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    Zimbabwean Pastor Paul Sanyangore Dials God’s Cellphone Number During Service

    Zimbabwean Pastor Paul Sanyangore Dials God’s Cellphone Number During Service

    The pastor during a church service dialed God’s number and started going back and forth in the church hall talking to God, as a woman knelt before him expecting a miracle and the congregation gave a stirring applause.

      China is Learning Africa’s Languages and Culture to “Speak to Africans' Hearts”

      Chinese are learning Africa’s languages as they come in to form trade, and economic relations in the continent. They believe using colonial languages (French or English) in Africa, is “perpetuating hegemony”.

        Zimbabwean Pastor Paul Sanyangore Dials God’s Cellphone Number During Service

        The pastor during a church service dialed God’s number and started going back and forth in the church hall talking to God, as a woman knelt before him expecting a miracle and the congregation gave a stirring applause.

          Aubameyang Beats Bayern’s Lewandowski to be Bundesliga’s Top Scorer

          Aubameyang's strengths will continue to set him apart as one of the greatest players to grace Africa and the world of football.

            #Menaretrash or #Notallmen: South African Men Protest in Streets

            The rise in violence against woman and children in South Africa saw hundreds of protesters, mostly men, march in the capital Pretoria to denounce the deed.

              South African Big Game Hunter Crushed to Death After Elephant Fell on Top of Him

              A prolific South African big game hunter was killed over the weekend after an elephant was shot and fell on top of him at a game reserve in Zimbabwe.

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