Riots Erupt In Livingstone, Zambia In Protest Against Fuel Prices Hike

Riots erupted in Zambia’s tourist capital, Livingstone this week in protest against the government’s decision to hike fuel prices.  Business in the tourist capital came to a standstill on Wednesday as police fought running battles with protesting taxi drivers who damaged the vehicles of their colleagues who refused to join the demonstrations. Alarmed tourists scampered in all directions. The city, which is well known for its tranquillity and even recently co-hosted the UN World Tourism…

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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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‘MDC-T Lays Into Globetrotting Vas Coda- Mugabe’

‘MDC-T Lays Into Globetrotting  Vas Coda- Mugabe’

THE opposition MDC-T has urged suffering Zimbabweans to rise up and start demanding responsible leadership from President Robert Mugabe who, this week, flew out for yet another costly sojourn to New York. In a statement, party spokesperson Obert Gutu took issue with the 91 year old leader for his penchant for foreign travel at the expense of a country battling the effects of his ruinous policies. “The MDC is deeply appalled by the decision of…

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Ex-Zim Ambassador Australia ‘Jacqueline Zwambila’ Wins US$160,000 Damages, From Herald Columnist Reason Wafawarova

FORMER Zimbabwean ambassador to Australia has won $180,000 AUD in a defamation case in Canberra against a journalist who published damaging allegations about her. Reason Wafawarova, has been ordered to pay Jacqueline Zwambila US$160,000 in general damages and $20,000 in aggravated damages after he falsely claimed she had lost her temper and stripped to her underwear in front of three embassy officials. The article suggested she was angry when the three denied leaking information to…

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Harare Airport Runway Lifetime Expires In 3 Years, Unless US$11 Million Rehabilitation

THE runway at Harare International Airport, among the longest in Africa, faces being declared unsafe in three years if government fails to complete its rehabilitation while debris from the stalled works poses risks to aircraft, Parliament has heard. Civil Aviation Authority of Zimbabwe (CAAZ) announced the rehabilitation of the runway in July 2011 which, on completion, will be five kilometres long. The repairs were part of a major facelift for the airport and included the…

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1 418 Zimbabwean Dead Bodies Repatriated From South Africa in 6 Months

1 418 Zimbabwean Dead Bodies Repatriated From South Africa in 6 Months

A total of 1,418 bodies of Zimbabweans were repatriated from South Africa between January and June this year, an official said yesterday. Zimbabwe’s consul-general to South Africa, Batiraishe Mukonoweshuro said the major destinations for the bodies were Matabeleland region and Masvingo province. “The major destinations are mainly Plumtree, Bulawayo, Tsholotsho, Nkayi, Gwanda, Beitbridge and Matobo in the Matabeleland region as well as Zaka, Chiredzi, Mwenezi and Bikita in Masvingo Province. “You’ll note that most of…

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‘Mugabe Visit To Zimbabwe Ends, And He Jets Off With Grace To USA New York ‘

‘Mugabe Visit To Zimbabwe Ends, And He  Jets Off  With Grace To USA  New York ‘

President Robert Mugabe has left Harare for the United Nations (UN) headquarters in New York, USA where he has been invited to attend a high level International Ebola Recovery Conference. The Ebola haemorrhagic fever that devastated three West African countries since its outbreak left more than 11 000 people dead and affected more than 27 000 others. President Mugabe, who chairs the African Union (AU) and SADC, is accompanied to New York by the First…

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‘I Was Pretending To Be Holy And Allowing Myself To Be Called Madzibaba’-Nicholas Zakaria

 SUNGURA giant Nicholas Zakaria  who failed to pitch up at Esigodini Jabula Inn night spot on Saturday surfaced in Botswana for prophet Walter Magaya crusades. Not only did Zakaria attend the crusades, he abandoned his traditional apostolic ‘Madzibaba’ tag and performed for two hours. “Let the people now know that I am no longer interested in being called Madzibaba since I am now a son of Prophet Magaya,” H-METRO reported today. “Better call me Mwana…

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Lions Reintroduced Into Rwanda, Ever Since Being Wiped Out After 1994 genocide

Seven big cats transported from South Africa to Akagera national park, with park officials now working to reintroduce rhinos Groggy on their paws after waking from tranquillisers, lions have returned to Rwanda for the first time since the endangered animal was wiped out following the country’s 1994 genocide. The seven lions (two males and five females) were transported in a 30-hour journey from South Africa – first by air, then the final stretch by road…

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Cuthbert Dube Denied Canadian Visa To Watch Today’s Fifa Women’s World Cup final

Cuthbert Dube Denied Canadian Visa  To Watch Today’s Fifa Women’s World Cup final

  Troubled Zifa president Cuthbert Dube was denied a visa by the Canadian Embassy as he had  planned to travel and watch today’s Fifa Women’s World Cup final. The Zifa boss has been absent from local football events, including Warriors matches, only to resurface at international occasions. He was in Zurich in May for the 65th Fifa Congress where he expressed his love for embattled Fifa president Sepp Blatter in front of international media despite…

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