John Masuku

Gono Ready For Political Office,Slams Factionalism

Former Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe Governor Dr Gideon Gono says he is ready for political office and is prepared to lead the people of Buhera ... Full story

Mixed Marriages Under The Spotlight

A cross section of the Zimbabwean society has expressed mixed feelings on the emergence of cross racial and cross cultural marriages. Some people who spoke to ... Full story

Mugabe Warns Zanu(PF) Top Brass

President Robert Mugabe has warned some people in leadership positions in Zanu PF against abusing the party’s structures to advance their personal interests. Mugabe made the ... Full story

Biti, Mangoma In Power Struggle

A fight for power has reportedly erupted within the newly-formed MDC Renewal Team, a splinter group from the MDC-T led by Tendai Biti and Elton ... Full story

Male MPs Snub Gender Workshop

Male Parliamentarians on Wednesday snubbed a workshop organised by the Ministry of Women Affairs, Gender and Community Development to discuss the Gender Commission Bill. Only two ... Full story

Parirenyatwa Warns False Prophets

Health and Child Care minister David Parirenyatwa Thursday warned false prophets to desist from ordering HIV-positive people and those suffering from other ailments like diabetes ... Full story

Mugabe Quizzes Mavhaire In Cabinet Over Factionalism

Zanu PF succession debacle came to the fore at a cabinet meeting a fortnight ago amid revelations President Robert Mugabe confronted Energy minister Dzikamai Mavhaire, ... Full story

SK Moyo In Fierce Fight To Clinch VP Post Amid Fissures

Zanu(PF) national chairperson Simon Khaya Moyo is scheduled to hold a meeting next week with provincial chairpersons and political commissars from the Matabeleland region amid ... Full story

Stop Abusing Grace Mugabe's Name:SK Moyo Tells Zanu (PF) Leaders

The Zanu (PF) National Chairman, Simon Khaya Moyo has warned his party's leadership to desist from using the media to abuse the First Lady,  Grace ... Full story

SA Insurers Wont Pay For Earthquake Damages: Study

At least five  South African insurers will not pay for damages to houses caused by the recent earthquake that hit the country, according to a ... Full story

Award For Best Women Editors, Publishers Launched

The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) and the African Media Initiative (AMI), are calling for  nominations for an outstanding editor for the ... Full story

Pirated Macheso Album On Sale Before Release

Pirates have hit hard on sungura maestro, Alick Macheso with a yet to be released album now being sold on the streets of Harare. Thousands of ... Full story

Interministerial Ebola Taskforce On The Cards

There is need for different ministries to work together to ensure that Zimbabwe is safe from the advancing threat of the ebola virus. The ministries of ... Full story

ZERA Reverses Power Tariff Increase

The Zimbabwe Energy Regulatory Authority (ZERA) has reversed its decision to award a five percent increase of power tariffs just four days after approving the ... Full story

$75,000 Anzisha Entreprenuership Prize Finalists Announced

Johannesburg, August 26, 2014- For the first time ever, African Leadership Academy and The MasterCard Foundation are delighted to have Anzisha Prize finalists from Togo ... Full story

MISA-Zimbabwe Dismayed With Community Radio Licence Delays

MISA-Zimbabwe has noted with disappointment continued delays in licensing of community broadcasters by the Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe (BAZ). In an interview with ZiFM stereo broadcast ... Full story

No Zanu(PF) Partnership With Biti's MDC Renewal Team: Gumbo

Zanu PF says it will not entertain calls by the MDC to form a partnership to run and govern the country, stating that the revolutionary ... Full story

Mangudya Presents Maiden RBZ Monetary Policy

Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) Governor, Dr John Mangudya has announced new measures aimed at reviving productive sectors of the economy. In his maiden Monetary Policy ... Full story

All Zanu (PF) Presidium Posts Up For Grabs

Zanu PF says every post in the Presidium is up for election at the party’s forthcoming December elective congress.The Zanu PF Secretary for Information and ... Full story

Cliff Richard Quizzed By Police Over Sex Crime Claims

Veteran pop star Sir Cliff Richard voluntarily met members of South Yorkshire Police investigating a sex crime claim involving a boy. Sir Cliff  was interviewed by ... Full story

NRZ Train Derails Near Byo

Twenty passengers escaped with injuries on Saturday night when a Harare-bound passenger train derailed at Heany Junction 30 kilometres from Bulawayo.  Eight coaches at the back ... Full story

Jehovah's Witness Convention Good Example Of Religious Tourism: Mzembi

Thousands of Jehovah’s Witness parishioners have descended on Harare, snapping up all available hotel accommodation and spending millions of dollars as government’s religious tourism push ... Full story

Jehovah's Witness Convention Good Example Of Religious Tourism: Mzembi

Thousands of Jehovah’s Witness parishioners have descended on Harare, snapping up all available hotel accommodation and spending millions of dollars as government’s religious tourism push ... Full story

Tshinga Dube Campaigns For SK Moyo For VP Post

Zanu PF politburo member and businessman Tshinga Dube has called on other ex-PF Zapu cadres interested in the united partys’ second presidency to “back off” ... Full story

Roman Catholic Church Defrauded $600k: Audit

The Zimbabwe Catholic Bishops Conference (ZCBC) and Caritas Zimbabwe, an agency of the Roman Catholic Church which carries out the church’s social work, could have ... Full story

ZLHR Slams Govt Over Vetoing Of Protesters’ Bail Orders

Harare, August 22, 2014 – Zimbabwean authorities have courted the ire of the country’s leading legal defence group after outlawing bail orders for seven political ... Full story

Fresh Cracks To Rock MDC-T

Fresh cracks are set to rock the MDC-T after party vice-president Thokozani Khupe teamed up with senior officials to thwart leader Morgan Tsvangirai’s bid to ... Full story

Ebola Scare: Reconsider TB Joshua Pilgrimages

The government has urged Zimbabweans seeking prayers and healing sessions from Nigerian prophets to reconsider visiting that country as it moves to curb a possible ... Full story

Fuel Companies Summoned Over Water Pollution

Fuel service station operators have been summoned to appear before an inter-ministerial committee on water pollution on Monday next week. Zuva, Total, Redan, Engen, Petro-trade, and ... Full story

Mugabe Denies Millions Basic Human Rights: Amnesty International

Amnesty International says Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe is continuing to deny millions of Zimbabweans their most basic human rights, The rights body is concerened that a ... Full story

Ebola Watch: BBA Auditions New Ghanaian Candidates

In a bizarre twist of events, producers of the Big Brother Africa (BBA) reality show recently organised new auditions in South Africa to re-select candidates ... Full story

Tsvangirai Dismisses Gorden Moyo Corruption Claims

MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai’s spokesperson Wednesday distanced his boss from claims made by former State Enterprises and Parastatals minister Goden Moyo that he protected corrupt ... Full story

Tsvangirai Dismisses Gorden Moyo Corruption Claims

MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai’s spokesperson Wednesday distanced his boss from claims made by former State Enterprises and Parastatals minister Goden Moyo that he protected corrupt ... Full story

Zim Filmmakers Urged To Form Alliances For Industry Growth

Zimbabwean film-makers have been urged to form alliances to grow the industry. Despite the successes that Zimbabwe scored through films such as internationally acclaimed Yellow Card ... Full story

Chief Khayisa's Eldest Son Files Urgent Court Application Over Chieftainship Wrangle

THE late Ndebele paramount chief, Khayisa Ndiweni’s eldest son Joram Khayisa Thambo Tuesday filed an urgent chamber application at the High Court in Bulawayo seeking ... Full story

Chief Khayisa's Eldest Son Files Urgent Court Application Over Chieftainship Wrangle

THE late Ndebele paramount chief, Khayisa Ndiweni’s eldest son Joram Khayisa Thambo Tuesday filed an urgent chamber application at the High Court in Bulawayo seeking ... Full story

I Briefed Mugabe,Tsvangirai About Corrupt Zanu PF, MDC Ministers: Gorden Moyo

Former State Enterprises and Parastatals (SEPs) minister Gorden Moyo Tuesday made sensational claims that sometime during the inclusive government he nearly landed in ... Full story

Zimbo In Suspected SA Xenophobia Attack

A 20-year-old Zimbabwean man died following an attack by an angry South African mob at Tshikota village in Makhado, Limpopo province, in a suspected xenophobic ... Full story

Harare City Council Impounds 400 Kombis

The Harare City Council has impounded more than 400 commuter omnibuses as the war against errant operators’ rages on. The introduction of the commuter omnibus holding ... Full story

Who Will Represent Zim At Big Brother Hotshots?

With 19 days before Africa’s most popular reality show – Big Brother Africa (BBA) starts, producers of the show have released this year’s tagline, “Big ... Full story

Police Assault Of Activists Blight Zim’s Assumption Of SADC Chair

Harare, August 19, 2014 – A Zimbabwean legislator and six oppositionactivists sustained severe injuries after they were assaulted bypolice officers who arrested them when the ... Full story

Fired Cast Of SA Soapie Generations Seek Legal Recourse

The axed Generations actors will seek legal recourse after their contracts were terminated on Monday afternoon.  The cast of actors’ legal representative, Desmond Brown said they ... Full story

MDC-T MP In Trouble With Police Over Radio Sets

Zimbabwean Police on Friday charged Gweru Urban House of Assembly member Sesel Zvidzai for allegedly smuggling hundreds of radio receivers into Zimbabwe. Zvidzai was charged after ... Full story

Mujuru To Be Challenged At Zanu (PF) Congress

Zanu PF is falling apart with the party’s rules being discarded as junior party officials — fronting factional interests — openly tear apart Vice President ... Full story

SADC Summits Ends, As Mugabe Urges Counterparts To Return As Tourists

The 34th SADC Summit of Heads of State and Government has ended in Victoria Falls, with the Chairperson of the bloc, President Robert Mugabe giving ... Full story

Jabulani Sibanda Condemns Succession-Related Attacks

Zimbabwe National War Veterans’ Association chairman  Jabulani Sibanda on Sunday condemned attacks on Bulawayo provincial chairman  Japhet Phuthi by former Ambassador to South Africa Phekelezela ... Full story

Tsholotsho, Mazowe: Where Zanu (PF) Kingmakers Met To Decide

By Paidamoyo Muzulu Wily Zanu (PF) members have not forgotten anything about the infamous Dinyane meeting, also known as the Tsholotsho Declaration, in factional fights to ... Full story

Mugabe Assumes SADC Chair, Pushes For Nyerere's Recognition

Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe has assumed the chairmanship of SADC. He took over the chairmanship the regional bloc this afternoon from his Malawian counterpart, Professor Peter ... Full story

Mugabe Knows Zanu (PF) Is Broke: Mutasa

Zanu PF secretary for administration, Didymus Mutasa, Saturday scoffed at criticism levelled against him by President Robert Mugabe following the chaotic preparations to the Zanu ... Full story

Zanu (PF) Women’s Conference: Bleeps, Blunders And Quotable Quotes

The Zanu PF Women’s League conference has come and gone, but not without producing it’s own share of bleeps, blunders and drama. On Friday, party national ... Full story

Zanu(PF) Backing Mutasa For Chairmanship

Zanu (PF)Masvingo province says it wants National Chair Ambassador Simon Khaya Moyo elevated to the post of Second Vice President, and Secretary for Administration Didymus ... Full story

Zimbabwe's Chairing of SADC: In from the Cold and an Attempt at Normalcy.

By Takura Zhangazha For the first time since the Southern African Development Coordination Conference became the Southern African Development Community (SADC) in 1992, Zimbabwe hosts the latter’s ... Full story

IMPI Avoids Mbare Revisit For Safety Reasons

The re-scheduled Information and Media Panel of Inquiry (IMPI) meeting, which was scheduled to be held in Mbare failed to take place with residents complaining ... Full story

Mugabe Castigates Factionalism, Slams Mutasa's Admin Department

Zanu(PF) leader  President Robert Mugabe has applauded the Women’s League for remaining united despite having some differences. In his closing remarks at the Zanu PF National ... Full story

CSOs Urged To Partner Govts For Meaningful African Development

The African Union (AU) has called for stronger collaboration between governments and the civil society in the implementation of policies if the continent is to ... Full story

Zanu (PF): Masters Of Rigging

By Dumisani Muleya  The just-ended Zanu (PF) youth and women’s league elections ahead of the party’s congress in December have further exposed its flawed internal processes ... Full story

SA Elections Chair Tlakula's ConCourt Application Dismissed

Pretoria, August 15, 2014 - South African Independent Electoral Commission chairperson Pansy Tlakula's application for leave to appeal the Electoral Court's ruling that her misconduct ... Full story

Byo Residents Castigate Journalists Over Usage Of Distorted,Vulgar Language

Bulawayo, August 15, 2014 - Residents here on Thursday expressed concern over the media’s distortion of local languages including Ndebele. Speaking at Information and Media ... Full story

Honeymoon Murder Suspect Dewani Fit To Stand Trial In SA

Honeymoon murder suspect Shrien Dewani has been found fit to stand trial in South Africa by a panel of psychiatric experts. The 34-year-old Bristol businessman ... Full story

Zanu (PF) Youths Disrupt Mbare Impi Outreach Meeting

Members of the Information and Media Panel of Inquiry (Impi) were on Thursday forced to call off their outreach meeting scheduled for Mai Musodzi Hall ... Full story

All Zanu (PF) Leaders To Resign To Pave Way For New Blood: Mugabe

Harare, August 15, 2014-President Robert Mugabe Thursday said he together with all the members of the Zanu PF politburo and central committee will have to ... Full story

Magaya Feeds Byo Thousands With The Gospel

Bulawayo, August 15, 2014 -Thousands of people on Thursday attended ‘Prophet’ Walter Magaya’s much-hyped crusade at Amazulu Sports Club in Bulawayo. Magaya’s Prophetic Healing and ... Full story

No Ebola Case In South Africa: Health Minister

South Africa's Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has confirmed that a pregnant woman who was placed in isolation amid Ebola fears, has tested negative.Motsoaledi has again ... Full story

Teachers Unions Blame Dokora For Low Pass Rate

Teachers unions have attributed the low pass rate recorded in the June Ordinary and Advanced level examinations to government’s decision to ban extra lessons and ... Full story

War Vets Differ On VP Post

Bulawayo war veterans’ chairperson Japhet Phuthi is under fire over his utterances on the vacant vice presidency post, with war collaborators saying he lied that ... Full story

Zim Begs SA To Keep 2million Zim Immigrants

The Zimbabwean government has made an impassioned plea to South African authorities to regularise the stay of over two million Zimbabweans illegally living in the ... Full story

Magaya Takes Crusade To Bulawayo

Popular Prophetic Healing and Deliverance (PHD) Ministries leader Walter Magaya will Thursday descend on Bulawayo for a two-day crusade slated for Amazulu Sports Club. The visit ... Full story

"Without Your Support I Am Nobody" Mugabe Tells Zanu (PF) Women's League

Zimbabwean President and Zanu (PF) leader  President Robert Mugabe says women are the backbone of the party and developmental programmes in in the country. Officially opening ... Full story

Jabulani Sibanda Declares War On Black Multiple Farm Owners

Zimbabweans should brace for more invasions of black-owned farms to correct land ownership inequalities among the majority, war veterans’ leader Jabulani Sibanda has said. Sibanda Sunday ... Full story

Mujuru Faction Triumphs At Zanu (PF) Youth Congress

The Zanu PF faction linked to Vice-President Joice Mujuru emerged victorious in the party’s national youth executive elections held at the weekend, grabbing the two ... Full story

Employment Equity For Women,Cornerstone For Development: Zuma

Umlazi, August 9, 2014-South African President Jacob Zuma has highlighted the country's amended employment equity laws, saying these are "a pre-condition for the achievement of ... Full story

Social Media's Power To Dethrone Female Celebrities

By Bruce Ndlovu Last week Miss Zimbabwe 2014 Thabiso Phiri relinquished her crown less than two months after her victory in the pageant, citing what she ... Full story

Tsvangirai Still To Fulfil Tokwe Mukosi Promise

Opposition MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai is yet to deliver on his promise to the Tokwe Mukosi flood victims in Chingwizi while President Robert Mugabe is ... Full story

Non-Ndebele Speaking Mat-Based Teachers To Stay Put: Government

GOVERNMENT will not remove non-Ndebele speaking teachers from primary schools in Matabeleland as there is a critical shortage of trained teachers, a senior official said ... Full story

Abandoned TelOne Wires Kill 20 Masvingo Cattle Per Month

By Upenyu Silent Chaota The treasurer of the Zimbabwe Commercial Farmers Union (ZCFU) in Masvingo, Mr Henry Machingambi said the abandoned and vandalised TelOne wires are ... Full story

Is Obama's 'Billions' For Africa A Development Strategy?

By Michael igoe What happens when almost 50 African heads-of-state, many of their ministers, hundreds of U.S. and African business leaders, donor officials, development professionals, civil ... Full story

Women Drivers Honest,Hardworking:Taxi Operators

By Jeffrey Moyo Harare August 8, 2014 - Mavis Gotora from Mabvuku high-density suburb, in Zimbabwe’s capital, Harare, walks up and down, as she persuades one ... Full story

I'm Ready For Top Zanu(PF) Position: Grace Mugabe

President Robert Mugabe’s wife, Grace, on Thursday said she was ready for a top leadership position in Zanu PF and would be equal to the ... Full story

Mugabe Attacks Inept Zanu (PF) Central Committee, Poliburo Members

President Robert Mugabe has comedown hard on party leaders for failing to properly organise the Zanu PF Youth League conference underway in Harare. He said he ... Full story

Lloyd Mutasa Quits FC Platinum

Lloyd Mutasa has resigned as FC Platinum’s head coach, a year after taking over as the platinum miners’ gaffer.  Mutasa took over from Tenant Chilumba who ... Full story

Zifa Boss Blames Inclusive Govt For Soccer Woes

The Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Sport, Arts and Culture has quizzed the Zimbabwe Football Association (ZIFA) for envisaging hosting the World Cup in 2034 when ... Full story

Chingwizi Villagers Bid For Freedom

CHIREDZI, August 7, 2014 – The 29 Chingwizi villagers who were arrested last weekend and charged with public violence have intensified their freedom bid after their lawyers ... Full story

Zimbabwe To Withdraw Forces From Ebola Hit Liberia

Zimbabwe has resolved to withdraw its uniformed forces on the UN peacekeeping mission in Liberia, which has been hit by the deadly Ebola virus, that ... Full story

Tsvangirai In Dilemma Over Constitutional Changes

The opposition MDC-T led by former Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai is in a quandary over its proposed constitutional amendments that would have allowed party leader ... Full story

Zanu(PF) Invades Dabengwa's 'Underutilised' Farm

Scores of militant Zanu PF supporters have invaded Zapu leader Dumiso Dabengwa’s Rudy Farm in Nyamandlovu, Matabeleland North claiming he is underutilising it.. The Zanu PF ... Full story

'Presidium Should Always Maintain ZAPU, ZANU Balance'

ZANU-PF central committee member, Molly Mpofu Tuesday said the revolutionary party should maintain balance in the presidium by electing an ex-PF Zapu cadre into party’s ... Full story

Donors Dump Zim's SW Radio Africa

Harare. August 6, 2014 - London-based SW Radio Africa has been forced to cease broadcasting after losing donor support. SW Radio Africa, a non-profit station which broadcasts ... Full story

Winnie Demands Mandela Rural Qunu Home

The ex-wife of South Africa's first black President Nelson Mandela has demanded his village home for her children, potentially triggering the first legal dispute since ... Full story

At 61 Sikhosana Vying To Remain Zanu (PF) Youth Leader

Absolom Sikhosana, the Zanu PF youth secretary, Tuesday branded as “imperialist machinations”, mounting calls that he steps down to make way for a younger leader. Sikhosana, ... Full story

Severe Drought Looms In Southern Zimbabwe

The southern parts of Zimbabwe are highly likely to be hit by a severe drought due to global weather phenomenon El Niño between this month ... Full story

Honour Right To Life, Abolish Death Sentence: Legal Experts

Legal experts and anti-death penalty proponents say the provisions of the constitution on the death sentence are in violation of the right to life. More than ... Full story

Mugabe,Tsvangirai Are the Same: Biti

MDC-Renewal team leader Tendia Biti has decried the grinding poverty in Matabeleland North saying 60% of the population in the province still use the bush ... Full story

Catherine Makaya Crowned New Miss Zimbabwe

Catherine Makaya has been crowned as the new Miss Zimbabwe 2014 and replaces Thabiso Phiri, who resigned barely a month into her reign. Catherine beat three ... Full story

SW Radio Africa Closure A Sad Development: Media Activists, Listeners

By Nomalanga Moyo London, August 5, 2014- Zimbabweans across the world have expressed their shock and sadness following the news that SW Radio Africa will be ... Full story

Zanu (PF) Trashes US - Africa Summit, Hails China Ties

Zanu PF says the US-Africa summit which is aimed at promoting the United States’ economic, military and security has nothing for the ordinary people of ... Full story

Ex-ZIPRA Female Cadres Back SK Moyo For VP Post

Ex-ZIPRA female cadres Monday said the Zanu-PF December elective congress should not divert from the existing precedence of elevating party national chairman to the Vice ... Full story

Food Business Thriving In Zim's Ailing Economy

By Jeffrey Moyo Harare, August 4, 2014 - Millicent Gananda, 34, and her two children enjoy their food at a roadside restaurant in downtown Harare, Zimbabwe’s ... Full story

1987 Unity Accord Risk Being Turned Into Nightmare: Sikhanyiso Ndlovu

A Zanu(PF) senior official Sikhanyiso Ndlovu has warned that the Unity Accord is in danger as the fight for top posts escalates ahead of the ... Full story

Mpofu Grilled About US$600k Legal Fees

Harare, August 4,2014-The Minister of Transport and Infrastructure Development, who is former Mines and Mining Development minister, Obert Mpofu, has come under fire for allegedly ... Full story

ZAPU, MDC Renewal Team Coalition On The Cards

ZAPU led by Dumiso Dabengwa is keen to join a coalition being touted by the MDC Renewal Team, party vice-president Emilia Mukaratirwa has said. In an ... Full story

MDC-T Mat Structures Resist 2nd VP Post

MDC-T provincial structures in Matabeleland provinces have resisted the opposition party’s proposals to create a second vice-president’s post, describing it as a waste of resources. Party ... Full story

Stubborn Flu Bug Invades Zim

Nearly 270 000 people have contracted influenza (flu) countrywide this year with more than 17 000 cases reported last week alone. According to the National Health ... Full story

Matabeleland Provinces Feel Sidelined by MDC Renewal Team

A tribal storm has rocked the MDC Renewal team, with the formation being forced to change the national executive committee it had appointed barely a ... Full story

Discord, Jostling, Scheming As Zanu (PF) Congress Nears

Harare, August 3, 2014 -  It is free for all in Zanu PF as the revolutionary party stalwarts jostle for positions ahead of the party’s ... Full story

Zimbabwe Defence University To Open September 2015

President Robert Mugabe, the Commander-in-Chief of the Zimbabwe Defence Forces says the country’s security is important in nation building. Speaking at the official graduation of 24 ... Full story

Zviri Kufaya: Zimbabwe’s Hope Lies In Diaspora

An online war is raging between Zimbabweans in the diaspora and those that are based at home. Characterised by humorous short videos popularly known as vines, ... Full story

Uganda Concourt Strikes Down Anti-Gay Law

Uganda's Constitutional Court on Friday struck down a new law that made some homosexual acts punishable by life in prison, asserting that legislative technicalities weren't ... Full story

Doctorate Degrees Legitimacy: Zimche Dragged To Court

Harare, August 1, 2014 - The International Institute of Philanthropy (IIP) has filed an urgent High Court chamber application against the Zimbabwe Council for Higher ... Full story

Zim Urged To Adopt Rand, Ditch US$

Harare, August1, 2014 - Zimbabwe must eliminate the United States dollar (US$) and adopt the South African rand (Rand) as a main currency to promote ... Full story

Democratise VP Selection Process: Mpofu

Bulawayo, August 1, 2014. ZANU-PF Politburo member Obert Mpofu Thursday called for the opening up of the Vice-President’s race, saying it would be undemocratic to ... Full story