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[The Herald] President Mnangagwa has declared a State of Disaster the incident in which between 60 and 70 artisanal miners are believed to have perished after mining shafts at Cricket No 3 and Jongwe Mining Cooperative mines in Mhondoro-Ngezi were flooded on Tuesday.

[The Herald] Prolific writer Charles Lovemore Mungoshi has died. He was 72. Mungoshi died in the early hours today after battling ill health for nearly a decade.

[New Zimbabwe] ZIMBABWE'S unrepentant government faces renewed European Union (EU) sanctions in the wake of recent army killings and claims of rape, among some serious rights violations pinned on the Emmerson Mnangagwa led administration.

[New Zimbabwe] ZIMBABWE'S inflation rate has surged to a ten year record of 56.90 percent, according to figures released by the country's statistics agency.

[Leadership] Finally, the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, yesterday submitted himself to the Code of Conduct Tribunal sitting in Abuja for trial over alleged non-declaration of assets.

[Deutsche Welle] The former Nigerian vice president has hinted at plans to further privatize corrupt state institutions, however he continues to deny his own corruption allegations in the lead-up to Saturday's general election.

[SAnews.gov.za] Cabinet has called on all eligible voters who have not registered to vote in the upcoming elections to do so at the offices of the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC), which are still open across the country.

[The Conversation Africa] In times of conflict, many economies flounder. Investors and the private sector tend to be averse to risk, and will avoid putting money into countries where peace and security are not guaranteed.

[Citizen] Arusha -Burundi government has said it would go ahead with preparations of next year's general elections as the country's security situation has tremendously improved.

[ISS] South Africa's election to chair the African Union (AU) in 2020 confirms the return of major powers on the continent to steer the organisation's affairs.

[The Conversation Africa] Imagine bringing the best of all academic disciplines, artistic creations, activist experience and health care knowledge to bear on understanding and addressing current health care concerns.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Tourism sector was the main contributor of foreign exchange receipts by the country in the year to December 2018, a Bank of Tanzania (BoT) report has revealed.

[Namibian] The government, through the ministry of gender equality, has decriminalised baby dumping to allow mothers to leave their unwanted newborn babies at safe places without the risk of prosecution.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Kenya has acquired the new diagnostic tools to boost the fight against HIV in East and Southern Africa.

[allAfrica] Cape Town -The controversial rhumba maestro Koffi Olomide is likely to face seven years in jail over sex assault allegation in France.

[allAfrica] Cape Town -The controversial rhumba maestro Koffi Olomide is likely to face seven years in jail over sex assault allegation in France.

[allAfrica] Cape Town -Popular musicians Diamond Platnumz and Rayvanny's new song, Tetema, which is currently trending on top of the charts in East Africa has been rocked by controversy.

[allAfrica] Cape Town -Popular musicians Diamond Platnumz and Rayvanny's new song, Tetema, which is currently trending on top of the charts in East Africa has been rocked by controversy.

[HRW] Equatorial Guinea named a French anti-corruption lawyer in an arrest warrant against 16 people, in apparent retaliation for his involvement in a money laundering trial against the president's eldest son, nine human rights and anti-corruption groups said today.

[HRW] Kinshasa -The Democratic Republic of Congo's new administration should demonstrate its human rights commitment by impartially investigating and prosecuting the killing of at least 10 people by security forces during post-election demonstrations on January 10, 2019.

[New Zimbabwe] People living with albinism in Zimbabwe have called for the enactment of legislation that would make it mandatory for government to provide free sunscreens

[VOA] Cameroon's President Paul Biya Wednesday celebrated his 86th birthday with supporters organizing lavish parties and opponents calling on him to resign.

[New Zimbabwe] LATE MDC leader, Morgan Tsvangirai did not regret supporting bitter rival Robert Mugabe's overthrow by the military but died a disappointed man after the now President Emmerson Mnangagwa had tricked the opposition into supporting the coup for the latter's selfish reasons.

[The Herald] President Mnangagwa has reaffirmed his commitment to peace and dialogue, and maintaining an open-door policy to resolve challenges facing the country.

[Monitor] Kampala -The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of telecommunications company MTN Uganda, Wim Vanhelleputte has this evening been deported.

[CAJ News] Nairobi -Some 257 million Africans - a fifth of the total population's 1.3 billion people are undernourished as hunger rises in the continent.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Five police commanders have been found liable for the death of six-month-old Samantha Pendo at the height of the post-August 2017 election skirmishes.

[News24Wire] President Cyril Ramaphosa received a standing ovation from the ANC as he insisted that he was never was a spy and never sold his comrades out.

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Dakar -Women were attacked, threatened with violence and forced to give up their places to men during the party primaries last year

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] I'm on my way home through a dismal February-London, and it already feels as if the exuberance, gravity and joy of the gathering I have just been privileged to witness in the Loita Hills of Kenya is far behind me.

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