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Sustainable energy to boost Ghanaian industrial sector – Rosatom

6 ViewsRussian State Nuclear Energy Corporation Rosatom recently shared its best practices with participants of the Ghana Industrial Summit and Exhibition (GISE 2017) conference, which embraced international experts and high-level governmental officials. The company took the stage and explored opportunities for Ghana to boost its energy security through diversification to guarantee sustainable social and economic […]

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Mugabe clings onto power, refuses to resign

5 Views Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe on Sunday clung onto power and failed to resign as the country or party president. The 93-year-old, the world’s oldest president, briefed the nation at State House in the capital Harare, surrounded by the army. It comes just days after the military stepped in to end a purge against […]

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6 ViewsZimbabwe’s state-run Herald newspaper says President Robert Mugabe has gone into a closed-door meeting with the military generals who put him under house arrest days ago. It’s been two hours since the state broadcaster said Mugabe was expected to address the country on live TV. An official close to the talks on Mugabe’s departure says the […]

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Zimbabwe’s ruling party expected to fire Mugabe on Sunday

4 ViewsZimbabwe’s ruling Zanu-PF party is expected to meet on Sunday to sack Robert Mugabe and reinstate the vice-president he dismissed, Emmerson Mnangagwa. A party central committee meeting scheduled for 8.30am UK time would also dismiss the president’s preferred successor, his wife Grace, from her role as head of the party’s women’s league, Reuters reported. Mugabe’s 37-year […]

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11 Views ABC News reports that Zimbabwe’s state-run media are showing previously unthinkable images of demonstrations against President Robert Mugabe as several thousand exuberant people march toward his official residence, the State House.   The Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation showed footage of people streaming through the streets of the capital, Harare, and one person carrying a […]

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5 Views By Bunmi Oloruntoba Considered the “Nobel Prize of agriculture,” the World Food Prize is awarded each year for a specific and exceptionally significant contribution to the production or distribution of food. This year, the prize was awarded to Akinwumi Adesina, a former Nigerian agriculture minister – and currently the president of the African […]

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Thousands celebrate end of Mugabe era

3 ViewsJubilant scenes are unfolding on the streets of Zimbabwe’s capital Harare, as protests demanding the resignation of President Robert Mugabe have turned to a celebration of the army’s role in ending his grip on power. BBC correspondents say protesters are hugging soldiers in the crowd and cheering for them. One man told the BBC […]

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Latest in Zimbabwe: Mugabe refuses to go

17 Views Host Vincent Makori is joined by VOA’s Blessing Zulu to discuss the Zimbabwean military’s plan to transition power, though President Mugabe is reluctant to step down – Africa 54.

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Mugabe makes first public appearance since military takeover

37 ViewsEmbattled Zimbabwean leader Robert Mugabe has been seen in public for the first time since Wednesday after a reported takeover by the country’s defense forces. President Mugabe was seen officiating at a graduation ceremony at Zimbabwean Open University today. The development comes a day after Mugabe met with the army commander and South African envoys. […]

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