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Tanzania Mourns 69 Killed in Fuel Tanker Blast

MOROGORO, TANZANIA – Tanzania was in mourning Sunday, preparing to bury 69 people who perished when a crashed fuel tanker exploded as crowds rushed to syphon off leaking petrol.

President John Magufuli declared a period of mourning through Monday following …

Muslims Go for Substitutes as Sacrificial Sheep Scarce

YAOUNDE, CAMEROON – Cameroon Muslims are looking for alternatives for the sacrifice as recommended by prophet Muhammad on the day of the Eid al-Adha feast. Sheep, traditionally slaughtered, have become very scarce as a result of the Boko Haram conflict …

Mass arrest of foreigners in South Africa

JOHANNESBURG, At least 600 foreign nationals were arrested by police on Wednesday, South African media reports.

In the targeted search operation carried out in the main city, Johannesburg, police also confiscated firearms and a large consignment of counterfeit goods in …

Top Court Hears Malawi Presidential Election Result Challenge

LILONGWE, MALAWI – Malawi’s top court on Thursday began hearing an opposition application to overturn the results of the presidential elections held three months ago, over alleged election irregularities.

The hearing comes after the Malawi Congress Party (MCP), the largest …

Researchers in Uganda Start 2-Year Ebola Vaccine Trial

MBARARA, UGANDA – Eight hundred health workers involved in the fight against the Ebola virus are receiving doses of a two-part vaccine.

Researchers who launched a trial this week for a new Ebola vaccine say the new vaccine trial will …

SARPCCO Games: National team defeat Mozambique

In the other match of the day, South Africa beat Zimbabwe by 4-1.

The next round (2nd) will be played on Wednesday 6 with the games Zimbabwe / Angola (at 11h00) and South Africa / Mozambique (13 hours).

In men …