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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.