January disease kills 2 000 cattle

Elita Chikwati Senior Agriculture Reporter At least2 000 cattle have died of January disease, also known as Theileriosis — a tick-borne disease common between December and March — with Government is urging farmers to intensify dipping of their livestock as a prevention measure. Government has also intensified awareness campaigns in affected areas that include Goromonzi, Bindura, Chegutu…
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Cape Town stock piling drinking water

JOHANNESBURG. — Officials in Cape Town yesterday tried to allay international concerns about the water crisis in the oldest South African city, saying tourists and investors are welcome despite fears that most taps could be turned off in April because of drought. In a “two-way conversation,” some diplomats who met officials managing Cape Town’s crisis…
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Mexican presidential race heats up

MEXICO CITY. — Leftist politician Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has consolidated support in his bid for the Mexican presidency, but the race has tightened as another opposition contender gained ground while the ruling party hopeful trailed, a poll showed yesterday. The January 19-25 voter survey by Buendia & Laredo showed Lopez Obrador winning 32 percent…
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Highlanders record loss

Muziwethu Hadebe, Sports Correspondent HIGHLANDERS FC recorded a deficit of $185 190 in the 2017 financial year after realising revenue figures of $877 724 against an expenditure of $1 062 914 in operating and administrative expenses. The club’s liabilities exceeded its current assets by $776 058 and also made a cumulative loss of $538 051…. …
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AU chief calls for S Sudan sanctions

Addis Ababa – African Union chief Moussa Faki said on Sunday that “the time has come” to slap sanctions on those blocking peace in South Sudan, one of the most intractable wars facing African leaders as they meet in Ethiopia. At the opening of the 30th annual African Union summit in Addis Ababa, Faki deplored… …
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Poor infrastructure hinders growth: AfDB

Oliver Kazunga, Acting Business Editor POOR infrastructure continues to be a serious impediment to inclusive growth in African economies, the African Development Bank (AfDB) has said. AfDB said this in its 2018 edition of the African Economic Outlook (AEO) that was presented to delegates at the 30th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the Heads… …
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Concerns over Tsvangirai’s health

HARARE – Morgan Tsvangirai’s long absence due to ill-health has thrown the MDC into disarray amid rising concerns that with polls only less than five months away, the country’s largest opposition party could be missing an opportunity to deal with the former trade unionist’s succession, the Daily …
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