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Wadyajena Summons Kasukuwere Again

ENVIRONMENT minister Saviour Kasukuwere has been summoned, for the second time in less than a year, to appear before the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Youth, ... Full story

Football Analysts Hail Blundering Referee Gadzikwa's Suspension

Local football analysts have hailed the ZIFA Referees Committee’s decision to sanction Bongani Gadzikwa whose controversial decision cost Highlanders a goal in the Battle of ... Full story

MTN Strike Far From Over

Strike action against South Africa’s second-biggest mobile network MTN [JSE:MTN] has not ended yet, the company confirmed on Tuesday. Reports in weekend newspapers indicated that ... Full story

South Africa Donates 7 Lions To Rwanda

Cape Town - Seven South African lions were expected to arrive in Rwanda's Akagera National Park  on Tuesday afternoon, 30 June, after they were flown to ... Full story

Swazi Court Orders Release Of Makhubu, Maseko

Johannesburg - Swaziland's Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered the release of a magazine editor and a prominent human rights lawyer who had been jailed for ... Full story

Skyz-Metro FM's Qhubani Moyo Appointed ZEC Member

President Robert Mugabe has made appointments to the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC). In a statement released by the Chief Secretary to the President and Cabinet Dr ... Full story

Facebook Opens Africa Office In Joburg

Johannesburg - Social media giant Facebook has opened its first office in South Africa in Johannesburg. Upmarket urban development Melrose Arch in Johannesburg will house Facebook’s ... Full story

Bootlicking, Personality Cult Creep Into MDC-T

By Prince Tongogara   Zimbabwean politics particularly in Zanu (PF) it has been replete with praise-singing and building of personality cults especially among the top leadership. This ... Full story

Human Rights Lawyer Joseph James’ Death Triggers Outpour of Grief

Bulawayo, June 29, 2015 – The death of Joseph James, a prominent Zimbabwean human rights lawyer has unleashed an outpouring of sorrow from legal practitioners ... Full story

Zim's Captured Public Media Exposes Itself

By Sij Ncube HARARE, June 29, 2015 - The public media has deliberately remained mum on the drama surrounding the status of Information and Broadcasting Service ... Full story

Mfundi Vundla Fumes As Generations Viewership Figures Drop

After a massive drop in TV viewership figures, Generations The Legacy mastermind Mfundi Vundla accuses producers and writers of Uzalo of ‘sabotaging’ his 20-year-old soapie ... Full story

Burundi Parly Speaker Flees On Eve Of Controversial Poll

Bujumbura - The head of Burundi's parliament on Sunday said he had fled the country on the eve of key elections following weeks of violence, ... Full story

Charismatic Prophet Desmond Unveiled

A youthful Chinhoyi prophet and founder of Fresh Fire and Miracles Ministries International, Apostle Desmond Parirewa has underscored the role of the church in promoting ... Full story

Tsvangirai Ready To Work With Mujuru

A buyount opposition leader, Morgan Tsvangirai, on Saturday promised his supporters “better” times ahead, while coming out clearly for the first time that he was ... Full story

Mnangagwa, Mphoko Struggle To Get Along

President Robert Mugabe is reportedly in a fix over how to deal with his two deputies Emmerson Mnangagwa and Phelekezela Mphoko who have allegedly struggled ... Full story

Tsvangirai Says No To Murambatsvina For Vendors

MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai on Saturday boldly declared his party and supporters will not allow the government to implement a second Murambatsvina [operation clean-up] in ... Full story

Zim Govt To Tax Churches

Zimbabwe's deepening economic crisis is leading government to consider taxing cash-rich charismatic churches. A set of laws exempts traditional churches and other recognised religious and nonprofit ... Full story

Mugabe Silent On Prof Moyo's Fate

President Robert Mugabe’s spokesperson George Charamba has declined to clarify his boss’ position regarding Information minister Jonathan Moyo’s purported ouster, as the mystery surrounding his ... Full story

Zim Job Losses Rise As Economy Collapses

Harare - A total of 7 000 employees in Zimbabwe lost their jobs through retrenchments in 2014 as the country’s economy continues to weaken. According to ... Full story

Lawyers Mount Freedom Bid For Jailed Zim Journalist

By Professor Matodzi Masvingo, June 27, 2015 - Lawyers from the country’s leading legal defence group on Friday mounted a legal bid to set free Patrick ... Full story

Mahofa Urges Women To Fight Male Chauvinism

By Itai Muzondo Masvingo-The Minister of State for Masvingo Provincial Affairs, Shuvai Mahofa on Saturday urged woman to fight male chauvinism through the courts of law ... Full story Loses Digitalisation Court Case

The Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg has ruled against broadcaster in its challenge against government’s decision not to encrypt set-top boxes for digital broadcasts. ... Full story

Victory For Bhasikiti As Concourt Stops Mugabe From Declaring Mwenezi East Seat Vacant

THE Constitutional Court Thursday barred President Robert Mugabe from declaring Mwenezi East constituency vacant following the expulsion of MP Kudakwashe Bhasikiti from Zanu PF. The full ... Full story

Zim Journalist Jailed For Publishing,Circulating Unregistered Newspaper

Chiredzi- based freelance journalist Patrick Chitongo has been sentenced to a year’s imprisonment by Magistrate Tafadzwa Mhlanga for publishing an unregistered newspaper reports The Mirror ... Full story

'Don't Take Law Into Your Own Hands'- Police

Police have called on the public not to mete out instant punishment to criminal offenders as it is tantamount to taking the law into their ... Full story

Feature Film ‘Mwanasikana’ Unveiled

A new Zimbabwean feature film titled “Mwanasikana” written and directed by Beauty Nakai Tsuro has been unveiled in Harare and will soon be showing on ... Full story

Suspected Political Murder Most Foul in Mwenezi

By Sij Ncube MASVINGO, JUNE 25, 2015 - IN a bizarre murder case which has left the community of Mwenezi shell-shocked, a popular MDC T activist ... Full story

Ex Zim Minister Says Mugabe Ideal Candidate For ICC Prosecution

President Robert Mugabe and his cabal are ideal candidates for international criminal prosecution and that is why he is pushing African Union member states to ... Full story

Vendors Bring Business To A Standstill With Eviction Protest

By Professor Matodzi Harare, June 24, 2015 – A sea of informal traders on Wednesday brought business to a standstill in central Harare after they defied ... Full story

Prof Moyo Mum On Fate As Conspiracy Theories Grow

HARARE, June 24, 2015 - PROFESSOR Jonathan Moyo was yesterday mum on his fate in government as speculation swirled over his current status in President Robert Mugabe’s ... Full story

Tomana's Reckless Remarks Dominate Parliament

Debate in the National Assembly opened today with harsh criticism of Prosecutor General Johannes Tomana over his remarks that 12-year-old girls can consent to sex. Legislators ... Full story

Zimbabwe Struggles To Pay Its Embassies Staff

Harare - The cash-strapped Zimbabwe government is battling to pay salaries on time to diplomatic staff deployed to its 43 embassies across the world, a ... Full story

Hurungwe Arts Festival Alights Forgotten Karoi

By Criswell Chisango KAROI- Hurungwe Arts Festival’s second edition due next month has attracted regional participants as it moves in to strengthen the arts industry through, ... Full story

Hurungwe West Debacle Exposes ZEC

By Sij Ncube HARARE JUNE 23, 2015 - THE Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC), the country’s electoral body charged with running all polls in the country, has come ... Full story

Zim Vendors Pin Hopes On Justice Chiweshe Over Protest March

By Professor Matodzi Harare, June 23, 2015 – Zimbabwe’s tormented vendors have hauled the country’s Home Affairs Minister and his subordinates to court after the Zimbabwe ... Full story

Zanu (PF) Majority To Stifle Robust Debate In Parliament- Analyists

Zanu PF’s victory in recent by-elections will usher in a gloomier and boring legislature where unpopular laws are expected to be passed.   Sixteen Zanu PF ... Full story

‘Mujuru to take on Mugabe in 2018’- Mutasa

Former Presidential Affairs minister Didymus Mutasa says former Vice-President Joice Mujuru will contest the 2018 presidential elections.  Mutasa, who falls under a group of disgruntled former ... Full story

Masvingo Tourist Attractions In Alarming Decline

By Itai Muzondo Masvingo holds some of the most celebrated tourist attractions in Zimbabwe notably the Great Zimbabwe Monuments and Lake Mutirikwi. These tourist magnetisms have ... Full story

Weary Zimbos Turn to Goblins For Cash

By Sij Ncube HARARE, June 22, 2015 - STUNG by the prevailing harsh economic environment some weary and desperate citizens are turning to faith, traditional healers ... Full story

Chiredzi Water Taps Run Dry

By Itai Muzondo CHIREDZI- The perennially dry town of Chiredzi has been hit by yet another round of water cuts that has seen some areas going ... Full story

Parly Speaker Slams VP Mnangagwa-Led Justice Ministry

Speaker of Parliament Jacob Mudenda on Friday breathed fire over the delay in alignment of laws with the new Constitution blasting the Justice, Legal and ... Full story

Obama To Visit Ethiopia On African Tour

Barack Obama will become the first sitting US president to visit Ethiopia, the White House says. Obama will travel to the capital Addis Ababa in late ... Full story

Mugabe Differs With Tomana,Castigates Child Marriages

President Robert Mugabe has commended the child parliamentarians for exhibiting maturity in the debates they carried out during the official opening of the 23rd Session ... Full story

SA Parly To Debate Al-Bashir Unlawful Departure

Democratic Alliance (DA) parliamentary Leader Mmusi Maimane says South Africa is currently facing an important moment when it comes to diplomacy and how it obeys ... Full story

Majority Zimbabweans Want Presidential Term Limits

An overwhelming majority of Zimbabweans want two-term presidential limits despite President Robert Mugabe’s self-serving suggestion that term limits were unnecessary as people should choose how ... Full story

The World Shamefully Tolerates White Terrorism

By Matome Letsaolo The barbaric killing of nine black members of a church in Charleston, South Carolina in the United States, by a young white male ... Full story

Mugabe Seeks Khama's Help

President Robert Mugabe has turned to his bitter regional rival Botswana President Ian Khama for a model to exploit diamonds to fuel economic development in ... Full story

By-Elections: Zanu PF Smokescreen For Incompetence

By Prince Tongogara Zanu (PF) for the first time since 2000 has enjoyed unprecedented majority in the National Assembly. It has a comfortable two-thirds majority and ... Full story

Surrender of Old Currency Instils Confidence in Sickly Economy – Analysts

By Sij Ncube   HARARE, June 19, 2015 – CASH-STRAPPED citizens have started trooping to banks to surrender the old Zimbabwe dollar rendered useless at the ... Full story

Chigwedere, Matiza In Bitter Fight To Succeed Kaukonde

EDGAR Mbwembwe’s surprise entry into the contest for the Mashonaland East provincial chairmanship has added a fresh dimension that has thrown the race for the ... Full story

SA Parly Chaos Continues As Another Sitting Is Adjourned

Cape Town - Thursday's events in Parliament were an attack on democracy, the ANC said after yet another sitting was adjourned amid shouting. "Incidences such as ... Full story

Regional Scholarship And Innovation Fund For Africa Launched

JOHANNESBURG, South-Africa, June 18, 2015 - A ‘Regional Scholarship and Innovation Fund’ for Africa was launched on 13th June 2015. The launch event was led ... Full story

Bhasikiti Challenges Expulsion At Concourt

Ousted Masvingo Provincial Affairs Minister and legislator for Mwenezi East constituency, Kudakwashe Bhasikiti Chuma has approached the Constitutional Court on an urgent basis seeking to ... Full story

Is Politics Behind Chaos at ZIFA?

By Sij Ncube Harare, June 18,2015 – Chaos is reigning supreme within the Zimbabwe Football Association (ZIFA), the country’s soccer controlling body, amid indications it is ... Full story

Canada Faults Zim Govt Over Missing Dzamara

Harare, June 18, 2015 – The Canadian government has faulted President Robert Mugabe’s administration for doing too little in the probe to find a missing ... Full story

Ngoda Breweries Brews Shocker For Delta Beverages

Harare, June 18, 2015 – Zimbabwe’s leading beverages maker Delta Beverages’ monopoly in the opaque beer market is under challenge after a new brewer introduced ... Full story

Vendors: New Pawns In Zim’s Political Game Of Chess.

By Sij Ncube Resplendent in Zanu PF regalia emblazoned with President Robert Mugabe’s face, youths and women purporting to be vendors chanted the revolutionary party’s slogans ... Full story

Speaker Cautions MDC-T MPs Against Heckling Zanu(PF) Legislators

Speaker of the National Assembly Jacob Mudenda has warned MDC-T MPs against heckling Zanu PF legislators who survived the party’s brutal purge saying “all political ... Full story

Mangoma’s “Adultery” Case Collapses

Harare, June 17, 2015 – A Zimbabwean court has dismissed an application filed by an opposition party youth leader seeking a peace order against Renewal ... Full story

US$1,7m For Mucheke Trunk Sewer Riles Burdened Masvingo Ratepayers

By Moses Ziyambi MASVINGO- Beleaguered City of Masvingo has resolved to borrow a massive US$1, 7 million to complete its stalled Mucheke Trunk Sewer ... Full story

Masvingo Giant Cement Project On Halt

By Moses Ziyambi MASVINGO-The cement manufacturing plant slated for the Charumbira area south-east of Masvingo is still just but a plan with no guaranteed ... Full story

David Whitehead Textiles Resumes Production

CHEGUTU-One of the country’s biggest textile firms, David Whitehead Textiles, has resumed production though on a small scale. The textile firm is poised to expand operations ... Full story

Masvingo Police Quiz Community Radio Volunteer

MASVINGO-Wilson Maposa a radio producer with Wezhira Community Radio initiative was on Monday summoned and questioned by police in Masvingo over suspicion that the initiative ... Full story

AU, ICC,Omar Al-Bashir SA Incident And Escape During Day Time

By Takura Zhangazha Before the end of the 25th Ordinary summit of the African Union (AU) had officially occurred in Johannesburg, South Africa, a serving African president had ... Full story

Zuma Assured AU al-Bashir Would Not Be Arrested In SA- Mugabe

JOHANNESBURG - South African President Jacob Zuma gave the African Union summit assurances that Sudanese president Omar al-Bashir would not be arrested, Zimbabwe’s president Robert ... Full story

"I Am Still Zanu(PF)" Declares Defiant Bhasikiti

By Itai Muzondo MASVINGO-Ousted former Minister of State for Masvingo Provincial Affairs, Kudakwashe Bhasikiti has said that he is still a Zanu(PF) member and no one ... Full story

Day Of The African Child: Sickly Economy Promotes Child Marriages

By Sij Ncube HARARE, JUNE 16 – As Zimbabwe on Tuesday joined the rest of the continent to commemorate the international Day of the African Child critics ... Full story

SA Court Orders Al-Bashir Arrest As Sudan's Dictator Sneaks Out

The South African High Court in Pretoria has ruled that the failure to detain Sudan President Omar al-Bashir is inconsistent with the Constitution, and he ... Full story

Mliswa Chickens Out Of Active Politics,Calls For Reforms

By Jeffrey Moyo   HARARE-Temba Mliswa, former parliamentarian for Hurungwe West in Mashonaland West Province has apparently chickened out of active politics after controversially but narrowly losing ... Full story

Sept 2015 Public Relations World Congress First Ever in Africa

JOHANNESBURG, The 2015 International Public Relations World Congress is the first ever to be held in Africa It is expected to attract around 600 – 800 ... Full story

Zivhu Launches The Chivi Zim-Asset Bulletin

By Itai Muzondo The National Rural District Councils chairperson Killer Zivhu has launched the  Chivi Zim –Assett  Bulletin.Zivhu who has been long time leader of  cross ... Full story

Expelled Masvingo Zanu(PF) Bigwigs Face Loss Of Properties

By Itai Muzondo   MASVINGO - Zanu(PF) bigwigs who were expelled recently for being aligned to fired former vice president Joice Mujuru are set to lose their ... Full story

Itai Dzamara's Brother In One-Man Demo

By Farai Sibanda HARARE-Patson Dzamara the young brother of missing Zimbabwe human rights activist, Itai Dzamara held one man demonstration Thursday in central Harare demanding the ... Full story

More By-Elections Loom As Zanu(PF) Purges Continue

By Sij Ncube   HARARE, June 12, 2015 - President Robert Mugabe’s Zanu (PF) on Thursday recalled from parliament three of its former members, setting the stage ... Full story

Extortion Case: Gomwe Granted $1000 Bail

Suspended Zanu (PF) Harare province youth chairman Godwin Gomwe, who is facing extortion allegations, has been granted US$1 000 bail by the High Court. Gomwe who ... Full story

By-Elections A Charade, Mourns MDC -T

By Sij Ncube HARARE, June 11, 2015 - Morgan Tsvangirai’s formation of the MDC says the low turn-out and poor figures in Wednesday’s “sham” by-elections ... Full story

Zanu PF Gifted Victory Spells Tough Times Ahead For MDC

By Sij Ncube   President Robert Mugabe’s Zanu (PF) has shrugged off lame challenges from a fractured opposition to claim all the 16 contested parliamentary seats in ... Full story

ZESN Says Voter Apathy, Intimidation Marred Zim's By-Elections

By Jeffrey Moyo HARARE-The Zimbabwe Election Support Network (ZESN), the country’s largest independent  election body that co-ordinates activities pertaining to elections has said the just ended ... Full story

Prayer Rally For Missing Itai Dzamara Set For Sunday

The family of missing political activist and journalist, Itai Dzamara of Occupy Africa Unity Square, various churches, representatives of civil society organizations and opposition party ... Full story

Angelina Jolie Spotted In Joburg

Cape Town – An eagle-eyed local eyewitness spotted Angelina Jolie and her son Pax arriving at OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg earlier this morning. It ... Full story

Recurrent Opposition Splits Nauseates Electorate

The latest split involving the MDC Renewal Team, itself a splinter of the mainstream Movement for Democratic Change (MDC-T) led by Morgan Tsvangirai, has plunged ... Full story

Ailing Parastatals Drain Zim Treasury

THE cash-strapped government is pumping out huge sums of money to prop ailing parastatals, including the troubled National Railways of Zimbabwe and the collapsed Redcliff-based ... Full story

Police, National Parks Fingered In Gold Bribe Scam In Hurungwe

By Criswell ChisangoHURUNGWE- Junior police officers and National Parks officials arefingered in yet another bribe scam as illegal gold mining intensifiesin Hurungwe where government and ... Full story

Govt Upholds U-Turn On Army Eviction Of Illegal Vendors

The government of Zimbabwe has clarified misconceptions that the army can be deployed to evict illegal vendors in towns and cities, saying relocating vendors is ... Full story

Most African Women Are Still Financially Excluded-AU

Africa is a resource rich continent that can be less dependent on first world countries, and more women need to participate in mainstream economic activities. ... Full story

Virgin's Branson Unveils 12 months Fathers' Leave, Full Pay

Cape Town - Virgin Group founder, Richard Branson, has announced a new policy to grant male employees up to 12 months paternity leave. “If you take ... Full story

Ex Minister Bhasikiti In Rare Mugabe Challenge

Where most fired Zanu(PF) officials choose to keep quiet and wait to bouncing back later former Masvingo Provincial State minister Kudakwashe Bhasikiti Chuma has dragged ... Full story

Midzi Died Of Poisoning-Post Mortem

Ousted Zanu PF Harare Provincial Chairman and Epworth constituency legislator,  Amos Midzi died of marked Pulmonary Oedema due to poisoning. This was revealed by results of ... Full story

Low Voter Turn-Out Mars Zim’s One-Sided By-Elections

By Jeffrey Moyo   HARARE-Low voter turn-out on Wednesday marked Zimbabwe’s parliamentary by-elections, with very few people appearing at the polling stations to cast their votes by ... Full story

Ecobank Appoints New Group CEO

LOME, Togo, June 9, 2015-Ecobank Transnational Incorporated parent company of the Ecobank Group, the leading pan-African bank with operations in 36 countries across the continent, ... Full story

Amos Midzi Dies In Suspected Suicide

Suspended former Zanu (PF) Harare provincial chairman Amos Midzi has died in a suspected case of suicide. Midzi was found dead at his Marirangwe farm this ... Full story

Maradona Eyes FIFA Vice Presidency To "Clean Out" Corruption

Buenos Aires - Argentine legend Diego Maradona said on Monday he is eyeing a FIFA vice presidency if Jordanian Prince Ali bin al Hussein wins ... Full story

Zim Judges’ Vehicles Get Facelift

By Professor Matodzi Harare, June 9, 2015 - Fourteen High Court judges’ vehicles have had afacelift following protests by judicial officers that they were notuser friendly.As ... Full story

Pistorius To Be Placed On Probation In August,But Not Completely Free

South African Correctional Services department says Oscar Pistorius will not be a completely free man from August 21. However, he will be placed on probation ... Full story

Zambian Musician Arrested For 'Mocking' President Lungu

A Zambian musician was arrested on Monday over a song he composed that officials said defamed President Edgar Lungu by accusing him of drinking too ... Full story

Kariba Fishing Cooperatives In Distress,Face Uncertainty

By Criswell Chisango KARIBA- Sixty five year old unemployed Dennis Kaimbanemoyo is in distress after he was kicked out of Hama Maoko Cooperative and has no ... Full story

Mnangagwa’s Promises And Non Truths Ahead Of Byo polls

BULAWAYO, June 8, 2015 – VICE President Emmerson Mnagangwa has promised the revival of Bulawayo’s comatose industries as well as the long awaited piping of ... Full story

Some Churches Behave Like FIFA- Corrupt And Greedy

By Solomon Inzam Ashoms The last few days has been a baptism of fire for the “nation of FIFA”, headed by its now resigned dictator, Sepp ... Full story

Most Mat South Children Malnourished

By Vusumuzi Mkhwananzi Zimbabwe's nutrition situation has been of concern over the years, with 25 percent of all of all deaths of children under the age ... Full story

Zanu (PF) Latest Purge Annihilates Families

By Sij Ncube HARARE, June 6, 2015 - Most Zimbabweans are familiar with this wedding vow: “To have and to hold from this day forward, for ... Full story

Zanu(PF) Suspends 39 More Members

The 287th session of the Zanu PF politburo has endorsed the National Disciplinary Committee’s decision to suspend 39 members from three provinces that had not ... Full story

June 10 By-Election Spotlights Hurungwe West

By Nhau Mangirazi  KAROI-For a long time, Hurungwe West has been associated with under-development. It is one of the regions in far flung Zimbabwe grappling with ... Full story

Politics Of The Bosso Bus Takes Centre Stage Ahead Of By-Election

By Sij Ncube Retired colonel Tshinga Dube, the Zanu (PF) aspiring candidate for Makokoba, is a very likeable man whose benevolence is well known beyond Bulawayo ... Full story

Africa To Witness Largest International Islamic Economic Gathering

MAPUTO, June 4,2015-Dr Ahmad Mohamed Ali, President of the Islamic Development Bank Group has stated that preparations are in full swing at the IDB Group ... Full story

Proceeding With Hurungwe West Polls Unconstitutional – Analysts

By Sij Ncube HARARE, June 4, 2015 - AS political tension and violence rise in Hurungwe West ahead of next Wednesday’s by-election, pitting former Zanu(PF) legislator ... Full story

Highlanders, Dynamos Face Tough Weekend Battles

By  Farai  Maposa HARARE-With the Castle Lager Premier Soccer League entering  week 13  all eyes  are on  Bulawayo giants Highlanders square off with inform How Mine ... Full story

Zanu (PF) Poised To Amend Constitution After By-Elections

THE ruling Zanu(PF) is set for a clean sweep of the 16 constituencies where by-elections will be held on Wednesday in what will not only ... Full story

Vendors’ Eviction Deals Double Blow For Byo

By Sij Ncube BULAWAYO, June 4, 2015 – THE removal of illegal vendors from the city’s central business district (CBD) is a double blow for jobless ... Full story

Bill Gates Pledges $776M To Fight Malnutrition

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation — the world’s largest private foundation — will spend $776 million over the next six years to fight malnutrition, ... Full story

Nigerian leader Vows To Look Into Amnesty War Crime Allegations

ABUJA - Nigeria's new president, Muhammadu Buhari, on Wednesday promised to look into an Amnesty International report urging the International Criminal Court to probe senior ... Full story

Coalition Of Zim Independents Too Little Too Late

By Sij Ncube HARARE, June 4, 2015 – IN a desperate bid to spring surprises in the forthcoming June 10 parliamentary by-elections, independent contestants have unveiled ... Full story

Endgame for MDC Renewal As Mangoma Forms Own Party

By Sij Ncube HARARE, 4 June, 2015 - Beleagured opposition politician Elton Mangoma has formed his new political party – Renewal Democrats of Zimbabwe – a ... Full story

Villagers Equipped To Fight Veldt Fires

By Vusumuzi Mkhwananzi GWANDA-Fire has been used in the African continent for centuries and has continued to shape savannah ecosystems.Controlled fires play a pivotal role in ... Full story

Zim Police Panic As Vendors Plot Against Army Deployment

Harare, June 3, 2015 – The Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) on Wednesday went into panic mood and deployed dozens of police officers to keep an ... Full story

America Faces Retirement Crisis As Savings Dwindle

WASHINGTON -- Half of older Americans have no retirement savings, according to a new report by the U.S. Government Accountability Office. Fifty-two percent of households of ... Full story

Blatter’s FIFA Resignation Casts Doubts Over Russia, Qatar World Cups

Russia and Qatar lost the strongest supporter of their bids to host the next two World Cups when FIFA President  Sepp Blatter resigned his post ... Full story

SA Deportees Still Stranded In Beitbridge

Some Zimbabweans deported from South Africa are still stranded at the Beitbridge Border Post with no money to go to their homes. Criminal activities are on ... Full story

SA Mayor With 27 Bodyguards Fired

The ANC in Limpopo has finally fired controversial Mogalakwena Municipality mayor Tlhalefi Mashamaite who was accused of, among others, acquiring up to 27 personal bodyguards ... Full story

Donated Karoi Clinic's Maternity Goods Gather Dust Amid Squabbles

By Criswell Chisango  KAROI-A cold war is looming between Karoi town councilors accusing chairman Richard Ziki and senior management of derailing developmental projects. This comes amid revelations ... Full story

US-Africa Business Promotion NPO To Visit Zimbabwe

HARARE, June 3, 2015-Member companies from the Corporate Council on Africa (CCA), a nonprofit organization which promotes business and investment between the United States and ... Full story

Masvingo Councillors,Town Clerk Quarrel Over German Trip

By Lloyd Shunje Chaos is reigning at the city council ahead of trip to Germany after ward eight (8) councillor Against Chiteme was allegedly imposed on ... Full story

Concourt Ruling On Prostitution: Opportunity For Equal Law Enforcement

By Sij Ncube HARARE, JUNE 3, 2015 - A recent Zimbabwe Constitutional Court (Concourt) ruling outlawing the arrest of sex workers found loitering in the streets ... Full story

Malawi Promotes Public Health Through Radio Drama

Malawi has faced serious public health problems due to a lack of understanding about disease prevention. To address this concern, the country’s Ministry ... Full story

Mliswa Drags Chombo, Guzah To Court Over Violence

Hurungwe West independent candidate for the June 10 by-elections Temba Mliswa has dragged the Zanu PF candidate Keith Guzah, the party and its Secretary for ... Full story

Vendors Enlist Services Of Rights Lawyers In Livelihoods Battle With Chombo

Harare, June 2, 2015 – Local Government, Public Works and National Housing Minister Ignatius Chombo has incensed human rights lawyers who on Tuesday issued an ... Full story

Gomwe Says His Incarceration Is Politically Motivated

By Prince Tongogara Incarcerated Zanu(PF) Harare provincial youth chairperson Godwin Gomwe on Tuesday told Regional Magistrate Vakai Chikwekwe that the three extortion charges against were ‘political ... Full story

Vendors Fear Resurgence Of Murambatsvina 2

By Sij Ncube HARARE, 02 June, 2015 - THE Zimbabwe Informal Sector`s Organization (ZISO), a pressure group of hawkers, has labelled the impending operation to flush ... Full story

Defiant Vendors Vow To Stay Put Despite Govt Directive

By Farai Maposa While the Minister of Local Government Ignatius Chombo together with the Joint Operations Command read the riot act on vendors who will defy ... Full story

Extra Questions Arise Around SA, FIFA Corruption Allegations

The SABC is in possession of a letter dated March 4, 2008, written by South African Football Association (Safa) instructing FIFA to pay the Confederation ... Full story

Jabu Says Mugabe Never Trusted Ex-Zipra Guerillas

Firebrand former war veterans leader Jabulani Sibanda was last year expelled from Zanu PF alongside ex-vice president Joice Mujuru, party cadres like ex-spokesperson Rugare Gumbo, ... Full story

Mphoko, Mnangagwa Superiority Tug Of War Fuelled By Zanu(PF) Succession Politics

The reported unease between President Robert Mugabe’s two deputies, Emmerson Mnangagwa and Phelekezela Mphoko, is being fuelled by the unresolved succession politics in Zanu (PF), ... Full story

Reasons Why Voting On June 10 Will Be A Waste Of Time

By Takura Zhangazha I am registered to vote in Harare’s Dzivaresekwa parliamentary constituency. It is one of the poorest residential areas in Harare and ... Full story

SA Rolls Out New Visa Rules For Children

South Africa will Monday start to roll out its new visa rules for children that are set to affect thousands of Zimbabwean travelers. This means children ... Full story

Mnangagwa Warns Of More Zanu(PF) Expulsions

Vice-President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Sunday warned that more heads will roll in Zanu (PF) as the party seeks to cleanse itself of members allegedly plotting ... Full story

Chimene Gives Manicaland Indian Businesses Five-Day Altimatum

Manicaland Provincial Affairs minister Mandiitawepi Chimene has threatened to shut down all Indian businesses in the province accusing the Asians of snubbing her various business ... Full story