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May 11, 2018 10:52 AM Kenya’s Patel dam bursts, sweeping away homes in Solai

At least 41 people have died after heavy rains caused a dam to burst in Kenya, sweeping away homes across a vast area of farmland. The breach happened on Wednesday near the town of Solai, 190km (120 miles) north-west of the capital, Nairobi. The dead are thought to include children and women trapped in mud. The Kenyan Red Cross says it has rescued about 29

May 5, 2018 1:37 PM Diamond League: Caster Semenya claims 1500m victory in first event of season

South Africa’s Caster Semenya set a national record as she claimed victory in the women’s 1500m at the first Diamond League event of the season. Semenya, who won gold in the discipline at April’s Commonwealth Games, posted three minutes 59.92 seconds in Doha. The 27-year-old, who is a two-time Olympic 800m champion, could beimpacted by new rules around 26

April 23, 2018 6:03 AM London Marathon: Kenyans Kipchoge and Cheruiyot celebrate double win

Kenyan runners have dominated this year’s London Marathon, with Eliud Kipchoge winning his third title, while Vivian Cheruiyot won the women’s race. Kipchoge finished in two hours, four minutes and 17 seconds in front of Ethiopia’s Tola Shura Kitata (2:04:49) and the UK’s Mo Farah (2:06:21). Cheruiyot won in two hours, 18 minutes and 31 seconds, a personal 27

April 13, 2018 2:09 PM Luxurious Hotel for Victoria Falls

Victoria Falls will soon boast a new luxury boutique called Mbano Manor Hotel, set to be launched in the first half of 2019, the Financial Gazette can reveal. The driving force behind Mbano Manor Hotel, Mati Nyazema, said the hotel was going to offer a unique and nature-based travel experience for the global, high-end tourist, who seeks world-class hospitality 31

April 12, 2018 5:02 AM Semenya controversy persists – Nehanda Radio

Caster Semenya smashed Zola Budd’s long-standing South African 1 500 metres record at the Commonwealth Games on Tuesday as her dominance on the track continued to be dogged by controversy off it. Semenya, who has elevated levels of male sex hormones, made her move on the last lap, overtaking Kenya’s Beatrice Chepkoech on the final bend and accelerating 26

March 24, 2018 11:09 PM Kenya gay tests: Court bans anal exams

NAIROBI: A Kenyan appeals court on Thursday ruled unlawful the use of forced anal exams to test whether two men had gay sex, which is criminalized in the East African nation. The earlier high court decision was unconstitutional and violated human rights, appellate court Judge Alnashir Visram said during the hearing in the coastal city of Mombasa 21

March 19, 2018 4:52 PM UZ student wins Miss Albinism

University of Zimbabwe Social Work student Sithembiso Mutukura was crowned Miss Albinism Zimbabwe at an inaugural “Beauty beyond the skin” pageant held at a Harare joint. Monalisa Manyati, 22, and Makaita Ngwenya, 21, landed the first and second princess titles respectively, while Jenifer Madinza was crowned Miss Personality. Mutukura walked away $85 richer 20

February 20, 2018 3:42 PM Uebert Angel pays tribute to “hero” Tsvangirai in moving condolence message after burial

Flamboyant preacher and businessman Uebert Angel has paid tribute to opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai describing him as a “hero” who made sacrifices in the struggle for democracy. A former Prime Minister in the coalition government of 2009-2013, Tsvangirai (65) died in a hospital in South Africa last week Wednesday after a brave battle with colon 47

February 19, 2018 8:47 AM African audiences celebrate Black Panther release

The release this week of Marvel Studios’ latest superhero outing, Black Panther, has triggered the enthusiasm of African movie fans and a sense of pride that Hollywood has finally plugged a gap. With an almost entirely black cast and a young African-American director, Ryan Coogler, the film has already won rave reviews for its stereotype-busting portrayal 38

February 14, 2018 5:29 AM Cindy drops Valentine’s video

In the spirit of celebrating love this Valentine’s Day,award winning songbird Cindy Munyavi drops a juicy video for her song “Clap For My Babie” on YouTube today. The song features Elton Bryce who is also one of the producers with Rodney Beatz while the video was directed by Andy Cutter. In an interview, the “Parere Moyo” hit-maker said the video is love present 19