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Zambians asked to stop spying on phones of their spouses

Zambia’s President Hakainde Hichilema has asked citizens to stop spying on the phones of their spouses. The country recorded over 22,000 divorce cases last year alone, statistics that President Hichilema is unhappy with. Statistics from the last 12 months showed the shortest marriage in the country lasted for 30 days while the longest was 65 years. Leading the reasons for… Read More
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Malawi: Schools reopen after cholera killed 750 people

Academic work is resuming in primary and secondary schools in Malawi‘s two major cities following a cholera outbreak that killed hundreds of people. The cholera outbreak began in March last year and has so far killed more than 750 people. Schools in the capital, Lilongwe, and the commercial hub, Blantyre, had remained closed for at least two weeks after the… Read More
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South Africa: Ramaphosa wins re-election as ANC leader

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has been re-elected leader of the governing African National Congress (ANC) at a party leadership contest. Mr Ramaphosa was battling allegations of money laundering but defeated his rival Zweli Mkhize by 2,476 votes to 1,897. Mr Mkhize was the health minister in Mr Ramaphosa’s government, until he was forced to resigned last year over allegations… Read More
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Cape Town’s booming tech industry

– – Cape Town, the tech hub of Africa, is full of entrepreneurs, new technologies, and start-ups from many different industries. It is very easy to start up a tech company in this city because of the combination of government and business collaboration, a strong infrastructure, a supportive community and the city’s excellent location. There are currently 22 entrepreneurs incubators… Read More
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South African MPs vote against impeaching Ramaphosa over graft report

– – South Africa’s parliament on Tuesday voted against starting an impeachment process against President Cyril Ramaphosa. Lawmakers voted to reject the report by a panel of experts that found preliminary evidence Ramaphosa may have committed misconduct. The case relates to the Phala Phala farm scandal, in which the president is accused of a cover-up when the theft of foreign… Read More
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South Africa: Ramaphosa faces parliament vote on graft report

– – South Africa’s parliament will hold a special sitting on Tuesday to debate a corruption report that concluded that President Cyril Ramaphosa may have broken his oath of office. The report was put together by a panel of legal experts. The case relates to the Phala Phala farm scandal, in which the president is accused of a cover-up when the… Read More
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Springbok Casino Voted Best Live Dealer Casino in 2022

– – South African online casino players will be happy to learn that one of their favorite gaming sites, Springbok Casino, has been voted as Best Live Dealer Casino in 2022. This announcement was made by the leading South African gambling portal, No Deposit Casinos this week, although it didn’t come as a surprise to many, who have come to… Read More
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South Africa’s prison service rejects Jacob Zuma’s return to jail

– – South Africa’s prison service has rejected a court decision asking for former president Jacob Zuma to be sent back to jail. The prison service has now said it will challenge the court ruling delivered this week. “Having carefully studied the judgement, Correctional Services is convinced that another court may arrive at a different conclusion,” the Department of Correctional… Read More
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SA top court orders ex-President Zuma’s return to jail

– – South Africa’s Supreme Court of Appeal on Monday ordered that former President Jacob Zuma be sent back to prison to serve his 15-month jail term. The court upheld an earlier ruling that stated that Zuma’s medical parole was unlawful. “On any conceivable basis, the commissioner’s decision was unlawful and unconstitutional. The high court was correct to set it… Read More
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South Africans sign petition against unisex toilets in schools

Photo: Getty Images Some South Africans have started a petition against plans by the department of basic education to introduce unisex or gender-neutral toilets in schools. The online petition has been signed by over 60,000 people so far. “Toilets are private and suggesting that girls and boys share toilets will bring about many social ills,” the petition said. The plan… Read More