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May 17, 2018 7:42 AM WHO bans hot chips – Nehanda Radio

The World Health Organisation has banned industrially produced chips and other fatty fried foods from the global food supply to eliminate the risk of non communicable diseases that are killing millions of people around the world every year. The foods make up the bulk of an average working person’s meals, especially lunch. The WHO has petitioned governments 20

May 17, 2018 6:53 AM England World Cup squad named

Trent Alexander-Arnold and Ruben Loftus-Cheek have been selected in Gareth Southgate’s 23-man England squad for the 2018 World Cup soccer finals, with Adam Lallana on standby. Uncapped Liverpool right-back Alexander-Arnold has made just three appearances for England’s Under-21s with this his first senior call-up. After impressing on loan at Crystal Palace 20

May 16, 2018 10:55 AM ‘Drinking with a dead man’

Nyoni said he met Gwata two years ago after she had been referred to him as the “right person to know in Bulawayo”. A mental health therapist and arts lover, Gwata obviously was hunting for one who would echo a Marechera kind of worship of mental freedom: “my name is not money but mind” he once wrote. Later, as Nyoni said, Gwata and himself would collaborate 26

May 9, 2018 6:56 AM Skimbo finds commercial partner

Zvishavane-born businessman Onious Magasa has partnered with comedian Skimbo born Tatenda Albert Matika on an international fashion venture. Skimbo is now the face of Magasa’s Ngamla Boss clothing label which is already making waves in South Africa and other neighbouring countries. In an interview, Magasa, who is currently based in South Africa, said he decided 15

May 5, 2018 8:36 PM Mutsvangwa blames Mliswa for Norton defeat

President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s advisor Chris Mutsvangwa has blamed Temba Mliswa for his Zanu PF primary election loss in Norton. Mutsvangwa, who was hammered by Langton Mutendereki, alleged Mliswa wanted a weak candidate which he can defeat in the National Assembly polls and also alleged he bribed police details, who were returning officers. “The elections 29

May 5, 2018 5:15 PM Sundowns believed to be forking out millions for Barcelona’s superstars

South African champions Mamelodi Sundowns are believed to have forked out €7-million (around R105-million) to host Spanish champions Barcelona at FNB Stadium on May 16 in an international friendly. The Brazilians confirmed the news on Friday night. The game will be Barcelona’s second visit to the country to face Sundowns. The first match between these 30

May 5, 2018 1:37 PM Diamond League: Caster Semenya claims 1500m victory in first event of season

South Africa’s Caster Semenya set a national record as she claimed victory in the women’s 1500m at the first Diamond League event of the season. Semenya, who won gold in the discipline at April’s Commonwealth Games, posted three minutes 59.92 seconds in Doha. The 27-year-old, who is a two-time Olympic 800m champion, could beimpacted by new rules around 26

May 3, 2018 12:14 PM Somali gunmen abduct German ICRC nurse in Mogadishu

A German nurse working for the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) was kidnapped in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu, the aid group said. She was seized by unknown armed men from inside the ICRC compound at 20:00 local time (17:00 GMT) on Wednesday. The 10 remaining international staff are being evacuated to Nairobi until further notice, the ICRC told the BBC. A Somali 43

May 2, 2018 9:04 AM Wenger wants France job

Arsene Wenger has turned down the chance to manage French soccer giants Paris St-Germain. The departing Arsenal boss is keen on taking over the France national team after the World Cup. PSG, whose owner Nasser Al-Khelaifi is a close friend of the Gunners boss, have made regular attempts to lure Wenger to the French capital. Despite claims former Borussia 37

April 30, 2018 1:55 PM Zim eyes Gulf tourism market

Zimbabwe is a little-known tourism destination in the affluent Gulf region, and the country targets to grow arrivals from the market four-fold by 2020, Tourism minister Prisca Mupfumira has said. The Gulf — whose member nations are among the wealthiest in the world on a per capita basis — is a key tourism source market, with six oil-rich countries — the United 35