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Xenophobia: Foreign Owned Shops Remain Closed In Pretoria

Foreign-owned shops remain closed in some Pretoria areas after a spate of violent attacks in recent days. The areas are reportedly calm. Locals looted ... Full story

Chief Justice Chidyausiku Retires

Chief Justice Godfrey Guwa Chidyausiku has reached the 70 year mandatory retirement age limit for judges and vacates the post of head of judiciary with ... Full story

Ramaphosa Tipped To Win ANC Presidency

Johannesburg - Former businessman Cyril Ramaphosa is likely to win the ANC’s heated leadership battle in December 2017, according to global business risk consultancy Control ... Full story

Muzhingi Hails New Sponsorship Package For Zim Marathon

By Don Makanyanga Harare, February 28, 2017 – THREE time Comrades Marathon winner Stephen Muzhingi has hailed the coming in of JM Busha 54 races to ... Full story

Mugabe, Our Own Katondo Who Had Many Docile Wives

By Patson Dzamara When Katondo was born, the midwives noticed something unusual on him. He was born with a red ribbon tied around ... Full story

Xenophobia: Zanu PF Govt Also To Blame - PDP

By Staff Reporter Harare, February 28, 2017 – THE People’s Democratic Party (PDP) says President Robert Mugabe’s government should also shoulder the blame in a case ... Full story

ZPP Demands Probe On Police Attacks On Protesters

By Staff Reporter Harare, February 28, 2017 – THE Zimbabwe Peace Project (ZPP) has called on the country’s rights commission and the police force to investigate ... Full story

Wedza Woman Accused Of killing Son-In-Law

A 37-year old Wedza woman will appear in court to answer murder charges after she fatally hit her son-in-law with a hoe while trying to ... Full story

Trump To Spend More On Military

US President Donald Trump is seeking to boost defence spending by 10% in his proposed budget plan for 2018. The blueprint will increase defence spending by ... Full story

Attacking Immigrants Not Patriotic Or Revolutionary – Mbeki

Pretoria – Newly elected chancellor of the University of South Africa (Unisa), Thabo Mbeki, has expressed concern over violent attacks targeted at African migrants in ... Full story

Govt Slams ‘Spineless’ Ex-Minister Nkosana Moyo

Government has castigated former Industry and International Trade minister, Nkosana Moyo for blaming the current fiscal challenges the country is facing on it. In a message ... Full story

Civil Servants Restive As Govt Dithers Over Bonus

CIVIL servants’ union leaders on Sunday warned that their patience was fast wearing thin, after the government reportedly chickened out of Monday’s scheduled meeting to ... Full story

Big SA Book Donation To Zim 'Held Up At Beitbridge'

 Beitbridge - Thirty tons of school books collected in Bedfordview and meant for distribution to schools in Zimbabwe are stuck at Beitbridge Border Post because ... Full story

Former Zambian Leader Chiluba's Widow Dies

Widow of Zambia’s Second President Frederick Chiluba, Regina Chifunda Chiluba has died. Family sources have confirmed that Regina Chiluba died at the University Teaching Hospital (UTH) ... Full story

'Join' Zanu PF, Tsvangirai Tells Own Supporters

MASVINGO - The MDC T leader Morgan Tsvangirai has told his party youth to join Zanu PF in numbers, do slogans, perform activities in order ... Full story

Mugabe Parties In Hostile Matobo

MATOBO — President Robert Mugabe yesterday celebrated his 93rd birthday amid granite hills where ancient spirits are said to dwell, defying calls to resign after ... Full story

Trump Bunks White House Press Dinner

WASHINGTON - US President Donald Trump announced on Saturday that he would not attend the annual White House Correspondents' Association dinner, a high-profile event that ... Full story

Bhasikiti Likens Grace, Mujuru To Cyclone Dineo

MASVINGO – ZimPF candidate in the upcoming Mwenezi East by-election, Kudakwashe Bhasikiti-Chuma has likened First Lady Dr Grace Mugabe and ZimPF leader, Joice Mujuru, to ... Full story

Zanu PF Supporters Gather For Mugabe Birthday Bash

MATOPO - Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, who turned 93 this week, celebrates his birthday on Saturday with a lavish party attended by thousands of loyalists ... Full story

Zuma Vows White Land Seizure Without Compensation

Cape Town – President Jacob Zuma said 2017 is the year of “taking land back to the people” and for this reason government will seek ... Full story

Hayatou Hints At Chiyangwa Backlash Over 'Bash'

By Don Makanyanga  Harare, February 25, 2017 – THE unfolding war between CAF President Issa Hayatou and Philip Chiyangwa has escalated with the continental football boss ... Full story

Pretoria Brought To A Standstill During Anti-Immigrant March

Pretoria – Certain parts of Pretoria came to a standstill on Friday during an anti-immigrant march. About 136 people were arrested in Pretoria West ... Full story

Xenophobia: Nigerian Protesters Vandalise MTN Head Office In Abuja

Nigerian protesters attacked and vandalised the head office of South African mobile phone giant MTN in Abuja on Thursday in apparent retaliation for anti-Nigerian violence ... Full story

Hayatou On Brink Of CAF Exit: Pinnick

Outspoken president of the Nigeria Football Association Amaju Pinnick on Thursday confidently pronounced the possible exit of Issa Hayatou as CAF president. Pinnick made the remarks ... Full story

UN Group Backs Zim Schools Vernacular Teaching

By Lynette Manzini Harare, February 24, 2017 - A United Nations agency has praised Zimbabwe’s Primary and Secondary Education ministry for introducing policies that enforce the ... Full story

Violence Survivors Narrate Horror, Vow To Vote Zanu PF Out

By Mlondolozi Ndlovu Harare, February 24, 2017 – VICTIMS of state sponsored political violence in Zimbabwe have vowed to cast away their fears and work for ... Full story

Kasukuwere Strikes Again, Fires Gweru Mayor

LOCAL Government minister Saviour Kasukuwere has fired Gweru mayor, Hamutendi Kombayi, and reinstated 10 other opposition MDC-T and three Zanu PF councillors, who had been ... Full story

Xenophobia: South African Group Plans Anti-Immigrant March

Pretoria – A group calling itself the Mamelodi Concerned Residents is expected to march to the Department of Home Affairs in Pretoria on Friday to ... Full story

Kenyan Prisoners To Vote In August Elections

The Electoral Commission in Kenya has started registering prisoners who are eligible to vote during this year’s General elections due in August. Hundreds of ... Full story

Nigeria Summons SA Ambassador Over Pretoria Attacks

ABUJA - Nigeria's foreign minister on Wednesday condemned recent attacks on Nigerians in South Africa’s capital city, Pretoria. Homes and shops of Nigerians have been targeted ... Full story

Zim 'Won't Tolerate Maimane's Senseless Insults' – Minister

Harare – The Zimbabwean government has reportedly slammed Democratic Alliance (DA) leader Mmusi Maimane for "attacking" President Robert Mugabe and "meddling in the country’s internal ... Full story

'Whites Want Us To Keep Working For Them': Mugabe

Harare - Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe says he's worried that whites "have taken over once again" - especially on some farms. In a long interview ... Full story

Mujuru Faces $5m Lawsuit Over ‘Queen Bee’ Saga

FORMER Vice-President Joice Mujuru is facing a $5 million lawsuit from former Zanu PF stalwarts Didymus Mutasa and Rugare Gumbo after she accused them of ... Full story

Mugabe Dimisses Mujuru, Grand Coalition Threat

Staff Reporter Harare, February 23, 2017 – PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe says the planned move by former Vice President Joice Mujuru to form a coalition with ... Full story

ZimPF Lays Into "Deranged" Grace

By Sij Ncube Harare, February 22, 2017 – JOICE Mujuru’s ZimPF party has hit back at President Robert Mugabe’s wife, Grace for her recent public rants ... Full story

Mugabe Wife Praise Recipe For Civil War: PDP

By Staff Reporter Harare, February 22, 2017 – FORMER Finance Minister Tendai Biti’s party has warned President Robert Mugabe’s recent show of contempt against his lieutenants ... Full story

National Standards Regulatory Body On Cards

By Lynette Manzini Harare, February 22, 2017 - GOVERNMENT is in the process of setting up a national regulatory body that will assess and control the ... Full story

Ailing Nigerian Leader Buhari To Extend Month-Long London Stay

Abuja - Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari needs "further rest" so will extend his month-long medical stay in London, but there is "no cause" for worry ... Full story

EU Renews Sanctions In Hostile Mugabe Birthday Present

PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe celebrated his 93rd birthday yesterday, and the European Union knew just the gift for the occasion: a renewal of sanctions on the ... Full story

Graca Machel's Daughter Bashed By Boyfriend, Claims $2,8 million

Maputo - Mozambican former first lady Graca Machel's daughter on Tuesday won a high-profile domestic violence case against her ex-boyfriend, a landmark victory in a ... Full story

Mugabe Says Clueless About Corrupt Cronies

By Staff Reporter Harare, February 22, 2017 - PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe has made astonishing claims he knew little about high level corruption by top officials he ... Full story

Mugabe Dismisses Corruption Allegations

As he celebrated his 93rd birthday on Tuesday, Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe brushed aside persistent allegations of corruption against senior officials, saying rumour-mongers were merely ... Full story

VP Mnangagwa Ally Arrested

By Don Makanyanga Harare, February 21, 2017 – FORMER Zanu PF Mashonaland Central youth chair, Godfrey Tsenengamu was Tuesday arrested by police for allegedly convening an ... Full story

'116 Nigerians Killed In SA Xenophobic Attacks In Two Years'

ABUJA - Nigeria on Monday urged the African Union to step in to stop what it said were “xenophobic attacks” on its citizens and other ... Full story

Patch Potholes And Not The Constitution: Govt Urged

By Lynette Manzini Harare, February 21, 2017 – GOVERNMENT has been urged to redirect its priorities and energies towards programmes which have a bearing on the ... Full story

Ngwena Die-Hards Vow To Spoil Bob Re-Election Bid

By Tafadzwa Muranganwa Harare, February 21, 2017 - OUSTED Zanu PF Mashonaland Central youth chair, Godfrey Tsenengamu has vowed to throw spanners into President ... Full story

Why Some Zimbabweans Still Love Mugabe

Harare - It's not just loyal Zimbabwean state media that will enthusiastically wish President Robert Mugabe a happy 93rd birthday on Tuesday. There are still Zimbabweans ... Full story

Zimbabweans In UK Use Mugabe Birthday To Protest

JOHANNESBURG – President Robert Mugabe is turning 93 on Tuesday but not all Zimbabweans will be celebrating with him. A group of exiles living in the ... Full story

As Mugabe Turns 93, An anxious Zimbabwe Wonders Who's Next

Harare - As the world's oldest head of state approaches his 93rd birthday on Tuesday, Zimbabwe has been planning a party for thousands of people ... Full story

MPs, Senators Set For Collision Course Over CDF

By Staff Reporter Harare, February 20, 2017 - LEGISLATORS from Zimbabwe’s lower and upper houses of assembly are set for a collision coarse over the administration ... Full story

Rivals Using Private Media To Attack President - Grace

By Dylan Murambgi Harare, February 20, 2017 – THE First Lady Grace Mugabe says the country’s private media must be spared from any attacks for its ... Full story

Civilians Hacked To Death In DRC Ethnic Attack

GOMA - Militiamen from the Democratic Republic of Congo's Nande ethnic group have killed 25 civilians in the violence-torn east, almost all of them hacked ... Full story

Mnangagwa Ally Blasts Mugabe Over Succession Comments

By Dylan Murambgi Harare, February 20, 2017 – A TOP ally to Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa has hit out at President Robert Mugabe's "mischievous" claims there ... Full story

Donald Trump 'Radical'... But 'Give Him Time', Says Mugabe

Harare – President Robert Mugabe says Donald Trump's Mexico wall "appears quite nasty" but the US president "might come up with better policies", state media ... Full story

Mugabe Responds To Malema's Call To Step Down

Harare – President Robert Mugabe has, for the first time, responded to Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema's call last month that he must ... Full story

Hoffie Partners Munya Vialyfor Hit Single

By Leopold Munhende Harare, February 20, 2017 – TEXAS based Masvingo gospel artiste, Hoffie Jay Joe has partnered renowned producer Munya Vialy to produce his much ... Full story

Woman Convicted For Assaulting Blind Hubby

GUTU – A woman from Muzorori Village under headman Gadzingo in Gutu has been slapped with a wholly suspended three-month jail term for breaching a ... Full story

Tsvangirai’s New Strategy For Chiefs

ZVISHAVANE – Unlike in the past when Tsvangirai depended a lot on rallies for mobilisation, there is a shift in strategy as he is now ... Full story

Doctors Strike: Patients Left Stranded In Casualty Units

Harare - Hundreds of patients endured long hours waiting in casualty units at Zimbabwe's state hospitals on Saturday due to a crippling strike by doctors ... Full story

Tanzania Threatens To Publish 'List Of Gay People'

DAR ES SALAAM - Tanzania on Saturday announced plans to publish a list of gay people allegedly selling sex online -- just days after shutting ... Full story

Caf Elections: 'Zuma Backs Hayatou'

The Confederation of African Football (Caf) announced that South Africa’s President, Jacob Zuma, had pledged his full support to Caf president Issa Hayatou ahead of ... Full story

Finally, Gambia's Barrow 'Officially' Sworn-In As President

Bakau - Thousands of supporters gathered Saturday to finally celebrate the inauguration of Gambian President Adama Barrow, a month after he was sworn in across ... Full story

Violence Threats For Absconding Mugabe Bash

By Leopold Munhende Matopo, February 18, 2017 - VILLAGERS living close to the venue of President Robert Mugabe’s 93rd birthday celebrations in Matopo, Matebeleland South next ... Full story

Mugabe’s Corpse Will Win Elections: Grace

FIRST Lady Grace Mugabe on Friday brewed a shocker when she suggested that even if a dead President Robert Mugabe’s corpse is put on the ... Full story

Ngezi Platinum Targeting Group Stage - Coach

By Don Makanyanga Harare, February 18, 2017 – ZIMBABWE’S Africa Confederations Cup representatives Ngezi Platinum say they are not looking at anything less than the group ... Full story

Tsvangirai Says Will Lead Grand Coalition

MASVINGO - Movement for Democratic Change (MDC-T) leader Morgan Tsvangirai said he will lead the united front against President Robert Mugabe in the 2018 elections ... Full story

Zimbabwe Health Specialists Join Doctors' Strike

Harare - Zimbabwe government gynaecologists and obstetricians on Friday down tools in solidarity with striking state doctors, as the nationwide industrial action entered its third ... Full story

Zimbabwe Lose First ODI To Afghanistan

By Don Makanyanga Harare, February 17, 2017 – ZIMBABWE senior men’s cricket team continued with its dismal performance, losing to a visiting Afghanistan side in the ... Full story

Govt's Student Loan Scheme Slammed

By Lynette Manzini Harare, February 16, 2017 – A top female student representative group says government’s student loan scheme is bound to fail as there were ... Full story

Govt To Introduce $10, $20 Bond Notes?

Harare - Less than two weeks after President Robert Mugabe’s government unexpectedly introduced 5 US "bond notes", a state-controlled newspaper says notes in denominations of ... Full story

MP Grills Minister Over Police Use Of Spikes On Motorists

By Leopold Munhende Harare, February 17, 2017 – MATEBELELAND South proportional representation MP, Priscilla Misihairambwi-Mushonga has demanded an immediate stop to police tendencies to throw ... Full story

Mugabe Roasts Kasukuwere

TEMPERS reportedly flared at a Zanu PF politburo meeting on Wednesday when President Robert Mugabe clashed with party commissar, Saviour Kasukuwere, after the latter ripped ... Full story

Pakistan: IS Attack On Shrine Kills 70

A suicide attack in a popular shrine in southern Pakistan has killed at least 70 people, police say. The bomber blew himself up among devotees in ... Full story

Former Man City Boss Roberto Mancini Wants Bafana Bafana Job

Coaching Bafana Bafana seems to be one of the most wanted jobs on the African continent. The South African Football Association (Safa) has received 61 ... Full story

Bird Flu Scare: Taiwan Kills 130 000 Chicken In A Month

Taiwan has culled nearly 130 000 poultry since the start of this year as authorities on Tuesday reported a fresh strain of bird flu cases ... Full story

ZimPF Mat North Youths Back Mujuru

By Leopold Munhende Bulawayo, February 16, 2017 - ZIMBABWE People First (ZimPF)’s Matabeleland North Youth Wing has stood behind their party’s embattled leader Joice Mujuru who ... Full story

Parirenyatwa Threatens To Fire Striking Doctors

PARIRENYATWA Hospital has threatened to fire striking doctors if they do not report to work today, as the stand-off between the government and medical practitioners ... Full story

Varsity Degree To Become Minimum Qualification - Minister

By Lynette Manzini Harare, February 16, 2017 – GOVERNMENT is working on policy and legislative reforms that would see a university degree being the minimum qualification ... Full story

Why Are Armyworms Attacking Africa's Crops?

Scientists warn that parts of southern Africa already hit by record droughts now face another potential food crisis because the invasion of a crop-eating pest, ... Full story

Mugabe's Nephew 'Takes On Africa's Football Dynasty Just Like His Uncle Took On The West'

President Robert Mugabe's flamboyant nephew, Phillip Chiyangwa, is following in the footsteps of his Machiavellian politician uncle by taking the proverbial bull by its horns; ... Full story

Kim Jong-Nam Death: Malaysia Police Hold Female Suspect

A female suspect has been arrested in Malaysia in connection with the death of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's half-brother. Local police said that the woman ... Full story

Police Called During Maradona-Girlfriend Hotel Quarrel

MADRID - Spanish police were called to a Madrid hotel by concerned staff on Wednesday over an argument between former Argentine footballer Diego Maradona and ... Full story

Poor ZEC Funding Opens Up 2018 Poll To Rigging - ERC

By Staff Reporter  Harare, February 15, 2017 – A TOP elections watchdog has warned government’s reluctance to channel enough resources towards next year’s elections could jeorpadise ... Full story

Brother To North Korean Leader Killed In Malaysia

South Korea says it is certain that the half-brother of North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un has been killed in Malaysia. Kim Jong-nam died after an apparent ... Full story

I Am The Brand Behind ZimPF, Says Mujuru

By Johannes Chin’ombe Masvingo, February 15, 2017 – AS the ownership wrangle continues to rock ZimPF with interim Joice Mujuru tussling with a group of fellow ... Full story

Experts Meet Urgently In Harare Over Armyworm

HARARE - International experts are holding emergency talks in Harare on Tuesday to tackle an outbreak of crop-eating "armyworm" caterpillars advancing across several countries. Experts from 13 ... Full story

Chiyangwa Remains Defiant Over 'CAF Coup Plot'

By Don Makanyanga Harare, February 14, 2017 - ZIFA and Cosafa President Philip Chiyangwa has set the tone for bruising combat with Caf President Issa Hayatou ... Full story

Caf Warns Cosafa Over Planned Meeting

The Confederation of Africa Football has warned Cosafa over a planned meeting with other member associations which it says is "an attempt to destabilise" the ... Full story

Trump Tells Nigerian Leader Buhari 'To Keep Up The Good Work He Is Doing'

Cape Town - United States President Donald Trump spoke by phone on Monday with his Nigerian counterpart President Muhammadu Buhari. In a statement Buhari's spokesperson Femi ... Full story

Court Frees Moyo Arrest Agitator

By Staff Reporter Harare, February 14, 2017 - HARARE Magistrate Lazini Ncube on Monday freed pro-democracy campaigner Denford Ngadziore who had been accused of convening an ... Full story

Civil Servants Reject Govt's Health Insurance Scheme

By Lynette Manzini Harare, February 14, 2017 – CIVIL SERVANTS have demanded the abandonment of a government proposed National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) insisting they were ... Full story

The Real And Imagined Crimes Of Gambia's Yahya Jammeh

Banjul - The Gambia's former president Yahya Jammeh wielded a potent mix of brute force and mysticism to keep citizens in a permanent ... Full story

Chiadzwa Diamond Fields Turned Into Torture Camps: Report

By Kenneth Matimaire Mutare, February 14, 2017 – THE Mbada Diamonds concession in Chiadzwa has reportedly been transformed into a fierce torture base as law enforcement ... Full story

Moyo Claims Zacc Broke Into His Offices

By Lynette Manzini Harare, February 14, 2017 – EMBATTLED Higher and Tertiary Education Minister Jonathan Moyo has made astonishing claims the Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (Zacc) was ... Full story

Zanu PF Suspends Two For 'Undermining' Mugabe Bash

By Mlondolozi Ndlovu Harare, February 13, 2017 - TWO Zanu PF Bulawayo provincial youth leaders have summarily been suspended from their positions for allegedly failing to ... Full story

Dokora Says Vernacular Teaching To Proceed

By Lynette Manzini Harare, February 13, 2017 - PRIMARY and Secondary Education minister Lazarus Dokora says his ministry is going ahead with plans to introduce ... Full story

Grace Resumes Her Rallies

FIRST Lady Grace Mugabe is on Friday set to resume her countrywide rallies, making her first stop over in Buhera North, as she rolls out ... Full story

Mawarire Demands Mandiwanzira Apology Over 'Shameful Lie'

Harare - Zimbabwe's protest pastor Evan Mawarire may have vowed not to say too much before his case comes up in court - but he ... Full story

South Africa's Ex-Public Prosecutor Under Fire After Son Crashes State Car

JOHANNESBURG - The African National Congress Women’s League (ANCWL) wants recently appointed Public Protector Busi Mkhwabane to “consider a case of abuse of state resources” ... Full story

Chihuri Takes Potshot At Dokora Over National Pledge

MASVINGO – Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) Commissioner-General Augustine Chihuri last week criticised the controversial national pledge introduced by Minister of Primary and Secondary Education; Lazarus ... Full story

Angola's President Blames Police For 'Worst Football Tragedy'

Luanda - Angola announced an investigation on Saturday into a stadium stampede that killed at least 17 and injured scores, as the nation's president, the ... Full story

500kg Woman Leaves Egypt In Cargo Plane To India For Surgery

Cairo - The head of the Egyptian national airline, EgyptAir, says the company has transported a 500kg woman in a cargo plane to India for ... Full story

Trump Considering 'Brand New' Immigration Order

Washington - US President Donald Trump said on Friday he is considering drafting a new order to ban migrants from majority-Muslim nations after his initial ... Full story

At Least 17 Dead In Angolan Football Stadium Stampede

Luanda - At least 17 football fans died in a stampede at a stadium in northern Angola on Friday, police said, adding that scores of ... Full story

Land Fraud: PDP Urges Zanu PF Confrontation

By Dylan Murambgi  Harare, February 11, 2017 – THE People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has urged confrontation against Zanu PF’s continued grabbing of land for sale to ... Full story

Bhasikiti Vows To Contest In By-Election On ZimPF Ticket

Masvingo – President Robert Mugabe has set April 8, 2017 as the date for the Mwenezi East parliamentary by-election. The seat fell vacant on December 22, ... Full story

Mujuru Replaces Expelled Comrades, Abandons By-Elections

By Dylan Murambgi Harare, February 11, 2017 – EMBATTLED Zimbabwe People First (ZimPF) leader Joice Mujuru has moved to replace seven senior party members she ditched ... Full story

Youth Ministry Officials Grilled Over Truant Director

By Lynette Manzini Harare, February 10, 2017 – YOUTH and Indigenisation ministry officials were Thursday taken to task by parliament on why they had reinstated a ... Full story

Trump Loses Appeal Court Bid To Reinstate Travel Ban

A US appeals court has rejected President Donald Trump's attempt to reinstate his ban on visitors from seven mainly Muslim countries. The 9th US Circuit Court ... Full story

Haunted Zanu PF Cllr Pays Cattle To Appease Avenging Spirits

CHIPINGE - Zanu PF Ward 26 councillor, Misheck Busa, who is also the Chipinge Rural District Council (RDC) vice chairperson, recently paid 12 herd of ... Full story

Tich Mataz Arrested For Smuggling

Top radio and television personality Tichafa “Tich Mataz” Matambanadzo on Thursday appeared at the Harare Magistrates’ Court facing allegations of smuggling after he failed to ... Full story

Mawarire Says Happy To be Out Of Jail

Harare - A Zimbabwean pastor arrested for organising anti-government protests says he is happy to be out of prison after being released on bail. Evan Mawarire ... Full story

Gucci Grace For Parly? Mugabe's Wife May Have Cunning Plan

Harare - Why would Gucci-loving, jet-setting Grace Mugabe want to be a humble MP in Zimbabwe's parliament? It's hard to imagine the imperious Zimbabwean first lady ... Full story

Kasukuwere Says Harare Councillors Part Of Housing Scams

By Lynette Manzini Harare, February 09, 2017 – LOCAL Government Minister Saviour Kasukuwere has accused Harare city councillors of abusing their positions as custodians of the ... Full story

PDP Blasts 'Thieving' Chinamasa

By Staff Reporter Harare, February 09, 2017 – THE People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has branded Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa a thief while urging civil servants to ... Full story

ZimPF Mat South Endorses Party Expulsions

By Dumisani Nyoni Bulawayo, February 09, 2017 - ZIMBABWE People First (ZimPF) Matabeleland South Province has endorsed the axing of seven senior party members for allegedly ... Full story

Parly Grills Dokora Over New Curriculum

Primary and Secondary Education minister Lazarus Dokora was on Wednesday grilled in the National Assembly over the recently-introduced school curriculum, which seeks to expand learning ... Full story

#ThisFlag Pastor Mawarire Freed

HIGH Court Judge Clement Phiri on Wednesday ended the detention of protest Pastor Evan Mawarire after granting him bail following a freedom bid mounted by ... Full story

Mawarire Not Arrested For Demonstrating: Mandiwanzira

ICT, Postal and Courier Services Minister, Supa Mandiwanzira says Evan Mawarire was arrested for violating the law when he broke his bail conditions and not ... Full story

ConCourt Dismisses Mugabe 'Unfit To Rule' Case

Harare - Zimbabwe's Constitutional Court on Wednesday dismissed an application filed by a social rights activist challenging President Robert Mugabe’s fitness to continue to lead ... Full story

Mujuru Fires Mutasa, Six Other Party Bigwigs

By Don Makanyanga Harare, February 08, 2017 – ZIMBABWE People First (ZimPF) leader, Joice Mujuru has expelled top aide Didymus Mutasa and six other senior party ... Full story

False Start To Zim Women Cricket Team's WC Qualifiers

By Don Makanyanga Harare, February 08, 2017 – ZIMBABWE Senior Women’s Cricket team’s World Cup qualification has started on a false note following a 139 defeat ... Full story

Warriors Let Us Down, Says Zifa Deputy President

By Don Makanyanga Harare, February 08, 2017 - ZIMBABWE Football Association (Zifa) vice president Omega Sibanda has come out guns blazing accusing national team players ... Full story

Bev Says Ready To Start Family With Muridzo

By Don Makanyanga Harare, February 08, 2017 - EROTIC dancer and Sexy Angels leader Beverly Sibanda - Bev in the arts industry - says she is ... Full story

Sexual Harrassment: MPs Implored To Tame Varsity Lecturers

By Lynette Manzini Harare, February 08, 2017 – A LOCAL feminist group has implored policy makers to introduce stricter measures that would help curb rampant sexual ... Full story

Bhasikiti Says Ready To Reclaim Mwenezi East

Zimbabwe People First (ZimPF) top official and former Masvingo Minister for Provincial Affairs Kudakwashe Bhasikiti, who was fired from Zanu PF for aligning with the ... Full story

Pupils Taken To Hospital After School Beating

Bulawayo - Five new pupils from a secondary school in Zimbabwe had to go to hospital this month for treatment after they were allegedly beaten ... Full story

Nkomo Vows To Deliver MDC-T Seats To Mujuru

By Dumisani Nyoni Bulawayo, February 07, 2017 – ZIMBABWE People First (ZimPF) senior politician Sam Sipepa Nkomo has pledged to deliver all the parliamentary seats in ... Full story

US, ZPP Slam Zim Clerics' Arrests

By Staff Reporter Harare, February 07, 2017 – THE US government on Monday slammed Harare for the arrest and continued incarceration of Pastors Evan Mawarire and ... Full story

South Africa To Deport Zimbabweans Ahead Of 2018 Elections

By Staff Reporter Harare, February 07, 2017 – SOUTH AFRICA’s government is set to deport at least 200 000 Zimbabweans living in its territory ahead of ... Full story

Sickened By Evan Mawarire Critics And Kindergarten Jokers

By Patson Dzamara That leaders of a country bedevilled with unprecedented challenges and on the verge of a precipice would fight and dedicate efforts ... Full story

Minister Says Worried By ZBC-TV Senate Snub

By Staff Reporter Harare, February 06, 2017 – MEDIA, Information and Broadcasting Services deputy minister Sithokozile Mathuthu says she was worried ZBC-TV has failed to cover ... Full story

Jailed Mawarire Says Being "Treated Well'

Harare - Detained Zimbabwe protest pastor Evan Mawarire says he's being well treated in the maximum security prison in Harare where he's being held – ... Full story

Tsvangirai Once Tried To Kill Joshua Nkomo: Mphoko

By Staff Reporter  Harare, February 06, 2017 – VICE PRESIDENT Phelekezela Mphoko has made astonishing claims MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai was once involved in an assassination ... Full story

Trump Appeal Against Seattle Judge's Travel Ban Ruling

The US justice department has filed a court motion against the suspension of President Trump's travel ban on people from seven mainly Muslim nations. The move ... Full story

Jailed Mawarire Classified As 'Dangerous' Prisoner

Harare - Evan Mawarire, the protest pastor arrested in Harare as he returned from exile in the US this week, is being held in a ... Full story

At Least 140 US Bound Somali Refugees Returned To Camp

Nairobi - At least 140 Somali refugees whose resettlement in the United States this week was stopped by President Donald Trump's executive order have been ... Full story

Food Tax Hike: Ploy To Starve Locals - PDP

By Staff Reporter Harare, February 04, 2017 – FORMER Finance Minister Tendai Biti’s party says the Zanu PF led government was deliberately trying to starve poor ... Full story

Trump Travel Ban: Seattle Judge Issues Nationwide Block

A US judge in Seattle has issued a temporary nationwide block on President Donald Trump's ban on travellers from seven mainly Muslim nations. Federal Judge James ... Full story

Angola's Dos Santos Confirms Will Step Down

LUANDA - Angolan President Jose Eduardo dos Santos confirmed on Friday he would step down ahead of elections due in August, signalling the end to ... Full story

Ex-MDC Councillor Arrested For Saying Mugabe Too Old

By Staff Reporter Harare, February 03, 2017 - POLICE in Gwanda arrested a former MDC-T councillor for saying he would not join Zanu PF if it ... Full story

Zanu PF Targets 150 Beasts For Mugabe Feast

By Don Makanyanga Harare, February 03, 2017 – ZANU PF is targeting 150 beasts for slaughter during President Robert Mugabe’s birthday bash set for Matopo in ... Full story

Zim PF Divided Over Mwenezi

BIKITA - Following Zim PF's poor performance in the just ended Bikita West by-election which saw their candidate Kudakwashe Gopo losing to Zanu PF 's ... Full story

Gambia Dog That Killed President Barrow's Son Put Down

The dog that killed the eight-year-old son of Gambian President Adama Barrow has been put down, a government official has confirmed. Habibu Barrow died in hospital ... Full story

Mawarire Charges 'Absolutely Ridiculous, A Total Sham': Amnesty International

Harare - The Zimbabwe pastor who fled to the United States after launching the popular #ThisFlag protest movement faces up to 20 years in prison ... Full story

Fear Of Falling, Glam Young Wife: Is Donald Trump REALLY Another Mugabe?

Harare - British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson suggested in comments he made to parliament this week that the new US president didn't have quite as ... Full story

Poor ZEC Funding To Deliver Contested Poll: ERC

By Sij Ncube Harare, February 02, 2017 – A LEADING election watchdog has warned that poor funding on the Zimbabwe Election Commission (ZEC) by Treasury will ... Full story

#ThisFlag Pastor Arrested, Expected In Court Thursday

SOCIAL activist and cleric, Evan Mawarire, of #ThisFlag movement, made a surprise return to Zimbabwe late Wednesday afternoon, and was immediately arrested by State security ... Full story

National Pledge Challenge: ConCourt Reserves Judgement

Harare, February 01, 2017 – ZIMBABWE’S Constitutional Court (ConCourt) on Wednesday reserved judgment on a challenge filed by an aggrieved Harare parent seeking to stop ... Full story

Being Eternal Cry-Babies Will Not Solve Our Problems

By Patson Dzamara The unprecedented rise of the citizens’ movement in Zimbabwe gave ordinary citizens a loud and bold voice. After ... Full story

Zimbabwe A In Humiliating Series Defeat

By Don Makanyanga   Harare, February 01, 2017 – THE Zimbabwe A cricket team suffered humiliating series defeat at the hands of visiting Afghanistan following a 20 ... Full story

Fresh Campign Launched To Attract Youth Vote

By Lynette Manzini Harare, February 01, 2017 – A youth based group has been launched a campaign which aims to encourage Zimbabwean youths to take part ... Full story

Ecowas Mission Seizes Weapons And Ammo From Jammeh's Home

JOHANNESBURG – The Ecowas Mission in The Gambia (ECOMIG) has seized weapons and ammunition from the private home of exiled former President Yahya Jammeh in ... Full story

African Leaders OK Strategy For Mass Withdrawal From ICC

Addis Ababa - African leaders have adopted a strategy calling for a collective withdrawal from the International Criminal Court. The non-binding decision came behind closed ... Full story