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December 4, 2018 6:37 AM Sierra Leone disqualified from Afcon

Sierra Leone have been disqualified from the 2019 African Cup of Nations qualifying competition, the Confederation of African Football (Caf) said yesterday. Football’s world governing body Fifa had suspended the Sierra Leone Football Association (SLFA) in October due to “government interference”. Caf’s decision means Kenya and Ghana are assured of first 24

December 4, 2018 5:45 AM Simbisa makes executive changes

Fast food chain, Simbisa Brands, has appointed Mr Baldwin Guchu as the group’s new finance director effective from December 1, 2018. He replaces Mr Salim Eceolaza who has been assigned the position of managing director of Simbisa Brands in Kenya. “The chairman of the board of directors announces the resignation of Mr Salim Eceolaza from the board of directors 21

December 1, 2018 10:48 AM Cameroon stripped of hosting 2019 Africa Cup of Nations

Cameroon have been stripped of hosting next year’s Africa Cup of Nations, says the Confederation of African Football. African football’s governing body (Caf) says it is because of delays in the progress of Cameroon’s preparation for the tournament, due to start in June. Officials made the decision at a meeting on Friday in Accra, Ghana, that lasted more than 10 hours 16

November 22, 2018 3:48 PM One of ‘Mugabe planes’ sold

One of the four aircraft bought by government from Malaysia has reportedly been sold to Jet Midwest, a US-based leading global aviation parts provider, due to non-payment by Zimbabwe. Government had all along claimed it bought four Boeing 777 aircraft from Malaysia and an Embraer plane, with the planes set to be leased to a new local airline Zim Airways 33

November 13, 2018 3:15 PM Tafi Mhaka: Are anti-gay witch hunts really protecting ‘African values’?

Homophobia, not homosexuality, is a western import to Africa. On October 29, governor of Tanzania’s largest city Dar-es-Salaam, Paul Makonda, announced that he formed an anti-gay unit to hunt down “suspected” homosexuals. Makonda is an ardent Christian and close ally of Tanzanian President John Magufuli, a traditionalist who believes “even cows disapprove 26

October 11, 2018 3:21 AM Somalia’s al-Shabab says it has killed British spy

Somali militant group al-Shabab says it has killed five men it accuses of spying – one of them for the UK. According to a jihadi website, he had admitted giving information to British intelligence services about al-Shabab supporters living in the UK. The five men, aged between 22 and 36, were shot dead in a public execution on Tuesday in an area under 33

October 10, 2018 10:05 AM Kenya bus crash kills at least 50 en route to Kisumu

At least 50 people have been killed after a bus travelling from the Kenyan capital Nairobi to Kisumu, in the west, veered off the road, police say. Many reportedly died when the vehicle overturned. Police fear the death toll may rise, with the possibility of passengers trapped in the wreckage. Police said the driver had lost control and plunged down a slope 25

October 5, 2018 9:14 AM Seed Co lists on Botswana bourse, ZSE

Zimbabwe’s largest seed maker Seed Co Limited’s partial unbundling comes to fruition today with the primary listing of spin-off Seed Co International on the Botswana Stock Exchange (BSE). Seed Co International will also get a secondary listing on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange (ZSE), where the parent company already trades. According to a circular issued 26

October 2, 2018 4:12 PM Jah Prayzah in dilemma

Red hot musician Jah Prayzah is standing on the horns of a dilemma. The Jerusarema hit-maker does not want to disappoint his legion of followers and is struggling to choose the best 12 tracks that will make up Chitubu — his forthcoming album — set for release on November 2 at the Harare International Conference Centre (HICC). His manager, Keen Mushapaidze 17

September 16, 2018 5:02 PM Eliud Kipchoge sets new marathon world record in Berlin

Kenya’s Eliud Kipchoge smashed the marathon world record by clocking a time of two hours one minute 39 seconds in Berlin. The 33-year-old took nearly one minute 20 seconds off the previous best, which was set by compatriot Dennis Kimetto when he ran 2:02:57 in Berlin in 2014. “I lack words to describe this day,” said Kipchoge. “I am really grateful 22