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Zimbabwean Journalist Freed After Arrest Over Tweet

A Zimbabwean High Court has freed award-winning Journalist Hopewell Chin’ono on bail, following his arrest earlier this month for allegedly obstructing justice by tweeting about a gold smuggling case. Chin’ono had been incarcerated at a maximum-security prison for the past 17 days, accused of breaching his previous bail conditions by tweeting about the possible Court […]

Zimbabwe Minister Shiri Died Of Coronavirus, Says President

Zimbabwe’s agriculture minister Perrance Shiri, a retired general who commanded an army unit accused of a notorious massacre in the 1980s, succumbed to coronavirus, the president said on Thursday, July 30, 2020. Shiri, who was also involved in the ouster of longtime ruler Robert Mugabe in a 2017 coup, died on Wednesday aged 65. The […]

Zimbabwean Minister In Gukurahundi Massacre Dies At 65

Zimbabwe’s agriculture minister, Perrance Shiri, an ex-airforce commander who headed an army unit accused of a notorious massacre in the early 1980s, died on Wednesday, July 28, 2020, aged 65, the government said. President Emmerson Mnangagwa, who made the announcement, paid tribute to Shiri as a “true patriot” but gave no details about the cause […]

Burna Boy, WizKid Win BET Awards

Afro-fusion artiste, Burna Boy and Nigerian music superstars, Wizkid, have emerged winners at the 2020 Black Entertainment Television, BET Awards. Burna Boy emerged winner in the Best International Act, the second time the self-acclaimed African Giant would win a BET Award which he did in the same category last year, beating Innoss’B, Sho Madjozi, Dave, […]

20 Trapped, 2 Dead In Zimbabwe Mine Collapse

About twenty persons are s trapped underground after a shaft collapsed  in a gold mine in the centre of the Zimbabwe. At least two persons are feared dead in the mine which collapsed on Thursday. According to the State media the incident occurred overnight at the Globe and Phoenix mine in the town of Kwekwe, […]