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New permit process for Zimbabweans in SA

PRETORIA, August 3 – The South African Cabinet has resolved that migrant Zimbabwean nationals living in the country be given another opportunity to apply for work permits to extend their stay. “Cabinet approved that the department of home affairs can reopen the re-application process for the current Zimbabwe Special Permit (ZSP) holders, under certain conditions,” […]

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Zwane signs MoU on mineral and upstream petroleum development with CAR

JOHANNESBURG, August 3 – Mineral resources minister Mosebenzi Zwane has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with his Central African Republic (CAR) counterpart, Leopold Mboli-Fatrane, which commits the two countries to a cooperation agreement on mineral and upstream petroleum development. The MoU was signed on Wednesday based on the friendship and common interests between South Africa and CAR as Zwane was hosted […]

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Mugabe orders sacked youth to be reinstated in goverment departments ahead of 2018 elections

CHINHOYI, August 1 – ZIMBABWEAN President, Robert Mugabe, has ordered government departments to reinstate thousands of civil servants, mostly youths, retrenched in the wake of economic problems. The Southern African country is grappling with severe economic problems marked by cash shortages and unemployment estimated at 90 percent. Companies have been shutting operations rendering thousands unemployed. […]

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Bloodshed ahead of elections in Kenya

NAIROBI – A MISSING Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) has been found dead and an aide of Deputy President William Ruto murdered ahead of next Tuesday’s elections in Kenya. This raises fears of worsening bloodshed in the conflict-prone East African country. On Monday IEBC technology manager, Chris Musando, was found dead in the central Kikuyu with […]