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Ghana Set to be Sub-Saharan Africa’s Fastest Growing Economy in 2011

Ghana Set to be Sub-Saharan Africa’s Fastest Growing Economy in 2011

The World Bank has projected that Ghana’s economy will be the fastest growing in Sub-Saharan Africa’s this year at 13.4% before slowing down to 10% next year. This is on the back of large...

Alexander Hemon: Let 12 year-olds Become Paliamentarians

Alexander Hemon: Let 12 year-olds Become Paliamentarians

Bosnian born novelist Aleksandar Hemon says that all parliaments around the world should have a portion of their members chosen by lottery, and that people aged 12 and up should be eligible. That way...

New Sofala to Stage Two Adam Chisvo Tribute Shows This Weekend

New Sofala to Stage Two Adam Chisvo Tribute Shows This Weekend

Fast-rising artist management and development entity, New Sofala will stage two Adam Chisvo gigs this weekend, with bands that played with the Mbira maestro. The first is with Victor Kunonga and Peace at Jazz...

A Moment With… Teurai Chanakira

A Moment With… Teurai Chanakira

Teurai Chanakira is a Model, Writer/Blogger, Fashion Editor and Founder of the Elizabeth Chanakira Cancer Trust in Harare, Zimbabwe.  Teurai left Zimbabwe when she was 13 to live in Bonn, Germany with her parents. ...

Spelling Mistakes Are Bad for Business

Spelling Mistakes Are Bad for Business

Bad spelling on your website is bad for your business says a UK online entrepreneur. Revenue was measured for a site called tighstplease.co.uk and it was found that it doubled when spelling mistakes were...

HIV Treatment Pills Could Reduce Chance of Infection by up to 78%

HIV Treatment Pills Could Reduce Chance of Infection by up to 78%

A new study has shown that HIV treatment pills can reduce the chances of infection between heterosexual men and women. The study involved over 1200 sexually active men and women in Bostwana. Half were...

Robber Detained For Three Days as Sex Slave

Robber Detained For Three Days as Sex Slave

A Russian robber who broke into a hair was beaten up by its owner and detained for three days while being fed viagra and being used a sex slave. Viktor Jasinski, 32, admitted to...

Vybz Kartel is Looking For a Wife

Vybz Kartel is Looking For a Wife

Controversial dancehall artist Vybz Kartel is looking for a wife. Yes he wants to turn Mi fi Give You Love into reality. And he is not doing it the ordinary way. No way. If...

Adam Chisvo Dies

Adam Chisvo Dies

Zimbabwe’s music industry was last night rocked by the sudden death of legendary percussionist Adam Chisvo. Chisvo died at Harare Hospital from sugar diabetes-related complications. A gentle giant, Adam was a constant in the...

Man Sexually Assaulted by Four Women at Gunpoint

Man Sexually Assaulted by Four Women at Gunpoint

The local government rag, The Herald is running a story on a man who was sexually assaulted by 4 women at gunpoint in Juru. Don’t ask me where that is because I have no...

Successful, Single and Lonely

Successful, Single and Lonely

They say money makes the world go round. Who could blame them? Take a look around. The lot with loads of paper seem to be the happiest around.  Or are they? Conversations with a...

Oliver Mtukudzi Twitter Account Fake

Oliver Mtukudzi Twitter Account Fake

Recently someone created an account on Twitter called @Oliver_Mtukudzi claiming that they were the Zimbabwe mega-star. A quick call to Nzou has exposed this account as a fake. When asked by 3-mob whether the...

Sitting in front of TV ‘increases blood clot risk’

Sitting in front of TV ‘increases blood clot risk’

Couch potatoes be warned. Slumping in front of the TV every night after work can double the risk of deadly blood clots, those geeks in white coats would like us to believe. They say...

Convicted Robber Sues for Lack of Access to Porn

Convicted Robber Sues for Lack of Access to Porn

A Michigan man who was convicted of bank robbery has sued the state of Michigan and the governor for lack of access to porn. Kyle Richards, 21, claims that he is being subjected to...

Where is Your Pride, Zimbabwean Sportsman?

Where is Your Pride, Zimbabwean Sportsman?

I want what all men want, I just want it more – Archilles Zimbabwe cricketer Foster Mutizwa had the chance to catapult himself into some form of minor cult status, in Saturday’s match against South Africa...

Daily News a Bit Disturbing

Daily News a Bit Disturbing

Yes, the government of Zimbabwe is not the most popular in the world, at least not half of it. Daily News obviously is not a fan. However, when you have a newspaper that takes...