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Zima Awards a mere joke

THE much-publicised Zimbabwe Music Awards (Zima) held on Wednesday night at the Harare International Conference Centre (HICC) after seven years in hibernation courted controversy on the showbiz scene as winning artistes went home empty-handed. Various artistes who were rewarded for their works unfortunately went home with nothing as they could not take their trophies home. Information gathered by NewsDay and ...

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Steward Bank loses $300k to robbers

It is understood that a group of robbers pounced at the bank along Main Street in Gweru on Thursday night and broke into the banking hall where they allegedly broke the safe and stole more than $300,000. The Officer Commanding Midlands, Senior Assistant Commissioner Shadreck Mubaiwa confirmed the robbery but could not give further details. “We received a report that ...

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Tsvangirai calls for mass action

HARARE – MDC leader Morgan Tsvangirai yesterday called for mass action to push President Robert Mugabe to address the deepening economic hardships in Zimbabwe. Tsvangirai told his party supporters at the City Sports Centre in Harare during the official opening of the opposition party’s fourth elective congress that he was ready to lead the protest from the front. Tsvangirai, who ...

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Mother, 3children die in road accident in Australia

A ZIMBABWEAN COMMUNITY IN A WESTERN AUSTRALIA SUBURB is in mourning and a father is yet to know he has lost his entire family after a mother and her three children were killed in a horror head-on crash with a bus in the Goldfields. Police have confirmed a woman (Emmert Moyo), two girls – (Tahila)aged nine and (Blessing) aged seven ...

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Suspected Ebola patient responding to malaria treatment in Harare

Ministry of Health and Child Care director (epidemiology and disease control) Dr Portia Manangazira said, “The patient is responding well to malaria treatment; doctors at Wilkins are thinking of discharging her.” The Congolese student raised fears of an Ebola outbreak after exhibiting symptoms linked to the deadly disease. She first sought treatment at Parirenyatwa Group of Hospitals and was later ...

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You can kill me – Grace Mugabe

MUTARE – The First Lady Grace Mugabe, who has openly declared her interest to succeed her 90-year-old husband, President Robert Mugabe, on Friday came up with another bizarre allegation — this time claiming that there were people in Zanu PF out to assassinate her. Addressing thousands of people gathered at a rally in Sakubva Stadium, Grace continued with her not-so-subtle ...

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Music Diva Cindy Munyavi ventures into Fashion Retail

by Matty Mabvudzi Cindy Rufaro Munyavi, no stranger to unique and exclusive fashion on most of her set and features has broken the norm of artists and celebrities relying on third party designer sponsorship or privately engaged stylists. Cindy opens a trendy Fashion Boutique this morning. Cindy’s Fashion Corner caters for all round ladies fashion from designer clothes, shoes to ...

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Air Force of Zimbabwe aircraft crashes killing crew

Staff Correspondant Two pilots died on the spot when an Air Force of Zimbabwe (AFZ) plane crashed soon after taking off at Charles Prince Airport in Harare. The plane, which was one of four planes that took off at Charles Prince Airport around 12 mid-day, crashed into a nearby compound, killing the pilot and co-pilot on the spot. When the ZBC ...

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Russia: Putin flexes muscle at USA & The West

Reuters. Russia has threatened to completely bar all US agricultural products from its market and slap an import ban on all fruit and vegetables from the EU, indicating that Moscow has chosen a hardline response to western sanctions over the Ukraine crisis. “Everything [in the agricultural sector] that is produced and imported to Russia from the United States will be banned,” ...

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Enrico Sibanda - A Truckload of "fake" honours

Enrico Sibanda – Pulling wool on the faces of the elite

Reuters ZIMBABWE Council for Higher Education (Zimche) has said the institution that conferred honorary doctorate degrees to music maestro Oliver Mtukudzi and nine other prominent Zimbabweans was neither registered nor affiliated to any university. Zimbabwe Revenue Authority commissioner-general Gershem Pasi, one of the purported beneficiaries of the honorary degrees by the International Institute of Philanthropy (IIP),  yesterday said he had ...

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