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    Kenya: Agony As Ill-fated Chopper Is Retrieved From Lake Nakuru

    Monday 20th November marks 32 days since the ill-fated chopper crashed into Lake Nakuru. The wreckage of the chopper was retrieved from the lake on Saturday. There were hopes that the bodies of the last three victims of the chopper would be found in the wreckage. The bodies of pilot Apollo Malowa and Anthony Kipyegon […]

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    Read Full Text of President Mugabe’s Address to Zimbabweans

    Zimbabwe President, Robert Mugabe, 93, yesterday dashed the expectations of his compatriots as well as the international community when he bluntly refused to resign. Mugabe shocked the world during a nationwide broadcast Sunday night amid reports that he had agreed to step down after leading the country for 37 years. However, in a dramatic turn […]

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    Zeinab Crowned 2017 Ghana’s Most Beautiful Girl Winner

    Northern Region’s representative for the 2017 Ghana’s Most Beautiful (GMB) reality show on TV3, Zeinab Abdul Mumin was crowned queen last night. The show took place at the Accra International Conference Center last night, November 19, 2017. After 13 weeks of hard work filled with praises, criticisms and evictions, four out of the ten contestants […]

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    Alleged Reason Why Ghanaian Singer Sarkodie Missed His Performance

    Sarkodie was in Dubai for the One African concert. However, he failed to perform after a successful soundcheck and arriving at the venue on time. Reasons for the failure to perform were rife. Sarkodie even tweeted his apologies for his non-performance. Now it seems, that reasons for the no-show are trickling in. Keche’s manager, George Britton […]

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    Popular Nollywood Actor, Odunlade Adekola Graduates From UNILAG

    You can’t categorically say you are a Nollywood movie lover or Nigerian social media community savvy if you do not know the face of Odunlade Adekola. The ace actor who arguably has the biggest fan base, has featured in thousands of indigenous language speaking movies has however gone a step higher in his pursuit of […]

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    UPDATE: 93-Year-Old Mugabe Goes On Hunger Strike, Vows To Die

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    News of Robert Mugabe’s removal comes as MailOnline exclusively revealed that the elderly dictator had gone on hunger strike. One of his close family members confirmed that he was refusing to eat as a strategic ploy. This is coming s after Zimbabwe’s ruling party sacked President Robert Mugabe and appointed ex-vice-president Emmerson Mnangagwa as its […]

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    Zimbabwe’s Ruling Party, ZANU-PF Sacks President Mugabe

    Zimbabwe Set To Enact Law Barring Sale Of Alcohol During Weekdays And To Pregnant Women

    Zimbabwe’s ruling party has sacked President Robert Mugabe as its leader, officials say. Zanu-PF has appointed ex-vice-president Emmerson Mnangagwa, who had been fired by Mr Mugabe two weeks ago. The sacking of Mr Mnangagwa had prompted an extraordinary chain of events as the military intervened to block Mr Mugabe, 93, from installing his wife, Grace, […]

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    Why Manufacturers Don’t Want Morocco In ECOWAS

      Manufacturers in Nigeria are upset about the bid of Morocco to join the Economic Community of West African States. ANNA OKON writes on this latest fear and the reasons for it The opposition that followed the Economic Community of West African States’ decision to approve Morocco’s application to join the ECOWAS has been very […]

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    Indian Student, Manushi Chhillar Crowned Miss World 2017

    India’s Manushi Chillar has won the coveted Miss World 2017 pageant, 16 years after Priyanka Chopra won the title in 2000. Manushi Chhillar, a medical student, was crowned Miss World at a glitzy event in a Chinese resort on Saturday, making India country the joint-most successful in the beauty pageant’s history. Chhillar is the sixth Indian winner […]

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    Zimbabwe Crisis: Embattled President Mugabe To Meet Army Chiefs Today

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    Embattled President Robert Mugabe will meet on Sunday with the army chiefs who took over Zimbabwe in a bid to end the crisis that has gripped the nation, state TV said. “President Robert Mugabe will meet the commander-elect of the Zimbabwe Defence Forces (on Sunday),” said the ZBC broadcaster, citing father Fidelis Mukonori, the catholic […]

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    ‘Mudbound’ Lifts Netflix With Look At Race, Class Divides

    Elevating Netflix’s theatrical game, “Mudbound” is a powerful and absorbing film, one that does a splendid job of preserving its literary voice while painting a densely layered portrait of two families — one white, one black — in World War II-era Mississippi. Director Dee Rees (sharing script credit with Virgil Williams) brings Hillary Jordan’s book […]

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    President Mugabe’s Son Pours Champagne Over His ‘Expensive Watch’

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    A week ago, a video emerged of Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe’s youngest son, Bellarmine Chatunga, pouring champagne over his ‘expensive watch’ at a night club or bar in Sandton, South Africa. Bellarmine and another unidentified person poured champagne from a bottle of Armand de Brignac gold, which sells for several hundred US dollars per bottle, […]

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    Kenyan Shilling Under Pressure From Precautionary Buying

    The Kenyan shilling was under pressure against the dollar on Friday due to precautionary buying in case markets open high on Monday with political uncertainty making it hard to predict the price direction, traders said. At 0834 GMT, commercial banks quoted the shilling at 103.60/80 per dollar, compared with 103.50/70 at Thursday’s close.