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Caster Semenya vs Serena Williams at Laureus Sports Awards

Olympic and world 800-metre champion Caster Semenya is South Africa’s only nominee for the 2018 Laureus World Sports Awards. Semenya is up for honors in the World Sportswoman of the Year category and is up against Wimbledon champion Garbiñe Muguruza and an all-American quartet of Australian Open champion Serena Williams, …

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This Is How a Muntu ‘Third Way’ Party Could Succeed or Fail

On Monday former Forum for Democratic Change leader, Maj Gen (rtd) Mugisha Muntu, posted on Twitter an announcement that he and like-minded colleagues would begin political “consultations” in Hoima District. If you proceed from the view that the main political parties are the ruling National Resistance Movement and the opposition …

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Guarding the Constitution

In March, Zimbabwe will celebrate the fifth anniversary of its Constitution, which was approved by a popular referendum in 2013. The Constitution was one of the major achievements of the Inclusive Government which governed the country for four years between 2009 and 2013. Nevertheless, in the aftermath of the major …

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Former workers disrupt AirZim IATA audit

Disgruntled ex-Air Zimbabwe workers have forced the struggling airliner to cancel an IATA Operational Safety Audit (IOSA) audit which was due to start on Sunday, as they picketed at Robert Mugabe International Airport. The former workers besieged AirZim offices demanding salaries for 2011 and 2012 when the airline was not …

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Ethiopia: Winning Pull Factors in Drawing FDI to Ethiopia

One of the many construction sites in Addis Ababa reflecting the capital city’s rapid economic growth and population rise. The last couple of years have been quite challenging for the Ethiopian economy as natural and man-made problems posed themselves as obstacles to efforts of sustaining the rapid growth of the …

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