Ababa over "inadequate" salary 66

11 December 2018 8:49 PM Africa's largest fibre company gets $180m cash boost

Liquid Telecom received a $180m (R2.5bn) cash injection from UK development finance institution CDC Group, as Africa’s largest fibre-network operator expands broadband infrastructure across the continent. The investment will give London-based CDC a stake of almost 10% in Liquid, which is majority owned by Mauritius-based Econet Global. The funding will enable 92

02 December 2018 7:49 AM Naspers CFO plans 'significant investments' in coming months

Naspers has its sights set on acquisitions as Africa’s largest company by market value targets “significant investments” for its $10bn cash pile in the next couple of months, Chief Financial Officer Basil Sgourdos said. “In the first half of this year we have done about $750m in deals, and there are some near-term opportunities coming up,” Sgourdos said by phone 98

30 November 2018 7:10 PM Tunisia arrests 12 suspected ISIS members, dismantles cells: ministry

Authorities have arrested 12 suspected members of the Islamic State group and seized bomb making materials since a suicide attack last month, the interior ministry said on Friday. Authorities have also "dismantled four takfiri (Sunni extremist) sleeper cells in several parts of Tunisia", the ministry said in a statement. The announcement follows an attack 65

18 November 2018 7:15 AM Emfuleni: Concerns raised about recovery plan as residents' satisfaction levels plummet

With the Emfuleni municipality under provincial administration, and a team from National Treasury intervening, it was hoped that the troubled municipality would be turned around. But concerns have been raised about the turnaround plan, and a new survey shows that residents of the municipality are increasingly unhappy. Emfuleni was placed under administration 80