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- Zimbabwe: Macheso Anoints Tryson Chimbetu
[Zimbabwe Standard] Alick Macheso has picked Tryson Chimbetu as the heir apparent to the Dendera genre in a move that is likely to invite a backlash from musicians Sulumani, Allan and Douglas Chimbetu.
- Zimbabwe: No Salary Increases in Mining Sector
[Zimbabwe Standard] The mining sector is unable to increase salaries and wages this year because of a host of challenges threatening the viability of the industry, a new survey has shown.
- Nigeria: PDP Chairmanship – Who Gets the Crown?
[Daily Trust] The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) National Executive Committee (NEC), Board of Trustees (BoT) and National Caucus are to decide who takes over the party’s chairmanship position from the North-east to complete the tenure of its former chairman, Alhaji Adamu Mu’azu, who resigned on May 20, 2015. Our correspondent examines the contentious issues and power play within the party.
- Zimbabwe: This Is Heartless, Evil Cde President
[Zimbabwe Standard] It is very hard for anybody that witnessed or watched videos of the demolition of houses along Joshua Mqabuko Nkomo Expressway in Harare to understand what could have been going on in the mind of President Robert Mugabe when he personally ordered this monstrosity.
- Nigeria: Inside Story of TSA Implementation
[Daily Trust] Simon Ech -Implementation of The Treasury Single Account by the federal government is currently creating hiccups among some of its ministries and agencies. However, as President Muhammadu Buhari’s government said there is no going back on the new system,some MDAs are coming up with initiatives to enable them cope.
- South Africa: Blitzboks Fall At Final Hurdle in Epic New Zealand Encounter
[News24Wire] New Zealand have defeated the Blitzboks by 24-21 in an epic final at the Wellington leg of the Sevens World Series.
- Africa: Wind and Sun Can Power End to Africa's Energy Poverty
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Nearly two decades into the 21st century, energy poverty continues to cripple Africa’s social and economic development. More than half of the population lacks access to electricity, and businesses that could create jobs are hampered by frequent blackouts.
- Zimbabwe: I Will Rule Till God Says Come – Mugabe
[Zimbabwe Standard] President Robert Mugabe yesterday launched a tirade against critics who say he has overstayed in power, vowing to hang on to power until he dies.
- Zimbabwe: Promoters Jostle for 'Eriza'
[Zimbabwe Standard] SENSATIONAL rhumba songbird and dancer, Lady Storm, recently swept to instant fame after featuring on Jah Prayzah’s video titled Eriza where she is captured as a school girl in enthralling dance routines that leave school boys on tenterhooks and attracts the anti-riot squad in a marketplace.
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