Mugabe family wants compensation from ZANU-PF

16 September 2019, 10:55 AM
The family of late former Zimbabwean President, Robert Mugabe say they want to be compensated by his party ZANU-PF.
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Congo militants ambush and kill travellers in northeast 8 October 2017, 4:03 PM

Militants ambushed a group of about 30 civilians in north eastern Congo and killed many of them before fighting a fierce battle with the army, politicians said on Sunday. The attack took place near the City of Beni and, if the deaths are confirmed, would be the first mass-killing in 2017 in that area. It […]

Congo militants ambush and kill travellers in northeast 8 October 2017, 4:03 PM

Militants ambushed a group of about 30 civilians in north eastern Congo and killed many of them before fighting a fierce battle with the army, politicians said on Sunday.

Ghana gas depot blast kills at least 6 – fire service 8 October 2017, 2:06 PM

At least six people were killed and 35 injured, mostly suffering burns, after an explosion at a natural gas depot in Ghana‘s capital, fire service spokesperson Billy Anaglate said on Sunday. The explosion on Saturday evening at the state-owned Ghana Oil Company (GOIL) liquefied natural gas station sent a giant fireball into the sky above […]

Ghana gas depot blast kills at least 6 – fire service 8 October 2017, 2:06 PM

At least six people were killed and 35 injured, mostly suffering burns, after an explosion at a natural gas depot in Ghana's capital, fire service spokesperson Billy Anaglate said on Sunday.

Liberia heads to presidential elections 8 October 2017, 8:11 AM

Liberia, which elects a new president on Tuesday, is an English-speaking nation in West Africa that is still scarred by a gruesome civil war and a devastating Ebola outbreak. Here is a snapshot of the country: Sunday 8 October 2017 08:11 In 1822 the United States starts sending freed black slaves to a part of […]

Liberia heads to presidential elections 8 October 2017, 8:11 AM

Liberia, which elects a new president on Tuesday, is an English-speaking nation in West Africa that is still scarred by a gruesome civil war and a devastating Ebola outbreak.

Mugabe says may make cabinet changes next week 7 October 2017, 5:53 PM

Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe said on Saturday he may make changes to his cabinet next week, at a time of rising tensions within his ruling party over who will eventually takeover from him. Mugabe told a meeting of the ruling ZANU-PF youth wing in Harare that it was time to review the performance of his […]

Mugabe says may make cabinet changes next week 7 October 2017, 5:53 PM

Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe said on Saturday he may make changes to his cabinet next week, at a time of rising tensions within his ruling party over who will eventually takeover from him.

AfriForum unhappy at turn of events in Grace Mugabe case 7 October 2017, 7:33 AM

AfriForum lawyer, Willie Spies has labelled as ‘a political game’ the Zimbabwean High Commission’s decision to withdraw its participation in the matter to review the diplomatic immunity granted to Grace Mugabe. The matter was brought by model Gabriela Engels and the civil rights group, AfriForum. The applicants approached the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria […]

AfriForum unhappy at turn of events in Grace Mugabe case 7 October 2017, 7:33 AM

AfriForum lawyer, Willie Spies has labelled as 'a political game' the Zimbabwean High Commission's decision to withdraw in the matter to review the diplomatic immunity granted to Grace Mugabe.

Kenyan protesters call for removal of electoral commission officials 6 October 2017, 9:05 PM

Police in Kenya have arrested several people during opposition demonstrations called to push for the removal of electoral commission officials who conducted August’s Presidential elections. The Kenyan Supreme Court last month invalidated President Uhuru Kenyatta‘s second term victory, citing irregularities but did not indicate any specific commissioner or official. The opposition has called for demonstrations […]

Kenyan protesters call for removal of electoral commission officials 6 October 2017, 9:05 PM

Police in Kenya have arrested several people during opposition demonstrations called to push for the removal of electoral commission officials who conducted August's Presidential elections.

Congo poised to see election pushed back to late 2018 -sources 6 October 2017, 6:44 PM

The Democratic Republic of Congo’s electoral commission is expected to announce in the coming days that a vote to replace President Joseph Kabila cannot take place until the end of 2018 at the earliest, people familiar with the process said. If confirmed, the decision could anger Congo’s political opposition, which had struck a deal with […]

Congo poised to see election pushed back to late 2018 -sources 6 October 2017, 6:44 PM

The Democratic Republic of Congo's electoral commission is expected to announce in the coming days that a vote to replace President Joseph Kabila cannot take place until the end of 2018.

Zimbabwe Embassy pulls out of Grace Mugabe’s assault case 6 October 2017, 3:15 PM

The Zimbabwean Embassy has withdrawn its participation in the matter brought by model and civil rights group Afriforum to review the diplomatic immunity the South African government granted to first lady, Grace Mugabe. The applicants approached the High Court in Pretoria to seek permission to serve Mugabe with papers through the Zimbabwean Embassy in Pretoria. […]

Zimbabwe Embassy pulls out of Grace Mugabe’s assault case 6 October 2017, 3:15 PM

The Zimbabwean Embassy has withdrawn its participation in the matter brought by model Gabriela Engels and civil rights group Afri-Forum to review the diplomatic immunity.

East Congo militia attacks U.N. base, two rebels killed 6 October 2017, 3:11 PM

Militia fighters in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo attacked a U.N. peacekeeping base on Friday, triggering clashes that left two of the fighters dead and two peacekeepers slightly wounded, the U.N. mission said. Thirty-four rebels from a Mai-Mai militia have been killed in fighting with Congo’s army in the past week, local army spokesman Jules […]

East Congo militia attacks U.N. base, two rebels killed 6 October 2017, 3:11 PM

Militia fighters in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo attacked a U.N. peacekeeping base on Friday, triggering clashes that left two of the fighters dead and two peacekeepers slightly wounded.

ZANU-PF leadership spat escalates 6 October 2017, 10:55 AM

Tensions are escalating in Zimbabwe’s ruling ZANU-PF as First Vice President Mphoko said in a statement that Mnangagwa was destabilizing the country and fanning ethnic tensions. This comes after Mnangagwa said for the first time that he was poisoned in September contradicting President Robert Mugabe’s statement that he wasn’t. Mnangagwa says irresponsible statements will not […]

ZANU-PF leadership spat escalates 6 October 2017, 10:55 AM

Tensions are escalating in Zimbabwe's ruling ZANU-PF as First Vice President Mphoko said in a statement that Mnangagwa was destabilizing the country and fanning ethnic tensions.

French, Nigerien forces operating where three U.S. soldiers killed 6 October 2017, 6:43 AM

French and Nigerien troops were conducting operations on Thursday in a region of Niger where three U.S. Army Special Forces members were killed the day before.

French, Nigerien forces operating where three U.S. soldiers killed 6 October 2017, 6:43 AM

French and Nigerien troops were conducting operations on Thursday in a region of Niger where three U.S. Army Special Forces members were killed the day before, becoming the first American soldiers to die in West Africa in decades. Three Nigerien soldiers were also killed and two U.S. soldiers wounded in the attack, which took place […]

ZanuPF first Vice President accused of destabilising the country 5 October 2017, 8:24 PM

Zimbabwe's ruling ZanuPF Senior Member has accused its first Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa - of destabilising the country

ZanuPF first Vice President accused of destabilising the country 5 October 2017, 8:24 PM

Zimbabwe’s ruling ZanuPF Senior Member has accused its first Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa – of destabilising the country and fanning ethnic tensions, after he said in public for the first time that he was poisoned last month. ZanuPF supporters are expected to demonstrate at Mnangwagwa’s office after he contradicted President Robert Mugabe who dismissed the […]

Tensions rise in Mozambique after mayor gunned down 5 October 2017, 5:40 PM

Tensions are high in Nampula, Mozambique’s third largest city in the country’s north, after Mayor Mahamudo Amurane was gunned down Wednesday night. Amurane was a member of the Mozambique Democratic Movement, a majority party in most parts of northern Mozambique that broke away from Renamo some years ago. Moz TV journalist Marciano Mubai says angry […]

Tensions rise in Mozambique after mayor gunned down 5 October 2017, 5:40 PM

Tensions are high in Nampula, Mozambique's third largest city in the country's north, after Mayor Mahamudo Amurane was gunned down Wednesday night.

Zimbabwe vice president accused of poisoning ‘lies’ 5 October 2017, 11:30 AM

One of Zimbabwe’s vice presidents on Wednesday accused the other of “using lies” over an allegation of poisoning, fuelling political tensions ahead of next year’s elections. Vice-President Phelekezela Mphoko said his counterpart Emmerson Mnangagwa had undermined President Robert Mugabe when Mnangagwa claimed to have been poisoned at a rally in August. Mugabe, 93, has maintained […]

Zimbabwe vice president accused of poisoning ‘lies’ 5 October 2017, 11:30 AM

One of Zimbabwe's vice presidents on Wednesday accused the other of "using lies" over an allegation of poisoning, fuelling political tensions ahead of next year's elections.

SA, Zimbabwe push for one-stop Beitbridge border post 4 October 2017, 8:10 AM

President Jacob Zuma on Tuesday said South Africa and Zimbabwe must implement their 2009 agreement aimed at cutting the massive delays characteristic with the Beitbridge border post by having a one-stop border post at the busy international gateway. “I wish to underscore the strategic significance of a one-stop border post at the Beitbridge border. This […]

SA, Zimbabwe push for one-stop Beitbridge border post 4 October 2017, 8:10 AM

President Jacob Zuma on Tuesday said South Africa and Zimbabwe must implement their 2009 agreement aimed at cutting the massive delays characteristic with the Beitbridge border post.