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May 31, 2018 7:21 AM Biafra shutdown cripples Nigerian cities

A stay-at-home protest by Biafran separatists in Nigeria has crippled cities and towns in the south-east. Streets are empty and markets, banks and schools are closed to mark the abortive attempt in 1967 to gain independence for the region. It led to a bitter three-year civil war in which more than one million people were killed. The authorities have warned 22

May 28, 2018 3:03 PM Coca-Cola launches its first alcoholic drink in Japan

Coca-Cola has launched its first alcoholic drink, a lemon flavoured alcopop, in Japan in a bid to tap new markets and consumers. In a global first for the US drinks giant, three fizzy lemon drinks went on sale on Monday. The product aims at a growing market of young drinkers – especially women. Described by Coca-Cola as “unique” in the company’s 125-year 45

April 25, 2018 10:14 AM Mhere struggles to fill up 7 Arts Theatre again

As gospel musician Mathias Mhere tries to move to high-class joints, it seems the ambitious musician still has a lot to do for him to penetrate affluent markets if his recent album launch is anything to go by. For the second time, Mhere failed to fill up even half of the 800-seater 7 Arts Theatre which is nestled at Avondale shops in Harare when he unveiled 34

March 13, 2018 3:44 PM Harare City Council engages ZRP again

Harare City Council is engaging the Zimbabwe Republic Police to boot out Zanu PF youths who have invaded its markets and are illegally collecting rentals. According to environmental committee minutes: “There is need for council to carry out enforcement on all illegal markets starting from the Central Business District moving to all other areas in greater 30

February 18, 2018 5:02 AM Nasty C signs with Universal Music

JOHANNESBURG — South African hip-hop star Nasty C has found a new home at Universal Music after signing a massive recording deal with the company last week, but record label Mabala Noise claim the star has not left their stable. After days of swirling speculation over Nasty C’s future, the rapper took to social media on Thursday to confirm that he had joined 28

February 18, 2018 3:57 AM War biopic Chinhoyi 7 to premiere in March

Ster-Kinekor will host a night of glitz and glamour when they host the red carpet premiere of Chinhoyi 7 on March 16. The 120-minute long movie was commissioned by Vice-President Constantino Chiwenga, then commander of the Zimbabwe Defence Forces(ZDF). It was written and directed by Canada-based filmmaker Moses Matanda and produced by United Kingdom-based 35

February 16, 2018 1:38 AM Ramaphosa succeeds Zuma as South African president… promises to tackle corruption

Cyril Ramaphosa has become South Africa’s president a day after embattled leader Jacob Zuma resigned. He was the only candidate nominated by parliament, which is dominated by his African National Congress. MPs broke into song at the announcement. In his first presidential speech, Mr Ramaphosa, 65, said he would tackle the corruption which allegedly became 33

December 3, 2017 8:15 AM Who are the new faces in Mnangagwa's Cabinet?

Played an integral part in harmonising Zipra, Zanla and Rhodesian forces into one national defence force. Renowned throughout the Air Force of Zimbabwe for nudging his subordinates onto the path of academic excellence. Helped steer countrywide procurement and distribution of Command Agriculture inputs. Under his watch, Zimbabwe recorded its first bumper 67

November 13, 2017 2:03 AM ‘Export shelled peas to Asia’

PLAYERS in the agro-business have been urged to export shelled peas into the South-East Asian market to boost the country’s foreign currency reserves dwindle, ZimTrade has said. In its newsletter, ZimTrade said the demand for fresh garden peas in Malaysia was increasing and exporters should take advantage of that to earn the country the much-needed foreign 33

November 1, 2017 6:15 AM Prices zoom out of control in Zimbabwe

Hard-pressed Zimbabwean consumers are in the throes of skyrocketing grocery bills that are likely to deprive them of the joys of Christmas, with unofficial inflation figures showing that food prices have gone up by between 20 to 100% in the past month. The price spikes are wreaking havoc in the labour markets by eroding incomes at a time when employers 23