Bulawayo businessman buys US$43 000 stolen car

Bulawayo businessman buys US$43 000 stolen car 1

By Nqobile Tshili A prominent Bulawayo businessman has been duped by a Harare car dealer who allegedly sold him a Ford Ranger worth US$43 000 which was stolen from South Africa. Bulawayo deputy police spokesperson Inspector Abednico Ncube Mr Phathisani Nkomo (47) of Kumalo suburb, the proprietor of Cosmopolitan Nightclub, Zarah Lounge, Cubana among other businesses, allegedly swapped his black Ranger Rover and then topped up US$11 500 to buy the stolen car. Bulawayo acting police spokesperson Inspector Abednico Ncube confirmed the incident. Related Articles He said the stolen car…

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Musona misses cost Zimbabwe victory over Uganda

Musona misses cost Zimbabwe victory over Uganda 2

Uganda 1-1 Zimbabwe CAIRO, Egypt – Two glaring misses by Knowledge Musona cost Zimbabwe as they were held to a 1-1 draw by Uganda at the Africa Cup of Nations on Wednesday. Uganda followed up their surprise 2-0 win over Democratic Republic of Congo in their first game by taking a 12th-minute lead through Emmanuel Okwi before Khama Billiat levelled for Zimbabwe five minutes before the break. Musona should have equalised before that but fired over from close range and was guilty of an even worse effort in the second…

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Uganda and Zimbabwe play out entertaining draw in Cairo

Uganda and Zimbabwe play out entertaining draw in Cairo 4

On Jun 26, 2019 7,933 9 Uganda and Zimbabwe played out an entertaining draw in Group A of the Africa Cup of Nations in Cairo. Zimbabwe (yellow shirts) last won a match at an Africa Cup of Nations finals in 2006 Uganda took an early lead through Emmanuel Okwi’s close-range finish after Zimbabwe goalkeeper George Chigova had parried Lumala Abdu’s shot. But Zimbabwe equalised when Khama Billiat scored after fine work down the left wing from team-mate Ovidy Karuru. Zimbabwe’s Knowledge Musona and Uganda’s Patrick Kaddu both missed glorious chances…

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Zodwa Wabantu ruffles feathers ahead of upcoming eSwatini performance

Zodwa Wabantu ruffles feathers ahead of upcoming eSwatini performance 5

Zodwa Wabantu has ruffled some feathers in the Kingdom of eSwatini, where she is set to perform at the Baceth Music Festival in August. Zodwa Wabantu | Dj Muntu’s Birthday Celebration Eyadini After the line-up reveal of the event, which features gqom and gospel musos, organizers Baceth Hardware fielded a number of queries the inclusion of the Durban-based entertainer, who is famous for her revealing wardrobe and dancing without underwear. In an interview with the Times of Swaziland, Wabantu is said to have told the publication that because she has…

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Banning foreign currencies will help fix Zimbabwe economy, says Mnangagwa

Banning foreign currencies will help fix Zimbabwe economy, says Mnangagwa 6

By Nelson Banya |Reuters| Zimbabwe’s President Emmerson Mnangagwa said on Tuesday that a decision to ban the use of foreign currencies was an important step to repair the economy, but local business people and investors were wary a day after the reform was announced. President Emmerson Mnangagwa during an interview on Carte Blanche in 2018 Mnangagwa, who replaced longtime leader Robert Mugabe after an army coup in November 2017, is trying to attract investment and lift growth after a litany of failed economic interventions under his predecessor. His government said…

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Mahachi rescues die-hard Bosso supporter

Mahachi rescues die-hard Bosso supporter 7

By Descent Dube Warriors’ winger Kudakwashe Mahachi, through his foundation, Mahachi Foundation, rescued a die-hard Highlanders supporter Melusi Khumalo from eviction after pledging to pay his rental arrears of $9 000. Kuda Mahachi The speedy winger is part of the squad in Egypt representing Zimbabwe at the Afcon finals and has pledged to pay the bill as soon as he lands from Egypt. Khumalo, who is wheelchair bound, stays with his mother, who is also physically challenged. Related Articles They last paid their rentals in 2016. Mahachi said it is…

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‘Some hints and tips as we welcome the Mthuli Dollars’

‘Some hints and tips as we welcome the Mthuli Dollars’ 8

By a Guest Correspondent A few people have reached out to me with regards to the most recent announcement from Mthuli’s book of Zanuconomics. Most want to know what does it mean in practical sense and what should I do? Finance and Economic Development minister Mthuli Ncube Well I will list here a quick synopsis to answer these questions with the caveat that like any market only the future will tell but allow me if I may to make some educated predictions and observations. 1- What does it mean –…

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It’s swim or sink for Warriors

It’s swim or sink for Warriors 9

By Robson Sharuko Predictably, there has been some toxicity, which is part of our game’s DNA, regrettably there has been a tsunami of negativity, which is part of its tortured soul and, refreshingly, there has been a rainbow of positivity, which has provided a filter of hope, in the gloom of hopelessness. Sunday ‘Mhofu’ Chidzambwa and his Warriors Ugly headlines, across the globe, provoked by an industrial action on the eve of their opening game, explosive – and in most cases largely exaggerated social media reports – of the Armageddon…

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Load shedding to intensify — ZESA

Load shedding to intensify — ZESA 10

Power utility, Zesa Holdings, has announced that it will implement load shedding outside the official schedule following a breakdown at Hwange Power Station. File picture of residents demonstrating against power utility ZESA “Due to a technical fault at Hwange Power Station, local generation is now depressed,” Fullard Gwasira, the spokesperson of Zesa said in a tweet yesterday, adding that “load shedding is now being implemented outside the published schedule”. In an interview, Mr Gwasira said two units at the power station broke down yesterday, reducing output by about 200 megawatts.…

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Exam ID scam unearthed

Exam ID scam unearthed 11

By Freeman Razemba Police have busted a syndicate behind fake national identification cards (IDs) used by criminals who are hired to fraudulently sit for Zimbabwe School Examinations Council (Zimsec) exams on behalf of academically-challenged candidates. Assistant Commissioner Paul Nyathi The scam has so far seen the arrest of Kudzai Dzimano (22), believed to be the kingpin in the production of counterfeit identity documents. He was arrested in possession of the equipment used in the production of plastic identity cards and other processed fake cards. Related Articles Fake identity documents are…

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