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Mike Hutchings

Unique regional status to South Africa's rooibos tea can turn fortunes for crop

Aug 12 2021

VANRHYNSDORP, South Africa Come December, when farmers near Cape Town harvest rooibos leaves, they will become the first generation to grow and sell a tea with a unique regional status, a designation awarded to other such products as French champagne or Irish whiskey. | Video

Victoria Falls shrink to a trickle, feeding climate change fears

Dec 13 2019

(This Dec. 6 story has been corrected to make clear Kariba dam is downstream, not upstream of the falls, paragraph 7) | Video

CORRECTED-RPT-Victoria Falls shrink to a trickle, feeding climate change fears

Dec 09 2019

VICTORIA FALLS, Zambia, Dec 6 For decades Victoria Falls, where southern Africa's Zambezi river cascade down 100 metres into a gash in the earth, have drawn millions of holidaymakers to Zimbabwe and Zambia for their stunning views.

Rains torment cyclone-hit communities in Mozambique

Apr 30 2019

PEMBA, Mozambique Torrential rain battered northern Mozambique on Tuesday, grounding aid flights and further swamping a region where a second cyclone in six weeks has killed at least 41 people.

Rain grounds Mozambique aid flights as cyclone death toll hits 38

Apr 29 2019

PEMBA, Mozambique Rains grounded aid flights in northern Mozambique for a second day on Monday, hampering efforts to reach survivors of Cyclone Kenneth as the death toll there jumped to 38. | Video

Floods destroy homes, trap families in cyclone-hit Mozambique

Apr 28 2019

PEMBA, Mozambique Rescuers raced to help people caught in rising floodwaters in cyclone-hit northern Mozambique on Sunday as houses collapsed and heavy rains raised fears of worse to come.

'Everything is fine', Pistorius told guard after shooting girlfriend

Mar 07 2014

PRETORIA Around 10 minutes after shooting dead his model girlfriend through a locked toilet door, South African track star Oscar Pistorius told a housing estate security guard "everything is fine", his murder trial heard on Friday. | Video

'Everything is fine', Pistorius told guard after shooting girlfriend

Mar 07 2014

PRETORIA Around 10 minutes after shooting dead his model girlfriend through a locked toilet door, South African track star Oscar Pistorius told a housing estate security guard "everything is fine", his murder trial heard on Friday.

"Everything is fine", Pistorius told guard after shooting girlfriend

Mar 07 2014

PRETORIA Around 10 minutes after shooting dead his model girlfriend through a locked toilet door, South African track star Oscar Pistorius told a housing estate security guard "everything is fine", his murder trial heard on Friday.

Witness feared Pistorius might kill himself after shooting girlfriend

Mar 06 2014

PRETORIA One of the first people on the scene after Oscar Pistorius shot girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp told a court on Thursday he feared the Olympic and Paralympic star, now on trial for murder, might kill himself with the same gun.

World News

IMF chief says Omicron could dent global economic growth

WASHINGTON (Reuters) -The International Monetary Fund is likely to lower its global economic growth estimates due to the new Omicron variant of the coronavirus, the global lender's chief said at the Reuters Next conference on Friday in another sign of the turmoil unleashed by the ever-changing pandemic.