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4 July, 2017
The 79 guns were hidden along with ammunition inside engine parts on a trailer on the back of a van. Police have charged one man with firearms offences and released without charge six other people, who were with him in the van in the town of Coquelles.
4 July, 2017
He added that he had donated 300 cattle from his herd, and other Zimbabweans doubled the number as they wanted to contribute towards a "noble cause". Mr Mugabe handed the $1m cheque to the AU at its leaders' summit in Ethiopia.
4 July, 2017
The programme offers grant recipients seed funding, mentorship and access to a network of peers to help them pilot and scale their solutions.
28 June, 2017
Addressing a rally in Tanzania’s coast region last week, President John Magufuli said female students who become mothers would “never” be allowed back in school — reaffirming a ban dating back to the 1960s.
28 June, 2017
After the first-ever audit of the voter's register - often seen as a key point at which an election can be rigged - the election commission (IEBC) announced a final list of 19.6 million voters.
28 June, 2017
On Sunday three suicide bombers attacked the university killing themselves and a security guard. There has been a dramatic upsurge in violence in Maiduguri in recent months. Boko Haram, who want an Islamic state, loosely translates from Hausa as "Western education is forbidden"
28 June, 2017
Zimbabwe‚ a net importer of South African chickens that are mostly sold in South African-owned Pick n Pay supermarkets and other locally owned small retailers because of their low prices‚ said the ban on frozen chicken‚ tabled eggs and hatching eggs was “indefinite” but would be guided by South A
28 June, 2017
GroundUp reports that protests then continued over the weekend.
28 June, 2017
Viewed by decade (1995-2004 and 2005-2014)‚ more than double the number of police officers were murdered in the first decade after apartheid than between 2005 and 2014‚ the IRR said.
21 June, 2017
Earlier this month, the agency reported two polio cases in the Mayadin area of Deir al-Zour province, much of which is controlled by so-called Islamic State. Fourteen new cases have now been confirmed in the same area, while another was recorded in Raqqa province.
21 June, 2017
"The accepted technical definition of famine no longer applies in former Unity State's Leer and Mayandit counties where famine was declared in February," according to a joint statement from the UN children's agency UNICEF, the World Food Programme (WFP) and the Food and Agricultural Organisation
21 June, 2017
The mayor of the town of Bria, north-east of the capital, Bangui, spoke of bodies lying in the streets. The truce, signed in Rome on Monday, included an immediate ceasefire. It was intended to bring armed groups into the political process in exchange for ending attacks.
21 June, 2017
Auditor-General Kimi Makwetu released the results on Wednesday saying 14 districts municipalities received clean audits. The provinces with the highest clean audits were the Western Cape with 80% of its municipalities receiving clean audits.
21 June, 2017
In a finding released in the institute’s latest South Africa Survey, it said this did not bode well for the economy because government would find it harder to expand the rollout of grants or to increase their value.
21 June, 2017
Her spokesperson‚ Cleopatra Mosana‚ said Mkhwebane's remedial action refers the chairperson of parliament's portfolio committee on justice and correctional services to the parliamentary process.

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