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January 14, 2019 10:14 AM Zimbabwe fuel price hike sparks protests

"Angry people are preventing commuter buses from carrying passengers. People are just stranded," Nhamo Tembo told AFP. He was trying to travel from Epworth, a poor suburb, east of the capital Harare. "We want [President Emmerson] Mnangagwa to know our displeasure in his failure," protester Mthandazo Moyo told AFP. On Saturday, President Mnangagwa announced 731

January 13, 2019 4:00 AM Trouble brewing for BOMU interim committee

Members, mostly artistes have threatened to sue the current committee for what they term maladministration and abuse of office. The committee has been at the helm since August 2018. Its chairperson, Taolo Moshaga was appointed last year after the council of arbitration nullified the election of the then committee and ordered its dissolution following 629

January 10, 2019 11:48 AM Driver commits suicide after killing 71-year-old

The 31-year-old woman of Hunhukwe village was recently found hanging in her rented house’s rafters. The police investigations to establish the cause of her actions are ongoing whilst she will be laid to rest over the weekend at her home village. “We had a pending case of causing death by careless driving. Police investigations are ongoing to establish 577

December 27, 2018 9:25 AM Judge throws shades at Attorney General

The presiding Judge Michael Mothobi was unimpressed with the lawyer Otlaadisa Kwape representing the Attorney General (AG)'s conduct wondering why the government's principal advisor was not in court. Kwape had told the court that after reading the answering affidavit filed by Jacobs' lawyers he then consulted the AG Abraham Keetshabe who responded that he wanted 577

December 19, 2018 2:17 PM BPP activist jailed for child maintenance

Kuchwe, who is an additional member of the BPP’s central committee, was recently arrested by the police at one of the shopping malls in Francistown after he failed to appear in court to pay his P50,500 maintenance arrears. Before Kuchwe was arrested, magistrate Cele Lebakeng had issued a warrant of his arrest on June 4, 2018 after he failed to appear 531

December 18, 2018 1:43 PM HIV 'magic pill' continues despite side effects

When briefing the Parliament last week Friday, the assistant minister of Health and Wellness Biggie Butale said that the concern that Dolutegravier may be causing birth defects involving brain and spine (Neural Tubal Defects-NTD) is not yet confirmed, therefore there are no plans to end the use of the drug. He was answering a question from the Member 523

December 17, 2018 4:00 AM Lake Ngami communities finally find their black gold

Innocent Magole, UNDP Ngamiland Sustainable Land Management (SLM) Project coordinator picks up the charcoal from the kiln that has just been opened and shows it to the media before saying, “This is it. This is why we call it black gold”. The charcoal, which is black with some silver lustre, is providing a silver lining to the communities around the Lake Ngami 540

December 16, 2018 4:00 AM Sun El Musician, DJ Ace to headline 4th Street Picnic

The picnic is planned for the first episode of what will later turn into an annual event. Sun El Musician recently released three hit songs titled Sonini, Ntaba Ezikude and Ubala, and featuring Simmy. The soulful house DJ dropped a 12-track album titled Africa to the World on April 20 this year. King of slow jam, DJ Ace confirmed on his social media 486

December 11, 2018 4:00 AM Acts Of Mob Justice Worry Police

The Officer Commanding (OC), senior Superintendent Counsel Moyo told The Monitor that they are worried over the increase in the number of cases of mob justice. This comes days after an angry mob at Gaborone West Phase 4 assaulted a young man in his 20s after he was suspected to have snatched someone’s wallet. “It appears after they heard the news members 152

December 6, 2018 11:53 AM Debswana assists Basarwa reversion to indigenous knowledge

The Basarwa of Buhu displayed passion and commitment at the ongoing weeklong educational workshop organised by Orapa, Letlhakane and Damtshaa Mines (OLDM) in Letlhakane on Wednesday. OLDM has partnered with Ghanzi Craft Trust. The workshop looks to impart knowledge of using community-based natural resources, quality control, standards and packaging amongst 154