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He Is Back: ‘panic’ As Mugabe Appears To Back New Zimbabwe Opposition

Zimbabwe’s ex-leader Robert Mugabe sent shockwaves through the party he dominated for decades when he posed with the retired general who will take on the ruling Zanu-PF in this year’s election. Mugabe grinned broadly in the posed photo, standing beside brigadier general Ambrose Mutinhiri, the leader of opposition party the National Patriotic Front (NPF), which […]

DR Congo PM: President Kabila will not seek third term

DR Congo PM: President Kabila will not seek third term

President Kabila [ File Photo} Congo’s current President Joseph Kabila will not seek a third mandate in the Central African country’s upcoming December elections because of constitutional term limits that prevent him from running again, Prime Minister Bruno Tshibala said on Tuesday. “The elections are going to take place without the participation of President Kabila […]

He Is Back: ‘panic’ As Mugabe Appears To Back New Zimbabwe Opposition

President Mnangagwa promises to give Zimbabwe’s idle land to the youth if elected

President Emmerson Mnangagwa has promised to distribute unused farms to the country’s youth and its causing quite a stir. “The land audit which is currently under way will solve the land crisis we face today. The youths and war veterans want a significant share of the land. They have put across their grievances so they […]

He Is Back: ‘panic’ As Mugabe Appears To Back New Zimbabwe Opposition

Spokesman: South Sudan’s Kiir ready for peace talks

South Sudanese President Salva Kiir is ready for peace talks with his longtime political rival and rebel leader Riek Machar, a presidential spokesman said on Monday. Kiir’s spokesman, Ateny Wek Ateny, told Xinhua by phone that the South Sudanese leader has accepted the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) proposal for face-to-face talks with the former […]

He Is Back: ‘panic’ As Mugabe Appears To Back New Zimbabwe Opposition

Egypt’s president Abdel Fattah al-Sisi sworn in for second term in office

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi was sworn in on Saturday before the parliament for a second four-year term in office, state-run Nile TV reported. Sisi won 97 percent of the vote in a landslide re-election victory, with a turnout of 41 percent, beating his sole rival Moussa Mostafa Moussa. Sisi was first elected in 2014, […]

He Is Back: ‘panic’ As Mugabe Appears To Back New Zimbabwe Opposition

Zambian president pardons 464 prisoners as part of Africa Freedom Day

Zambian President Edgar Lungu on Thursday pardoned 464 prisoners as part of the commemoration of this year’s Africa Freedom Day. Minister of Home Affairs Stephen Kampyongo said the Zambian leader pardoned the inmates from various correctional facilities across the country in exercise of his prerogative mercy powers enshrined in the country’s constitution. The Zambian minister […]

He Is Back: ‘panic’ As Mugabe Appears To Back New Zimbabwe Opposition

Burundi approves new constitution extending presidential term limit

A Burundi woman casts ballot in May 2018 election. REUTERS Voters in Burundi have overwhelmingly approved a new constitution, the electoral commission said on Monday, ushering in changes that could let president Pierre Nkurunziza stay in power to 2034. An opposition coalition rejected the result of last week’s referendum while the United States said the […]

He Is Back: ‘panic’ As Mugabe Appears To Back New Zimbabwe Opposition

Zimbabwe MDC leader vows to kick out Chinese investors if elected

File – Nelson Chamisa A leading opposition politician in Zimbabwe has vowed to expel Chinese investors who are “looting” the country if he wins presidential elections due in July. “We will kick out the Chinese companies,” Nelson Chamisa was quoted by the privately owned New Zimbabwe news site as saying. “We want genuine deals that benefit […]

He Is Back: ‘panic’ As Mugabe Appears To Back New Zimbabwe Opposition