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August 15, 2018 8:43 AM Gweru typhoid death toll rises to 7

The death toll due to the typhoid outbreak in Gweru has risen to seven, with fresh cases being suspected in Ascot and Mtapa high-density suburbs. It is suspected that the number of people who succumbed to the disease could be higher as some cases were not reported after Gweru City Council allegedly concealed the disease for close to a month before it was discovered 9

August 14, 2018 6:57 PM South Africa to eradicate pit latrine toilets in schools

South Africa is to get rid of all pit latrines in state schools within two years after a five-year-old pupil drowned in a toilet in March. “This is an initiative that will save lives and restore the dignity of tens of thousands of our nation’s children,” President Cyril Ramaphosa said. Pit latrines are holes in the ground covered with a platform – and many are shoddily 12

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 13, 2018 11:13 AM Crash claims one, injures nine others

One person died while nine others escaped the clutches of death by a whisker on Thursday last week when a Toyota Wish they were travelling in failed to negotiate a curve, veered off the road and hit a tree in Gweru. The deceased died on the spot while the nine, who suffered various degrees of injuries, are admitted at Gweru General Hospital. Gweru City Council 18

August 9, 2018 12:52 PM Top Kenyan athlete killed in car crash

NAIROBI. — Kenyan athlete Nicholas Bett, the 2015 world 400m hurdles champion, was killed yesterday in a car crash near his home in western Kenya, police said. “The accident occurred when his vehicle hit a bump and rolled and he died on the spot,” Nandi county police commander Patrick Wambani said from the scene of the crash. The 28-year-old Bett, the father 17

August 7, 2018 11:26 AM Train cuts man to pieces

A 38-YEAR-OLD man from Victoria Falls died when he was crushed by a passenger train in a suspected case of suicide. NRZ public relations manager Mr Nyasha Maravanyika said investigations were underway. “We heard about the sad incident where one person was killed by a train. Police attended the scene and investigations are still underway to establish 29

July 30, 2018 11:11 AM Musicians at war with Zimura, ZBC?

There is a different war currently going on between the Zimbabwe Musicians’ Union (Zimu), Trade Union for the Music Arts Industry (Tumai) and Creative Arts Union (CAU) on one side and the Zimbabwe Music Rights Association (Zimura) and national broadcaster ZBC on the other side. It’s a war about royalties. Music composers in this country throng Zimura 42

July 17, 2018 11:03 AM Urban grooves singer MC Villa dies

Popular urban grooves singer MC Villa, born Tendai Marukutira, 37 has died. The “Unodzoka Here” hit maker collapsed and died around 8pm on Sunday at his house in Mbare. His brother Brian Marukutira confirmed the death which he described as a sad loss. “It is very sad. He was a very talented young man who really loved his music. This is a great loss to the arts industry 42

July 11, 2018 5:41 PM Michael Jackson was ‘chemically castrated’ by his dad Joe to ‘maintain high pitched voice’

Michael Jackson was “chemically castrated” by his dad Joe according to Conrad Murray. The late singer’s doctor made the sensational claims in an interview following Joe’s death last month. Conrad said Joe, who died from cancer, was “cruel” to Michael and his siblings throughout their childhood. In a clip obtained by The Blast he said: “Joe Jackson was one of the worst 27

July 9, 2018 8:56 AM Man hangs self after court ruling

A 29 year old man was found hanging from a roof truss in Emganwini suburb after a court ruling banishing him from his mother’s home for troubling her and his sister. Chetjuma Nyoni was found hanging outside the house on a roof truss with a rope cut out from a blanket yesterday morning. His mother had allegedly sought legal action after she was having 47