DStv vs Kwese: Subscription prices compared

Image result for DSTV vs. kweseIn what has been a whirlwind of a story, the latest development is that Kwese TV is back, again. The High Court permitted Dr Dish to continue selling Kwese pending the Supreme Court ruling on an appeal that was made by BAZ.

After years of a DStv monopoly, the nation was understandably excited about the new entrant into the pay-TV market.

Kwese promised cheaper subscriptions and not only that, customers can pay for Kwese using bond notes, something you cannot do for DStv subscriptions.

So Kwese is back and the subscription prices have not been changed. The model they have is a bit different to the one DStv has. Read more

Fungisai apologises to the public over accident

Image result for fungisaiGospel musician Fungisai Mashavave (Zvakavapano) has apologised to the public over the accident she caused while driving her car which led to the damage of two vehicles and injury of some of the occupants in those cars.

The musician was last week given a suspended jail term by the courts over the accident for negligent driving.

“My sincere apologies for having failed to avoid a road accident.

I was returning from a Church Conference to school run and an accident was the list thing I expected.

I sincerely apologise to all who got involved and were disadvantaged as a result of my human error,” she said. Read more

Three shop workers found dead in Chitungwiza superette in mysterious circumstances

Image result for chief superintendent nyathiThe police have confirmed that they are investigating the issue of three people who were found dead in Unit L, Chitungwiza at a local superette in unclear circumstances. The bodies of the deceased were taken to a local hospital mortuary.

Chief Superintendent Paul Nyathi said:

We confirm that we are investigating the issue of three people who died in Unit L, Chitungwiza at a local superette.

It is alleged that these workers who are all related had just concluded their day on September 28 and were now conducting their daily stock-take.

It is not clear what happened. Read more

Zim-SA trade deficit shrinks by 32%

Image result for zimbabwe and south africaTHE trade deficit between Zimbabwe and South Africa narrowed by 32% to $98 million in the first eight months of the year, after exports increased by 15%, latest trade data from the Zimbabwe Statistical Agency (ZimStat) shows.

Data gathered from ZimStat shows that Zimbabwe exported goods worth $1,4 billion to South Africa between January and August against imports of $1,5bn, giving a trade deficit of $98m.

During the same period last year, the trade deficit between the two countries was $145m, with imports at $1,3bn against exports of $1,2bn. Read more

My brand is much stronger, Zodwa Wabantu refuses to take photo with fellow Skimpy dresser Skolopad

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Socialite and dancer Zodwa Wabantu does not want her brand to be associated with that of singer Skolopad.
The two socialites, known for their revealing outfits and sexy dance moves, attended the 9th Feathers Awards nomination party at Constitution Hill in Johannesburg, on Thursday.

Wabantu refused to take a picture with Skolopad claiming that her brand was a “bit advanced” than hers.

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“I don’t mean to be rude or what but I am just cautious about my brand. I love Skolopad and she knows that, but I am sorry I can never take a photo with her, especially for media.” Read more

Sex tape of Congo-Brazaville’s President’s daughter leaked by her boyfriend after she refused to be blackmailed by him (+18)

Sex tape of Congo-BrazavilleThe daughter of Congo-Brazzaville, Claudia Sassou Nguesso was recently involved in a blackmail scandal and when she refused to oblige her blackmailer, he released her sex tape.

Claudia, 50, is married to a lawyer but she kept a side-dude.

Her boyfriend recorded a video of them having sex, but he made sure his face did not show, then he threatened to release it if she does not give him the sum of $50,000 US dollars. Read more

‘I am as good as any man’ – Firefighter Agness Chinzvende

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Firefighter Agness Chinzvende

Longest serving female fire-fighter with the Harare Fire Services Department Agnes Chinzvende says she seeks to motivate other women to join the department.

The 35-year-old, now a fire-fighter for 11 years, said she feels like a man once she puts on fire-fighting tunic.

“I am as good as any man who is in the department. I feel more like a hero because I have broken new ground. As a female pioneer, I feel it is my obligation and duty to encourage other women to join the department. Read more

High Courts allows Kwese to continue operating pending Supreme Court ruling

Kwesé TV Dish, decoder and remoteNew satellite broadcasting player Econet Media’s Kwese TV has been granted permission by the High Court to continue broadcasting until the Supreme Court rules on the appeal filed by the Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe (BAZ).

Kwese TV has faced massive resistance from BAZ, the regulator, from the onset.

After Econet announced the launch of Kwese TV, the chief executive officer of the Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe, Obert Muganyura immediately announced that Dr Dish’s broadcasting licence had been cancelled and that Kwese TV did not have permission to operate. Read more

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