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02 November 2015
A University of Zimbabwe official has been suspended for allegedly supplying President Robert Mugabe with an ill-fitting graduation cap. Assistant registrar Ngaatendwe Takawira caused embarrassment for university administrators by procuring a cap which was too small for the 92-year-old leader, according to her suspension letter, quoted in local... [Read More]
02 November 2015
Zanzibar's president has had his term extended after elections on the semi-autonomous Tanzanian archipelago were cancelled last week by the electoral chief, citing fraud. Ali Mohamed Shein's term in office was due to expire on Monday. He was seeking re-election as the ruling CCM's candidate; his rival Seif Sharif Hamad has declared himself the... [Read More]


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