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Steel cold Tony Blair begins to crack, “apologies” for Iraqi invasion

Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair says he’s sorry for “mistakes” made in the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq in 2003, but he doesn’t regret bringing down dictator Saddam Hussein. “I can say that I apologize for the fact that the intelligence we received was wrong because, even though he had used chemical weapons extensively against his own people, against others, ...

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Aging Mugabe read wrong speach at Parly openning

President Mugabe has just read a wrong speech in a boob that has sent tongues waging about the growing signs of mental slowdown and bungling by his officials. State journalists were left in stitches when they realised that copy of the speech given to them were different from the one that the President delivered. His speech resembled verbatim the one ...

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“Gay Rights really a non-issue….” Kenya’s Uhuru barks back at Obama

The US and Kenyan presidents have differed sharply in their positions on gay rights at a news conference on the first full day of Barack Obama’s visit to Africa. While Mr Obama spoke strongly against discrimination, Uhuru Kenyatta said Kenya did not share the same values. Mr Kenyatta described the question of gay rights as “really a non-issue” in Kenya, ...

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Our Response to Xenophobia-Sort out Zimbabwe

The Xenophobic attacks in neighbouring South Africa have reinforced a message that we can no longer afford to ignore. We have to sort Zimbabwe out. We cannot continue to ignore the fact that we are at the mercy of an uncaring government. Whilst we condemn the xenophobic attacks in the strongest possible terms we want to ask the Zanu PF ...

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Xenophobia: Mutharika lashes out on tired “Bob”

Blantyre – Malawi’s President Peter Mutharika has urged Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, in his capacity as chairman of the regional grouping, the Southern African Development Community (SADC), to ensure that xenophobic attacks in South Africa are addressed. “I will raise the issue with President Mugabe, as chairman of SADC, especially to ensure that this matter is discussed at the impending ...

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Is the government really doing anything?

When the settlers settled in then Salisbury now Harare in 1890, the idea of relocating the city to another area was mooted in 1891. The options were Norton, Mvurwi, Darwendale, Rusape et cetera. However the idea of relocating the city was rejected, one of the reasons was that the other options were lower than Harare thus ‘unhealthy’ however the main ...

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Zimbabweans academics wasting their knowledge over nothing

  Nathaniel Manheru has always been a mysterious and interesting persona to me, primarily because of how he has managed to be sheathed under the veneers of a Nome de plume for many years. Although some have made allegations to the effect that the mysterious columnist was none other than George Charamba, to me as a political scientist who believes ...

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Zanu pf bootlickers or prodigal sons

President Mugabe has a lot of bootlickers. Some of them have even compared the nonagenarian leader to Jesus Christ! Webster Shamu even claimed that if he had the option to choose his parents he would have chosen to be Mugabe’s child! Interestingly most of these bootlickers happen to be ‘prodigal sons’ too! Before they became fierce defenders and beneficiaries of ...

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Why African Youth Should Participate in Politics

Africa is a unique continent with many positive indicators for growth and expansion, threateningly knocking on the doors of the Asian tigers to overrun them and become the next big phenomenon in the world .For Africans to realise this dream and not go another 100 years walking in potential, there are some fundamental issues that we have to ruthlessly deal ...

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Petty Obama plays race card as Pyongyang fires back

United States and President Barack Obama are livid with North Korea claiming the impoverished nation’s administration has called the President “monkey” and blamed Washington on Saturday for Internet outages it has experienced during a confrontation with the United States over the hacking of the film studio Sony Pictures.The National Defence Commission, the North’s ruling body chaired by state leader Kim Jong ...

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