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Shafiek Tassiem

Rwandan troops cannot stay in Mozambique's Cabo Delgado forever, Kagame says

Sep 25 2021

PEMBA, Mozambique (Reuters) -Rwandan President Paul Kagame said the country cannot stay forever in Mozambique's Cabo Delgado province, where allied Rwandan and Mozambican troops have been recapturing areas https://www.reuters.com/world/africa/mozambicans-return-uncertain-future-after-islamists-pushed-back-2021-09-24 from Islamist militants since July.

Mozambicans return to uncertain future after Islamists pushed back

Sep 25 2021

(Corrects to make clear Kagame said troops would stay as long as Mozambique requests, not until Oct. 9, paragraph 5) | Video

Skiing in Africa? Tourists hit Lesotho slopes despite COVID-19 woes

Aug 23 2021

BUTHA-BUTHE, Lesotho Suggest a holiday in Africa and most people picture baking hot sun, palm-fringed beaches or herds of wildebeest galloping across the savannah. Few think of skiing. | Video

'It's going to change our country': South Africa starts vaccinating over-60s

May 17 2021

KRUGERSDORP, South Africa Hope and excitement gripped the Munsieville care home in the South African mining city of Krugersdorp on Monday, when people over the age of 60 were called to receive the COVID-19 vaccine for the first time. | Video

Rhino poachers are back after South Africa eases lockdown restrictions

May 03 2021

HOEDSPRUIT, South Africa (Reuters) -Rhino poaching is on the rise again in South Africa since the government loosened coronavirus restrictions, following a year-long lull due to the pandemic, wildlife parks say. | Video

Rhino poachers are back after South Africa eases lockdown restrictions

May 03 2021

HOEDSPRUIT, South Africa, May 3 Rhino poaching is on the rise again in South Africa since the government loosened coronavirus restrictions, following a year-long lull due to the pandemic, wildlife parks say.

As COVID-19 overwhelms S.Africa hospital, patients treated in parking lot

Jan 11 2021

PRETORIA As daily cases of COVID-19 in South Africa reach 20,000, surpassing levels seen during the first wave of the pandemic, Steve Biko hospital in Pretoria is so full that staff are giving some patients oxygen in beds wheeled out into the parking lot.

South African health workers stretched as COVID-19 infections near 1 million

Dec 25 2020

JOHANNESBURG/CAPE TOWN Matron Annamarie Odendaal has cancelled all staff holiday on the COVID-19 ward at the private Arwyp Medical Centre in Johannesburg as a second wave of the coronavirus threatens to overwhelm South Africa's health system.

South Africa 'virtual safaris' liven up lockdown with jackals and leopard cubs

May 06 2020

JOHANNESBURG Most visitors wanting to see big game in Africa jet in from faraway places, so when the new coronavirus grounded flights and put the world into lockdown, the legendary African safari died. | Video

Far from Cape Town tourist sites, a gangland battle rages

Jul 23 2019

CAPE TOWN Convoys of armored vehicles and soldiers with assault rifles are patrolling gang-ridden streets in some suburbs of Cape Town as authorities seek to quell escalating violence that has killed hundreds of people this year. | Video

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