Zimbabwe’s Mnangagwa pledges reforms to promote democracy

Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Saturday pledged to reform his party and promote democracy in his closing address to the ruling ZANU PF party's annual conference. In a speech that marked the latest move in efforts to end…

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Zimbabwe’s Mnangagwa pledges reforms to promote democracy

Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Saturday pledged to reform his party and promote democracy in his closing address to the ruling ZANU PF party's annual conference. In a speech that marked the…

Tony Blair tells May to ‘stop banging her head off wall’ on Brexit

Former UK prime minister Tony Blair has urged Theresa May to stop “banging her head against a brick wall” over Brexit. Following a speech in which he called for another referendum on Britain’s withdrawal from the…

Thousands face eviction or house demolitions in Zimbabwe

Harare- Thousands of Zimbabweans face eviction or demolition of homes after they settled on unauthorised state land. Secretary of the Land Commission Virginia Mabhiza confirmed the move whilst addressing journalist in Harare.…

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Zimbabwe enters another politically crucial week

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West Ham’s Pedro Obiang yet to approach Fifa for nationality swap

West Ham's Spain-born midfielder Pedro Obiang has not yet approached Fifa about changing his nationality to play for Equatorial Guinea. Obiang was last…

Masakadza and Williams help Zimbabwe’s lead past 200

Captain Hamilton Masakadza and Sean Williams combined to help Zimbabwe stretch its lead to 230 at lunch on the third day of the…

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SA President Cyril Ramaphosa says no to salary increases for ministers

The South African President Cyril Ramaphosa’s cabinet will not see salary increases next year after…

Boy aged 17 stabbed to death in SA school toilet

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SA Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba resigns

South Africa Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba resigned from his post following mounting pressure for…

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West Ham’s Pedro Obiang yet to approach Fifa for nationality swap

West Ham's Spain-born midfielder Pedro Obiang has not yet approached Fifa about changing his nationality…

Masakadza and Williams help Zimbabwe’s lead past 200

Captain Hamilton Masakadza and Sean Williams combined to help Zimbabwe stretch its lead to 230…

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Kenya's Mary Keitany won the New York City Marathon for the fourth time in five…

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Tony Blair tells May to ‘stop banging her head off wall’ on Brexit

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Africa-India trade records 10-fold growth, report shows

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