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South Africa sends forensic unit to Nigeria in church collapse search

The South African government has sent a specialised forensic unit to Nigeria to help identify its national who died after a guesthouse at the Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN) collapsed.

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Zimbabwe: Chinese firms plan 1,200MW power plant

Three Chinese firms led by Shanghai Electric Group are considering setting up a coal mine and a 1,200 MW thermal power station in western Zimbabwe, company officials said.

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Zimbabwe cuts royalty on gold to boost production

Zimbabwe will cut the royalty imposed on gold producers to 5 percent from 7 percent to boost production because companies are struggling with low prices, the government said.

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Nestle to revamp South African factories

Photo@ReutersNestle will invest around $200 million expanding its coffee factory in South Africa and revamping other facilities producing consumer goods, the incoming head of the local unit said on Wednesday.

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TB Joshua's church in Nigeria not cooperating as scores of South Africans go missing in collapse

South African President, Jacob Zuma announced that 67 South Africans died and scores of others sustained injuriesSouth Africans from all walks of life have expressed shock at the number of locals reportedly killed after a church building collapsed in Nigeria.

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SA parliament in vote of no confidence in speaker debate

Baleka Mbete, South Africa's Speaker of Parliament. Photo©ReutersSouth Africa's opposition on Tuesday, in an unprecedented move, called for a motion of no confidence on the Speaker of Parliament.

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