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Students cry foul over Grace Mugabe PhD

Grace Mugabe's “Genetically Modified Doctorate”
by admin - 23 September 2014

By Lloyd Mbiba HARARE – The Zimbabwe National Students Union (Zinasu) has piled on the pressure on the University of Zimbabwe (UZ) describing the doctorate awarded to first lady Grace Mugabe last week as a “Genetically Modified Doctorate”  which has shamed local academia. Grace Mugabe’s “Genetically...

Politics

Fletcher Dulini-Ncube laid to rest

Fletcher Dulini-Ncube was a member of the MDC led by Welshman Ncube

BULAWAYO – Movement for Democratic Change founding member Fletcher Dulini-Ncube was buried on Saturday as opposition parties said the pro-democracy movement has lost a great friend. Fletcher Dulini-Ncube was a member of the MDC led by Welshman Ncube The tribute was one of many paid to the former Lobengula-Magwegwe MP as his coffin was led to his final resting place at Lady Stanley Cemetery. Earlier,...

Business

Georgias loses EU sanctions court case

Aguy Georgias

The European Union’s General Court last week rejected claims for damages brought by former junior minister, Aguy Georgias, who was claiming €6 million against the bloc after he was thrown out of the United Kingdom in 2007. Aguy Georgias At the time, Georgias was among government officials, who along with President Robert Mugabe were placed under sanctions by the European Union on allegations...

Opinion

TB Joshua: When accountability evades us

Sydney Mukwacha

By Sydney Mukwacha “The church is not co-operating with emergency workers at all. For the first three days of the incident, the church people were very hostile and prevented rescue officials to the” said National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) spokesperson. Sydney Mukwacha TB Joshua rejected the lack of cooperation claims as “inaccurate”. “Contrary to this, we want to categorically...

Crimes & Courts

Mutodi trial: 400 more to testify

Energy Mutodi

The State is yet to call 408 witnesses in the trial of National Housing Delivery Trust (NHDT) and its founder Energy Mutodi, accused of fleecing desperate home seekers of US$588 000 in a botched deal. Energy Mutodi Prosecutor Mr Michael Reza has so far called 40 witnesses to testify against the businessman–cum–musician. Mutodi’s trial, which started in May this year, will spill to next year...

Local

Philip Chiyangwa’s $400 000 wheels

Chiyangwa's $400 000 wheels

HARARE – Flamboyant businessman Phillip Chiyangwa has taken delivery of his 2014 GL63 AMG, the first of its kind in Zimbabwe. Chiyangwa’s $400 000 wheels The seven-passenger Mercedes Benz utility, which cost him $400 000, was handcrafted by Marco Feeber at the German firm’s home of supercars in Affalterbach. “Everyday we read about financial scandals… involving corporate executives...

International

Injured South African opts to stay at TB Joshua’s church

Members of the South African Army transport a pilgrim, who sustained injuries in a collapsed church guesthouse in Lagos and was evacuated from Nigeria, upon arriving at an air force base north of Johannesburg. File photo Image by: SIPHIWE SIBEKO / REUTERS

One of the 26 people injured in the Nigeria church building collapse has opted to stay in that country, Minister in the Presidency Jeff Radebe said on Monday. Members of the South African Army transport a pilgrim, who sustained injuries in a collapsed church guesthouse in Lagos and was evacuated from Nigeria, upon arriving at an air force base north of Johannesburg. File photoImage by: SIPHIWE SIBEKO...

Showbiz

Afrika Revenge reunion not for good

Afrika Revenge

By Yeukai Karengezeka One half of the now defunct Afrika Revenge, Willis Wataffi has ruled out the reunion of the famous band despite performing together at the City Sports Centre over the weekend. Afrika Revenge “Our performance together after some years was enjoyed by many people but let it be clear that Afrika Revenge is not back for good but just for a season. “Since I was performing here...

Sports

CAPS United boss under siege

Twine Phiri

By Farai Kuvirimirwa and Caroline Magenga HARARE businessman Twine Phiri’s capacity to run CAPS United has been put into question after it emerged that he is set to lose a car and an assortment of office furniture next week for failing to pay a debt owed to a local firm. Twine Phiri The Premier Soccer League chairman faces humiliation in public in his fallout with Digitech Brand Communications,...