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  • Tshwane to pay R1 million to man injured by pothole

    October 5, 2018 9:52 AM 20

    The City of Tshwane will have to pay damages to a Pretoria North man who injured his leg so badly when he stepped into a pothole that doctors initially wanted to amputate it. Theunis Brink, 62, spent more than two months in the Tshwane District Hospital after the incident. He is claiming more than R900 000 in damages from the city. The city did not file papers

  • Seed Co lists on Botswana bourse, ZSE

    October 5, 2018 9:14 AM 18

    Zimbabwe’s largest seed maker Seed Co Limited’s partial unbundling comes to fruition today with the primary listing of spin-off Seed Co International on the Botswana Stock Exchange (BSE). Seed Co International will also get a secondary listing on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange (ZSE), where the parent company already trades. According to a circular issued

  • Pastor nabbed for raping minor

    October 5, 2018 9:07 AM 17

    A pastor of a church in Mkhuhlu near Hazyview in Mpumalanga has been arrested after he allegedly tricked a minor into coming to the church by pretending he wanted to pray for her, but raped her instead. According to police, the 28-year-old reportedly communicated with the minor on social media and asked her to come to the church, so that he could pray for her. “The girl then went to the church

  • Samukange ditches Kasukuwere – Nehanda Radio

    October 5, 2018 7:31 AM 17

    Harare lawyer Mr Jonathan Samukange has renounced agency in a case in which he was appearing for former Cabinet minister Saviour Kasukuwere, who is facing criminal abuse of office charges. Mr Samukange, who is Zanu-PF legislator for Mudzi South constituency, cited conflict of interest in a letter deposited at the Harare Magistrates’ Courts yesterday

  • Judge faces sack over ‘bereavement’ bribe

    October 5, 2018 7:15 AM 17

    A senior Nigerian judge falsely claimed he had suffered a bereavement to get cash from litigants and lawyers appearing in his court, the country’s main judicial body said on Thursday. James Agbadu-Fishim “received various sums of money from litigants and lawyers that had cases before him and some influential Nigerians under the false pretence that he was bereaved

  • Man up for murdering ‘thief’

    October 4, 2018 3:39 PM 16

    A Harare man has been hauled before the court for allegedly murdering a thief who had been caught after committing a burglary. Ernest Emmanuel Kapondoro, 21, appeared before Harare magistrate Rumbidzayi Mugwagwa yesterday. He was remanded in custody and advised to apply for bail at the High Court. Prosecutor Sabastian Mutizirwa alleged that on September

  • Roki speaks on ‘Let her go’ song

    October 4, 2018 2:44 PM 15

    Musician Rockford “Roki” Josphat, has explained the inspiration behind his latest release Let her go, which is somewhat a cover of British musician Passenger’s hit song that was released in 2012 and goes by the same title. His version, however, talks about getting to a point of regret and moving on from relationships after they have failed. “It’s a copy written

  • Local comedians take act to Namibia

    October 4, 2018 7:45 AM 16

    Stand-up comedians Mandla Da Comedian, Doc Vikela and Kadeem The Comic are set to make their debut performance in Windhoek, Namibia today. This will be Mandla Da Comedian’s first time to perform outside Zimbabwe alongside renowned stand-up comedian Doc Vikela and Kadeem The Comic at a comedy show dubbed the Zim Invasion. Speaking ahead of the event

  • Cop stabbed twice in stomach

    October 4, 2018 6:55 AM 15

    A cop based at Madlambuzi Police Station in Bulilima escaped death by a whisker after he was stabbed twice in the stomach by a drunken stranger without any provocation. Matabeleland South provincial police spokesperson Chief Inspector Philisani Ndebele confirmed the incident which took place last Friday. He said the cop’s assailant, Anet Ndebele (22) of Ngotsha

  • Kombi driver in court for ‘killing’ pupil

    October 4, 2018 6:19 AM 16

    A 31 year old commuter omnibus driver from Bulawayo has appeared in court for allegedly hitting and killing a Grade Four pupil at Malindela Primary School in Pumula North suburb on the opening day of schools. A court yesterday heard how Emmanuel Mlambo (8) was run over by a speeding kombi which killed him on the spot as he was heading to school with his friends