Day: July 24, 2017

11 perish in Mvurwi accident

11 people have been burnt to death while 14 others were injured after two vehicles were involved in a head on collision at the 60km peg along the Mazowe-Mvurwi road near Forester Farm this afternoon. In a telephone interview, police spokesperson Senior Assistant Commissioner Charity Charamba confirmed the accident saying it involved a Honda CRV which was carrying four people and a Nissan Caravan commuter omnibus which had 21 passengers on board. Senior Assistant Commissioner Charamba said all the four people in the Honda CRV who included three police officers based at Centenary Police Station were burnt beyond recognition...

Read More

Inaugural UZ Research Week begins

The University of Zimbabwe (UZ) has opened its doors for the inaugural Research Week, which began this Monday to the 30th of July, where students and their staff are showcasing their scope of work and identify areas of partnership with the business community and civil society organisations. A number of research products, services and presentations, which touch on issues that affect the economy and society at large are being presented and showcased. These include a system that was developed to track threatened species especially elephants and researches on climate change and adaptation in Zimbabwe. UZ Vice Chancellor, Professor Levi...

Read More

Sables face Tunisia

The senior men’s rugby side, the Sables face Tunisia in a crucial Africa Rugby 2017 Gold Cup this weekend at Prince Edward School in Harare. The Sables lost to Kenya 22-41 at Hartsfield at the weekend and now face Tunisia in a crucial match on Saturday. The sables lost to 41-26 to Namibia in Windhoek and no longer hope to win this year’s Gold Cup but have to concentrate on the next assignment in Harare to stay in the group. The 2017 Gold Cup doubles up as qualification for the 2019 Rugby World Cup and the team that finishes...

Read More

ZRP women’s club hailed

The Matabeleland North Zimbabwe Republic Police Kuyedza Women Club chapter has been commended for its entrepreneurial attitude and has been urged to invest more in further developing current projects. The women’s club hosted the 2017 provincial sporting gala and exhibition show in Victoria Falls with members of the initiative encouraged to continuously nature the healthy lifestyle through sports and consolidating the entrepreneurial spirit. Guest of honour during the closing ceremony ZRP Kuyedza Women’s Club national projects and training officer, Mrs Priscilla Pondo expressed satisfaction with the level of organisation and commended the quality of products showcased during the event....

Read More

Local academy lines up scouting soccer tourneys

A local academy has lined up provincial talent scouting football tournaments across the country with the first pencilled for Bindura this coming weekend. Football scouts, among them coaches Partson Ndabambi and Rosemary Mugadza have a hectic program ahead as they will tour all provinces scouting for young boys and girls soccer players. Speaking during the just-ended COPA Coca-Cola tournament in Bindura, Academy 263 Director, Regis Dzenga said the talent identification tournaments hope to unearth players who could have missed out opportunities such as the COPA Coca-cola finals. Identified players will have an opportunity to pursue their studies at Academy...

Read More

ZIFA promises coaching seminars in rural areas

ZIFA will soon be descending on Lower Gweru with soccer coaching seminars aimed at capturing the abundant talent in the rural community. Maboleni Business Centre was a hive of activity over the weekend as more than 36 schools from across the district of Lower Gweru participated in netball and football competitions, while farmers on the other hand showcased their agriculture produce and traditional crop varieties during the annual Lower Gweru Sports and Agricultural Gala. The abundant football talent on display left ZIFA Vice President, Omega Sibanda convinced that the local football mother body must do more to tap into...

Read More

Beware of divisive elements, Zanu PF warned

Zanu PF Masvingo Province has been urged to be wary of elements who may want to bring disorder within the party. Politburo member, Cde Mike Bimha who was the guest of honour at the provincial inter-district meeting said whenever people are united some people always want to cause commotion to disrupt the party’s progress. He said it is usually other fellow leaders who bring disorder after they seek to pursue their own selfish agendas at the expense of the party. “Muvengi haabvi kunze uko anobva pavatungamiri vedu kunyanya. Ukawona munhu ofunga kuti iye ndiye ave Zanu PF kunyanya ndopazvinotangira....

Read More

UZ student back from Chinese Bridge Competition

A University of Zimbabwe (UZ) student, Robin Craig has returned from China where she impressed the Chinese Bridge judges with her performance. Craig is the only Zimbabwean who represented the country in the Chinese competition where university students from across Africa took part. The Zimbabwean representative received a rousing welcome from fellow students, family and friends at the Harare International Airport. Craig, who outpaced several contestants from Africa to clinch the 7th position, said she did her best during the bridge competition. Her father, Mr Ivan Craig said his daughter did not only do the family proud but lifted...

Read More

Art book catalogue lauched

The National Gallery of Zimbabwe has launched an art book catalogue that looks at the gallery’s permanent collections. The art book unpacks the vision of artists from the history of Dutch painter, Rembrandt Harmenszoon to Sylvester Mubayi. Published by House of Books, the catalogue chronicles some of Zimbabwe’s artists with their art works, stretching back to the beginning of the 20th century. The launch of the art book, which coincided with the National Gallery of Zimbabwe’s 60th anniversary celebrations, witnessed some of the late artists who laid the foundation of art in Zimbabwe being honoured. These include Nicholas Mukomberanwa,...

Read More

ZUSA dominates ZTISU games

The Zimbabwe University Sports Association (ZUSA) are the overall winners of the seventh edition of the Zimbabwe Tertiary Institutions Sports Union (ZTISU) games, which ended at the weekend. ZUSA had a total of 117 medals, 44 gold, 41 silver and 32 bronze. Tertiary Education Sports Association Of Zimbabwe (TESAZ) were in second place with total 42 medals, 16 gold, 13 silver and 13 bronze and Zimbabwe Teachers Colleges Sports Association (ZITCOSA) in third on 62 total, 14 gold, 20 silver and 28 bronze. The 7th edition of the games held at Belvedere Technical Teachers College were a huge success...

Read More

Online Stream