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The plight of local female dancers

Female dancers on stage: (Pic by Fungai Foto)
by admin - 26 November 2014

By Jairos Saunyama Dressed in a skimpy outfit, strong enough to the lure the attention of the patrons inside a local city  bar, Martha Sanga (not her real name )  takes few gulps from an almost empty beer bottle, at the same time wiping off sweat trickling down her neck, distorting her blue-black make up...

Politics

Explain Mujuru death, brother asks Mugabe

Brothers: Joel and Solomon Mujuru

By Fungi Kwaramba HARARE – The late Solomon Mujuru’s elder brother, Joel, says Zanu PF’s increasingly violent factional succession wars have cast fresh doubts on the circumstances surrounding his young brother’s much-debated death in a mysterious inferno three years ago. As a result, he told the Daily News in an interview at his humble homestead in Goromonzi yesterday that it may be a...

Business

Vic Falls Airport to be complete by August

Minister Obert Mpofu (in khaki suit) and other officials during a tour of Victoria Falls Airport on Monday

By Emmerson Njanjamangezi VICTORIA FALLS – Expansion works at Victoria Falls International Airport initially scheduled for completion by April next year are now expected to sail through by August 2015 due to construction materials procurement bottlenecks. Civil Aviation Authority of Zimbabwe chief executive David Chawota told stakeholders during a monitoring and evaluation tour of the airport...

Opinion

Mugabe to keep “his Zimbabwe” into the grave

Mugabe rumored to have collapsed

By Farai Mbira The recent events in Zanu PF have exposed a President who has lost control of both government and the ruling party. This is in addition to his wild social and economic policies that have collapsed our economy and social services. The recent decision by the Zanu PF politburo to allow Mugabe to unilaterally appoint Vice Presidents, Politburo members and National Chairmen, in addition...

Crimes & Courts

Mob justice for bogus cop who demanded bribe

Manyeruke Mafukidze

By Thubelihle Mabhena BULAWAYO – A 36-year-old Bulawayo man was severely beaten up by a mob after he allegedly posed as a police officer and demanded a $20 bribe from a pirate taxi driver. Manyeruke Mafukidze of Queens Park yesterday told provincial magistrate Sibongile Msipa that he sustained serious injuries following the assault. He pleaded not guilty to extortion and impersonation. Mafukidze...

Local

Police statement on Magaya stampede

Police spokesperson Senior Assistant Commissioner Charity Charamba

By Charity Charamba STATEMENT – The Zimbabwe Republic Police would like to set the record straight on what transpired at Mbizo Stadium, Kwekwe, on November 20 2014. Amos Muzeiwa (43) was using gas bottles to cook fast foods such as sausages and sell to the public in the stadium. The gas bottles leaked and burst as the crowd was about to leave the stadium. This contributed to the stampede which...

Diaspora

Lies and hypocrisy – Zimbabwe Vigil Diary

Zimbabwe Vigil activists outside the South African High Commission in London

Vigil founder member Ephraim Tapa, speaking outside the South African High Commission in London, appealed to South Africa to reverse its policy and stand with the people of Zimbabwe and support our demand for democracy and human rights.  He was speaking as Vigil supporters delivered a letter to the High Commission about the findings of the South African Judicial Observer Mission sent to report on...

International

Uganda, Saudi ties shaky after maid abuse video

The Kamanzi family with their daughter

A video of a Ugandan maid abusing a child that was uploaded by a diplomat from the Saudi Embassy in Uganda has gone viral, Makkah Daily has reported. (Watch Video Here) The diplomat said he intended for the video to reach the Saudi recruitment company that signed a contract with the Ugandan Ministry of Labor two months ago. The contract stated that the company would recruit Ugandan maids and drivers...

Showbiz

The plight of local female dancers

Female dancers on stage: (Pic by Fungai Foto)

By Jairos Saunyama Dressed in a skimpy outfit, strong enough to the lure the attention of the patrons inside a local city  bar, Martha Sanga (not her real name )  takes few gulps from an almost empty beer bottle, at the same time wiping off sweat trickling down her neck, distorting her blue-black make up in the process. The 15-year old girl constitutes part of a six-member all-female dance group...

Sports

DeMbare players average, Pasuwa unprofessional — Mubaiwa

Dynamos chairperson Kenny Mubaiwa

By Ricky Zililo DYNAMOS chairman Kenny Mubaiwa yesterday took a dig at his coach Callisto Pasuwa accusing him of “unprofessional conduct” and described DeMbare’s championship-winning players as “average”. Pasuwa made history on Sunday by becoming the first coach in the modern day Premiership to win four successive titles but in a dramatic turn of events, the national team gaffer announced...