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  • I Paid The Price For Disagreeing With Obasanjo On Third Term – Kalu

    October 29, 2017 6:30 AM 34

    You are a major player in the nation’s economy. What actually are your businesses? We are into shipping, banking and insurance. We are also into trading, which is my traditional profession as an Igbere man, while our other businesses that were thriving during the tenure of President Olusegun Obasanjo have been moved out of Nigeria. This happened when the licences

  • Donkey abattoir owner hits back

    October 29, 2017 2:49 AM 24

    Bulawayo businessman Garrith Lumsden has been in the eye of a storm after his plans to set up a donkey abattoir in the city were made public. Animal rights groups have come out strongly against the project, saying it would see a spike in cases of donkey thefts and drive the animals into extinction. However, Lumsden (GL), who has been in the meat processing

  • MDC Alliance sets ball rolling for campaign

    October 28, 2017 2:41 AM 27

    PRINCIPALS of the MDC Alliance met in Harare yesterday in the absence of their presidential candidate, Morgan Tsvangirai, and formed several sub-committees to get the ball rolling and hit the campaign trail to publicise the coalition deal ahead of next year’s crunch polls. Yesterday’s meeting was chaired by the alliance’s spokesperson and MDC leader

  • Zimbabwe's opposition leader Tsvangirai back in SA hospital

    October 27, 2017 11:53 PM 36

    Zimbabwe opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai is back in a South African hospital for a medical review, nearly two weeks after he returned home from that country, his spokesman said on Friday, denying reports that he was critically ill. Tsvangirai, who suffered severe vomiting after a party meeting and was in September airlifted to a Johannesburg hospital

  • MDC Alliance wants Zim to use rand

    October 27, 2017 2:05 AM 28

    THE MDC-Alliance led by Morgan Tsvangirai will join the Rand Monetary Union (RMU) if it wins power in the 2018 general elections, as part of its cocktail of economic solutions to Zimbabwe. Tendai Biti, leader of People’s Democratic Party and former Finance minister, who is one of the leaders of the alliance, said Zimbabwe would do better economically

  • Man flies over South Africa in a chair tied to helium balloons

    October 26, 2017 1:02 PM 45

    It was like a scene from a movie, a man floating thousands of feet above the ground on a lawn chair. The British man flew over Johannesburg using a chair attached to 100 helium balloons. Tom Morgan flew 15.5 miles across South Africa last week, reaching heights of up to 8,000 feet. An adventure he had been planning for months. It's going to be a three-day

  • Deep breath as daredevil flies over SA powered by 100 balloons

    October 26, 2017 8:23 AM 11

    A British adventurer has flown almost 2,500m above South Africa attached to 100 helium balloons in a scene reminiscent of Pixar's much-loved film Up. While the elderly widower in the hit comedy attached his house to balloons, Tom Morgan had only a camping chair for his ambitious balloon trip. The Bristol daredevil travelled 24km attached to the balloons

  • Zambia Looking Good at 53, Could Get Better With Time

    October 26, 2017 4:38 AM 42

    I was seated at the back of the pew in St Ignatius Catholic Church when parish priest Fr Charles Chilinda’s voice boomed in the microphone before a silent 7am congregation. “If you invest in hate, you will reap nothing but hate,” Fr Chilinda said, “if you invest in hate you are expected to get the same emotion back so my suggestion is that you invest

  • Man flies over Johannesburg on camp chair held up by 100 helium balloons

    October 25, 2017 9:05 AM 1

    OK, it’s not a house – but Tom Morgan’s experiment was pretty impressive nonetheless. The adventurer ended up 2 000 kilometres in the air while sitting on a camping chair! Tom, who is originally from Bristol in England and runs a company called The Adventurists, recently went to Botswana with plans to set up the first-ever competitive helium balloon

  • Zambia and Botswana have demonstrated qualities of being true beacons of peace

    October 25, 2017 5:09 AM 10

    Lieutenant General Khama says the two sister countries should continue to advocate for peace and unity in the region for the interest of the continent. He says the relationship between the two countries dates to the colonial rule and will continue to be strengthened through various bilateral and mutual relations. The Botswana leader also announced that this is his last term in office