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  1. Zimbabwe: Women Using Colliery Mine Waste As Sexual Stimulant - Report

    03.24 / 10:07 allafrica.com Allafrica.com - Africa
    [New Zimbabwe] A MINING rights lobby NGO says Hwange Colliery is exposing local women to serious health risks by dumping toxic acid whose chaff they (women) are applying to their bodies to arouse sexual…
  2. South Africa: Zuma Sculpture Scrapped

    03.24 / 10:07 allafrica.com Allafrica.com - Africa
    [News24Wire] The North West government has cancelled plans to erect a multi-million rand, life-sized sculpture of President Jacob Zuma, but intends to build a monument in his honour…
  3. Nigeria: Nigeria Introduces Visa On Arrival for Foreign Investors

    03.24 / 08:59 allafrica.com Allafrica.com - Africa
    [Vanguard] The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has announced the introduction of a liberalised online Visa on Arrival (VOA) facility to the public, especially foreign investors willing to invest in…
  4. Uganda: How Police Spokesperson Kaweesi's Death United Foes

    03.24 / 08:59 allafrica.com Allafrica.com - Africa
    [Observer] In the wake of the assassination of Andrew Felix Kaweesi, political nemeses put their differences aside and united in mourning for the fallen police spokesman. SADAB KITATTA KAAYA captured some of the behind-the-scenes…
  5. Kenya: Kenya to Reopen Border With Somalia

    03.24 / 08:59 allafrica.com Allafrica.com - Africa
    [VOA] The Kenyan government says it will open the border with Somalia to boost trade and allow the flow of people between the two countries. Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta also pledged to help Somalia in the fight against al-Shabab militants and support and train government workers. His remarks followed a meeting he had in Nairobi with his Somali counterpart, Mohamed Abdullahi…
  6. Zimbabwe: Mugabe Enjoys Lavish Lifestyle Amid Poverty

    03.24 / 07:54 allafrica.com Allafrica.com - Africa
    [Zimbabwe Independent] "PEOPLE say I'm extravagant because I want to be surrounded by beauty. But tell me, who wants to be surrounded by…
  7. Malawi: Former President Banda Addresses Members of U.S. Congress

    03.24 / 07:54 allafrica.com Allafrica.com - Africa
    [Nyasa Times] Malawi's former president Joyce Banda on Tuesday, March 21, 2017, addressed some members of the United States Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington DC, United States of…
  8. Malawi: Ruling Party Has Thug-Like Leadership, Says Activist Manganya

    03.24 / 07:54 allafrica.com Allafrica.com - Africa
    [Nyasa Times] Social commentator, activist and comedian Michael Usi , who is popularly known as 'Manganya', on Thursday night addressed the nation through a 40 minute radio speech which was delivered in a form of a Church sermon and somehow like a political rally with a background of people singing praise songs, cheering and…
  9. Africa: Towards 'Radical' Solutions for Africa's Growth #CoM2017

    03.24 / 06:50 allafrica.com Allafrica.com - Africa
    [allAfrica] Dakar -Senegal's budget minister Brima Mangara has called on African states to promote structural transformation as part of development strategies "in order to meet the challenges of growth". Mangara said that when the living conditions of the most vulnerable in society improves, peace and social stability…
  10. Nigeria: Arik Air Staff Jittery Over Looming Mass Sack

    03.24 / 06:50 allafrica.com Allafrica.com - Africa
    [Leadership] Palpable fears have gripped many staff of Arik Air recently taken over by Assets Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) now at the verge of collecting their sack letters from the new…
  11. Uganda: Makerere Withholds 14,000 Transcripts Over Fake Marks

    03.24 / 06:50 allafrica.com Allafrica.com - Africa
    [Monitor] Kampala -Makerere University has withheld 14,895 transcripts for students who graduated in February until the institution completes cleaning up its results management system after some staff infiltrated the system and falsified some of the students'…
  12. Kenya: Body of Televangelist Pastor's Mother Found Buried at her Farm

    03.24 / 06:50 allafrica.com Allafrica.com - Africa
    [Nation] The body of the mother of televangelist and former presidential candidate pastor Pius Muiru was on Thursday found buried in her…
  13. Nigeria: Kaduna Airport Unsafe, Insecure - Lawmakers

    03.24 / 05:44 allafrica.com Allafrica.com - Africa
    [Premium Times] The House of Representatives on Thursday condemned the aviation operations at the Kaduna International…
  14. Nigeria: State Has Over 1,000 Illegal Mining Sites - Expert

    03.24 / 05:44 allafrica.com Allafrica.com - Africa
    [Leadership] The President of the Nigerian Mining and Geosciences Society(NMGS)and Chairman, Mining Implementation and Strategic Team(MIST) Professor Olugbenga Okunlola has said Nigeria has over 1000 unregulated mining sites, also known as illegal…
  15. Kenya: Popular Singer Jaguar May Face Up to 10 Years in Prison

    03.24 / 05:44 allafrica.com Allafrica.com - Africa
    [Nation] Popular singer Jaguar may face up to 10 years in prison if he is convicted for the deaths of two people who were hit by his car along the Sagana-Makutano road in Kirinyaga on…
  16. Uganda: Blind Students Sue Govt Over Scrapped Subjects

    03.24 / 05:44 allafrica.com Allafrica.com - Africa
    [Monitor] Kampala -Visually impaired students have petitioned court challenging government decision to suspend 10 subjects under the O-Level curriculum. The petition was filed in the High Court on…
  17. Central African Republic: Raped, Injected With Poison, Family Killed - One Woman's Story

    03.24 / 04:41 allafrica.com Allafrica.com - Africa
    [IRIN] Bangui -The first time the Séléka rebels captured Danielle* she was visiting the shallow grave where her husband, father, and brothers were all buried. Danielle had witnessed the rebels kill the men outside her home just a few hours earlier. When she returned to show her mother what had happened, the fighters - still lingering outside - turned on h…
  18. Ghana: London Terror Sparks Call For Better MP Protection

    03.24 / 04:41 allafrica.com Allafrica.com - Africa
    [Ghana Star] The terror attack at the British Parliament on Wednesday, has seen some Members of Ghana's Parliament revive the debate of the security of Ghana's legislature, with the Chairman of Parliament's Foreign Affairs Committee, Patrick Boamah, saying MPs are vulnerable in…