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May 11, 2018 10:52 AM Kenya’s Patel dam bursts, sweeping away homes in Solai

At least 41 people have died after heavy rains caused a dam to burst in Kenya, sweeping away homes across a vast area of farmland. The breach happened on Wednesday near the town of Solai, 190km (120 miles) north-west of the capital, Nairobi. The dead are thought to include children and women trapped in mud. The Kenyan Red Cross says it has rescued about 29

May 7, 2018 4:18 AM Inferno consumes $20 000 property

A house in Kwekwe’s Gaika Park suburb was gutted by fire last week resulting in damages estimated at $20 000. No one was injured in the inferno that was reportedly started by a six-year-old boy who was playing with matches in his bedroom. The boy’s parents, Mr Walker Chipangura and his wife Ellen, were at work. Mrs Chipangura, however, collapsed upon receiving 29

April 29, 2018 3:07 AM Andy Muridzo’s moment of truth

When he joined Jah Prayzah’s music crusade Military Touch Movement (MTM), Andy Muridzo immediately took his half-baked third album Tichambotenderera to JP studios for final touch-ups. The end-product, judging from the fans’ reaction, was below par and many believed this was because he had gone into bed with a competitor who was out to douse his flame 26

April 19, 2018 8:40 AM Mutasa loses debt case

People First top official Mr Didymus Mutasa’s bid to save his property from auctioning over debt, has hit a snag after the High Court threw out his application for rescission of judgment. Mr Mutasa had his vehicles and household property attached last year over failure to pay legal fees to the tune of $26 900. Mr Mutasa, the former Zanu-PF secretary 23

April 5, 2018 6:52 AM Plumtree High hostel razed by fire

Tragedy struck Plumtree High School on Tuesday night when a double storey hostel was reduced to a shell in an inferno that also destroyed property worth tens of thousands of dollars. School authorities suspect the fire was deliberately started shortly after 9PM to conceal theft at the hostels. A history teacher, identified as Mr Ndlovu who was housed 20

March 29, 2018 9:08 PM Dabengwa: Mpofu sabotaged Zambezi project

Matebeleland Zambezi Water Trust chairperson, Dumiso Dabengwa has accused former Mines Minister, Obert Mpofu, of sabotaging the water project. He said Mpofu refused to grant the trust a special mining concession in the mineral rich Matebeleland North province to fund raise for the Matebeleland Zambezi Water Project (MZWP). Dabengwa, who is also the Zapu leader 116

March 27, 2018 5:33 AM Harare population to hit 5m in 10yrs: Minister

It is anticipated that the population of Harare will increase to five million in 10 years time and there is need to urgently upgrade its infrastructure to meet demand, Environment, Water and Climate Minister Oppah Muchinguri-Kashiri has said. She was speaking at the launch of the Zimbabwe International Hydrological Programme National Committee in Harare 12

March 23, 2018 2:24 AM Ramaphosa urges SA to embrace foreigners

PRESIDENT Cyril Ramaphosa has urged South Africans to welcome and embrace foreign nationals from the continent as the country moves to be part of a pact to enable free movement of people and encourage trade and investment after signing a protocol at the African Union summit in Kigali, Rwanda. South Africa and 43 other countries on Wednesday signed a declaration 28

March 15, 2018 2:05 PM Man (40) dies in selfie with hippo attempt

A man from Gwelutshena in Nkayi died in a hippopotamus attack as he tried to capture pictures using his phone with the animal behind him. Police confirmed the incident which occurred on Monday. Matabeleland North provincial police spokesperson Inspector Siphiwe Makonese identified the victim as Lockeus Dube (40) of Sembewule Village. “I can confirm that we received 15

March 13, 2018 7:39 AM Ethiopian giant lands at Vic Falls. . . First B787 Dreamline aircraft to touch down at resort town

Ethiopian Airways on Sunday landed its Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft at the Victoria Falls International Airport as it celebrated its one year anniversary of flying into Zimbabwe. The first B787 Dreamliner to land at Victoria Falls International Airport, the international airliner becomes the second carrier to operate a scheduled wide bodied aircraft 24