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Tuku Tribute Dinner postponed to 2015

OLIVER Mtukudzi’s UK tribute dinner which was scheduled for November 29 in London has been postponed to March next year, the megastar’s management team confirmed this week. Set to have been held in London, the dinner was aimed at celebrating the colourful musical career of Zimbabwe’s most recognised and decorated artist. Invited VIP guests included friends of Tuku from Africa’s ...

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Prophet Magaya “PHD All Night” stampede leaves 15 dead

KWEKWE – Fifteen people are reported dead while many others were seriously injured after a stampede at Prophet Walter Magaya’s all night crusade at Mbizo Stadium in Kwekwe this morning. The incident occured soon after the crusade, which was attended by about 15 000 congregants, when police allegedly closed other gates forcing the attendees to use a single exit point. It ...

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Civil Aviation Authority of Zimbabwe (CAAZ) bills AirZim passengers directly

THE Civil Aviation Authority of Zimbabwe (Caaz) has resolved to collect service charges directly from passengers on Air Zimbabwe (AirZim) flights after being frustrated by the national carrier’s constant failure to remit the money after collection as it is reportedly now amounting to over US$1 million in arrears. “The passenger service charge (PSC) and Aviation Infrastructure Development Fund (Aidef) are ...

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Bingeing season over but beerfest ideas hardly understood

By Robert Mukondiwa: While Zimbabwe has had organisers riding on the German idea of October being beer festival month, it seems there is still a critical lack of appreciation of what beerfests serve. The most prolific beer festival was probably the Lion Lager Summer Beer Festival, which as always attracted bumper crowds and had people sipping endless amounts of alcohol; ...

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The Charambas, Zimbabwe’s Gospel First Family

By Robert Mukondiwa: After suffering torrents of criticism from acres of space in the media dedicated to often unflattering descriptions of their latest work, the Charambas have been reaffirmed as the first family of gospel music as always by their fans. Sales of their latest album entitled WeNazareta have shown that the album has been flying off the shelves in ...

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Miss Honduras & sister grizzly murdered days before Miss World pageant

The reigning Miss Honduras, Maria José Alvarado, and her 23-year-old sister, Sofía Trinidad Alvarado, have been found dead, days after the two women disappeared in Santa Barbara, Honduras, according to the BBC. The women were murdered by Sofía Trinidad Alvarado’s boyfriend in a jealous fit of rage, authorities said. The siblings vanished on Thursday, shortly before the 19-year-old beauty queen was set to leave for ...

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UNCONFIRMED: ZRP Commissioner Augustine Chihuri Resigns

Police Commissioner Augustine Chihuri last night tendered his resignation to President Mugabe as Zanu-PF infighting filters into the country’s security agencies, The Zimbabwe Mail reported. The publication claims that on Wednesday a senior government official whose name cannot be revealed told its reporter that the long serving police Commissioner who is also from the spotlight Mashonaland Central Province much affected ...

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Alas, the snake on ATM buzz was “phony”.

The last couple of days have been hectic on social media with many people alleging a woman with ‘muti’ charms had been caught on an ATM along Angwa street in Harare. fascinating with story was that no one could come up with close up photos of either the woman nor the distinct location coordinates of the incident except the picture ...

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Former model Janice Dickinson alleges historic sexual assault by Bill Cosby

Iconic supermodel Janice Dickinson joins a string of women peddling allegations of sexual assaults by the legendary comic king, Bill Cosby in an interview broadcast on Tuesday. Speaking with Entertainment Tonight, Dickinson said that the alleged incident occurred when the two met to discuss a potential role for her on “The Cosby Show” back in 1982. “He gave me wine ...

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Dudu Manhenga spared “jail-time” on appeal

Zimbabwean jazz singer Duduzile Tracy Manhenga has today been spared jail after a court of appeal threw out her sentence for the conviction on a charge of culpable homicide and driving without a licence. She however was ordered to pay a $1000 fine as punishment for the offence, with the court putting into consideration all factors including the length of the ...

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