Coventry Pledges to Improve Athletes’ Commission

[263Chat] Following a vote of confidence from all members of the International Olympic Committee (IOC)’s Athletes’ Commission (AC), Zimbabwean Olympics swimmer Kirsty Coventry was officially appointed by the IOC president as the Commission’s chair duri…

[263Chat] Following a vote of confidence from all members of the International Olympic Committee (IOC)'s Athletes' Commission (AC), Zimbabwean Olympics swimmer Kirsty Coventry was officially appointed by the IOC president as the Commission's chair during a joint meeting between the IOC executive board and Athletes Commission in Pyeongchang, South Korea, yesterday.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

I’m Recovering – Tsvangirai

[263Chat] Zimbabwe’s main opposition leader, Morgan Tsvangirai has poured cold water on rumors circulating in the media that he is critically ill ,saying he is stable and the process is under control.

[263Chat] Zimbabwe's main opposition leader, Morgan Tsvangirai has poured cold water on rumors circulating in the media that he is critically ill ,saying he is stable and the process is under control.

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Expelled Ruling Party Heavyweights Want to Rejoin Party – Report

[News24Wire] Former Zanu-PF heavyweights, Didymus Mutasa and Rugare Gumbo, who were sacked from the ruling party some few years ago, have reportedly expressed their willingness to rejoin the party.

[News24Wire] Former Zanu-PF heavyweights, Didymus Mutasa and Rugare Gumbo, who were sacked from the ruling party some few years ago, have reportedly expressed their willingness to rejoin the party.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Kambwili Warned and Cautioned For Threatening Chinese Investors

National Democratic Congress (NDC) defacto leader Chishimba Kambwili appeared before police on the Copperbelt province for questioning. Kambwili who is Patriotic Front Roan Member of Parliament has been charged with threatening the Chinese investors in Roan Constituency. The Roan lawmaker … Continued

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National Democratic Congress (NDC) defacto leader Chishimba Kambwili appeared before police on the Copperbelt province for questioning. Kambwili who is Patriotic Front Roan Member of Parliament has been charged with threatening the Chinese investors in Roan Constituency. The Roan lawmaker has been critical of the layoffs of locals following scaling down of mining operations. Kambwili appeared before the Ndola Central Police command accompanied by his lawyer Christopher Mundia. The Roan lawmaker has been charged alongside his driver Alex, Adam Zulu an official in the National Union of Miners and Allied Workers, Charles Mulenga who is former PF publicity secretary, Dolphins Kasonde (former PF Constituency chairman in Roan) and a Mr Mukuka. Kambwili was fired as information minister turning his sharp tongue against the PF although there have been indications of his seeking making peace. He has also been charged for using insulting language against the Chinese nationals. Kambwili had vowed never to appear before the police but opted to show up as demanded by the police call out. The post Kambwili Warned and Cautioned For Threatening Chinese Investors appeared first on Zambia Reports.

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Nepotism, Clannishness and Federal Character

[Daily Trust] In reaction to mounting criticism of his recent “Clarion Call” former President Olusegun Obasanjo (OBJ) says he didn’t issue the statement lightly or frivolously, but out of deep concern for the welfare of the nation. Claiming that contra…

[Daily Trust] In reaction to mounting criticism of his recent "Clarion Call" former President Olusegun Obasanjo (OBJ) says he didn't issue the statement lightly or frivolously, but out of deep concern for the welfare of the nation. Claiming that contrary to widespread opinion he did not write out of malice or "bad belle", OBJ implored people to take time to impartially consider what he said. Although it initially appeared as if he was trying to pour oil on troubled waters, shortly afterwards OBJ was at it again stirring

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Crackdown On Smuggling in Sudan, Capital Low On Bread

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -In the Sudanese capital of Khartoum, the shortage of flour has caused queues in front of bakeries. President Omar Al Bashir directed a crackdown on the smuggling of Sudanese goods.

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -In the Sudanese capital of Khartoum, the shortage of flour has caused queues in front of bakeries. President Omar Al Bashir directed a crackdown on the smuggling of Sudanese goods.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan