Zimbabwe’s president Mnangagwa names 10 streets after himself

  By Lenin Ndebele, The Sowetan There’s uproar over Zimbabwean president Emmerson Mnangagwa’s decision to rename 10 roads in eight urban centres after himself. Following a cabinet meeting last month, it was announced that numerous roads countrywide would be renamed after liberation heroes — most of whom had died but it is the number of roads named after the sitting president that has rubbed many up the wrong way. Former deputy prime minister in the inclusive government of 2009…

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South African suggests that airline be sold to Richard Branson; he is the only one who can save it

  By www.sowentanlive.com A South African has suggested that South African Airways (SAA), which is mired in financial problems, should be offered to American billionaire Richard Branson instead of the government giving it another bailout. Writing on readers comment box, the patriotic national says SAA’s business is finished, suppliers, staff and service providers that have not been paid are about to get burnt. “It’s no different to so many businesses going belly up in this sagging economy. “Instead of…

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Mugabe owned just vintage cars and little else – Lawyer clarifies

By MSN News Barely hours after government officially released list of properties owned by former Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe, his lawyer reacted to the report dismissing large portions of the government list. According to lawyer Terrence Hussein the late president did not own any of the properties listed as being part of his estate, he admitted however that his client owned vintage cars. The state-owned Herald on Tuesday published an article that said Mugabe left behind $10m in cash…

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I reiterate Telangana Chief Minister KCR Garu, how about a woman Director General of Police?

  By Dr.Ahmed Mohiuddin Siddiqui India is the most dangerous country for women (Reuters, 2018). In fact, 2019 has been worse. From a 2-month baby to a 70-year old woman, nobody is safe from sexual assault followed by murder.  Afghanistan and Syria are behind India as far as atrocities on women are concerned. The case of a 27-year old veterinary doctor in the southern Indian state of Telangana, who was gang raped, strangulated and burnt to death last week…

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Climate change has become most catastrophic tragedy of all time — Mutharika

By Duncan Mlanjira President Prof. Arthur Peter Mutharika says climate change has become the most catastrophic tragedy of our time in a scale that is more colossal than any war known to humankind. Mutharika said this when he addressed the Conference of Parties (COP 25) in Madrid, Spain where he went to attend the UN climate Change Summit organized by the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). He was among the six African presidents from Morocco, Uganda,…

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FIFA president’s Malawi trip cancelled; private jet couldn’t land at Chileka due to main runway rehabilitation works

  By Duncan Mlanjira FIFA president Gianni Infantino’s visit to Malawi on his African tour, was cancelled at the last minute on Wednesday until further notice because the private jet flying him and his entourage couldn’t land at Chileka International Airport due to the ongoing rehabilitation works on the main runway. A statement from general secretary of the Football Association of Malawi (FAM), Alfred Gunda, says after carrying out a full assessment of the secondary runway, an advance team…

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Whenever women gain, everybody gains – President Kagame

  By Edmund Kagire, www.ktpress.com President of Rwanda, Paul Kagame says that whenever women are involved in the decision making processes and are fully empowered, the society gains more, pointing out that the fight for gender equality should be common sense for all. President Kagame made the remarks at the opening of the Global Gender Summit 2019 at Kigali Convention Centre (KCC) on Monday, which was attended by more than 1, 000 delegates from across the continent and the globe,…

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SPARC Systems’ Wisely Phiri amongst guest speakers at Kagame’s newly-inaugurated top global university

  By Duncan Mlanjira Wisely Phiri, group managing director and founder of Malawi’s information and communications and technology (ICT) company, SPARC Systems Limited, will be amongst high profile professionals on Thursday, November 28, who will deliver public lectures at Carnegie Mellon University Africa (CMU-Africa) that has been built in Kigali, Rwanda and was inaugurated by President Paul Kagame last week. According to its website, CMU-Africa, established in 2011, is the only U.S. research university offering its master’s degrees with…

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Ernest Mtawali thrilled with Mpira Stadium inauguration match against fellow African football legend Samuel Eto’o

  By Duncan Mlanjira The country’s former football maestro, Ernest ‘Wire’ Mtawali, has described his involvement in FIFA president Gianni Infantino’s expected visit to Malawi as a great honour and a privilege to him as he will participate in the Mpira Stadium inauguration match on Wednesday in which he shall play against fellow African football legend, Samuel Eto’o Fils. Eto’o, who is special advisor to Confederation of African Football (CAF) president Ahmad Ahmad, is part of Infantino’s African tour…

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82-year-old female bodybuilder beats up man who broke into her home

  By Independent, UK “I’m alone, I’m old, but guess what, I’m tough”, says 82-year-old female bodybuilder Willie Murphy, who has beaten up a male intruder using a table, a broom and bottle of baby shampoo. Murphy was home alone getting ready for bed on Thursday night when a man began banging on her door asking for someone to call an ambulance. She refused to let him inside and instead called the police, but the man allegedly broke through the…

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