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Opposition Parties Sign Coalition Pact For 2018 Polls

By Mlondolozi Ndlovu Harare, May 31, 2016 – FIVE local opposition parties on Tuesday signed a coalition agreement to confront the Zanu PF led government in ... Full story

Ivory Coast Ex-First Lady Goes On Trial For War Crimes

Ivory Coast's former first lady, Simone Gbagbo, went on trial on Tuesday, accused of crimes against humanity and war crimes for her alleged role in ... Full story

Civic Groups Urge Rejection Of Bond Notes

Harare – More than 50 civic organisations, church groups and political parties under the banner of the Zimbabwe National Agreement Platform (ZINAP) have called on ... Full story

Zim Ndebele Group Wants Own Special IDs In SA

A group which claims to represent Zimbabwean Ndebele’s living in South Africa wants their temporary work permits to be extended past the deadline of 2017.  ... Full story

Bhasikiti Vows Will Never Return To 'Dead' Zanu PF

Zanu-PF is now a dead party in its early decomposing state, the former Minister of State for Provincial Affairs for Masvingo Kudakwashe Bhasikiti (pictured) has ... Full story

Mugabe Cuts Lone Figure At ACP

PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe is the only Head of State attending the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) meeting underway in the Papua New Guinea (PNG) capital ... Full story

Billiat Dominates South African Football Awards

JOHANNESBURG - Newly crowned Absa Premiership Champions Mamelodi Sundowns were the biggest winners at the PSL Awards on Monday night at Emperors Palace, east of ... Full story

VP's Wife Donates Goat To Over 2 000 Congregants

VICE President Emmerson Mnangagwa's wife, Auxilia Mnangagwa (pictured), who is also legislator for Chirumanzu-Zibagwe constituency, puzzled many people after she donated a goat to thousands ... Full story

Dzamara Brother Releases 'Image' Of Activist Being Tortured

By Mlondolozi Ndlovu Harare, May 30, 2016 – PATSON Dzamara, younger brother to missing pro-democracy activist Itai Dzamara, has made startling claims he now knew of ... Full story

Chaos Rocks Mujuru Camp

CHAOS and nasty fights have rocked former Vice-President Joice Mujuru’s Zimbabwe People First (ZimFP) party ahead of its official launch in October amid reports that ... Full story

Desmond Tutu's Daughter Gives Up Anglican Priesthood For Gay Marriage

The daughter of Nobel Peace Prize winner Desmond Tutu has been forced to abandon her priesthood in the South African Anglican Church after she married ... Full story

Bob March: Moyo Urges Alliance Against Zanu PF Intimidation

By Staff Reporter Harare, May 30, 2016 – PEOPLE’S Democratic Party (PDP) secretary general Gorden Moyo says the large crowds pulled during last week’s “million man ... Full story

Black Man Washed Whiter In China’s Racist Detergent Advert

The company behind a Chinese advert for detergent that has been dubbed the most racist ever has defended the bizarre content, saying any discrimination is ... Full story

More Than 700 Migrants Feared Dead In Mediterranean This Week - UN

More than 700 migrants are feared to have died in three Mediterranean Sea shipwrecks off southern Italy in the last few days as they tried ... Full story

VP Mnangagwa Ally Escapes Death

CONTROVERSIAL former Zanu PF central committee member and businessman, Jimaya Muduvuri yesterday escaped death by a whisker when his car was involved in an accident ... Full story

MDC-T Blasts Mugabe For Endless Foreign Travel

By Staff Reporter Harare, May 29, 2016 – THE MDC-T on Saturday blasted President Robert Mugabe for disdainfully ignoring wide calls for him to cut down ... Full story

Magaya Says Can Cure HIV Via Satellite Broadcasts

JOHANNESBURG - PROPHET Walter Magaya on Saturday claimed during a church service in South Africa that he can heal the sick, including those with HIV, ... Full story

Mangudya Allays Fears Over ZimDollar Return

Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe Governor Dr John Mangudya has urged Zimbabweans not to make unnecessarily large cash withdrawals as the multi-currency system is here to ... Full story

Poachers Poison 5 Elephants In Gwaai

FIVE elephants have been poisoned with cyanide in a protected forest area in western Zimbabwe, the first reports of poisonings in months, according to reports ... Full story

Mugabe 'Grave Rule' Statements Fueling Violence - Group

By Staff Reporter Harare, May 28, 2016 – A LOCAL civic group has accused the First Lady Grace of fanning violence through her controversial statements on ... Full story

Zuma Spends Half A Million On Luxury Cars For 4 Wives

South African President Jacob Zuma on Friday ordered a review of spending on cars for his four wives following a public outcry when the government ... Full story

Globe-Trotting Mugabe Flies Out Again

By Staff Reporter   Harare, May 28, 2016 - PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe flew out again Friday for Papua, New Guinea where he was set to attend a summit ... Full story

99 Lashes Each For Partying Iran Youths

Tehran - More than 30 students who partied at a graduation ceremony in northern Iran have received 99 lashes each for violating the Islamic republic's ... Full story

Malawi Bans Foreign Witchdoctors Over Albino Murders

Lilongwe - Malawi has banned foreign witch-doctors from plying their trade in the southern African nation in a bid to curb a rising wave of ... Full story

Mobile Transaction To Cripple Banking Tradition In Zimbabwe

Vodacom may plan to shut down its M-Pesa mobile money unit June after attracting only 76 000 subscribers but in Zimbabwe new research suggests that ... Full story

Zimbabweans Want Law To Recall Inept MPs

By Own Correspondent Harare, May 27, 2016 – ZIMBABWEANS have called for the enactment of a law that empowers them to recall non-performing legislators and councillors. Election ... Full story

Mugabe March Leaves Trail Of Destruction

THE Zanu PF youth league-led “million-man march” to perpetuate President Robert Mugabe’s rule has reportedly left a trail of destruction in some parts of the ... Full story

More Than 4 000 Migrants Rescued In Single Day

Rome - More than 4 000 would-be refugees were rescued at sea on Thursday in one of the busiest days of the Mediterranean migrant crisis, ... Full story

Migrant Crisis: Dozens Feared Dead In Shipwreck Off Libya

Up to 30 migrants are feared dead after a boat capsized in the Mediterranean off the Libyan coast while some 77 were rescued by EU ... Full story

Trump 'Wins Enough Delegates For Republican Nomination' - AP count

The US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has reached the number of delegates needed to secure the party's presidential nomination, Associated Press reports. Its delegate count ... Full story

Wenyasha’s Arrival On The Big Stage

NYASHA Chingono, a scribe who traded his notebook for the microphone, has announced his arrival on the big stage, with the release of his debut ... Full story

Mbeki Blames Lack Of Leadership For Africa's Ills

Former South African President Thabo Mbeki says Africans need to document and teach their own history in schools.Mbeki was speaking at a event to mark ... Full story

Mugabe Will Lead From The Grave, Says First Lady

HARARE – Zimbabwe First Lady, Grace Mugabe (pictured), on Wednesday said President Robert Mugabe was irreplaceable and would continue to lead the Southern African country ... Full story

Mugabe Empties Female Prisons

PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe has pardoned all female prisoners throughout the country in a presidential amnesty. In an amnesty published in Government Gazette No 36, general notice ... Full story

Mugabe Warns Power Hungry Politicians

By Mlondolozi Ndlovu Harare, May 26, 2016 – PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe on Wednesday said he never canvassed for his job but was elected by those who ... Full story

March: Mugabe Ego Inflated But Its Back To Poverty For The Rest

By Sij Ncube Harare, May 26, 2016 - ZANU PF Wednesday pulled out all the tricks in its political bag to press gang thousands of impoverished citizens, mostly ... Full story

I Am Going Nowhere - Mugabe Tells Rivals

By Mlondolozi Ndlovu Harare, May 25, 2016 - PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe says he will not give up power anytime soon, adding he will not listen to ... Full story

Vendors Say Forced To Join Zanu PF Million Man March

By Staff Reporter Harare, May 25, 2016 – A LOCAL vendors representative group has accused Zanu PF supporters of forcing its members to leave their stalls ... Full story

Zanu PF Million Man March On

The much-vaunted Zanu PF One Million Men March in support of President Robert Mugabe's leadership is on in Harare with multitudes of people in attendance. Ecstatic ... Full story

African Democracy Still In Intensive Care - Opposition

By Mlondolozi Ndlovu Harare, May 25, 2016 – ZIMBABWE’S opposition political parties have bemoaned what they say are declining levels of democracy on the continent, adding ... Full story

Nyagura UZ HIV Prevalence Claims Draw Fire

By Mlondolozi Ndlovu Harare, May 25, 2016 - ZIMBABWEAN student and youth groups have dismissed recent reports that half of the University of Zimbabwe (UZ) students ... Full story

Africa Day: Unity Under The Spotlight

African unity is under the spotlight on Wednesday as the continent celebrates 53 years since the establishment of the Organisation of African Unity (OAU). ... Full story

Thousands Expected To March In Support Of Mugabe

At least 100 000 people are expected to turn out for a march in support of Zimbabwe's veteran leader, Robert Mugabe. Dubbed the Million Man ... Full story

Govt Accused Of Meddling In Trade Union Activities

HARARE - The Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions on Tuesday accused the government of interfering in trade union activities by involving itself in the selection of ... Full story

Africa And The Age Of Imagination

By Takura Zhangazha* I have recently encountered a holistic debate about the future of the internet in Berlin, Germany.  This at a very organic annual internet ... Full story

Botswana, Zimbabwe To Open Fourth Border Post On June 1

The governments of Botswana and Zimbabwe have agreed on June 1 as the official opening date of the new Mabolwe-Mlambapele border post, which is aimed ... Full story

Mutodi Claims Plot To Eliminate VP Mnangagwa Allies

By Mlondolozi Ndlovu Harare, May 24, 2016 – CONTROVERSIAL Zanu PF activist and musician, Energy Mutodi has warned of a plot by a Zanu PF faction ... Full story

Youths Stage Anti-Million Man Demo

By Staff Reporter Harare, May 24, 2016 – YOUTHS from several pressure groups and the opposition on Monday staged a brief demonstration in Harare denouncing the ... Full story

Grace Surrounded By Liars: War Vets

WAR veterans yesterday claimed that Zanu PF women’s league boss, First Lady Grace Mugabe (pictured), has surrounded herself with a group of “pathetic liars with ... Full story

Would-Be Bomber Escapes Boko Haram Captors

Kano - A Nigerian mother of three has described how she escaped from Boko Haram Islamists after being abducted, drugged and told she was going ... Full story

Afghan Taliban Meet On Succession As Obama Confirms Leader's Death

Senior Afghan Taliban figures met on Monday to agree on a successor to Mullah Akhtar Mansour, the leader of the militant movement who U.S. President ... Full story

SA Police Confirm 2 killed in Violence Involving Zimbabweans

Pretoria - At least two people were killed during violent protests in Hammanskraal on Monday. "Two people are dead and six injured. There are no arrests ... Full story

Million-Man March To Gobble $600 000

THE Zanu PF youth league’s one million-man march, slated for this Wednesday in Harare to prop up President Robert Mugabe’s waning public support, is expected ... Full story

Two Dead After Zimbabweans And South Africans Clash In Pretoria Squatter

TWO people have been killed after Basotho and Zimbabwean nationals clashed in Garsfontein on Sunday afternoon, Gauteng police confirmed. “It is alleged that Basotho nationals were ... Full story

City Fathers Under Fire For 'Corrupt' Tender Awarding

By Jermaine Ndlovu Bulawayo, May 23, 2016 – CITY residents are up in arms with authorities at City Hall for allegedly allowing oil dealer, Trek Petroleum ... Full story

Scornful Mugabe Enjoying A Winter Dream - MDC

By Staff Reporter Harare, May 23, 2016 – PROFESSOR Welshman Ncube’s MDC has described as a winter dream, recent claims by President Robert Mugabe his opponents ... Full story

Govt To Pay Pensions Through Plastic Money - Mupfumira

By Staff Reporter Harare, May 23, 2016 - THE government says it is considering introducing the use of plastic money for the convenience of pensioners who ... Full story

Joice Mujuru's Party Rocked By Divisions

Former vice-president Joice Mujuru’s Zimbabwe People First (ZimPF) has been hit by divisions, amid reports that some senior officials could be plotting to unseat the ... Full story

Two Zambian Poachers Gunned Down By Rangers

By Judith Sibanda        Victoria Falls, May 22, 2016 - TWO suspected Zambian poachers were killed by Zimbabwe National Parks and Wildlife Management Authority ... Full story

French Investigators Say Smoke Reported On EgyptAir Jet Before Crash

An EgyptAir jet sent a series of signals indicating that smoke had been detected on board before it crashed into the Mediterranean on Thursday, France's ... Full story

Tanzanian President Magufuli Sacks Minister For Being Drunk On The Job

Tanzania's president has sacked his home affairs minister after he turned up to parliament and answered questions while under the influence of alcohol, the presidency ... Full story

Tlakula Urges Zimbabwe To Amend Laws Violating Free Speech

The African Commission on Human Rights has called on Zimbabwe to urgently repeal or amend, at least half a dozen laws that violate the right ... Full story

No Wage Increase For Anglo Platinum Workers In Zim

Victoria Falls - Anglo Platinum has not offered its employees in Zimbabwe a salary increase this year despite the chamber of mines in the country ... Full story

“All Talk But No Action On Corruption”

  The ZANU PF regime has been, for decades, almost to the point of irritating intoxication, telling us about the virtues of Zimbabwe’s friendship with China. ... Full story

Sick Tsvangirai Rushed To South Africa For Treatment

OPPOSITION MDC-T leader, Morgan Tsvangirai has been rushed to South Africa for treatment over a yet-to-be disclosed ailment. In a statement yesterday, the party’s secretary-general, Douglas ... Full story

Ngwena Allies Say Cowed To Join Mugabe March, Warn G40

By Mlondolozi Ndlovu Harare, May 20, 2016 - ZANU PF youths linked to Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s camp have revealed they were being stampeded by their seniors ... Full story

Mugabe In South Africa For Fort Hare Centenary Celebrations

President Robert Mugabe (pictured) arrived in East London, South Africa where he will attend Fort Hare University’s centenary celebrations. President Mugabe graduated from the institution ... Full story

Terrorism Suspected In Crash Of Egyptian Jet

Cairo - An EgyptAir jetliner en route from Paris to Cairo with 66 people aboard veered wildly in flight and crashed in the Mediterranean Sea ... Full story

Second Abducted Chibok Girl Rescued, Says Nigerian Army

Lagos - A second Chibok schoolgirl abducted by Boko Haram more than two years ago has been found during military operations in northeast Nigeria, the ... Full story

Rescued Chibok Girl Meets Nigerian President In Capital

A Nigerian schoolgirl rescued after over two years of captivity with Boko Haram militants met President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday amid hopes she can shed ... Full story

MISA-Zim Blasts Govt For Trampling On Media Freedoms

By Mlondolozi Ndlovu Harare, May 19, 2016 – THE Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA) - Zimbabwe chapter has slammed the Zimbabwean government for its failure ... Full story

EgyptAir Flight Crashed - France President Hollande

An Egyptair flight with 66 people on board crashed while en route from Paris to Cairo on Thursday, the French president confirmed. Flight MS804 left Charles ... Full story

EgyptAir Flight From Paris To Cairo Disappears From Radar

Cairo - An EgyptAir flight from Paris to Cairo with 69 people on board has vanished from radar, the airline said on its verified Twitter ... Full story

Mugabe Dishes Out Bananas To Hungry Villagers

PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe last week dished out over 30 tonnes of bananas and cassava yams to hundreds of food-insecure villagers at a Zanu PF campaign ... Full story

'We Are Not Your Students Mr Speaker Sir' - Chamisa Says To Mudenda

By Staff Reporter Harare, May 19, 2016 – KUWADZANA MP Nelson Chamisa was Wednesday ejected from the House after he had confronted National Assembly Speaker Jacob Mudenda ... Full story

Mujuru's Party Wants Mugabe Barred From Fort Hare Centenary

Cape Town – Zimbabwean opposition party, Zimbabwe People First (ZimPF), has threatened to demonstrate at the University of Fort Hare’s centenary celebration, should President Robert ... Full story

Chibok Girl Rescue Raises Hopes For Others Held By Boko Haram

KANO - One of the 219 schoolgirls abducted by Boko Haram in Chibok, northeast Nigeria, more than two years ago has been found, the military and ... Full story

Mugabe To Attend Fort Hare Centenary

Cape Town - PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe is expected to be among the guests celebrating the centenary of the University of Fort Hare this Friday, Minister ... Full story

Uganda Opposition Leader In Maximum Security Jail

Kampala - Uganda's opposition leader was remanded Wednesday to a maximum security prison in the capital after being charged with treason for organizing protests against ... Full story

Uganda Opposition Leader In Maximum Security Jail

Kampala - Uganda's opposition leader was remanded Wednesday to a maximum security prison in the capital after being charged with treason for organizing protests against ... Full story

Chibok Girl Snatched By Boko Haram Found, Pregnant

Lagos – One of the 219 schoolgirls abducted in Chibok in northeast Nigeria has been found, the first found since their seizure by Boko Haram ... Full story

Demolitions: Hell Hath No Fury For Zimbabwe’s Disabled Community

By Jeffrey Moyo HARARE - 48-year old Evias Denford Gunyumbi, blind and with his legs amputated owing to his diabetic condition, slithers on the ground as ... Full story

Minister In Nasty Bust-Up With 'This Flag' Pastor

Information Communication Technology minister Supa Mandiwanzira was on Monday involved in a nasty brawl with activist, Evan Mawarire, a cleric fronting what has become known ... Full story

Uganda: President Promotes Son To 2-Star Army General

KAMPALA, Uganda – Uganda’s long-time president promoted his son to a two-star general, bolstering speculation that the son is being groomed to succeed his father. With ... Full story

I Saw Brenda Fassie In Hell – Prophet TB Joshua

Popular and controversial Nigerian Prophet, TB Joshua says he prayed, asking God to show him Hell, a biblical place which strikes fear in the hearts ... Full story

Mugabe Breaks Vow, Grants Hero Status To Rival

By Staff Reporter Harare, May 17, 2016 - PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe on Monday broke an undeclared vow he will never confer hero status to a rival ... Full story

Minister Defends War Vets’ Indaba Extravagance

WAR Veterans minister Tshinga Dube (pictured) has called on opposition parties and critics, who have hit out at his ministry for spending $2 million in ... Full story

Japan Promises Rescue Package To Zimbabwe

HARARE – The Japanese government is working on a rescue package for Zimbabwe to help feed millions of villagers who face a critical food shortage ... Full story

Million-Man March: Mugabe’s Love For Sycophancy

By Sij Ncube Harare, May 17, 2016 – ZANU PF has activated all state structures and institutions, including state security agents, to gang-press Zimbabweans into attending ... Full story

Ignore Mugabe's March, Dabengwa Tells War Vets

By Mlondolozi Ndlovu Harare, May 17, 2016 – FORMER Home Affairs Minister and Zanu PF politburo member, Dumiso Dabengwa has called on war veterans to ignore ... Full story

‘Mnangagwa can succeed Mugabe’

ZANU PF’s factional fights neared boiling point at the weekend when war veterans sympathetic to Vice-President Emmerson Mnangagwa threw down the gauntlet and declared that ... Full story

Cross Hits Out At Kasukuwere For Defying The Courts

By Staff Reporter Harare, May 16, 2016 - BULAWAYO South legislator Eddie Cross has hit out at Local Government Minister Saviour Kasukwere for allegedly wasting the ... Full story

Stray Lions Kill 60 Cattle As ZimParks Ignores Distress Calls

By Judith Sibanda Hwange, May 16, 2016 – STRAY lions have killed at least 60 cattle, donkeys and goats in Matabeleland North Province since end of last year amid ... Full story

Jacob Zuma Says To Return Land To Blacks As Vote Looms

South African President Jacob Zuma (pictured) said on Friday his government would push through a new law to compensate the black majority for stolen land, ... Full story

Boko Haram Leaders Arrested; Dozens Of Captives Freed

Yaounde - The multinational forces fighting the Islamic extremists of Boko Haram have arrested five of the group's leaders and freed dozens of captive women ... Full story

Grace Mugabe’s Foe Dies In Horror Crash

SUSPENDED Zanu PF women’s league top official, Espinah Nhari died in a horrific accident involving three cars on Friday, with a senior ruling party official ... Full story

Trump Said To Have Questionable History With Women

Interviews with dozens of women who have worked for Donald Trump or interacted with him socially reveal a pattern of often unsettling personal behavior by ... Full story

Civic Groups Demand Freedom Of Expression From State

By Own Correspondent Harare, May 15, 2016 – LOCALS civic groups Saturday demanded space for citizens to air their concerns on issues affecting their lives without ... Full story

Police Hunt For Suspect In Farmer Machete Murder

POLICE in south-eastern Zimbabwe say they've launched a manhunt for a farm worker suspected of hacking to death an elderly white farmer with a machete, ... Full story

Boko Haram-IS Merger Sends Nigeria Into Panic Summit

Abuja - Nigeria was on Saturday hosting talks on Boko Haram with regional and Western powers, as the UN warned of the militants' ties to ... Full story

Write Your Own Books - Coltart Tells Moyo, Charamba

By Dumisani Nyoni Bulawayo, May 14, 2016—FORMER Education minister, David Coltart has challenged Higher Education Minister Jonathan Moyo and Presidential spokesman George Charamba to write their ... Full story

Players Injured As Top Byo Soccer Team In Car Crash

By Judith Sibanda Dete, May 14, 2016 - THE future of one of Bulawayo’s top teams was on Friday left in disarray after eight of its ... Full story

Mugabe Warns Zanu PF Followers Against Supporting Mujuru

PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe has warned people of Masvingo Province against being tricked into joining political outfits like the Joice Mujuru-led Zimbabwe People First (ZPF), saying ... Full story

Malawi Albino Pupils Abscond School Fearing Kidnappings

Nyasa – School pupils with albinism in Malawi have reportedly ditched classes for fear of being attacked, a report has said. According to Nyasa Times, St Mary’s Primary School ... Full story

ZCTU Joins Calls For The Rejection Of Bond Notes

By Staff Reporter Harare, May 13, 2016 - THE Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) has joined calls for Zimbabweans to reject bond notes which the ... Full story

Unilever Reaches Out To Empower Varsity Students

UNILEVER Africa has launched the Unilever Africa Idea Trophy in an effort to create an out-of-the-classroom learning experience that focuses on the development of personal ... Full story

Church Groups Plan Protest Against Dokora's 'Evil' Pledge

By Sij Ncube Harare, May, 13, 2016 - CHURCH leaders have organised a peaceful national protest coupled with a schools boycott against education minister Lazarus Dokora’s ... Full story

Biometric Voter System Alone Not Enough - MDC

By Staff Reporter Harare, May 13, 2016 - PROFESSOR Welshman Ncube’s MDC has welcomed the introduction of the Biometric voting system by the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission ... Full story

Tsvangirai Urges Bond Notes Snub, Calls For Protests

By Darlyn Murambgi Harare, May 13, 2016 - MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai on Thursday urged Zimbabweans to reject bond notes which government was planning to introduce ... Full story

Pupils Still Learn In The Open As Govt Fails To Intervene

By Judith Sibanda  Dete, May 13, 2016 - OVER six months after Makwandala Primary School in Dete was blown off by a gale that left a ... Full story

Two Zimbabwean 'Witches' Crashed In Louis Trichardt

Polokwane - TWO suspected witches where found naked outside a house in Vhembe district in Louis Trichardt around 7am on Tuesday morning. Police spokesperson Sifiso ... Full story

Withdraw All Your Monies From Banks, Group Urges Locals

By Dylan Murambgi A LOCAL pressure group has urged Zimbabweans to withdraw all their money from local banking institutions as a precautionary measure to safeguard their ... Full story

Bond Notes Divide Zanu PF

Zanu PF is reportedly divided over the move to introduce bond notes as a stop-gap measure to address the current cash crisis, with some legislators ... Full story

Jestina Mukoko Gives Blow By Blow Abduction Horror In Book

By Sij Ncube Harare, MAY 12, 2016 – AWARD winning peace and human rights campaigner Jestina Mukoko, says it is hard to believe there are citizens that go ... Full story

Zimra Boss Denies He Was Suspended

ZIMBABWE Revenue Authority (Zimra) commissioner general Gershem Pasi says he was not suspended by the tax collector’s board but was asked to go on leave.    Pasi ... Full story

Biometric Voter System Will Cost Zimbabwe $55 Million

HARARE – The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) requires $55 million to embark on a biometric voters’ registration exercise as it prepares for elections slated for ... Full story

Opposition Parties Chide ZEC Over Rigging

By Dylan Murambgi Harare, May 11, 2016 – DESPITE efforts to clean its image following successive disputed polls it has presided over, the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission ... Full story

Mliswa Savages Kasukuwere Over Threats To Seize Farm

By Mlondolozi Ndlovu Harare, May 11, 2016 – FORMER Zanu PF chair for Mashonaland West Temba Mliswa (pictured) has strongly condemned threats by Local Government Saviour ... Full story

Dithering Broadcasters To Lose Licences - MP

By Nhau Mangirazi Chinhoyi, May 10, 2016 - GOVERNMENT may soon be forced to revoke radio licenses issued to some prospective commercial radio broadcasters who are ... Full story

Water Bill Furore In Vic Falls

By Judith Sibanda Victoria Falls, May 10, 2016 – RESIDENTS in the resort town have accused the local authority of inflating water bills that are mostly ... Full story

UN Warns Of 'Bleak' Outlook For Drought-Hit Zimbabwe

Harare - Zimbabwe faces a growing food supply crisis, with a $290 million shortfall in funding desperately required to feed up to 4.5 million people ... Full story

Tsvangirai Plots Bond Notes Riots

GOVERNMENT’s decision to introduce bond notes as a stop-gap measure against debilitating cash shortages has jolted main opposition MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai to summon his ... Full story

Actor Claims Zanu PF, MDC-T Trying To Recruit Him

By Jermaine Ndlovu Bulawayo, May 10, 2016 - SENSATIONAL actor and activist Silvanos Madzvova has made astonishing claims the country’s two major political parties, Zanu ... Full story

Activists Arrested During Dzamara Prayer Meeting

By Professor Mutodzi   Harare, May 10, 2016 - FIREBRAND rights activists Philip Mugadza and Patson Dzamara were arrested on Monday when they joined a group of ... Full story

British Based Zim-Doctor Spared Jail For Sexual Assault

A Merseyside doctor who abused his position by groping and kissing two young women was spared jail. Dr Maxman Tembo (pictured) targeted his victims despite knowing they ... Full story

Rwanda: 53 Killed In Rwanda Landslides Caused By Heavy Rains

At least 53 people have been killed by landslides caused by heavy rains over the weekend in Rwanda, officials say. Most of the victims are believed ... Full story

17 Albinos Killed In Malawi

Lilongwe - The number of people living with albinism, who have been abducted and killed in Malawi has now reached 17 in the last two ... Full story

Zimbabwe Pushes For Plastic Money Revolution

Zimbabwe – Schools in cash-strapped Zimbabwe would soon have to install point-of-sale machines to force local residents to use plastic money, the central bank chief has ... Full story

South Africa's Public Protector Gets Death Threats

JOHANNESBURG South Africa's top anti-corruption official fears for her life after learning from an informant that hit men are being contracted to kill her, her spokeswoman ... Full story

ZDERA Will Not Block IMF Funding: Chinamasa

By Darlyn Murambgi Harare, May 09, 2016 – FINANCE Minister Patrick Chinamasa has allayed fears the United States of America’s hostile stance towards Zimbabwe could come in to ... Full story

War Veterans Hijack Food Aid Meant For Orphans

By Kenneth Matimaire Chipinge, May 08, 2016 – WAR veterans here have reportedly hijacked the food aid programme meant to benefit vulnerable members of the community ... Full story

Mugabe, Cronies' Role In Billion Dollar Diamond Plunder

By Tawanda Majoni, Africa Review Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe got the world jawing angrily in early March this year. He used his traditional birthday interview with state television ... Full story

Magaya's Bond Notes Warning

Prophetic Healing and Deliverance (PHD) Ministries leader Walter Magaya (pictured) has pleaded with the government to re-think the introduction of bond notes, warning history was ... Full story

Child Marriages, Curse Of Africa's Poverty?

By Blessing Vava  Loveness Mudzuru (19) and Ruvimbo Tsopodzi (18) became celebrities overnight, after challenging the Customary Marriages Act, a Zimbabwean law which was silent on ... Full story

Zim Men Create Thriving Farm On 'Useless' Land In South Africa

Cape Town - Five Zimbabwean men have been successfully growing crops on land abandoned as unprofitable in Malmesbury. The landowner, N7 Meat, gave up farming ... Full story

Zimra Commissioner General, Pasi Suspended

THE Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (ZIMRA) has suspended its Commissioner General, Gershom Pasi (pictured) and five executive managers. The six have been sent on paid leave with ... Full story

'Gold Rush In Zaka'

CONCERNED traditional leaders in Zaka have reportedly warned the Zaka Rural District Council (ZRDC) of a gold rush in the Bota area under Chief Bota, ... Full story

Mujuru, Allies Pen Book On Mugabe Atrocities

THE Joice Mujuru-led Zimbabwe People First (ZPF) party is in the process of publishing a book documenting the atrocities allegedly committed by President Robert Mugabe ... Full story

Malawi Albinos: We Are Called 'Moving Cash'

Lilongwe - Malawians living with albinism have expressed concern that, besides living in constant fear of being abducted or killed, they also endure painful ridicule as ... Full story

Opposition Grand Coalition A Pipe Dream

By Prince Tongogara As the 2018 elections clouds loom on the horizon, the opposition political parties are still toying with the idea of a grand coalition ... Full story

Missing Dete Headman Found Hanging From Tree

By Judith Sibanda Dete, May 06, 2016 – A 67-year-old headman from the Matabeleland North area was found hanging from a tree near his homestead three ... Full story

Bond Notes Printing Marks Zim-Dollar Return - Opposition

By Sij Ncube Harare, May 06, 2016 - EDWIN Hama was one of Zimbabwe's finest singers and song-writers who released the hit with the lyrics Asila Mali ... Full story

Byo Runs Out Of Burial Space, City Blames Govt For Crisis

By Dumisani Nyoni Bulawayo, May 06, 2016 - THE Bulawayo City Council (BCC) has blamed the government for failing to gazette new cemeteries leading to the country’s ... Full story

Zim To Enforce Use Of Rand & Euro To Ease Cash Shortage

ZIMBABWE’S central bank is to enforce the use of the South African rand and the Euro in order to ease severe cash shortages of United ... Full story

Zimbabweans React To Planned Introduction Of Bond Notes

By Mlondolozi Ndlovu Harare, May 05, 2016 – ORDINARY Zimbabweans on Thursday expressed concern over the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ)’s decision to introduce bond notes ... Full story

25 Year Jail Terms For Malawi Teen Albino Killers

Lilongwe - Two Malawian men have been sentenced to 25 years in jail for the murder of a 17-year-old albino boy, a report said on ... Full story

Zimbabweans Hunt For US Cash As Shortages Bite

Harare - Severe shortages of US dollars that are used as local currency in Zimbabwe have forced many residents into cash hunter-gatherers. This week, Zimbabwe's central ... Full story

Mugabe Blows $2m On War Vets Indaba

THE cash-strapped government last month blew $2 million to fund President Robert Mugabe’s three-hour meeting with war veterans at a time Treasury owed over $23 ... Full story

Media Viability Threats Now Worse Than Repressive Laws: Top Scribe

By Sij Ncube Harare, May 04, 2016 – ZIMBABWE’S media houses face serious viability challenges owing to the prevailing harsh economic climate which has forced companies to ... Full story

RBZ To Introduce Bond Notes, Sets Withdrawal Limits

By Dylan Murambgi Harare, May 04, 2016 - THE Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) will soon introduce bond notes with the highest denomination being a $20 ... Full story

Media Stakeholders Bemoan Slow Paced Media Reforms

By Mlondolozi Ndlovu Harare, May 04, 2016 - DOZENS of journalists and media stakeholders on Tuesday gathered to celebrate World Press Freedom Day in Harare’s Highfields ... Full story

Trump Virtually Clinches Republican Presidential Nomination

INDIANAPOLIS — DONALD Trump (pictured) all but clinched the Republican presidential nomination on Tuesday. In a stunning triumph for a political outsider, Trump's resounding victory in ... Full story

Charge Kuwaiti Govt For Enslaving Zim Women: Chinotimba

Buhera South MP Joseph Chinotimba (Zanu PF) yesterday demanded that the government of Kuwait should be fined for allowing its citizens to enslave over 200 ... Full story

Journalists Face Murder But Keep Working

Mogadishu - For Abdiqadir Dulyar, simply reading messages sent to his phone can send shivers down his spine. His voice breaks as he reads a recent ... Full story

Drought-Hit Zimbabwe Sells Off Wild Animals

Zimbabwe put its wild animals up for sale on Tuesday, saying it needed buyers to step in and save the beasts from a devastating drought. ... Full story

DRC Minister Sacked After Being Caught Masturbating On Video

DEMOCRATIC Republic of Congo (DRC) President Joseph Kabila has succumbed to a public outcry to dismiss his deputy Minister of Posts, Telecommunications and Information Technology ... Full story

Boy (12) Beheaded In Scotch Cart Accident

By Judith Sibanda Binga, May 03, 2016 - A grade six pupil from Tinde Primary School in Muzianina Village, Binga died after a scotch cart he ... Full story

Workers Snub Govt Hosted May Day Celebrations

By Dylan Murambgi Harare, May 03, 2016 - THE government on Monday hosted May Day Commemorations for the first time in 25 years, with Labour Minister ... Full story

Zanu PF Wants Mayor Appointed For Harare

HARARE – The Harare Municipal Workers’ Union on Monday called on the Ministry of Local Government and National Housing to take control of the country’s ... Full story

ZCTU Fumes After Heavy Police Deployment 'Turns Away' Workers

By Dylan Murambgi Harare, May 02, 2016 - ZIMBABWE Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) secretary general Japhet Moyo was left fuming on Sunday after a heavy ... Full story

Up To 100 Dead In Two Mediterranean Shipwrecks

Rome - Fifteen migrants are missing after their boat sank on Friday, the second shipwreck that day in the Mediterranean, bringing the number of lives ... Full story

Tsvangirai Dumps ‘Big Brother’ Mentality

MDC-T leader, Morgan Tsvangirai, has pledged not to “play big brother” as he joins other opposition parties in coalition talks aimed at dislodging President Robert ... Full story

Villagers Want Clarity On Ownership Schemes After Mines Grab

By Kenneth Matimaire    Mutare, May 01, 2016 – CHIEF Marange and Chiadzwa villagers say government  must come clean on the status of the controversial Marange-Zimunya   Community Trust (COST) following ... Full story

School Feeding Programme To Begin This Term - Dokora

By Judith Sibanda Victoria Falls, May 01, 2016 - GOVERNMENT says the school feeding programme will commence when schools open with priority given to provinces worst ... Full story

Kasukuwere Threatens To Dress Down Tsvangirai

LOCAL Government minister Saviour Kasukuwere says he is ready for a fight with MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai, warning that the former premier should brace for ... Full story

Trafficking Victims Finally Arrive, Media Prevented From Meeting Them

JOURNALISTS were Saturday left disappointed after they were prevented by government ministers from witnessing the arrival of 32 “traumatised” Zimbabwean human trafficking victims who were ... Full story