Articles tagged 'congo'

A slippery slope...Zifa, Magaya relationship under spotlight 31 March 2019 HARARE - Footballl “mad” founder of Prophetic Healing and Deliverance (PHD) ministries — Walter Magaya is known for his philanthropy — but there are some critics who feel it is all for the cameras.
Warriors remain top after Congo draw 10 September 2018   HARARE - Zimbabwe wasted a good opportunity to assume total control of Group G when they allowed Congo to come back and rescue a point during yesterday's 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifier. The Warriors are now on four points in the group from two matches and remain in first pla...
Here we go again' 9 September 2018 HARARE - After a year and some months' hiatus, the Warriors resume their 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifying campaign when they take on Congo in Brazzaville this afternoon. Kick-off is 4:30pm local time at the Stade Alphonse Massamba Debat. Zimbabwe began their 2019 Afcon group G ...
'Congo here we come' 8 September 2018 HARARE - The Warriors left for Brazzaville yesterday afternoon ahead of tomorrow's crucial 2019 Afcon qualifier Group G match against Congo full of confidence that they will get a positive result. Zimbabwe currently sit top of the group following their 3-0 win over Liberia at the National Spor...
Mhofu banks on Musona, Billiat 28 August 2018 HARARE - Warriors coach Sunday Chidzambwa is excited by the form being shown by his forwards – Khama Billiat and Knowledge Musona – ahead of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifier against Congo next month. With injuries forcing some of the Warriors key players to withdraw from the im...
Congo president's daughter charged with corruption 26 June 2017 PARIS - Investigators have widened a corruption probe into the French assets of three African ruling families, charging the daughter and son-in-law of Congo's President Denis Sassou Nguesso, judicial sources told AFP on Sunday. Julienne Sassou Nguesso, 50, and her 53-year-old husband Guy Johns...
Congolese music star Papa Wemba dies 24 April 2016 KINSHASA - The influential Congolese music star Papa Wemba has died after collapsing on stage in Abidjan in Ivory Coast, media reports say. Video from the concert shows the artist, who was 66, slumped on the floor as dancers continue to perform, unaware of what is happening. French broadcas...
Congo President seeks third term 23 September 2015 BRAZAVILLE - Congo-Brazzaville's leader has said he will hold a referendum on whether to change the constitution to allow him to stand for a controversial third term. "I decided to give the people a direct voice," said President Denis Sassou Nguesso, 72, who has ruled for more than 30 of the p...
Congo, Rwanda 'in border clashes' 12 June 2014 KINSHASA - Rwandan forces and troops from DR Congo are fighting each other on their shared border, the Congolese information minister says. Lambert Mende told the BBC the battle began when a unit of Rwandan soldiers crossed over the border and attacked early on Wednesday. After fighting for...
DR Congo army seizes rebel base 31 October 2013 KINSHASA - Government forces in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo have captured Bunagana town, the main base of the M23 rebel group, officials say. The troops entered the town on the Ugandan border in large numbers as the rebels fled, residents told the BBC. M23 political leader Bertrand...
Zifa sued over $4 500 hotel bill 23 July 2013 HARARE - Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) has been dragged to court by Selous Hotel for failing to pay a $4 500 accommodation bill. The case, which is now being settled out of court after being heard at the Harare Civil Court, had seen the hotel moving to recover $4 541, being cost of su ...