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By IndepthAfrica
In Ethiopia
Jul 29th, 2013
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Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe gestures as he addresses at a rally in Harare on July 28   Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe is once again speaking about his hatred of homosexuality as he campaigns ahead of the July 31 election. At a rally last week, Mugabe told thousands of supporters t...
By IndepthAfrica
In Southern Africa
Nov 19th, 2012
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Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe has come under fire after the government unveiled plans to relocate the capital city from Harare to his rural district, a move his coalition partners say they were not consulted on. Local Government minister Ignatius Chombo this week revealed that plans were underway ...
By benim
In News
Sep 25th, 2011
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A Nigerian newspaper run by a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist stopped publication Sunday after 2½ years of muckracking and sometimes controversial coverage of Africa’s most populous nation, the publisher said. NEXT newspaper, printed in Lagos, did not appear on newsstands this weekend. Publis...
By benim
In News
Sep 9th, 2011
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Harare – Two Mozambican men have been given 21-year jail sentences for rhino poaching in Zimbabwe, the independent Newsday paper reported Friday. Those terms are longer than ones usually given for rape and murder. Poachers have killed at least 14 rhino in Zimbabwe’s nature reserves so far...
By benim
In News
Aug 24th, 2011
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Harare – Zimbabwe’s vice president is questioning how her power-brokering husband died – fueling suspicions the former army chief may have been killed. The state-run Herald newspaper on Wednesday quoted Vice President Joice Mujuru as saying she wants “satisfactory answers̶...
By benim
In News
Apr 8th, 2011
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Harare – Zimbabwe’s high court has ordered a group aligned with President Robert Mugabe to stop exhuming remains said to be of people killed during the country’s 1970s liberation war, reports said on Friday. Justice Nicholas Mathonsi said Fallen Heroes Trust, a previously obscure gr...
By benim
In News
Mar 1st, 2011
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Harare – Internet campaigns calling for protests against the 31-year rule of President Robert Mugabe on Tuesday did not lead to any mass gatherings in Zimbabwe, where police have threatened to crush any “Egypt-style” protests. The two campaigns, on Facebook and Twitter, were trying ...