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January 10, 2019 1:29 PM ‘Mnangagwa trip a dictatorship refresher course’

Mnangagwa is taking a trip to four countries all under the rule of stinking dictatorships. He has always been maintaining relationships with countries like Belarus where autocracy reigns supreme. His trip to these countries therefore comes not as a surprise to us in the MDC. It is a bid to take a refresher course for totalitarian, autocratic and fascist 53

January 10, 2019 5:28 AM Grand fuel heist in Zimbabwe?

Zimbabwe consumed almost 480 million more litres of petrol and diesel in six months between June and November last year than in the same period in 2017, a gargantuan 77 percent extra, at an additional foreign currency cost of more than US$200 million. Figures released by the Ministry of Energy and Power Development show that consumption of diesel and petrol 59

January 8, 2019 5:59 PM Elton Mangoma arrested – Nehanda Radio

Former Energy minister Elton Mangoma has been arrested for criminal abuse of office, his lawyer Tonderai Bhatasara confirmed yesterday. The leader of the Renewal Democrats of Zimbabwe was taken in by the Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission and spent the night at Mabelreign Police Station. It is alleged the 63-year-old former Energy minister connived 26

January 8, 2019 8:58 AM Buffalo Souljah back to his roots

South Africa-based dancehall star Buffalo Souljah has retraced his steps to team up with his childhood friends in Mufakose for a video titled “Svosvisvo”. The video is being shot in Mufakose and the singer said he is doing the project to show that he has not forgotten his roots. In an interview with The Herald, Buffalo stated: “Despite being based in South 26

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

December 28, 2018 8:16 AM Mhango dumps FCP for Zambian warriors

Industrious defensive midfielder Winston Mhango has joined Zambian side Kabwe Warriors, just a month after playing a pivotal role in inspiring Zimbabwean champions FC Platinum to their second consecutive Premier Soccer League title. The 30-year-old, who established himself as a vital cog at FC Platinum, playing the most league games in their 2018 campaign 17

December 18, 2018 9:22 AM I want to concentrate on MP post: Chiyangwa

Losing Zifa president Philip Chiyangwa claims the reason he withdrew from a re-run with new Zifa boss Felton Kamambo in Sunday’s elections is because he wants to invest his time as a Member of Parliament. Chiyangwa conceded defeat just before the re-run after the two had failed to garner two thirds of the votes. Chiyangwa, who is president of Cosafa 17

December 14, 2018 7:29 AM Trial of Mphoko’s son postponed

The trial of former Vice President Phelekezela Mphoko’s son, Siqokoqela, has been postponed to January 21 next year. He is being accused of hijacking the Choppies retail business and “looting” more than $50 000 worth of cash and goods from the outlets countrywide without board approval. Siqokoqela (40), who is facing 170 counts of fraud and theft, appeared 22

December 12, 2018 4:27 PM Kasukuwere seeks to stop trial

Former Local Government minister Saviour Kasukuwere, who is facing criminal abuse of office charges has filed another High Court application seeking to stop the trial proceedings at the Harare Magistrates’ Court, accusing the trial magistrate of irregularly handling the matter. This comes after Kasukuwere through his lawyer Charles Chinyama, last week filed 18

December 12, 2018 6:25 AM US bars entry of ousted Gambian leader Jammeh

The United States said Monday it would forbid entry into the country of former Gambian dictator Yahya Jammeh and his family over corruption during his 22-year rule. Under a US law that bans foreign officials involved in “significant” corruption or human rights abuses, the State Department said it was blacklisting Jammeh as well as his wife Zineb Jammeh 17