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November 13, 2017 5:00 AM Masisi in food poison scare

Recently, allies close to Masisi said the VP was taking extra-ordinary measures to avoid poisoning, a plot he believes is afoot amongst his political enemies. “When he travels locally, His Honour carries prepared food tightly wrapped in containers. “If his schedule takes him away from Gaborone for two days, for instance, he makes sure his home-prepared 54

November 2, 2017 4:00 AM Abundance City International recognises gospel legends

The team, comprising mostly youth, held a praise and worship night dubbed Total Dominion Night of Praise at Baobab Primary in Gaborone recently. The legends that received the appreciation awards include Phempheretlhe Pheto, Mmereki Marakakgoro, Mpho Nakedi, Otlogetswe Mosekwa, Tshepo Lesole and others. In an interview, a member of the Praise and Worship 31

November 1, 2017 6:50 AM Uganda: Numerous Prospects Awaiting Museveni in Retirement

When President Museveni completes his term in 2021, he will have served our nation for 35 years as a head of state and almost 55 years as a freedom fighter. He will have amassed immensurable governance experience, probably more than seven US presidents combined. Unlike millions of people who shiver at the thought of retirement, there are numerous safeguards 30

November 1, 2017 6:50 AM M7 Opens Iran-Uganda Medical Centre In Naguru

President Yoweri Museveni has praised the Islamic Republic of Iran for bringing Africa closer to their country than ever before adding that Iran offers big potential as a trade partner with the rest of the African continent. “This is a fact, it is not an opinion and I salute you for that,” he said. The President was this morning officially opening the state 30

November 1, 2017 5:53 AM Numerous prospects awaiting Museveni in retirement

When President Museveni completes his term in 2021, he will have served our nation for 35 years as a head of state and almost 55 years as a freedom fighter. He will have amassed immensurable governance experience, probably more than seven US presidents combined. Unlike millions of people who shiver at the thought of retirement, there are numerous safeguards 59

October 31, 2017 7:39 AM Kenya’s Biggest Retailer to Enter Administration in Revival Plan

Nakumatt Holdings Ltd., East Africa’s largest retailer, is seeking a court order to enter administration as part of a plan to revive its debt-laden business. The Kenyan company will go to court on Nov. 8 for a hearing on the application, which proposes that “business-turnaround professional” Peter Kahi of PKF Consulting Ltd. be appointed as administrator 30

October 31, 2017 12:34 AM Barclays Takeover. . . No Zimbabwean had money to buy bank: RBZ

The British-owned Barclays Plc sold its 43 percent stake in the 105-year-old local unit for about $40 million to FMB as part of its divestiture from African operations. The move generated anxiety among Zimbabweans recently who felt the sale was against the country’s indigenisation and empowerment laws. The Zanu-PF Youth League was very vocal against 27

October 29, 2017 7:11 PM Climate Change & Anthropocene Extinction 29: Last straw Madagascar bamboo lemur drying out

When you’re looking at the effects of climate change on the forests of Africa, you may be inclined to overlook Madagascar, the continent’s largest island. But especially when biodiversity is your concern, it deserves special attention. In fact Madagascar has more endemic-only tree species than any other African country. And although the Congo Basin – Africa’s 3

October 29, 2017 9:49 AM Daredevil flies over South Africa in camping chair attached to balloons

Oct. 26 (UPI) -- A daredevil strapped about 100 helium balloons to a camping chair to take a vertigo-inducing flight over South Africa. Tom Morgan, 38, shared a video showing his "magical flight" using a camping chair attached to about 100 large helium balloons. Morgan said it took two days for him to fill the balloons with help from his support team. The daredevil 2

October 29, 2017 6:30 AM I Paid The Price For Disagreeing With Obasanjo On Third Term – Kalu

You are a major player in the nation’s economy. What actually are your businesses? We are into shipping, banking and insurance. We are also into trading, which is my traditional profession as an Igbere man, while our other businesses that were thriving during the tenure of President Olusegun Obasanjo have been moved out of Nigeria. This happened when the licences 38