Thursday, November 15, 2018

Tag "Zimbabwe"

    Mugabe’s stepson convicted for manslaughter

Mugabe’s stepson convicted for manslaughter

Russell Goreraza, the eldest son of Zimbabwe's first lady Grace Mugabe, has been convicted of manslaughter and fined $800 (£520).Goreraza was driving along Samora Machel Avenue in Harare around 10 pm on February 23 when he knocked down an identified male pedestrian, who was crossing the same road.The deceased died on the spot and Goreraza’s BMW windscreen was shattered while the bonnet got [...]

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    Zimbabwe kicked out of 2018 World Cup

Zimbabwe kicked out of 2018 World Cup

Zimbabwe have been expelled from 2018 World Cup qualifiers over non-payment of the outstanding debt owed former coach Jose Claudinei Georgini.FIFA in a statement said it took the action after Zimbabwe's Football Association (ZIFA) failed to make the payments despite a grace period.Brazilian Georgini coached the national team from January to November 2008.Zimbabwe have never qualified for the World Cup [...]

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    EU renews asset freeze, travel ban on Mugabe

EU renews asset freeze, travel ban on Mugabe

The European Union (EU) has renewed sanctions against President Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe, his wife, Grace, and the country.The European Union official journal published a notice to this effect on Friday, saying the ban on the nation and its first family remains active for another year till 2016.The EU also placed a travel ban and asset freeze on the 27-year-long [...]

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    90-year-old Mugabe falls at Harare Airport

90-year-old Mugabe falls at Harare Airport

Ninety-year-old Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe fell on Wednesday after addressing a crowd at Harare Airport.The incident, witnessed by journalists, reignited concerns about his health, but his spokesman, George Charamba, said the president “just missed a step” while alighting from the podium.Mugabe had just returned from Addis Ababa, where he had assumed the chairmanship of the African Union.His aides quickly came [...]

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    90-year-old Mugabe emerges new chairman of African Union

90-year-old Mugabe emerges new chairman of African Union

Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe has been named the new chairman of the African Union (AU).Mugabe, who is the oldest president in Africa, took over from President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz of Mauritania on Friday.Acknowledging that a great task was ahead, the third longest-serving ruler on the continent, promised to deliver on his new assignment."By electing me to preside over this [...]

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    9 BBA Hotshot housemates to watch out for

9 BBA Hotshot housemates to watch out for

The organisers of Big Brother Africa season 9 have unveiled profiles of the participants who would be competing in the chase for the grande prize of $300, 000. This edition, tagged Hotshot, will feature participants from across Africa. Here are the first nine official contestants.KenyaAlusaActor, radio drama director and MC, Alusa, from Nairobi, Kenya, is married and has three children. [...]

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    Zimbabwe repays $180m China loan to ‘look good’

Zimbabwe repays $180m China loan to ‘look good’

The government of Zimbabwe says it has spent up to $180m in unbudgeted expenditure to improve its trade and financial relations with China in the first half of 2014.The money was paid by  the Robert Mugabe-led government to service the outstanding loan Zimbabwe owed China.Zimbabwe's minister of finance, Patrick Chinamasa, said the South African nation had to service the loan "to make [...]

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    THE PANEL: Nigeria to win first World Cup game in 9 attempts

THE PANEL: Nigeria to win first World Cup game in 9 attempts

The Super Eagles of Nigeria kickoff their World Cup 2014 campaign today with a match with Iran at the Arena da Baixada and are hoping to win their first World Cup match since France 1998.With group favourites Argentina beating Bosnia 2-1 yesterday, Nigeria, who are expected to compete with tournament newcomers Bosnia and today’s opponent, Iran for the second spot, [...]

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    Where did Karen Igho find an engagement ring?

Where did Karen Igho find an engagement ring?

Is our crazy and lovable Karen Igho engaged?All those who watched the 2011 Big Brother Amplified show couldn't help but love the free-spirited Karen. She pulled a whole lot of pranks, used foul words, and literally got under the skin of her fellow housemates; but she never forgot to apologize.Karen would go about the Big Brother House in her underthings [...]

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