Monthly Archives: August 2015

Africa’s richest man, Nigeria’s Dangote, plans cement plant in Zimbabwe

Africa’s richest man, Nigeria’s Dangote, plans cement plant in Zimbabwe

Africa’s richest man, Nigerian Aliko Dangote, said on Monday he would build a cement plant in Zimbabwe, a major boost for the southern African country that is desperate for foreign investment.

Botswana sought US help against Zimbabwe military attack

Botswana sought US help against Zimbabwe military attack

President Khama attracted the wrath of ZANU PF (Zimbabwe African National Union [Patriotic Front]) officials after calling for fresh elections following the disputed and violent 2008 ballot, with Justice Minister Patrick Chinamasa accusing the Botswana leader of “extreme provocation”.

Pictures:Highlanders vs Chicken Inn

Pictures:Highlanders vs Chicken Inn

HIGHLANDERS goalkeeper Ariel Sibanda’s stoppage time boob gave Chicken Inn all three points and condemned Bosso coach Bongani Mafu to…

Sibanda howler leaves Mafu on the brink

Sibanda howler leaves Mafu on the brink

HIGHLANDERS goalkeeper Ariel Sibanda’s stoppage time boob gave Chicken Inn all three points and condemned Bosso coach Bongani Mafu to deep trouble as his future at the club could be decided by this performance.

Mutsvangwa fuels divisions: War vets

Mutsvangwa fuels divisions: War vets

A GROUP of disgruntled war veterans from Bulawayo has accused War Veterans minister Christopher Mutsvangwa of fuelling divisions and imposing his alleged cronies into the provincial executive of the Zimbabwe National Liberation War Veterans’ Association.

Youth organisation to reward best students

Youth organisation to reward best students

THE, Bulawayo-based youth empowerment organisation, Young People Empowerment and Development Trust (YPEDT, says it plans to identify and reward 50 best students from 20 selected schools in remote parts of Matabeleland North Province, in a bid to push up the region’s pass rate.

Miner in $3700 land scam

Miner in $3700 land scam

UMGUZA miner Moffat Assan Phiri has had a rough experience with the law after he allegedly masqueraded as a council official and defrauded desperate Bulawayo home-seekers of $3 700 in a residential stands scam.

Zim relaxes empowerment law to boost investment

Zim relaxes empowerment law to boost investment

ZIMBABWE, suffering from economic recession and lack of foreign investment, is relaxing a black economic empowerment law forcing foreign-owned firms to sell majority shares to locals in a bid to attract investment, a Cabinet minister said yesterday.

Civil group plans demonstration

Civil group plans demonstration

THE Bulawayo Progressive Residents Association (BPRA) yesterday said it was mobilising over 10 000 residents to take into the streets this Friday in protest against council’s recent move to install prepaid water meters in the city.

Man rapes 85-year-old while drunk

Man rapes 85-year-old while drunk

A 22-YEAR-OLD rapist from Jabatshaba village in Jotsholo shocked Hwange regional magistrate Dambudzo Malunga last Friday when he admitted that while in a drunken stupor he broke into a visually-impaired 85-year-old woman’s bedroom in the dead of the night and raped her thinking it was his wife.

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