Zimbabwe Football Stars Raising Nation’s Flag High

Weekend’s displays by Zimbabwe football stars, which include Marvelous Nakamba playing a key role in inspiring Luton Town to the English Premiership, reminded the nation of the abundant talent hoisting the country’s flag. Nakamba wasn’t alone when Luton stepped up to collect the winners’ medal after winning the Championship playoff …

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Museveni Enacts Anti-LGBTQ Law With Death Penalty

•Law punishes ‘aggravated homosexuality’ with death•Widespread condemnation from West•LGBTQ activists vow court challenge Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni has signed one of the world’s toughest anti-LGBTQ laws, including the death penalty for “aggravated homosexuality”, drawing Western condemnations and risking sanctions from aid donors. Same-sex relations were already illegal in Uganda, as …

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Mnangagwa Appoints Intelligence Fixer To Consolidate Power

President Emmerson Mnangagwa has moved to re-assert his vice-like grip on Zimbabwe’s state security service, the Central Intelligence Organisation (CIO), which is critical to his power consolidation and retention bid. Autocratic leaders rely on the intelligence apparatus for regime and personal security, including coup-proofing. They often manage powerful, brutal and …

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Nathaniel Bassey Nailed It

Nigerian trumpeter, Nathaniel Bassey’s music hyped the Africa Day gospel concert at Celebration Centre in Borrowdale.‌ At the show dubbed “Fearless Praise”, the singer also exchanged valuable and life-changing notes with local artists. However, the main scare around the concert was centred on whether the star was going to jet …

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Magz, Holy Ten Release Collabo

Michael “Magz” Magondo and hip-hop star Holy Ten have released a collaborative album titled The New Bhundu Boyz. Magz said it had been his dream to release music that is appreciated by fans around the country. Following his discovery by Holy Ten last year, Magz was signed at Samanyanga Sounds together …

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