Pregnant man with touching story welcomes baby in December

After a Kentucky couple suffered two heartbreaking miscarriages, they’re now spreading joy on the internet with their hilarious and mind-bending maternity photo shoot.

Iana Thomas and her partner, who are having a baby boy in December, posed together behind a tree, creating an optical illusion that makes it seem as if it’s the father-to-be with a baby bump.

“This photo really explains us well,” Thomas shares with Yahoo Lifestyle. “Not only for the sense of him ‘stepping in my shoes’ but the humor behind it. Read more

Zimbabwe opens talks with Britain over return to the Commonwealth

President Mnangagwa hopes membership will open the way to more trade and investmentZimbabwe has begun talks with the UK about being readmitted to the Commonwealth as the new government attempts to burnish its international reputation.

It was suspended in 2002 over political violence against opponents of the Mugabe regime. Discussions about a return under the administration of Emmerson Mnangagwa, sworn in as president on Friday, have already taken place, according to diplomats. Read more

Warriors withdraw from tournament

Image result for zimbabwe warriorsZIMBABWE have withdrawn from the Council of East and Central African Football Associations (Cecafa) Senior Challenge Cup, which starts on Sunday in Kenya, with Zifa citing security issues in the host nation as the reason for the withdrawal.

However, sources yesterday said the financially-beleaguered association had failed to raise money for airfares for the team to travel to the East African nation.  Read more

Acie Lumumba expelled from VIVA Zimbabwe

Image result for acie lumumbaIn a Facebook-live video, Viva Zimbabwe spokesperson Patson Mashingaidze said the party’s executive decided to fire its founding chairman Acie Lumumba for belittling other opposition parties and also because of his intentions to rejoin Zanu-PF.

Mashingaidze said that he will be taking on the position of interim chairman until the executive sits down again to make deliberations on way forward.

Am sure you have seen some posts on social media and have been asking questions as to what’s going on with Acie Lumumba.

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Britain throws lifeline to Zimbabwe to resolve cash crisis and debt levels

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said on Wednesday, that his country was willing to help Zimbabwe to stabilise its currency system and solve the cash shortages which have plagued Zimbabwe for the better part of the last two years.

Speaking on the sidelines of the African Union-EU summit in Abidjan, Johnson said that Britain was willing to extend a loan to Zimbabwe to help it clear its obligations to the World Bank and the African Development Bank.

However, Johnson emphasised that any financial support would depend on “democratic progress” made by the country’s new President Emmerson Mnangagwa and his administration.

Those are indeed the things that we would try to do to help Zimbabwe forward, but we’ve got to see how the democratic process unfolds. Recent events in Zimbabwe offer a moment of hope for the country and its people.

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“I’m ready to work with Mnangagwa”: Nkosana Moyo

Presidential aspirant and leader of the Agenda of People’s Alliance (APA), Nkosana Moyo says he is ready to serve in President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s Government.

Nkosana Moyo served in Robert Mugabe’s government as Industry and International trade minister before resigning in 2001.

Moyo has said that if approached he will deliberate with his party before accepting the offer.  Read more

Monica Mutsvangwa replaces Grace Mugabe

Monica Mutsvangwa was appointed Zanu-PF Women’s League national secretary replacing Grace Mugabe who was expelled and banned from the party.

The appointment was confirmed by Women’s League national secretary for information and publicity Judith Ncube who said that the decision was made at an executive meeting held in Harare on Monday.

Cde Ncube said:

The purpose of the meeting was to map the way forward following the expulsion of Mrs Mugabe and to implement the November 19 resolution by the Central Committee to reinstate fired Women’s League members to their original positions confirmed in 2014. Read more

Socialite Shingi Mukandi’s Death Was Premeditated Murder

The state has alleged that the death of businessman and socialite, Shingi Mukandi, was not an accident as had been initially thought. According to the state, Mukandi was a victim of a premeditated murder which was made to appear like a hit and run accident.

As a result, the state changed the charges against Alfred Takudzwa Machipisa and his brother Fanwell Lloyd Machipisa from culpable murder to murder when the suspects appeared before Harare Magistrate Gideon Ruvetsa. Read more

ZRP Officers Sentenced to 15 Months In Prison For Vicious Assault

Image result for zrpHarare Magistrate Farai Gwitima convicted five Zimbabwe Republic Police officers of assault and sentenced them to an effective 15 months in prison each.

The Magistrate sentenced the officers to 18 months in prison each before suspending 3 months on condition of good behaviour.

The officers; Livingston Zvimba, Tendai Musungambira, Sunday Nyaude, Khululekani Dale and Evans Mashonganyika had mounted a spirited defence claiming that they could not be held accountable since the incident had occurred late at night, in poor visibility. Read more

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