Africa 21.8.2018 08:23 am

New life for Mozambique’s biggest park

Decimated by 16 years of civil war which ended for the most part in 1992, one of Mozambique’s biggest wildlife parks is being brought back to life.

At 408 000 hectares, there’s plenty of room for elephants, blue wildebeest, impala, Cape buffalo, kudu, giraffe, zebra and waterbuck to wander about – some already translocated, others in the process.

New life for Mozambique’s biggest park
New life for Mozambique’s biggest park

New life for Mozambique’s biggest park

Decimated by 16 years of civil war which ended for the most part in 1992, one of Mozambique’s biggest wildlife parks is being brought back to life.

DRC President Joseph Kabila bids farewell to SADC
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DRC President Joseph Kabila bids farewell to SADC

Kabila said during his speech that his time in the SADC was a challenge, but essential for aiding the DRC in working towards unity and peace.
Gold worth almost $1m stolen from Zim police station
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Gold worth almost $1m stolen from Zim police station

A police officer has been arrested in connection with the theft.
Criminals ‘having a field day’ as police in eSwatini hitchhike to crime scenes
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Criminals ‘having a field day’ as police in eSwatini hitchhike to crime scenes

Local media reports that police can no longer drive to crime scenes as vehicles have no fuel.
Amnesty’s new SA leader to tackle disappearance of Zimbabwean activist
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Amnesty’s new SA leader to tackle disappearance of Zimbabwean activist

The activist was abducted by suspected state agents in 2015 under Robert Mugabe’s rule.
Jonas Savimbi’s body to be exhumed for ‘dignified burial’
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Jonas Savimbi’s body to be exhumed for ‘dignified burial’

Unita has ‘received guarantees’ that the remains would be exhumed before the end of the year.
Ramaphosa supports establishment of SADC parliament
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Ramaphosa supports establishment of SADC parliament

The president met 16 speakers of national assemblies of the SADC member states.
Zanu-PF files opposing papers against MDC
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Zanu-PF files opposing papers against MDC

Judges have 14 days from August 10 to rule on the case, which has delayed Mnangagwa’s inauguration as president.
Ebola in DRC kills at least 41 people
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Ebola in DRC kills at least 41 people

Doctors are hoping a novel drug that is being used to treat patients can stem the death toll resulting from the disease.
Man who coined term ‘Eurocentric’ dead at 86
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Man who coined term ‘Eurocentric’ dead at 86

Samir Amin was an Egyptian-born economist known for his Marxist theory and critiques of capitalism and neoliberalism.
Zimbabwe presidential inauguration cancelled until court makes decision
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Zimbabwe presidential inauguration cancelled until court makes decision

The opposition has made the deadline to challenge the country’s election outcomes.
Ten dead in DRC Ebola outbreak
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Ten dead in DRC Ebola outbreak

A toll issued by the country’s health ministry said Friday that 27 other deaths were suspected to be Ebola-related.
Zimbabwe opposition on deadline to appeal election result
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Zimbabwe opposition on deadline to appeal election result

The MDC alleges that the vote result was rigged and President Mnangagwa’s narrow victory was due to a falsified vote count.
Gay Congolese man’s harrowing journey to reach asylum in South Africa
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Gay Congolese man’s harrowing journey to reach asylum in South Africa

But Saadi Ali Tokiti says he feels unsafe and unwanted in Cape Town.
Media rights group wants probe into arson attack on Cameroonian radio station
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Media rights group wants probe into arson attack on Cameroonian radio station

Unknown people allegedly set fire to the station on August 3, destroying the building and equipment including two transmitters.
Biti granted bail as UN slams violation of refugee law
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Biti granted bail as UN slams violation of refugee law

Prosecutors accuse Biti of urging protesters to pull down a Mnangagwa campaign poster, saying: ‘… we don’t want thieves in this country.’
Tendau Biti being detained at Harare central police station
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Tendau Biti being detained at Harare central police station

His lawyers eventually managed to track him down after Zambia deported him on Thursday morning.
African mothers even bleach their babies’ skin now
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African mothers even bleach their babies’ skin now

Skin bleaching on the continent has become an ‘addiction’ with serious risks.
Zambia deports Tendai Biti, defying court order
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Zambia deports Tendai Biti, defying court order

The opposition leader is now in the hands of Zimbabwean police, who have charged him with incitement.
Ramaphosa to visit Zambia, DRC and Zimbabwe
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Ramaphosa to visit Zambia, DRC and Zimbabwe

The president will address a Women’s Day event before jetting off to see his African counterparts.
Zim ambassador rubbishes opposition crackdown reports
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Zim ambassador rubbishes opposition crackdown reports

The Zimbabwean ambassador to SA on Wednesday dismissed reports of a crackdown against opposition activists following the elections.
WATCH: Car wash employee trashes customer’s car with worst driving ever
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WATCH: Car wash employee trashes customer’s car with worst driving ever

A car-wash employee in Namibia may leave prospective customers questioning whether they should hand over the keys to their vehicle.
Nigerian parliament taken over by hooded, armed men
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Nigerian parliament taken over by hooded, armed men

On Tuesday, security services blocked access to parliament’s two chambers in what Nigeria’s senate president has called a ‘plot’ to remove him.
UPDATE: Senior Zim opposition figure Tendai Biti arrested at border
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UPDATE: Senior Zim opposition figure Tendai Biti arrested at border

He allegedly faces charges for ‘inciting violence’ over the disputed result of last week’s elections.
Swearing-in date set for Zim’s Mnangagwa
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Swearing-in date set for Zim’s Mnangagwa

The MDC-Alliance and its leader Nelson Chamisa are still alleging the presidential election results were ‘fake’ and planning legal action.

 

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