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Zimbabwe’s vice president resigns after sex scandal

– Advertisement – One of the two vice presidents of Zimbabwe, the 71-year-old Kembo Mohadi has resigned amid recent reports of a sex scandal involving him. Mohadi had refused to resigned following reports in local media of him having an affair with women and being caught on tape soliciting for sex. In one of the instances, the vice president was alleged to be involved in planning to have sex with his younger and married lover in the office. Again in another conversation the vice president spoke to his alleged young lover…

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Zimbabwe’s Vice President refuses to resign over sex scandal

– Advertisement – Zimbabwe’s 71-year-old Vice President Kembo Mohadi has refused to resign over recent reports of a sex scandal involving him. Mohadi is reported by local media in Zimbabwe of having an affair with women and even being caught on tape soliciting for sex. In one of the instances, the vice president was alleged to be involved in planning to have sex with his younger and married lover in the office. The young lover in the conversation also warned the vice president of possible overdose on an aphrodisiac as…

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Social media blamed for high divorce cases in Zambia

– Advertisement – Some Zambians have cited social media as one of the main reasons a lot of marriages are breaking down, in the wake of alarmingly high levels of divorce in the country. In the past 5 years, over 61, 000 divorces have been granted in local courts, according to the country’s justice minister, Given Lubinda, who said in parliament, recently, that social media abuse was one of the causes. “Madam Speaker, indeed, there were many more divorce petitions that were granted through local courts than were granted through…

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Rwandan opposition activist shot dead in South Africa

– Advertisement – A Rwandan opposition activist Seif Bamporiki has been shot dead in Cape Town, South Africa. Local media reported that he was shot and killed while delivering furniture to a client on Sunday. The businessman, according to reports had arrived to make delivery only for the gunman to fire a single shot through his window. A supposed customer that led him to the Nyanga township for the delivery left him for 15 minutes when he was shot. The activist’s belongings, including cellphones, were taken, according to reports. –…

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Zimbabwe’s veep caught on tape arranging office sex with lover

The Vice President of Zimbabwe has been placed in an embarrassing situation after he was caught on a leaked tape arranging an office sex with his lover. Kembo Mohadi is accused of having an affair with a married woman identified as Abbigal Mumpande. A leaked phone call between the two lovers reveals how passionately they are in love and have been seeing each other. In one of the conversations caught on tape, the 71-year old Vice President planning to have sex with his younger and married lover in the office.…

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South Africa’s Education Minister says ‘an educated man won’t rape’

– Advertisement – South Africa’s Education Minister has come under fire for her remarks that “an educated man won’t rape” while trying to explain the importance of education. Angie Motshekga has told students that the more educated one was, the more unlikely they were to be involved in bad deeds. The comments triggered varied reactions from the students though she said she was disappointed that educated men still had bad vices. There have also been angry reactions on social media to the comments of the Education Minister. In a statement Minister Motshekga said…

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South African judge wants ex-president Zuma jailed

– Advertisement – A official inquiry into “state capture” in South Africa will be filing papers against ex-President Jacob Zuma for once more defying a court summons, its chairman says. Mr Zuma failed to appear before Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo’s commission despite the Constitutional Court ruling that he was compelled to do so. Allegations that Mr Zuma presided over a wide-ranging network of corruption while president are the focus of the inquiry. It is alleged that his allies used their close relationship to him to win lucrative state contracts,…

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Zimbabwe receives 200k doses of Covid-19 vaccine from China

– Advertisement – Zimbabwe has received its first 200,000 doses of the Sinopharm Covid vaccine from China, according to the government. The consignment of the vaccine arrived on Monday morning in a Air Zimbabwe flight and were handed over to the government. The handing over to the government was done by Chinese ambassador to Zimbabwe. China donated the 200,000 doses with an additional 600,000 doses already ordered by the government expected to arrive next month. Air Zimbabwe Boeing 767- 200 ER carrying the Sinopharm #COVID19Vaccine consignment for Zimbabwe arrives at…

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Malawi’s president sacks Covid taskforce boss amid graft claims

Malawi’s President Lazarus Chakwera has sacked the co-chair of the government’s taskforce overseeing the fight against Covid-19 pandemic. The co-chair of the taskforce, John Phuka is accused of misusing $7.7m (6 billion Malawi Kwacha). A report by the country’s ombudsman in November last year said there was lack of transparency and accountability in the implementation of the country’s Covid-19 preparedness and response plan. The head of disaster management, James Chiusiwa was also sacked by the president “for showing a lack of toughness in demanding accountability”. According to the government President…

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Covid-19: RwandAir suspends flights to southern Africa

– Advertisement – Rwanda’s national carrier Rwandair has announced temporarily suspension of flights to South Africa, Zimbabwe and Zambia. In a statement posted on Twitter, the airline said the suspension was due to the new Covid-19 variants reported in southern African countries. It said all flights to and from the cities of Johannesburg, Cape Town, Lusaka and Harare have been suspended effective February 8, 2021. But the airline said there arrangements for customers to request for refunds or reschedule travel to the destinations. Travel update: temporary suspension of RwandAir flights…

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