Monthly Archives: October 2013

Explosion kills 24

Explosion kills 24

TWENTY-FOUR people were burnt to death while six others sustained serious injuries yesterday morning after a T35 truck they were travelling in collided with a Green Fuel tanker along the Tanganda–Chiredzi Highway near Checheche business centre in Chipinge South.

2014 national budget preparations gather pace

2014 national budget preparations gather pace

Members of Parliament converge for the next two days at the resort town of Victoria Falls for a pre-budget conference amid expectations legislators would come up with firm proposals to breathe life into the country’s faltering economy.

Nine PSL clubs fight the chop

Nine PSL clubs fight the chop

AS THE Castle Lager Premier Soccer League (PSL) enters week 27 at the weekend, nine clubs would be fighting relegation from top-flight football with 2010 champions Motor Action and new boys Tripple B already heading for Division One.

Econet Wireless  profit drops

Econet Wireless profit drops

HARARE — Econet Wireless, Zimbabwe’s top mobile operator, reported a near 10% drop in half-year profit on Tuesday, hit by slowing growth in voice revenue.

Silence will not save us

Silence will not save us

THE news of an intern who was abused by an MP triggered so many unpleasant feelings. Her plight is just but a tip of the iceberg for young women who venture into the newsrooms and become easy prey for colleagues who pimp them off to bigwigs.

WBU tournament postponed

WBU tournament postponed

THE eagerly anticipated World Boxing Union (WBU) bantam weight fight slated for this weekend at the City Sports Centre has been postponed to later this year.

Blow for Hwange Colliery workers

Blow for Hwange Colliery workers

BULAWAYO Labour Court president Justice Mercy Moya-Matshanga yesterday declared that a two-week strike by Hwange Colliery employees was illegal and ordered the company to convene a disciplinary hearing using the relevant code of conduct.

Zanu PF poll crisis deepens

Zanu PF poll crisis deepens

THE Zanu PF Midlands provincial elections chaos continued yesterday with some areas in the city conducting a re-run after it emerged that ballot papers had no names on them while others received them late.

Descend heavily on  Beitbridge invaders

Descend heavily on Beitbridge invaders

THE invasion of the Denlynian game reserve in Beitbridge is a mockery of the government’s well-publicised initiatives to revive tourism battered by the infamous farm invasions that began in year 2000.

Makaya shows flop

Makaya shows flop

SOUTH Africa-based Zimbabwe urban groover Betty Makaya is a bitter woman after her hyped shows scheduled for Plumtree and Bulawayo flopped.

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