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January 8, 2019 5:22 AM Saturday Night Fever in Gabon

The people of Gabon danced to the tune of Omar Bongo’s stifling symphony of misrule for 42 years. Small in stature, Bongo ruthlessly ruled oil-rich Gabon, earning himself the title “little big man”. A French observer described him as “a diminutive, dapper figure who conversed in flawless French, a charismatic figure surrounded by a personality cult”. He lavishly 29

August 22, 2018 5:08 AM Donel wants to be an inspiration

The Voice UK star Donel Mangena wants to be an inspiration to a generation through his music career and has set his sights on surpassing global super stars such as Chris Brown and Usher. In doing that, Donel says he wants Zimbabweans to be proud of their country wherever they are in the world. Speaking from his grandmother, Nita Mangena’s home in Bulawayo’s 43

July 11, 2018 5:41 PM Michael Jackson was ‘chemically castrated’ by his dad Joe to ‘maintain high pitched voice’

Michael Jackson was “chemically castrated” by his dad Joe according to Conrad Murray. The late singer’s doctor made the sensational claims in an interview following Joe’s death last month. Conrad said Joe, who died from cancer, was “cruel” to Michael and his siblings throughout their childhood. In a clip obtained by The Blast he said: “Joe Jackson was one of the worst 45

June 27, 2018 3:48 PM Zimbabwe Cricket, players’ dispute rages on

It seems like there is no end in sight to the ongoing dispute between Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) and a selected few top players who have been left out of the home tri-series involving Pakistan and Australia. Brendan Taylor, Graeme Cremer, Sean Williams, Sikandar Raza and Craig Ervine are all not part of the 15-man Zimbabwe squad for the tri series as the selectors 43

February 18, 2018 4:16 AM US-based Amanda drops new single

United States-based Zimbabwean actress and musician Amanda Badze aka Amabeyond recently released a single titled Folklore. Late last year the musician dropped a single titled Texasmade, which she said was “a subtle celebration of the new Zimbabwe”. On her latest track which was launched in Harare at a local radio station, Amabeyond said she believed 44

August 1, 2017 11:06 PM Iain Macwhirter: If the US cannot control Trump, what chance does the West have?

The departures began in earnest in February when Mr Trump’s National Security Adviser, Michael Flynn was forced to fall on his sword after he lied to the Vice-President, Mike Pence, about conversations he’d had with the Russian ambassador, Sergei Kislyak. Mr Flynn had apparently discussed the future of US sanctions on Russia before taking office – an illegal 15

July 11, 2017 12:07 PM Rob Goldstone: The man behind Donald Trump Jr's meeting

Rob Goldstone was little known to the world, despite having worked for years with big names in the music industry. Until now. The British music publicist has become centre stage after reports said he had arranged a meeting between Donald Trump Jr, son of the US president, and a Russian lawyer who promised damaging material about Hillary Clinton during 33

June 6, 2017 1:38 AM I’m not TB Joshua, Minister snaps legislators

HARARE: Transport minister Joram Gumbo told the Mines Parliamentary Portfolio Committee Monday that he is not Temitope Balogun (TB) Joshua and cannot, therefore, know whether or not the duty-free fuel facilities issued to private companies is used to service national projects. Joshua is a popular Nigerian preacher who claims to foretell major events 12

April 14, 2017 3:27 PM The Daily 202: Trump doesn’t know much about history. It’s making his on-the-job training harder

THE BIG IDEA: Donald Trump believed he could convince China to pressure North Korea to stop its nuclear activities. Then President Xi Jinping tutored him on the history of the region. “After listening for 10 minutes, I realized that it’s not so easy,” Trump told the Wall Street Journal on Wednesday, recounting the session at Mar-a-Lago. “You know, I felt pretty 76

March 31, 2017 10:22 PM ON YOUR MARKS, GET SET, GO!

The country’s traditional giants, Highlanders, Dynamos and defending champions Caps United who play their respective games tomorrow will be following today’s action with keen interest as they hope to get off to good starts. Caps United who are under the guidance of Lloyd Chitembwe are favourites to retain the title but they should expect stiff competition 27