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Zim Women Among Heaviest Drinkers in Africa - WHO Report

Zimbabwean women are among hardest drinkers on the continent making it into the top six of African women binge boozers, according to data complied by ... Full story

Ncube Thinks Tsvangirai Is Finished

The MDC first secretary-general, Professor Welshman Ncube, says the leadership wrangles in the MDC-T are a result of Morgan Tsvangirai’s lack of leadership qualities. He said ... Full story

Nigeria's Finance Minister Okonjo-Iweala Receives Recognition FromTIME Magazine

New York, April 30, 2014 - Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister for the Economy of Nigeria, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala and a host of others ... Full story

SA Elections Boss Tlakula Under Political Pressure To Resign

Johannesburg, April 30, 2014-Speaking on SA FM AM live on Wednesday morning Professor at the Department of Political Sciences at University of South Africa (Unisa) ... Full story

Mwonzora Arrested, Released Without Charge

MDC-T spokesperson Douglas Mwonzora was on Tuesday arrested for allegedly assaulting a party youth member for aligning himself to expelled secretary-general Tendai Biti’s faction which ... Full story

ZUPCO Crashes Again

Harare, April 29, 2014 – Zimbabwe’s state run bus operator, the Zimbabwe United Passenger Company (ZUPCO) has been ranked as the most closed and secretive ... Full story

Local Authorities Warned Against Witholding Vital Information

By Isabel Nyathi Harare, April 29, 2014 - Officials who withhold important public  information  which is beneficial to citizens could be brought before the courts under ... Full story

Tsvangirai Buoyed By Party Supporters As He Expels Biti And Rebel MPs

Harare, April 29, 2014 – Hundreds of MDC-T supporters on Tuesday thronged the opposition party’s headquarters to offer support to the party’s founding leader Morgan ... Full story

Tsvangirai Expels Biti As MDC-T Splits

MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai resolved to expel executive members who met at the weekend and suspended them. Their press release follows below: Tsvangirai National Council Resolutions,Harvest House, ... Full story

Zuma Hails De Klerk's Role In Ending Apartheid

Cape Town, April 28, 2014 - President Jacob Zuma has acknowledged the role former President FW De Klerk played in ending apartheid. Zuma was speaking at ... Full story

Zim Police Target Journalists Ahead of World Press Freedom Day

Harare, April 28, 2014 –Police on Monday resumed their blitz on journalists by charging two journalists with communicating falsehoods after the publication of a story placing responsibility ... Full story

Nike Unveils 2014 World Cup Products

Madrid, April 28, 2014-Nike has unveiled its entire collection of footwear, apparel and equipment innovation for players and fans, inspired by the World Cup in ... Full story

Zimta Condemns "Rogue" Teachers For Creating Extra Lessons

Harare, April 28, 2014-The Zimbabwe Teachers’ Association (Zimta) has condemned teachers who neglect their duty during the normal teaching time so that they could force ... Full story

SA Polls: Malema Claims 'ANC Is Most Violent And Ruthless Organisation In SA History'

Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema says the ruling party has undermined the constitution by disrupting other political parties’ meetings in KwaZulu-Natal. Malema was ... Full story

MDC-T Dismisses Tsvangirai Suspension Claims As "Utter Nonsense"

Harare, April 27, 2014 – The Movement for Democratic Change (MDC-T) has dismissed as “utter nonsense” a meeting of party rebels led by Secretary General ... Full story

Low-Key ZITF 2014 Reduced To SMEs Showcase

By Farai Sibanda   Bulawayo, April 27, 2014 -The five- day Zimbabwe International Trade Fair (ZITF) 2014 showcase in Bulawayo which ended  Saturday was one of the worst ... Full story

Zim Govt Fails to Clear US$8 Billion International Debt- Chinamasa

Bulawayo, April 25, 2014 - Zimbabwe's Minister of Finance and Economic Development, Patrick Chinamasa says government has no capacity to clear its international arrears and ... Full story

Rebuild Banking Sector Confidence- Wharton

Bulawayo, April 25, 2014-The United States says Zimbabwe must rebuild confidence in its vulnerable banking sector to enable the country to attract foreign investment. Bruce Wharton, ... Full story

SA Parties Engage In Live TV Election Debates

Johannesburg, April 25, 2014-As the 2014 South African general elections draw closer, political parties get into full gear with their election campaign trails. In ... Full story

Lawyers Condemn Police And Kombi Operators' “Cat And Mouse” Operations

Harare, April 24, 2014 - Human rights lawyers say police officers who acted as catalysts for the death of a minor in Tuesday’s tragic traffic ... Full story

Top Air Zim official Fired Over Navistar Deal

Harare, April 24, 2014 - Air Zimbabwe has fired its Human Resources Manager, Oswald Madziwa for negligently performing a transaction which led to the national ... Full story

ZBC Board Shocked By SW Station Dilapidation

Gweru, April 23, 2014-The ZBC board has expressed dismay over the failure by the national broadcaster and Transmedia to solve transmission challenges that have bedevilled ... Full story

Plight Of Harare's Underage Domestic Workers

By Jeffrey Moyo Harare, April 23, 2014 - It’s not uncommon for poverty-stricken youth in rural Zimbabwe to find work as housemaids and gardeners in the ... Full story

Icasa Awaits SABC's Response To Malema Election Ad Complaint

Johannesburg, April 23, 2014-Independent Communications Authority councillor, Rueben Mohlaloga says the authority is still waiting for confirmation from the SABC with regards to an EFF ... Full story

Canal+ Acquires Broadcasting Rights For The 2014 FIFA World Cup

Paris, France, April 23, 2014 -CANAL+ AFRIQUE has announced the acquisition of broadcasting rights for the 2014 FIFA World Cup to be held from 12 ... Full story

Zim Police Search Radio Dialogue For Xmission Equipment, Find Nothing

Bulawayo, April 23, 2014-On Tuesday police in Bulawayo searched the Radio Dialogue offices, for what they claimed was broadcasting material for transmitting information which can ... Full story

Football Mourns Legendary Commentator Dennis Liwewe

By Kennedy Gondwe   Lusaka, April 23, 2014 - Zambian football is mourning the passing of legendary commentator Dennis Liwewe, who died on Tuesday aged 78.  Known as ... Full story

Ground Movement Puts Kwekwe's Survival At Risk

Kwekwe, April 22, 2014 -The Ministry of Mines and Mining Development has confirmed that there has been a ground movement in Kwekwe after conducting investigations ... Full story

Zim High Court Judge President Relegated To Deal With Trivia

By Professor Matodzi Harare, April 22, 2014 - High Court Judge President Justice George Chiweshe has been relegated to resolving disputes between judges over parking space, it has ... Full story

Makandiwa Launches Miracle Anointing Oil For Economic Prosperity

Harare, April 22, 2014 - Emmanuel Makandiwa has launched miracle-working anointing oil to prepare his United Family International Church (UFIC) members for the glorious economic ... Full story

Zim's Informal Carpentry Sector Evades Taxman

By Jeffrey Moyo   Harare, April 21 2014 - Tracy Chikwari, a 36-year-old single mother of two and informal furniture dealer in Harare, Zimbabwe’s capital, is all ... Full story

Mugabe Still Undecided About His Successor

Harare, April 21, 2014 - President Mugabe says he has assessed aspirants angling to succeed him and has no preferred candidate as the people will ... Full story

Anglican Cleric Cautions Against Blind Loyalty in SA's May Elections

Cape Town, April 20, 2014-Anglican Archbishop, Thabo Makgoba, has called on his church members to vote in the coming elections.Speaking in Cape Town he says ... Full story

Miner 'Unknowingly' Buries 16 Gold Panners

Zhombe, April 20, 2014 - Sixteen gold panners from Empress in Zhombe spent three days trapped underground after the owner of a mine where they ... Full story

Thousands Attend Makandiwa's Judgement Night 2

Harare, April 20, 2014 - Zimbabwe's capital, Harare, turned into a boom city Saturday, with Prophet Emmanuel Makandiwa’s Judgement Night 2 at the National Sports ... Full story

Harare Municipal Workers Consider Taking Council to Concourt Over 'Unfair' Retrenchments

Harare, April 19, 2014- Harare City Council (HCC) is walking on a legal minefield by retrenching workers without following due process after it emerged workers’ ... Full story

Zimbabwe@34: Base, Superstructure and Democratic Posterity

By Takura Zhangazha   Considerations on Zimbabwe’s independence rarely acknowledge the significant role the success of the liberation struggle owed to Socialism/Marxism. Both as an ideological premise ... Full story

Mugabe Attacks Gay Rights Activists,Castigates Europe,Opposition

Harare, April 19, 2014- Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe on Friday lashed out at gay rights activists, hostile European countries, and a defiant opposition as the ... Full story

US To Showcase Its Partnerships With Zim At ZITF

Harare, April 16, 2014 - The United States will this year participate at the Zimbabwe International Trade Fair (ZITF) scheduled for Bulawayo (April 22- 26) ... Full story

Zim Authorities Free Detained Protestors

Masvingo, April 17, 2014 – Zimbabwean authorities have ended the detention of two Masvingo residents who were arrested early this week for allegedly assaulting Masvingo ... Full story

Zimbabwe@34,The More Things Change, The More They Remain The Same

By Prince Tongogara Harare, April 17, 2014 – Zimbabwe turns 34 on Thursday after gaining its independence from the colonial British regime and the planned celebrations ... Full story

Vavi Back At Work,Campaigning For The ANC

Johannesburg, April 16, 2014 - Congress of the South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) general-secretary Zwelinzima Vavi is back to doing the trade union federation's work ... Full story

Bernard Marriot Appointed Dynamos Board Chairman

Harare, April 16, 2014 - Champions Dynamos have reshuffled their board of directors and confirmed that Bernard Marriot will take over as the new chairman ... Full story

Divisions Rock Masvingo MDC-T

Masvingo, April 16, 2014 - The MDC-T is on fire in Masvingo as officials in the faction-riddled provincial executive trade accusations and counter-accusations of trying ... Full story

Zanu (PF) Factions Share Secrets With MDC-T - Chamisa

Harare, April 16, 2014 -The opposition MDC-T party has claimed that it was working with factions within the ruling Zanu PF in their fight to ... Full story

Sikhala Interrogated Over 'War' Utterances,Released

Harare, April 15, 2014 – Zimbabwean police on Tuesday morning interrogated and released MDC-T’s Job Sikhala over the ‘war against government’ statements he allegedly made ... Full story

Media Panel On Nationwide Assessment Tour

Rusape, April 15, 2014 -The Information and Media Panel of Inquiry (IMPI) started its nationwide tour Monday to assess the state of the information and ... Full story

US, Western Donors Provide $300m Towards Zim’s Health Delivery

By Our Health Correspondent    Harare, April 15, 2014 - Western donors, for long criticized by the Zanu PF government for imposing sanctions on Zimbabwe, provided over ... Full story

'I will Win This Election' - Joyce Banda

By Mabvuto Banda Blantyre April, 14, 2014-Malawi's President  Joyce Banda is campaigning ahead of next month’s elections to extend her term of office. But many believe ... Full story

"I'm The Solution To The Zim Crisis" -Tsvangirai

Gutu, April 14, 2014 - Opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai says Zimbabwe’s economy has deteriorated to such catastrophic levels that it is just a matter of ... Full story

Electoral Bill's Fast Pace Raises Concern

Harare, April 14, 2014-The Electoral Amendment Bill (HB7, 2013) has raised diverse views from several quarters as interested parties debate on the legislation’s implications. Reactions to ... Full story

Exiled Writer Hove Says Zim Needs Change

By Simplicius Chirinda  London, April 14, 2014 - Self-exiled Zimbabwean novelist, Chenjerai Hove, says he will only return home if “some kind of change” were to ... Full story

Stricter Controls In Zim Diamond Mining On Cards

Zimbabwe is to enforce stronger local oversight over the diamond mining sector under a proposed new management regime.   There are currently six entities operating ... Full story

Zim Now A Basket Case - Tsvangirai

Zhombe, April 1, 2014 - Opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai says it is time to take the President Robert Mugabe-led government head-on through action which he ... Full story

Satanism Claims Haunt Kuwadzana School

Harare, April 1, 2014-In a weird incident that took place at Kuwadzana 3 Primary School in Harare, lessons were disrupted as parents were calling for ... Full story

Three Zimbabwean Teenagers Invited To US For Leadership Program

By Lindelwe Mgodla Harare April 1, 2014- Three Zimbabwean teenage students - Brian Sibanda (Bulawayo, 17), Joseph Lansburg (Mbare, Harare, 15) and Rufaro Kabasa (Mbare, 15) ... Full story