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May 20, 2018 4:44 PM Actress Meghan marries Prince Harry

WINDSOR — Prince Harry and his actress bride Meghan Markle married yesterday in a dazzling ceremony that blended ancient English ritual with African American culture, infusing the 1 000-year-old British monarchy with a blast of modernity. In a medieval chapel at Windsor Castle that 39 English kings and queens have called home since 1066, Harry and Meghan 10

May 16, 2018 10:55 AM ‘Drinking with a dead man’

Nyoni said he met Gwata two years ago after she had been referred to him as the “right person to know in Bulawayo”. A mental health therapist and arts lover, Gwata obviously was hunting for one who would echo a Marechera kind of worship of mental freedom: “my name is not money but mind” he once wrote. Later, as Nyoni said, Gwata and himself would collaborate 26

May 14, 2018 6:50 PM British rugby player from Durham team dies in Sri Lanka

A British amateur rugby player has died and another is critically ill after complaining of breathing difficulties on returning from a nightclub in Sri Lanka. The pair had been touring the country with Durham-based Clems Pirates RFC when they visited the club in Colombo. Sri Lanka Police said a 26-year-old man had died in hospital at 12:00 local time on Sunday 26

April 24, 2018 12:29 PM Kell Brook doubts Amir Khan is keen for all-British clash

Kell Brook says he is “hungry for blood” but doubts if Amir Khan will agree to face him in his next fight. Khan ended his near two-year break from boxing in spectacular fashion on Saturday by stopping Phil Lo Greco inside 40 seconds, with Brook watching from ringside at the Echo Arena in Liverpool. The two British fighters traded insults in the ring after 40

April 14, 2018 10:10 AM What’s next for Donel Mangena?

Zimbabwe’s Donel Mangena might not have won The Voice UK finals last week, but he has left a lasting impression in the history of the competition. The 16-year-old British-Zimbabwean singer came second in The Voice UK show and narrowly missed out on the grand prize to 18-year-old Ruti Olajugbagbe. Donel was captivating whenever he was on stage with his exhilarating 35

April 8, 2018 6:41 AM Russian spy: Embassy request is diversionary tactic, says UK

The Foreign Office has described a Russian request for a meeting with Boris Johnson on the Salisbury poisoning as a “diversionary tactic”. The Foreign Office said Russia’s response had been “unsatisfactory”, as it had been three weeks since Russia was asked to “engage constructively”. The Russian Embassy said it was “high time” for a meeting on the inquiry 22

April 7, 2018 3:09 AM Poisoned ex-spy ‘improving rapidly’

The former Russian spy who was found slumped in an English city after being poisoned is no longer in critical condition and is “improving rapidly,” the hospital treating him said yesterday. It was the first official news on the condition of Sergei Skripal (66), since he and his daughter Yulia were found poisoned on a bench on March 4 in Salisbury 20

April 1, 2018 12:35 AM Botswana Pres Ian Khama hands over power

BOTSWANA President Ian Khama officially stepped down on Saturday, in a case that is in stark contrast with that of his former Zimbabwean and South African peers who were both forced out of their jobs. The 65-year-old bachelor has been at the helm of the diamond rich country since 2008. But his voluntary exit from power spotlights on neighbours, former 139

March 21, 2018 12:23 PM Russia election: Trump congratulates Putin over victory

US President Donald Trump has spoken to his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin to congratulate him on his electoral victory two days ago. He said they would meet in the “not too distant future” to discuss limiting a growing arms race, Ukraine and Syria. Mr Putin was re-elected by a landslide, with more than 76% of the vote, for a fourth six-year term. But there 12

March 17, 2018 4:53 AM Chinhoyi 7 premiere postponed

Liberation war biopic Chinhoyi 7, that was set to be premiered in Bulawayo at the Ster-Kinekor cinemas tonight, has been postponed indefinitely. The film’s writer Moses Matanda said the postponement was to ensure the production is hyped up before its launch. “We want to go all out with the promotion of the film. This is why we decided to postpone the premiere 12