21 Dead, 100 Wounded In Largely Christian, ‘Bangui, CAR’ Over Killing Of Muslim Taxi Driver

At least 21 people have been killed and 100 wounded in Bangui, the capital of Central African Republic as Muslims attacked a mainly-Christian neighbourhood, medical officials and witnesses have said. Saturday’s attack came after a Muslim man was killed and his body was found dumped in the street, witnesses and a Muslim group spokesman, Ousmane Abakar, told news agencies. Two years of violence, which erupted after Muslim Seleka rebels seized power in the majority-Christian country in…

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‘Pope Francis Gives Powerful Words of Support To Hispanic And Other immigrants In US

‘Pope Francis Gives Powerful Words of Support To Hispanic And Other immigrants In US

Speaking in the birthplace of the US, Pope Francis has offered stout words of support to Hispanic and other immigrants in the country, telling them not to be discouraged at a time when some prominent politicians are directing hostility toward them. The 78-year-old Argentine pontiff toured Independence Hall in Philadelphia before addressing a crowd estimated at more than 40,000 outside the 18th century red brick building where basic US liberties were proclaimed and where independence…

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‘352,792, Diarrhoea Cases ReportedIn 2015, With10,000 Just This Week’: Health ministry

‘352,792, Diarrhoea  Cases ReportedIn  2015, With10,000 Just This Week’: Health ministry

SOME 10,619 cases of diarrhoea and 8 deaths were reported around the country last week with half of the fatalities being children under the age of five, it has emerged. According to a report from the health and child care ministry, typhoid and common diarrhoea cases remain high due to inadequate supply of safe water as well as poor sanitation and hygiene practices. Manicaland (1,534) and Mashonaland West (1,515) were the worst affected provinces followed…

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Rights NGOs Caution Gvt Against Pardoning Political Killers And Political Rapists’

Rights NGOs Caution Gvt  Against Pardoning Political Killers And Political Rapists’

RIGHTS NGOs have cautioned the State against pardoning those who have killed and raped in the name of politics. The NGOs said this in recommendations drawn under their umbrella National Transitional Justice Working Group (NTJWG), a convergence of 48 NGOs selected to play watchdog to government efforts to restore peace. The NTJWG insists murder and rape ranked among international offences which warrant full trial and the punishment of perpetrators. “While acknowledging the role of amnesties…

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‘We Can Form The Next Gvt’-Democrats of Zimbabwe (RDZ) ‘Elton Mangoma’

‘We Can Form The Next Gvt’-Democrats of Zimbabwe (RDZ) ‘Elton Mangoma’

RENEWAL Democrats of Zimbabwe (RDZ) are not just another political party making up the numbers, but are a genuine contender to become the next government, party president Elton Mangoma has said. Addressing journalists at the Harare Press Club on Friday, Mangoma said he was presenting an alternative political party to Zimbabwe, which has gone 35 years under the rule of one party, Zanu PF. Mangoma was flanked by his party members Fortune Munyonga (Youth President),…

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‘Compulsory Building Levy On All Pupils, Introduced, To Raise US$120 Million’- Dokora

Government plan to further burden parents as the Ministry of Primary and Secondary Education will next year introduce a building levy on all schoolchildren in a bid to raise funds for the construction of houses for teachers. The Ministry projects US$120 million will be raised yearly by levying the four million pupils at learning institutions countrywide, although authorities are yet to determine the sum each pupil will contribute. According Minister Lazaras Dokora, although the education…

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‘Zim Will Descend Into Anarchy By December 2015, Zanu PF Conference’-Tsvangiarai

‘Zim Will Descend Into Anarchy By December 2015, Zanu PF Conference’-Tsvangiarai

The late Harare deputy mayor councillor Thomas Muzuva, was laid to rest in Wedza’ Addressing the gathered mourners,  Zimbabwe’s disbanded  GNU and former Prime Minister , the leader of the opposition group  MDC T , ‘Richard Morgan Tsvangirai’ claimed  on Saturday that by December 2015, Zimbabwe will descend into uncontrolled anarchy. The late Harare deputy mayor, Muzuva succumbed to  colon cancer a week ago at the age of 43. Tsvangirai reiterated that if Mugabe’s Zanu PF regime, the ruling party are…

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VP Mphoko , 288 Days In 5Star Rainbow Towers Hotel 17th Floor Executive Suite

VP Mphoko , 288 Days In 5Star Rainbow Towers Hotel 17th Floor Executive Suite

Whislt Zimbabwe is reeling from the effects of a dead Zanu PF created economy, joblessness and no electricity service delivery, vice president  Phelekezela Mphoko is still living large, at the  five-star Rainbow Towers Hotel in Harare. He has now , registered a total of 288 days  in the hotel starting form his appointment to the post of Zimbabwe’s second vice president in December 2014 , living in the hotel’s executive suite since December 14, in 2014. Government  has reportedly spent…

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Load Shedding Fuels Deforestation, So, Zimbabwe Unveils 15Million Tree Planting Venture

Load Shedding Fuels Deforestation, So, Zimbabwe Unveils 15Million Tree Planting Venture

Zimbabwe’s ZESA 18 Hr daily power cut regime is fueling massive deforestation in both rural and urban areas. The incessant cutting down of trees for firewood to use for lighting, warmth and cooking as a result of the ZESA Service Delivery failure is massively threatening Zimbabwe’s foliage, and yet the biggest indicator that the nation is swiftly distancing itself from the Global Green vision, all thanks to the corrupt Mugabe’s Zanu PF regime. The Zanu PF…

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‘Blackout: 4am-10Pm Loadshedding May Go Beyond Advertised Schedules’-ZESA

‘Blackout: 4am-10Pm Loadshedding May Go Beyond Advertised Schedules’-ZESA

ZESA Holdings yesterday published a tight load shedding schedule that will see towns across the country without power between 4AM and 10PM almost on a daily basis. The country is experiencing serious blackouts blamed on breakdowns and repairs at the power plants. Low water levels at Lake Kariba have worsened the situation at Kariba Power Station. The load shedding schedule published by Zesa Holdings subsidiary, the Zimbabwe Electricity Transmission and Distribution Company, indicated that most of…

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