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June 13, 2018 2:48 AM Chamisa appoints new presidential spokesman and seven representatives across the globe

Opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC-T) president Nelson Chamisa on Tuesday made nine key appointments that include a new presidential spokesman and representatives to the United Kingdom, European Union, South Africa, Australia, United States and the African Union. 1. Mr. Jameson Timba, ZEC Liaison Officer and Presidents Chief Election Agent 32

June 10, 2018 3:32 AM SA police raid bank in Zuma probe

JOHANNESBURG — An elite South Africa police unit raided offices of India’s Bank of Baroda on Friday and seized documents as part of an investigation into state corruption under former president Jacob Zuma, a police spokesman said. Bank of Baroda, which is winding down its operations in South Africa, was thrust into the spotlight two years ago when it started 7

May 30, 2018 6:27 PM Zimbabwe investigates bribe allegations after hunter indicted in U.S

Zimbabwe’s wildlife agency said on Tuesday it was investigating allegations that a South African national bribed officials to allow a Colorado-based tourist to take the ivory tusks of an elephant illegally shot in a Zimbabwe game park. Their inquiry comes after U.S. prosecutors accused the South African, who was with a hunting party in Gonarezhou National 27

May 16, 2018 11:21 AM Misihairabwi-Mushonga shut out – Nehanda Radio

The MDC has excluded legislator Ms Priscilla Misihairabwi-Mushonga from its list of party candidates to contest in the forthcoming harmonised elections in what insiders say is a culmination of her fallout with party leader Professor Welshman Ncube. Ms Misihairabwi-Mushonga resigned from her post as MDC secretary-general a few years ago as the rift between 44

May 14, 2018 6:50 PM British rugby player from Durham team dies in Sri Lanka

A British amateur rugby player has died and another is critically ill after complaining of breathing difficulties on returning from a nightclub in Sri Lanka. The pair had been touring the country with Durham-based Clems Pirates RFC when they visited the club in Colombo. Sri Lanka Police said a 26-year-old man had died in hospital at 12:00 local time on Sunday 31

April 25, 2018 11:19 AM Vincent Bolloré: French tycoon held over ‘Africa corruption’

French billionaire Vincent Bolloré has been detained for questioning by anti-corruption police near Paris. Officers in Nanterre are asking him about suspected corruption in Africa, reports say. It comes days after he stepped down as chairman of the media group Vivendi. It is alleged that a subsidiary helped two African presidents win power in return 32

April 8, 2018 6:41 AM Russian spy: Embassy request is diversionary tactic, says UK

The Foreign Office has described a Russian request for a meeting with Boris Johnson on the Salisbury poisoning as a “diversionary tactic”. The Foreign Office said Russia’s response had been “unsatisfactory”, as it had been three weeks since Russia was asked to “engage constructively”. The Russian Embassy said it was “high time” for a meeting on the inquiry 23

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 27

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 56

March 1, 2018 4:49 PM MDC-T spokesman Gutu suspended

THE embattled MDC-T party on Thursday suspended its national spokesperson Obert Gutu with immediate effect. The decision to suspend Gutu was made by the national council which met for almost six-hours and came up with eight resolutions. The deputy national chairman Morgan Komichi who was chairing the meeting cited unbecoming behavior as reason for Gutu’s 50