Obama Welcomed By Step Sister ‘Auma Obama’ To Kenya,

Obama Welcomed By Step Sister ‘Auma Obama’ To Kenya,

US President Barack Obama has arrived in Kenya – his father’s homeland – on a trip that will also include a stop in the Ethiopian capital, and a visit to the home of the African Union. Obama landed in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi, on Friday and was welcomed at the airport by the Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta. He later dined with his step grandmother, his sister and other extended family members. At least 10,000 police…

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Chiyangwa’s Company ‘ Zeco Holdings (Zeco)’, Records Sixth Consecutive Loss Since 2009

Chiyangwa’s Company ‘ Zeco Holdings (Zeco)’,  Records  Sixth Consecutive Loss Since 2009

Phillip Chiyangwa’s listed engineering concern, Zeco Holdings (Zeco), has recorded a sixth consecutive loss since 2009 on the back of deteriorating economic conditions, casting doubt on the company’s future. However, Zeco board chairman, Chiyangwa, said the group was introducing various turnaround strategies as evidenced by the reduction in losses from $4,7 million recorded in 2013 to a loss of $2,1 registered in the full year to December 2014. “Strategies are being implemented to establish and…

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US President Barrack Obama Due Today In Kenya On His First Presidential Visit

US President Barrack Obama Due Today  In Kenya On His First Presidential Visit

There is heightened security activity in Kenya ahead of the US President Barrack Obama’s arrival today on his first Presidential visit. Barrack Obama previously visited Kenya his late father’s homeland a village named Kogello which he last visited in 2006 when he was a senator. See photos of a previous visit by Obama as a young man to Kenya to see his step grandmother Mama Sarah Obama who raised his father. At present, the ancestral…

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Musician Oliver Mtukudzi Ventures Into Fashion

Musician Oliver Mtukudzi Ventures Into Fashion

Oliver Mtukudzi is set to make his debut on the fashion scene by showcase some of his designer stage outfits. Mtukudzi would be participating at this year’s Zimbabwe Fashion Week (ZFW) that runs from September 3-6. He will display selected outfits from his music career spanning from 1978 to 2014. Said Mtukudzi: “Zimbabwe Fashion Week is our own, it is a home-grown platform at which we should shine and showcase our true creativity with pride….

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Hammersdale Residents Give The Late, David Masondo A Moving Send Off

Hammersdale Residents Give The Late, David Masondo A Moving Send Off

Residents of Hammersdale, a small town south of Durban say they will soon approach the Department of Culture and provincial leaders with a proposal to erect a statue of mbaqanga music icon, David Masondo. Masondo died of renal failure in Johannesburg last week at the age of 67. The music genius was buried at his home in Hammersdale township of Mpumalanga. The township, which is usually quiet and sleepy came alive on Sunday when thousands…

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Serena Williams, (33), Oldest female winner Of Major, Wins 6th Wimbledon Title &Holds All 4 Grand Slams

Serena Williams (33)  now holds every major title at the same time  after successfully finishing her  second ‘Serena Slam’ of, arguably an admirable and most  extraordinary tennis sport career  after the American, sports star , beat Garbine Muguruza, the No  20 seed from Spain, 6-4,  winning  her 21st Grand Slam singles title. Serena Williams at 33  is now the  oldest female Slam winner in the Open era and holds all four tennis  titles, namely the US Open, Australian Open, French…

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SCOAN Reduction Of Church Services &Foreign Attraction Threatens 10 000 Hospitality Employees Jobs

SCOAN Reduction Of Church Services &Foreign Attraction Threatens 10 000 Hospitality Employees Jobs

According to a report from Nigerian newspaper, ‘The Nation’, up to 10,000 hospitality workers in the Ikotun-Egbe suburb of Lagos State are faced with imminent unemployment. The Pilgrims Hostels Operators Association of Nigeria (PHOAN) said their troubles in the region are connected to the collapse of a guest-house belonging to The Synagogue, Church Of All Nations (SCOAN) last year. The chairman of the association, Prince Adekanbi Adedayo John, explained: “PHOAN is the biggest employer of…

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Highlanders’ Mnangagwa Bus Attached Over Debt To Former Player ‘Masimba Mambare’

Highlanders’ Mnangagwa Bus Attached Over Debt To Former Player ‘Masimba Mambare’

HIGHLANDERS Football Club risks losing their newly acquired bus after former player Masimba Mambare successfully secured a writ of execution to attach the team’s property. The 65-seater Marcopolo bus is part of the property that is set to go under the hammer as Mambare battles to recover $10 000 in signing on fees owed to him by Bosso. Mambare, through the Footballer’s Union of Zimbabwe (FUZ) who are representing him, on Wednesday managed to obtain…

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Legendary Mbaqanga Music ‘Soul Brother’s Lead Singer, ‘David Masondo Dies

Legendary  Mbaqanga Music ‘Soul Brother’s Lead Singer, ‘David Masondo Dies

The 67-year-old died at Garden City Hospital in Mayfair, Joburg, this afternoon.  The soul brothers group has a large following in Zimbabwe especially in Matabeleland Region. Soul Brothers manager Welcome Nzimande told Daily Sun: “We are shocked and saddened by the news of David’s death. We didn’t expect it so soon.   “His death has left a void in the mbaqanga music scene. He was one of the pioneers of the genre. May his soul rest…

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‘Zimbabwe must continue to fight poverty, unemployment & inequality ‘ Thomas Mapfumo (70)

THE people of Zimbabwe must continue to fight poverty, unemployment and inequality “to give meaning to the years of sacrifice during the liberation struggle”, exiled music guru Thomas “Mukanya” Mapfumo has said in a statement marking his 70th birthday. The Lion of Zimbabwe, as Mapfumo is known by his legion of fans, has, since the days of the liberation struggle, used his music to highlight the injustice, corruption, grinding poverty, human rights violation and economic decline…

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