Diaspora – Nehanda Radio http://nehandaradio.com Zimbabwe News and Internet Radio Sat, 22 Sep 2018 12:51:05 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.8 http://nehandaradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/cropped-Nehanda-Radio-Favicon-512-32x32.jpg Diaspora – Nehanda Radio http://nehandaradio.com 32 32 Zimbos face the gallows in China http://nehandaradio.com/2018/09/22/zimbos-face-the-gallows-in-china/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/09/22/zimbos-face-the-gallows-in-china/#respond Sat, 22 Sep 2018 12:42:55 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=192238

Twelve Zimbabweans  one man and 11 women  face the death sentence in China, unless President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s government moves with speed to operationalise a prisoners’ exchange programme with the Asian economic giant, the Daily News has been told.

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SA advises Zimbabweans on permits http://nehandaradio.com/2018/09/22/sa-advises-zimbabweans-on-permits/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/09/22/sa-advises-zimbabweans-on-permits/#comments Sat, 22 Sep 2018 09:25:08 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=192150

South Africa has advised Zimbabweans intending to seek permits to ensure their documents are in order and file their applications before the deadline on October 31.The neighbouring country’s Department of Home Affairs says it will not accept late applications.

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9 Zimbabweans perish in SA bus crash http://nehandaradio.com/2018/09/22/9-zimbabweans-perish-in-sa-bus-crash/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/09/22/9-zimbabweans-perish-in-sa-bus-crash/#comments Sat, 22 Sep 2018 09:17:44 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=192151 9 Zimbabweans perish in SA bus crash

Nine Zimbabweans, including a baby, died on the spot while dozens were injured after an Intercape bus they were travelling on veered off the road and overturned before landing on its side along the N1 highway just outside Polokwane in Limpopo Province in South Africa.

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DIDG ropes in Diasporans to harness funds http://nehandaradio.com/2018/09/21/didg-ropes-in-diasporans-to-harness-funds/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/09/21/didg-ropes-in-diasporans-to-harness-funds/#comments Fri, 21 Sep 2018 03:34:46 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=192092 Diaspora Infrastructure Development Group (DIDG) executive chairperson Donovan Chimhandamba

The Diaspora Infrastructure Development Group (DIDG), which won the tender to recapitalise the National Railways of Zimbabwe (NRZ) to the tune of $400 million, is broadening its shareholder base to other Zimbabweans in the Diaspora.

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Thomas Mapfumo cancels shows in South Africa http://nehandaradio.com/2018/09/20/thomas-mapfumo-cancels-shows-in-south-africa/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/09/20/thomas-mapfumo-cancels-shows-in-south-africa/#respond Thu, 20 Sep 2018 02:48:47 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=191949 Thomas Mapfumo (Picture by Gem Nation News)

Chimurenga guru, Thomas Mapfumo’s Johannesburg and Cape Town shows pencilled for next weekend have been cancelled due to a failure by the show promoter to fulfil contractual obligations.

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Outrage over ‘inhumane’ way Zambia is screening Zimbabweans for cholera at border http://nehandaradio.com/2018/09/20/outrage-over-inhumane-way-zambia-is-screening-zimbabweans-for-cholera-at-border/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/09/20/outrage-over-inhumane-way-zambia-is-screening-zimbabweans-for-cholera-at-border/#respond Thu, 20 Sep 2018 02:28:56 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=191945 Chirundu Border Post

Passengers travelling by bus are reportedly being given laxatives to induce bowel movement to produce stool that is then tested for cholera.

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Anxiety for Zimbabweans in South Africa http://nehandaradio.com/2018/09/17/anxiety-for-zimbabweans-in-sa/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/09/17/anxiety-for-zimbabweans-in-sa/#comments Mon, 17 Sep 2018 16:58:56 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=191557

Zimbabweans who have applied for their Zimbabwe Exemption Permits (Zep) are anxious about the slow progress in the processing of their permits.Without a valid permit to show, they find their bank accounts frozen, face difficulties registering their children in school and even lose their jobs.

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Violet Gonda to get passport – Mudede http://nehandaradio.com/2018/09/14/gonda-to-get-passport/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/09/14/gonda-to-get-passport/#comments Fri, 14 Sep 2018 07:30:53 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=190985 Violet Gonda

Registrar-General Mr Tobaiwa Tonneth Mudede has agreed to issue a passport to United Kingdom-based Zimbabwean journalist Violet Gonda, who last week unsuccessfully applied for the travel document because she was “blacklisted”.

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UK based health professionals set for 8-day visit to Zimbabwe…. training exchange http://nehandaradio.com/2018/09/13/uk-based-health-professionals-set-for-8-day-zimbabwe-visit-training-and-knowledge-exchange/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/09/13/uk-based-health-professionals-set-for-8-day-zimbabwe-visit-training-and-knowledge-exchange/#comments Thu, 13 Sep 2018 08:50:56 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=190882 The Zimbabwe Life Project led by Lucia Vambe

A group of 26 health professionals from the United Kingdom, (13 Zimbabweans, 10 British and 3 other nationalities) will be in Zimbabwe for an 8-day visit beginning 23 September ending 2 October.

The Zimbabwe Life Project, a voluntary group of National Health Service (NHS) professionals is made up of 19 nurses, 2 psychiatrists, 3 therapists and 2 social workers.

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Zimbabweans escape from SA prison, rearrested http://nehandaradio.com/2018/09/13/zimbabweans-escape-from-sa-prison-rearrested/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/09/13/zimbabweans-escape-from-sa-prison-rearrested/#respond Thu, 13 Sep 2018 07:59:10 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=190873 File picture of South African police

South African police have rearrested another Zimbabwean who recently escaped from Kutama Sinthumule Correctional Centre outside Makhado town in Limpopo Province.

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Zim man attacked and killed in South Africa http://nehandaradio.com/2018/09/13/zim-man-attacked-and-killed-in-south-africa/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/09/13/zim-man-attacked-and-killed-in-south-africa/#comments Thu, 13 Sep 2018 06:54:34 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=190843 Several houses in South Africa were reportedly damaged, while cars were burnt on Monday following the arrest of nine taxi drivers after a Zimbabwean man was attacked and killed in his tuckshop in Klerksdorp.

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Shield-Chelsea champ leaves for UK http://nehandaradio.com/2018/09/12/shield-chelsea-champ-leaves-for-uk/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/09/12/shield-chelsea-champ-leaves-for-uk/#comments Wed, 12 Sep 2018 14:47:08 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=190817 Joseph Mandevani (centre)

Zimbabwe's representative in the Shield-Chelsea football talent search project, Joseph Mandevani, left for the United Kingdom yesterday where he is set to link up with other continental stars.

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Changa’s bizarre tale of misfortunes http://nehandaradio.com/2018/09/06/changas-bizarre-tale-of-misfortunes/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/09/06/changas-bizarre-tale-of-misfortunes/#comments Thu, 06 Sep 2018 04:12:25 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=189983 Changa whose real name is Maxwell Chikowore

He was a promising star who rocked the charts in the early 2000s with his hit song “Memo” in a defining moment of his music career which propelled him to international limelight.

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UK wellwisher revamps Mpilo ward http://nehandaradio.com/2018/09/06/uk-wellwisher-revamps-mpilo-ward/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/09/06/uk-wellwisher-revamps-mpilo-ward/#comments Thu, 06 Sep 2018 03:28:26 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=190001 THE Ministry of Health and Child Care Acting Permanent Secretary, Dr Gibson Mhlanga, admires a new medical trolley during a tour of the refurbished B6 male ward at Mpilo hospital on Monday. Next to him on the right is Mr Dumisani Moyo who mobilised $90 000 for the refurbishment. On the right is the Chief Executive Officer of Mpilo hospital, Mr Leonard Mabhandi (Picture by Dennis Mudzamiri)

Mpilo Central Hospital has refurbished a ward that had not been renovated since 1957 when the institution was built, after receiving a donation from Dumi International Aid.

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Journalist Violet Gonda denied Zimbabwe passport by GOVT and told she is blacklisted http://nehandaradio.com/2018/09/05/journalist-violet-gonda-denied-zimbabwe-passport-by-govt-and-told-she-is-blacklisted/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/09/05/journalist-violet-gonda-denied-zimbabwe-passport-by-govt-and-told-she-is-blacklisted/#comments Wed, 05 Sep 2018 17:39:59 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=189971 Violet Gonda

Journalist Violet Gonda has been refused a Zimbabwean passport by registrar general Tobaiwa Mudede because she was apparently blacklisted by the government.

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