President Mnangagwa lays out ambitious political, economic vision
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Staff Reporter - Dec 15, 2017

Harare  – President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Friday laid out his vision for the ruling Zanu PF party and government, with economic transformation topping his agenda, and appealed for…

President Mnangagwa formally elected ruling party, Zim leader
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President Mnangagwa formally elected ruling party, Zim leader

Staff Reporter - Dec 15, 2017

Harare-The Zanu PF Extra-Ordinary Congress on Friday unanimously endorsed the appointment of President Emmerson Mnangagwa as the President and First Secretary of the ruling party. He was…

Women’s league calls for the extradition of G40 cabal
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Women’s league calls for the extradition of G40 cabal

Staff Reporter - Dec 15, 2017

  Gracious Madondo Zanu-PF Women’s League secretary for commissariat Mabel Chinomona has urged delegates to the party’s extraordinary to consider extraditing some members of the G40 cabal…

ZANU-PF Congress maps way forward
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ZANU-PF Congress maps way forward

Staff Reporter - Dec 15, 2017

Charity Ruzvidzo The Zanu-PF Extraordinary Congress which kicked off Friday morning in Harare at the Robert Gabriel Mugabe Square has reaffirmed Emmerson Mnangagwa as the party’s presidential…

I am a President for all Zimbabweans – ED
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I am a President for all Zimbabweans – ED

Staff Reporter - Dec 15, 2017

Harare– President Emmerson Mnangagwa said on Friday his presidency is for all Zimbabweans and he will work tirelessly to deliver the promise of a better future and…

Mozambique punishes errant traffic police officers
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Mozambique punishes errant traffic police officers

Staff Reporter - Dec 15, 2017

Maputo-The Mozambican Police is moving hundreds of officers from the traffic section across the country to the protection unit, with almost all ranks involved, in what is…

SADC condemns killing of its soldiers in DRC
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SADC condemns killing of its soldiers in DRC

Staff Reporter - Dec 15, 2017

By Mpho Tebele Gaborone - SADC has condemned the killing of 15 soldiers belonging to its Force Intervention Brigade (FIB), serving under the United Nations Organisation Stabilisation…

Why talk of unity in the ANC is disingenuous, dangerous
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Why talk of unity in the ANC is disingenuous, dangerous

Staff Reporter - Dec 15, 2017

By Mashupye Herbert Maserumule South Africa is gripped by anxiety laced with anticipation as the much anticipated African National Congress (ANC) 54th elective conference draws closer. All the country’s…

ZANU-PF embraces new party regalia
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ZANU-PF embraces new party regalia

Staff Reporter - Dec 15, 2017

By Lovemore Ranga Mataire Long used to long time ruler Robert Mugabe donning all party regalia and all paraphernalia, ZANU-PF is for the first time set to…

Zim and Bots seek improved relations
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Zim and Bots seek improved relations

Staff Reporter - Dec 15, 2017

Harare – Zimbabwe and Botswana will in the next few months work on several co-operation agreements as the two countries seek to rekindle and deepen bilateral ties,…

Experts urge infrastructure development to create jobs in Africa
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Experts urge infrastructure development to create jobs in Africa

Staff Reporter - Dec 15, 2017

By Magret Nunuhe Windhoek – If Africa is to achieve the desired economic growth envisioned by the African Union (AU) Agenda 2063, it will have to provide employment…

SADC food security under threat  … as more vicious fall armyworm detected
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SADC food security under threat … as more vicious fall armyworm detected

Staff Reporter - Dec 15, 2017

By Jeff Kapembwa Lusaka – African countries are bracing for another pest calamity following the detection of more vicious swarms of fall army worms that have invaded…

DR Congo: Over a dozen UN peacekeepers killed in worst attack on ‘Blue Helmets’ in recent history
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DR Congo: Over a dozen UN peacekeepers killed in worst attack on ‘Blue Helmets’ in recent history

Staff Reporter - Dec 15, 2017

At least 14 United Nations 'blue helmets' in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) have been killed and many more injured, in what the Secretary-General António Guterres…

Zambian authorities reverse night driving ban
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Zambian authorities reverse night driving ban

Staff Reporter - Dec 15, 2017

By Jeff Kapembwa Lusaka – The Zambia government last week lifted an interdict on night driving, following a flurry of complaints from the business sector that the…

Debate, controversy on electoral bill rages on in Malawi …. As PAC threatens protest over parliament dilly-dallying
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Debate, controversy on electoral bill rages on in Malawi …. As PAC threatens protest over parliament dilly-dallying

Staff Reporter - Dec 15, 2017

By Penelope Paliani-Kamanga There has been drama and pressure on the government of Malawi over a bill proposing the amendment of the electoral system, especially in the…

Zimbabweans urged to donate blood ahead of festive season
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Zimbabweans urged to donate blood ahead of festive season

Staff Reporter - Dec 15, 2017

By  Charity Ruzvidzo Harare - The Ministry of Health and Child Care has called upon the public to donate blood ahead of the festive season, as the…

Lets make 2018 count
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Lets make 2018 count

Staff Reporter - Dec 15, 2017

2017 will go down in the history books as an eventful year for SADC. By December 2016, the region was still facing a severe drought that threatened…

2017: The year the DRC would like to forget
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2017: The year the DRC would like to forget

Staff Reporter - Dec 15, 2017

By Reuben Loffman For the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), 2017 was a disaster. Presidential and legislative elections were delayed, the violence in Kasai intensified, a long-standing…

Verwoerd in Jerusalem
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Verwoerd in Jerusalem

Staff Reporter - Dec 15, 2017

By Michael Bueckert US President Donald Trump’s recent declaration recognising Jerusalem as the capital of Israel has sparked international concern that a two-state solution for Israel and…

FAO’s Crop Prospects and Food Situation –  Why the upgrade matters
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FAO’s Crop Prospects and Food Situation – Why the upgrade matters

Staff Reporter - Dec 15, 2017

By Frank Mattheis & John Kotsopoulos African and European heads of government gathered last week in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire, for their 5th summit since 2000. For the…