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  • ZESA to cut off businesses

    May 18, 2018 10:56 AM 39

    Businesses, including miners and manufacturers, who owe money for electricity risk being cut off by Zimbabwe’s power distributor after the lapse of a six months grace period to settle their bills. The Zimbabwe Electricity Transmission and Distribution Company, is struggling to recover about $1 billion owed by companies, farmers and households who are on post-paid

  • Mapfumo relishes Trevor D reunion

    May 18, 2018 10:08 AM 40

    Urban grooves singer Leonard Mapfumo is billed to perform tonight at the launch of Trevor Dongo’s music video for “Hazvidi Nharo”. Mapfumo, who has been on sabbatical, said he is back with a new sound as well as exciting projects. He is excited to reunite with Dongo with whom he has done a number of projects. He said it was an amazing experience to reunite

  • Man murdered in cold blood

    May 18, 2018 9:45 AM 39

    A 37-year-old Gokwe man was murdered in cold blood by an unknown assailant who wanted to rob him at Machakata Business Centre last Friday. Acting Midlands provincial police spokesperson Assistant Inspector Ethel Mukwende said the deceased, Marcos Mbizo, was struck by a sharp object several times after he fought a thief who tried to rob him on his way home from the business

  • Four strokes for bedding minor

    May 18, 2018 9:40 AM 38

    A 16-year-old boy from Murape Village, Seke, will receive four strokes of the cane for bedding and impregnating a minor. The teenager, who was facing charges of having sexual intercourse with a young person, pleaded not guilty when he appeared before magistrate Mr Oliver Mudzongachiso but was convicted after a full trial. Mr Mudzongachiso ordered the teenager

  • Murder-accused challenges placement on remand

    May 18, 2018 9:36 AM 40

    A 34-year-old woman who allegedly killed her husband in cold blood is challenging her placement on remand arguing that there is evidence that she did not commit the crime. Bridget Makaza allegedly shot her husband with a revolver following a long-standing marital dispute over the husband’s decision to marry another woman. Makaza appeared before magistrate

  • WATCH: Bullets fly during cash-in-transit robbery in Boksburg, South Africa

    May 17, 2018 6:26 PM 45

    SOUTH AFRICA – Five men have been arrested after allegedly blowing up two cash-in-transit vans and opening fire at security officers in Boksburg on Thursday morning. Police spokesperson Captain Mavela Masondo said the incident happened after 09:00 in Atlas Road in Boksburg. “They shot at the two G4S vans and then there was an exchange of fire between

  • Four killed in road accident

    May 17, 2018 8:18 AM 36

    Four people died, one on the spot, when a Toyota Wish driver attempted to overtake in front of oncoming traffic resulting in a head-on collision with a Toyota Corolla along the Harare-Masvingo Highway on Tuesday. In a statement, national police spokesperson Chief Superintendent Paul Nyathi said the accident occurred at around 7PM at the 222km peg near Chaka

  • Zifa congratulate Billiat, Nakamba

    May 17, 2018 8:05 AM 36

    ZIFA has congratulated the Warriors’ duo of Khama Billiat and Marvellous Nakamba after their South African and Belgian sides won the 2017/18 league titles respectively. Both are key members of the national squad and Zifa urged Billiat, who plays for Mamelodi Sundowns, and Nakamba of Cercle Brugge to transplant their winning mentality in the Warriors’

  • WHO bans hot chips – Nehanda Radio

    May 17, 2018 7:42 AM 34

    The World Health Organisation has banned industrially produced chips and other fatty fried foods from the global food supply to eliminate the risk of non communicable diseases that are killing millions of people around the world every year. The foods make up the bulk of an average working person’s meals, especially lunch. The WHO has petitioned governments

  • Man (43) says sodomised by 15-year-old

    May 17, 2018 7:35 AM 33

    A 43-year-old Filabusi man has denied sodomising his 15-year-old neighbour at knife point saying it was instead the juvenile who sodomised him. Esau Banda of Nkankezi area pleaded not guilty to aggravated indecent assault charges when he appeared before Gwanda regional magistrate, Mr Mark Dzira. Mr Dzira ordered Banda to go for a medical examination