Man jailed for raping drunk sisters

Knives out in Zanu PF

Temba Mliswa fights Zhuwawo’s wife

Jonathan Moyo and Kasukuwere are “CIA gay gangsters”

Knives out in Zanu PF

President Robert Mugabe’s Zanu PF has hit one of its most turbulent times as it is now torn by a…

Temba Mliswa fights Zhuwawo’s wife

THERE was drama at a Zanu-PF Mashonaland West provincial executive committee meeting which ended prematurely yesterday afternoon after embattled provincial…

Local News

Man jailed for raping drunk sisters

Gavel-and-handcuffs

A PLUMTREE man, who forced two sisters to drink opaque beer and raped them in their drunken stupor, will spent the next 20 years in jail.Pint-sized Zenzo Ndebele, 38, from Mayobodo area pounced on his neighbour’s two daughters aged 16 and 10 and raped them before he threatened to assault…

Knives out in Zanu PF

ZANU-PF

President Robert Mugabe’s Zanu PF has hit one of its most turbulent times as it is now torn by a “spy” scandal and the controversy surrounding ex-Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe governor, Gideon Gono’s senatorial status. Even though the 90-year-old leader and several others have warned against the growing factionalism in…

Entertainment News

BBA reveals Zimbabwe’s second representative

bba hot shots

ONLY 12 days left before the start of Big Brother Hotshots, the popular reality show yesterday revealed Zimbabwe’s second representative as JJ from last year’s edition The Chase. Big Brother Hotshots’ Facebook page posted his picture as the representative that would join Power FM lunch time radio presenter and television personality…

Bev Sibanda dumps Peter Moyo over money

Beverly Sibanda

Raunchy dancer Beverly ‘Bev’ Sibanda has clashed with Utakataka Express band leader Peter Moyo following accusations that Moyo is fleecing her. The two entered an agreement where Bev would perform at Moyo’s shows and get 30% of the gate takings. The synergy has been in existence for five months but…

Business & Technology

NetOne gets $290m loan from China

netone

State-owned wireless network operator NetOne has secured a $290 million loan from China. Finance minister Patrick Chinamasa said the funds would be invested in expanding the telecoms company’s network coverage. NetOne is the smallest of Zimbabwe’s three mobile network operators. Chinamasa said the Asian economic giant also advanced Zimbabwe’s sole…

Innscor records $1bn revenue

chicken-inn

Listed diversified group Innscor Africa Limited (Innscor) recorded $1 billion revenue in the year to June 2014, up 54 percent from $656 million realised prior year. The group said performance of its units was below expectation despite the revenue being a record in Zimbabwe since dollarisaton in 2009. Its chairman…

International News

President Mugabe’s aides on shopping spree in New York

Ace, Saviour

Members of President Robert Mugabe’s estimated 100-member entourage to the United Nations General Assembly in New York, yesterday flaunted their penchant for merry-making and shopping around for expensive designer suits in New York, drawing the ire of locals who took to social media to vent their anger. That Mugabe’s aides and hangers-on usually take time for…

Riots break out in Monrovia

MONROVIA, LIBERIA

Riots broke out in Monrovia after the government quarantined Liberia’s biggest slum in an effort to curb the Ebola epidemic, local newspaper Front Page Africa reported yesterday. Residents clashed with armed security guards and police officers, who had cordoned off the West Point slum, home to an estimated 75 000 residents. Officers also blocked off the Waterside…