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  • Train cuts man to pieces

    August 7, 2018 11:26 AM 29

    A 38-YEAR-OLD man from Victoria Falls died when he was crushed by a passenger train in a suspected case of suicide. NRZ public relations manager Mr Nyasha Maravanyika said investigations were underway. “We heard about the sad incident where one person was killed by a train. Police attended the scene and investigations are still underway to establish

  • Tout found dead, 2 friends arrested

    August 7, 2018 11:08 AM 28

    A 45-YEAR-OLD tout from Bulawayo was found dead in a storm drain in a suspected murder case, police have confirmed. The body of Marizoni Moyo (45) of Pumula South was discovered by passersby last Wednesday morning. The now deceased left a local sports bar at around 11PM last Tuesday in the company of his two friends whom he had been drinking with and was found

  • Man ‘kidnaps’ three messengers of court

    August 7, 2018 10:58 AM 25

    He locked them in his house and went away. A 48-YEAR-OLD man from Gwanda has been arrested for allegedly kidnapping three messengers of court after they had been sent to attach property from him because he had not paid a $500 debt. Taison Moyo of house number 758 Jacaranda, Gwanda, allegedly locked Calvin Hlabathi, Francis Mayini and Mthabisi Moyo in his house

  • Easy Go sues ZPCS for $6,3m

    August 7, 2018 9:48 AM 25

    Zimbabwe Prisons and Correctional Services (ZPCS) has been taken to the High Court for failure to pay car hiring fees amounting to $6,3 million. ZPCS hired vehicles for use from Easy Go Private Limited, a subsidiary of CMED (Private) Limited and the debt ballooned to $6 334 496. The prison authority failed to pay the debt, resulting in a dispute between

  • Internet mocks Chigumba’s makeup

    August 6, 2018 1:52 PM 38

    Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) chairperson Priscilla Chigumba, whose face and voice has become a common feature on local and foreign television stations as well as online media in the past weeks, has become a butt of jokes with people making fun of her makeup. The joking has gotten to a point where there is a “Chigumba Challenge” as Zimbabweans

  • Zimsec searches for new director

    August 6, 2018 1:38 PM 35

    The Zimbabwe School Examinations Council (Zimsec) is searching for a director. This follows the decision by its board last year to dismiss some of its directors, including Isau Nhandara, its chief principal officer at the time. The decision came after Zimsec had ordered a rewrite for the leaked 2017 Ordinary Level English Paper 2, which was later reversed

  • Saido Berahino: Stoke forward given clearance to play for Burundi

    August 6, 2018 8:51 AM 37

    Former England under-21 international Saido Berahino has been cleared to play for Burundi. The Stoke City forward has 47 England caps from under-16 to under-21 level. Fifa gave the 25-year-old the go-ahead to play for the country of his birth after the English FA confirmed Berahino has not played for them at competitive level. He can now take part in Burundi’s

  • Pogba eyes Barca move

    August 6, 2018 7:14 AM 37

    LONDON. — Paul Pogba’s agent is due at Manchester United this week for crunch talks on the Soccer World Cup-winning midfielder’s future. The influential Mino Raiola is expected to tell United he can broker a £100 million deal for Pogba with Barcelona. But Juventus and Paris Saint-Germain have also been linked with United’s £89 milion signing. The future

  • Money in the bank for fired Amini

    August 5, 2018 8:22 PM 40

    STRUGGLING Castle Lager Premier Soccer League outfit Bulawayo City will pay their former coach Amini Soma Phiri, a monthly salary of between $1 000 and $1 500 till the end of year, B-Metro Sport has learnt. Phiri, a former Highlanders player, team manager and coach, was shown the exit at Amakhosi late last week, after his charges posted a string of poor results

  • ‘Ancestors’ order woman to stay in bush

    August 5, 2018 8:05 PM 39

    A family from Bulawayo’s Emganwini suburb reportedly “deserted” their home to stay in the bush after getting an order from their ancestors. Despite the plummeting temperatures that the Meteorological Services Department warned people about in the past month the family “braved” the freezing weather. Some congregants of an Apostolic sect became worried