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ZUKBC chairperson Kennedy Mwedziwendira

Zim UK Business Chamber Launches Platform For Entrepreneurs

By Business Reporter A GROUP of leading entrepreneurs have come together to create a business platform to support UK-based Zimbabwean business people. The Zimbabwe UK Business Chamber (ZUKBC) will be launched this Saturday, 27 February 2021, and it is a non-profit and apolitical, membership-based organization. According to ZUKBC chairperson Kennedy Mwedziwendira, the organization will play

Dreaming Of Zimbabwe: Stories From The Diaspora

Aljazeera From fleeing for political reasons to looking for an adventure, Zimbabweans share why they left their home country. Nearly 24 years ago, Lance Guma came face to face with a gun. A man had followed him out of the main post office in the Zimbabwean capital, Harare, before attempting to provoke him into an

Chinyanga, 50, (pictured outside court in the UK), was charged with four counts of encouraging terrorism on January 13

UK: Zim-born Teacher Charged With Facebook Terror Offences

Mailonline A science supply teacher has been charged with terror offences over speeches shared on his Facebook page. William Chinyanga, 50, who was born in Zimbabwe, was charged with four counts of encouraging terrorism on January 13. The charges relate to speeches allegedly shared by the teacher – who lives in Archway, north London –

The ambulance was carrying a family when it arrived at the Asda store, police said

UK-Based Zim Man Jailed After Driving Family For Shopping In Ambulance

BBC A MAN has been jailed after a second-hand ambulance carrying a family was stopped by police near a supermarket. Blessing Mukaukirwa, 32, of no fixed address, was stopped near Asda in Harpurhey, Manchester, on Wednesday. The Zimbabwean national appeared at Manchester Magistrates’ Court where he admitted offences of driving while disqualified and with no

Zim Man Dies In Car, Train Crash In New Zealand

stuff.co.nz THE man who died in a crash between a car and a train in South Wairarapa on Thursday was driving for work when the collision happened. Godwell Mahowa, from Lower Hutt was killed when his car was struck by a commuter train at Speedy’s Crossing near Featherston about 2 pm on Thursday, police confirmed

Masimba Tawengwa

Zanu PF UK/ EU Chair Dies Of Covid-19

By Staff Reporter Zanu PF UK/EU District chairperson, Masimba Tawengwa has died of Covid-19. He was 48. According to the state media, he died at the Arundel Hospital in Harare Thursday after his condition deteriorated while he was in Marondera. Information ministry Nick Mangwana, who worked with him in the UK, said he died 10

Zim-Born Sean Focus is the only Scottish artist included in a celebrated Ones to Watch list of new musicians

Zim-Born Scottish Artist Listed On Amazon Music’s ‘Ones To Watch’

The National Scotland AN Edinburgh-based musician has just been billed as a potential star of the music scene. Sean Focus is the only Scottish artist in the prestigious Ones to Watch list released by Amazon Music’s celebrated black music platform +44. His music, rooted in afro-pop, hip-hop and dancehall, builds on his Zimbabwean heritage and

Tatenda Shopera

Zim Doctor Part Of Covid-19 Vaccine Team

VOA A ZIMBABWEAN, who works for Pfizer which came up with the Covid-19 vaccine, says he is proud to be part of a team that delivered “this great Christmas present to the world”. In a tweet Dr. Tatenda Shopera said, “I grew up in the dusty streets of Harare (Zimbabwe) and one thing that was

Innocent Ndibali

EFF Zimbabwe Founding President Resigns

By Bulawayo Correspondent UNITED Kingdom-based Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) (Zimbabwe) founding president, Innocent Ndibali has stepped down, paving way for his vice Xolani Tshuma to come in as interim president. Ndibali, who has been at the helm of the political party since its formation four years ago, confirmed his resignation. “I am happy to announce

The late Michael Banana

Canaan Banana’s Son Dies, Mnangagwa Mourns 

By Idah Mhetu PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa has sent a condolence message to the late former President Canaan Banana’s family following the passing on of Michael Banana. Michael was first son to the ex-president and wife Janet Banana. He died Tuesday in the United Kingdom while waiting to undergo an operation for a heart ailment. “I

Marshall Gore

Strengthening Zimbabwe Government Diaspora Partnership   

By Marshall Gore   ZIMBABWE is endowed with vast natural resources and has immense potential to compete on the global stage. Natural resources alone, however, are not sufficient. In order to maximise the national economic benefit, Zimbabwe must, as a prerequisite, strategically audit her capabilities, and leverage any expertise discovered in maximising value when negotiating

Enoch Kamushinda

Kamushinda branded ‘fraudster, thief’ in Namibia bank row

Agencies METBANK owner, Enoch Kamushinda, mired in a Namibia SME bank fraud case, has bluntly been described as a thief by a top lawyer in that country. Read Full Story In The Namibian. THE Zimbabwean minority shareholders of the Small and Medium Enterprises Bank have made an unexpected turnabout to abandon an attempt to have

Zim youth stabbed, killed at Birmingham hotel

BBC A man has been charged with murder after a fatal stabbing at a hotel. Panashe Bako, 20, was stabbed at the Crowne Plaza hotel in Holliday Street, Birmingham, at about 19:20 BST on Tuesday and later died in hospital. Muhammad Khan, 19, of Gowan Road, Washwood Heath, who is also charged with robbery, is

Dexter Mutongerwa

Zimbabwean man accused of murdering US teen

wwltv.com MERAUX, La. — St. Bernard Parish deputies arrested a man from Arizona after allegedly finding a woman stabbed to death in his back seat. Police arrested Dexter Mutongerwa, 31, for second degree murder in the fatal stabbing of an unidentified 18-year-old woman from Meraux. According to the St. Bernard Parish Sheriff’s Office, deputies were

Late Rodney Zinoro

UK based Zim teenager drowns in canal

Manchester Evening News A teenager drowned in a canal before his body was recovered by police, an inquest heard. Rodney Zinoro, 18, was pulled out of the Bridgewater Canal on the morning of May 21. An inquest into his death opened at Bolton Coroners’ Court yesterday (June 2). Police coroner’s officer Neil McCaffrey told the

Marshall Gore

Zim Diasporans Eligible For Land Allocation Back Home

By UK Correspondent ZANU PF United Kingdom and Europe chair, Marshall Gore has encouraged the Diaspora Community at large to apply for land back home during the build-up to the second phase of the equitable land redistribution programme set to take place after the country’s land ministry is done with its land audit. Government has