BBC THE top US general has said China’s suspected hypersonic missile test is close to a Sputnik moment, referring to the Soviet satellite launch that sparked the Cold War arms race. Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Mark Milley said in an interview with Bloomberg News that the Chinese military is “expanding rapidly”. The
By Thandiwe Garusa UNITED Kingdom based law lecturer Alex Magaisa has said the ongoing Zanu PF rumpus is because some senior party officials have realised they made a mistake by replacing Robert Mugabe with President Emmerson Mnangagwa. This comes after Sybeth Musengezi, a Zanu PF youth member, filed a High Court application challenging Mnangagwa’s legitimacy
By James Muonwa, Mashonaland West Correspondent PARKS rangers are searching for a crocodile after it jumped into a fishing boat and snapped fisherman Friday night. Sources told NewZimbabwe.com an enormous croc jumped onto the boat and snatched Edmore Kaduwa (39), whose remains are yet to be recovered. The incident occurred at the Muchenga fishing camp
The Guardian The dystopian South Korean drama Squid Game has become Netflix’s most popular series yet, drawing 111 million fans since its debut less than four weeks ago, the streaming service said Tuesday. The unprecedented global viral hit imagines a macabre world in which marginalised people are pitted against one another in traditional children’s games.
By Bulawayo Correspondent BULAWAYO residents should brace up for astronomic rates and tariffs increase following the unveiling of over $24 billion budget by the Bulawayo City council. The 2022 proposed budget was unveiled at a women’s budget consultation meeting at Large City Hall Wednesday. An official from the council’s finance department Thandekile Mlilo told the
By Sports Reporter WARRIORS coach Zdravko Logarusic has challenged some of the fringe players in his depleted squad to step up and be counted as he seeks to overcome the absence of his key players by winning the crucial Group B 2022 World Cup qualifier against South Africa at the National Sports Stadium on Friday.
By Mary Taruvinga A COUPLE from Esigodini allegedly concealed for one year the death of a three year-old-girl who was fatally struck by her stepfather, one Happiness Ncube. Ncube (27) of Nyema Village allegedly killed Sheamy Khanyisile Sibanda for wetting herself and went on to bury her body in his hut after digging a grave which he sealed with concrete.
By Sports Reporter FORMER Zimbabwe Warriors player, Costa Nhamoinesu, has been given an opportunity to complete his career in Europe after sealing a move to Polish second tier side Podbeskidzie Bielsko-Biala (TSP) after a year-long stint at Indian Super League side Kerala Blasters. The move to Poland will see Nhamoinesu retracing his roots to the
By James Muonwa SAKUNDA Holdings (Pvt) Limited has heightened its fight against Covid-19 by donating $170 million for the procurement of vaccines. The company further pledged five vehicles to capacitate the Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) homicide department. In addition, the company pledged support towards income-generating projects to rescue families whose livelihoods were negatively affected by
By Mary Taruvinga A HARARE man, Phinias Nyambi has slapped Home Affairs minister Kazembe Kazembe with a US$45 000 lawsuit over his arrest in 2019. Nyambi endured a month at Harare Remand Prison before he was granted bail over allegations not disclosed in High Court papers. The state later withdrew charges against him. He is
By Robert Tapfumaneyi GOVERNMENT is keeping a close eye on Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) activities and will not hesitate to deal with those that divert from their functions and start to interfere in political processes, President Emmerson Mnangagwa has chillingly warned. He said this while addressing the 363rd ordinary session of the Zanu PF politburo
By Mary Taruvinga CONTROVERSIAL war veteran, Fredrick Matanda, has filed a fresh application challenging as unconstitutional the Presidential Powers Act. In May, Matanda successfully challenged Constitutional Amendment No. 2 that extended Luke Malaba’s term of office as chief justice by another five years. This comes after Mnangagwa used Presidential Powers (Temporary Measures) Act and amended the
By Sports Reporter ENGLAND-BORN Zimbabwean teenager Tawanda Chirewa scored his first senior goal for English League One club Ipswich Town to ensure they began their pre-season with a 1-0 victory at Dartford on Saturday. The 17 year-old rising star, who is aiming to graduate into the club’s first team this season after signing his first
IOL UNDERTAKERS around the Western Cape say they have seen an increase in burials and are conducting up to 91 Covid-19-related funerals per week. As the third wave sweeps through the country, undertakers are hoping not to run out of stock as they did during the second wave. The World Health Organization (WHO) revealed that
Reuters A SENIOR cleric with Nigerian Islamist group Boko Haram confirmed the death of its leader and urged fighters to stay loyal in its fight against rival Islamic State militants, according to a video seen by Reuters on Friday. Bakura Sahalaba, a cleric with the Lake Chad branch of Boko Haram, urged its men to
TimesLIVE KAIZER Chiefs senior player Willard Katsande has admitted that the team members did not always pull in the same direction as Amakhosi pick up the pieces and begin life post the Gavin Hunt era. Chiefs go into their penultimate match of what has been a substandard Premiership season against Lamontville Golden Arrows at FNB
By Ellen Fungisai Chipango ELECTRICITY theft is a global challenge and Zimbabwe hasn’t been spared. The country has lost up to 1, 000km of power lines due to cable theft. The official explanation is that this is driven by organised crime with some accomplices coming from government departments. Politicians say theft and the vandalism of
By Sports Reporter CAPS United have received a major boost ahead of the start of the season-opening Premiership cup competition set to kick off next weekend after clinching a US$30 000 sponsorship deal with a local beverage company, Coover Bottlers. The company, which is owned by Zimbabwean entrepreneur Faraimose Kutadzaushe, will cater for CAPS United’s
By Matabeleland North Correspondent VICTORIA FALLS: Drama continues to unfold in this resort city with local councillors forcing their boss, Mayor Somveli Dlamini, to rescind his suspension of Town Clerk Ronnie Dube. Dlamini suspended Dube through a letter last week accusing him of corruption, gross incompetence, abuse of office, and causing the municipality to lose revenue.
BBC Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo has signed a law extending his mandate by two years. This follows parliament’s approval of a motion to extend the term over the dispute that’s caused a delay in conducting an election. “President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo officially signed the Special Electoral Law for Federal Election on Tuesday evening. The