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BREAKING: Journalist Majonga dies
The Herald Sports ReporterDANHIKO project deputy director and chairperson for the Danhiko Paralympic Games Godfrey Majonga has died. Majonga passed away on Monday night at his home in Eastlea. He was 62. He was instrumental in the organisation of the Danhiko Annual Paralympic Games, which give an opportunity to... Read more
HARARE – Top diplomats from the United States, Canada, Australia and the European Union on Tuesday called on Zimbabwean authorities to allow opposition protests and investigate rights abuses after activists were kidnapped and tortured. Authorities banned anti-government protests called by the opposition in Harare, Bulawayo and Gweru. The Movement... Read more
JUST IN: Kambarami and Chigora found not guilty
The Chronicle Mashudu Netsianda, Senior Court Reporter BULAWAYO Deputy Mayor Councillor Tinashe Kambarami and Ward Four Councillor Silas Chigora who were jointly accused of assaulting the Town Clerk, Mr Christopher Dube, were on Tuesday discharged at the close of the State case. Cllrs Kambarami and Chigora were alleged to... Read more
How Marketers Can Create More Comprehensively Inclusive Strategies
Young. Attractive. Thin. Able-bodied. Straight. White. Cisgender. For decades, almost everyone who appeared in ads conformed to these traits. Marketers believed that ads showcasing “beautiful” people—by traditional standards, anyway—would compel consumers to buy their products. But consumers today don’t want to buy from picture-perfect, homogeneous models. They want ads... Read more
Man United slam racist attack on Pogba after penalty miss
Manchester United are working on identifying individuals who racially abused Paul Pogba online after the midfielder missed a penalty in Monday’s 1-1 draw at Wolverhampton Wanderers, the Premier League club said on Tuesday. Pogba won a late penalty but had his effort from the spot was saved by Wolves... Read more
Police ban anti-government protests in Gweru, MDC says judiciary ‘compromised’
GWERU – Police banned planned anti-government demonstration in the Midlands city of Gweru on Tuesday, enforcing similar actions taken in Harare on August 16 and Bulawayo on August 19. The Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) officials said police informed them that they had issued a prohibition order banning the... Read more
Ebola hits DRC’s militia-held Walikale province, South Kivu cases up
Congolese authorities have confirmed a new case of Ebola in the remote, militia-controlled province of Walikale, hundreds of kilometres away from where previous cases near the border with Uganda and Rwanda occurred, the Health Ministry said overnight. Pinga, where the case was reported, lies about 150 km (about 95... Read more
Kenyans are not getting value for tax
On August 16, the Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) noted that developers of income-generating digital applications and other online businesses will start paying tax. Meanwhile, the World Bank in a new report stated that Kenyan taxpayers are not getting the full value of the development projects that billions were spent... Read more
Kenya, Ethiopia spar over Jubbaland polls in Somalia, AMISOM steps in
Kismayo airport in southern Somalia refused to allow an Ethiopian plane to land on Monday, a witness said, amid heightened tensions between the federal government and the regional leadership ahead of elections on Thursday. Somalia’s central government said on Saturday it would not recognise the result of an upcoming... Read more
Luo to repose land in Chilanga
Nkandu Luo Fisheries and Livestock Minister Nkandu Luo says she will get back all land that has been encroached at the fisheries premises in Chilanga. Professor Luo says it is shocking that land meant for the development of the fisheries sector in the country has been turned into residential... Read more