‘Zimbabwe- Trapped In A Time Warp With Negligible Changes Since Independence’-Eddie Cross

‘Zimbabwe- Trapped In A Time Warp With Negligible  Changes Since Independence’-Eddie Cross

Zimbabwe is an enigma to many. The country presents itself as a clean, modern State with friendly people, little crime and small pockets of prosperity and wealth. A small country blessed with a great climate, an abundance of natural resources that put us in the top league of countries In terms of the ratio between our population and our resource base. Underneath the veneer, is a less attractive Zimbabwe; we are a country caught in…

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‘Obama Calls For Gay Rights In Africa And Challenges Kenya Over Corruption’

US President Barack Obama on Saturday called for gay rights in Africa during his landmark visit to Kenya, comparing homophobia to racial discrimination he had encountered in the United States. Obama arrived in Kenya on Friday, his first visit as president to his father’s birthplace and the first to the East African nation by a serving US leader. “I’ve been consistent all across Africa on this. When you start treating people differently, because they’re different, that’s…

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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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‘It’s Either We Kick Out Zanu-PF From Power In 2018 Or We Are Doomed,’ – Tsvangirai

‘It’s Either We Kick Out Zanu-PF From Power In 2018 Or We Are Doomed,’ – Tsvangirai

Movement for Democratic Change leader Morgan Tsvangirai has warned that if Zimbabweans do not unite to kick out Zanu-PF from power, his party will be doomed. Addressing his supporters at Hauna Business Centre in Mutasa North yesterday, Tsvangirai said while his leadership will continue pushing for electoral reforms, the people needed to begin voter registration including even of 15-year-olds who would be eligible to vote in the next elections. “Rwendo rwuno hazvikoni nekuti zvikaerekana zvakona…

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Underage Bulawayo Kombi Driver Ploughs Into Roadblock, Dragging Cop Along For 30 Metres

Underage Bulawayo Kombi Driver Ploughs Into Roadblock, Dragging Cop  Along For 30 Metres

AN underage commuter omnibus driver, Junior Peter Gopito, 20, ploughed through a roadblock and dragged a police officer for about 30 metres, a magistrate heard yesterday. The traffic officer, who was not named in court, sustained serious head injuries and multiple fractures and is still admitted to the United Bulawayo Hospitals (UBH). Tony Kamudyariwa who was prosecuting said on July 4, Gopito was driving a public service vehicle along Birkenhead Road near Westgate in Bulawayo….

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Police Arrest 16, Mostly Northlea High School Teenagers, Holding A ‘Sex Party / Vuzu’

Police Arrest 16, Mostly Northlea High School  Teenagers, Holding A ‘Sex Party / Vuzu’

Police in Bulawayo on Friday raided and arrested 16 teenagers conducting a ‘sex party’ popularly known as Vuzu at a house in Cowdray Park where they allegedly abused alcohol while engaging in sex. Police spokesperson for Bulawayo metropolitan province, Inspector Precious Simango, told Chronicle that the ‘vuzu parties’ were held at a house belonging to two of the teenagers whose parents are in the diaspora. According to police most of the children were pupils from…

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Obama Attends Private Dinner In Nairobi With Step-grandmother & Kenyan Family

Obama Attends Private Dinner In Nairobi With Step-grandmother & Kenyan Family

  US President Barack Obama has arrived in Kenya 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 greeted by Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta with a handshake and embrace as he stepped off Air Force One. The president’s half-sister Auma was also on the tarmac to welcome him and travel…

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‘Globe-Trotter Vascoda Mugabe’ Ever In Flight Yet National Sports Team, ‘Warriors’ Are Grounded

‘Globe-Trotter Vascoda Mugabe’ Ever In Flight Yet National Sports Team, ‘Warriors’  Are Grounded

President  Robert Mugabe, an assiduous globe-trotter over the 35 years he has ruled Zimbabwe, has this year hardly slept at home. The 91-year-old leader has roamed the world, finding a convenient excuse in his ceremonial roles as African Union and SADC chairman. The government is broke, but the treasury is forced to find millions of dollars to fund Mugabe’s foreign jaunts which now number 25 or so this year; and its only July. He travels…

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