Egypt: Six Killed In Clashes Amid Brotherhood Protest

Egypt: Six Killed In Clashes Amid Brotherhood Protest

  At least six people have been killed in clashes between Islamist protesters and police in Egypt’s capital Cairo. The clashes happened after prayers marking the end of the holy month of Ramadan The violence broke out during demonstrations in support of ousted President Mohammed Morsi and the banned Muslim Brotherhood after prayers at the end of the holy month of Ramadan. The authorities blamed unknown assailants for firing on the march. But the Muslim Brotherhood…

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Mugabes, The ‘Source Of Zimbabwe’s Misery’, Seek Donations For Grace’s 50th Birthday

Mugabes, The ‘Source Of Zimbabwe’s Misery’, Seek Donations For Grace’s 50th Birthday

Festivities are being planned to mark First Lady Grace Mugabe’s 50th birthday next week, five months after a lavish birthday bash was held to celebrate her husband’s 91st. Organisers are asking sponsors to “celebrate this important milestone” in the First Lady’s life by making “generous cash donations” towards the Amai (Mother) Grace Mugabe Jubilee. “Well-wishers are invited to kindly donate in cash or kind towards any of [the] Charity organisations which Amai patronises,” said an advert…

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Mugabe’s Stance On Missing Itai Dzamara ‘Is Irresponsible And Unfortunate.’-Dzamara Family

Mugabe’s Stance On  Missing Itai Dzamara ‘Is Irresponsible And Unfortunate.’-Dzamara Family

The family of Itai Dzamara yesterday described President Robert Mugabe’s position on the missing activist as “irresponsible and unfortunate.” It said, despite all the statements and theories peddled by the government and Zanu-PF against their relative, they consider the State as their “primary suspect”. Mugabe’s spokesperson George Charamba was recently quoted saying, the government could not be blamed for the Occupy Africa Unity Square (an anti-Mugabe lobby group) leader’s disappearance. Charamba dismissed calls for Mugabe…

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Zimbabwe Gvt Summons French ambassador Laurent Delahousse Over Itai Dzamara Stance

Zimbabwe Gvt  Summons French ambassador Laurent Delahousse Over Itai Dzamara  Stance

Government yesterday summoned French ambassador Laurent Delahousse after he pulled a shocker on Tuesday by proposing a toast to MDC-T activist Itai Dzamara who was reported missing since March, accusing officials of abducting him. Sources close to the meeting said the Foreign Affairs Ministry, led by acting Secretary Ambassador Jonathan Wutawunashe, protested over the French envoy’s untoward act. Delahousse said in his disappearance, the former journalist had become a symbol and he would not let…

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S.A Police Investigate 2Murders, 3 Rapes, & 25 Kidnappings Of Zim women By Gang

S.A Police Investigate 2Murders, 3 Rapes, & 25 Kidnappings  Of Zim women By Gang

South African police are investigating cases in which two Zimbabwean women were killed, three raped while 25 people were kidnapped by a gang of criminals targeting mainly Zimbabweans travelling to that country. The incidents occurred between May 30 and July 11 and victims who escaped reported the matter to police. The gang, which includes a couple based in Musina, reportedly targets women travelling between Musina and Johannesburg in the Gauteng Province. It is understood the…

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Gen Chiwenga Takes Ex-wife To court Over Missing Guns

Gen Chiwenga Takes Ex-wife To court Over Missing Guns

Zimbabwe Defence Forces Commander General Constantine Guveya Chiwenga has taken his former wife, Jocelyn Mauchaza, to court accusing her of stealing two guns from his gun cabinet at his Borrowdale home.Mauchaza, 59, stole two rifles in 2010 after Gen Chiwenga left the home following a domestic misunderstanding, prosecutors said.It is alleged Gen Chiwenga did not return to the house until 2014 after Mauchaza was evicted following a High Court order. He discovered that the two…

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Gen Chiwenga Sues Ex- wife, Jocelyn Over Misssing Guns

Gen Chiwenga Sues Ex- wife, Jocelyn  Over Misssing Guns

Zimbabwe Defence Forces Commander General Constantine Guveya Chiwenga has taken his former wife, Jocelyn Mauchaza, to court accusing her of stealing two guns from his gun cabinet at his Borrowdale home.Mauchaza, 59, stole two rifles in 2010 after Gen Chiwenga left the home following a domestic misunderstanding, prosecutors said.It is alleged Gen Chiwenga did not return to the house until 2014 after Mauchaza was evicted following a High Court order. He discovered that the two…

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Makoni Says Charamba’s Comments ‘ Mugabe Doesnt Care About Dzamara’ Are Insensitive

Makoni  Says Charamba’s Comments ‘ Mugabe Doesnt Care About Dzamara’ Are  Insensitive

FORMER Zanu PF politburo member and cabinet minister Simba Makoni has lashed out at President Robert Mugabe over remarks made by his spokesperson that the veteran leader was not concerned by the disappearance of activist Itai Dzamara. Makoni, who is leader of Mavambo/Kusile/Dawn party, was part of the opposition leaders who gathered over the weekend to pray for the safe return of Dzamara. The journalist-cum human rights activist went missing about four months ago after…

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Uganda’s President Museveni, Begins Formalities To Extend His Rule To 35 Years

Uganda’s President Museveni, Begins  Formalities To Extend His Rule To 35 Years

President Yoweri Museveni has begun the formalities needed to run for re-election in Uganda’s 2016 elections, his spokesman said on Wednesday, a move that could see him extend his rule to 35 years. Don Wanyama, Museveni’s spokesman, said the veteran leader has paid 20 million shillings ($6,025) in fees to file for nomination as the presidential candidate of his ruling National Resistance Movement’s (NRM). The east African country is set to hold its presidential and…

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Thirty People Reportedly Killed In Two Explosions At A Market In Nigeria

Twin blasts have rocked a market in the northeast Nigerian city of Gombe, leaving 30 people dead, witnesses said. “I have 30 bodies in bags and I am sure there are more out there,” said the Red Cross official, who was involved in the evacuation and wanted to remain anonymous. An official from the National Emergency Management Agency also confirmed that the attacks had taken place and many people were hurt. No one has claimed…

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