President Kagame set to cruise to a landslide victory in Rwanda Presidential Polls

Rwandans go the polls Friday in a presidential election in which strongman Paul Kagame is widely expected to cruise to a third term in office.

The 59-year-old leader faces two little-known candidates who were given only three weeks to campaign against the incumbent, who has kept a tight hold on power since his rebel army ended the 1994 genocide.

Observers say Frank Habineza of the Democratic Green Party — the only permitted critical opposition party — and independent candidate Philippe Mpayimana face an unwinnable battle. Read more

‘I havent been sick in 31 years – President Yoweri Museveni

Image result for yoweri museveniYoweri Museveni the longest serving Ugandan President said he hasn’t fallen sick in over 30 years.

Museveni who has been the country’s president since 1986 is quoted in the Monitor Newspapers saying he hasn’t had a sick day over three decades.

In his words,

‘have you ever heard that Museveni has fallen sick and my legs hanged in hospital, for the last 31 years? This is because I observe some of these health tips which have eventually helped me to prevent some of these diseases. Many of the diseases are preventable’.

Transgender man gives birth to healthy son

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Transgender man gives birth to healthy son: ‘a pure moment of bliss’

Baby Leo is typical of an all very innocent newborn who has just opened his glistening eyes to the curious world, with a lively face and chubby little body that makes him overloaded with cuteness, except that he is welcomed by two overjoyed daddies.

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The boy, born on July 14 in Portland, is the first biological child of Trystan Reese, a transgender man, and his partner of seven years, Biff Chaplow, who are already parenting two adopted children. Read more

Gwanda Businessman shot by armed robbers

A prominent Gwanda businessman and farmer Mr Tariro Maphosa has been killed while his wife is battling for life at the United Bulawayo Hospitals (UBH) after the couple was shot at during an armed robbery outside their home in Jacaranda suburb last night.

Mr Maphosa owned a number of retail outlets in Gwanda, including Zebrine supermarket and butchery.

According to a family member, Mr Maphosa who was in the company of his wife and daughter were attacked around eight in the evening by two suspected robbers. Read more

Man U signs Nemanja Matic from Chelsea for $40m

Manchester United football club of England on Monday evening, completed the £40m transfer of Serbian midfielder, Nemanja Matic, for a fee of £40m after engaging in a long, hard negotiation battle with title rivals, Chelsea.

The defensive midfielder penned a three-year deal with the Old Trafford outfit that reunites him with former Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho at Old Trafford and says his major target this season will be winning the league.

Speaking after his unveiling by the club, Matic said:

‘I feel great. Manchester United is one of the biggest clubs in the world and I’m very happy. I’m now part of this great club and great group. I’m looking forward to training with the team and playing the games.

‘As you know, Manchester United is one of the biggest clubs in the world. My wish was to train with Jose and of course if you have a coach like him, and a club like Manchester, you don’t have to think a lot. The decision was easy. Read more

Football legend George Weah running for President in Liberia

Former Footballer, George Weah has not given up on his ambition to become the president of Liberia.

After more than a decade in power, Africa’s first female elected head of state, Liberia’s President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, is due to step down after October’s presidential election.

And George Weah who lost to Ms Johnson Srleaf in the 2005 election is once again among the 20 candidates vying to replace the Nobel Peace laureate.

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