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  • Minister slams fake Facebook account impostor

    December 15, 2018 2:29 PM

    Industry and Commerce Minister Nqobizitha Ndlovu yesterday denounced an impostor who opened a Facebook account using his name, attracting over 400 friends. Minister Ndlovu who is in Egypt on Government business exposed the fake Facebook account under the name “Mangaliso Ndlovu” through his original Facebook account Nqobizitha Mangaliso Ndlovu. “It is unfortunate

  • Kenyan marries 2 university students at same ceremony

    December 15, 2018 9:50 AM 1

    The story of 27 year old Tom Junior Mako marrying his two wives at the same ceremony has captivated Kenyans in the past few days. The businessman from from Kajiado County, south of the capital, Nairobi, married Elizabeth Simaloi, 25, and Joyce Tikoiyan, 23. The two young women are students at a local university. There had been reports that the wedding

  • I use marijuana for rituals, man tells court

    December 15, 2018 7:58 AM 1

    A man from Dzau Village in Seke left the court in stitches when he claimed that as a traditional healer, he was obliged to use marijuana. Master Chimbalanga (22) recently appeared before Chitungwiza magistrate Mrs Winfilder Tiatara, charged with possession of a dangerous drug. “I am allowed to be in possession of cannabis because I am a certified traditional

  • Chikore’s trial in false start

    December 15, 2018 7:07 AM 1

    The trial of former president Robert Mugabe’s son-in-law, Simba Chikore, on charges of unlawfully detaining an employee, which was supposed to commence yesterday, has been postponed to January 24. The State stated that they needed more time to prepare their case and that they will be ready on the said date. Prosecuting, Mr Sebastian Mutizirwa alleged

  • Vice President Mohadi taken ill

    December 15, 2018 4:01 AM 1

    President Emmerson Mnangagwa yesterday said Vice President Kembo Mohadi was unable to attend the 17th Zanu-PF Annual National People Conference as he is unwell. Mohadi and his wife are absent from the conference that is underway at Umzingwane High School, Esigodini as the Vice President was being attended to in Harare. The Chairperson for Zanu-PF Oppah

  • England have a diamond in Foden

    December 14, 2018 8:48 AM 2

    Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola has showered Phil Foden with praise after the teenager impressed in the 2-1 win over Hoffenheim in the Champions League soccer tie on Wednesday. The 18-year-old midfielder has found game time hard to come by since graduating from City’s academy in 2017, but he was handed a rare start in midweek against the German club. Foden

  • RG condemns provincial registry office

    December 14, 2018 8:36 AM 2

    The Manicaland provincial registry office is not a safe place to store important personal information owing to the dilapidated state of the infrastructure, Registrar-General Mr Clemence Masango has said. The department has not constructed any permanent buildings to house the registry in years and uses temporary wood cabins for offices. Mr Masango recently

  • Trial of Mphoko’s son postponed

    December 14, 2018 7:29 AM 2

    The trial of former Vice President Phelekezela Mphoko’s son, Siqokoqela, has been postponed to January 21 next year. He is being accused of hijacking the Choppies retail business and “looting” more than $50 000 worth of cash and goods from the outlets countrywide without board approval. Siqokoqela (40), who is facing 170 counts of fraud and theft, appeared

  • British students raped at gunpoint on Ghana trip

    December 14, 2018 6:19 AM 2

    Authorities in Ghana are investigating the sexual assault of four British girls and their teacher at gunpoint. The Sixth Form students, aged between 16 and 17, were part of an organised trip by a school in southern England. Reports say the four girls and their teacher were attacked on Saturday night at the hostel where they were staying in the Greater

  • ‘I celebrate like every football fan!’ – blind Liverpool supporter on becoming viral hit

    December 14, 2018 5:24 AM 2

    There was no doubt in Mike Kearney’s mind that Liverpool had taken the lead when Anfield erupted on Tuesday night, he just wasn’t sure who the scorer was. The lifelong Liverpool fan was born with sight problems and has been registered blind since he was seven years old. But while it was Mo Salah who slotted the ball past Napoli goalkeeper David Ospina