Monthly Archives: August 2013

Death, burial in Ndebele culture

Death, burial in Ndebele culture

IN PART 1 of this series, we discussed some of the customary practices observed when death occurs in a family.

Nkala’s story a wake-up call

Nkala’s story a wake-up call

THE late Zanu founder Enos Nkala was laid to rest at the Heroes’ Acre in Harare yesterday

MTHULISI MATHUTHU:The night I felt like a dog

MTHULISI MATHUTHU:The night I felt like a dog

I HAVEN’T seen it in a long time; not since I settled in Europe six years ago. Now, from the window of some pub in Yorkshire and past 12 midnight

Gweru councillors divided over mayor

Gweru councillors divided over mayor

GWERU — A rift has developed among MDC-T’s newly elected councillors in Gweru, amid reports of factionalism in the selection of the city’s mayor,

Nine months jail for defrauding late Vice President Nkomo

Nine months jail for defrauding late Vice President Nkomo

A MAN from Pumula South, who defrauded the late Vice-President John Nkomo’s Astra Building Centre Company of more than $1 300 through forging receipts

Monomotapa FC upbeat ahead of Sup8r Cup clash

Monomotapa FC upbeat ahead of Sup8r Cup clash

Monomotapa FC, the 2008 Premier Soccer League (PSL) champions, go into the BancABC Sup8r Cup semi-final against FC Platinum at Barbourfields (BF) Stadium tomorrow wearing the underdog tag.

Tsvangirai draws crowd in Gweru

Tsvangirai draws crowd in Gweru

GWERU — Gweru came to a standstill yesterday as hundreds of MDC-T supporters thronged Midlands Hotel chanting leader Morgan Tsvangirai’s clan name, Save.

Enos Nkala vowed to fix Joshua Nkomo: Mugabe

Enos Nkala vowed to fix Joshua Nkomo: Mugabe

President Robert Mugabe yesterday revealed that the late former Defence minister Enos Nkala was itching to have a go at the late Vice-President Joshua Nkomo.

Nyathi  to be Bulawayo mayor

Nyathi to be Bulawayo mayor

The MDC-T yesterday nominated National University of Science and Technology lecturer Mandla Nyathi Bulawayo mayor, while Ward 3 councillor Martin Moyo was selected to be his deputy.

Tsvangirai rejects  VP post

Tsvangirai rejects VP post

MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai yesterday dismissed reports that he had been offered vice-presidency by President Robert Mugabe, saying he would not legitimise Zanu PF’s electoral theft by accepting the position.

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