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Why Zimbabwean villagers are struggling with a false scarcity of fuelwood

Many African countries depend on wood for fuel. About 81% of sub-Saharan African households use fuelwood for cooking. This is ...


With No Virus Cure at Hand, Some Try Mixing Their Own

Gamuchirai Masiyiwa, GPJ ZimbabweClara Tandi sips Zumbani, a tea used to reduce fever, three times a day in hopes that ...


Africa's solidarity a vital pillar in fight for Palestinian statehood

One of the first South African expressions that I was introduced to when I arrived in South Africa in January ...


South African buyout firms take equity in Zimbabwe border post

Private equity firm Harith General Partners and the Phembani Remgro Infrastructure Fund are buying equity in a company investing $296 ...


Zimbabwe's COVID-19 cases surpass 10,000 mark

Harare [Zimbabwe], December 1 (ANI/Xinhua): Zimbabwe reported 84 new COVID-19 cases on Monday, bringing the national tally to 10,034, said ...


COVID-19 affecting malaria control in Zimbabwe: vice president

HARARE, Dec. 2 (Xinhua) -- Zimbabwe has made great strides towards realizing its vision of a malaria-free country, although gains ...


WFP says short of 180 mln USD for Zimbabwe's food relief program

HARARE, Dec. 2 (Xinhua) -- The United Nations World Food Program (WFP) said Wednesday it is facing a funding gap ...


Asanka Gurusinha appointed head coach of Nigeria

12:46 AM ETNigeria have signed up Asanka Gurusinha, the former Sri Lanka batsman and manager of the national team, as ...


Zimbabwean Youth Fight COVID-19 'Infodemic" with Social Media - KCET

Zimbabwean Youth Fight COVID-19 'Infodemic" with Social Media KCET ...


Dear Dambudzo Marechera... The letters Zimbabweans wrote to a literary star

Dear Dambudzo Marechera... The letters Zimbabweans wrote to a literary star The Conversation CA ...


3 Zimbabwean women denied bail, accused of lying about abuse

3 Zimbabwean women denied bail, accused of lying about abuse ABC News ...


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People magazine reveals 'People of the Year'

A celebration of 2020? Many might think we should just hold our breath and say good riddance to what has ...

Investigation in U.S. mounted into bribery for pardons claims

The U.S. Department of Justice is investigating a potential crime involving bribery and presidential pardons, according to court documents unsealed ...

Barr says no evidence of fraud changing election result

WASHINGTON, DC - Attorney General William Barr said Tuesday the Justice Department has not uncovered evidence of widespread voter fraud ...

Attack on farms in Nigerian village leaves 110 farmers dead

At least 110 people are feared dead in a weekend attack on farmers in the northeast part of Nigeria blamed ...

Jihadists Abduct Aid Worker, Local Officials in Nigeria

KANO, NIGERIA - A humanitarian aid worker and two local officials have been abducted by Islamic State West Africa Province ...

Need to go beyond traditional thinking on trade

New Delhi [India], December 3 (ANI): A meeting of the Board of Trade (BOT) was held on Wednesday under the ...

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U.S. stocks range-bound as dollar takes another dip

NEW YORK, New York - Wall Street had a less than an impressive day on Wednesday despite efforts in the ...

Clinical research firm with Irish base prepares for Covid-19 vaccines

DUBLIN, Ireland - A leading global provider of advanced analytics, technology solutions and clinical research services to the life sciences ...

Asian stocks spend day going nowhere, pressure on greenback heats up

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia took a breather on Wednesday, with moves in either direction unremarkable.Markets globally have ...

Powell concerned about rising Covid-19 cases as U.S. economy moderates

WASHINGTON, DC, (Xinhua) -- U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said Tuesday that economic activity has continued to recover from ...

Stocks in Asia revive, Nikkei 225 jumps 354 points

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia bounced back on Tuesday, a day after stocks across the world tumbled.Good gains ...

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Attack on farms in Nigerian village leaves 110 farmers dead

At least 110 people are feared dead in a weekend attack on farmers in the northeast part of Nigeria blamed ...


Jihadists Abduct Aid Worker, Local Officials in Nigeria

KANO, NIGERIA - A humanitarian aid worker and two local officials have been abducted by Islamic State West Africa Province ...


England motivated to win Autumn Nations, says Watson

Anthony Watson says England have multiple motivations to win the inaugural Autumn Nations Cup when they face France at Twickenham ...


Nigeria's Police Reform Efforts Under Scrutiny

Lekki Toll Gate, a nondescript toll plaza on a busy Lagos highway, has become a rallying cry for Nigerians demanding ...


Zimbabwe tightens gathering limits as Covid-19 cases rise

Zimbabwe's government has reintroduced restrictions on gatherings and ordered strict adherence to measures aimed at slowing the spread of the ...


Why Kenyans should reject latest round of proposed constitutional changes

Kenya's Building Bridges Initiative, which seeks sweeping amendments to the 2010 Constitution, is driven by a pact between President Uhuru ...


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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...

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