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October 11, 2018 1:50 AM Mamamah airport: Sierra Leone cancels China-funded project

Sierra Leone has cancelled a $400m (£304m) Chinese-funded project to build a new airport outside the capital Freetown. Former President Ernest Bai Koroma signed the loan agreement with China before he lost elections in March. At the time, the World Bank and the IMF warned that the project would impose a heavy debt burden. The decision comes amid concern 18

October 5, 2018 7:31 AM Samukange ditches Kasukuwere – Nehanda Radio

Harare lawyer Mr Jonathan Samukange has renounced agency in a case in which he was appearing for former Cabinet minister Saviour Kasukuwere, who is facing criminal abuse of office charges. Mr Samukange, who is Zanu-PF legislator for Mudzi South constituency, cited conflict of interest in a letter deposited at the Harare Magistrates’ Courts yesterday 17

October 1, 2018 1:37 PM 70 000 in risky abortions yearly

Over 70 000 women in Zimbabwe are involved in unsafe pregnancy terminations each year, re-igniting debate on whether the authorities should legalise abortions. A civic society organisation pushing for safe abortion, Right Here, Right Now Zimbabwe (RHRNZ), has sensationally claimed that 70 000 women — almost the size of the ancient city of Masvingo, which 2

September 25, 2018 6:31 PM N. Richards opens new branch in Harare

The new Msasa branch is the fourth N. Richards Group branch in the capital city. The retail and wholesale giant, which has been in business for over eight decades, has two branches in Tynwald and another in Graniteside. According to N. Richards Group director Archie Dongo, the Msasa branch opening day was arguably the busiest the retail and wholesale 22

September 17, 2018 3:27 PM Media reports the main reason Standard Bank kicked Guptas to the kerb

The bank’s retired head of legal also said they were following Absa’s lead, amid concern that the family was up to no good. Standard Bank’s retired head of legal Ian Sinton testified on Monday before the Commission of Inquiry into State Capture on Monday about why his bank decided to shut down business accounts linked to the controversial Gupta family 9

August 7, 2018 11:26 AM Train cuts man to pieces

A 38-YEAR-OLD man from Victoria Falls died when he was crushed by a passenger train in a suspected case of suicide. NRZ public relations manager Mr Nyasha Maravanyika said investigations were underway. “We heard about the sad incident where one person was killed by a train. Police attended the scene and investigations are still underway to establish 39

July 12, 2018 1:56 PM I’m the child on MDC symbol: Petina Gappah

Prominent Zimbabwean lawyer and author Petina Gappah who is based in Europe says she is the child inserted on the Thokozani Khupe-led MDC party’s symbol. Gappah, while claiming to be the child in the symbol said she would not be voting for the party. She wrote on her Facebook account, sarcastically under the picture of the symbol: “Imagine my shock when I saw the new MDC logo only to behold 19

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 23

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 37

July 10, 2018 1:13 PM New Nigeria opposition alliance aims to defeat Buhari

Nigeria’s main opposition People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has formed an alliance with dozens of other parties in a bid to defeat President Muhammadu Buhari in next year’s election. The coalition, including a faction of the governing party, plans to field a single candidate. Mr Buhari, whose first term has been blighted by ill health, says he will run in 2019. A similar 33