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November 19, 2018 4:07 AM Rescued migrants refuse to leave ship taking them to Libya

Dozens of increasingly desperate migrants rescued by a cargo ship in the Mediterranean have been refusing to leave after it docked in a Libyan port. Some told journalists they would rather die than be forced to disembark in Libya where they say they were held captive and tortured by smugglers. The ship brought them to Misrata on 10 November after picking 9

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 11

November 18, 2018 6:05 AM AFCON 2019: Three-time champions Nigeria are back

Nigeria qualified for their first Africa Cup of Nations since winning the tournament in 2013 after drawing 1-1 with South Africa in Johannesburg. The draw guarantees the three-time African champions a place in Cameroon with a round of matches still to play. Despite conquering Africa in 2013, the Super Eagles surprisingly failed to qualify for the 2015 and 2017 finals 12

November 12, 2018 3:57 PM Triangle for Confed Cup

Tongaat Hulett have confirmed that they will bankroll Triangle United’s African Confederation Cup campaign next year after the club won the Chibuku Super Cup on Saturday. The Sugar Sugar Boys won their second major silverware in the top flight following a deserved 2-0 win over Harare City at Gibbo Stadium. In front of a packed home crowd, Triangle prevailed 8

October 30, 2018 7:11 PM Mangwiro desperate for Chibuku glory

Triangle coach Taurai Mangwiro, has expressed delight in reaching the Chibuku Super Cup final and believes winning the tournament would atone for their failure to win this year’s Castle Lager Premiership title. The Sugar Sugar Boys booked a date with Harare City in the final of the country’s most prestigious tournament following a 2-1 victory over Dynamos 7

October 27, 2018 1:20 AM Gokwe folks stampede for Chicken Inn delights

Gokwe town was a hive of activity this past weekend when fast food brand Simbisa took their Chicken Inn and Creamy Inn mobile outlets to the town. People from far and wide thronged Gokwe town to taste ice cream and the popular two-piecer (two pieces of chicken and chips) known as the red box meal. There was a stampede as the young and old pushed and shoved 20

October 26, 2018 12:40 PM French court says Sarkozy should be tried over campaign funding

A French appeals court has ruled that former President Nicolas Sarkozy should answer charges of illicit financing of his failed 2012 election campaign, the latest in a string of legal proceedings likely to see him face trial. Sarkozy, 63, will appeal the decision before France’s court of final appeal, his lawyers said on Thursday. It is one of several 17

October 25, 2018 4:59 PM Tich Mataz launches ‘Africa Asia Talk Show’

Veteran radio and television personality Tichafa Matambanadzo better known as Tich Mataz has added another branch on his career. Tich Mataz who is currently in Indonesia together with controversial preacher Paul Sanyangore has exploited the opportunity and started a talk show programme titled the Africa Asia Talk Show. The talk show, according to the broadcaster 17

October 25, 2018 6:05 AM 170 illegal forex dealers arrested

About 170 illegal foreign currency dealers have been arrested countrywide since last week as police intensify a campaign against currency trading. Police also say they launched the operation against the illegal currency traders because they pose a serious security and economic threat to the country. National Police spokesperson Assistant Commissioner 8

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 14