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  • Carl Joshua guns for Pan-African comedy award

    July 13, 2018 2:33 AM 22

    One of the funniest Zimbabwean comedians, animator and writer Carl Joshua Ncube has been nominated for the Savannah Pan-African comic of the year award for the second time running. Ncube is nominated alongside other great African comedians including Nigeria’s Basketmouth, Botswana’s Charles Manase (but from Zimbabwe) and Uganda’s finest Anne Kamsiime

  • Bus driver thwarts $10 000 robbery

    July 13, 2018 2:21 AM 22

    A Brave City Link bus driver yesterday saved the day when he grabbed the leg of an alleged robber who had snatched a bag containing about $10 000 as the bus was picking and dropping off passengers in Gweru. The incident happened at around 4:30PM at the stop over which is used as a pick-up and drop off point by luxury buses passing through Gweru

  • Horror crash victims named

    July 13, 2018 2:04 AM 16

    Police have named 10 people who were killed when a Chinhoyi-bound Nissan Caravan and a haulage truck collided head-on at Mapinga along the Harare-Chirundu Highway on Tuesday night. One of the passengers sustained serious injuries. Chief police spokesperson Senior Assistant Commissioner Charity Charamba said the accident occurred at the 60km peg at around

  • Arsenal boss Unai Emery: Summer transfer business is complete

    July 12, 2018 5:36 PM 16

    Unai Emery says he considers the Arsenal squad “complete” after making five signings, and that the club will only make another addition if “a great opportunity” comes up. The Gunners completed the signings of midfielders Lucas Torreira and Matteo Guendouzi this week, adding to right-back Stephan Lichtsteiner, centre-back Sokratis Papastathopoulos and goalkeeper

  • Riyad Mahrez may have to get used to the Manchester City bench, says Tony Cottee

    July 12, 2018 5:30 PM 15

    His record move from Leicester City should have happened in January, says former striker. Joining Manchester City is a good move for Riyad Mahrez, but he will struggle to get a regular start in Pep Guardiola’s first team, believes former Leicester City striker Tony Cottee. Mahrez has finally joined the Premier League champions in a club record £60million

  • ‘Hackers downloaded voters’ personal data’

    July 12, 2018 5:02 PM 15

    The Information Communication Technology (ICT) and Cyber Security ministry has said personalised, unsolicited campaign messages sent to potential voters’ mobile phones by the ruling party could have emanated from an unprotected voters’ roll published on the Internet. While the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) has staunchly denied surreptitiously leaking

  • Proposed salary hike for soldiers

    July 12, 2018 4:54 PM 15

    Government is reportedly proposing hiking the salary of members of defence forces by at least 20 percent. The Zimbabwe Defence Forces (ZDF) are composed of the Zimbabwe National Army (ZNA) and the Air Force of Zimbabwe (AFZ). A letter from the Defence Service Commission (DSC) chairperson Pretty Sunguro to the permanent secretary in the ministry of Defence

  • Potraz in telemedicine initiative

    July 12, 2018 2:13 PM 15

    Telecommunications regulator Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (Potraz) is supporting local health facilities to access specialist services through its innovative tele-medicine programme, a Cabinet minister has said. Minister of Information Communication Technology and Cyber Security Supa Mandiwanzira told delegates and residents

  • I’m the child on MDC symbol: Petina Gappah

    July 12, 2018 1:56 PM 15

    Prominent Zimbabwean lawyer and author Petina Gappah who is based in Europe says she is the child inserted on the Thokozani Khupe-led MDC party’s symbol. Gappah, while claiming to be the child in the symbol said she would not be voting for the party. She wrote on her Facebook account, sarcastically under the picture of the symbol: “Imagine my shock when I saw the new MDC logo only to behold

  • Why young people will vote for Chamisa: Zhuwao

    July 12, 2018 1:43 PM 15

    Franz Fannon said that every “generation must discover its mission, fulfil it or betray it”. Zimbabwe’s young people have discovered that their generational mission is to transition Zimbabwe from the 1st Republic to the 2nd Republic. Young people will vote for Chamisa because, to fulfil their generational mission, they must mandate him to lead that transformational