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July 12, 2018 11:12 AM Nigerian President Buhari: ‘I am a slow reader’

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has given ammunition to critics who call him “Baba Go-slow” after admitting that he failed to sign a continental free-trade agreement because he is a “slow reader”. Mr Buhari said he intends to sign the agreement, reached by African leaders at a summit in Rwanda in March, soon. “In trying to guarantee employment 11

July 9, 2018 9:03 AM Eritrea and Ethiopia to re-establish diplomatic ties

Eritrea and Ethiopia are to re-establish diplomatic and trade ties after long years of hostility. Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and Eritrean President Isaia Afwerki made the announcement during a landmark meeting in the latter’s capital Asmara. It is the first time the leaders from the two East African neighbours have met in almost 20 years 42

June 22, 2018 7:00 AM Airbus warns no-deal Brexit could see it leave UK

Airbus has warned it could leave the UK if the country exits the European Union single market and customs union without a transition deal. The European planemaker said the warning was not part of “project fear, but its “dawning reality”. Last week, the outgoing president of the CBI said sections of UK industry faced extinction unless the UK stayed in the EU customs 34

June 13, 2018 2:48 AM Chamisa appoints new presidential spokesman and seven representatives across the globe

Opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC-T) president Nelson Chamisa on Tuesday made nine key appointments that include a new presidential spokesman and representatives to the United Kingdom, European Union, South Africa, Australia, United States and the African Union. 1. Mr. Jameson Timba, ZEC Liaison Officer and Presidents Chief Election Agent 35

June 8, 2018 11:20 AM ‘Bomber’ denied shot at Commonwealth title

Zimbabwe’s non-membership of the Commonwealth has denied World Boxing Federation (WBF) All-Africa heavyweight champion Elvis Moyo a title fight against Britain’s Joe Joyce. Moyo’s camp had accepted a 10-day notice for the Bulawayo Bomber to trade leather with Joyce, a Commonwealth champion, last week but was told about the cancellation of the fight at the beginning 9

May 13, 2018 3:35 PM Dr Dre loses trademark battle with a gynaecologist called Dr Drai

Hip-hop star Dr Dre has lost a long-running trademark dispute against a gynaecologist with a similar name. The case was first lodged in 2015, when Pennsylvania-based gynaecologist Draion M Burch tried to trademark the name Dr Drai. Dr Dre objected, saying the similarity could cause “confusion”, especially as his near-namesake wanted to sell audio books 34

May 9, 2018 9:05 AM Zimswitch introduces new payment system

ZIMSWITCH Technologies, a company that provides interoperability for local financial payment systems, has introduced “Zeepay”, a new electronic payment product that enables users to send money to multiple recipients. Zeepay is short code for Zimswitch Enhanced Electronic Payments. Formed in 1994 as a partnership of five banks, Zimswitch Technologies 23

April 26, 2018 7:22 AM Jah Prayzah promises worldclass performance

Jah Prayzah who last performed in Bulawayo early last year, says music lovers in the city must brace for a worldclass event when he shuts down the Zimbabwe International Trade Fair on Saturday. The shut down show will be at Hartsfield Tshisanyama and as usual Jah Prayzah will be backed by his Third Generation band.The event is being organised by 2 Kings 40

April 15, 2018 5:18 PM Multiple offers for Billiat

DURBAN – Mamelodi Sundowns out-going forward Khama Billiat is spoiled for choice with regard to his next destination, but hasn’t made the decision about his future. His agent, Mike Ngobeni of M-Sport-Management, confirmed the news when he spoke to Independent Media. Billiat’s current deal with Sundowns will expire in June, and he has already made up his mind that he wants 42

April 15, 2018 5:04 PM Tobacco farmers’ deal turns sour

Tobacco contracting firm, Agritrade Leaf Tobacco, is in the eye of a storm after it allegedly deducted insurance premiums from farmers without prior contractual agreements. Farmers who spoke to Standardbusiness said they had not entered into any insurance agreement with Agritrade and Champions Insurance and were surprised when deductions were made. One farmer 38