VW Golf Bids Goodbye?

The VW Golf is one of the world’s most popular nameplates but its future appears to be hanging precariously in the balance as the automotive landscape continues to change and evolve at a rapid pace. Will we see a Golf 9 come to market? Maybe not… Back in 2020, regular Cars.co.za contributor, Lance Branquinho, penned an excellent opinion piece entitled, Last Round of Golf? , which then highlighted the potential demise of the beloved Golf as the firm presses firmly towards an electrified future. If you haven’t read it, please do.  Less…

Dulibadzimo Utd – Chapungu Game Moved

Sports Reporter DULIBADZIMU United fans will have to wait until Thursday August 11 2022 to watch their home team clash with Chapungu after ZIFA Central Region moved the game to Thursday this week to allow the airmen participate in national Heroes Day games. The Gweru based military side are engaged in the national games featuring other Defence Forces teams like Black Rhinos, Tongogara to name just a few. On the Beitbridge chapter of the Heroes Day celebrations, Dulibadzimu United senior team will watch their development side, Dulibadzimu Under 19, battle…

Bob Marley gets orchestra treatment

A bold musical adventure has unleased a classical dimension to 10 timeless songs from the catalogue of the world’s most popular reggae musician. When Chi-chi Nwanoku, the founder of the Chineke! Orchestra, the UK’s first and only majority black orchestra, received a call from Island Records saying they wanted to make a new recording of Bob Marley’s greatest hits, she was stunned. “I was thinking ‘how can you do that, is this not sacrilege, the music is already perfect,’” she recalls while sharing the story of the new album Bob…

Kelly Has $28,000 in His Prison-Inmate Account. Prosecutors Want to Seize It

Prosecutors have asked a federal court to seize more than $28,000 that R Kelly has in his prison inmate account, noting that the R&B singer hasn’t paid $140,000 in court-ordered fines. In a letter Thursday, the government said it was informed by the Bureau of Prisons “that the defendant had accumulated substantial funds in his inmate trust account,” which can be used to buy food and items at the prison commissary. As of Aug. 3, the amount was $28,328.24. The Bureau of Prisons has restrained the funds at the government’s…

Major Dam needed For Beitbridge East: Nguluvhe

Beitbridge Bureau THE Member of Parliament for Beitbridge East Albert Nguluvhe has appealed to the Government to build a large dam in his dry constituency he says has a huge potential for cropping if water was provided. Nguluvhe said his constituency can benefit from a dam located on the Bubye River which is the boundary between Mwenezi and Beitbridge or an inland dam feeding by abstraction from the Limpopo River. As of now cropping is not very common in his constituency and is only practised under irrigation although lately climate…

English League Memories Linger For Dulibadzimu Visually Impaired Community

BY REX MPHISACURTAINS closed on the 2021/2022 soccer English Premiership League (EPL) so religiously followed in Beitbridge, Zimbabwe and world over with it’s high, low, happy and saddening moments. It ended last Sunday with relegations, European places and even the destination of the title itself decided on the last day. Many lost substantial amounts in betting, a sidestream of soccer that has gained momentum. Unlike what a lot of people believe there is a reward for every position in the EPL. However not every team has such an obvious prize…

Dulibadzimu United Stuns Shesham

BY REX MPHISA Shesham (1) 1 Dulibadzimu Utd (0) 1 THERE are times in life when everything falls in place. These are days when the sun rises from the east at 6am sharp and the weather is fine-tuned by heavenly God’s to suit your desire. The meal before you is fit for higher class, Pele the GOAT of soccer, the late reggae maestro Robert “Bob”Nesta Marley, Cristiano Ronaldo or even the greatest boxer in the late Cassius Clay aka Mohammed Ali.. Radio stations and Bar DJs seems to pick favourite…

Beitbridge Eye Remembers Bob Marley

BY REX MPHISA/New York Times (Today in History) Reggae star Bob Marley has died at 36 – screamed all international newspapers exactly 41 years and one day ago. Bob, whose real names were Robert Nesta Marley, had a year earlier, been recorded as the first ever international superstar to perform in independent Zimbabwe at Rufaro Stadium on April 17 and into the newly born state of Zimbabwe. He came on the invite of the incoming Zimbabwe Government which had dislodged colonial Rhodesia through a protracted bush war during which many…

Cross Border Traders Association, FBC In Mastercard Deal

BY REX MPHISA THE Cross Border Traders Association and FBC Bank have entered into a deal where members of the former will no longer carry cash but a bank Mastercard capable of international transactions. Cross Border Traders Association chief executive Killer Zivhu said the new facility will reduce the risk of robberies on members and provide various advantages among them border chances of business expansion. “We arrived at this idea having seen that our members have of late become victim to robberies. Traders will no longer have the discomfort of…

SA Police nab Four Zimbabweans for cross-border stock theft

BY REX MPHISAFOUR suspects believed to be Zimbabweans have been arrested and charged after being found in possession of livestock suspected to have been stolen from Zimbabwe. Petros Mbedzi (41), Phenuel Ndou (36), Hulisani Mbedzi (36) and Bokans Mave (36) appeared at the Polokwane Magistrates’ Court where they each faced another charge for contravention of the Immigration Act on 05 April 2022. The four were denied bail and had their cases postponed to Friday 29 April 2022. According to a press statement by Limpopo Province Police the four who appeared…