Nehanda Radio http://nehandaradio.com Zimbabwe News and Internet Radio Fri, 15 Dec 2017 03:05:51 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.1 http://nehandaradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/cropped-Nehanda-Radio-Favicon-512-32x32.jpg Nehanda Radio http://nehandaradio.com 32 32 Letter from America: When will they stop making fools of themselves? http://nehandaradio.com/2017/12/15/letter-america-will-stop-making-fools/ http://nehandaradio.com/2017/12/15/letter-america-will-stop-making-fools/#respond Fri, 15 Dec 2017 03:02:45 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=161774 Donald Trump answers questions from after arriving in Washington on Sunday. His proclamation extends restrictions to North Korea, Chad and Venezuela. Photograph: Pool/Getty Images

My teacher, Solomon Mustwairo used to say: “Kenny my boy, don’t be too clever by half.” This means somebody who thinks he is shrewd and engages in excessive planning which is likely to achieve negative results.

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Mines warm up to Mnangagwa http://nehandaradio.com/2017/12/15/mines-warm-mnangagwa/ http://nehandaradio.com/2017/12/15/mines-warm-mnangagwa/#respond Fri, 15 Dec 2017 02:55:03 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=161772 President Emmerson Mnangagwa

At least 630 of the country’s 800 mines are projecting strong growth in 2018, riding on anticipated policy reforms under President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s new administration and aggressive expansion by “bullish” investors, according to a new Chamber of Mines of Zimbabwe (CoMZ) report.

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Police fines raise US$38 million http://nehandaradio.com/2017/12/15/police-fines-raise-us38-million/ http://nehandaradio.com/2017/12/15/police-fines-raise-us38-million/#comments Fri, 15 Dec 2017 02:48:31 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=161769 File picture of traffic police in Zimbabwe

The Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) collected $38,28 million in fees and fines in the nine months to September 2017, a revenue statement by the Ministry of Home Affairs and Culture has shown.

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ZIMRA rides on regulator databases http://nehandaradio.com/2017/12/15/zimra-rides-regulator-databases/ http://nehandaradio.com/2017/12/15/zimra-rides-regulator-databases/#respond Fri, 15 Dec 2017 02:41:34 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=161767 ZIMRA acting Commissioner General Mr Happiness Kuzvinzwa addresses journalists during a media workshop at a Bulawayo hotel.

Zimbabwe's tax collector, the Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (ZIMRA) has entered into an agreement with all regulatory authorities in the country to gain access into their databases.

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NRZ deal done by Q1: Chinamasa http://nehandaradio.com/2017/12/15/nrz-deal-done-q1-chinamasa/ http://nehandaradio.com/2017/12/15/nrz-deal-done-q1-chinamasa/#comments Fri, 15 Dec 2017 02:37:01 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=161764

THE $400 million National Railways of Zimbabwe (NRZ) recapitalisation deal will be finalised in the first quarter of 2018, Finance and Economic Planning Minister Patrick Chinamasa has said.

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Locals stash US$1 billion offshore http://nehandaradio.com/2017/12/15/locals-stash-us1-billion-offshore/ http://nehandaradio.com/2017/12/15/locals-stash-us1-billion-offshore/#respond Fri, 15 Dec 2017 02:32:08 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=161762 Kupukile Mlambo

Funds held by Zimbabweans in offshore banks rose to US$1 billion last year, having declined to US$300 million four years ago, following escalating political risk and uncertainty at home, Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) deputy governor, Kupukile Mlambo, has disclosed

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France Millas train crash: Children killed as bus cut in two http://nehandaradio.com/2017/12/15/france-millas-train-crash-children-killed-bus-cut-two/ http://nehandaradio.com/2017/12/15/france-millas-train-crash-children-killed-bus-cut-two/#respond Fri, 15 Dec 2017 02:25:12 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=161759

A train and a school bus have collided near Perpignan in southern France, leaving at least four children dead and many other people injured.

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Walt Disney buys Murdoch’s Fox for $52bn http://nehandaradio.com/2017/12/15/walt-disney-buys-murdochs-fox-52bn/ http://nehandaradio.com/2017/12/15/walt-disney-buys-murdochs-fox-52bn/#comments Fri, 15 Dec 2017 02:17:50 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=161756

Walt Disney has agreed to buy the bulk of 21st Century Fox's business for $52.4bn (£39bn), in a deal both companies said position them to compete in the rapidly changing media industry.

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Venezuela first lady’s nephews jailed for drugs http://nehandaradio.com/2017/12/15/venezuela-first-ladys-nephews-jailed-drugs/ http://nehandaradio.com/2017/12/15/venezuela-first-ladys-nephews-jailed-drugs/#respond Fri, 15 Dec 2017 02:07:40 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=161751

Two nephews of Venezuela's first lady have been sentenced to 18 years in prison in the US after being convicted of trafficking drugs.

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Syria war: US says flares fired at Russian jets http://nehandaradio.com/2017/12/15/syria-war-us-says-flares-fired-russian-jets/ http://nehandaradio.com/2017/12/15/syria-war-us-says-flares-fired-russian-jets/#respond Fri, 15 Dec 2017 01:55:26 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=161748

US fighter planes fired warning flares after Russian jets entered an agreed non-conflict area over Syria, the US defence department says.

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Student pastor jailed for rape http://nehandaradio.com/2017/12/15/student-pastor-jailed-rape/ http://nehandaradio.com/2017/12/15/student-pastor-jailed-rape/#comments Fri, 15 Dec 2017 01:49:08 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=161746

A student pastor at Family of God Church was yesterday sentenced to 18 years in prison by Marondera magistrate Mr Clever Tsikwa for raping an 11-year-old church-mate.

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SA police arrest pair for car theft along Limpopo River http://nehandaradio.com/2017/12/15/sa-police-arrest-pair-car-theft-along-limpopo-river/ http://nehandaradio.com/2017/12/15/sa-police-arrest-pair-car-theft-along-limpopo-river/#comments Fri, 15 Dec 2017 01:38:16 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=161744 File picture of a vehicle recovered after an attempt was made to smuggle it through the Limpopo River

South African police have arrested two men along the Limpopo River in relation to cases of cross border car theft.

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Dad axes son to death http://nehandaradio.com/2017/12/15/dad-axes-son-death/ http://nehandaradio.com/2017/12/15/dad-axes-son-death/#respond Fri, 15 Dec 2017 01:33:03 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=161742

Police here have arrested a man who allegedly struck his son with an axe, while accusing him of being disrespectful.

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Armed Madzibaba Gathry stalks President http://nehandaradio.com/2017/12/15/armed-madzibaba-gathry-stalks-president/ http://nehandaradio.com/2017/12/15/armed-madzibaba-gathry-stalks-president/#comments Fri, 15 Dec 2017 01:28:58 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=161740

Self styled Harare prophet Gathry Chiredzero (popularly known as Madzibaba Gathry) allegedly masqueraded as a Central Intelligence Organisation (CIO) operative and stalked President Emmerson Mnangagwa while armed with a loaded pistol.

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Chombo demands $310k bribe from landowner http://nehandaradio.com/2017/12/15/chombo-demands-310k-bribe-landowner/ http://nehandaradio.com/2017/12/15/chombo-demands-310k-bribe-landowner/#comments Fri, 15 Dec 2017 01:21:10 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=161735 Ignatius Chombo

Former Finance Minister Ignatius Chombo allegedly allocated residential stands to illegal settlers at Whitecliff Farm in Harare before demanding and receiving a bribe of a 3 712 square meter stand from the landowner to remove them.

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