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July 16, 2018 3:30 PM Zambia bars Koffi Olomide

Popular rhumba musician Koffi Olomide has been barred from entering Zambia because of the many criminal allegations against him in the southern African country, and France. They include allegations of assaulting a photojournalist in Zambia during a previous tour. He has also been accused of sexually assaulting his dancers, kidnapping them and employing 12

July 16, 2018 3:09 PM Anderson now top African tennis player

South Africa’s Kevin Anderson has become the highest ranked African men’s singles player since the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) began their system in 1973 – by reaching number five in the latest world rankings. His latest position comes after he finished as Wimbledon runner-up on Sunday, losing in straight sets to Novak Djokovic in the final 11

July 15, 2018 5:28 PM Junior Sables upstage Namibia

The Old Mutual Zimbabwe Under-18 rugby team capped off a memorable campaign at the 2018 Coca-Cola Academy Week after beating bitter rivals Namibia for the first time in 11 years in a superb all-round display at Paarl Gimnasium yesterday. Wing Pride Gadzikwa was the hero for the Zimbabwean schoolboys showing a clean pair of heels to score a try in each half after 11

July 14, 2018 1:23 PM Chamisa dumps MDC-T name

Addressing thousands of party supporters at Mutasa DC yesterday, Chamisa warned his supporters not to be confused by the name and symbols on the ballot paper saying that his party had dumped the name which is being used by a rival Thokozani Khupe MDC faction in the election. It is unclear what name Chamisa’s party will adopt after the election. “Be careful 9

July 13, 2018 3:04 AM Trump wants peace in ‘vicious Africa’

US President Donald Trump has vowed to help end “vicious and violent” conflicts on the African continent. “Africa right now has got problems like few people would even understand,” he said at a Nato summit press conference. “It is so sad, it is so vicious and violent,” he said, promising that his goal was to build up the US military and bring peace to the world 18

July 13, 2018 2:33 AM Carl Joshua guns for Pan-African comedy award

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 18

July 12, 2018 12:02 PM Kaizer Chiefs eye Mapeza

Following his success at FC Platinum, Norman Mapeza, has since emerged as one of the strong candidates shortlisted to take over at South Africa’s Absa Premiership giants Kaizer Chiefs for the 2018/19 season. Apart from rumours linking him with Kaizer Chiefs, the former Warriors coach is also heavily linked with three more unnamed teams in the Super Diski 11

July 12, 2018 11:12 AM Nigerian President Buhari: ‘I am a slow reader’

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has given ammunition to critics who call him “Baba Go-slow” after admitting that he failed to sign a continental free-trade agreement because he is a “slow reader”. Mr Buhari said he intends to sign the agreement, reached by African leaders at a summit in Rwanda in March, soon. “In trying to guarantee employment 11

July 10, 2018 1:16 PM Chamisa battling Mnangagwa’s soft dictatorship

I am afraid the MDC Alliance appears oblivious to the mammoth political fraud in the electoral making. As things stand, the opposition grouping not only runs the horrifying risk of losing a massive chunk of democratic credibility through participating in a sham poll – which is practically impossible to win – but also losing an election which the electoral 28

July 9, 2018 9:03 AM Eritrea and Ethiopia to re-establish diplomatic ties

Eritrea and Ethiopia are to re-establish diplomatic and trade ties after long years of hostility. Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and Eritrean President Isaia Afwerki made the announcement during a landmark meeting in the latter’s capital Asmara. It is the first time the leaders from the two East African neighbours have met in almost 20 years 42