Category: Africa

Zimbabwe: Mnangagwa to be sworn in as president on Friday

Former Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa will be sworn in as president on Friday, according to Zimbabwe’s state broadcaster. The report by the government-controlled Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation (ZBC) said Mnangagwa will arrive in the capital Harare…

Go, Mugabe, Go

Since August, I have been the anchorperson of a program on television called ThisDay Live where we discuss political matters – local and global. The program is available on Arise News TV at 6pm, 9pm…

Supreme Court upholds Kenyatta’s victory

Kenya’s Supreme Court has upheld President Uhuru Kenyatta’s victory in a rerun vote that was held in October. Opposition candidate Raila Odinga had said the results of the first election were invalid and also challenged…

No resignation as Robert Mugabe addresses nation

Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe has resisted calls to step down, ending a much-anticipated televised address to the nation without announcing his resignation. Earlier on Sunday, the ruling ZANU-PF party expelled Mugabe as its leader and…

Robert Mugabe sacked as leader of ZANU-PF

Zimbabwe’s ruling party, ZANU-PF, has voted to sack President Robert Mugabe as its leader. Members also voted to name sacked Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa, who Mugabe fired on November 6, as new party leader. They were determined…