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  • Suspended NetOne chief’s hearing Wednesday

    October 8, 2018 1:15 PM 14

    Suspended NetOne chief executive Mr Lazarus Muchenje is scheduled to appear before a disciplinary committee on Wednesday. Mr Muchenje, who joined the parastatal in April, is on suspension for failing to implement a ministerial directive issued by the then Minister of Information Communication Technology and Cyber Security to renew the contracts of nine managers

  • Vumbachikwe Mine defrauds pensioners

    October 7, 2018 9:50 AM 20

    Forbes and Thompson Private Limited trading as Vumbachikwe Mine, which is one of the biggest mines in Matabeleland South Province has been dragged to court over non-payment of pension funds of its workers amounting to $2,4 million. Employees and former employers of the mine made a report to the police after learning that the company had been deducting

  • Gurira’s Walking Dead days numbered?

    October 7, 2018 9:44 AM 18

    As she progresses in her career and becomes a fully fledged movie star, Zimbabwean actress Danai Gurira’s days as a zombie slaying warrior on one of the most watched TV shows, The Walking Dead, may be numbered, as there’s speculation that her character might be killed off in the not too distant future. The popular TV show returns for its ninth season

  • Bosso out of Chibuku Cup

    October 7, 2018 9:14 AM 19

    Harare City . . . . 2 Highlanders . . . .0 William Manondo continued with his fine run of form in the Chibuku Super Cup as he scored his 13th goal of the tournament to propel Harare City Football Club into the semi-finals. Manondo headed in Gareth Madhaike’s corner-kick in the 28th minute to double Harare City’s lead after Wilfred Muvirimi had put the hosts

  • Man to change plea in ‘Chigumba tweet’ saga

    October 6, 2018 3:41 PM 20

    A former Midlands State University student accused of retweeting a message denigrating the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) chairperson Priscilla Chigumba and charged with criminal insult plans to change his plea. Night Tawona Shadaya, 25, initially pleaded guilty after he was charged with criminal insult charge for retweeting a message besmirching

  • Mental hospital runs out of drugs

    October 6, 2018 9:08 AM 22

    Ingutsheni Central Hospital in Bulawayo has run out of essential drugs, increasing the risk of staff and nurses being attacked by violent patients. In an interview, Ingutsheni Central Hospital Clinical Director, Dr Wellington Ranga, said the hospital was facing a critical shortage of essential drugs, with some supplies having completely run out while

  • Goblins seize maternity ward

    October 5, 2018 3:45 PM 21

    In a strange incident, pregnant women and nurses were moved from Lupaka Clinic to a safe place and pupils at two primary schools stopped going to school after goblins allegedly sexually attacked them. In separate interviews the women said they have been facing nights of torture at the clinic. “I came here last Tuesday and I have not been sleeping since

  • Transport blues loom for Bosso

    October 5, 2018 2:34 PM 21

    Transport blues are heavily looming for Bulawayo football giants, Highlanders, amid revelations the club’s Iveco team bus — registration number ACZ 1094, was attached by the office of the Deputy Sherriff on 27 September at their offices. According to the case’s High Court papers that were gleaned by B-Metro Sport, the seizure removal date of the bus, which

  • BCC owed over $2m in unpaid fees

    October 5, 2018 11:48 AM 20

    Bulawayo City Council-run schools are owed more than $2 million in unpaid fees with the local authority increasing electronic options of payment to promote ease of doing business. According to the latest council minutes, debt that dates back to 2014 increased by $237,221 from the first term. “The Director of Housing and Community Services reported (13th September

  • Man ‘stabs, stones’ ‘witch’ aunt to death

    October 5, 2018 11:27 AM 18

    A 22-year-old man has been arrested after he allegedly stabbed and stoned his aunt to death, accusing her of witchcraft.Abel Vundla (22) of Bambanani Village in Tjingababili, Tshitshi area in Mphoengs, allegedly killed his aunt, Hilder Ngwenya (49), of the same village. Vundla is alleged to have committed the grisly murder a few metres away from Ngwenya’s