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South African FM Assures International Community No Need To Panic Over Land Reform Process

PRETORIA, March 6 (BERNAMA-NNN-SA NEWS) -- South Africa's International Relations and Co-operation Minister, Lindiwe Sisulu, has called on the international community not to panic over the Parliamentary process on land reform now underway in this country.


Namibia Suspends Imports Of Processed Meat Products From South Africa

WINDHOEK, March 6 (BERNAMA-NNN-NAMPA) -- Namibia has suspended the importing of all processed meat products from South Africa following an outbreak of Listeriosis in that neighbouring country blamed on contaminated food produced by two leading food processing companies.


Zimbabean Miner RioZim Ltd Says It Needs US$125 Mln To Extend Life Of Murowa Diamond Mine

HARARE, March 6 (BERNAMA-NNN-NEW ZIANA) -- The Zimbabwean mining company, RioZim Ltd, says it needs at least 125 million US dollars to extend the lifespan of its Murowa diamond mine by an additional three years, and to push output beyond one million carats per annum.


Rise Of Save River Leads To Evacuations In Mozambique

MAPUTO, March 6 (BERNAMA-NNN-AIM) -- Mozambique's National Disaster Management Institute (INGC) has started moving families living in dangerous stretches of the banks of the Save River, which is threatened with flooding because of torrential rains upstream in neighbouring Zimbabwe.


Ethiopian Govt Warns It Will Not Tolerate Further Violations Of State Of Emergency

ADDIS ABABA, March 6 (BERNAMA-NNN-ENA) -- Although the government has been tolerating violations of the national state of emergency declared on Feb 15 in the hope that disturbances in some parts of Ethiopia will subside, it will not tolerate any further trespassing of the proclamation of emergency, warns Attorney-General Getachew Ambaye.


Kenya Launches Task Force To Review Forestry Management

NAIROBI, March 6 (BERNAMA-NNN-KBC) -- Kenyan Deputy President William Ruto has inaugurated a 10-member multi-sectoral task force to review forestry management across the country.


Zambia Bans Imports Of Foodstuff From South Africa Following Literiosis Outbreak

LUSAKA, March 6 (BERNAMA-NNN-ZNBC) -- The Zambian government has banned imports of foods from South Africa, including processed meats, vegetables and other dairy products, which are considered to be risky in contamination with the bacteria which causes listeriorsis, a disease which has claimed more than 180 lives in South Africa.