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19-Sep-2019 to 16:35

eSwatini detains 21 Malawians fleeing SA attacks

APA-Mbabane (eSwatini) — At least 21 Malawian nationals were arrested for entering eSwatini illegally while fleeing from xenophobic attacks taking place in South Africa, police in Mbabane revealed on Thursday.

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19-Sep-2019 to 14:58

Mozambique to float int'l tender for power transmission project

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — State-run Mozambique power utility Electricidade de Mocambique says it will float an international tender to select a contractor to build the US$551-million high-voltage electricity transmission line between Temane in Inhambane province to the capital Maputo.

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19-Sep-2019 to 14:41

Botswana: Bogus online elephant hunting adverts create confusion

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana authorities on Thursday said they have been inundated with inquiries from the international community seeking clarification about bogus online advertisements relating to elephant hunting.

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19-Sep-2019 to 14:27

Zambezi River off limit to Malawi shipping

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Mozambique has once again rejected calls from Malawi to allow commercial shipping along the Zambezi River, dashing hopes by the landlocked country to begin using its Nsanje inland port built on its side of the Shire River.

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19-Sep-2019 to 06:10

Mozambique mulls climate smart bridge strategy

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The Mozambican government plans to embark on a national programme to ensure the resilience of bridges to extreme weather events, Public Works, Housing and Water Resources Minister João Machatine has revealed.

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19-Sep-2019 to 05:49

Malawi rescues 88 citizens from S/Africa – Ministry

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — Some 88 Malawians running away from South Africa’s xenophobic attacks are on their way home and are expected to arrive in Malawi on Thursday, the diplomacy said on Wednesday.

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18-Sep-2019 to 17:48

Six contenders for Botswana presidency

APA-Gaborone(Botswana) — At least six prospective candidates are expected to submit their names for nomination ahead of the 23 October polls for the Botswana presidency.

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