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January 7, 2019 6:20 AM Darikwa, Rinomhota: Warriors grace FA cup

Two Zimbabwean international footballers Tendayi Darikwa and Andy Rinomhota on Saturday gave a good account of themselves in the third round of the famous FA Cup for their English Championship clubs Nottingham Forest and Reading respectively albeit in losing cause against giants Chelsea and Manchester United. Darikwa’s Forest lost 0-2 to Chelsea at Stamford 13

January 4, 2019 7:33 AM Rwandan refs to handle Platinum, Pirates clash

CAF has named Rwandan nationals to handle the FC Platinum and Orlando Pirates Total Caf Group B opener set for Barbourfields Stadium on January 12. According to information from the continental football motherbody, 30-year old Jean Claude Ishimwe who became a Fifa international referee in 2015, will blow the whistle while being assisted by countrymen 14

December 28, 2018 8:16 AM Mhango dumps FCP for Zambian warriors

Industrious defensive midfielder Winston Mhango has joined Zambian side Kabwe Warriors, just a month after playing a pivotal role in inspiring Zimbabwean champions FC Platinum to their second consecutive Premier Soccer League title. The 30-year-old, who established himself as a vital cog at FC Platinum, playing the most league games in their 2018 campaign 7

December 13, 2018 6:09 PM Mapeza leaves out Mhango

FC Platinum coach Norman Mapeza has made a bold decision to exclude regular defensive linkman Winston Mhango from the 20-man travelling squad for the CAF Champions League first round, first leg tie against Congolese side Association Sportive Otho D’oyo. The Zimbabwean champions play the first leg away in Congo on Sunday and were expected to fly out of the country 12

December 7, 2018 3:43 AM Mapeza faces Herculean task

FC Platinum coach, Norman Mapeza, faces a Herculean task in the Total Caf Champions League first round first-leg tie against Congo Brazzaville side Otoho next Friday as the Central Africans have not lost a home game in all competitions since January 2017. Otoho, participating only for the first time in the Champions League, stunned Angolan giants Agosto 95

December 1, 2018 11:00 AM Ebola outbreak in DR Congo now second worst in history

The UN’s global health body says the Ebola outbreak in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo is now the second-biggest ever recorded. A total of 426 cases of the virus have now been reported in and around the town of Beni, taking the outbreak past that recorded in Uganda in 2000. Beni is in the middle of a conflict zone and operations have been affected 10

November 20, 2018 7:01 AM Soldier kills five mourners in DRC

A soldier in the Democratic Republic of Congo attacked a congregation of mourners, shooting dead five people and injuring ten others, police sources said Sunday. The motive of the shooter was unclear, they said after the overnight attack in the city of Tshikapa in the Kasai region in the central DRC. “People were gathered to mourn when the soldier arrived 21

October 19, 2018 4:28 AM Liquid appoints Makamure new regional CEO

Leading pan-African telecoms group Liquid Telecom, has appointed Mr Wellington Makamure as the new Regional CEO of Southern Africa, placing him in charge of four key markets in the region. Mr Makamure will be directly responsible for the leadership, strategic and operational management of Liquid Telecom’s wholesale, enterprise and retail businesses throughout 16

October 17, 2018 7:06 AM Ramaphosa reschedules DRC meeting

President Cyril Ramaphosa is ill, and has been advised by doctors not to undertake “prolonged” travel, the Presidency says. In a statement on Tuesday, Presidency spokesperson Khusela Diko said Ramaphosa has an upper respiratory tract infection and is receiving medical attention. Ramaphosa was scheduled to travel to the Democratic Republic of Congo on Monday 20

October 15, 2018 4:22 PM Pfumbidzayi explains goal celebration

Zimbabwe national football team full back Ronald Pfumbidzayi has explained the choreographed goal celebration that followed his opener in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifier against DR Congo in Kinshasa on Saturday night. The former Caps United player and currently on the books of South Africa Absa Premiership side Bloemfontein Celtic, got to the end of Khama 12