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A Zimbabwean teenager, Tinashe Tidziwani, 19, has allegedly murdered his mother after she was unable to repay a 50 cent loan, he had given her earlier.
Zimbabwe’s first elections since the removal of long-standing president Robert Mugabe turned violent when troops opened fire on protests against alleged voting fraud, killing at least three people.
President Emmerson Mnangagwa of Zimbabwe called for calm on Wednesday as opposition supporters clashed with police in central Harare ahead of the announcement of this week’s presidential election results.
Thirty-four years later, Ellis Ndlovu still cannot bear to look at the tree in the schoolyard where Zimbabwean soldiers killed her son.
An outgoing member of parliament for Zimbabwe’s ruling party, ZANU-PF, has claimed that the southern African country cannot prosper without the involvement of whites in its affairs.
Police chief Gideon Matanga said investigations were continuing over the explosion in the country's second largest city of Bulawayo on June 23.
Zimbabwe's ruling Zanu-PF chairperson Oppah Muchinguri-Kashiri was reportedly dismayed by a privately owned newspaper report that she lost her left breast in the bombing at an election rally that killed two people last week.
Zimbabwe’s Minister of Environment, Climate and Water, Ms Oppah Muchinguri-Kashiri, suffered injuries to her breast after the explosion that rocked the campaign rally of President Emmerson Mnangagwa last Saturday.
Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa has said a hand grenade was to blame for the election rally blast that killed two people last week, state media reported on Friday.
Zimbabwe's president on Wednesday backed out of his first campaign rally since a deadly attack on Saturday that has been called an assassination attempt.
Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa has said he suspected dissidents from his own party linked to Robert Mugabe’s wife were behind an explosion at a rally he attended last week.
A blast that narrowly missed Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa at a weekend rally in Bulawayo has claimed its first fatality, a state-run radio station reported Monday.
President Cyril Ramaphosa, who also chairs the Southern African Development Community (SADC) has condemned the bomb blast which left at least 41 people injured in Zimbabwe, saying that the bloc will evaluate the incident and "take appropriate steps".
Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa says elections will go ahead as planned on 30 July, despite what he said was an attempt on his life on Saturday.
The American Petroleum Institute (API) said on Tuesday that U.S. crude inventories dropped by 10.2 million barrels last week, more than analysts had forecast. Official inventory figures are due later on Wednesday.
The Majority Leader of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has said the All Progressives Congress (APC) caucus in the House would scuttle any plan to override President Muhammadu Buhari’s veto of the 2018 Electoral (Amendment) Bill.
Police in Jersey City have been placing fake Amazon packages outside people’s homes to catch thieves, reports the Associated Press. Using GPS trackers and doorbells cameras provided by Amazon, police are able to track and apprehend would-be thieves.
The INEC boss noted further that “vote-buying is illegal, undemocratic and morally poignant and a threat to the sanctity of the ballot.
Attorney-General and Minister of Justice Abubakar Malami says policies that will enhance decongestion of prisons across the country are under way.
World Health Organisation says Ebola vaccinations soon will begin in South Sudan as the country is at "very high risk" in the current outbreak based in neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says the difference between President Muhammadu Buhari and other presidential candidates for the 2019 elections is that the president will not steal or allow stealing.
The President of the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF), Mr. Amaju Pinnick, has thanked, Simba Group, distributors of TVS motorcycles and tricycles, for their close ties and support for Nigerian football.
Speaking in Ilorin, Kwara State, when he came to formally launch the scheme, Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, said the scheme was duly approved by the National Assembly since 2015 but that federal lawmakers also delayed its implementation till now.
The Kogi State Government on Saturday averted a mass protest planned by aggrieved electricity consumers in Ogori/Magongo Local Government Area, over poor power supply and abnormal billing.