News – Nehanda Radio http://nehandaradio.com Zimbabwe News and Internet Radio Sat, 22 Sep 2018 12:51:50 +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 News – Nehanda Radio http://nehandaradio.com 32 32 Zanu PF looks to revive business empire http://nehandaradio.com/2018/09/22/192240/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/09/22/192240/#respond Sat, 22 Sep 2018 12:50:09 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=192240 President Emmerson Mnangagwa converses with Vice Presidents General Constantino Chiwenga (Retired) and Kembo Mohadi on his arrival at Robert Gabriel Mugabe International Airport in Harare from the 30th Ordinary Session of the African Union Assembly. Looking on are Zimbabwe Defence Forces Commander Phillip Valerio Sibanda and Home Affairs Minister Obert Mpofu. — (Picture by Believe Nyakudjara)

President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s ruling Zanu PF is looking to revive its fallen business empire, crippled by  gross mismanagement and corruption.In an exclusive interview with the Daily News, which will be published in full in our sister Sunday paper, the ruling party’s administration secretary Obert Mpofu, expressed confidence that the business empire could be restructured successfully and emerge from bankruptcy.

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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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MDC Alliance councillor beds, impregnates married woman http://nehandaradio.com/2018/09/22/mdc-alliance-councillor-beds-impregnates-married-woman/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/09/22/mdc-alliance-councillor-beds-impregnates-married-woman/#comments Sat, 22 Sep 2018 12:32:58 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=192233 MDC Alliance Victoria Falls Councillor Clr Ephias Mambume

MDC Alliance Victoria Falls Councillor Clr Ephias Mambume has been dragged to the Maintenance Court after bedding and impregnating a married woman.The woman, Ms Pretty Mutakela, of Chinotimba suburb turned to the courts when Clr Mambume of Ward 6 denied paternity and blocked her phone number.

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Zesa copper cables thief gets 10 years jail http://nehandaradio.com/2018/09/22/zesa-copper-cables-thief-gets-10-years-jail/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/09/22/zesa-copper-cables-thief-gets-10-years-jail/#respond Sat, 22 Sep 2018 12:24:02 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=192230

A Bulawayo man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for stealing 6 000 metres of copper cables worth $18 750 from Esigodini.His five alleged accomplices were acquitted after the court failed to find incriminating evidence against them.

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Tarumbwa out of prison http://nehandaradio.com/2018/09/22/tarumbwa-out-of-prison/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/09/22/tarumbwa-out-of-prison/#comments Sat, 22 Sep 2018 12:13:21 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=192227 Obadiah Tarumbwa seen here playing for the national team (Picture by Standard)

Chicken Inn FC striker Obidiah Tarumbwa has been released from prison after he committed to pay more than $600 monthly until he clears about $6 000 in maintenance arrears for the upkeep of his two children

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Fraudulent lawyer deregistered http://nehandaradio.com/2018/09/22/fraudulent-lawyer-deregistered/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/09/22/fraudulent-lawyer-deregistered/#respond Sat, 22 Sep 2018 12:05:57 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=192223 Russell Dzete

The Law Society of Zimbabwe (LSZ) has deregistered Russel Dzete from practising law as he is yet to submit his practising certificate following his fraud conviction.Dzete together with two accomplices defrauded a home-seeker of more than $13 000 earlier this year.

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Mbo Mahocs speaks on new life http://nehandaradio.com/2018/09/22/mbo-mahocs-speaks-on-new-life/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/09/22/mbo-mahocs-speaks-on-new-life/#comments Sat, 22 Sep 2018 11:58:02 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=192221

“I feel like I’m living in a dream as I’m still adjusting to this new life of being known by people,” said television personality Mbo Mahocs as she reflected on her new found fame as Chichi on the hit eTV soapie, Scandal!

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Zimra official ‘steals’ impounded goods http://nehandaradio.com/2018/09/22/zimra-official-steals-impounded-goods/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/09/22/zimra-official-steals-impounded-goods/#comments Sat, 22 Sep 2018 11:51:42 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=192218 Delays reported at Beitbridge Border Post (Picture via Povo Zim twitter handle)

A 41 year old Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (Zimra) official stationed at Beitbridge Border Post has been dragged to court for stealing goods which had been confiscated by the revenue authority from a suspected smuggler.

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Mahomed Mussa dismisses ‘closing down’ reports http://nehandaradio.com/2018/09/22/mahomed-mussa-dismisses-closing-down-reports/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/09/22/mahomed-mussa-dismisses-closing-down-reports/#respond Sat, 22 Sep 2018 11:43:55 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=192215 Mahomed Mussa Wholesalers

Leading wholesaler Mahomed Mussa has dismissed reports that it is closing down due to rising black market rates as untrue and unfounded. In a statement, the wholesaler said the statements and photoshopped images of empty shelves being circulated on social media were being posted by mischievous individuals bent on tarnishing its image.

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Aguero extends City stay http://nehandaradio.com/2018/09/22/aguero-extends-city-stay/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/09/22/aguero-extends-city-stay/#respond Sat, 22 Sep 2018 11:34:02 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=192213 Sergio Aguero

Manchester City’s record goalscorer Sergio Aguero extended his stay with the English Premier League soccer champions yesterday, signing a one-year contract extension.

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Nigeria police say $470.5 million retrieved in asset recovery exercise http://nehandaradio.com/2018/09/22/nigeria-police-say-470-5-million-retrieved-in-asset-recovery-exercise/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/09/22/nigeria-police-say-470-5-million-retrieved-in-asset-recovery-exercise/#respond Sat, 22 Sep 2018 11:27:17 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=192206 Nigeria's President Buhari (74) extends medical leave in UK

Police in Nigeria recovered $470.5 million in bank accounts related to the state oil company as part of an exercise to recover stolen funds, and the money will be sent to government coffers, the country’s police force said on Thursday.

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DR Congo political heavyweights excluded from presidential election http://nehandaradio.com/2018/09/22/dr-congo-political-heavyweights-excluded-from-presidential-election/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/09/22/dr-congo-political-heavyweights-excluded-from-presidential-election/#respond Sat, 22 Sep 2018 11:16:41 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=192203

Election officials in Democratic Republic of Congo on Wednesday released an official list of candidates for December’s presidential election, formally excluding two heavyweight opposition figures.

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Chicken Hut not chickening out of investing http://nehandaradio.com/2018/09/22/chicken-hut-not-chickening-out-of-investing/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/09/22/chicken-hut-not-chickening-out-of-investing/#respond Sat, 22 Sep 2018 10:53:43 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=192199

A bad environment makes business chicken from investing and open new outlets for fear they may be plucked of the little they have and a scorching hot and horrible economy will grill them out of business.

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Angola drops graft charges against ex-army chief http://nehandaradio.com/2018/09/22/angola-drops-graft-charges-against-ex-army-chief/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/09/22/angola-drops-graft-charges-against-ex-army-chief/#respond Sat, 22 Sep 2018 10:45:11 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=192191

Angolan prosecutors dropped corruption charges against a former army chief of staff who was sacked in April by President Joao Lourenco as he moved to shake up his predecessor’s administration.The charges against Geraldo Sachipengo Nunda were dropped late on Wednesday because of a lack of evidence “proving criminal conduct”, according to the Supreme Court.

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Tanzania’s Lake Victoria ferry disaster, death toll rises to 126: Minister http://nehandaradio.com/2018/09/22/tanzanias-lake-victoria-ferry-disaster-death-toll-rises-to-126-minister/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/09/22/tanzanias-lake-victoria-ferry-disaster-death-toll-rises-to-126-minister/#comments Sat, 22 Sep 2018 10:37:19 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=192189

The death toll in a ferry capsize in Lake Victoria climbed to 126 on Friday, as Tanzanian rescue workers pressed on with the search to find scores more people feared drowned.

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