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Global Awards For African Girl Child Set For October 11

By Takudzwa Mashumba , 08 , Oct 2013


The Chief Executive Officer for the Girl Child Network Worldwide, Betty Makoni has announced that marginalized African girls will be honoured at the first ever Global Award for African Girls .. Read More →

Africa Sits On Cancer Time Bomb

By Tendai Makaripe , 07 , Oct 2013


By Tendai Makaripe Cancer kills more people globally than HIV, tuberculosis and malaria put together. Last year, it killed nearly 8 million people and by 2020 there are expected to .. Read More →

Nobel Prize Winner Archbishop Tutu Turns 82

By Anoziva Marindire , 07 , Oct 2013


Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu turns 82 today. General Kofi Annan former United Nations secretary is expected to give a speech at the annual Desmond Tutu Peace Lecture in Cape Town .. Read More →

Nine Year Old Boards Plane Without Ticket

By Correspondent , 07 , Oct 2013


By Sky News Flight crew became suspicious and contacted police who transferred the boy to child protection services after the aircraft landed. A nine-year-old boy was able to get through .. Read More →

Survivors Mourn Italy Ship Wreck Victims

By Correspondent , 05 , Oct 2013


Lampedusa (Italy) (AFP) - Survivors cried over the coffins of their loved ones on Saturday as Italy denied claims that rescue efforts were delayed in a shipwreck tragedy in which .. Read More →

Al Qaeda Linked Al Shabaab Attacked

By Takudzwa Mashumba , 05 , Oct 2013


By Takudzwa Mashumba Western special forces on Friday attacked the stronghold town of the Al Qaeda linked terrorist group Al Shabaab targeting senior commanders of the Islamist groups said reports. .. Read More →

Sanctions Imposed On Rwanda Over Child Soldiers

By Takudzwa Mashumba , 05 , Oct 2013


Rwanda sanctioned over child soldiers The United States moved to block US military aid to Rwanda for its support for the M23 Congolese rebel group the use of child soldiers .. Read More →

The US$370 000 Zimbabwean Wedding

By Correspondent , 05 , Oct 2013


By Herald WHAT can one do with more than a quarter of a million? Many people would buy houses, cars or probably invest but imagine splashing a whopping US$370 000 .. Read More →

Literacy Rate Very Low In Uganda

By Takudzwa Mashumba , 05 , Oct 2013


Ugandan Education Ministry in a sector review workshop held recently has reported a decline in literacy rate despite millions of dollars injected in free education. "59% of Primary Six pupils .. Read More →