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  • Diaspora-based artist sings on Zim problems

    January 6, 2019 6:33 AM 11

    Diaspora-based Taffy Theman has lamented the suffering being experienced by Zimbabweans in a song titled Oneday. The song reflects on the troubles currently obtaining in Zimbabwe while also going back to Gukurahundi, Murambatsvina, the 2008 election violence where some women were raped, corruption, mismanagement of resources, and the recent army killings

  • Residents slam proposed water rationing Helen Kadirire

    January 5, 2019 8:15 AM 13

    Harare residents have warned that the water-rationing regime mulled by the city will further plunge the capital city into a disease outbreak era. Community Water Alliance national coordinator Hildaberta Rwambiwa told the Daily News that they had warned council on the need to protect the city’s catchment areas but to no avail. Rwambiwa’s remarks come as Harare

  • Sirino key player after Billiat’s departure, says Nascimento

    January 5, 2019 7:42 AM 12

    Mamelodi Sundowns defender Ricardo Nascimento believes striker Gaston Sirino has become “one of our key players” after plugging the gap created by the deparof Khamture a Billiat. The 27-year-old Sirino has bagged three goals and provided two assists in 10 Absa Premiership appearances this season, while also chipping in with one goal in the CAF Champions

  • Hot water bottle burns…Woman sues hospital for negligence

    January 5, 2019 7:37 AM 11

    A woman whose daughter suffered severe burns after nurses at Mbuma Mission Hospital in Nkayi district forgot to tighten the lid of a hot water bottle resulting in the water spilling and scalding the minor, is suing the health institution for $50 000. Ms Bhekithemba Sibanda, through her lawyersJob Sibanda and Associates, filed summons at the Bulawayo

  • DeMbare, defender ‘part ways’

    January 5, 2019 6:48 AM 11

    One of the most consistent and best performing Dynamos players last season, Phakamani Dube could be on his way out of the troubled Harare giants who are also embroiled in serious boardroom wars. Dube, a key figure in the heart of the former champions, flighted a teasing post on his Facebook wall which seemed to suggest that he was on his way out. “To all my friends

  • Tormented man surrenders snake to cops

    January 5, 2019 3:52 AM 11

    Police officers at Esigodini police station were left shell shocked when a man brought his snake in a bid to dump it there. A man from Habane Township left tongues wagging after a fruitless plea with the police to take the snake which was dangling from his neck. B-Metro is in possession of a video in which the man tries several times to abandon the snake

  • WATCH: Cardi B pauses performance to fix wedgie after twerking

    January 4, 2019 1:18 PM 15

    Cardi B had to stop her concert for a moment after twerking too hard and ending up with an outfit emergency. The ‘Bodak Yellow’ hitmaker and her dancers are known for incorporating the dance move into their performances but the rapper was forced to disappear off stage for a moment to sort out her clothing emergency after twerking. Speaking to the crowd

  • Delta reverses forex decision

    January 4, 2019 12:11 PM 9

    Zimbabwe’s largest brewing company Delta Beverages, part owned by Anheuser-Busch Inbev, said it has abandoned a plan to only accept hard currency payments to cope with a crippling shortage of U.S. dollars, after the government intervened. Delta Beverages announced on Wednesday that it would only take payments in U.S. currency and would no longer accept

  • ‘Music unites Africans in the diaspora’

    January 4, 2019 7:38 AM 15

    UK-based Zimbabwean DJ Deany says music is a universal language that has helped connect Africans in the diaspora. DJ Deany (real name Mxolisi Maphosa) who grew up in Gwabalanda suburb was in the country for the festive season and on Christmas Day, he played at the Diaspora Invasion party at BAC. Having started deejaying on a part time basis in 2011, the DJ who mostly

  • Rwandan refs to handle Platinum, Pirates clash

    January 4, 2019 7:33 AM 13

    CAF has named Rwandan nationals to handle the FC Platinum and Orlando Pirates Total Caf Group B opener set for Barbourfields Stadium on January 12. According to information from the continental football motherbody, 30-year old Jean Claude Ishimwe who became a Fifa international referee in 2015, will blow the whistle while being assisted by countrymen