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SMEs, Vendors Tussle For Space In Mutare CBD

By Tariro Guwira  Mutare, March 31, 2017 – COMPETITION for trading spaces among small business operators and vendors has seen authorities in the border city ... Full story

Tell Me Who Is Your Friend And I Tell You Who You Are

Well, close your eyes and imagine the following variant of your life: you are almost forty, you have already got a job with good pay, ... Full story

Thiefs Ruin Urban Farmers' Hopes Of Bigger Yields

By Sibongile Moyo Bulawayo, March 31, 2017 - RESIDENTS practising urban farming in some open city spaces around the city are dismayed by the continued theft ... Full story

War Veterans Bluffing Over Mugabe Snub Threats

By Malvern Mkudu War veterans’ recent threats to dump the ruling party are an attempt to arm-twist President Mugabe into submitting to their political demands and ... Full story

Debt Ridden Gweru City Council Faces Trade Fair Ban

By Debra Ndlovu Gweru, March 31, 2017 - THE Gweru City Council owes in excess of $11 000 in outstanding hotel bills by a Bulawayo hotel ... Full story

Zuma Axes 15 Ministers In Shock Reshuffle

President Jacob Zuma finally cracked the whip on Thursday night and axed Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan, eNCA reported. The move, widely anticipated since the beginning of ... Full story

Over 500 Kids Kidnapped By Boko Haram Since 2014

Johannesburg -  Hundreds of children remain missing while officials refuse to acknowledge the largest-ever mass abduction of Nigerian schoolchildren by Boko Haram Islamic extremists, Human ... Full story

Mujuru Aides In Nasty Brawl Over Media

By Staff Reporter Harare, March 30, 2017 – NATIONAL People’s Party (NPP) senior officials Jealous Mawarire and Gift Nyandoro were Thursday caught up in a fierce ... Full story

ICC Ups Pressure On SA Over Omar al-Bashir Release

Cape Town – South Africa is set to appear before the International Criminal Court (ICC) next week Friday to "account for failing to arrest Sudanese ... Full story

EU Launches Comic And Cartoon Competition To Promote EU-Zim Relations

THE European Union Delegation to Zimbabwe has launched a cartoon and comic competition titled 'Same, same but different - ZimEUrelations'. The competition which was launched this ... Full story

Great Zimbabwe Community Elders Panic Over Veld Fires

By Nozipho Rutsate Masvingo, March 30, 2017 – A group of community elders has called for the outside world to help in safeguarding the Great Zimbabwe ... Full story

SMEs Urged To Use Formal Banking Institutions

By Debra Ndlovu Gweru, March 30, 2017 – ZIMBABWE’S smaller businesses have been urged to consider using formal banks to deposit their monies as this was ... Full story

MPs' Salary Hike Demands Outrageous

By Malvern Mkudu Last week’s reports that Members of Parliament are demanding salaries of between $2,000 and $10,000 is sufficient proof that most of the leaders ... Full story

MPs In Mugabe Praise For Malaba C/J Job

By Staff Reporter Harare, March 30, 2017 – LEGISLATORS from across the political divide Wednesday took time to welcome the appointment of top judge Luke ... Full story

Rights Lawyers To The Rescue Of Assault Accused six

By Staff Reporter Harare, March 30, 2017 – RIGHTS lawyers Wednesday came to the rescue of six Harare residents who were arrested and detained without charge ... Full story

Fund-Raising? Mugabe Approves Hike In Traffic Fines

Harare - If driving in Zimbabwe wasn't enough of a headache already, here's something more to put you off: President Robert Mugabe has just approved ... Full story

Court Blocks By-Elections To Replace Kombayi

By Debra Ndlovu  Bulawayo, March 29, 2017 - OUSTED Gweru mayor Hamutendi Kombayi’s hopes of reclaiming his job were kept alive on Monday when the Bulawayo ... Full story

SA: Ex-DA Leader Under Fire For Pro-Colonialism Comments

Western Cape Premier Helen Zille says she's glad that her tweets brought the debate around colonialism to the surface as she believes it is of ... Full story

Govt Blamed For Hindering Mental Patients' Treatment

By Leopold Munhende Harare, March 29, 2017 - GOVERNMENT bureaucracy is hindering effective treatment of mental health patients, Doctors Without Borders (MSF) Head of ... Full story

Chivhu Sex Worker Flees After Bedding Minor

 CHIVHU - A Chivhu sex worker, Tendai Sibanda, popularly known as Chicken, has gone on the run after learning that police are hunting for her ... Full story

Zimbabwe Tobacco Sales Up 33.3 Percent In 2017

HARARE ‑ Volumes of sold tobacco have surged to 33.3 percent during the first nine days of this year’s tobacco auctioning season in Zimbabwe, despite ... Full story

I Coast Ex-First Lady Acquitted Of Crimes Against Humanity

Abidjan - An Ivory Coast jury on Tuesday acquitted former first lady Simone Gbagbo of crimes against humanity during the 2010-11 post-election crisis in a ... Full story

Critical Tanzanian Rapper Freed, Advised To 'Improve' Lyrics

DAR ES SALAAM - The Tanzanian government ordered the release of a popular rapper on Monday, jailed over his song lyrics, insisting that President John Magufuli ... Full story

Nigeria's Ailing Leader Buhari 'Reduces His Working Hours'

Abuja – Nigeria's "ailing" president Muhammadu Buhari has reportedly reduced his working hours since he returned from medical leave. According to Voice of America, the development ... Full story

BVR: The Pros And Cons In Zimbabwe's Electoral System

By Malvern Mkudu ZIMBABWE’S voters’ roll’s credibility has always been a contested matter with accusations of the existence of ghost voters and other voter irregularities being ... Full story

Mixed Feelings Over 'Pirate Taxis' In Bulawayo

By Sibongile Moyo Bulawayo, March 28, 2017 – RESIDENTS in the country’s second largest city have expressed mixed feelings over the increase in the number of ... Full story

All Set For 2017 Bonaqua Troutbeck ATU Triathlon African Cup

By Don Makanyanga Harare, March 28, 2017 - All is set for the historic 10th Anniversary of the annual Troutbeck Triathlon African Cup event scheduled for ... Full story

Looters Holding Mugabe Hostage - Mujuru

PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe is being kept in power by “power-hungry looters”, hence Zimbabweans must take the chance to vote the 93-year-old leader out of office, ... Full story

RBZ In Push To Stop High Denomination Notes Importation

Harare - Cash-strapped Zimbabwe is trying to stop banks importing high-denomination US dollar bills - and that means you shouldn't see $100 notes in banks ... Full story

NGO Sets Up Rehabilitation Centre For Drug Abusers

By Tariro Guwira Mutare, March 27, 2017 - A LOCAL NGO, Rebuild Sakubva (RESA) has set up a youth rehabilitation centre in Sakubva in efforts to ... Full story

Government Intervenes In Mining Violence

Zvishavane-Government has set up a committee that will look into the increasing number of violent clashes, over gold claims in most mining communities, the Minister ... Full story

Tanzanian Rapper Held For 'Insulting' President Magufuli In Song

Dar es Salaam - A popular Tanzanian rapper said Sunday that he had been arrested over a song allegedly insulting President John Magufuli, seen as ... Full story

Zimbabwe Floods 'Cause Spike In Malaria Cases'

Harare - Health authorities in Zimbabwe are stepping up the distribution of anti-malarial drugs after 151 malaria deaths were recorded in the last two months, ... Full story

Women 'Using Toxic Mine Waste As Sexual Stimulant'

Hwange – Women living in a small town in north-western Zimbabwe are reportedly at risk of contracting cervix cancer following reports that they were allegedly ... Full story

Coalition Will Create Bloated Govt, Warns Opposition Leader

By SijNcube Harare, March 26, 2017 - As Zimbabwe political parties coalesce to forge a grand coalition against President Robert Mugabe ahead of next year’s elections, ... Full story

Security Guard, Naked Lover Found Dead

Masvingo – A security guard and his alleged girlfriend were reportedly found dead this week, with their bodies "lying on the floor in an advanced ... Full story

Trump Forced To Pull Health Care Bill In Major Setback

Washington - US President Donald Trump suffered a major political blow on Friday as he was forced to ask Republican leaders to pull an emblematic ... Full story

Gambia To Set Up Truth Commission To Probe Jammeh's Rule

The Gambia will set up a Truth and Reconciliation Commission to investigate abuses committed during ex-President Yahya Jammeh's rule, the justice minister has said. The ... Full story

Gunmen Kill 50, Injure Dozens In CAR Village Attacks

Bangui - At least 50 people have been killed and dozens more injured since Tuesday after armed men attacked three villages in the central Bambari ... Full story

Court Blocks Grace's Farm Grab Attempt

Harare – A Zimbabwean court has ruled against First Lady Grace Mugabe's move to seize yet another farm, as she seeks to expand her empire ... Full story

Zimbabwe's Opposition At Odds Over BVR

By Leopold Munhende  Harare, March 25, 2017 – ZIMBABWE’S opposition parties currently pushing for a united front against President Robert Mugabe and his Zanu PF in ... Full story

Ousted Egyptian Dictator, Mubarak Released From Jail

Cairo - In six years, Egypt's Hosni Mubarak has gone from symbolising the hubris of Middle East dictators swept away by the Arab Spring uprisings ... Full story

Trump Offers Condolences To Family Of London Attack Victim

US President Donald Trump expressed condolences on Thursday to the family of an American citizen, Kurt Cochran, killed in the London attack. “A great American, Kurt ... Full story

War Veterans Hint On Ditching Mugabe

Harare – WAR veterans, who have given President Robert Mugabe key support in past, vowed on Thursday to rally behind "competent" candidates in next year's ... Full story

War Veterans Bay For Mugabe, Grace Blood

VETERANS of Zimbabwe’s war of liberation have declared war on President Robert Mugabe and made a clarion call for citizens to remove him from power ... Full story

Ex-MP Rejoins Mujuru, Eyes Party Post

By Nozipho Rutsate  Masvingo, March 24, 2017 – FORMER MDC-T MP for Bikita West, Heya Shoko who recently contested in the constituency’s by-elections as an independent ... Full story

Gweru Residents Reject Mnangagwa Sponsored Bill

By Blessings Chidakwa Gweru, March 24, 2017 - GWERU residents Thursday signed a petition challenging moves allegedly sponsored by a Zanu PF faction to amend the ... Full story

Chamisa Says Parties Should Get Broadcasting Licences

By Leopold Munhende  Harare, March 23, 2017 - MDC-T co-vice president and Kuwadzana MP, Nelson Chamisa has called on the country’s Information and Broadcasting Services ministry ... Full story

RBZ Deputy Chief Backs Rand Adoption

Cape Town - A central bank official said it would be “prudent” for Zimbabwe to use the rand rather than the US dollar as the ... Full story

Mugabe Opponents Demand ZEC Disbandment

Harare - A coalition of Zimbabwean opposition parties on Wednesday staged a protest ahead of next year's polls, demanding the disbanding of the state-appointed electoral ... Full story

Namibian President Calls For Land Seizures

Namibia's president said Tuesday that the government is considering radical land expropriation to spur the transfer of property to the country's black majority. Speaking ... Full story

Religious Senegal TV Station Accidentally Airs Porn

Dakar -  An Islamic television station in Senegal says it has filed a formal complaint against unknown saboteur "X'' for taking over the network and ... Full story

Heavy Police Deployment Ahead Of Harare Protest

HARARE - POLICE deployed water cannons and anti-riot officers on the streets of the capital, Harare, on Wednesday ahead of a planned demonstration by opposition ... Full story

Zim Gives SA 'Thumbs Up' For Efforts In Ending Xenophobia

Harare – Zimbabwean authorities have reportedly given the South African government a 'thumbs up' for its efforts in ending xenophobic violence. According to Chronicle, Deputy Minister ... Full story

Zim Opposition Parties Want UN To Handle 2018 Election

Harare - Zimbabwe's opposition parties are demanding United Nations involvement in next year's presidential election after a preparatory meeting fell apart amid an argument with ... Full story

Makarau Storms Out Of ZEC Meeting With Parties

ZIMBABWE Electoral Commission (Zec) chairperson Rita Makarau Tuesday left representatives of political parties seething with anger after she stormed out of their meeting, over claims ... Full story

500 Athletes Set For JM Busha 54 Races

By Don Makanyanga Harare, March 21, 2017 - AT least 500 athletes are expected to take to the track and field when the finals of the ... Full story

Aspiring MPs Should Have 5 Os - Parly Speaker

By Blessings Chidakwa in Midlands Gweru, March 21, 2017 – SPEAKER of the National Assembly, Jacob Mudenda says there was need to amend the country’s Constitution ... Full story

Mugabe Takes Swipe At SA For Not Freeing Up Trade

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has taken a swipe at South Africa for what he says is Pretoria's failure to open up free trade in the ... Full story

Pope Begs For Forgiveness Over Church's Rin Rwanda Genocide

Pope Francis has asked for forgiveness for the “sins and failings of the Church and its members” during Rwanda’s 1994 genocide, saying the violence had ... Full story

Mujuru Snubs Mugabe War Vets Invite

FORMER Vice-President and opposition leader Joice Mujuru has snubbed an invitation by War Veterans minister Tshinga Dube to attend a proposed meeting of former guerrilla ... Full story

Free Zim Contraceptives Smuggled Into SA For Sale

Johannesburg - Every month, Nancy (not her real name) and her business partner travel to Zimbabwe to stock up on Marvelon family planning pills, GroundUp ... Full story

Mugabe Returns Home, Flies Out Again

By Staff Reporter Harare, March 20, 2017 – ZIMBABWE’S nomadic leader, President Robert Mugabe is now in Mauritius, the fourth country he has visited this month. The ... Full story

Veteran Actor Joe Mafela Dies In Accident - SA Police

Metro police spokesperson Edna Mamonyane confirmed the news to TshisaLIVE on Sunday morning. She confirmed that Mafela was involved in a car accident at around 10pm ... Full story

Chiyangwa Conquers 'Dictator' Hayatou, But Lives Under Worse Dictator

Harare - They're calling it regime change. President Robert Mugabe's flamboyant and very rich nephew Philip Chiyangwa played a large part in achieving the unthinkable: the ... Full story

Mliswa In Another U-Turn, Says To Rejoin Zanu PF

By Jermaine Ndlovu Bulawayo, March 19, 2017 – FORMER Zanu PF chair for Mashonaland West Temba Mliswa has made a u-turn on earlier vows he will ... Full story

Mugabe Rebellion Drama Rocks Zanu PF

President Robert Mugabe’s decision to reverse the Zanu PF Masvingo provincial elections and relieve Jorum Gumbo of his position as acting-chairperson was on Saturday openly ... Full story

Croc Shreds Girl's Hand

MWENEZI – A Grade Seven pupil at Gwamatenga Primary School in Mwenezi was last Thursday rushed to Manyuchi Clinic after she was attacked by a ... Full story

Ghana President Appoints 110 Ministers

Accra - Ghana's President Nana Akufo-Addo on Friday defended his controversial decision to appoint a 110-minister government, calling it a "necessary investment" in the small ... Full story

For Grace Mugabe, Love Found In Secretarial Pool Could End In Presidency

Matopo Hills - Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe plucked her from the secretarial pool decades ago to become his wife. Now Grace Mugabe is stirring speculation ... Full story

Malawi Man Found With Slain Albino Man's Bones

Lilongwe – Police in Malawi say investigations have revealed that human bones found with a man arrested in Lilongwe last week were those of a ... Full story

Chiyangwa Admits Bash Disguise To Plot Hayatou Ouster

By Staff Reporter Harare, March 18, 2017 – ZIFA and COSAFA president Philip Chiyangwa has admitted his controversial birthday party which was graced by FIFA president ... Full story

Zim 'Bumper Harvest': Minister Credits Land Reforms

Harare - Zimbabwean Agriculture Minister Joseph Made is confident the country will have a bumper harvest amid revelations government has stopped the importation of grain. Made ... Full story

Angola Considers Up To 10 Years In Prison For Abortions

Johannesburg - Angola's parliament votes next week on a proposal to imprison for up to 10 years women who have abortions and people who perform ... Full story

War Vets Defiant, Outwit Mugabe

WAR veterans on Friday scored a major victory against President Robert Mugabe after the High Court sanctioned their holding of a meeting to discuss welfare ... Full story

Kasukuwere In MDC-T Councillors Bribe Attempt Storm

By Blessings Chidakwa Gweru, March 17, 2017 – THE MDC-T has made astonishing claims its Gweru councillors were each offered $6 000 and a residential stand ... Full story

Govt's Cosmetic Rights Pledges Slammed

By Staff Reporter  Harare, March 17, 2017 – RIGHTS based civic groups have scorned government alleged attempts to hoodwink the world into believing it was still ... Full story

Mujuru Followers Worst Targeted For February Violations: ZPP

By Staff Reporter Harare, March 17, 2017 – A Zimbabwe Peace Project (ZPP) report says former Vice President Joice Mujuru’s followers were the worst targeted supporters ... Full story

Nomadic President On Another Foreign Trip

By Staff Reporter Harare, March 17, 2017 – PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe was Friday set to leave for Swaziland to attend an extraordinary summit of heads of ... Full story

Chiyangwa 'Coup' Ousts Hayatou From Caf

Madagascar Football Association chief Ahmad has been elected Confederation of African Football president, ending Issa Hayatou's 29-year reign. Ahmad won 34 of the 54 votes in ... Full story

Mine Donates To Cyclone Victims

By Blessing Chidhakwa, Midlands Zvishavane, March 16, 2017 – ZIMBABWE’S largest platinum miner, Mimosa Mine recently donated tonnes of various food items and clothing to ... Full story

Women Challenged To Take On Men In Elections

By Moses Chibaya Harare, March 16, 2017 – WOMEN’S rights proponent and MP, Thabitha Khumalo says nothing should stop local women from ascending to top leadership ... Full story

BVR Furore Threatens 2018 Polls

The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) could be forced to dump biometric voter registration (BVR) and revert to the old system, due to alleged security fears ... Full story

Four Held Over SA Airport Heist But Cash Nowhere To Be Found

South African police have arrested four people including a police officer over the airport heist a week ago but the money is still missing. Acting national ... Full story

Mom 'Cuts Off Toddler Son's Penis' Because 'It's Too Big For His Age'

Bulawayo - A two-year-old boy has been in hospital in the southern Zimbabwe city of Bulawayo for two months after his mother cut off his ... Full story

Bhasikiti An Empty Basket - Mahofa

MWENEZI - The Minister of State for Masvingo Provincial Affairs, Shuvai Mahofa last week attacked Zimbabwe People First (ZimPF) candidate in the upcoming Mwenezi East ... Full story

Law Reforms: MP Dares Sloth Govt

By Moses Chibaya Harare, March 15, 2017 - FIREBRAND Bulawayo East legislator, Thabitha Khumalo has threatened to take government to the Constitutional Court to force the ... Full story

Zimbabwe Has Highest Teenage Fertility Rate In Sub Saharan Africa

Zimbabwe has the highest teenage fertility rate in sub Saharan Africa. A national study has revealed that one in every 10 girls, aged between 15 ... Full story

Zimbabweans Picking Up Pieces After Floods

A Zimbabwean woman is rebuilding her life after miraculously surviving floods by hanging onto a tree for more than six hours, with her two month ... Full story

Trump Says To Donate Salary

Washington - Donald Trump will donate his annual presidential salary of $400 000 to charity by year's end, spokesperson Sean Spicer said on Monday - ... Full story

Mujuru Denies Multiple Farm Ownership, Diamond Claims

By Leopold Munhende Harare, March 14, 2017 – EMBATTLED National People’s Party interim leader, Joice Mujuru has accused Zanu PF of forcibly taking two of her ... Full story

MDC-T Says Given Up On Zim Police

By Lynette Manzini Harare, March 14, 2017 – THE MDC T says it has long given up on reporting attacks by their Zanu PF rivals ... Full story

ERC Director In Rare ZEC Defence

By Lynette Manzini Harare, March 14, 2017 – ELECTION Resource Centre (ERC) director Tawanda Chimhini says there was nothing wrong with a Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) delimitation ... Full story

Mujuru In Shock Gukurahundi U-Turn

FORMER Vice-President and opposition National People’s Party (NPP) leader Joice Mujuru has admitted to literally lying when she denied she had no knowledge of government’s ... Full story

Mom 'Clings To Tree For 6 Hrs With Baby On Back' To Survive Floods

Masvingo – A Zimbabwean woman, Nyaradzo Makholiso, 38, miraculously survived cyclone induced floods by "hanging precariously on a tree branch for six hours", with her ... Full story

Mujuru Seeks Mugabe Revenge

FORMER Vice President, Joice Mujuru has given the biggest hint yet that she will seek revenge for the cruel death of her husband and decorated ... Full story

Women Urged To Throng Voter Registration Centres

By Lynette Manzini Harare, March 13, 2017 – ZIMBABWE Election Support Network (Zesn) director Rindai Chipfunde Vava has urged local women to go out in their ... Full story

Minister Defends Male Choice For Women's Bank Chair

By Lynette Manzini Harare, March 13, 2017 – WOMEN’S Affairs Minister Nyasha Chikwinya has defended her decision to appoint a male board member to the soon ... Full story

Mangoma Urges BVR Abandonment For IDs

By Mlondolozi Ndlovu Harare, March 12, 2017 – FORMER energy minister Elton Mangoma’s Renewal Democrats of Zimbabwe (RDZ) has reiterated calls for the current government to ... Full story

South Korea's Ousted Leader Leaves Presidential Palace

Seoul - Ousted South Korean President Park Geun-hye left the presidential palace on Sunday evening, two days after the country's Constitutional Court removed her from ... Full story

New Jacob Zuma Jet Could Cost R1.3bn

Johannesburg – A plan to buy President Jacob Zuma a new private jet that could cost R1.3bn has been kept secret. According to a report by ... Full story

Pastor Bashed For Reprimanding ‘Promiscuous’ Prophet

CHIREDZI – Pastor Netsai Kufakwavanhu of the Gilgal Healing Voice and Deliverance Ministries has accused 'Prophet' Amos Chari Mapfumo of assaulting her and another church ... Full story

Botswana Journos Investigating Khama's Holiday Home 'Detained, Threatened'

Gaborone - Three journalists who tried to get a closer look at Botswana President Ian Khama's holiday home last week were allegedly detained and threatened ... Full story

Tsvangirai Chides ZEC For Blocking Diaspora Vote

By Leopold Munhende  Harare, March 11, 2017 – MDC-T president Morgan Tsvangirai has accused the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) of disenfranchising millions of prospective voters among ... Full story

Zim CSOs Competing, Much Concerned About Own Survival: EU Envoy

By Leopold Munhende Harare, March 11, 2017 – ZIMBABWE’S Civil Society Organisations (CSO) can do more to coordinate their efforts as opposed to acting as competitors, ... Full story

Mutsvangwa Tears Into 'Small Minded' Moyo, 'Puppy' Zhuwao

WAR veterans on Friday accused a faction in Zanu PF of peddling falsehoods against the ex-freedom fighters by linking them to various political outfits in ... Full story

Mutsvangwa Tears Into 'Small Minded' Moyo, 'Puppy' Zhuwao

WAR veterans on Friday accused a faction in Zanu PF of peddling falsehoods against the ex-freedom fighters by linking them to various political outfits in ... Full story

Mugabe Death Prophesy Pastor Freed

By Staff Reporter Harare, March 10, 2017 – OUTSPOKEN cleric and anti-Mugabe protestor Pastor Philip Mugadza was finally granted bail on Friday after languishing in remand ... Full story

UN Proposes Pay Cuts To Curb Sex Abuse By Peacekeepers

New York  - The United Nations on Thursday proposed a series of new steps aimed at stamping out sex abuse by peacekeepers, such as cutting ... Full story

MDC-T To Hold Anti-Mugabe Protest On March 22: Tsvangirai

Harare – MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai says his MDC party will take part in an anti-government protest on March 22 because Zimbabwe's ruling party wants ... Full story

Group Calls For Special Courts To Deal With Electoral Crimes

By Staff Reporter Harare, March 10, 2017 – A TOP election watchdog has called on the country’s judicial authorities to identify magistrates who would be tasked with ... Full story

Ex-Chevrons Coach’s Book Nominated For Top Award

By Don Makanyanga  Harare, March 10, 2017 - THE Good Murungu: A Cricket Tale of the Unexpected a book written by former Zimbabwe National team cricket ... Full story

Tsvangirai Admits Tribal Exclusion Among Minorities

By Mlondolozi Ndlovu Harare, March 10, 2017 – MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai has admitted the existence of tribal exclusion among minority groups in the country, ... Full story

Harare City Council Calls Off Debt Collectors

By Lynette Manzini Harare, March 10, 2017 – HARARE Mayor Bernard Manyenyeni has ordered Town House to disengage the services of Wellcash Debtor Collectors, hired by ... Full story

US Calls On Zimbabwe To Find Itai Dzamara

Harare – The United States Embassy in Harare on Thursday called on Zimbabwe authorities “to mobilise the full extent of their resources” to investigate the ... Full story

Tsvangirai Gets Birthday Cake Too But Mugabe Definitely The Biggest

Harare - It's birthday party time in Zimbabwe again - but no prizes for guessing which politician got the biggest cake. Opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai celebrates ... Full story

From El Nino Drought To Floods, Zimbabwe’s Double Trouble

By Jeffrey Moyo, IPS HARARE - Dairai Churu, 53, sits with his chin cupped in his palms next to mounds of rubble from his destroyed makeshift ... Full story

Mujuru In Hot Soup Over ‘Queen Bee’ Remarks

National People’s Party leader Joice Mujuru has been slapped with a $5 million lawsuit for allegedly claiming that Zimbabwe People First (ZimPF) founding members Rugare ... Full story

Joburg Airport Heist, How It Happened

Johannesburg – OR Tambo International Airport on Wednesday revealed how an estimated R24 million was stolen from a container at the airport. A bakkie pulled up ... Full story

Trade On The Streets, And Off The Books, Keeps Zimbabwe Afloat

By Norimitsu and Jeffrey Moyo HARARE, Zimbabwe — Dusk falls and thousands of vendors fan out across central Harare. Through the night, they hawk their wares ... Full story

Trump In Anti-Terrorism Telephone Call With Kenyatta

Washington – US President Donald Trump and Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta have discussed their mutual interest in overcoming terrorism. The White House says Trump expressed appreciation ... Full story

Botswana Shoots At Least 22 Cattle 'Stolen From Zimbabwe'

Bulawayo – Botswana authorities have reportedly shot at least 22 cattle that were allegedly stolen from Zimbabwe's Bulilima district.  According to the Chronicle newspaper, Botswana recently ... Full story

Gunmen Dressed As Doctors Kill 30 In Afghanistan

KABUL - Gunmen dressed as doctors who stormed Afghanistan's largest military hospital on Wednesday killed more than 30 people in a six-hour attack claimed by ... Full story

Epworth65's Public Violence Case Collapses

By Staff Reporter Harare, March 08, 2017 – A Harare magistrate’s court Tuesday freed 65 residents from Epworth, among them nine juveniles, who had been accused ... Full story

Rights Activist Masarire Vows To Challenge Sentence

By Lynette Manzini Harare, March 08, 2017 – FIREBRAND pro-democracy activist Linda Musarira has vowed to appeal her conviction and 18 month sentence by a Mbare ... Full story

Kombayi Vows To Fight Dismissal

GWERU - Axed Gweru Mayor, Hamutendi Kombayi has vowed to fight his dismissal in the courts, saying his sacking by the Minister of Local Government ... Full story

I Miss Nkrumah: Mugabe Tells Ghanain Media

President Robert Mugabe says it was a great betrayal to the African cause when Kwame Nkrumah was ousted and had to die in exile. Addressing Ghanaian ... Full story

Caps, Ngezi Bouyant Ahead Of Weekend's Continental Fixtures

By Don Makanyanga Harare. March 08, 2017 – ZIMBABWE’S continental football representatives, Ngezi Platinum and Caps United have put up a strong face ahead of their ... Full story

NGOs, Opposition Run Ahead Of ZEC

By Lynette Manzini Harare, March 08, 2017 – ZIMBABWE’S NGOs and opposition political parties have begun voter education around the country despite not being clear ... Full story

MTN Mulls First Rand-Bond Sale In 7 Yrs On Nigerian Woes

Johannesburg - MTN Group is gauging investor interest for its first sale of rand-denominated bonds in seven years as Africa’s largest mobile-phone operator struggles to ... Full story

Girl (16), Nine Others Arrested Over 'Illegal' Gathering

By Staff Reporter Harare, March 07, 2017 - POLICE in Beitbridge weekend arrested a teenager and nine other residents from the border town and charged them ... Full story

Hands Off Housing Co-ops: Nyoni To Councils

By Lynette Manzini Harare, March 07, 2017 – SMALL to Medium Enterprises Minister Sithembiso Nyoni has castigated some local authorities in the country for pushing a ... Full story

Zimbabweans Feared Among SA Mysterious Deaths

Johannesburg - A further eight bodies believed to be illegal miners were found in Benoni on Monday afternoon, police said. This after six others were found ... Full story

Trump Signs New Travel Ban, Exempts Iraqis

Washington - US President Donald Trump signed a revised ban on travellers from six Muslim-majority nations on Monday - one with a reduced scope so ... Full story

Victory For Govt Workers

President Robert Mugabe was on Monday left with a bloody nose after the government spectacularly capitulated to civil servants’ demands to pay 2016 bonuses in ... Full story

Nigeria's Ex-President Jonathan 'Rejected British Offer To Rescue Kidnapped Girls'

Lagos – Nigeria, under the leadership of former president Goodluck Jonathan, reportedly rejected Britain's offer to rescue the more than 200 school girls kidnapped by ... Full story

Zim Man Attacked With Panga, Hours After Arriving In SA

Polokwane - A Zimbabwean man risked his life last week to protect his mother and to prevent robbers from stealing all the money they had ... Full story

Majongwe Claims Dogs Poisoned

Harare - Cars without number plates parked outside his house. His dogs poisoned. Ahead of a planned civil servants' go-slow over unpaid bonuses in Zimbabwe on ... Full story

Zim Truck Drivers Among Main Users Of Sex Enhancement Drugs

Long-haul truck drivers now top the list of people who are using sex-enhancement drugs which pose serious health risks, a new report has shown. According to ... Full story

Gambia, Senegal Revive Closer Ties After Jammeh Exit

Dakar - Senegal and The Gambia on Saturday affirmed a "new dynamic" between the two countries since the fall of former Gambian leader Yahya Jammeh, ... Full story

Ghana President Dumps Tsvangirai For Mugabe

By Staff Reporter Harare, March 06, 2017 – GHANAIN President Nana Akufo-Addo has invited President Robert Mugabe to his country’s 60th Independence Day celebrations, two months ... Full story

Govt Says To Relax Fertiliser Ban

By Lynette Manzini Harare, March 05, 2017 - GOVERNMENT will relax its import ban on fertiliser at least for the next 24 months after it has ... Full story

'Upbeat And Jovial' Mugabe Jets In From Singapore

Harare - Defying rumours he was "gravely ill", Zimbabwe's 93-year-old president Robert Mugabe arrived back in Harare early on Sunday after a trip to see ... Full story

Trump Accuses Obama Of 'Tapping' His Phone

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump has accused Barack Obama of "tapping" his phone during last year's White House campaign, without providing evidence of the explosive charge, ... Full story

Gambia's Barrow Allows Coup Plotters Back Into Army

BANJUL - Gambian President Adama Barrow has allowed six soldiers convicted of plotting a coup against former leader Yahya Jammeh back into the armed forces, ... Full story

Top Rights Activist Convicted Over Anti-Govt Demo

By Staff Reporter Harare, March 04, 2017 - A HARARE court on Friday convicted pro-democracy campaigner Linda Masarira and acquitted four other rights activists for their ... Full story

Heavy Rains Wreak Havoc On Zim Schools

Harare - Record-breaking rains in Zimbabwe have left at least 246 people dead and more than 2 000 displaced - but they've also had a ... Full story

Mujuru Abandons ZimPF

HARARE‑ Former vice-president Joice Mujuru, who recently fired seven top officials she accused of plotting against her, has changed the name of her party from ... Full story

SA: March Against Xenophobic Attacks

Cape Town - A coalition representing more than 10 civil bodies marched to Parliament on Saturday to protest against the recent attacks on foreign nationals ... Full story

Threat To Bomb SA Firms Over Attacks On Nigerians

Nigerian militants groups on Wednesday, threatened to bomb South African companies in retaliation for the xenophobic attacks that have occurred in Johannesburg and Pretoria over ... Full story

Zanu PF Youth Raped During 40km Walk From Bob Bash

By Mlondolozi Ndlovu Bulawayo, March 03, 2017 – A Zanu PF youth was raped as she walked from Matopo to Bulawayo after President Robert Mugabe’s birthday ... Full story

Zimbabwe Budgets $140m For Maize

HARARE – Zimbabwe, which is recovering from drought and battling a pest outbreak that threatens its maize crop, has budgeted $140-million (R1,8-billion) to buy maize ... Full story

Egypt Appeals Court Acquits Mubarak Over Protester Killings

Cairo - Egypt's top appeals court on Thursday acquitted Hosni Mubarak of involvement in the killing of protesters during a 2011 revolt, ending the final ... Full story

Headman Pays Cattle For Bedding Cousin’s Wife

Mwenezi - Chief Chitanga's court has fined a headman four cattle for engaging in an adulterous affair with the wife of his younger cousin brother. Lovemore ... Full story

Poorly Built Houses In Caledonia To be Demolished: Mayor

By Lynette Manzini Harare, March 02, 2017 – THOUSANDS of housing units which do not meet the minimum standards set by the Harare City Council ... Full story

Xenophobia: SA Govt Panics, 'Deports 97 Nigerians'

South Africa has deported 97 Nigerians for various offences following a series of raids, Nigerian officials said on Wednesday, amid heightened bilateral tensions over anti-immigrant ... Full story

Torture Of Arrested Persons Forbidden: Mnangagwa

VICE-PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa on Wednesday said the torture of arrested persons is forbidden as the country is party to the international treaty against the practice. The ... Full story

Mugabe Flies Out For 'Medical Review' In Singapore

Harare - Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, who celebrated his 93rd birthday last week, flew to Singapore on Wednesday for a "scheduled medical review", his spokesperson ... Full story

Judge Orders Return Of Seized Driver's Licence

By Staff Reporter Harare, March 01, 2017 - HIGH Court Judge Esther Muremba on Wednesday issued an ultimatum ordering a local police officer to return a ... Full story

Relief For Locals As Indian Doctors Plan Zim Base

By Lynette Manzini Harare, March 01, 2017 – ZIMBABWEANS who continue to travel to India to access more advanced and cheaper medical care will soon start ... Full story

'Stupid', Grace Says In Whatsapps With Diamond Ring Seller

THE nasty fight between First Lady Grace Mugabe and Lebanese businessman, Ahmed Jamal, over a $1,35 million diamond ring, has taken a new twist with ... Full story