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Old Boys’ Club, the veterans proving age is nothing but a number

08 Sep, 2020  WHY is 53-year-old Kazuyoshi “King Kazu’’ Miura being celebrated as a global football hero for defying age, while 48-year-old Innocent Benza is demonised as a hopeless pensioner making a mockery of the domestic Premiership? Is it because King Kazu is Japanese, and age there is nothing but a number, while Benza is [...]

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Bunjira’s heartbreak over Wits collapse

08 Sep, 2020  FORMER Zimbabwe international forward, Alois Bunjira, has been shattered by the boardroom events which have led to the disbanding of his old club, Bidvest Wits. The South African Premiership club’s franchise has been sold to Tshakhuma Tha Madzivhandila. The Students had been part of the South African football scene for 99 years. [...]

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Hotel Rwanda film hero, Paul Rusesabagina, 66, arrested

7  Sep 2020 A man who inspired a Hollywood film about the 1994 Rwandan genocide, Mr Paul Rusesabagina, 66, has been arrested for leading “terrorist movements”. He had been living in exile. The authorities did not say where he was arrested or give any further details about the accusations he faces. The 2004 film Hotel [...]

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Bosso could be debt free this weekend

HIGHLANDERS’ could be debt-free within the next 48 hours, the club’s debt clearance campaign organiser and Bosso supporters’ South African chapter chairman Nodumo Nyathi has confidently declared. Nyathi has been running a spirited campaign on Facebook and Twitter that saw the initiative raising over $400 000 in May and June to …

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Zifa willing to pay in foreign currency

THE Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) board will continue to engage affiliates on how best to disburse the coronavirus (Covid-19) funds that are coming from Fifa as well as Caf. Meetings are planned in the regions as from Wednesday until Saturday where Zifa hope to gather from their members suggestions on …

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Lock relishes China Davis Cup challenge

ZIMBABWE number one tennis player Benjamin Lock is relishing the seemingly tough Davis Cup World Group II challenge against China scheduled for mid-September this year. By Munyaradzi Madzokere With sport slowly resuming around the world, it’s likely that Davis Cup matches will go ahead as scheduled, barring any unforeseen circumstances. …

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Chirundu Border Post to operate 24 hours

Sports / Other Chirundu Border Post to operate 24 hours by Staff reporter <!– –> THE need to make Chirundu Border Post operate on a 24-hour basis is increasingly becoming apparent after volume of trade through the border increased significantly, Finance and Economic Development minister Mthuli Ncube, has said. Chirundu …

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Royal Trumpet promotes women’s rights

MUTARE-BASED group Royal Trumpet has produced a video jingle promoting women’s rights to land ownership. BY KENNETH NYANGANI The gospel outfit, led by Benjamin Chimoyo, produced the video in partnership with the German organisation Konrad Adenauer Foundation (KAS). The video, which captures how the Zimbabwe Constitution promotes equality and non- …

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Munetsi idolised

ZIMBABWE international midfielder Marshall Munetsi’s discipline, hardwork and patience has earned him idol status with South African National First Division football club, Royal Eagles chief executive Morgan Mammila the latest to reveal his admiration of the player. BY TAWANDA TAFIRENYIKA The club boss has admitted that they have not been …

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Models shine off the ramp in Cook Off

SOME top local models are shining off the ramp after featuring in the ground-breaking and award-winning romance movie, Cook Off, which started showing on America’s streaming site Netflix on June 1. BY WINSTONE ANTONIO Produced by veteran filmmaker Joe Njagu and directed by Tomas Brickhill, part of the film’s cast …

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