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Mliswa says Mnangagwa not to blame for Gukurahundi massacres

17th January 2017 0

Outspoken Norton legislator Temba Mliswa has distanced Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa from the 1980s Gukurahundi atrocities which killed an estimated 20,000 civilians from Matabeleland and Midlands provinces. By Don Makanyanga The former Zanu PF chair […]

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Is Jonathan Moyo the original Herald’s Manheru?

17th January 2017 0

Jonathan Moyo and George Charamba once worked together with Moyo as the Minister and Charamba as the Secretary for the Ministry but Charamba had been with the ministry longer and was spokesman for the President […]

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Obama extends sanctions in hostile goodbye to Mugabe

15th January 2017 0

OUTGOING US President Barack Obama put beyond any doubt his abhorrence for President Robert Mugabe’s leadership style last Friday when his outgoing administrationd extended its sanctions against the Harare regime by another year. According to […]

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British Minister blank on what to do about Zimbabwe

13th January 2017 0

Britain’s Under-Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs Tobias Ellwood has refused to speculate on what will happen in Zimbabwe in the next six months but added that Whitehall is working closely with Zimbabwe’s […]

Zimbabwe

Mum and my wife are prostitutes: says man

12th January 2017 0

A MAN from Bulawayo’s New Lobengula is accusing his mother and wife of being prostitutes. He also accuses his mother of killing their father using juju. Mkhululi Mloyi (35) at times tries to kick his […]

Politics

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Mliswa says Mnangagwa not to blame for Gukurahundi massacres

17th January 2017 0

Outspoken Norton legislator Temba Mliswa has distanced Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa from the 1980s Gukurahundi atrocities which killed an estimated 20,000 civilians from Matabeleland and Midlands provinces. By Don Makanyanga The former Zanu PF chair […]

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Bikita poll vital for opposition: Mujuru

16th January 2017 0

HARARE – Former vice president and now leader of the Zimbabwe People First (ZPF) party, Joice Mujuru, says this week’s by-election will go a long way in assuring long-suffering Zimbabweans that their future lies with […]

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Loyalists urges Mnangagwa to grab power from Mugabe

15th January 2017 0

HARARE – As Zanu PF’s seemingly intractable tribal, factional and succession wars approach a deadly climax, worried allies of under fire Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa have warned that the VP now risks being “drowned” by […]

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Crime & Courts

Crime & Courts

Chidyausiku fights back on CJ choice

17th January 2017 0

HARARE – Outgoing Chief Justice Godfrey Chidyausiku yesterday made revealing comments about the ongoing controversy surrounding the holding of public interviews to find his successor — saying President Robert Mugabe never directed that the interviews […]

Crime & Courts

Supa sues ex-ZBC colleague James Maridadi and Daily News

13th January 2017 0

HARARE – Information Communication Technology (ICT) minister, Supa Mandiwanzira, has filed two lawsuits totalling a staggering $9 million against Associated Newspapers of Zimbabwe (ANZ) — publishers of the Daily News, the Daily News on Sunday […]

Crime & Courts

ConCourt clears Douglas Mwonzora

12th January 2017 0

The Constitutional Court (ConCourt) has ruled that the 2009 arrest of Movement for Democratic Change (MDC-T) secretary general, Douglas Mwonzora, on allegations of insulting President Robert Mugabe was a violation of his fundamental rights. The […]

Business & Economics

Business

Spar promises more expansion in 2017

16th January 2017 0

Retail store SPAR Zimbabwe will this year open new stores and partner with independent retailers to grow the brand Last year, Spar International granted shareholders of Spar Zimbabwe Ltd the licence to operate the Spar […]

Business

Data charges fiasco: Econet, Mandiwanzira in ugly brawl

15th January 2017 0

Days after reversing extortionist government-approved mobile data charges by Econet Wireless, Information Communication Technology and Courier Services minister Supa Mandiwanzira is yet to know peace. news in depth BY EVERSON MUSHAVA Econet Wireless chief executive […]

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Health & Fitness

Health & Fitness

Zimbabwe has two weeks of drugs left – Doctors

14th January 2017 0

THE Zimbabwe Medical association (ZIMA) says information from pharmaceutical wholesalers indicates an impending serious shortage of essential drugs due to delayed remittance of international payments by the central bank. According to the association, drugs affected […]

Health & Fitness

Is Zimbabwe sliding towards obesity?

9th January 2017 0

An abundance of fatty foods, fizzy drinks and sugary treats as well as lack of exercise are the biggest contributors towards obesity. According to the latest Zimbabwe Demographic Health Survey (2015), 35 percent of Zimbabwean women […]

Health & Fitness

Zimbabwe bans street food over typhoid, cholera fears

6th January 2017 0

Zimbabwe has banned street food vendors in the capital Harare after a typhoid outbreak blamed on poor sanitation and erratic water supplies. Portia Managazira, director for epidemiology and disease control in the health ministry, told […]

Health & Fitness

Zimbabwe Tackles Mental Health With ‘Friendship Benches’

3rd January 2017 0

LONDON — Doctors estimate one in four Zimbabweans battles depression or anxiety, but there are just 12 psychiatrists treating the entire population of 14 million. “We cannot possibly go the route of training psychiatrists and psychologists […]

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Priscilla dumps Zimbabwe Fashion Week

31st December 2016 0

AFTER calling off the 2016 edition of the event, founder of Zimbabwe Fashion Week (ZFW), Priscilla Chigariro-Gessen, has sold the franchise to investors. Speaking to Style Corner, Priscilla said she had decided to expand her […]

Style & Fashion

A chair worth $3.7 million

29th December 2016 0

LONDON – Luther Vandross famously crooned “A chair is still a chair/Even when there’s no one sittin’ there.” By Natalia Rachlin, CNN But is a chair still just a chair when it sells for a […]

Style & Fashion

Talk Resurfaces that Obama is Buying Rancho Mirage Home

22nd December 2016 0

Old rumors that Barack and Michelle Obama are looking at property in the golf-mecca of Rancho Mirage, California, have resurfaced among realtors in the Coachella Valley. Agents who spoke to Mansion Global couldn’t confirm that […]

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Economic Analysis

World Bank optimistic about Zimbabwe economic growth

11th January 2017 0

Zimbabwe’s economy grew by 0.4 percent in 2016 and could accelerate by 3.8 percent this year, higher than the regional average, the World Bank has said in its latest report. The projection contrasts sharply with […]

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Relationships

Man dumps wives for bearing girls

12th January 2017 0
I’M not a man without a son! Those could be the words of a Bulawayo man Justine Mukonde who dumped two wives in succession because they only gave him girls. He accused his first wife [...]

Wife dumps hubby for bestie

5th January 2017 0
WE can’t do without friends because they are a family we choose and people we make memories that last a lifetime with. But not for a Bulawayo man Aaron Joshua, he would rather do without [...]

Fists fly at wedding

5th January 2017 0
WHAT looked like a lovey-dovey wedding turned into a royal rumble when the groom bashed his Seventh Day Adventist uncle and Director of Ceremonies (DC) for denying the bridal team a chance to dance at [...]

Research Papers

Research Papers

Don’t write democracy off just yet

26th December 2016 0

This past year has been one where the limits and failings of democracy became more visible than at any time since World War Two enshrined the view that representative government was best.  After that vast […]

Science

Farming & Enviroment

Underutilized crops championed at local University

31st December 2016 0

Horticulture researchers at the Crop Science Department, University of Zimbabwe are creating a buzz about traditional tuber crops. After tasting some of the products being promoted by the department at last year’s food festival, Naturally […]

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Sports

Warriors are AFCON’s top paid team – Chiyangwa

17th January 2017 0
Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) president Philip Chiyangwa has claimed the Warriors players are the best paid team at the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) finals. Chiyangwa claimed the Warriors are highly-paid, compared to other [...]

Mane penalty sets Senegal on route to victory

15th January 2017 0
FRANCEVILLE, Gabon (Reuters) – Senegal’s Sadio Mane converted a 10th minute penalty to send them on their way to a 2-0 victory over Tunisia and top place in Group C at the African Nations Cup on [...]

Pasuwa elated after holding Algeria

15th January 2017 0
Zimbabwe coach Callisto Pasuwa was a delighted man after his charges held tournament favourites Algeria to a 2-2 draw in Franceville on Sunday. Warriors went into their match against star studded Desert Foxes as underdogs [...]

Education

A-Level results: Girls outshine boys

17th January 2017 0
Girls outshone boys in Advanced Level Zimbabwe School Examinations Council’s November examinations whose results were released last Friday. According to an analysis by Zimsec, female candidates scored a 91,6 percent pass rate, while their male [...]

Teachers to stage go-slow over bonuses

12th January 2017 0
HARARE – Teachers are planning to stage a go-slow over their bonuses following government’s failure to pay 13th cheques to civil servants, a union has said. The protest, announced yesterday, is on the back of [...]

UZ students protest fees hike

10th January 2017 0
HARARE – College of Health Sciences students yesterday peacefully protested at the University of Zimbabwe (UZ) over a 35 percent fee hike imposed by the learning institution. Administration informed students in a January 4, 2017 [...]

Cash Crisis Hinder Back to School Preps

9th January 2017 0
The current cash crunch hitting Zimbabwe has severely affected parents’ back to school preparations, a snap survey by 263 Chat has revealed. Parents said they could not access funds from the banks in time and [...]

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Food & Drink

Food & Drink

A recipe for good health

1st January 2017 0

This article is adapted from a publication by the Zimbabwe Traditional and Organic Food Forum called Eat Well – Live Well – The Good Food Booklet, produced in 2015. You only get one body so […]

Food & Drink

Elizabeth Mpofu, Africa’s Pulse Ambassador

31st December 2016 0

2016 was the International Year of Pulses (IYP), a year proclaimed by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) to focus public awareness on the benefits of growing and eating these foods. […]

Business

Bakers raise red flag

31st December 2016 0

THE National Bakers Association of Zimbabwe (NBAZ) has expressed concern over the removal of wheat from the open general import licence with effect from today, amid indications that local millers have already started hiking the […]

Motor News & Review

Automakers overhaul product plans to bet more on SUVs

10th January 2017 0
DETROIT – Global automakers are reworking their product strategies and investments for the United States to bring more sport utility vehicles to showrooms amid a sharp turn away from small- and medium-sized cars, executives at Detroit’s [...]

Govt mulls assessing imported vehicles

6th January 2017 0
GOVERNMENT is considering the addition of second-hand vehicle imports from Japan on the list for conformity assessment in order to protect consumers from sub-standard vehicles as well as to promote local assemblers. This means that [...]