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  • Somalia’s al-Shabab says it has killed British spy

    October 11, 2018 3:21 AM 18

    Somali militant group al-Shabab says it has killed five men it accuses of spying – one of them for the UK. According to a jihadi website, he had admitted giving information to British intelligence services about al-Shabab supporters living in the UK. The five men, aged between 22 and 36, were shot dead in a public execution on Tuesday in an area under

  • Body of murdered Mpumalanga girl with albinism finally identified

    October 11, 2018 2:01 AM 18

    Gabisile Shabane’s headless body was found buried in a shallow grave in Cullinan, east of Pretoria, in the third week of February. The body of Gabisile Shabane, the 13-year-old girl with albinism who was kidnapped with another child from their home in Hlalanikahle in Mpumalanga in January, has finally been identified though DNA tests, her mother Annah

  • Mamamah airport: Sierra Leone cancels China-funded project

    October 11, 2018 1:50 AM 18

    Sierra Leone has cancelled a $400m (£304m) Chinese-funded project to build a new airport outside the capital Freetown. Former President Ernest Bai Koroma signed the loan agreement with China before he lost elections in March. At the time, the World Bank and the IMF warned that the project would impose a heavy debt burden. The decision comes amid concern

  • ‘We aren’t one hit wonders’

    October 11, 2018 1:38 AM 19

    After their hit song Izanka Leli, Victoria Falls-based duo, DJ Ace Kater and Ras Boom went quiet. The duo however said yesterday they have been working on an album titled Just For Control. Izanka Leli which got considerable airplay resulting in it being nominated at the Bulawayo Arts Awards and Skyz Metro FM awards last year, shot them to stardom

  • Freeman lets down fans

    October 11, 2018 1:13 AM 18

    Zimdancehall artiste, Freeman, left his legion of Kwekwe fans dejected after he failed to take to the stage at a highly subscribed DJ Fydale bash held at Golden Mile hotel last Saturday. Despite arriving earlier than expected at the show meant to celebrate DJ Fydale’s 18 years in the music industry, the HKD Boss left hordes of fans punctured as he did not take to the stage

  • Cheating women to pay back child upkeep money

    October 11, 2018 1:07 AM 18

    A court in Bulawayo has ordered two women to repay a police officer and a soldier the money they have been contributing as maintenance after paternity tests proved they did not sire the children they were maintaining. Decock Masuku, the police officer, had been paying $90 since March this year for a one year old child. He demanded paternity tests alleging

  • Bosso close in on Prince, Zakhu

    October 11, 2018 12:31 AM 11

    Highlanders are banking on Prince Dube and former Young Warriors striker Bukhosi Sibanda to solve their goal scoring problems next season. The two players who have been training with Highlanders for over a month after failed stints in South Africa, fit well into the club’s rebuilding exercise, whose focus is on youngsters. Both players are 21 years old, with Sibanda

  • Born Free Crew leader dumps politics, turns to gospel

    October 10, 2018 3:04 PM 10

    Zanu PF praise-singing group Born Free Crew’s leader, Bruce Machingura, has dumped politics and is now singing for God. Machingura told the Daily News that he has re-branded and has a lot to prove as a standalone artiste away from the Born Free Crew, pursuing a career in gospel music. Born Free Crew rose to prominence singing praise for former president

  • I’m a praying man: Chihoro

    October 10, 2018 2:26 PM 10

    Dynamos team manager Richard “Nyoka” Chihoro surprised many by leading the Glamour Boys’ prayers shortly before the penalty shoot-out victory over Herentals in a Chibuku Super Cup quarter-final on Sunday. With the tie all square at 1-1 at the end of regulation time, Chihoro led the DeMbare players as they huddled in prayer shortly before the shoot-out

  • Mobile money subscribers rise

    October 10, 2018 2:01 PM 9

    Zimbabwe’s number of active mobile money subscribers increased by 12,6 percent to 5,6 million during the 2018 second quarter from 5,01 million due to cash shortages in the country, latest industry data show. The Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (Potraz) said NetOne experienced a significant growth in active mobile money