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August 15, 2018 7:05 AM 41 deaths from Ebola in Congo, health officials ‘worried’

Fifty-seven cases of Ebola have been identified in the ongoing outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo, WHO said yesterday. Of those cases, 30 have been confirmed and 27 are probable cases. Forty-one people have died from the viral haemorrhagic fever so far in this outbreak. The outbreak, in the North Kivu province, is challenging because it is an active 11

August 11, 2018 2:18 PM Winky D, Mukanya invade SA

ZIM DANCEHALL musicians Winky D and Kinnah are set to perform at Buffalo Souljah’s one-man show taking place in Johannesburg, South Africa on August 25. Buffalo Souljah a dancehall and reggae musician who is based in South Africa, has been in the music industry for over a decade and boasts of six Channel O Music Video Awards. Famed for runaway hit Izandla 13

July 25, 2018 4:08 PM Comesa deploys observer mission for Zim elections

The Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (Comesa) has deployed a short-term election observer mission for next Monday’s harmonised elections. The advance party of the Comesa delegation arrived in Harare on Saturday. Ambassador Ashraf Gamal Rashed, a member of the Comesa Committee of Elders from Egypt, is leading the mission. The observer team comprises 19

July 16, 2018 3:30 PM Zambia bars Koffi Olomide

Popular rhumba musician Koffi Olomide has been barred from entering Zambia because of the many criminal allegations against him in the southern African country, and France. They include allegations of assaulting a photojournalist in Zambia during a previous tour. He has also been accused of sexually assaulting his dancers, kidnapping them and employing 37

July 3, 2018 7:46 AM Masvingo United in dire straits again

After clawing back into the Eastern Region Division One via the playoffs, former premier Soccer league [PSL] runners-up Masvingo United looked set to make one big assault for a return to top-flight football. Everything seemed rosy for Una Una before the start of the season with reports that the club had bagged two big sponsors and was going on a massive 34

June 21, 2018 10:04 AM King Peter’s story told in WC advert

The warriors might have been barred from the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers, but the greatest Warrior of all-time has been roped into the global show as part of a package of the television broadcast being beamed into millions of African homes, offices and bars. The 2018 FIFA World Cup is special, in terms of its African connection, because it celebrates 30

June 13, 2018 9:48 AM Jean-Pierre Bemba: ICC orders release of Congo ‘warlord’

Judges at the International Criminal Court (ICC) have ordered the release of former Democratic Republic of Congo rebel leader and Vice-President Jean-Pierre Bemba. Last week, appeal judges overturned his 2016 conviction on charges of war crimes and crimes against humanity. Bemba is yet to be sentenced for the separate charge of bribing witnesses 37

May 25, 2018 4:47 PM DR Congo boat sinking: River disaster kills 50 people

About 50 people have died after a boat capsized on a river in the Democratic Republic of Congo, officials say. The vice-governor of Tshuapa province in the north of the country said the cause of the accident was not clear. More than 60 people survived when the boat tipped over as it was travelling from Monkoto to Mbandaka. River transport is common in DR Congo 57

May 13, 2018 7:31 PM From arts centre to bus terminus: the slow decay and decline of Amakhosi

Regarded as the Mecca of the arts in Bulawayo, Amakhosi was for years a trusted conveyor belt of talent on the local arts scene, with some of Zimbabwe’s top artistes cutting their teeth at the famed cultural centre. Dudu Manhenga, Beater Mangethe, Raisedon Baya, Memory Kumbota, Clive Chigubhu and Sandra Ndebele are just some of the names that have walked 45

April 12, 2018 3:39 AM Gweru based truck driver battling for life after acid attack

A Gweru-based truck driver is battling for life at Gweru Provincial Hospital after he was allegedly doused with nitric acid by a workmate, who accused him of stealing from his vehicle. Mr Everson Chuma (36) is admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU) after he sustained severe burns. The suspect, Shadreck Govera, is still on the run. In an interview 31