SAY CHEESE, WHY SMILING IS IMPORTANT: INTERVIEW WITH DOC MUNGOSHI

Content is king, especially when can impart knowledge. Meet the girl next door who happens to be a great content creator and Doctor Wadzanayi Mungoshi. She is a dentist who restores smiles and now she tells us how to keep up with our dental health in simple and palatable ways. Growing up, what was it like? I was born and raised in Harare. I attended Dominican Convent High School Harare. I was very much involved in extracurricular activities and I enjoyed my time there. Growing up I was a very…

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Hip Hop Sensation Takura Denies Gay Allegations

Hip Hop artist Takura Shonhai has dismissed allegations that he is gay following the circulation of a purported picture of the musician kissing another man. In a lengthy statement, Shonhai denied that he is either of the two parties in the picture saying the pictures were doctored to create the impression that he is in them. He said the spreading of the story has tarnished his reputation, caused him grief, anxiety, and unwarranted distress to his family. Below is Takura Shonhai’s statement in its entirety: I make the following statement in the…

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EXPLAINER: What was the outcome of the latest Gaza war?

JERUSALEM — The cease-fire that took effect Friday appears to have halted 11 days of fighting between Israel and Gaza’s militant Hamas rulers, without resolving any of the underlying issues in the decades-old Middle East conflict. Almost no one on either side expects this war — which was triggered by protests and clashes in Jerusalem — will be the last. Israel carried out hundreds of airstrikes against what it said were militant targets across Gaza, destroying homes and damaging vital infrastructure in the impoverished territory, which has been under a…

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Palestinians see victory in Gaza truce as Israel warns Hamas

GAZA CITY — Palestinians rallied by the thousands Friday after a cease-fire took effect in the latest Gaza war, with many viewing it as a costly but clear victory for the Islamic militant group Hamas. Israel vowed to respond with a “new level of force” to further hostilities. The 11-day war left more than 250 dead — the vast majority Palestinians — and brought widespread devastation to the already impoverished Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip. But the rocket barrages that brought life to a standstill in much of Israel were seen by…

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Grace Mugabe Fined 5 Beasts, 2 Goats For ‘Violating’ Mugabe Burial Rituals

Former First Lady, Grace Mugabe has been fined five cattle and two goats for violating traditional customs and rites in the burial of her husband, the late ex-president Robert Mugabe, NewZimbabwe.com reports. Mugabe who died in Singapore in September 2019 was buried in the family rural home’s courtyard at Kutama Village under Paramount Chief Zvimba, born Stanley Urayayi Mhondoro. Grace was summoned to appear before Chief Zvimba’s traditional court on Thursday at Gonzo Guzha Hall at Murombedzi growth point in Zvimba but snubbed the hearing. The court venue, Gonzo Guzha Hall, was reportedly…

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ZIMSEC November O And A Level Examination Fees & Deadlines

The Zimbabwe School Examinations Council (ZIMSEC) has published the examination fees for this year’s examinations. The government has promised to subsidise 55% of the examination fees for public school and mission school candidates. However, this subsidy is limited to 7 subjects at Ordinary Level and up to 3 subjects at Advanced Level only. Examination fees are as follows: ZWL$1 648.00 per subject for Ordinary Level and ZWL$2 400.00 per subject for Advanced Level Ordinary Level Fees If we take into consideration the 55% government subsidy, O’ Level candidates in public…

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101-year-old South African Woman Recovers From COVID-19

There was jubilation at South Africa’s Tshwane District Hospital as 101-year-old Betty Mashiloane exited the medical facility after being cleared of the coronavirus. The Tshwane District Hospital was designated as a specialist facility attending COVID-19 patients after the onset of the disease in South Africa last year. Tshwane District Hospital acting chief executive Dr Sasha Nkusi said caring for Mashiloane as a patient until she beat the deadly virus was a landmark in the fight against the pandemic. Said Nkusi: As management of Tshwane District Hospital, we are proud to…

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Missing Doctor Found Dead In Well

A Chitungwiza Central Hospital physiotherapist who went missing more than a fortnight ago has been found dead in a well about 30 metres from his home. The body of George Oposi, 38, was found in a decomposing state near his Nyatsime Phase 3 home after a thorough search by his relatives and Zengeza 4 friends. He was reportedly last seen on May 5 around 10 pm after watching a televised football match. A medical kit with health gloves, face masks, an empty beer bottle and a loaf of bread were…

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Microsoft is getting rid of Internet Explorer for good

San Francisco – Microsoft said it is retiring Internet Explorer, the browser it created more than 25 years and which is now largely abandoned as people instead use competitors like Google’s Chrome or Apple’s Safari. “We are announcing that the future of Internet Explorer on Windows 10 is in Microsoft Edge,” the company said in a blog post Wednesday, referring to its other browser. “Not only is Microsoft Edge a faster, more secure and more modern browsing experience than Internet Explorer, but it is also able to address a key…

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Mai Titi Looks “Tense, Uncomfortable” In Awilo Longomba Picture – Social Commentator

Author and social commentator, Charlton Tsodzo, described Mai Titi as “tense” and “uncomfortable” in a picture she appears with Rhumba musician Awilo Longomba. Tsodzo was adding his voice to the recent controversy involving Mai Titi’s departure from an acting role in a yet-to-be-released film she was starring alongside Longomba. Mai Titi, a local comedienne whose real name Felistas Murata, has claimed she quit her role on ‘A Life to Regret’ over sexual assault during the film’s production in Tanzania. The producer of the film, claims he fired Mai Titi for unprofessional behaviour.…

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