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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 475

November 21, 2018 4:35 AM CIO operative drowns at Ncema dam

A Central Intelligence Organisation (CIO) officer based in Bulawayo allegedly drowned at Lower Ncema Dam in Umzingwane on Saturday during an outing with friends. Brian Umera allegedly drowned after he fell from a boat and rescuers had by yesterday not found his body. Matabeleland South police spokesperson Chief Inspector Philisani Ndebele confirmed the drowning 49

December 28, 2017 7:30 AM ‘Robbie Malinga had pancreatic cancer’

Robbie Malinga’s brother yesterday said the music veteran was diagnosed with stage four pancreatic cancer in June this year, leading to several spells in and out of hospital. Speaking at a press conference near Robbie’s home in Johannesburg, Bheki Malinga said his brother battled to walk and eat in the days leading up to his death, and often spoke in a low voice 78

October 30, 2017 8:16 AM GZU student drowns in swimming pool

A 25-YEAR-OLD Great Zimbabwe University (GZU) student drowned while swimming in a pool with fellow students, police have confirmed. Anusa Tennis of Mashava GZU campus, about 40km from Masvingo, teamed up with two students and went to a swimming pool some distance from the campus where he drowned. Police at Mashava Police Station retrieved Tennis’ body from the pool after 43

October 17, 2017 3:11 PM Zanu PF wars will end badly: Mutasa

As Zanu PF’s succession wars reach a deadly climax, former State Security minister, Didymus Mutasa — who was for decades one of President Robert Mugabe’s closest confidants — has warned that things “could end very badly” for his longtime boss, the ruling party and the country as a whole if they are not carefully managed. Speaking to the Daily News yesterday 63

October 13, 2017 12:12 AM I don't look like I have cancer, but I've had to learn to live with this incurable disease

I will never forget the words from the oncologist when I was first diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer. "We can put out the flames but it will always smoulder," the doctor said. "You will learn to live with cancer. You will have to overcome the stigma of cancer." For a start, being diagnosed with breast cancer was a shock. It took me days to digest 81

August 31, 2017 11:30 AM Outrage over Chiadzwa security ‘abuses’

Fearful villagers from the diamond-rich Chiadzwa area are accusing the Zimbabwe Consolidated Diamond Company (ZCDC) of gross human rights abuses, which its chief executive officer, Morris Mpofu, confirmed were being investigated by police. President Robert Mugabe’s government was accused of gross human rights violations during the Chiadzwa diamond rush in 2008 when security 47

July 23, 2017 2:45 AM Time to rise above factional fights

When the politburo, Zanu PF’s supreme decision-making body outside congress sat on June 21, they were dealing with internal struggles, suspicions, accusations and counter accusations. Barring all other issues, the main purpose of this particular sitting was to deal with one of their own, Saviour Kasukuwere, once and for all. Nine out of 10 provinces 40

June 3, 2017 5:47 PM Animal rights – do they exist?

The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be measured by the way its animals are treated — Mahatma Gandhi. We turn to this age old philosophical question that has dogged human kind for generations and no pun is intended. Do animals have rights? Human beings have clearly defined rights, but there is no commonality of thought regarding the rights 33

May 27, 2017 2:46 AM ‘Time to cut Tyson loose’

As the unrelenting pressure being exerted on under-fire Zanu PF national political commissar Saviour Kasukuwere continues to mount, angry war veterans say it is time he is “cut loose” to save the ruling party from imploding. Speaking to the Daily News , voluble war veterans leader and former Cabinet minister, Christopher Mutsvangwa, said it was high time that Zanu PF acted 37