AUGUST 2016 REVIEW: Zimbabwe at the Olympics, Carl Joshua Ncube world record and more Harare chaos

So then we got  to August.

Here are the news highlights from August 2016 (bold means links to original article)

The Olympics were on and here are some of the highlights

Edgar Lungu was re-elected as president of Zambia

Jah Prayzah dropped his album with the Watora Mari video featuring Diamond Platnumz. It clocked a million views in under 3 weeks

Then there was the Dave Emberton incident with the bacon

Former FIFA president Joao Havelange died at 100

Carl Joshua Ncube kicked off his world record bid. He completed it and was successful

Soul Jah Love was involved in a car accident.

PHD’s Walter Magaya appeared in court over rape allegations.

Stunner launched his album If I Die Tonight

Harare opened its new ice skating rink 263Chilled

Melees descended on Harare and VP Phelekezela Mphoko’s shop was looted. And there were more chaotic scenes from Harare

SA cops intercepted a car with 23 Zimbabweans who were trafficking victims

Mafikizolo were pretty awesome at the ZiFM Stereo birthday gig

Charles Manyuchi completed an easy victory in Zambia