Monday, 20 November 2017

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  • By JEFFREY MOYO and ALAN COWELL: After Coup, Even Mugabe’s Own Party Is Dumping Him By JEFFREY MOYO and ALAN COWELL: After Coup, Even Mugabe’s Own Party Is Dumping Him
    HARARE, Zimbabwe — Zimbabwe’s governing party moved on Friday to expel President Robert Mugabe from its ranks, taking the first step in legally ousting the 93-year-old leader following a military intervention two days earlier. A majority of the leaders of the party, ZANU-PF, recommended Mr. Mugabe’s expulsion from the very organization that he had controlled with an iron grip since independence in 1980, according to ZBC, the state broadcaster. Military officers have insisted that their takeover was not a coup,…
    Saturday, 18 November 2017 13:56
  • By Tunde Odesola: Kakanfo my foot! By Tunde Odesola: Kakanfo my foot!
    The Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi, to me, is the greatest Yoruba oba alive today. Greatest in terms of his intellectual capacity and his understanding of the responsibilities culture has placed on his divine shoulders. Although the vault of the late Ooni of Ife, Oba Sijuwade Okunade, bespoke on riches untold, Alaafin’s unspeakable wealth lies in his unequalled understanding of the Yoruba’s resplendent history, mores and culture. He exemplified his matchless repertoire of Yoruba history during the inauguration of…
    Friday, 27 October 2017 11:35
  • BUHARI ADMINISTRATION MID-TERM FACTSHEET (MAY 2017) BUHARI ADMINISTRATION MID-TERM FACTSHEET (MAY 2017)
    ECONOMY Growth in Agriculture and Solid Minerals: The number of sub-sectors of the economy experiencing negative growth has almost halved; falling from 29 sub-sectors for the whole of 2016 to 16 in Q1 2017. Growth in manufacturing has returned to positive territory after five quarters of negative growth. It grew by 1.36% in Q1 2017 after falling to -7.0% in Q1 2016. Our priority Sectors of Agriculture and Solid Minerals have seen improved performance, in spite of the recession. Agriculture…
    Sunday, 15 October 2017 17:01

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  • Zimbabwe latest: Defiant Mugabe makes first public appearance Business and Economy Zimbabwe latest: Defiant Mugabe makes first public appearance
    Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe has made his first public appearance since the army took over on Wednesday. He attended a graduation ceremony in the capital, Harare, handing out degrees. Mr Mugabe had been under house arrest for days. The army made its move after a power struggle over his successor. The military said on Friday it was "engaging" with Mr Mugabe and would advise the public on the outcome of talks "as soon as possible". Meanwhile Christopher Mutsvangwa - the leader of the influential war veterans' association, once loyal to Mr Mugabe - said he should step down at once. He called for a huge turnout in street protests on Saturday. "We want to restore our pride and tomorrow is the day... we can finish the job which the army started," Mr Mutsvangwa said. "There's no going back about Mugabe. He must leave." Liberal groups opposed to the president have also backed the rally. The leader of last year's #Thisflag protests, Evans Mwarire, urged people to turn up. Image copyrightAFP Mr Mugabe is chancellor at the Open University Mr Mugabe's attendance at the graduation is an annual tradition but he was not expected this year. BBC Online Africa editor Joseph…
    Friday, 17 November 2017 17:31
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  • Yvonne Nelson’s Baby Daddy Is Married Entertainment Yvonne Nelson’s Baby Daddy Is Married
    Yvonne Nelson An interview with pregnant Ghanaian actress Yvonne Nelson was published by WOW magazine on Sunday, November 12, alongside photos. The actress spoke about her pregnancy and parenting with the father of her child. She revealed that the father of her child is London-based but did not reveal any further details. According to popular Ghanaian celebrity blog, Zionfelix, Yvonne Nelson’s baby daddy is a Fashion Photographer. An article published on the blog on Monday, November 13, named the man as Jamie and he is indeed a photographer who is based in London. He travelled to Ghana from London to witness the birth of his daughter with the Ghanaian actress. He currently lives in Ghana. Jamie Roberts On 1st November, GhanaCelebrities.Com reported that Yvonne Nelson’s invisible baby father is allegedly someone’s husband–and now, mounting evidence seems to confirm this. Apart from published screenshot conversation of a Nigerian woman who claims to be his wife, the online platform has identified the baby daddy as Jamie Roberts–and the Nigerian wife as Keela Harrison. Here’s what looks like a photo from their wedding in London, indicating that indeed Jamie and Keela married. With Keela saying there has not been any divorce yet, it…
    Wednesday, 15 November 2017 18:56
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