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Grace Mugabe faces new assault charge

Former Zimbabwean first lady Grace Mugabe is facing a new charge of assault, which stems from an incident involving her housekeeper.
Babajide Sanwo-olu

We’ll bring governance to your doorstep – Jide Sanwo-Olu tells Lagosians

Governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress in Lagos State, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Thursday reiterated his commitment to bring governance to the doorsteps of Lagos residents if elected as Governor of the State in the 2019 general election.

Robert Mugabe reveals how affair with wife Grace started

Mugabe, while speaking at the funeral of his mother-in-law, revealed that he just grabbed and kissed his then secretary, Grace Marufu, and it marked the beginning of their romantic relationship, reports New Zimbabwe.

Robert Mugabe not happy with pension, says he needs money

Speaking ahead of the elections in which he won't be a presidential candidate for the first time since he won the mandate to lead the southern African country in 1980, Mugabe said he had made inquiries after his resignation.
Former Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe ahead of his press conference at his Blue Roof Residence in Harare. Clement Manyathela-EWN.

Robert Mugabe says he will not vote for successor Emmerson Mnangagwa

Zimbabwe's former president Robert Mugabe, who was ousted in November, said Sunday that he would not vote for his successor Emmerson Mnangagwa in the presidential election.

Robert Mugabe to hold press conference on eve of Zimbabwe election

Zimbabwe's former president Robert Mugabe, 94, is to give a surprise press conference Sunday on the eve of the country's first election since he was ousted from office last year, a spokesman said.

Lagos government plans 1,000-man walk against drug abuse

Lagos State government on Tuesday said it has concluded plans to stage a 1,000-man walk against drug abuse and raise awareness on its inherent danger, especially among youths.

Zimbabwe’s President Mnangagwa advised to ‘allow Mugabe to take part in politics’

President Emmerson Mnangagwa has reportedly been advised to allow ex-president Robert Mugabe to participate in political activities and support any party the former president chooses as long it is within the conscripts of the law.

Robert Mugabe: South Africa could have done ‘much more’ to save me

Former Zimbabwe president Robert Mugabe says South Africa could have done "much more" to save him politically during last year's military takeover.

Report: Top Zanu-PF official quits to lead pro-Robert Mugabe splinter group

A new party linked to loyalists of former president Robert Mugabe is likely to be led by a top Zanu-PF official who quit last week, reports from Zimbabwe say.

Robert Mugabe hosts private party for his 94th birthday

Zimbabwe’s former president Robert Mugabe celebrated his 94th birthday on Saturday with a private black-tie party hosted by his family, three months after he was ousted from power.

Robert Mugabe: My wife cries daily

Former Zimbabwe president Robert Mugabe has revealed that his wife, Grace cries daily, over the harassment she receives, especially over her bogus doctorate degree.

We feared Muammar Gaddafi’s scenario during anti-Robert Mugabe protests – ex-spokesman

An aide to Zimbabwe's former president, Robert Mugabe, has said he feared civilians could "drag out and lynch" the leader in a "Libyan scenario".

Grace Mugabe ‘complains over family, allies’ treatment’ – report

President Robert Mugabe's wife Grace has reportedly complained about how her family, businesses and allies were being treated since the fall of her ageing husband.

The inside story of Robert Mugabe’s downfall

Inside State House in Harare, Robert Mugabe was in the tightest spot of his 37-year rule. Tanks were on the streets and troops had occupied the state broadcaster, from where the army had announced it had taken control of Zimbabwe.

Emmerson Mnangagwa set to take over ZANU-PF party reins

Incoming president Emmerson Mnangagwa is set to chair his first politburo meeting as leader of the ruling ZANU-PF on Thursday following the dismissal of President Robert Mugabe on Sunday.

Robert Mugabe leaves legacy of economic ruin, upheaval in Zimbabwe

From widely acclaimed liberator of his nation to despotic dictator, Robert Mugabe's 37-year rule of Zimbabwe has been one of Africa's most controversial and influential.

Jubilation as Robert Mugabe resigns after 37 years in power

Emotion ran high in Zimbabwe on Tuesday as President Robert Mugabe resigned a week after the army and his former political allies moved to end four decades of rule by a man once feted as an independence hero who became feared as a despot.

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Katsina council begs for reconstruction of central market

The Daura Local Government Council in Katsina State has appealed to the State Government to reconstruct the Daura central market to boost its economic activities and revenue base.
Nigeria’s Vice president Yemi Osinbajo has debunked rumours stating he has resigned his position as the nation’s vice president.

VP Osinbajo presides over FEC

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Monday presided over the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
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Edmilson: Neymar should not captain Brazil at Copa America

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