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Reasons why Mugabe appoints Minister of Whatsapp and Facebook

  The creation of the Ministry of Whatsapp and Facebook by President Mugabe has continued to receive criticism. Zimbabweans are considering what the new ministry will mean for their civil liberties – especially freedom of speech. Zimbabwe’s government has been uneasy about social media after pastor Evan Mawararire spearheaded the #ThisFlag movement last

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Violence erupts as Election ongoing in Kenya amid opposition boycott

  Violence has erupted in different parts of Kenya as the presidential re-run election ongoing. Security is tight as opposition leader Raila Odinga orders followers to boycott the election. Security forces fire teargas to disperse protesters, as one person is reported killed. In the latest voting, Kenya's media says supporters of Odinga have

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Kenya Presidency:Odinga says he will not recognise Kenyatta win

Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga says he will not recognise a win by President Uhuru Kenyatta on Thursday's scheduled election rerun, as a political crisis gripping the East African country shows no sign of ending. Odinga pulled out of the race earlier this month after claiming opposition demands to overhaul the

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WHO Ambassador: Mugabe removed amidst outrage from western donors

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has been removed as a World Health organization goodwill ambassador, the body, said on Sunday following outrage among Western donors and rights groups at the appointment. WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus named Mugabe to the largely ceremonial post at a meeting on chronic diseases attended by both

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