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

I started raping children after my girlfriend left me – 20-year old Nigerian suspect reveals

I started raping children after my girlfriend left me - 20-year old suspect revealsNigeria: Niger State Police Command has arrested a 20 – year – old man, Abdullateef Ibrahim, for allegedly raping a five- year – old girl.

According to Punchng, Ibrahim confessed to the crime during interrogation. He also pleaded for forgiveness , saying he started raping children after his girlfriend left him.

The State Police Public Relations Officer, Muhammad Abubakar , said the victim had been taken to the General Hospital, Magama, for treatment. Read more

Trump comments ‘reprehensible and racist’ – Botswana Government

Image result for botswana governmentMr Trump made the comments while discussing a US immigration policy, which he thought citizens from Haiti, El Salvador and African countries should be excluded from.

Botswana said in a statement that it had summoned the US ambassador in the country to ask if the US considered the southern-African nation a “shithole”.

It said the phrase was derogatory from a country it has cordial relationship with.

It also called on on regional body Sadc and the African Union to condemn Mr Trump’s remarks.

Read the full statement here: Read more

Ugandan woman arrested after she stabbed her husband to death for denying her sex

 Ugandan woman arrested after she stabbed her husband to death for denying her sexPolice in Uganda arrested a 24-year-old woman after she stabbed her husband to death because he refused to make love with her.

Harriet Nambi, who hails from Nakiyanhja,Kaliro Town council stabbed Musa Batera 25, for refusing to have sex with her ever since she gave birth two months ago through cesarean.

Until his death, Batera who was married to 3 wives was the chairman of Kaliro district Boda Boda Association, while Nambi is a primary school teacher at Kaliro Town. Read more

Nigerian teenage wife poisons husband 2 weeks after their wedding

Nigeria: A teenage bride allegedly poisoned her husband at Yakasai quarters in Kano two weeks after their wedding.

The Kano State Police command has arrested Sadiya Umar, who allegedly killed her husband, Umar Sani, with poison.

Mr. Sani died 24 hours after allegedly eating a poisoned meal served by his wife.

The late husband passed away while receiving treatment at the emergency ward of the Aminu Kano University Teaching Hospital. Read more

Prophet Busiri’s church closed by Botswana Government

Shepherd BushiriBotswana: The government of Botswana has closed down self-confessed prophet Shepherd Bushiri’s church, the Enlightened Christian Gathering (ECG).

The church was shut down after violating Botswana’s laws despite being warned to stop the practice of “miracle money.”

The church’s countrywide cells have been ordered to cease operations. However, the ECG has since appealed to the authorities. Read more

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