Daily Archives: September 8, 2019

State Media: Mugabe to Be Buried Next Sunday

HARARE – Former Zimbabwe president Robert Mugabe is expected to be buried next Sunday, state media reported.

Mugabe, an ex-guerrilla leader who became the southern African country’s first leader following independence from white minority rule in 1980 and held on …

You’d be lazy too at age 187! Jonathan the tortoise sets a world record for Seychelles

Who is 187 years old and is from Seychelles? The answer, according to Guinness World Records, is Jonathan, the world’s oldest animal on land.

Jonathan is an endemic Seychelles land tortoise who currently resides on the remote island of St …

Pope Presses Need for Dignity of Work for Madagascar’s Poor

ANTANANARIVO, MADAGASCAR – Pope Francis is pressing for the poor to have the dignity of work with a visit Sunday to a hilltop rock quarry in Madagascar where hundreds of people toil rather than scavenge in the biggest dump of …

Zimbabweans cold-shoulder Mugabe national mourning

Flags flew at half mast in Harare on Saturday, but a day after former president Robert Mugabe’s death many Zimbabweans preferred to work as usual than publicly mourn the independence hero turned despot.

President Emmerson Mnangagwa announced a period of …