Saudi prince reportedly moved to maximum prison for graft charges

From Ritz Carlton to high-security prison: Saudi prince reportedly moved after refusing to pay $6bnBillionaire Saudi Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, who was among 60 detainees being kept under arrest at the Ritz Carlton Hotel, has reportedly been transferred to a maximum-security prison after refusing to pay $6 billion as part of a government anti-corruption purge.

The detainees were moved by Saudi authorities to Al-Ha’ir Prison. The jail, located south of Riyadh, is the kingdom’s highest-security prison.

The relocation of detainees reportedly followed a failure to negotiate their release with the government, refusing to make large financial payments. Read more

Manchester United 3-0 Stoke City

Image result for man u vs stokeManchester United closed the gap on runaway league leaders Manchester City with a 3-0 victory over Stoke on Monday Night Football.

City’s lead now stands at 12 points after goals from Antonio Valencia, Anthony Martial and Romelu Lukaku swept aside Stoke, who had their new boss Paul Lambert watching on from the stands.

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The former Aston Villa and Norwich manager would have taken heart from the performance in the first half where the visitors created multiple chances but either spurned them or were denied by David de Gea, who was keeping his 13th clean sheet of the season.

Paul Pogba was voted man of the match.

South African Businessman keen to invest $1.2 Billion in Zimbabwe

Acting President Retired General Constantino Chiwenga met South African businessman Robert Gumede at his Munhumutapa offices in Harare today.

According to reports by The Chronicle, Gumede is willing to invest $1,2 billion in sectors such as energy, health, tourism and infrastructure development.

In an interview at Robert Mugabe International Airport yesterday, Gumede said he is optimistic that they are investment opportunities under President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s administration. Read more

President Mnangagwa has charmed Zimbabweans and even the Opposition are singing his praise

Image result for mnangagwaA MONTH into his reign, President Emmerson Mnangagwa has already charmed a lot of Zimbabweans with his vision and initiatives for the turnaround of the country but most significantly has won praise even from the hard-to-please opposition ranks.

The President has hit all the right notes since his inauguration on November 24, reviving hopes for a better Zimbabwe with even MDC-T strongman Mr Eddie Cross predicting the nation’s change of fortunes under President Mnangagwa’s leadership.

In an article published on his blog on Christmas Day, the MDC-T national executive member and Bulawayo South legislator said President Mnangagwa’s administration was working towards the holding of free and fair elections.

Mr Cross, who has not shied from controversy recently revealing that MDC-T leader Mr Morgan Tsvangirai might not be able to contest next year’s elections as his health problems mount, also admitted that the opposition is in shambles and has no chance against Zanu-PF under a renewed leadership. Read more

President Mnangagwa to Visit China in April

Image result for mnangagwaPresident Emmerson Mnangagwa revealed he will be visiting China in April after President Xi Jinping invited him.

Prez Mnangagwa said he will visit China in an effort to reengage with the outside world.

I will be going to China in April and working out areas of cooperation with China.

But besides, we have envoys as well as messages of encouragement and congratulations from like (Angela) Merkel and want Germany to work with us, from (Vladimir) Putin in Russia the same, Brazil the same, India the same and from the Pope.

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Saboteurs will face the full wrath of our law – Minister Mpofu

Image result for Obert MpofuHome Affairs minister Obert Mpofu has responded to warnings by former Higher Education minister Professor Jonathan Moyo that there will be bloodshed in Zimbabwe.

Mpofu said they are ready to defend the country against insurgency.

If we could deal with a vicious enemy like the Rhodesian regime, what can stop us from dealing with the renegades who may want to destabilise our peace and stability? We are not a banana republic.

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“Being curvy is not a crime, – Ghanian Actress, Moesha Boduong

Curvy Ghanaian actress, Moesha Boduong, is of the opinion that flaunting curves does not make a woman cheap as she shared these lovely new photos of herself on her Instagram page.

Known for her hourglass figure, curvy Ghanaian Actress, Moesha Boduong, who looks extremely gorgeous in new photos she shared on Instagram, has stated that flaunting one’s curves is not a sign of being cheap.

She posted the beautiful photos and wrote: Read more

Zimbabwe aide: I feared Robert Mugabe lynching

This file photo taken on August 22, 2013 shows Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe looking on during his inauguration and swearing-in ceremony at the 60,000-seater sports stadium in Harare. Zimbabwe"s former president Robert Mugabe was ousted by a "military coup" that forced his resignation, former cabinet minister Jonathan Moyo said in an interview with the BBC broadcast on January 11, 2018. Moyo, a former higher education minister under the last president and an ardent Mugabe loyalist, said Zimbabwe"s new President Emmerson Mnangagwa stole power and was leading an "illegal regime".An aide to Zimbabwe’s former president, Robert Mugabe, has said he feared civilians could “drag out and lynch” the leader in a “Libyan scenario”.

During Mr Mugabe’s last week in office, he was under house arrest as the military staged a takeover which would eventually oust him.

“I started visualising an image of Muammar Gaddafi,” Mr Mugabe’s former spokesman George Charamba said.

He was speaking to Zimbabwe’s privately owned Daily News site.

Recalling the last days of Mr Mugabe’s 37-year rule, Mr Charamba said the 93-year-old wanted “to go on his own terms” and had to be warned of the dangers following the military’s intervention and the outbreak of protests. Read more

Mourhino eyes long-term contract for De Gea at Man U

Manchester United will take the option to extend David De Gea’s contract by a further year and Jose Mourinho is unsurprisingly keen to tie down our star goalkeeper for the long term.

De Gea’s current four-year deal is due to end next summer but a clause in it will allow the Reds to extend his stay for another 12 months, which Mourinho expects to be a formality.

But the manager is looking further ahead than that and hopes the club can agree a new contract for the Spaniard, who has again been in imperious form this season to illustrate why many fans, team-mates and pundits feel he is the best in the world. Read more

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