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Zambian Opposition Leader Hichilema Faces More Charges

By Peter Adamu The knives are out for incarcerated United Party for National Development (UPND) Hakainde Hichilema with police instituting investigations on his alleged issuance of disparaging and contemptuous remarks against Speaker of the National Assembly Patrick Matibini. On Tuesday Matibini said that he had referred Hichilema’s case to the …

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Zimbabwe: Opposition Parties Confuse Electorate

By Hazel Ndebele “IF you take two Zimbabweans to the moon, leave them there and visit them the next morning, they would have formed three political parties,” the late Professor Masipula Sithole, one of Zimbabwe’s most venerated political scientists, once remarked. Although his remarks were in jest, they served to …

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Somalia: Govt Breaks Silence Over the Qatar Crisis

Somalia on Wednesday broke its silence over the ongoing Qatar crisis and asked countries involved to seek dialogue. “The Federal Republic of Somalia deeply concerned about the diplomatic row between the brotherly Arab countries” a statement from the Foreign Affairs Ministry said. “Somalia calls to all countries involved to settle …

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South Africa: #GuptaLeaks Reveal Business Family’s Dealings

ANALYSIS The e-mails and documents leaked from the heart of the Gupta empire provide mounting evidence that the president’s friends amassed a fortune offshore by preying on South African state contracts using their political contacts. By AMABHUNGANE and SCORPIO. Now we can show how taxpayers were bled via a controversial …

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Tanzania: JPM Wins Global Accolades… For ‘Job Well Done’ At SADC

President John Magufuli has won accolades from the international community for his impeccable leadership of the SADC organ on politics, defence and security cooperation, even as the Community ushers Lesotho into yet another parliamentary election, the third within five years. Representatives from international organisations operating within SADC region, and Lesotho in …

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