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January 14, 2019 9:48 AM Masiyiwa’s fortune rises to US$2.3bn

Buffeted by plunging stock prices and weaker currencies, the number of African billionaires has shrunk to just 20, down from 23 a year ago. Four people fell off Forbes’ annual list of the continent’s richest since last year while one returned to the ranks after a four-year absence. All but four members of the list have smaller fortunes than a year ago. For the eighth 452

January 12, 2019 4:46 PM Ex-minister pushes for Zimdollar

Former deputy Finance minister Terence Mukupe, said without reintroducing local currency and having a serious reengagement with the United States of America (USA) the country will continue to suffer. Posting on his Twitter account, Mukupe said the authorities must make bold decisions to take the country out of this crisis. “With the twin deficit we have…. Our situation 423

January 11, 2019 6:22 PM Baba Harare confident of new album

Former Jah Prayzah backing vocalist and guitarist Breveman “Baba Harare” Chizvino is confident of his forthcoming studio project titled Ramba Wakadzvanya. “We are confident of our project. Ramba Wakadzvanya is going to prove that Baba Harare is not a one-hit wonder,” his manager, Filda Muchabaiwa, popularly known as Mother Filda, said. The forthcoming 330

January 10, 2019 1:29 PM ‘Mnangagwa trip a dictatorship refresher course’

Mnangagwa is taking a trip to four countries all under the rule of stinking dictatorships. He has always been maintaining relationships with countries like Belarus where autocracy reigns supreme. His trip to these countries therefore comes not as a surprise to us in the MDC. It is a bid to take a refresher course for totalitarian, autocratic and fascist 299

January 9, 2019 4:40 PM Fuel price goes down

Fuel prices have slightly gone down despite persistent shortages being experienced throughout the country. Diesel was previously $1,34 per litre and is now at $1,25 while petrol which was $1,38 now costs $1,32 per litre. The free on board (FOB) charge for diesel is 0,5434 per litre while petrol is 0,4726. In a statement the Zimbabwe Energy Regulatory 292

January 9, 2019 5:03 AM Govt suspends duty on commodities

Suspension of duty on selected commodities among them luxury and public service buses, ammonium nitrate fertilisers, fertilised eggs for hatching and powdered raw milk among other critical goods, came into effect on Wednesday last week, according to Government Gazette published on Friday. Some of the goods on the exemption list include raw wine all for approved 87

January 8, 2019 8:58 AM Buffalo Souljah back to his roots

South Africa-based dancehall star Buffalo Souljah has retraced his steps to team up with his childhood friends in Mufakose for a video titled “Svosvisvo”. The video is being shot in Mufakose and the singer said he is doing the project to show that he has not forgotten his roots. In an interview with The Herald, Buffalo stated: “Despite being based in South 99

January 8, 2019 8:23 AM Rahaf al-Qunun: Saudi woman ends airport hotel standoff

An 18-year-old Saudi woman who fled her family at the weekend has left Bangkok airport “under the care” of the UN refugee agency, the head of Thailand’s immigration police says. Thai immigration officials had tried to return Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun, 18, to Kuwait, where her family is. But she refused to board a flight on Monday and barricaded herself 86

January 8, 2019 5:22 AM Saturday Night Fever in Gabon

The people of Gabon danced to the tune of Omar Bongo’s stifling symphony of misrule for 42 years. Small in stature, Bongo ruthlessly ruled oil-rich Gabon, earning himself the title “little big man”. A French observer described him as “a diminutive, dapper figure who conversed in flawless French, a charismatic figure surrounded by a personality cult”. He lavishly 94

January 8, 2019 3:45 AM 1 killed, 21 injured in kombi head-on collision

One person died while 21others were seriously injured when two kombis were involved in a head-on collision in Mbembesi at the Fort Rixon turn-off along the Bulawayo- Harare Road. The injured were rushed to the United Bulawayo Hospitals and Mpilo Central Hospital. Bulawayo Chief Fire Officer Mr Richard Peterson said a woman died on the spot while 21 others 92