‘It’s the bane of my existence’ says Zimbabwean Snoop Dogg look alike

A chef from Harare, Zimbabwe who bears a striking resemblance to American rapper Snoop Dogg has opened up on the perceived similarities, and how life really is being Snoop Dogg’s doppelganger, iHarare reports. David Mereki, 35, who stays in Harare’s…

Zimbabwe arrests Journalist over tweet on President

Before his arrest Monday, ZimLive editor Mduduzi Mathuthu had been in hiding for about two weeks. He got worried after unidentified people had come to his home in the city of Bulawayo, saying police were looking for him. But Mathuthu,…

*I’ve told Buhari I’ll contest for presidency in 2023, says Tinubu (Tribune)*FAAN arrests over 90 touts at Lagos, Abuja airports (Punch)

I’ve told Buhari I’ll contest for presidency in 2023, says Tinubu (Tribune) Former Lagos State governor, Senator Bola Tinubu, has informed President Muhammadu Buhari of his intention to vie for the presidential ticket of the All Progressives Congress (APC). The…

Nigeria drops on TI’s corruption index, now second most corrupt in West Africa

Nigeria has dropped to 149 on Transparency International’s 2020 Corruption Perception Index, the worst ranking received by Africa’s largest country in recent time. Nigeria also scored 25 out of a possible 100 points. In the last TI rating in 2019,…

My friend’s mum was not my first but she taught me bad things sha

I was in my second year at the university when I met this friend; he is half Nigerian, half Zimbabwean. He was born in Zimbabwe, schooled there a bit before his parents relocated to Nigeria. My friend’s name is Tendai,…

Tsitsi Dangarembga – Booker Prize nominee arrested in Zimbabwe

Award-winning Zimbabwean author Tsitsi Dangarembga, a nominee for this year’s Booker Prize, has been arrested in the country’s capital, Harare, during an anti-government protest. Dangarembga, 61, and another protester were bundled into a police lorry while carrying placards. The government…

Nigeria elected member of UN Economic and Social Council

The United Nations General Assembly on Wednesday in New York elected Nigeria along with 17 other countries into the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) of the UN. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the new ECOSOC members will…

Coronavirus: Zimbabwe allows ‘low risk’ sports with immediate effect

Sports such as athletics, golf, tennis and motorsport are now permitted in Zimbabwe from 0800-1630 after being classified as “low risk” by the government. Zimbabwe’s President Emmerson Mnangagwa has classified sports into three categories – low, medium and high risk…

*Police storm Lagos ritualists’ den, arrest suspect (Punch) *Lagos adopts biosecurity measures at abattoirs (Nation)

Police storm Lagos ritualists’ den, arrest suspect (Punch) A suspected ritualist, Dona Asogbo, has been arrested by the personnel of the Lagos State Police Command. PUNCH Metro gathered that the suspect was arrested when the personnel stormed a ritualists’ den…

Winners of FirstBank-sponsored national competition to contest against African peers

First Bank of Nigeria Limited has announced that Taidob College Abeokuta, the 2019 winners of the National Company of the Year competition organised by Junior Achievement Nigeria would compete against student teams from 10 other Junior Achievement member countries across…

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