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16 November 2018 6:00 PM Mnangagwa saved Chamisa from arrest, says Zim police chief

Zimbabwean police have reportedly said that President Emmerson Mnangagwa is the reason why they have not arrested the opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) party leader Nelson Chamisa for "inciting violence", which led to a deadly military crackdown on August 1. According to New Zimbabwe.com, police boss, Godwin Matanga told the Kgalema Motlanthe 20

16 November 2018 2:01 PM Zim city mulls compulsory cremation for people under the age of 25 – report

Zimbabwe's second largest city, Bulawayo, is reportedly planning to introduce mandatory cremation for people who die at the age of 25 and below due to shortage of burial space. According to the state-owned Chronicle newspaper, Bulawayo City Council debated the contentious issue at its recent meeting. One of the city’s six burial ground’s – West Park Cemetery 20

16 November 2018 3:51 AM Denmark withholds aid to Tanzania over gay rights

Denmark is cutting about $10 million in aid to the government of Tanzania over what it called "negative developments" in human rights in the East African country. Ulla Tornaes, Denmark's minister for development cooperation, said on Twitter she was "deeply concerned" by developments such as a Tanzanian official's "completely unacceptable homophobic statements 24

15 November 2018 4:29 PM HRW denounces Angola's expulsion of 400 000 Congolese

A global rights watchdog on Thursday called on Angola to halt mass deportations after more than 400 000 migrants mainly from the Democratic Republic of Congo fled or were expelled from Angola in just weeks. Human Rights Watch (HRW) says migrants have been targeted in a massive operation targeting diamond smuggling. Without producing evidence, the government 23

15 November 2018 11:17 AM Bulls confirm Rassie will help pick new Super Rugby coach

Cape Town - The Bulls have confirmed that Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus will help them in the process of selecting a new head coach. The Pretoria franchise is on the hunt for a new coach after the departure of John Mitchell, who was recently confirmed as England’s defence coach. A recent report indicated that Erasmus could partake in the process of finding 23

15 November 2018 9:05 AM RG set for Bok starting role at Murrayfield

Cape Town - Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus is likely to make a few changes to his match-day squad for Saturday’s Test against Scotland in Edinburgh. According to Netwerk24, Erasmus could make two changes and two positional shifts to the team that beat France 29-26 in Paris last weekend. In the backline, Embrose Papier is likely to replace Faf de Klerk 24

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 23

14 November 2018 12:17 PM BREAKING: Arrest warrant issued for Colin Booysen while in court for separate case

An arrest warrant has been issued for underworld figure Colin Booysen, the Cape Town Regional Court heard on Wednesday, as he appeared in court for a separate trial. Booysen - along with Nafiz Modack, Ashley Fields and Jacques Cronje - are currently on trial for a string of charges, ranging from extortion to money laundering, in relation to an alleged 27

14 November 2018 11:25 AM Breytenbach on why she pulled out of the race

Being the National Director of Public Prosecutions (NDPP) would have been her dream job, but withdrawing from the shortlist of candidates was for the sake of keeping politics out of the office, DA MP Glynnis Breytenbach said on Wednesday. A panel assisting President Cyril Ramaphosa with the appointment of a new NDPP included Breytenbach - a former prosecutor 22

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 20