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Africa News

Kaunda wrote an unsigned, last-minute letter to Mnangagwa

FOUNDING Zambian leader President Kenneth David Kaunda, who died yesterday at the age of 97, is said to have written a letter to President Emmerson Mnangagwa but failed to sign it when his health deteriorated a few days ago. Kaunda succumbed to pneumonia at at Lusaka military hospital and Zambia has since declared 21 days of mourning for the

Lifestyle News

Mai Titi moves into the CBD

Mai Titi moves into the CBD. Born Felistas Murata, the versatile entertainer said the move is to preserve her family’s privacy and the need to meet international standards. Popular comedienne and musician Mai TT has moved her offices from home into the central business district. “Privacy yevana inongodiwawo saka ndabvisa office

Religious News

Roman Catholic cleric, Father Emmanuel Ribeiro, has been declared a national hero. A man of many talents, Fr Ribeiro died at St Anne’s Hospital in Harare on Thursday morning after a short illness. He was 86. The national hero status declaration was made by Defence and War Veterans Affairs

International News

Ebrahim Raisi wins Iran presidential vote

By AFP  By Frank Zeller and Amir Havasi Ultraconservative cleric Ebrahim Raisi was declared the winner of Iran's presidential election, a widely anticipated result after many political heavyweights were barred from running. Raisi won 62 percent of the vote with about 90 percent of ballots counted from Friday's election, poll officials

Weird & Bizarre

Juju drama halts demolitions

Mathew Masinge, H-Metro Reporter Demolitions of informal traders’ stalls at Mbudzi roundabout were temporally halted Monday after a suspected juju case at one of the stalls. A mechanical failure of the bulldozer trusted to do the work was blamed on juju, attracting multitudes of onlookers and giving some traders time to unpack their wares.

Business News

IMF showers praises on Zim

Business EditorTHE International Monetary Fund (IMF) has lauded Zimbabwe’s resilience to Covid-19 while endorsing the significant progress made by the Second Republic led by President Mnangagwa towards transforming the economy. The country is poised for solid economic recovery across key sectors this year, riding on the bumper harvest realised

Education -art & Culture

Schools may not open

Schools may not open. The teachers want the government to revert to the pre-October 2018 salaries of between US$520 and US$550 or the local currency equivalent as well as personal protective equipment against COVID-19. Teachers’ unions have warned the government that their members might not be able to resume their duties when schools open for

Music & Dance

Between Burnaboy And Wizkid Who Gets Bet 2021 Award?

African superstars, Wizkid and Burnaboy have bagged nominations in the Best International Act category of BET 2021 Awards. Diamond Platinumz from Tanzania makes the third African nomination. Wizkid and Burnaboy from Nigeria stands a better chance to win the award having done so before. According to the organisers, this year’s nominees reflect

Fashion News

Zodwa Wabantu opens her own mortuary

SOUTH African raunchy entertainer Zodwa Wabantu takes the term “confuse your enemies” to a whole new level. The star, who started making a name for herself dancing at a shisanyama joint in Durban, has gone on to bag her own reality show and various business ventures, including her range of perfume. Now, the controversial star has announced a

Technological News