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UK Based Zim ‘Shining Star’ Teen Drowns In River

BBC A teenager who died while swimming in a river has been described as a “shining star”. Thandolwethu Ndlovu, who turned 15 just two days ago, got into difficulty in the River Trent near Swarkestone, Derbyshire, on Tuesday evening. After an extensive search his body was recovered from the river the next day. Paying tribute,

UK-Based Zimbabwean Breaks Into Natural Food Production

By Alois Vinga A UNITED Kingdom-based Zimbabwean, Phinn Masango has made great strides in the whole grain natural foods market after establishing a fast-growing company, which has become a “must go to” for consumers of naturally grown products. Speaking to NewZimbabwe.com from his UK base, Masango said his company, Tatenda Foods was birthed after he

Conrad Mwanza

Zim Achievers Awards UK 10th Anniversary Nominees Announced

By Staff Reporter THE Zimbabwe Achievers Awards (ZAA) has announced the final nominees shortlist for the ZAA UK 10th Anniversary Awards set for 11 September. The live virtual event dubbed “The Big Reveal” will be held at The Mayfair Hotel in London. The voting period for the nominees will commence from 19 July until 15

Cloudy Chunga

UK Based Zim Man Jailed 6 Years For Sex With A Child

Agencies A man has been sentenced to a total of six years in prison after admitting sexual offences against a teenage girl. Cloud Chunga pleaded guilty on Friday 28 May to sexual communication with a child, meeting a child following grooming, sexual activity with a child including penetration and make an indecent image of a

Strive Masiyiwa

Strive Masiyiwa Named Britain’s First Black Billionaire

Daily Mail  A TELECOMS tycoon whose family fled unrest in Zimbabwe, who took on Robert Mugabe in order to start his businesses, and who is now helping to provide Covid vaccines to Africa, has been named as Britain’s first black billionaire. London-based Strive Masiyiwa, 60, has clinched the accolade, according to the Sunday Times Rich

Nicolle Nkazimulo Moyo

Zim-Born Woman Wins UK Council Election

By Staff Reporter A ZIMBABWEAN-born woman Nicolle Nkazimulo Moyo, now based in the United Kingdom, was Friday elected councillor for Peterborough’s Hargate and Hempsted ward. Moyo stood on a Conservative Party ticket against three other candidates from the Green Party, Labour, and Liberal Democrats. She polled 664 votes against Kevin Tighe (Liberal Democrats) – 316 votes, Timothy Kujiyat

Elliot Pfebve

Ex-MDC Parly Candidate Tries Luck In UK Local Elections

By Alois Vinga A FORMER MDC parliamentary candidate for Bindura North constituency, Elliot Pfebve is trying his luck in the United Kingdom local council elections representing the British Labour party. Pfebve is a local council candidate in Walsall North. “The Labour announces its best Team for 6th May 2021 local election, I am honoured to

Munashe Chikomba, 22, appeared at York Crown Court via video link on Monday

UK-Based Zim Man In Court For Holding Up Store Carrying Knife, Hammer

Harrogate Advertiser MUNASHE Chikomba (22) appeared at York Crown Court via video link on Monday when he admitted attempted robbery, possessing an offensive weapon, and carrying a knife. The raid occurred at Summerbridge Stores, a village outlet on Main Street, on March 27. Chikomba’s lawyer, Khadmin Al’Hassan said it was “very bizarre” that his “softly-spoken” client

Tafara Ushendibaba

Zimbabwean Graduates Among 400 Students In Fairmont State, US

Times West Virginian FAIRMONT: The only thing Tafara Ushendibaba knew about Fairmont State University before he enrolled was what his siblings had told him. His older brother Tatenda and older sister Tendai vouched for the school after making their way from their homeland of Zimbabwe years prior to get an education at the Locust Avenue

Lyndon Nindi

UK-Based Zim Herbalist Kills Zim Woman During Nicotine Ritual

BBC A MAN who killed a woman by giving her too much nicotine during a healing ritual, causing her “toxic trauma”, has been jailed. Lyndon Nindi travelled to Nottingham on 16 February last year to treat Sophia Jekecha’s stomach problems. Nottingham Crown Court heard the 49-year-old was following a “traditional” Zimbabwean system using tobacco in

Zim Man Dies In Mozambique’s Terrorist Attack

By Anna Chibamu THE government has confirmed the death of Nyasha Mugwagwa (38) in a recent terrorist attack in Mozambique. He was among the 12 people, mostly foreigners, who were killed in Palma, Mozambique, when armed terrorists with allegiance to a ISIS attacked the town. The 12 have since been buried by Mozambican authorities. Palma

Charles Kwenin

Zimbabwean Diaspora Ready To Invest Back Home

eNCA Zimbabweans working and living outside their country are willing to invest back home and boost the economy, as long as there is a good environment according to the International Organization for Migration in Southern Africa. More than two million Zimbabweans are estimated to be in neighbouring South Africa and Botswana, while thousands are based

Thulile Bhebhe

London Based Zim Woman Fakes Hubby Death, Files £400k Insurance Claim

By Staff Reporter A woman from London has been sentenced after attempting to defraud her insurer through a fraudulent life insurance claim worth £397,153. Thuile Bhebhe, 51, reported that her husband had died in Zimbabwe in August 2016, submitting false documents to her insurer, Aviva, in order to substantiate her claim. Discrepancies in the paperwork

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