SA: Toy gun used to rob pizza from delivery motorcyclist

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19th August 2019 Trending News24 Johannesburg police have recovered empty pizza boxes and a hijacked delivery motorcycle, as well as the weapon that two men allegedly used to commit the crime. A 42-year-old driver for Debonairs Pizza was waiting at a traffic light on the corner of Mooi and Fox streets in Johannesburg when he was approached by two suspects on Saturday night. “[The] victim was on his way to deliver pizza to the customers who ordered them. While stationary at the red robot, two suspects approached him, one of…

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Mutsvangwa: MDC demo to cause more suffering among Zimbabweans

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By Leopold Munhende GOVERNMENT has warned participating in the MDC’s planned Friday demonstration against President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s administration will serve to lengthen Zimbabweans’ suffering. At a post-cabinet media briefing Wednesday, Information Minister Monica Mutsvangwa urged locals to shun the protest, dubbed “Free Zimbabwe March”. “In the light of planned demonstrations by the opposition MDC Alliance, Cabinet implores all Zimbabweans to completely reject the culture of violence and intimidation which is counter-productive and inimical to the full enjoyment of freedom by peace-loving Zimbabweans, as enshrined in the country’s Constitution. “Government calls…

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Tanzania: 75 dead in fuel tanker explosion

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BusinessLive The death toll from a fuel truck explosion in Tanzania rose to 75 on Monday as four more people succumbed to their injuries, a hospital official said. “We deplore four new deaths. Their bodies are currently resting at the morgue while we wait for relatives to identify them,” said Aminiel Aligaesha, spokesperson for the country’s national hospital in the economic capital, Dar es Salaam. Funeral services which began on Sunday were expected to continue on Monday as the country concluded a period of national mourning declared by President John…

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Tytan, Olinda in messy break-up

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By Paidashe Mandivengerei AWARD winning musician and ‘Mukoko’ hitmaker, Njabulo Nkomo popularly known as Tytan has ended his marriage to socialite, Olinda Chapel claiming abuse. Tytan and Olinda tied the knot in March last year. Just after celebrating their wedding anniversary and welcoming their first child, the marriage has gone up in flames. In response to Tytan’s claims Olinda in an emotionally wrecked state went live on her Instagram page rubbishing the press statement he issued and stating he had used her to get a spousal VISA to stay in…

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Facebook: WhatsApp and Instagram to rebrand

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7th August 2019 Trending By Mirror Online SOCIAL media giant Facebook has confirmed that it will rename two of its most popular apps – WhatsApp and Instagram. Both of the social media platforms, which are used by millions of people worldwide, will soon include Facebook in their titles. Instagram will soon be called ‘Instagram from Facebook’ and WhatsApp will become ‘WhatsApp from Facebook.’ The change, first reported by  The Information , has now officially been confirmed by Facebook. A Facebook spokesman said: “We want to be clearer about the products and services…

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Mugabe under observation in Singapore

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By CNN Ex-Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe is still under observation after a four-month stay in a Singapore hospital, Zimbabwe’s President has announced. Speculation about Mugabe’s health has swirled amid his visits to Singapore for treatment, but this is the first time the government has disclosed how long he’s spent at the hospital. Details of his ailment remain a mystery. “Unlike in the past when the former President would require just a month for this, his physicians this time around determined that he be kept under observation for much longer,” President…

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PetroTrade warns of fake fuel coupons

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7th August 2019 Trending By Tendai Chekenyere Fuel dealer, PetroTrade has warned motorists on the circulation of fake company fuel coupons which are being sold to unsuspecting motorists. Zimbabwe is currently facing an acute fuel crisis and some of the individuals in the streets have taken advantage of the situation through selling fake Petrotrade fuel coupons to motorists in order to get fuel. Petrotrade service station has however cautioned motorists on the circulation of fake coupons. “Petrotrade would love to alert the motoring public not to buy Petrotrade fuel coupons…

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Government ignores calls by MPs to scrap SI 145

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6th August 2019 Trending By Thandiwe Garusa GOVERNMENT has ignored calls by MPs to scrap Statutory Instrument 145/2019 which bans trade in maize by unauthorised persons in Zimbabwe. The lands ministry says this is the only way to making sure scarce grain is accounted for and available at affordable prices to citizens. The legislators last week took turns to urge the Ministry of Lands, Agriculture and Rural Resettlement to remove the controversial policy which outlaws the transportation of the staple maize grain unless if one is taking it to GMB.…

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Death toll in US shooting incident rises to 36

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abcNews The death toll from a mass shooting at an El Paso, Texas, Walmart, increased to 22 after two more victims died in the hospital, police said. David Shimp, chief executive officer at Del Sol Medical Center in El Paso, said one patient died late Sunday night and another Monday morning. The victims were among more than two dozen people wounded in the massacre that erupted about 10:39 a.m. local time Saturday inside a Walmart crowded with shoppers, including children and parents drawn to a back-to-school sale. Alvaro Mena confirmed…

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Jailed Mupfumira takes freedom bid to High Court

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By Mary Taruvinga BARELY a week after Tourism Minister Prisca Mupfumira was locked up for 21 days, the embattled politician has approached the High Court seeking bail. This comes after Acting Chief Magistrate Munamato Mutevedzi had ruled that her bail issues cannot be entertained by any court, Mupfumira was arrested and charged with criminal abuse of office last week and Prosecutor General (PG) Kumbirai Hodzi tendered a certificate through prosecutor Michael Reza classifying her a case as a complex one. The certificate was produced in terms of Section 32(3)(b) of…

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