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Frank Buyanga

Buyanga’s AMG inks coin dealer agreement with SA Mint

By Staff Reporter THE African Medallion Group (AMG) has signed a coin dealer agreement with the South African Mint Company, a subsidiary of the South African Reserve Bank. AMG, which completed a take-over of Pagliari Group and Cape Mint in May last year, is now a re-seller and redistributor of numismatic coins from the SA

NAMIBIA: Zimbabweans express outrage at crackdown back home

By The Namibian IT was under sad circumstances that Mandume Ndemufayo Avenue in Windhoek was last Friday painted green, red and yellow, when a group of about 60 Zimbabweans took to the streets to protest against the continued plight of their compatriots back in Zimbabwe. A petition, under the theme ‘Zimbabwe is Bur-ning’ read outside

Farai Mudariki: Worcester Warriors’ Zimbabwe prop signs new one-year deal

By BBC.com LONDON: Worcester Warriors prop Farai Mudariki has agreed a new one-year contract with the Premiership club. The 23-year-old Zimbabwe tight-head, who is yet to make his Premiership debut, first signed in July from French side Stado Tarbes Pyrenees. Prior to that, Mudariki had two seasons with Top 14 club Castres’ academy side. He scored a

Protests against the Harare government were also staged at the London embassy

Zim exiles stage demonstrations in Botswana and South Africa

By Agencies DURBAN A small group of foreign nationals staged a picket outside Durban’s City Hall on Saturday in protest against the Zimbabwean government’s military crackdown and Internet shutdown. Civil group African Solidarity Network (Asonet) organised the picket in a show of solidarity with Zimbabweans. President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s recent announcement of a 200% fuel hike

Chisora to fight on after Dillian Whyte knockout agony

By Sports Reporter UK: Zimbabwe-born heavyweight boxer Dereck Chisora might still be struggling to come to terms with his brutal knockout loss to Dillian Whyte at the O2 Arena in London last month in December but will not be retiring from boxing, according to his trainer Don Charles. There have been suggestions that Chisora is

LISTEN: French label re-issues elusive 1970’s Zimbabwean soul album

By The Vinyl Factory PARIS-BASED Nyami Nyami Records is reissuing New Tutenkhamen’s rare 1979 album I Wish You Were Mine, this February on vinyl. Formerly known as Tutenkhamen, the seven-piece band blended soul and jazz with ska, funk and traditional Zimbabwean township rhythms. Though New Tutenkhamen released various commercially successful singles during the late ’70s, the

Wicknell Chivhayo

SA-based Buffalo Souljah challenges Chivayo, Ginimbi

By Paidashe Mandivengerei SOUTH Africa-based Zimbabwean reggae and dancehall sensation, Buffalo Souljah has challenged prominent business persons to support the local music industry. In a thought-provoking Instagram post, the award-winning artiste called on local tycoons to fund artists and promote the growth of the music industry. Buffalo Souljah singled out Wicknell Chivhayo, Genius Ginimbi Kadungure,

Percelle Ascott

Percelle Ascott, the Zimbabwe-born actor, who’s on a roll on Netflix

By Forbes Africa.com His beginnings were in a two-bedroom apartment in a South London estate he shared with his mother, aunt and cousins. That’s all Zimbabwe-born Percelle Ascott had, besides a childhood filled with beautiful memories. “I remember riding my bike everywhere, playing football and making treehouses. All the kids who grew up on my

The late Simbiso and Garikayi (inset) and police outside their Rainham home

UK: Zim couple found dead at East London home; police appeal for information

By UK Bureau LONDON: Detectives from the Metropolitan Police have appealed for information after a Zimbabwean couple was found dead Friday morning at their East London home. The deceased have been identified as Simbiso Aretha Moula, 39, and husband Garikayi Moula, 51. A Met Police spokeswoman confirmed that officers were called to couple’s home Rainham

IRELAND: More than 250 Zimbabweans seek asylum

By UK Bureau ZIMBABWEANS were among the biggest number of foreign nationals to apply for asylum in Ireland last year, it has emerged. According to local media reports, the number of foreign nationals applying for asylum was set to exceed 3,500, up from some 2,619 in 2017. Top of the list were people from Georgia

Nyasha Mudukuti

Zim agro-scientist to address UK faming conference

By UK Bureau ZIMBABWEAN scientist Nyasha Mudukuti is one of the key note speakers at the at the 2019 Oxford faming conference which started this Tuesday. Hundreds of farming enthusiasts from across the UK and abroad have converged on the at Oxford University to hear the latest analysis, findings and concepts in the industry. Mudukuti,

UK: Zimbabwe embassy shamed for dodging tax; owes US$129,000

By UK Bureau ZIMBABWE’S embassy in the United Kingdom is among London’s top three tax-dodging diplomatic missions, Britain’s foreign office has revealed. According to the UK media, the foreign office recently named and shamed 23 foreign embassies and diplomatic organisations which owe more than £1.5 million in unpaid tax. Top of the list of shame