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Chiwenga alive and well, lands in Harare

Chiwenga alive and well, lands in Harare

Vice President Constantino Chiwenga has landed in Harare, putting to rest rumours that he was on life support in South Africa. A seemingly jovial Chiwenga posed for state media cameras shortly after disembarking from a private aircraft earlier this evening. Please follow and like us:

Burundi accuses Belgium of ordering hit on independence hero

Burundi accuses Belgium of ordering hit on independence hero

Burundi on Sunday accused former colonial power Belgium of ordering the assassination of independence hero and Crown Prince Louis Rwagasore in 1961, a move likely to further poison ties between the two countries. A government statement said Belgium was the “true backer of the assassination of Rwagasore”, in the first direct accusation over the murder […]

Prophet says “bleaching Chiwenga might die”…Govt: VP had a bullet in his lung

Prophet says “bleaching Chiwenga might die”…Govt: VP had a bullet in his lung

Alph Lukau a prophet at Allelujah Ministries International in Krameville, Sandton, South Africa told a relative of VP Constantino who attended his service on Sunday that the VP was critical and he could die if they do not pray enough. Addressing a woman in the congregation who claimed she was a niece of Vice President […]

No Justice for 2016 Kasese Massacre by Ugandan Security Forces

No Justice for 2016 Kasese Massacre by Ugandan Security Forces

(Nairobi) – Ugandan authorities have failed to investigate the police and military responsible for killing more than 100 people in western Uganda in 2016, Human Rights Watch said today, releasing a video featuring interviews with victims’ families. Those killed on November 26 and 27, 2016 in Kasese, home of the Rwenzururu kingdom, included at least […]

Vice President Constantino Chiwenga ‘critical’ in South Africa hospital

Vice President Constantino Chiwenga ‘critical’ in South Africa hospital

HARARE – Vice President Constantino Chiwenga is hospitalised in South Africa, sources have told ZimLive. Chiwenga abruptly left a Cabinet meeting on October 2 after falling violently sick, and was rushed to hospital later than night. He reappeared in public on October 4 at a Zanu PF politburo meeting, with visible swelling on his hands. […]

833 children released by Nigeria militia group says U.N.

833 children released by Nigeria militia group says U.N.

A militia group fighting against the Islamist militant group Boko Haram in northeast Nigeria has released 833 children from its own ranks, some as young as 11, the U.N. children’s agency UNICEF said on Friday. UNICEF spokesman Christophe Boulierac said the Civilian Joint Task Force (CJTF) was a local militia formed in 2013 by a […]

Political rift in Ivory Coast raises concerns for 2020

Political rift in Ivory Coast raises concerns for 2020

After more than a decade as allies, two of Ivory Coast’s largest political parties face off in local elections on Saturday after an acrimonious divorce that is making Ivorians nervous ahead of a presidential poll in 2020. The alliance struck in 2005 between President Alassane Ouattara’s RDR and former President Henri Konan Bedie’s PDCI was […]

KFC chickens out of Zim operations, feathers ruffled by currency crunch

KFC chickens out of Zim operations, feathers ruffled by currency crunch

Zimbabwe’s new currency and tax reform measures seem to be coming home to roost. KFC Africa has announced it has suspended operations in Zimbabwe, citing “current pressure on the country’s economy”, a further dent on the country’s attempts to attract new investment. Like many businesses, KFC’s feathers appear to have been ruffled by a new […]

Egypt sentences 17 to death over 2017 church bombings

Egypt sentences 17 to death over 2017 church bombings

An Egyptian military court today sentenced 17 people to death for their involvement in bombing churches in 2016 and 2017, state news agency MENA reported. MENA also said that 19 other people were handed life prison terms for the attacks which struck churches in Cairo, the Mediterranean city of Alexandria and the Nile Delta city […]

Morocco dismantles 183 terrorist cells, foils 361 acts of vandalism

Morocco dismantles 183 terrorist cells, foils 361 acts of vandalism

Abdelhak Al Khayam, head of Morocco’s Central Bureau of Judicial Investigations (BCIJ), a security apparatus specialised in terrorist crimes inquiry, revealed that since 2002 Morocco has dismantled 183 terrorist cells that sought to carry out terrorist acts in the country, and prevented 361 acts of vandalism. In an interview with the official news agency, MAP […]

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