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  • DJ Munya bail remand refusal bid fails

    November 26, 2013 4:57 AM 70

    A HARARE court on Monday threw out an application for refusal of further remand by Star FM presenter Munyaradzi Milimo (DJ Munya) who is accused to poisoning to death a love rival. The Star FM presenter and suspected hitmen, Taurai Jani and Mohammed Matare, wanted the State to proceed by way of summons saying they have been on remand for too long without

  • How Brands Should Prepare For The Season Of Mobile On Facebook

    November 25, 2013 9:53 PM 114

    David Cohen on November 25, 2013 4:46 PM The social network pointed out that some 128 million users in the U.S. access Facebook via mobile devices on a daily basis, adding that digital media has topped other media in terms of daily usage for the first time, and noting that Facebook mobile users check their apps an average of 14 times per day. Optimize

  • MDC-T Director of Security dies

    November 25, 2013 7:35 PM 76

    in News, Politics / on November 25, 2013 at 4:20 pm / HARARE – The MDC-T Director of Security Benson Muchineuta nicknamed Okolo, has died after a short illness. Nehanda Radio understands Okolo died in the early hours of Monday morning in Glen Norah B in the capital. Muchineuta (44) was a long time aide to party president Morgan Tsvangirai. In March 2009, Muchineuta

  • Skint GMB forces farmers to quit maize

    November 25, 2013 7:24 PM 85

    THE Zimbabwe Commercial Farmers Union (ZCFU) has encouraged farmers to grow food crops to mitigate shortages in the country amid reports more than two million people are in need food aid this year. A large majority of farmers abandoned growing maize and other grains, turning instead to tobacco because of attractive pricing and orderly marketing of the leaf. This is because

  • Ian Smith has the last laugh in his grave

    November 25, 2013 4:44 PM 101

    in Opinion / on November 25, 2013 at 4:43 pm / Not so often in the history of mankind has humanity sacrificed so much for too insignificant a reward as is the paradox of the war of liberation in Africa as a whole and Zimbabwe in particular. The bloody war of attrition not only cost precious lives but it created permanent scars among the living which

  • Coca-Cola and the origins of the curvy Coke bottle

    November 25, 2013 4:07 PM 102

    While the curvy Coke bottle may be ubiquitous and instantly recognisable, the details of its design and inspiration remain shrouded in mystery. Coca-Cola's fuzzy history only adds to its mystique, as Colin Bisset writes. Traditionally, the shape of a wine bottle and the colour of its glass denotes the grape variety and the style of wine is inside. But you don't

  • EcoCashCredit: Econet to provide loans via EcoCash

    November 25, 2013 3:40 PM 146

    It didn’t take too long. Today, a press release from the company appeared in our mailbox. The title: “EcoCash to lend money“. Announcing the service, the mobile operator said that starting early next year, users of mobile money savings service will be able to borrow from the company’s partner financial institutions via EcoCash. So far, that financial

  • Mr Ugly receives prizes after ‘wedding’

    November 25, 2013 1:05 PM 94

    in Bizarre, News, Showbiz / on November 25, 2013 at 12:54 pm / HARARE – Business came to a standstill in the city centre in Harare on Friday when reigning “Mr Ugly” William Masvinu and his wife Alice Chabhanga were paraded in the streets in a mock wedding. The entourage started off at Holly’s Hotel travelling in a convoy and passing through City Sports

  • ‘Just keep quiet’ Mujuru advises Mutasa

    November 25, 2013 12:06 PM 76

    in News, Politics / on November 25, 2013 at 12:06 pm / HARARE – Vice President Joice Mujuru has advised the Zanu PF Secretary for Administration Didymus Mutasa to maintain a dignified silence when people criticize him through the media. As fierce infighting to succeed President Robert Mugabe ravages through the party, even spilling into the state media

  • StartupBus Africa: A list of the 8 startups that came out of the trip #SUBA13

    November 25, 2013 11:46 AM 97

    Last week, a bus left Harare with a group of ‘buspreneurs’. Their mission couldn’t have been more exciting. On the bus, for 4 days on their way to the southern tip of the continent in Cape Town, they would form teams, come up with ideas and build startups that would be pitched at the destination. The trip was designed to happen during the duration of the Global