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January 6, 2019 5:40 PM Wayne Rooney arrested for being drunk and swearing in public in Washington

Wayne Rooney was arrested for being drunk in public and swearing in the US. The ex-England star, who is currently on a three-year deal at DC United in the States, was held in Virginia. According to a US reporter, the ace was arrested over “public swearing and intoxication” on December 16 by the Washington Airport Authority. Rooney, who raked in £20million 22

January 6, 2019 8:33 AM Chicken Inn striker Chirinda at Bosso

Former Bantu Rovers and Chicken Inn striker, Obriel Chirinda yesterday signalled his intention to join Bulawayo giants, Highlanders when he attended the club’s trials held at Crescent Sport Club. Chirinda, who turned out for Chicken Inn last season, was one of about 30 footballers who turned up at the grounds seeking to impress Highlanders coach, Madinda 21

January 2, 2019 3:34 PM MSU dismisses fee hike reports

The Midlands State University (MSU) has dismissed as fake reports circulating on social media alleging that the institution has hiked tuition fees. In a statement, the MSU said it noted with concern false statements circulating on various social media platforms to the effect that it has increased tuition fees for the 2019 academic year and that local 23

December 19, 2018 11:20 AM Cassava makes history. . . enters Zim market at US$3,8 billion

Cassava SmarTech Zimbabwe made history yesterday when it debuted in the market at a price of $1,50 per share, valuing the company at $3,8 billion. It immediately became Zimbabwe’s third most valuable company after Delta and Econet Wireless. By any measure this is easily the largest public listing in Zimbabwe’s history and the first listing in three years 17

December 15, 2018 9:50 AM Kenyan marries 2 university students at same ceremony

The story of 27 year old Tom Junior Mako marrying his two wives at the same ceremony has captivated Kenyans in the past few days. The businessman from from Kajiado County, south of the capital, Nairobi, married Elizabeth Simaloi, 25, and Joyce Tikoiyan, 23. The two young women are students at a local university. There had been reports that the wedding 15

December 14, 2018 6:19 AM British students raped at gunpoint on Ghana trip

Authorities in Ghana are investigating the sexual assault of four British girls and their teacher at gunpoint. The Sixth Form students, aged between 16 and 17, were part of an organised trip by a school in southern England. Reports say the four girls and their teacher were attacked on Saturday night at the hostel where they were staying in the Greater 15

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

December 11, 2018 5:55 AM Nigeria politician claims rivals ‘froze his bank account’

An opposition candidate in Nigeria’s upcoming elections has accused the government of freezing his bank account, claims that anti-corruption bodies deny. Peter Obi, the vice-presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), alleged over the weekend that all transactions on personal and business accounts belonging him, his wife and family 20

December 10, 2018 1:06 AM Sudan helicopter crash kills officials

A helicopter has crashed in eastern Sudan, killing a state governor and at least four other officials. The helicopter exploded in flames after it hit a communications tower as it tried to land in the remote Al-Qadarif state, witnesses are quoted by AFP news agency as saying. A number of people were taken to hospital for treatment, state media reported 18

December 1, 2018 4:14 PM ‘Thieving’ cop, rapist inyanga escape from jail

A cop who allegedly broke into colleagues’ houses and stole assortment of goods and a self-proclaimed inyanga who was recently jailed for rape, have escaped from Hwange Prison. Maxwell Musariri, a constable and Masimpe Muleya, the self-proclaimed inyanga, allegedly used a piece of steel from a combat boot to drill a hole on a wooden section of the prison 20