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November 14, 2018 5:50 PM Eritrea sanctions lifted after nine years

The UN Security Council has unanimously agreed to lift sanctions against Eritrea after nine years. An arms embargo, asset freeze, and travel ban were imposed in 2009 amid claims Eritrea supported al-Shabab militants in Somalia. The resolution, drafted by the UK, was backed by the US and its Western allies. The UN vote comes amid a thaw in relations between 10

November 12, 2018 3:38 PM ‘Only UN can deal with Gukurahundi’

The United Nations is the most suitable organ to bring the controversial Gukurahundi issue to finality as domestic instruments are not fit to address the issue, a United Kingdom conference recently heard. Former MDC legislator and ex-minister of State in the Organ of National Healing in the Government of National Unity, Moses Mzila Ndlovu told delegates 8

November 11, 2018 5:00 PM Mukanya goes for greenhorns

Chimurenga music icon Thomas “Mukanya” Mapfumo has chosen little known musicians to support him during the December Peace Tour in Zimbabwe as part of his efforts to promote youngsters. Currently, his team is registering little known artistes in different parts of the country who wants to curtain raise the Disaster hit maker on the tour. The tour will see him showcasing 7

November 7, 2018 8:23 AM Army holds funeral parade in honour of Lt Col Mutungwe

A funeral parade was held on Monday in honour of Lieutenant-Colonel Chubbchecker Mutungwe at One Commando Barracks in Harare, who died at a private hospital last Friday. Officiating at the funeral parade, Brigadier-General Tendai Elliot Dzirutwe said it was shocking and disheartening to learn of the death of a dedicated and loyal senior officer after 13

November 1, 2018 10:55 AM Catholic nun murder-accused gives magistrate death threat

Enock Potani, who last year allegedly killed and raped a Catholic nun Ruvadiki Plaxedes Kamundiya at a Holy Shrine at Mother of Peace in Mutoko, yesterday threatened a Harare magistrate with death. Potani, who is facing a murder charge, appeared before Mrs Rumbidzai Mugwagwa and was indicted to appear at the High Court on November 12 for trial 21

October 26, 2018 6:11 PM Khupe mocks Chamisa – Nehanda Radio

The war of words between rival MDC leaders — Thokozani Khupe and Nelson Chamisa — is intensifying. Yesterday, Khupe’s party tore into the MDC’s 19th anniversary celebrations planned for tomorrow, describing the commemorations as a façade. Khupe’s spokesperson, Khaliphani Phugeni, said Chamisa and those he leads have deviated from the values and principles 21

October 26, 2018 3:47 PM HHP: A ‘giant gone too soon’

As news trickled in that South African hip hop artiste Hip Hop Pansula (HHP) had died on Wednesday, local artistes expressed shock over his sudden death. Most spoke about their heartbreak saying he had touched their lives through his music. HHP, real name Jabulani Tsambo, was discovered dead at his Johannesburg home by a helper and it is suspected that the Maftown 20

October 21, 2018 9:31 AM Ammara recounts the day she was molested

While some night think life as one of Zimbabwe’s most loved and treasured songbirds is all glitz and glamour, Ammara Brown is living proof that this is not always the case as she once almost had her clothes ripped from her body by rowdy fans. The life of female performers is not easy, and Ammara Brown came face to face with the harsh realities of being 12

October 16, 2018 3:57 PM Ethiopia gets first female defence minister

Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has appointed the country’s first female defence minister in a new cabinet in which half the posts are taken up by women. Aisha Mohammed, from the country’s Afar region in the north-east, had served as construction minister before being picked to head the ministry of defence. Prime Minister Abiy has slimmed down the cabinet 14

October 16, 2018 1:13 PM Zanu-PF Midlands dep chair dies in car crash

Zanu-PF Midlands Province deputy chairperson and Central Committee member Godwin Shiri has died. Shiri died after the party vehicle he was driving was involved in a head on collision with a bus at around 6PM near the Bata Shoe Company in Gweru yesterday. They were going to their farm on the outskirts of Gweru when the accident occurred. Zanu-PF Midlands 15