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ANC MPs Not Bewitched, Will Not Vote Zuma Out: Chief Whip

African National Congress (ANC) Chief Whip Jackson Mthembu has made it clear that his caucus will follow the party line when voting in the motion ... Full story

Frail, Doddering Mugabe Must Go: Top Zanu PF Member

A NYANGA-BASED Zanu PF central committee member, Moses Gutu, is in trouble with the party for allegedly calling on President Robert Mugabe to step down. Nyanga ... Full story

Zimbabwe Tobacco Is Booming, But Farmers Growing It Are Not

Harare - Farmer Simon Kahari recently sold tobacco worth more than $6 000 at an auction in Zimbabwe, a small fortune reflecting the golden leaf's ... Full story

ZanuPF Not A Revolutionary Party. Rather, More Conservative, Repressive and Elitist

By Takura Zhangazha* The ruling Zimbabwe African National Union (Patriotic Front) Zanu PF has regularly made claims that is a ‘revolutionary party’.  It has buttressed ... Full story

Reprieve For Mugabe Death Prophesy Preacher

By Staff Reporter Harare, May 30, 2017 - HARARE magistrate Nomsa Sabarauta on Monday granted an application filed by firebrand Remnant church preacher Philip Mugadza who ... Full story

Police, Prisons Get Their 2016 Bonuses

By Staff Reporter Harare, May 30, 2017 – POLICE and Prisons Services have received their long delayed 2016 bonus payments with the rest of the civil ... Full story

Mzembi Takes Police Roadblock Menace To Cabinet

Zimbabwe’s tourism minister Walter Mzembi on Monday said that he wanted the numerous police roadblocks that tourists to the country said were “a nuisance” to ... Full story

South Africa's Zuma Survives Another No Confidence Vote

South Africa’s president, Jacob Zuma, has survived a vote of no confidence against him at a meeting of his party’s top leadership. Zuma who has ... Full story

Angolan President Dos Santos In Spain For Medical Reasons

Angola confirmed for the first time on Monday that 74-year-old President Jose Eduardo dos Santos, its leader of the last 38 years, was in Spain ... Full story

No Suitable Candidate To Succeed Mugabe - Zhuwawo

Harare – Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe's nephew Patrick Zhuwawo has reportedly said that he doesn't see anyone with potential to succeed his uncle, who turned ... Full story

Eight Panners Die In Mazowe Mine Shaft Collapse

Harare - At least eight illegal miners have been confirmed dead in Zimbabwe after a mine shaft they were working in collapsed. Reports say that at ... Full story

Bob Innocent, Needs No MDC Protection: Mathema

Zanu PF has dismissed utterances by MDC-T leader, Morgan Tsvangirai that president Robert Mugabe should resign from active politics and be protected by the opposition ... Full story

South Africa's ANC NEC Debates Motion To Remove Zuma

Senior politicians attending a top meeting of South Africa’s ruling ANC tabled a motion of no confidence on Saturday against president Jacob Zuma. Citing four unnamed ... Full story

Army Captain Killed In Gutu, Body Dumped In Masvingo

MASVINGO – Police have remained tight lipped about the body of a man believed to be a Zimbabwe National Army captain whose body was found ... Full story

Zanu PF Candidate Steps Down Over MDC-T Links

GWERU - Piason Mbalekwa who won primary elections to represent Zanu PF in the Chiundura Constituency by-elections stepped down because of his links to Morgan ... Full story

Ex-CAF Boss Issa Hayatou Bounces Back To Football Admin

Former CAF president Issa Hayatou was on Wednesday appointed by Cameroonian President Paul Biya to chair the board of Cameroon’s National Football Academy (Anafoot). Anafoot, is ... Full story

Zanu PF Witches Almost Killed Me - Mahofa

MASVINGO - Minister of State for Provincial Affairs for Masvingo Shuvai Mahofa has sensationally claimed that Zanu PF is full of witches saying she only ... Full story

Mugabe Disappoints Tokwe-Mukosi Victims

President Robert Mugabe's historic visit to Tokwe Mukosi since the floods that displaced many people three years ago had raised the victims' hopes for a ... Full story

Mugabe's Daughter Gets Another Board Appointment

Harare - President Robert Mugabe's only daughter Bona has just been named to the board of a new bank in her second high-profile appointment in ... Full story

Gunmen Ambush Bus, Kill 28 Christians In Egypt

 Gunmen have attacked a bus carrying Coptic Christians in central Egypt, killing at least 28 people and wounding 25 others, officials say. The bus was ... Full story

Sudanese Rebels Accuse SA Deputy President Of Bribery

Cape Town – Rebels in South Sudan have claimed that Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa is "taking bribes" from President Salva Kiir's government to block their ... Full story

PDP Lays Into Mugabe's 'Lunatic' Deputies

By Staff Reporter Harare, May 26, 2017 – FORMER Finance Minister Tenda Biti’s party has launched a scathing attack at President Robert Mugabe’s two deputies describing ... Full story

Honde Valley Man Found Dead, With No Privates

MUTARE - An epileptic man from Honde Valley was recently found dead without private parts and flesh on the skull. The man identified as Donemor Sanyoka ... Full story

Disgraced Zimra Boss Pleads For Immunity

Former Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (Zimra) commissioner-general Gershem Pasi (pictured), who resigned this week amid 45 charges of misconduct, sought an exit package and immunity from ... Full story

Lungu Blocks SA's DA Leader Maimane From Entering Zambia

JOHANNESBURG - Democratic Alliance leader Mmusi Maimane has arrived back in Johannesburg, after being denied entry into Zambia on Thursday evening. Maimane was planning to visit jailed ... Full story

Shamed Zimra Boss Pasi Resigns

SUSPENDED Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (Zimra) commissioner-general, Gershem Pasi, who was facing 45 charges of misconduct, has resigned. As first reported by our sister paper, the Zimbabwe ... Full story

Rapist Herdboy Fakes Age To Escape Jail

CHIREDZI - A 21-year-old headboy who was facing charges of raping his neighbour could not think of any other way to escape jail sentence than ... Full story

Grace Mugabe's 'Greatest Concern'

Harare - Leader of Zanu-PF women's wing and First Lady Grace Mugabe, could be elevated to the cabinet of her husband, Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, ... Full story

Group Slates 'Gukurahundi' Style Schools Closure Plan

By Dumisani Nyoni Bulawayo, May 24, 2017 - THE Matebeleland Institute for Human Rights (MIHR) has castigated the decision by the Ministry of Primary and ... Full story

Manchester Football Legends Mourn Terror Attack Victims

MANCHESTER - Football star David Beckham spoke of his "heartbreak" as former club Manchester United and local rivals Manchester City came together Tuesday to pay ... Full story

Zim Poultry Producers Burdened By VAT On Inputs, Capital Investment

THE Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (ZIMRA) has instructed chicken abattoirs to pay 15 percent value-added-tax (VAT) on all inputs, including capital investments used in broiler production, post ... Full story

VP Mphoko Storms Police Station Again

Mphoko and his aides allegedly drove into Bulawayo Central Police Station’s courtyard yesterday and interrogated the officer-in-charge, only identified as Chief Inspector Mpofu, and the ... Full story

GE Joins Women In Global Health Movement To Celebrate Exemplary Women Leaders In Global Healthcare

WGH is a movement that strives for greater gender equality in global health, and is dedicated to empowering female leaders of ... Full story

Open Letter To Morgan Tsvangirai Over Mugabe And Gukurahundi

The Bulawayo News 24 article entitled ‘Tsvangirai pledges to protect Mugabe against Gukurahundi prosecution of May 22, 2017, is accompanied by a photo of Mr ... Full story

South African Minister Abducted, Robbed

South Africa’s Correctional Services Deputy Minister Thabang Makwetla has confirmed that he escaped unharmed after being abducted at a hospital in Fourways, north of Johannesburg, ... Full story

Mugabe Ignores Parliament, Reassigns 'Corrupt' Permanent Secretary

PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe has reshuffled some permanent secretaries, with under-fire Mines and Mining Development secretary Francis Gudyanga reassigned to the Higher and Tertiary Education ministry. In ... Full story

Gambia's Jammeh 'Stole $50m', Assets Frozen: Minister

Banjul - The Gambia's justice minister said on Monday that ex-leader Yahya Jammeh stole around $50m via a state telecoms company, while a court froze ... Full story

Manchester Terror Attack Kills 19, Injures 50

Nineteen people have been killed and more than 50 injured in a suspected terror attack at Manchester Arena. The blast happened at 22:35 BST on Monday ... Full story

Mugabe's Rants Against West Killed Zim, says Mujuru

FORMER vice president Joice Mujuru has reportedly taken a swipe at her former boss President Robert Mugabe, saying that he was responsible for all the ... Full story

Mugabe Still One Of The 'Hottest News Stories' In Africa

Harare - Robert Mugabe is still one of the hottest news stories on the African continent - and as he gets older that's unlikely to ... Full story

Mnangagwa Gets Presidential Reception In Masvingo

MASVINGO – Vice-President Emmerson Dambudzo Mnangagwa received what can only be Presidential treatment when he disembarked from a plane at Masvingo Airport during his one-day ... Full story

Chiredzi Teacher Has Sex With Grade 7 Pupil, Fined $650

CHIREDZI – A married teacher at Gororo Primary school in Chivi has been fined $650 after he was found guilty of having sex with a ... Full story

SA Hunter Trampled To Death By Elephants In Hwange

Harare - Zimbabwe's national wildlife authority has confirmed the death of a South African hunter killed by elephants near Hwange this weekend. Zimparks acting spokesperson Simukai ... Full story

No Money To Gamble At Zimbabwe's Fading Racecourse

Harare - Once the preserve of the ruling white minority, horse racing in Zimbabwe adapted to survive independence in 1980 by attracting a loyal following ... Full story

Mujuru Visits, Sweeps Graves Of 2008 Violence Victims

Masvingo – In a major statement against political violence, former Vice President and National People`s Party (NPP) president Joice Mujuru visited Gutu District last week, ... Full story

Businessman's Deserted Wife Weeps For Sex In Court

CHIREDZI – Tsitsi Kurivara, wife of a prominent Chiredzi businessman broke down in court after telling the local magistrate how her husband has starved her ... Full story

Uncompensated Land Grab Not ANC Policy, Says SA Minister

CAPE TOWN – South Africa’s Rural Development and Land Reform Minister Gugile Nkwinti says expropriation of land from white farmers without paying compensation is not ... Full story

Disability Discourse, When The Activist Bucks Up The Wrong Tree

By Masimba Kuchera The last few months have got me thinking whether I’ve been misdirecting my disappointment when the man or woman in the street calls ... Full story

Sweden Drops Rape Investigation Of WikiLeaks Founder Assange

STOCKHOLM — Sweden’s top prosecutor said Friday she is dropping an investigation into a rape claim against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange after almost seven years. The ... Full story

Africa's Youth Unemployment A ‘Ticking Bomb: Obasanjo

Former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo has warned of the growing number of unemployed youth in African countries, saying it is a ticking bomb about to ... Full story

Trump Denies Poll Campaign Collusion With Russia

United States President Donald Trump has insisted that there was no collusion between Russia and his presidential campaign and pointedly rejected allegations that he asked ... Full story

Zim To Build Robert Mugabe University

Harare - Will any top Zimbabwe officials actually send their children to the new Robert Mugabe university that's being set up in honour of the ... Full story

Health Researchers To Alert World Health Ministers Over Killer Worm

BERLIN, Germany, May 18, 2017/ -- #MakingSchistory: A giant worm in the Humboldthafen, Berlin, represents the parasitic worm of schistosomiasis ... Full story

Govt Tightens Grip On Telecoms In Runup To 2018 Vote

Harare - President Robert Mugabe’s government will have a tight grip on the telecommunications industry until after elections next year, ICT Minister Supa Mandiwanzira said ... Full story

Unilever's Tech Breakthrough To Keep Billions of Tonnes Of Plastic Waste Out Of Our Oceans

Unilever, the multinational corporation behind brand names like Dove, Bru, and Kwality Wall’s, is attempting to fix some of the damage to the environment caused ... Full story

Fugitive Sudanese Leader Al-Bashir To Meet Trump

Saudi Arabia has invited Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, who is wanted for alleged war crimes, to a summit with US President Donald Trump and Arab ... Full story

Five In Court Over Anti-Bond Notes Demo

By Staff Reporter Harare, May 18, 2017 - FIVE Harare residents have been hauled before a Harare magistrate's court on charges of destroying property and disturbing ... Full story

ZBC Unlikely To Reform Ahead of 2018 Elections - Media Experts

As the 2018 watershed elections loom in the country, public broadcaster Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation (ZBC) which enjoys monopoly on the local airwaves has come under ... Full story

Compensation For Seized Land 'Urgent' - Germany Envoy

Harare – Germany has reportedly demanded compensation for land seized from its citizens during Zimbabwe's controversial land reforms, saying this was "an urgent and important ... Full story

UN Avails US$1,5m To Flood Victims

The United Nations Central Emergency Response Fund has allocated over US$1,5 million towards the provision of shelter to hundreds of flood victims in Zimbabwe. The Tropical ... Full story

Mudede Diaspora Snub Attempt Slammed

By Mlondolozi Ndlovu Harare, May 17, 2017 - RECENT revelations by the Registrar General Tobaiwa Mudede that government intends to scrap dual citizenship from the country’s ... Full story

Clinton Launches New Political Activist Group

Former United States presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has launched a new political activist group dedicated to advancing the vision that earned her the popular vote ... Full story

Cop Bashed For Parking In Tsvangirai's Bay

TWO MDC-T youth members yesterday appeared at the Harare Magistrates’ Court charged with assault after allegedly battering a top police officer for parking his vehicle ... Full story

Murder Suspect Requests Jail Term For Killing Stepmother

A MENTALLY-challenged Gokwe man who killed his stepmother five years ago stunned High Court judge Justice Martin Makonese on Monday when he kept demanding to ... Full story

ZBC Censors Mliswa's Anti-Mugabe Rant

By Leopold Munhende Harare, May 16, 2017 – Public broadcaster, Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation (ZBC) TV was recently forced to censor outspoken Norton MP, Temba Mliswa who ... Full story

Zim Bond Notes Being Traded Outside Borders

Harare - They said it couldn't happen but it has: Zimbabwe's bond notes are being smuggled just over the border and traded on the black ... Full story

Four Arrested Over Former Generations Actor's Murder

Johannesburg - Police have arrested four people for the murder of former Generations actor and Jozi FM DJ Mandla Hlatshwayo, who was shot and killed ... Full story

SA 'Working On Scrapping Visa For All African Citizens'

Johannesburg - South Africa is working towards allowing all African citizens to enter the country without visas – but at first “trusted travellers” like diplomats, ... Full story

MPs Urge Chegutu, Mutare Councillors' Sacking

By Staff Reporter Harare, May 15, 2017 – Zanu PF MPs have invited Local Government Minister Saviour Kasukuwere to come and deal with the Chegutu and ... Full story

Former Generations Actor Mandla Hlatshwayo Shot Dead

Jozi FM has confirmed the death of radio host Mandla Hlatshwayo‚ who was shot in Pimville‚ Soweto‚ on Sunday night. Reports said the incident happened ... Full story

Macron Inaugurated As France's New President

Emmanuel Macron has been inaugurated as France’s new president at the Élysée Palace, a few days after an outstanding win against the far-right candidate Marine ... Full story

Chiredzi Herdboy Uses Cattle To Lure Rape Victim

CHIREDZI – A Chiredzi man used his herd of cattle to lure a woman into the bush where he raped her, a Chiredzi court has ... Full story

Jealous Wife Bars Polygamous Hubby From Bedding Others

BUHERA - A polygamous teacher at Makomborero Secondary School in Gutu is seeking a peace order against his third wife who bars him from sleeping ... Full story

Govt To Order Fee Cuts On Attachment Students

By Leopold Munhende Harare, May 13, 2017 – ZIMBABWEAN universities will soon be ordered to reduce tuition fees paid by students who would be out on ... Full story

Zanu PF Youths Disrupt Residents' Meeting

By Mlondolozi Ndlovu Harare, May 13, 2017 – SOME alleged Zanu PF youths on Thursday used party councillor, Charamba Mlambo’s car to disrupt a meeting organised ... Full story

ZimPF Dismisses Split Reports

The Zimbabwe People First (ZimPF) party, which has been reported to have split again over leadership wrangles after the appointment of Ambassador Agrippa Mutambara as ... Full story

Families Of Released Chibok Girls Say Ordeal Not Over Yet

Abuja - Eight-two of Nigeria’s Chibok schoolgirls are free thanks to a prisoner swap between the Nigerian government and Boko Haram. The release is the ... Full story

Blasting Firm Riles Empowerment Lobby, Residents

By Dumisani Nyoni  Bulawayo, May 12, 2017 - THE Affirmative Action Group (AAG) has engaged the Environmental Management Agency (EMA) following complaints from Iminyela and Mpophoma ... Full story

Sports Fest Seeks To Unite Africa - Busha

Harare, May 12, 2017 – ZIMBABWE born James Makamba Busha is a man on a mission to promote a peaceful and unified Africa. The South African ... Full story

Poll Group Wants ZEC To Curb Vote Abuse

By Moses Chibaya Harare, May 12, 2017 - THE Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) must come up with more stringent measures that deter the abuse of assisted ... Full story

Nigeria Negotiating With Boko Haram For More Chibok Releases

Abuja - A Nigerian minister says the government is negotiating "seriously" for the release of the more than 110 kidnapped Chibok schoolgirls still held by ... Full story

Mujuru Prefers Expanded Coalition

HARARE - One is a female former teenage guerrilla fighter who became President Robert Mugabe's closest ally, the other is a battle-hardened opposition leader who ... Full story

Biti's PDP Dismisses Mnangagwa Command 'Idiocy'

Mlondolozi Ndlovu Harare, May 12, 2017 - FORMER Finance Minister Tendai Biti’s People Democratic Party (PDP) has described as idiotic, Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s current push ... Full story

Afrobarometer/MPOI Zimbabwe Survey: Extracting Political Meaning, Questioning Complex Reality

By Takura Zhangazha*  Zimbabwe’s Mass Public Opinion Institute (MPOI) in partnership with Afrobarometer has recently made public the findings of its round seven survey on the ... Full story

Trump To Fund Mugabe - US Envoy

Harare – The United States has announced plans to increase its funding levels to Zimbabwe, particularly in the health sector - despite a diplomatic tiff ... Full story

Economist Mbeki Warns SA Against Zim Style Land Seizures

Johannesburg – Calls to seize land is not necessarily the path to economic liberation, and South Africa might follow the same path as Zimbabwe if ... Full story

Ex-High Court Judge Mutambanengwe Dies

Retired High Court Judge and former Zimbabwe Electoral Commission chairman Justice Simpson Victor Mutambanengwe has died. He was 87. Reports say the respected jurist died Wednesday night ... Full story

Sexual Violence Against Children In Zim Widespread - Unicef

JOHANNESBURG – A United Nations Children's’ Fund (Unicef) Goodwill Ambassador has called for more protection of child victims of sexual violence – drawing attention to ... Full story

Kabila Names New Cabinet Of More Than 50

Kinshasa - Democratic Republic of Congo's president has named a new government that doesn't include any main opposition figures among more than 50 officials. President Joseph ... Full story

Coup Accused Kasukuwere Pleads Bob Loyalty

Harare – Zimbabwe's embattled local government minister Saviour Kasukuwere, who is also the ruling Zanu-PF party's political commissar, has denied allegations that he is plotting ... Full story

Chibok Girl Refused To Be Part Of Release Deal: Nigeria

Abuja - A schoolgirl who was among more than 200 kidnapped by Boko Haram in 2014 refused to be part of a release deal because ... Full story

Cash Crunch: Students Demand Mangudya Exit

By Mlondolozi Ndlovu Harare, May 09, 2017 - THE Zimbabwe National Students Union (ZINASU) has demanded the immediate resignation of Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) governor ... Full story

Bob Ditches 'Developed' Zim, Seeks Singapore Treatment

PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe left Harare for fresh “health check-ups” in Singapore on Monday — hardly a week after rejecting the profiling that Zimbabwe was “a ... Full story

Reprieve For Convicted Pro-Democracy Activist Masarira

By Staff Reporter Harare, May 09, 2017 – FIREBRAND pro-democracy campaigner Linda Masarira has time to breathe following a court ruling which excuses her from serving ... Full story

Kasukuwere Denies Mugabe Coup Plot With Malema Help

  Harare - President Robert Mugabe's top aide and government minister Saviour Kasukuwere has shrugged off charges he is working in cahoots ... Full story

Kagame, Foreign Affairs Ministers Meet Over AU Reforms

KIGALI, Rwanda - President Paul Kagame of Rwanda, his AU reform advisory team and close to 40 African Ministers of Foreign Affairs met yesterday in ... Full story

Racism Pushed Chidyausiku Into Activism: Brother

The elder brother to the late Retired Chief Justice Godfrey Chidyausiku, Dr Paul Chidyausiku an accomplished novelist, agriculturist and historian says racism in colonial Rhodesia ... Full story

Mugabe Has 'Outlived His Usefulness, Belongs In Cemetery', Says Maridadi

Harare – A daring member of parliament from Zimbabwe's main opposition Movement for Democratic Change party has reportedly said that President Robert Mugabe, 93, has ... Full story

Mugabe's Denial Begs The Question: Is There Hope For Zim?

By Malcom Sharara Harare - Is there hope for Zimbabwe when those in leadership are in denial? This is a question most Zimbabweans and others across ... Full story

Eskom Threatens Zim Power Cuts Over Debt

Cape Town – Eskom has threatened cutting power to Zimbabwe in June if its power utility Zesa does not clear its debt arrears of over ... Full story

Macron Elected French President

Paris - Pro-European centrist Emmanuel Macron won France's landmark presidential election, first estimates showed on Sunday, heading off a fierce challenge from the far-right in ... Full story

Boko Haram Frees 82 Chibok Girls

Abuja - The 82 freed Chibok schoolgirls arrived in Nigeria's capital on Sunday to meet President Muhammadu Buhari as anxious families awaited an official list ... Full story

Mugabe Rewards Chidyausiku With Nat Hero Status

The late Retired Chief Justice Godfrey Chidyausiku has been declared a national hero and will be buried at the National Heroes Acre in Harare on ... Full story

Young, Hip Zimbabweans Flock To HIFA

Harare - Young, fashion-conscious and eager for change, thousands of Zimbabweans spent this week partying at music concerts and open-air bars during a six-day festival ... Full story

Late Retired CJ Chidyausiku’s Body Arrives

The body of the late Retired Chief Justice (CJ) of Zimbabwe Godfrey Chidyausiku has arrived in the country. The Retired CJ died in South Africa on ... Full story

Tanzania School Bus Crash Kills Over 30 Pupils

More than 30 people - almost all of them schoolchildren - have been killed in a bus crash in northern Tanzania, officials say. They say the ... Full story

Woman's Private Parts Bitten Off In Fight Over Man

A BULAWAYO woman bit off a chunk of flesh from the sexual organ of another woman that she caught red-handed having sex with her husband ... Full story

SA Deputy President Ramaphosa Condemns Booing Of Leaders

ANC Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has condemned the heckling and booing of political leaders during public gatherings. This comes after former Finance Minister Pravin ... Full story

Ailing War Vets Minister Tshinga Dube In Intensive Care

WAR Veterans minister Tshinga Dube, who was taken to hospital and is currently admitted in the intensive care unit (ICU), is expected to be discharged ... Full story

Of Misfiring Khupe, Tsvangirai and Dr. Amai

By Leopold Munhende A dramatisation of our politicians might just grab a couple of rave reviews and become a box office hit; they do have a ... Full story

Zuma: I Agree With Mugabe, Zim Is 'Mischaracterised'…

Durban – President Jacob Zuma has reportedly said that he agrees with President Robert Mugabe's views that Zimbabwe is "mischaraterised". "Well, I think the president answered that ... Full story

Gutu Homestead Razed Down In Nasty Divorce Dispute

GUTU - A whole homestead in Hwicho village under Headman Gadzingo in Gutu was recently destroyed in an acrimonious divorce wrangle pitting a scorned woman ... Full story

35 Yr Old Female Joins Race For Rwandan Presidency

THIRTY FIVE year-old Diane Shima Rwigara has declared her interest to run for the presidency ahead of Rwanda’s election later in the year. Rwigara expects to ... Full story

Govt Secures US$1.2m For Flood Victims

The Ministry of Local Government, Public Works and National Housing says more than US$1.2 million has been raised to assist victims of floods and towards ... Full story

Zim Most Developed Country In Africa After SA: Mugabe

Durban - Zimbabwe is the most highly developed country in Africa, after South Africa, President Robert Mugabe has said. Mugabe made a surprise appearance on a ... Full story

Free The Airwaves! Govt Told On Press Freedom Day

By Staff Reporter Harare, May 03, 2017 – A TOP rights lawyers group has urged government to free the airwaves and further relieve the country’s media ... Full story

Former Chief Justice Chidyausiku Dies

By Staff Reporter Harare, May 03, 2017 – FORMER Chief Justice Godfrey Chidyausiku has died. He was 70. Reports say the top judge, who retired from the bench ... Full story

May Day Booing Sign Of Healthy Democracy, Says Unfazed Zuma

Durban – President Jacob Zuma said he doesn’t feel rejected by the working class, after he was jeered off the stage at a May ... Full story

Mugabe Grapples With 'Fresh Fissures' In Zanu-PF

 Harare - Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe's "foot soldier" is slowly but surely turning from being a poster boy for Zanu-PF's politics to being a villain, ... Full story

Fresh Problems Rock Mutasa, Gumbo's ZimPF

ZIMPF founding elders Rugare Gumbo and Didymus Mutasa and part of their supporters reportedly walked out of a meeting on Monday that sought to endorse ... Full story

Malawi Teens Challenge Order Punishing Them Over Pregnancies

Blantyre - Fourteen teenage school girls in Malawi on Tuesday launched a legal challenge against a controversial court decision to punish them over pregnancies, including ... Full story

High Court Challenge Against Police Spike Use

By Staff Reporter Harare, May 03, 2017 – ZIMBABWE Human Rights (ZimRights) director Okay Machisa has lodged a High Court challenge demanding the banning of spikes ... Full story

Pressure Mounts On Ailing Nigerian President Buhari

Lagos - Nigerian civil society activists called on President Muhammadu Buhari to take long-term medical leave on Tuesday, adding to mounting pressure on the 74-year-old ... Full story

Kenyan Journalist Arrested In South Sudan

Nairobi - South Sudan detained an NPR journalist for nearly four days before releasing him on Monday, a spokesperson for the organisation said. Eyder Peralta has ... Full story

Zimbabwe's Unemployment Rate At 90 Percent: Union

JOHANNESBURG – Zimbabwe's largest workers union, the  Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions says the country’s unemployment rate is now at 90-percent. The unions said a change ... Full story

Tsvangirai Says Won't Concede Defeat To Mugabe

OPPOSITION MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai on Monday scaled up the political stakes and declared that he would not concede defeat to President Robert Mugabe’s “fragmented” ... Full story

Ghana's Muntari Walks Out Of Serie A Match After Racial Abuse

Pescara's Sulley Muntari walked off the pitch in protest when a referee booked him after he claimed he was being racially abused during a league ... Full story

Zuma Abandons May Day Rally After Being Booed

South Africa's scandal-hit President Jacob Zuma abandoned a May Day rally after he was booed by workers demanding his resignation. Scuffles broke out between Zuma's ... Full story

Murderer Arrested After Dropping Phone At Crime Scene

MUTARE - Lovemore Mlambo Mafukidze of Matsotso homestead in Chipinge was last week hit with a 22-year jail sentence for murdering 79-year-old Marambeni Sithole of ... Full story

Magistrate Pulls Gun At Jah Prayzah Show

MASVINGO – A prominent magistrate caused a scene last Saturday night at Caravan Park in Masvingo after he pulled a gun to intimidate security personnel ... Full story