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Frosty Relations?: Mnangagwa shakes Mugabe's hand
by admin - 20 December 2014

By Eddie Cross Can you believe it is Christmas again? It seemed that just yesterday we were celebrating the New Year; I know I am at an age when time seems to rush by, but this is ridiculous. For those of us who live in southern Africa, this is a special time. Right now the ITCZ (Inter Tropical Convergence...

Politics

Tribalism rocks warring Zanu PF

President Mugabe (90) and his new but old team.

By Fungi Kwaramba HARARE – Tribalism and regionalism are threatening to rip apart the warring Zanu PF, with the once dominant Zezuru group in the party apparently angry that President Robert Mugabe overlooked them and affirmed Ndebeles and Karangas after the recent brutal purging of former Vice President Joice Mujuru and her perceived allies. While the presidium — with Mugabe (a Zezuru) at...

Business

Bond coins are necessary: Mangudya

RBZ Governor Dr John Mangudya talks to Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa

By Ndakaziva Majaka HARARE – The introduction of bond coins was a “confidence-building measure” after the hyper-inflationary and pre-dollarisation era’s “financial trauma”, Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) governor John Mangudya has said. The Central Bank boss was speaking at an Institute of Chartered Accountants Zimbabwe (Icaz) breakfast meeting where he stated that a “measure of...

Opinion

We have just been through a political coup

Frosty Relations?: Mnangagwa shakes Mugabe's hand

By Eddie Cross Can you believe it is Christmas again? It seemed that just yesterday we were celebrating the New Year; I know I am at an age when time seems to rush by, but this is ridiculous. For those of us who live in southern Africa, this is a special time. Right now the ITCZ (Inter Tropical Convergence Zone) is sitting right over us and it is pouring with rain. After 8 months of dry weather...

Crimes & Courts

Court protects prostitute from pimp

Man fined for protecting prostitutes

By Lethokuhle Moyo BULAWAYO – A self-confessed prostitute from Sauerstown in Bulawayo has been granted a protection order against her boyfriend who allegedly beat her up if she failed to bring money after a night out of soliciting. Pamela Ndlovu applied for the order against George Msimanga who is unemployed. She told Civil Court magistrate Marylene Mtshina that she met Msimanga while she was...

Local

4 kids die in gas, petrol explosion

A two-year-old toddler was burnt to death in Bulawayo’s Sauerstown suburb last week (Picture by Nehanda Citizen Reporter)

By Nqobile Tshili THREE children were burnt to ashes while a fourth died on the way to hospital after a fire gutted a shop they were sleeping in at Tshipisane village in Matobo District in Matabeleland South province yesterday. Limukani Mnguni, 20, who was sleeping with the children, has been admitted to the United Bulawayo Hospitals with severe burns. Family members identified the children aged...

Diaspora

Ebola screenings clog Beitbridge border post

Beitbridge Border Chaos

By Andiswa Maqutu LONG queues are forming at SA’s busiest land border post at Beitbridge as the Department of Health has sent only one scanner to screen visitors for Ebola. The department says it will not compromise on its Ebola surveillance, despite the fact that Zimbabwe has not reported a single case of the disease. But the border is not a high-risk region and it will not be increasing the number...

International

54 Nigerian soldiers sentenced to death for refusing to fight Boko Haram

The soldiers appeared before a court martial in Abuja

A Nigerian court martial has sentenced 54 soldiers to death for refusing to fight Boko Haram Islamist militants. The soldiers, who were found guilty of mutiny, were accused of refusing to help recapture three towns that had been seized by Boko Haram in August. A lawyer for the soldiers said the 54 would face a firing squad while five others were acquitted. Troops have complained that they are not...

Showbiz

‘Sore’ loser Makaya blasted

Miss Zimbabwe Catherine Makaya

By Sharon Muguwu HARARE – Dethroned Miss Zimbabwe Catherine Makaya has drawn fire for her publicity stunt in which she appeared on Facebook wearing the same dress worn by her successor at last week’s Miss World finals. Tendai Hunda replaced Makaya after she was sent packing by the Miss Zimbabwe Trust for alleged indiscipline. But Makaya, who was stripped of the crown in the run-up to the...

Sports

Knowledge Musona chooses Belgium

SIGNED AND SEALED . . . Zimbabwe international striker Knowledge Musona (second from left) holds the KV Oostende jersey with club chairman Marc Coucke (second from right), while his agent Paschalis Tountouris (right) looks on in Belgium yesterday

By Robson Sharuko ZIMBABWE international striker Knowledge Musona has found a new home in Europe after inking a two-and-a-half-year deal with Belgian Pro League side KV Oostende, who paid 500 000 euros for his signature. The 24-year-old Zimbabwean, who spent a frustrating three-and-a-half years tied to Bundesliga side TSG Hoffenheim, which included a season’s loan at South African giants Kaizer...