What’s in a Name? . . .Zimbabwean Suspect in South African Airport Heist Has 14

[The Herald] A Zimbabwean man believed to have been part of a gang linked to the recent OR Tambo International Airport multi-million rand heist has 14 different names, South African Police have revealed. According to media reports, the Kempton Park Mag…

[The Herald] A Zimbabwean man believed to have been part of a gang linked to the recent OR Tambo International Airport multi-million rand heist has 14 different names, South African Police have revealed. According to media reports, the Kempton Park Magistrate's Court yesterday heard that Prince Raphael Dube' the man who told the court that he earned 400 000 rand per month' has 14 different names' according to police records.

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Obasanjo’s Ex-Wife Alleges Threat to Life Over Son’s Wedding

[This Day] Following a suit instituted by Mrs. Taiwo Obasanjo, ex-wife of former President Olusegun Obasanjo, to stop her son’s wedding, she has alleged that certain persons have been detailed to assassinate her.

[This Day] Following a suit instituted by Mrs. Taiwo Obasanjo, ex-wife of former President Olusegun Obasanjo, to stop her son's wedding, she has alleged that certain persons have been detailed to assassinate her.

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Yet-to-Be Fulfilled Election Promises Stoking Tension in Nigeria, IMF Warns

[This Day] The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has cautioned that the perception of policy ineffectiveness and yet-to-be fulfilled election promises are stoking social tensions in Nigeria. This according to the fund could complicate policy implementa…

[This Day] The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has cautioned that the perception of policy ineffectiveness and yet-to-be fulfilled election promises are stoking social tensions in Nigeria. This according to the fund could complicate policy implementation.

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Eagles Continue Impressive Show in FIFA Ranking

[This Day] Super Eagles continued their impressive ratings under Gernot Rohr’s watch as Nigeria stepped up one place from 41st to 40th spot in the latest FIFA Rankings released thursday.

[This Day] Super Eagles continued their impressive ratings under Gernot Rohr's watch as Nigeria stepped up one place from 41st to 40th spot in the latest FIFA Rankings released thursday.

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New Chief Justice Malaba Sworn in

[The Herald] Zimbabwe has a very strong Judiciary and respects the rule of law and the wishes of the people, newly-installed Chief Justice Luke Malaba said soon after being sworn-in by President Mugabe at State House in Harare yesterday. Speaking to jo…

[The Herald] Zimbabwe has a very strong Judiciary and respects the rule of law and the wishes of the people, newly-installed Chief Justice Luke Malaba said soon after being sworn-in by President Mugabe at State House in Harare yesterday. Speaking to journalists after the ceremony, the new Chief Justice said his task was to uphold the law according to the Constitution. He becomes the third black Zimbabwean to hold the post since the country attained independence in 1980.

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15.2 Million Passengers Travelled Through Nigerian Airports in 2016

[This Day] Abuja -Latest figures released by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) have indicated that no fewer than 15,232, 597 air travellers went through Nigeria’s airports in 2016.

[This Day] Abuja -Latest figures released by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) have indicated that no fewer than 15,232, 597 air travellers went through Nigeria's airports in 2016.

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Opposition Alliance to Name Presidential Hopeful After Three-Day Retreat

[Nation] National Super Alliance (Nasa) Coordinating Committee has now washed its hands off the search for the team’s presidential flag bearer after they handed in its report to the four principals.

[Nation] National Super Alliance (Nasa) Coordinating Committee has now washed its hands off the search for the team's presidential flag bearer after they handed in its report to the four principals.

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Over 200 Human Trafficking Victims Back Home – Official

[The Herald] Over 200 people who were victims of human trafficking to Kuwait and Saudi Arabia have been repatriated, Home Affairs Permanent Secretary Mr Melusi Matshiya has said. Mr Matshiya said this after meeting the Senate Thematic Committee on Huma…

[The Herald] Over 200 people who were victims of human trafficking to Kuwait and Saudi Arabia have been repatriated, Home Affairs Permanent Secretary Mr Melusi Matshiya has said. Mr Matshiya said this after meeting the Senate Thematic Committee on Human Rights on Wednesday to discuss the impact of human trafficking in Zimbabwe. "As of now we have had over 200 people who have been repatriated and mostly from Kuwait and Saudi Arabia," he said.

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Sweden Approves U.S.$165 Million Aid for Zim

[The Herald] The Swedish government has approved about $165 million development assistance to Zimbabwe over the next five years, Vice President Phelekezela Mphoko heard yesterday. Swedish Ambassador to Zimbabwe Sofia Calltorp, revealed this when she pa…

[The Herald] The Swedish government has approved about $165 million development assistance to Zimbabwe over the next five years, Vice President Phelekezela Mphoko heard yesterday. Swedish Ambassador to Zimbabwe Sofia Calltorp, revealed this when she paid a courtesy call on VP Mphoko at his Munhumutapa Offices in Harare yesterday. "I have very good news to announce to you today that the Swedish Government this morning decided on a new five-year development cooperation programme for Zimbabwe, " Ambassador Calltorp told V

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