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Sibanda bounces back as new ZUJ president

HARARE, February 27, 2010 – Dumisani Sibanda, news editor with thestate controlled Sunday News weekly, has bounced back as the new Zimbabwe Union of Journalists (ZUJ) president following a rerun of the union’s elections in Bulawayo on Saturday. ... Full story

Gono, Mugabe clash on indigenisation act

HARARE: President Robert Mugabe and his top economic advisor, Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) governor, Gideon Gono have reportedly differed on the controversial Indigenization and Economic Empowerment Act with Gono arguing that the act scares away potential investors. ... Full story

Manyere Freed

ZANU PF youths on Wednesday freed freelance photo-journalist Andrison Manyere after detaining him at their offices for allegedly filming a demonstration held in the capital. ... Full story

Bennett trial: State "Expert" Exposed

HARARE - February 24, 2010 - AN information and technology expert-witness who was called in to buttress the State’s assertion that emails printed from Peter Michael Hitschamann’s laptop were authentic in the ongoing trial of MDC treasurer general Roy Bennett, stunned the court when he revealed that he was not aware of the term hackers. ... Full story

Zimbabwe Open fifth richest African tournament

HARARE-The Zimbabwe Open Golf tournament is set to become Africa’s fifth richest tournament with a winning of purse of R1 million (US$250 000), when it makes its return in April after a nine-year absence due to the economic meltdown. The tournament is set to be officially relaunched at the home course – Royal Harare Golf Club adjacent on Thursday night. ... Full story

Pandemonium in parliament over sanction

Pandemonium broke out in parliament on Wednesday after a ZANU PF legislator proposed to move a motion calling Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai to call for the lifting of targeted economic and travel sanctions imposed on President Robert Mugabe. ... Full story

Bennett trial: judge rules emails are admissible

HARARE – February 03, 2010 - Zimbabwean High Court Judge Justice Chinembiri Bhunu has accepted the contentious email communications allegedly between State key witness Peter Michael Hitschmann and MDC treasurer general Roy Bennett in the ongoing treason trial of Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai’s top aide. ... Full story

Zimbabwe's Coalition Government Under Threat

Harare, February 02, 2010 - The Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) led by Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai has accused Zanu PF, its partner in the unity government of frustrating efforts of rebuilding Zimbabwe saying this might lead to the collapse of the unity government. ... Full story

Children Of Top Zanu PF officials Gobble 86m Rands In Fees

HARARE - The bankrupt Zimbabwe government has somehow blown nearly ZAR86 million (USD11,6million) in one year in school fees for children and relatives of mostly top Zanu PF officials who are studying in South African Universities at a time when local universities are struggling to function due to serious financial constraints. ... Full story

Chaibva Defects To Zanu PF

HARARE, February 2, 2010 – Former MDC legislator for Harare South constituency Gabriel Chaibva has rejoined Zanu PF in an apparent bid to revive his waning political fortunes. ... Full story

Benjani in talks with Sunderland

HARARE, February 2, 2010 - FORMER Zimbabwe Warriors Captain, Benjani Mwaruwari, says he is fed up about sitting on the bench at star-studded Manchester City Football Club and is now seeking better prospects at Sunderland. ... Full story

Benjani in talks with Sunderland

HARARE, February 2, 2010 - FORMER Zimbabwe Warriors Captain, Benjani Mwaruwari, says he is fed up about sitting on the bench at star-studded Manchester City Football Club and is now seeking better prospects at Sunderland. ... Full story

Three Face Disqualification From ZIFA Elections

HARARE-FIFA have endorsed the amended 2008 ZIFA constitution meaning that three aspiring ZIFA elections candidates Leslie Gwindi, Benedict “Grinder” Moyo and Francis Zimunya would be barred from contesting in the elections ... Full story

Mugabe Strips Tsvangirai Of Powers

HARARE: A fresh confrontation is looming in Zimbabwe’s shaky power sharing government after President Robert Mugabe reportedly ordered all ministers to stop reporting to Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai but to the two Zanu PF Vice-Presidents in a bid to demote the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) leader. ... Full story

ZUJ Sinks Into Deeper Trouble

Harare, February 1, 2010 – All is not well with the Zimbabwe Union of Journalists (ZUJ) following revelations the embattled trade union is battling to settle US$4000 in legal bills accruing in a period of two months. ... Full story

Chihuri Demands US 3m From Constituition Team

Bulawayo - The Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) Commissioner General Augustine Chihuri is demanding 3 million USD from the Parliamentary Select Committee before he releases police officers to accompany constitution outreach teams during the constitution making process. ... Full story

Zimbabwe Anglican Bishop Prays For Sanity In The Church

Hundreds of Christians on Sunday congregated and held prayers in a park at Africa Unity Square in central Harare to press the police to allow the church access to its halls and buildings across the country. ... Full story

Abductees in freedom bid

HARARE, January 30 2010-Two Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) councillors accused of murdering a ZANU PF councilor have taken their bid for freedom to the High Court ... Full story

Mugabe hurts sanction hopes

Davos - Zimbabwe Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai is pressing the world to end sanctions on his country as it climbs out of a political and economic abyss but wherever he goes the shadow of Robert Mugabe follows. ... Full story