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Wreckage From AirAsia Flight QZ8501 Found

Bodies and wreckage from an AirAsia flight that went missing on its way to Singapore on Sunday were found on Tuesday in the Karimata Strait off the coast of Borneo, Indonesian rescue teams said. Djoko Murjatmodjo, a senior official with Indonesia’s Transportation Ministry, said the debris was from the missing plane, The New York Times reported. “We’ve confirmed the wreckage ...

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Dav Whatmore confirmed as Zimbabwe coach

Dav Whatmore has been unveiled as Zimbabwe’s new coach, replacing Stephen Mangongo, who was in charge for five months and sacked 12 days ago. Whatmore will take Zimbabwe to the 2015 World Cup with a view to extending the deal after the tournament. Zimbabwe are the fourth international team Whatmore will take charge of and the first non-subcontinental side he ...

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Corrupt Traffic Cop shopped by colleagues

A Police constable stationed at Avondale Police Station Traffic section was arrested for unlawfully receiving US$13 at a roadblock along Lomagundi Road in Harare. The rogue cop, Robert Sithole, was challenged and apprehended by his fellow workmates who spotted him stashing some money in the grass on the roadside, a behaviour inconsistent to assigned duties and conduct and raising suspicion among ...

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Sipho Makhabane critical after Road Traffic Collision

Famed Swazi gospel producer and songwriter Sipho Makhabane is in a critical but stable condition after being involved in a car accident on Sunday. Makhabane is the owner of Big Fish music and is credited with discovering some of South Africa’s leading gospel stars such as Hlengiwe Mhlaba and Tshepiso Motaung. Sipho, who is multi award celebrated and with nearly ...

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Comedian Chris Rock & wife divorcing.

Chris Rock and his wife are divorcing after nearly 20 years together. “After much contemplation and 19 years of marriage, Chris and I have decided to go our separate ways,” Malaak Compton-Rock, a philanthropist and founder of the nonprofit styleWorks, said in a statement Sunday. “Being fortunate enough to lead a life of service by working with those most vulnerable ...

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Cindy Munyavi shines at the All Africa Music Awards

Songstress Cindy Rufaro Munyavi has put the Zimbabwean music industry on the continental map, clinching the fiercely contested for Best Female Artiste in Southern Africa beating the likes of Zahara, Mampi and Lira who have an extensive global dominance at the All Africa Music Awards held last night in Lagos, Nigeria. Cindy, who recently ventured into fashion, opening her own ...

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Petty Obama plays race card as Pyongyang fires back

United States and President Barack Obama are livid with North Korea claiming the impoverished nation’s administration has called the President “monkey” and blamed Washington on Saturday for Internet outages it has experienced during a confrontation with the United States over the hacking of the film studio Sony Pictures.The National Defence Commission, the North’s ruling body chaired by state leader Kim Jong ...

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When the mighty fall, former Ivory Coast First Lady stands trial

In a story that most certainly is giving Zimbabwe’s increasingly powerful first lady Dr. Grace Marufu Mugabe sleepless nights and stomach churns, Ivory Coast’s former first lady along with 82 civilians and soldiers has begun trial for her part in the 2010 disputed elections and the following resistance that ended throwing the west African country into civil war. Laurent Gbagbo, would ...

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Lloyd Tevedzai drops 4th album “Total Trust”

Zimbabwean gospel ace, Lloyd Tevedzai who is now based in Canada has released his fourth album entitled Total Trust. The 10 track worship and testimonial album official releases online on ZimOnline Radio yesterday, will be available for digital purchase on all major download sites from Christmas eve making it the perfect christmas gift of 2014. “We will be shipping a ...

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Namibia hit by Land grabs

Windhoek – A group of informal settlement dwellers outside Namibia’s coastal holiday town Swakopmund have occupied municipal land and want to settle there. “We are overwhelmed by the huge numbers of people flocking here, and today we are 6000 people who will build shacks because we want to sleep here from tonight onwards,” Gotthard Kandume, the group’s spokesperson told a ...

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