POWER CRISIS: Zimbabweans endure 19 hours a day without electricity; only available between midnight & 4am for most people

POWER CRISIS: Zimbabweans endure 19 hours a day without electricity; only available between midnight & 4am for most people

By Bloomberg News HARARE: Zimbabweans are being subjected to 19 hours of power cuts a day, because there is insufficient ...
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Zimbabwe

Mnangagwa red flags magistrates and judges letting dangerous criminals off the hook; judiciary urged to restore public trust  

Mnangagwa red flags magistrates and judges letting dangerous criminals off the hook; judiciary urged to restore public trust  

/ Zimbabwe
By James Muonwa, Mashonaland West Correspondent  PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa has expressed concern over judicial officers who hand down controversially lenient sentences to rapists and armed robbers. He said the judiciary needs to restore the public's trust, faith and confidence in their work. Mnangagwa said  his office has received numerous complaints over ‘soft sentences passed ...

Courts & Crime

Lustful Chinhoyi man jailed 15 years for raping sister-in-law

Lustful Chinhoyi man jailed 15 years for raping sister-in-law

/ Courts & Crime
By James Muonwa, Mashonaland West Correspondent A 40-YEAR-old Chinhoyi man has been jailed 15 years for raping young sister to his brother's wife out of lust. Luckson Petros of Village 20, Chikuti, pleaded not guilty to rape when he appeared Monday before Regional Magistrate, Ignatius Mugova, who convicted him of ...

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Business

CZI urges Mthuli Ncuble to disburse National Budget allocations accordingly

CZI urges Mthuli Ncuble to disburse National Budget allocations accordingly

/ Business
By Alois Vinga THE Confederation of Zimbabwe Industries (CZI) has called on Finance Minister, Mthuli Ncube to expeditiously disburse all the amounts allocated to ministries in the National Budget accordingly. The call comes at a time several ministries have in the past bemoaned partial disbursements, sometimes not even adding up to ...

Diaspora

UK: ‘Brave champion’ Tawanda Chamunorwa to be laid to rest on Thursday

UK: ‘Brave champion’ Tawanda Chamunorwa to be laid to rest on Thursday

/ Diaspora, News Headlines
By Staff Reporter TAWANDA Chamunorwa who died in the United Kingdom last month after an 8-year battle against a rare form of cancer will be laid to rest on Thursday. Chamunorwa died aged 26 at his south-east London home, losing a courageous fight against astroblastoma. Following his diagnosis in 2014, ...

Showbiz, Arts & Culture

Socialite Tatelicious chronicles abuse at SA airport officials, says she was sexually assaulted

Socialite Tatelicious chronicles abuse at SA airport officials, says she was sexually assaulted

/ Music, Showbiz, Arts & Culture
By Staff Reporter CONTROVERSIAL socialite Tatelicious, real name Tatenda Zenzo Karigambe, has launched scathing sexual harassment allegations against South African Johannesburg OR Tambo airport staffers after she was temporarily held on grounds of failing to produce a visa. In a series of Facebook posts, Tatelicious claimed she was refused access ...

Sports

Moroccans celebrate historic World Cup win against Spain

Moroccans celebrate historic World Cup win against Spain

/ Football, News Headlines, Sport
By Associated Press RABAT: Exuberant Moroccans poured into the streets of their capital and in cities across Europe on Tuesday, waving flags and honking horns to celebrate their national soccer team’s historic victory over Spain at the World Cup. Morocco defeated Spain in a penalty shootout, making the Atlas Lions ...

Trending

Levels tumble a level down as appears in court 

Levels tumble a level down as appears in court 

/ Trending
By Darlington Gatsi RENOWNED music producer Tafadzwa Kadzimwe, popularly known as Levels, appeared at the Harare Magistrates Court facing charges of leaking nudes and confidential images of fellow musician, Ashley Angel Moyo, better known as Shashl. Levels was covered in shame and embarrassment as he walked into the Harare Magistrates ...

Health & Community

Gwanda based author bemoans piracy as he launches his second book

Gwanda based author bemoans piracy as he launches his second book

/ Health & Community
By Bulawayo Correspondent A Gwanda based author, Christopher Tsepang Ncube, has published his second novel entitled Ngangingazi (I never knew). His first book, Phakathi Kwelitshe Lembokodo is being used as a set book at “A” level. Speaking at the launch of the book at the Bulawayo Media Centre Sunday, Ncube ...

Africa & World

Tanzania’s president cancels Independence Day celebrations

Tanzania’s president cancels Independence Day celebrations

/ Africa
By Associated Press Tanzania’s president, Samia Suluhu Hassan, has canceled Independence Day celebrations scheduled for Friday and directed that the budget instead be used to build dormitories for children with special needs. The 61st Independence Day event was to cost $445,000, money that will be used to build eight dormitories ...

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