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  • Schools not ready for ICTs: PTUZ

    December 11, 2018 6:38 PM 1

    Government’s new online application system for Form One boarding places has come under attack again after teachers yesterday said it was causing chaos in schools because officials had not thoroughly appreciated how it functions. The Progressive Teachers Union of Zimbabwe (PTUZ) said the ministry of Primary and Secondary Education prematurely adopted

  • Jah Signal, Enzo Ishall in year-end showdown

    December 11, 2018 6:26 PM 1

    Rising dancehall singers Enzo Ishall and Jah Signal are enjoying fine form, a development that has led to others comparing them to Winky D. The comparison is, however, not possible considering the achievements Winky D has had in his career and these two are just but starting their journey and if they continue on the right track, they will surely reach

  • Deontay Wilder: Anthony Joshua’s team are ‘begging’ for fight, says WBC champion

    December 11, 2018 5:45 PM 1

    Anthony Joshua’s team are “begging” for a world heavyweight unification bout, says WBC champion Deontay Wilder. The WBC has since sanctioned a direct rematch after a “unanimous agreement” in a meeting of the board of governors. “They’re definitely begging now. His management have been trying to reach out to mine all of a sudden,” Wilder told Joe Rogan’s

  • Brazil’s Paqueta arrives at AC Milan ahead of record transfer

    December 11, 2018 6:32 AM 1

    Brazilian midfielder, Lucas Paqueta, has arrived in Italy ahead of completing a record transfer move to AC Milan, Italian media reported on Sunday. “I’m very happy to be here, I chose Milan because of their history,” Paqueta told journalists at the airport. The Serie A giants are reported to have agreed a €35 million deal with Flamengo — the club Paqueta

  • MDC Alliance’s Tendai Biti pleads not guilty in Harare court

    December 11, 2018 6:13 AM 1

    The trial of Zimbabwe’s opposition party the MDC Alliance’s deputy national chairperson Tendai Biti commenced on Monday with the 53-year-old lawyer pleading not guilty to two counts of contravening the Electoral Act for his claim on July 31, that MDC leader Nelson Chamisa won the 2018 presidential polls. His legal team contends that he announced the results

  • Nigeria politician claims rivals ‘froze his bank account’

    December 11, 2018 5:55 AM 1

    An opposition candidate in Nigeria’s upcoming elections has accused the government of freezing his bank account, claims that anti-corruption bodies deny. Peter Obi, the vice-presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), alleged over the weekend that all transactions on personal and business accounts belonging him, his wife and family

  • SA eases children’s travel requirements

    December 11, 2018 2:55 AM 1

    The South African Government has relaxed travel requirements for children travelling through its borders by scrapping compulsory submission of affidavit forms which many found cumbersome. South Africa’s Home Affairs Department announced the relaxation of travel requirement with effect from December 1. The neighbouring country, in 2014, imposed stringent

  • Anti-drugs protest. . .Placard-waving residents besiege police station

    December 11, 2018 2:49 AM 1

    Scores of residents yesterday demonstrated at Entumbane Police Station in Bulawayo against drug dealers who are allegedly selling drugs to their children in the suburb. The slogan-chanting residents waved placards with messages urging the police to arrest culprits. “Police please do your job, investigate, arrest and prosecute culprits,” read some of the placards

  • Dodgy lawyers cost law society $4 million

    December 11, 2018 2:39 AM 1

    The Law Society of Zimbabwe (LSZ) has turned to insurance as it struggles to pay claims of over $4 million as a result of theft, fraud, forgery and or dishonest practices by lawyers with 16 having been placed under curatorship this year. The LSZ administers a fund whose purpose is to compensate members of the public who would have incurred losses due to theft

  • Moyo tears into Murwira

    December 10, 2018 3:53 PM 1

    Former Higher and Tertiary Education minister Jonathan Moyo has accused his successor Amon Murwira of misleading legislators by claiming in Parliament last week that the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (Stem) programme was abandoned because of rampant abuse of resources. Murwira told Members of Parliament in the National Assembly last week that an audit