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Zimbabwe’s Mnangagwa returns as Mugabe’s likely successor

Zimbabwe’s former vice-president, whose sacking sparked events leading to the shock resignation of long-time leader Robert Mugabe, will be sworn in as the new president on Friday, state TV says. Emmerson Mnangagwa, who fled to South Africa two weeks ago, had arrived back in the country, it added. His dismissal …

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Dangote Opens New Cement Plant In Congo

Dangote Cement Plc said it will officially open its 1.5 million metric tonnes per annum capacity Cement Plant in Congo. The Congo plant will be opened on November 23, 2019.  Constructed at a conservative cost of $500 million, the Plant is expected to directly employ more than 1000 people as …

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President Barrow Addresses Global Investment Forum

Statement by His Excellency, Mr. Adama Barrow,  President of the Republic of The Gambia at the  Global Investment Forum  Dubai 15th – 16th November 2017   Your Highness, Distinguished Ruler of Dubai, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Your Excellencies fellow Heads of State here present Members of the Diplomatic and Consular Corps Your …

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Army Promotes 45 Brigadier Generals, 92 Colonels

The Nigerian Army Council has yesterday approved the promotion of 45 Brigadier Generals to the rank of Major Generals and 92 Colonels to the rank of Brigadier Generals. According to statement issued to newsmen in Maiduguri by the director Army Public Relations, Brig Gen Sani Kukashekau Usman, some of those …

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Mugabe ‘Agrees’ To Step Down, Demands Immunity

President Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe has agreed to the terms of his resignation and a letter has been drafted, according to CNN. Quoting a source, the news network said the army generals had given into many of Mugabe’s demands, including full immunity for himself and his wife Grace, and that he …

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Mugabe nephew Patrick Zhuwao berates ‘dumb Zimbos’

PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe’s nephew, Patrick Zhuwao, has labelled Zimbabweans as “dumb” as they were allegedly allowing themselves to be “used” by the military to fight against a leader they popularly elected five years ago for the benefit of expelled Emmerson Mnangagwa whom he claimed was not popular within the ruling …

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