Dubai’s Surreal Global Village

[This Day] With replicas of iconic structures from around the world, the Global Village in Dubailand is a family destination with entertainment for adults and kids, cultural attractions and unique souvenirs, writes Demola Ojo.

[This Day] With replicas of iconic structures from around the world, the Global Village in Dubailand is a family destination with entertainment for adults and kids, cultural attractions and unique souvenirs, writes Demola Ojo.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Succession – Has Mugabe Slammed the Door in Mnangagwa’s Face?

[New Zimbabwe] PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe has all but slammed the door in his deputy Emmerson Mnangagwa’s face, insisting he (Mugabe) neither had a chosen successor nor anybody among his ambitious lieutenants who was sellable to the Zanu PF faithful.

[New Zimbabwe] PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe has all but slammed the door in his deputy Emmerson Mnangagwa's face, insisting he (Mugabe) neither had a chosen successor nor anybody among his ambitious lieutenants who was sellable to the Zanu PF faithful.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Women Accused of Killing, Dumping Infants

[The Herald] Two women arrested for killing their newborn babies in separate incidents appeared in court last week. Patience Chawasarira (34) reportedly gave birth alone at home and buried the child in her backyard in Rugare, Harare. It is not certain …

[The Herald] Two women arrested for killing their newborn babies in separate incidents appeared in court last week. Patience Chawasarira (34) reportedly gave birth alone at home and buried the child in her backyard in Rugare, Harare. It is not certain whether the baby was killed after birth or it was a stillborn. In another case, a Hatcliffe woman, Forget Ravhu (29), also gave birth to a baby boy whom she threw into a Blair toilet. It is also not clear whether she dumped the baby in the toilet alive or it had already d

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Minister Chimene Accuses Army, Police of Smuggling

[New Zimbabwe] Minister of State for Provincial Affairs in Manicaland, Mandi Chimene, has fingered both the police and the army as among those fuelling smuggling in Manicaland, warning that there was a danger the practice could lead to the movement of …

[New Zimbabwe] Minister of State for Provincial Affairs in Manicaland, Mandi Chimene, has fingered both the police and the army as among those fuelling smuggling in Manicaland, warning that there was a danger the practice could lead to the movement of "arms of war".

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Man Turns Child’s Birthday Into Drugs Binge

[The Herald] A THIRTY-THREE-year-old man allegedly turned his child’s birthday on Valentine’s Day into a “passa passa” night, smoking weed and drinking BronCleer cough syrup with friends. Widds Mashonga was found in possession 3,8 kilogrammes of weed a…

[The Herald] A THIRTY-THREE-year-old man allegedly turned his child's birthday on Valentine's Day into a "passa passa" night, smoking weed and drinking BronCleer cough syrup with friends. Widds Mashonga was found in possession 3,8 kilogrammes of weed and 17 bottles of BronCleer cough syrup. BronCleer, commonly known as Bronco, is popular with youths in urban areas who abuse the cough syrup to "get high".

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

31 Days Later, Nigeria Still Waits for Buhari

[This Day] Abuja -Thirty-one days after President Muhammadu Buhari left the country, supposedly on a vacation for ten working days, an air of mystery continues to prevail over the status of the president’s health and when he would return to the country…

[This Day] Abuja -Thirty-one days after President Muhammadu Buhari left the country, supposedly on a vacation for ten working days, an air of mystery continues to prevail over the status of the president's health and when he would return to the country, despite the numerous adjectives ranging from "hale and hearty" to "witty", provided by the presidency, Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed, and the leadership of the National Assembly to describe the president who remains holed up at the Abuja House, London, for unclear re

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ACT-Wazalendo Wants Agriculture Inputs Budget Upped

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The opposition Alliance for Change and Transparency (ACT-Wazalendo) yesterday advised the government to increase the budget for agriculture inputs and irrigation projects to combat food shortages in the country.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The opposition Alliance for Change and Transparency (ACT-Wazalendo) yesterday advised the government to increase the budget for agriculture inputs and irrigation projects to combat food shortages in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Mugabe Says Did Not Want Clinton to Win U.S. Election

[New Zimbabwe] PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe says as much as he was “surprised” by Donald Trump’s victory in the last election, he feels that the new US leader should be “given time” as he “may re-look the sanctions on Zimbabwe”.

[New Zimbabwe] PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe says as much as he was "surprised" by Donald Trump's victory in the last election, he feels that the new US leader should be "given time" as he "may re-look the sanctions on Zimbabwe".

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

New Route for Kenya Airways

[The Herald] Leading African airline, Kenya Airways will introduce a direct flight between Nairobi and Victoria Falls starting on May 18. The new route, which will be linked to Cape Town, becomes Kenya Airways’ 52nd destination and its second in Zimbab…

[The Herald] Leading African airline, Kenya Airways will introduce a direct flight between Nairobi and Victoria Falls starting on May 18. The new route, which will be linked to Cape Town, becomes Kenya Airways' 52nd destination and its second in Zimbabwe after the Nairobi-Harare route where it operates 21 flights weekly. Kenya Airways will start direct flight between Nairobi and Victoria Falls on May 18, 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe