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October 24, 2018 9:15 PM Hip Hop Pantsula: South African rapper Jabulani ‘HHP’ Tsambo dies aged 38

South African rapper Jabulani Tsambo, popularly known as HHP (Hip Hop Pantsula), has died. His wife, who doubles as his publicist, has confirmed the news to local media. The award-winning artist, 38, is seen as the man who made South African hip hop popular, singing in indigenous languages, at a time when most local artists were imitating American-style 9

July 15, 2018 3:47 PM MDC Alliance invokes Sithole’s name in Chipinge

HARARE – MDC Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa is invoking the legend of Ndabaningi Sithole, the late Zanu Ndonga leader and religious leader from the United Methodist Church, to win the Chipinge vote. From recalling with nostalgia his visit to Sithole’s home with his late mentor Morgan Tsvangirai, to pledging to review the hero status of the late nationalist 34

July 10, 2018 1:13 PM New Nigeria opposition alliance aims to defeat Buhari

Nigeria’s main opposition People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has formed an alliance with dozens of other parties in a bid to defeat President Muhammadu Buhari in next year’s election. The coalition, including a faction of the governing party, plans to field a single candidate. Mr Buhari, whose first term has been blighted by ill health, says he will run in 2019. A similar 36

April 22, 2018 9:35 AM Khupe congress a fraud – Hwende

The purported MDC-T congress held by expelled former MDC Vice President Thokozani Khupe has demonstrated that whilst Khupe talks about constitutionalism daily she was willing to violate every clause in the MDC-T Constitution in a futile attempt to install herself as a party President. The so called Congress was not properly convened as provided for and the National 41

March 22, 2018 12:31 AM Disband ZEC, let UN run elections: ZCTU

THE Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) has called on the government to disband the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) and allow the United Nations to supervise general elections due in July this year. ZCTU secretary general Japhet Moto told NewZimbabwe.com that the trip to Russia by the ZEC chairperson Justice Priscilla Chigumba in the company 33

March 13, 2018 9:08 AM Nigerian senator ‘busts open’ $37,500 expenses payments

A Nigerian politician has revealed that senators receive 13.5m naira [£27,000, $37,500] every month to use on expenses of their own choice. Shehu Sani, a senator for the governing All Progressives Congress [APC] party, said there is little accountability about how the money is spent. He has called for the payments to be scrapped, saying they are a key reason 44

March 7, 2018 10:59 AM Hwange demo: Union backs company

THE Associated Mine Workers Union of Zimbabwe has backed the employer in the ongoing salary impasse between spouses of Hwange Colliery Company (HCC) workers’ spouses and company management. Union president Edmund Ruzive recently wrote to the company managing director dissociating his organisation from the Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) which 78

March 5, 2018 1:29 PM Trump threatens European cars tax

PRESIDENT Donald Trump says the U.S. “will simply apply a TAX” on cars made in Europe if the European Union retaliates against the trade penalties he’s seeking on imports of steel and aluminum. The EU is promising retaliation against American exports if Trump follows through — as he says he will next week. Here’s what the president is saying on Twitter 49

March 5, 2018 1:29 PM Mnangagwa welcomes Chamisa challenge

PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa has welcomed opposition MDC-T leader Nelson Chamisa's appointment as MDC Alliance candidate in elections expected later this year. In a social media post Sunday, the ruling Zanu PF party leader said he was looking forward to a peaceful election campaign. "I would like to congratulate Nelson Chamisa as he takes over the leadership 43

March 3, 2018 12:47 PM Khumalo to replace Khuphe: Chamisa

MDC-T President Nelson Chamisa has threatened to fire the party’s defiant deputy leader Thokozani Khuphe and elevate legislator Thabita Khumalo instead. Khuphe is opposing Chamisa’s assumption of power following the death of the MDC-T’s founding president Morgan Tsvangirai. “You ceased to be a team player when MRT (Tsvangirai) heeded people’s calls for a united 68