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Thu, 18 Jan 2018 07:02:36 GMT
South Africa:Forced Abortions - a New Frontier in the War On Women's Bodies?
[Bhekisisa] Partners and families allegedly drugged women and in some cases even physically restrained them as doctors performed the procedure.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 06:57:17 GMT
South Africa:Cape Town's Map of Water Usage Has Residents Seeing Red
[The Conversation Africa] The latest weapon in Cape Town's water saving arsenal is a map that exposes private meter readings to public scrutiny. The initiative has been launched as the South African city enters the third year of its worst drought on ...

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 08:41:05 GMT
Zimbabwe:Elections in Five Months - President
[The Herald] President Mnangagwa has said Zimbabweans should brace for harmonised elections in the next five months, which should be transparent, free and fair for the progressive good of the country. Speaking here during the fourth leg of his tour o...

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 07:30:06 GMT
Mozambique:Anti-Graft Agency to Probe Maputo Immigration Service
[AIM] Maputo -Mozambique's Central Office for the Fight Against Corruption (GCCC) is investigating the accounts of the Maputo City Immigration Services, following reports that in March last year 17.5 million meticais (about 297,000 US dollars) disapp...

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 05:47:59 GMT
South Africa:Gupta-Linked Companies Feel the Pinch as Unit Targets Assets
[News24Wire] The walls are caving in on the Gupta family as the NPA's Asset Forfeiture Unit (AFU) narrows in on R50 billion worth of assets connected to the state capture report by former Public Protector Thuli Madonsela.

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