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  • Mugabe ‘rushed’ to Singapore amid ‘sudden health deterioration’

    June 20, 2018 11:55 AM 2

    Zimbabwean former president Robert Mugabe was reportedly “rushed” out of the country after his health “suddenly deteriorated” two weeks ago. The privately-owned NewsDay quoted a highly placed source as confirming that the veteran politician was flown to Singapore for medical check-ups. “He (Mugabe) slipped out of the country two weeks ago after his blood

  • Grace Mugabe fired me: Mnangagwa

    June 19, 2018 3:40 PM 4

    Preisdent Emmerson Mnangagwa has said he was sacked as the country’s vice president last year by Grace Mugabe, using her influence on former president Robert Mugabe, whom he said was no longer in a position to lead the country. Mnangagwa revealed this in a High Court application in which he challenged and sought nullification of his sacking from government

  • ‘We condemn the shifting of positions by ZEC’

    June 19, 2018 3:16 PM 4

    The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission has consistently refused to avail the electronic copy of the voters’ roll to the MDC Alliance, in particular, our Presidential Candidate Advocate Nelson Chamisa despite persistent requests. It has come to our attention that despite Justice Priscilla Chigumba’s claims that presidential candidates are a priority, independent

  • Zimbabwe is open for rubbish: Finance Minister officially opens three rubbish bins in Rusape

    June 19, 2018 3:01 PM 6

    Zimbabwean politics plunged to a new low when Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa officially commissioned three rubbish bins (skips) in Rusape. It follows a worrying trend of senior government officials trying to hog the limelight by presiding over every single event, even those that can be done by their juniors. Earlier the Minister had also officially

  • Crystal club illuminates Bulawayo night life

    June 19, 2018 11:50 AM 4

    Crystal Night Club (formerly The Lounge) in Bulawayo opened its doors to patrons on Friday night amid pomp and fanfare after months of renovations.The club stood out like a gem as the bright purple lights outside the joint illuminated the night when it opened. Crystal Night Club joins the family of nightspots Zarah Lounge, Copa Cubana and Cosmopolitan

  • Djembe Monks to headline Bots fete

    June 19, 2018 11:45 AM 4

    Tribal house trio Djembe Monks will be flying the country’s flag high next month when they headline the Makgadikgadi Moonlight Adventure in Botswana. Makgadikgadi Moonlight Adventure is an adventure ride at full moon on the amazing Makgadikgadi Salt Pans. The event will be held on July 27 and 28 with the trio billed to perform over the two days. In a Twitter

  • Scotland ropes in Streak for tri-series

    June 19, 2018 11:40 AM 4

    Scotland have drafted in former Zimbabwe captain Heath Streak as a consultant for the remainder of their Twenty20 tri-series in the Netherlands. Streak, who took over 450 international wickets across Test and one-day cricket, accepted an invite from Scotland head coach Grant Bradburn. Scotland lost their opener against Ireland before a dramatic tie in Sunday’s

  • Caster Semenya: Olympic champion to challenge ‘unfair’ IAAF testosterone ruling

    June 19, 2018 7:45 AM 8

    World and Olympic 800m champion Caster Semenya is to challenge “unfair” rules affecting some female athletes. Athletics’ governing body the IAAF has ruled some female runners with naturally high testosterone levels will have to race against men, or change events, unless they take medication. Semenya will fight the ruling at the Court of Arbitration for Sport

  • Killer driver fined $500

    June 19, 2018 6:35 AM 8

    A Harare man was yesterday fined $500 for killing a passenger in a head-on collision that happened in December last year along Masotsha Ndlovu Way, Waterfalls. Tatenda Kangaya, who was convicted on his own plea of guilty, appeared before Chitungwiza magistrate Mr Gideon Ruvetsa facing culpable homicide charges. Kangaya risks spending five months in jail if he fails

  • Khupe fields more than 100 MP candidates

    June 18, 2018 4:19 PM 21

    MDC-T led by Thokozani Khupe said while they are still tabulating their national figures, they have, however, fielded parliamentary and local government candidates in all the 10 provinces of Zimbabwe. “I am pretty sure we will have more than 110 National Assembly candidates and around 1 000 local government candidates. We are certainly on a roll and you can be assured