Africa: Mugabe Missing in Top 50 richest people in Zimbabwe

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Mugabe Missing in Top 50 richest people in Zimbabwe By Friday Nwosu Robert Mugabe, one of Africa’s longest serving Presidents is conspicuously missing in the top 50 richest people in Zimbabwe. One would have thought Mugabe who came into power in 1980 and has been in office since then would have been prominently featured among the top money bags in […]

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Africa: Zimbabwean Prophet, Patrick Mugadza, Arrested For Prophesying President Mugabe’s Death

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Zimbabwean Prophet, Patrick Mugadza, Arrested For Prophesying President Mugabe’s Death Patrick Mugadza, the prophet and leader of Kariba Church, that prophesied that the incumbent president of Zimbabwe, Robert Mugabe will die on 17th of October 2017, has been arrested. According to Zim Eye, the controversial prophet was arrested on Monday, January 16, outside the Harare Magistrates Court where he had […]

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Africa: South African Customs seize Mugabe’s nephew’s daughter’s wedding Dress

South African Customs seize Mugabe’s nephew’s daughter’s wedding Dress Diamonds are a girl’s best friend, they say – but not always if you’re a Mugabe or related to one. Robert Mugabe’s big-spending nephew Philip Chiyangwa nearly saw his daughter’s wedding ruined when South African customs allegedly confiscated her crystal-encrusted dress. The problem? They thought the crystals were diamonds, apparently. All […]

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Africa: Standard Chartered Bank may finance Zimbabwe’s cash-strapped government

Standard Chartered Bank is considering the FINANCING of a $262m (£206m) package to bail out President Robert Mugabe’s cash-strapped government. Bretton Woods institutions − including the World Bank (WB), the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and African Development Bank (ADB) − suspended their financial assistance to Zimbabwe in 1999 when the nation defaulted, and rendered it unable to clear a $1.8bn […]

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Aviation: Ethiopian Airlines Commence four weekly flights to Victoria Falls

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Friday Nwosu Africa’s largest airline group, Ethiopian Airlines, has concluded plans to start four weekly flights to Victoria Falls, site of the most spectacular waterfalls in the world. The airline said it commence the flight operation from March 26, 2017, with the latest B737-800 New Generation with Sky Interior. Victoria Falls, one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the world, […]

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How Africa May look like in 2020

THERE are many economic, demographic, and technology changes that, after a bit more pain, are set to make Africa richer over the next five years. History teaches us though that there is one thing that can bring all hope tumbling down – politics. In the first part of this article Mail & Guardian Africa looked at how the departure of two long-ruling strongmen, Angola’s […]

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