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15 Things You Must Know About Robert Mugabe

15 Things You Must Know About Robert Mugabe

🕔07:32, 16.Nov 2017

Reports on Wednesday say Zimbabwe’s military has placed President Robert Mugabe under house arrest in the capital Harare. Here are fifteen things about Robert you might not know. 1. Robert Gabriel Mugabe has been the President of Zimbabwe since 1987,

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Grace Mugabe Flees To Namibia

Grace Mugabe Flees To Namibia

🕔21:43, 15.Nov 2017

We expect that the situation will return to normalcy

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Zimbabwe Coup:  Military Releases Full Military Speech

Zimbabwe Coup:  Military Releases Full Military Speech

🕔18:36, 15.Nov 2017

Fellow Zimbabweans. Following the address we made on 13 November 2017, which we believe our main broadcaster Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation and the Herald were directed not to publicise, the situation in our country has moved to another level. Firstly we

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Military ‘Seizes Power’ In Zimbabwe

Military ‘Seizes Power’ In Zimbabwe

🕔12:01, 15.Nov 2017

Emerging report indicates that the military has taken over power in Zimbabwe. The military however denied it was a coup, instead saying it was targeting “criminals” around long-ruling President Robert Mugabe. The military said 93-year-old Mr. Mugabe is in custody

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Zimbabwean Military Threaten To Overthrow Mugabe

Zimbabwean Military Threaten To Overthrow Mugabe

🕔00:20, 14.Nov 2017

General Constantino Chiwenga, Zimbabwe’s army chief, has warned President Robert Mugabe and ruling Zanu-PF party after the sacking of vice-president Emmerson Mnangagwa, to halt the ongoing “purging”of liberals, The Guardian reports. “The current purging, which is clearly targeting members of

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Sacked Zimbabwean Vice President Flees Country

Sacked Zimbabwean Vice President Flees Country

🕔23:06, 8.Nov 2017

Zimbabwe’s sacked Vice President, Emmerson Mnangagwa, said on Wednesday that he has fled the country, as he issued a direct challenge to President Robert Mugabe and his wife Grace. The ruling ZANU-PF party “is not personal property for you and

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Islamists Attack Somali Hotel, Leaving 29 Dead

Islamists Attack Somali Hotel, Leaving 29 Dead

🕔07:13, 30.Oct 2017

There are reports that an Islamists have attacked a hotel in Mogadishu, Somalia, leaving no fewer than 29 peopledead. Recall that two weeks ago a twin bomb also killed more than 350 people–the worst of such attacks in the country’s

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Liberian Election: Ex-Warlord Endorses George Weah

Liberian Election: Ex-Warlord Endorses George Weah

🕔21:30, 26.Oct 2017

Johnson took more than eight per cent of votes in the first round and his support is seen as a crucial boost for Weah, who won 38.4 per cent,a few points shy of the 50.1 per cent needed to win outright in one round.

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Mugabe Appoints Minister For Facebook And Whatsapp

Mugabe Appoints Minister For Facebook And Whatsapp

🕔06:39, 21.Oct 2017

Chinamasa’s first job, it seems, is to get rid of, or regulate the use of Whatsapp and Facebook, raising serious concerns over freedom of expression, access to information and a clampdown on social media messaging

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Lawmaker Thrown Out Of Plenary Over Indecent Dressing

Lawmaker Thrown Out Of Plenary Over Indecent Dressing

🕔16:11, 18.Oct 2017

A Kenyan lawmaker known as Elizabeth Nyawira was on Tuesday kicked out of the plenary session over indecent dressing. According to Kenya’s Daily Post, she was walked out of the assembly by the Deputy speaker who claimed that Nyawira’s dressing

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