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No Funding For Family Planning Contraception After 2017

By Kenneth Matimaire  Mutare, November 30, 2016 – GOVERNMENT has failed to secure pledges to fund family planning contraception beyond 2017, as the international donor community ... Full story

MSU Opens Medicine Faculty

By Sydney Gokomere  Gweru, November 30, 2016 - THE Midlands State University (MSU) School of Medicine opened in January this year with the enrolment of its ... Full story

Child Abuse More Visible During Water Crisis - City Official

By Dumisani Nyoni Bulawayo, November 30, 2016 – THE imposition of a 72 hour water rationing schedule by Bulawayo city authorities has inadvertently resulted in the ... Full story

Police Teargas Anti-Bond Note Protesters

Harare - Zimbabwe police fired tear gas and water cannons to disperse scores of activists protesting the introduction of a new currency in the capital, ... Full story

Are Zimbabwe's Emerging Social Movements Overrated?

By Khanyile Mlotshwa Bulawayo, November 30, 2016 – THE national shutdown on July 6 this year remains an important milestone in Zimbabwean politics. This is not ... Full story

Vending Knows No Academic Background In Masvingo

By Nozipho Rutsate Masvingo, November 30, 2016 – Zanu PF led government crafted its five-year economic blueprint, ZimAsset in 2013, which, top among its objectives, was massive ... Full story

Use Plastic Money To Curb Criminal Activity - RBZ

By Kenneth Matimaire  Mutare, November 30, 2016 – THE Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) has urged Zimbabweans to embrace the use of plastic money as this will ... Full story

Zimbabweans Fear Another Economic Meltdown

Zimbabwe launched a "bond notes" currency which held its value against the US dollar on Monday, despite warnings that it could cause hyperinflation and suggestions ... Full story

76 Confirmed Dead In Plane Crash Carrying Chapecoense Soccer Team

A total of 76 people aboard the plane carrying Brazilian soccer team Chapecoense , which crashed into Colombian jungle on Monday, have been confirmed dead. ... Full story

Former Zim-Cricket Coach Butcher Backs Streak

By Sports Reporter Harare, November 29, 2016 – FORMER Zimbabwe national team coach Alan Butcher believes recently appointed national team coach Heath Streak can steer the ... Full story

Has Mugabe Reduced All Of Us Into A Village Of Fools?

By Patson Dzamara In Zimbabwe, everyone is an expert, everyone is an analyst, everyone has a strategy, everyone has a valid opinion, everyone is ... Full story

Mugabe Not A Special War Vet - Mutsvangwa

By Staff Reporter Harare, November 29, 2016 – FIREBRAND war veterans chairman Christopher Mutsvangwa has said all the country’s former liberators were equals, adding that nothing ... Full story

Dabengwa Axes Inept Provincial Executives

By Mlondolozi Ndlovu Bulawayo, November 29, 2016 - DUMISO Dabengwa’s Zimbabwe African People’s Union (Zapu) has been forced to dissolve its Bulawayo provincial executive for alleged ... Full story

Byo Cash Dealers Welcome Bond Notes

By Dumisani Nyoni Bulawayo, November 28, 2016 – BLACK market cash dealers in Bulawayo were on Monday thankful to authorities for introducting a local currency with cases ... Full story

Mutare Embraces Bond Notes

By Kenneth Matimaire Mutare, November 28, 2016 – IT was business as usual in the eastern border city as formal and informal businesses traded their goods ... Full story

Zim Supermarkets Reject New Bond Notes In Early Trade

Harare – Zimbabwean supermarkets rejected the newly-introduced bond notes in early trade on Monday, despite banks offering the local currency to depositors and excitement on the ... Full story

‘Govt Should Commit To Gukurahundi Reburials’

Tsholotsho North legislator, Jonathan Moyo has expressed optimism that the government will deliver on its promise to help families in Matabeleland and Midlands to rebury ... Full story

New Zim Money Could Put Pressure On Government

In Zimbabwe, where worthless $100 trillion notes serve as reminders of the perils of hyperinflation, President Robert Mugabe is printing a new currency that jeopardizes ... Full story

Idols SA Season 12 Winner Crowned

Johannesburg – After a gruelling competition and a record breaking season with over 83 million votes cast the winner of Idols SA season 12 has ... Full story

NTA Best For Bloodless Transition - Biti

By Lynette Manzini Harare, November 27, 2016 – PDP president, Tendai Biti says the formation of the so-called National Transition Authority (NTA) was the best way ... Full story

Chimanimani Poll Fraught With Irregularities - ZESN

By Lynette Manzini Harare, November 27, 2016 – THE Zimbabwe Election Support Network (ZESN) says it has noted a number of irregularities during the just ended ... Full story

Zanu PF Wins Chimanimani By-Election

By Kenneth Matimaire Chimanimani, November 27, 2016 - ZANU PF has won the highly anticipated Chimanimani West by-election by a massive 8 000 plus margin amid ... Full story

Tsvangirai Draws Thousands On Return

THOUSANDS of Zimbabweans braved the heavy downpour which hit Harare yesterday to attend the MDC-T “shutdown” rally, which was addressed by party leader Morgan Tsvangirai. Supporters ... Full story

Rights Lawyer Phulu Now Biti Deputy

By Staff Reporter Harare, November 26, 2016 – THE People’s Democratic Party (PDP) led by Tendai Biti finally elected top lawyer Kucaca Phulu as party deputy ... Full story

Bond Notes To Be Released On Monday - RBZ

By Staff Reporter Harare, November 26, 2016 – THE Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) has announced that bond notes will be released on Monday through the ... Full story

Caps United Clinch 2016 Castle Lager Premiership Title

By Staff Reporter Harare, November 26, 2016 – HARARE premiership giants Caps United have clincehed the 2016 Castle Lager Premier Soccer League title, beating air force ... Full story

Youths Warned Against Abusing Morning After Pills

By Kenneth Matimaire  Mutare, November 26, 2016 – THE Zimbabwe National Family Planning Council (ZNFPC) says some sexually active youths in the country were abusing emergency contraception ... Full story

Zimcast Assets Back Under The Hammer

By Sydney Gokomere  Gweru, November 26, 2016 - GWERU based iron products producing company, Zimcast's assets, which were advertised for public auction in May this year, ... Full story

Gender Based Violence Worse In Economic Crisis - Rights Groups

By Dylan Murambgi Harare, November 26, 2016 – TWO top civic groups in the country say women and girls were worst affected by the current political ... Full story

Cuba's Fidel Castro, Former President, Dies Aged 90

Fidel Castro, Cuba's former president and leader of the Communist revolution, has died aged 90, state TV has announced. It provided no further details. Fidel Castro ruled ... Full story

Major Parties Snub Bishop Bakare's NCP Launch

AFTER more than a year after it was first conceived, retired Anglican bishop Sebastian Bakare yesterday launched the National Convergence Platform (NCP) at a low-key ... Full story

Chapungu Stand Between Caps United And PSL Title

By Don Makanyanga Harare, November 26, 2016 – THE curtain comes down on the 2016 Castle Lager Premier Soccer League this Saturday with Chapungu United coach John Nyikadzino ... Full story

Anti-Mugabe Cleric Freed Again

By Staff Reporter Harare, November 24, 2016 – FIREBRAND cleric Patrick Mugadza was on Thursday finally released from police custody after a Harare Magistrate granted him ... Full story

Eskom Threatens To Shut Down Zim Power Supply

Eskom has threatened Zimbabwe that it will shut down its power supply if it does not pay its bill. Zimbabwe Electricity Supply Authority (Zesa) owes the ... Full story

Parly Seeks Public Views On Bond Notes

By Dylan Murambgi Harare, November 25, 2016 - ZIMBABWE’S Parliament is this coming week set to hold countrywide public meetings to gauge citizens’ views on the ... Full story

Mood Gets Grimmer In Zimbabwe Over Mugabe, Diving Economy

Harare - In Zimbabwe's capital, a man fills two drums with gasoline at a station that still accepts electronic payments in a country where many ... Full story

Govt Pledge To Legalise Artisanal Mining Still On - Minister

By Lynette Manzini Harare, November 24, 2016 – GOVERNMENT has maintained its position to regularise artisanal mining activities in the country although a proposed law on ... Full story

City Water Cuts Rile Vendors Group

By Dumisani Nyoni Bulawayo, November 24, 2016 – A Bulawayo vendors and traders group has taken government and city council to task over their failure to provide ... Full story

Police Helpless As Civilians Retrieve Drowned Store Manager's Body

By Johannes Chin’ombe Masvingo, November 24, 2016 – POLICE in Masvingo have come under fire for allowing civilians to retrieve the body of a supermarket manager from a ... Full story

Dumiso Dabengwa's Party Cries Foul Over Snub

By Mlondolozi Ndlovu Harare, November 24, 2016 – FORMER Home Affairs Minister Dumiso Dabengwa’s Zapu party is up in arms with some local civic groups and ... Full story

Bank Donates Goats To Pensioners

By Sydney Gokomere Gweru, November 24, 2016 – A local bank, FBC Bank has donated 10 he-goats to a Gweru based pensioners' organisation as part of ... Full story

Police Recover 3,000 Litres Of Smuggled Fuel

By Kenneth Matimaire  Mutare, November 24, 2016 – POLICE in the eastern border city have recovered 2,926 litres of fuel worth over $3,468 that was smuggled ... Full story

Zacc Commissioner Nguni On Wanted List In SA

ZIMBABWE Anti-Corruption Commission (Zacc) commissioner in charge of investigations, Goodson Nguni, is allegedly a fugitive from justice in South Africa, raising questions about his suitability ... Full story

Anxiety As Govt Maintains Secrecy Around Bond Note Features

By Dumisani Nyoni Bulawayo, November 24, 2016 - THE amount of secrecy surrounding the imminent introduction of bond notes has brought a lot of anxiety among residents ... Full story

Reprieve For Guard Jailed For Infecting Girlfriend With HIV

By Professor Mutodzi Bulawayo, November 23, 2016 – AN Umguza security guard who was jailed 13 years for deliberate transmission of HIV has been rescued from ... Full story

Lawyers Seek Treatment For Assaulted Anti-Mugabe Preacher

By Staff Reporter Harare, November 23, 2016 - LAWYERS from the Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights (ZLHR) have petitioned the police to allow detained clergyman, Pastor ... Full story

Kasukuwere Blasts Manyenyeni Over Town Clerk Suspension

By Lynette Manzini Harare, November 23, 2016 - LOCAL Government Minister, Saviour Kasukuwere has berated Harare Mayor Bernard Manyenyeni and his council for “jumping the gun” ... Full story

Afreximbank Confirms Export Incentives Facility

THE African Export Import Bank (Afreximbank) has revealed that it had released a US$200 million facility to finance imports and an export incentive programme put ... Full story

Stop Magnifying Byo Water Problems, Says Mayor

By Dumisani Nyoni Bulawayo, November 22, 2016 - BULAWAYO Mayor Martin Moyo has pleaded with Zimbabweans to stop magnifying the city’s water crisis saying that would only ... Full story

Sanitary Ware Programme Targets Poor Rural Girls

By Sydney Gokomere  Gweru, November 22, 2016 – UNDERPRIVILEGED rural girls in parts of the Midlands province are set to benefit from an initiative by a ... Full story

ZEC Cannot Disenfranchise Zim Diasporans - ERC

By Moses Chibaya Harare, November 22, 2016 - THE Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) does not have powers to regulate who among citizens can or cannot vote ... Full story

Anti-Mugabe Preacher Arrested For Chaining Self Outside Parly

By Professor Matodzi Harare, November 22, 2016 – POLICE on Tuesday arrested Pastor Philip Mugadza after the cleric had chained and padlocked himself on some fencing ... Full story

Mliswa Lays Into 'Insincere' Tsvangirai

By Mlondolozi Ndlovu Harare, November 22, 2016 – NEWLY-ELECTED Norton MP, Temba Mliswa on Tuesday dumped diplomacy, hitting out at MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai whom he ... Full story

How Communities Can Benefit From Their Natural Resources

How can communities benefit from the extraction of natural resources from their areas? What are the current gaps that are affecting the system and how ... Full story

Police, Army Patrols Ahead Of By-Election

By Dylan Murambgi Harare, November 22, 2016 – INCREASED police and army deployments have sent panic among villagers in Chimanimani West constituency who are set to ... Full story

ZIMRA Clings To Blanket Donations To Hospitals

By Dumisani Nyoni Bulawayo, November 22, 2016 - A South Africa-based Zimbabwean businessman is up in arms with Zimbabwean authorities at the Beitbridge border post who ... Full story

Calls For Free Treatment On Diabetic Patients

By Dylan Murambgi Harare, November 22, 2016 – THE Zimbabwe Diabetics Association (ZDA) has called on the government to afford diabetic patients free treatment as was ... Full story

School Head Up For Embezzling Exam Fees

By Nhau Mangirazi Hurungwe, November 22, 2016 - A school headmaster at a Hurungwe secondary school head is up for embezzling funds paid towards the November ... Full story

Kasukuwere Accused Of Stifling Chitungwiza Dam Construction

By Lynette Manzini Harare, November 22, 2016 - LOCAL Government Minister, Saviour Kasukuwere has been accused of stifling the construction of a dam by Chitungwiza, which ... Full story

Pressure Mounts On Mugabe To Adopt The Rand

By Sij Ncube Harare, November 22, 2016 - AS Zimbabwe’s tourism arrivals figures tumble ahead of the festive season amid severe cash shortages, pressure is piling ... Full story

Caps United Boss Uriri Savages Chiyangwa

By Don Makanyanga Harare, November 21, 2016 - CAPS United board chairperson Lewis Uriri has come out guns blazing accusing Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) president Philip ... Full story

Didymus Mutasa Calls Mugabe

PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe on Saturday claimed that former State Security minister Didymus Mutasa phoned him last week to check on his health.   Speaking at an indaba ... Full story

Mugabe Clueless, Desperate – War Vets

ZIMBABWE Liberation War Veterans’ Association (ZNLWA) has dismissed President Robert Mugabe’s meeting with former collaborators, describing it as a desperate attempt by a “caged leader” ... Full story

Visiting Ghanaian Preacher Blasts Obama, Trump

By Zwelethu Zikhali  Victoria Falls, November 21, 2016 - GHANAIAN preacher Evangelist Dag Heward Mills who is in the country on a nationwide healing crusade, has ... Full story

Police Bid To Over-Detain Anti-Bond Notes Activists Flops

By Staff Reporter Harare, November 20, 2016 – A Harare magistrate on Saturday dismissed an application by police who were seeking to extend the detention of ... Full story

Anti-Mugabe Pastor Arrested For 'Abusing' National Flag

By Professor Matodzi Harare, November 20, 2016 – KARIBA based preacher and rights activist, Pastor Philip Mugadza was on Friday arrested and charged for allegedly wearing ... Full story

Explainer: A Tour Of Robert Mugabe’s Early And Later Legacies

Robert Mugabe spoke eloquently as Zimbabwe’s Prime Minister Elect in March 1980. He offered a message of hope and unity to a population ravaged by years ... Full story

Zambia's President Lungu Cuts Salary By Half

Lusaka – Zambian President Edgar Lungu has reportedly asked that his salary be cut by half, as part of the government-led austerity measures. According to, ... Full story

Rights Groups Slam Dzamara Abduction, Torture

By Dylan Murambgi  Harare, November 19, 2016 – RIGHTS groups have roundly condemned the state crackdown on human rights defenders which saw Friday’s abduction and torture of ... Full story

Protests Futile, Start Campaigning - Mliswa Says To Opposition

By Dylan Murambgi Harare, November 19, 2016 – INDEPENDENT legislator for Norton, Temba Mliswa says current protests against government were futile as President Robert Mugabe’s government ... Full story

New Law To Legalise Bond Notes Introduction

By Dylan Murambgi Harare, November 19, 2016 – GOVERNMENT has drafted a Bill to amend the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe Act in attempts to give the ... Full story

ZEC Hiding Behind Weak Laws To Dodge Duty - Poll Watchdog

By RadioVOP Correspondent Harare, November 19, 2016 – LOCAL poll watchdog, Election Resource Centre (ERC), says the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) must stop blaming the ... Full story

Caps United's Dauda Says Fears Repeat Of 2014 Title Agony

By Don Makanyanga Harare, November 18, 2016 - CAPS United utility player Dennis Dauda says his heartbreaking 2014 title loss in a ZPC Kariba shirt at ... Full story

Cholera Outbreak Fears In Byo As Water Crisis Persists

By Dumisani Nyoni Bulawayo, November 18, 2016 – RESIDENTS in the country’s second largest city are now living in fear of a cholera outbreak and other diseases following the ... Full story

Over $2,4m Diverted For Mugabe-War Vets Meeting

By Kenneth Matimaire Mutare, November 18, 2016 – GOVERNMENT has admitted diverting over $2,4 million meant for war veterans children’s school fees to fund the meeting which ... Full story

Mayor's Cheer Fund Fails To Attract Contributions

By Sydney Gokomere Gweru, November 18, 2016 – THE Gweru Mayor's Cheer Fund Raising Committee last year managed to raise a meagre $4 100 against a ... Full story

Zim Protest: Riot Police Patrol Capital Harare

Harare - At least six Zimbabwe activists were abducted and beaten up Friday ahead of a planned protest in Harare against President Robert Mugabe's government, ... Full story

Zimbabwe Faces High Levels Of Food Insecurity

An estimated 4, 1 million people in rural Zimbabwe will be food insecure at the peak of the hunger season between January and March 2017. Close ... Full story

At Least 73 Killed, 110 Injured In Mozambique Tanker Blast

A fuel tanker exploded in northern Mozambique as residents gathered around to buy fuel from the driver on Thursday, killing 73 people and injuring 110 ... Full story

International Airlines Urged To Accept Bond Notes

The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) has assured international airlines operating sales offices in Zimbabwe that acceptance of bond notes as payment method will not ... Full story

Dabengwa's Party Joins Opposition Coalition

By Dylan Murambgi Harare, November 18, 2016 – FORMER Home Affairs Minister Dumiso Dabengwa and his Zapu party have joined Welshman Ncube and Simba Makoni whose ... Full story

Mugabe To Commission New Look Vic Falls Airport

Zwelethu Zikhali  Victoria Falls, November 17, 2016 - THE Civil Aviation Authority of Zimbabwe (CAAZ) has reported that the new look Victoria Falls International Airport will ... Full story

Ivory Coast Jails 2 Men Accused Of Same-Sex Sexual Acts

Abidjan - A court in Ivory Coast found two men guilty of public indecency after they were accused of engaging in same-sex sexual acts, local ... Full story

War Vets’ $500 000 Demand ‘Wishes Of Dreamers’: Dube

WAR Veterans minister Tshinga Dube on Wednesday described the $500 000 payment demands by former freedom fighters for their role during the liberation struggle as ... Full story

'US National's Shooting Nearly Triggered Zim Invasion By Bush'

By Kenneth Matimaire Mutare, November 17, 2016 - THE US government came very close to a military invasion of Zimbabwe in 2002 after the latter’s security ... Full story

Gweru Secures Funding For Skip Bins

By Sydney Gokomere Gweru, November 17, 2016 – GWERU City Council has secured funding to buy 10 large skip bins with nine of them already delivered ... Full story

Explainer: A Tour Of Robert Mugabe’s Early And Later Legacies

Robert Mugabe spoke eloquently as Zimbabwe’s Prime Minister Elect in March 1980.  He offered a message of hope and unity to a population ravaged ... Full story

'The Monster Has Outwitted Them': Have Zimbabweans Stopped Protesting?

Harare - Have frustrated Zimbabweans given up? Remember those heady scenes of revolt from July and August? Zimbabweans taking on their autocratic government? Elderly women wrapped ... Full story

Chimene Turns To Rivals As War Credentials Are Questioned

By Kenneth Matimaire Mutare, November 16, 2016 – SELF-PROCLAIMED war veterans leader Mandiitawepi Chimene has turned to party rival and Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa to help ... Full story

Mugabe Hauled To Court Over Bond Notes

By Professor Matodzi Harare, November 16, 2016 - THE Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights has filed an urgent chamber application in the High Court seeking an ... Full story

Magistrate Grants Gweru Mayor ConCourt Application

By Sydney Gokomere Gweru, November 15, 2016 - A Gweru provincial magistrate on Tuesday granted an application by suspended city mayor, Hamutendi Kombayi to have a matter in ... Full story

Streak Reads Riot Act On Under-Performing Seniors

By Don Makanyanga Harare, November 15, 2016 - ZIMBABWE Senior Men’s National Cricket team coach Heath Streak has warned the current crop of players in the ... Full story

LAPD Chief: Police Won't Help Deport Immigrants Under Trump

Los Angeles — Los Angeles police chief Charlie Beck says President-elect Donald Trump's vows to deport millions after taking office will not affect his department's ... Full story

Obama: Trump Set For White House Reality Check

President Barack Obama cautioned against dire predictions for Donald Trump's presidency Monday, saying his Republican successor faces a reality check if he tries to enact ... Full story

Malema Urges Supporters To Occupy Land

ECONOMIC Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema's case for contravening the Riotous Assemblies Act has been postponed to the 5 June 2017. Malema made ... Full story

From Jobless Tractor Driver To Successful Pillow Maker

Johannesburg – Tractor driver Tafadzwa Mukwayo arrived in Johannesburg six years after the Zimbabwean government's fast-tracked land reform left him jobless and hungry.  Mukwayo, 49, drove ... Full story

War Veterans Demand $500 000 Each

WAR veterans have upped the ante and are now demanding $500 000 each, which could cost $17 billion and collapse Zimbabwe’s economy, it has been ... Full story

'Zanu PF Infighting Derailing SDGs Implementation'

By Sij Ncube Harare, November 15, 2016 – ZANU PF’S seemingly endless internal wars are affecting the successful attainment of most Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) targets, a civic ... Full story

Mthwakazi Petitions Mnangagwa Over Gukurahundi Atrocities

By Dumisani Nyoni Bulawayo, November 15, 2016 -THE secessionist Mthwakazi Republic Party (MRP) has petitioned Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa over his involvement in the Gukurahundi atrocities ... Full story

TB Joshua Tries To Spin False Prophesy On US Poll

Social media users have once again taken to Twitter to mock Nigerian Televangelist TB Joshua after he tried to explain his false prophecy regarding the ... Full story

Newspaper Editors Turn To Vendors For Story Leads

By Staff Reporter Harare, November 14, 2016 – ZIMBABWE’S newspaper editors often find themselves consulting newspaper vendors on lead stories as competition to sell their papers ... Full story

Veteran Journalist, Gawe, Dies

By Staff Reporter Harare, November 14, 2016 – VETERAN journalist and former editor Oliver Gawe has died.  He was in his 60s. Zimbabwe National Editors Forum (Zinef) chairperson Njabulo Ncube ... Full story

Motorists Cash In On Water Hunting Binga Residents

By Zwelethu Zikhali Binga, November 14, 2016 – PRIVATE motorists and business people in this poor Matabeleland North district are cashing in on desperate residents of ... Full story

VP Mnangagwa Blasts Corrupt Local Authorities

By Kenneth Matimaire Nyanga, November 14, 2016 - VICE President Emmerson Mnangagwa has slammed corrupt local authority officials who are working in cahoots with greedy land barons to ... Full story

Unemployed Youths 'Capture' City Boreholes

By Dumisani Nyoni Bulawayo, November 14, 2016 – UNEMPLOYED youths have seized control of some city boreholes and were now demanding payment from desperate residents seeking to ... Full story

Chimene Claims Using Own Funds To Maintain Mozambican Shrines

By Kenneth Matimaire Mutare, November 14, 2016 – MANICALAND provincial affairs minister and war veteran, Mandiitawepi Chimene says she is using her own funds to maintain mass ... Full story

We Will Not Over-Print Bond Notes: Mangudya

HARARE – Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe Governor John Mangudya said on Friday he would never do anything that would hurt the country, vowing that the ... Full story

Army Boss Aims At Graft Accused Jonathan Moyo

Government officials who engage in corruption must be prepared to face prosecution in accordance with Zimbabwe’s laws and should not hide behind claims of political ... Full story

Tshinga Dube Runs Into Chimene, War Vets Ambush

By Kenneth Matimaire Mutare, November 13, 2016 - WAR Veterans Minister Tshinga Dube was on Saturday publicly humiliated by disgruntled fellow freedom fighters who booed and ... Full story

Hundreds Of Boko Haram Fighters Surrender In Chad - Sources

Hundreds of Boko Haram fighters and their families have surrendered in Chad in the past month, security and U.N. sources said, in a sign the ... Full story

Zimbos Sleep Outside Banks As Cash Crisis Worsens

Harare - A large line snakes its way down the dimly-lit street, as a group of bleary-eyed men wait patiently outside a bank in Zimbabwe's capital. Some ... Full story

Mlauzi Frets Over Mighty Warriors' Poor Preps For Continental Tourney

By Don Makanyanga Harare, November 12, 2016 – ZIMBABWE senior women’s national football team coach Shadreck Mlauzi has conceded that time was running out for ... Full story

Corruption: Bane To Zim's FDI Prospects

By Sij Ncube Harare, November 12, 2016 – RAMPANT corruption, economic and political instability are thwarting Zimbabwe’s competitiveness on the global market which is a major ... Full story

Croc Kills Boy Fishing For School Fees

Harare - A boy who'd turned to fishing to raise his school fees has been killed by a crocodile in southeastern Zimbabwe, it was reported ... Full story

Zuma's Ex, Five Others Vie For ANC Leadership

Johannesburg - Six candidates are bidding to succeed Jacob Zuma as the leader of the African National Congress next year as the ruling party starts ... Full story

Keep Public Officials On Their Toes, Citizen Journalists Urged

By Nhau Mangirazi Karoi, November 11, 2016 – A top civic group leader has warned against the undermining of the role of citizen journalists play in ... Full story

'Secret Wi-Fi' Business Boosts Zim Domestic Workers’ Earnings

Harare - On paper, 16-year-old Thandi* is too young to work legally as a domestic worker. But she does. And between 07:00 and 17:00 when ... Full story

Zims Informal Sector A Governance Issue: Chamber

HARARE – Zimbabwe’s abnormally large informal sector, estimated at above 90 percent, is a result of poor governance and formalising the sector requires political will, ... Full story

EU Worried By Fresh Wave Of Land Seizures

EUROPE’S top diplomat in Zimbabwe has expressed concern over a new wave of land expropriations in the country, saying this has slowed down the country’s ... Full story

Mugabe Gives Tsvangirai Cash

DESPITE long-standing rivalry with President Robert Mugabe, opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai, currently battling cancer of the colon, received a shot in the arm from an ... Full story

Drought-Hit Zimbabwe Farmers Look To Science To Save Crops

Under the scorching Zimbabwean sun, cattle seek shade among stunted thorn bushes in the drought-prone district of Zaka, where crops wither due to increasing temperatures and ... Full story

Thousands Join Anti-Trump Protests Around The US

Chicago – Thousands of protesters around the country took to the streets on Wednesday to condemn the election of Donald Trump as president. The demonstrations were ... Full story

Lupane Court Frees 4 Pro-Ndebele Villagers

By Dumisani Nyoni Lupane, November 10, 2016 - FOUR Lupane villagers accused of storming a local secondary school demanding the ouster of a non-Ndebele school head June this ... Full story

Fresh Resistance Against Bond Notes Introduction

By Dylan Murambgi Harare, November 10, 2016 – THE battle to block the introduction of bond notes into the local economy is far from over after ... Full story

False Start To Chegutu Residents' Public Violence Trial

Chegutu, November 10, 2016 - THE trial of four opposition political party supporters accused of blocking roads during an anti-government protest staged in the town ... Full story

Bond Notes Will Hurt Informal Traders More: Lobby Group

By Dylan Murambgi Harare, November 10, 2016 – THE looming introduction of bond notes into the Zimbabwean economy will hurt informal workers the most, especially those ... Full story

Trump Pledges To Be President For All Americans

New York - Donald Trump said on Wednesday he would bind the nation's deep wounds and be a president "for all Americans," as he praised ... Full story

'Could Turn Out Great': Mugabe Fans Welcome Trump Win

Harare - Will Donald Trump's shock #USElection2016 win mean Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe is headed for victory AGAIN in 2018? Forget #BondNotes and bungling prophets, this is the ... Full story

10 Reflections On Donald Trump’s Stunning Victory

By Adriaan Basson I went to bed on Tuesday night thinking that Hillary Clinton would sail to victory in the US presidential election. A few hours later ... Full story

How Trump Won The US Election

Alet Janse van Rensburg   Come January 2017 Donald Trump will be the 45th president of the United States of America. Local experts,Prof. John Stremlau, former vice president ... Full story

Global Uncertainty After Trump Victory

Republican Donald Trump stunned the world on Tuesday by defeating heavily favored Hillary Clinton in the race for the White House, ending eight years of ... Full story

BREAKING: Donald Trump Now US President!

Donald Trump will become the 45th US president after a stunning victory over Democrat Hillary Clinton, the Associated Press news agency reports. The Republican nominee's projected ... Full story

Court Frees MDC-T Activists Accused Of Public Violence

Zvishavane, November 09, 2016 - A court in Zvishavane has freed seven residents who were arrested on Sunday after protesting a police ban on an ... Full story

MSU To Coach Marondera Inmates In Music

By Sydney Gokomere  Gweru, November 09, 2016 – INMATES at Marondera Prison are set to benefit from a music programme set to be run by the ... Full story

Banks Fingered In Illegal Forex Deals

By Kenneth Matimaire Mutare, November 09, 2016 – UNSCRUPULOUS bank officials in the eastern border city are allegedly smuggling cash to illegal forex dealers who are ... Full story

Chief Ndiweni Demands Mpofu Expulsion From Parliament

By Dumisani Nyoni Bulawayo, November 08, 2016 - CHIEF Nhlanhla Khayisa Ndiweni of Ntabazinduna has reportedly written a letter to President Robert Mugabe urging him to recall ... Full story

What A Trump Win Could Mean For Africa

US – As millions of Americans went to the polls on Tuesday to elect a new president, many more people around the globe were also ... Full story

Zambia's President Lungu Fires His Information Minister

ZAMBIAN President Edgar Lungu on Tuesday dismissed his Information Minister and Chief Government Spokesperson Dr Chishimba Kambwili with immediate effect.  In a statement released to the ... Full story

Nigerians 'Fear' Trump Win - Report

Cape Town – Many Nigerians have reportedly said that they would prefer Democrats leader Hilary Clinton over her main rival Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump ... Full story

Mental Ailment, Every Family's Nightmare

By Sydney Gokomere Mberengwa, November 08, 2016 - GLADYS Cleopas (60) of Mataga growth point in Mberengwa is a mother of six. Three of her children ... Full story

Moyo Saga Exposes Mugabe's 'Animal Farm' Leadership Style

By Sij Ncube Harare, November 08, 2016 - AS the corruption saga around President Robert Mugabe’s former spin doctor, Jonathan Moyo continues to take spectacular twists and turns ... Full story

Prophet ‘Crowns’ Mohadi In Succession Battle

Popular Malawian preacher, Shepherd Bushiri, has claimed that State Security minister Kembo Mohadi will be promoted and he will wear a crown, inadvertently placing the ... Full story

Zim Wheel Spinner, DJ Icytat, Scoops Afrima Gong

RISING star and talented Zimbabwean house music wheel spinner and producer, DJ Icytat, on Sunday won the prestigious All Africa Music Awards (Afrima) in the ... Full story

Zim Business Lobby Urges Switch To Rand As Primary Currency

Harare - The Confederation of Zimbabwe Industries, which represents most large industries in the country, said the government should adopt the rand as its “reference ... Full story

Patients Left Stranded As Mpilo Runs Out Of Water

By Dumisani Nyoni Bulawayo, November 07, 2016 – PATIENTS at Mpilo Hospital in Bulawayo were last Saturday left stranded when the referral health institution went without water ... Full story

State In Bid To Block Kombayi ConCourt Referral

By Sydney Gokomere  Gweru, November 07, 2016 – PROSECUTORS on Monday opposed an application by suspended Gweru mayor, Hamutendi Kombayi to have his insult case referred to the ... Full story

Bulawayo Tightens Water Rationing Schedule

By Dumisani Nyoni Bulawayo, November 07, 2016 - THE Bulawayo City Council (BCC) has revised its water shedding schedule from 48 to 72 hours a week ... Full story

Zimbabwe Facing Mountain Task To Achieve Sustainable Growth

By Jeffrey Moyo Harare, November 07, 2016 – THIRTY FOUR year-old Albert Chiza struggles along First Street in the Zimbabwean capital Harare with a huge sack ... Full story

Unprotected Sex Better Than "Itchy" Condom - Sex Workers

MASVINGO – The Sex Workers Advocacy Group (SWAG) has called upon the government to rebrand and add lubricants to the Panther condom saying men despised the ... Full story

Zvishavane Burns As Police Crush MDC-T Rally

Zvishavane turned into a war zone on Sunday afternoon as Movement for Democratic Change (MDC-T) supporters went on rampage burning tyres in the streets protesting ... Full story

TP Mazembe Win African Confederation Cup

Rainford Kalaba scored twice as TP Mazembe Englebert of the Democratic Republic of Congo beat Algeria's MO Bejaia 4-1 at home on Sunday to secure ... Full story

FBI Clears Clinton In latest Email Review

The FBI said on Sunday it stood by its earlier finding that no criminal charges were warranted against Democrat Hillary Clinton for using a private ... Full story

Leaked Audio Reveals Massive Council Salary Abuse

An audit report from the Ministry of Local government leaked to the media today reveals a gross abuse of City of Harare finances by council ... Full story

Mixed Feelings About Possible Woman President Ahead Of US Polls

On Tuesday, November the 8th, Americans will for the first time be able to cast a ballot with a woman at the top of the ... Full story

Court Frees Mugabe Heckler

By Staff Reporter Bulawayo, November 06, 2016 - A Bulawayo court on Saturday freed a National University of Science and Technology (NUST) graduate who was arrested ... Full story

African States Demand UN Suspend LGBT Expert

United Nations - African countries on Friday demanded that the appointment of a new UN expert on LGBT rights be suspended, saying his mission to ... Full story

'I Am Not Scared Of Jail', Says Graft Accused Jacob Zuma

Johannesburg – An embattled President Jacob Zuma put on a brave face on Saturday at his first public appearance since the release of fresh evidence ... Full story

Nigeria Rescues One Chibok Schoolgirl Near Cameroon Border: Army

Kano - The Nigerian military said on Saturday it had rescued another of the missing Chibok schoolgirls near the border with Cameroon. "Nigerian army troops rescued ... Full story

Jonathan Moyo Wasn't Summoned: Harare Magistrate

HARARE – Harare Magistrate Vakai Chikwekwe has rejected a proposal that a warrant of arrest be issued for Higher and Tertiary Education, Science, and Technology ... Full story

Warrant Of Arrest Issued Against Jonathan Moyo

Higher and Tertiary Education Minister, Professor Jonathan Moyo failed to appear in the Harare Magistrate’s Court on Friday to answer to charges of corruption. Prosecutor Lovett Masuku ... Full story

Is Grace's Ex Dissing Mugabe? Confusion In Zim Over Popular FB Page

Harare - "Grace's ex-hubby breathes fire on Mugabe"; "SHOCKER: Grace’s Mugabe’s bitter ex-husband speaks out": the online headlines say it all.   Non-fans of President Robert Mugabe have been ... Full story

Ngezi Dangles Chibuku Prize Money On Players

By Don Makanyanga Harare, November 05, 2016 – SURPRISE Chibuku Super Cup finalists Ngezi Platinum players have been promised they will share the competition’s entire prize money if ... Full story

Mugabe Assures SA Their Businesses Safe In Zim

HARARE – South African businesses in Zimbabwe were safe and there was need for the two southern African neighbours to improve the flow of investments ... Full story

A Cashless Economy In Zimbabwe? With Little Cash, There’s Little Choice

By Jeffrey Moyo, New York Times HARARE, Zimbabwe — The time came for worshipers to surrender their tithes on Sunday morning. But instead of dropping bills ... Full story

As Zimbabwe Tries New Currency, Sceptics Reach For The Old

Harare - Zimbabwe's 100-trillion-dollar bill, a relic of economic ruin, has been an international joke and an online collector's item for years. But this banknote ... Full story

Conmen Prey On Rate Payers

By Sydney Gokomere Gweru, November 04, 2016 – CITY authorities have warned residents to be on the lookout for conmen who have, past few weeks, duped ... Full story

Chipanga Elevates Ally To Zanu PF Provincial Youth Chair

By Sydney Gokomere Gweru, November 04, 2016 - ZANU PF youth league secretary, Kudzanai Chipanga on Wednesday declared acting provincial youth chairman, Prosper Machando as the substantive head ... Full story

Clean Up Your Mess, Zuma Tells Mugabe

PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe yesterday came face-to-face with reality after visiting South African President Jacob Zuma demanded more clarity on the country’s investment policy. Zuma said Mugabe ... Full story

Hani's Killer Clive Derby-Lewis Dies

Convicted killer Clive Derby-Lewis has died at the Eugene Marais Hospital in Pretoria on Thursday. Derby-Lewis was arrested just before the 1994 elections for the ... Full story

14-Year-Old Mother Vows To Pursue Education

MBERENGWA - A Mrongwe Primary School pupil who made headlines recently for giving birth during her grade seven exams has vowed to continue with her education. The ... Full story

MSU Students’ Demand For ‘Morning After’ Pills Rises

ZVISHAVANE – THE establishment of the Midlands State University (MSU)'s Zvishavane campus has led to a rapid increase in the use of Levonogestrel pills, popularly known ... Full story

Graft Accused Moyo Arrested, To Appear In Court

By Staff Reporter Harare, November 03, 2016 - HIGHER and Tertiary Education minister Jonathan Moyo is set to appear in court this Thursday facing abuse of ... Full story

Lupane Villagers' Trial Drags On

By Dumisani Nyoni Lupane, November 02, 2016 - THE trial of four Lupane villagers accused of storming a local secondary school demanding the ouster of a non-Ndebele ... Full story

Illegal Zimbabweans Threat To SA Security: Zim Envoy

HARARE – The huge number of undocumented Zimbabweans illegally staying in South Africa poses a security threat to Pretoria, and Zimbabwe’s interests in that country, ... Full story

Bond Notes Law Unconstitutional - PDP

By Mlondolozi Ndlovu Harare, November 02, 2016 – THE People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has described as unconstitutional, statutory instrument 133 of 2016 (SI 133 of 2016) ... Full story

Zera Warns Zesa Over Corruption

By Kenneth Matimaire Mutare, November 02, 2016 - THE Zimbabwe Energy Regulatory Authority (Zera) has warned the Zimbabwe Electricity Supply Authority (Zesa) to spruce up its ... Full story

Bond Notes Law Heightens Fears In Bulawayo

By Dumisani Nyoni Bulawayo, November 02, 2016 – ANXIETY has gripped some Bulawayo residents following government’s controversial decision to introduce a legal instrument paving way for ... Full story

Moyo Fights Back, Sues Mnangagwa, ZimPapers

By Staff Reporter Harare, November 01, 2016 – EMBATTLED Higher and Tertiary Education Minister, Jonathan Moyo has threatened to sue Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa, officials from ... Full story

Tipping Scales – Hunger Defeats Laws To End Child Marriages

By Itai Muzondo Masvingo, November 01, 2016 - MASSIVE hunger has been a challenge facing Zimbabweans for almost a decade now with Chivi district in Masvingo ... Full story

African Countries Pledge ICC Support Despite Pull-Out By 3

New York - Many countries pledged support for the International Criminal Court on Monday following the announced withdrawal by three African nations, but Kenya, which ... Full story

Economic Hardships Drive Thousands Out Of University

By Sij Ncube  Harare, November 01, 2016 - THERE has been an alarming drop-out of students at the country’s state and private universities as learners battle ... Full story

Mugabe Once Threatened To Beat Me Up: Mutasa

FORMER Presidential Affairs minister Didymus Mutasa has claimed President Robert Mugabe once threatened to physically assault him for refusing to dump former Vice-President Joice Mujuru ... Full story