Utloile Silaigwana News Politics 

ZEC appoints Silaingwana as the acting chief elections officer

THE Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) has appointed Mr Utloile Silaigwana as the acting chief elections officer taking over from Mrs Constance Chigwamba who has since returned to the Public Service Commission. The appointment of Mr Silaigwana is effective from the beginning of this month. In a statement yesterday, Zec chairperson Justice Priscilla Chigumba confirmed the appointment. “The Zec is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Utloile Silaigwana as the acting chief elections officer with effect from 1st of March 2018. “Mr Silaigwana possesses a wealth of experience in election…

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Local News 

Huge investment made in Chinhoyi 7

The 120-minute long film about the Chinhoyi battle was commissioned by Vice-President Constantino Chiwenga, then Zimbabwe Defence Forces commander and it was shot using high-tech equipment for effect. “One of the problems with the local movie industry is that it hasn’t been supported financially. That can be seen by the quality of movies being produced. It’s not like people are not talented but they are not getting enough funding. The government should fund the industry,” Sarireni said. “This is a world standard movie shot using 4k Red Dragon cameras. You…

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indecent assault News 

Nigeria Boko Haram: Some missing girls ‘rescued’ after school attack

Some of the schoolgirls missing after a militant attack on a boarding school in northern Nigeria have been rescued by the military, officials say. About 100 children were believed to be missing after pupils and teachers fled into bush outside the town of Dapchi during the attack. BBC Parents told the BBC they had seen girls being taken away in trucks. The attack comes four years after Boko Haram kidnapped more than 270 girls from a school in the town of Chibok. In a statement, the Yobe state government said…

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Kwesé Business News 

Kwesé acquires stake in iflix Africa

ECONET Media’s pan-African media company Kwesé TV has acquired a significant stake in iflix Africa to form part of its diverse broadcast offering, as the core vehicle to deliver seamless mobile experiences to millions of viewers in Africa. iflix is a world leading entertainment service for emerging markets, offering users unlimited access to thousands of television shows, movies and more. In a statement yesterday, Econet Media said the partnership would create an exceptional mobile offering. “Having set up operations in Nigeria, Kenya, Ghana and South Africa, iflix offers users the…

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