• SA tourist killed in Mana Pools Park

    A 71-year old South African tourist was trampled to death by an elephant “in full view” of his son at Zimbabwe’s Mana Pools National Park, says the country’s parks agency, days after another fatal encounter with an elephant occurred in a separate park. A “tuskless” female elephant charged the tourist and his 41-year-old son as they took a morning walk…

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  • Kenyan athlete Tirop found dead, husband goes missing

    KENYAN athlete and world record holder Agnes Tirop has been found stabbed to death at her home in the western town of Iten, with police treating her husband as a suspect. The two-time World Athletics Championships bronze medallist, who finished fourth in the Olympic 5,000m final two months ago, was 25. Last month, Tirop set the world record for a…

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  • Hichilema fires Cabinet Secretary, dissolves 5 parastatal boards

    ZAMBIAN President Hakainde Hichilema has, with immediate effect, dismissed the secretary to the cabinet Simon Miti and dissolved boards of ZESCO Limited, Zambia Railways, Indeni Petroleum Refinery Company, and ZAMTEL. According to the press statement issued to the media Tuesday evening by the Lusaka State House, Hichilema has since appointed the Deputy Secretary to the Cabinet for Administration Patrick Kangwa…

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