Zimbabwe News

UK: ‘How do we deserve such punishment’ – distraught father at moving funeral for 3 family members killed in Zim road crash

By Gilbert NyambabvuBIRMINGHAM: “It’s hard to understand why we would have deserved such punishment,” said Thompson Zendera, voice firm and yet brittle; the agony, or anger perhaps, palpable.Wearing a sharp suit in the black of grief, Zendera was addressing a mournful and still-shocked audience which packed Leicester’s Blessed Sacrament Roman Catholic Church Thursday morning.Between Zendera and his audience were three caskets; silent, snow white and yet a taunting reminder of the blackness and indifference of fate.In their grim irreversibility, lay the remains of Zendera’s two daughters; Monica Matanda (nee Zendera) who died aged 35 and younger sister Tsitsi who was… Read More
team4dfiUK: ‘How do we deserve such punishment’ – distraught father at moving funeral for 3 family members killed in Zim road crash

Legendary USA based musician Thomas Mapfumo visits Diaspora Insurance offices.

After spending the day with another sensational music legend Nox Guni, Thomas Mapfumo also known as Mukanya visited the Diaspora Insurance office in South Africa.
He is a living legend, a musician who has decades of success in the music industry. Now residing in the USA, Dr Mapfumo who has recently been appointed the Diaspora Insurance Brand Ambassador paid the Diaspora Insurance offices in South Africa a visit. He was accompanied by a fellow musician who is also a Diaspora Insurance Brand Ambassador, the sensational South Africa based Nox Guni.
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team4dfiLegendary USA based musician Thomas Mapfumo visits Diaspora Insurance offices.

IRELAND: Zim Woman’s Body Lay Undiscovered For 4 Days; Family Say She Had Just Been Granted Asylum

By corkbeo.ie IRELAND: A woman who died in asylum seeker accommodation in the city of Cork but remained undiscovered for several days, it has been confirmed. She had been working in the city and had only just been granted leave to permanently stay in Ireland, her family said. Paulina from Zimbabwe – known to her friends and family as ‘Mama Paulina’ – had been making plans to move out of the centre in Glounthane and start a new, independent life in Cork. But on Friday night, after her employer and her family had grown increasingly concerned for the woman they… Read More
team4dfiIRELAND: Zim Woman’s Body Lay Undiscovered For 4 Days; Family Say She Had Just Been Granted Asylum

Diaspora Insurance sponsors Miss Africa Great Britain 2021

It was a Friday evening in east London. It was getting dark and chilly. A snaking queue of excited people is forming outside the grand Royal Regency Hall in Manor Park. Security was at the gate, checking tickets and issuing wristbands. Inside, the hall was even grander, with huge golden chandeliers hanging from the decorated high ceilings. Beautiful African vibes filled the hall. It was the Grand Finale of the Miss Africa Great Britain 2021. 17 finalists from 17 African countries were competing that night and one of them was going to be crowned the Miss Africa GB 2021, not… Read More
team4dfiDiaspora Insurance sponsors Miss Africa Great Britain 2021

Diaspora Insurance steering the Miss Africa Great Britain event

Diaspora Insurance is proud to be sponsoring the finals of Miss Africa Great Britain 2021. The event with contestants from various African countries will take place on the 5th of November in London at the prestigious Royal Regency Hall, Contestants were drawn from UK residents of African origin, countries ranging from Angola, Botswana, Malawi, Zambia, Zimbabwe, South Africa, Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya, Burundi, Rwanda, Tanzania, Ethiopia,  Mozambique, DRC, Eswatini, Namibia, and many more. “As Diaspora Insurance, we are only playing our party in contributing to community initiatives involving the Diaspora communities,” said Diaposra Insurance Director, Dr. Sibert Mandega, Diaspora Insurance is… Read More
team4dfiDiaspora Insurance steering the Miss Africa Great Britain event

GoFund Me set up for Peter Chiware to help with body repatriation

A GoFundMe campaign has been launched to help repatriate the body of Peter Chiware. Peter is to be repatriated from the UK to Zimbabwe, following his death due to covid. The GoFund Me appeal read; “Peter Chiware succumbed to Covid 19 on 08/19 leaving behind his 18 year old daughter and wife after quite a struggle with related complications in Gabarone, Botswana. He had been hospitalized twice as he fought for his life. He will have to be repatriated to Zimbabwe which will be his final resting place. It is always sad when we lose a loved one. The one… Read More
team4dfiGoFund Me set up for Peter Chiware to help with body repatriation

Shona Ferguson Passes Away … Africa robbed of a film icon

According to Sunday World, Connie Ferguson’s husband, Shona, has passed away. Shona passed away at the Milpark private hospital in Johannesburg on Friday afternoon. The media mogul was admitted there last week after suffering from chest pains. It was later discovered that he had heart problems and he underwent a major heart operation. A source to the family confirmed the matter. “I can confirm that he just died. Connie is busy with the funeral arrangements,” said the source. Attempts to solicit comments from Connie drew a blank as her phone, understandably, just rang unanswered. Earlier this week, Sunday World reported… Read More
team4dfiShona Ferguson Passes Away … Africa robbed of a film icon

GoFundMe set up to help with send-off for UK based woman

A go-fund-me has been set up to help with the send-off of a UK based woman Ozlinah Moyo who passed away recently. In a statement on the go-fund-me website, the appeal by Darren Moyo read “Unfortunately we have lost a beautiful soul. No words can comprehend the pain we are feeling at this tough time. Typing this feels unreal and i would never wish this pain on anyone. As we all know Ozlinah was a joyful , happy and a beautiful woman and she would help anyone without a hesitation. In honours of Ozlinah any donations will help give her… Read More
team4dfiGoFundMe set up to help with send-off for UK based woman

GoFundMe for UK man who passed away 10 days after terminal diagnosis

A GoFundMe appeal has been set up for a UK-based man, Mr. Witness Walter Munzara who sadly passed away just 10 days after a terminal diagnosis of stage 4 pancreatic cancer. His brother who made the appeal on the GoFundMe website wrote; “My brother Witness Walter Munzara went into hospital two weeks gone with severe abdominal pain which he thought was caused by ulcers and was admitted at Wigan Royal Infirmary Hospital. Following some investigations including scans he was diagnosed with Terminal pancreatic cancer stage 4 last week . The prognosis was very poor ( given weeks of survival) so… Read More
team4dfiGoFundMe for UK man who passed away 10 days after terminal diagnosis

Remembering International Widows’ Day – Diaspora donates and says “You are never alone”

The emotional and economic effects of widowhood throughout the world are undeniable. This is much so in Africa where men are predominantly breadwinners and when they die, leave a legacy of poverty for families. Widows have an additional burden of emotional turmoil going through grieving whilst upholding tough cultural expectations. It’s not uncommon for widows to be accused of their husbands’ death. This is usually perpetrated by the husband’s family who would normally exclude the widow from inheriting the husband’s estate resulting in economic deprivation and poverty. The economic deprivation is usually also accompanied by the emotional burden of mourning… Read More
team4dfiRemembering International Widows’ Day – Diaspora donates and says “You are never alone”