Africa

SADC a toothless bulldog

Sadc as a regional body presiding¬† over issues of the member countries must up their game if they want to remain relevant in this new political era. It’s high time African youths come together and confront the elephant in the room. They must take charge of this organisation¬† and make it a modern one This cannot continue forever. What caused ...

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Mnangagwa wants AU to fund itself

THE 32nd Ordinary Session of the African Union Assembly kicked off yesterday with President Mnangagwa challenging member states to equally share the burden of funding the continental body and wean it off the donor dependency syndrome. The Head of State and Government and Commander-in-Chief of the Zimbabwe Defence Forces also bemoaned reports of mismanagement of resources at the continental body, ...

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ZimAchievers Awards South Africa announces 2019 Nominees, partners

Zimbabwe Achievers Awards South Africa (ZAA SA) have announced the nominees for the 5th Zororo Phumulani ZAA SA on their website and social media platforms during a live broadcast from South Africa. The 2019 edition is sponsored by ZimAchievers’ global partners, WorldRemit and funeral services firm Zororo Phumulani. This comes on the back of WorldRemit launching a new and affordable ...

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Zimbabwean community that identifies with SA, Botswana

Arriving at Khalanyoni Business Centre in Plumtree, Mangwe district in Matabeleland South about 200 kilometres south of Bulawayo, one is greeted by a huge election billboard of a beaming President Emmerson Mnangagwa portrait. Among the boldly stated campaign messages on the billboard are the promises for better health, education and infrastructure development. Installed a few metres apart is a slightly ...

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Zimbabwean man jailed for life for killing SA doctor

A 29-YEAR-OLD Zimbabwean man was on Wednesday condemned to life imprisonment by a Lephalale High Court in Limpopo province for killing a South African doctor. Petrus Standford Moyo, was also sentenced to 15 years for attempted murder, another 30 years for robbery with aggravating circumstances, one year for trespassing, 13 years for house breaking and theft. He was also slapped ...

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Cosatu’s ShutDownBeitbridge demo flops, only 76 atten

A bid to block Zimbabwe and South Africa’s border by the Confederation of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) yesterday hit a brick wall after their request to protest inside the border area was turned down by security authorities from the two countries. It is understood that the group had planned to bring business to a standstill at Sadc’s busiest inland ...

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Zanu-PF congratulates ANC

The ruling Zanu PF party has congratulated the African National Congress (ANC) of South Africa, the continent’s oldest liberation movement which turned 107 years this Tuesday. In an interview, Zanu Secretary for Information and Publicity, Ambassador Simon Khaya Moyo said his party and the ANC share the same liberation history and ethos and they fought side by side in the ...

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Gabon attempted coup ‘foiled’

Gabonese President Omar Bongo has been out of the country for two months Latest reports from Gabon say the political situation in the country is “under control”, following an attempted coup. A spokesperson for the government of Gabon Guy-Bertrand Mapangou told the BBC that four of the rebels had been arrested by the authorities. A fifth is on the run. ...

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Prophet TB Joshua denies predicting Atiku victory

Prophet T.B. Joshua has denied releasing any prophecy regarding Nigeria’s upcoming presidential elections in February 2019. An article circulating on several online news sites in Nigeria alleged that the famed cleric had predicted success for Nigeria’s opposition candidate Atiku Abubakar during his annual New Year service. “The election will be closely contested between the two leading political parties but I ...

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EFF declares war on MDC Alliance

The Economic Freedom Fighters (ZEFF) has declared war on the “corrupt MDC Alliance councilors” for turning upside down the lives of ordinary citizens who are surviving as street vendors. “Council authorities mainly in Bulawayo and Harare have run down these places and made it a challenge for vendors to survive and this is worrying us a lot as this corruption ...

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