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‘Mtukudzi disowns daughter’

Selmor Mtukudzi
by admin - 14 September 2014

An upcoming book revealing sensational secrets of Zimbabwe’s international music legend Oliver Mtukudzi sheds light on the musician’s strained relationship with his daughter, Selmor, also a singer. Selmor Mtukudzi Titled Tuku Backstage and set to be published before the end of the year, the book was written...

Politics

Tsvangirai pulls 15 000 crowd in Masvingo

Part of the crowd of MDC-T supporters gathered inside Mucheke Stadium in Masvingo

By Tatenda Chitagu MASVINGO — MDC-T president and former prime minister, Morgan Tsvangirai yesterday pulled a bumper crowd of over 15 000 in Masvingo. Part of the crowd of MDC-T supporters gathered inside Mucheke Stadium in Masvingo Mucheke Stadium was full to the rafters as thousands of MDC-T supporters converged to celebrate the party’s 15th anniversary. The celebrations came a few months after...

Business

Food, fuel prices to increase

Minister without Finance: Patrick Chinamasa

By Kudzai Chawafambira and Chengetai Zvauya HARARE – Finance minister Patrick Chinamasa on Thursday unveiled a raft of measures and taxes to shore up Zimbabwe’s finances, in a development likely to overburden its already hard-pressed citizens. Minister without Finance: Patrick Chinamasa In his mid-term fiscal policy, the ex-Justice minister imposed a 20 percent hike in excise duty for petrol...

Opinion

Zanu PF secrets: Mutsvangwa must tell it all

Christopher Mutsvangwa

By Ruyedzo Mutizwa Christopher Mutsvangwa’s revelations that Joice Mujuru did not shoot down a Rhodesian Air Force helicopter during the war of liberation and that she doesn’t deserve the position of Vice-President is a direct insult on President Robert Mugabe’s intelligence. Christopher Mutsvangwa It was Mugabe who made people believe that Joice Mujuru was indeed a war heroine by awarding...

Crimes & Courts

Bulawayo sugar daddy sentenced

Bulawayo sugar daddy sentenced

By Thandeka Moyo BULAWAYO – A 61-year-old “sugar daddy” was yesterday convicted and sentenced for having sex with a Form One pupil on two occasions. Bulawayo sugar daddy sentenced The man would buy school uniforms, recharge cards and call the girl aged 14 from the time she was doing Grade Six. He threatened to kill her if she disclosed the matter to anyone. Lovemore Muchairi, who made...

Local

Airforce crash victim Jombo mourned

Air Force of Zimbabwe pilot Squadron Leader Taurai Jombo burial

By Samuel Kadungure NYAZURA – A sombre atmosphere engulfed the Chitenderano communal area of Nyazura, where villagers battled to come to terms with the death of their eminent product and Air Force of Zimbabwe pilot Squadron Leader Taurai Jombo. Air Force of Zimbabwe pilot Squadron Leader Taurai Jombo burial Squadron Leader Jombo died when a training aircraft he was flying with his colleague...

International

15 bodies recovered from TB Joshua’s church

Nigerian-based prophet Temitope Balogun Joshua (TB Joshua)

LAGOS – Over 15 bodies have been evacuated from the scene of the collapsed building in the premises of preacher TB Joshua’s Synagogue Church of All Nations, Ikotun in Lagos. Nigerian-based prophet Temitope Balogun Joshua (TB Joshua) Public relations officer of the Lagos State Emergency Management Authority, Adeboayo confirmed the recovery of the bodies, adding that rescue operations were...

Showbiz

The making of Tuku Backstage

Oliver Mtukudzi

Tuku Backstage, to be published before the end of the year, cross pollinates several genres; biography, criticism and photography steeped in the music and life of Oliver Mtukudzi, aka Tuku. Oliver Mtukudzi The book, also recollects some of the author’s own memoirs from life and work experience. “From where I stood as Tuku’s long-serving publicist, the book inevitably finds itself criticising...

Sports

Katsande: Break helped Chiefs recover

Willard Katsande

By Joe Crann SOUTH AFRICA – Kaizer Chiefs hardman Willard Katsande believes that the international break has been a blessing in disguise for his team, having allowed some of the squad members the opportunity to sake off the knocks. Willard Katsande The Zimbabwean has been ever-present in the Amakhosi midfield as they grabbed eight wins out of eight games so far this season, winning three in...