Harare in Deep Water Over Typhoid Outbreak

[Daily Maverick] A typhoid outbreak in the Zimbabwean capital has so far claimed two lives, with authorities taking steps to prevent further deaths. But as long-suffering Harare residents well know, chronic failures in providing water and sanitation ha…

[Daily Maverick] A typhoid outbreak in the Zimbabwean capital has so far claimed two lives, with authorities taking steps to prevent further deaths. But as long-suffering Harare residents well know, chronic failures in providing water and sanitation have turned some areas of the city into a toxic breeding ground for disease.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Langvad Smashes Attakwas Record On Debut

[News24Wire] Denmark’s multiple mountain bike world champion, Annika Langvad (Specialized), beat off a strong field to win the Fairview Attakwas Extreme MTB Challenge in a new women’s record time on Saturday.

[News24Wire] Denmark's multiple mountain bike world champion, Annika Langvad (Specialized), beat off a strong field to win the Fairview Attakwas Extreme MTB Challenge in a new women's record time on Saturday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Sculptor Carving His Way Into Eastern Market

[The Herald] In the past, art was associated with “the poor” with most parents discouraging their children from the discipline. Some artists would nurture their talent and develop it without even advancing their education. However, things seem to be ta…

[The Herald] In the past, art was associated with "the poor" with most parents discouraging their children from the discipline. Some artists would nurture their talent and develop it without even advancing their education. However, things seem to be taking a different dimension as the world now appreciates more than just natural talent.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

What Trump’s ‘America First’ Means for South Africa After Zuma’s Brush-Off

[Daily Maverick] If there is anything we know about America’s spanking new president it is that he is petty and vindictive. Up to now, the worst he could do was post a bitchy, misspelt tweet with exclamation marks if he were not shown the reverence he …

[Daily Maverick] If there is anything we know about America's spanking new president it is that he is petty and vindictive. Up to now, the worst he could do was post a bitchy, misspelt tweet with exclamation marks if he were not shown the reverence he felt entitled to. Now the repercussions could be more serious. The whole world is unsettled by the onset of the Trump presidency but South Africa has particular reason to be nervous. It turns out that shortly before the US election, President Jacob Zuma declined to meet Donal

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Karate Union President Focuses On Tokyo 2020 Olympics

[The Herald] FOLLOWING the inclusion of karate into the Olympic Games by the International Olympic Committee last year, Zimbabwe Karate Union president Joe Rugwete believes there is need for them to start preparing now. Rugetwe said while the disciplin…

[The Herald] FOLLOWING the inclusion of karate into the Olympic Games by the International Olympic Committee last year, Zimbabwe Karate Union president Joe Rugwete believes there is need for them to start preparing now. Rugetwe said while the discipline will first appear at the Youth Olympic Games next year, their focus is on the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

ANC Is Finished If Factionalism Dominates National Conference – Mathabatha

[News24Wire] ANC Limpopo chairperson Stan Mathabatha has warned that if factions continue to dominate into the party’s national elective conference, it could mean the end for the party.

[News24Wire] ANC Limpopo chairperson Stan Mathabatha has warned that if factions continue to dominate into the party's national elective conference, it could mean the end for the party.

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Boko Haram Kills Over 1000 Vigilantes – Commandant

[Daily Trust] The Commandant-General of the Vigilante Group of Nigeria, Usman Muhammad Jahun said his group has lost over 1000 members to Boko Haram terrorists in the Northeast from 2010 till date.

[Daily Trust] The Commandant-General of the Vigilante Group of Nigeria, Usman Muhammad Jahun said his group has lost over 1000 members to Boko Haram terrorists in the Northeast from 2010 till date.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Maharaj Takes Six As Bad Light Disrupts Dolphins

[News24Wire] Keshav Maharaj claimed six wickets before bad light once again disrupted the Dolphins on day three of their Sunfoil Series clash against the Highveld Lions at the City Oval in Pietermaritzburg on Saturday.

[News24Wire] Keshav Maharaj claimed six wickets before bad light once again disrupted the Dolphins on day three of their Sunfoil Series clash against the Highveld Lions at the City Oval in Pietermaritzburg on Saturday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa