Articles tagged 'belgium'

Brussels attacks: 'Two brothers' behind bombings 23 March 2016 BRUSSELS - Two of the men who carried out attacks in Brussels on Tuesday have been named by Belgian media as the brothers Khalid and Brahim el-Bakraoui. The RTBF broadcaster said the pair were known to police. It is believed at least one was among three suspects seen in a CCTV image at Zavente...
Mubure settles for bronze in Belgium 15 April 2015 HARARE - Zimbabwe's top squash player Ishmael Mubure held his own at the Squash Point PSA Open in Belgium over the weekend. The 28-year-old finished third out of a pool of 32 players. The four-time Mashonaland Closed Squash champion had earlier received a first round bye before beating Belg...
Invest in local diamond auctions, Zim urged 25 September 2014 HARARE - Zimbabwe must invest in re-establishing local diamond auctions to avoid being short-changed at international markets, Mungai Lenneiye, former World Bank Zimbabwe country manager said. This comes as Mines minister Walter Chidakwa last week said the country will resume auctioning its di...
Parly questions Antwerp diamond auction 18 September 2014 HARARE - Government has confirmed dispatching a team of lawyers to Belgium seeking  to recover $45 million seized at the Antwerp World Diamond Centre in Belgium last week. As first exclusively revealed by the Daily News this week, Amari Platinum Holdings Limited (Amari) won a temporary relief ...
Belgium edge USA 2 July 2014 LONDON - Marc Wilmots did what everyone seemed to be asking him to do and started the teenaged Divock Origi in this game, only for the Belgian to spend 90 minutes being foiled by Tim Howard like the rest of his team-mates. The Everton goalkeeper played one of the games of his life in taking th...
Belgium reach last-16 23 June 2014 LONDON - An Eden Hazard assist and a goal by Divock Origi in the 88th minute secured Belgium a 1-0 World Cup win over Russia in Group H at the Maracana in Rio on Sunday, along with qualification for the knockout stages. The teenage striker rifled in following great work down the left from Haza...
Belgium fight back to beat Algeria 18 June 2014 LONDON - Much-fancied Belgium suffered a case of stage fright in their first World Cup match in 12 years and had to battle back from a goal down to beat gutsy Algeria 2-1 with two goals late in the game in their World Cup Group H opener on Tuesday. Substitutes Marouane Fellaini and Dries Merte...
Belgium passes China as major Zim tobacco buyer 24 April 2014 HARARE - Belgium has overtaken China as the major buyer of Zimbabwe’s tobacco. The Asian economic giant, which has traditionally been the top importer of Zimbabwean tobacco, has dropped to fourth position. In last year’s season, Belgium was the third biggest buyer. Statistics for the 201...
Meet the cricket captain of…eeh…Belgium! 22 April 2014 HARARE - If you were to introduce Aussie rules football or trampoline in Zimbabwe, you will almost certainly find a good number of local folk trying a hand. I mean, didn't we recently have someone at the Winter Olympics, when snow (albeit just a smidgen of it) was last seen in the country more...
Zim gems to fetch $35m in Antwerp 20 February 2014 HARARE - Zimbabwe expects to rake in nearly $35 million from the second auction of its diamonds in Antwerp, Belgium this week. The country — planning to resume local auctions this year — put over 923 000 diamond carats under the hammer. Last year, it sold more than 279 000 carats in Antwerp...
Zim artist makes it big in Belgium 21 May 2013 HARARE - When Harare-born painter Molly Maureen Phiri Winkelmans left Zimbabwe for Belgium 16 years ago she hardly ever imagined that she would end up a proud owner of a classy art gallery in Antwerp. The product of BAT School of Arts, Harare Polytechnic Fine Arts department and National Gallery ...