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January 3, 2019 5:25 PM UK shames Zim embassy

Government was yesterday left with egg on its face after Zimbabwe’s embassy in the United Kingdom was named among 23 diplomatic missions that are not paying their rates. The diplomatic missions now owe the British taxman more than £1,5 million in unpaid business rates, which should have been paid on December 31, 2017. Out of the 23 named foreign missions 83

December 29, 2018 3:45 PM Mutodi rubbishes Chamisa-Ramaphosa talks

Information, Publicity and Broadcasting Services deputy minister Energy Mutodi has rubbished claims by Nelson Chamisa that he met with President Cyril Ramaphosa last week to seek help from SA to break Zimbabwe’s political and economic impasse. Mutodi said SA ambassador to Zimbabwe Mphakama Mbete had said he was not aware of any meeting Chamisa had with Ramaphosa 76

December 14, 2018 6:19 AM British students raped at gunpoint on Ghana trip

Authorities in Ghana are investigating the sexual assault of four British girls and their teacher at gunpoint. The Sixth Form students, aged between 16 and 17, were part of an organised trip by a school in southern England. Reports say the four girls and their teacher were attacked on Saturday night at the hostel where they were staying in the Greater 47

December 11, 2018 5:45 PM Deontay Wilder: Anthony Joshua’s team are ‘begging’ for fight, says WBC champion

Anthony Joshua’s team are “begging” for a world heavyweight unification bout, says WBC champion Deontay Wilder. The WBC has since sanctioned a direct rematch after a “unanimous agreement” in a meeting of the board of governors. “They’re definitely begging now. His management have been trying to reach out to mine all of a sudden,” Wilder told Joe Rogan’s 28

December 4, 2018 6:55 AM Wilder v Fury II: Deontay Wilder ‘can’t wait’ for rematch with Tyson Fury

WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder says he “can’t wait” to face Tyson Fury again, following their controversial draw in Los Angeles on Saturday. Wilder twice knocked down Fury during the fight, but many observers felt the Briton should have won. In a post on Instagram, Wilder claimed he was the “more aggressive fighter and landed the more effective 45

November 22, 2018 7:48 AM Russian military intelligence chief Igor Korobov dies aged 62

The head of Russian military intelligence agency GRU, General Igor Korobov, has died at the age of 62, Russia’s defence ministry says. General Korobov, who took up the post in 2016, is said to have died after “a serious and long illness” on Wednesday. The GRU was this year linked to a nerve agent attack in Britain on ex-Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter 41

November 19, 2018 6:58 PM Paul Gascoigne charged with sex assault on Durham train

Football legend Paul Gascoigne has been charged with sexually assaulting a woman on a train from York to Durham. The former England midfielder was arrested at Durham station on 20 August. British Transport Police said the 51-year-old has now been charged with one count of sexual assault by touching and will appear at Newton Aycliffe Magistrates’ Court 40

November 18, 2018 11:01 PM From Marxist to Thatcherite – Zimbabwe Vigil Diary

The most reviled / revered British Prime Minister of the past half century has been championed in the pages of the influential London newspaper the Financial Times by none other than Emmerson Mnangagwa. In the face of fierce opposition, Mrs Thatcher forced through sweeping changes which paved the way for strong economic growth. President Mnangagwa obviously 47

October 25, 2018 5:39 PM Sir Philip Green named as man at heart of ‘UK #MeToo scandal’

Retail billionaire Sir Philip Green has been named in Parliament as the businessman accused by a newspaper of sexual harassment. Peter Hain, who identified him in the Lords, said it was his duty to name him, given the “serious and repeated” nature of the allegations. On Tuesday, the Telegraph ran an article accusing a leading businessman of racial and sexual 35

October 22, 2018 11:10 AM Nnamdi Kanu: Nigerian separatist leader resurfaces in Israel

Missing Nigerian separatist leader Nnamdi Kanu has resurfaced in Israel more than a year after soldiers stormed his home. “I’m in Israel,” Mr Kanu said on Sunday in a broadcast on his outlawed pirate radio station – Radio Biafra. A video of the Indigenous People Of Biafra (Ipob) leader praying at the Western Wall in Jerusalem has also been shared online 40