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Swapo Poised For Landslide Victory As Opposition Parties Cry Foul

Results for Namibia's national and presidential elections experienced delays as most polling stations only closed in the early hours of Saturday, to allow ... Full story

Catholic Bishop Bemoans Zimbabwe's Corruption Levels

Roman Catholic Bishop of Gweru diocese, Xavier Munyongani, has criticized Catholic professionals and public officials who engage in corrupt activities that ... Full story

UMDC: Will Tsvangirai Be Persuaded To Join?

By Prince Tongogara Zimbabwe needs a strong and vibrant opposition political party to challenge or break the Zanu PF hegemony particular after Robert Mugabe’s resounding but ... Full story

Shamu Removal Confirmed, Mudenda, Sithembiso Booted Out

Zanu PF National Political Commissar Webster Shamu and two other Mashonaland West central committee-elect members have had their ouster formalised. Shamu fell by the ... Full story

Chinamasa Presents Static Budget As Mere Formality: MPs

Some legislators have welcomed the 2015 national budget in the face of limited financial resources while others have dismissed it as a mere ... Full story

Malema's EFF Targets ANC As Suspension Looms

Ahead of their almost certain suspension from the South African Parliament, the Economic Freedom Fighters led by Julius Malema on Thursday tabled motions and ... Full story

Zim Municipalities In Financial Trouble

Revenue inflows for municipal authorities operating in Zimbabwe have dropped significantly as the harsh economic situation takes its toll. Residents in towns and cities across the ... Full story

Gumbo Opens Up, Goes Down Zanu (PF) Memory Lane

By Fungi Kwaramba An emotional Rugare Gumbo has opened up on how he and the late revered freedom fighter, General Solomon Mujuru, moved mountains to ... Full story

Zanu (PF) Political Commissar Webster Shamu Kicked Out

Zanu PF National Political Commissar Webster Shamu and central committee-elect member Sylvester Nguni have been recalled from the central committee posts they won ... Full story

Mujuru, Top Allies Booted Out

As expected, Vice President, Dr Joice Mujuru is leading a host of Zanu PF bigwigs aligned to her faction who have fallen by ... Full story

No Central Committee Vote For Mutasa

    Zanu PF secretary for administration Didymus Mutasa has been booted out of the Central Committee after failing to garner enough votes to land ... Full story

ZBC Suspends Chiweshe, Mandizvidza

The Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation (ZBC) has suspended its acting boss Allan Chiweshe and current affairs manager Tazzen Mandizvidza on allegations of corruption. The State ... Full story

How Mugabe Has Successfully Manipulated Zanu (PF) For 34 Years

By Prince Tongogara President Robert Mugabe is one-step away from his crowning moment as Zimbabwe’s imperial leader after King Lobengula. His ambition to turning Zimbabwe into ... Full story

Mutasa Blames Moyo For Creating Anarchy, Destroying Zanu (PF) From Within

The weekend's Zanu (PF) politburo meeting seems to have put a lid to Joice Mujuru's possibilty of retaining her position at the ruling party's helm ... Full story

Zanu (PF) Approves More Votes Of No Confidence, Amendments Of Constitution Underway

The Zanu PF Politburo ended Sunday morning after upholding almost all votes of no confidence in the nine provinces across the country.  Nine Zanu PF Provincial ... Full story

Zambia's Ruling Party Suspends Guy Scott

Zambia's governing Patriotic Front party on Friday suspended Guy Scott from the party, weeks after he took over as interim president of the country following ... Full story

Hi-Tech Wrecks Mujuru's Career

Vice President Joice Mujuru’s political career was wrecked through a well-coordinated and systematic operation of communication surveillance and recordings, including voice cloning and video morphing ... Full story

11 Die In Kwe Kwe At Magaya Stampede

Eleven people died while 40 others were seriously injured after a stampede at a Prophetic Healing and Deliverance Ministries’ crusade at Mbizo Stadium in Kwekwe ... Full story

Zanu (PF) Mat North Prefer Presidential Appointments

Zanu PF Matabeleland North province is reported to have unanimously agreed that President Robert Mugabe should choose leaders he wants to work with when the ... Full story

Mnangagwa To Become Vice-President?

By Faith Zaba With the Zanu PF elective congress slated for December 2-7 just around the corner, confusion reigns in the faction led by Justice minister ... Full story

Rugare Gumbo Itching To Clear His Name

Suspended Zanu (PF) politician, Rugare Gumbo is itching to clear his name once the “dust has settled” in the troubled revolutionary party following damning allegations ... Full story

Over 1200 Zim Students Studying In US Varsities

November 20, 2014 – The number of Zimbabwean students enrolled in U.S. higher education increased by 3.1 percent to just over 1200, according to the ... Full story

Zanu (PF), MDC Renewal Court Chamisa

Zanu (PF) is making overtures to court former Movement for Democratic Change (MDC-T) national organising secretary, Nelson Chamisa. He was defeated by former Nyanga North ... Full story

Zanu PF Congress: Collateral Damage Continues to Rise

By Prince Tongogara The road to Zanu (PF) Congress inside a fortnight has been littered with political casualties all from the Vice President Joice Mujuru’s faction ... Full story

SA Parties Agree To Restore Dignity Of Parliament

The meeting between South African Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa and opposition parties represented in Parliament has agreed to suspend all current processes with respect to ... Full story

Grace Mugabe Addresses Cross Border Traders

The First Lady, Grace Mugabe, has appreciated the role that cross-border traders play in building the national economy. Dr Mugabe was addressing thousands of men and ... Full story

Harare Zanu (PF) Vote Miriam Chikukwa Out

The Zanu (PF) Harare province women’s league executive has passed a vote of no confidence in the vice chairperson Miriam Chikukwa, who has been the ... Full story

Masimirembwa In Maintenance,Neglect Wrangle

Harare, November 18, 2014 – Zanu (PF) loyalist and Central Mechanical Engineering Department (CMED) board chairperson and defeated aspirant for the Mabvuku parliamentary seat, Godwills ... Full story

Zambia To Hold Presidential By-Election By January 20

Zambia's interim leader Guy Scott has announced a presidential by-election on January. 20, 2015 and called for calm and tolerance amid concerns about a tense ... Full story

Kaukonde Finally Booted Out While Calls For Mutasa Ouster Intensify

The Zanu PF Mashonaland East province executive has passed a vote of no confidence in Chairman,Ray Kaukonde and seven other members. 27 members of the executive ... Full story

Resign Or Face Dismissal, Grace Mugabe Tells VP Mujuru

The First Lady, Grace Mugabe has once again implored Vice President Joice Mujuru to resign or risk dismissal, amid new claims that she is plotting ... Full story

Grace Resumes Rallies, Meets Students

Thousands of students and youths representatives from different institutions of higher learning around Zimbabwe are gathered at the Mazowe Children's home to rally ... Full story

MP Recalls: MDC-T Learns Nothing, Forgets Nothing From Splits

By Prince Tongogara Morgan Tsvangirai and his lieutenants have learnt nothing and forgotten nothing in the manner in which they handle party splits and eventually drive ... Full story

Mujuru To Make Tough Choices

By Paidamoyo Muzulu    Embattled Vice-President Joice Mujuru has to make tough choices to either fight from within or leave Zanu PF as chances of retaining her ... Full story

Gumbo, Jabulani Ouster : Mugabe Tyranny Exposed

By Prince Tongogara     The dramatic suspension of Zanu PF spokesman Rugare Gumbo on Friday three weeks shy of a watershed congress that will determine the party’s ... Full story

Disgruntled EFF Member Calls Malema A Liar

A disgruntled EFF member on Friday accused party leader Julius Malema of lying when he claimed that unhappy members could approach him. "Julius is a liar," ... Full story

Ex-Political Prisoners, Detainees First Congress Chaotic

The Zimbabwe Ex-Political Prisoners, Detainees and Restrictees Association’s (ZEPPDRA) first congress has opened in the capital amid chaos as a splinter group tried to stop ... Full story

Battered Lawyer Wins Zim Law Society Award

Harare, November 14, 2014 – Kennedy Masiye, a human rights lawyer who was brutally assaulted by the police recently has been honoured by the Law ... Full story

Rugare Gumbo Gets Five Year Suspension, Jabulani Sibanda Expelled

The Zanu PF extra-ordinary Politburo meeting ended late on Thursday night with major decisions that saw the suspension of Politburo member and the party’s Secretary ... Full story

ZIMRA To Be Ruthless With Tax Cheats,Defaulters

The Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (ZIMRA) has warned that it would be more ruthless to tax cheats and defaulters after the expiry of a tax amnesty ... Full story

Zim Doctors End Strike

The Zimbabwe Hospital Doctors Association (ZHDA) membership has unanimously resolved to end the strike and to resume their duties with immediate effect. The paralysing strike by ... Full story

Vavi In Quandary Over New SA Workers' Front

The man in the middle of the Cosatu row is confronted with one of the biggest decisions in his life. Turn his back on the ... Full story

Mysterious Cat Found In Pastor's Car

There was drama at a local garage in Masvingo on Monday when a mysterious cat in a prominent pastor from a pentecostal church was found ... Full story

War Vets Elders Call For Rugare Gumbo's Dismissal

War veteran elders have called for the dismissal of Zanu PF Secretary for Information and Publicity, Rugare Gumbo as a matter of urgency, describing his ... Full story

Zanu (PF) Factionalism: Jim Kunaka Abducted

Former Zanu PF Harare Provincial Youth Chairman, Jim Kunaka is admitted at the Avenues Clinic where he is being treated for injuries following an alleged ... Full story

Tomana Denies Alignment To Political Party, Faction

The National Prosecuting Authority has denied allegations it is aligned to any political party or faction insisting its sole mandate is to uphold the country’s ... Full story

2015 Nations Cup: Morocco Stripped, Disqualified

Morocco were officially stripped of the right to host the African Nations Cup next year, the Confederation of African Football (CAF) said on Tuesday. It has ... Full story

Suspect's Release Infuriates Senzo Meyiwa's Father

The father of late Bafana Bafana and Orlando Pirates captain Senzo Meyiwa says he will never find closure until those responsible for his son's murder ... Full story

ZIMSEC Cancels O-Level English, Maths Papers Due To Leakage

The Zimbabwe Schools Examinations Council (ZIMSEC) has cancelled the November 2014 O-level English Language Papers One and Two and Mathematics Papers One and Two. In a ... Full story

Zambia Holds State Funeral For President Michael Sata

Zambia is holding a state funeral for President Michael Sata, who died last month in a UK hospital at the age of 77. Tens of thousands ... Full story

Mugabe Perfects ‘Pre-Emptive Strike’ Doctrine To Manipulate Congress

By Prince Tongongara The United States and United Kingdom leaders, George W Bush and Tony Blair, in 2002 introduced a new terminology to international politics when ... Full story

Zambians, SADC Mourn Sata

Zambians held a final memorial service for President Michael Sata on Monday, ahead of his funeral to be held on Tuesday. At least nine African heads ... Full story

Andrew Langa Booted Out, Calls Dismissal Joke Of The Year

Matabeleland South Provincial Executive has passed a vote of no confidence on the Provincial Chairman,  Andrew Langa, accusing him of fanning factionalism in the party ... Full story

Kaukonde Executive Kicked Out By War Vets

War veterans in Mashonaland East province have passed a vote of no confidence on the Zanu PF Provincial Executive led by Ray Kaukonde. The war veterans ... Full story

Zanu (PF) Urged To Stop In-Fighting, Fix Ailing Economy

Below is a statement from The Centre for Community Development in Zimbabwe (CCDZ) The Centre for Community Development in Zimbabwe (CCDZ) is deeply concerned by the ... Full story

Zanu (PF) Urged To Stop In-Fighting, Fix Ailing Economy

Below is a statement from The Centre for Community Development in Zimbabwe (CCDZ) The Centre for Community Development in Zimbabwe (CCDZ) is deeply concerned by the ... Full story

Zim's DJ Butterphly Survives Eviction

Two country votes saved ZBC’s Power FM DJ and Zimbabwean housemate, Tariro Mharapara, also known as DJ Butterphly from eviction from the Big Brother Hotshots ... Full story

Turn-Out At City Budget Consultations Poor

By Itai Muzondo   The Masvingo City Council  started this year’s consultative budgetary meetings last week for 2015 financial year amid allegations by Masvingo United Residence and ... Full story

Girls Wearing Mini Skirts 'Distract Boys'!

By Tamar Cloete Girls may get reprimanded for what they're wearing as they're giving boys 'the wrong impression'.   For as long as I can remember, I ... Full story

Zanu (PF) Byo Demos Against Mujuru Unsanctioned: Callistus Ndlovu

Zanu (PF) Bulawayo has distanced itself from last Friday’s demonstration against Vice-President Joice Mujuru at the Joshua Mqabuko International Airport, with some in the provincial ... Full story

Zanu (PF) Faction Still Determined To Expel Kaukonde

Thousands of Zanu PF supporters have reportedly staged a demonstration in Marondera as a part of a vote of no confidence drive against Mashonaland East ... Full story

Female Students Urged To Value Their Studies

By Moses Ziyambi   The Student Christian Movement of Zimbabwe (SCMZ), a civic organisation concerned with female students welfare, hosted a workshop at Great Zimbabwe University (GZU)’s ... Full story

Mnangagwa Faction Suffers Setback

A Zanu PF faction linked to Justice minister Emmerson Mnangagwa has suffered a major setback as its strategy to weaken the Vice-President Joice Mujuru and ... Full story

Zanu (PF) Midlands Vote Out Chairman Machaya

The Zanu PF Midlands Provincial Chairman, Jason Machaya has been booted out of the executive committee for allegedly fanning factionalism and divisions in the province, ... Full story

Exam Leakage Now Fashionable In Zim

It looks like the silly season of leakages of public examination papers under the banner of the Zimbabwe Schools Examination Council (Zimsec) is upon us ... Full story

Mugabe In Succession Headache

Against a backdrop of unprecedented infighting around President Robert Mugabe’s succession conflict, senior Zanu PF leaders feel the time has come for the issue to ... Full story

Vote Of No Confidence For Midzi

The Zanu PF Harare provincial executive reportedly passed a vote of no confidence in Harare provincial chairman Ambassador Amos Midzi at the provincial party headquarters ... Full story

Sata Disclosed Preferred Successor While On Deathbed

On his deathbed in a London hospital a couple of weeks ago, Zambian president Michael Sata is said to have dictated a note in which ... Full story

Zim Student Mobility Very High-CIS

Harare, November 6, 2014: Zimbabwe has one of the most highly mobile student populations in Africa, according to the Council for International Schools (CIS). CIS, ... Full story

Did MDC-T Congress Enhance 2018 Electoral Chances?

By Prince Tongogara    Reading George Orwell’s classic satirical book “Animal Farm” should be a must among all political inclined persons particularly when trying to understand the ... Full story

Defiant Jabulani Still Wants To Meet Mugabe

Under-siege war veterans’ leader Jabulani Sibanda on Wednesday remained defiant, insisting he wanted to meet President Robert Mugabe over Zanu PF party issues and dismissed ... Full story

Chamisa Begins New Chapter

Former MDC-T national organising secretary Nelson Chamisa, who was at the weekend vanquished by ex-party spokesperson Douglas Mwonzora, yesterday formally registered as a lawyer, and ... Full story

Zanu (PF) Differences Mount Towards Congress

The ruling ZANU-PF could be headed for a devastating split at its elective congress to be held in early December with none of the factions ... Full story

SA Youth Unemployment 70pc

Youth unemployment in South Africa stands at a staggering 70%. According to the 2014 World Economic Forum's (WEF) Global Risk Report, South Africa has the ... Full story

Zim State Media Forced To Take Sides In Zanu(PF) Factional Wars

Statement from MMPZ on media coverage of  Zanu(PF) factional wars The Media Monitoring Project-Zimbabwe (MMPZ) expresses its profound concern over the increasingly hysterical “news coverage” in the state-owned ... Full story

Biti Invites Chamisa To Join MDC Renewal

The MDC Renewal Team has extended an olive branch to former MDC-T national organising secretary Nelson Chamisa to join the Tendai Biti-led movement following his ... Full story

Zimbabwe’s Blend War

Harare, November 5, 2014 – Zimbabwe’s apex court, the Constitutional Court on Wednesday began hearing a case in which an aggrieved motorist is challenging mandatory ... Full story

Macheso In Financial Trouble

The empire that Sungura ace Alick Macheso built might be crumbling following revelations in court that he has hit hard times financially, while his daughter ... Full story

War Vets Demonstrate For Kaukonde's Removal

War veterans from Marondera district staged a peaceful demonstration demanding that Zanu PF Mashonaland East provincial chairperson Ray Kaukonde and the entire executive step down. The ... Full story

Gumbo Dismisses Zanu (PF) Regime Change Merchants

Zanu PF spokesperson, Rugare Gumbo, has dismissed as “absolute nonsense” allegations by his party detractors that he is linked to Baba Jukwa and that he ... Full story

"Mistress" Has No Rights To Deceased's Assets:SA Legal Expert

South African legal expert Paul Rademan says if a husband has a girlfriend or mistress at the time of his death, the "other" woman has ... Full story

Riots Erupt In Lusaka As Scott Fires Presidential Contender

Zambian police and demonstrators clashed early on Tuesday in protests against the acting president, a white Zambian who fired the ruling party's chief following the ... Full story

Zambian Presidential Front-Runner Challenges Dismissal

Zambia's defence minister and presidential front-runner Edgar Lungu said on Tuesday the decision by interim president Guy Scott to dismiss him as the ruling party's ... Full story

Low-Cost FlyAfrica Flights Launched

Zimbabwe’s newest kid on the airline block, FlyAfrica, on Monday launched its inaugural Harare-Johannesburg flight where it is charging $89 (including taxes), one way FlyAfrica joins ... Full story

Malawian Diplomat Turns Down Zim Post

A Malawian diplomat has turned down the job of ambassador to Zimbabwe because he was opposed to dictatorship, he has told the BBC. "People of conscience ... Full story

Morgan Tsvangirai Must Be Careful

Instead of being exciting times for the politics of Zimbabwe — what is obtaining in both the MDC and Zanu PF — leaves ordinary people ... Full story

Building Fund Comeback In The Pipeline

The government is considering re-introducing a building fund levy to raise capital for the construction and up-grading schools’ infrastructure. In an effort to raise funds to ... Full story

Crocs Terrorise Gutu Community

By Upenyu Silent Chaota Mazare villagers of Gutu district in Masvingo province are living in a state of terror as crocodiles from Mutirikwi and Mazare rivers ... Full story

SA Load Shedding: Journalist Detained By Eskom

Cape Town – Netwerk24 multimedia journalist Le Roux Schoeman was detained on Monday by Eskom security at the Majuba Power Station for taking photos of ... Full story

Zim Court Exonerates Duo Charged Over Draconian POSA

Filabusi, November 3, 2014 – Zimbabwean authorities have suffered afresh setback in their bid to justify the continued use and abuse ofthe Public Order and ... Full story

Jabu Says War Vets Elders Group Unconstitutional

The recent fallout between war veterans’ leader Jabulani Sibanda and the association’s patron President Robert Mugabe has left the former fighters sharply divided. While a faction ... Full story

Mnangagwa Slams Divisive Sloganeering

Zanu (PF) Secretary for Legal Affairs, Emmerson Mnangagwa has implored party supporters to stop using divisive slogans and embrace mottos that promote unity and peace. Speaking ... Full story

Meyiwa's Widow Says Footballer Preferred Singer Khumalo

Slain Bafana Bafana captain Senzo Meyiwa's wife has said her husband was leaving her for singer and actress Kelly Khumalo, City Press reported on Sunday. Days ... Full story

Violence Erupts At Zanu (PF) Masvingo PCC Meeting

The Zanu PF extraordinary Provincial Coordinating Committee (PCC) meeting at in Masvingo on Sunday was abandoned due to violence after some supporters were incensed by ... Full story

Most of SA Plunged into Darkness

South Africa's Eskom CEO Tshediso Matona has given the assurance that critical institutions such as hospitals and airports will not be included in its load-shedding ... Full story

Mugabe Failed On Succession Planning,Caused Zanu (PF) Fights: Analysts

President Robert Mugabe’s failure to work out a clear succession plan in Zanu PF is to blame for the factionalism tearing the party, analysts have ... Full story

Politburo Rejects Grace Report For Lack of Detail

The vast majority of politburo members contemptuously dismissed Zanu PF secretary for Women’s League, Oppah Muchinguri’s report on First Lady Grace Mugabe’s “Meet the People” ... Full story

Mwonzora Beats Chamisa As Tsvangirai Consolidates Power

The curtain has come down on the MDC-T’s national congress with leader, Morgan Tsvangirai entrenching all power to himself and the party’s former National Organising ... Full story

Mash East Stands By Kaukonde Despite Grace, Mugabe Blasts

The Zanu PF Mashonaland East province has expressed confidence in the provincial leadership led by Ray Kaukonde  ahead of the 6th national people’s congress which ... Full story

Zim Political Parties Taking People For Granted

By Golden Maunganidze I am sure that it's  no longer a secret that we have serious divisions threatening to split any political party that you may ... Full story

Gumbo Blasted For Being Pro-Mujuru

Zanu PF leaders in Matabeleland North province have lashed out at the party’s national spokesperson Rugare Gumbo for compromising the party by speaking on behalf ... Full story

Tsvangirai Calls For Mass Action To End Meltdown

MDC leader Morgan  Tsvangirai  on Friday called for mass action to push President Robert Mugabe to address  the  deepening economic hardships in Zimbabwe. Tsvangirai told his ... Full story