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Mugabe is sending observer mission to ensure US election is ‘free and fair’

Mugabe is sending observer mission to ensure US election is ‘free and fair’

Zimbabwe’s long serving leader, Robert Mugabe says he will send an observer mission to monitor the US presidential elections “in order to ensure a free and fair election.” A statement from Harare said “the Zimbabwean delegation will teach Americans about democracy and free and fair elections,” adding that President Mugabe, the 92 year old leader…

Mahama, Akufo-Adoo to debate on whether to debate- IEA 

John Mahama and Nana Akufo-Addo will face off in a debate to decide whether the two presidential candidates should hold a final one-on-one debate before the December elections. The Institute of Economic Affairs said the “debate to decide the debate” should help resolve the recent media discussions regarding the possibility of a presidential debate between…

VGMA 2017 to include Best Paid Presidential Endorser category

The 2017 edition of the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards will include a Best Paid Presidential Endorser category in recognition of the huge difference these presidential endorsement deals have made to the bank balance of Ghanaian music artistes. Presidential endorsements from musicians have, in recent months, emerged as the music industry’s most lucrative sector, with politicians…

More Z-list celebrities set to enter the lucrative business of presidential endorsements

More Z-list celebrities and one-hit-wonders are expected to make vast fortunes from endorsing presidential candidates ahead of the December elections. Sources say many Z-listers are “seriously” looking at the possibility of entering the business of presidential endorsements after several third-tier actors and not-so-funny comedians reportedly pocketed huge sums of money for appearances on various political…

Buhari calls English football “fantastically corrupt”

President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria has described English football as “fantastically corrupt” in a conversation with close aides. The Nigerian president was overheard saying, “English football, like Westminster politics, is full of corrupt characters. They gave us ‘Greedy Tony’ (Blair), ‘Dodgy Dave’ (Cameron) and now we have ‘Sleazy Sam’ (Allardyce).” The remarks come a day…

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