75TH UNGA: AU calls for lifting of sanctions imposed on Zimbabwe

By ZBC Reporter AFRICAN Union has called for the lifting of economic sanctions imposed on Zimbabwe as a way of allowing government to respond adequately to coronavirus which has negatively…

Engagement and re-engagement drive still on track: Minister SB Moyo

By ZBC Reporter THE country’s engagement and re-engagement with the regional and international community are on track despite disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Government’s drive to bolster ties with…

Toxins in water kill elephants in Botswana

THE deaths of hundreds of elephants in Botswana this year which had baffled and alarmed conservationists were caused by toxins produced by cyanobacteria in water, officials said on Monday. Cyril…

South Africans urged to take Covid precautionary measures

South Africans have been challenged to ensure all precautionary measures are taken to avoid a resurgence of COVID-19 infections in the country.Soyh Africa’s Health Minister, Zweli Mkhizes call comes after…

President pays tribute to heroes, heroines

By ZBC Reporter PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa has paid tribute to the country’s liberation heroes and heroines for sacrificing their lives to ensure the country attained independence. In his speech on…

Significant progress on US$4.5bln Batoka power project

By Luckmore Safuli ZIMBABWE and Zambia governments have expressed satisfaction with the progress towards development of the 4.5 billion United States dollar Batoka Hydro Electric Scheme, with formal engagements set…

Mali’s former leader Moussa Traoré set for burial

Mali’s former President Moussa Traoré is to be buried on Friday at the Place d’Armes du Genie Militaire, the former air base in the capital, Bamako. The leader of the…

Somali leader names new Prime Minister

SOMALI President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo has named Mohamed Hussein Roble as Prime Minister. The President said Mr Roble was selected on the basis of “his knowledge, experience and ability to…

Uganda jailbreak: More than 200 prisoners escape naked

By BBC News More than 200 prisoners have escaped from a jail in north-east Uganda, officials say, bringing the local town to a standstill while security forces try to track…

SA moves to lockdown level 1, opens borders

By News24 President Cyril Ramaphosa last night announced that South Africa will be downgraded to Alert Level 1 on Sunday. This will see larger gatherings being permitted, along with international…