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Gumbura Convicted On Four Rape Counts,Sentence On Monday

Harare, January 31, 2014 - Independent End Time Message Church founder, Robert Martin Gumbura, was today convicted on four rape counts and faces up to ... Full story

Mugabe Scores A Feat,Set To Head AU At 91

  By Professor Matodzi  Harare, January 31, 2014 – Zimbabwe’s octogenarian leader, President Robert Mugabe is set to score a feat if he eventually takes over the ... Full story

I Have No Stands In Masvingo - Chombo

By Tawanda Homba Masvingo, January 30, 2014 - The Minister of Local Government,Public Works,Rural and Urban Development, Dr Ignatius Chombo has dismissed allegations that he is ... Full story

Tsvangirai Hails Freed Lieutenants For Resilience

By Professor Matodzi and Prince Tongogara   Harare, January 30, 2014 - MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai on Thursday heaped praise on three of his lieutenants who were ... Full story

Chiredzi Girl (13) Snatches Stepfather

By Elizabeth Mashiri Chiredzi, January 30,2014 - A Chiredzi girl (13) recently snatched her mother's husband and forced the mother out of both the marriage and ... Full story

Harare Town Clerk Mahachi Suspended

Harare, January 30, 2014-Harare City Council has suspended town clerk Tendai Mahachi for failure to discharge his duties and refusing to furnish councillors with the ... Full story

Zim Warriors Bow Down To Libya In CHAN Semis

Mangaung, January 29,2014-Libya beat Zimbabwe 5-4 in a penalty shoot-out to reach the African Nations Championship final after the sides ended goalless after extra-time at ... Full story

Gauteng Nominates Mbeki To Return To SA Parliament As An MP

Johannesburg,January 29, 2014-The former South African President might come back to the National Assembly as an MP – if the ANC let him.The feud between ... Full story

RBZ Adds Chinese, Japanese, Indian And Australian Currencies

Harare,January 29, 2014-Zimbabwe's Reserve Bank has added four Asian currencies to its multi-currency system, bringing to nine the international currencies circulating in the country. The bank, ... Full story

No Kombi Business For Cops - Chihuri

Harare, January  29, 2014- A board of inquiry commissioned by police commissioner-general Augustine Chihuri has found that eight percent of commuter omnibuses are operated by ... Full story

Zim Court Frees MDC-T Activists

A ZIMBABWEAN court has ended the agonising detention ordeal for three MDC-T leaders who spent close to three years at Chikurubi Maximum Prison for allegedly ... Full story

Incestuous Couple To Perform 630 Hours Community Service

Harare, January 28, 2014-Two members of the Feremenga family from Dzivarasekwa Extension in Harare, whose incestuous relationship resulted in two pregnancies, were yesterday convicted and ... Full story

How Africa Is Coping With The Mobile Phone Revolution

By Nmachi Jidenma Africa's mobile phone adoption curve has been impressive. In a little over a decade, the continent has become the world's second most connected region ... Full story

Zim Authorities Under Spotlight As GALZ Trial Commences

Harare, January 28, 2014 – Zimbabwean authorities’ homophobic attitude towards gays and lesbians will be on the spotlight Wednesday when the trial of a leader ... Full story

Cuthbert Dube Fired As PSMAS CEO

Harare, January 27, 2014-The Zimbabwean government has acted to effect the immediate dismissal of Premier Service Medical Aid Society (PSMAS) Chief executive Cuthbert Dube, as ... Full story

Chombo Gags Media Over Fresh Divorce Wrangle

By Prince Tongogara and Professor Matodzi Harare, January 27, 2014 – Zanu PF Politburo member and Local Government Minister Ignatius Chombo has gagged the ... Full story

SA's Ladymith Black Mambazo Win A Fourth Grammy

Cape Town — Traditional acapella group Ladysmith Black Mambazo have won the Grammy Award for Best World Album for Live: Singing for Peace around the World ... Full story

Zanu(PF) Trounces MDC-T, NCA In Weekend Council By-Elections

Harare, January 27, 2014-Zanu-PF swept all three council by-elections held over the weekend, including one in Harare, consolidating its dominance in local government countrywide with ... Full story

Vava, Zhangazha Ditch Prof Madhuku's NCA

Harare, January 28, 2014-The Lovemore Madhuku-led National Constitutional Assembly (NCA), which transformed into a political party four months ago suffered a major knock yesterday after ... Full story

Gorowa Hails Defence For Warriors' March To CHAN Semis

Cape Town, January 27, 2014 - Zimbabwe Coach, Ian Gorowa has praised his defenders for doing an excellent job in the on-going Africa Nations Championship ... Full story

Harare Anglican Diocese CPCA Claims Ownership Of Disputed Land

Chitungwiza, January 24, 2014-The new residential developments by Chirox Properties in Chitungwiza between St Mary’s Police Station and Chikwanha Shopping Centre are being carried out ... Full story

Journalists Threatened And Assaulted, US Embassy Meeting Disrupted

Gwanda & Masvingo, January 24, 2014-Southern Eye Correspondent, Albert Mazhale was reportedly threatened by Matabeleland South Provincial Affairs minister Abedinico Ncube. This follows certain critical ... Full story

Zanu PF Endorses Party Newcomer, Steps Up Vote Buying Ahead Of By-election

By Criswell Chisango Karoi, January 24, 2014 – President Robert Mugabe’s Zanu PF party has endorsed Fortunate Madamombe believed to be a new comer in the ... Full story

Ncube's MDC Collapsing

Harare, January 23,2014 - The sun is setting on Welshman Ncube’s political life as his smaller MDC party is collapsing due to bankruptcy. A senior party ... Full story

Zim Warriors Lined Up For Riches After CHAN Quarter Finals Triumph

The Zimbabwe national team are guaranteed to pocket at least $ 175 000 for reaching the CHAN2014 quarter-finals. They could be in line for even more ... Full story

Zim Court Censures Judge For Ordering Lawyers’ Prosecution

Harare, January 23, 2014 – A ZIMBABWEAN court has censured a High Court Judge who recommended the prosecution of lawyers for former Prime Minister and ... Full story

Shamu Refuses To Comment On ZBC Saga

Harare- January 22, 2014-Former Media, Information and Publicity minister Cde Webster Shamu yesterday remained tightlipped about his response to the damning report on the state ... Full story

Ladysmith Black Mambazo founder Joseph Shabalala retiring

Johannesburg-January 22, 2014- Ladysmith Black Mambazo's Joseph Shabalala has announced his retirement. Just over 50 years ago, a farm boy from a town 230km north- west ... Full story

Mugabe Discloses Family Secrets At Sister's Burial

President Robert Mugabe yesterday disclosed that he was left to take charge of the Mugabe family at a tender age after his father abandoned the ... Full story

Biti Takes On Mutasa Over $5 Million Defamation Lawsuit

By Professor Matodzi Harare, January 22, 2014 - MDC-T secretary-general and former Finance Minister Tendai Biti says a $5 million defamation lawsuit brought against him by ... Full story

How Komla Dumor Became The Face, Voice Of Africa

By Solomon Mugera (BBC Africa Editor) London, January 21, 2014 - Komla Dumor was the face and the voice of Africa - a new young, enterprising, ... Full story

Masvingo Mayor Seeks Divine Intervention

Masvingo, January  21,2014 - Masvingo city mayor Councillor Hubert Fidze together with local pastors are organising an interdenominational prayer meeting targeted to plead with God ... Full story

Tsvangirai Mourns Mugabe's Sister, Postpones Alternative Address

Harare, January 21,2014 - MDC –T leader Morgan Tsvangirai has postponed his alternative state of the nation addresses scheduled for Tuesday to show respect for ... Full story

Is Mugabe Set For Mini-Cabinet Reshuffle?

By Prince Tongogara Harare, January 20, 2014 - President Robert Mugabe is set to conduct a mini-cabinet reshuffle upon his return from annual leave as a ... Full story

Radio VOP Fan Wins A Brand New Car

By Tongai Mwenje & Toneo Tonderai Rutsito Harare, January 20, 2014 - Imagine you are in a bank, worried about withdrawing some few notes to solve ... Full story

BBC World TV's Presenter Komla Dumor dies at 41

London, January 18, 2014 - BBC TV presenter Komla Dumor has died suddenly at his home in London at the age of 41, it has ... Full story

Listeners’ Licence Fee To Be Abolished

Mutare, January 18, 2014 - Government will scrap the contentious listeners’ licence fee being charged everyone with a receiver, Secretary for Information, Media and Broadcasting ... Full story

Zim Authorities Arrest Teenager Over Mugabe Death Jibe

Mutare, January 18, 2014 – Zimbabwean authorities have arrested a teenager over an alleged post on the social media site Facebook alleging that President Robert ... Full story

Peace Returns To Congolese Village After M23

By Chantal Faida, Goma (DRC) January 17, 2014-The people of Kibumba in eastern DRC can finally return to their homes, after government forces drove away M23 ... Full story

Zim Civil Servants In a Fix As Zanu PF Govt Dithers On Election Promises

By Prince Tongogara   Harare, January 17, 2014 – While the civil servants salary hike demands are understandable, the 2014 budget and the economic growth budget therein ... Full story

Zaka By-Election Campaign Intensifies

Zaka, January 16, 2014 - Zanu(PF) looks set for victory in the Zaka Ward 32 by-election to be held on January 23 this year as ... Full story

Peri-Peri Forced Into Small House's Private Parts

By Rumbidzai Ndhlovu Masvingo, January 16, 2014 - Two related women from Chief Murinye's area have been given an effective eight months in prison for  pushing ... Full story

It’s Time Tsvangirai Chooses His Battles

By Nkosana Dlamini Harare, January 16, 2014 - Since the tragic death of his first wife Susan in 2009, MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai’s love life has ... Full story

Unpacking Zim’s Rocky Economic Start To 2014

By Jeffrey Moyo Harare, January 15, 2014 - Evelyn Mhasi, a qualified nurse, has not worked in her profession for the last seven years. Hiring in ... Full story

Government And Zanu PF Officials In Fresh Gold Mining Rush

By Criswell Chisango Hurungwe, January 15, 2014 - Government officials including service chiefs, Zanu PF members are implicated in a looting spree following a gold rush ... Full story

Zim Named Among Pariah Economies As World’s Most Unfree And Expensive

By Simplicius Chirinda Harare, January 15, 2014 – It’s no wonder why Zimbabwe’s economy is not performing well - it’s one of the world’s most unfree ... Full story

Zim Judge Inflicts Major Blow To Homophobic Authorities

By Professor Matodzi Harare, January 14, 2014 –The High Court has dealt a major blow to Zimbabwean authorities’ attempts to criminalise the work of gays and ... Full story

Chidyausiku Heaps Praise On Magistrates, Bemoans Poor Salaries For Judges

By Professor Matodzi Harare, January 13, 2014 – Zimbabwe’s Chief Justice Godfrey Chidyausiku has heaped praise on the country’s judicial officers for working flat out to ... Full story

Crossborder Boss Zivhu Cleared Of Theft Charges

By Rumbidzai Ndhlovu Masvingo- January 12, 2014-Cross Border Association president and Chivi Rural District councillor Killer Zivhu appeared at the Masvingo Magistrates Court facing a theft ... Full story

Chavhunduka's Body Arrives In Harare For Monday Burial

Harare, January 12, 2014 - The body of former Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation (ZBC) and South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) news anchor Alice Chavunduka arrived in ... Full story

Satellite Dish Installer Electrocuted

By Artwell Wikirefu Masvingo, January 10,2014-A satellite dish installer was recently electrocuted to death while installing a dish,after a naked wire cable he was using got ... Full story

Malnutrition Ravages Mat South

By Farai Sibanda Gwanda,  January 10, 2014 - Malnutrition has hit thousands of villagers especially children in Matabeleland South province as severe hunger stalks the area ... Full story

BAZ Receives 21 Local Commercial Radio Applications

Harare, Thursday, January 9, 2014-The Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe has received 21 applications for local commercial radio licences from across the country ahead of its ... Full story

Zimbabwe’s "Soldiers" Of Mercy Saving Lives In South Sudan

By Simplicius Chirinda Juba,South Sudan, January 9, 2014 - The Zimbabwean government was this week battling to evacuate three of its remaining embassy staff in South ... Full story

Channels TV Wins Best Nigerian TV Award For The Eighth Time

Isheri North, Nigeria, January 8, 2014 - Channels TV, the award-winning independent Nigerian broadcaster has been awarded the Federal Republic of Nigeria’s Media Merit Award ... Full story

Zim Lawmaker Freed Over “Mugabe Gay” Insult

Harare, January 08, 2014 – A former lawmaker has been set free on charges of allegedly insulting or undermining the authority of President Robert Mugabe ... Full story

Instability Looms Amid Prospects Of Labour Unrest

By Prince Tongogara Harare, January 07, 2014 - Zimbabwean industries on Monday resumed full scale operations after a festive season with most workers facing the same ... Full story

VMCZ Invests Faith In Dube

Harare, January 7, 2014 - The Voluntary Media Council of Zimbabwe (VMCZ) Board has invested faith in the leadership capabilities of seasoned journalist Loughty Dube ... Full story

Africa Battles To Access Climate Change Funds

By Jeffrey Moyo Harare & Johannesburg, January 7, 2014 - Livias Duri, 72, from Zimbabwe’s Mwenezi district in Masvingo province, 436 km southwest of the capital ... Full story

Former ZBC,SABC News Anchor Alice Chavunduka dies

By Tichaona Sibanda Former ZBC and SABC news anchor Alice Chavunduka who died in Johannesburg on Sunday, suffered an epileptic seizure in her home a week ... Full story

Africa Must Tackle Threat of Unemployment Says Top Entreprenuer Elumelu

Abuja January 6, 2014- Tony Elumelu, the entrepreneur, philanthropist and chairman of Heirs Holdings Limited a pan-African investment company, argues that Africa must do more ... Full story

Baptism Of Fire For Madhuku’s NCA

By Sij Ncube Harare, January 6,2014 - Lovemore Madhuku’s new political formation, the National Constitutional Assembly, yesterday said its members were attacked in Mbare allegedly by ... Full story

World Mourns Portuguese Football Legend Eusebio

Lisbon, January 6, 2014 - The funeral of football legend Eusebio is to take place in the Portuguese capital Lisbon, after his death at 71. Mourners ... Full story

Tsvangirai Disputes Elizabeth's "Medical Nature" Version

Harare, January 5, 2014-MDC-T leader, Morgan Tsvangirai has disputed claims by his estranged wife Elizabeth Macheka that a sensitive personal issue of a “medical nature” ... Full story

Teachers Threaten To Strike Over Salaries

Harare,January 5, 2014 - Zimbabwean teachers have threatened to go on a nationwide strike as soon as schools open if their demand for a basic ... Full story

Repeating History In Zim Radio Listenership

By Nkosana Dlamini Harare, January 4, 2014-Even 33 years after Zimbabwean independence, President Mugabe remains a harsh critic of the white colonial government’s system. But through ... Full story

2014 Will Be Tougher Than 2013:Makoni

Harare, January 4, 2014 - Opposition leader Simba Makoni has scoffed at claims by Patrick Chinamasa, the new Finance minister, that his spending plan ushers ... Full story

TB Joshua Predicts Fall Of Corrupt African Leaders In 2014

Abuja, January 03, 2014-Renowned Nigerian Prophet Temitope Balogun Joshua, popularly known as TB Joshua, has predicted the fall of corrupt African leaders in 2014. In a ... Full story

Gutu Police Force Villagers To Build Houses For Them

By Roy Chikara.Gutu,January 03, 2013-Cash-strapped villagers from Chin’ombe communal lands in Gutu have expressed concern over efforts by Zimbabwe Republic Police(ZRP) officers at Bhasera Police ... Full story

Air Zim Bosses Crash Into Suspension Over Aviation Insurance Scandal

By Professor Matodzi Harare, January 1, 2014 - Zimbabwe’s state-run national airline, Air Zimbabwe has suspended six of its top bosses pending dismissal over a 5.2 ... Full story

It's Rape Not Healing, Zim 'Prophets' Told

By Nhalo Ndaba In Zimbabwe, self-proclaimed 'prophets' say they can help people with weight loss, making ‘miracle money’ out of nothing and raising the dead. Some ... Full story

Kombayi Ignores MDC-T Resignation Directive

Gweru, January 1, 2013-Gweru mayor Hamutendi Kombayi, who was recently ordered by his MDC-T party to resign the mayoral seat and revert to being an ... Full story