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November 13, 2018 3:59 PM Zim gets $3,6m cyber security grant

Zimbabwe yesterday received a $3,6m grant for cyber security equipment to curb the increase in cyber crimes. The grant was inked by Finance minister Mthuli Ncube and Japan ambassador to Zimbabwe Toshiyuki Iwado at a signing ceremony at the ministry offices. Iwado said the main aim of the project was to improve the safety of Zimbabwe and southern Africa 2

November 13, 2018 3:15 PM Tafi Mhaka: Are anti-gay witch hunts really protecting ‘African values’?

Homophobia, not homosexuality, is a western import to Africa. On October 29, governor of Tanzania’s largest city Dar-es-Salaam, Paul Makonda, announced that he formed an anti-gay unit to hunt down “suspected” homosexuals. Makonda is an ardent Christian and close ally of Tanzanian President John Magufuli, a traditionalist who believes “even cows disapprove 5

November 12, 2018 3:57 PM Triangle for Confed Cup

Tongaat Hulett have confirmed that they will bankroll Triangle United’s African Confederation Cup campaign next year after the club won the Chibuku Super Cup on Saturday. The Sugar Sugar Boys won their second major silverware in the top flight following a deserved 2-0 win over Harare City at Gibbo Stadium. In front of a packed home crowd, Triangle prevailed 7

November 12, 2018 8:58 AM 7 robbers arrested, 5 others on the run

The Zimbabwe Republic Police has arrested seven suspected armed robbers who were targeting farms, service stations and business premises in Mashonaland Central Province. Five others are still on the run. Those arrested are Jerry Mhere (27), Gainmore Muchenje (30), Lazarus Thulani Mathebula (31), John Murengwa (31), Lloyd Mafigu (31), Brighton Murengwa 5

November 11, 2018 5:00 PM Mukanya goes for greenhorns

Chimurenga music icon Thomas “Mukanya” Mapfumo has chosen little known musicians to support him during the December Peace Tour in Zimbabwe as part of his efforts to promote youngsters. Currently, his team is registering little known artistes in different parts of the country who wants to curtain raise the Disaster hit maker on the tour. The tour will see him showcasing 6

November 11, 2018 5:08 AM Bulawayo company ventures into motorcycle manufacturing

A local company, Bike and Boat Bar Private Limited has ventured into motorcycle manufacturing business in a bid to offer alternative and cheap mode of transport. In other countries especially, in West Africa, motorcycles have become a fast and cheap form of short routes in towns. In an interview, Bike and Boat Bar manager Mrs Robyn Smith said the company 6

November 11, 2018 4:45 AM Warriors preps for Liberia clash gather momentum

Preparations for the men’s national soccer team, the Warriors who are scheduled to travel to Liberia for a date with the Lone Star are gathering momentum. On 18 November at the Samuel Kanyon Doe Sports Complex in Monrovia the two sides will battle for a ticket that will lead to the 2019 edition of the African Cup of Nations. According to the programme 6

November 10, 2018 12:50 PM Zimra tightens screws on $200 rebate

The Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (Zimra) has instructed its officers at the country’s border posts to strictly enforce the $200 rebate on imported goods for personal use. In a statement released yesterday, the national tax revenue collector said if the quantities imported by a traveller exceeds the stipulated maximum quantities, then the particular item will be deemed 7

November 8, 2018 1:04 PM Locals to build new Indian Embassy

The new Indian Embassy to be built in Borrowdale, Harare — will entirely be designed and constructed by Zimbabweans. Indian Vice President Venkaiah Naidu, who toured the country recently and returned to India on Monday, laid the foundation stone for the building of the embassy. According to the giant South Asian country’s ambassador Rungsung Masakui 7

November 8, 2018 11:39 AM United States gives $475k grant for Great Zimbabwe rehab

United States Ambassador to Zimbabwe, Mr Brian Nichols, on Tuesday signed a US$475 000 grant for the rehabilitation of the Great Zimbabwe Monument under the US Ambassador’s fund for cultural preservation. The grant will finance restoration of structures at the monument, modernising security systems, combating destructive herbs and training personnel 8