Who is Tipsy

Tipsy is local ZimDancehall artist. Born as Nigel Makoni, he grew up in Highfields. He is a talented artist and songwriter, signed under Yala Nation. Tipsy has performed on a lot of local platforms and he shared the stage with the likes of Seh Calaz, Freeman, Mambo Dhuterere, Jah Signal, Ras Pompy and the late Soul Jah Love. The most outstanding song he did was ‘Kakanakirwa’ with the late Soul Jah Love. Tipsy is popularly known for songs that include Mabhanditi Dairai, Change gear, Love yemaDancer, Bad news and Musatisiye. Tipsy has…

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AFM In Zimbabwe Secretary-General Rev Tembo Has Died

The Secretary-General of the Apostolic Faith Mission (AFM) In Zimbabwe, Reverend Brian Tembo has died from COVID-19. Reverend Tembo, a former Overseer for Harare Central Province was at his time of death the pastor of Good Hope Assembly and the Overseer of Harare West Province. The President of AFM in Zimbabwe, Reverend Amon D Madawo made the announcement saying funeral arrangements will be announced in due course. Rev Madawo said: A dark cloud has fallen on us again. It is with a heavy and broken heart that I announce the…

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South Africa Taxi Wars: More SANDF, SAPS Deployed

More soldiers have been deployed to join the South African Police Service (SAPS) in Cape Town, to put an end to the ongoing taxi wars. Since the start of the year, at least 80 people have been killed in taxi-related shootings. eNCA reports that over the last two weeks, violence has erupted again in the city despite a peace agreement between warring factions. Now, local government and police are focused on restoring calm.https://www.youtube.com/embed/4Z9a3iBbRcY?feature=oembed eNCA’s Monique Mortlock shares more details in the video above. Violence is very common on South Africa’s various taxi…

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Zuma Has Applied For Leave From Prison To Attend Brother’s Funeral

Former South African President Jacob Zuma applied for compassionate leave from prison to attend his brother Michael Zuma’s funeral which will be held in KwaZulu-Natal on Thursday. Department of Correctional Services spokesman Singabakho Nxumalo told Bloomberg by phone Wednesday that Zuma submitted the application on Tuesday and authorities were considering it. He didn’t say when a decision would be made. The application is made amid growing calls from different quarters for the State to be compassionate and allow the former president to attend the family funeral. Zuma has been in…

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Mid-Term Budget And Economic Review Next Week – Treasury

The Minister of Finance and Economic Economic Development, Professor Mthuli Ncube has announced that the Mid-Term Budget And Economic Review is scheduled for next week on the 29th. In a statement, Ncube said: The public and all stakeholders are advised that the Minister of Finance and Economic Development, Hon. Prof. Mthuli Ncube, will be presenting the 2021 Mid-Term Budget and Economic Review to Parliament on Thursday 29th July 2021, starting at 1400hrs. In light of the subsisting Covid-19 guidelines, the presentation will be largely virtual, and will be broadcast on…

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Pfizer/BioNTech To Produce COVID-19 Vaccine In South Africa

COVID-19 vaccine makers BioNTech and Pfizer on Wednesday said they will be producing their jab in South Africa, the first such deal on the African continent. BioNTech and Pfizer said they had found a South African partner to produce the jab locally. The move comes amid growing criticism of vaccine inequality that has seen poor countries fall behind richer ones in the race to protect people from the coronavirus. In a statement, the company said it will complete the last step in the manufacturing process of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine, known…

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Sinopharm Vaccine More Expensive Than Most On Market: MDC Alliance

MDC Alliance led by Nelson Chamisa has insinuated that the Sinopharm vaccine is more expensive than many on the market. The party’s Health Secretary, Henry Madzorera who is also a former minister of Health insinuated that the government is procuring the Sinopharm vaccine because there is less scrutiny. News Flash present the party’s weekly health update. COV1D-19 Vaccination — Whither to? This weekly publication is designed to keep citizens informed on the most pertinent issues concerning the Covid-19 pandemic to enable the populace to make knowledgeable health choices. This week’s…

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UK MP Wants Tino Machakaire Investigated Over Rolls Royce

A United Kingdom (UK) MP, Lord Oates, wants Deputy Minister of Youth, Sport and Recreation, Tino Machakaire, investigated to establish the source of funds for the Rolls Royce Phantom he allegedly bought. Oates who is the Liberal Democrats Lords Spokesperson on the Climate Emergency & Energy Co-Chair All-Party Parliamentary Group for Zimbabwe suggests Machakaire raised the funds through corrupt activities. His remarks come when the acquisition of a Rolls Royce Phantom from Britain for a total of US$770 000 has set social media buzzing with Zanu PF sympathisers defending Machakaire…

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Veteran Journalist Tawanda Gudhlangah Has Died

Veteran journalist Tawanda Gudhlangah has died, fellow journalist Elias Mambo made the announcement. Mambo said Gudhlangah succumbed to COVID-19. He tweeted on Wednesday: Woke up to the saddest news that a dear brother & colleague @tawandagud succumbed to Covid-19. Thoroughly enjoyed his shifts & programmes on @classic263 & on @ZBCNewsonline He was a good man, a gentleman. A big loss to the journalism fraternity.

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