John Masuku

ZIMRA Tax Amnesty Expires

The deadline for tax amnesty applications has expired with calls by the business community for the Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (ZIMRA) to extend the deadline ZIMRA’s tax ... Full story

Whats App Voice Calling An Instant Hit

Voice calling on instant messaging service WhatsApp is now available to all Android users.It has hit the market with a storm. Previously, WhatsApp voice calling was ... Full story

SAPA Closes Down

Johannesburg - After almost 77 years of providing constant news coverage, the SA Press Association is turning off the lights. The announcement in late February that ... Full story

Chidyausiku Rules Application by Fired 14 MDC-T Legislators Urgent

The Constitutional Court says an application filed by 14 members of the Movement for Democratic Change Renewal Team challenging their expulsion from parliament should be ... Full story

KZN Xenophobic Attacks: Zulu Royal Household Distances Itself

The Zulu Royal Household has distanced itself from the escalating xenophobic attacks on foreigners in KwaZulu-Natal. Foreign nationals living in and around Isiphingo area such ... Full story

Buhari Beats Jonathan In Nigeria's Elections

 Former military ruler Muhammadu Buhari has become the first opposition candidate to win presidential elections in Nigeria. Gen Buhari's party said his opponent, incumbent Goodluck Jonathan, ... Full story

Trevor Noah Takes Over The Daily Show

South African comedian Trevor Noah has been announced as the successor to Jon Stewart on The Daily Show and will host the programme. The replacement was ... Full story

Cosatu Expels Vavi,Unionist Set To Appeal

Zwelinzima Vavi is expected to challenge his expulsion by Congress of South Africa Trade Unions (Cosatu's) Special Central Executive Committee(CEC). He responded on social media after ... Full story

Gumbura, 8 Other Inmates Appear In Court On Rioting Charges

Nine Chikurubi Maximum Prison inmates, who are suspected of having masterminded the riot at the country’s maximum security jail, have appeared in court. The nine are ... Full story

Activists Riled By Denial of Condoms to Africa’s High-Risk Groups

By Jeffrey Moyo Harare, March 30 2015 - Tatenda Chivata, a 16-year old from Zimbabwe’s Mutoko rural district, was suspended from school for an entire three-month ... Full story

Market Faces Political Interference,Irrational Levy Cuts

By Itai Muzondo Zanu(PF) has threatened to take over Chitima market if Masvingo City Council fails to provide facilities equivalent to what they have been charging ... Full story

Dzamara’s Abduction: Canada Demands Answers From Zim Govt

Harare, March 30, 2015 – The Canadian government has hit out at Zimbabwean authorities for their silence over the whereabouts of Itai Dzamara, the missing ... Full story

Prof Moyo Nominated For By-Election As Primaries Are Discarded

Zanu (PF) Matabeleland North province has unanimously agreed to have the party’s Secretary for Science and Technology, Professor Jonathan Moyo as the party`s candidate for ... Full story

International Observers Hail Nigeria Elections

International observers have hailed Nigeria's elections, despite technical hitches, protests and reports of violence. UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said in a statement voting had been ... Full story

Jabu Blasts Zanu (PF) In Major U-Turn

Outspoken former war veterans’ leader Jabulani Sibanda says a glaring lack of government accountability coupled with gross corruption by many Zanu PF bigwigs was at ... Full story

Zanu (PF) In "Unwelcome Tension" Over By Elections Candidates

It never rains but pours for President Robert Mugabe and his ruling Zanu (PF), with well-placed sources telling the media on Saturday that two of the ... Full story

Zanu (PF) Hawks Scramble For Mutasa, Mliswa Seats

The Headlands and Hurungwe West constituencies by-elections set for June 10 this year have generated a lot of interest within Zanu-PF where a host of ... Full story

Controversial Tuku Biography Launched

Former Oliver Mtukudzi’s publicist Shepherd Mutamba says he was not motivated by malice when he penned an explosive book, Tuku’s Backstage which was launched in ... Full story

Journalists Force Abortion of Econet Media Briefing

Harare, March 27, 2015 – Hordes of Zimbabwean journalists on Friday forced executives of a local bank to abort a media briefing after they protested ... Full story

No Bonus Joy For Varsity Lecturers Says Muchinguri

The Higher and Tertiary Education, Science and Technology ministry has said it does not have money to pay lecturers’ bonuses, urging the university staff to ... Full story

Nigerian Army Destroys Boko Haram HQ On Eve Of Elections

The Nigerian army says it has retaken the north-eastern town of Gwoza, believed to be the headquarters of militant Islamist group Boko Haram. The insurgents had ... Full story

Germanwings Flight Co-Pilot's Home Searched

German investigators searched two homes Friday linked to the Germanwings co-pilot accused of intentionally setting a plane on a fatal descent in the French Alps. The ... Full story

Diamond Miners In Last Minute Looting Spree

Diamond mining companies operating in Zimbabwe’s Marange diamond fields are reportedly on a last minute looting spree ahead of a loathed mandatory consolidation exercise. As government ... Full story

Mujuru, Lawyer Kewada Part Ways Over Estate Wrangle

Former Vice President Dr Joice Mujuru has reportedly parted ways with family lawyer, Thakor Kewada as the wrangle over the estate of the late General ... Full story

Tuku Teams Up with Hugh Masekela For Cape Town Jazz Festival

The 16th Cape Town International Jazz Festival (CTIJF) takes place this weekend and one of the highlights is a joint performance by two African musical ... Full story

Exhorbitant Taxes,Low Circulation Lead To Newspaper Closures

A raft of taxes and fees imposed on the media industry by government have militated against recovery efforts in the troubled sector , a 666-page ... Full story

Joy Turns To Pain For Karoi’s New Homeowners

By Nhau MangiraziKaroi, March 26, 2015- – Thirty-three-year-old Regina Bakasa saw her woes coming to an end when her family was allocated a stand in ... Full story

Boycotts, Fringe Opposition,Biased Laws Seal Zanu (PF) By-Elections Victory

Zanu(PF) is expected to easily win Friday's by-elections in Mt Darwin West and Chirumhanzu-Zibagwe where it is contesting against fringe political parties.  The Movement for ... Full story

MDCs' Boycott of Own By-Elections: Reason Minus Political Rationale

By Takura Zhangazha* Zimbabwe’s largest opposition party, the MDC-T announced recently that it will not participate in by-elections that it caused to be called.  This was ... Full story

Mliswa Wants To Meet Mugabe "To Clear His Name"

Former Hurungwe West legislator, Temba Mliswa, wants to meet with President Robert Mugabe in order to “clear his name.” The outspoken politician, who used to be ... Full story

Anger Mounts Over MDC-T's Election Boycott

THERE has been an outpouring of anger from different quarters over the MDC-T’s stance not to participate in the by-elections in the 14 seats that ... Full story

Work Related Deaths Rise-NSSA

More than 400 workers have died at the workplace between 2008 and 2013. 25000 others were injured in occupational hazards during the same period according to ... Full story

Retrenched Meikles Workers Cry Foul Over Terminal Benefits

Meikles workers who received letters of retrenchment last Friday have instituted legal proceedings against their employer in an effort to get their retrenchment matter resolved. The ... Full story

Zulu King Stands By His Deportation Remarks

Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini meant each and every word when he said foreigners must pack their bags and get out of South Africa. So said Zwelithini’s ... Full story

Zuma Complains About Lazy South Africans

If he were a dictator, he would change a few things, President Jacob Zuma says. “But this is a democratic country,” Zuma told delegates at the ... Full story

Nigerians Prepare For Saturday Elections Amid Boko Haram Fears

Nigerians are preparing to go to the ballot on Saturday to elect a president amid security threats from the Boko Haram militant group. The frontrunners ... Full story

Wither Prof Welshman Ncube?

By Sij Ncube It never rains but it literally pours for Professor Welshman Ncube and his formation of the MDC ahead of its merger with MDC ... Full story

Mapfumo Dismisses Destabilisation Reports

Chimurenga musician Thomas Mapfumo has dismissed outrightly reports alleging that he is working with former Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai’s MDC to destabilise Zimbabwe. The State media ... Full story

Cecil John Rhodes Exhumation Blocked For Tourism's Sake

Zanu(PF) youths in Bulawayo have been blocked from exhuming the remains of Zimbabwe’s colonial master, Cecil John Rhodes, from Matopos National Park in Matabeleland South ... Full story

MDC-T Resolves Not To Contest Vacant Seats

The MDC-T on Tuesday resolved not to participate in the by-elections for the 14 seats left vacant after the expulsion from Parliament of MPs who ... Full story

Defecting Byo MDC-T Councillors Face Recalls

The MDC-T has reportedly approached Bulawayo councillors that quit the party last year to join MDC-Renewal to woo them back or face recalls if they ... Full story

Zulu King Calls For Deportation Of Foreigners From SA

South Africa’s Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini has called for the deportation of foreign nationals living in the country, saying it was unacceptable that locals were ... Full story

Anti-Cecil John Rhodes Chorus Getting Louder

The debate regarding the removal of Cecil John Rhodes statues has spread to Kimberley, this as the city has several landmarks directly related to the ... Full story

Zuma Urges Municipalities To Reduce Dependence On Consultants

South African President Jacob Zuma on Tuesday urged municipalities to reduce dependence on consultants, to improve efficiency in local government. There had been complaints that ... Full story

All Passengers Feared Dead In French Alps Plane Crash

French President Francois Hollande said he believed none of the 148 people on board the Germanwings plane that crashed in the French Alps in southern ... Full story

Angolan Journalist Charged Over "Blood Diamonds" Book

A renowned Angolan journalist has been put on trial on charges of defaming military generals after he accused them of links to the "blood diamond" ... Full story

Nelson Mandela Memoir On The Cards For Next Year

A sequel to Nelson Mandela's 1995 autobiography Long Walk to Freedom will be published next year. The book will be based on a hand-written draft and ... Full story

Militarisation of NPA Riles ZLHR As Rights Lawyers Calls For Parly Probe

Harare, March 24, 2015 – The Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights has condemned the militarisation of the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) and implored Parliament to ... Full story

Tsvangirai Visits Dzamara Crime Scene, Holds Govt Accountable for Abduction

Harare, March 23, 2015 – Zimbabwe’s main opposition leader, Morgan Tsvangirai, on Monday paid a visit to the family of Itai Dzamara, the missing pro-democracy ... Full story

Jabu Promises To Hit Back

Former war veterans’ leader, Jabulani Sibanda, has said his silence should not be viewed as a sign of weakness, as a time will come when ... Full story

MDC Youths Defect To ZAPU, Cite Bleak Future

The old adage, it never rains but pours seems to be the apt way to describe events unfolding in the MDC faction led by Welshman ... Full story

Tall Order For Biti, MDC-T As Grace Eyes Harare East

By Prince Tongogara  The growing speculation about First Lady Grace Mugabe being considered to contest the Harare East constituency in the forthcoming by-elections is set to ... Full story

Mliswa Receives MDC-T, War Vets Backing

MDC-T members in Mashonaland West Province have threatened to rally behind former Zanu PF provincial chairman Temba Mliswa and help him retain the Hurungwe West ... Full story

Retrenchments Increase By 40pc Since 2013

About 4 000 Zimbabweans workers were retrenched in 2014, a 40 percent increase in retrenchment figures compared to 2013, as the economy continues to nosedive ... Full story

MDC Differences Elitist, Unhelpful- Analyists

Political analysts have taken a swipe at the two MDC formations for engaging in “elite contradictions” that do not help their supporters and the country ... Full story

Grace Tipped To Contest Biti's Seat

Zanu(PF) hawks have reportedly started pushing for First Lady Grace Mugabe to contest the Harare East constituency, formerly occupied by MDC Renewal secretary general Tendai ... Full story

Hage Geingob Sworn In As Namibia's President

Namibia's new President Hage Geingob has been inaugurated as the country's third President since independence. A  military parade was held to symbolise change, the handing ... Full story

ZAOGA Pastor Assaulted Over Homosexual Sermon

A ZAOGA Forward in Faith Church pastor, David Simango, claims that he was physically assaulted by five unidentified men who accused him of supporting homosexuals ... Full story

Opposition,CSOs Condemn Mugabe's Frequent Trips

Opposition parties have condemned President Robert Mugabe’s frequent trips abroad, saying it was immoral that he was globe-trotting at great expense to the fiscus at ... Full story

Mujuru Estate Claimants To Go For Partenity Tests

Former Vice President Joice Mujuru says she will challenge the paternity of some of the numerous children who are angling around the estate of her ... Full story

Mudenda Turns Down CSOs Over RBZ Bill

Jacob Mudenda, the speaker of the Zimbabwe's National Assembly, has refused to accept a petition by civil society organisations urging parliamentarians to reject the Reserve ... Full story

MDC-T Drags Mugabe To Court

Opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai’s MDC party is dragging President Robert Mugabe to court in a bid to stop all the country’s pending by-elections before the ... Full story

Minister Defends Tongaat Hullett

By Itai Muzondo The minister of State for Masvingo Provincial Affairs Shuvai Mahofa warned cross border traders in a speech to welcome her held in Chiredzi ... Full story

Zim Economy In Intensive Care Unit

For more than a decade, Zimbabwe has been limping from one economic dilemma to another with various sectors constantly clutching at straws as they continue ... Full story

Zim Motorists Troop To Court Over Spots Fines

Bulawayo, March 20, 2015-High Court Judge Justice Andrew Mutema is this Friday scheduled hear an urgent chamber application filed by a Bulawayo motorist Njabuliso Mguni ... Full story

Masvingo City Council Defies Mahofa Directive

By Itai Muzondo MDC-T dominated Masvingo City Council recently dismissed the new provincial affairs minister, Shuvai Mahofa and ruling Zanu (PF) provincial chairman Paradzai Chakona’s address ... Full story

ZEC To Extract Old Data To Create New Voters’ Roll

The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) will be using data from the old voters’ roll to compile a new register, says the commission’s chairperson Rita Makarau. She ... Full story

Chombo Issues Directive For Repossession Of Mutasa's Mansion

Senior Rusape Town Council officials say they are being forced by the Minister of Local Government, Ignatius Chombo, to repossess the house occupied by former ... Full story

MDC-T To Reconsider Participation In By-Elections

THE MDC-T’s top executives said they will meet soon to review their congress resolution on participation in by-elections following Tuesday’s expulsion from Parliament of 21 ... Full story

Private Vehicles To Be Banished From Harare CBD

Harare Mayor, Bernard Manyenyeni, says council is considering banishing privately-owned vehicles from the city centre to decongest the capital.  The move is likely to worsen ... Full story

Purging Of Mujuru Allies Continues

THE restructuring of Zanu(PF), rolled out last week, is the strongest indication yet that the purge of allies of former vice-president Joice Mujuru is far ... Full story

Media Houses Closures A Blow To Citizens’ Information Rights

By Sij Ncube Zimbabwe's media houses are singing the blues as two independent newspapers are the verge of closing due to the imploding economy but analysts ... Full story

SA Transplant Patient’s Penis Fully Functional

The 21-year-old South African man who underwent the world’s first ever successful penis transplant is doing well, however doctors say the nerves will take years ... Full story

MDC-T Parly Recalls:The Crossroads Moment

By Prince Tongogara The Speaker of Parliament Jacob Mudenda on Tuesday acceded to MDC-T demands to recall 21 MPs who are said to have crossed the ... Full story

21 UMDC Affiliated MPs Expelled From Parliament

21 former MDC-T parliamentarians including Tendai Biti, Sekai Holland and Samuel Sipepa Nkomo among others have lost their seats in the august house after the ... Full story

Mutasa Scores Significant Victory

On Monday,ousted Zanu(PF) secretary for administration Didymus Mutasa recorded a small but significant victory against President Robert Mugabe and Zanu (PF) in the Constitutional Court ... Full story

UZ Closed Amid Strikes, Demos

University of Zimbabwe students have demonstrated against the institution’s authorities claiming to have gone for two days without food, forcing the institution to close immediately. The ... Full story

Flabba Murder-Accused Girlfriend Pleads Not Guilty

The woman accused of the murder of hip hop star Nkululeko Habedi, known as Flabba in the music industry, pleaded not guilty on Monday morning. Sindisiwe ... Full story

Chaos As Masvingo Municipal Police Lock Out Market Vendors

By Itai Muzondo Chaos erupted early on Monday morning at Masvingo’s Chtima market as vendors and stallholders found their business stands locked and manned by council ... Full story

People-Power Stops Farm Seizure…Phenomenon Seen Spreading Nationwide

By Sij Ncube March 16, 2015 – The weather was hot on Sunday morning and so were tempers at Induna Primary School in Matobo, Matabeleland South. But ... Full story

Mugabe’s Judges Threats Anger IBA

Harare, March 16, 2015 – President Robert Mugabe’s recent ill-informed statements in which he threatened judges against handling a court challenge filed by his erstwhile ... Full story

MDC-T To Finally Get Voters' Role From ZEC

Opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai’s MDC says Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) has given them the voters’ roll, after the party vowed not to participate in any ... Full story

Slain Rap Star "Flabba" Buried

Slain rap star, Nkululeko "Flabba" Habedi’s daughter, Lesego, gave an emotional tribute to her father during his funeral service at Alexandra Stadium earlier on Sunday. ... Full story

Zimbabwe's Opposition In Limbo

By Sij Ncube Instead of taking advantage of President Robert Mugabe’s failings, particularly an imploding economy, the country’s opposition appears content with being petty, disorganised and ... Full story

UMDC Affiliate MPs' Fate Out This Week

Speaker of the National Assembly Jacob Mudenda is this week expected to announce the fate of UMDC affiliated MPs in a ruling which is set ... Full story

Zim Activist Dzamara's Family Still Hopeful

The family of the missing human rights activist Itai Dzamara remains hopeful that the father of two will return unscathed. Dzamara was abducted by suspected ... Full story

Mugabe Now A Burden To Zim Fiscus

President Robert Mugabe, who left the country on Tuesday for Japan via Singapore, is spending more time shuttling to the Far East for medical treatment ... Full story

Denmark's Envoy Says Zim Investment Climate Still Hostile

Despite an increase in European business delegations visiting Zimbabwe seeking opportunities, most investors ultimately go elsewhere in the region because the local investment climate is ... Full story

SA Rand Plunges To Lowest Levels

The rand has hit even lower levels against the US dollar - levels last seen 14 years ago. It was at R12,45 against the US ... Full story

SABC News Crew Robbery Suspects Arrested

South African police have arrested four foreigners in connection with the robbery of an SABC news team earlier this week. The robbery was caught on ... Full story

"Cuthbert Dube Must Go"- Football Fans

Zimbabwean football fans have expressed disappointment following the ban imposed on Zimbabwe’s national soccer team by world football governing FIFA on Thursday. In Bulawayo, residents have ... Full story

Mahofa Promises “Mega” Projects For Masvingo

Itai Muzondo The newly appointed Minister of State for Masvingo Provincial Affairs  Shuvai Mahofa said that she has started resettling the Chingwizi victims in Tokwe – ... Full story

Judge Puts CIO, Police And Ministers Under Spotlight Over Dzamara’s Abduction

Harare, March 13, 2015 – A Zimbabwean Judge has put the country’s spy agency and the police on the spotlight after he ordered them to ... Full story

Mat South Farm Crisis Could Fuel Violent Conflicts

By Sij Ncube  Matobo, Thursday March 12, 2015 - Zanu (PF) is in a catch-22 situation in Matabeleland South over the intensification of farm seizures at ... Full story

Police Not Aware Of Mutasa Case

Police are yet to receive a report on former Zanu (PF) secretary for administration, Didymus Mutasa, against whom criminal allegations have been levelled. The outgoing Headlands ... Full story

Zanu (PF) Afraid To Lose Bhasikiti

By Itai Muzondo Former Minister of State for Provincial Affairs for Masvingo Kudakwashe Bhasikiti,who was dismissed from his post  early this year  after being linked to ... Full story

POTRAZ "Compromised" As Govt Halts Telecel Operations

Government has directed mobile phone operator, Telecel Zimbabwe to stop operating, saying the company has no license and is also not complying with the country’s ... Full story

Chicken Farm Seizure Above Board Says Mzembi

By Itai Muzondo There is growing public outcry over the recent farm invasion by the Minister of Tourism and Hospitality Industry, Walter Mzembi, who occupied the ... Full story

Dzamara's Kidnappers Will Be Brought To Book, Vows VP Mnangagwa

Emotions ran high in this weeks’ questions without notice session in Parliament on Wednesday when the issue of the kidnap of the pro-democracy activist and ... Full story

15 Zanu(PF) Cadres Vie For Mutasa's Headlands Seat

15 Zanu PF cadres have expressed interest in contesting the Headlands constituency and have registered willingness to contest primary elections. The seat was declared vacant after ... Full story

Ex-Ivory Coast First Lady Jailed For 20 years

Ivory Coast's former first lady, Simone Gbagbo, has been sentenced to 20 years in jail for her role in the violence that followed the 2010 ... Full story

"Tsvangirai knows Dzamarai's whereabouts" - Prof Moyo

By Sij Ncube Bulawayo March 11, 2015 - Information Minister Jonathan Moyo saysMDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai is better placed to update the nation onthe whereabouts of ... Full story

Zim Rights Lawyers Hold Mugabe Admin Accountable For Missing Pro-Democracy Activist

Harare, March 10, 2015 –  Human rights lawyers on Tuesday criticised President Robert Mugabe’s administration after Zimbabwean authorities abducted Itai Dzamara, a prominent pro-democracy activist ... Full story

MDC Renewal Team Fears Parliament Expulsion

Biti's MDC Renewal Team, that joined Professor Weshman Ncube's faction to form the new United MDC, has admitted the party stands to lose any polls ... Full story

Zim's Madavo Lands AfDB Top Post

Zimbabwean Calisto Madavo has been appointed as an advisor to the African Development Bank (AfDB) high-level panel to deal with the continent’s fragile states. The appointment ... Full story

Controversial Chimene Rattles Nyazura Families

Mutare, March 10, 2015 – Six Manicaland families could soon be left without a roof over their heads after Mandi Chimene, the controversial Manicaland Minister ... Full story

Can The Judiciary Stand Up To Mugabe’s Challenge on Mutasa?

By Prince Tongogara  With less than two years before he bids farewell to the bench, Chief Justice Godfrey Chidyausiku is under the spotlight on how the ... Full story

Ex-Google Engineer In Sexual Harrassment Allegations

By Mark Wilson A former Google engineer revealed on Twitter this weekend that she suffered sexual harassment whilst working at the company. In a series of ... Full story

New Zambian President Lungu Collapses

Zambian President Edgar Lungu was diagnosed with malaria on Sunday after he collapsed during an International Women's Day ceremony Lungu stood at a reviewing stand for ... Full story

Dynamos Beats CAPS 1-Nil

10-men Dynamos beat Caps United 1-nil to retain the Bob@91 Cup at Rufaro Stadium Sunday afternoon. It was a sweet revenge for DeMbare, who after losing ... Full story

Lawyers Say Mugabe Warning To Judges Intimidatory,Prejudicial

Legal experts say former Presidential Affairs minister Didymus Mutasa is now unlikely to get a fair court hearing after President Robert Mugabe warned the judiciary ... Full story

Thousands Attend Tsvangirai Highfield Rally

Thousands of people on Saturday turned up for opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai’s rally at Zimbabwe Grounds in Harare, where the MDC president demanded that President ... Full story

Chitungwiza Governance, Financial Systems In Deplorable State Says AG

Auditor-General Mildred Chiri has painted a grim picture of the collapse of governance systems at Chitungwiza Town Council where millions of dollars are unaccounted for ... Full story

No Sympathy For Mutasa From Opposition Parties

Opposition parties have said beleaguered former Zanu (PF) secretary for administration Didymus Mutasa should not expect any outpouring of sympathy over his woes at the ... Full story

Madhuku Wants Mahachi Out For Poor Harare Service Delivery

Constitutional law expert Lovemore Madhuku has urged Harare residents to organise wildcat demonstrations to force town clerk Tendai Mahachi and his top management team to ... Full story

MDC-T Develops Own Online Voter Registration

The MDC-T has embarked on a project to develop an online voters’ roll to promote transparency in the party.  “As a party, we saw it fit ... Full story

Does BAZ Have Any Sense Of Shame?

The Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe (BAZ) this week announced five companies that it awarded commercial radio licences to broadcast in eight selected urban centres ... Full story

Chaos Erupts At Boka Auction Floors

Chaos broke out at the Boka Auction floors on Wednesday. Anti-riot police had to be called to restrain tobacco farmers at Boka Tobacco Auction Floors who ... Full story

VP Mnangagwa Taken Through Sanitary Ware Lessons

The tempo in Parliament was raised to interesting levels during this weeks’ questions without notice session when female parliamentarians took Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs ... Full story

MISA-Zimbabwe Condemns Biased Awarding Of Radio Licences

MISA-Zimbabwe has welcomed the licensing of eight urban-based commercial radio stations by the Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe (BAZ) as a development that marks the decentralisation ... Full story

Witchcraft Fantasies,Diesel Mystic Spell Sluggish Zim Governance

By Amos Maseko Perhaps the 2007 diesel mystic, Rotina Mavhunga that sent an entire government on a wild goose chase is a legendary example of how ... Full story

Mutasa Puts Zanu PF, Judiciary Under Scrutiny

By Prince Tongogara Didymus Mutasa application to the High Court on Tuesday against Zanu PF puts Zimbabwe’s credentials as a constitutional democracy under the spotlight in ... Full story

Albino Killings A Shame To Tanzania,Says President Kikwete

Tanzania's President Jakaya Kikwete has vowed to end the killings of albinos, which he said had brought shame on the East African nation. "I'm shocked and ... Full story

Mujuru Ready For Courts, Zanu (PF) Disciplinary Action

Former vice president Joice Mujuru has dismissed as “outright lies” President Robert Mugabe’s allegations over the weekend that she is dabbling in witchcraft in order ... Full story

Ban On Journos Mobile Phone Usage In Parliament Lifted

Zimbabwe’s Speaker of Parliament, Jacob Mudenda, has annulled a ban of cellphone use by journalists in the press gallery, saying parliament standing rules and orders were ... Full story

BAZ Licences 8 Zanu (PF)-Aligned Radio Stations

Five local companies have been issued with a total of eight commercial radio broadcasting service licences. In a statement, the board chairman of the Broadcasting Authority ... Full story

SA Speaker Mbete Asked To Recuse Herself In Zuma Debate

The Motion of No Confidence in President Jacob Zuma brought by Agang SA has been withdrawn in the South African National Assembly. Agang's parliamentary ... Full story

Zim Parliament Expels Mutasa, Mliswa

Speaker of the Zimbabwean Parliament Jacob Mudenda has announced that former Zanu (PF) secretary for administration and Headlands MP Didymus Mutasa and former Mashonaland West ... Full story

ZLHR Challenges Byo City Council Over Prepaid Water Meters

Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights (ZLHR) has waded into the highly-controversial prepaid water meter wrangle by challenging the Bulawayo City Council to clarify its position ... Full story

Mutasa, Gumbo Take Zanu (PF) To Court

The beleaguered  former Zanu PF Secretary for Administration Didymus Mutasa and former spokesperson Rugare Gumbo have filed a High Court application challenging the constitutional  amendments ... Full story

Devolution Test Case For ConCourt Judges

Harare, March 03, 2015 – Zimbabwe’s Constitutional Court judges will on Wednesday preside over a test case in which Lobengula legislator and former cabinet Minister ... Full story

SK Moyo Belongs To The "Gamatox Team", Says Mutasa

Expelled former Zanu PF secretary for administration Didymus Mutasa on Monday dared party national spokesman Simon Khaya Moyo to speak the truth and publicly admit ... Full story

Mugabe Should Not Focus On Naked Lies-Gumbo

Former Zanu PF spokesperson Rugare Gumbo says he is embarrassed for President Robert Mugabe for focusing on naked lies and pub talk instead of working ... Full story

Opposition Party Members' Children Denied Beam

THE Zimbabwe Peace Project (ZPP) has claimed that opposition party members’ children were being denied access to educational assistance under the Basic Education Assistance Module ... Full story

Ncube, Holland To Co-Lead UMDC

The MDC renewal team has officially broken away from the MDC-T and on Sunday joined hands with Professor Welshman Ncube's party to launch the United ... Full story

Pohamba Wins African Leadership Prize

Outgoing Namibian President Hifikepunye Pohamba has won the 2014 Mo Ibrahim Prize for African leadership. The award committee noted Pohamba's contribution to his country's national ... Full story