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Govt bans Gukurahundi exhibition

HARARE, AUGUST 28, 2010 ---The government has banned paintings by prominent visual artist Owen Maseko on the Gukurahundi massacres in Matabeleland and Midlands in an unprecedented onslaught on freedom of expression. ... Full story

Lawyers seek postponement of ministers trial

Harare, August 27, 2010 - Lawyers representing four government ministers and top police chiefs have asked the attorney for a Norton resident who is suing them for damages to lump his claim together with that of other abductees who are also suing the same ministers and police bosses. ... Full story

Harare man buys CD for US$ 200

Harare, August 28, 2010 - A Harare man left guests who attended a CD album launch on Thursday night at the Delta Gallery in Harare shocked when he bought a CD for US$ 200. ... Full story

Tsvangirai Laments Slow Implementation Of GPA

Harare, August 27, 2010 - The reluctance by principals in the inclusive government to fully implement the Global Political Agreement (GPA) is threatening the future of the nation, Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai has said. ... Full story

Ministers In Trouble With Loan Shark

Harare, August 28, 2010 - Two Cabinet Ministers Nicholas Goche and Priscilla Misihairabwi – Mushonga are among the individuals who stand to lose properties after they benefitted from an illegal money lending scheme run by a controversial businessman, Frank Tawanda Buyanga. ... Full story

Amnesty petition govt over fresh Murambatsvina

Harare, August 28, 2010 - Amnesty International has called upon the government to take immediate action to protect some 250 people who were forcibly evicted before their homes and possessions were set alight during a night raid by armed Zimbabwean police. ... Full story

Mugabe goes on a shopping spree

Hong Kong, August 15, 2010 - PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe spent the weekend shopping for high-end suits and shoes in Hong Kong, where he owns a house and his daughter attends university, local media reported on Sunday. ... Full story

Concern over increasing HIV rate

BULAWAYO, August 15, 2010 - WHILE Zimbabwe has managed to maintain a steady decline of the HIV prevalence rate over the past years, there has been an increase of new HIV infections in Bulawayo and Beitbridge areas. ... Full story

ZANU PF youths assault villagers

HARARE, August 15, 2010 - A CONSTITUTION Select Committee (COPAC) outreach meeting was on Saturday cancelled in Chipinge after some ZANU PF youths assaulted two villagers before the beginning of the meeting. ... Full story

TV presenter silenced

HARARE, August 14, 2010 - THE Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation (ZBC) has banned popular television news anchor Sonangani Ncube from presenting news on television citing ill health. ... Full story

Rowdy ZANU-PF youths close markets

HARARE, August 14, 2010 - ZANU-PF, Mbare youths popularly known as Chipangano are closing down all markets belonging to opposition supporters in the area before threatening them with unspecified action. ... Full story

MDC, Zanu-PF agree on some posts

HARARE, August 14, 2010 - THE Zimbabwe prime minister's party said on Friday one of its major differences with long-time ruler President Robert Mugabe over sharing the key posts of ten provincial governors is still in dispute ahead of a summit of regional leaders. ... Full story

NRZ workers threaten to strike

BULAWAYO, August 1, 2010 - ZIMBABWE'S rail workers have threatened to down tools in protest over late salary payments which are also two thirds less than the prevailing poverty datum line. ... Full story

Komichi gets bail

HWANGE, August 1, 2010 - MDC-T deputy Organizing Secretary, Senator Morgen Komichi who was arrested last week in Lupane, has been granted a US$60 bail and ordered to appear at the same court on 29 September, by a Hwange Magistrate. ... Full story

VP Mujuru attacks ministers

HARARE, July 31, 2010 - SOME senior ministers are busying trying to block top projects instead of helping the nation's indigenisation and privatisation programme, Vice President Joyce Mujuru has revealed. ... Full story

Vapostori want Mushowe out

HARARE, August 1, 2010 - THE Johanne Marange Apostolic sect has begun calling the shots and dictating to President Robert Mugabe politicians within his Zanu PF party to allow them to spearhead the party’s campaign next year. ... Full story

Mugabe being misled, says Mayor

HARARE, August 1, 2010 - ZIMBABWE'S President Robert Mugabe, has too many cronies including ministers who misinform him on many issues resulting in infrastructure development being derailed and dilapidated, Harare Mayor Muchadeyi Masunda,has said. ... Full story