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Zim music legend Tuku dead at 66

PRETORIA, January 23 – Zimbabwean musical icon Oliver Mtukudzi passed away on Wednesday. Respected Zimbabwean publication, Newsday reported that Tuku died at the Avenues Clinic in Harare. He was 66 with as many albums as his age to his name, Tuku’s was loved in many parts of the world – and with a significant following […]

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Former Botswana intelligence head arrested on charges of corruption

JOHANNESBURG, January 17  – Former Botswana Director General of the Directorate of Intelligence and Security (DIS), Isaac Kgosi, has been arrested and is facing charges related to corruption, the African Daily Voice reported. Kgosi was arrested on allegations of tax evasion at Sir Seretse Khama International Airport on Wednesday upon his arrival from Dubai. The arrest […]

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Mboweni calls for end to Zim sanctions

JOHANNESBURG, January 16 – Finance minister Tito Mboweni said on Wednesday that Zimbabwe should look at introducing a new currency to counter its economic and financial challenges and also called for political leadership to intervene in ending sanctions in the troubled SADC country. Mboweni said that South African government representatives, including National Treasury director-general and […]