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Zimbabwean 2-year-old killed in ‘senseless, horrific act’ ahead of elections

The United States on Thursday condemned the killing of a 2-year-old boy in Zimbabwe as a "senseless and horrific act" and warned that if the murder was politically motivated it would call into question the country's commitment to a free and fair election next month.

US warns Zimbabwe over election after 2-year-old killed

The United States on Thursday condemned the killing of a 2-year-old boy in Zimbabwe as a "senseless and horrific act" and warned that if the murder was politically motivated it would call into question the country's commitment to a free and fair election next month.

Zimbabwe’s Emmerson Mnangagwa describes risky escape after firing by Robert Mugabe

Zimbabwe's new president says he risked gunfire and an hours-long walk amid land mines while escaping a plot to "eliminate" him after Robert Mugabe fired him as his deputy last year.

Robert Mugabe to live in opulence as retirement benefits unveiled

The panoply of generous benefits that Zimbabwe’s former leader, Robert Mugabe, will enjoy in retirement has been published by his successor President Emmerson Mnangagwa in a gazette.

Zimbabwe’s ex-army chief Constantino Chiwenga named new VP – report

Zimbabwe's state-run media is reporting that new President Emmerson Mnangagwa has appointed the country's former military commander as one of his two vice presidents.

Zimbabwean army says they’re making ‘significant progress’ in talks for Robert Mugabe’s departure

Zimbabwe's military said on Friday it was making "significant progress" in talks with President Robert Mugabe for his departure while it pursues and arrests some allies of the leader and his wife.

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Elections: Senator Shehu Sani lauds orderliness of voters

Senator representing Kaduna Central senatorial district, Senator Shehu Sani, Saturday expressed satisfaction with the way and manner voters organized themselves to exercise their franchise.

Lberia’s Elen Sirleaf leads ECOWAS team to observe elections

The head of ECOWAS Election Observers Mission to Nigeria, Madam Ellen Jonhson-Sirleaf, on Saturday led a delegation of election monitors to many polling stations in Abuja.
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Cardinal admits church files on paedophile priests ‘destroyed’

A top Catholic cardinal admitted Saturday that Church files on priests who sexually abused children were destroyed or never even drawn up, a move which allowed paedophiles to prey on others.
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Election: INEC replaces malfunctioning card reader in Ifaki-Ekiti

The card reader for Ward 2, Unit 3 at Ifaki-Ekiti malfunctioned in the early hours of Saturday.
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Police arrest nine for molesting voters in Lagos

Nine suspected cultists were arrested in Somolu area of Lagos for allegedly molesting electorate on their way to polling stations.