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Defiant Mugabe Monopolises Conferment of Hero Status

By Professor Matodzi   Harare, August 31, 2013 –President Robert Mugabe on Saturday declared that his Zanu PF party will permanently enjoy the unilateral right to determine ... Full story

Zimbabwe Pins Hope On Barcelona Returns

Sports Reporter Harare, August 30, 2013 - Zimbabwean football is set to benefit from the partnership betweenfour time European Champions League winners Barcelona and PremierSoccer League ... Full story

Unilever Named As Top SA Employer

Johannesburg, August 29, 2013 - Unilever has been certified as the Top Employer in South Africa for 2014 by the Top Employers Institute with Nestlé ... Full story

After Religious Persecution, Anglican Church Rebuilds In Zimbabwe

By Professor Matodzi Harare, August 29, 2013 – The Anglican Church Province of Central Africa (CPCA) has begun rehabilitating some of its church properties which were ... Full story

Zimbabwe Sails Close To Economic Rocks After Poll

By Jeffrey Moyo Harare, August 28 2013 IPS - For President Robert Mugabe to defeat the opposition MDC in the July 31 election by hook or by ... Full story

Reward Zim Journos Handsomely - ZUJ/MISA

By Nyembezi Khumalo Bulawayo, August 28, 2013-Media organisations – both private and public - are compelled to pay journalists respectable salaries to ensure the highest acceptable ... Full story

Zim Man In Mugabe Toilet Paper Trouble

By Professor Matodzi Masvingo, August 28, 2013 – A resident has landed in trouble here after he assisted a soldier with President Robert Mugabe’s election campaign ... Full story

Bafana Name Strong Squad For Warriors

Sports Reporter Harare , August 27, 2013- South African national team coach Gordon Igesund has named a strong squad for the September 10 international friendly ... Full story

Zanu PF Legislator In Trouble Over Debt

By Professor Matodzi Harare, August 27, 2013 – Temba Mliswa, the controversial empowerment lobbyist and Zanu PF Member of Parliament-elect for Hurungwe West constituency risks losing ... Full story

Mugabe’s Inauguration Puts Fawning Parastatals And Business On Parade

By Simplicius Chirinda Harare, August 27, 2013 – On August 23, 2013, something profound happened at the National Sports Stadium. It was the day that President ... Full story

BRICS Urged To Do Business With African Entreprenuers

Johannesburg, August 26, 2013 -- During a panel discussion held at the first BRICS Business Council meeting in Johannesburg this week, African business leader Tony ... Full story

Zim Labour Expert Urges Workers To Exploit New Governance Charter

By Roy Chikara Nyanga, August 26, 2013 - Zimbabwe’s hard-pressed and poorly paid civil servants can now exploit some provisions in the country’s new governance charter ... Full story

Mugabe Promises 'Tit For Tat' On Foreign- Owned Companies In Zim

  HARARE, August 25, 2013 -- Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe on Sunday threatened to expel foreign-owned companies over what he said was the West's interference in ... Full story

Ex-Labour, Agriculture Minister Kumbirai Kangai Dies

  HARARE, August 24, 2013 - Zanu-PF politburo member,ex-freedom fighter and former member of Zanu’s Dare reChimurenga Kumbirai Manyika Kangai has died. He was 75. ... Full story

MDC-T, Zanu PF Rebut Coalition Govt Proposals

By Sij Ncube Bulawayo, August 23, 2013 – Out-going Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai’s Movement for Democratic Change (MDC-T) has rebutted claims that President Robert Mugabe is ... Full story

DHL Observes Changes In Africa’s Technology Market

  CAPE-TOWN, August 22, 2013-Competition within the technology sector is becoming more intense and Asia’s importance as both a manufacturing location and a consumer market is ... Full story

Mugabe Criticizes West, Pledges to Mend Battered Economy

By Professor Matodzi Harare, August 22, 2013 – Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe on Thursday railed against western governments for condemning ... Full story

Mixed Reaction To Mugabe Inauguration Holiday

By Farai Sibanda Bulawayo, August 22, 2013-Zimbabwean economists, business leaders, pressure groups and individuals have expressed mixed feelings to the declaration by government of  President ... Full story

Few Tears For Gukurahundi Architect Nkala

By Sij Ncube Bulawayo, August 21, 2013 - In the Shona culture they say “afa anaka”, loosely translated to mean do not speak ill of the ... Full story

Chiweshe Summons Judges For Mugabe’s Inauguration

By Professor Matodzi Harare, August 21, 2013 – Judge President Justice George Chiweshe has enlisted 13 High Court Judges to show up at the inauguration ceremony ... Full story

Judge Attacks Tsvangirai, Lawyers As Chidyausiku Anoints Mugabe

By Professor Matodzi Harare, August 20, 2013 - A Zimbabwean Judge on Tuesday launched a contemptuous attack on MDC-T leader and outgoing Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai ... Full story

Bank Sues Zim’s New Farmers Over Loans

By Criswell Chisango Karoi, August 20, 2013 -  Several new farmers who confiscated farms under the government backed and often violent land reform programme are seeing ... Full story

Billionaire Mo Ibrahim Blasts Africa’s Ageing Leaders

Johannesburg August 18, 2013 - Sudanese-born billionaire Mo Ibrahim on Saturday castigated Africa's ageing leaders for crowding out young blood. The philanthropist said the ... Full story

Financial Squeeze Hamper Zim UNWTO Projects

By Nyembezi Khumalo Victoria Falls, August 19, 2013 - The United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) general assembly kicks off this week but infrastructure development projects ... Full story

Chidyausiku Summons Tsvangirai’s Lawyers Despite Poll Petition Withdrawal

By Professor Matodzi Harare, August 17, 2013 – Zimbabwe’s Chief Justice Godfrey Chidyausiku has summoned MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai’s lawyers together with those representing President Robert ... Full story

Tsvangirai To Pursue Democratic Means In “Rigged” Poll Fight

By Professor Matodzi Harare, August 16, 2013 – MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai on Friday vowed to pursue democratic means to fight Zanu PF leader Robert Mugabe’s ... Full story

ZESA Hands Burnt Over Power Outages

By Sij Ncube Bulawayo, August 16, 2013 – Zimbabwe’s state-run power utility firm, ZESA, has moved with speed to refute speculation the current crippling electricity load-shedding ... Full story

Zim’s Industrialists, Bankers Call For Clarity In Policy

By Thulani Munda   HARARE, August 16, 2013 - The country’s business community says the post-election government should be clear in policy pronouncements to attract lines of ... Full story

Money, Not Mind Occupies Our Universities.

By Takura Zhangazha   Harare, August 15, 2013-The pursuit of knowledge of the academic kind is generally viewed as a virtue/arete. By this the inference is not ... Full story

Mudede Apologises For Zim Elections Gaffe

By Professor Matodzi Harare, August 15, 2013 - Zimbabwe’s controversial Registrar General of Voters (RGV)’s Tobaiwa Mudede has apologised for a gaffe which could have disenfranchised ... Full story

Disputed Zim Poll: Investors Adopt Wait-And-See Attitude

By Sij Ncube Bulawayo, August 15, 2013 - Potential investors are adopting a wait-and-see-attitude in the wake of Zimbabwe’s disputed election outcome amid fears the on-going ... Full story

Devolution: MDC-T’s Unlikely Saviour

  By Paidamoyo Muzulu  Harare, August 14, 2013 - President Robert Mugabe and Zanu PF’s July 31 general election crushing victory is big enough to mask the ... Full story

South Africa Now Treading Cautiously On Zim Poll Outcome

By Simplicius Chirinda Pretoria, August 14, 2013 – The South African government on Monday appeared to be distancing itself from a long list of countries that ... Full story

Tsvangirai Turns Down Zanu PF Overtures For Second GNU

By Professor Matodzi and Simplicius Chirinda Harare, August 14, 2013 - Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) leader Morgan Tsvangirai on Wednesday disclosed that President Robert Mugabe’s ... Full story

Heroes Day, A Painful Reminder Of False Promises - ZIPRA Veterans

By Nyembezi Khumalo Bulawayo, August 13, 2013 - Zimbabwe on Monday celebrated Heroes Day but to thousands of not so well-connected war veterans, the day commemorated ... Full story

Zanu PF Hijacks Bulawayo Heroes’ Commemorations

By Farai Sibanda Bulawayo, August 13, 2013 – President Robert Mugabe’s Zanu PF party on Monday hijacked the government sponsored Heroes Day commemorations in Bulawayo and ... Full story

Mugabe Heaps High Praises On Army, Promises Salary Hike

By Professor Matodzi Harare, August 13, 2013 – Zimbabwe’s aging leader Robert Mugabe on Tuesday heaped high praises on the country’s army and other state security ... Full story

Mutambara Resurfaces As Tsvangirai Boycotts Heroes Commemorations

By Beven Takunda Harare, August 12, 2013 - Outgoing Deputy Prime Minister and deposed MDC leader Professor Arthur Mutambara on Monday made his first public appearance ... Full story

Mugabe Lends Credence to Tsvangirai’s Poll Challenge, Repeats Rhetoric Against West

By Professor Matodzi Harare, August 12, 2013 – Zimbabwe’s controversially elected leader Robert Mugabe on Monday acknowledged that Zimbabweans were highly literate in Africa lending credence ... Full story

Panic As Mutirikwi Water Drops To Shocking Levels

By James Marufu Masvingo,  August 10, 2013 - Sugar and its by-products may soon be in short supply amid reports that the water level in Lake Kyle, the ... Full story

Becoming Heroes Of Our Own Time

By Takura Zhangazha   Harare, August 10, 2013 - Each year Zimbabwe has correctly set aside a public holiday in August to remember the heroes of ... Full story

Tsvangirai Demands Fresh Election in October, Exposes Nikuv In Dossier

By Professor Matodzi Harare, August 9, 2013 – Aggrieved Movement for Democratic Change (MDC-T) leader Morgan Tsvangirai on Friday challenged the election results in the country’s ... Full story

Zimbabwe’s Electoral Commission Shaken by Vote

By Jeffrey Moyo    HARARE, August 8 2013 (IPS) - As a second commissioner from the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) resigns, local opposition parties and analysts are ... Full story

Tsvangirai Puts In Motion Process To Uncover Election Rigging

By Professor Matodzi Harare, August 8, 2013 – Movement for Democratic Change (MDC-T) leader Morgan Tsvangirai on Thursday set in motion his electoral challenge to President ... Full story

Zimbabwe’s Social Media, Elections and Mobilisation

By Takura Zhangazha*   Harare, August 7, 2013 - Zimbabwe’s social media has had an ambiguous role in political events in the last twelve months and particularly ... Full story

Overzealous Police Establish Base At MDC-T Headquarters

By Professor Matodzi Harare, August 7, 2013 - Overzealous Zimbabwean police have maintained a heavy presence outside the MDC-T headquarters where they patrol the environs of ... Full story

Komichi Launches Freedom Bid

By Professor Matodzi Harare, August 7, 2013 - High Court Judge Justice Hlekani Mwayera will on Thursday preside over a bail application filed by Morgan Komichi, ... Full story

Manipulated Aliens’ Votes Boosted Zanu PF Win In Farming, Mining Areas

By Criswell Chisango Karoi , August 6,2013 - Mbuya Jessica Thomas, aged 74 years is happy that she participated in the just ended harmonized elections as ... Full story

Gono rules out return of Zimdollar

HARARE, August 7, 2013—Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) governor Gideon Gono says the use of the multicurrency regime is set to continue and there won’t ... Full story

Victorious Lawyer Faces Judicial Persecution As Women Flee Homes

Mutare, August 6, 2013 - Prominent human rights lawyer and MDC-T Member of Parliament-elect Arnold Tsunga will have less time to celebrate his victory in ... Full story

"We were robbed" - Masvingo residents

By James Marufu Masvingo, August 6, 2013 - Scores of people in and around Masvingoprovince have expressed dissatisfaction over the just announcedharmonised election results saying the ... Full story

NCA Gloats In MDC-T Election “Loss”, To Form New Political Party

Simplicius Chirinda Harare, August 5, 2013 - A long-time ally of MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai and founder member of the party has indicated that he and ... Full story

Zuma Congratulates Mugabe On Poll Victory

Pretoria, August 4, 2013-- South African President Jacob Zuma congratulated Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe on his re-election, urging opposition groups Sunday to accept the results of ... Full story

Mute Response To Mugabe Victory

By Simplicius Chirinda Harare, August 4, 2013 - Zimbabweans have given a muted response to the announcement of the July 31 election results. Zanu PF leader Robert ... Full story

US Rejects Zimbabwe Vote Result While UK Expresses ‘Grave Concerns’

Washington, August 3, 2013 - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Saturday Zimbabwe's presidential election results for the July 31 poll are the ... Full story

Tsvangirai Declares Election Victory As ZEC Anoints Mugabe

By Professor Matodzi Harare, August 3, 2013 - MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai on Saturday declared that he won the harmonized elections even though they were illegitimate ... Full story

ZEC Commissioner Resigns Over Legitimacy Of Zim Elections

By Professor Matodzi Harare, August 2, 2013 - Zimbabwe’s elections management body, the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) has suffered a major blow after one of the ... Full story

Zanu PF Claims Landslide Victory, Prepares For Mugabe Inauguration

By Professor Matodzi Harare, August 2, 2013 - President Robert Mugabe’s Zanu PF party on Friday claimed to have won the election by a two thirds ... Full story

Mixed Feelings Over Zim Poll Outcome

By Simplicius Chirinda Harare, August 2, July 2013 - Key observers to the Zimbabwean election on Friday sent mixed signals on the outcome of the harmonised ... Full story

Tsvangirai Says Zim Elections A Farce, As ZESN Dismisses Poll As Not Credible

By Simplicius Chirinda Harare, August 1 2013 - Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) leader Morgan Tsvangirai, who said he was participating in yesterday’s elections, “with a ... Full story