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More Rwigara Family Properties to Go Under the Hammer

More Rwigara Family Properties to Go Under the Hammer

The Rwanda Revenue Authority will auction more properties belonging to the embattled Rwigara family as it seeks to recover Rwf6 billion ($6.9 million) it says it is owed in taxes. The taxman will put up for sale equipment from the family-owned Premier Tobacco Company on Monday, its auctioneer Mr Vedaste Habimana said. The tobacco processing […]

Mozambique Gemfields Ruby Auction Raises Record 72 Million Dollars

Mozambique Gemfields Ruby Auction Raises Record 72 Million Dollars

The London-based mining company Gemfields on Monday announced that last week’s auction in Singapore of rough rubies from its mine in the northern Mozambican district of Montepuez raised a company record of 71.8 million US dollars. Of the 86 parcels of rubies available at the auction, 82 were sold – fetching an average price of […]

Too late for Zimbabwe to hold fair elections

Too late for Zimbabwe to hold fair elections

With only one day left before the Nomination Court sits, it is now too late to expect the country to hold free and fair elections. The Court will be sitting on Thursday, 14 June 2018, and already this is happening before the availing of the voters roll for public scrutiny by the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission […]

Grace Mugabe’s son ‘Russell’ falls on hard times

Grace Mugabe’s son ‘Russell’ falls on hard times

Former Zimbabwe First Lady Doctor Amai Grace Mugabe’s son, Mr Russel Goreraza, has fallen on hard times after his landlord issued out summons for his eviction from a Harare flat over rent arrears amounting to $65 801. Mr Goreraza, who is Mrs Mugabe’s son from her marriage with Stanley Goreraza, did not pay rent to […]

Former Zanu PF youth leader Chipanga to lose farm to previous owner

Former Zanu PF youth leader Chipanga to lose farm to previous owner

THE government is reportedly planning to take back former Zanu PF youth leader Kudzi Chipanga’s farm and give it back to the previous white owner. This comes as former youth leader Mubuso Chinguno is locked in a bitter fight with President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s aide who is reportedly eyeing his farm in Chipinge. Chipanga and Chinguno […]

Child Labour Remains Widespread in Malawi

Child Labour Remains Widespread in Malawi

The Ministry of Labour, Youth, Sports and Manpower Development says cases of child labor remain a widespread challenge in the country as many children are being employed at a tender age to work in different sectors. Deputy Labour Commissioner in the Ministry, Wafwire Musukwa made the remarks on Monday at a press briefing which was […]

Eventful eighth Zimbabwe Parly comes to an end

Eventful eighth Zimbabwe Parly comes to an end

HARARE – An eventful eighth Parliament of Zimbabwe has come to a close. Last Thursday, Senators and Members of Parliament concluded their business as curtains came down to a lively session of the National Assembly. This followed the gazetting of July 30 as the election date on which President Emmerson Mnangagwa will face MDC Alliance […]

Burundi’s President Pierre Nkurunziza to Step Down in 2020

Burundi’s President Pierre Nkurunziza to Step Down in 2020

In a surprise move, Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza said Thursday he would step down in 2020, despite widespread belief that he backed a new constitution extending term limits in a bid to cling to power. His announcement came shortly after he signed into law a new constitution, passed in a May referendum, that in theory […]

VIDEO: Ramaphosa Calls on Morocco to Grant Independence to Saharawi

VIDEO: Ramaphosa Calls on Morocco to Grant Independence to Saharawi

“Your presence allows us to reiterate our support for the struggle of the people of Western Sahara for self-determination and independence,” said South African President Cyril Ramaphosa during a working visit from President Brahim Ghali of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic. Please follow and like us:

ZANU-PF Chief Charumbira ordered to offer an apology

ZANU-PF Chief Charumbira ordered to offer an apology

PRESIDENT of the National Council of Chiefs (NCC) Fortune Charumbira, who was censured for rallying other chiefs to support the ruling Zanu PF party in this year’s general elections, has been ordered to offer an apology by the court after being served with a High Court order on Tuesday. Charumbira was given a seven-day ultimatum […]

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