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July 25, 2018 4:08 PM Comesa deploys observer mission for Zim elections

The Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (Comesa) has deployed a short-term election observer mission for next Monday’s harmonised elections. The advance party of the Comesa delegation arrived in Harare on Saturday. Ambassador Ashraf Gamal Rashed, a member of the Comesa Committee of Elders from Egypt, is leading the mission. The observer team comprises 24

July 21, 2018 5:47 PM Prophet arrested after trying to resurrect corpse

Getayawkal Ayele had tried to revive the corpse of Belay Biftu by lying on top of him and repeatedly yelling "Belay, wake up". An aspiring prophet has been arrested in Ethiopia after he failed to bring a dead man back to life. Getayawkal Ayele had tried to revive the corpse of Belay Biftu by lying on top of him and repeatedly yelling “Belay, wake up”. It was not successful 21

July 9, 2018 9:03 AM Eritrea and Ethiopia to re-establish diplomatic ties

Eritrea and Ethiopia are to re-establish diplomatic and trade ties after long years of hostility. Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and Eritrean President Isaia Afwerki made the announcement during a landmark meeting in the latter’s capital Asmara. It is the first time the leaders from the two East African neighbours have met in almost 20 years 49

June 21, 2018 10:04 AM King Peter’s story told in WC advert

The warriors might have been barred from the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers, but the greatest Warrior of all-time has been roped into the global show as part of a package of the television broadcast being beamed into millions of African homes, offices and bars. The 2018 FIFA World Cup is special, in terms of its African connection, because it celebrates 34

April 23, 2018 6:03 AM London Marathon: Kenyans Kipchoge and Cheruiyot celebrate double win

Kenyan runners have dominated this year’s London Marathon, with Eliud Kipchoge winning his third title, while Vivian Cheruiyot won the women’s race. Kipchoge finished in two hours, four minutes and 17 seconds in front of Ethiopia’s Tola Shura Kitata (2:04:49) and the UK’s Mo Farah (2:06:21). Cheruiyot won in two hours, 18 minutes and 31 seconds, a personal 35

March 19, 2018 5:09 PM Robots and automation: How Africa is at risk

Within less than two decades it will be cheaper to operate robots in US factories than hire workers in Africa, a new report warns. Falling automation costs are predicted to cause job losses as manufacturers return to richer economies. Some analysts say poorer countries could be less impacted by this trend, however the Overseas Development Institute (ODI) 21

December 3, 2017 2:54 PM Obama and the fallacy of the African dream

When then-Senator Barrack Obama won the presidential election in the USA, ahead of Republican Party nominee John McCain, on Tuesday, November 3 in 2008 – Africa as a whole celebrated the election of a man many people on the continent regard as a son of the African soil. Ordinary Africans believed Obama could bring change to Africa, as they felt he was a man who could 57

November 16, 2017 4:47 AM Chief Ndondo fined for villager assault

CHIEF Ndondo of Mbembesi and his messenger were yesterday fined $200 or one month in jail for assaulting a villager with a knobkerrie before tying him to a tree for six hours after accusing him of failing to attend court meetings. Bulawayo regional magistrate Mr Joseph Mabeza convicted Chief Ndondo, born Dumisani Basil Ndondo (37) and Nzengelani Mpengesi 54

November 11, 2017 4:23 AM AU to adopt Africa factbook

LOCAL publishing company Book of African Records has been put on the agenda of the meeting of African ministers of information at the African Union (AU) scheduled for November 21 to 24 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The publisher said in a statement yesterday that, according to the draft resolution distributed by the African Union Commission, the ministers 37

October 30, 2017 8:52 AM Rwanda for a Place in Total CHAN, Morocco 2018

The Executive Committee of the Confédération Africaine de Football has decided to schedule a match between Ethiopia and Rwanda to nominate the 16th national team qualified for the final tournament of the Total Africa Nations Championship, scheduled in Morocco from January 12 to February 4, 2018. The first leg will be played on November 5, 2017 in Ethiopia 86