Daily News Wrap

By IndepthAfrica
In Zimbabwe
Oct 8th, 2012
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By JANE FIELDS A VIDEO has emerged showing the agonising last moments of one of Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe’s motorcade outriders who was killed in a horrific Harare crash last week. The 20-second video showed the lead biker of the presidential convoy dying in a ball of fire moments after he s...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Jun 24th, 2012
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Kenya security dogs at Nairobi airport Friday sniffed through a layer of pepper to uncover 600kg of illegal ivory bound for Nigeria. “Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) Canine Unit together with Police and Customs officials at Kenya’s main airport in Nairobi have intercepted 345 pieces of raw i...
By IndepthAfrica
In News
Mar 30th, 2012
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Cape Town – Kenyan businessman Paul Kamlesh Pattni, who gave Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe a royal robe which reportedly once belonged to slain Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, is linked to an $850m fraud case that almost ground the East African nation to a halt in the 1990s, Kenyan Embassy ...
By benim
In News
Nov 30th, 2011
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Cape Town – The “marriage” of Zimbabwean Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai has taken a new twist after it emerged that the woman he “married” allegedly attempted to commit suicide in desperation after the PM rejected her three months ago, Zimbabwe’s Daily News reported on...
By benim
In News
Nov 24th, 2011
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PRIME Minister Morgan Tsvangirai’s spokesman Luke Tamborinyoka’s denials of an event told by multiple witnesses has left journalists feeling he is being less than truthful, or there is something Zimbabweans are not being told about the Tsvangirai, Locadia relationship. Tsvangirai moved to...
By benim
In News
Jul 28th, 2011
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Tyrant Robert Mugabe spends £2million per month on luxurious foreign travel, according to a Zimbabwean newspaper. The president splashes cash on first-class jaunts around Africa and Asia, often with an entourage of more than 70, while his country remains desperately poverty-stricken. The Daily News, ...
By benim
In Conflict/Tragedy
Jan 7th, 2011
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SANAA, Yemen – Suspected al-Qaida fighters killed at least 17 Yemeni soldiers in a pair of ambushes in the country’s restive south on Friday, officials said. Both attacks took place near the town of Lawder in Abyan province, some 155 miles (250 kilometres) southeast of the capital of Sana...