Syria says Tremseh “not a massacre”

Syria denied on Sunday accusations by special envoy Kofi Annan that it used heavy weapons or helicopters in clashes in the village of Tremseh last week, saying his comments about the fighting, which activists called a massacre, were “rushed”. Jihad Makdissi, spokesman for Syria’s Foreign Ministry, said security forces killed 37 fighters and two civilians […]
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Big Brother Africa: Maneta tops eviction votes

Zimbabwe’s Manetta seemed to have ticked off most of her housemate in Upville as her name was on the lips of almost everyone during Monday morning’s nominations for eviction. She bagged 4 nominations in her name for various reasons including being manipulative and brash. Manetta was followed by Barbs and Prezzo with 3 votes apiece. […]
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Injured Yobo misses crunch matches

Joseph Yobo has been ruled out of next month’s 2014 World Cup and 2013 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers. The Nigeria skipper sustained an injury during Wednesday’s Turkish Cup final, whilst playing for Fenerbahce. According to Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi, the Istanbul side suggest Yobo will be out for over four weeks. Keshi has added […]
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Zim Olympic Committee get $100,000 kit sponsorship

The Zimbabwe Olympic Committee has secured kits sponsorship for Team Zimbabwe worth $100,000 for the 2012 London Olympic Game. Chief executive Anna Mguni (pictured) made the announcement yesterday. The Japanese sport giant Mizuno Corporation pledged the amount which covers competition and out of competition kit. ZOC and Mizuno entered into the agreement last week, Mguni said. She […]
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