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Singer Janet Jackson confirms she is expecting first child, aged 50

Singer Janet Jackson has officially confirmed she is expecting her first child, at the age of 50. She told People magazine: “We thank God for our blessing”, and posed for a picture with her growing baby bump. Speculation about her pregnancy surfaced in April when she postponed her ‘Unbreakable’ tour, saying she wanted to focus on planning a family with ...

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Microsoft’s new reality – HoloLens comes to UK

This is a big week for virtual reality, with Sony’s PlayStation VR headset going on sale on Thursday. But Microsoft, which has steered clear of VR, is going down a different path with what it calls mixed reality – a term it prefers for some reason to augmented reality. It has just announced that its HoloLens headset is coming to ...

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US election: Trump presidency ‘dangerous’, says UN rights chief

Donald Trump’s “deeply unsettling and disturbing” views make him a danger internationally, the UN’s human rights chief has said. UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Raad al-Hussein cited Mr Trump’s comments on the use of torture and his attitude to “vulnerable communities”. The Republican presidential candidate’s campaign has been marked by a number of controversial comments. Recent crude remarks ...

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Elderly people forced to sleep on pavement without blankets only to get $50 in bond coins

As cash shortages continue to hit Zimbabwe a number of elderly people comprising of mainly war veterans and pensioners from farms around Mvurwi had to sleep at Sharaude shop pavement without blankets and on empty stomachs. There were waiting anxiously for the scarce US dollars since yesterday only to be dismissed this morning without a single cent. Sharaude texta cash ...

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Overhauling of the voters roll by ZEC commendable

The move taken by the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) on Monday 10 October 2016 of informing some representatives of political parties falling under the National Electoral Reform Agenda (NERA) that it was working to replace the current voters’ roll with a completely new biometric register that would record the faces and fingerprints of polling citizens is a welcome development that ...

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Man offers $10 maintenance

A self employed Epworth builder – Daniel Parehwa offered a mere $10 for the upkeep of his child. His ex-wife Hilda Chasaka had demanded $180. “I am not employed and I have no source of income. I cannot offer anything because I will not be able to pay any amount I say in this court. After all she is the ...

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Soldier opts for jail than paying maintenance

A Zimbabwe National Army member Wenslous Dehwe who is in a habit of deserting his family when paid offered to resign in protest over $80 maintenance. Dehwe was dragged in court by his wife – Beatrice Chifamba seeking maintenance of their two children. She said her husband blows the cash with his lovers. Dehwe offered $30 for both his children ...

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Jonathan Moyo spills more beans

Higher and Tertiary Education minister Jonathan Moyo has written to President Robert Mugabe and the chief secretary to the President and Cabinet, Misheck Sibanda, claiming he was a victim of a factional agenda, as he targets a Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (Zacc) member, Goodson Nguni, whom he accuses of being the author of his woes. Moyo, accused of abusing more than ...

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I respect Mutasa, says Jonathan Moyo

Under fire Higher and Tertiary Education minister Jonathan Moyo who is battling a slew of corruption charges says he has great respect for his ex-Cabinet colleague Didymus Mutasa despite their political differences. Responding to his twitter followers who had taken him to task over his love-hate relationship with Zanu-PF that has seen him being kicked out of the ruling party ...

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Zanu-PF splurges on luxury vehicles

President Robert Mugabe’s ruling Zanu-PF, whose stone broke government is struggling to pay civil servants their salaries and keep social services tickling, is to spend tens of millions of scarce dollars to buy 480 top of the range off road vehicles to be used in the party’s campaigns ahead of the eagerly anticipated 2018 national elections. A guarded youth league ...

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