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Africa’s longest serving leaders

Johannesburg, South Africa | AFP |  Zimbabwe’s former president Robert Mugabe, whose death was announced on Friday, was in power for 37 years, but is far from the only African leader to have ruled for so long. Equatorial Guinea’s Teodoro Obiang Nguema is Africa’s longest-serving president currently in power after …

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Zimbabwe’s Robert Mugabe dies aged 95

Harare, Zimbabwe | AFP |Robert Mugabe, who led Zimbabwe with an iron fist from 1980 to 2017, has died aged 95, the country’s president announced Friday. First heralded as a liberator who rid the former British colony of Rhodesia of white minority rule, Mugabe used repression and fear to hold …

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Cruising on the Zambezi

Lessons aplenty for Uganda from Zimbabwe’s water tourism Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe | RONALD MUSOKE | On a sunny late afternoon, Victor Madzimbamuto, 50, our boat captain welcomes us aboard Dighani Tours, a mid-sized vessel that is in effect a floating bar for patrons as they cruise on the Zimbabwean section …

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Sharing tourism revenues

Why communities living closest to African wildlife conservancies are demanding more ANALYSIS | RONALD MUSOKE | Communities that live closest to wildlife conservancies across Africa want their contribution to the continent’s booming wildlife-based tourism recognized – with a bigger cheque. The communities are targeting money from governments, the private sector …

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Uganda versus Zimbabwe

  WEDNESDAY: Uganda 🇺🇬 vs Zimbabwe 🇿🇼 8pm Cairo, Egypt | THE INDEPENDENT | Victory for Uganda today will see them make it to the next round and condemn Zimbabwe to an early exit in the Nations Cup. Uganda go into the game with three points after humiliating DRC 2-0, while the Zimbabwe Warriors …

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Zimbabwe ends foreign currency use as inflation spirals

Harare, Zimbabwe | AFP | Zimbabwe announced on Monday that it would abandon the use of foreign currencies which replaced the local dollar that was swiped out by hyperinflation ten years ago. The crisis-hit country is facing another bout of sharply rising prices, with official inflation now at nearly 100 per …

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