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January 14, 2019 10:25 AM Patrick Zhuwao: Open Letter to Emmerson Mnangagwa…. You are being thrown under the bus.. Accept it quietly

This open letter to you, Dambudzo Emmerson Mnangagwa, is to advise you to accept that the nation comes first and that you need to realise that your colleagues are throwing you under the bus because they are embarrassed by how your ineptitude is increasing the people’s suffering. I outline salient features of how those who refer to themselves as “vene vacho 84

January 14, 2019 9:48 AM Masiyiwa’s fortune rises to US$2.3bn

Buffeted by plunging stock prices and weaker currencies, the number of African billionaires has shrunk to just 20, down from 23 a year ago. Four people fell off Forbes’ annual list of the continent’s richest since last year while one returned to the ranks after a four-year absence. All but four members of the list have smaller fortunes than a year ago. For the eighth 73

January 11, 2019 6:22 PM Baba Harare confident of new album

Former Jah Prayzah backing vocalist and guitarist Breveman “Baba Harare” Chizvino is confident of his forthcoming studio project titled Ramba Wakadzvanya. “We are confident of our project. Ramba Wakadzvanya is going to prove that Baba Harare is not a one-hit wonder,” his manager, Filda Muchabaiwa, popularly known as Mother Filda, said. The forthcoming 62

January 11, 2019 6:31 AM Dabengwa ill in South Africa

ZAPU president Dr Dumiso Dabengwa is reportedly ill and is in South Africa where he is receiving specialist treatment, his party has revealed. In an interview, Zapu’s secretary-general Dr Strike Mkandla said Dr Dabengwa went to South Africa in December. He said Dr Dabengwa was not hospitalised, but living with relatives while undergoing routine check-ups 58

January 11, 2019 6:19 AM Ailing Kasukuwere gets passport back

Former Cabinet minister Saviour Kasukuwere was yesterday given back his passport to enable him to travel to South Africa for treatment. He will have the passport until January 16. This was after regional magistrate Mr Hoseah Mujaya granted the former minister’s application for the release of the passport. Representing the State, Mr Zivanai Macharaga 60

January 8, 2019 8:58 AM Buffalo Souljah back to his roots

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 26

January 7, 2019 6:38 AM Dr Mutamiri new Anglican bishop

Dr Farai Mutamiri was yesterday consecrated as the new bishop of the Anglican Church’s Diocese of Harare, Church of the Province of Central Africa at the City Sports Centre. The consecration was later followed by his enthronement at the Cathedral of St Mary and All Saints in the afternoon. He replaces Bishop Chad Gandiya, who retired at the end of last year. Bishop 24

January 4, 2019 7:38 AM ‘Music unites Africans in the diaspora’

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 28

January 4, 2019 3:54 AM ‘Kanjiva’ video divides opinion

It is that time of the year when most social debates revolve around annual music charts. Various radio stations and ZBCTV rolled out their lists of top songs for 2018, which have sparked numerous debates as usual. This season’s hottest debate has been sparked by Enzo Ishall’s “Kanjiva” video that was voted the best on Coca-Cola Top 50 charts on ZBCTV 20

January 2, 2019 5:53 AM King Lobengula’s descendant dies

A member of the Royal Khumalo clan and great grandson of King Lobengula Thafetha Njube Khumalo has died. Khumalo (80), who was partially blind and based in Eastern Cape, South Africa, succumbed to high blood pressure on Christmas Day. Family spokesperson and brother to Thafetha, Prince Zwide Khumalo, confirmed his death, saying it’s a big loss to the family 24