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No Bullying at Peterhouse - Officials

Marondera, March 30, 2014 - Officials at Zimbabwe’s most elite private school, Peterhouse College, have dismissed a bullying video that has gone viral on the internet ... Full story

Fuel Shortages Not Undermining Justice Delivery System - Govt

Harare, March 30, 2014-Government says fuel shortages which have affected Zimbabwe’s prisons have not deterred the authorities from carrying out their work as expected. The Deputy ... Full story

SK Moyo Heaps Praises On Chinos

Zanu-PF will soon receive performance reports for the first quarter of 2014 from its Members of the House of Assembly in order to review progress ... Full story

Suspended ZBC Boss Granted Bail Over OB Van Case

Harare, March 29, 2014-Suspended Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation Group Chief Executive Officer Happison Muchechetere, who is facing charges of fraud involving US$800 000, has been granted ... Full story

Muchechetere Blames Charamba For ZBC Rot

Harare, March 29, 2014 - Suspended Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation (ZBC) chief executive Happison Muchechetere has sensationally accused Secretary for Information, Media and Broadcasting Services George ... Full story

Dube Re-elected To Lead ZIFA For Another 4-Year Term

Harare, March 29, 2014 - Incumbent Zimbabwe Football Association (ZIFA) President Cuthbert Dube has won another four year term at the helm of the country’s ... Full story

Sipepa Nkomo Drags Chombo,Mnangagwa To Concourt Over Devolution Delay

Former minister and member of the National Assembly for Lobengula in Bulawayo, Samuel Sipepa Nkomo, has dragged Local Government minister Ignatius Chombo, Justice minister Emmerson ... Full story

SK Moyo Too Junior For VP Post - Ex-ZAPU Comrades

Harare, March 28, 2014-ZANU PF national chairman Simon Khaya Moyo’s chances of becoming the country’s second vice-president at the party congress in December appear to ... Full story

MISA Raises Concern Over Opaque Operations Of Media Probe Committee

Harare, March 27, 2014 – The Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA-Zimbabwe) has raised concern over the opaque operations of a media enquiry panel which ... Full story

Confusion Over Form One Entrance Tests

Masvingo, March 27, 2014 - Some boarding schools have stopped taking pupils through internal entrance tests for purposes of recruiting form ones after an alleged ... Full story

Masiyiwa Among Top 50 Greatest World Leaders

Econet Wireless founder and chairman Strive Masiyiwa has been ranked among the top 50 greatest world leaders by CNN’s Fortune magazine. In a list released last ... Full story

Obama In Historic First Meeting With Pope Francis

Vatican City, Thursday March 27, 2014 - President Barack Obama has held a historic first meeting with Pope Francis, the pontiff that the president views ... Full story

Zim’s Growing Electronic Waste Becoming A Real Danger

By Tatenda Dewa Harare, March 25, 2014  - Electronic waste in Zimbabwe is becoming “an emerging environmental crisis that is by and large unheralded,” according to ... Full story

Gweru's Nkabazwe Community Radio Partners MSU

Gweru, March 26, 2014 -A Midlands based community radio, Nkabazwe and the Midlands State University (MSU) will partner in a development set to benefit students ... Full story

ZIFA Elections To Go Ahead, Court Rules

Harare, March 24, 2014 -The ZIFA elections scheduled for this Saturday will proceed after the court application for an interdict to stop them by ZPC ... Full story

Tsvangirai Mollifies CSO's, Rules Out Party Split

Harare, March 25, 2014 - Zimbabwe's opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai on Tuesday re-assured his erstwhile allies in the civil society that the internal strife in his MDC-T ... Full story

Tsvangirai, Biti Discard Differences

Harare, March 25, 2014-MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai and a group of party stalwarts calling for leadership change within the party have finally buried their differences, ... Full story

Zimbabwe Traverses A Rough Political Terrain

By Jeffrey Moyo   Harare, Mar 24 2014  - Leroy Muzamani from Zimbabwe’s low income suburb, Highfield, sits with his chin resting on his hands. Dressed in a ... Full story

Tsvangirai Extends Charm Offensive To CSOs

Harare, March 24, 2014 – MDC -T leader Morgan Tsvangirai will on Tuesday meet representatives of Zimbabwe’s civil society as he seeks to galvanise support ... Full story

ZCTU Rejects Labour Law Review Proposals

Harare, March 24, 2014 - Government and labour are headed for a showdown following the announcement by Finance minister Patrick Chinamasa, that Cabinet was mulling ... Full story

Mangudya Appointed New RBZ Governor

Harare, March 23, 2014 - President Mugabe has appointed economist and former CBZ chief executive officer Dr John Mangudya as the new Governor of the ... Full story

Presidential Scholarship Fund Private Scheme Straining Zim Fiscus - Biti

Harare, March 23, 2014 - Former Finance minister, Tendai Biti has said the Presidential Scholarship Fund is President Robert Mugabe’s private scheme and is not ... Full story

Ramaphosa Confident Of Resounding ANC Win In SA May Polls

Port Elizabeth - March 22, 2014 -ANC deputy president, Cyril Ramaphosa, says he has no doubt that the ANC will remain the winning party in ... Full story

Man Nearly Killed Over $1 Debt

By Golden Maunganidze Masvingo, March 22, 2014 - A 32-year-old man from Masvingo’s Chief Chikwanda in Morgenster area is battling for life at Masvingo General Hospital ... Full story

Shortage Of Science Teachers in Zim Alarming - Dokora

Harare, March 22, 2014 -The Zimbabwe government says there is an urgent need to address the serious shortage of science and information communication technology (ICT) ... Full story

Malema Attacks Zuma Over Nkandla Spending

Johannesburg  March 21, 2014 - Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) Leader Julius Malema slated President Jacob Zuma while addressing a crowd of EFF and Pan Africanist ... Full story

PAC Accuses ANC Of Hijacking Sharpeville Commemoration

Johannesburg, March 21, 2014-PAC vice president Mike Muendane says the ruling party cited Zuma's safety as the reason for not allowing them to be part ... Full story

MDC-T Leadership Tide Swings In Tsvangirai's Favour

By Prince TongogaraHarare, March 21, 2014 - The MDC-T leadership tide is for now swingingin embattled leader Morgan Tsvangirai's favour after three hard weeksof meeting ... Full story

Vehicle Windscreen Smashing Illegal - ZRP

Harare, March 20, 2014 - The Zimbabwe Republic Police says the smashing of vehicle windscreen by some police officers is illegal. Previous clashes between the police ... Full story

Zim Hyperinflationary Mentality Devaluing US Dollar - Chinamasa

Harare, March 20, 2014 - Zimbabwe is abusing the United States dollar and has effectively devalued the currency due to distorted pricing bordered on the ... Full story

Kariba Dam Wall In Risk Of Collapse,$250m Required For Repairs

AT LEAST 3,5 million people in Zimbabwe, Malawi, Mozambique and Zambia are in danger amid disclosures that the Kariba Dam wall has developed “serious structural ... Full story

SADC Groups Gangs Up In Condemning Swazi Authorities Over Human Rights Violations

Mbabane, March 19, 2014 - Southern African human rights groups have ganged up to condemn the arrest and detention of two human rights defenders in ... Full story

Harare City Council Retrenches Six Directors

Harare, March 20, 2014-Harare City Council sent six directors on retrenchment on Wednesday, the first batch to go in an exercise that will result in ... Full story

Police Charge MDC-T Official Over Radio Licence

Mutare, March 18, 2014 - Police on Tuesday charged an opposition party member for contravening the country's obnoxious broadcasting laws and impounded his vehicle for committing the ... Full story

Govt Slashes Salaries For Parastatals Bosses To $6 000 Ceiling

Harare,March 18, 2014-Government has resolved as an interim measure that chief executive officers (CEOs) of state owned enterprises, parastatals and local authorities should receive a ... Full story

Granny Fights Demolitions

Harare, March 17, 2014 - A bitter granny from Marimbi Village whose home was demolished by the Manyame Rural District Council has taken the council ... Full story

Wanted: Nominations For Six New Judges

Harare, March 17, 2014 - Members of the public have for the first time been given an opportunity to nominate six people they feel are ... Full story

Zim Police Quiz MDC-T Youth Over Bombing Of Biti’s House

Harare, March 17, 2014 – Zimbabwean police have quizzed an MDC-T youth over the bombing of the party’s secretary-general Tendai Biti’s home. Biti’s house was petrol ... Full story

Dynamos Win Bob 90 Sup8r Cup But....

Radio VOP Sports Reporter   Harare.March 16, 2014-Dynamos have won the Bob 90 Sup8r Cup but the popular Harare club are not smiling after taking home a ... Full story

'Chinamasa Not Going Anywhere' - Moyo

Harare, March 16, 2014-Information, Media and Broadcasting Services Minister Professor Jonathan Moyo has castigated sections of the media for peddling speculative stories that Finance and ... Full story

Boost For Tsvangirai As Old Allies Rejoin MDC-T

Bulawayo, March 16, 2014-MDC-T leader, Morgan Tsvangirai yesterday got a major boost when top national executive members, including former legislators from the Welshman Ncube-led MDC ... Full story

Minister, MP Attempt To Fleece Prospective Investor, Demand $120k Bribe - Mugabe

Harare, March 15, 2014-President Robert Mugabe yesterday revealed that a Cabinet minister and a female Member of Parliament last week demanded a US$120 000 bribe ... Full story

The Meaning Of Security To African Women

By Rosebell Kagumire, Kampala Mention African women and security, and thoughts likely dash to the many wars, past and present, across the continent. This is because ... Full story

Mobile Cash Transfer Rates Rapped

Harare, March 14, 2014 - The Bankers Association of Zimbabwe (BAZ) has urged parliamentarians to come up with a policy that compels mobile money transfers ... Full story

Hunger, Homelessness Hit Binga After Heavy Rains

By Farai Sibanda Binga, March 14,  2014 -Heavy rains that pounced Binga district in Matabeleland North province in the past few months first brought joy followed by ... Full story

MDC-T Byo Offices Defaced,Repainted Ahead Of Tsvangirai Visit

Bulawayo, March 14, 2014 - MDC-T officials have supervised the repainting of the defaced perimeter wall.Bulawayo provincial organising secretary Albert Mhlanga has blamed the graffiti ... Full story

SA's Kruger National Park Shuts Camps Due to Flooding

The Kruger National Park has shut ten camps due to flooding. But Park authorities insist this poses little danger or risks to tourists. The world renowned ... Full story

MDC Will Not Break Up: Tsvangirai

Harare, March 13, 2014 - Zimbabwe's Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) leader, Morgan Tsvangirai, has rejected talk of an imminent split in the party. He ... Full story

Former Allies Rejoin Tsvangirai’s MDC-T Party

Harare, March 13, 2014 – Embattled MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai on Thursday received a major boost after two of the party’s founding members rejoined the ... Full story

Parly Speaker Denies Gagging Zim Legislators

Harare, March 13, 2014 - Speaker of the National Assembly  Jacob Mudenda says he does not seek to gag Parliament from probing corrupt public officials ... Full story

Why Mama Azuka Always Plays Bad Movie Roles

The case of Nollywood Actress Patience Ozokwor aka MamaAzuka to many Zimbabweans is an ironic way of life. Most people love Patience Ozokwor, because according ... Full story

MDC-T Youth Leader Mkhwananzi On Firing Line

Harare, March 12, 2014-MDC-T Youth Assembly secretary-general Promise Mkhwananzi has reportedly thrown  himself into the firing line after he publicly denounced the ongoing purge of ... Full story

Parly Grills Harare Town Clerk Mahachi

Harare, March 12, 2014 - Harare town clerk Tendai Mahachi yesterday failed to produce adequate documents in Parliament justifying his   $13 000 salary which ... Full story

Air Zimbabwe: Mavhunga, Pfumbidzayi Granted Stringent Bail

Harare, March 11, 2014 - Suspended Air Zimbabwe Group CEO Innocent Mavhunga and Air Zimbabwe Holdings Private Limited company secretary Grace Pfumbidzayi have been granted ... Full story

Mutodi, Mupfanochiya Lose Property Over Debts

By Professor Matodzi Harare, March 11, 2014 – Controversial musician and businessman, Energy Mutodi and journalist Walter Mupfanochiya have lost some of their household properties to ... Full story

Tension Ahead Of SA Elections- IEC

Cape Town, March 11, 2014 -The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) has warned that political instability could make the May 7 election very difficult to conduct. IEC ... Full story

Sikhala Denies Rejoining MDC-T

Harare, March 11, 2014 - MDC99 leader Mr Job Sikhala yesterday denied reports that he had rejoined MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai's party saying it could ... Full story

Biti Dismisses Joining Zanu (PF) Claims

Harare, March 11, 2014 - Tendai Biti, the MDC secretary-general, yesterday said he would rather die than join President Robert Mugabe’s Zanu PF and reiterated ... Full story

SA Govt Issues Flood Warning

Pretoria, March 10, 2014 -The Department of Water Affairs issued a flood warning for some provinces on Monday after heavy rainfall soaked most parts of ... Full story

Tsvangirai, Biti Rift Widens

Harare, March 10, 2014-MDC-T secretary-general Tendai Biti could have fallen for a shrewd plot to finger him as Elton Mangoma's handler after he sought to ... Full story

Civic Society Groups Condemn Tsvangirai Leadership

Harare, March 10, 2014-Civic society groups have condemned MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai for the “undemocratic way” he has handled the leadership battle between him and ... Full story

SA Mine Disaster Bodies Arrive In Zim

Bulawayo , March 10, 2014 - Bodies of Zimbabweans who perished in a disused gold mine in Roodeport, South Africa have arrived in Bulawayo and ... Full story

Zim City Women Cash In On Thriving Potato Business

By Jeffrey Moyo Harare, March 10, 2014 - Shyline Chipfika, 26, is one of thousands of Zimbabwean women in urban centres who have struck gold by ... Full story

Strained Conjugal Rights Affecting Displaced Tokwe-Mukosi Couples

Masvingo, March 8, 2014- Couples displaced by flash floods along the Tokwe-Mukorsi flood basin in Masvingo two months ago have appealed to government to urgently ... Full story

Women Journos Urged to Fight Newsroom Abuse

By Isabel Nyathi Harare, March 8, 2014-Zimbabwean women journalists have been encouraged to remain in the media fraternity despite challenges they face so as to be ... Full story

Polarisation A Threat To Zim's Economic Prosperity - Moyo

The Minister of Media, Information and Broadcasting Services, Professor Jonathan Moyo, says polarisation of the media in Zimbabwe is a threat to the new economic ... Full story

MDC-T Suspends Elton Mangoma Pending Disciplinary Hearing

Today, the MDC National Council suspended Elton Mangoma as the Deputy Treasurer General of the party pending the appearance before an Independent Disciplinary Tribunal in ... Full story

Consumer Basket Decreases Marginally - CCZ

Thursday, March 6 2014- The consumer basket for a family of six has decreased slightly from the January 2014 figure of US$561,56 to US$559,93 by ... Full story

African World Cup Success In Brazil Still Remote

Contrasting fortunes for Africa's World Cup representatives in their midweek internationals still leave up in the air the chances of the continent producing credible performances ... Full story

Protest Lifts Lid On Zim Judges Salaries

Harare, March 6, 2014 – A protest by Labour Court judges has lifted the veil on the earnings of Zimbabwean judicial officers. A position paper drawn ... Full story

US Govt Provides $100,000 Grant To Reduce Gender-Based Violence

Harare, March 5, 2014-The U.S. State Department, through the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), has provided $100,000 to Tag A Life International Trust ... Full story

Zimbabwe's Investment Policies Hurt Its Trade Prospects- World Bank

The World Bank says Zimbabwe's ownership and investment policies continue to hurt its trade prospects. In the latest Zimbabwe's Trade and Competitiveness Report, the World ... Full story

Econet Zero To Provide Free Internet Access To Schools,Varsities

Harare, March 5,2014-Econet Wireless yesterday launched Econet Zero, a platform that gives schoolchildren free access to over 50 educational websites. The product is a new ... Full story

Setback For Mangoma As Court Sets Free MDC-T Youths

Harare, March 5, 2014 – Five MDC-T youths who were arrested and charged with assaulting the opposition party’s deputy treasurer-general Elton Mangoma have been set ... Full story

Zim Police Ban "Salarygate" Protest

Harare, March 4, 2014 - Zimbabwean police have banned a protest march organised by the Zimbabwe Human Rights Association (ZimRights) to demonstrate against the abuse ... Full story

Dynamos Players Strike Over Unpaid Bonuses

Harare, March 4, 2014-It never rains but it pours for Dynamos as the club’s players have gone on strike over unpaid bonuses ahead of a ... Full story

Tsvangirai God Chosen To Lead Democracy Struggle - Chamisa

Harare, March 4, 2014-MDC-T organising secretary Nelson Chamisa has claimed that former Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai was anointed by God to lead the struggle for ... Full story

USA Scholarship Boost For Binga Girl

Binga, Matabeleland North- March 4, 2014-Receiving a full scholarship to study in the United States has driven Chiza Ngachize Mwinde in search of ways to ... Full story

Returning Home For Reduced Remuneration: The Repatriation Dilemma

By Angelica Jopson  Demand for diaspora in Africa is growing but moving back can involve a pay cut. Fifty-three percent of companies surveyed in a recent report ... Full story

Mugabe Blasts GALZ, Supports Museveni Stance

Harare, March 3, 2014-President Mugabe has thrown his weight behind Ugandan leader Mr Yoweri Museveni's fight against homosexuality, hinting that Government will soon deal decisively ... Full story

SA Govt Downplays Zuma’s Absence At Mandela London Memorial

Pretoria, March 2, 2014 -The  South African Presidency has downplayed claims that the absence of President Jacob Zuma at the memorial service of former President ... Full story

Typhoid Outbreak Hits Harare Again

Harare, March 2, 2014 - An outbreak of typhoid is feared in Mabvuku amid reports that nine cases of the disease have so far been ... Full story

Mugabe Unveils Mansion To The World During Bona's Wedding

Harare, March 2, 2014 - African presidents, billionaires, rich local businessmen, diplomats and socialites yesterday attended the opulent wedding of President Robert Mugabe’s first daughter ... Full story

Mugabes Host Lavish Wedding For Daughter Bona

Harare, March 2, 2014-President Robert Mugabe and First Lady, Grace yesterday hosted a lavish wedding for their daughter, Bona at their Borrowdale Brooke mansion. Bona tied ... Full story