John Masuku

Tshinga Dube Invites Expelled Gumbo, Jabu To Wedding, Stands His Ground

Former Zanu PF spokesperson, Rugare Gumbo; expelled former war veterans leader, Jabulani Sibanda and ZAPU leader, Dumiso Dabengwa made surprise appearances at the ... Full story

AirAsia In Another Mishap, Overshoots Runway

An AirAsia Zest plane carrying 159 people overshot the runway and got stuck in a muddy field at an international airport in the central Philippines ... Full story

Mandela Family Meeting Called To Stop Infighting

The AbaThembu royal family has called a meeting to resolve apparent infighting in the Mandela family, The New Age reported on Tuesday. "The meeting will resolve and find ... Full story

Ex-Football Star George Weah In Landslide Liberian Senate Victory

The former football star George Weah has won a landslide victory in Liberia's senate elections, in polls disrupted by the Ebola outbreak. Weah got ... Full story

AirAsia Indonesia-Singapore Flight QZ8501 Disappears

AirAsia boss Tony Fernandes says he is "devastated" that a plane carrying 162 people from Indonesia to Singapore has gone missing. AirAsia Indonesia flight QZ8501, an ... Full story

EEF Leader Julius Malema Weds

EFF leader Julius Malema on Saturday tied the knot with Mantwa Matlala at a swanky, albeit high security, affair at Seshego, outside Polokwane.The Citizen newspaper ... Full story

ZIPRA Veterans Query VP Mphoko's Credentials

Zapu veterans are piling the pressure on newly-appointed Vice President Phelekezela Mphoko, claiming that he deserted the late Joshua Nkomo and the party before independence ... Full story

Opposition Failed to Capitalise On Zanu (PF) Weakness: Gorden Moyo

Makokoba constituency Member of Parliament, Gorden Moyo says Zimbabweans’ much-lauded high literacy rate in Africa has not helped them to resist being oppressed by President ... Full story

Zim Facing Hurdles In Attaining Universal Primary Education

By Jeffrey Moyo Zimbabwe boasts of one of the highest rates of literacy across Africa but, but without free primary education, achieving universal primary ... Full story

Zanu (PF) Activists Loot Donated Xmas Goodies

Some Zanu PF activists in Chinhoyi have been accused of looting Christmas goodies donated to old people’s homes and children’s orphanage centres in ... Full story

Egypt Bans Hollywood- Produced Biblical "Exodus" Film

Egypt has banned Hollywood's big screen biblical epic "Exodus: Gods and Kings," a 20th Century Fox spokesperson said on Friday. The studio owned by ... Full story

Trial Of Ivory Coast Ex-First Lady Begins

The trial has begun in Ivory Coast of the ex-first lady, Simone Gbagbo, for her alleged role in post-election violence five years ago. The ... Full story

Journalist Killed In DRC

A journalist for state media in the Democratic Republic of Congo was shot dead on Friday in Goma in the vast country's restive east, officials ... Full story

Pope Francis Condemns Religious Violence

Pope Francis has denounced the "brutal persecution" of religious and ethnic minorities, in his traditional Christmas Day address. In his second "Urbi et Orbi" - to ... Full story

Zimbabwe's Season Of Dry Bonuses, No Cheer?

By Farai Sevenzo The rains are the topic of discussion all over southern Africa at the moment - they cannot be avoided. The rivers are bursting, the ... Full story

Zuma Dismisses Wife No. 5 Claim

A Zulu idiom used by President Jacob Zuma at an event for senior citizens was misunderstood, the South African Presidency said on Wednesday. "Speaking at a wonderful Christmas ... Full story

Long Suffering Zimbos Endure Chaotic Service Delivery

The year 2014 will go down as yet another year in which electoral promises from the ruling Zanu PF government and local authorities have failed ... Full story

Labour Law Amendments To Fuel Retrenchments: ZCTU

The amendment of the labour laws expected early next year will significantly increase the number of retrenchments, the Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) has ... Full story

Zanu (PF) Purging Continues Unabated

The Zanu PF Mashonaland Central Co-ordinating Committee meeting has recommended that 15 out of the 24  legislators in the province be recalled for allegedly fanning ... Full story

MTN Awards Its CEO Dabengwa R18.6m In Shares

Mobile network MTN has awarded its Group President and CEO  Zimbabwean born Sifiso Dabengwa with 83 100 shares in the company worth R18.6m. In a market ... Full story

Tanzania's Kikwete Fires Murambatsvina Exposer Tibaijuka Over Payment

Tanzania's President Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete has fired a senior government minister accused of wrongly taking $1m (£640,000) from a businessman. Land and Housing Minister Anna Tibaijuka ... Full story

Overzealous VP Mnangagwa Supporters Warned

The Zanu PF Midlands leadership has made a passionate plea to people in the province to stop personalising Acting President Emmerson Mnangagwa and accept that ... Full story

Not Merry Xmas For Injiva As Rand Drowns

By Sij Ncube Continual weakening of the South African rand against the US dollar has been identified as the major deterrent restricting Zimbabwean citizens living in ... Full story

1987 Unity Accord Remains A Farce

By Sij Ncube BULAWAYO - ZIMBABAWE on Monday marked the 27th anniversary of the Unity Accord forged between Zanu PF and the former PF Zapu characterised ... Full story

Important Facts to Consider Before Purchasing a Used Truck (sponsored)

Consider the Japanese Brands If you need a truck for work, choose a Japanese Brand. Reliability is very high for Japanese Used Cars. The most popular ... Full story

Matabeleland Businesses Pin Hopes On Mphoko

By Sij Ncube Matabeleland business community is pinning hopes of the revival of stagnant industries on newly appointed Vice President Phelekezela Mphoko saying as a politician ... Full story

Cheeky Zim Blood Bank Punishes Donor

Harare, December 16, 2014 – Zimbabwe’s blood bank has vindictively reprimanded one of its long serving blood donors by refusing to honour him among the ... Full story

2014: Full Of Sound And Fury Signifying Tough Times Ahead

By Prince Tongogara The year 2014 once again like the past decade was dominated by political developments while the economy burned and social conditions of the ... Full story

Zim Student Awarded Prestigious Rhodes Scholarship

A Zimbabwean student based in the United States is one of the two who has been named Rhodes Scholars by the Zimbabwe Rhodes Scholarship selection ... Full story

Zim Authorities Fail Rights Test

Zimbabwean authorities have failed torespect and implement progressive provisions in the country’s newgovernance charter that protect and promote human rights, a leadinglawyers group has said.In ... Full story

War Vets Ministry To Keep Ex-Fighters In Mugabe’s Corner

By Prince Tongogara President Robert Mugabe, in his political twilight, finally rewarded the liberation war veterans through creating a cabinet ministry specifically to look at their ... Full story

Ugandan Maid Jailed 4 Yrs For Toddler Abuse

A Ugandan maid was jailed for four years for abusing a toddler in a case that shocked the country after a graphic video of the ... Full story

Chamisa Appointed MDC-T Policy Coordinator

Former MDC-T organising secretary Nelson Chamisa on Saturday bounced back into the opposition party’s executive where he was appointed secretary for policy co-ordination. The Kuwadzana East ... Full story

Chamisa Appointed MDC-T Policy Coordinator

Former MDC-T organising secretary Nelson Chamisa on Saturday bounced back into the opposition party’s executive where he was appointed secretary for policy co-ordination. The Kuwadzana East ... Full story

Grace Running Show In Party,Govt

THE just-ended Zanu PF congress all but showed First Lady Grace Mugabe is now running the show in Zanu PF and government behind the scenes, ... Full story

Give UMDC Unity A Chance

By Pius Wakatama On November 27, 2014, 5 000 Zimbabweans, 17 African diplomats, representatives of the embassies of Australia, France, Norway, India, USA and the UK ... Full story

Will Mavhaire Ever Bounce Back, Again?

Fired Energy Minister Dzikamai Mavhaire’s love-hate relationship with President Robert Mugabe is a perfect example of how one can resurrect from political obscurity to political ... Full story

Mugabe Seals Self-Preservation Succession Plan In New VPs

By Prince Tongogara It has for long been lurking in the minds of many that the emotive and divisive Gukurahundi would play a pivotal role in ... Full story

Zim Urban Dwellers Face Starvation

By Jeffrey Moyo As unemployment deepens across Zimbabwe and as the country battles to achieve the United Nations Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) ahead of the December ... Full story

Newly Appointed Zanu (PF) VP Mnangagwa Escapes Poisoning

There has been an attempt on the life of the newly appointed Zanu PF Vice President, Emmerson Mnangagwa, with unknown assailants sprinkling the deadly cyanide ... Full story

Mugabe Appoints Mnangagwa VP, Demotes SK

The Zanu PF leader, President Robert Mugabe has named Emmerson Mnangagwa and Phelekezela Mphoko as the party's new vice presidents, while Simon Khaya Moyo has ... Full story

Munatsi, Dzanya,Kudenga Quit BancABC In Major Shake-Up

Since the completion of the transaction, the executive management of Atlas Mara and BancABC have been collaborating on identifying opportunities for enhancing BancABC's operations and ... Full story

VP Joice Mujuru Statement

PRESS STATEMENT ISSUED BY THE HONOURABLE VICE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF ZIMBABWE , AND MEMBER OF THE RULING PARTY , ZANU PF – HONOURABLE ... Full story

Sekeramayi,Mash West Executive's Fate Today

Defence minister Sydney Sekeramayi’s fate and that of other Zanu (PF} central committee members from Mashonaland East province will be decided Wednesday after their election ... Full story

Job Loses Intensify As Zim Companies Shut Down

Job losses are intensifying with more than 365 workers being retrenched last month and over 690 workers facing the same fate at the ... Full story

Grace Mugabe Confirmed As Zanu (PF) Women's Head

Zimbabwe's ruling Zanu-PF party confirmed President Robert Mugabe's wife Grace as the new head of its women's wing at a congress on Saturday, ... Full story

Zanu(PF) Resolves To Sack Coup Plotters

Vice President Joice Mujuru and her so called ‘hangers on’ are possibly out of Zanu PF after the party’s 6th National People’s Congress ... Full story

Social Media,New Platforms Frustrate Repressive Flow Of News

By Nkosana Dlamini London, UK, December 7, 2014-The advent of new communication devices and Social Media has created fresh broadcastingplatforms for exiled radio stations, which have ... Full story

Axed,Threatened Leaders Attend Zanu (PF)Congress

More senior Zanu PF members, some of whom were booted out through votes of no confidence and subsequently warned against attending the on-going ... Full story

Countdown To New Zanu (PF) Presidium Unveiling

Vice President Joice Mujuru's fate is likely to be sealed this weekend after several Zanu PF committees sat down to deliberate on the ... Full story

ICC Investigations Shoddy: Uhuru Kenyatta

Kenya President Uhuru Kenyatta believes the International Crimes Court (ICC) has done a poor job with investigations of charges against him, denying him and victims ... Full story

Mugabe Congress Speech Exposes Multi-faced Divide And Rule Tactics

By Prince Tongogara President Robert Mugabe cut a forlorn figure at the podium delivering Zanu PF 6th Congress Keynote address in the sweltering Zimbabwe summer heat ... Full story

Mnangagwa's Climb To The Top: Is He Next VP?

By Alexander Joe Tough-Talking Zimbabwe Justice Minister Emmerson Mnangagwa —dubbed “Ngwena” or “the crocodile”—is likely to emerge from this week on as President Robert ... Full story

Mugabe Signals Mujuru End As VP Bunks Off Congress Opening Ceremony

President Robert Mugabe has signalled the end of Vice President Joice Mujuru’s political career, saying time has come for Zanu PF to spit her out.Officially ... Full story

SABC Board Chair Found Guilty Of Forging Academic Qualifications

The South African Parliament's Portfolio Committee on Communication has found the Chairperson of the SABC Board Zandile Ellen Tshabalala guilty on all two ... Full story

Zanu (PF) Congress: Mujuru, Mutasa, Goche, Allies Denounced

    The Zanu(PF)6th People’s Congress, which is running till Sunday, started off on what has become usual, the denunciation of Vice President Joice Mujuru ... Full story

Grace Mugabe Road Jibe Lands Trader In Police Cells

Harare, December 04, 2014 – A Zimbabwean informal trader has become the latest casualty of the country’s widely condemned insult laws after he was arrested ... Full story

Outspoken Rugare Gumbo Expelled

Suspended Zanu PF Secretary for Information and Publicity, Rugare Gumbo has been expelled.   The party’s National Chairman, Simon Khaya Moyo, who is now doubling as ... Full story

TB Is SA's Killer Number One: Stats SA

South Africans are not dying as much as they used to. That's according to the report released by Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) on the ... Full story

Opportunists,Deserters Take Over Zanu (PF): Ex Zanla Commander

A former member of the Zanla High Command Benard Manyadza says opportunists who fled the liberation war are now dictating pace in Zanu ... Full story

Outrage Over Naming Dr Grace Mugabe Way

Reports that a makeshift road in central Harare has been named after President Robert Mugabe's wife Grace provoked outrage among Zimbabweans on social ... Full story

Mugabe Says He Knew About His Ouster Plot

President Robert Mugabe has for the first time accused Vice President Joice Mujuru for plotting to unceremoniously unseat him from power, saying he ... Full story

Civic Grounds: MDC-T Crossover To Robert Mugabe Square

The Zanu PF Congress will not only go done at the pinnacle of extravagance on the ‘crowning’ of Robert Mugabe as life-President of both party ... Full story