Pro-democracy activist and founder of #This Flag Movement, Pastor Evan Mawarire have been acquitted of all charges at the High Court.
Mawarire had been facing charges of attempting to overthrow the constitutionally elected government of former President Robert Mugabe after he organised demonstrations against the government. The case was dismissed at the end of the State’s case.
The state had alleged that Mawarire incited the people to revolt against President Robert Mugabe by calling for demonstrations last year. Read more
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is now worth $100 billion, all thanks to Black Friday sales.
The Amazon founder reached the 12-digit milestone for the first time, according to Bloomberg.
He surpassed Bill Gates on the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, advancing almost $11 billion past the Microsoft co-founder. Bezos is the first person to reach a net worth of over $100 billion since Gates in 1999. Read more
Gospel singer and daughter of Pastor Chris Oyakhilome and his ex-wife Anita Ebhodaghe Schafer, got engaged to Phillip early this month.
Carrisa took to her Instagram page to share photos from the day Phillip proposed to her. Read more
Cardi B’s chart-topping track “Bodak Yellow” truly changed her life. The former stripper turned rapper was nominated in two cateogories for the 60th Grammy Awards holding in 2018.
Best Rap Performance:
“Bodak Yellow” — Cardi B
Best Rap Song:
“Bodak Yellow” — Dieuson Octave, Klenord Raphael, Shaftizm, Jordan Thorpe, Washpoppin & J White, songwriters (Cardi B)
Cameroonian football star Samuel Eto, chartered a plane to Libya to pick fellow countrymen stranded in Libya after failing to travel to Europe.
It is reported he paid airfare for ten thousand fellow Cameroonians stranded in the North African country.
Influential bishops in the Democratic Republic of Congo on Monday urged President Joseph Kabila to pledge he will not seek a third term in office, aiming to ease fears of unrest.
Roman Catholic bishops last year helped broker a deal under which elections for a new president would be held in 2017.
However, the ballot has been delayed, with the country’s electoral commission blaming logistical problems.
Under international pressure, the mineral-rich but chronically poor and politically unstable country has now scheduled the vote for December 23, 2018. Read more
Independent legislator for Norton, Temba Mliswa has advised President Emmerson Mnangagwa to cut down on government expenditure by reducing the size of his security contingent and the size of his motorcade.
Mliswa said that Mnangagwa should avoid making the same mistakes that his predecessor, former President Robert Mugabe made and follow the examples of Ian Khama and Jacob Zuma instead.
MP Mliswa said: Read more
Underfire former Finance Minister, Ignatius Chombo is alleged to have bought a Toyota Hilux Vigo for his step-daughter, socialite Pokello Nare, illegally using state funds.
Chombo is facing charges of fraud, criminal abuse of office and contravening the Prevention of Corruption Act.
The state is alleging that the former minister applied for capital expenditure loans purportedly for agriculture equipment but diverted the money for personal use which included the purchase of Pokelo’s high-end truck. Read more
Former Zanu PF women’s league secretary for administration Letina Munamato Undenge has alleged that she was used by her boss, former first lady Grace Mugabe.
Undenge claimed that she had blindly followed Grace and in the process, she was used to advance Grace’s factional plans.
Letina together with her husband, Samuel Undenge, were fired from Zanu-PF along with other G40 Faction members. Read more
Former President Robert Mugabe’s sons, Chatunga Bellarmine and Robert Jr, officially launched their entertainment company in South Africa.
The brothers, who have become infamous for their playboy lifestyles launched Trip Life at the exclusive Harem nightclub in Sandton.
Trip Life focuses on event promotion, club launches and bringing international and local artists to Zimbabwe and South Africa. Read more