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Zimbabwe national team coach Zdravko Logarusic says it is “not normal sitting at home without football” due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Zimbabwe coach not happy receiving a salary while not working

Zimbabwe national team coach Zdravko Logarusic says it is “not normal sitting at home without football” due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq

Kwara records five new coronavirus cases

As of Thursday, the state had a total of 21 confirmed cases, out of which 13 are active and the remaining eight have recovered and have been discharged.
Kwara State Governor Abdulraham Abdulrazaq

Kwara state-owned newspaper gets acting general manager

A new acting General Manager has been appointed for the Kwara State Printing and Publishing Corporation (The Herald Newspapers).
AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara

Kwara governor sacks heads of state-owned media houses

Kwara state governor, Abdulrahaman Abdulrasaq, has approved the removal of all heads of the three media houses owned by the state.
Fifa installed the five-man team, headed by Amr El-Ganainy, on August 20 to take charge of affairs in Egypt after officials in the past administration resigned following the nation’s poor performance at the Africa Cup of Nations.

FIFA fines Zimbabwe for boycotting Women’s Olympic qualifier match at home against Zambia

Fifa has sanctioned Zimbabwe for boycotting the second leg of the second round tie of the African Women's Olympic Qualifiers against Zambia on September 1.
The responses to the announcement were immediate and widely varied. Some hailed former Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe a liberation hero. Others dismissed him as a monster.

Zimbabweans sharply divided in mourning for hero-turned-despot Robert Mugabe

Zimbabweans entered a first full day of national mourning on Saturday, divided over the legacy of Robert Mugabe, the guerrilla hero turned despot who ruled the country for 37 years.
Prisca Mupfumira

Zimbabwe minister detained for suspected corruption

According to state-owned daily The Herald, Prisca Mupfumira was held on Thursday over the alleged disappearance of millions of dollars at the country's pension fund when she was social welfare minister.
Zambia Warriors captain Knowledge Musona is still disappointed with the fact his team did not claim maximum points against Uganda in their Africa Cup of Nations Group A clash on Wednesday.

Afcon: I am still gutted Zimbabwe did not beat Uganda – Knowledge Musona

Zambia Warriors captain Knowledge Musona is still disappointed with the fact his team did not claim maximum points against Uganda in their Africa Cup of Nations Group A clash on Wednesday.
Zimbabwe’s Warriors 18-man squad have arrived in Asaba for Saturday’s international friendly game against the Super Eagles, Zimbabwe Football Association, ZIFA, has announced.

Afcon: Zifa solve Zimbabwe impasse, ready to face DR Congo

Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) has solved the alleged payment dispute between them and the national team players.

Muideen Akorede: Kwara media houses facing operational challenges

The Kwara government says its three media houses – Radio Kwara, Kwara Television and the Herald Newspaper – have not collapsed.

Herald newspaper staff protest poor working conditions

Workers of Kwara State Printing and Publishing Corporation, publisher of The Herald Newspapers, on Thursday staged a peaceful protest over what they described as poor working conditions.
Super Eagles head coach, Gernot Rohr has given reasons why he instructed his players not to negotiate for anything other than the three points against the Pirates of Seychelles in Friday’s AFCON qualifier.

Zimbabwe plans Super Eagles friendly

Zimbabwe are in the process of negotiating friendly with Nigeria ahead of Africa Cup of Nations finals, which kicks off in Egypt in June.
Zimbabwe are in the process of negotiating friendly matches against South Africa and Nigeria ahead of Africa Cup of Nations finals, which kicks off in Egypt, in June.

AFCON: Zimbabwe planning friendly matches against South Africa, Nigeria

Zimbabwe are in the process of negotiating friendly matches against South Africa and Nigeria ahead of Africa Cup of Nations finals, which kicks off in Egypt, in June.

Zimbabwe: US renewal of sanctions ‘regrettable’

Zimbabwe on Wednesday slammed as a travesty of justice the "regrettable" year-long extension of sanctions targeted against selected government officials and institutions by the United States.
Miners at work in a mine shaft. AFP

Dozens of artisanal miners feared dead in Zimbabwe after flooding

At least 38 miners in Zimbabwe are feared to have died after the flooding of two underground mines in a central town late on Tuesday.
Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa

Zimbabwe’s ruling ZANU-PF warns opposition against “treasonous” utterances

Zimbabwe’s ruling ZANU-PF party has warned that claims by the opposition alliance vice president Morgen Komichi that the party had installed Nelson Chamisa as the president was “treasonous.”
Former Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe ahead of his press conference at his Blue Roof Residence in Harare. Clement Manyathela-EWN.

Zimbabwe’s Robert Mugabe accepts Emmerson Mnangagwa as president

Zimbabwe’s Robert Mugabe has said he now accepts President Emmerson Mnangagwa as the country’s legitimate leader after initially accusing him of leading a “disgraceful” de facto coup that ended his near four-decades rule in 2017.

Report: Police ‘closing in’ on Grace Mugabe in ivory probe

Zimbabwean police investigating an ivory-smuggling racket will soon question former ruler Robert Mugabe's wife Grace, who is accused of arranging shipments abroad, a government-owned newspaper reported on Friday.

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Legendary reggae artiste, Majekodunmi Fasheke, aka Majek Fashek is dead. The artiste died in a New York hospital after a protracted illness on Monday about 5-45pm. He was aged 71.

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Nigeria declares telecoms facilities critical national Infrastructure

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ASCAB: President Buhari’s speech underestimate Sani Abacha’s $5 billion loot

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