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  • Ronaldinho leaves footprints – Nehanda Radio

    January 10, 2019 9:11 AM 291

    Brazil’s former football star Ronaldinho on Tuesday left his footprints in the Hall of Fame in Rio’s legendary Maracana Stadium, one year after retiring from the sport. “This is one of the biggest trophies of my career,” the 38-year-old — full name Ronaldinho de Assis Moreira — told reporters as he was hailed by dozens of tourists visiting the stadium

  • Mugabe loses US$150 000 cash

    January 10, 2019 5:49 AM 293

    Former president Robert Mugabe lost US$150 000 cash to employees at his rural home in Zvimba. The employees, who included his relatives, reportedly stole a briefcase which contained the money as they were doing household chores between December 1 last year and January 5 this year. The suspects — Constancia Mugabe (50), Johanne Mapurisa (50) and Saymore

  • Grand fuel heist in Zimbabwe?

    January 10, 2019 5:28 AM 281

    Zimbabwe consumed almost 480 million more litres of petrol and diesel in six months between June and November last year than in the same period in 2017, a gargantuan 77 percent extra, at an additional foreign currency cost of more than US$200 million. Figures released by the Ministry of Energy and Power Development show that consumption of diesel and petrol

  • Fuel price goes down

    January 9, 2019 4:40 PM 290

    Fuel prices have slightly gone down despite persistent shortages being experienced throughout the country. Diesel was previously $1,34 per litre and is now at $1,25 while petrol which was $1,38 now costs $1,32 per litre. The free on board (FOB) charge for diesel is 0,5434 per litre while petrol is 0,4726. In a statement the Zimbabwe Energy Regulatory

  • World’s richest man Jeff Bezos divorces

    January 9, 2019 3:46 PM 266

    Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and his wife, MacKenzie, are to divorce after a 25-year marriage. The pair announced the move in a joint statement on Wednesday on Twitter. “After a long period of loving exploration and trial separation, we have decided to divorce and continue our shared lives as friends,” the couple said in the statement. Amazon, formed 25 years

  • Fired MSU security guards engage minister

    January 9, 2019 10:40 AM 271

    Four Midlands State University security guards who won a court case against their employer for unlawful dismissal have approached the office of the Minister of State for Midlands Provincial Affairs Larry Mavima seeking recourse. The quartet of Doubt Chivi, Farai Chidonhi, Ndakaziva Dombo and Rueben Musengeyi, who were part of the university’s Campus

  • Fabregas deal blocked – Nehanda Radio

    January 9, 2019 10:31 AM 87

    Cesc Fabregas has agreed a three-year deal to join Monaco this summer, but may be allowed to join the club this month if Chelsea can find a replacement, according to Sky sources. Chelsea director Marina Granovskaia is blocking the deal for now, Sky Sports News understands, until the club can find a replacement for the 31-year-old. Fabregas, whose contract

  • Govt suspends duty on commodities

    January 9, 2019 5:03 AM 86

    Suspension of duty on selected commodities among them luxury and public service buses, ammonium nitrate fertilisers, fertilised eggs for hatching and powdered raw milk among other critical goods, came into effect on Wednesday last week, according to Government Gazette published on Friday. Some of the goods on the exemption list include raw wine all for approved

  • Sulu lives the pledge

    January 8, 2019 6:23 PM 99

    James Chapter Two verse 16 has so many lessons for those who promise to do something but go under when it’s time to fulfil their promises. “If one of you says to them, ‘Go in peace; keep warm and well fed,’ but does nothing about their physical needs, what good is it?” it says. Dendera music maestro Suluman Chimbetu, pictured, is breaking with the habit

  • Carl Joshua Ncube moves into a tent

    January 8, 2019 6:19 PM 84

    It is no longer a case of what-you-see-is -what-you-get with Victoria Falls-based comedian Carl Joshua Ncube who has now moved from renting an apartment into camping in a tent as part of saving for his own house. “It’s really about my wife (Nelsy) and I and the choices we have made. I am just adjusting my life in preparation for the rocky road our economy