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Dark web dealer laundered millions by buying 100 quadrillion old Zimbabwe bank notes

NEW YORK, United States – A drug dealer who used dark web marketplaces to ply his trade apparently used part of the proceeds to buy vast quantities of Zimbabwean cash. The FBI said Richard Castro, of Florida, had bought the equivalent of “approximately 100 quadrillion [1,000 trillion] Zimbabwe bank notes” in June 2018. Use of […]

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Zimbabwean Student Dies In China

A Zimbabwean law student has died in China from complications after she was hit by a v_iral i_nfection. She was hospitalized and passed away last week. Audrey Mutangandevu was a 3rd year International Law student at Shandong Jiatong University in Jinan, China. Her friends are now battling to raise  £17 000 to repatriate her body to Zimbabwe. […]

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UK Prime Minister Theresa May to resign as prime minister

UK prime minister Theresa May has said she will quit as Conservative leader on 7 June, paving the way for a   contest to decide a new prime minister. In an emotional statement in Downing Street Mrs May said she had “done my best” to honour the 2016 EU referendum result. It would remain a […]

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UK : Zimbabwean Breast cancer survivor creates first false lashes for chemotherapy patients

An entrepreneurial cancer survivor has created the first false lashes for chemotherapy patients – after receiving her own diagnosis just hours before attending an interview for a place at university.  Mother-of-two Codilia Gapare, now 41, from Cheshire had always dreamed of becoming a lawyer and started studying as soon as she came to the UK from […]

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Prisoners Smuggle Sperm Out of Jail

Five-year-old Amir’s life began inside a foil bag of hazelnut wafer biscuits.  The boy’s father, Ashraf, is one of around 6 000 Palestinian prisoners inside Israeli jails. On June 20, 2013, Amir’s mother, Fathiya, went to see her husband her in prison. During their brief visit, Ashraf gave his wife the bag of biscuits and […]

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Outrage over black-white segregation at South African school

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – A photo showing a small group of black children sitting at a separate table away from white children at a South African school has caused outrage on social media. Officials have launched an investigation into alleged racism at Laerskool Schweizer-Reneke kindergarten in North West province, education department spokesperson Freddy Sepeng said […]

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Basketball star Vitalis Chikoko features in French all star team

Zimbabwean basketball star Vitalis Chikoko at the weekend made history by becoming the first Zimbabwean player to feature in a French all star team. Chikoko’s feats in the domestic French Pro A League saw him line up for the French all star team in a thrilling contest held on Saturday. The Zimbabwean basketball star who […]

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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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Machekanyanga fled Zimbabwe when the authorities began to ‘victimise’ those involved in protests

2500 face deportation as Home Office invites Zimbabwean officials to interrogate asylum seekers who have fled political persecution

The Home Office has been inviting Zimbabwean government representatives to interview asylum seekers who have fled political persecution in the country, in what has been branded a “corrupt” exercise. The Independent has learned that at least seven Zimbabwean nationals, some of whom have lived in Britain for more than a decade, were last week ordered to attend meetings at a Home Office building […]

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Eddie Murphy welcomes baby number 10

Eddie Murphy and his fiancée, Paige Butcher have welcomed a baby boy. The couple released a statement through Murphy’s publicist on Monday saying Max Charles Murphy was born on Friday and weighed 6 pounds, 11 ounces (3.03 kg). The boy’s middle name is a tribute to Murphy’s older brother and fellow comedian Charlie Murphy, who died of […]

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