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🌍Africa 📰News 🗓 September 04

📰 XW12: 🇨🇳China Earmarks $120bn💰 for Africa - (Type XW12 for more)

📰 ZI44: NPP Communicators❌ Boycott Party Activities Over💰 Cash - (Type ZI44 for more)

📰 ZI41: Akufo-Addo🤝 Meets Alibaba Co-Founder👍 in China - (Type ZI41 for more)

📰 XW64: No Strings🙅‍♂️ Attached to Our Funds💵 in Africa – 🇨🇳Chinese President, Jinping - (Type …

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Govt Will Act on 💸Price Increase Promises🙏 Paul Mangwana

Zanu-PF’s secretary for legal Affairs Munyaradzi Paul Mangwana has said that the ruling party was worried about the recent price increases and that it was engaging industrialists to understand why the prices are going up. Mangwana said that government would take action to remedy the situation.

Speaking to NewsDay …

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“ED Should Not🙅‍♂️ Appoint a Lawyer As 👔Minister of Finance”

Economist and executive director of African Economic Development Strategies, Dr Gift Mugano has called on President Emmerson Mnangagwa to avoid appointing lawyers as Ministers of Finance saying they do not understand the fundamentals of economics. Speaking at a Mass Public Opinion Institute discussion,

"We should have a Minister of Finance …

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👔ED, Khama to Grace✨ Czi Congress

Victoria Falls — President Mnangagwa and former Botswana President Ian Khama will be among the high profile speakers at this year's Confederation of Zimbabwe Industries (CZI) congress and International Investment Forum to be held in Bulawayo later this month.

The forum will be held at a Bulawayo hotel between 26 and …

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Focus💪 Now on Economy, Says🗣 Acting President

Zanu-PF has shifted attention from the recent harmonised elections which it won resoundingly, and is now focusing on tangible deliverables aimed at transforming the country into a middle income economy by 2030, Acting President Constantino Chiwenga has said.

The move is in line with President Mnangagwa's policy that in the …

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ED Hired Private Plane🛫 for Grace to Attend 💐Mother’s Funeral

President Emmerson Mnangagwa is reported to have chartered a private plane for former lady Grace Mugabe after her mother died last week Grace was in Singapore, when her mother, Ambuya Marufu succumbed to an undisclosed ailment. The president hired the plane to spare the former first lady the inconvenience of …

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Bemba Denounces👎 DR Congo Election🗳 as 'Parody' After Ban🚷

Former DR Congo warlord Jean-Pierre Bemba Tuesday denounced a long-delayed December presidential election as a "parody" after the country's top court banned him from contesting.

Bemba was one of six presidential hopefuls who was excluded by the election commission from the December 23 vote.

He had appealed the decision but …

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🌍Africa’s Second-Largest 📊Economy 🇿🇦S-Africa Enters Recession

South Africa entered recession in the second quarter for the first time since 2009, according to data released on Tuesday by the country’s Statistician-General, Risenga Maluleke. The statistics show the economy contracted by 0.7 percent in the second quarter, led by declines in the agricultural, transport and retail …

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9⃣th Parliament to be 🗣Sworn In

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Preparations for the swearing in of newly-elected National Assembly members and senators have reached an advanced stage with Parliament already securing accommodation for members from outside Harare, Clerk of Parliament Mr Kennedy Chokuda has said.

The 270 legislators are expected to take their oaths of office …

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🇨🇳China Earmarks $120bn💰 for Africa

Image Credits: The Herald

The 2018 Summit of the Forum on China-Africa Co-operation (FOCAC) was officially opened here yesterday, with Chinese President Xi Jinping pledging $60 billion in financing for Africa.

The money is expected to fully foster the China-Africa comprehensive strategic and cooperative partnership, bringing the total amount pledged …

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Herbert Gomba💫 Elected Harare 👔Mayor

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Seasoned Glen Norah (Ward 27) councillor Herbert Gomba (MDC-Alliance) was yesterday elected Harare mayor, becoming the first mayor from western suburbs to take over the coveted post, while Councillor Enock Mupamawonde retained his position as deputy mayor.

Clr Mupamawonde’s ward is also in western suburbs …

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President Sets 🏛Parly, Senate Leaders’ 🗳Poll Date🗓

President Mnangagwa has set Tuesday next week as the day on which the Speaker of the National Assembly, the Senate President and their deputies will be elected, a development that will pave way for the commencement of the First Session of the Ninth Parliament.

Zanu-PF is expected to provide the …

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