Bristol rugby team urges Home Office to stop gay teammate being deported to Kenya

A rugby team in Bristol is calling on the Home Office to halt the deportation of one of its gay team members to Kenya, arguing he faces homophobic persecution and violence there. Kenneth Macharia, 38, from Shepton Mallet…

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Bristol rugby team urges Home Office to stop gay teammate being deported to Kenya

A rugby team in Bristol is calling on the Home Office to halt the deportation of one of its gay team members to Kenya, arguing he faces homophobic persecution and violence there.…

Zanu PF secretary Obert Mpofu appears in court

Obert Mpofu the  Zanu PF secretary for administration and former Cabinet minister finally appeared in court yesterday answering to inciting a Ntabazinduna villager to defy directives from Chief Felix Nhlanhlayemangwe Ndiweni. The…

Zimbabwe Owes Foreign Airlines $136m

By Alois Vinga Zimbabwe is taking too long to offset the $136 million debt owed to international airlines in a development that could undermine revival of the country's tourism sector. The debt…

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South Africans anger over US President Trump’s land reform tweet

South Africa’s presidency will seek clarification from the U.S. embassy about a tweet from President Donald Trump about land reform, state broadcaster reported…

Zimbabwe enters another politically crucial week

Zimbabwe has entered another nail-biting week as it eagerly waits for the full bench of the constitutional court to hear a petition filed…

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West Ham’s Pedro Obiang yet to approach Fifa for nationality swap

West Ham's Spain-born midfielder Pedro Obiang has not yet approached Fifa about changing his nationality to play for Equatorial Guinea. Obiang was last…

Masakadza and Williams help Zimbabwe’s lead past 200

Captain Hamilton Masakadza and Sean Williams combined to help Zimbabwe stretch its lead to 230 at lunch on the third day of the…

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SA Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba resigns

South Africa Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba resigned from his post following mounting pressure for…

Generations star Rapulana Seiphemo admits to contravening tax law, owes Sars more than R48 000

The Legacy star Rapulana Seiphemo on Tuesday admitted to contravening tax laws when he failed to…

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Police station attacked in Vredenburg protest

sOUTH AFRICA: Western Cape police said on Tuesday that 28 males and 10 females were…

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West Ham’s Pedro Obiang yet to approach Fifa for nationality swap

West Ham's Spain-born midfielder Pedro Obiang has not yet approached Fifa about changing his nationality…

Masakadza and Williams help Zimbabwe’s lead past 200

Captain Hamilton Masakadza and Sean Williams combined to help Zimbabwe stretch its lead to 230…

New York Marathon: Kenya’s Mary Keitany Wins the Women’s Race

Kenya's Mary Keitany won the New York City Marathon for the fourth time in five…

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Gunmen attack Iranian military parade killing 8 troops: state media

Gunmen attacked a military parade in the southwestern Iranian city of Ahvaz on Saturday, killing at least eight members of…

United States Fighter Jets Fire Warning Flares to Russian Aircraft over Syria

Two US fighter jets fired warning flares on Wednesday after two Russian jets entered an agreed de-confliction zone over Syria.…

Saudi Arabia finally lift 35-year ban on cinemas

Saudi Arabia on Monday lifted a decades-long ban on cinemas, part of a series of social reforms by the powerful…

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Bristol rugby team urges Home Office to stop gay teammate being deported to Kenya

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More than 200, 000 people displaced by Ethiopia clashes

Since July, more than 200,000 people have fled into camps following ethnic conflict on the…

Zanu PF secretary Obert Mpofu appears in court

Obert Mpofu the  Zanu PF secretary for administration and former Cabinet minister finally appeared in…

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Nigeria’s Goodluck Jonathan gets the attention of former presidents

Invited guests have gathered at a top hotel in Nigeria's capital, Abuja, for the launch of My Transition Hours, a book by…

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Founder of ‘Bring Back Our Girls’ campaign to run for president

Oby Ezekwesili, the co-founder of a group campaigning for the release of more than 200 girls kidnapped by Boko Haram in 2014,…

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Zimbabwe third quarter net revenue rises by over 22 pct

Zimbabwe’s net revenue for the third quarter of 2018 grew by 22.56 percent to some 1.19 billion U.S. dollars from 967.76 million…

Gupta brother ‘threatened to kill’ top South African finance official

South Africa's former Deputy Finance Minister Mcebisi Jonas has alleged that controversial businessman Ajay Gupta threatened to kill him if he ever…

Zimbabwe edges back onto tourist map

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Africa-India trade records 10-fold growth, report shows

Trade between Africa and India rose more than 10-fold between 2001 and 2014, making India Africa’s fourth-largest national trading partner, according to…