Tag: Zimbabwe

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqApril 12, 2019

AFCON 2019: Super Eagles gets ‘easy’ group as CAF announces groups for biennial football showpiece [Full Group list]

The stage is set for the 32nd edition of the Africa Cup of Nations, known as the Total 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, ...

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Bernard DayoJanuary 14, 2019

The Big 5: NANS begs FG over ASUU strike; Saraki reacts to planned trial of CJN Onnoghen | Other top stories

Here are the stories that you should be monitoring today NANS begs FG over ASUU strike The National Association of ...

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AzeezNovember 27, 2017

The Late 5: Buhari speaks on Atiku’s exit, Zimbabwe’s army transfers power, and other top stories

These are the top five stories that drove conversation today. President Muhammadu Buhari has finally heard the agitations of workers ...

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AzeezNovember 27, 2017

Zimbabwe’s army transfers power to police after bloodless coup

Zimbabwe’s military has returned power to the national police on Monday, after staging a blodless coup on November 15 against former ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 26, 2017

Apart from immunity, deposed Mugabe is to enjoy some other benefits

The former President of Zimbabwe, Robert Mugabe and his wife Grace are reportedly going to be given £7.5 million as ...

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EzinneNovember 25, 2017

Mugabe takes a bow; Malami’s 360 on Maina; Ebuka’s iconic agbada | Here are this week’s winners and losers

by Alexander Onukwue and Ezinne Ajoku This was a week in which an awful lot of people won. From the ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 24, 2017

The Late 5: Atiku’s exit from the APC, FEC’s N28bn to states and, other top stories

These are the top five stories that drove conversation today. The Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun has announced that a ...

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AzeezNovember 24, 2017

Just In: Emmerson Mnangagwa sworn in as Zimbabwe’s new President

Emmerson Mnangagwa, former Zimbabwean Vice President sacked by ex-President, Robert Mugabe has been sworn in as the new President. He ...

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AzeezNovember 23, 2017

Former Zimbabwean leader Mugabe granted immunity from prosecution

Zimbabwe’s former president Robert Mugabe was granted immunity from prosecution, sources close to the negotiations said on Thursday. According to ...

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Op-ed EditorNovember 23, 2017

[Special Editorial] The new Zimbabwe: How will it be achieved?

by Alexander O. Onukwue On the 22nd of November 2017, the 16 million people of Zimbabwe woke up and, for ...

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EzinneNovember 22, 2017

The Thread: Here’s how Twitter made fun of Mugabe’s fall

The coup that was not a coup was executed flawlessly and as of yesterday, successfully: Robert Mugabe finally resigned. Zimbabweans ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 21, 2017

Today’s Noisemakers: Davido, Deji Adeyanju, others

Every day on the Nigerian internet, there are people who keep our eyes glued to our phone screens as we ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 21, 2017

Just In: Zimbabwe’s Robert Mugabe has resigned – Parliament Speaker

The overthrown President of Zimbabwe, Robert Mugabe has finally tendered his resignation. This announcement was made by the Parliament Speaker, ...

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AzeezNovember 20, 2017

I will preside over ruling party’s congress | Mugabe refuses to resign

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe in a nationwide speech on Sunday insisted that he was still in charge of the South ...

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AzeezNovember 19, 2017

Zimbabwe’s Robert Mugabe ‘agrees to resign’

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe on Sunday agreed to resign, a source familiar with the negotiations said. His party, ZANU-PF had ...

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AzeezNovember 19, 2017

Mugabe fired as ruling party leader, replaced with sacked VP

Zimbabwean ruling party, ZANU-PF has sacked President Robert Mugabe as its leader and replaced him with his sacked Vice President, Emmerson Mnangagwa. ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 18, 2017

Buhari’s South East visit, the whistleblower drama and, other stories that got people talking this week

These are the top ten stories that drove conversation this week. Nigerian lawyer, Femi Falana has shown concern for the ...

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AzeezNovember 17, 2017

BREAKING: Mugabe makes first public appearance after military takeover

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe attended the graduation ceremony of Zimbabwe Open University in Harare on Friday morning. This is Mugabe’s ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 17, 2017

Zimbabwe’s ruling ZANU-PF says “no going back” on Mugabe

The leaders of Zimbabwe’s ruling ZANU-PF party are meeting on Friday, to reach a resolution on the process to finally ...

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AzeezNovember 16, 2017

Robert Mugabe refuses to resign after talks with military

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has refused to resign during a crunch meeting Thursday with military generals. The talks in Harare confirmed ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 16, 2017

Head of African Union says body will not accept Zimbabwe coup

The Head of the African Union (AU) Alpha Conde has, on Thursday, gone against a supposed military coup d’etat in Zimbabwe. ...

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EzinneNovember 15, 2017

The Thread: “Stay out of Zimbabwe’s politics, Zuma” | Africans say no to Jacob Zuma’s interference

Today, Zimbabwe’s military has had the country under lockdown- including its President Robert Mugabe, who has ruled for 37 years. ...

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EzinneNovember 15, 2017

The Thread: “If it looks like a coup, walks like a coup and quacks like a coup, then it’s a coup” | Twitter reacts to Zimbabwe’s military takeover

Following news reports showing military tanks rolling into Harare, Zimbabwe’s capital, home to Robert Mugabe, the 93 year old President, ...

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AzeezNovember 15, 2017

Every effort must be made to resolve all issues | Buhari calls for calm in Zimbabwe

President Muhammadu Buhari has called for calm and peace, as the army takes over power in Zimbabwe. Background: It was ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 15, 2017

“There was no coup, only a bloodless transition” | Zimbabwe’s ZANU-PF speaks on Mugabe’s arrest

The Zimbabwe African National Union – Patriotic Front (ZANU -PF) have announced that there was no coup in the country, ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 24, 2017

Mugabe’s spokesperson says the President would have rejected WHO’s ambassadorial role

Zimbabwe‘s Robert Mugabe would have rejected the role of WHO goodwill ambassador had he been formally asked, his spokesman said ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 22, 2017

Mugabe attacks Donald Trump at #UNGA, calls him “Giant Gold Goliath”

The President of Zimbabwe, Robert Mugabe came all out for U.S. President Donald Trump at the United Nations General Assembly on ...

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AzeezAugust 9, 2017

Cash-strapped Zimbabwe to build $1bn Mugabe university

Zimbabwe on Wednesday announced its plan to build a $1 billion university to honour its 93-year-old President, Robert Mugabe. “Cabinet ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 29, 2017

I’m not dying, I’ve strong bones – Mugabe

President Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe Saturday, said he was neither quitting nor dying and that there was no one that ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 27, 2017

President Mugabe’s wife asks him to name his successor

President Mugabe’s wife, Grace Mugabe has Thursday, urged her husband to name his successor in order to end the crisis ...

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