Naked Businessman Busted In Bucket And US$ Notes Ritual

A prominent Zvishavane businessman (name supplied) who owns a brick yard near Mandava Stadium was allegedly caught by a security guard naked and crying before a bucket that was filled with water and US$ notes. The incident is said to have happened at midnight last week. A guard manning the area allegedly heard the businessman crying at the brickyard More...

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Danai Gombera, owner of B.I.G Healthcare, in Newcastle, is backing the City of Culture bid
By Lex Vambe On Friday, January 20th, 2017
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UK:Zimbabwe-born businessman backing City of Culture bid with jobs pledge for ethnic minorities

A businessman who ‘fell in love’ with Staffordshire has pledged to back Stoke-on-Trent’s City of Culture bid – by inspiring and finding work for people of ethnic minorities. Pictured: Danai More...

By Lex Vambe On Thursday, January 19th, 2017
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Zimbabwe economy bites boozers

DECLINE in beer volumes in the country could be an indication that the ‘waters of freedom’ are not making people as happy as they used to do.  A decade ago, Friday nights and Saturdays were drinking beer slots, More...

By Lex Vambe On Thursday, January 19th, 2017
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Zimbabwe police net US$59 million from roadblock fines

Zimbabwe’s police officers are raking in about $59m from roadblock fines each year – and it’s making them extremely unpopular. …And that doesn’t include bribes. The figure is all the More...

By Lex Vambe On Thursday, January 19th, 2017
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Zimbabwean woman saved from UK deportation after pilot refused to fly her

A Zimbabwean woman who was about to be deported from the UK breathed a huge sigh of relief when the pilot refused to have her on board. Norah Mbire had been brought to Heathrow Airport with her two guards ready More...

By reporter263 On Wednesday, January 18th, 2017
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Gokomere High School head suspended

The headmaster of Gokomere High School, Mr Stanley Mutsambiwa has been suspended, it has been confirmed. He is alleged to have embezzled school funds. Masvingo provincial education director Mr Zadius Chitiga said More...

By reporter263 On Tuesday, January 17th, 2017
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Zimbabwean driver shot dead|Cash payment system blamed for Uber taximan’s death

Cape Town – Uber drivers have blamed the cab-hailing service’s cash payment option for the death of a Zimbabwe-born driver who was shot dead in Philippi, but the service has distanced itself from the murder. The More...

By Lex Vambe On Monday, January 16th, 2017
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Crop insurance plan born in Davos to be tested in Zimbabwe

The distance from the snowy peaks of Davos to a corn farm in Zimbabwe isn’t measured only in miles: They’re centuries apart in economic development. Bridging decades quickly is the impetus behind Blue Marble More...

By Lex Vambe On Monday, January 16th, 2017
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Strive Masiyiwa in fierce fight with Supa Mandiwanzira over mobile data

Zimbabwe’s only privately owned operator, Econet Wireless, is in a fierce war with the country’s telecoms minister over mobile data charges. Econet Wireless, which owns African wholesale and enterprise operator More...

By reporter263 On Monday, January 16th, 2017
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Man hacks into OK Zimbabwe system, steals $70 000

A Chitungwiza man who hacked OK Zimbabwe’s Money Wave System before prejudicing the company of $70 000 appeared before Harare magistrate Ms Rumbidzai Mugwagwa last Friday facing fraud charges. OK Zimbabwe Isaiah More...