South African Prisons Minister Abducted, Robbed

South Africa’s Correctional Services Deputy Minister Thabang Makwetla South Africa’s Correctional Services Deputy Minister Thabang Makwetla has confirmed that he escaped unharmed after being abducted at a hospital in Fourways, north of Johannesburg, on Sunday night. The minister, who was driving alone, was hijacked at the hospital where he was More...

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By Lex Vambe On Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017
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Convicted Nigerian fraudster James Ibori wins £1 from UK

Convicted fraudster and former Nigerian state governor James Ibori has been awarded £1 ($1.30) for being unlawfully detained for 42 hours in the UK. James Ibori Ibori was jailed in the UK for fraud totalling nearly More...

Likley to be deported after jail time ... Chamirai Mbidzo
By reporter263 On Monday, May 22nd, 2017
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UK: Zimbabwean jailed for cheque fraud, likely to be deported

A ZIMBABWEAN man has been imprisoned and faces deportation upon release over his involvement in a £70,000 (US$91,000) counterfeit cheque scam. Likley to be deported after jail time … Chamirai Mbidzo Teeside More...

By reporter263 On Monday, May 22nd, 2017
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Pippa Middleton Marries Millionaire Hedge Fund Manager

Pippa Middleton, the younger sister of Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge, married millionaire hedge fund manager James Matthews on Saturday in Englefield, England. Prince William and Prince Harry were on hand More...

By Lex Vambe On Thursday, May 18th, 2017
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Compensation for seized land ‘an urgent issue’, Germany tells Zimbabwe

Germany has reportedly demanded compensation for land seized from its citizens during Zimbabwe’s controversial land reforms, saying this was “an urgent and important issue”.  According to New More...

By Lex Vambe On Tuesday, May 16th, 2017
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Osama bin Laden’s son vows revenge on the west for killing his father

Osama bin Laden’s son has vowed revenge on the west for killing his father and is set to become the next leader of al-Qaeda, a former FBI agent has warned. Hamza bin Laden Ali Soufan, who was the FBI’s lead More...

US Ambassador to Zimbabwe Harry Thomas Jr
By Lex Vambe On Tuesday, May 16th, 2017
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US maintains Zimbabwe HIV, Aids funding

The United States government will maintain funding for HIV interventions to Zimbabwe regardless of its new administration, US Ambassador to Zimbabwe Harry Thomas Jr has said. US Ambassador to Zimbabwe Harry Thomas More...

By Lex Vambe On Monday, May 15th, 2017
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A shipping container full of kindness: St. John’s Rotary clubs deliver aid to Zimbabwe

$100K grant provided by Rotary International, Government of Canada, donations from locals By Geoff Bartlett,  Helping local villagers in Mazwi find ways to engage in trade and commerce will be one aspect More...

By Lex Vambe On Monday, May 15th, 2017
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South Africa Working On Scrapping Visa For All African Citizens

Johannesburg – South Africa is working towards allowing all African citizens to enter the country without visas – but at first “trusted travellers” like diplomats, officials, academics, business people More...

By Lex Vambe On Sunday, May 14th, 2017
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Zim man shot dead in SA

A 30-YEAR-OLD Zimbabwean man was shot dead in South Africa in an incident which his family suspect was a case of robbery. Brighton Mutarika who was working as a hairdresser in Johannesburg was shot five times while More...