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  • World Cup child trafficking bid foiled in Nigeria

    June 11, 2018 2:56 PM 28

    Nigerian authorities say they have rescued nine young girls and one boy who were being trafficked to Moscow. Five suspects, including a policeman and a quarantine officer, were arrested for allegedly facilitating their travel, the government agency fighting trafficking says. The victims were found while trying to board a plane from Lagos to Russia

  • Stella Chiweshe’s daughter named tourism ambassador

    June 11, 2018 2:48 PM 28

    German-based mbira diva Stella Chiweshe’s daughter Virginia Mukwesha was on Friday appointed tourism ambassador by the Zimbabwe Tourism Authority (ZTA). She was appointed at an event which was held at a Harare hotel. ZTA chief executive Karikoga Kaseke said Mukwesha’s appointment came after serious considerations. “Mukwesha has performed in German-speaking

  • Mzingwane suicide pupil buried

    June 11, 2018 6:19 AM 28

    A Form Four pupil from Mzingwane High School who allegedly committed suicide by hanging was yesterday buried at West Park Cemetery in Bulawayo. Ryan Siziba (16) of Bellevue suburb allegedly hanged himself on Tuesday night on the roof trusses of a disused boiler room behind the school hostels using his belt. Police and his family suspect foul play after

  • Ziscosteel sale awaits shareholder approval

    June 11, 2018 6:04 AM 30

    Shareholders of the Zimbabwe Iron and Steel Company (Ziscosteel), will hold an extraordinary general meeting on June 28, to approve a transaction that will see the steelmaker’s assets sold to Chinese investor Tian Li (Hong Kong) Limited. Approval of the transaction will bring into effect the revival of the country’s largest steelmaker, which closed shop in 2008 after

  • Chikurubi not full, Mnangagwa warns Chivayo

    June 11, 2018 5:45 AM 27

    Controversial businessman Wicknell Chivayo faces prosecution with the risk of doing time behind bars after President Mnangagwa said the mistake made in awarding him the Gwanda solar project should not be repeated. The President said this soon after touring Nyangani Renewable Energy, a solar power project in Mutoko, Mashonaland East on Saturday

  • Mighty Warriors not going to Ghana

    June 11, 2018 5:16 AM 25

    Zimbabwe’s Mighty Warriors were left kicking themselves after they went down to Zambia in the final round of the Africa Women Cup of Nations soccer qualifiers yesterday at Rufaro to bow out of this year’s tournament. The Mighty Warriors took a 1-0 lead in the first leg in Lusaka last Wednesday and yesterday they were the first to score in the 45th minute

  • Hooker robber jailed one year

    June 11, 2018 4:22 AM 26

    A 31 year old man from Cowdray Park suburb in Bulawayo has been jailed for one year after he had sex with a hooker only to return and steal from her house while she was away. Trust Mpofu stole from Ms Debra Ncube after she took him to her house to render services he had paid her for. Western Commonage magistrate Mr Lungile heard that Mpofu spent a night

  • Serial robber teen arrested

    June 11, 2018 4:14 AM 15

    A teenager from Mzilikazi suburb in Bulawayo has been arrested for allegedly robbing four pupils and a man of their mobile phones on separate occasions. The 17-year-old boy, who cannot be named for ethical reasons, allegedly targeted pupils from different schools. The juvenile is said to have been in the company of an unknown accomplice who is still

  • Barcelona starlet Joel Lopez rejects contract extension and signs for Arsenal

    June 10, 2018 10:30 PM 14

    Arsenal have secured the signing of Barcelona starlet Joel Lopez, who has rejected a contract extension with the Camp Nou club to instead move to north London. Joel, a 16-year-old left-back, has been with Barca since the age of seven, but he has decided to leave Catalonia to further his playing prospects, as reported by Sport. It is stated that Joel has already

  • Nasty C confirms Zimbabwe trip

    June 10, 2018 4:50 PM 16

    South African rapper Nasty C has confirmed his trip to Zimbabwe, saying he will be part of the entertainers at the Change a Life Concert on August 18 at Wingate Golf Club in Harare. A strong line-up of locals — including Jah Prayzah, Ammara Brown, Ex Q, Takura, DJ Silence and rising hip-hop star King 98 — would join Nasty C at a show whose proceeds