• Basketball team bemoans lack of quality facilities

    AFTER making a debut appearance at this year’s continental basketball championships which concluded in Tunisia last week, Zimbabwe men’s basketball team captain Taurai Chitsinde bemoaned lack of high performance facilities as a stumbling block against the team competing well at international level.

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  • Zifa at it again

    AS the embarrassing Zifa bungling circus continues, the visiting Guinea national football team almost hired an 18 seater commuter omnibus after they arrived at the Harare International Airport with no official in sight to welcome them let alone transport to ferry them to their hotel.

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  • ‘Police Support Unit killed prison inmates’

    LUCKY Mhungu, one of the prisoners accused of inciting and masterminding the attempted jailbreak at Chikurubi Maximum Security Prison earlier this year, told Harare magistrate Francis Mapfumo yesterday that riots broke out after members of the Zimbabwe Republic Police’s Support Unit shot and killed more than five inmates, who were complaining over a poor diet […]

    Some of the psychiatric patients at Chikurubi Maximum prison.
  • Defiant Prof Moyo digs in

    HIGHER and Tertiary Education minister Jonathan Moyo has laughed off suggestions he could be dragged before a Zanu PF disciplinary committee for his continued “abuse of social media” to attack fellow party members.

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  • 924 baptised at JWs’ ‘Imitate Jesus’ conventions

    AT LEAST 924 people countrywide have been baptised at the “Imitate Jesus” regional conventions of Jehovah’s Witnesses that have now entered the home stretch, the organisation has said.

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  • Typhoid scare hits Harare
    TYPHOID

    A TYPHOID fever scare has hit parts of Harare where 18 new suspected cases were recorded two weeks ago.

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    Defiant Prof Moyo digs in

    HIGHER and Tertiary Education minister Jonathan Moyo has laughed off suggestions he could be dragged before a Zanu PF disciplinary committee for his continued “abuse of social media” to attack fellow party members.

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    Model arrested for theft

    BLACK Opal Face of Zimbabwe (Bofoz) second princess, Mercy Kamanura (24), appeared at the Harare Magistrates’ Courts yesterday charged with stealing a jumpsuit valued at $40 from a local shop.

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    924 baptised at JWs’ ‘Imitate Jesus’ conventions

    AT LEAST 924 people countrywide have been baptised at the “Imitate Jesus” regional conventions of Jehovah’s Witnesses that have now entered the home stretch, the organisation has said.

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    Chingwizi villager wins damages against Chombo, Chihuri

    MASVINGO — A Chingwizi villager, who was acquitted of public violence charges in July, has successfully sued Home Affairs minister Ignatius Chombo and Police Commissioner-General Augustine Chihuri, with a magistrate granting him $550 compensation in damages for wrongful arrest.

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    Mugabe’s white ally in land-grab row

    Black peasant farmers in Zimbabwe’s Eastern Highlands have accused controversial white Zimbabwean businessperson Billy Rautenbach of forcing them off their land and destroying their livelihoods through a $600-million ethanol plant that enjoys extensive government support.

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    Zambia’s Vedanta unit sends 133 workers on forced paid leave

    Zambia’s Konkola Copper Mines (KCM) owned by London-listed Vedanta Resources Plc has asked 133 employees to stay away from work on full pay while the company undertakes a review of the operations, its chief executive said on Friday.

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    Father of drowned Syrian toddlers prepares to take bodies home

    The distraught father of two Syrian toddlers who drowned with their mother and several other migrants as they tried to reach Greece identified their bodies on Thursday and prepared to take them back to their home town of Kobani.

  • Deals worth $1 million inked in Zambia
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    ZIMBABWEAN companies clinched deals worth over $1 million at the Zambia Agricultural and Commercial Show (Zacs) held in Lusaka recently, the country’s trade promotion body, ZimTrade has said.

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    Chinese shareholders flex muscles in BNC

    The Chinese flexed muscles after their representatives were elected into the Bindura Nickel Corporation (BNC) board at the company’s annual general meeting held yesterday.

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    ZB Holdings looking for land banks

    ZB HOLDINGS is in discussion with various councils throughout the country for land to venture into low-cost housing, an executive has said.

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    Tanzanian firm given nod to buy Blue Ribbon

    BLUE Ribbon Industries (BRI) creditors on Wednesday approved the takeover of the company by a Tanzanian industrial conglomerate, Bakhresa Group, a move that would revive the food processor.

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    ‘Competition policy needs review’

    ZIMBABWE needs to review its competition policy to ensure that gaps in the legislation were addressed, officials have said.

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    Business urged to explore trade, export opportunities with Sweden

    Zimbabwe can export fresh produce, nuts, textiles and garments to Sweden as there is demand for these products in the Scandinavian country, a one-stop information centre for exporters based in developing countries has said.

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    Energy regulator hires SA firm for fuel pricing model

    The Zimbabwe Energy Regulatory Authority (Zera) has hired a South African company, Genesis Analytics, to help them review pricing models within the petroleum sector, amid complaints from consumers of uneven charges compared to other regional countries.

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    Local bourse performance on free fall

    PERFORMANCE of the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange (ZSE) continues on a downward path since the beginning of the year due to economic challenges in the economy that have affected many listed counters.

  • Zifa at it again
    GUINEA

    AS the embarrassing Zifa bungling circus continues, the visiting Guinea national football team almost hired an 18 seater commuter omnibus after they arrived at the Harare International Airport with no official in sight to welcome them let alone transport to ferry them to their hotel.

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  • Costa Nhamoinesu goes through his paces under the watchful eye of the Warriors fitnes trainer
    GO WARRIORS GO!

    IF every Warriors player possessed a fraction of Willard Katsande’s uncontainable gusto, positivity and buoyancy, then beating visiting Guinea in a 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier at Rufaro Stadium tomorrow, could be a mere formality.

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    Plenty at stake for fringe players in Africa T20 Cup

    WITH the 2016 ICC World Twenty20 to be held in India fast approaching, national cricket team fringe players will have a chance to impress the selectors when they line up for the President’s XI in the inaugural Africa T20 Cup tournament in South Africa today.

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    Musona, Mutasa off to Europe

    WARRIORS’ duo of Walter Musona and Wisdom Mutasa will finally leave the country today for Europe where they will start a new life in Slovakia.

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    Zulu, Soma-Phiri bounce back as Mafu is fired

    VETERAN mentor Cosmas “Tsano” Zulu has been appointed Highlanders head coach for the remaining part of the 2015 Castle Lager Premier Soccer League season, following the official dismissal of Bongani Mafu at the club offices on Thursday.

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    Guinea stars out

    WHILE Warriors coach Kalisto Pasuwa might have missed out on Burnley star Tendayi Darikwa, Guinea’s French coach Luis Fernandez might be losing more sleep after his captain and Bundesliga-based superstar Ibrahima Traoré missed the trip to Harare for Sunday’s crucial 2017 Africa Cup of Nations football qualifier

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    Old Nic Mine expelled

    SOUTHERN Region Soccer League side Old Nic Mine have been expelled from the league for failing to fulfil fixtures.

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    Mutare City, ZRP Masvingo square off

    RESURGENT Eastern Region Division One football side Mutare City Rovers will tomorrow host struggling ZRP Masvingo at Sakubva Stadium.

  • I will not use ‘juju’ to rise — Gasa
    Romeo Gasa etched

    SUNGURA musician Romeo Gasa has claimed that many local musicians used juju [lucky charms] to woo fans to their shows and sell their music, but he will continue soldiering on despite dwindling fortunes.

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    All set for Christ TV gospel awards

    NOMINATIONS for the second edition of Emmanuel and Ruth Makandiwa Invitational Concert Awards Night (Permican) awards to be held at the City Sports Centre on September 19 under the auspices of Christ TV are now out, in what promises to be a stiff showdown between local gospel greats in 17 categories.

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    MultiChoice Africa CEO speaks on pricing

    BEL OMBRE, Mauritius — MultiChoice Africa chief executive officer Tim Jacobs on Wednesday said they were constantly evaluating their cost structure on the entertainment service provider’s pricing as part of their business model relative to different audience groups.

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    Chimurenga legend Mukanya longs for home

    CHIMURENGA music legend Thomas Mapfumo longs for home after his decade-long stay in the United States.

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    MultiChoice Africa’s content showcase in Mauritius on the opening night

    BEL OMBRE, Mauritius — It was a night of dazzling entertainment full of the glitz and glamour of Hollywood, Bollywood and Nollywood, as the second edition of the MultiChoice Africa Content Showcase Extravaganza roared into life on Tuesday at Outrigger Spa and Resort in Mauritius.

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    ‘Chirorodziva’ play to premiere

    FOLLOWING a successful six-day physical theatre performance workshop last week, Almasi Collaborative Arts is set to premier a play titled Chirorodziva tomorrow and Saturday at the University of Zimbabwe’s Beit Hall.

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    African Dinner Night on cards

    INTWASA Arts Festival and The Bulawayo Club are set to host a debut event dubbed African Dinner Night on September 24.

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    Local authors pen motivational books

    FIFTEEN local authors have joined forces and penned a motivational book under the oversight of Jonah Nyoni, the founder of Success Life, an incorporated company specialising in motivational speaking, corporate training, entrepreneurship and life coaching.

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