Former Zimbabwe Warriors Coach ‘Rahman Gumbo’ Fired For String Of Poor Results

Former Zimbabwe Warriors Coach ‘Rahman Gumbo’ Fired For String Of Poor Results

FORMER Warriors coach Rahman Gumbo was on Thursday relieved of his duties as Gaborone United coach following a string of poor results. Gumbo, who joined Gaborone United in June 2014, left the capital city side in eighth place with 15 points after 11 matches, 12 points behind pacesetters Township Rollers. Last Tuesday’s 1-0 defeat to Botswana Defence Forces XI, which came five days after a 0-4 loss to Nico, could have marked the end of…

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South Africa President Jacob Zuma’s Bodyguard ‘Sergeant N J Magwaza’ Is Shot dead

South Africa President Jacob Zuma’s Bodyguard ‘Sergeant N J Magwaza’ Is Shot dead

Durban – One of South Africa President Jacob Zuma’s bodyguards was shot dead at the weekend, The Mercury reported.   SA Police spokesman Thulani Zwane said Sergeant N J Magwaza had been fatally shot in eNtumeni, Eshowe, at about 1.30am on Monday. He had apparently been stationed at Zuma’s Nkandla homestead, but had not been at work at the time.   “Magwaza, from the Presidential Protection Unit, was killed at his house in eNtumeni area…

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Mugabe ‘Rejects’ Chinese ‘Confucius Peace Prize’

Mugabe ‘Rejects’ Chinese ‘Confucius Peace Prize’

PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe has dissociated himself from a peace prize awarded to him by a Chinese institution.   Mugabe was last month awarded the Confucious Peace Prize – a supposed Chinese rival to the Nobel Peace Prize – for his outstanding contribution towards world peace, beating the likes of Microsoft founder Bill Gates and South Korean President Park Geun-hye.   State media columnist, Nathaniel Manheru, widely believed to be Mugabe’s spokesperson, George Charamba, said the…

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Former South African Anti-Apartheid Campaigner,Tokyo Sexwale To Run For FIFA Presidency

Former South African anti-apartheid campaigner Tokyo Sexwale, who was once jailed alongside Nelson Mandela, officially entered the running Saturday to become president of FIFA, an aide told AFP. The 62-year-old diamond mining tycoon and former politician is the fifth official candidate for the February 26 election to succeed Sepp Blatter. Confirmation that Sexwale would enter the race came from a senior member of his staff, who requested anonymity. “Tokyo Sexwale will be a candidate for…

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Mugabe Wants His Wife To Be The Next President-Thomas Mukanya Mapfumo

Mugabe Wants His Wife To Be The Next President-Thomas Mukanya Mapfumo

‘MUGABE WANTS HIS WIFE TO BE THE NEXT PRESIDENT’- THOMAS MAPFUMO. OREGON – The anger surges in Thomas Mapfumo’s voice as he poses a question at the end of a long interview: “What is America doing about Zimbabwe?”   “We hear today [President Robert] Mugabe wants his wife to be the next president,” Mapfumo said, speaking from his home in Eugene, Oregon in the United States.   “That’s, I mean, does the United States know…

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Newly Wed Couple From Northern Ireland Found Dead On Beach In South Africa

Newly Wed Couple From Northern Ireland Found Dead On Beach In South Africa

  A newlywed couple from Northern Ireland have been found dead on a beach in South Africa. The victims John Rodgers, 28, and his new wife Lynette, 26, had gone for a swim on Friday, shortly after arriving in Plettenberg Bay on holiday, according to South Africa’s National Sea Rescue Institute. Mr Rogers’ body was found in shallow surf on Robberg Beach by a local around 6pm the same day and his wife’s body was…

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In Ethiopia, 41 % Of Girls Are Married Off As Children, 16 % Before Their 15th Birthday’

In Ethiopia, 41 % Of Girls Are Married Off As Children, 16 %  Before Their 15th Birthday’

AN Ethiopian woman whose terrifying ordeal of kidnap and rape at the hands of her would-be husband inspired Angelina Jolie’s new film Difret says she hopes her story will help end the tradition of child bride abductions. Difret, which is released in the United States on Friday, tells the story of Aberash Bekele who was put on trial for murder at the age of 14 after shooting dead her abductor in a case which sent…

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Zimbabwean female Truck driver (32) Pursues Commercial Pilot Licence

Zimbabwean female Truck driver (32) Pursues Commercial Pilot Licence

Long distance haulage truck driving is undoubtedly one of the world’s most unforgiving jobs. Drivers have to contend not only with the fatigue which comes with long distance travel, but also with treacherous roads, especially in parts of Africa with poor transport infrastructure. Add to that, there is the risk of being hijacked. Despite these harsh realities, 32 year-old Rutendo Barna, a Zimbabwean woman has not been discouraged from following her dreams. Barna is just…

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Jonathan Moyo’s Daughter , Zanele’s Funeral ‘Unites’ Faction Riddled Zanu-PF

FIGHTING Zanu-PF factions yesterday buried their differences to give Higher and Tertiary Education minister Jonathan Moyo’s daughter, Zanele Naledi Ntombizodwa, a big send off similar to one accorded to VIPs. Zanele, who was buried at Glen Forest cemetery in Harare, died in Cape Town, South Africa under mysterious circumstances and her father is disputing the date of death stated on her death certificate. Zanu-PF leaders, often in the news for their battles and from distinct…

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Zim Gvt Pathologist Under Police Supervision Conducts Separate Autopsy On Zanele

  Government yesterday reportedly conducted a second post-mortem on Higher Education minister Jonathan Moyo’s daughter, Zanele, after the family expressed reservations over the first autopsy conducted by South African authorities, whose results have not yet been released. Close family sources said the second autopsy was done yesterday by a government pathologist under the close supervision of the police. “After the professor (Moyo) had briefed the family upon his arrival with the body from South Africa,…

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