US R&B SINGER Tinashe Kachingwe says she is’proud of Zimbabwean roots’ after an internet row about her citizenship,

US R&B SINGER Tinashe Kachingwe says she is’proud of Zimbabwean roots’ after  an internet row about her citizenship,

Singer Tinashe, seeking to draw a line under an internet row about her citizenship, has declared that she is PROUD about her “Zimbabwean roots”.Tinashe found herself in the middle of a Twitter storm after replying, “My dad is!” when asked: “Is it true you’re from Zimbabwe?”To her increasing bemusement, she found herself under attack by some Zimbabweans who said she felt ashamed of her links with Zimbabwe. The 26-year-old R&B star born in Lexington, Kentucky,…

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‘3 Zimbavhas/ Zimbabweans Zesa CEO Chifamba (59), (ZETDC) MD-Chinembiri (53) Fin dir-Dhliwayo (51) in US$11,8 mil scam’

‘3 Zimbavhas/ Zimbabweans Zesa CEO Chifamba (59), (ZETDC)  MD-Chinembiri (53) Fin dir-Dhliwayo (51) in US$11,8 mil scam’

Zesa CEO Chifamba (59), (ZETDC) managing director Chinembiri (53) and finance director Dhliwayo (51) in US$11,8 million tender scamThree Zesa bosses appeared at the Harare Magistrates’ Courts yesterday facing two counts of swindling the parastatal of over $11,8 million in a tender scam.Zesa Holdings group chief executive Joshua Chifamba (59), Zimbabwe Electricity Transmission and Distribution Company (ZETDC) managing director Julian Chinembiri (53) and finance director Thokozani Dhliwayo (51) appeared before chief magistrate Mishrod Guvamombe, newsday

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Three of the most controversial figures of Sudan’s ruling Transitional Military Council , top Generals offer to resign, a key demand of the protest movement

Three of the most controversial figures of Sudan’s ruling Transitional Military Council , top Generals offer to resign, a key demand of the protest movement

.The three were seen as staunch Islamists and allies of the deposed President, Omar al-Bashir.It follows talks between the military council and protest leaders.A “million-strong march for civilian rule” has been called later to maintain the pressure for democratic reform.Thousands of protesters have arrived in the capital, Khartoum, by train from various cities to take part in the event.Protest leaders have been calling on the Transitional Military Council to hand over to a civilian administration.At…

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WHITE SUPREMACIST with tatoo of black man with a noose around his neck hanging from a tree, has been executed Texas for brutal dragging death of black man

WHITE SUPREMACIST with tatoo of black man with a noose around his neck hanging from a tree,  has been  executed Texas for brutal dragging death of black man

A self-confessed racist behind one of the most gruesome hate crimes in US history has been executed in Texas.John William King was executed by lethal injection for the dragging death of James Byrd Jr, who was chained to the back of a truck and dragged for nearly three miles along a secluded road near Jasper, Texas, in 1998.Mr Byrd, 49, who prosecutors say was targeted because he was black, was alive for at least two…

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MALI’S ENTIRE GOVERNMENT RESIGNS AFTER 134 people were massacred in an attack on a village in central Mali a few weeks ago.

MALI’S ENTIRE GOVERNMENT RESIGNS AFTER 134 people were massacred in an attack on a village in central Mali a few weeks ago.

Mali’s Prime Minister Soumeylou Boubèye Maïga and his entire government have resigned, said the country’s secretary general in a statement.The mass resignation was accepted by President Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta, who offered thanks for “loyalty” and “high sense of duty,” said the statement released Thursday.After stepping down, Maïga took to Twitter to express his gratitude to the president for having permitted him and his government to “serve our country and our citizens” in a “crucial time…

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OVER 215 drums of bitumen (USS$4 million) were stolen at a road construction site in Chivhu last week, crime is a lifestyle in Zimbabwe.

OVER 215 drums of bitumen (USS$4 million) were stolen at a road construction site in Chivhu last week, crime is a lifestyle in Zimbabwe.

AT least 215 drums of bitumen worth RTGS$4 million were stolen at a road construction site in Chivhu last week and Government has rolled out extensive investigations to apprehend the culprits. Transport and Infrastructural Development Minister Joel Biggie Matiza confirmed that the bitumen which was meant for the dualisation of a 10-kilometre stretch along Harare-Beitbridge highway went missing under mysterious circumstances. Minister Matiza told The Herald yesterday that the manner in which the bitumen disappeared…

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SILOBELA, DAM SITE BOTTLE STORE patrons shot by driver Mike Mlilo (35) at Insukamini Business Centre, 1dead, 1critically injured after they accused him of flashing them with his lights

SILOBELA, DAM SITE BOTTLE STORE  patrons shot by driver Mike Mlilo (35) at Insukamini Business Centre, 1dead, 1critically injured after they accused him of flashing them with his lights

A 35-year-old-man from Silobela shot patrons at Dam Site Bottle Store at Insukamini Business Centre after an argument, leaving one dead and another critically injured. The incident occurred on Independence Day at around 11pm when Mike Mlilo of Magola Village under Chief Masila in Silobela opened fire on patrons who were drinking beer at the bottle store after they accused him of flashing them with his vehicle lights. Mlilo allegedly shot Gift Bhebhe in the…

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‘MALAWI has 10,000 Albinos, abduct, murder or mutilate albinos for wealth charms from body parts and rape albinos as an HIV cure’.

‘MALAWI  has 10,000 Albinos, abduct, murder or mutilate  albinos for wealth charms from body parts  and rape albinos as an HIV cure’.

Lazarus says he will continue making music until people shed their superstitions about albinismFrom the crowded streets of Lilongwe, a busker named Lazarus Chigwandali has risen to challenge the myths and superstitions about people with albinism.Malawi is home to an estimated 10,000 albinos – a condition that affects the production of the pigment that gives skin, hair and eyes their colour.But a widely-held belief that their body parts can impart wealth or good luck means…

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At least 28 hippos found in Ethiopia’s national park in the southwest of the country-cause of death unknown

At least 28 hippos found in Ethiopia’s national park in the southwest of the country-cause of death unknown

The bodies of at least 28 hippopotamuses have been found in Ethiopia’s national park in the southwest of the country, local media reported Monday.The semi-aquatic mammals died in the Gibe Sheleko National Park, a part of the Gibe River, local broadcaster FANA said.Behirwa Mega, head of the park told FANA that the animals died between April 14 and 21 and that the cause of their deaths is presently unknown. The Gibe Sheleko National Park, was…

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Cyclone Kenneth (200km/h (124 mph) follows the deadliest storm to strike Mozambique in 3 decades, cyclone IDAI which killed 700 people

Cyclone Kenneth  (200km/h (124 mph) follows the deadliest storm to strike Mozambique in 3 decades, cyclone IDAI which killed 700 people

A new tropical threat in the southern Indian Ocean may bring life-threatening weather to parts of Mozambique and Tanzania later this week.Kenneth underwent additional strengthening on Wednesday and Wednesday night and has been upgraded to an intense tropical cyclone by Meteo France, the French national meteorological service.An intense tropical cyclone contains sustained winds of 159-209 km/h (99-130 mph), which is equal to a hurricane of Category 3 to 4 strength in the Atlantic or East…

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