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July 16, 2018 3:30 PM Zambia bars Koffi Olomide

Popular rhumba musician Koffi Olomide has been barred from entering Zambia because of the many criminal allegations against him in the southern African country, and France. They include allegations of assaulting a photojournalist in Zambia during a previous tour. He has also been accused of sexually assaulting his dancers, kidnapping them and employing 12

July 12, 2018 1:43 PM Why young people will vote for Chamisa: Zhuwao

Franz Fannon said that every “generation must discover its mission, fulfil it or betray it”. Zimbabwe’s young people have discovered that their generational mission is to transition Zimbabwe from the 1st Republic to the 2nd Republic. Young people will vote for Chamisa because, to fulfil their generational mission, they must mandate him to lead that transformational 11

June 25, 2018 6:56 AM MultiChoice to train Zim filmmakers

Multichoice Zimbabwe is looking for aspiring film directors, sound engineers, and scriptwriters to enter the MultiChoice Talent Factory (MTF) which offers them a chance to gain theoretical knowledge and hands-on experience in cinematography, film editing, audio production and storytelling. The programme, which is a new and far-reaching Pan-African social 21

June 8, 2018 10:28 AM Ghanagate erupts and shakes African football

A World Cup-bound referee and a member of the FIFA Council have been accused of accepting cash gifts by an undercover investigation into African football. Kenya’s Adel Range Marwa, one of Africa’s World Cup-bound referees, will no longer be in Russia after being filmed receiving a $600 ‘gift’. Marwa was given money by an undercover reporter posing as an official 7

May 23, 2018 12:14 PM UK man raped children in Kenya

A man has been found guilty of raping two girls in Kenya. Keith Morris, 72, from Hull, carried out the crimes while on holiday in a remote village between 2016 and 2017, the National Crime Agency (NCA) said. He denied 13 charges including rape and sexual assault but was convicted following a trial at Leeds Crown Court. The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) 43

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 35

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 32

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 31

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 35

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 28