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  • South Africa to eradicate pit latrine toilets in schools

    August 14, 2018 6:57 PM

    South Africa is to get rid of all pit latrines in state schools within two years after a five-year-old pupil drowned in a toilet in March. “This is an initiative that will save lives and restore the dignity of tens of thousands of our nation’s children,” President Cyril Ramaphosa said. Pit latrines are holes in the ground covered with a platform – and many are shoddily

  • Google tracks users who turn off location history

    August 14, 2018 6:49 PM 1

    The issue could affect up to two billion Android and Apple devices which use Google for maps or search. The study, verified by researchers at Princeton University, has angered US law-makers. Google said in response that it provides clear descriptions of its tools and how to turn them off. The study found that users’ whereabouts are recorded even when location

  • It’s not the economy

    August 14, 2018 4:32 PM 1

    Over the years, local sports bodies and teams have cried out for funding and sponsorship ahead of crucial matches and assignments. Shortly before the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) finals, the Zimbabwe government had to fork out $1 million to bankroll the Warriors’ participation in Gabon. Just last month, Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) announced they would

  • Ramaphosa appoints acting NPA boss

    August 14, 2018 3:49 PM 1

    The president has chosen NPA deputy national director Dr Silas Ramaite as the interim leader President Cyril Ramaphosa has appointed Dr Silas Ramaite the acting National Director of Public Prosecutions (NDPP) following yesterday’s ruling by the Constitutional Court on the appointment of Shaun Abrahams. On Monday the Constitutional Court declared as invalid

  • Bosso midfielder named Player of the Month

    August 14, 2018 3:42 PM 1

    Gritty Highlanders defensive midfielder Adrian Silla was yesterday named the Body Works Gym Bosso Player of the Month for July. Silla, a combative linkman has been one of Highlanders’ outstanding players this season and becomes the third player after goalkeeper Ariel Sibanda and evergreen right back McClive Phiri to win the award. Sibanda won the inaugural

  • Lupane lecturers bow to relocation pressure

    August 14, 2018 3:35 PM 1

    Lupane State University (LSU) lecturers who have been resisting moving to the main campus in Lupane town, have finally relocated. The lecturers last April approached the High Court seeking an order barring university authorities from relocating them to the main campus citing lack of accommodation. They however lost the court case forcing them to move to the main campus

  • Neymar on the mark – Nehanda Radio

    August 14, 2018 3:08 PM 1

    Neymar scored his first goal for Paris Saint-Germain since February as the French soccer champions kicked off the new Ligue 1 season with a 3-0 defeat of Caen on Sunday. The Brazilian star, who scored 19 times in 20 league games before fracturing his foot last season, struck just 10 minutes into his first start for the club in almost six months

  • ‘Poll results betrayal of one man, one vote’

    August 14, 2018 1:45 PM 1

    Nelson Chamisa yesterday said in his Heroes Day message that the will of the people, expressed at the polls, must prevail in honour of heroes and heroines. “It is notable that we are commemorating this year’s edition of Heroes’ Day two weeks after holding a historic general election, whose national spirit is reminiscent of the 1980 election that founded

  • Zimra relocates Gweru offices

    August 14, 2018 12:27 PM 3

    The Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (Zimra) has advised its clients of disruptions in normal service delivery during relocation of their Gweru offices. Initially Zimra Gweru offices were located at the city’s government complex and will now be moving into Megawatt complex. “Zimra Gweru office is relocating from the government complex to Megawatt complex with effect

  • Caretaker commission for City of Harare

    August 13, 2018 3:13 PM 5

    Government has appointed a three-member commission to preside over the affairs of Harare City Council before the swearing in of a new council. The caretaker commission was appointed in terms of section 80 of the Urban Councils Act. The commission is chaired by Bella Manyakara. The other two members are Shingai Mutumbwa and one C Kampila. “The commission