Business

Prophet Walter Magaya’s $40,000 per month Salary Shocks Court

HARARE – Prophetic Healing and Deliverance Ministries founder Prophet Walter Magaya is paid $40,000 per month, a court heard on Friday. Between January 2013 and December 2017, Magaya netted $2,4 million, while his wife Tendai collected $950,000 or about $15,500 monthly. This was revealed as PHD board member for finance Nelson Tawanda Marimo appeared before […]

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PICTURES: ‘Ndinyengeiwo’ Girl Lorraine Guyo Lands Advertising Appearances With Steward Bank, JanJam

Lorraine Guyo, popular for her Ndinyengeiwo video that went viral, has attracted some brands that have featured her in their adverts. These include one of the largest local financial institutions Steward Bank, a popular clothing retail brand JanJam, an upcoming fast food chain Mambo’s and a gadgets brand, Avion. Here are some pictures of her appearances in […]

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Herald editor suspended for placing Mnangagwa return story inside paper

HARARE – Herald editor Joram Nyathi has been suspended after being hauled over the coals for placing a story about President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s return from a four-country trip to Eastern Europe on page two of his paper. Nyathi, who is just over a month in the job, was summoned to the Ministry of Information on […]

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Zimbabwe orders total shutdown of the internet again, says Econet

Zimbabwean authorities again ordered a complete shutdown of the internet on Thursday night, as security forces continue a crackdown against critics of President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s government. The country’s largest mobile phone network, Econet Wireless, said in an early morning SMS to its over 6,5 million subscribers on Friday that authorities had ordered them to switch […]

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Harare city farm guards earn double police, army wages

FORMER Harare Mayor, Ben Manyenyeni has thrown the spotlight back to disproportionate remuneration patterns between municipal employees and their government and private sector equals with city workers found to be taking home a fortune as opposed to the rest. The MDC official took to social media to indicate that a Harare city council farm guard […]

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Several feared dead as Wanderer Mine collapses

Several illegal gold panners are feared dead after the collapse of a mine shaft at Wanderer Mine in Shurugwi. The number of people trapped inside is not known but police and experts are on the ground carrying out investigations. It is a treasure trove of gold and at any given time they are thousands of […]

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Zimbabwean mental health nurse appointed as ICS trust chief executive officer

A nurse has been appointed as the new chief executive of a community and mental health trust in one of England’s most advanced health economies. Eugine Yafele will take over the reins of Dorset Healthcare University Foundation Trust in early 2019. This October, the organisation’s long serving leader Ron Shields announced plans to retire. Mr Yafele […]

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Robbers flee with church offerings after killing priest

A Catholic priest has been shot and killed in Kenya by a gang that later escaped with the Sunday offerings that he was taking to a bank. Father John Njoroge of Kinoo Parish in Kikuyu, about 25km west of Nairobi, was intercepted by four armed men on two motorbikes as he drove along a road, the East […]

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Strive Masiyiwa Seals £400 million Investment Deal in Egypt

ECONET founder and group executive chairman Strive Masiyiwa has reached an agreement with Telecom Egypt, paving the way for the establishment of network infrastructure and data centres worth $400m over the next three years. Masiyiwa said on Saturday  Telecom Egypt will use the network to connect Egyptian businesses to the rest of Africa, whilst also partnering with […]

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Making a goblin can take days, but Zimbabwe’s witch-hunters pay top dollar

HARARE – Lameck Banda from Waterfalls, Harare is a shrewd and cunning businessman. Better known as Sekuru Chitsuwi, Banda understands the basic premise of capitalism: supply and demand. Each day, the 60 year-old wakes up at 4AM and goes to nearby wetlands and swamps, and collects frogs and small tortoises. He takes these home, cleans […]

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