Tuesday, November 12, 2019
Harare, Zimbabwe - In September, Mitchell Matarause delivered her baby boy by candlelight at a clinic in Harare, Zimbabwe's capital.It was after sunset and the electricity supply had been cut."Midwives were using candles and torches for lighting," said the 26...
HARARE - A suspected Zimbabwean border jumper has died after being attacked by hippos in the Limpopo.At least seven people have been killed by hippos while trying to illegally cross into South Africa over the past four years. A report...
Violence in Ethiopia that began with protests against the prime minister, Abiy Ahmed, and quickly morphed into ethnic clashes has left 67 people dead in Oromia state, a police official said on Friday.“The total number dead in Oromia is 67,” said...
GABORONE - Mokgweetsi Masisi has officially been declared the winner and president of Botswana.Masisi’s victory was announced on Friday morning by the country’s chief justice, who is also the convener of elections according to the Constitution. Masisi’s Botswana Democratic Party...
The Airports Company of South Africa (Acsa) has impounded an aircraft owned by Air Zimbabwe over debt.Insiders at Air Zimbabwe told TimesLIVE that one of the national airline’s aircraft, a Boeing 767-200, was impounded at Johannesburg's OR Tambo International...
Botswana voted on Wednesday in a cliffhanger election set to test the decades-long dominance of the ruling party and challenge the country's image of stability.The southern African nation's 2 200 polling stations started closing at 17:00 GMT as many...
  At least 55 elephants have starved to death in the past two months in Zimbabwe’s biggest national park as a serious drought forces animals to stray into nearby communities in search of food and water, authorities say. “The problem is...
Migrants take dangerous routes from Africa to Europe not because they need protection or jobs but because their countries do not meet their aspirations quickly enough, a new study by the UN's development agency found.The report published on Monday by the United Nations Development Programme...
Twenty people were killed early on Sunday when a packed bus came off the road on a highway west of the DR Congo capital Kinshasa and burst into flames, a local official said. "The provisional toll is 20 dead," Didier...
Mozambicans took to the polls on Tuesday taking part in presidential, provincial and legislative elections, pitting the two main parties, Frelimo and Renamo against each other. In this article, we highlight the election issues, presidential candidates, electoral guidelines and the...
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