Saturday, 28th November 2020

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Botswana to Reopen Borders to Public Transport

Botswana will relax public cross-border transport operations starting next week Tuesday, says the country’s Minister of Transport and Communications, Thulaganyo Segokgo.

Segokgo announced Sunday that this was being done ahead of the busy festive season.

Segokgo said the routes to be serviced include South Africa, Zambia and Zimbabwe.


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Zimbabwe is ‘ready’ to help Mozambique fight Islamists

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa said his country is ready to help neighboring Mozambique fight a devastating Islamist insurgency that’s raising alarm across the region.
Mnangagwa took to Twitter on Tuesday to voice support for Mozambique’s government. His comments came after police there said militants beheaded more than 50 people in the…

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Botswana trucks attacked at Ngoma border post

A GROUP of angry residents in Zambezi region on Saturday staged an attack on trucks and other vehicles with Botswana registration numbers crossing the borders between Namibia and Botswana at the Ngoma border post.

A video circulating on social media shows residents throwing stones at the trucks as they drove by.
Blessing Maanda, one of the…

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Malawi says it will open Israel embassy in Jerusalem

Malawi said on Tuesday it will open a full embassy to Israel in Jerusalem, becoming the first African nation in decades to do so in the contested city. 

In a video statement during a visit to Israel, Malawi Foreign Minister Eisenhower Mkaka called the decision a “bold and significant step”.

He congratulated Israel on its budding relations with Arab…

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