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  • Elton Mangoma arrested – Nehanda Radio

    January 8, 2019 5:59 PM 82

    Former Energy minister Elton Mangoma has been arrested for criminal abuse of office, his lawyer Tonderai Bhatasara confirmed yesterday. The leader of the Renewal Democrats of Zimbabwe was taken in by the Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission and spent the night at Mabelreign Police Station. It is alleged the 63-year-old former Energy minister connived

  • Buffalo Souljah back to his roots

    January 8, 2019 8:58 AM 98

    South Africa-based dancehall star Buffalo Souljah has retraced his steps to team up with his childhood friends in Mufakose for a video titled “Svosvisvo”. The video is being shot in Mufakose and the singer said he is doing the project to show that he has not forgotten his roots. In an interview with The Herald, Buffalo stated: “Despite being based in South

  • Fire destroys cottage – Nehanda Radio

    January 8, 2019 8:50 AM 91

    Property worth thousands of dollars was destroyed when fire gutted a cottage in the Sunridge neighbourhood of Mabelreign suburb in Harare yesterday. The fire is believed to have been caused by an electrical fault, although police are investigating the cause. The Fire Brigade arrived at the house when the fire had already caused serious damage to the property

  • Rahaf al-Qunun: Saudi woman ends airport hotel standoff

    January 8, 2019 8:23 AM 85

    An 18-year-old Saudi woman who fled her family at the weekend has left Bangkok airport “under the care” of the UN refugee agency, the head of Thailand’s immigration police says. Thai immigration officials had tried to return Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun, 18, to Kuwait, where her family is. But she refused to board a flight on Monday and barricaded herself

  • Caps extend Zvirekwi contract

    January 8, 2019 6:09 AM 86

    Caps United will extend the contract of captain Hardlife Zvirekwi by another year while the skipper will also be eased to start coaching roles at the Green Machine as the club look for a lengthy partnership with their leader. Zvirekwi, who turns 32 on May 5, saw his contract at the Harare giants come to an end last month in a year which also saw him being

  • Saturday Night Fever in Gabon

    January 8, 2019 5:22 AM 94

    The people of Gabon danced to the tune of Omar Bongo’s stifling symphony of misrule for 42 years. Small in stature, Bongo ruthlessly ruled oil-rich Gabon, earning himself the title “little big man”. A French observer described him as “a diminutive, dapper figure who conversed in flawless French, a charismatic figure surrounded by a personality cult”. He lavishly

  • 2 illegal miners die in shaft collapse

    January 8, 2019 4:45 AM 85

    An illegal miner was trapped to death, while another died on admission at Chinhoyi Provincial Hospital after a rock fell in Level 5 Shaft at Eldorado Mine on Saturday night. Over 20 people have now died in the mine in the last few months. Police spokesperson Inspector Clemence Mabgweazara confirmed the incident yesterday saying investigations were still

  • 1 killed, 21 injured in kombi head-on collision

    January 8, 2019 3:45 AM 90

    One person died while 21others were seriously injured when two kombis were involved in a head-on collision in Mbembesi at the Fort Rixon turn-off along the Bulawayo- Harare Road. The injured were rushed to the United Bulawayo Hospitals and Mpilo Central Hospital. Bulawayo Chief Fire Officer Mr Richard Peterson said a woman died on the spot while 21 others

  • Love gets sweeter for Chicken Inn couple

    January 8, 2019 2:34 AM 86

    The Chicken Inn couple Makhosana Mguni and Belinda Nyoni are now Chicken Inn brand ambassadors and the fast food chain will pay their honeymoon expenses. Makhosana proposed to his sweetheart Belinda, last year on December 26 at Chicken Inn ZITF in Bulawayo and their picture went viral. Some ridiculed, Makhosana for choosing the venue but all that changed

  • Foreign satellite service providers to pay tax

    January 7, 2019 1:28 PM 89

    The cash-strapped government has amended the Finance Bill to enable it to tax foreign satellite service providers such as Multichoice. Parliament has acceded to the amendment of Section 14 of the Income Tax Act so that fees and charges that are paid to foreign satellite service providers are deemed as income sourced from Zimbabwe for the purposes of taxation