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August 16, 2018 8:44 PM All set for Nasty C concert

All is set for Nasty C’s maiden “Change a Life Concert” which is pencilled for Wingate Golf Club on Saturday courtesy of the Alfred Dondo Foundation in conjunction with Impala Car Rental. The 21-year-old South African rapper is expected in the country on Saturday for a charity gig meant to benefit students from marginalised communities of Sadza and Chikomba 5

August 14, 2018 6:57 PM South Africa to eradicate pit latrine toilets in schools

South Africa is to get rid of all pit latrines in state schools within two years after a five-year-old pupil drowned in a toilet in March. “This is an initiative that will save lives and restore the dignity of tens of thousands of our nation’s children,” President Cyril Ramaphosa said. Pit latrines are holes in the ground covered with a platform – and many are shoddily 16

August 8, 2018 4:34 PM Corruption still a big problem

The recent arrest of Harare businessman Wicknell Chivayo has thrust the spotlight back on President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s corruption fight. Chivayo was arrested last week on corruption charges while trying to flee the country when he had gotten wind that law enforcement agents were looking for him. The controversial businessman and his company — Intratek 22

July 25, 2018 1:28 PM Zinara ‘prioritising VIP roads in Harare’

The Zimbabwe National Roads Authority (Zinara) has been prioritising VIP routes in Harare, an official has said. Harare City Council (HCC) environmental committee chairperson yesterday said every year Zinara makes full disbursements for VIP roads while neglecting those in other parts of the city. His remarks came after residents argued that roads in most high density 19

July 24, 2018 8:21 AM NSSA officer gets bail in $16m scam

National Social Security Authority chief property investment officer Kurauwone Chihota (46), who is facing fraud charges involving $16 million in a suspected property scam, was yesterday granted $1 000 bail by a Harare magistrate. The court heard that NSSA set a target to deliver 8 000 houses, and Chihota (46) allegedly connived with the then NSSA board 18

July 23, 2018 3:17 PM Mazuruse’s project reaches out to prisons

Respected music producer and gospel musician Forward Mazuruse (pictured) has taken his music for development drive to prisons as he seeks to empower the usually-marginalised members of the community. The Music for Development Foundation Trust founder and Revival Studios MD says his music career goes beyond passion and he partners like-minded organisations 20

July 15, 2018 3:57 AM Prince K dates Polish violinist

Afro-jazz sensation Prince Kudakwashe Musarurwa, aka Prince K, says the music camps and festivals that he recently attended in the United Kingdom have opened new avenues for his career. Prince K recently participated at several UK music showcases, including the Ethno England Music Camp and Tandem Festival, which he believes will develop him into a great 20

July 12, 2018 2:13 PM Potraz in telemedicine initiative

Telecommunications regulator Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (Potraz) is supporting local health facilities to access specialist services through its innovative tele-medicine programme, a Cabinet minister has said. Minister of Information Communication Technology and Cyber Security Supa Mandiwanzira told delegates and residents 17

July 10, 2018 1:16 PM Chamisa battling Mnangagwa’s soft dictatorship

I am afraid the MDC Alliance appears oblivious to the mammoth political fraud in the electoral making. As things stand, the opposition grouping not only runs the horrifying risk of losing a massive chunk of democratic credibility through participating in a sham poll – which is practically impossible to win – but also losing an election which the electoral 31

July 10, 2018 4:32 AM Madinda not worried by rough patch

Highlanders coach Madinda Ndlovu has refused to crucify his youthful charges after the team’s losing streak continued with a 0-1 defeat to Black Rhinos at the National Sports on Sunday. The Bulawayo giants have now lost three successive matches after defeats to Bulawayo Chiefs and FC Platinum before the season went to the mid-season break. Madinda said Bosso 42