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MDC-T Top Brass Quarrel Over Govt Money

A fight has erupted in the Morgan Tsvangirai-led MDC-T after the party treasurer Theresa Makone reportedly failed to account for US$500 000 disbursed to ... Full story

Mwonzora Faces Multiple Criminal Charges

Movement for Democratic Change (MDC-T) secretary- general, Douglas Mwonzora, is walking a tight rope as he faces multiple criminal charges that could jeopardise both his ... Full story

Ousted Shamu Still In Line Of Fire

Ousted Zanu(PF) national political commissar, Webster Shamu, is still in the line of fire despite having been reduced to an ordinary card-carrying member of the ... Full story

"Original,Real Zanu (PF)" Members Fight Emerging Gushungo Dynasty

A group calling itself the “original and real Zanu PF” comprising mostly of disgruntled Zanu PF members expelled, suspended or demoted before and after the ... Full story

Jabu's 'Bedroom Coup' Prediction Now Fulfilled

With the way events are panning out in the fractious Zanu PF party, it is becoming increasingly clear President Robert Mugabe’s wife Grace is now ... Full story

Zanu(PF) Warns Defiant Mutasa

Zanu(PF) has warned ousted party secretary for administration Didymus Mutasa against standing as the ruling party candidate in the Headlands constituency by-elections, saying he remained ... Full story

Tsvangirai Pledges Help On Municipal Service Delivery

MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai on Thursday pledged to help Chitungwiza Municipality mobilise the $4,5 million required to improve services delivery, particularly refurbishment of the ... Full story

Hungwe Says Muzenda Was Mugabe's Last True Friend

The death of former Vice President Simon Muzenda in September 2003 robbed President Robert Mugabe of his only true friend and no one ... Full story

RBZ Debt Bill: MDC-T Stops Zanu PF’s Last Supper Mentality

By Prince Tongogara While the media last had its eyes fixed on the Zanu PF circus after congress as it continue to purge Mujuru allies through ... Full story

Zim Journalists Pin Hopes On ConCourt To Revoke Defamation Laws

Harare, February 25, 2015 – Zimbabwean journalists on Wednesday petitioned the country’s apex court seeking an order declaring a criminal defamation law to be unconstitutional ... Full story

Councillors Defy Ministerial Directive

By Itai Muzondo The Masvingo City Council has turned down a plea by the Ministry of  Local Government,Public Works and National Housing on behalf of local businesswoman, ... Full story

Masvingo MP Denies Dumping His Constituency For Harare Comfort

By Itai Muzondo Member of Parliament (MP) for Masvingo urban Daniel Shumba has denied accusations that he dumped his constituency opting to stay ... Full story

Judges Rope In VP Mnangagwa As Feud With Chidyausiku Escalates

Zimbabwe’s aggrieved High Court Judges have roped in Vice President and Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Emmerson Mnangagwa to intervene in their ongoing feud ... Full story

The Hidden Billions Behind Economic Inequality in Africa

By Jeffrey Moyo Reports this year of illicit moneys from African countries stashed in a Swiss bank – indicating that corruption lies behind much of the ... Full story

Grace Land Grabs Deal Zim Another Blow

THE European Union (EU)’s decision to retain the travel embargo on President Robert Mugabe and First Lady Grace soon after extending a $270 million aid ... Full story

Zuma,SA Editors Agree To Improve Working Relations

South African President Jacob Zuma and the country's senior editors have agreed to improve working relations. The President met members of the South National editors' ... Full story

Half Of Cabinet Ministers Fear Being Fired Anytime Soon

Nearly half of Cabinet members are living in suspense, unsure of what the future holds for them, amid indications that President Robert Mugabe, who turns ... Full story

Mliswa Calls Made "Incompetent," And Should Resign

MERCURIAL Hurungwe West legislator, Temba Mliswa, last week tore once more into Joseph Made, the Minister of Agriculture, Mechanisation, and Irrigation Development, saying he should ... Full story

EU Extends Sanctions On Mugabe, Grace

The European Union has renewed sanctions against President Robert Mugabe and the First Lady Grace Mugabe in what has been described by analysts as great ... Full story

Pro-Democracy Activists Target ZEC Over Electoral Reforms

Harare, February 20, 2015 – Scores of anti-government protesters on Friday took to the streets of Harare to pressure the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) to ... Full story

Zuma Urges SA MPs To Cool Down Tempers

President Jacob Zuma has made it clear that a proposed ban on foreign land ownership will only apply to agricultural land. Zuma  said this on ... Full story

Prince Machaya Appointed New Attorney General

President Robert Mugabe has appointed Mr Prince Machaya to the post of Attorney General of Zimbabwe. The appointment is in terms of section 114 (1) of ... Full story

Bhasikiti Dismissed From Govt

Masvingo Minister of State for Provincial Affairs,Kudakwashe Bhasikiti,once said to be in the wrong basket by President Robert Mugabe at the height of Zanu (PF) ... Full story

Enter Hurricane Grace:The End Of Protocol And Procedure

By Prince Tongogara It is not every day that you get a picture that speaks more than what is happening at the moment but paints the ... Full story

Speculation Rife As Grace Joins Zanu (PF) Presidium

ZANU PF secretary for Women’s Affairs and First Lady Grace Mugabe on Wednesday raised eyebrows at her maiden politburo meeting when she occupied one of ... Full story

Ministers' Absence Causes Zim Parly Chaos

Zimbabweans were on Wednesday treated to live chaotic scenes in the National Assembly when opposition MPs protested the absence of several Cabinet ministers who opted ... Full story

Township Wall Advertising Media Model Expands from Zim Roots

Harare, February 18, 2015-After over 5 years of leadership in the township wall advertising industry throughout South Africa, township media specialists, Keys Communications are expanding ... Full story

Zanu (PF) Expels Mutasa, Mliswa

The Zanu (PF) Politburo has expelled former Secretary for Administration, Didymus Mutasa and Hurungwe West legislator,  Themba Mliswa While it was a doom's day for Mutasa ... Full story

US Embassy Corrects State Media Misinformation About Zim NGO Funding

US Embassy Statement correcting misinformation about USAID funding in Zimbabwe The February 16 edition of The Herald newspaper published a page one article that carried a great ... Full story

Motorist Accelerates To Concourt With Spot Fine Challenge

Harare, February 18, 2015 – A Zimbabwean motorist on Wednesday filed aconstitutional challenge in the Constitutional Court seeking an orderto stop the Zimbabwe Republic Police ... Full story

Munyati Condemns The Politicisation Of Zim Football

By Farai Maposa Aces Youth Academy co-director and former ZIFA board member for marketing Nigel Munyati says the state of football in Zimbabwe will continue to ... Full story

Zim NGOs Battle State Media Onslaught

By Sij Ncube BULAWAYO - Zimbabwe's non-governmental organisation (NGOs), already under financial stress due to dwindling donor funding blamed on donor fatigue, are battling state media ... Full story

Gold Lures Kadoma Girls Into Early Marriages

By Nhau Mangirazi Kadoma-Sixteen year old *Matirasa Phiri looks older than her age and is already dejected in her second marriage after the first one only ... Full story

Half Of Zimbabwean Adults Survive On $100pm

More than half of the adult population in Zimbabwe earn less than $100 per month as economic challenges persist in the country, ... Full story

Jabu Says "Permitted Corruption" Has Created A Zim Ruling Class

Former war veterans’ leader Jabulani Sibanda has urged Zimbabweans to pray for divine intervention to put an end to a “dirty corrupt lot” in Zanu ... Full story

Misihairabwi-Mushong​a quits Ncube-led MDC

By Sij Ncube Bulawayo, February 17, 2015 - Priscilla Misihairabwi –Mushonga has sensationally quit as the secretary general of the Welshman Ncube led MDC formation amid revelations ... Full story

Demo To Coincide With Mugabe 91st Birthday Bash

By Sij Ncube Bulawayo - Ten different Zimbabwean opposition and human rights groups will on Saturday hold a protest outside The Zimbabwe embassy in London to ... Full story

Chaos Erupts At Malema Rivals' Meeting

Chaos erupted this afternoon outside a Sandton hotel where EFF MP's facing disciplinary action were about to have a media briefing. A group of apparent ... Full story

Meikles Suspended From ZSE For Overstated Debt

The Zimbabwe Stock Exchange on Monday temporarily suspended hotel and retail group, Meikles Limited, from the bourse for allegedly inflating a debt it was owed ... Full story

Zim Media Censorship Intensifying Towards 2018

By Prince Tongogara The old adage that truth is the first casualty in a war rings true with each passing day as political contest for power ... Full story

VP Mphoko Criticised Over Latest Gukurahundi Comments

Zimbabweans have savaged Vice President Phelekezela Mphoko for his latest controversial comments regarding the Gukurahundi massacres of innocent civilians, mostly in Matabeleland and the Midlands ... Full story

Zimbabwe:We Are Being Ruled By Dreamers

By Tangai Chipangura Simon Khaya-Moyo, the former Zanu PF national chairman and current party spokesperson could not have put it better when he said on Friday ... Full story

SA Parly Speaker Slammed For Bias After Calling Malema "Cockcroach"

United Democratic Movement leader, Bantu Holomisa, thinks Speaker of the South African Parliament Baleka Mbete has made things worse in legislature's relationships with her cockroach ... Full story

Lack Of Jobs Forces Returning Professionals Back To Diaspora

Several lecturers and teachers who had returned to Zimbabwe after many years working in the diaspora have been forced to return to foreign lands after ... Full story

Grace Mugabe Discloses Her History Of Medical Operations

First Lady Grace Mugabe on Sunday told hundreds of Zanu PF supporters who welcomed her at Harare International Airport that she was in good health ... Full story

Govt To Discard ZBC Licence Collection Method

Information, Media and Broadcasting Services Minister Professor Jonathan Moyo has urged independent producers to take advantage of the migration from analogue to digital television broadcasting ... Full story

Tsvangirai Dismisses "Anti-Worker" RBZ Monetary Statement

MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai has dismissed Reserve Bank governor John Mangudya’s recent monetary policy statement describing it as “anti-worker and not pro-poor”.  In a statement, Tsvangirai, ... Full story

MISA-Zimbabwe Urges Zim Govt To Licence Community Radio Stations

MISA-Zimbabwe has in line with the International Telecommunications Unions 50th anniversary celebrations.joined the rest of the world in commemorating World Radio Day, celebrated annually on 13 February ... Full story

Cancer Remains Africa's Unnoticed Silent Killer

By Jeffrey Moyo Hidden by the struggles to defeat Ebola, malaria and drug-resistant tuberculosis, a silent killer has been moving across the African continent, superseding infections ... Full story

RBZ Calls For Inexpensive Retrenchment Costs

THE Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) says an amendment of the Labour Act should be expedited to make it affordable for employers to retrench workers ... Full story

MDC Cautious About Embracing Ousted Zanu(PF) Members

Welshman Ncube, leader of the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC), said his party was unlikely to make any overtures to ousted Zanu (PF) members any ... Full story

Catholic Radio Programmes Launched

The Roman Catholic Church affiliated Jesuit Communications office, in partnership with the State broadcaster, ZBC  have launched Catholic programmes on radio every ... Full story

Zanu(PF) Audit To Purge Mujuru Loyalists

Zanu (PF) purges which rocked the politburo, the central committee as well as cabinet are now cascading to the administrative structures of the party — ... Full story

Mugabe Says Zanu (PF) Principles,Rules Are Not Subject To The Courts.

President Robert Mugabe says Zanu (PF) is supreme and that no party member should think that they are above it. Addressing members of the Politburo behind ... Full story

Tsvangirai Receives Major Boost With CSO's Engagement

Harare, February 11, 2015 – MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai this weekreceived a major boost in his bid to cajole the country’s influentialcivil society community after ... Full story

RBZ Recapitalised,Bank Account Opening Softened

Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe Governor, Dr John Mangudya has announced measures aimed at enhancing the competitiveness of the economy, boosting confidence and reducing cost of ... Full story

The Ironies of Prof Jonathan Moyo's Social Media 'Arrival'

By Takura Zhangazha The Minister of Information, Media and Broadcasting Services, Professor Jonathan Moyo has announced, with a little bit of drama, that he is now going to ... Full story

Social Media Slip A Damage To Tsvangirai’s Messianic Brand

By Prince Tongogara Morgan Tsvangirai’s star after rising for the first decade of this century culminating in being Zimbabwe’s premier in the coalition government (2009-2013) is ... Full story

Low Matabeleland Pass Rate Raises A Stink

By Sij Ncube BULAWAYO, February 11, 2015 - THE continued low pass-rate of schools in the entire Matabeleland region, including Bulawayo, is raising eye-brows with government ... Full story

Eskom Power Blackout Warning A Hoax Says SA Govt

The South African government on Tuesday dismissed a hoax statement saying it had been warned by Eskom the main power grid could crash, plunging the ... Full story

Tsvangirai's MDC Lifts Ban On Social Media

Morgan Tsvangirai’s MDC has lifted a social media ban imposed to disrupt the communications of party dissidents recklessly attacking the opposition party’s leadership. Insiders said that ... Full story

Mission Schools Rule The Roost In 'O' Level Exams

Mission schools have once again dominated the ZIMSEC national ‘O’ level top 100, accounting for 75 percent.According to the November 2014 examinations top 100 best ... Full story

IMPI Proposals: Will Prof Moyo Redefine The Media Landscape Inclusively?

By  Prince Tongogara   The completion of the Information Media Panel Inquiry (IMPI) last week comes with a far reaching media reforms under the auspices of Jonathan ... Full story

War Vets Want More Money

After recently landing themselves in President Robert Mugabe’s good graces, war veterans, war collaborators and ex-detainees are demanding an upward review of their monthly gratuities ... Full story

Tsvangirai Donates Food,Blankets To Needy Villagers

Opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai spent the whole of last Friday with ordinary Zimbabweans who lost homes, property and crops in Mbire floods that wrecked livelihoods ... Full story

Grace Furious Over Mugabe's Airport Fall

A worried First Lady, Grace Mugabe, is said to be apoplectic about the alleged poor planning and response by President Robert Mugabe's aides when the ... Full story

Patience Zirima Appointed New MMPZ Director

Media practitioner Patience Zirima has been apponted as the new director Media Monitoring Project- Zimbabwe (MMPZ) In a statement, MMPZ trustees announced that the appointment is ... Full story

Tsvangirai,Enemy Of Free Speech

Below is an editorial comment from the Southern Eye of January 2,2015 on recent reports that MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai had banned his party members ... Full story

Impi Draft Report Out

The Information Media Panel of Inquiry (Impi) has received the final draft report from their consultant Southern African Research and Documentation Centre (SARDC) last Thursday ... Full story

Zim's Famed Forests Fast Becoming Desert

By Jeffrey Moyo There’s a buzz in Zimbabwe’s lush forests, home to many animal species, but it’s not bees, bugs or other wildlife. It’s the sound ... Full story

Calls To Repay For Nkandla A Political Ploy, Says Zuma

South Africa's President Jacob Zuma has described calls for him to repay monies spent on his Nkandla residence as a political ploy. He denied liability ... Full story

Kasukuwere Wants "Endless" Mandate For Mugabe To Rule Zim

Zanu (PF) national commissar Saviour Kasukuwere has said President Robert Mugabe should be given an “endless” mandate to lead Zimbabwe as he joined the bandwagon ... Full story

Female Ex-Combatants Recount War Abuses As they Demand Compensation

Zanu (PF) bigwigs and ex-Zanla commanders who fought in the war of liberation, have been fingered in the case of rampant sexual abuse of female ... Full story

Chivi Goat Gives Birth To Human-Like Creature

By Itai Muzondo There was pandemonium in Chivi on Thursday as locals scrambled to have a glimpse of a mysterious creature born by a goat which ... Full story

Chinamasa Says Zimbabweans Are Overtaxed

Finance minister Patrick Chinamasa on Wednesday said Zimbabweans are overtaxed and shot down a proposal by some legislators for the government to introduce a levy ... Full story

Zim Authorities Ban Elephant Export Protest

Harare, February 06, 2015 – Zimbabwean police have banned animal rights activists from staging a protest over the impending export of baby elephants to China ... Full story

Its Tough Going For Expelled Zanu (PF) Bigwigs

Embattled former ZANU-PF leaders face a cold spell outside of the ruling party, should they be expelled after spending nearly their entire lives in the ... Full story

RBZ Worried As Zim Public Rejects Bond Coins

Central bank Governor Dr John Mangudya has met with the Bulawayo business community in an effort to clear the scepticism by the public surrounding the ... Full story

Mugabe’s Ailing Health Concerns Rise As President Assumes Multiple Tasks

By Prince Tongogara  President Robert Mugabe’s fall on Wednesday at Harare International Airport brings his ageing and frail health under scrutiny especially soon after he came ... Full story

Journalists Forced To Delete Pictures Of Mugabe's Airport Fall

President Robert Mugabe on Wednesday missed a step and tumbled down the podium shortly after addressing hundreds of Zanu PF supporters at Harare International Airport, ... Full story

Give Pupils Condoms Says Education Minister Dokora

Primary and Secondary Education minister Lazarus Dokora on Wednesday said parents were free to pack condoms for their children in schoolbags, but would not allow ... Full story

Scorpions, Mosquitos Sting Chingwizi Villagers To Death

Harare, February 4, 2015 – Tormented villagers in Zimbabwe’s southern province of Masvingo are succumbing to death owing to the fatalness of scorpion stings and ... Full story

Zim Clergy Applauded For Bringing Political Rivals To Round Table

Zimbabwe's clergy appear ready to drum sense into the heads of the country’s political protagonists in desperate attempts to find a lasting solution to the ... Full story

Will Mugabe's Political Rhetoric Transform AU Without Donor Funding?

By Prince Tongogara President Robert Mugabe will be at the helm of African Union (AU) for the next twelve months, a position that will allow ... Full story

SA's Poor Have Better Standard Of Living, Claims Stats SA

Poor South Africans enjoy a better standard of living compared to their counterparts in many other countries. The latest figures released by Statistics South Africa ... Full story

Film On Zim Constitution-Making Process To Be Launched

The Royal Danish Embassy Office (RDEO) will on Friday presents the screening of Democrats — a documentary about Zimbabwe’s power struggle for a new constitution.  The ... Full story

Renewal-Aligned Byo Councillors Mull Returning to MDC-T

Bulawayo City councillors aligned to MDC-Renewal are reportedly plotting a return to rival MDC-T in protest over the weekend’s elections that saw councillor Collet Ndlovu ... Full story

Rights Report Confirms Chilling Accounts,Govt Slackness At Tokwe-Mukosi

By Farai Maposa The Human Rights Watch Southern Africa report ’Homeless, Landless, and Destitute: The Plight of Zimbabwe’s Tokwe-Mukosi Flood Victims’ has been launched. The organisation's senior ... Full story

Renewal's Nyandoro,Kay Decimate Tsvangirai Support Base in Mash East

Opposition MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai has lost several key members of his party in Mashonaland East province following a massive recruitment drive by his rival, ... Full story

Childbirth Deaths Still Prevalent In Zimbabwe

By Jeffrey Moyo Harare, February 2, 2015 - For 47-year-old Albert Mangwendere from Mutoko, a district 143 kilometres east of Harare, the Zimbabwean capital, transporting his ... Full story

Zim Student Athletes Awarded US Sports Scholarships

Harare, February 2, 2015:  Five Zimbabwean student athletes started studies in the United States this month financed by American universities through sports scholarships.  The students worked through ... Full story

HIV Positive Chivhu Women Enhance Nutrition, Income Needs

By Farai Maposa Hundreds of HIV positive women from Chikomba in Chivhu are benefitting from the initiative by an HIV/AIDS advocacy organization where they are doing ... Full story

Zim Pro-Democracy Activists Resume Anti-Mugabe Protests

Harare, February 2, 2015 – Zimbabwe’s pro-democracy activists have resumed protests calling for the resignation of President Robert Mugabe and his ZANU PF administration for ... Full story

Tsvangirai To Bounce Back As Huge Crowds Welcome Him

MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai has over the past few weeks been “visiting” suburbs in Harare where Zanu PF is known to be perpetrating violence in ... Full story

South Africa To Host Next AU Summit

South Africa will host the 25th African Union (AU) summit in Johannesburg, in mid-2015, the country's Presidency said on Sunday. President Jacob Zuma led the ... Full story

Successive Dynamos Executive Shunned George Shaya Complains Wife

Successive Dynamos’ executives have shunned George “Mastermind” Shaya fearing he may use his legendary status to claim a stake in the country’s most successful club, ... Full story

Mliswa Arrested For Illegal Possession Of Firearms

Former Zanu PF Mashonaland West provincial chairman and Hurungwe West legislator, Themba Mliswa has been arrested for illegal possession of fire arms. Mliswa was picked up ... Full story