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  • Anthony Joshua haunted by fear of failure

    September 18, 2018 8:10 AM 5

    Anthony Joshua admits he is haunted by the fear of failure ahead of his next world heavyweight boxing title defence against Alexander Povetkin at Wembley Stadium. Britain’s heavyweight star brings a 21-fight unbeaten record, along with the WBA ‘super’, IBF and WBO belts into Saturday’s fight with Povetkin. But Joshua has revealed how he feels the burden

  • $122 000 cash stolen from Chinese man

    September 18, 2018 6:22 AM 5

    A 30-year-old man appeared in court yesterday for allegedly stealing $122 000 cash from a Chinese man. Forward Kombo appeared before Harare magistrate Ms Rumbidzai Mugwagwa charged with robbery and unlawful possession and wearing camouflage uniform. He was denied bail and remanded to October 1. Prosecuting, Mr Sebastian Mutizirwa alleged Kombo and three

  • Evening kick-off for DRC showdown

    September 18, 2018 5:39 AM 5

    For the first time in many years, Zimbabwe will play a competitive international assignment at home under floodlights after ZIFA yesterday confirmed a hectic weekend for the Warriors next month. They will battle the DRC in Kinshasa on 13 October before returning home for the reverse fixture three days later in the AFCON 2019 qualifiers. ZIFA spokesperson

  • ‘My hubby moved on’ – Nehanda Radio

    September 17, 2018 6:27 PM 5

    Female inmate Monica Hove says her husband has already moved on after her short stay in prison.Hove who was sentenced to 24 months in prison for burning her husband with acid in February says she was told that her husband is already staying with another woman and believes it since the husband doesn’t come to visit. “I was told he is now staying with another

  • Churches respond to cholera outbreak

    September 17, 2018 5:23 PM 5

    As Zimbabwe grapples with the cholera outbreak, churches have pledged to help fight its spread with some saying they will be shelving services for this week. Others said they will take the opportunity to educate their congregants on cholera related issues. The government has since imposed a ban on public gatherings as a measure to contain the cholera

  • 42 young Zim leaders sought

    September 17, 2018 4:51 PM 5

    The 2019 Mandela Washington Fellowship is looking for 42 young Zimbabwean leaders who have a proven record of leadership and accomplishment in business, or civic engagement. The applications for the fellowship opened mid-last week and will close on October 10. After the deadline, all eligible applications will be reviewed by independent readers

  • Anxiety for Zimbabweans in SA

    September 17, 2018 4:13 PM 5

    Zimbabweans who have applied for their Zimbabwe Exemption Permits (Zep) are anxious about the slow progress in the processing of their permits. Without a valid permit to show, they find their bank accounts frozen, face difficulties registering their children in school and even lose their jobs. The Zep replaces the Zimbabwean Special Permit (ZSP) which

  • Media reports the main reason Standard Bank kicked Guptas to the kerb

    September 17, 2018 3:27 PM 5

    The bank’s retired head of legal also said they were following Absa’s lead, amid concern that the family was up to no good. Standard Bank’s retired head of legal Ian Sinton testified on Monday before the Commission of Inquiry into State Capture on Monday about why his bank decided to shut down business accounts linked to the controversial Gupta family

  • Cardi B denies posting transphobic meme on Facebook

    September 17, 2018 2:57 PM 5

    Cardi B has denied posting a transphobic meme on Facebook, suggesting it was a “former team member”. A cartoon, which seemingly shows a man walking through a door, was shared on her verified page. The caption contained transphobic slurs and was followed by laughing emojis. She later tweeted: “It’s come to my attention there have been offensive posts

  • Ministry regrets deadly stampede at Angolan stadium

    September 17, 2018 2:49 PM 4

    Angola’s sports ministry has said it regrets the death of five football fans at an African Champions League tie on Saturday evening. The incident happened in Luanda as Primeiro de Agosto drew 0-0 with DR Congo’s TP Mazembe in the first leg of a Champions League quarter-final. The ministry said in a statement it regretted the deaths and that the seven