Obama Urges African Union “Nobody Should Be President For Life”

Obama Urges  African Union  “Nobody Should Be President For Life”

Judging by the applause at the African Union headquarters, Barack Obama hit a chord when he took aim at the continent’s ‘Big Men’, telling them they should quit when their time was up – especially since most have the cash to retire comfortably. In joining African reformists who demand term limits be observed, the U.S. president was lining up squarely against entrenched leaders from Congo Republic to Rwanda and Burundi who are intent on extending their…

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‘Obama Becomes First US Leader To Address African Union’-Surprise-Mugabe A.W.O.L!

‘Obama Becomes First US Leader To Address African Union’-Surprise-Mugabe  A.W.O.L!

US President Barack Obama is addressing the African Union (AU) in Ethiopia’s capital Addis Ababa, on the last day of his trip to East Africa. He is the first US leader to deliver a speech at the 54-member body, with security and action against terrorism likely to dominate the agenda. Welcoming him, AU commission head Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma said that “we claim you as one of our own”. This AU address marks the climax of Mr…

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Shock Ruling:-‘Supreme Court Gives Employers Right To Withdraw Allowances & Benefits’

Shock Ruling:-‘Supreme Court Gives  Employers  Right To Withdraw  Allowances & Benefits’

THE Supreme Court of Zimbabwe has made another landmark labour ruling giving employers the right to withdraw employees’ allowances and benefits saying these were not a right or entitlement. This comes barely 14 days after the same court gave the employer the right to terminate workers’ contracts and offload them at three months’ notice without having to pay retrenchment packages. In a judgment delivered at the Supreme Court, in a matter involving the National Railways…

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‘Bobbi Kristina Brown’, Bobby Brown And Late Whitney Houston’s Daughter Has Died

‘Bobbi Kristina Brown’,  Bobby Brown And Late Whitney Houston’s Daughter  Has Died

Bobbi Kristina Brown, daughter of late singer Whitney Houston, has died aged 22, a family representative has said. Kristen Foster said she passed away on Sunday surrounded by her family and was “finally at peace in the arms of God”. Brown was discovered unresponsive in a bathtub on 31 January and placed in a medically induced coma. She never regained consciousness. She was moved to a hospice in the city of Duluth, Georgia, a month…

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Renewal Democrats Of Zimbabwe (RDZ) Leader, Elton Mangoma Rules Out Mutasa/Mujuru

Renewal Democrats Of Zimbabwe (RDZ) Leader, Elton Mangoma Rules Out  Mutasa/Mujuru

Mutare:The newly formed Renewal Democrats of Zimbabwe (RDZ) leader, Elton Mangoma, has ruled out any possibility of joining forces with politicians who were sacked by Zanu PF, saying their hands were dripping with blood. Mangoma, who formed his party after a fall out with ex- finance minister Tendai Biti in their MDC Renewal project, said the likes of former Vice President Joice Mujuru and former Zanu PF National Secretary for Administration Didymus Mutasa have blood…

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Ousted Zanu PF Webster Shamu, Enrolls For Masters At Midlands State University

Ousted Zanu PF Webster Shamu, Enrolls For Masters At Midlands State University

Former information minister and Zanu PF MP for Chegutu East Webster Shamu has gone back to school as his political career dwindles. Shamu, the former powerful political commissar and cabinet minister for years, has enrolled at Midlands State University for a masters degree in marketing, probably to improve his curriculum vitae. On Saturday, Shamu was at MSU for orientation with other post-graduate students and this means he may miss a number of parliamentary sessions this…

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Chinamasa Denies That Government Agenda Is To Underdevelop Matebeleland

FINANCE Minister Patrick Chinamasa has distanced the Zanu PF led government from the perennially sorry state of Matebeleland provinces, insisting lack of development in the vast area had all to do with the country’s erstwhile white rulers. Chinamasa was speaking in Parliament last week after opposition MDC MPs challenged him to explain why the country’s western region continued to lag behind in terms of development. First to challenge the minister was Magwegwe MP, Anele Ndebele…

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Police Hunt ‘Spanish’ Hunter Who Killed ‘Cecil -Zimbabwe’s Most Famous Lion’ For £35,000

An international hunt is underway to find the head of one of Zimbabwe’s most famous lions, Cecil, who had been the star attraction at the Hwange national park the since late 2000s, and is thought to have been killed by a ‘North American’. The police are also looking to arrest the hunter, who is believed to have paid £35,000 for the chance to kill a lion. Cecil was shot with a bow and arrow then…

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‘Short Of Me, There Would Be No Foot ball To Talk About In Zimbabwe’-Cuthbert Dube

‘Short Of Me, There Would Be No Foot ball To Talk About In Zimbabwe’-Cuthbert Dube

ZIFA president Cuthbert Dube has bragged about his leadership credentials, saying had he not been around there would be no football to talk about in Zimbabwe. Dube said this at the weekend after he survived the chop from councillors who failed to put the issue of his removal on the agenda. A total of 43 councillors from 51 voted for the October extra-ordinary meeting where the issue of revoking the president’s mandate will be the main agenda. The…

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‘Nothing Can Stop Me From Becoming A Cabinet Minister If I Want’-Grace Mugabe

‘Nothing Can Stop Me  From Becoming A Cabinet Minister If I Want’-Grace Mugabe

President Robert Mugabe’s wife, Grace has inadvertently admitted having sway over the state President’s decision making, telling the State controlled Sunday Mail newspaper there was no force that could stop her from becoming cabinet minister. In a wide-ranging interview with the government controlled weekly to mark her 50th birthday, Grace said she had been inundated with requests from unnamed individuals to take up a ministerial post but turned them down. “There has been speculation out there…

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