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January 10, 2019 10:18 AM Goat herders drown in swimming escapade

Two minors from Gokwe drowned during a swimming escapade while herding goats. A boy Tatenda Befura (5) and a girl Patris Muduveki (6) both of Mtumbumtumbu village under Chief Chireya were found floating in Hwadze River at around 5PM on Sunday. Midlands provincial police spokesperson Inspector Joel Goko confirmed the drowning. “I can confirm we received 303

January 8, 2019 8:23 AM Rahaf al-Qunun: Saudi woman ends airport hotel standoff

An 18-year-old Saudi woman who fled her family at the weekend has left Bangkok airport “under the care” of the UN refugee agency, the head of Thailand’s immigration police says. Thai immigration officials had tried to return Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun, 18, to Kuwait, where her family is. But she refused to board a flight on Monday and barricaded herself 85

January 8, 2019 5:22 AM Saturday Night Fever in Gabon

The people of Gabon danced to the tune of Omar Bongo’s stifling symphony of misrule for 42 years. Small in stature, Bongo ruthlessly ruled oil-rich Gabon, earning himself the title “little big man”. A French observer described him as “a diminutive, dapper figure who conversed in flawless French, a charismatic figure surrounded by a personality cult”. He lavishly 94

January 8, 2019 4:45 AM 2 illegal miners die in shaft collapse

An illegal miner was trapped to death, while another died on admission at Chinhoyi Provincial Hospital after a rock fell in Level 5 Shaft at Eldorado Mine on Saturday night. Over 20 people have now died in the mine in the last few months. Police spokesperson Inspector Clemence Mabgweazara confirmed the incident yesterday saying investigations were still 85

January 6, 2019 3:45 PM Egypt policeman killed defusing bomb near Coptic church

A policeman has been killed trying to defuse a bomb outside a Coptic Christian church in Egypt, security officials say. Mustafa Abid was reportedly a specialist in mine clearance. The explosion injured two other officers and an onlooker. The device was one of two hidden in a bag on a roof by the church in Nasr City outside Cairo. It comes two days before 66

January 2, 2019 5:53 AM King Lobengula’s descendant dies

A member of the Royal Khumalo clan and great grandson of King Lobengula Thafetha Njube Khumalo has died. Khumalo (80), who was partially blind and based in Eastern Cape, South Africa, succumbed to high blood pressure on Christmas Day. Family spokesperson and brother to Thafetha, Prince Zwide Khumalo, confirmed his death, saying it’s a big loss to the family 67

January 2, 2019 4:24 AM London violence: Two dead, four hurt in knife and gun attacks

Two people have been stabbed to death and four others hurt in separate attacks in the early hours of the morning in London. A man died after being stabbed outside a private party in Park Lane, in the West End, at about 05:30 GMT. About an hour earlier, a woman was fatally stabbed in Southwark and at around the same time a woman was shot at a nightclub 69

December 30, 2018 7:32 PM ‘Expired leadership exposing citizens to expired drugs’

The Zanu PF government never runs out of shockers, the expired drugs scandal is yet another bizzare episode of a cruel and uncaring leadership. The issue of expired drugs is just but a manifestation of expired leadership. It boggles the mind to even imagine a government delighting in procurement of expired consignments of medicine placing the lives millions 69

December 27, 2018 1:42 AM Reveller drowns in swimming pool

A 26-year-old reveller drowned at Redcliff Hotel while swimming in the company of colleagues. Silas Mutepfa, of Redcliff, drowned on Saturday after drinking with friends at the hotel. Redcliff Police Station officer-in-charge Inspector Innocent Chiwara confirmed the incident saying Mutepfa died upon admission at a local clinic. “I can confirm the death 60

December 21, 2018 6:15 AM Tea scalded toddler chokes to death while crying

A one year six month old toddler choked to death while crying after he was scalded by tea on his arm. Matabeleland South provincial police spokesperson, Chief Inspector Philisani Ndebele confirmed the incident which occurred in Fort Rixon on Sunday at around 9AM. He said the toddler Sengenzo Ntuleka was at home with his mother and elder sister when the incident 64