Last Surviving Actor Of: Are You Being Served?..Nicholas Smith a.k.a ‘Mr. Rumbold’ Dies Aged 81

Last Surviving Actor Of: Are You Being Served?..Nicholas Smith a.k.a ‘Mr. Rumbold’ Dies Aged 81

It has been announced that Nicholas Smith, the actor who played Mr. Rumbold in Are You Being Served?, has passed away at the age of 81.The BBC star’s agents, Michelle Braidman Associates, confirmed the news in a statement, reading: “It is with great sadness we can confirm that our client, the actor Nicholas Smith, passed away yesterday.“He was a lovely man and a terrific actor.   He will be much missed by all who knew…

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Air Zimbabwe a.k.a ‘Mazarura’ Horror As Toilet Leaks Sewage Mid-Flight

Air Zimbabwe a.k.a ‘Mazarura’ Horror As Toilet Leaks Sewage Mid-Flight

There is a Whatsapp message circulating indicating that an Air Zimbabwe flight from Zimbabwe to Johannesburg was leaking sewage mid air. The message goes like, “A South African based friend wrote me this. “Just thought to share some pictures from my flight this morning on Air Zimbabwe UM 465 to Joburg. About 30 mins to landing effluents began pouring down the aisle from the lavatory. Rather than make an announcement explaining what was happening to…

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Panicking Norton Passenger Grabs Steering After Tyre Burst & Kombi Rolls

Several people have been seriously injured after the commuter omnibus they were traveling on overturned, rolled and landed on its its roof towards  Norton. The commuter omnibus was reportedly heading towards Norton from Harare along Bulawayo – Harare Road when it burst its rear Tyre and veered off the road. An eye witness who also survived the accident with minor injuries said when the tyre burst, the driver was managing to control it only to…

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‘3 Months After Leading Burkina Fasso Coup, Brig Diendere Faces Sankara Murder Charges’

‘3 Months After Leading Burkina Fasso Coup, Brig Diendere Faces Sankara Murder Charges’

Three months ago,in September the man who led the short lived coup,   in Burkina Faso, Gen Gilbert Diendere has been charged with complicity in the 1987 over the murder of f Burkina Fasso’s , former President , arguably an African hero. Although its widely known that a group of soldiers murdered Gen Gilbert Diendere , there has never been any clarity over what exactly transpired. Blaise Compaore succeeded the murdered president in power and held onto…

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New Zifa Vice President Omega Sibanda & Zifa President Philip Chiyangwa

Photo, new Zifa vice president Omega Sibanda and new Zifa president Philip Chiyangwa. The troubled football body Zimbabwe Football Association (ZIFA)  new leadership was elected on Saturday and now Zimbabweans can only hope and pray that order will be restored, thus creating a credible family game that is internationally recognised and respected while capable of competing both on the African continent and in the world football league. By Sibusiso Ngwenya

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‘Chris Rock Faces Charges Over Illegal Adoption Of Zimbabwean Child’

Chris Rock and daughter Ntombi A TOP US actor Chris Rock is facing criminal investigation for illegally adopting a child with Zimbabwean roots. According to media reports, Rock is facing a full-scale criminal investigation over raising the little girl at his American home for almost seven years without adopting her. The girl was born by a Zimbabwean woman and a South African man. Her parents live in South Africa where the actor took the child,…

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32 Die In Azerbaijan Offshore Oil Platform Fire

A still image from video footage shows an oil platform on fire in the Caspian Sea, Azerbaijan, December 5.MEYDAN TV via Reuters TV/Reuters BAKU (Reuters) – Thirty-two workers have died after an offshore oil platform operated by Azerbaijan’s state energy company SOCAR caught fire in the Caspian Sea, the head of an independent committee said on Saturday. SOCAR declined repeated requests for comment from Reuters.  “According to our information, 32 workers died, while 42 workers…

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Colombia Finds 300 Year Old San Jose Galleon, (1699-1708) Loaded With Billions Of Dollars Of Treasure

Colombia Finds 300 Year Old San Jose Galleon, (1699-1708) Loaded With Billions Of  Dollars Of Treasure

One of the greatest marine finds of the century, is, arguably Colombia discovery of  a Spanish ship wreck,the SAN JOSE galleon,  that went down at least 300 years ago. The Spanish galleon was sunk by the British and went down with a massive shipment of gold and precious stones, which in some quarters of the media, hold an estimated value of at least a Billion  dollars worth of  treasure. At this point in time, colombian authorities are not…

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Former Miss Zim, Later Patron Of Miss Zim Pageant, Kiki Divaris Has Died At 90

Socialite and patron of the Miss Zimbabwe Trust Kiki Divaris has died. She was 90. Mrs Divaris died in the early hours of Saturday morning at the Trauma Centre where she had been hospitalised. Family spokesperson Dimitri Divaris says the family has suffered a great loss. The modelling industry has been paying tribute to Kiki, as she was affectionately known, with Miss Zimbabwe Trust chairperson Mrs Marry Chiwenga describing her as a mother, mentor and…

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U.S. Envoy Warns Of Civil War As Violent Protests Against Nkurunziza’s 3rd Term , Rise

U.S. Envoy Warns Of Civil War As Violent Protests Against Nkurunziza’s 3rd Term , Rise

Burundi is on the brink of civil war and will need regional mediation to establish a peace process between the government and opposition to avert a new conflict, a U.S. envoy said Thursday. Many fear clashes there could lead to violence like the 1994 massacres in nearby Rwanda. Burundi, which emerged from a 12-year civil war a decade ago, began spiraling into chaos in April when President Pierre Nkurunziza announced he would seek a third term,…

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