Monthly Archives: February 2015

Designer defies odds

Designer defies odds

MERE mention of the name Natasha Ruvimbo Mubare (22) evokes a glut of mixed feelings among a cross section of Zimbabweans.

Cooking: The Ndebele way

Cooking: The Ndebele way

THE Ndebele, like most people, did not eat their food raw. They prepared it in a certain way and cooked it before they ate it.

Child ‘killer’ escapes  murder charge

Child ‘killer’ escapes murder charge

JOSHUA Mativenga of Zhombe was close to tears when he was told that Dony Jub Ane (50), who beat his 12-year-old child to death, would only be charged with assault instead of murder.

Road extortion must end

Road extortion must end

YESTERDAY this newspaper was inundated with complaints from members of the public that Bulawayo traffic police now have a penchant of spot fining private motorists for carrying passengers in their vehicles, accusing them of pirating.

In search of the UN

In search of the UN

IN its first 65 years the United Nations has been called many things. President Harry Truman called it “permanent partnership among the people of the world for their common peace and common well being” and one New York mayor said it was a “cesspool”.

Nonsense, I did not steal a song, says Dr Malinga

Nonsense, I did not steal a song, says Dr Malinga

Musician Dr Malinga is accused of stealing a song and giving it to his artiste Mr Style.

Hyenas wreak havoc in Mberengwa

Hyenas wreak havoc in Mberengwa

HYENAS are reportedly causing havoc in Mberengwa district, the Midlands, a situation which has divided the community as witchcraft allegations are being thrown around.

AmaZulu suspend Nyadombo

AmaZulu suspend Nyadombo

AmaZulu have suspended defender Carlington Nyadombo indefinitely.

Court hears 17 liquidation cases

Court hears 17 liquidation cases

THE High Court on Wednesday attended to a record 17 cases of companies under judicial management and liquidation, a sign of the country’s worsening economic crisis with many firms closing shop and leaving creditors — mainly the taxman, employees and banks — in the lurch.

Moyo faces Zanu PF axe

Moyo faces Zanu PF axe

ZANU PF spokesperson Simon Khaya Moyo is next on the party’s firing line, as he is accused of continuing to fraternise with the purged “gamatox” faction, party insiders revealed yesterday.

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