Stella Chiweshe: Zimbabwe’s mbira queen, rebel music star and pioneer

Stella Chiweshe – Zimbabwe’s Mbira Queen, Rebel Music Star and Pioneer TC_Africa: Zimbabwe Analysis – Stella Rambisai Chiweshe, affectionately known in Zimbabwe as “the queen of mbira” or “Ambuya (grandmother) Chiweshe”, passed away on 20 January 2023. (the war of liberation against the white minority Rhodesian regime).The Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) said in a statement…

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White House Reminds Lawmakers not to Travel to Afghanistan

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., criticized two military veteran congressmen for making a “secret” trip to Kabul, the Afghan capital forcefully overtaken by the Taliban last week, characterizing the choice to enter the region as “deadly serious.” In a press conference Wednesday morning, Pelosi railed against Reps. Seth Moulton, D-Mass., and Peter Meijer, R-Mich. “There’s…

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Thailand Raises Key Rate to 1.5%, Signals More Tightening

(Bloomberg) — Thailand delivered its fourth straight interest-rate increase and signaled sustained monetary tightening ahead to ward off lingering price pressures as the economic recovery gathers pace from a tourism rebound. The Bank of Thailand’s monetary policy committee voted unanimously to raise the one-day repurchase rate by 25 basis points to 1.50% on Wednesday, as…

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