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November 18, 2018 11:01 PM From Marxist to Thatcherite – Zimbabwe Vigil Diary

The most reviled / revered British Prime Minister of the past half century has been championed in the pages of the influential London newspaper the Financial Times by none other than Emmerson Mnangagwa. In the face of fierce opposition, Mrs Thatcher forced through sweeping changes which paved the way for strong economic growth. President Mnangagwa obviously 9

November 16, 2018 5:19 AM Lewis Hamilton: Formula 1 world champion explains ‘poor place’ India comments

Five-time world champion Lewis Hamilton has clarified comments he made about India being a “poor place”. Mercedes defended their driver, saying his intended juxtaposition between rich and poor had been taken “grossly out of context”. Briton Hamilton, 33, told BBC Sport this week that it was “strange” to race in India and he “felt very conflicted 14

November 13, 2018 3:15 PM Tafi Mhaka: Are anti-gay witch hunts really protecting ‘African values’?

Homophobia, not homosexuality, is a western import to Africa. On October 29, governor of Tanzania’s largest city Dar-es-Salaam, Paul Makonda, announced that he formed an anti-gay unit to hunt down “suspected” homosexuals. Makonda is an ardent Christian and close ally of Tanzanian President John Magufuli, a traditionalist who believes “even cows disapprove 11

November 8, 2018 11:39 AM United States gives $475k grant for Great Zimbabwe rehab

United States Ambassador to Zimbabwe, Mr Brian Nichols, on Tuesday signed a US$475 000 grant for the rehabilitation of the Great Zimbabwe Monument under the US Ambassador’s fund for cultural preservation. The grant will finance restoration of structures at the monument, modernising security systems, combating destructive herbs and training personnel 12

November 8, 2018 9:33 AM Kidnapped children released in Cameroon, two teachers held

All 79 children and a driver kidnapped in west Cameroon were free on Wednesday, but a principal and one teacher are still being held by the armed men that took them, a priest conducting negotiations said. The group was abducted on Monday in Bamenda, a commercial hub of Cameroon’s restive English-speaking region, according to military and government sources 10

November 7, 2018 9:32 AM Tiger Woods surpasses Spieth

Here’s something you probably never thought you’d see: Tiger Woods is now ranked above Jordan Spieth in the latest official world golf rankings released on Monday. As recently as a year ago, Woods was still ranked 656th in the world, but the 14-time Major champ is now up to 13th – one ahead of Spieth in 14th. Spieth started the year as the world No. 2, but a winless 15

November 5, 2018 8:40 AM Nust students win ticket to Zurich

A team of students from the National University of Science and Technology (Nust) were last Thursday named as winners of the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Institute Research Challenge in Zimbabwe. Following their victory, the students advanced to the next level of the world’s leading investment research competition and will compete against universities 27

November 2, 2018 8:31 AM Usain Bolt leaves Australia’s Central Coast Mariners football club

Usain Bolt’s trial with Australian football club Central Coast Mariners has come to an end.The Jamaican eight-time Olympic sprint champion, 32, joined the A-League side for an “indefinite training period” in August. He scored two goals in his first effort for the Mariners in a friendly, but did not play matches when the season began. Efforts to secure 36

November 1, 2018 6:30 PM Mnangagwa blasts bigwigs for speaking out of turn

President Emmerson Mnangagwa yesterday lashed out at senior Zanu PF members for speaking out of turn at a time of growing tension and rivalry in the ruling party, and warned the bigwigs they risk being axed from the party. Mnangagwa was addressing the Zanu PF youths at the fourth National Youth Assembly held at the party headquarters in Harare. He said although 25

November 1, 2018 10:17 AM Standard Bank scoops 13 awards

Standard Bank Group, Africa’s leading bank by assets and parent company to Stanbic Bank Zimbabwe, has been recognised for its work across Africa, scooping 13 awards from Global Finance at this year’s annual SIBOS conference, hosted in Sydney. “We are delighted to receive these awards from such a prestigious publication. They provide further confirmation 24