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  • Ex-SDC chair jailed for theft of school monies

    July 18, 2018 2:31 AM 43

    A former chairperson of a school development committee in Bulawayo has been sentenced to five years in prison for stealing about $3 000 from the school. Hlanganani Masuku pleaded guilty to defrauding Induna Primary School before Western Commonage Magistrate Mr Lungile Ncube. The prosecutor Mr Nathan Marime told the court Masuku was going through some financial

  • CR7’s jerseys selling like hot cakes

    July 18, 2018 1:50 AM 43

    Italian soccer giants Juventus have sold an astonishing 520 000 Cristiano Ronaldo shirts in 24 hours on the first day of his official unveiling. In comparison the reigning Italian champions sold 850 000 shirts for the whole of the 2016/2017 season. Brazilian superstar Neymar after completing his record-breaking move to PSG sold 10 000 shirts on his first

  • Breastfeeding model causes stir on catwalk

    July 17, 2018 3:52 PM 43

    A model breastfeeding her baby on the catwalk has caused a stir among those gathered at a fashion show in Miami. Mara Martin held her five-month-old daughter Aria at Sports Illustrated’s annual swimsuit show on Sunday. “I can’t believe I am waking up to headlines with me and my daughter in them for doing something I do every day,” she wrote on her Instagram

  • MPOI to unveil latest presidential opinion poll

    July 17, 2018 2:41 PM 44

    The Mass Public Opinion Institute (MPOI) — a nonprofit, nongovernmental research organisation — will on Friday reveal its final findings how people intend to vote in the crunch July 30 vote. Zimbabwe is heading for a presidential, parliamentary and municipal vote — that will be the first since Robert Mugabe was forced to resign in November after a coup — pitting

  • Urban grooves singer MC Villa dies

    July 17, 2018 11:03 AM 41

    Popular urban grooves singer MC Villa, born Tendai Marukutira, 37 has died. The “Unodzoka Here” hit maker collapsed and died around 8pm on Sunday at his house in Mbare. His brother Brian Marukutira confirmed the death which he described as a sad loss. “It is very sad. He was a very talented young man who really loved his music. This is a great loss to the arts industry

  • Kaseke lands coaching job in Dubai

    July 17, 2018 10:17 AM 41

    Former Highlanders and national team right-back Noel Kaseke has landed a coaching job in Dubai. The dreadlocked Kaseke, who turns 38 in December, hung his boots in May, ending a 20-year playing career. He told Chronicle Sport that he has concluded a deal to be assistant coach of United Arab Emirates First Division side Al Hamriya Sports Club. Kaseke

  • City socialite, Eddie Toriro pops the question

    July 16, 2018 5:24 PM 52

    Eddie Toriro, a Bulawayo socialite and one of the faces behind Bulawayo’s popular braai spot, Hartsfield Tshisanyama, at the weekend proposed to his girlfriend Theodora Mubaiwa. Eddie as he is known in circles went on bended knee at Bulawayo nightspot, Zarah Lounge’s VIP section on Saturday during Mubaiwa’s birthday celebrations there. This proposal

  • Don’t vote for ED, ex-deputy minister exhorts supporters

    July 16, 2018 4:37 PM 53

    Former deputy minister and outgoing MP for Magunje Godfrey Gandawa has urged his supporters to vote for Nelson Chamisa and not President Emmerson Mnangagwa. The former Higher and Tertiary Education deputy minister said his family and supporters will not vote for Mnangagwa. Gandawa was expelled from Zanu PF for dabbling in G40 factional politics and over his pending

  • Govt explains shortage of hospitals in Matabeleland

    July 16, 2018 4:19 PM 46

    The shortage of hospitals in Matabeleland is a result of sparse population density caused by migration of local citizens to neighbouring countries, government has said. This comes amid bitter complaints over a critical shortage of primary health care facilities in the three Matabeleland provinces. So dire is the situation that villagers are being forced

  • Chigumba reminds me of Tobaiwa Mudede

    July 16, 2018 3:51 PM 45

    Priscilla Chigumba reminds me of Tobaiwa Mudede – arrogant, Zanu PF sympathiser. A man who presided over biased elections for years. What Mnangagwa fails to realise is that he is a coup president. Noone elected him. He has no legitimacy. He is one of the most unelectable politicians in the country. He inspires no one except those hardcore Zanu supporters