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December 15, 2018 4:01 AM Vice President Mohadi taken ill

President Emmerson Mnangagwa yesterday said Vice President Kembo Mohadi was unable to attend the 17th Zanu-PF Annual National People Conference as he is unwell. Mohadi and his wife are absent from the conference that is underway at Umzingwane High School, Esigodini as the Vice President was being attended to in Harare. The Chairperson for Zanu-PF Oppah 21

February 24, 2018 3:06 PM Somalia al-Shabab: Deadly double car bombing near presidential palace

Two car-bomb attacks have killed at least 38 people in the Somali capital Mogadishu, officials say. The first took place outside the presidential palace late on Friday. The second hit a nearby hotel. Dozens of people were wounded. The Islamist militant group al-Shabab, which has been trying to oust Somalia’s government, says it was behind both. A gun battle 32

September 11, 2017 3:40 AM BOMB ATTACK IN HARARE: Mnangagwa Named With Another Girlfriend, Not Tsitsi Vera

A man in his 30s living at his flat in Belvedere had a colour television present wrapped inside a box delivered at his doorstep. It was fully boxed and upon opening it, the device exploded killing at the spot. The man who had Zambian ID documents had been having an affair with a woman often seen with Emmerson Mnangagwa(officially named on Friday for attacking 33

August 26, 2017 11:37 AM LIVE UPDATES, VIDEO: Mai Muzenda Burial

Below are state media LIVE updates of the burial of Mai Muzenda and ZANU PF central committee member, George Rutanhire. 1525: President Mugabe has finished addressing and readies to take the two liberators to their final resting place. 1523: As a party, President Mugabe says Zanu-PF is people oriented. He says the army is there to protect the people 32

August 10, 2017 3:04 AM Nagasaki commemorates 72nd anniversary of A-bombing

The Japanese city Nagasaki on Wednesday marked the 72nd anniversary of the US atomic bombing during World War II, with Mayor Tomihisa Taue insisting that Tokyo joins a treaty to ban nuclear weapons. In his Peace Declaration at a ceremony in the Peace Park to commemorate the lives lost on August 9, 1945, Taue said the government’s position on nuclear 40

July 29, 2017 10:06 AM LIVE: Mash-West Presidential Youth Interface Rally

President Mugabe is in his home province of Mashonaland West (updated) today where he is due to address another massive crowd of Zanu-PF supporters, mainly youths in the fifth leg of the nationwide Presidential Youth Interface Rallies being organized by the revolutionary party’s Youth League. The historical event takes place at Chinhoyi University of Technology 42

July 28, 2017 5:54 PM Unpaid doctors and nurses fight largest cholera epidemic on record

Nurses and doctors have been working overtime in public hospitals — without pay — to keep pace with the cholera epidemic in Yemen, which has now infected an estimated 400,000 people across the country. An American documentarian recently took his film crew to a hospital in the rebel-held capital, Sanaa. "What we saw in the nurses and doctors was that they were staying 232

July 19, 2017 9:36 PM Khoza refuses to work with police, says Mbalula

He says should the MP refuse the police’s open hand, they would look at other ways of assisting her without her involvement. Police Minister Fikile Mbalula has come out in defence of his department after outspoken ANC MP Makhosi Khoza accused the police of failing to take action regarding death threats made against her by unknown people. She also accused 28

July 14, 2017 8:38 PM One year later, the Turkish coup attempt remains shrouded in mystery

Henri J. Barkey is the Cohen professor of international relations at Lehigh University. “Something is rotten in the state of Denmark,” Shakespeare once famously observed. The same can be said about Turkey at the one-year anniversary of the attempted coup d’état on July 15, 2016. The coup was an amateurish effort at best and fizzled out quickly, but not before 20

June 19, 2017 5:06 AM US warplane downs Syrian army jet in Raqqa province

A US warplane shot down a Syrian army jet on Sunday in the southern Raqqa countryside. The jet had dropped bombs near US-backed forces and Damascus saying the plane was downed while flying a mission against Islamic State militants. A US warplane shot down a Syrian army jet on Sunday in the southern Raqqa countryside, with Washington saying the jet had dropped 12