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Moana Burial Set For Thursday

Mitchell Amuli popularly known as Moana who died in a car accident that also claimed popular socialite and businessman Genius Kadungure will now be buried on Thursday following the conclusion of DNA tests, Doves has announced. The giant funeral service provider also announced that her body will be taken from their palour this afternoon to […]

Emirates ups Zim and Zam frequencies

Emirates has added another flight from Dubai to Harare, via Lusaka, taking the total number of flights to three a week. The extra flight will operate on Fridays, using a Boeing 777-300ER, complementing the Saturday and Monday flights. Flight EK714 departs Harare at 12h55 on Fridays, Saturdays and Mondays, then departs Lusaka at 15h30, arriving […]

Takashinga officially crowned NPL champions

Takashinga Patriots have officially been crowned the inaugural National Premier League (NPL) champions after finally getting their hands on the winners’ trophy at the tournament’s awards ceremony held at Harare Sports Club on Tuesday. The Highfield-based side became the first champions of the new national club competition that was concluded a fortnight ago. Their achievement […]

High Court Hears Chin’ono’s Bail Appeal

Freelance journalist Hopewell Chin’ono has asked the High Court to order his release on bail by filing an appeal against Harare Magistrate Marehwanazvo Gofa’s decision to dismiss his freedom bid saying she grossly erred and misdirected herself by not setting him free on charges of defeating or obstructing the course of justice. Magistrate Gofa on […]

Reactions To Killer T’s ‘Mansion’

Social media is awash following the emergence of a video snippet of Zimdancehall chanter, Killer T showing off a double-storey building he is building. While his decision to exhibit fruits of his work yielded motivation among some social media users, there is a section that sought to reprove the crooner from showing off, urging him […]

Bushiris leave SA for Malawi

JOHNNESBURG – Self-proclaimed Prophet, Shepherd Bushiri has left South Africa. Bushiri said in a statement that he and his wife temporarily left for Malawi due to safety concerns. He says they will only avail themselves once there’s an agreement to give him a fair, just and impartial trial. The pair face charges of fraud, theft […]

Prophet Edd Branson Admits To Living An ‘Ungodly’ Lifestyle

In a firefighting video shared on social media this afternoon, founder of Jesus Generation International Ministries, Prophet Edd Branson admitted that he has been leading a lifestyle unexpected from ‘Men of God.’ This follows two videos that have torched a social media storm after he appeared with the late fitness trainer Moana. Moana died on […]

Hopewell Chin’ono Denied Bail

Harare magistrate Marehwanazvo Gofa has denied bail to Journalist Hopewell Chin’ono on the grounds that he has a propensity to commit crimes if freed on bail. Magistrate Gofa dismissed Chin’ono’s application for bail and ruled that the award winning film-maker had a propensity to commit offences and hence should be kept detained in prison. Magistrate […]

How schools can reduce parents’ anxiety during the pandemic

Lucy (Kathleen) McGoron, Wayne State University and Julie Wargo Aikins, Wayne State University The Research Brief is a short take about interesting academic work. The big idea Our recent survey found that schools can affect the mental health and well-being of not just students but their parents, too. From April through June 2020, we surveyed […]

Stop Soiling Ginimbi’s Legacy With Ritual Lies

The late Genius “Ginimbi” Kadungure’s close circle of friends has broken its silence over rumours spreading like wildfire that the deceased died as a result of rituals gone wrong. Kadungure died on Sunday in a fiery road traffic accident with three other associates. In a statement, Kadungure’s friends bemoaned the rumours soiling their colleagues’ legacy […]