16-YEAR-OLD who scored 7As and 2Bs in the recently released O’level Examinations is appealing for financial assistance to proceed to Advanced Level.

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A 16-YEAR-OLD former Phakamani High School pupil who scored 7As and 2Bs in the recently released Zimbabwe Schools Examination Council (Zimsec) Ordinary Level Examinations is appealing for financial assistance to proceed to Advanced Level. Alson Moyo of George Silundika Suburb in Plumtree said he wants to become an engineer but his dreams may be shattered as his parents were struggling to make ends meet. “I scored 7As and 2Bs and my wish is to proceed to A Level and further proceed to university level to study engineering. The challenge however…

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Mnangagwa has said the Government would not consider friendship in its fight against corruption

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President Emmerson Mnangagwa has said the Government would not consider friendship in its fight against corruption as no one is above the law. Addressing Zimbabweans based here on Tuesday evening, President Mnangagwa said the vision of his administration was to ensure adherence to the rule of law. The President’s sentiments came on the eve of the expiry of the three month grace period he gave to those who externalised funds to repatriate the cash. “In fighting corruption, we don’t have friends. It’s each man for himself. I’m happy that most…

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Woman told police she found video on a cellphone of a 17-year-old raping her 9-month-old baby

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Memphis, Tennessee – A mother was horrified after she found video on a cellphone of her 9-month old baby daughter being raped by a 17-year-old male. The woman told police in October that her 9-month-old was molested after she found videos on a cell phone and identified the victim has her daughter. The child’s mother reportedly found several sexually explicit videos of the incident on a cellphone. In one the suspect could reportedly be seen exposing and touching himself with the child, who was nude from the waist down, still…

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Beitbridge : Four dangerous robbers arrested

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Police have arrested four dangerous robbers who used knives and machetes to terrorise Beitbridge residents on foot paths at night. The gang was found hiding in a shack in a bushy area between the Nassa and Zesa complex. Police officers on the scene said the gang was tracked by the canine unit after they had robbed a flea market dealer, near Dulivhadzimo stadium on Wednesday morning. “We are still investigation to check if they are not linked to several cases of robbery around the town,” said a police source.

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Makhox Brand hosts HIV/AIDS Awareness Day in Matupula Village, Tsholotsho

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Stigma, discrimination, denial and name calling, these are just a few examples of how we still view HIV/AIDS. One may think that people now know more about the virus but the reality is that a lot of people are still ignorant when it comes to issues related to HIV/AIDS. In an effort to spread the word about the virus,Makhox Brand under their HIV/AIDS support group Makokoba HIV/AIDS Global Support (MHGS) hosted an HIV Awareness Day in Matupula Village in Tsholotsho on 29 December 2017. The event coordinator, Miss Lethukuthula Moyo…

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Rwanda closes ‘700 unsafe, noisy churches’

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About 700 churches have been closed down in Rwanda for failing to comply with building regulations and for noise pollution. Most of them are small Pentecostal churches. One mosque was also closed. A government official told the BBC that some of the more than 700 buildings shut down have already reopened after they were approved by inspectors. According to new regulations, all preachers must have had theological training before opening a church. Pentecostal churches, often run by charismatic preachers claiming to be able to perform miracles, have grown rapidly in…

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Britain expresses optimism about Zimbabwe’s future

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BRITAIN has expressed optimism for Zimbabwe’s future following the peaceful transition last November that saw President Emmerson Mnangagwa succeeding ex-President Robert Mugabe. British Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs Mr Boris Johnson said this after meeting the Minister of Finance and Economic Development Cde Patrick Chinamasa on Monday during his visit to Britain. After the two ministers’ engagement, Mr Johnson through micro blogging site Twitter expressed hope of better relations between the two countries. “Good to welcome Patrick Chinamasa, Zimbabwe’s Special Envoy to the UK, to @ForeignOffice today.…

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MPs pile pressure on Wicknell Chivayo

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The Parliamentary Portfolio committee on Mines and Energy will tour the site of the proposed Gwanda Solar Plant in Gwanda today as MPs widen their probe into the contentious deal signed by the Zimbabwe Power Company (ZPC) and Intratrek, a company owned by flashy businessman Mr Wicknell Chivayo. The visit comes barely two weeks after Mr Chivayo was taken to task by the committee over the $5 million he received from the ZPC for the Gwanda solar project. He was paid without the requisite bank guarantee. Chairperson of the committee,…

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Davido says Cristiano Ronaldo is his good friend, and they’d do a video together soon

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One of Africa’s Biggest Artiste, Davido had an interview with GOAL TV of recent and he spoke about a possible collaboration with Real Madrid Star, Cristiano Ronaldo, Nigeria’s chances in Russia World Cup, How he became friends with Victor Moses and more. During the interview, he revealed he played football when he was a child, and he still does, during his leisure hours of course on Saturdays. The DMW Boss says Critiano Ronaldo is his good friend, even though they’ve not met before, but then he’s working on how they’d…

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South Africa : Brothers accused of beheading sister denied bail

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Two brothers were denied bail in the Lulekani Magistrate’s Court in Phalaborwa‚ Limpopo‚ after they were arrested for allegedly killing their sister. The men were arrested on Monday following the discovery of the body of the woman‚ whose head was missing. Police said Ishmael Mopai‚ 28‚ and his elder brother‚ Michael‚ 31‚ from Matiko-Xikaya village near Phalaborwa‚ were facing charges of murder and defeating the ends of justice. The body of Irene Mopai‚ 33‚ was discovered by relatives who visited the family on Monday morning. Spokesman for the police Lieutenant-Colonel…

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