Senegal Makes Record Inland Cocaine Seizure in Eastern Town of Kidira

Dakar, Senegal – In a significant crackdown on drug trafficking, Senegal’s customs authorities have seized more than one tonne of cocaine in the eastern town of Kidira, near the Mali border. This operation marks the largest inland drug haul in the country’s history. The intercepted lorry was found to be carrying 1,137 kilograms (2,506 pounds)


Zimbabwe Faces Currency Crisis: 75% of Zimbabweans Forced to Use the US Dollar as New ZIG Launch Stalls

Harare, Zimbabwe– Amidst growing economic uncertainty, Zimbabweans are increasingly relying on the US dollar, rejecting the local Zimdollar in anticipation of the new gold-backed currency, ZIG. The ZIG’s launch, initially set for April 8, has been delayed until April 30, causing significant market disruption. The informal sector, which constitutes about 75% of employment in Zimbabwe,


South African Acapella Group, The Joy, Celebrated for Performance with Doja Cat at Coachella

INDIO, CALIFORNIA — The Joy, an acapella group from Durban, South Africa, has garnered international acclaim after performing alongside American musician Doja Cat at the Coachella music festival. Their Sunday night performance featured a striking mashup of Doja Cat’s single “Shutcho,” sung in Zulu with a “gorgeous” five-part harmony, as described by Billboard. The collaboration


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