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

Families Grieve After Artists Die in Crash

[Nation] Families and friends of five artistes and two other people who perished in an accident at Kamara on the Nakuru-Eldoret highway on Saturday are yet to come to terms with the tragedy.

[Nation] Families and friends of five artistes and two other people who perished in an accident at Kamara on the Nakuru-Eldoret highway on Saturday are yet to come to terms with the tragedy.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Mnangagwa’s Ministers ‘Cancel Festive Season Travel to Meet Set Targets’ – Report

[News24Wire] Zimbabwe’s newly sworn-in cabinet ministers are reportedly “putting in extra hours every day to meet targets” set by President Emmerson Mnangagwa “as a new work ethic takes root in government”.

[News24Wire] Zimbabwe's newly sworn-in cabinet ministers are reportedly "putting in extra hours every day to meet targets" set by President Emmerson Mnangagwa "as a new work ethic takes root in government".

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Osun Labour Unions Raises the Alarm Over Attempt to Shutdown LG Administration

[This Day] Osogbo -Labour Unions in Osun State has decried the order of a Federal High Court in Abuja restraining the Federal Ministry of Finance from releasing statutory allocation to the 30 local government areas and the newly created local governmen…

[This Day] Osogbo -Labour Unions in Osun State has decried the order of a Federal High Court in Abuja restraining the Federal Ministry of Finance from releasing statutory allocation to the 30 local government areas and the newly created local government development authorities in the state.

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Separatists Attack Police

[VOA] At least 6 armed separatists and a police official have been killed and several people wounded in the southwestern Cameroon English speaking town of Mamfe during an attack on a military post. The attack occurred after a special envoy from Nigeria…

[VOA] At least 6 armed separatists and a police official have been killed and several people wounded in the southwestern Cameroon English speaking town of Mamfe during an attack on a military post. The attack occurred after a special envoy from Nigeria assured Cameroon that they want to work jointly to reduce terrorism on their frontiers. Cameroon has been complaining that armed separatists were using Nigerian territory as a training ground.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

Traditional Institution Has Lost a Role Model, Says Buhari At Emir’s Burial

[This Day] Abuja -President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday in Azare, Bauchi State, said with the loss of Emir of Katagum, Alhaji Kabir Umar, the traditional institution in the country had “lost a pillar and a role model.”

[This Day] Abuja -President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday in Azare, Bauchi State, said with the loss of Emir of Katagum, Alhaji Kabir Umar, the traditional institution in the country had "lost a pillar and a role model."

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria