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August 17, 2018 4:52 AM Serena Williams learned just before Johanna Konta loss that half-sister’s killer had been freed

Serena Williams says she discovered that the man convicted of killing her half-sister had been released on parole just minutes before her match with Johanna Konta last month. Briton Konta inflicted the worst defeat of Williams’ career, winning 6-1 6-0 in the first round of the Silicon Valley Classic in San Jose. “I couldn’t shake it out of my mind,” said the 23-time 4

August 16, 2018 5:52 PM 3 dead, 31 injured in pile-up

Three people died and 31 were injured when three vehicles were involved in a pile-up near Umguza River Bridge along the Bulawayo-Beitbridge Road just before Kensington. The fatal accident occurred at around 9PM on Tuesday when two vehicles driven by Omalayitsha travelling in opposite directions collided head-on and the third vehicle that was folllowing 5

August 13, 2018 1:22 PM Miner dies after tunnel collapse

A miner in Fort Rixon, Matabeleland South died after a mining tunnel at a river bank collapsed on him. Ndumiso Nkala (24) of Plot 10, Mayfair area died in Insiza River near Lancaster Bridge. When the river bank tunnel collapsed on the now deceased, he was in the company of a friend Dumezweni Ndlovu (35) of Plot 1, Mayfair. Ndlovu survived as he went out of the tunnel 16

August 7, 2018 11:08 AM Tout found dead, 2 friends arrested

A 45-YEAR-OLD tout from Bulawayo was found dead in a storm drain in a suspected murder case, police have confirmed. The body of Marizoni Moyo (45) of Pumula South was discovered by passersby last Wednesday morning. The now deceased left a local sports bar at around 11PM last Tuesday in the company of his two friends whom he had been drinking with and was found 28

August 3, 2018 9:53 PM Zim president-elect pledges to be fair, responsible and inclusive leader

Zimbabwe’s president-elect Emmerson Mnangwagwa today pledged to be a “listening” and “inclusive” president when he addressed journalists at a media briefing in Harare, less than 24 hours after it was announced he had won the presidential race in the country’s elections this week. “My brothers and sisters, I have always said that the voice of the people 36

August 1, 2018 11:11 PM Gunshots fired at Job Sikhala’s house

The incoming opposition MP for the MDC Alliance in Zengeza, Job Sikhala, is reporting that gunshots have been fired at his house in Chitungwiza, hours after party supporters demonstrated in Harare. “Gunshots at my house as I speak. Family scared but am reassuring them that I am prepared to die and they should move on if those doing so decide to kill me,” Sikhala 39

August 1, 2018 10:41 PM Woman shot in the back by soldiers during protests identified as Sylvia Matambo

Nehanda Radio sources have helped identify one of the three people shot dead by soldiers during a demonstration by opposition supporters protesting Monday’s election results. The woman shot in the back has been identified as Sylvia Matambo, who works for the Zimbabwe National Water Authority (ZINWA) and lived in the Waterfalls suburb of Harare 40

August 1, 2018 5:38 PM Dr Stephen Chan: “….killing protesters in front of world observers. Same old ZANU-PF.”

Dr Stephen Chan on Twitter: “Not sure how they can be so completely over-the-top clumsy and BAD. ZANU-PF must have been smugly congratulating themselves for ‘managing’ the election and projecting a new image – and then, in one fell swoop, killing protesters in front of world observers. Same old ZANU-PF.” At least one person is dead after the military 41

July 25, 2018 4:19 AM Passenger in Honda Fit boot dies in crash

One person died and 15 others were injured in two separate road traffic accidents that occurred over the weekend in Bulawayo. The first accident in which one person died involved a Honda Fit that had four passengers and an Isuzu twin cab carrying two passengers. It happened at the intersection of Matopos Road and 23rd Avenue at around 10AM on Saturday 20

July 21, 2018 5:47 PM Prophet arrested after trying to resurrect corpse

Getayawkal Ayele had tried to revive the corpse of Belay Biftu by lying on top of him and repeatedly yelling "Belay, wake up". An aspiring prophet has been arrested in Ethiopia after he failed to bring a dead man back to life. Getayawkal Ayele had tried to revive the corpse of Belay Biftu by lying on top of him and repeatedly yelling “Belay, wake up”. It was not successful 19