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TEARS of joy as residents win stands, cement in PPC draw

25 November 2014 | 2222 Views
TWO lucky Bulawayo residents yesterday won residential stands worth $4,800 each in Emganwini suburb at the conclusion of the Pretoria Portland Cement (PPC)'s Yakhani/Vaka promotion grand draw....
by Business Reporter

Leslie Gwindi booted out

24 November 2014 | 3069 Views
Harare City Council has booted out its spokesperson Leslie Gwindi and three other senior managers whose positions were made redundant by the city's restructuring programme.The city is now nego...
by Innocent Ruwende

See how some fans behave after their team wins - Pictures

14 November 2014 | 6673 Views
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by Daily Post

Teen breaks into neighbour's house at midnight, demands sex

11 November 2014 | 5057 Views
A 19-year-old Emganwini man broke into his neighbour's house at midnight and demanded sex, a court heard.Tsitsi Mpofu, 27, had just opened her bedroom window to cool off the summer heat when L...
by Staff Reporter

Rugare Gumbo swindled in a botched deal

10 November 2014 | 4023 Views
A 53-YEAR-OLD Gweru man, Chari Karimbura, appeared in court last week charged with swindling Zanu-PF spokesperson Rugare Gumbo of $4 000 in a botched excavator spare parts deal.Karimbura, who...
by Staff reporter

South African mayor promises to resuscitate Bulawayo industry

29 October 2014 | 5127 Views
SOUTH Africa's eThekwini Municipality mayor James Nxumalo has pledged to assist Bulawayo revive its crumbling industrial zone saying the city has vast potential for growth.Speaking at a recept...
by Business Reporter

eThekwini business delegation to visit Bulawayo

28 October 2014 | 2577 Views
The mayor of eThekwini Municipality in Durban, South Africa has proposed to lead a business delegation to Bulawayo next year to scout for business opportunities in the city grappling with de-industria...
by Makhosi Sibanda

Policemen, soldiers are violating people's freedom

23 October 2014 | 2094 Views
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by Concerned Citizen

'Nelson Mandela divorce was fraudulently obtained'

15 October 2014 | 6262 Views
ANC stalwart Winnie Madikizela-Mandela has claimed in papers filed in the High Court in Mthatha that her divorce from former president Nelson Mandela was fraudulently obtained, the Daily Dispatch repo...
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Bank official swindles teachers of $4 600

30 August 2014 | 2954 Views
SIX Harare teachers allegedly lost a total of $4 600 to a local building society bank loan officer who clandestinely applied for the teachers, loans with his bank after forging their payslips and ...
by Staff reporter

Couple loses $20 000 to bogus wedding planner

28 August 2014 | 2491 Views
The trial of Studio 263 actor Tafadzwa Tandi, also known as Hillary Indi, who allegedly used Bona Mugabe's wedding to swindle a Harare couple of $20 000, failed to start yesterday.Tandi (31), ...
by Court Reporter

10-year-old Bulawayo girl hangs self

26 August 2014 | 5479 Views
In a bizarre incident, a 10 YEAR-OLD girl from Bulawayo's Emganwini suburb allegedly hanged herself from a mango tree this afternoon.However, the girl's relatives suspect foul play in the ...
by Staff reporter

Maid wins court case over unpaid salaries, businessman's property attached

05 August 2014 | 2887 Views
PROMINENT Zvishavane businessman Gibson Zhou had some of his property attached by the Messenger of Court after his maid won a court case over unpaid salaries amounting to $3 772.According to ...
by Staff Reporter

Winky-D suffers an exodus of band members

03 August 2014 | 4648 Views
DANCEHALL superstar Winky D is frantically trying to come up with a new band after suffering a near exodus of instrumentalists, which saw two members quitting his outfit while two others are on tour w...
by Mtandazo Dube

Jameson Vic Falls Carnival Returns for Another Three-Day New Year's Extravaganza

25 July 2014 | 2913 Views
GOLDFISH LIVE, BEATENBERG, OLIVER "TUKU" MTUKUDZI AND WINKY D ANNOUNCED   Last year thousands of festival-goers from across Africa and...
by Staff Reportyer

MDC-T councillor swindles injiva of R41 200

16 July 2014 | 2524 Views
THE MDC-T councillor for Gwamba ward in Lupane, Kayeni Kenni Mpofu (38), who duped a Zimbabwean man based in South Africa of R41 200 has been fined $300. Mpofu duped Mandla Dube (42) of Makoko...
by Staff reporter

Zim successful separates conjoined twins

09 July 2014 | 4606 Views
The state media reports that Zimbabwe has broken new ground in its medical history after a successful operation on siamese twins born in April, with a team of 50 having worked on the delicate eight-ho...
by Paidamoyo Chipunza/Susan Mabunze

Zimbabwe's first major siamese twins operation successful

08 July 2014 | 3189 Views
The country's first major operation on siamese twins, who were joined at the stomach and shared the same liver, has been successfully conducted at Harare Central Hospital.On the 22nd of April,...
by Staff reporter

Con woman nabbed in Harare

28 June 2014 | 7597 Views
Police yesterday arrested a Harare woman for allegedly swindling several people in Waterfalls of cash and other valuables after duping maids that she would have been sent by their employers, the Hera...
by Staff Reporter

Dead man wins Chibuku draw

22 June 2014 | 4937 Views
CAN a dead man be said to be a lucky man? Well this paradox seems to apply to the late Gweru punter, Dumisani Mabeka, as fortune keeps smiling on him even beyond the grave just as the late King of Pop...
by Staff Reporter

Telecel hands over Ford Ranger to OK Grand challenge winner

20 June 2014 | 4524 Views
Telecel Zimbabwe today (Friday) handed over a brand new silver Ford Ranger to Rapheal Sekiwa, who won the Telecel grand prize in the OK Grand Challenge promotion.Mr Sekiwa said he is a lon...
by Mike Hamilton

Man nearly swallows dead lizard in beer

05 June 2014 | 5378 Views
A normal outing turned into a nightmare for a Bulawayo man after he saw a rotten lizard floating in an opaque beer container from which he was drinking at a bar in Emganwini on Monday night.Am...
by Pamela Shumba

Gwindi booted out

18 May 2014 | 4007 Views
Leslie Gwindi and his executive committee have been booted out of Harare City as the capital's councillors move to address the team's horrific start to the season.Team patron and Harare Mayor ...
by Ishemunyoro Chingwere

Man mysteriously dies less than 48hrs after winning a car

15 May 2014 | 7259 Views
A Gweru man who had a knack for winning big prizes in virtually every competition he entered died mysteriously on Monday morning, less than 48 hours after winning a Nissan NP300.Dumisani Kudza...
by Staff reporter

Baby born with two faces

12 May 2014 | 5108 Views
An Australian couple have welcomed the birth of conjoined twins who have separate brains and identical faces but share a body, describing their girls as "little Aussie fighters", a report said Monday....
by Staff Reporter

Winky D, Sulumani Chimbetu invade South Africa

07 May 2014 | 5328 Views
Music fans in South Africa will this week have a rare opportunity to celebrate diversity through a show offering the best of musical variety for all ages when dancehall king Winky D and Sulumani Chim...
by Arts correspondent

Foreigner swindled

05 May 2014 | 3217 Views
A Harare businessman, Charles Chisango will on Wednesday appear before a Shurugwi magistrate facing charges of defrauding his foreign partners of mining equipment worth $2.5 million. Chisa...
by Staff reporter

Two men jailed for public violence

26 April 2014 | 3174 Views
TWO Bulawayo men who ran amok and assaulted several patrons at a bar in Emganwini recently have been slapped with an effective six months sentence.The incident occurred on April 13.Tru...
by Plaxcedes Hove

Salarygate - Zimbabweans sold a dummy

28 March 2014 | 4047 Views
The public outrage over the so-called Salarygate scandal is very much normal and expected.However, Zimbabweans have been sold a dummy regarding the REAL cause of this offending and outrage...
by Obert Gutu

Music fan feared dead after assault at Zim music awards

27 March 2014 | 4665 Views
A music fan who threw a can at Zimbabwe Dance Hall music multi award winner Winky D on Wednesday night is reported to have died at a Harare early Thursday morning after being assaulted by securit...
by Staff Reporter

Police worst drivers of corruption

28 February 2014 | 3484 Views
MDC-T Mbizo legislator Settlement Chikwinya has said says that police have become the chief agents of corruption in the country with 18 roadblocks between Harare and Bulawayo.Chikwinya said t...
by Staff Reporter

Windows designer 'Julie Larson-Green' moves to new Microsoft job

25 February 2014 | 7692 Views
Julie Larson-Green, one of Microsoft Corp's most senior women executives and a leading force behind the latest design of Windows, is moving to a new job in charge of harmonizing the look and usability...
by Reuters

Gwindi insists comments not malicious

22 February 2014 | 2723 Views
The Harare City Football Club chairman, Leslie Gwindi, who was banned for five years by the Zimbabwe Football Association (ZIFA) for "placing the game of football into disrepute" yesterday issued an a...
by Staff Reporter

Zimbabwe siamese twins die of heart complications

09 February 2014 | 2210 Views
The Siamese twins born to a Kadoma woman a fortnight ago have died. The pair succumbed to heart complications at Harare Hospital, where they had been transferred to from Chegutu Hospital for spec...
by Staff reporter

Why Mandela never forgave ex-wife, Winnie

08 February 2014 | 9173 Views
Nelson Mandela was laid to rest on 15th Dec 2013. John Carlin in his new book 'Knowing Mandela,' reveals why he never forgave the former wife who has featured through out the 10 day mourning period ...
by Extracted from Knowing Mandela by John Carlin

Gwindi banned from football for 5 years

06 February 2014 | 5090 Views
LESLIE Gwindi will decide on his next course of action after being banned from football matters for five years on Tuesday night when he receives the judgment from the Zifa Disciplinary Committee....
by Sports reporter

Mandela's daughter attacks 'sensationalist, mischievous' media

05 February 2014 | 5154 Views
Late South African President Nelson Mandela's daughter Zindzi has lashed out at media reports that she accuses of publishing "sensationalist" stories over the exclusion of her mother Winnie from the h...
by Staff reporter

Mandela has left nothing to Winnie, in his will

03 February 2014 | 7507 Views
Johannesburg - Former president Nelson Mandela has left nothing to his estranged wife, Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, in his will, which was read in Johannesburg on Monday.The only mention made of...
by AP

Bridgette Mugabe body-viewing in Harare - Photo

20 January 2014 | 6770 Views
President Mugabe's late sister Bridgette Mugabe who had been in a coma since August 2010 died on Sunday and on Monday afternoon, hundreds of mourners gathered at a funeral parlour in Harare to view th...
by Staff Reporter

Transfer window's movers and shakers

11 January 2014 | 4450 Views
WHAT a week it has been on the local football transfer market with so many movers and shakers.Focus has been on Bulawayo giants Highlanders who lost two of their key players Masimba Mambare to Dyn...
by Ricky Zililo

Man trys to kill his baby daughter with sewing needles

25 December 2013 | 3918 Views
Beijing - A court in northeastern China has sentenced a man to 10 years in prison for trying to kill his baby daughter by inserting sewing needles into her body, state media reported on Wednesday....
by AP

60-yr-old woman gives birth to twins

24 December 2013 | 4723 Views
Beijing - A Chinese woman had twin girls at the age of 60 following IVF treatment after her only child died, making her possibly the oldest person in the country to give birth, state media reported on...
by AFP

Winnie Mandela embraces Graca at Madiba's memorial service

10 December 2013 | 7607 Views
Nelson Mandela's ex-wife Winnie Mandela bent down to embrace Graca Machel before taking her own seat at the former president's memorial service at the FNB Stadium in Soweto.They held onto...
by Staff Reporter

Emirates draw picks a winner

10 December 2013 | 3139 Views
HARARE - Emirates, which flies daily from Harare to Lusaka and Dubai, has given a lucky shopper the chance to experience the fun and excitement of Dubai.Agnes Taibl's weekend trip to a Ha...
by Matthews Estell

Winky D, brother fight over money

07 December 2013 | 6055 Views
TROUBLED times lie ahead for the Ninja fraternity as the Ninja 'President' and heir-apparent to the throne are reported to be in a fight that is likely to undo all the hard work they have put into bui...
by Staff Reporter

Gwindi's disciplinary case set for conclusion

01 December 2013 | 1535 Views
HARARE City chairman Leslie Gwindi's disciplinary hearing was concluded last Friday evening after his last witness rumoured to be a senior Delta Beverages executive employee failed to turn up. ...
by Staff reporter

Crackdown on vendors, forex dealers

18 November 2013 | 2850 Views
Harare City Council has launched a fresh crackdown targeting informal businesses being carried out on the city centre's pavements.The operation, code-named Regedzai, is targeting street vendo...
by Staff reporter

Can Harare City dazzle Bosso?

16 November 2013 | 3404 Views
On Wednesday Highlanders stole a march on Triangle in the intriguing race for the Castle Lager Premier Soccer League title but their confrontation with championship rivals Harare City at Rufaro s...
by Staff reporter

Mugabe testify in Gwindi case

14 November 2013 | 4174 Views
FORMER Zifa presidents Leo Mugabe and Vincent Pamire on Monday appeared before the Zifa disciplinary committee as key witnesses for Harare City chairman Leslie Gwindi. The firebrand former Pre...
by Sports Reporter

Sniper Storm explains Winky D beef

12 November 2013 | 4381 Views
HARARE-based dancehall chanter, Donald "Sniper Storm" Chirisa played down offensive verses in some of his songs saying it was wrong for people to keep on saying they were directed at Winky D. ...
by Staff Reporter

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