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December 14, 2018 12:47 AM Former Angolan minister found dead in Maputo hotel under unclear circumstances

Angola has confirmed the death of its former minister of higher education, Adão Gaspar Ferreira do Nascimento, in a hotel room in the Mozambican capital, Maputo. A press statement from the Angolan embassy in Maputo says the 60-year-old’s body has been moved to a local morgue for a trauma examination. The embassy says the death occurred at 21:00 local 2

December 10, 2018 7:57 AM Mob tortures thief to death

A suspected serial thief was beaten to death by villagers after allegedly stealing R500 at a homestead in Tsholotsho. Nkululo Ncube (36) from Gotshani Village allegedly broke into Mr Pointer Tshuma’s homestead at a neighbouring village in Emthetshaneni and got away with R500 last Thursday. Villagers allegedly mobilised a mob that hunted him down, stripped 3

December 10, 2018 7:46 AM Ex-soldier-turned MDC councillor dies

The Councillor for Ward 28 (Cowdray Park) in Bulawayo Hapson Nyasha Ncube (MDC) has died. Clr Ncube died yesterday morning at Mater Dei Hospital and the cause of death has not yet been established. Acting Bulawayo Mayor Clr Mlandu Ncube confirmed the death but said official communication about the funeral and burial will be made after the family and party 4

December 8, 2018 12:42 PM Road accidents biggest killer of young people – WHO

Road injuries are now the biggest killer of children and young adults worldwide, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). The organisation published figures that also reveal Africa has the worst rate of road traffic deaths in the world. Its report says many African and South American countries still do not have sufficient speed limit laws. But it also highlights 21

December 6, 2018 3:36 AM Killer robbers jailed for life

Two robbers have been jailed for life for killing a diamond dealer at his house in Chiadzwa, last year. Mutare High Court judge, Justice Hlekani Mwayera, sentenced Marcos Madhume and Thomas Mike Makoni Nyakujara to life in prison after they killed Blessing Chikwangura of Kusena Village under Chief Marange. Madhume and Nyakujara denied the murder charges 13

December 5, 2018 4:28 AM Saudi crown prince visits Algeria, holds talks with Prime Minister

Algeria’s president Abdelaziz Bouteflika called off a meeting with visiting Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on Monday because of ill health, the national news agency APS reported. It said the 81-year-old president, whose health has been fragile since he suffered a stroke in 2013 and is rarely seen in public, was “in bed with a heavy flu”. President 14

December 1, 2018 4:24 PM Bulawayo’s Ritz Bottle Store owner dies

Bulawayo businessman, Mr Bekithemba Moyo, who used to run Ritz Bottle Store which was very popular in the city, has died. Mr Moyo (60) who had kidney complications and was on dialysis for several years, suffered a heart failure during treatment on Thursday morning. His daughter Mrs Sibongile Mpofu confirmed her father’s death yesterday saying the family 10

November 29, 2018 5:19 AM Double blow for HHP’s son as mom Lerato Khanye dies

Barely a month after his father’s death, HHP’s son has been dealt another blow by the death of his mother. Lerato Khanye, the mother of 13-year-old Leano, passed away on Monday morning at a Johannesburg hospital, Tsambo family spokesperson Nkululeko Ncana confirmed. “She was sick. She passed away this morning (Monday) at a Johannesburg Hospital. The family 12

November 28, 2018 5:22 AM Man ‘axed’ to death in grudge fight

A 32 year old man from Insuza died on the spot during a nasty fight with his neighbour whom he had provoked into a fight over an undisclosed grudge. Witness Tshuma (29) of Village 2 Mindora under chief Deli allegedly axed Mr Juta Nkomo on the head and he bled from the mouth and nose before he passed out and died. Matabeleland North police spokesperson 15

November 27, 2018 7:53 AM Oprah Winfrey thanks fans after mother’s death on Thanksgiving

The star lived with her grandmother until she was six before moving to Milwaukee to join her mother who was working as a maid. Oprah Winfrey has thanked fans for their “kind words” after her mother, Vernita Lee, died at the age of 83. Winfrey posted a picture on Instagram of herself and her mother at a family gathering. She said: “Thank you all for your kind words 16