Zambia Police Hunt 'Gay Couple'

Zambia's police spokesperson has appealed to the public to share information about two women believed to be in a same-sex relationship, news site Zambia Reports ... Full story

Mugabe 'Never Made Mistakes', Says Mnangagwa

Harare - Two months after pushing aside his former boss in a military takeover, Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa still carefully maintains that Robert Mugabe made ... Full story

Zanu PF Youths Plan Mugabe Birthday Bash

ZANU PF youth league deputy secretary, Lewis Matutu has said preparations are at an advanced stage for former President Robert Mugabe’s birthday bash set to ... Full story

Nigeria Military Kills Dozens Amid Communal Violence

Dakar - Nigeria's military has killed at least 35 people in air raids during attempts to combat growing violence between farmers and herdsmen, Amnesty International ... Full story

Harare Cop In Soup Over 'Mugabe Old, Grace Prostitute' Slur

A JUNIOR police officer is set to stand trial for allegedly insulting then President Robert Mugabe whom he described as too old to continue ruling ... Full story

Mujuru Allies Vow Citizen Arrest On BVR Bullies

People’s Rainbow Coalition (PRC), whose presidential candidate is NPP leader Joice Mujuru, resolved at its Bulawayo task team meeting on Monday to effect citizen’s arrest ... Full story

Tension In Kenya Ahead Of Odinga's Banned Inauguration

Kenya’s main opposition coalition the National Super Alliance (NASA) says it will press on with a planned inauguration banned by the authorities. There is tension in ... Full story

Opponents Roast Mnangagwa Over Gukurahundi Snub

By Nkosana Dlamini Harare, January 30, 2018 - PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa has come under fire from political opponents and activists following his blunt refusal in front ... Full story

Child Abuse Rife In Families, Churches

The Zimbabwe National Council for the Welfare of Children says many cases of child abuse and child sexual exploitation are happening within families and in ... Full story

Grace SA Assault Victim Still Wants Her Arrested

Harare - The South African model, who says she was whipped by Zimbabwe former president Robert Mugabe’s wife, now says she wants Grace Mugabe prosecuted. Gabriella ... Full story

Trump In Bid To Charm African Leaders After 'Shithole' Slur

Donald Trump writes to African leaders that he ‘deeply respects’ the people of Africa and that he will be sending his top diplomat, secretary of ... Full story

SK Moyo Appointed Information Minister

President Emmerson Mnangagwa has appointed Simon Khaya Moyo as Acting Minister of Information, Media and Publicity until further notice. In a statement, the Chief Secretary to ... Full story

Nigerian Mogul Dangote Builds Business School

LAGOS, Nigeria, January 27, 2018 - Foremost entrepreneur, Aliko Dangote has assured that the N250 million University of Ibadan Business School being constructed by him ... Full story

ED, CR Bedazzle Davos Delegates With 'National' Scarves

Many of the African leaders attending the World Economic Forum in Davos are ‘seen as fresh’ including Zimbabwe’s Emmerson Mnangagwa, South Africa’s Deputy president Cyril ... Full story

Victims Relive Gukurahundi Ordeals

Mahetshe - To ward off evil spirits, Jochonia Moyo picks wild herbs as he returns to Bhalagwe detention camp - the site of unimaginable brutality ... Full story

Hundreds Protest Morocco Trial Of Journalists

Rabat - Hundreds protested on Thursday outside a Moroccan court in support of four journalists being tried for publishing content deemed confidential. The journalists stand accused ... Full story

Chamisa Dares 'Charisma-Free' Mnangagwa

MDC-T Deputy President Nelson Chamisa says President Emmerson Mnangagwa was a weaker opponent than his predecessor, President Robert Mugabe and comes as a God given ... Full story

Mugabe Ordered Off Farm

FORMER President Robert Mugabe’s security aides based at Gushungo Holdings (Pvt) Ltd and the Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) Support Unit have been ordered to vacate ... Full story

Church Elder Sends Her Nude Pics To Church Group

MASVINGO- An elder and deacon with one of the largest indigenous churches in Mucheke in Masvingo is in trouble after she inadvertently sent several of ... Full story

We Didn’t Want Mugabe Anymore, Chief Charumbira Says

GWERU – President of the National Council of Chiefs, Fortune Charumbira last week said traditional leaders had grown tired of former President Robert Mugabe such ... Full story

Taxi Driver, Colleague Take Turns To Rape Grade 4 Pupil

A 34-YEAR-OLD unregistered taxi driver appeared at the Harare Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday facing charges of raping a nine-year-old girl, whom he had picked at ... Full story

ED Refuses To Apologise For Gukurahundi

PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa has refused to apologise for his role in the Gukurahundi atrocities in which some 20,000 civilians were killed in the hands of ... Full story

2 Gweru Men Pay Maintenance For One Child, None Is The Father DNA Tests

GWERU – It never rains but pours for a Gweru woman who claimed maintenance for one child from two different men and was recently arrested ... Full story

Zapu Backs Zanu PF On Gukurahundi

THE Dumiso Dabengwa-led opposition Zapu party has joined forces with Zanu PF in condemning civic society groups and individuals allegedly using the Gukurahundi atrocities for ... Full story

All Eyes On Mnangagwa At WEF In Davos

Harare - A lot of attention will focus on US President Donald Trump at the World Economic Forum under way in Davos. But from Africa, ... Full story

Legendary Musician Hugh Masekela Has Died

Legendary musician Bra Hugh Masekela has died at the age of 78. His family issued a statement on Tuesday to confirm the news. "After a protracted ... Full story

Gambia Arrests Top Jammeh Generals After They Return From Exile

BANJUL - Military authorities in Gambia arrested two of ex-strongman Yahya Jammeh’s generals after they returned unexpectedly from exile over the weekend, the army said ... Full story

MDC-T Hopes ED Will Pardon Political Convicts

Acting MDC-T president Elias Mudzuri on Monday visited his party’s three incarcerated activists at Chikurubi Maximum Security Prison, amid hope that President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s government ... Full story

Getting Agriculture Moving In Zimbabwe 'Is A Big Task'

Ian Scoones, University of Sussex Agriculture is taking centre stage in plans for the revival of Zimbabwe’s ailing economy under the new leadership of Emmerson Mnangagwa. Getting agriculture ... Full story

Zvorwadza slams ED govt for 'betraying' vendors

Harare, January 23, 2017 - NATIONAL Vendor’s Union of Zimbabwe (Navuz) leader, Stendrick Zvorwadza has slammed President Emmerson Mnangagwa and his government for allegedly using ... Full story

Zaka East MP Mukanduri Dies

ZAKA – Member of Parliament (MP) for Zaka East, Samson Mukanduri has died. Mukanduri was found dead in his house at his rural home in Chiromo ... Full story

Shoot To Kill: Muchinguri

ENVIRONMENT, Water and Climate minister Oppah Muchinguri has urged wildlife rangers to adopt a “shoot-to-kill policy” against poachers, whom she equated to robbers. Speaking at a ... Full story

HZT records 5 000 cases of bvr related intimidation

By Nkosana Dlamini Harare, January 21, 2018 – HEAL Zimbabwe Trust (HZT) executive director Rashid Mahiya says his organisation has documented more than 5 000 cases ... Full story

Man Dies After Wife Pulls His Privates

MWENEZI - Reason Hlabani (36) of Chavani village under Chief Neshuro nearly died after his manhood was pulled by his 41-year old wife during a ... Full story

Grace's Posh Car Involved In Road Accident In Botswana

An expensive Porsche belonging to former First Lady Grace Mugabe and driven by one of her relatives along the Gaborone-Plumtree Road was involved in a ... Full story

Police Saga Exposes ED, Chiwenga Rift

The mass dismissal of top police officers on Thursday and the surprise about-turn by government, rehiring most of them less than 24 hours later, has ... Full story

Clues Sought In Bennett Copter Crash

Raton - A husband and wife who pushed for political change in Zimbabwe, an adventurous Texas investor and a pair of decorated pilots died in ... Full story

Chegutu Cholera Outbreak Claims 4

FOUR people have died, while three others are admitted at Chegutu District Hospital following a cholera outbreak in the town. The disease has so far ... Full story

US Says Africa Important But No Apology For Trump

New York - US Ambassador Nikki Haley told African envoys on Thursday that "Africa is very important for the United States", but she didn't apologise ... Full story

Furore As New Zealand Prime Minister Falls Pregnant

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has announced that she is pregnant. Ardern said she and her partner, Clarke Gayford, were expecting their child in June, ... Full story

MDC Alliance Intact Despite MDC-T Row: Ngarivhume

By Tafadzwa Muranganwa Harare, January 18, 2018 - As the MDC-T leadership wrangle on who should take over from Morgan Tsvangirai rages on, one of the ... Full story

Students Give Nyagura Ultimatum Over Grace PhD

The Zimbabwe National Students’ Union (Zinasu) has given University of Zimbabwe (UZ) vice-chancellor, Levi Nyagura 48 hours to step down from the institution for reportedly ... Full story

Zim Diasporas Challenge Vote Snub

By Staff Reporter Harare, January 18, 2018 – ZIMBABWEANS based abroad have taken their fight to be granted the right to vote in elections back home ... Full story

Zuma Loyalists Dare Ramaphosa To Fire Him

Johannesburg - While some of Jacob Zuma’s staunch supporters are ready to see him leave the Presidency this week, others have warned party president Cyril ... Full story

Food Poisoning Kills 8 Children In Madagascar

Madagascar’s health service ministry says eight children have died after suffering acute food poisoning believed to have been caused by eating sea turtle meat in ... Full story

Be Poisoned First If You Want To Be Zim President, Says ED

Zimbabwe’s leader Emmerson Mnangagwa has offered “tips” on how to become president that include surviving a bout of poisoning and skipping the country in fear ... Full story

Zim Army 'On High Alert' Amid Moyo Bloodshed Threats

Harare - Zimbabwe's home affairs minister Obert Mpofu has reportedly said that the military and security sector is on high alert amid fears that supporters ... Full story

Maziwisa, Pambuka arrested for fraud

Highfield National Assembly representative Psychology Maziwisa and former ZBC News anchor Oscar Pambuka were Tuesday arrested by the Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (ZACC) for fraud and ... Full story

Pressure Groups Sue Mugabe, Mnangagwa Over Gukurahundi Report

BULAWAYO pressure groups have sued former President Robert Mugabe, incumbent President Emmerson Mnangagwa, Vice-President Kembo Mohadi and British Premier Theresa May demanding release of the ... Full story

Tanzania Arrests Pregnant Schoolgirls, Hunting For Men Responsible

Authorities in Tanzania over the weekend arrested five pregnant schoolgirls and are on the hunt for the men responsible for the pregnancies. The girls were arrested ... Full story

Zambia Cholera Crisis Bites As Churches Cancel All Services

Zambia’s cholera crisis which started in October 2017 continues to affect the lives of people in the southern African country. Authorities have said the number of ... Full story

ED must earn people's mandate, says Tsvangirai

By Staff Reporter Harare, January 08, 2017 - MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai says he was shocked by the arrest and torture of eight Mthwakazi activists by ... Full story

Grace Mugabe boo-boy dies in car crash

By Staff Reporter CONTROVERSIAL Zanu PF youth activist, Magura Charumbira, who recently hit newspaper headlines for leading the booing of First Lady Grace at then President ... Full story

Mugabe Piqued By His Humiliation

By Nkosana Dlamini Harare, January 07, 2017 - EXILED former Labour and Social Welfare Minister Patrick Zhuwao has hinted at President Robert Mugabe’s discomforts over continued ... Full story

Drama As G40 Woman Refuses To Leave Zanu PF Meeting

The once powerful Zanu PF Masvingo provincial women's league boss Veronica Makonese, who fell from grace with the decimation of the G40 faction at the ... Full story

Australian Man Arrested For Stealing Z$1 Trillion Bill

Australia — A man has been arrested in Adelaide for allegedly stealing unique bank notes, including a one hundred trillion Zimbabwean dollar bill. The Harare administration ... Full story

Zuma, Ramaphosa Backers Clash Over Zuma Continued Tenure

ANC President Cyril Ramaphosa’s backers are planning for him to take over the reins in the next few weeks and have him deliver the state ... Full story

Zim Churches' Risky Lack of Caution on Political Loyalties

By Takura Zhangazha* These are probably awkward times for Zimbabwe’s ‘African Pentecostal/Apostolic’ church leaders.  Only a couple of months ago some of them were fawning before ... Full story

Chombo Seeks Bail Reprieve

FORMER Finance minister Ignatius Chombo, on $5 000 remand over various corruption allegations, yesterday approached Harare magistrate Josephine Sande seeking relaxation of his “punishing” bail ... Full story

UN To Assist Stranded Zim Family

BANGKOK – The United Nations said it is working to assist a Zimbabwean family of eight who have been living in a Bangkok airport for ... Full story

SA Girl (12) Dies After Drinking Dad's Cancer Medicine

Cape Town - A 12-year-old Cape Town girl died after drinking medicine that was meant for her ill father, police said on Wednesday. "This office can ... Full story

ZEC Extends BVR Blitz To 8 February

The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) has announced the extension of its mobile voter registration exercise by one month. ZEC Acting Chairperson Commissioner Emmanuel Magade said the ... Full story

O’Donovan freed of Mugabe ‘goblin’ charges

By Staff Reporter Harare, January 04, 2018 - A Harare magistrate’s court has set free American citizen Martha O’Donovan (pictured) who faced subversion charges stemming from ... Full story

Israel orders African migrants to leave or face imprisonment

The Israeli government has issued a notice for thousands of African migrants to leave the country or face imprisonment. The migrants will be given up to ... Full story

Zambia foreign minister Harry Kalaba resigns over 'greed'

Zambia's foreign minister has announced his resignation in a scathing Facebook post, denouncing the country's "path of insatiable greed and shame". Henry Kalaba said his decision ... Full story

Magaya Predicts Economic Rebound Under Mnangagwa

PROPHETIC Healing and Deliverances (PHD) Ministries leader, Walter Magaya, has predicted an economic rebound under the new political dispensation led by President Emmerson Mnangagwa. Addressing journalists ... Full story

Gweru Man Kills Cheating Wife

A Gweru woman died after she was struck on the head with a hoe handle by her husband who caught her with another man in ... Full story

O’Donovan Back In Court As Mugabe Insult Cases Crumble

By Nkosana Dlamini Harare, January 03, 2017 - AMERICAN journalist, Martha O’Donovan returns to the courts this Thursday with all eyes on the State to see ... Full story

What Investors Need to Know About Zimbabwe After Mugabe

By Anna Rosenberg & William Attwell   After being denounced for years for its dictatorship and destructive economic policies, Zimbabwe entered a new chapter in November 2017, ... Full story

Why Africa’s young people are the real winners at the Confederation of African Football (CAF) Awards

By Benedict Peters ACCRA, Ghana -  Almost nowhere on earth is football followed as passionately as in Africa. It is loved by Africans from all walks ... Full story

Irresponsibility-Betrays the Zimbabwean Constitution

By Andrew Masuku Strange things continue to happen in Zimbabwe, where many people assume that there is dawn of a new era. All wrongs are piled ... Full story

Museveni Blasts 'Arrogant' Church Over Presidential Age Limit

In a message that Ugandan media houses were compelled to broadcast, President Museveni blasted religious leaders who criticised the age limit constitutional amendment. The Ugandan parliament ... Full story

Police Dump Grace Mugabe

MEMBERS of the Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) tasked to guard five properties owned by Lebanese entrepreneur Jamal Joseph Hamed in Harare’s plush suburbs, allegedly at ... Full story

Marondera 'Satanist' Parades Live Tortoise

A middle aged woman caused a stir in Marondera Sunday morning by displaying a live tortoise which was in her bag. Residents of Marondera were shocked ... Full story