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  • Suspended RBZ director in the dock

    December 7, 2018 5:58 AM 19

    Suspended Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) director for the Financial Intelligence Unit, Mirirai Chiremba, yesterday appeared in court for criminal abuse of duty for allegedly raising the withdrawal limit of a company without following procedure. Harare magistrate Ms Rumbidzai Mugwagwa remanded Chiremba out of custody to January 10, 2019 on $6 000 bail. His other

  • Mapeza faces Herculean task

    December 7, 2018 3:43 AM 28

    FC Platinum coach, Norman Mapeza, faces a Herculean task in the Total Caf Champions League first round first-leg tie against Congo Brazzaville side Otoho next Friday as the Central Africans have not lost a home game in all competitions since January 2017. Otoho, participating only for the first time in the Champions League, stunned Angolan giants Agosto

  • Another big stage for Donel

    December 7, 2018 3:26 AM 11

    Teenage pop superstar, Donel Mangena, is set to perform at the Miss World finals taking place in Sanya, China tomorrow. Donel who was partly raised in Zimbabwe became an overnight sensation after blazing the stage during a global talent search competition, The Voice UK this year. Although he came second in the competition, he became the most popular

  • Former VP Mphoko’s son jailed

    December 6, 2018 5:57 PM 13

    Siqokoqela, son to former VP Phelekezela Mphoko, was today sent to prison after he violated his bail conditions. Mphoko was jailed when he appeared in court for a routine remand hearing in a case he is facing charges of $80 000 fraud and theft at Choppies outlets. Part of his bail conditions were that he was not supposed to meet any of the state witnesses

  • Prof Makhurane declared national hero

    December 6, 2018 5:28 PM 14

    National University of Science and Technology’s (Nust) founding Vice Chancellor Professor Phineas Makhurane has been declared a national hero. Prof Makhurane who succumbed to diabetes at Mater Dei Hospital in Bulawayo last Saturday, will be buried at the National Heroes Acre in Harare on Saturday. Vice President Cde Kembo Mohadi announced the Zanu-PF

  • Maziwisa, Pambuka found guilty….. sentenced to 54 months in prison for $12k fraud

    December 6, 2018 4:26 PM 13

    Former Highfield legislator Psychology Maziwisa and former ZBC News anchor Oscar Pambuka have both been found guilty of fraud and sentenced to 54 months in prison. The two duped Zimbabwe Power Company (ZPC) of over $12 000 after claiming to have done publicity work for the company. Maziwisa and Pambuka claimed to have done publicity work for ZPC during

  • Beitbridge revenue collection improves

    December 6, 2018 6:59 AM 16

    Beitbridge Municipality has improved its revenue collection capacity to $4 million as at October 2018 compared to $3,1 million over the same period last year. Council chairperson for finance and staffing committee, Councillor Granger Nyoni, told stakeholders during the 2019 annual budget presentation on Tuesday that performance of the revenue budget

  • NRZ comes to Jairos Jiri’s rescue

    December 6, 2018 6:23 AM 14

    The National Railways of Zimbabwe (NRZ) has provided free transport to the Jairos Jiri Centre to ferry 48 tonnes of donated coal from Hwange to Bulawayo. As part of its social corporate responsibility, NRZ transported the coal that was donated by Hwange Colliery Company yesterday. Jairos Jiri Centre will transport the coal from NRZ train station to Nguboyenja

  • ExQ headlines All-Star party

    December 6, 2018 6:08 AM 11

    Urban Grooves musician, ExQ, will this weekend headline the annual All-Star Party taking place at the posh Club Venus in Burnside, Bulawayo. Now in its fifth edition, the event which started off as a birthday party with a Converse All-Star sneakers theme for a young grouping of friends in the city, has now grown to become a mega end of year party

  • Trump mocks Macron over French fuel tax protests

    December 6, 2018 5:11 AM 11

    US President Donald Trump has taken another swipe on Twitter at his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron prompted by Macron’s woes over violent protests against fuel taxes. “I am glad that my friend @EmmanuelMacron and the protesters in Paris have agreed with the conclusion I reached two years ago,” Trump tweeted late on Tuesday. “The Paris Agreement is fatally