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MDC’s Ncube Loses His Voice After Zim Elections, Plotting Victory in 2018

By Sij Ncube Bulawayo, September 30, 2013 - MDC leader Welshman Ncube appears to have lost his voice after faring badly in the July 31 elections. Ncube ... Full story

JOMIC Ends Spat With Mugabe's Office, Surrenders Vehicles

By Nompumelelo Moyo Bulawayo, September 30, 2013 – The Joint Implementation and Monitoring Committee (JOMIC) has ended its spat with officials in President Robert Mugabe’s Office ... Full story

Madhuku Turns NCA Into Political Party, Vows To Challenge Mugabe And Tsvangirai

Harare, September 28, 2013 – University of Zimbabwe lecturer, Professor Lovemore Madhuku, on Saturday officially turned the National Constitutional Assembly (NCA) into a political party ... Full story

PSL Reduce Gate Charges For Mbada Cup

Sports ReporterHarare, September 28, 2013 - The Premier Soccer League, the top flight football governing body,have resolved to reduce gate charges for the Mbada Diamonds ... Full story

VMCZ Pessimistic About Media Reforms

By Farai Sibanda HARARE, September 27, 2013, The Voluntary Media Council of Zimbabwe (VMCZ) says Zimbabwe’s media remains oppressed by politicians despite the recent election of ... Full story

INTERPOL Deployed To Assist In Kenyan Investigation Into Westgate Terror Attack

Nairobi, Kenya,  September 26, 2013 -- An INTERPOL Incident Response Team (IRT) has been deployed at the request of Kenyan authorities to provide on-site assistance ... Full story

Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Lobbyists Target Legislators

By Professor Matodzi Harare, September 26, 2012 – A local anti-corruption lobby body has petitioned Zimbabwe’s Parliament seeking to compel legislators to publicly declare their assets ... Full story

Zanu PF Activists Seize Former Minister’s Farm

By Sij Ncube Plumtree, September 26, 2013 - Former co-National Healing and Reconciliation Minister Moses Mzila-Ndlovu’s farm in Matabeleland South is under siege from some Zanu ... Full story

Gunshots Ring Out At Westgate: Kenyans Mourn

Nairobi, Kenya (AP) September 25, 2013 — Gunshots rang out from the upscale mall in Kenya's capital Wednesday morning, the day after the president declared ... Full story

Zim Judges Meet Over Poor Remuneration And Working Conditions

By Professor Matodzi Harare, Wednesday 25 September, 2013 – Zimbabwe’s Chief Justice Godfrey Chidyausiku will on Thursday meet with the country’s judges at a time when ... Full story

US Varsity Officers On Zim Recruitment Drive

Harare, September 23, 2013: Admissions officers from five American universities and colleges, which host a multi-million scholarship fund for economically disadvantaged but gifted students, will ... Full story

Post Election Scars Leave Villagers Homeless

By Tafirenyika Nemadire  Magunje, 24, September, 2013 - Post election political violence has erupted in Magunje’s Kebvunde rural area under Chief Nematombo, in Mashonaland West province ... Full story

Shattered Dreams: Hopes Of Diaspora Return Dashed With Mugabe Election Win

By Simplicius Chirinda Johannesburg, September 24, 2013 - Josphat Ncube is a Zimbabwean working at OR Tambo International Airport. He doesn’t want to be identified as ... Full story

Obama Ups Africa’s Sustainable Energy Fund Via USAID

  Tunis, September 23, 2013 -- The Board of the African Development Bank has approved the conversion of the Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA) – ... Full story

Zim Man Convicted For Insulting Mugabe

Harare, September 23, 2013 - A Zimbabwean man has become the latest victim of the country’s repressive laws after he was convicted for allegedly slandering ... Full story

Billionnaire,Philanthropist George Soros Weds Consultant For His Third Marriage

By Jennifer Ablan (Reuters) NEW YORK, September 22, 2013 - George Soros, the 83-year-old billionaire investor, philanthropist and active supporter of liberal political causes, married health ... Full story

Kenyatta,Odinga,Mudavadi Unite In Condemning Tragic Nairobi Attack

Nairobi, Kenya: September 22, 2013 - President Uhuru Kenyatta has appreciated Kenyans for staying strong and for being there for one another's sake as the ... Full story

Zim’s Loathed Media Minister Seeks To Pacify Apprehensive Media

Harare, September 20, 2013 – Zimbabwe’s once loathed Information, Media and Broadcasting Services ministry on Friday signaled its intention to bury the hatchet with journalists ... Full story

The Disabled Call For Zim Constitutional Amendments

By Jane Pasi Harare, September 20, 2013 - Civic and rights lobby groups representing people living with disabilities in Zimbabwe are pressing on the new government ... Full story

Massive Hunger Ravages Tsholotsho

By Farai Sibanda Tsholotsho, September 19, 2013 – Massive hunger has hit Tsholotsho district in Matabeleland North Province due to drought which has ravaged the region. Villagers ... Full story

Zim Court Frees MDC-T Activists As Judge Raps Police Conduct

Harare, September 19, 2013 – A Zimbabwean High Court Judge has criticized the conduct of members of the Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) after they arrested ... Full story

Moyo Reaches Out To Journalists And Media Lobby Bodies

By Professor Matodzi Harare, September 18, 2013 – Zimbabwean media stakeholders will on Friday meet with Media, Information and Broadcasting Services Minister Jonathan Moyo following his ... Full story

Tsvangirai Unveils Shadow Cabinet, Vows Remain MDC-T Leader

By Amos Maseko Harare, September 18, 2013 - MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai on Wednesday unveiled a 21 member shadow cabinet lineup from a pool of his ... Full story

Harare, Bulawayo Water And Sanitation Woes Will Be History Soon - President

By Jane Pasi Harare, September 17, 2013 - China has availed a US$144 million loan facility for use in revamping Zimbabwe’s dilapidated water and sanitation infrastructure. ... Full story

Heads To Roll In Parastatals, Local Authorities—Mugabe

By Thulani Munda Harare, September 17, 2013 - President Robert Mugabe said Tuesday that heads of parastatals and local authorities will sign management contracts in the ... Full story

Prepaid Water Meters: A Solution to Harare's Perennial Water Woes?

By Takura Zhangazha   Harare, September 16, 2013 -The Harare City Council  (HCC) through its Water Department was recently reported in a local weekly as intending to ... Full story

ZESA Employee Dies After Electrocution

By Criswell Chisango Karoi, September 16, 2013 – An employee with the Zimbabwe Electricity Supply Authority (ZESA) died in Harare on Saturday after he succumbed to ... Full story

All Eyes On Bhunu As Court Delivers Verdict on Police Murder Charge

Harare, September 16, 2013 - 28 MDC-T activists charged for murdering a policeman will know of their fate on Tuesday when High Court Judge Justice ... Full story

Zim NGO’s Under Spotlight As Chikomo’s Trial Kicks Off

Harare, September 13, 2013 – The operations of several Zimbabwean non-governmental organisations (NGOs) will be under the spotlight when the trial of Abel Chikomo, the ... Full story

Zim Workers Stage Anti-Govt Protest

By Farai Sibanda Bulawayo, September 13, 2013 –Zimbabwean workers on Friday handed President Robert Mugabe’s new administration a foretaste of what to expect during its tenure ... Full story

Judge Overturns Police Ban Of ZCTU Protest March

Harare, September 12, 2013 – A High Court judge has annulled a police ban on a planned procession by the Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions ... Full story

After Elections,New Govt,Diaspora Remains Zimbos' Survival Option

By Simplicius Chirinda Harare, September 11, 2013 - It's a Saturday morning and the queue is growing inside Jameson Hotel's first floor. Men and women of all ... Full story

Zim Community Radio Optimistic About Licencing Soon

By Dumi Sigogo Plumtree, September 11, 2013 - Less than a day after Jonathan Moyo’s return to the media,information and broadcasting ministry Getjenge community radio initiative, ... Full story

A Cabinet Of Rewards As Jonathan Moyo Bounces Back

By Simplicius Chirinda Harare, September 10, 2013 - President Robert Mugabe has announced the country's new cabinet with Jonathan Moyo's return to the ministry of ... Full story

In A Sea Of Fish, Kariba Residents Wallow In Poverty

By Criswell Chisango Kariba, September 10, 2013 - Steven Chinanga looks dejected with signs of poverty written all over his face as he has nothing to ... Full story

Severe Finance Gap Threatens African Agriculture - AGRF

Maputo, Mozambique, September 9, 2013-The African Green Revolution Forum (AGRF) has warned that a Green Revolution cannot materialize in Africa without a major concerted effort ... Full story

Air Zimbabwe Boss Lands On Hard Patch

Harare, September 9, 2013 –Air Zimbabwe’s acting chief executive officer Innocent Mavhunga has landed on a hard patch after being suspended from employment, Radio VOP ... Full story

Gorowa Makes Big Changes For Bafana Clash

Sports ReporterHarare, September 9,2013 - Zimbabwe national team coach Ian Gorowa has made big changes for histeam’s international friendly match against South Africa bringing in ... Full story

Masvingo Fire Brigade Struggles To Cope

Masvingo, September 9, 2013 - Masvingo City Council’s fire brigade is failing to attend to all fire outbreaks within its catchment due to lack of ... Full story

Govt Flinches In Land Dispute Saga

By Beven Takunda Chisumbanje, September 9, 2013 – President Robert Mugabe’s administration has baulked at dispossessing several villagers of their land holdings after agreeing to physically ... Full story

Zim Lawyers Map Out Responses To Rising Attacks Under Mugabe’s Regime

By Professor Matodzi Harare, September 6, 2013 – Zimbabwe’s leading legal defense group, the Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights (ZLHR) has protested against the classification of ... Full story

Madhuku's NCA Lures Disgruntled MDC-T Members

By Beven Takunda Harare, September 5, 2013 - Professor Lovemore Madhuku’s National Constitutional Assembly (NCA) is reportedly luring disgruntled MDC-T members into a new political party ... Full story

Chombo’s Corruption Case Resurfaces In Court

By Simplicius Chirinda Harare, September 5, 2013 - A case in which former Local Government, Rural and Urban Development Minister Ignatius Chombo stands accused of corruptly ... Full story

ADB and Liberia Set New Course For African Prosperity

Monrovia, Liberia, September 3, 2013–Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, President of Liberia, and Donald Kaberuka, President of the African Development Bank (ADB) launched a special high-level panel ... Full story

Zim Villagers In Fresh Land Row

By Beven Takunda Chisumbanje, September 4, 2013 – Zimbabwean police have ordered the arrest of at least 50 villagers in Chisumbanje’s Chinyamukwakwa village in Manicaland province ... Full story

Court Frees MDC-T Legislator And Supporters

Mutare, September 3, 2013 – A Zimbabwean court has freed prominent human rights lawyer and MDC-T Member of Parliament-elect Arnold Tsunga together with 49 other ... Full story

Mugabe’s Nephew Divides Zanu PF

By Criswell Chisango Chinhoyi, September 3, 2013 – The Zanu PF Mashonaland West provincial executive is divided over a clandestine bid to smuggle Philip Chiyangwa, the ... Full story

Media Lobby Bodies Slam SADC Ban Of Exiled Radio Stations

By Professor Matodzi Harare, September 2, 2013 – Zimbabwean media lobby bodies have slammed the recommendation by the SADC Election Observation Mission (SEOM) which on Monday ... Full story

Zim Villagers Sceptical Of A Zanu PF Government

By Simplicius Chirinda Chivi-Mberengwa, September 1, 2013 – It’s almost a month after the announcement of the results of the July 31 harmonised elections. The election verdict ... Full story