Articles tagged 'canada'

Canada passes bill legalising recreational marijuana 8 June 2018 OTTAWA - Canada's Senate passed a bill on Thursday legalising recreational marijuana, moving it closer to becoming the first member of the Group of Seven nations to legalise the production, sale and consumption of the drug. Bill C-45, or the Cannabis Act, passed the Senate with 52 votes for, 3...
Canada doctors protest over own pay hike 12 March 2018 MORE than 500 doctors and 150 medial students have signed a public letter in protest over their own pay rises. The group, known as Médecins Québécois pour le Régime Public (MQRP), from Canada, have raised concerns that they would receive an increase in their salaries while patients and nurses ...
Jah Prayzah's Canada tour called off 5 July 2017 HARARE - Local music star Jah Prayzah's two-day tour of Canada which was scheduled to kick-off on July 1 failed to materialise amid allegations that the promoter of the event bungled the Zimbabwean star's travel arrangements. Jah Prayzah was set to perform in Toronto on Canada Day which falls ...
Jah Prayzah set for Canada return 29 May 2017 HARARE - Zimbabwean music star Jah Prayzah will hold two gigs in Canada at the beginning of July meant to celebrate the giant North American country's 150th anniversary. The Jerusarema singer will kick off the tour of Canada in Toronto on Canada Day, July 1, after which he will perform in Edmo...
Zim A complete series whitewash 20 May 2017 HARARE - Hamilton Masakadza scored a century to help Zimbabwe A beat Canada by 70 runs during the third and final one-day game yesterday to secure a 3-0 series whitewash. Zimbabwe A had won the other two matches by two wickets and 78 run respectively against the Associate nation. Yesterday,...
Williams' century flattens Canada 19 May 2017 HARARE - The Zimbabwe A cricket side have won their three-match series against Canada following yesterday's 78-run win in the second one-day game largely thanks to Sean Williams' unbeaten century. The hosts had won the first match last Tuesday by two wickets and they now carry an unassailable ...
Zim A out to seal series 18 May 2017 HARARE - Zimbabwe A will be looking for a more clinical batting performance when they take on Canada in the second one-day game at Harare Sports Club today. The hosts will win the three-match series if they triumph in today's match after having secured a two-wicket victory in the first match o...
Zimbabwe A sneak past Canada 17 May 2017 HARARE - Zimbabwe A cricket side captain Sikandar Raza is pleased with his side's batting performance during yesterday's two-wicket win over Canada in the first one-day match. Canada won the toss and elected to bat first before posting a total of 248 for six in their allotted 50 overs. Open...
Mighty Warriors global appeal 11 August 2016 HARARE - Although they heavily lost their entire group matches at the Rio Olympic Games, the Mighty Warriors definitely won many admirers. The aggregate scoreline in the all three of the Zimbabwe national women's football side was 15-3 but that did not stop the side from leaving an indelible m...
Tough draw for Mighty Warriors 15 April 2016 HARARE - The Mighty Warriors were placed in a tough Group F when the draw for the 2016 Olympic Games was conducted in Brazil yesterday. Shadreck Mlauzi would have to contend with women's football powerhouses Canada, Germany and Australia when the tournament starts on August 3. [GoogleAd] ...
Mbira breakthrough in Canada 20 April 2015 HARARE - When the “Mbira in Schools” Project was launched in August last year, its founder Albert Chimedza  hardly imagined that his ambitious initiative would quickly spread its influence to as far as Canada. Montreal-based Ginette Hétu-Bertrand, who briefly lived in Harare soon after indepen...
Zim artiste popularises mbira in Canada 10 April 2015 HARARE - Playing the mbira has kept Canada-based musician Evelyn Mukwedeya in touch with her Zimbabwean roots. Mukwedeya's mbira-playing prowess has enabled her to create links with internationally acclaimed artistes in Canada from her base in Toronto where she has lived for over a decade. ...
Increase Zim A games: Makunura 15 January 2015 HARARE - Zimbabwe A coach Shepherd Makunura has called on Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) to avail more game time for the country's second-string side as a way of bridging the gap between national team players and those in the fringes. Makunura made the remarks following the completion of Canada's four-...
Utseya rescues Zimbabwe A 9 January 2015 HARARE – Bowler Prosper Utseya snatched a victory from the jaws of defeat for Zimbabwe A against Canada yesterday with a clinical 46-ball 36 runs as the hosts won by one wicket with four balls remaining here yesterday. Canada batted first and were restricted to 170-9 in 50 overs while Zimbabwe...
Zimbabwe A steamroll Canada 7 January 2015 HARARE - All-rounders Chamu Chibhabha and Tawanda Mupariwa raised their hands to be counted on the last minute and adding headache to the selectors on the eve of the World Cup squad announcement here yesterday. Zimbabwe A hammered the visiting Canadian side by 111 runs after batting first and ...
Canada or Asian Select? 7 January 2015 HARARE - Just one player born in Canada featured in the team's 111-run defeat to Zimbabwe A yesterday to further raise question marks over the eligibility debate that reoccurs frequently in international sport. 25-year-old batsman Usman Lambada was the only locally-based player in the eleven t...
PJ Moor ruled out of opener 6 January 2015 HARARE - Zimbabwe A batsman PJ Moor has been ruled out of the opening one day match against associate nation Canada that gets underway at Harare Sports Club this morning. The 23-year-old right-handed batsman suffered a bout of flue with preliminary indications linking it to Malaria. Zim A c...
Canada ready for Zim A challenge 5 January 2015 HARARE - Canada cricket coach Mukesh Narula believes Zimbabwe A will be pushed to the limit by his team when the two sides face off in four fifty-over matches at Harare Sports Club. The matches begin tomorrow but not much play is forecasted to take place, with Zimbabwe's weather department iss...
Canada to tour Zim in January 17 December 2014 HARARE - Canada will tour Zimbabwe for four One-Day International (ODI) matches early January – five years after the North Americans cancelled a scheduled visit here due to health reasons. A one-day series between the two countries was called off in 2009 after the Canadian government issued a h...
Black Umfolosi leaves for Canada 3 November 2014 BULAWAYO - Imbube and mbaqanga outfit, Black Umfolosi, left for a one-month tour of Canada yesterday which will take them to several cities in the North American country. The veteran Bulawayo outfit, which traditionally tours either Europe or America at least twice a year, left through South A...
Manyeruke, gospel stars to perform in Canada 28 May 2014 HARARE - Veteran artiste Mechanic Manyeruke is scheduled to leave for Canada this morning along with seven other gospel musicians to do six concerts in the North American country. Manyeruke is leaving for the month-long Canadian tour with Thembalami, Bethen Pasinawako-Ngolomi, ex-Zimpraise mem...
UK, Canada boycott UNWTO 28 August 2013 VICTORIA FALLS - The United Kingdom and Canada have boycotted the United Nations World Tourism Organisation general assembly which opened in Victoria Falls on Monday, to protest gross human rights abuses and election rigging by President Robert Mugabe. Major UK airlines, including British Airw...