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May 16, 2018 11:04 AM Zuze in platinum test

Giants Dynamos saw a ray of light when they bagged maximum points in Biggie Zuze’s first assignment as interim coach, but a sterner test awaits them when they host defending champions FC Platinum at Rufaro this Sunday. DeMbare beat Bulawayo City 1-0 at Barbourfields in their last match to ease the pressure after they rose from the bottom half of the table 26

May 16, 2018 9:56 AM Cops nail 3kg cocaine ‘mastermind’

Police have arrested a woman based in South Africa who allegedly sent a Bulawayo woman to collect 3,14kgs of cocaine with an estimated street value of $314 300 on her behalf last month. Kwanele Sibanda (26) from Johannesburg allegedly contacted Tholiwe Sheron Tshuma (25) of Emganwini suburb to collect the drugs on her behalf while she was in South Africa 28

May 14, 2018 6:50 PM British rugby player from Durham team dies in Sri Lanka

A British amateur rugby player has died and another is critically ill after complaining of breathing difficulties on returning from a nightclub in Sri Lanka. The pair had been touring the country with Durham-based Clems Pirates RFC when they visited the club in Colombo. Sri Lanka Police said a 26-year-old man had died in hospital at 12:00 local time on Sunday 26

May 11, 2018 7:08 AM Afonso Dhlakama laid to rest

Accompanied by a military gun salute, Mozambique laid to rest rebel supremo and opposition leader Afonso Dhlakama in his remote birth village yesterday after his unexpected death threw the country’s peace process into uncertainty. Thousands of mourners attended the funeral in the country’s central Sofala province, a heartland of support for the Renamo 24

May 5, 2018 5:15 PM Sundowns believed to be forking out millions for Barcelona’s superstars

South African champions Mamelodi Sundowns are believed to have forked out €7-million (around R105-million) to host Spanish champions Barcelona at FNB Stadium on May 16 in an international friendly. The Brazilians confirmed the news on Friday night. The game will be Barcelona’s second visit to the country to face Sundowns. The first match between these 30

May 3, 2018 10:23 AM Zodwa Wabantu responds to death rumour

Our favourite queen of the dancefloor Zodwa Wabantu wants to clarify that she is not dead. In fact, the 32-year-old dancer from Soweto is alive and well. The social media sensation took to Instagram today to shut down rumours that she is dead. According to Zodwa, she has been receiving phonecalls from people asking her why word has it that she is dead. “Guys I am not dead. What could 46

May 2, 2018 11:32 AM More people now using trains: NRZ

The new passenger coaches recently introduced in the country are proving to be popular with passengers, National Railways of Zimbabwe (NRZ) has said. About a month ago, NRZ introduced new locomotives and coaches, leased from South African rail utility, Transnet, as part of its revival strategy. The rail coaches were deployed on the Bulawayo-Victoria 46

May 2, 2018 7:51 AM Government allays ARVs shortage fears

Government yesterday assured people on antiretroviral therapy that there are sufficient supplies of the treatment in the country. Over one million people are on ARVs in the country. In a statement, the Ministry of Health and Child Care dismissed reports suggesting a shortage. “There have been recent media reports alluding to clients on antiretroviral 39

April 30, 2018 1:55 PM Zim eyes Gulf tourism market

Zimbabwe is a little-known tourism destination in the affluent Gulf region, and the country targets to grow arrivals from the market four-fold by 2020, Tourism minister Prisca Mupfumira has said. The Gulf — whose member nations are among the wealthiest in the world on a per capita basis — is a key tourism source market, with six oil-rich countries — the United 35

April 27, 2018 12:22 PM Bonang chosen to host Miss SA

Famed television presenter, Bonang Matheba, has been announced the host of the 2018 Miss South Africa pageant. This year’s pageant will mark the 60th anniversary with the Diamond Jubilee spectacular set to take place on May 27 at Sun International’s new flagship venue, the Sun Arena at Times Square Casino, in Tshwane. The event, which will be televised 30