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13-Jan-2023 to 03:57

Catholic bishops slam Zimbabwe’s pre-poll political violence

APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — The Zimbabwe Catholic Bishops’ Conference (ZCBC) has called on the government to take action against suspected ruling ZANU PF party members who recently assaulted elderly opposition supporters in the northeast of the capital Harare.

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12-Jan-2023 to 13:29

SADC to take action on Mozambique body-burning incident – Geingob

APA-Windhoek (Namibia) — The Southern African Development Community (SADC) will take “appropriate measures” against any members of its intervention force in Mozambique found to be linked to the alleged burning of human bodies in the southeast African country, Namibian President Hage Geingob said on Thursday.

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12-Jan-2023 to 10:06

S/Africa to roll out booster shots for all adults

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — All South African adults must be vaccinated with additional booster shots because vaccines have proved to be efficient beyond reasonable doubt in preventing Covid-19 infections, Health Minister Joe Phaahla said on Wednesday.

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12-Jan-2023 to 08:43

Calls to probe Mozambique body-burning

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Amnesty International on Thursday called on Mozambique and the Southern African Development Community (SADC) to launch an independent probe into an incident in which soldiers allegedly burned human bodies in the insurgency-hit north of the country.

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12-Jan-2023 to 06:45

Malawi cholera death toll rises to 750 as infections spike

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — The death toll from Malawi’s cholera outbreak has increased to 750 as the number of new infections jumped by nearly 600 in a single day, Health Minister Khumbize Chiponda said on Wednesday.

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11-Jan-2023 to 18:40

How technology is improving the quality of maternal health care in drought-affec...

APA-Luanda (Angola) — Angola’s fertility rate is 6.2 live births per woman, while the maternal death rate, or maternal mortality ratio (MMR), stands at 239 deaths per 100,000 live birth

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11-Jan-2023 to 12:57

S/Africa’s Cape Town airport registers 95 percent rise in arrivals

APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — Cape Town International Airport has almost fully recovered from the negative impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, with official data showing that the gateway to one of South Africa’s main tourist attractions has recorded a 95-percent increase in passenger numbers compared to pre-pandemic numbers.

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