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  • Zimbabwe: Mugabe Off to Singapore for Routine Medical Check-Up - Report

    allafrica.com 09 May '17, 9am

    Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has left Harare for Singapore for routine medical check-up, a report says. According to The Herald, Mugabe was expected back in the country at the weekend "in time for the burial of national hero, Retired Chief Justice Godfrey Chidyausiku", who died ...

  • Uganda: Rolex - Uganda's Favourite Street Snack

    allafrica.com 11 Mar '17, 5pm

    A tray of eggs, balls of wheat dough neatly lined up in rows, a cup of cooking oil, shredded cabbage, tomatoes and salt, a flat pan and busy young men under a makeshift structure prepare Uganda's favourite street snack called rolex. A rolex, which can be found at any street in urban a...

  • South Africa: Blitzboks Face Tough Pool in Singapore

    allafrica.com 10 Apr '17, 7am

    After the disappointment of losing in the final of the Hong Kong Sevens to Fiji, the Blitzboks look ahead to the Singapore Sevens taking place on the weekend of April 15 and 16. The World Sevens Series log leaders have been drawn in a tough Pool B alongside England, France and Japan. ...

  • Zimbabwe: 'Jovial and Upbeat' Mugabe Back From Singapore

    allafrica.com 05 Mar '17, 3pm

    PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe has returned from Singapore where he had gone for a "scheduled medial review". Mugabe, who was accompanied by his daughter, Bona Chikore, arrived at the Harare International airport shortly after 6am Sunday. The state broadcaster, ZBC, said the 93 year old lead...

  • Kenya: Australia Curtail Shujaa's Run in Singapore

    allafrica.com 15 Apr '17, 9am

    Nairobi — Kenya will need to win their last match against Samoa to keep their hopes of defending the Singapore Sevens crown on track after losing their second group match, going down 29-7 to Australia. Shujaa would have sailed into the Main Cup quarters had they beaten the Aussie afte...

  • Zimbabwe: President Mugabe Went for Singapore Check-Up At Same Time Last Year

    Zimbabwe: President Mugabe Went for Singapore Check-Up At Same Time Last Year

    allafrica.com 02 Mar '17, 7am

    Photo: The Herald President Robert Mugabe (file photo). President Robert Mugabe's spokesperson has stressed that the 93-year-old president's departure for Singapore on Wednesday is for a "scheduled" medical check-up. "His Excellency the president left this morning [Wednesday] for Sing...

  • Uganda: The Ugandan Rolex - Opportunity Couched in Humble Beginnings

    allafrica.com 28 Dec '16, 5am

    It is said that a prophet is often not accepted in his hometown. And so it seems with the Ugandan rolex - that simple and yet ingenious chapatti-egg-vegetable roll born off the streets of Kampala. Derided as 'petty', 'insignificant' and unworthy of national celebration relative to 'mo...

  • Rwandan Products Feature At Singapore International Expo

    allafrica.com 06 Mar '17, 3pm

    Rwandan products; coffee and tea featured at the just concluded 2017 International Coffee and Tea Expo that was staged in Singapore between March 2 and 4 According to a statement from the Rwandan High Commission in Singapore, the expo was held alongside the Sweets and Bakes Expo 2017 ...