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October 19, 2018 4:57 AM Mnangagwa to cap 1 719 at Bindura University

President Mnangagwa will today cap 1 719 graduates at Bindura University of Science Education’s 17th graduation ceremony in Bindura. The university, which has produced 11 756 graduates to date, has five faculties, Faculty of Agriculture and Environmental Science, Faculty of Commerce, Faculty of Science, Faculty of Science Education and Faculty of Social 3

October 19, 2018 4:52 AM New-look Edgars . . .Clothing giant given major facelift

Today Clothing retail giant Edgars Stores opens one of its branches in Bulawayo that has been given a a major facelift with a view of enhancing shopping experience. In a statement, the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange-listed retail chain said the branch, which is located at the corner of Jason Moyo and 8th Avenue went through a radical overhaul in a bid to create 3

September 26, 2018 6:36 AM Bid to bribe cop backfires

A 20 year old Gwanda mine worker has been sentenced to perform 315 hours of community service for offering a police officer $132 as a bribe in a bid to evade arrest. Nkosiyapha Sibanda, who works at Bima Mine, pleaded not guilty to bribery charges when he appeared before Gwanda magistrate, Miss Nomagugu Ncube, but was convicted due to overwhelming evidence 21

September 22, 2018 2:41 PM Hospital turns to crowd-funding

St Luke’s Hospital in Lupane has hit hard times, with officials asking for assistance in a bid to contain the desperate situation. “Hospital faced with financial difficulties, please donate things like blankets, maternity delivery packs, medicines, theatre equipment, medical books and food. “We are all invited to pool resources to help our lovely hospital 20

September 12, 2018 10:53 AM Council intensifies bid to fire Ncube

HARARE City Council has intensified its bid to fire suspended chamber secretary Mrs Josephine Ncube through a High Court application that seeks to quash her challenge against suspension. Council suspended Mrs Ncube in December last year together with three other directors Dr Prosper Chonzi (health services), Mr Tendai Kwenda (finance) and Mr Cainos 7

September 12, 2018 5:57 AM Cricketer Chigumbura fails to pay rent

Top cricketer Elton Chigumbura is in trouble over rental arrears amounting to $18 000 he owes a local property owner. Chigumbura entered a lease agreement for a Harare property with a local company, Best Results Management Enterprises Private Limited. In a bid to recover its dues, the firm through its lawyers Ruth Zimvumi Legal Practice, filed a lawsuit 10

September 6, 2018 5:12 AM Water shedding starts in Bulawayo

The Bulawayo City Council has embarked on 10 hour water cuts in some suburbs mainly due to erratic electricity supply at its waterworks. In a statement, the Town Clerk, Mr Christopher Dube advised residents of the emergency interruption of water supplies to areas fed directly from Criterion and Magwegwe Reservoir and some surrounding areas. “The City of Bulawayo 42

September 5, 2018 7:48 AM Ex-NetOne boss Kangai’s freedom bid flops

A bid for freedom by former NetOne chief executive Reward Kangai, who is facing 21 counts of criminal abuse of office, yesterday hit a brick wall after his application for refusal of further remand was dismissed. In dismissing Kangai’s application, magistrate Mrs Rumbidzai Mugwagwa ruled that the police needed ample time to investigate the matter 31

August 20, 2018 2:34 AM Local acts shine at Nasty C show

Local acts at the much publicised show dubbed “Change A Life Concert” which was headlined by South African rapper Nasty C (real name David Junior Ngcobo) did not disappoint as they put up an electrifying and energetic performance. The show, which was held at Wingate Golf Club, Pomona, Harare, over the weekend, in a bid to raise money for less privileged 32

August 18, 2018 2:23 AM Prophet blows cover on $1m gold theft

A self-proclaimed prophet blew the cover on police constable Dingumuzi Ncube (35), who has since been arrested for theft of gold worth nearly $1 million from an armoury at Plumtree Police Station in Matabeleland South Province. Ncube had consulted the prophet in a bid to be prayed for so that he could have powers to evade arrest. He gave the prophet 31