11 JAN 2020 Gambakwe News Headlines With Sandile Moyo

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HEADLINES

Floods leave 30 families homeless in Gokwe
About 30 families in Nembudziya, Gokwe North District, were left counting their losses after their houses and livestock were swept away by flash floods on Monday.

Syndicates invade Beitbridge border . . . Border jumping, smuggling ‘services’ on demand
ORGANISED syndicates have invaded areas along the Limpopo River at the border between Zimbabwe and South Africa where they are facilitating border jumping through several undesignated entry points.

Zim among WFP aid hotspots for 2020
THE World Food Programme (WFP) has identified Zimbabwe as one of its 2020 aid hotspots due to the devastating effects of climate change induced drought.

Five die in horrific crash
CHEGUTU: Five people died while 12 others were injured when a Kadoma-bound bakery truck and a Toyota Granvia minibus travelling to Harare collided at the 123-kilometre peg along the Harare-Bulawayo road on Friday.

Shocking drug price disparities
Patients seeking to buy medicines from the private sector need to shop around and compare prices first owing to huge disparities in the cost of similar products at different retail pharmacies.

Three hospitalised in Marondera after eating meat infected with anthrax
Three people are battling for their lives after consuming meat from animals that died of anthrax in Mahusekwa, Marondera district.

Dying in defence of the country
In a chapel of one of Zimbabwe`s funeral companies, two of the finest rangers within the Zimbabwe Parks and Wildlife Management Authority (Zimparks) rank were lying dead, murdered in the line of duty.

ZIMBWABWE VP’S WIFE SUES HUSBAND OVER ACCESS TO CHILDREN, HOUSE
The wife of Zimbabwe’s vice president, who faces charges of attempting to murder her husband, has sued over access to their children and home, court papers showed on Friday.
ENTERTAINMENT
BURNA BOY HEADS FOR ZIMBABWE!
Africa’s current hot musician Burna Boy is making a return to Zimbabwe, promotions company Kayse Connect announced today.

He will headline a gig in Harare on 17 April, an Independence Eve day concert.

Zimbabwe among top honeymoon destinations
IN yet another endorsement for destination Zimbabwe, the country has been listed among the top 10 places for honeymoon in the world.
New York-based monthly women’s magazine Harper’s Bazaar listed Zimbabwe among the best places to spend time for newly-wed couples saying the country’s resorts are more about adventure than top luxury.

Mafriq reunites, works on album
Popular urban grooves group, Mafriq, has reunited and are in the studio working on an album.

MURIDZO LIGHTS UP HARARE*
Contemporary artiste Andy Muridzo performed a superb show that he dedicated to his fans as a new year present at City Sports bar, Harare yesterday.

The Ndichamuudza chete (Ndizvo Chete) hitmakers made up of Lovedale “Discord” Makalanga, Tungamirai ‘Tunga T’ Mavi and Pauline Gundidza, reunited after eight years of pursuing solo careers.

Twala lambasts son over cellphone theft
Police are investigating a case of theft against the son of legendary musician and producer Sello Chicco Twala.

The investigation comes after video footage emerged yesterday which purports to show Twala escorting his son, Longwe, to the Diepkloof police station in Soweto.

SPORTS
ANSA awards dates set
THE dates for this year’s Annual National Sports Awards (ANSA) nominees have been set for January 22 while the main function will be held a week later.

Bosso, Harrison deal charms Dube
FORMER Highlanders left-back Milton Ncube has described Mark Harrison as the perfect man for his former Premiership football club.

Madzvamuse to lead cestoball crusade
FORMER Zimbabwe Handball Federation president and now Zimbabwe Cestoball Association (ZICA) president Amon Madzvamuse has promised to take the sport to greater heights after his recent visit to India for an international workshop.

ZIFA SENDS MESSAGES OF SUPPORT TO MUSONA
The country’s football governing body ZIFA, has sent a message of support to Warriors captain Knowledge Musona as he prepares to join a new club in the recently opened January transfer window.

INTERNATIONAL*

2nd ASSASSINATION ATTEMPT BY US CREATES MORE TENSION WITH IRAN
Hours before Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani was killed at Baghdad’s airport on Jan. 3, another Iranian military official was targeted in Yemen.

US IMPOSES FRESH SANCTIONS ON IRAN AFTER IRAQ ATTACK
The United States is imposing additional sanctions on Iran as a result of Tehran’s attack on US troops in Iraq this week, according to the US treasury secretary.

KEY MIDDLE EAST LEADER DIES, COULD CAUSE MORE CONFLICT BETWEEN U.S. IRAN
The Sultan of Oman, Qaboos bin Said al Said, died on Friday at the age of 79, according to Oman state media.

Iran thought the Ukrainian passenger plane it shot down was a US military plane
The Iranian military said it mistook the Ukrainian International Airlines Flight 752 as a “hostile target,” following reports of US military planes in the area.

RELIGION
RELIGIOUS LEADERS MOURN PROPHETESS WHO WAS ALLEGEDLY POISONED
A popular Warri-based prophetess has died after allegedly being poisoned by junior pastors in her ministry who wanted to take over from her.
Fellow religious leaders took to Facebook to mourn Prophetess Success Oni Onwaeze, who was the General Overseer of Salvation Solution Centre of All Nations. The religious leaders claim Prophetess Onwaeze was poisoned by “pastors in her ministry in a bid to hijack the church
from her.”

FINALLY ONE OF T.B. JOSHUA’S 2020 PROPHECIES COME TO PASS
Three days after the founder of Synagogue Church of All Nations, Prophet Temitope Joshua released his prophecies for 2020, one of the words from altar has come to fulfilment.

In the 11th prophecy, th e cleric warned against rift, disunity, and breakaway in the British Royal family has already come into manifestation.

BUSINESS
QATAR AIRWAYS TO FLY TO HARARE
Middle Eastern aviation giant Qatar Airways will add Harare to its routes ZimMorning Post reports. This was revealed by a source that spoke to the publication and said a high powered delegation was in the country to finalise the deal.