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  • Carl opens up on his manager wife

    May 11, 2018 11:19 AM 32

    Comedian Carl Joshua Ncube has opened up about the “weird” relationship between him and his wife Nelsy who doubles as his manager.This comes as Nelsy had just been discharged from a Victoria Falls hospital after she had suffered from chest pains. The couple had just performed at the Harare International Festival of Arts (Hifa), where Carl went live on Facebook

  • Kenya’s Patel dam bursts, sweeping away homes in Solai

    May 11, 2018 10:52 AM 31

    At least 41 people have died after heavy rains caused a dam to burst in Kenya, sweeping away homes across a vast area of farmland. The breach happened on Wednesday near the town of Solai, 190km (120 miles) north-west of the capital, Nairobi. The dead are thought to include children and women trapped in mud. The Kenyan Red Cross says it has rescued about

  • Man impregnates 3 married women

    May 11, 2018 10:13 AM 30

    A man from Mberengwa has been fined 20 head of cattle for bedding and impregnating three married women. Tichaona Shoko (54) of Makugwe Village under Chief Nyamhondo allegedly used a love charm to lure the unsuspecting women to sleep with him. “I confirm that I presided over the matter in which a man from Makugwe village, Tichaona Shoko impregnated three

  • Error propels waitress – Nehanda Radio

    May 11, 2018 8:47 AM 29

    One of Bulawayo’s trendy joints, newly opened Zarah Lounge, is trending on social media for serving ‘Tea born’ instead of T-bone steak.This was after one of the bar and grill’s waitresses by the name Sthokozile (picture) misspelt the order and became an internet sensation after a receipt showing the spelling error was posted on social media. Thereafter

  • Warrant of arrest for killer driver

    May 11, 2018 7:27 AM 28

    A Harare soldier, who was involved in a car accident that killed one of his passengers, was issued with a warrant of arrest by a Chitungwiza court on Wednesday after he failed to turn up for trial. Emson Kujinga (51), who is being charged with culpable homicide, pleaded not guilty when he first appeared before Chitungwiza magistrate Mr Oliver Mudzongachiso

  • Fidelity earns $23,4m from stand sales

    May 11, 2018 7:16 AM 28

    Diversified insurance group, Fidelity Life Assurance of Zimbabwe realised $23,4 million from sale of stands at its Southview Park project in the financial year 2017. According to the group’s financial results for the year to December 31, 2017, this was a 4 percent decline from prior year’s $24,2 million. “Sales of stands for the Southview Park project

  • Afonso Dhlakama laid to rest

    May 11, 2018 7:08 AM 27

    Accompanied by a military gun salute, Mozambique laid to rest rebel supremo and opposition leader Afonso Dhlakama in his remote birth village yesterday after his unexpected death threw the country’s peace process into uncertainty. Thousands of mourners attended the funeral in the country’s central Sofala province, a heartland of support for the Renamo

  • Kwinji 15 speaks on Zambia tie

    May 11, 2018 6:46 AM 24

    As the Africa Women Cup of Nations final qualifying round draws closer, Mighty Warriors coach Sithethelelwe “Kwinji 15” Sibanda says they need to regroup soon ahead of their tie against arch-rivals Zambia early next month. It’s just over three weeks before the two teams clash in the second round, with the matches scheduled to be played between June 4 and June 9. The Mighty

  • President appoints two Supreme Court judges

    May 11, 2018 4:29 AM 25

    President Mnangagwa has appointed two new judges to the Supreme Court to beef up the understaffed bench. Justices Francis Bere and Lavender Makoni — who were at the High Court — were elevated after succeeding in public interviews conducted two years ago. The pair will today take oaths of office before Chief Justice Luke Malaba in Harare. Judicial Service

  • ‘Seven times ex-wife rapist’ acquitted

    May 10, 2018 7:20 AM 20

    A man from Bulawayo, alleged to be HIV positive and who was accused of raping his ex-wife seven times in one night without protection, was yesterday acquitted of the charges. The man (55), from Mahatshula suburb, had been arraigned for luring his ex-wife (34) into his bedroom and raping her the whole night. Through his lawyer, Mr Costa Dube of Dube and Associates