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The Chronicle Nduduzo Tshuma, Assistant Editor THE memory of the late veteran nationalist and one of the country’s founding fathers, Dr Joshua Nkomo, must be kept alive from generation to generation in honour of his contribution to the liberation of Zimbabwe, President Mnangagwa has said. Speaking in an interview at the Joshua Mqabuko Nkomo International…

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The Chronicle Nqobile Tshili, Chronicle ReporterTODAY marks 23 years since veteran nationalist and Vice-President, Dr Joshua Mqabuko Nyongolo Nkomo died, and the nation still cherishes his legacy of selfless sacrifice, peace, unity and national development. Popularly known as Father Zimbabwe, the fearless freedom fighter succumbed to prostate cancer on July 1, 1999 at the age…

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The Chronicle BUDGET airline, Fastjet, on Thursday launched its inaugural flight between Zimbabwe and Botswana via the resort city of Victoria Falls to Maun in the neighbouring country. Flights between Maun and Victoria Falls will be available on Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday using an Embraer ERJ145 aircraft. “Our inaugural flight lands in Maun, Botswana,…

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The Chronicle Bongani Ndlovu, Online Reporter POLICE in Bulawayo are investigating a case of suicide after a woman drank an unknown poison and died at her home in the Umguza area. The woman Chipo Rutsava (24) died on Tuesday, Bulawayo provincial police spokesperson Inspector Abednico Ncube confirmed. He said she was found by a worker…

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The Chronicle Mthabisi Tshuma, Showbiz Reporter PREPARATIONS are at an advanced stage for gospel sensation Janet Manyowa’s debut live performance in Bulawayo with the artiste expected to arrive in the city today. The show taking place at the ZITF Hall 3 on Saturday has been dubbed “In the City of Kings and Queens Wanqoba Concert…

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The Chronicle Mbulelo Mpofu, Showbiz Reporter FAME and success are any creative’s Holy Grail and one avenue that has helped showbiz personnel attain lofty heights is social media. With the globe celebrating World Social Media Day, local creatives have taken time to reflect on the power of social media on their brands. This day was…

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The Chronicle US singer R. Kelly has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for using his celebrity status to sexually abuse children and women. The R&B artist, 55, was convicted last September in New York of racketeering and sex trafficking crimes. He had faced years of allegations and the judge on Wednesday said he…

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The Chronicle Mthabisi Tshuma, Showbiz Reporter Pastor Barak’s live concert on Saturday night was a great success as people had a chance to mingle with him physically and later that night, his international fans were able to watch the premiere of the Wavuma video on DStv’s One Gospel (Channel 331). The Wavuma Experience brought life…

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The Chronicle Midlands Bureau Chief THREE suspected armed robbers allegedly got away with a total of US$2 012 and stole two vehicles in two separate incidents in Mvuma on the same night. Midlands Provincial police spokesperson, Inspector Emmanuel Mahoko, confirmed the robberies. He said the two motor vehicles were stolen in one night in two…

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The Chronicle Michael Magoronga, Midlands Correspondent Kwekwe will be a hive of activity this weekend with a number of artists from Harare set to entertain revellers in the mining town. Killer T who was at Solomon’s Lifestyle Café last month where he serenaded his legion of fans will return to the city on Friday, only…

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