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28 December 2018 8:46 PM Pirates to face African champs in CAF draw

Johannesburg - CAF Champions League trophy-holders Esperance of Tunisia will face Horoya of Guinea, Orlando Pirates of South Africa and FC Platinum of Zimbabwe in the 2018/19 group phase. The Friday draw at a luxury Cairo hotel overlooking the Nile river split the qualifying survivors into four groups with each club facing their three rivals home and away. Tunisian 64

12 December 2018 6:05 PM Tanzania agrees to construct $3bn dam in wildlife park

Tanzania has signed a $3 billion agreement with Egyptian companies to construct a huge hydroelectric plant in a game reserve that is a Unesco World Heritage site. President John Magufuli on Wednesday witnessed the signing of the agreement with Egyptian Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly. Conservationists have opposed the construction of the 2 115-megawatt 55

01 December 2018 12:01 PM A groundbreaking beauty pageant for those with albinism

A groundbreaking beauty pageant for people with albinism has encouraged confidence and inclusion for people who remain the target of sometimes deadly stigma in Africa. The first Mr. and Miss Albinism East Africa pageant on Friday night in Kenya's capital saw participants from Tanzania and Uganda as well. Elizabeth James of Tanzania says she was forced 56

19 November 2018 6:01 AM WATCH: Top World news videos you can't miss

US President Donald Trump calls CIA assessment for the killing of Jamal Khashoggi "very early and premature". The CIA reportedly blames Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman for the killing of the journalist. US President Donald Trump said on Saturday the wildfire devastation in Paradise, California - the site of the state's deadliest wildfire - was "very 68

18 November 2018 7:01 PM Mahrez brace helps Algeria qualify for AFCON

Johannesburg - Manchester City star Riyad Mahrez scored twice as Algeria trounced Togo 4-1 in Lome on Sunday to qualify for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations finals in Cameroon. Mahrez netted either side of a Youcef Attal goal to give the 1990 champions a three-goal advantage within 30 minutes in the west African city. Kodjo Fo-Doh Laba pulled one back for Togo in the second 56

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 68

14 November 2018 1:59 PM Sanef concerned by Sisulu backing Tanzania on detention of journalists traveling on tourist visas

The South African National Editors Forum (Sanef) has expressed concern over government's response to authorities detaining journalists in Tanzania. "Sanef is alarmed that International Relations and Cooperation Minister Lindiwe Sisulu went on later to defend the high-handed actions of the Tanzanian government, which claimed that the two media activists 62

12 November 2018 1:44 PM SA journalist Angela Quintal and colleague were detained in Tanzania for working while on tourist visas

South African journalist Angela Quintal and her Kenyan colleague Muthoki Mumo were arrested in Tanzania because they were working while in the country on tourist visas. This was the explanation the Tanzanian government gave to Minister of International Relations Lindiwe Sisulu – a reason she says she is satisfied with. During a press briefing on South 123

05 November 2018 3:45 PM 'No plan to hunt down and arrest homosexuals,' says Tanzania govt

Tanzania says that a plan to hunt down and arrest suspected homosexuals in the country's economic capital was not official policy, distancing itself from a citywide crackdown slammed by rights groups. Dar es Salaam's powerful governor, Paul Makonda, urged citizens last Monday to begin reporting homosexuals for round-ups in a country where anti-gay rhetoric 67

18 October 2018 10:08 AM SAA blocks 2 suspicious passengers from boarding plane after recent mid-flight theft

South African Airways (SAA) on Thursday confirmed that two passengers were denied entry to one of its flights, following a recent theft during a flight from Johannesburg to Hong Kong. According to SAA spokesperson Tlali Tlali, the airline acted to prevent any further incidents on the Hong Kong route. He told TimesLive the two passengers intended travelling 77