Wednesday, 26 September 2018

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  • 21 cleared to run for DRC presidency

    21 cleared to run for DRC presidency

    Outgoing Democratic Republic of Congo president Joseph Kabila’s preferred successor will face a credible election challenge in December from two opposition leaders, the final list ...

  • Nigeria stops new national aircraft programme

    Nigeria stops new national aircraft programme

    The Nigerian government has temporarily suspended plans to start a new national carrier, months after launching the name and logo of Nigeria Air at an event in the United Kingdom. ...

  • Kagame calls new MPs to protect Rwanda’s independence

    Kagame calls new MPs to protect Rwanda’s independence

    Rwanda’s president Paul Kagame told new legislators who were sworn-in on Wednesday, to hold government more accountable, warning that corruption and divisive politics would not be ...

  • Liberia $104 million cash scandal

    Liberia $104 million cash scandal

    Liberia’s government has released a list of people that are barred from leaving the country including the son of former president Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, as investigations into the ...

Mnangagwa calls for unity in inaugural ceremony speech

Mnangagwa calls for unity in inaugural ceremony speech

Emmerson Mnangagwa urged Zimbabwe to unite behind his presidency on Sunday, as he took the oath of office following a contentious election. The Constitutional Court confirmed Mnan ...

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Sea Harvest anticipates lower earnings

Sea Harvest anticipates lower earnings

JSE-listed and vertically integrated fishing company Sea Harvest expects its interim basic earnings a share to decline by at least 31 percent as it absorbs the costs related to ac ...

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Rand drops to its weakest level in 2018

Rand drops to its weakest level in 2018

The rand suffered big losses last week and on Friday slid to its worst level this year against the dollar. On Friday afternoon the rand traded on R14.08 to the dollar. This was 80 ...

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Mnangagwa bemoans US’s new conditions to end Zimbabwe sanctions

Mnangagwa bemoans US’s new conditions to end Zimbabwe sanctions

US President Donald Trump has approved a new law that imposes tough new conditions that must be met by Zimbabwe before sanctions are lifted. The US law says the Zimbabwean army mu ...

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Zim opposition file presidential election challenge

Zim opposition file presidential election challenge

Lawyers of Movement for Democratic Change Alliance, Zimbabwe’s main opposition party on Friday afternoon filed papers in court challenging the election of President Emmerson Mnang ...

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Oil prices up

Oil prices up

Oil rose yesterday, recouping some of the previous day’s steep price slide, after the first round of US sanctions against Iran came into effect, although confidence in crude deman ...

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Kabila to resign as DRC president

Kabila to resign as DRC president

Democratic of Congo’s ruling party on Wednesday named a candidate for long delayed elections due to hold in December this year. Today was the deadline slated by the elections body ...

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Zambia rejects Zimbabwe politician asylum

Zambia rejects Zimbabwe politician asylum

A senior member of Zimbabwe's opposition MDC Alliance, Tendai Biti, has been denied asylum by neighbouring Zambia. Zimbabwe's police accuse Mr Biti of inciting violence following ...

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Madonna to celebrate 60th birthday with Malawi fundraiser

Madonna to celebrate 60th birthday with Malawi fundraiser

Madonna is celebrating her upcoming 60th birthday with a fundraiser for orphans and children in Malawi. The singer tells The Associated Press she’s teaming with Facebook for the f ...

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Egyptian court sentences 75 to death

Egyptian court sentences 75 to death

An Egyptian court has penalised 75 people to death for their role in the violence that flared up after President Mohammed Morsi's elimination in 2013. The group, including leaders ...

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