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First Oil cornered to pay CMED US$2,7 million 2013 debt

First Oil cornered to pay CMED US$2,7 million 2013 debt

By Staff Reporter FIRST Oil company has been cornered by the High Court, to pay US$2,7 million owed to CMED Pvt Ltd after having dodged the obligation for a decade. The previous order was issued in January last year following a protracted legal battle which started in 2014. Court was ...

Zimbabwe

Chief Masembura blasts rapists at Ambuya Stella Chiweshe’s burial

Chief Masembura blasts rapists at Ambuya Stella Chiweshe’s burial

By Anna Chibamu CHIEF Masembura from Bindura has castigated men who sexually abuse girls calling for stiffer penalties against perpetrators. He was speaking Tuesday during the burial of Ambuya Stella Rambisai Chiweshe at her homestead in Nekate village, Masembura. The Chief urged parents and guardians to respect the girl-child by creating ...

Africa

Germany apologizes for leopard jibe that upset some Africans

Germany apologizes for leopard jibe that upset some Africans

By Associated Press CAPE TOWN: Germany apologized on Thursday for using a leopard emoji in a jibe at Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on Twitter that ended up offending some Africans. The German foreign ministry poked fun at Russia’s top diplomat during his tour of Africa when it tweeted that he ...

World

China Covid: Coffins sell out as rural losses mount

China Covid: Coffins sell out as rural losses mount

By Stephen McDonell in Shanxi BBC News The BBC has found evidence of a considerable number of Covid-related deaths in China's rural regions, as the virus spread from big cities to more remote areas with older populations. In Xinzhou region of northern Shanxi province the coffin makers have been busy. We ...





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