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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...


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,...


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...


Mugabe should think about our children

Mutsa Murenje

By Mutsa Murenje I have been engaging in that mental process that involves discovering, analysing and solving problems. The ultimate goal of this process is to overcome obstacles and find a solution that best resolves the issue. Mutsa Murenje It is, however, incandescently clear that the best strategy for solving a problem depends largely on the unique situation. In some cases, people are better...

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...


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...


Skeletons found holding hands after 700 years, proving love never dies

Is this not the most romantic pair of skeletal remains you have ever laid eyes upon? (Courtesy of University of Leicester Archaeological Services)

Archaeologists in England have made a discovery that puts modern love stories to shame: A pair of 700-year-old skeletons holding hands. See, it is possible to show a little romance, even after so many years. Is this not the most romantic pair of skeletal remains you have ever laid eyes upon? (Courtesy of University of Leicester Archaeological Services) University of Leicester archaeologists unearthed...


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...


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,...