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Bad decisions cost NSSA millions
Bad decisions cost NSSA millions
The National Social Security Authority (NSSA) is experiencing a corporate governance crisis in which it has lost millions of dollars in questionable...
Until death do us part from power
Until death do us part from power
When United States President Barack Obama faces the large group of heads of state he invited for the first US-Africa Leadership Summit in Washington...
Nigeria waits for its kidnapped girls: 'This is the worst kind of pain'
Nigeria waits for its kidnapped girls: 'This is the worst kind of pain'
Samuel Yaga was describing his missing daughter's dream of becoming a doctor when the air went from his lungs. One hundred days after Sarah was...
Zim: Drowning in debt
Zim: Drowning in debt
Late last month, Zimbabwe's Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa stood in front of hundreds of police officers and apologised.
Silence of Rwanda's dead haunts those who ignored their cries
Silence of Rwanda's dead haunts those who ignored their cries
It was April 1994, and Princess had been infected by the feverish mood that had taken hold in all of South Africa...
Idi Amin: The tour of terror (ticket please)
Idi Amin: The tour of terror (ticket please)
On a steamy afternoon, tour guide Allan Kakembo is leading an American mother and daughter on their first visit to Uganda. They go down a hill,...
Mugabe's nephew in land dispute
Mugabe's nephew in land dispute
Flamboyant businessman Phillip Chiyangwa is embroiled in a land ­dispute involving accusations that he is selling residential stands on a farm...
Crunch time for Mugabe and Zanu-PF
Crunch time for Mugabe and Zanu-PF
In the run-up to last year's elections President Robert Mugabe and Zanu-PF promised milk and honey would flow in Zimbabwe again; the party...
Zim: Informal economy fast taking over
Zim: Informal economy fast taking over
Few places show how Zimbabwe's formal economy is giving way to informal trade better than the shiny new mall on Harare's Kwame Nkrumah...
Zim: The steep price of access to power
Zim: The steep price of access to power
So how much does a ­meeting with an influential Zimbabwean politician cost? If ­maverick MP Temba Mliswa is to be believed, the bill can...
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