Breaking News: Civilian Russian Airliner Has Crashed With 224 Passengers In Egypt

  Breaking News:-About and hour ago, there were reports that a passenger jet has been lost from radar, with concerns over what has happened to it. The Egyptian Prime Minister’s office has now confirmed that a civilian, Russian A321 airbus Passenger Jet , belonging to the Russian company Metrobus airline, filled with holiday goers, on a four and half hour flight from Egypt to Russia has crashed in Egypt Central Sinai region with 217 passengers…

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Chipinge Man Sentenced To Nine Years In Prison For Possessing 2 Python Skins

Chipinge Man Sentenced To Nine Years In Prison For Possessing 2 Python Skins

CHIPINGE: A local man who was found in possession of two python skins worth $2, 000 each and 300 grammes of dagga in his bedroom has been caged for nine years by a local magistrates’ court. Jealous Mhlanga, 32, of Hangani Village under Chief Mutema in Chipinge pleaded guilty when he appeared before magistrate Sharon Chipanga. He was facing charges of contravening section 45(1) (b) of the Parks and Wildlife Act Chapter 20:14 which prohibit…

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Mugabe , Odd Man Out As Usual, Refuses To Kit Out In Local Indian Attire

AS part of the pomp and circumstance at the ongoing India-Africa Forum Summit in Delhi this week, African leaders were invited to kit out in colourful traditional Indian attire for a group photo. All the visiting African leaders complied, except one. Sticking out like a sore thumb in his light blue western suit, was Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe. His unexplained defiance of the dress code, necessarily invited speculation. Was the veteran contrarian being true to…

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Sir Fall -A- Lot Mugabe Nearly Tumbles And Indian PM Helps The 91-Year Old Despot, Break His Fall

Sir Fall -A- Lot Mugabe Nearly Tumbles And  Indian PM Helps The 91-Year Old Despot, Break His Fall

INDIAN PM Narendra Modi Thursday helped President Mugabe break his fall after the 91-year old leader lost balance and nearly tumbled while walking up the podium. Mugabe was going to greet Modi when he missed a step and stumbled. An alert Modi immediately stepped forward and extended his hand to hold Mugabe’s before helping him up the podium. The two promptly shook hands with Mugabe pretending as if all was well. But soon after the…

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Zimbabwe Owing 2015 AU Subsciption: R600 Million Needed To Settle, Foreign Missions Debt

Zimbabwe Owing 2015 AU Subsciption: R600 Million Needed To Settle, Foreign Missions Debt

Zimbabwe has not yet been able to pay its 2015 annual subscription to the AU although President Robert Mugabe is the current chairman of the organisation. Nor can it pay its rent at most of its 45 missions around the world and it has not paid its foreign staff for much of this year, according to the parliamentary portfolio committee on foreign affairs, which this week heard reports of the sorry state of Zimbabwe’s diplomatic…

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Over 200 Bulawayo’s ‘Old Nic Mine’ Workers Sent Home As Zesa Cuts Power To Mines

MORE than 200 workers at Old Nic Mine in Killarney, Bulawayo have been sent home amid indications that more mines are facing closure following the directive by Zesa to reduce their power consumption by 25 percent. Olympus Golden Mines Limited, which owns Old Nic Mine, Golden Quarry Mine in Shurugwi, Venice Mine in Kadoma and Turk Mine in Inyathi, announced on Monday that it was sending all the workers at the Bulawayo mine on unpaid…

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‘Sir’ Wicknell Monudaani Chivayo, Awarded US$128 Million Gairezi Mini Hydro Power Plant Tender

THE State Procurement Board has awarded the contract for the construction of the 30 megawatt Gairezi hydro power station to local firm, Intratrek Zimbabwe. Wicknell Monudaani Chivayo, who is also known as B.I.G or Sir Wicknell on Facebook, has some business interests in Intratrek Zimbabwe. The hydro power project was awarded to the lowest bidder to specification at a cost of US$128 million, sources privy to the developments told our Harare Bureau this week. “The…

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Mps denied Full Access To Mining Sector, Especially Marange Diamond Mines

Mps denied Full Access To Mining Sector, Especially Marange Diamond Mines

MPs are being denied full access to the mining sector particularly the goings on in the Marange diamond mines, Centre for Natural Resource Governance (CNRG) has reported. CNRG said MPs have been excluded from mining decisions and it appears information is a preserve of the executive. In its report which was launched Wednesday, the NGO said the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Mines and Energy was denied the right to exercise its oversight role on Marange…

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Zimbabwean White Farmers Start Anew In Chimoio, Mozambique

Zimbabwean White Farmers Start Anew In Chimoio, Mozambique

  CHIMOIO: A middle-aged white man wearing a khaki shirt and shorts stands on a flat, fertile piece of land surrounded by a group of young black men in bright orange uniforms. Bill Creswell, 58, owns a farm in the agricultural town of Chimoio in Mozambique’s Manica province. The young men in uniform are his employees. Altogether about 45 of them are working the fields. Creswell is one of more than 50 white farmers who…

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