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"I Am Joining The Jobless Market" Says Gono As He Leaves RBZ

Today, November 30, 2013 officially marks Dr Gideon Gono's last day at the helm of Zimbabwe's lender of last resort, the Reserve bank of Zimbabwe ... Full story

Technology For Producing Electricity, Drinking Water And Heat Simultaneously Inaugurated

Nairobi, Kenya, November 29, 2013 - Schneider Electric , an energy management organisation with operations in more than 100 countries, inaugurated the MiCROSOL project aims ... Full story

Water Crisis Hits Prisoners

By Criswell Chisango Karoi, November 29, 2013 –The Zimbabwe National Water Authority, (Zinwa) has disconnected water supplies to Karoi prison over a $37 000 debt, a ... Full story

Loughty Dube Takes Charge Of VMCZ

Harare, November 28, 2013 - Seasoned journalist Loughty Dube has taken over the reins at the Voluntary Media Council of Zimbabwe (VMCZ) following the resignation ... Full story

CSO’s, Academia Put Zanu PF Under Spotlight

By Farai Sibanda   Bulawayo, November 28, 2013 – Zimbabwe’s civic groups and the academia recently placed the President Robert Mugabe’s administration under the spotlight when they ... Full story

Africa's Natural Resources Can Drive Continent's Industrial Revolution - Industrialist

LAGOS, Nigeria, November 27, 2013 - Tony Elumelu, the entrepreneur, philanthropist and chairman of Heirs Holdings Limited  a pan-African investment company, argues that responsible resource-based ... Full story

'Invincibility' Of The Marikana Striking Miners: Reflections And Necessity Of Legacy In History

By Takura Zhangazha When I read in the South African media that the South African Police Services (SAPS) had informed the Farlam Commission of Enquiry that ... Full story

Fishermen Left On Edges As Govt Condemns Kariba Boats

By Criswell Chisango Kariba, November 27, 2013 – The government has condemned as unfit close to 200 fishing boats operating in Lake Kariba leaving scores of ... Full story

Winners Of HIV/AIDS Art Challenge To Be Recognised

Harare, November 26,2013 - The United States Embassy has announced that, with support from the United States President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), it will ... Full story

Hope Masike Makes London Debut

By Simplicious Chirinda London, November 26, 2013 - Zimbabwean artist, Hope Masike, popularly known as the mbira princess in the arts circles, made her London debut ... Full story

Freed Mtetwa Speaks Out

Harare, November 26, 2013 – Prominent human rights lawyer Beatrice Mtetwa on Tuesday celebrated being set free from criminal charges brought against her by President ... Full story

Mtetwa’s Date With Justice

By Professor Matodzi Harare, November 25, 2013 – Celebrated human rights lawyer, Beatrice Mtetwa, on Tuesday marks another leg in the long journey to justice as ... Full story

2013 Soccer Stars Named

Harare,November 24,2013 - Local football players can look forward to another sponsored season next year after Castle Lager Premier Soccer League sponsors Delta Corporation confirmed ... Full story

Government Urged To Urgently Align Media Laws With Zim Constitution

Mutare, November 24, 2013-Zimbabwe Media Commission says the country might get into a constitutional crisis if the government ignores the need to align media laws ... Full story

Govt’s Assault of Zim NGO’s Derailed With Acquittal Of Chikomo

Harare, November 22, 2013 – A Zimbabwean court has ruined the government’s assault on independent non-governmental organisations operating in the troubled southern African country after ... Full story

…And The 2013 Soccer Stars Are?

By Michael Kariati  Harare, November 22, 2013 - A panel of selectors will Saturday gather in Harare to select the 11 most outstanding footballers of the ... Full story

Church Of England Overwhelmingly Votes For Women Bishops

London, November 21, 2013 -The Church of England's national assembly on Wednesday gave strong backing to the principle of allowing women bishops. The General Synod voted ... Full story

U.S. assists Zim women entrepreneurs to boost trade

Harare, November 21, 2013-The United States Embassy is supporting the launch of the Zimbabwean Chapter of the African Women Entrepreneurship Program (AWEP) this Thursday in ... Full story

Is Religion Now On The Altar Of Capitalism?

By Richard Chidza Harare, November 21, 2013 - As Zimbabwe’s economic malaise continues unabated, struggling fast moving consumer goods manufacturers and the country’s christian community appear ... Full story

Church of England Resumes Controversial Women Bishops Debate

York,United Kingdom, November 20, 2013 -The Church of England will return to the divisive issue of female bishops at its general synod on Wednesday amid ... Full story

Masvingo Mayor Engages Residents Via Social Media

Masvingo, November 20, 2013 - Masvingo city mayor Hubert Fidze has probably become the first mayor in the country to take advantage of social media ... Full story

The Curse Of Chiadzwa: Villagers Lose Cattle In Zim Diamond Fields

By Tafirenyika Nemadire Marange, November 19, 2013 - Diamond mining companies here are under fire from traditional leaders who are demanding compensation for the death of ... Full story

Police Arrest Villagers, Toddler Over Mugabe Farming Inputs

Nyanga, November 19, 2013 – Six villagers have been arrested and charged with theft of agricultural inputs here after protesting against the partisan distribution of ... Full story

Exiled Zim Media Keen To Operate From Home Soil

By Criswell Chisango London, November 18, 2013 – Exiled Zimbabwean media practitioners are keen to return home and set up their enterprises from home soil once ... Full story

Emirates Targets Harare Shoppers Through Air Ticket Draws

Harare, November 15, 2013- Emirates airline will be on the ground meeting shoppers in Harare this weekend and next to share the excitement of flying ... Full story

African Development Bank to host 'Africa Day' in Washington

Washington, November 15, 2013-The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) in collaboration with the World Bank Group will host the first ever ‘Africa Day’ during the ... Full story

Karoi Residents Snub Budget Meetings

By Criswell Chisango Karoi, November 15, 2013 - Karoi residents have snubbed some meetings to deliberate on the formulation of the 2014 council budget claiming that ... Full story

Media Warned Over False Debates

By Prince Tongogara Harare, November 14, 2013 - Media in Zimbabwe should be wary of getting caught in false debates but must start telling the African ... Full story

Tomana’s Appointment Rile Human Rights Defenders

Harare, November 15, 2013 – Human rights activists have sneered at the appointment of former Attorney-General Johannes Tomana to the position of Prosecutor-General of the ... Full story

90% South African Adults Love Radio - Survey

Johannesburg, November 12, 2013 - Nearly 90 percent of South Africans over the age of 15 listen to the radio at least once a ... Full story

Chikomo Pleads Not Guilty As Trial Finally Commences

Harare, November 13, 3013 – Abel Chikomo, a prominent human rights campaigner and the executive director of the Zimbabwe Human Rights NGO Forum pleaded not ... Full story

No 2014 Rates, Tariff Increases For Bulawayo

Bulawayo, November 12, 2013-The Bulawayo City Council will not increase tariffs and rates in the 2014 budget because it has taken cognisance of the economic ... Full story

Former Big Brother Star Hits Back With Mega Lawsuit

Harare, November 12, 2013 - FORMER Big Brother Africa winner Wendall Parson who was recently acquitted on fraud charges has hit back at a Harare ... Full story

Chiyangwa Gatecrashes, Kicked Out Of Meeting

  Chinhoyi November 11, 2013— Aspiring Zanu PF Mashonaland West provincial chairman Philip Chiyangwa was on Saturday ejected out of a provincial executive meeting where he ... Full story

High Hopes As DR Congo, M23 Rebels Set To Sign Peace Deal

Kampala  November 11, 2013 - The Democratic Republic of Congo and defeated M23 rebels failed to sign a hoped-for peace deal Monday, after Kinshasa demanded ... Full story

Judge Scuttles Zim Elections Rigging Challenge

By Professor Matodzi Harare, November 11, 2013 – A Zimbabwean judge has scuttled a petition in which Jameson Timba, the MDC-T losing parliamentary candidate for Mt ... Full story

Zim Literary Poor - Economist

Harare, November 10, 2013- President Robert Mugabe’s government is needlessly constraining itself and, in the process, making the lives of ordinary people unbearable by refusing ... Full story

AfDB's Donald Kaberuka Named 2013 African of the Year

Tunis, Tunisia, November 8, 2013 - African Development Bank Group President Donald Kaberuka has been named 2013 African of the Year in recognition of his ... Full story

MDC-T Refuses To Fund Tsvangirai Trips

  Harare November 10, 2013-Former Prime Minister and MDC-T leader, Morgan Tsvangirai is grounded as it emerged Saturday the party is refusing to finance his countrywide ... Full story

USA Funds Restoration Of Zim National Monuments

Harare, November 8, 2013: The United States Embassy has awarded over $64,000 to the National Museums and Monuments of Zimbabwe (NMMZ) to restore the collapsed ... Full story

Excommunicated Kunonga Withdraws Case,Ordered To Pay Costs

Harare, November 8, 2013-Former Anglican Church leader Archbishop Nolbert Kunonga, has since been dumped by his lawyers from Samkange and Venturas law firm, a move ... Full story

SA Soapie "Generations" Contract Dispute Resolved

  Johannesburg, November 7, 2013 - An agreement has been reached in the contract dispute involving actors in the popular soapie Generations, the SABC said on Wednesday.  “All ... Full story

Lawyers Take On Chombo Over Forced Evictions

Harare, November 7, 2013 – The Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights Human (ZLHR) has given a 72-hour ultimatum to the Ministry of Local Government, Public ... Full story

MDC-T’s Komichi Convicted But Spared Jail

By Amos Maseko Harare, November 7, 2013 - Embattled MDC-T deputy national chairperson Morgen Komichi was on Thursday found guilty of committing electoral fraud but was ... Full story

Chief Chinamhora 's Claim To Harare: A Symptom Of Historical Contradictions In Local Government

By Takura Zhangazha After reading renowned Ugandan academic, Mahmood Mamdani’s recently published book, Define and Rule, Native as Political Identity,  I coincidentally came across a news ... Full story

Makarau Scuttles Opening Of Zim Ballot Boxes

By Professor Matodzi Harare, November 6, 2013 – The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) has rejected a request by Jameson Timba, the MDC-T losing parliamentary candidate for ... Full story

Coventry Declares 2016 Olympic Games Participation Before Quitting

Harare, November 6, 2013 - Seven time Olympic Games medal winner Kirsty Coventry has declared she will take part in the 2016 Olympic Games scheduled ... Full story

SA Brands Most Valuable In Africa: Survey

London, November 6, 2013 - African Business magazine in partnership with brand Africa, Brand Finance Africa and TNS release the full results of their exclusive ... Full story

Broadcaster-Turned- Politician Eric Knight Denies Joining Zanu(PF)

Harare, November 6, 2013 – Veteran Radio and TV broadcaster Eric Knight has angrily denied joining Zanu PF saying “if this happens I will be ... Full story

Bilharzia Medication Kills Three Children In Zim

Harare, November 5, 2013 -The controversial bilharzia medication being administered in Zimbabwe has claimed the lives of three children. The children aged between five and eight ... Full story

International Varsities Visit To Strengthen Zim Education Sector

Harare, November 5, 2013-American and Canadian diplomats have said the recent visit by eighteen representatives of international universities from the United States, Canada and Spain ... Full story

Ailing Air Zimbabwe Fails To Settle $1 000 Debt

By Professor Matodzi Harare, November 5, 2013 - A legal wrangle involving the country’s ailing state-run national airline, Air Zimbabwe has exposed the dire financial status ... Full story

Battered Old Cars Are Worsening Zim Air Pollution

By Jeffrey Moyo Harare, November 4, 2013 - It is still a common sight in Zimbabwe’s rural areas – dilapidated old cars making their way from ... Full story

ONE Africa US$100 000 Prize Finalists Announced

Johannesburg, South-Africa, November 4, 2013 - The ONE Campaign today announced the six finalists of its 2013 ONE Africa Award. With a $100,000 USD annual ... Full story

Turmoil Deepens In Ncube’s MDC Party

By Gary Hlatshwayo Gwanda, November 4, 2013 – Professor Welshman Ncube’s Movement for Democratic Change has plunged into a massive crisis following the resignation of the ... Full story

Ex-SABC CEO And Marikana Lawyer Dali Mpofu Quits The ANC, Joins Malema

Johannesburg, November 4, 2013-Advocate Dali Mpofu has dumped the ANC after 33 years to join Julius Malema’s Economic Freedom Fighters.   Mpofu has submitted his resignation letter ... Full story

Expansionist budget needed

By Sij Ncube    Victoria Falls, November 01, 2013 - More than 300 ZANU PF and MDC parliamentarians are meeting in the resort town of Victoria Falls ... Full story