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Zimbabwe’s nonagenarian Robert Mugabe resigns, ending four decades of rule

Zimbabwe’s nonagenarian Robert Mugabe resigns, ending four decades of rule

Robert Mugabe resigned as Zimbabwe’s president on Tuesday, a week after the army and his former political allies moved to end four decades of rule by a man once feted as an independence hero who became feared as a despot. His former vice president, Emmerson Mnangagwa, whose sacking this month prompted the military takeover that […]

Law and Politics of removing Mugabe: Alex T. Magaisa

Law and Politics of removing Mugabe: Alex T. Magaisa

A continuing crisis The crisis in Zimbabwe escalated this week after the military took control of the national broadcaster to announce that they had seized key functions of government. However, Zimbabwe’s “coup” is in a class of its own. Its authors have been keen to downplay it, insisting that it is not a coup. For […]

Army tanks seen heading towards capital Harare amid rising tensions between Robert Mugabe’s Zanu PF and military

Army tanks seen heading towards capital Harare amid rising tensions between Robert Mugabe’s Zanu PF and military

Tanks have been spotted heading towards Zimbabwe’s capital Harare. Eyewitnesses said military vehicles were also blocking major roads outside the city. Local media also reported that heavily armed military personnel had sealed off state TV broadcaster ZBC. It comes amid rising tensions between the southern African nation’s military and the country’s ruling Zanu-PF party, headed […]

Nigeria, Economic Community of West African States, Major World Economies Adopt Abuja Statement

Nigeria, Economic Community of West African States, Major World Economies Adopt Abuja Statement

Nigeria, the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), World Trade Organisation (WTO), Friends of Investment Facilitation for Development (FIFD) and participants at the High Level Policy and Private Sector Trade and Investment Facilitation Partnership Forum today adopted a declaration titled “The Abuja Statement” at the close of the two-day event, which saw the participation […]

The Mamba Mentality: Kobe Bryant Send Inspirational Message To Gordon Hayward

The Mamba Mentality: Kobe Bryant Send Inspirational Message To Gordon Hayward

Be sad. Be mad. Be frustrated. Scream. Cry. Sulk. When you wake up you will think it was just a nightmare only to realize it’s all too real. You will be angry and wish for the day back, the game back THAT play back. But reality gives nothing back and nor should you. Time to […]

Four British missionaries are kidnapped by gunmen in Nigeria

Four British missionaries are kidnapped by gunmen in Nigeria

Four Britons have been kidnapped in Nigeria’s southern Delta state, a police official said on Wednesday. The police are attempting to rescue the four people, who were taken by unidentified gunmen on October 13, said Andrew Aniamaka, a spokesman for Delta state police, The four had been providing ‘free medical care and religious activities’ in […]

Terrorist Attack Kills more than 300 People in Somalia

Terrorist Attack Kills more than 300 People in Somalia

At least 300 people killed and hundreds seriously injured in attack blamed on militant group al-Shabaab. The death toll in the bombing that hit the centre of Mogadishu on Saturday continues to rise, with more than 300 people now believed to have been killed and hundreds more seriously injured. The scale of the loss makes […]

Dangote says “Sometimes it is just a matter of communication”

Dangote says “Sometimes it is just a matter of communication”

Financial Times correspondent John Aglionby’s reporting in the fast FT online column that Nigerian businessman Aliko Dangote “accuses ‘Bulldozer’ Tanzanian President of scaring away investors” appears to have caused an overblown row. When Financial Times editor Lionel Barber asked Nigerian business leader Aliko Dangote in a live interview at the FT Africa Summit on Monday […]

DHL and MallforAfrica team up to further cross-border e-commerce to the United States

DHL and MallforAfrica team up to further cross-border e-commerce to the United States

DHL Express, the world’s leading international express services provider recently announced its partnership with MallforAfrica, the award-winning global e-commerce company, which will facilitate selling of made-in-Africa products to customers in the United States. Businesses can do so via the eBay platform powered by MallforAfrica. Through this partnership, DHL locations will serve as drop-off points for […]

Facebook gets behind African entrepreneurs in a ‘celebration of tech’ week as part of its sponsorship of TechCrunch’s Startup Battlefield Africa

Facebook gets behind African entrepreneurs in a ‘celebration of tech’ week as part of its sponsorship of TechCrunch’s Startup Battlefield Africa

Showcasing Facebook’s passion for investing in creative, diverse talent across Africa, and nurturing the tech and startup ecosystem, Facebook announces a week-long celebration of activities as part of its sponsorship of TechCrunch’s Startup Battlefield Africa 2017. In the first event of its kind on the continent, TechCrunch’s Startup Battlefield Africa 2017, will search for the […]

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