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October 5, 2018 3:45 PM Goblins seize maternity ward

In a strange incident, pregnant women and nurses were moved from Lupaka Clinic to a safe place and pupils at two primary schools stopped going to school after goblins allegedly sexually attacked them. In separate interviews the women said they have been facing nights of torture at the clinic. “I came here last Tuesday and I have not been sleeping since 21

September 17, 2018 5:23 PM Churches respond to cholera outbreak

As Zimbabwe grapples with the cholera outbreak, churches have pledged to help fight its spread with some saying they will be shelving services for this week. Others said they will take the opportunity to educate their congregants on cholera related issues. The government has since imposed a ban on public gatherings as a measure to contain the cholera 11

September 17, 2018 12:44 PM NSSA finds investor for Beitbridge hotel

The National Social Security Authority (NSSA) is finalising an agreement with a leading hotel company that will see its closed Beitbridge hotel facility being re-opened. The proposed venture is likely to result in a new mixed business model covering accommodation, casino, tertiary education and serviced apartments, close sources say. The 136 room state-of 5

September 16, 2018 3:30 AM ‘This one’s for you mum’

France-based Sables and Cheetahs back liner Shayne Makombe is doing it all for his mother.Memories of how his mother, Charity, shed tears and begged him to walk away from rugby spurs Makombe on. “I was 13 then and was in hospital after suffering a nasty neck injury. My mum looked at me as I lay there motionlessly and begged me to stop playing rugby and concentrate 13

September 5, 2018 7:18 AM Gweru allays typhoid spread fears as schools open

Gweru City Council has enhanced its fight against typhoid by training more than 50 district school heads, inspecting more than 200 school premises and training more than 1 200 students ahead of the new school term that started yesterday. Most parents have been sceptical about sending their children to school following the outbreak of the disease in Gweru 26

September 3, 2018 6:18 AM Schools open tomorrow: Govt

The Ministry of Primary and Secondary Education has dispelled social media rumours that schools will open on September 10, instead of tomorrow for the third term. In an interview yesterday, permanent secretary in the Ministry, Dr Sylvia Utete-Masango, said there were no changes and encouraged teachers and pupils to be ready for schools opening tomorrow 19

August 19, 2018 2:37 PM MDC leader ropes in Mandela’s lawyer

A top South African advocate has been drafted into MDC Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa’s legal team to fight the opposition party’s Constitutional Court (Con-Court) challenge to be heard on Wednesday. Advocate Jeremy Gauntlett, who was the lawyer for South Africa’s first black president, Nelson Mandela, joins Chamisa’s backroom strategists, with his lead advocate 35

August 17, 2018 7:02 AM All set for ‘Change A Life’ concert

All is set for the highly anticipated Change A Life concert that is headlined by South African star rapper Nasty C (real name David Junior Ngcobo) and top local acts. The show slated for tomorrow at Wingate Golf Club will raise money for less privileged children under the Alfred Dondo Foundation. Targeted beneficiaries are those with no means to access 32

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 19

August 10, 2018 12:55 PM Malema tells Manana to be proud of being ‘gay’

Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) president Julius Malema has urged former ANC MP and ex-deputy minister of higher education Mduduzi Manana to embrace his sexuality and disclose that he is homosexual. Speaking at the EFF Women’s Day commemorations on Wednesday held in KwaZulu-Natal, Malema urged Manana to be proud of his identity and not keep it concealed 17