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June 10, 2018 3:42 PM Mapaya earns top-five finish at NCAA champs

TRIPLE jump star Chengetayi Mapaya capped off a memorable debut season in the United States in style after earning First-Team All-America Honours at the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Outdoor Track and Field Championship in Eugene, Oregon, US, on Friday. The 19-year-old Zimbabwean who is on scholarship at Texas Christian University (TCU) 13

June 7, 2018 4:02 PM Texas man nearly dies after being bitten by severed head of rattlesnake he had just killed

A man in Texas was given 26 rises of anti-venom after he was bitten by the severed head of a poisonous rattlesnake. The victim’s wife, Jennifer Sutcliffe, said that her husband decapitated the four-foot serpent with a shovel while working in the garden at their home near Corpus Christi. However, when he picked up the remains to dispose of them, the head of the snake 4

May 20, 2018 4:37 PM US teen kills 10 in shooting

SANTA FE — The 17-year-old student who authorities said killed 10 people when he opened fire in an art class in his Houston-area high school appeared to be disoriented on the morning after the rampage, one of his lawyers said on Saturday. The teenager, identified by law enforcement as Dimitrios Pagourtzis, has been charged with capital murder and is being 49

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 29

February 11, 2018 3:26 AM Zim designers at SA Menswear Week

Award-winning local fashion designers — Ara Kani and Kidd Hunta — showcased their talent at the annual South African Menswear Week which started in Cape Town from Thursday and ended yesterday. The Zimbabwean duo was among 35 garment makers drawn from across Africa who gathered in the Mother City for the three-day fashion show. Facilitated by Hunnar Management 28

November 20, 2017 7:42 AM Taxi driver steals from Good Samaritan

A 23-year-old Karoi taxi driver allegedly stole goods from a Good Samaritan who had offered him overnight accommodation. Rabson Ngoma of 223/17 Messengers’ Camp in Chikangwe pleaded guilty to theft charges when he appeared before Chinhoyi magistrate Mr Felix Mawadze. Magistrate Mr Mawadze sentenced him to 30 days in prison with an option of paying a $100 fine and an additional 20

August 28, 2017 12:20 AM Trump to Travel to Texas With Torrential Rain Still in the Forecast

Mr. Trump also used the hurricane to soft-pedal a bit of unrelated political business, announcing late on Friday night that he had pardoned Joe Arpaio, the former Arizona sheriff. The timing seemed anything but coincidental: With cable news channels switching to wall-to-wall storm coverage, the fierce criticism of Mr. Trump’s action, from Republicans 21

August 26, 2017 8:29 PM Trump's pardon of controversial Arizona ex-sheriff Arpaio fits a pattern: A divider not a uniter

President Donald Trump has set his presidency on an unambiguous course for which there could be no reversal. He has chosen to be a divider, not a uniter, no matter how many words to the contrary he reads off a teleprompter or from a prepared script. That's one obvious message from Friday's decision to issue a pardon for controversial former Arizona sheriff 7

August 17, 2017 10:09 AM The Daily 202: Trump has failed to offer moral leadership after Charlottesville. These 10 people are filling the void

Hundreds marched peacefully last night as part of a candlelight vigil in Charlottesville. (Salwan Georges/The Washington Post) THE BIG IDEA: It’s not enumerated in Article Two of the Constitution, but consoler in chief has always been one of the most important responsibilities of the American president. Playing this part has only become more important 69

August 10, 2017 4:16 AM US oil industry pushes back on sanctions against Venezuela

CARACAS, Venezuela — The Trump administration’s decision on Wednesday to slap sanctions on eight members of Venezuela’s all-powerful constitutional assembly brings to 30 the number of government loyalists targeted for human rights abuses and violations of democratic norms since anti-government protests began in April. But even as the list of targeted 26