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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

Gillian and dad Guide Gapare

UK based Zim dad, daughter die from Covid-19

CheshireLive “I can’t afford to breakdown now, my mum needs me.” These are the heartbreaking words of a woman who has lost her sister and father to coronavirus. The deadly disease has taken the lives of thousands across the UK. In Cheshire there are over 1,800 positive cases of coronavirus and 285 people have tragically

Blind UK-Based Zim Man Walking To Raise Funds For NHS

Chronicle Live INSPIRED by Captain Tom Moore, a father and son are walking around their Washington garden to raise money for the NHS. Blind since the age of four, Rudo Moyo’s refusing to let his disability stop him doing his bit in the fight against coronavirus. The 59-year-old is walking 260 laps of his garden

Irene Mandaza

Mufakose Raised Nurse Based In UK Succumbs To COVID-19

By Staff Reporter ANOTHER Zimbabwean born but United Kingdom-based nurse has died from coronavirus. Sources in the UK identified the deceased as Irene Mandaza. “We lost another Zimbabwean nurse Irene Mandaza today. She was also from Mufakose,” a source said. A number of medical professionals from Zimbabwe have sadly succumbed to the coronavirus in the

The late Khulisani Nkala

Another UK-Based Zim Nurse Dies From COVID-19

By Staff Reporter KHULISANI (Khuli) Nkala, 46, a Zimbabwean nurse based in the United Kingdom died last Friday from coronavirus. This was confirmed by the chief executive of NHS Foundation Trust, Sara Munro. “It is with great sadness that I have to announce that Khulisani (Khuli) Nkala, a Charge Nurse in our Forensic Services, died

Late Grace Kungwengwe

UK based Zim nurse Grace Kungwengwe succumbs to Covid-19

By Staff Reporter GRACE Kungwengwe, a United Kingdom based Zimbabwean has died of coronavirus in the line of duty. The unfortunate development was announced online Monday by Tendai Kungwengwe, who has since initiated a fundraising initiative for her. “It is with greatest sadness that we confirm the death of our much-loved sister, mother, aunty, grandmother,

Gladys Nyemba

UK based Zimbabwean nurse dies from coronavirus

By Staff Reporter GLADYS Nyemba, a Zimbabwean nurse working in the United Kingdom’s National Health Service (NHS), has died from coronavirus, amid fears she could have contracted the dreaded ailment in the line of duty. Nyemba, who was based in Nottingham, worked in the NHS, an employment hub for many Zimbabwean health professionals who fled

Sazini Malaba Director Mthwakazi Queens-UK

Sazini Malaba, Zimbabwe’s Unsung Queen of Empowerment

By Staff Reporter UNITED Kingdom-based socialite and entrepreneur, Sazini Malaba is Zimbabwe’s unsung heroine who established Award winning Mthwakazi Queens UK. The organisation is a women’s community organisation that helps beneficiaries develop their self-worth, build resilience, self-economic empowerment and social stability for themselves, families and communities at large. Established in 2015, the organisation constitutes women

A poster of the conference

Plan to repatriate Mbuya Nehanda’s remains to Zimbabwe

By Robert Tapfumaneyi ZIMBABWEANS living in United Kingdom, have started an initiative to repatriate the remains of First Chimurenga spirit medium Mbuya Nehanda’s skull from the former colonial master. According to organisers, the process will start with a repatriation conference, set for July 27, in the UK city of Leicester, hoping to pave way for

File Pic: The Zimbabwe Achievers Awards are held throughout the world annually

Zim diaspora celebrates outstanding entrepreneurs at Zimbabwe Achievers Awards

By Staff Reporter/Agencies ZIMBABWEAN businesses operating in South Africa have been honoured at a glittering gala dinner in the neighbouring country. The awards dinner turned into a glitz and glamour event held the Sandton Convention Centre, with Zimbabwe’s ambassador to South Africa attending as guest of honour. According to head panelist Lawrence Dube the Zimbabwe

UK Embassy, Zim Diaspora team up to raise donations for Cyclone Idai

By Conrad Mwanza, United Kingdom ZIMBABWE ambassador to the UK Colonel (Rtd) Christian Katsande has announced the formation of the Zimbabwe Diaspora Co-ordinating Committee for Disaster Relief (ZDCCDR) following the Cyclone Idai disaster that ravaged parts of Manicaland causing massive loss of life and damage to property. The taskforce is a joint initiative between the

UK: Zim man jailed 25 years gets another year for threatening to kill woman

By Agencies LONDON: A prisoner, originally from Zimbabwe, who threatened a woman via mobile phone from prison has had another year added to his 25-year sentence. Farai Kambarami, aged 36, of, was convicted of making threats to kill, breaching a restraining order and possession of a prohibited article – having a mobile phone in prison.

Blessing Marindo obtained refugee status in 2003. In 2018, his status was withdrawn

SA: Blind Zimbabwean loses refugee status after identity muddle

By Bernard Chiguvare A BLIND Zimbabwean living in South Africa has lost his disability grant after his refugee status was withdrawn. The Department of Home Affairs says he has been visiting Zimbabwe, but the blind 53-year-old says he has not left South Africa since 2002. From 2002 to 2007, Blessing Marindo worked for an NGO called

Bunbury run machine Jayden Goodwin, the son of former Test batsman Murray

Jayden Goodwin, son of former Zimbabwe batsman Murray, set for WA Futures League debut against Tasmania

By thewest.com.au Teenager Jayden Goodwin has received a remarkable call-up for Western Australia’s Futures League side, despite never playing a WACA district match. The son of former Zimbabwe and WA batsman Murray, who lives in Bunbury, will make the trip to Tasmania for the three-day clash against the Tigers starting on Monday. One of the state’s