Of Presidential Absence, Ministerial Insolence and Sundry Insensitivity

[Guardian] It is still unacceptable that what people feared most about the presidency and its attitude to the herdsmen’s killings in Benue State was actually what happened in the end with President Muhammadu Buhari visiting a neighbouring state, Nasara…

[Guardian] It is still unacceptable that what people feared most about the presidency and its attitude to the herdsmen's killings in Benue State was actually what happened in the end with President Muhammadu Buhari visiting a neighbouring state, Nasarawa to commission insignificant projects, but failing to visit Benue State. This is a tragic flaw, a character trait, which ultimately leads to a tragic action that produces the tragic hero. It is getting curiouser and curiouser why a president who was elected on an unpa

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VP Chilima Applauds Contractors As M5 Road Reopens

[Nyasa Times] State Vice President, Dr Saulos Kalus Chilima (SKC) has applauded contractors that are working on the damage on the M5 road at Lingadzi River Bridge in Salima for quickly reconnecting the road.

[Nyasa Times] State Vice President, Dr Saulos Kalus Chilima (SKC) has applauded contractors that are working on the damage on the M5 road at Lingadzi River Bridge in Salima for quickly reconnecting the road.

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‘Govt Won’t Discontinue Jonathan Moyo’s Programme’

[The Herald] Government will not discontinue the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) programme, but will ring-fence the Zimbabwe Manpower Development Fund (ZIMDEF) to support its vital projects, a Cabinet minister has said.

[The Herald] Government will not discontinue the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) programme, but will ring-fence the Zimbabwe Manpower Development Fund (ZIMDEF) to support its vital projects, a Cabinet minister has said.

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‘Kariba South Cost Not Inflated’

[The Herald] State power utility Zesa Holdings has reiterated the factors behind the $178 million cost disparity between extensions to Kariba South and Kariba North power stations, saying this was due to auxiliary works and other inescapable developmen…

[The Herald] State power utility Zesa Holdings has reiterated the factors behind the $178 million cost disparity between extensions to Kariba South and Kariba North power stations, saying this was due to auxiliary works and other inescapable development expenses.

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Councillor Warns Against Civil Strife Over Land

[New Era] Keetmanshoop -The contentious issue of land if not addressed properly has the potential to bring civil unrest in the country and thus it is up to every Namibian to ensure this does not come to that.

[New Era] Keetmanshoop -The contentious issue of land if not addressed properly has the potential to bring civil unrest in the country and thus it is up to every Namibian to ensure this does not come to that.

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‘Shock, Devastation’ Following Tsvangirai’s Death

[News24Wire] Acting Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) leader, Nelson Chamisa has expressed “shock and devastation” following the death of the party’s president Morgan Tsvangirai.

[News24Wire] Acting Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) leader, Nelson Chamisa has expressed "shock and devastation" following the death of the party's president Morgan Tsvangirai.

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Some HIV Patients Trash ARVs

[New Era] Windhoek -Some people living with HIV and AIDS are a hinderance to government efforts to contain the spread of the virus as they are apparently in the habit of throwing away their antiretroviral therapy tablets.

[New Era] Windhoek -Some people living with HIV and AIDS are a hinderance to government efforts to contain the spread of the virus as they are apparently in the habit of throwing away their antiretroviral therapy tablets.

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Leaders Mourn Morgan Tsvangirai

[Nation] Kenyan leaders offered their condolences to the people of Zimbabwe over the death of opposition leader and former Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai who lost his battle with cancer on Wednesday.

[Nation] Kenyan leaders offered their condolences to the people of Zimbabwe over the death of opposition leader and former Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai who lost his battle with cancer on Wednesday.

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Army Kills Another Rivers New Year Massacre Suspect

[Premium Times] The 222 Battalion of Nigerian Army says its troops tracked and killed Austin Agulegbu, a top member of a notorious cultist gang that allegedly masterminded the New Year Day killings in Omoku, Rivers State.

[Premium Times] The 222 Battalion of Nigerian Army says its troops tracked and killed Austin Agulegbu, a top member of a notorious cultist gang that allegedly masterminded the New Year Day killings in Omoku, Rivers State.

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