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'We dare not squander this moment:' Zimbabwe's new leader

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) - Zimbabweans must set aside "poisoned" politics and work together to rebuild the nation and re-engage the world, new President Emmerson Mnangagwa said Friday, delivering an inclusive message to an exultant crowd that packed a stadium for his inauguration. Mnangagwa, blamed for

NY DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-24 18:12:56

The Latest: Regional leaders await Mnangagwa's swearing-in

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) - The Latest on inauguration of Zimbabwe's new president Emmerson Mnangagwa (all times local): 11:15 a.m. A handful of regional heads of state are attending the inauguration of Zimbabwe's new leader, Emmerson Mnangagwa. They include the leaders of Botswana, Mozambique and Zambi

NY DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-24 09:14:12

Mnangagwa sworn in as Zimbabwe president

Harare (AFP) - Emmerson Mnangagwa was sworn in as Zimbabwe's president on Friday, marking the final chapter of a political drama that toppled his predecessor Robert Mugabe after a military takeover. Mnangagwa, until recently one of Mugabe's closest allies, took the oath of office at the national spo

BREITBART - 2017-11-24 08:00:00

Mnangagwa pledges new era as Zimbabwe president

Harare (AFP) - Zimbabwe's new President Emmerson Mnangagwa vowed sweeping change at his swearing in on Friday, seeking to reassure foreign investors and pledging to fight poverty and corruption after Robert Mugabe's shock resignation. In his inaugural address, Mnangagwa set out a programme of dramat

BREITBART - 2017-11-24 08:00:00

Mission roads will lead pastor to Africa

When he was 9 years old, Paul Schletewitz went on his first mission trip. He accompanied his dad, a Quaker pastor, to war-torn Guatemala during the civil war in 1969. He spent a few weeks working with people on the mountainside where the church had a significant mission. Three years later, young Pau

CHAMPIONNEWSPAPERS.COM - 2017-11-23 16:00:00

Botswana Metals Limited (ASX:BML) Heffx Technical Analysis

Botswana Metals Limited (ASX:BML) Heffx Technical Analysis Overall, the bias in prices is: Upwards. Short term: Prices are moving. Intermediate term: Prices are ranging. The projected upper bound is: 0.00. The projected lower bound is: 0.00. The projected closing price is: 0.00. Candlesticks A white

LIVETRADINGNEWS.COM - 2017-11-23 22:00:52

The REAL Rich Kids of Zimbabwe

Welcome to the world of Zimbabwe's wealthy young elite, where silver plated Rolls-Royces and private jets lined in gold are just the norm - and showing off your tens of millions are essential social media viewing. Even though the country is ranked only second to Congo as the poorest on the planet, t


Cincinnati Zoo is saving a species one cheetah at a time

OTJIWARONGO, Namibia - With one of the highest densities of cheetahs on the planet, this southwest Africa nation has been called the "Cheetah Capital of the World." And yet, you aren't likely to see a wild cheetah on a visit here. The tawny, black-spotted coats of the fastest land animals on earth h


Botswana's President Ian Khama writes an open letter to President Mugabe

interviews New in Interviews trending New in Trending Speaking his mind: President Khama has broken a long-standing diplomatic tradition. (Photo: Ian Khama/Facebook) facebookgoogleplustwitterwhatsappviber Botswana's President Ian Khama is not one to shy away from confronting truth and reality. Presi


Why Trump's right on banning elephant trophies

It's not often that President Trump's Twitter feed is the voice of reason and compassion, but on the issue of trophy hunting it makes more sense than his own Department of Interior. Trump put on hold the department's initial decision to reverse an Obama-era ban and allow the importation of elephant


Facing Impeachment, Zimbabwe's Mugabe Resigns

Robert Mugabe resigned by means of a letter to the speaker just as parliament began debating his impeachment today. Earlier today, President Ian Khama of Botswana penned an open letter to Mugabe urging him "to do the honorable thing by voluntarily relinquishing power." Khama was blunt: "the people o


Textron Aviation Delivering Caravans for Botswana Ops

Textron Aviation has begun shipments of 10 Cessna Grand Caravan EX turboprop singles that will be used for charter, cargo and logistics services in Botswana. The aircraft will go to Tuareg Aviation over the next eight months and will be flown by Mack Air between a network of independently owned bush


Softball advocate earns Collar of Honour award

Don Porter has spent most of his adult life diligently promoting softball around the world, and now the World Baseball Softball Confederation has honored his dedication to the sport by awarding him its Collar of Honour. Porter, who has served on the United States Sports Academy's National Faculty an


The Latest: Zimbabwe fired VP to take power within 48 hours

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) - The Latest on Zimbabwe's political turmoil (all times local): 6:15 p.m. A Zimbabwe ruling party official tells The Associated Press that recently fired Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa will take over as the country's leader within 48 hours after President Robert Mugabe resig


Dream of an African safari tour?

If you've ever wanted to be on an African safari - now's the time! Susan Drew, owner of Sangha Tours since 1989, is leading another deluxe, group safari tour this summer. The main 10-day tour is for Kenya's Great Migration, when over a million wildebeest migrate into the Maasai Mara. From Mt. Kenya


Notes From The Road: African or Global? That isn't the question

Assembly at R.N. Podar School, Mumbai One of the first things I see when I disembark the plane at Mumbai airport is a massive billboard with the words: "Indian at heart. Global in Spirit." This-perhaps somewhat unexpectedly, since I am miles away from Africa-immediately makes me think of ALU. As ALU


The Blind Men And The Elephants: The Trumps And Trophy Hunting

Tim had just returned to Kenya's Amboseli National Park after a prolonged absence. His two gigantic tusks, each over 100 pounds, nearly scraped the ground. Tim seemed a creature no longer possible, like a mammoth out of a cave painting. Quietly, Dr. Vicki Fishlock of the Amboseli Trust for Elephants


Cte D'Ivoire, Egypt, and Togo lead Africa on development progress

A map of Africa. Photo by: Pixabay NAIROBI - The rate of progress on human development has slowed over the past five years, according to the 2017 Ibrahim Index of African Governance, released today. The report found that progress in education has "nearly ground to a halt" and the public is also losi


Nearly 21 Million Now Receiving AIDS Drugs, U.N. Agency Says

A pharmacist dispensing antiretroviral drugs in Nairobi. According to a new report from the United Nations, 21 million people globally are now getting life-prolonging AIDS drugs, but another 16 million H.I.V.-infected people lack medication.Credit Thomas Mukoya/Reuters Almost 21 million people arou


Interview: Education revolution needed to spur African leadership

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Progress in improving Africa's education has nearly ground to a halt and nothing short of a complete overall can create a system good enough to underpin leadership and growth on the continent, said Sudanese billionaire philanthropist Mo Ibrahim. Launching his f