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We Had No Part in Yesterday’s Whatsapp Jam – – Supa Mandiwanzira

We Had No Part in Yesterday’s Whatsapp Jam – – Supa Mandiwanzira

Information, Communication Technology Minister Supa Mandiwanzira said Government had nothing to do with yesterday’s jamming of the social media platform WhatsApp. He said such a move would mean that Government had also participated in the purported shutting down of the country. Minister Mandiwanzira’s comments follow allegations by some sections of the society that Government yesterday […]

Social Media Jammed As Zimbabwe Runs Riot

Social Media Jammed As Zimbabwe Runs Riot

The Zimbabwean government has come under fire for jamming social media platforms during unprecedented protests against the economic meltdown. Services such as the popular Whatsapp were reportedly shut jammed to minimize communication and mobilizing among the enraged public amid fear of a rebellion against the government. The opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) denounced the […]

TV Station Staff Who Produce Satirical News Shows Arrested in Algeria

TV Station Staff Who Produce Satirical News Shows Arrested in Algeria

The Committee to Protect Journalists is alarmed by the arrest of two senior staff at a privately owned television station in Algeria on June 24. Mahdi bin Issa, the manager of KBC, and Riyadh Hartouf, a producer, face charges of falsifying permits and complicity in abuse of position, and were ordered detained by a judge, […]

Brexit: Buhari Praises David Cameron’s Statesmanship and Courage

Brexit: Buhari Praises David Cameron’s Statesmanship and Courage

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed his regret at the resignation of British Prime Minister David Cameron. Mr. Cameron announced Friday that he was stepping down after his country voted to leave the European Union. He will leave office in October. President Buhari said Nigeria has enjoyed remarkable goodwill, support and understanding under the leadership of […]

Kidnapped Nigerian Journalist, Daughter, Regain Freedom After 2 Weeks

Kidnapped Nigerian Journalist, Daughter, Regain Freedom After 2 Weeks

A journalist in Ogun State, Nosifat Oshin, who was abducted alongside her 15-year-old daughter, Afolabi, two weeks ago, regained their freedom on Friday. The victims, according to the family, were released Friday morning. It was unclear whether ransom was paid. Mrs. Oshin is the director of information at Odogbolu local government area of Ogun State, […]

Zambia’s Ex President Kenneth Kaunda Receives Noble Peace Award

Zambia’s Ex President Kenneth Kaunda Receives Noble Peace Award

FIRST Republican president Kenneth Kaunda has received the first ever Noble Peace Award from Pillars of Peace Zambia chapel for being a champion and an ambassador of peace throughout his life. Dr Kaunda has been recognised not only for negotiating and acting as a mediator for peace locally but regionally and globally. And President EdgarLungu […]

The President of the Saharawi Arab Democratic Republic,H.E. Mohamed Abdelaziz Has Died

The President of the Saharawi Arab Democratic Republic,H.E. Mohamed Abdelaziz Has Died

The Chairperson of African Union Commission (AUC), H.E. Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, has learnt with great sadness the passing away of the President of the Saharawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR) and Secretary General of the Polisario Front, H.E. Mohamed Abdelaziz. The Saharawi leadership officially announced the death on 31 May 2016. He was in his […]

Besigye Sworn as the president of Uganda in Kampala

Besigye Sworn as the president of Uganda in Kampala

In a day of dramatic events in Kampala, on the eve of President Yoweri Museveni’s inauguration, opposition leader Kizza Besigye was ‘sworn in’ as the president of Uganda. Dr Besigye running on the Forum for Democratic Change party ticket received 35.61 per cent to Museveni’s 60.62 per cent of the vote, which he rejected, claiming […]

No Media Allowed in Mugabe Bomb Plot Trial

No Media Allowed in Mugabe Bomb Plot Trial

Lawyers representing two of the suspects accused of attempting to overthrow the Government through unconstitutional means successfully applied to have the treason proceedings held in camera. The defence team, Mr Shingai Mutumbwa and Mrs Gamuchira Dzitiro, recently approached the lower court armed with a High Court order barring the media from covering proceedings of the […]

Did This Ugandan Minister Punch a Journalist?

Did This Ugandan Minister Punch a Journalist?

Minister Without Portfolio Abraham Byandala allegedly punched TV reporter Judith Nalugwa in the stomach. Please follow and like us:

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