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Mujuru forced to follow Zanu-PF congress on TV as verbal onslaught continues

HARARE – BELEAGURED  Zimbabwean vice-president Joice Mujuru is now watching proceedings at the ongoing Zanu-PF congress from her Harare home, says sources close to the former liberation war fighter. Mujuru, a former guerrilla with the nom de guerre “Spill Blood”, was not present at the meeting,  at the  ruling party congress that is meant to anoint its leadership for the ... Read More »

Dawn of a New Era? as historic, make or break Zanu-PF congress starts

HARARE – ZIMBABWE President Robert Mugabe is – quite literally – paving the way for his wife’s ascent to power. In another sign of the First Lady’s growing clout, Harare residents awoke on Tuesday to a new street, Dr Grace Mugabe Way, leading to the conference centre where Africa’s oldest leader may this week anoint his chosen political successor. -Reuters ... Read More »

Zim journo Emmaunuel Chuma dies in SA

JOHANNESBURG – SA based Zimbabwean journalist Emmanuel Chuma has died Chuma, a former Chronicle chief reporter died after a year long illness in South Africa. “It is with a deep sense of loss, sorrow and devastation that the ZUJ family has learnt of the passing on of Emmanuel Chuma,” says Zimbabwe Union of Journalists Foster Dongozi. Dongozi described Chuma’s death ... Read More »

Zanu-PF Congress, How Mujuru learn’t nothing and forgot everything

The ZANU PF national congress is here, probably the last congress for ZANU PF’s firsts secretary Robert Mugabe. The much awaited congress which had been viewed by many as not just a congress, but a transitional congress (though not elective) likely to seal ZANU PF’s succession battle. The road to this congress has been boisterous, melodramatic coupled with shocks and ... Read More »

SAA increases flights to Harare and other key African destinations

JOHANNESBURG – SOUTH African Airways (SAA) with effect from today has added one more flight to  Harare and  four more  to Maputo as part of its drive to increase  air services to some of its key African routes. With effect from yesterday the national carrier increased its flights to Harare from 18 to 19  per week . “The strengthening of ... Read More »

China denies British MPs entry into Hong Kong

LONDON - A group of British lawmakers investigating Britain’s relations with Hong Kong have been told China will not allow them into the former colony, the MPs said Sunday. The Foreign Affairs Committee, a panel of lawmakers who scrutinise the Foreign Office’s work, is looking into Britain’s relations with the Chinese special administrative region 30 years on from the 1984 Joint ... Read More »

English premier league table

English Premier League table after Sunday’s early match (played, won, drawn, lost, goals for, goals against, points): Chelsea 13 10 3 0 30 11 33 Man City 13 8 3 2 27 13 27 Southampton 13 8 2 3 24 9 26 Man Utd 13 6 4 3 22 15 22 West Ham 13 6 3 4 21 16 21 ... Read More »

Zim’s SADC observer mission chair, gives Namibian e- voting the thumbs up

NAMIBIA – THE SADC observer mission has lauded Namibia on Sunday for introducing electronic voting on the African continent, while the country’s voters await the election results. “Namibia must be congratulated, notwithstanding some glitches, for having pioneered the use of electronic voting machines (EVMs),” chairman of the SADC Parliamentary Forum (SADC-PF) observer mission Jacob Mudenda said. “Namibia’s lead can be emulated by ... Read More »

Cosatu turns 29 tomorrow amidst internal squabbles

JOHANNESBURG – AMID internal friction within the Congress of SA Trade Unions (Cosatu) the trade union federation will celebrate its 29th anniversary on Monday. Cosatu was launched on December 1, 1985 in Durban. The trade union federation tweeted on Sunday: “This week, on Monday,1st Dec, #COSATU to celebrate its 29th Anniversary since its inception on the 1st, December 1985! Amandla.” ... Read More » • Free Website Templates - Downlaod Full Themes
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