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South Africa’s ruling ANC pledges to assist Zimbabwe

The South African government and the ANC are singing from different hymn books when it comes to the current crisis in Zimbabwe, whose citizens have taken to the streets over the past few weeks in protest against massive fuel price hikes recently imposed by the government.

The self-destructive, unforced error of fuel subsidy

The above quote is probably synonymous with the popular definition of insanity as “the continuous repetition of the same process with the same wrong results, and still expect a positive difference at each turn.”

Zimbabwean government deploys riot police in ‘hot spots’ as labour union calls for strike...

The Zimbabwean government has reportedly deployed riot police in "hot spots" after the country's largest labour union called for a national strike over a sharp rise in fuel prices.

Aminu Tambuwal faults Goodluck Jonathan on why he dumped PDP in 2015

Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State has reacted to the former President Goodluck Jonathan’s revelation during the launch of his book, in Abuja, on the circumstances that led him (Tambuwal) and others to defect from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to then opposition, the All Progressives Congress (APC), ahead of the 2015 general elections.
Barricades placed by demonstrators are seen on the streets of Petion Ville, in the Haitian capital, Port-au-Prince, on July 6, 2018, to protest against the increase in fuel prices.The Haitian government announced a significant increase in fuel prices on Friday, July 6, 2018. The Ministries of Economy, Finance, Trade and Industry decided to increase gas prices by 38 percent, diesel by 47 percent, and kerosene by 51 percent starting on Saturday, July 7, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / HECTOR RETAMAL

Haiti premier asks for patience amid fuel price protests

Haiti's prime minister on Saturday called for patience from residents of the Caribbean nation amid deadly protests over an unpopular fuel price rise.

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Labour Party candidate receives postponement news with mix feeling

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INEC rules out political influence in election postponement

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Adams Oshiomhole: Nobody had clue elections won’t go on

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