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  1. CPP marks 51 years of Nkrumah’s overthrow today

    Citifmonline.com - Ghana 02.24 / 17:45 citifmonline.com
    The Convention People’s Party (CPP), says Ghana has fallen behind in all aspects of development because of the lack of political will to implement the ideologies of the first President of the Republic, Dr. Kwame Nkrumah. Today [Friday, February 24], 2017, marks 51 years of the overthrow of Dr. Kwame Nkrumah. At a ceremony to …
  2. Trump promises border wall ‘soon, way ahead of schedule’

    Citifmonline.com - Ghana 02.24 / 17:45 citifmonline.com
    US President Donald Trump has vowed to start building a wall on the Mexican border “soon, way ahead of schedule”, in a speech at a conservative event. Addressing the Conservative Political Action Congress (CPAC), he vowed to always put American citizens first and build a “great, great border wall”. He also promised to focus on…
  3. Fears of Foreign Investment Exiting China Labeled As Unfair

    Spyghana.com - Ghana 02.24 / 17:35 spyghana.com
    Chinese Commerce Minister Gao Hucheng on Tuesday dismissed concerns that foreign investment is leaving China, saying claims to that effect are “biased.” He made the comment during a press conference held by the State Council Information Office when answering a question about concerns about “withdrawal of foreign investment” from China. “In recent years some production…
  4. CPEC Gives Way to Foreign Investment in Pakistan

    Spyghana.com - Ghana 02.24 / 17:35 spyghana.com
    The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), the flagship project under the “Belt and Road” initiative, is going full steam ahead. The corridor, opening a door to foreign investment in Pakistan, has brought Pakistan more development opportunities. “In May this year, China will host in Beijing the Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation, which aims to…
  5. China to Outdoor 2017 New Version of Green Cards

    Spyghana.com - Ghana 02.24 / 17:35 spyghana.com
    China is to update its permanent residence card with the aim to provide more convenient and enhance its functions for identity certificate, announced by the Ministry of Public Security (MPS) following a joint study conducted by the MPS and more than 20 ministries and departments. The new version of green cards is scheduled to be…
  6. Baidu to strengthen China’s artificial intelligence learning progress

    Spyghana.com - Ghana 02.24 / 17:35 spyghana.com
    Search engine giant Baidu announced recently that it has been authorized to establish China’s first national engineering lab on deep learning. The new move will boost the country’s artificial intelligence (A.I.) progress. The lab, approved by the National Development and Reform Commission, is dedicated to research and application of deep learning. The laboratory will focus [&#…
  7. Newmont Ghana Acknowledged for Being Ghana’s 2nd Biggest Taxpayer

    Spyghana.com - Ghana 02.24 / 17:35 spyghana.com
    “Your total contribution to total domestic tax Revenue in Ghana was very impressive across all tax types in the face of the economic hardship. In fact your compliance level in 2016 year of assessment was overwhelming. You were always on time in terms of payment of taxes and filing of returns,” says the Ghana Revenue [&#…
  8. Community monitors in Kenyasi trained on accountability mechanisms

    Citifmonline.com - Ghana 02.24 / 15:42 citifmonline.com
    MAP International-Ghana, a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) in Ghana, has trained a network of community monitors in the Asutifi North District of the Brong Ahafo Region. The program was under its Ghana Strengthening and Accountability Mechanisms Project, which seeks to empower communities to demand a judicious use of resources for development at the district level. The project, …
  1. Uasin Gishu leaders ask NASA to avoid bad talk

    Mediamaxnetwork.co.ke - Kenya 02.24 / 18:31 mediamaxnetwork.co.ke
    Uasin Ngishu Governor Jackson Mandago has welcomed the National Super Alliance, NASA to Eldoret for their planned rally Saturday but warned them against abusive utterances. This as preparations for the rally continued for the better part of Friday afternoon with NASA principals Raila Odinga, Kalonzo Musyoka, Moses Wetang'ula, and Musalia Mudavadi expected to grace the rally in Deputy President William Ruto's backyard. Meanwhile NASA leaders from Western Kenya have distanced themselves from…
  2. Residents of Baringo County living in constant fear of attacks

    Mediamaxnetwork.co.ke - Kenya 02.24 / 18:31 mediamaxnetwork.co.ke
    For more than a fortnight now, a cloud of insecurity continues to hang over the volatile Rift Valley County of Baringo, as rival communities engage each other in a fierce fight for resources following the devastating effects of the ongoing drought the situation which has been aggravated by rising political rivalries has forced Rift Valley Regional Co-ordinator Wanyama Musiambo to declare the Northern and Southern parts of the Baringo unsafe and uninhabitable. Our reporter Shukri Wachu has…
  3. Mourning Nyeri Governor Nderitu Gachagua

    Mediamaxnetwork.co.ke - Kenya 02.24 / 18:31 mediamaxnetwork.co.ke
    Residents of Nyeri County and Kenyans at large are today mourning the sudden death of Nyeri Governor Nderitu Gachagua who died early today while undergoing treatment at the Royal Marsden Hospital in London- UK. His brother Geoffrey Rigathi Gachagua who was at his bedside when he died , confirmed that the Governor succumbed to pancreatic cancer he had been battling for quite some time now. President Kenyatta led leaders and other kenyans in condoling the late Gachagua's family and the…
  4. Pedestrians arrested for not using designated crossings

    Mediamaxnetwork.co.ke - Kenya 02.24 / 18:31 mediamaxnetwork.co.ke
    Did you know that you can be jailed for not using a footbridge or a designated crossing point when crossing the road?. The National Transport and Safety Authority- NTSA in collaboration with the Traffic Police Friday carried out a crackdown to nab pedestrians who fail to use footbridges along Jogoo Road next to the City Stadium. The crackdown which was carried out along several major highways in the city caught many pedestrians by surprise, with many being arrested for breaking the…
  5. Chief killed after bandits disrupt DP Ruto’s tour in Baringo

    Mediamaxnetwork.co.ke - Kenya 02.24 / 18:31 mediamaxnetwork.co.ke
    Deputy President William Ruto has now issued a shoot to kill order after suspected Pokot raiders disrupted a peace rally that he was scheduled to address and shot dead a local chief. Ngorora Chief, the late Thomas Ruttok was shot dead after the raiders opened fire on a crowd of local residents before making away with several heads of cattle. The incident happened barely a day after the National Police Service revealed they had identified six prime suspects linked to the murder of Tiaty…
  6. Kenya police ordered to shoot and kill bandits on sight

    Africareview.com - Kenya 02.24 / 17:41 africareview.com
    Directive against cattle rustlers raises legal…
  7. Ruto issues shoot-to-kill orders to tackle cattle rustling in Baringo

    Mediamaxnetwork.co.ke - Kenya 02.24 / 17:16 mediamaxnetwork.co.ke
     Judith Kemei and DPPS Deputy President William Ruto on Friday issued a shoot-to-kill order moments after his rally in the volatile Baringo county was temporarily disrupted by bandits who had raided a nearby village and stolen cattle. The Deputy President who said the government had tolerated cattle rustling long enough ordered police officers to shoot anyone stealing livestock, whether in possession of a firearm or not and also anyone found with illegal firearm. "We will no longer lose …
  8. Court of Appeal to hear suit by Kenyatta kin

    Mediamaxnetwork.co.ke - Kenya 02.24 / 16:37 mediamaxnetwork.co.ke
    The Court of Appeal will jointly handle three suits in the long-standing dispute in which two nephews of the founding President Mzee Jomo Kenyatta are battling with the Kenya Commercial Bank (KCB) to redeem the family's 443-acre Muiri Coffee Estate in Ruiru, Kiambu County. Appellate Judges Hannah Okwengu, Sankale ole Kantai and Fatuma Sichale Friday allowed the parties to file and exchange formal arguments pending the hearing of the appeals. The bank, through lawyer Philip Nyachoti, is…
  1. House committee endorses Census for 2018

    Thenewdawnliberia.com - Liberia 02.24 / 05:17 thenewdawnliberia.com
    A joint committee of the House of Representatives has endorsed an ActAuthorizing the Executive Branch of Government to conduct the 2018National Census, with a request made for its timely passage into. The Bill was forwarded to the Joint - Committees on Judiciary, Ways,Means, Finance and Development Planning, Good Governance and Electionsfor proper scrutiny with mandate to submit findings to the Plenary within two weeks. Having conducted a major public hearing, the Joint – Co…
  2. NPA commences training for Seafarers

    Thenewdawnliberia.com - Liberia 02.24 / 05:17 thenewdawnliberia.com
    The Management of the National Port Authority (NPA) has begun aweek-long marine training to equip seafarers of the entity withknowledge in mandatory courses as required by the International Maritime Organization (IOM). The IOM, known as the Inter-Governmental Maritime ConsultativeOrganization until 1982, is a specialized agency of the United Nationscomprising of 172 member states responsible for maintaining acomprehensive regulatory framework to govern shipping activities. The…
  3. Primary fear grasps CDC lawmakers

    Thenewdawnliberia.com - Liberia 02.24 / 05:17 thenewdawnliberia.com
    An insider of the National Executive Committee (NEC) of the Congress for Democratic Change has hinted this paper of alleged plans by members of the executive committee to unilaterally avert the party’s nationwide primaries for individuals who have expressed interest in contesting on the party’s tickets for representative seats in the October 10 elections. According to the source, dozens of incumbent CDC lawmakers seeking reelection are raising US$35,000 each to prevent primaries in the…
  1. Tripoli Sends 170 Senegalese Migrants Back Home

    Northafricapost.com - Libya 02.24 / 16:13 northafricapost.com
    About 170 Senegalese migrants who were in detention centers in Tripoli have been deported back to the west-African nation, local media reported on Thursday. The migrants were sent back home early Thursday from the Mitiga airport east of Tripoli under the supervision of the International Organisation for Migration (IOM). “There was coordination with the immigration The post Tripoli Sends 170 Senegalese Migrants Back Home appeared first on The North Africa P…
  1. 30 Rumphi chiefs petition Parliament over land bills

    Mwnation.com - Malawi 02.24 / 12:46 mwnation.com
    Thirty chiefs and people calling themselves concerned citizens from Rumphi yesterday petitioned members of Parliament (MPs) to repeal the Customary Land Act which was passed in 2016. They argued that the Act has brought a sour relationship between chiefs and their subjects. Group village head Kawaza Mawe of Rumphi, who handed over the petition…
  2. Court nods to commit Chiumia, IG to prison

    Mwnation.com - Malawi 02.24 / 12:46 mwnation.com
    The High Court in Blantyre on Wednesday granted leave to allow a private firm to file an application to commit to prison a Cabinet minister and the police boss for failing to comply with a court order. The High Court is now expected to set a date for the commencement of committal to prison…
  3. Bring Scotland Yard for Njauju —House

    Mwnation.com - Malawi 02.24 / 12:46 mwnation.com
    Parliament yesterday passed a motion asking the United Kingdom to bring Scotland Yard Detectives to investigate the mysterious death of former Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) top official Issa Njauju. Nkhotakota South East parliamentarian Evason Makuwa Mwale moved a private member’s motion in the House calling for the investigation into the gruesome murder of Njauju, mysterious f…
  4. Ray of hope

    Mwnation.com - Malawi 02.24 / 12:46 mwnation.com
    Despite a chaotic Farm Input Subsidy Programme (Fisp) and the attack of Fall armyworms, early crop estimates show that maize output this year is expected to jump by 35.9 percent to 3.2 million metric tonnes. This is against last year’s final round estimate of 2.3 million metric tonnes. The first round of 2016/17 agriculture p…
  5. MPs pledge to collaborate in illicit financial flows fight

    Mwnation.com - Malawi 02.24 / 09:52 mwnation.com
    Members of Parliament (MPs) from Africa and Asia have pledged to join hands in the fight against illicit financial flows (IFFs) which they described as an evil that is draining the continents’ resources meant for development. The sentiments were made yesterday during the opening of a two-day International Conference on Combating Illicit Financial Flows from Africa in&…
  1. King’s Visit to Guinea Adds Impetus to Bilateral Ties

    Northafricapost.com - Morocco 02.24 / 17:30 northafricapost.com
    Morocco and Guinea added yet another milestone to their longstanding cooperation ties with the signing of eight cooperation agreements covering notably urban planning and agriculture. These agreements were signed Thursday at a ceremony in Conakry chaired by Guinean President Alpha Condé and King Mohammed VI who is in Guinea as part of a new African The post King’s Visit to Guinea Adds Impetus to Bilateral Ties appeared first on The North Africa Po…
  2. Morocco’s Return to AU, Conducive to Africa’s Development, Stability- Zambian President

    Northafricapost.com - Morocco 02.24 / 16:52 northafricapost.com
    Zambia’s President Edgar Chagwa Lungu welcomed the return of Morocco to the African Union describing the event as beneficial for the development and stability of the continent. “His Excellency President Lungu welcomed Morocco’s return to its institutional family and commended His Majesty the King’s address to the Summit as a historical moment paving the way The post Morocco’s Return to AU, Conducive to Africa’s Development, Stability- Zambian President appeared first on The North Afri…
  1. Omotola enlightens #BBNaija housemates on campaign

    Theeagleonline.com.ng - Nigeria 02.24 / 19:49 theeagleonline.com.ng
    Omotola, who is the sixth celebrity on visit to the house, described the housemates as ambassadors The post Omotola enlightens #BBNaija housemates on campaign appeared first on The Eagle…
  2. 136 arrested over xenophobia mayhem in South Africa

    Theeagleonline.com.ng - Nigeria 02.24 / 19:49 theeagleonline.com.ng
    The Acting National Police Commissioner, Kgomotso Phahlane, said they had stepped in and the situation in Pretoria was now calm and under control The post 136 arrested over xenophobia mayhem in South Africa appeared first on The Eagle…
  3. Why I flogged staff of my radio station – GM

    Theeagleonline.com.ng - Nigeria 02.24 / 19:49 theeagleonline.com.ng
    The GM said it was his knowledge of karate that saved him from being beaten up by the unionists The post Why I flogged staff of my radio station – GM appeared first on The Eagle…
  4. FG packages bailout for Nigeria’s poultry farmers

    Theeagleonline.com.ng - Nigeria 02.24 / 19:49 theeagleonline.com.ng
    The poultry industry has had to contend with a number of challenges, including an outbreak of Avian Influenza, which affected almost four million birds in 2015 The post FG packages bailout for Nigeria’s poultry farmers appeared first on The Eagle O…
  5. Police to recruit 10,000 personnel yearly, says IGP

    Thecable.ng - Nigeria 02.24 / 19:22 thecable.ng
    Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of police (IGP), says the force will henceforth recruit at least 10,000 personnel annually to enhance its operations. Idris disclosed this in Sokoto on Friday when heThe post Police to recruit 10,000 personnel yearly, says IGP appeared first on…
  6. Breaking: FG sacks all NCAA directors

    Theeagleonline.com.ng - Nigeria 02.24 / 18:32 theeagleonline.com.ng
    The sack was with immediate effect The post Breaking: FG sacks all NCAA directors appeared first on The Eagle…
  7. EFCC: We have nothing to do with Pinnacle Investment

    Theeagleonline.com.ng - Nigeria 02.24 / 18:32 theeagleonline.com.ng
    The EFCC said in a statement on Friday that the company and its agents have been parading themselves as auctioneers purportedly appointed by the Commission to dispose of impounded petroleum products aboard MT Good Success and MT Asteris The post EFCC: We have nothing to do with Pinnacle Investment appeared first on The Eagle…
  8. Court adjourn Dasuki trial till March 2

    Tv360nigeria.com - Nigeria 02.24 / 18:24 tv360nigeria.com
    A Federal High Court in Abuja has adjourned the trial of the of a former National Security Adviser Col. Sambo Dasuki (retd) till March 2nd 2017. The trial was adjourned following a fresh application by Dasuki’s counsel, Ahmed Raji, SAN. Dasuki is facing a 22-count charge of illegal diversion of N19.4billion from the Office of ... The post Court adjourn Dasuki trial till March 2 appeared first on TV360 N…
  1. Rwanda, exemplary country-Gen. Tullio

    Newsofrwanda.com - Rwanda 02.24 / 13:41 newsofrwanda.com
    Rwanda is a shining star on the African continent due to its unmatched development so far, Gen. Tullio Del Sette, Chief of Italian Police said. “We look at Rwanda as an exemplary and resilient country and we are happy to cooperate in policing,” said Gen. Tullio. The Italian Police Chief is in the country for [&#…
  2. Relief for Burundi refuge Children as Government Offers 81 classrooms

    Newsofrwanda.com - Rwanda 02.24 / 10:51 newsofrwanda.com
    Children living in Mahama refugee camp – home to about 53,000 of Burundian refugees, could be all smiles. Rwanda government, through Ministry of Disaster Management and Refugee Affairs (MIDMAR), handed over 81 classroom blocks to facilitate primary education for about 10,000 Burundian children living in Mahama refugee camp. Established on 40 hectares, Mahama refugee camp […
  1. Sierra Leone Music – This is ‘Marry You’ by Yung Sal (NEW Music Video)

    Switsalone.com - Sierra Leone 02.24 / 19:23 switsalone.com
    Here’s a new video from the New School hip hop Sierra Leonean musician Yung Sal. Yung Sal’s previous song ‘Kam Join We’ was a hit that caught the minds of music lovers in December 2015. Marry You is a song about a young man in love with the daughter of a rich man. The…
  1. Dhagayso Warbixin: Xiriirka Xasan Kheyre iyo Soma Oil

    Midnimo.com - Somalia 02.24 / 12:56 midnimo.com
    Madaxweynaha Soomaaliya Maxamed Cabdullaahi Farmaajo ayaa ku dhawaaqay in Xasan Cali Kheyre uu u magacaabay inuu noqdo ra’iisul wasaaraha cusub ee Soomaaliya. Xassan Cali Khayre ayaa waxa uu muddo ku noolaa dalka Norway, wuxuuna lasoo shaqeeyey Hey’adda qaxootiga dalka Norway NRC ee laga leeyahay dalka Norway oo uu madax kasoo noqday. Markii ra’isul wasaraha cusub […] The post Dhagayso Warbixin: Xiriirka Xasan Kheyre iyo Soma Oil appeared first on Midnimo information Centre | Somalia …
  2. Ciidamada Ciraaq oo ISIS kala wareegay Garoonka Diyaaradaha Mosul

    Midnimo.com - Somalia 02.24 / 12:56 midnimo.com
    Saraakiisha Milatariga Iraq ayaa sheegay in ciidamadooda Mareykanka uu taageero ay qabsadeen garoonka diyaaradaha magaalada Mosul oo ay kooxda Daacish maamuleysay tan iyo sanaddii 2014. War lagu qoray shaashadda taleefishinka dowladda Iraq ayaa lagu yiri “Ciidamada jawaabta deg degga ah iyo booliiska federalka ayaa hadda si buuxda gacanta ugu haya garoonka diyaaradaha Mosul.” Saraakiisha ayaa […] The post Ciidamada Ciraaq oo ISIS kala wareegay Garoonka Diyaaradaha Mosul appeared fir…
  3. Asylum seeker says husband, mother were killed on wedding day in Somalia

    Midnimo.com - Somalia 02.24 / 01:36 midnimo.com
    It was supposed to be the happiest day of her life, but on Naimo Ahmed’s wedding day, her new husband and her mother were killed. The 23-year-old Somali woman spent the days after her marriage in July fleeing — first to a relative’s home in Mogadishu, Somalia’s capital, and then to countries across the world, […] The post Asylum seeker says husband, mother were killed on wedding day in Somalia appeared first on Midnimo information Centre | Somalia News and M…
  1. Parly inquiry calls for SABC board to be dissolved

    Ewn.co.za - South Africa 02.24 / 19:36 ewn.co.za
    The parliamentary committee found serious mismanagement, political interference and unlawful appointments at the…
  2. Zuma: I doubt South Africans are xenophobic

    Ewn.co.za - South Africa 02.24 / 18:57 ewn.co.za
    President Jacob Zuma says South Africa has a leading economy on the continent and that’s why many people migrate…
  3. Mashaba slams handling of graft probe against City Power MD

    Ewn.co.za - South Africa 02.24 / 18:57 ewn.co.za
    Sicelo Xulu took special leave pending the finalisation of the forensic investigation into corruption involving the city’s R1bn smart electricity meter…
  4. Pretoria West residents plan self-defence groups and patrols against xenophobic violence

    Timeslive.co.za - South Africa 02.24 / 18:56 timeslive.co.za
    Residents and community groups concerned about the threat of xenophobic violence and looting in Pretoria West are meeting this evening to form watch patrols and self-defence…
  5. Companies will be forced to spend 70% of their budgets in villages – Mahumapelo

    Citizen.co.za - South Africa 02.24 / 18:47 citizen.co.za
    The provincial government would table the VTSD Preferential Procurement Act, aimed at ensuring that companies procure goods from villages, townships and…
  6. Zuma decides not to suspend Jiba and Mrwebi

    Ewn.co.za - South Africa 02.24 / 18:20 ewn.co.za
    The Presidency says President Zuma has decided not to take any action against the pair until the court process that’s underway has…
  7. Pool cue murder: Accused granted R5,000 bail

    Ewn.co.za - South Africa 02.24 / 18:20 ewn.co.za
    Ludi Vink died on Thursday after being attacked with a pool cue and Daniel Jacobus appeared in court on Friday after handing himself…
  8. Zuma calls for calm after violent clashes in Pretoria CBD

    Ewn.co.za - South Africa 02.24 / 18:20 ewn.co.za
    Earlier on Friday police fired stun grenades, water cannons and rubber bullets to disperse citizens and non-nationals in the Pretoria…
  1. PROPER DECISIONS IS WHAT WE NEED

    Times.co.sz - Swaziland 02.24 / 01:32 times.co.sz
    (comments) Some of the decisions coming out of Cabinet these days are giving us a very concerning indication that the days of overnight decrees are…
  2. PM: SISWATI POLICY COMES FROM UNESCO

    Times.co.sz - Swaziland 02.24 / 01:32 times.co.sz
    MANZINI – The country’s Prime Minister Sibusiso Barnabas Dlamini says the policy to have pupils taught in their home language in the first four gra…
  3. ‘PSPF BOUGHT E28M ‘PSPF BOUGHT E28M FOR E73M’

    Times.co.sz - Swaziland 02.24 / 01:32 times.co.sz
    MBABANE - The Public Service Pension Fund (PSPF) is reported to have purchased Tonkwane Estate for E73 million from Dups Holdings which had bought…
  4. MINISTER TSANDZILE, HUBBY TAKEN TO COURT OVER E6M SHARE PROFITS

    Times.co.sz - Swaziland 02.24 / 01:32 times.co.sz
    MBABANE – Minister of Home Affairs Princess Tsandzile and her husband have been taken to court over allegedly unpaid share profits of E6 million d…
  5. ‘I COULDN’T WATCH WIFE LEAVE’

    Times.co.sz - Swaziland 02.24 / 01:32 times.co.sz
    MANZINI – “I could not stomach finding packed suitcases and bags with all her belongings when I got back from work.” These were the words of…
  1. Kim killing: Vietnam suspect was country girl, say neighbours

    Thecitizen.co.tz - Tanzania 02.23 / 23:29 thecitizen.co.tz
    The Vietnamese suspect in the killing of Kim Jong-Un's half-brother was renowned for her fashion, funky hairstyles and foreign boyfriends, say family members shocked at the link between their poor rice-farming village and a crime that has gripped the…
  2. Matthaus: Gotze should move to Chinese league

    Thecitizen.co.tz - Tanzania 02.23 / 23:29 thecitizen.co.tz
    Germany legend Lothar Matthaus believes that the next logical step for Mario Gotze could be a switch to the Chinese Super…
  3. Tulia Half Marathon in the offing

    Thecitizen.co.tz - Tanzania 02.23 / 23:29 thecitizen.co.tz
    Hundreds of runners will have a platform to show their skills at the second edition of the Tulia Marathon slated for Mbeya on March…
  4. Tanzania in slow start at African qualifying event

    Thecitizen.co.tz - Tanzania 02.23 / 23:29 thecitizen.co.tz
    Tanzania’s women hockey team slumped to a 3-1 defeat at the hands of Zambia in the opening match of the 2017 African Hockey Federation President’s Cup yes…
  5. Moshi set to host stroke play championship

    Thecitizen.co.tz - Tanzania 02.23 / 23:29 thecitizen.co.tz
    Golfers will converge at the Moshi Gymkhana Club (MGC) course on March 11 for the Tanzania Stroke play Championship, it has been…
  1. Tunisia: Presidency Slams Meeting between Mohsen Marzouk & Khalifa Haftar

    Northafricapost.com - Tunisia 02.24 / 16:52 northafricapost.com
    Tension has flared up between the Tunisian Presidency and Machrou Tounes party after a delegation of the party led by leader Mohsen Marzouk met with Libya’s military veteran Khalifa Haftar in what turned out to be parallel diplomacy according to the presidency. Marzouk, a former strong ally of the Tunisian President, met Wednesday with the The post Tunisia: Presidency Slams Meeting between Mohsen Marzouk & Khalifa Haftar appeared first on The North Africa P…
  1. Zimbabwe in $1.2 billion deficit as foreign travel and vehicle purchases spiral out of control

    Insiderzim.com - Zimbabwe 02.24 / 17:58 insiderzim.com
    Zimbabwe’s budget deficit amounted to $1.2 billion in the eleven months to November as government expenditure at $4.3 billion exceeded revenue of $3.1 billion, official data has shown. Total expenditure in the period had been budgeted at $3.6 billion against revenue of $3.4 billion but a look at the Consolidated Revenue Fund (CRF) shows that…
  2. Heavyweights weigh down Zimbabwe Stock Exchange

    Insiderzim.com - Zimbabwe 02.24 / 16:41 insiderzim.com
    The Zimbabwe Stock Exchange this week slipped 1.56 percent to 134.83 points while the mining index gained 0.26 percent to close at 60.89 points on the back of the losses recorded by Delta and Econet. Delta and Econet lost 0.9 percent and 17.65 percent to close at 81.25 cents and 14 cents respectively.  Old Mutual,…
  3. UK Income Ruling Shatters Zim Families

    Zimeye.com - Zimbabwe 02.24 / 16:17 zimeye.com
    The UK Supreme Court has upheld British Prime Minister Theresa May’s “harsh” £18 600 minimum income rule for those wishing to bring in non-European spouses in a ruling slammed by Zimbabwean campaigners as perpetuating the separation of thousands of families. The seven justices at the UK’s highest court announced their decision on Wednesday, ruling that…
  4. Mugabe Neglects VP’s Wife

    Zimeye.com - Zimbabwe 02.24 / 16:17 zimeye.com
    THE widow of former Vice-President Joseph Msika lies helplessly on her bed at her home in Highlands more than a decade after she suffered a serious stroke. Eighty-nine-year-old Maria Msika’s health has been deteriorating since 2004, just five years before her husband’s death and life has not been the same since then. Since then she…
  5. Mphoko Wins Against Helpless Villagers

    Zimeye.com - Zimbabwe 02.24 / 14:51 zimeye.com
    A group of Bubi villagers were yesterday forced to withdraw their lawsuit against Vice President Phelekezela Mphoko after the ex-ambassador and businessman’s lawyers successfully argued before the Bulawayo High Court that the farmers had no right to stop their eviction. This was after Vusa Ncube and 67 others had dragged the government number two t…
  6. WATCH: Friday vibes – Madlela Ngamnanka usaMamoe wadla bayi bayi!

    Chronicle.co.zw - Bulawayo 02.24 / 13:50 chronicle.co.zw
    Bashimane Ndlovu, better known by his stage name Madlela S’khobokhobo released a debut single that is rocking Zimbabwe. If you have not heard it yet, turn up the volume and get ready to be entertained! WATCH VIDEO B…
  7. Mnangagwa Leads In Masvingo

    Zimeye.com - Zimbabwe 02.24 / 12:44 zimeye.com
    Staff Reporter | A Vice-President Emmerson Mnangagwa ally Ezra Chadzamira is leading in the hotly contested Zanu PF Masvingo provincial elections. Chadzamira, a strong member of the Team Lacoste said to be firmly behind the Midlands godfather, Mnangagwa took on Retired Colonel Mutero Johannes Masanganise, a member of the G-40 Team in the battle…
  8. Pastor Mawarire says Zimbabwe’s problems are bigger than Mugabe

    Insiderzim.com - Zimbabwe 02.24 / 12:32 insiderzim.com
    Zimbabwean activist Pastor Evan Mawarire of #ThisFlag, who is currently facing charges of subversion after leading protests demanding that President Robert Mugabe step down, says the problem Zimbabwe is currently facing are bigger than Mugabe. “He is a figurehead of a system,” he told NewZimbabwe.Com. “I don’t want to take away from the fact that…