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Trump and Republicans Lead the way to the White House

Image by Steemit It is more and more looking like history will not be remade in this American election as many were hoping that it would be a decade of records being broken in the World’s biggest political democracy. This after the preliminary results that are coming in are showing dark horse, Donald Trump leading the election by a seemingly wide margin. There was hope that as the last competitive election ushered in the first President of colour, this election would elect ... Read more »
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By Oliver Ngwenya On Tuesday, September 29th, 2015

Mugabe Dismisses Gay Rights at the UN General Assembly

On September 28, at the 70th United Nations General Assembly (UNGA ) meeting, Robert Gabriel Mugabe, the President of Zimbabwe, dismissed calls from the United Nations to administrate gay rights in Zimbabwe. Sp... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Friday, September 25th, 2015

Saudi Authorities Blamed for Hajj Stampede that Claimed Over 700 Lives

Witnesses to a tragedy that took place at the hajj in Saudi Arabia on Thursday blamed Saudi authorities and said they were afraid to continue the rituals. The tragedy left more than 700 people dead. During the ... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Saturday, September 12th, 2015

Zhuwao Vows to Push on Mugabe’s Programme

On Friday Zimbabwe’s state media reported that Patrick Zhuwao, the recently appointed Zimbabwe’s indigenisation minister took an oath to push on with President Robert Gabriel Mugabe’s controversial progra... Read more »
By Brian Harry On Tuesday, August 18th, 2015

Man Arrested for Killing Morgan Freeman’s Step-granddaughter

Morgan Freeman is mourning the death of his step-granddaughter after she was allegedly stabbed to death by her boyfriend early Sunday in New York City, as confirmed by the New York Police Department. E’de... Read more »
By Brian Harry On Saturday, July 4th, 2015

Boko Haram Kills Hundreds and Beheads Members

Boko Haram is at it again. This time killing nearly 200 people in 48 hours of violence in north eastern Nigeria on Friday and beheading 11 of its own members as told by witnesses. The attacks were staged out fr... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Monday, June 22nd, 2015

Charleston AME Church Holds First Service After Shooting

Even though there was a semblance of normalcy in the Emmanuel AME Church as the congregants attended their first service on Sunday, there was no hiding the fact that a tragedy had recently occurred on the very ... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Sunday, May 24th, 2015

Opposition Leader Shot in Burundi as Protests Continue

Things have taken a twist for the worst in Burundi in the Great Lakes Region after an opposition leader and his body guard were shot and killed by gunmen on Saturday, the head of a civil society group has told ... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Thursday, May 14th, 2015

Burundi Crisis: Celebrations in the Streets as EAC Condemns Coup

While the East African Community is in a meeting which is aimed at resolving the crisis in Burundi, a former intelligence officer has announced the ousting of the  President of the country for violating the co... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Wednesday, May 13th, 2015

Train Derails in Philadelphia, Killing Five People

Five people were killed instantly while more than fifty others were injured when a train carrying more than two hundred people derailed in Philadelphia in the United States of America. According to local news s... Read more »