Bosso Will Rise, Says Former Player

Bosso Will Rise, Says Former Player 1

HIGHLANDERS could be going through one of their worst periods in the Castle Lager Premier Soccer League so far, but former player Joel Luphahla believes Bosso will soon rise from the ashes again. Luphahla’s team TelOne is facing the Bulawayo giants on Sunday at Barbourfields Stadium, at a time Highlanders are struggling in the league, where they have not won a match in eight games played in this campaign. The former Bosso speedy winger is a technical manager at the Gweru-based side, which he guided to league promotion. “People are…

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Zanu PF In Panic Mode

Zanu PF In Panic Mode 4

The Zanu-PF Youth League executive will address inter-district meetings in all provinces beginning with Mashonaland Central, in a bid to lure young people to participate in national development, an official has said. The meetings which start today, will run till June 8, will also see the launch of the “10-hectare project”, an initiative that will see party youth create employment in farming and retail. In an interview, Zanu-PF secretary for Youth Pupurai Togarepi said the national leadership was also going to appraise members on prevailing economic developments.“We are starting in…

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Oil Prices Fall

Oil Prices Fall 7

Oil prices in New York fell below $60 a barrel for the first time since March after a surprise jump in American crude inventories alleviated concerns over a supply crunch, while fears of a full-blown trade war between the US and China weighed on the outlook for demand. Futures fell as much as 2,4 percent in New York, and in London Brent crude fell below $70 a barrel. American stockpiles rose by 4,7 million barrels last week to the highest level since mid-2017, despite expectations for a decline, while fuel…

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Faithful Prisoners Foil Fellow Inmates Escape Bid

Faithful Prisoners Foil Fellow Inmates Escape Bid 10

A group of faithful prisoners from Chikurubi Maximum Security Prison assisted a prison officer in chasing after and apprehending two inmates who had escaped during their daily chores. There was drama when the two prisoners were spotted along Mutoko Road by the officer and his group of prisoners while they were on their way from another assignment and started running away. The group then gave chase alongside a prison officer and apprehended the two, about 500 metres away.The escapees, John Penzura (38) and Peter Enock Muzanenhamo (34) were yesterday jailed…

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ZESA Seeks Alternative Sources Of Power Generation

ZESA Seeks Alternative Sources Of Power Generation 13

The Zimbabwe Electricity Transmission and Distribution Company (ZETDC) has approached Sakunda Holdings over possible resumption of electricity generation at the private firm’s Dema diesel power plant. The Dema power plant has been mothballed for the past 18 months after Zesa’s transmission and distribution arm said it no longer required power from the plant. The plant has design capacity of 100 Megawatts (MW). Sakunda Holdings chief operating officer Charles Chitambo, yesterday told a touring Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Energy and Development that the diesel powered plant could resume power production. He…

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Africa lost in Africa day

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Africa emerged from the dark cruel days of colonialism. The inspiration to find itself and shake the shackles of bondage came from the soup of Africa day. Africa day has brought about different vibes. In some countries it is a public holiday. In Zimbabwe, May 25 is a public holiday, while on Senegal’s former slave port, Goree Island, a new movement dubbed “Africans Rising,” is being launched to reclaim peace, dignity and justice for Africans on the continent and the diaspora. Africans are raised from the death jaw of cruel…

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Special Message from Prof Welshman Ncube

Special Message from Prof Welshman Ncube 19

Fellow MDC members, in the next twenty four (24) hours we will gather at Ascot Stadium in my hometown of Gweru for a historic, momentous occasion in the history of our party and our nation. For the first time after more than a decade of squabbles we will meet as fellow democrats having reflected on our past and resolved to bury its evils but learn important lessons thereof. We will meet in order to develop a people centred programme by which over the next five years we will have to…

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MPs demand ailing Chiwenga for grilling

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MDC MPs Wednesday demanded the presence of the country’s two Vice Presidents to respond to their questions during parliament’s question time in a period the country’s economy continues to take a nosedive. Mutare Central MP, Innocent Gonese told parliament that VPs Constantino Chiwenga and Kembo Mohadi rarely attended parliament especially during Wednesdays when backbenchers get the opportunity to grill ministers and VPs on a lot of policy matters. He said MPs were also worried about the continued absence of cabinet ministers during Wednesday sessions to take up questions by MPs.…

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Mnangagwa ‘not ready for genuine dialogue’

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In an exclusive interview with DW, Zimbabwe’s former finance minister and opposition politician, Tendai Biti, says he fears “an implosion” in the country. Zimbabweans are being hit by skyrocketing fuel prices as well as rolling power cuts, as the country’s economic woes deepen. In an exclusive interview with DW, Zimbabwe’s former minister of finance and opposition politician Tendai Biti called for a national dialogue in Zimbabwe under the auspices of a regional or international confederation of states. He gave a scathing assessment of the performance of President Emmerson Mnangagwa, who…

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Dabengwa snubbed heroes acre

Dabengwa snubbed heroes acre 28

“Ngizafika ngithini kubo JZ, kumdala uNkomo, kuMsika, lakumama uLesabe, kunye labanye bami bonke esasisonke empini if I were to die today and leave Zimbabwe in this state? We need to get our country going.” These words, said more than once by Dr Dumiso Dabengwa, who I hear is no more, ring in my mind on hearing the sad news about his passing on. “DD” was one man who loved his country and his people. This I know very well. My exposure to him during my tenure as Zapu’s director of…

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