Zimbabwe:Living a Dream

[The Herald] ZIMBABWE and Nottingham Forest defender Tendayi Darikwa has singled out the duo of Teenage Hadebe and Marshal Munetsi for special praise following the Warriors’ solid performances in the back-to-back clashes against the Democratic Republic of Congo during last week’s African Cup of Nations soccer qualifiers.

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Burundi:Burundi Accuses Belgium of Ordering Assassination of Independence Hero

[Monitor] Burundi on Sunday accused former colonial power Belgium of ordering the assassination of independence hero and Crown Prince Louis Rwagasore in 1961, a move likely to further poison ties between the two countries.

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Shias are doing better in Saudi Arabia

That was so last year LAST year Saudi Arabia’s young and powerful crown prince, Muhammad bin Salman, pulverised Awamiyah, a rebellious Shia town near the eastern coast. Throughout the summer Saudi forces shelled its 400-year-old neighbourhoods and erected siege walls to trap some 200 gunmen.

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Saudi Arabia picks a pointless fight with Canada

QUEBEC’S proudly Francophone separatists may want to learn some Arabic. On August 5th, as Canadians enjoyed a long weekend, Saudi Arabia abruptly expelled their ambassador and froze bilateral trade and investment. Its state-run funds have reportedly been ordered to dump their Canadian assets, no matter how much it costs to do so.

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