June 23, 2018
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Zimbabwe Cricket Squad Invited to Join Intercontinental Cup Tourney  
Participation in the Intercontinental Cup could advance Zimbabwe's prospects of returning to test play

Zimbabwe Cholera Epidemic Tapers Off - But Disease Remains a Threat  
Communications Officer Tsitsi Singizi of the United Nations Children's Fund said cholera will be a threat as long as clean water is in short supply

South Africa Opposition Leader Under Fire Over Zuma Remarks  
A South African opposition leader is coming under intense criticism after saying President Jacob Zuma is putting his three wives at risk of contracting HIV.

Washington Expresses Worry About Kenya’s Political Impasse  
President Barack Obama's administration is expressing worry that ongoing political impasse within Kenya's coalition government could potentially degenerate into chaos reminiscent of the 2007 post-election violence.

At Least 7 Killed in  Central Somalia Fighting
FIghting between pro-government fighters, insurgents comes after days of renewed fighting in Mogadishu

Zambian Minister Sees Gradual Improvement in Country's Struggling Copper Mining Industry  
Minister of information Ronnie Shikapwasha says a Chinese company will reopen one of the recently closed mining companies at the end of May

Nigerian Workers Protest Against Oil Sector Deregulation
Demonstration staged despite government appeal to suspend it

Liberia Says Firestone Polluting Water
Firestone says it has recently constructed 'state-of-the-art' water treatment facility in Harbel

Zimbabwe Launches 100-Day Recovery Plan
Plan aims to lay foundation for rebuilding of troubled country

Amnesty International Calls for Urgent Action as Puntland Woman Faces Execution  
Pregnant woman accused of murder and convicted the day after the crime

Critics Express Concern Over Malawi Polls  
Analyst Dimpho Motsamai of Johannesburg-based Institute for Global Dialogue concerned that political parties often ignore the law

Malawi NGO Doubts Guarantees of Free and Fair Polls  
The Institute for Policy Interaction says the electoral process has been marred by irregularities

Malawi Presidential Aspirants Accused of Breaching Code of Conduct  
Analysts fear hate campaign messages may fuel political violence during and after elections


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