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Zambian Fish Poachers Invade Zimbabwe Shores

By Nhau Mangirazi Kariba, January 31, 2016 – Authorities in the resort town are battling to contain an increasing number of Zambian poachers who have invaded Zimbabwean ... Full story

I Will Rule Till God Says Come: Mugabe

President Robert Mugabe yesterday launched a tirade against critics who say he has overstayed in power, vowing to hang on to power until he dies. Mugabe ... Full story

Drought Disaster, MDC-T Urges State Of Emergency

THE MDC-T has urged President Robert Mugabe and his government to urgently declare the current food crisis a state of emergency to pave way for ... Full story

Harare Claims Control Over Typhoid

Zimbabwe says it has contained cases of typhoid recorded in the capital, Harare, over the fortnight. However, the City says it remains on high alert ... Full story

Rights Activist Sends Handcuffs 'Present' To Mugabe

A Zimbabwean human rights activist has reportedly sent President Robert Mugabe an early "birthday gift", among them a video telling the nonagenarian his "time is ... Full story

Mugabe Calls For UN Security Council Reform

Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe has again called for the reform of the United Nations Security Council. He was speaking at the opening of the annual ... Full story

South Africans Kill One Cop Every 3 Days

The South African Police Services say 10 police officers have been killed in the country in the last 29 days. In the latest incident, ... Full story

Drying Water Source Sends Panic In Masvingo

By Johannes Chin'ombe Masvingo, 30 January 2016 – City authorities and residents are in panic mode as water levels at the ancient city’s main source, Lake ... Full story

Broke Government Introduces Tax on Vegetables

By Sij Ncube HARARE, January, 2016 - President Robert Mugabe government, hardpressed to pay outstanding bonuses to its workforce among other operational imperatives, has introduced Value Added ... Full story

Rights Lawyers Challenge Mugabe Airport Demolitions

By Professor Matodzi Harare, January 29, 2016 – Human rights lawyers have gone to court to challenge President Robert Mugabe instigated demolition of homes at a ... Full story

Chinotimba In ‘Longest Kiss’ Contest

BUHERA South Member of Parliament Joseph Chinotimba (pictured) will on February 14 battle it out with several couples in a longest kiss challenge as part ... Full story

Charamba, Moyo clash over G40

President Robert Mugabe’s spokesperson George Charamba yesterday claimed the veteran Zanu PF leader will soon act on a faction of the party known as Generation ... Full story

Zaka Man Gets 13 years For Inserting Fingers Into Girl’s Privates

Masvingo – A 20 year-old man from Zaka has been sentenced to 13 years after he was found inserting his fingers into the private parts ... Full story

Mugabe Jets Off To Surrender AU Chairmanship In Ethiopia

Harare, January 28, 2016 – President Robert Mugabe Thursday left the country destined for the African Union (AU) summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia where he will ... Full story

Tomana Dressed Down Over Malicious Mtetwa Pursuit

By Professor Matodzi  Harare, January 28, 2016 – Prosecutor General Johannes Tomana's integrity was Wednesday left in tatters after one of the country’s judges gave him a ... Full story

Mugabe Gives Ultimatum Over Bonuses

PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe has reportedly given Finance minister Patrick Chinamasa and his Public Service counterpart, Prisca Mupfumira, until tomorrow to provide a date for the ... Full story

Mujuru's People First Tastes Zanu PF Violence

Murehwa, January 27, 2016 – Ousted Vice President and once top Zanu PF official, Joice Mujuru has tasted violence from her former party after a ... Full story

Youths Escape Joblessness Through Innovative Projects

By Kenneth Matimaire Mutare, January 27, 2016 – Tawanda Chitiyo has never tested formal employment since he completed his studies nearly a decade ago. After seeing ... Full story

Scarce Rainfall Or Costly Irrigation, Farmers At Crossroads

By Mark Mhukayesango Gweru, January 27, 2016 - FARMERS in Midlands province are confronted with difficult choices on whether to wait for erratic rainfall or take ... Full story

Dlamini-Zuma 'Likely' To Retire From AU

ADDIS ABABA – South Africa’s Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma is looking increasingly likely to retire from her position as chairperson of the AU Commission when her first term ends ... Full story

'Little Chance Of Burundi Accepting AU Peacekeepers'

ADDIS ABABA - African states are trying to push President Pierre Nkurunziza to accept peacekeeping troops at a summit this week to prevent Burundi sliding back into ... Full story

Ngundu Sex Workers In SA Exchange Programme

Masvingo – A group of commercial sex workers from Ngundu Business Center in Chivi which is a thriving places for illicit sex left the country ... Full story

Mthwakazi Furore Over Non-Ndebele Speaking School Head

By Judith Sibanda Lupane, January 27, 2016 – A storm is brewing in Matabeleland North Province over the deployment of non-Ndebele teachers amid claims State agents are ... Full story

Mugabe Returns But 2016 Prognosis Remains Bleak

By Sij Ncube Harare, January 26 - PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe (pictured) finally returned home from a month long holiday in the Far East ... Full story

Zim Farmers Panic As Cattle, Crops Succumb To Drought

MAFOMOTI - In the dusty village of Mafomoti, southern Zimbabwe, farmers have already lost cattle and crops in the severest drought to hit the nation ... Full story

Gbagbo In The Dock In The Hague This Week

ABIDJAN - Laurent Gbagbo once fought for democracy in Ivory Coast, but his inability to let go of power proved his downfall and he pushed his once-prosperous ... Full story

Dismay As Good Constitution Fails To Bring Democracy

Harare, January 26, 2016 - PRO-DEMOCRACY campaigners have accused the country’s rulers of continued clamp down on civil liberties in defiance of national laws which ... Full story

Mugabe's Indigenisation Law Divides Local Media

By Sij Ncube   HARARE, January 25, 2016 - AS the country’s politicians remain sharply divided over President Robert Mugabe’s black economic laws, so is the ... Full story

We Marry Young Girls To Look Young, Sect Leaders

By Mark Mhukayesango Gokwe, January 25, 2016 - “It is unthinkable for people to believe we are violating these girls’ rights when we marry ... Full story

Baby Elephant Airlifted To Harare after Mom Killed By Poachers

By Judith Sibanda  Hwange, January 25, 2016 - Parks authorities have airlifted a traumatised baby elephant to a Harare nursery after it strayed off to a ... Full story

US Urges African Leaders To Sway Burundi On Peacekeepers

The United States urged African leaders to "work behind the scenes" before their annual summit next weekend to convince Burundi to accept a deployment of ... Full story

Zanu PF Exonerates Ncube, Wadyajena, Samambwa

The Zanu PF Midlands disciplinary committee has exonerated three members of the province who were accused of denigrating and threatening fellow members of the province.   The ... Full story

Wasteful Warriors Bundled Out Of Chan

ZIMBABWE national soccer team has been knocked out of the ongoing 2016 African Nations Championships (Chan) in the most cruel form even though it still ... Full story

Victoria Falls, Residents Row Over $50K Stands

By Judith Sibanda  Victoria Falls, January 23, 2016 – Residents in the resort town are up in arms with the Zanu PF led town council which ... Full story

UN Diplomats Urge Burundi Dialogue As Rebels Raise Stakes

UN Security Council diplomats told Burundi officials on Friday that a crisis that has left hundreds dead had to be resolved by dialogue, after rebels ... Full story

Fighting In Mozambique Prompts Refugee Flight To Malawi

Intermittent fighting between government forces and the Mozambican National Resistance (Renamo) has sparked a flight of nearly 3,500 people into neighbouring Malawi, raising concerns of ... Full story

Zanu PF Youths Torch TZ Activist’s House

SUSPECTED Zanu PF youths allegedly torched a house belonging to a Transform Zimbabwe (TZ) activist Kudzanai Gondo, who stood and lost in Mbire by-elections in ... Full story

Are Zimbabwean ‘Minority’ Groups Under Threat in Zimbabwe?

MDC President Professor Welshman Ncube this week Are Zimbabwean ‘Minority’ Groups Under Threat in Zimbabwe? The month of January 2016 has been, for Southern Africa, wretched in ... Full story

Economic Hardships Fueling Rights Abuses, Crisis

LOCAL civic groups have attributed the surge in rights violations in 2015 to the country’s worsening economic situation which saw massive job losses and the ... Full story

MDC-T Slams Govt For Ditching Own Workers

THE MDC-T has slammed the current Zanu PF led government for allegedly ditching the plight of ordinary civil servants while prioritising expensive holidays abroad. The main ... Full story

Rights Groups Hail ConCourt Ban On Child Brides

By Professor Matodzi Harare, January 21, 2016 – Human rights campaigners have described as revolutionary and bold, Wednesday’s ban on early child marriages imposed by the ... Full story

Residents Up Pressure On City Managers

By Kenneth Matimaire Mutare, January 21, 2016 – City residents have demanded the ouster of under fire council executives, whose corrupt handling of the city’s affairs ... Full story

Violence Victims Want Tormentors Off Peace Commission

By Mlondolozi Ndlovu Harare, January 21, 2016 – Political violence victims in Zimbabwe have vowed to disown any peace and reconciliation process fronted by their alleged ... Full story

Poachers Escape With Minor Offences After Police Botch

By Judith Sibanda Victoria Falls, January 21, 2016 - Conservations here are up in arms with local police whose poor handling of a suspected poaching case ... Full story

CIO Boss Hounding Me: Kereke

FORMER Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe governor, Gideon Gono’s ex-adviser, Munyaradzi Kereke (pictured) has sensationally claimed Central Intelligence Organisation (CIO) director-general, Happyton Bonyongwe had connived with ... Full story

M-Net To Oppose Gareth Cliff's High Court Application

JOHANNESBURG - M-Net confirmed that it received notice of an urgent High Court application by Gareth Cliff to be reinstated as Idols Judge. The company said it ... Full story

British Spy Agency Hailed As Best Gay-Friendly Employer

Just over 25 years since Britain's powerful domestic spy agency dropped a ban on hiring homosexuals, MI5 was hailed on Tuesday as the country's most ... Full story

BREAKING: ConCourt Outlaws Child Marriages

THE Constitutional Court on Wednesday delivered its long-awaited ruling, imposing a ban on the marriage of children who are below the age of 18. The full ... Full story

Limpopo Horror Crash Claims 14 Zimbabweans

FOURTEEN people, who include an eight month old toddler, perished in the early hours of Wednesday in a crash involving a truck and a Ford ... Full story

Chiefs Roped In As 'Water Poachers' Dodge Fines

By Johannes Chin'ombe Zaka, January 20, 2016 – RURAL district authorities have engaged local traditional leaders in efforts to compel some farmers practising illegal irrigation in ... Full story

50 Per cent Pay Cut For Tourism Employees

By Judith Sibanda Victoria Falls, January 20, 2016 - Tourism players have started cutting salaries of workers by as much as 50 percent citing depressed revenues due ... Full story

Two In Court For 2012 Mugabe Insult Offences

By Professor Matodzi Masvingo, January 20, 2016 – POLICE in the province have resuscitated and brought for trial, two cases in which the accused allegedly insulted ... Full story

US $5 Million Drought Relief Injection To Benefit Eighty Thousand

Harare, January 20, 2016 - The US government has availed an additional $5 million to assist over 80,000 Zimbabweans cope with the effects of the ... Full story

No Bonus Joy For Civil Servants

GOVERNMENT has reneged on its bonus pledge this month and reportedly advised civil servants’ union leaders that it was financially hamstrung and could not commit ... Full story

SADC Suspends Activities In Lesotho

Gaborone – The Southern African Development Community (SADC) has decided to suspend its activities in Lesotho after a meeting in Botswana failed to reach an ... Full story

New Libyan Unity Government Announced Under UN-Backed Plan

TUNIS (Reuters) - Libya's Presidential Council announced a new government of national accord on Tuesday aimed at uniting the country's warring factions under a U.N.-backed plan.   The ... Full story

Warriors Go Down Goal To Nil In Chan Opener

THE Zimbabwe Warriors lost by a goal to nil to neighbours Zambia in their opening Group D encounter at the ongoing CHAN finals in Rwanda ... Full story

Dubai New Political Mecca As VPs Pay Homage to Godfather

By Sij Ncube Harare, January 19, 2016 – PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe is literally running Zimbabwe from Dubai, amid reports second vice president Phelekezela Mphoko is in ... Full story

Top Mnangagwa Ally Faces Midlands Ouster

By Mark Mhukayesango GWERU,  January 19, 2016 - WAR veterans in Midlands have threatened to approach President Robert Mugabe to demand the ouster of provincial chairman ... Full story

No Good Cheer For Delta As Zim Imbibers Turn To Cheaper Alcohol

By Sij Ncube HARARE, January 19, 2016 – ZIMBABWE’s top brewer, Delta Corporation Limited, has reported a marked decline in the sales of beer and other beverages ... Full story

Army, Air Force On Recruitment Drive

GOVERNMENT has announced plans to recruit more soldiers despite facing a bloated civil service payroll which has seen Treasury struggling to raise salaries and bonuses. Notices ... Full story

Zimbabwe Hit Hard By Drought

MUTARE - Elliot Nzarayebani, a farmer in Zimunya, a small community near Mutare city, expects to have to rely on food handouts due to the ... Full story

DA Complicit In Anti-Zuma Billboard: ANC Chief Whip

ANC chief whip Stone Sizani on Monday accused the Democratic Alliance (DA) of “conspiring” with the company that erected a giant billboard proclaiming Zuma Must ... Full story

Conservationist Slams Zim Wildlife Exports

VICTORIA FALLS, January 18, 2016 – Zimbabwe’s decision to export wild animals to China will kill local tourism and drive communities living near nature reserves ... Full story

Chiredzi MP Seeks Protection Order Against Army Captain

Chiredzi – Chiredzi West MP Darlington Chiwa together with his wife have approached the courts to seek a protection order against two brothers in the ... Full story

Australians Kidnapped In Burkina Faso Dedicated Lives To Medical Aid

An Australian couple reportedly kidnapped and held by militants in Burkina Faso have dedicated their lives to providing medical services to people in the remote ... Full story

More Than 100 People Quarantined After Sierra Leone Ebola Death

More than 100 people have been quarantined in Sierra Leone after coming in contact with a woman who died of Ebola last week, highlighting the ... Full story

Kasukuwere Strikes Again, Orders Gweru T/C Ouster

Mark Mhukayesango GWERU - LOCAL GOVERNMENT minister Saviour Kasukuwere has struck once again after instructing the Gweru commission to suspend town clerk Daniel Matawu over allegations ... Full story

Zimparks Leaves Villagers At Mercy Of Wild Animals

By Victoria Falls Correspondent VICTORIA FALLS villagers living near game parks have accused the government of giving a blind eye to their problem after a wave ... Full story

Australian Couple Kidnapped By Jihadists In Burkina Faso

BURKINA FASO - Two Australians have been kidnapped in Burkina Faso, officials said on Saturday, as a Malian Islamist group said the couple were in ... Full story

Zim Mourners No Longer Allowed To 'Parade' Coffins: Report

MOURNERS in Zimbabwe will no longer be allowed to parade coffins in public places, according to reports. "Coffin-parading" has long been a colourful feature of ... Full story

AU Condemns Burkina Faso Attacks

ADDIS ABABA - The African Union (AU) on Saturday condemned the “despicable and cowardly” terrorist attack on a luxury hotel in Burkina Faso’s capital, Ouagadougou. AU ... Full story

PDP Thinks Ahead, Installs Shadow Councillors

TENDAI Biti’s PDP has started in earnest to put party national structures in place ahead of the 2018 elections with the planned appointment of shadow ... Full story

NGO Forum Slates Increase In State Rights Violations

A LOCAL civic group has condemned the on-going infringement on citizens’ rights by the state which it says was in violation of both the country’s ... Full story

Pastor Defends Mugabe’s Rain Prayer Call

A ZANU PF-LINKED cleric has come out in support of President Robert Mugabe’s call for the nation to pray for rain and attacked the shadowy ... Full story

Thirty-Three Hostages Freed From Burkina Hotel Siege-Govt

Thirty-three hostages have been evacuated from a hotel in the capital of Burkina Faso that was attacked by suspected Islamist militants, Minister of Communications Remis ... Full story

Mugabe Least Qualified To Call For Prayer-Church Group

By Sij Ncube   HARARE, January 15, 2016 – President Robert Mugabe has no spiritual authority to call the nation to prayer in the wake of myriad ... Full story

‘Politically-Incorrect’ Villagers Excluded From Food Aid - ZPP

PARTIALLY deaf, 65-year-old Edgar Nhondo (not real name), of Mukarakate Township in Murehwa South in Mashonaland East province is wallowing in poverty with no steady ... Full story

UN Reports Gang-Rapes, Mass Graves In Burundi

The United Nations has documented cases of Burundi's security forces gang-raping women during searches of opposition supporters' houses and heard witness testimony of mass graves, ... Full story

Sierra Leone Death Casts Doubt On WHO Ebola All-clear

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone - A woman in Sierra Leone is thought to have died from Ebola, officials said Thursday, just hours after the World Health Organization ... Full story

Mutare City Managers Face The Boot Over Graft

By Kenneth Matimaire MUTARE, 15 January, 2016 – CORRUPT city executives could soon find themselves jobless after a recent audit into the use of the eastern ... Full story

Midlands, Pale Shadow Of Former Mining Hub As Firms Shut Down

By Mark Mhukayesango ONCE the hub of mining in the country, Midlands province is now a pale shadow of its former self as top mining firms ... Full story

Hardships Force Stampede For Day Schooling In Masvingo

By Johannes Chin'ombe Masvingo, 15 January, 2016 - AS the country’s economic crisis persists, some children attending boarding school have been forced to seek enrolment in ... Full story

Mugabe Administration Frets Over Protests

By Professor Matodzi Mutare, 15 January, 2016 – Zimbabwean authorities have moved to suppress protests staged by citizens as tension rises in the troubled southern African ... Full story

VP Office Break-in: Army Joins Probe Team

  HARARE- THE military and other security apparatus have been roped in to assist police experts investigate the ... Full story

Liberia Declared Ebola-free, Signalling End To West African Epidemic

Liberia was declared free of the Ebola virus by global health experts on Thursday, a milestone that signalled an end to ... Full story

Nigeria Launches New Investigation Into 2014 Kidnap Of Chibok Girls

NIGERIA'S president Muhammadu Buhari has ordered a new investigation into the kidnapping of 219 school girls by Islamist group Boko Haram in April 2014 from ... Full story

Mphoko Clocks 13 Months In Hotel, CIZC Wants Mugabe Intervention

PRESSURE continues to mount on Vice President Phelekezela Mphoko to vacate his hotel suite which has gobbled nearly $300 000 in tax payers’ money. Crisis in ... Full story

Zanu PF Dabbles In Politics of the Stomach As Grain Shortages Bite

By Sij Ncube HARARE, JANUARY 15, 2016 - ZIMBABWE’S opposition says President Robert Mugabe’s Zanu PF administration’s move to only allow the state-run Grain Marketing Board (GMB) ... Full story

Pasuwa Picks His Men

The squad that will be led by Hardlife Zvirekwi is balanced with the likes of creative midfielder Ronald “Rooney” Chitiyo, speedy winger Marshall Mudehwe, Joel ... Full story

MDC-T Threatens Court Action Against TV Licencing Bias

THE MDC-T says it will approach the courts to try and block any attempts by the current Zanu PF led government to issue new digital ... Full story

Live Bullets, Break-ins, Can Zanu PF Succession Wars Get Nastier

Sij Ncube HARARE, January 13 – Zanu PF Midlands provincial executive member and Sports Minister Makhosini Hlongwane could be quaking in his boots after finding ... Full story

Burglars Break Into Acting President Mnangagwa's Office

THERE has been another break in at the Acting President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s  ministry of justice office and the motive is not yet known. Unknown burglars broke ... Full story

SCA 'Discriminated' Against Oscar - Court Papers

PRETORIA - Oscar Pistorius (pictured) argues that the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) exceeded its jurisdiction by questioning the trial court's factual findings, and could ... Full story

Prosecutors Seek To Salvage Case Against Kenya's Vice President

INTERNATIONAL prosecutors said on Tuesday they still had enough evidence to prove charges against Kenyan Deputy President William Ruto over post-election violence even though half ... Full story

Obama Delivers 7th And Final State Of The Union Address

IN his last State of the Union address, US President Barack Obama has called for better politics based on trust that will ensure the country’s ... Full story

Grace Slur MP Off The Hook

GOKWE-NEMBUDZIYA MP Justice Mayor Wadyajena (Zanu PF) had his charges of criminally insulting First Lady Grace Mugabe and fellow party member and Kadoma businessman Jimayi ... Full story

Chief Justice Shields Under-performing Judges

By Professor Matodzi   Harare, 12 January, 2016 - Chief Justice Godfrey Chidyausiku has once again elected to keep the identities of underperforming High Court judges who ... Full story

Students Stay Away As Classes Resume At Kenya's Garissa University

GARISSA, KENYA — When classes resumed on Monday at Garissa University, where the Somalia-based militant group Al Shabab killed 148 people last April, many here saw it as ... Full story

Oscar Heads To Constitutional Court

Convicted murderer Oscar Pistorius has filed papers with the Constitutional Court in a bid to appeal his conviction, his legal team confirmed on Monday. ... Full story

Messi Bags Fifth Ballon d'Or Award

Argentina and Barcelona footballer Lionel Messi was named world player of the year 2015 at a FIFA gala in Zurich and claimed the Ballon d'Or ... Full story

Mugabe swaps Mphoko For Mnangagwa As Acting President

PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe has appointed co-Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa as acting president, nearly half way into his month long vacation. This was confirmed in a statement ... Full story

More Pay Woes Await Civil Servants In 2016, Analysts

By Sij Ncube  HARARE, January 12 - ZIMBABWE’S civil servants have finally got their December salaries but analysts are adamant late payments blamed on severe cash ... Full story

No Repentance, No Rains, Zanu PF Told

OPPOSITION parties yesterday scoffed at Zanu PF-organised rain-making prayer sessions saying the ruling party’s top brass should repent from its “evil deeds” before seeking divine ... Full story

Underperforming Parastatal Bosses In Trouble

The honeymoon for under-performing state enterprises' bosses might be over if the government goes ahead with reforms being spearheaded by the Office of the President ... Full story

Mujuru ‘Grand’ Strategy Revealed

Former vice-president Joice Mujuru is touring the country’s provinces consulting grassroots ahead of the official launch of her People First (PF) party, amid revelations she ... Full story

Mujuru Supporters In Zanu PF Find New Home

WHEN then vice-president Joice Mujuru and scores of her supporters were kicked out of Zanu PF on allegations they were plotting to oust President Robert ... Full story

Profit in a Drought Year, Government's Undemocratic Dance with Private Grain

   By Takura Zhangazha* The  Minister of Agriculture, Mechanization and Irrigation Development, Joseph Made recently announced that in order to mitigate the drought Zimbabwe is faced with, ... Full story

Masvingo Foot And Mouth Outbreak Ruins Social Lives

By Johannes Chin’ombe Masvingo, January 10, 2016 – BEEF producers in the province are still lamenting the effects of a prolonged foot and mouth outbreak that ... Full story

Malawian Pastor Defends Buying Third Jet In 2 Years

God’s blessings came in the form of private jets for Malawian pastor Shepherd Bushiri. In a Jan. 6 ceremony celebrating his purchase of a Gulf Stream ... Full story

Crisis Coalition Condemns Increase In State Repression

HARARE- CRISIS in Zimbabwe Coalition (CIZC) has condemned growing cases of state repression in recent weeks where police have been quick to crush street demonstrations ... Full story

Holidaying Mugabe Expected Back Next Week

PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe, out in the Far East for his annual leave, is expected back in the country next week, Zanu PF sources have revealed. The ... Full story

Peace Commission Bill Unconstitutional- Rights Group

HARARE,January 8, 2016-A LOCAL civic group has slammed the recently gazetted National Peace and Reconciliation Commission Bill (NPRC) for allegedly being unconstitutional while seeking to ... Full story

NewsDay Scribes Freed On $200 Bail

NEWSDAY assistant editor Nqaba Matshazi and reporter Xolisani Ncube have been released on $200 bail each by a Harare magistrate who further remanded them to ... Full story

Zim Police Detain Juveniles Over Chitungwiza Unrest

By Professor Matodzi   CHITUNGWIZA, 07 January 2016 – Three juveniles have been set free after languishing in police cells for two days following their arrest during ... Full story

NewsDay Editor, Journalist Arrested Over CIO Bonus Story

NEWSDAY deputy editor Nqaba Matshazi and reporter Xolisani Ncube were Thursday morning arrested by police detectives for allegedly “communicating or publishing false statement prejudicial to ... Full story

Opposition Parties Vow Zanu PF Siege in 2016

By Nkosana Dlamini   HARARE-THE country’s major opposition political parties has vowed more impetus in 2016 as the nation slowly approaches what promises to be a gruelling ... Full story

Lack Of Dialogue Among South Africans May Be Cause Of Racism

A law that criminalises racism may be what the country needs to clamp down the scourge of racism, but South Africans need to continue the ... Full story

Outrage Over Draconian Journalist Accreditation Process

By Professor Matodzi   HARARE, 06 January, 2016 - Zimbabwean authorities have angered media practitioners and media freedom campaigners after imposing a rigorous accreditation process to cover ... Full story

Condemn Injustices, Anti-Mugabe Pastor Urges Prophets

By Tafadzwa Muranganwa HARARE, 06 January, 2015 - KARIBA based cleric and critic of President Robert Mugabe, Patrick Mugadza (45) has urged local prophets with greater ... Full story

MP Maridadi Arrested After Border Post Row With Officials

MABVUKU-TAFARA MP, James Maridadi, 48, got himself into trouble again early Wednesday when he was arrested for filming customs officials and other travellers at the ... Full story

MDCs Demand Mugabe Holiday Return As Country Burns

HARARE-The two main MDCs have demanded President Robert Mugabe’s immediate return from his month long holiday abroad insisting he has to come and personally grapple ... Full story

US Presidential Hopeful Trump Vows To Lock Up 'Dictator' Mugabe

Washington DC, US business mogul Donald Trump has put Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe and Ugandan President, on notice, vowing to deal with them ruthlessly when ... Full story

Kombi Boycott Sparks Violent Clashes In Chitungwiza

CHITUNGWIZA town was on Tuesday plunged into turmoil when suspected Zanu PF youths angered by a commuter transport boycott clashed with touts who were also ... Full story

Grief,Shock Over ZBC Reporter Thulani Miga's Death In Car Crash

ZBC News reporter, Thulani Miga, has died in a car accident. He was 31.  Miga who was on his way to Harare from Murewa where ... Full story

RTUZ Protest March Leaders Freed

By Professor Matodzi   HARARE, January 5, 2016 - Zimbabwean authorities have freed three union leaders who were arrested on Monday after police suppressed an anti-government protest. Police on ... Full story

I'm Coming Home: Thomas Mapfumo

HARARE - Chimurenga music legend Thomas “Mukanya” Mapfumo is confident he will finally end his decade-long absence from his homeland. The United States of America-based music ... Full story

SA Constitutional Court Fails To Give Leadership On Jailed AbaThembu King’s Case

COMMENT: Phathekile Holomisa, Traditional Leader of the Hegebe Clan of Thembuland Before the certification of the Constitution by the Constitutional Court in 1996, as being in ... Full story

Former CAR Prime Minister Leads In Presidential Vote

A former prime minister of Central African Republic held a slim lead in a presidential election many voters hope will end years of violence between ... Full story

'January 5 Pay Day Still Stands' - Zim Govt

The Acting Minister of Public Service, Labour and Social Welfare Dr Lazarus Dokora has maintained that healthcare workers will be getting their December salaries on ... Full story

Border Gezi Youth Training Back, Zhuwao

YOUTH and Indigenisation Minister Patrick Zhuwao has announced the reintroduction of the controversial national youth service programme adding, any youth who shunned the course was ... Full story

Madhuku's NCA Backs Civil Servants Strike Threats

Professor Lovemore Madhuku’s NCA has backed continued threats to embark on an industrial action by agitated civil servants over unpaid December salaries and bonuses.In a ... Full story