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 ...

Zimbabwe votes today #ElectionsZW

Zimbabwe votes today #ElectionsZW

More than five million Zimbabweans will vote today in presidential, parliamentary and local elections. There are 23 candidates on the presidential secret ballot. The country is ex ...

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Is it Mugabe versus Mnangagwa or Chamisa versus Mnangagwa?

Is it Mugabe versus Mnangagwa or Chamisa versus Mnangagwa?

The former president of Zimbabwe on Sunday called an unexpected press conference to “air his views” ahead of Monday’s crucial vote. Key among other concerns Mugabe spoke about his ...

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The crime behind the chaos – DR Congo

The crime behind the chaos – DR Congo

The Democratic Republic of Congo should be one of the wealthiest countries in the world. DRC is the greatest single example in history of how predatory elites rip off millions of ...

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A fight for two main cities brews – Zimbabwe elections

A fight for two main cities brews – Zimbabwe elections

A fight for the control of Zimbabwe’s two main cities‚ Harare and Bulawayo‚ is brewing amid Zimbabwe elections. The ruling Zanu-PF is hoping that for the first time in nearly two ...

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Rwanda to host Africa Chief Executives forum for 2019

Rwanda to host Africa Chief Executives forum for 2019

After a record attendance for the 2018 edition, including the presidents of Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana and Zimbabwe, the continent’s major decision-makers will meet once again in Kigali ...

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Zimbabwe tobacco output at all-time high

Zimbabwe tobacco output at all-time high

Zimbabwe’s tobacco sales have reached a record high of 237.1 million kilos just as the selling season nears its end – figures that could help ease the country’s severe dollar shor ...

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SA signs $14 billion trade contracts with China

SA signs $14 billion trade contracts with China

President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Tuesday that the South African government had signed several agreements, including memorandums of understanding (MOUs) on investments, amounting ...

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New developments under way in Zimbabwe’s platinum sector

New developments under way in Zimbabwe’s platinum sector

Zimbabwe’s platinum sector has revived, staving off years of controlled greenfield as investors kick start new tasks to boost existing operations. The country’s industry is domina ...

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Nigeria opens new light railway network in Abuja

Nigeria opens new light railway network in Abuja

Nigeria has opened a new Chinese-built light railway network in the capital Abuja after 11 years of construction. A remarkable transport project in a nation where economic growth ...

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Kofi Annan delegation in Zimbabwe to engage political stakeholders

Kofi Annan delegation in Zimbabwe to engage political stakeholders

Former United Nations Secretary-General, Kofi Annan along with a team from ‘The Elders’ begin a three-day trip to Zimbabwe to engage political stakeholders ahead of general electi ...

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