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  • All Fair and Lively in Tigers' Lair

    March 30, 2014 9:17 AM 450

    Nearly a fortnight into the fourth sequel of the World T20, the aspersions cast, both political and infrastructural, by its severest critics, have fallen hollow. If any, this edition has stoically redeemed both the context and the relevance of this biennial fixture, apart from enhancing its appeal. The prime concern was the escalating chaos that had gripped

  • Eminent Nigerians expected at presentation of book on Awo’s political movement

    March 30, 2014 8:49 AM 138

    THE unparalleled achievements of the sage, Chief Obafemi Awolowo, will be loudly celebrated on Thursday, April 17 at the public presentation of a book, ‘The Yoruba Elites and Ethnic Politics in Nigeria: Obafemi Awolowo and Corporate Agency’ written by Dr. Wale Adebanwi. The book published by Cambridge University Press, Cambridge (UK and New York, USA,) is a definitive

  • I warned Magaya about Bev — Zoey

    March 30, 2014 8:43 AM 87

    Raunchy dancer Zoey Sifelani apparently has the last laugh from the drama that is currently unfolding in the life of her former rival Beverly Sibanda. In February Zoey thanked Magaya for converting Bev and said; “I thank Magaya for a job well done if indeed she has repented. She needed saving because some of the things that she did were un-Godly

  • Nehanda Radio Sunday Mail fabricates Roy Bennett story

    March 30, 2014 8:11 AM 300

    A recent Sunday Mail article quoting an alleged ‘exclusive’ interview with the MDC-T’s Roy Bennett has been exposed as a fabrication. The article titled “Bennett slams Tsvangirai” was published over the weekend and still remains on the Sunday Mail website. Written by journalist Simba Jemwa, the article repeatedly quotes Bennett as saying he and other

  • 6 Ukrainian officers freed by Russia; 5 captive

    March 29, 2014 4:29 PM 166

    A Defense Ministry spokesman said the released officers included Col. Yuliy Mamchur, a commander who has earned wide acclaim for defying the pro-Russian forces who besieged his base for almost three weeks. President Oleksandr Turchinov said he hopes to see the freed officers Thursday in the capital, Kiev. “Those officers that so bravely conducted themselves

  • Hard task of finding slide victims stretches on

    March 29, 2014 3:40 PM 37

    Best news photos of the week Crews may be finding more remains amid the destruction in the community of Oso northeast of Seattle, but Haakenson said the official death toll will remain at 17 until medical examiners can further complete their work. Authorities have located at least eight other bodies in addition to the 17, and they previously said they expect

  • ICC World T20 2014: When in Dhaka, talk cricket

    March 29, 2014 3:25 PM 54

    Dhaka is the centre of the ICC World T20 2014 party. Nishad Pai Vaidya captures the mood as he arrives in Dhaka. “Hi. You were sitting next to me on the flight from Mumbai. What takes you to Bangladesh?” asked a co-passenger as this writer walked about the Kolkata airport during a long stopover enroute to Dhaka. We have seen the Bangladeshi public throng

  • Being underweight is more dangerous than being overweight

    March 29, 2014 2:36 PM 65

    We are rightly worried about obesity, but a new study has found that being underweight is even more dangerous. It’s said you can never be too rich or too thin, but new research suggests otherwise. People who are clinically underweight face an even higher risk for dying than obese individuals, the study shows. Compared to normal-weight folks, the excessively

  • Hunduza’s superb debut gives Cheetahs edge

    March 29, 2014 3:15 AM 71

    Hunduza — a product of the famed Mbare Rugby Academy — ran in five tries in two matches as the Cheetahs registered wins over Barbados and Chile to top their group the opening day of the HSBC Series core team qualifying competition. The Harare Sports Club star, who had never represented Zimbabwe on the World Series, announced his arrival in style with a hat-trick

  • Trust Bank liquidation order set aside

    March 29, 2014 3:05 AM 29

    HARARE High Court judge Justice Joseph Mafusire yesterday set aside the liquidation order which the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) had obtained against Trust Bank Corporation in December last year. In his ruling, Justice Mafusire said the central bank’s move to seek an ex-parte (one-sided) court application was unlawful. Immediately after obtaining judgment