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  • Locals to build new Indian Embassy

    November 8, 2018 1:04 PM 10

    The new Indian Embassy to be built in Borrowdale, Harare — will entirely be designed and constructed by Zimbabweans. Indian Vice President Venkaiah Naidu, who toured the country recently and returned to India on Monday, laid the foundation stone for the building of the embassy. According to the giant South Asian country’s ambassador Rungsung Masakui

  • United States gives $475k grant for Great Zimbabwe rehab

    November 8, 2018 11:39 AM 11

    United States Ambassador to Zimbabwe, Mr Brian Nichols, on Tuesday signed a US$475 000 grant for the rehabilitation of the Great Zimbabwe Monument under the US Ambassador’s fund for cultural preservation. The grant will finance restoration of structures at the monument, modernising security systems, combating destructive herbs and training personnel

  • Matopo High power outage enters day 11

    November 8, 2018 11:31 AM 12

    Matopo High School in Matabeleland South province has gone for 11 days without electricity at a time when pupils are sitting public examinations. The headmaster of the Brethren in Christ Church-run boarding school, Mr Gardson Sibanda, said after every two weeks, the school goes for five days without electricity. “This time the school has been without

  • Roki, Goodchild billed for Miss Bodylicious

    November 8, 2018 10:36 AM 6

    Urban grooves artistes Roki and Goodchild will be entertaining guests at the Miss Bodylicious pageant taking place at the Golden Mile Hotel in Kwekwe this Saturday. The hotel’s events manager, Georgina Nyandoro said all was in place for the inaugural pageant for oversized ladies. She said the beauty contest was aimed at giving the usually neglected big women

  • Mokoomba date Bulawayo – Nehanda Radio

    November 8, 2018 10:14 AM 11

    Globetrotting and award-winning Afrofusion band, Mokoomba, is excited to be performing in Bulawayo as part of their Homecoming Tour. The band that is regularly on tour abroad will perform on Sunday at The Smoke House (Busters Sports Club) in Bulawayo as they try to make a mark in Zimbabwe. Before that, they will perform in their hometown, Victoria Falls

  • Kidnapped children released in Cameroon, two teachers held

    November 8, 2018 9:33 AM 10

    All 79 children and a driver kidnapped in west Cameroon were free on Wednesday, but a principal and one teacher are still being held by the armed men that took them, a priest conducting negotiations said. The group was abducted on Monday in Bamenda, a commercial hub of Cameroon’s restive English-speaking region, according to military and government sources

  • Museveni signs social media, mobile money tax bill

    November 8, 2018 9:27 AM 11

    Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has signed into law an excise duty amendment bill that levies a mobile money tax and daily social media fee, a presidential spokesperson said here Wednesday. The bill taxes a daily fee of 200 shillings (0.05 U.S. dollars) for social media use and 0.5-percent excise duty on mobile money transactions to raise revenue for government

  • Macheso to stage gig in Kariba after 5 years

    November 8, 2018 9:06 AM 11

    Alick Macheso William Chatora will on Saturday make a trip to Kariba after five years without performing in the town.He is billed to perform at Nyamhunga Bar in a show that has been dubbed 100 percent Mberikwazvo as he goes to the stage without a supporting act. The show is being organised by The Best Promotions led by William Chatora, who is affectionately

  • Policeman ‘murdered by inyanga’ buried

    November 8, 2018 8:37 AM 12

    A Police officer stationed in Tsholotsho who was allegedly murdered by an inyanga, was buried on Tuesday at West Park Cemetery in Bulawayo. A family spokesperson, Mr Godfrey Koti, said they want Constable Edmond Sibanda’s killer or killers to be punished. “We are grateful to the police for the great work they did in locating my brother’s body and arresting

  • Simba Chikore trial date set

    November 7, 2018 5:31 PM 12

    The trial of former president Robert Mugabe’s son-in-law Simba Chikore on charges of unlawfully detaining Bertha Zakeyo, also a former Zimbabwe Airways employee, has been set for December 14, 2018. Chikore today appeared in court intending to apply for refusal of further remand but this was thrown out after the prosecution furnished him with a trial