Analysts Doubt Much Has Changed

[VOA] On the surface, a lot has changed in Zimbabwe in the last month — longtime president Robert Mugabe finally resigned after 37 years in power after the army took over state institutions, and a new administration has vowed to usher in sweeping chan…

[VOA] On the surface, a lot has changed in Zimbabwe in the last month -- longtime president Robert Mugabe finally resigned after 37 years in power after the army took over state institutions, and a new administration has vowed to usher in sweeping changes.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

UN Security Council Condemns Attack on Peacekeepers

[VOA] The U.N. Security Council has condemned “in strongest terms” Thursday’s attack against a U.N. mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, in which at least 15 Tanzanian peacekeepers and five Congolese soldiers died.

[VOA] The U.N. Security Council has condemned "in strongest terms" Thursday's attack against a U.N. mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, in which at least 15 Tanzanian peacekeepers and five Congolese soldiers died.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Okorocha – 89% of Nigerians Not Happy, Urges Nigeria Air Force to Emulate His Vision

[This Day] Owerri -Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State has said 89 percent of Nigerians are not happy in the real sense of the word as only four percent could really be happy to some extents while only seven percent might claim to be happy, adding th…

[This Day] Owerri -Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State has said 89 percent of Nigerians are not happy in the real sense of the word as only four percent could really be happy to some extents while only seven percent might claim to be happy, adding that the vital aspect of human existence which is happiness must be addressed.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Security Heightened Ahead of Besigye, Museveni Rallies in Bushenyi

[Monitor] Security has been beefed up in Igara East County in Bushenyi District where Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) leader, Kizza Besigye and President Yoweri Museveni are expected to campaign for their candidates ahead of the December 14 by-election.

[Monitor] Security has been beefed up in Igara East County in Bushenyi District where Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) leader, Kizza Besigye and President Yoweri Museveni are expected to campaign for their candidates ahead of the December 14 by-election.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Is There a Curse On Zim’s Mbira Music?

[Zimbabwe Standard] As I was browsing through the music posted by Zimbabwean musicians on YouTube last week, I fortuitously came across a single titled Toputika Neshungu by Mbira Dze Nharira and I really enjoyed this song. I went further to search for …

[Zimbabwe Standard] As I was browsing through the music posted by Zimbabwean musicians on YouTube last week, I fortuitously came across a single titled Toputika Neshungu by Mbira Dze Nharira and I really enjoyed this song. I went further to search for more music from this group and discovered that they had even done an album titled Tozvireva Tingaputike which was not only released in Zimbabwe, but also on Sterns African Records label in the United Kingdom.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Electoral Commission Chair Makarau Resigns

[Zimbabwe Standard] President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s pledge to deliver a free and fair election next year has been put under test by Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) chairperson Rita Makarau’s shock resignation.

[Zimbabwe Standard] President Emmerson Mnangagwa's pledge to deliver a free and fair election next year has been put under test by Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) chairperson Rita Makarau's shock resignation.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Tsvangirai Facing MDC-T Ouster

[Zimbabwe Standard] MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai’s quest to run for the presidency for the fourth time might hit a brick wall, amid revelations there are renewed efforts to force him to make way for a new leader before the polls.

[Zimbabwe Standard] MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai's quest to run for the presidency for the fourth time might hit a brick wall, amid revelations there are renewed efforts to force him to make way for a new leader before the polls.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe