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A MP calls on Ramaphosa to break away from ANC

DA MP Geordin Hill-Lewis has called on President Cyril Ramaphosa to part with factions in the ANC that were opposed to the policy and structural reform, and to instead assemble a progressive coalition to govern South Africa. Hill-Lewis, in the parliamentary debate on Ramaphosa’s state of the nation address (SONA), said the president had made so many unwise concessions in… Read More
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MACHETE ATTACK : UK-WAKEFIELD based Zimbabwean (21) gets 17 years for machete assault

TAFADZWA Katsande 21, a Zimbabwean man based in the United Kingdom (UK), has been sentenced to 17 years imprisonment after he, and his gang used machetes to attack a driver. Another gang member, a 16-year-old was locked up for 10 years after they stabbed Marcus Quashie with machetes as he sat in the driver’s seat of a car. Joe Garbutt,… Read More
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Mutharika appeals ruling overturning election victory

BLANTYRE – Malawi’s President Peter Mutharika and the country’s electoral commission have formally filed an appeal against a court ruling that overturned Mutharika’s narrow election victory last year. Earlier this week, the Constitutional Court annulled the vote held last May that returned Mutharika to power as president. It cited “widespread, systematic and grave” irregularities, which included results sheets with sections… Read More
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UN calls on developed countries to help East Africa fight locust plague

Antonio Guterres UN Secretary-General António Guterres has bemoaned developed countries’ contribution to climate change, commending Africa for its political and moral leadership on the climate emergency.  Speaking at the ordinary session of the African Union at its headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on Sunday, Guterres said more ambition on mitigation, financing and adaptation to build the resilience of African countries… Read More
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Court issues arrest warrant for Zuma, suspended until May

South African court issues arrest warrant for ex-president after no-show at pre-trial hearing over corruption charges. A South African court has issued an arrest warrant for former President Jacob Zuma after he did not appear at a pre-trial hearing in a corruption case on grounds of needing medical treatment. The judge, however, stayed the warrant until the case resumes on May 6.… Read More
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Malawi Presidential Election Results Declared “Invalid, Null & Void”, Court Orders Fresh Vote

A five judges panel of High Court of Malawi sitting as the Constitutional Court in the presidential election nullification petition has delivered its judgment and nullified the re-election of a sitting president, Peter Mutharika on May 21 2019. The court delivered a summary judgement as Justice Healy Potani, chairing the panel of judges, said the whole final judgement document will… Read More
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Trump takes aim at Mnangagwa

THE United States of America (USA) has reiterated that Zimbabwe’s problems are man-made and require President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s government to correct them by implementing all needed reforms and ending executive corruption. In addition President Donald Trump’s administration has also pooh-poohed recurring claims by Harare and some Sadc leaders that Western sanctions are behind Zimbabwe’s deepening economic rot. This comes as… Read More