White House lawyers say voters should decide Trump’s fate

WHITE HOUSE lawyers began their defense of Donald Trump at his historic Senate impeachment trial on Saturday, saying the president did nothing wrong in his dealings with Ukraine and American…

China’s animal trade to bring more viral outbreaks: experts

THE animal-borne SARS virus 17 years ago was supposed to be a wake-up call about consuming wildlife as food, but scientists say China’s latest epidemic indicates that the practice remains…

China hardens virus defences as death toll hits 56

CHINA on Sunday expanded drastic travel restrictions to contain a viral contagion that has killed 56 people and infected nearly 2,000, as the United States and France prepared to evacuate…

Weinstein drew up ‘red flag list’ of women, rape trial told

HARVEY Weinstein told a private investigator to approach women he suspected were detailing sexual misconduct allegations against him to journalists, his rape trial was told Friday, as the court heard…

Rescuers scramble to find survivors after Turkey quake kills 22

RESCUE workers raced against time Saturday to find survivors under the rubble after a powerful earthquake claimed 22 lives and left more than 1,200 injured in eastern Turkey. The magnitude…

Zinara boss dismissed

ZIMBABWE National Roads Administration (Zinara) tolling manager Mr Ostern Chimedza has been fired for presiding over financial leakages at tollgates running into millions of dollars. His dismissal comes barely two…

Over 40 000 hectares of vegetation lost in Mash-Central Province annually

By ZBC Reporter MASHONALAND central Province loses vegetation averaging 40 000 hectares annually due to tobacco curing. The Forestry Commission this Friday launched a tree planting initiative dubbed “Tobacco Wood…

Police arrest 1800 in Machetes gang crackdown

By ZBC Reporter THE Zimbabwe Republic Police have moved a gear up in their fight against machete-wielding gangsters as 1 800 members of machete-wielding gangs have been arrested of which…

Four Australian cases of coronavirus confirmed

THREE cases of the deadly coronavirus have been confirmed in New South Wales, bringing the total nationwide to four. NSW Health tonight confirmed three men – aged 43, 45 and…

China coronavirus: Death toll continues to rise as disease spreads

CHINA’S Health officials in say 15 more people have died from a coronavirus in the province of Hubei, where the outbreak first started. There are currently 1,287 confirmed cases in…