ZCTU president Peter Mutasa

Uhuru Celebrations: Mnangagwa Dines With MDC Ally, ZCTU

By Alois Vinga PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa seems to have extended an olive branch to the Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) through a surprise invitation to the hostile workers group to attend the official Independence Day commemorations this Sunday. ZCTU fell out with government at the turn of the century when its leaders formed the

Armed Robbers Raid Roma Star Chris Smalling’s Home

Daily Mail Chris Smalling was robbed at home in front of his wife and two-year-old child in a horrifying ordeal for the Roma defender on Friday morning, according to reports. Italian news outlet Gazzetta dello Sport claims three armed robbers broke into the English footballer’s home and forced him to open his family’s safe, where

Junior Cop Rips Head With Bullet In Shock Suicide

By Staff Reporter A JUNIOR police officer stationed at Ruda police in Hauna, Mutasa district shot and killed himself with an FN Rifle while on duty. Police confirmed the incident and said investigations were in progress to ascertain what transpired on the fateful day earlier during the week. Manicaland province police spokesperson, Inspector Luxson Chananda

Sports Minister Kirsty Coventry

Govt Endorses Streak Ban, Seeks Further Sanctions Against Disgraced Ex-Captain

By Sports Reporter BLACK-LISTED former Zimbabwe Cricket captain and coach Heath Streak could face further sanctions after government, through the sports ministry, has made a request to the National Prosecuting Authority to determine if the disgraced cricket legend committed any criminal offence under the country’s laws. This comes after Streak was Wednesday handed an eight-year

AKA and Nellie

AKA’s Fiancée Falls To Her Death At A Cape Town Hotel

By Paidashe Mandivengerei SOUTH AFRICAN superstar rapper, AKA’s fiancée, Nellie Tembe has reportedly fallen to her death from Cape Town’s Pepper Club hotel in the early hours Sunday. AKA, real name Kiernan Forbes, and Nellie got engaged in February this year. Last month, he paid lobola to Nellie’s family whom he described as ‘the love

Boris Johnson

Boris Johnson Not Attending Prince Philip Funeral

Daily Mail Boris Johnson will not attend the Duke of Edinburgh’s funeral to allow for the attendance of as many family members as possible during coronavirus restrictions, No 10 has said. The Prime Minister was understood to have been expected to attend the ceremony but offered to step aside with the number of guests allowed

Mai Titi

Mai TT In Tanzania For Acting Debut With Musician Awilo Longomba

By Paidashe Mandivengerei  LOCAL comedienne, Mai Titi is currently in Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania for her acting debut in the film, “A Life To Regret” starring popular Congolese Rumba musician, Awilo Longomba. Also a musician in her own right, Mai Titi, real name Felistus Murata will try her hand at professional acting. A Life To Regret is

Prince Philip

Prince Philip Has Died Aged 99, Palace Announces

Agencies PRINCE Philip, Queen Elizabeth II’s husband, has died aged 99, Buckingham Palace has announced. The prince married Princess Elizabeth in 1947, five years before she became Queen, and was the longest-serving royal consort in British history. The couple had four children, eight grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. A statement from Buckingham Palace said: “It is

The scene of the accident

First Lady Convoy Biker’s Death Linked to Juju

By Staff Reporter SOCIAL media in Chinhoyi is abuzz with claims the sudden death of Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) executive escort motorbike outrider, Sergeant Freddy Chipato, was a result of witchcraft by a motorist who felt aggrieved by the late police officer for demanding bribes from him and others. Chipato, who was clearing traffic along

Local Surgeons In Another Successful Siamese Twins Operation

By Paidashe Mandivengerei A LOCAL team of paediatric surgeons has successfully separated a pair of twins joined at the abdominal pelvic region in an 18-hour complex surgery performed at Sally Mugabe Hospital formerly Harare Central Hospital. The Siamese twins were born three months ago in Banket, Mashonaland West to peasant farmer parents. They were operated

Defiant...Hopewell Chin'ono

Journalist Chin’ono Pens Another Song

By Mary Taruvinga DEFIANT freelance journalist Hopewell Chin’ono has penned another denouncing the country’s political elite of massive corruption. This comes some three months after he released the song, “Dem Loot” which went viral through social media. The journalist who has been in and out of courts over his social media campaigns against top level

Police Seek Man In Anti-Riot Gear, His Colleagues For Digging Graves

By Matabeleland North Correspondent POLICE in Hwange are investigating a case in which three men, one of them wearing police anti-riot uniform, visited a cemetery and dug three old graves. The incident happened at Katambe village in Dinde under Chief Nekatambe area just outside Hwange town a fortnight ago. The motive by the three who

An image of the fatal crash

Biker Dies As First Lady’s Motorcade In Another Road Crash

By Staff Reporter A Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) executive escort motorbike outrider (name withheld), who was leading First Lady Auxillia Mnangagwa’s motorcade, died on the spot this afternoon after colliding head-on with an oncoming vehicle, a Toyota Altezza. The horrific accident reportedly occurred as the First Lady was returning to Harare from Mhangura where she

SA: National House Member’s Wife Appears Naked During Zoom Meeting

TimesLIVE Working from home during the Covid-19 pandemic took an awkward turn for a participant in a virtual parliamentary meeting when his wife appeared out of the blue — and stark naked. Inkosi Xolile Ndevu, a member of the National House of Traditional Leaders, was discussing initiate deaths in the Eastern Cape during a co-operative

Unsettled...Abednico Bhebhe

Abednico Bhebhe Rejoins Chamisa

By Bulawayo Correspondent UNSETTLED MDC founding politician and former legislator Abednico Bhebhe has rejoined the Nelson Chamisa led MDC Alliance. Bhebhe was expelled from the then Thokozani Khupe-led MDC-T during the tense period leading up to the opposition’s chaotic elective congress last December. The firebrand politician was national organising secretary when he was sacked over