Caps United pick a point

Caps United pick a point 1

By Eddie Chikamhi Want-Away Caps United coach Lloyd Chitembwe was conspicuous by his absence yesterday when the Harare giants were made to work overtime for a point in a Castle Lager Premier Soccer League match against newboys TelOne at the National Sports Stadium. Nelson Matongorere Chitembwe, who won the championship with the side in 2016, reportedly quit Makepekepe in a huff during the midweek after clashing with one of the club’s directors over team selection. The Green Machine needed goals from John Zhuwawu, Gabriel Nyoni and Newman Sianchali to tame…

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US$100 000 at crash scene…Good Samaritan surrenders three guns, cash-in transit

US$100 000 at crash scene…Good Samaritan surrenders three guns, cash-in transit 2

By Kudzai Chikiwa A Good Samaritan on Saturday retrieved over US$100 000 and three pistols which he handed over to a security company whose cash-in-transit vehicle had been involved in a fatal accident near Lupane. Mr Mlondolozi Mpofu (left) hands over a cash box to a Safeguard company official on Saturday Three Safeguard officials were transporting the money from Victoria Falls to Bulawayo when the driver lost control of the vehicle and crashed into a tree while trying to avoid hitting cattle. One of the guards died on the spot…

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Israel PM’s wife convicted of misusing public funds

Israel PM’s wife convicted of misusing public funds 3

An Israeli court Sunday convicted the wife of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of fraudulently using state funds for meals, under a plea bargain which dropped more severe charges. Sara Netanyahu, the wife of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel While the ruling cut short a high-profile trial, the Netanyahu family’s legal woes are far from over: the veteran premier himself faces possible indictment for bribery, fraud and breach of trust in the coming months. In a deal approved by judge Avital Chen at Jerusalem magistrates’ court, Sara Netanyahu was found…

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Hong Kong protest: ‘Nearly two million’ join demonstration

Hong Kong protest: ‘Nearly two million’ join demonstration 4

Nearly two million people have taken part in a mass protest in Hong Kong against a controversial extradition bill, organisers say. Protests returned to Hong Kong streets following the suspension of the extradition bill If confirmed, it would be the largest protest in Hong Kong’s history. Police said turnout was 338,000 at its peak. The masses turned out despite the suspension of the bill – which would allow extradition from Hong Kong to mainland China – on Saturday. Related Articles Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Sunday apologised for proposing…

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Mamadou Samassa: Malian goalkeeper moves to Turkey

Mamadou Samassa: Malian goalkeeper moves to Turkey 5

On Jun 17, 2019 7,688 0 By Mohamed Fajah Barrie |BBC Sport| Mali international goalkeeper Mamadou Samassa is leaving France for the first time in his club career to play for Turkish club Sivasspor. Goalkeeper Mamdaou Samassa plays his club football for Troyes in France The 29-year-old has signed a two-year deal with the Super Lig side as a free agent after his contract with French club Troyes came to an end. “Sivasspor signed a two-year contract with Mamadou Samassa at our Istanbul office effective from the 2019-2020 season,” the…

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Africa Cup of Nations: Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr cools title talk

Africa Cup of Nations: Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr cools title talk 6

By Oluwashina Okeleji |BBC Sports| Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr has downplayed his team’s chances of winning a fourth title at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt which kicks off on Friday. Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr who has steered the Super Eagles to their first Africa Cup of Nations finals since 2013 Champions in 2013, expectations are high as the Super Eagles return to the mix after missing back-to-back tournaments in 2015 and 2017. The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) president Amaju Pinnick believes the squad has been given all…

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Ousted Sudan leader Omar al-Bashir makes first appearance since coup

Ousted Sudan leader Omar al-Bashir makes first appearance since coup 7

Sudan’s former-President Omar al-Bashir has appeared in public for the first time since he was overthrown in a coup in April. Omar al-Bashir leaves the prosecutor’s office in Khartoum (Picture by Reuters) Mr Bashir was driven from a jail in the capital, Khartoum to the prosecutor’s office where he was read the corruption charges against him. Surrounded by security guards, the 75-year-old former leader was wearing traditional white robes and a turban. Mr Bashir was overthrown in a coup after months of mass protests. Related Articles Prosecutors say a large…

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South African teens attempt Cape-to-Cairo in homemade plane

South African teens attempt Cape-to-Cairo in homemade plane 8

By By Mohammed Allie | BBC News | An aircraft built by South African teenagers is being flown from Cape Town to Cairo – and has successfully made its first stop in Namibia. Megan (R) is one of the pilots and Agnes (L) is flying as part of the support team It will take six weeks to cover the 12,000km (7,455 miles) to Egypt. The four-seater Sling 4 plane was assembled by a group of 20 students from vastly different backgrounds. “The purpose of the initiative is to show Africa…

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Magaya in US$900k land scandal

Magaya in US$900k land scandal 9

PROPHETIC Healing and Deliverance (PHD) Ministries founder Prophet Walter Magaya has been sucked into a US$900 000 land scandal after buying a farm which was sold illegally. Prophet Walter Magaya Kalulu Farm located in Goromonzi, was sold to Prophet Magaya yet it had not been distributed under a deceased person’s estate. This was exposed in a letter dated 7 June, 2019, written by Samukange Hungwe Attorneys on behalf of Nicholas Obert Mukomberanwa to the PHD leader. The Mukomberanwa family through its lawyers is seeking to cancel the transaction and recover…

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Charambas at crossroads

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By Prince Mushawevato The gospel power couple of Pastors Charles and Olivia Charamba is in a fix! Charambas in their Gunhill house They formed Rooted in Christ Ministries in October last year after leaving the Apostolic Faith Mission (AFM), in which they had ministered as pastors for two decades. But creating a balance between the music and church business is proving to be a challenge. Related Articles A general feeling among their followers is that they are gradually drifting away from music, focusing more on the new church. Apparently, Rooted…

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