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  • Simuka finds new home at Alliance Francaise

    May 23, 2018 10:22 AM 10

    After three years of homelessness which forced them to suspend performances for a year, Simuka Comedy has finally found a new home at Alliance Francaise. Their destitution came following the closure of Book Café due to a financial crisis back in 2013. Simuka Comedy founder Victor Mpofu aka Doc Vikela said prior to their arrangement with Alliance Francaise

  • Ipec boss Karonga resigns

    May 22, 2018 3:53 PM 18

    Insurance and Pension Commission (Ipec) commissioner Tendai Karonga has resigned after falling out with the regulator’s board. This comes, just over a year after he took over from Marnet Mpofu who left the commission following the expiry of her contract in January 2017. Karonga tendered in his resignation on May 16 following an altercation with the board

  • 65-year-old in court for fraud

    May 22, 2018 3:19 AM 21

    A 65 year old Bulawayo man has appeared in court for allegedly duping two home seekers of more than $4 000 after selling them a house that did not belong to him. Thomas Chakurira from Entumbane suburb allegedly defrauded his nephew, Mr Brian Chakabveyo and Mr Fradrick Taurayi of more than $2 000 each, claiming the money was deposit for a house he was selling

  • Chiragwi feels betrayed – Nehanda Radio

    May 22, 2018 1:11 AM 23

    Shabanie Mine coach Takesure Chiragwi has been targeted by a section of the club’s supporters who want the youthful coach fired and be replaced by former coach Tendai Chikuni. Chikuni left the asbestos miners before the start of the 2017 season after guiding them back into the Premiership to join Chapungu but was recently shown the exit by the Air Force

  • Victory for Mbada – Nehanda Radio

    May 21, 2018 1:34 PM 23

    The Supreme Court has shut the door on the government-owned Zimbabwe Consolidated Diamond Company (ZCDC) after throwing out its appeal, in which it challenged a High Court order barring it from selling diamonds belonging to Grandwell Holdings (Grandwell) in the Chiadzwa mining fields. The Supreme Court order comes after Grandwell, which is represented

  • 20-yr-old up for raping cousin (8)

    May 21, 2018 8:38 AM 26

    A 20 year old man from Bulawayo has been arrested for allegedly raping his 8-year-old cousin. The man, who cannot be named to protect the identity of his victim, allegedly raped the girl sometime between March 28 and April 27. The girl was allegedly sleeping on the sofa when the cousin came back home late at night and raped her. The matter came to light

  • Actress Meghan marries Prince Harry

    May 20, 2018 4:44 PM 32

    WINDSOR — Prince Harry and his actress bride Meghan Markle married yesterday in a dazzling ceremony that blended ancient English ritual with African American culture, infusing the 1 000-year-old British monarchy with a blast of modernity. In a medieval chapel at Windsor Castle that 39 English kings and queens have called home since 1066, Harry and Meghan

  • US teen kills 10 in shooting

    May 20, 2018 4:37 PM 32

    SANTA FE — The 17-year-old student who authorities said killed 10 people when he opened fire in an art class in his Houston-area high school appeared to be disoriented on the morning after the rampage, one of his lawyers said on Saturday. The teenager, identified by law enforcement as Dimitrios Pagourtzis, has been charged with capital murder and is being

  • Police, robbers in high speed chase – PICTURES

    May 19, 2018 1:06 PM 36

    Police in Bulawayo were on Tuesday involved in a high speed chase with burglars who raided Elitsheni Primary School in Inyathi, Matabeleland North, getting away with $650 and a safe box. A police highway patrol unit got suspicious when they spotted a motorist driving a Honda Jazz along Bulawayo-Khami Road with the car’s boot open and a safe box protruding

  • Inmates fail to show up in court after prison truck breaks down

    May 18, 2018 11:10 AM 41

    Inmates from Bulawayo have failed to show-up in court since last week following the breakdown of the Zimbabwe Prisons and Correctional Services (ZPCS) truck. The grounded truck is allegedly being attended to by mechanics. ZPCS Assistant Commissioner Elizabeth Banda yesterday said the breaking down of prison trucks was a nationwide problem, but they were working