Local – Nehanda Radio http://nehandaradio.com Zimbabwe News and Internet Radio Sun, 21 Oct 2018 16:44:35 +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 Local – Nehanda Radio http://nehandaradio.com 32 32 Gomba’s inauguration party postponed http://nehandaradio.com/2018/10/21/gombas-inauguration-party-postponed/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/10/21/gombas-inauguration-party-postponed/#respond Sun, 21 Oct 2018 14:10:15 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=196249 Herbert Gomba

Harare City Council (HCC) has postponed a planned inauguration party for mayor Herbert Gomba following the launch of a crowdfunding campaign to deal with an outbreak of cholera that has so far killed 54 people, mostly in the capital.

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A family of a South Africa-based Zimbabwean security guard is reeling from the shock of witnessing his tragic last moments, as they stumbled on a viral video of his fatal shooting on social media. a

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Bulawayo named best run city in Zim http://nehandaradio.com/2018/10/20/bulawayo-named-best-run-city-in-zim/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/10/20/bulawayo-named-best-run-city-in-zim/#comments Sat, 20 Oct 2018 17:17:22 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=196138 Delegates yesterday follow proceedings during a Local Government Investiment Conference in Bulawayo.

The Local Government Investment Conference (Logic) has named the Bulawayo City Council (BCC) as the best run among the country’s 32 local authorities.

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Vendors’ woes mount as rains approach http://nehandaradio.com/2018/10/20/vendors-woes-mount-as-rains-approach/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/10/20/vendors-woes-mount-as-rains-approach/#comments Sat, 20 Oct 2018 16:27:30 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=196125 Vegetable vendors sell their wares

Relocated Harare vendors operating from an open space at Coca-Cola Corner along Seke Road in Graniteside are facing hard times as the rainy season approaches.

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Machete wielding gang members nabbed for ‘assaulting’ cops http://nehandaradio.com/2018/10/20/machete-wielding-gang-members-nabbed-for-assaulting-cops/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/10/20/machete-wielding-gang-members-nabbed-for-assaulting-cops/#comments Sat, 20 Oct 2018 07:33:51 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=196099 File picture of a man holding his machete

Two of the 12-man machete wielding gang that assaulted cops and destroyed six police bicycles, have been arrested.Prince Moyo (24) and Descent Moyo (26) both from Spitzop North suburb in Gwanda, were not asked to plead when they appeared before Gwanda magistrate Ms Nomagugu Ncube facing robbery, malicious damage to property and assault charges.

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$87k is small money, says Ginimbi after bar fraud http://nehandaradio.com/2018/10/20/87k-is-small-money-says-ginimbi-after-bar-fraud/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/10/20/87k-is-small-money-says-ginimbi-after-bar-fraud/#comments Sat, 20 Oct 2018 07:22:54 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=196094 Ginimbi at his Club Sankayi

Controversial businessman and socialite Genius “Ginimbi” Kadungure says he remains unfazed by the $87 000 his Club Sankayi nightspot was defrauded of by a patron saying it is pocket money for him.

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Second Esigodini murder suspect arrested http://nehandaradio.com/2018/10/20/second-esigodini-murder-suspect-arrested/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/10/20/second-esigodini-murder-suspect-arrested/#comments Sat, 20 Oct 2018 07:12:31 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=196091 Youths wave placards denouncing violence and demanding justice as they march in front of a hearse in the streets of Habane suburb during the funeral of Nkosizwile Ndlela in Esigodini. — Pic by Fortunate Muzarabani

Police have arrested a second suspect in the murder of an Esigodini man, Mr Nkosi Ndlela (26), who was killed while walking home with his fiancée last week.

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EcoCash fraudster jailed http://nehandaradio.com/2018/10/20/ecocash-fraudster-jailed/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/10/20/ecocash-fraudster-jailed/#respond Sat, 20 Oct 2018 06:06:22 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=196076 File picture of EcoCash agents

A 22-year-old man has been jailed for an effective two years for using an edited EcoCash message to defraud a local businessman.

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Double murder, suicide. . . Zim pastor at Chiza church ‘poisons’ daughters, himself in South Africa http://nehandaradio.com/2018/10/20/double-murder-suicide-zim-pastor-at-chiza-church-poisons-daughters-himself-in-south-africa/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/10/20/double-murder-suicide-zim-pastor-at-chiza-church-poisons-daughters-himself-in-south-africa/#comments Sat, 20 Oct 2018 03:17:38 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=196047 The late Pastor Precocious Mpofu

A pastor from Nkulumane suburb poisoned his two daughters before killing himself in South Africa where the family was based citing marital and other problems.

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Teen recounts crocodile attack horror http://nehandaradio.com/2018/10/20/teen-recounts-crocodile-attack-horror/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/10/20/teen-recounts-crocodile-attack-horror/#comments Sat, 20 Oct 2018 02:46:08 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=196038 Hardlife Kawara with Save The Children communications and advocacy advisor Sophia Hamandishe

Hardlife had indeed a hard life at a very tender age. He had to wrestle a crocodile that devoured his leg while he was attempting to cross a river on his way to school.

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Man sues Tsvangirai estate http://nehandaradio.com/2018/10/19/man-sues-tsvangirai-estate/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/10/19/man-sues-tsvangirai-estate/#comments Fri, 19 Oct 2018 17:09:20 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=196008 The late Morgan Tsvangirai seen here with his wife Elizabeth

The late MDC president Morgan Tsvangirai’s estate has been hauled before the High Court over the late founding leader’s alleged failure to pay a man who claims to have helped the opposition leader stitch a coalition deal for the 2013 general elections.

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ZCTU turns to ILO over workers’ rights violations http://nehandaradio.com/2018/10/19/zctu-turns-to-ilo-over-workers-rights-violations/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/10/19/zctu-turns-to-ilo-over-workers-rights-violations/#comments Fri, 19 Oct 2018 16:04:39 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=195997 ZCTU leaders arrested by riot police

Zimbabwe’s main labour union has appealed to the International Labour Organisation (ILO) to probe President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s administration for violating freedom of association and workers’ rights to organise.

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AFM saga rages on http://nehandaradio.com/2018/10/19/afm-saga-rages-on/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/10/19/afm-saga-rages-on/#comments Fri, 19 Oct 2018 15:40:56 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=195992 Aspher Madziyire and wife

Apostolic Faith Mission in Zimbabwe (AFM) church president Aspher Madziyire, has filed an urgent chamber application at the High Court seeking permission to be allowed to file papers in response to an application in which some church members are contesting his presidency.

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Shoppers stampede for cooking oil http://nehandaradio.com/2018/10/19/shoppers-stampede-for-cooking-oil/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/10/19/shoppers-stampede-for-cooking-oil/#comments Fri, 19 Oct 2018 15:11:10 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=195985 File picture of Zimbabweans buying groceries in a supermarket

Police were yesterday called to restore order at some of Harare’s leading retailers when desperate shoppers caused commotion after the outlets had received deliveries of cooking oil.

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Teen in court for false rape report http://nehandaradio.com/2018/10/19/teen-in-court-for-false-rape-report/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/10/19/teen-in-court-for-false-rape-report/#comments Fri, 19 Oct 2018 06:19:24 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=195953 rape victim file picture

A 15-year-old girl from Bulawayo confessed in court that she was forced to lie that her stepfather had raped her.

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