Zimbabwe claim bronze at Cosafa Women’s Championship

Zimbabwe claim bronze at Cosafa Women’s Championship 1

On Aug 11, 2019 7,680 ZIMBABWE wrapped up third place at the 2019 Cosafa Women’s Championship with another accomplished performance as they cruised to a 3-0 victory over the 10 players of Botswana at the Wolfson Stadium in Nelson Mandela Bay yesterday. Mighty Warriors It is the first time Zimbabwe have claimed the bronze medal in the competition, having won a gold and two silvers in the past, and they can be proud of a solid showing at the championship where they were only beaten by hosts South Africa in…

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Makanda hands Bosso second win on the trot

Makanda hands Bosso second win on the trot 2

By Mehluli Sibanda SUBSTITUTE Tinashe Makanda handed Highlanders their second consecutive win in the Castle Lager Premier Soccer League in four days when they dismissed Black Rhinos at Barbourfields Stadium yesterday. Makanda scored the only goal of the match in the 67th minute after he fired in from a Prince Dube rebound five minutes after being brought in for Brian Banda. Both teams wasted goal scoring opportunities and in the end Makanda’s goal was what made the difference. Mandla “Lulu” Mpofu, the Highlanders coach was pleased with the win over…

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Memory’s tale of woe…. Tuku’s love child on life before, after icon’s death

Memory’s tale of woe…. Tuku’s love child on life before, after icon’s death 3

By Bruce Ndlovu and Gibson Mhaka Of the hundreds of songs that her father composed, Memory Mtukudzi’s favourite track from the iconic musician is Hazvireve. Memory Mtukudzi It is easy why Memory would choose this as the one closest to her heart. It is the one joint that speaks to her, the one track that feels like a six-minute summary of her life. Over an intoxicating mix of neatly arranged instruments, the late Oliver Tuku Mtukudzi tells the story of a regretful man calmly telling his child that his absence…

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War veterans’ headquarters ‘bombed’

War veterans’ headquarters ‘bombed’ 4

The provincial headquarters of war veterans located in Entumbane suburb, Bulawayo, was petrol-bombed yesterday morning. The resultant fire caused extensive damage to property and records. Part of the damage that was caused to the Bulawayo provincial war veteran offices situated in Entumbane suburb However, no one was injured in the attack. Police spokesperson Assistant Commissioner Paul Nyathi confirmed the incident. “We can confirm that there was an attack on the war veterans’ provincial headquarters in Bulawayo early this morning (yesterday). Related Articles “What happened is that the caretaker suddenly saw…

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Mapeza hails Pasuwa’s new project

Mapeza hails Pasuwa’s new project 5

By Langton Nyakwenda in BLANTYRE, Malawi IT was a battle fought on foreign soil, between two coaches regarded by many as Zimbabwe’s best football brains and as hugely expected, Kalisto Pasuwa and Norman Mapeza served a sumptuous dish that left Malawian fans asking for more at Kamuzu Stadium in Blantyre yesterday. FC Platinum vs Nyasa Big Bullets (Picture by Aristagoras Sinyeka) However, the score line was not a true reflection of this exciting CAF Champions League preliminary round first leg duel between Pasuwa’s Nyasa Big Bullets and Mapeza’s FC Platinum.…

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Inside the ‘secret’ world of Gule Wamkulu

Inside the ‘secret’ world of Gule Wamkulu 6

By Emmanuel Kafe The Nyau or Gule, popularly known in Zimbabwe as zvigure, are an enigma. Mystic, misunderstood and feared — their secrets have been hidden for centuries behind gory masks, cryptic dances and bizarre costumes. Inside the ‘secret’ world of Gule Wamkulu In some communities, mentioning their names can cause serious discomfort while their sighting or presence will easily send those of a weaker disposition scurrying for cover. Their “war cries” are adequate to trigger stampedes. Despite their fancy footwork and dazzling waist-wriggling dances — their appearance — a…

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From Hwange to the fast lanes of Birmingham…. Nakamba’s story told through his father’s lenses

From Hwange to the fast lanes of Birmingham…. Nakamba’s story told through his father’s lenses 7

By Langton Nyakwenda THERE is something special about the year 1994.  After spending 27 years in prison, global icon Nelson Mandela finally became South Africa’s first black President, in one of the most famous African history accounts. Antony Nakamba Jr (left) , Marvelous’ fiancee Chipo, his mother Charity and father Antony relax at the home that Marvelous bought for them in Bulawayo. Songwriter, actor and rapper Justin Beiber was born in 1994. The Canadian has grown to become one of the most acclaimed international pop singers and is now worth…

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Prince Andrew ‘groped’ woman in Epstein’s house, court files allege

Prince Andrew was accused of groping a woman at Jeffrey Epstein’s US home, according to newly released court papers. The accusation is contained in documents from a 2015 defamation case, released by a judge on Friday. Buckingham Palace said on Saturday this related to US proceedings “to which the Duke Of York is not a party”. “Any suggestion of impropriety with underage minors is categorically untrue.” The court papers were released on Friday, a day before wealthy US financier Epstein was found dead in his prison cell while awaiting trial…

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Money can’t buy love or happiness….. lesson for Olinda

Money can’t buy love or happiness….. lesson for Olinda 8

By Yoliswa Dube-Moyo About two years ago, Olinda Chapel broke up with her rapper husband Desmond “Stunner” Chideme in dramatic fashion. Olinda Chapel and Stunner She went on a Facebook rant to share her pain with the world. Stunner had allegedly been cheating on her with a younger woman, while according to Olinda, she had been breaking her back at her base in the United Kingdom trying to ensure her rapper husband lived comfortably back home. There is nothing she didn’t do for Desy, as she repeatedly referred to him…

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FC Platinum holds Malawi’s Nyasa

FC Platinum holds Malawi’s Nyasa 9

By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE football champions FC Platinum ground out a positive result away from home after holding Malawi side Nyasa Big Bullets to a goalless draw in a Caf Champions League preliminary round first leg match at the Kamuzu stadium in Blantyre, Malawi on Saturday. The Malawian side coached by former Dynamos and Warriors coach Callisto Pasuwa has never failed to score at home against any team in the Champions League and had managed to get two draws and a win in their previous three games. This was a…

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