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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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Get ready for the $30 smartphone from TECNO

It has been reported by Biztech Africa that TECNO, a device manufacturer that has a strong focus on the the African mobile space is set to introduce a smartphone priced at a under $30 next year. This comes after an executive from TECNO made the remarks in an interview at Africacom last week. The company is out to lower the ...

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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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Zanu PF “Bootlickers Club” ousts 8th Provincial Chairman

Mashonaland East Zanu-PF provincial chairperson Ray Kaukonde whose head has been on the bullseye since Dr Amai took captainship of the faction vessel steered to detour vice president Joyce Mujuru was yesterday kicked out of office through a vote of no confidence passed on him and some members of his executive. Kaukonde tallies the number of ousted provincial chairs to ...

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Diplomatic Vice President Mujuru outsmarts paranoid rivals

With stakes weighing heavily against her, Republic of Zimbabwe vice president Dr. Joyce Mujuru has broken her deafening silence with a passionately and diplomatic statement which addresses bizarre allegations that have been thrown towards her. In her statement, she clearly outlines her conviction, position of loyalty and ambition. Her position is one no one could envy to be, with the ...

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Floods batter Harare’s forgotten streets

Heavy rains that swept through the country as the seasons turned have brought a brutal force in the capital which didn’t spare misery to all within its paths. The city officially recorded a flood today, with many cars, market stalks and low level businesses left drenched not only it heavenly wet substances but the rot that the forgotten sewer system ...

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