Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Mugabe lies in state as family rejects funeral plans

Robert Mugabe's family say they are shocked at not having been consulted by the government about arrangements for the funeral of the former Zimbabwean president. Mr Mugabe, who was 95, died last week while undergoing...

Row brews in Zimbabwe over Mugabe’s burial

Former President Robert Mugabe’s remains are due to be returned to Zimbabwe on Wednesday and the government has confirmed that his funeral will take place over two days this coming weekend. Mr Mugabe died, aged...

Swedes are getting implants in their hands to replace cash, credit cards

Thousands of people in Sweden are having futuristic microchips implanted into their skin to carry out everyday activities and replace credit cards and cash. More than 4,000 people have already had the sci-fi-ish chips, about...

Rawlings, Putin, Mnangagwa, others mourn Mugabe

Former President of Ghana, Jerry John Rawlings has joined Vladimir Putin of Russia and Emmerson Mnangagwa to mourn the passing of Robert Mugabe. The former Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe died at the age of 95...

I saw Mugabe’s death in a dream – Nephew

Albert Mugabe, a nephew of the late president of Zimbabwe, Robert Mugabe, said he learnt of the passing of his “father” in a dream before later confirming it in reality. Mugabe, Zimbabwe’s first post-independence leader,...

Zimbabwe ex-President Robert Mugabe dies aged 95

Robert Mugabe, Zimbabwe's first post-independence leader, has died at the age of 95. He died after battling ill health, his family confirmed to the BBC. Mr Mugabe was ousted from power in a military coup in...

Brexit: Bill designed to stop no-deal ‘will clear Lords’

The government has said a bill to stop a no-deal Brexit will complete its passage through the Lords on Friday. The proposed legislation was passed by MPs on Wednesday, inflicting a defeat on Prime Minister...

Xeno attacks: Create jobs for your citizens – SA High C’ssioner to African leaders...

The South African High Commissioner to Ghana Lulu Xingwana has asked African governments to create jobs for their citizens to discourage them from travelling to South Africa for greener pastures. Xingwana said this Wednesday in...

Xenophobic attacks in South Africa offends spirit of African unity – Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe has condemned the recent xenophobic attacks in South Africa, saying, “It clearly offends the spirit of African unity and solidarity as espoused by the African Union Founding fathers in Addis Ababa in 1963.” Zimbabwe...

Ghanaian ex-Goldman Sachs banker asked to pay £7.3m or be jailed

A former Goldman Sachs banker who helped a corrupt Nigerian politician hide a fortune in offshore accounts has been ordered to pay back £7.3m or face 10 years more in jail. Elias Preko, the 60-year-old...