Nigeria Poll Abandoned In Last Minute Drama

Nigeria Poll Abandoned In Last Minute Drama

Nigeria has delayed its presidential and parliamentary elections for a week, in a dramatic night-time move. The Independent National Electoral Commission (Inec) made the announcement just five hours before the polls were due to open on Saturday. “Proceeding with the election as scheduled is no longer feasible,” commission chairman Mahmood Yakubu said, citing logistical issues. […]

Egypt Debates Bills that Could See Sisi Serve as President Until 2034

Egypt Debates Bills that Could See Sisi Serve as President Until 2034

(CNN) — Egypt’s parliament began debate Wednesday on constitutional amendments that would extend presidential terms from four to six years and could see current President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi remain in office until 2034. The proposals would also grant Sisi more power over the judiciary and the military more control over the state. Egypt’s army played […]

Ailing Algerian Leader Seeks Fifth Term

Ailing Algerian Leader Seeks Fifth Term

Algeria’s 81-year-old President Abdelaziz Bouteflika will seek a fifth term in April’s elections, he announced in a message published by state media. Mr Bouteflika has been in office for 20 years but has rarely been seen in public since he had a stroke in 2013. He insisted his “unwavering desire” to serve Algeria allowed him […]

South African Police Arrest Prophet Bushiri, Wife

South African Police Arrest Prophet Bushiri, Wife

JOHANNESBURG – Controversial church leader Shepherd Bushiri has been arrested. A statement from the church says he and his wife Mary were arrested by the Hawks on fraud and money laundering charges. “As you will remember, from last year, we have struggled with reports that our father was guilty. He has been detained and is […]

Zimbabwe Moguls to Advise President

Zimbabwe Moguls to Advise President

Zimbabwe’s President Mnangagwa has established an advisory council to help him formulate economic policies, reports the state-run Herald newspaper. A few notable people in the 26-member group are the newspaper mogul Trevor Ncube, fuel importer Kudakwashe Tagwirei and hotelier Shingi Munyeza. Chief secretary to the president, Misheck Sibanda, told the Herald that the council would […]

Zimbabwe President ‘Appalled’ by Attack On Protester

Zimbabwe President ‘Appalled’ by Attack On Protester

Zimbabwe’s President Emmerson Mnangagwa has said he is “appalled” by an attack by security officials on a protester that was featured in a TV news report. His statement comes after widespread criticism of the way security forces have handled recent protests. Mr Mnangagwa said he has ordered the arrest of those behind the attack seen […]

Zimbabwe Leader Abandons Trip Amid Unrest

Zimbabwe Leader Abandons Trip Amid Unrest

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa has broken off a trip to Europe after violent protests in his home country. Mr Mnangagwa had been due to attend the Davos economic summit where he was expected to seek investment for Zimbabwe. Ministers say the opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) is using sharp fuel price increases as a […]

Zimbabwe: South African Refused Us Emergency Loan

Zimbabwe: South African Refused Us Emergency Loan

South Africa has said it rejected a request from Zimbabwe for an emergency loan of $1.2bn (£932m) in December, reports the BBC. Zimbabwe’s government had hoped the cash would help stabilise the economy and resolve fuel shortages in the country. South Africa did not have “that kind of money”, a Treasury spokesman said. A fuel […]

African Leaders Hail Congo Result

African Leaders Hail Congo Result

Two African presidents have congratulated Democratic Republic of Congo opposition leader Felix Tshisekedi for winning last month’s presidential poll, despite the African Union saying it had “serious doubts” about the result. The constitutional court ruled that Mr Tshisekedi had won after rejecting a challenge from rival Martin Fayulu. He said Mr Tshisekedi made a deal […]

Nurse Who Films Nakеd Women In Labour And Sends To Her Boyfriend Is Exposed By Him After They Broke Up

Nurse Who Films Nakеd Women In Labour And Sends To Her Boyfriend Is Exposed By Him After They Broke Up

A 29-year-old nurse is receiving heat for allegedly recording nakеd women while they are in labour inside maternity wards and sending the clips to her boyfriend. The nurse identified as Kundai Chitate who works at Masvingo general hospital in Zimbabwe allegedly recorded screaming and groaning patients in labour and sent the audio clips to her boyfriend identified as Tichafara […]

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