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Mugabe family holds private centennial celebration for late president

Mugabe family holds private centennial celebration for late president

By James Muonwa l Mashonaland West Correspondent THE family of late former president Robert Mugabe, who would have turned 100 years old last week, held a private ceremony on Saturday to posthumously celebrate his birthday in Zvimba. He was born on February 21, 1924. The liberator-turned-authoritarian leader died on September ...

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe takes delivery of 25 tonne wheat donation from Russia   

Zimbabwe takes delivery of 25 tonne wheat donation from Russia  

By Leopold Munhende  ZIMBABWE has received part of Russia’s 25,000 metric tonne wheat donation and an additional 10 tonnes of fertiliser. The donation is part of Russia’s 200,000 metric tonne aid to six African countries including Mali, Burkina Faso, Eritrea and Central African Republic (CAR). Announced at last year’s Russia-Africa Summit, the initiative is ...

Africa

South Africa to hold general election on May 29

South Africa to hold general election on May 29

Al Jazeera South Africa will hold national and provincial elections on May 29, President Cyril Ramaphosa’s office has said. Ramaphosa’s ruling African National Congress (ANC) party is expected to face a tough challenge to retain its parliamentary majority in the country’s seventh democratic election since the end of the apartheid ...

World

Western leaders rally around Kyiv to mark 2 years since Russia’s full-scale invasion

Western leaders rally around Kyiv to mark 2 years since Russia’s full-scale invasion

AP President Volodymyr Zelenskyy welcomed Western leaders to Kyiv Saturday to mark the second anniversary of Russia’s full-scale invasion, as Ukrainian forces run low on ammunition and foreign aid hangs in the balance. Allies from the EU and the Group of Seven wealthy democracies rallied around Kyiv to express solidarity, with Zelenskyy ...





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