Daily Archives: March 6, 2014

South Africa: Pistorius Witness Says Athlete ‘Very Upset’ After Shooting

A neighbor of Oscar Pistorius says he found the Olympic athlete kneeling and praying over his dying girlfriend after he shot her in his Pretoria home.

Testifying on the fourth day of Pistorius’ trial, radiologist

Zimbabwe: Sweet Potatoes Replacing Maize Meal On Urban Plates

Bulawayo — As the morning sun rises, a shirtless Daniel Sambani digs the earth, creating rows of neat mounds with the soil.

The small piece of land Sambani is preparing is one of many lots

Malawi: Trading Sex for Food and Money, Half of Girls Married By 18

At the age of 10, Chimwemwe started having sex with a 15-year-old boy because he gave her money to buy the food and clothes that her parents could not afford.

When she got pregnant, their

Mozambique: Renamo Revives Call for Foreign Mediation

Maputo — The dialogue between the Mozambican government and the former rebel movement Renamo went into reverse on Wednesday, when the Renamo delegation suddenly revived its demand for foreign mediation.

The government believed this question

South Africa: South Africa Urged to Save Electricity

The Cabinet called on South African households and industry to do more to save electricity on Thursday as heavy rains across the country compelled power utility Eskom to resort to rotational load-shedding for the first