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Mnangagwa assures Mugabe he will be safe in Zimbabwe

Incoming president of Zimbabwe Emmerson Mnangagwa has assured former president Robert Mugabe he and his family would be safe in the country. Mnangagwa said this when the two men spoke for the first time since he returned home this week, according to the state-owned The Herald newspaper. Mugabe and Mnangagwa had reportedly agreed that the […]

Photos: Zimbabweans cheer as President Mnangagwa arrived the stadium for inauguration

Emmerson Mnangagwa and his wife Auxlia have arrived at the National Sports Stadium and are now seated. A big cheer is going up as the military commander who put Zimbabwe’s Robert Mugabe under house arrest, General Constantino Chiwenga, arrives at the inauguration of the country’s new leader.The once-feared military has seen an outpouring of support […]

2017: 11 Longest Serving African Presidents

These African Presidents have been in power for so long; they have become synonymous with their countries. Several democratically elected Presidents have attempted to stay in office beyond their tenure, and a few have managed to remain in office beyond their mandate. The real problem is not the extended tenure, rather the lack of substantial achievements […]

Uganda: President Museveni attacks Members of Parliament, calls them “Parasites”

As the debate on presidential age limits in Uganda rages, president, Yoweri Museveni has lashed-out against some ruling party MPs opposed to the amendment of the Article 102 (b) of the constitution calling them “parasites”. The 73-year-old president who would be an immediate beneficiary of the constitutional change, removing the 75-year age cap for presidential […]

First photo of Robert Mugabe and his wife after his resignation

Here’s the first photo of former Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe and his wife Grace after his resignation. Zimbabwean media reports that the photograph was taken shortly after he signed his resignation letter on Tuesday. The picture shows Mugabe and his wife with some of his close aides including the country’s former reserve bank governor Gideon Gono.

Robert Mugabe granted immunity from prosecution as part of resignation deal

Zimbabwe’s former president Robert Mugabe was granted immunity from prosecution and assured that his safety would be protected in his home country as part of a deal that led to his resignation, sources close to the negotiations said on Thursday, Reuters reports. Mugabe has ruled Zimbabwe for 37 years, since he took power in 1980. […]

South Africa: Deputy President Ramaphosa leads in nominations for ANC leader

South Africa’s Deputy President, Cyril Ramaphosa has taken a lead in party nominations for the next leader of the ruling African National Congress (ANC). With this lead, Ramaphosa has secured the support of 65% of branches tallied so far, a poll showed. Hundreds of ANC branches across the country are nominating their choice for the […]

Egypt detains 29 Turkish over allege spying

Egyptian prosecutors have ordered the detention of 29 Turkish suspected members of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood over alleged spying, an action which was said to negates the country’s constitution. The prosecution statement on Wednesday said the 29 illegally facilitated international calls made by people in Egypt through Turkish-based servers offered at discounted charges. The statement […]

Libya: Modern day Slavery in Africa, by Fellow African

“At a property outside the capital of Tripoli (Libya ) a dozen men being sold like commodities some auctioned off for as little as $400. Libya has long struggled to cope with an influx of migrants from sub-Saharan Africa, many of whom hope to transit in Libya before traveling to Europe with the help of smugglers. […]

Photos of son of incoming President of Zimbabwe flaunting cash and luxury car on social media

These are photos of  Michael Sean, the son of former Zimbabwe’s former Vice President, Emmerson Mnangagwa, who will be sworn in as president following the resignation of Robert Mugabe on Tuesday.