Monthly Archives: August 2015

Association calls on Christians to join Mzilikazi commemorations

Association calls on Christians to join Mzilikazi commemorations

ORGANISERS of the late Ndebele King Mzilikazi’s commemorations slated for September 5 yesterday revealed that they have so far managed to get five cows to be slaughtered during the celebrations which they are also calling for Christians to attend.

EMA seeks ban on disposable diapers

EMA seeks ban on disposable diapers

THE Environmental Management Agency (EMA) says it is advocating for the ban of use of disposable diapers, describing them as an environmental pollutant.

Zanu PF MP acquitted

Zanu PF MP acquitted

Kwekwe Central MP Masango Matambanadzo (Zanu PF) and his aide Burden Mawire, who were facing charges of assaulting a party colleague, were acquitted for lack of incriminating evidence at the end of the State case yesterday.

From bread basket to beg basket

From bread basket to beg basket

Those of us who grew up in Rhodesia knew from an early age that the foundational pillars of the strength of the Rhodesian economy lay in agriculture, mining and manufacturing. So strong was Rhodesia’s agriculture, whatever could be said of its racist outlook in respect of land ownership and control that I, just like most middle-aged Zimbabweans, grew up on a generous diet of State “propaganda” that our country “is the bread basket of Africa”.

Brendan Taylor borrows car to sleep off cup triumph

Brendan Taylor borrows car to sleep off cup triumph

Former Zimbabwe captain Brendan Taylor and Nottinghamshire batsman was discovered asleep in someone’s car after celebrations of his side’s Royal London Cup victory over Durham on Tuesday got a bit out of hand.

Apple may launch new iPhones at Sept. 9 event

Apple may launch new iPhones at Sept. 9 event

Apple Inc on Thursday invited journalists to a Sept. 9 event, where it is expected to unveil new iPhones and potentially a new version of its Apple TV set-top box.

Moyo torches another Twitter war

Moyo torches another Twitter war

HIGHER Education minister Jonathan Moyo yesterday torched a Twitter war with South Africans after he twitted negative remarks about that country’s economy.

Issue out grain permits only – Millers

Issue out grain permits only – Millers

Millers have urged the government to issue out only grain permits, not mealie-meal ones, in order to protect local industry from cheap imports.

Emotional send-off for Mashinkila

Emotional send-off for Mashinkila

Thousands of people thronged Lady Stanley Cemetery in Bulawayo to bid farewell to soccer legend Willard Mashinkila-Khumalo who was buried on Thursday.

Bulawayo mayor disputes AAG graft allegations as baseless, unnecessary noise

Bulawayo mayor disputes AAG graft allegations as baseless, unnecessary noise

BULAWAYO mayor Martin Moyo has dismissed as baseless allegations by the Affirmative Action Group (AAG) that the local authority’s image was marred by corruption and mismanagement

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