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Night: perfect cover for AIDS testing in Zimbabwe

Denigrated by friends and lampooned at work, Jimson Hove had a reputation as a ruthless womaniser who would die of AIDS. The 24-year-old walked tall but was racked with worry and consumed by guilt – what on earth would people would think if they saw him checking out his HIV status at a downtown clinic?

Zim ruling party plans vote to strengthen Mugabe’s hand

Zimbabwe’s ruling ZANU-PF is planning a special vote to give veteran President Robert Mugabe a fresh five-year mandate as party leader, three sources said, strengthening his hand as rivals plot to succeed him. One member of the party’s politburo told Reuters the 93-year-old president could also use the party election in December to end divisions

SA’s economy to grow 0.6% in 2017 – World Bank

Sub-Saharan Africa to grow at a slower rate this year.

Africa’s economic future depends on its farmers

Faster and more sustainable agricultural growth is essential for jobs as well as food.

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Mugabe creates cyber ministry in cabinet reshuffle

To focus on crimes on social media and other websites ahead of an election due next year.

South Africa to restock Chad with black rhinos

Chad has not had rhino species since the early 1970s.

Mugabe says may make cabinet changes next week

At a time of rising tensions within his ruling party over who will eventually takeover from him.

Zimbabwe dollar dearth causes shortages, return of inflation

Lack of cash forces prices of goods up and curbs supplies.

Zimbabwe accuses social media of spreading rumours, panic buying

Zimbabwe’s government said on Wednesday it would crack down on social media users it accused of spreading false rumours of shortages and causing panic buying of fuel and other goods. Most service stations in Harare have been without fuel since Monday amid a mounting economic crisis, and long queues have formed at the few outlets

Kenyan opposition leader targets Safaricom staff over election

Mobile operator denies allegations.

Kenya may face constitutional crisis over election impasse

Constitution makes no provision for election not being held.

Kenya’s chief prosecutor orders investigation into election board

After re-election of President Uhuru Kenyatta was annulled by the supreme court.



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