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October 19, 2018 4:57 AM Mnangagwa to cap 1 719 at Bindura University

President Mnangagwa will today cap 1 719 graduates at Bindura University of Science Education’s 17th graduation ceremony in Bindura. The university, which has produced 11 756 graduates to date, has five faculties, Faculty of Agriculture and Environmental Science, Faculty of Commerce, Faculty of Science, Faculty of Science Education and Faculty of Social 7

October 17, 2018 9:41 PM Chaos as Omotoso’s lawyer harassed, protesters clash outside court

Omotoso’s supporters and protesters at court to support survivors of rape, clashed in the street shortly after the trial was adjourned for the day. Chaos erupted outside the Port Elizabeth High Court today when Pastor Timothy Omotoso’s lawyer, Peter Daubermann, was harassed and followed to his car by a group of angry protesters. The protesters were among 17

October 17, 2018 7:50 PM Potraz to introduce innovation hubs, hackathons

The Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (Potraz) says it plans to introduce innovation hubs and hackathons as part of its information and communication technology (ICT) Innovation Drive. The ICT Innovation Drive had up to this point operated only as a revolving fund that assists beneficiaries by extending loans for their different 17

October 16, 2018 5:26 PM Liquid Telecom revamps Harare’s sewer pipes

Liquid Telecom will invest $1,5 million in the first phase of repairing and revamping Harare’s broken sewer pipes and water reticulation infrastructure. Liquid Telecom, which is majority owned by Econet Wireless Global, has partnered with government agencies to help in the fight against the cholera outbreak which has already claimed 54 lives. “The exercise 14

October 8, 2018 2:33 PM Plumtree council sues land developers

Plumtree Town Council is suing three Bulawayo land developers for more than $150 000 for doing a shoddy job by failing to fully service residential stands at Dingumuzi and Gwakuba suburbs in the border town. The council filed separate summons at the Bulawayo High Court citing Gasavu Contractors and Engineering, Aggregate Properties and Hawkflight Construction 20

October 8, 2018 2:20 PM Nust student ‘killer’ arrested

Police in Bulawayo have arrested a man suspected to have attacked and killed a National University of Science and Technology (Nust) student in the city last week. Sources yesterday said Munyaradzi Phiri of Old Lobengula suburb was arrested on Friday for allegedly attacking Tinashe Nemakonde who later died at Mpilo Central Hospital. Nemakonde a first 18

October 5, 2018 9:52 AM Tshwane to pay R1 million to man injured by pothole

The City of Tshwane will have to pay damages to a Pretoria North man who injured his leg so badly when he stepped into a pothole that doctors initially wanted to amputate it. Theunis Brink, 62, spent more than two months in the Tshwane District Hospital after the incident. He is claiming more than R900 000 in damages from the city. The city did not file papers 21

September 25, 2018 5:33 PM ZRA rehabilitates Kariba Dam

Zambezi River Authority (ZRA) has embarked on a mission to rehabilitate the Kariba Dam and to develop two Hydro-Electric Scheme sites to secure the long-term safety and reliability of the Kariba Complex by December 2022. This came out in the board’s 129th meeting where discussions on availability of water for power generation at Kariba were made. In a statement 19

September 25, 2018 2:42 AM Indonesian teenager survives 49 days adrift at sea in ‘fishing hut’

An Indonesian teenager who looked after a fishing hut survived for 49 days at sea by cooking fish over wood taken from his vessel, it has emerged. Aldi Novel Adilang was on the hut 125km (77 miles) off the Indonesian coast in mid-July when heavy winds caused its moorings to snap, casting the 18-year-old adrift. He ended up thousands of kilometres away near Guam, where 26

September 24, 2018 2:14 PM Churches defy govt ban on public gatherings

Several churches in Harare yesterday defied a government ban on public gatherings and continued worshiping in the face of a stepped-up campaign to prevent the spread of cholera. This comes after police issued a ban on all public gatherings and illegal food vending to control the spread of cholera, which has killed over 30 people in the capital, Harare 21