Nakamba’s survival mission

FOLLOWING a long break and uncertainty, Warriors midfielder Marvelous Nakamba finally launches his bid to stay afloat in the English Premier League with Aston Villa tonight. By Kevin Mapasure Villa’s match against Sheffield United marks the return of the Premier League action and the Birmingham side, home to Nakamba, will …

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‘Cash-rich’ gold buyer invades Zimbabwe?

Business / Economy ‘Cash-rich’ gold buyer invades Zimbabwe? by Staff reporter <!– –> Confusion is reigning supreme in the gold sector over the existence of a licenced gold buyer who is reportedly paying more than the official price set by the country’s repository authority, Fidelity Printers & Refiners (FPR). FPR …

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TIMB grilled over unlicenced tobacco buyers

TOBACCO Industry and Marketing Board (TIMB) is in trouble after it emerged that it was allowing some unlicensed companies to buy tobacco crop from unsuspecting farmers. BY FIDELITY MHLANGA TIMB chief executive Andrew Matibiri failed to provide satisfactory answers to the Justice Mayor Wadyajena-chaired Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Agriculture on …

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The virtual world of online gambling

Technology / Other The virtual world of online gambling by Staff Writer <!– –> Have you ever been to Vegas? If so, you don’t need anyone telling you just how daunting the bright lights and atmosphere can be. Just walk into any land-based casino and it will take you a …

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‘Cuffed’ Mapanzure pictures set social media ablaze

CHINA-BASED contemporary musician Garry Mapanzure has dismissed claims that he had been arrested for an undisclosed crime after pictures of him in handcuffs recently circulated on social media. BY FREEMAN MAKOPA Mapanzure told NewsDay Life & Style yesterday that the said pictures were part of the visuals of his new …

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Cricket teams return to training

THE Zimbabwe national cricket team has started preparing for their proposed home series against Afghanistan either next month or August. BY Kevin Mapasure Players started fitness drills in Harare, Bulawayo, Kwekwe, Mutare and Kadoma on Monday. A squad of 37 players is in place and conducted training sessions at various …

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Sugar output seen up by 3%

ZIMBABWE’S sugar industry expects to produce around 455 000 tonnes of the product this season, up 3% compared to the same period last year, Zimbabwe Sugar Association (ZSA) chairperson Muchadeyi Masunda has said. BY MTHANDAZO NYONI In a statement following “numerous enquiries” on the availability of sugar on the local …

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Goobye interbank rate!…RBZ chief speaks on auction system

Business / Economy Goobye interbank rate!…RBZ chief speaks on auction system by Staff Reporter <!– –> FARMERS, gold miners and other producers who have been crying foul over the 1:25 fixed interbank exchange rate have something to smile about as the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) starts implementing the foreign …

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