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West Africa Hit By Ebola Outbreak

By Takudzwa Mashumba , 21 , Jun 2014


An Ebola outbreak continues to spread in three West African countries, and the death toll in the outbreak has risen to 337, the World Health Organization says. Health officials have .. Read More →

Maternal Deaths Soar In Uganda.

By Correspondent , 21 , Jun 2014


Mbale. The maternal mortality rate in Mt Elgon area has soared, according to health reports from the five districts that make up the sub-region. The Mbale District health officer, Mr .. Read More →

30 Illegal Ethiopians Intercepted In Zimbabwe

By Correspondent , 21 , Jun 2014


By A Correspondent Zimbabwe. (News Of The South) - Police have intercepted 37 illegal Ethiopian immigrants at the 80km peg along the Beitbridge Masvingo highway. Police officer commanding Beitbridge district .. Read More →

Kenya Urges Fans To Watch World Cup From Home After Attack

By Correspondent , 20 , Jun 2014


Nairobi (AFP) - The Kenyan government on Friday urged people to watch World Cup matches at home rather than in public places, less than a week after attacks on the .. Read More →

Charles Taylor Requests For Jail Transfer To Rwanda

By Takudzwa Mashumba , 20 , Jun 2014


Former Liberian President Charles Taylor has asked to be moved out of a jail in Britain where he is serving a 50-year sentence for war crimes. Lawyers for Taylor say .. Read More →

Al Jazeera Hunger Strike Journalist Released

By Correspondent , 18 , Jun 2014


The Al Jazeera Arabic reporter Abdullah Elshamy was released from jail in Egypt late last night. Elshamy spent 307 days in prison following his arrest as he covered anti-government protests .. Read More →

Bribe Soliciting Nigerian Policeman Sacked After Being Caught On Video

By Correspondent , 18 , Jun 2014


Lagos (AFP) - Nigeria's police on Wednesday advised football fans to stay away from public venues showing World Cup matches after a bomb attack killed at least 21 in the .. Read More →

Coach Accident Claims Three In Norton

By Correspondent , 18 , Jun 2014


By Tonderai Muzana Zimbabwe, Norton. (News Of The South) - A serious accident which claimed three people on spot have happened in Norton along the Harare-Bulawayo highway when a City .. Read More →

Social Discrimmination Overcome As Blind Girl Graduates

By Correspondent , 18 , Jun 2014


Uganda, Lwengo. - Aida Namukasa, 28, is not an ordinary university graduate. She has been blind since she was one and half years. “I lost my sight due to measles .. Read More →