Kwese licence limbo sparks unease

Robert Mukondiwa Econet Media has reportedly activated its “contractual termination clause” with Dr Dish, the licence holder on the back of whom they were running their Kwese TV services in Zimbabwe. This has had the effect of sparking fears that the satellite television provider now is in legal limbo and that government’s hands may be…
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Happy Birthday Dj Mbale

The programming manager at Star FM always has a handful when she is dealing with the energy of DJ Mbale. Yet today being his birthday, the entire team at the nation’s favourite station can look back with ride and be thankful that Mbale was hatched at all! Turning 31 today, DJ Mbale is one of…
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Davido, Zodwa Wabantu to finally ‘marry’

Sindiso Dube The Saturday Herald of December 9 carried an article titled Why Davido should marry Zodwa Wabantu. The Nigerian has noted our word. When we talk, Africa listens! The two are set to “marry” The article drew features synonymous with both entertainers. Their tendencies of keeping Zimbabweans waiting for shows that never happen with…
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Zim target PNG scalp

Eddie Chikamhi Senior Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE Under-19 cricket team captain Liam Roche has emphasised the need for a positive start when they open their campaign against Group B rank outsiders Papua New Guinea at the ICC Cricket World Cup, which gets underway today in New Zealand. Roche yesterday told The Herald that Papua New Guinea, who…
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Kazembe slams skewed sport sysytem

Eddie Chikamhi Senior Sports Reporter AS debate raged on the quality of Zimbabwean footballers following their failure to break into the world’s most competitive leagues, Sport, Arts and Recreation Minister Kazembe Kazembe has waded into the discussion and partly blamed the country’s skewed sports delivery system for the struggles. Kazembe has been quietly following the discussion…
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Call to end albinism stigma in sport

Ellina Mhlanga Sports Reporter WHILE talent is an in-born thing and we have seen people pursuing their talents in various fields including sport, for most people with albinism, there are certain challenges varying from physical to social that continue to limit their participation. This has resulted in just a few trying their hand in sport. In…
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Town clerk freed on bail

Lovemore Kadzura Rusape Correspondent MUTARE town clerk Joshua Maligwa, who is facing charges of criminal abuse of duty when he was Rusape town secretary, was yesterday granted $300 bail when he appeared before a magistrate together with housing director Laurence Mushayabasa. A weary looking Maligwa (46) and Mushayabasa (47), who are being represented by Mr Ashel…
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Zimbabwe on cholera alert

Bulawayo Bureau Government has tightened border controls and mobilised resources following heightened fears of a possible cholera outbreak in the country after the disease killed 67 people in neighbouring Zambia. The disease, which broke out in Zambia in October last year, is infectious and causes severe watery diarrhoea, which can lead to dehydration and even…
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‘Govt to continue paying ECD teachers’

Nyemudzai Kakore Herald Correspondent Government will continue paying Early Childhood Development (ECD) teachers who are already employed, but has frozen the recruitment of more teachers for such classes, Primary and Secondary Education Minister Professor Paul Mavima has said. Prof Mavima dismissed claims of policy inconsistency in Government, saying Finance and Economic Planning Minister Patrick Chinamasa indicated…
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