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Robert Mugabe’s family rescues Kasukuwere

28th April 2017 0

AFTER a month of political shadow-boxing between warring Zanu PF factions locked in a fierce succession power struggle, Zanu PF national political commissar Saviour Kasukuwere managed a dramatic narrow escape, largely because of President Robert […]

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Inextinguishable fire haunts family

28th April 2017 0

A family from Mlomoliwoto Village in Umzingwane district has lost all its property after a “mysterious fire” declared war. The Malungas from Spaba Ward Five have been tortured by the mysterious fire suspected to be […]

Zimbabwe

‘Zanu-PF has already engaged in terror campaign’

27th April 2017 0

HARARE – Opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai’s MDC says Zanu PF has launched a terror campaign in the volatile Mashonaland East province, threatening villagers against attending meetings and sharing their horror experiences of the violent 2008 […]

Zimbabwe

Grace’s team regroups

27th April 2017 0

FIRST Lady Grace Mugabe met the Zanu PF women’s league’s top 10 on Tuesday, with insiders claiming the indaba marked the beginning of a series of meetings that could spell doom for those connected to […]

Zimbabwe

Bus accident kills five

27th April 2017 0

FIVE people died on the spot while nine others were seriously injured when a Mutare-bound Inter Africa bus veered off the road and hit a tree at Shamu, near Odzi, along the Harare-Mutare Highway. The […]

Zimbabwe

Coalition talks ongoing: MDC

26th April 2017 0

HARARE – The main opposition MDC reiterated yesterday that it would not be stampeded into signing electoral pacts with other prospective partners, in a development which could fuel anxiety among prominent politicians hoping to be […]

Politics

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Robert Mugabe’s family rescues Kasukuwere

28th April 2017 0

AFTER a month of political shadow-boxing between warring Zanu PF factions locked in a fierce succession power struggle, Zanu PF national political commissar Saviour Kasukuwere managed a dramatic narrow escape, largely because of President Robert […]

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Grace Mugabe’s Women’s League backs Kasukuwere

27th April 2017 0

HARARE – Zanu PF women’s league has said it holds no grudge against the party’s beleaguered national political commissar Saviour Kasukuwere. The powerful wing, which is led by President Robert Mugabe’s influential wife, Grace, has […]

Main News

Zanu PF wars driving party into disintegration

26th April 2017 0

HARARE – Zanu PF’s deadly but fluid politics is witnessing yet another dramatic realignment of forces, with the warring former liberation movement now said to be courting youth leaders who were expelled two years ago […]

World News

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Crime & Courts

Birth complications lead to confession

28th April 2017 0

BIKITA villagers were baffled when a woman confessed she had been impregnated by a family member to save herself from dying after birth complications during a home delivery. It is reported that Brenda Tshuma from […]

Crime & Courts

Delta caught up in Buyanga disputes

26th April 2017 0

HARARE – DeltaTA Beverages (Delta) has been caught up in businessman Frank Buyanga’s property wrangles after retail trader Lawrence Muteswa registered two bonds — as surety for his obligations with the drinks maker — on […]

Business & Economics

Business

Old Mutual Q1 operating profit above target

27th April 2017 0

HARARE,– Old Mutual Zimbabwe on Thursday said  adjusted operating profit for the quarter to March 31 was above target but marginally below last year, supported largely by life business and banking arm, CABS, according to […]

Business

SI64 saves Zimbabwe $1bn on imports

27th April 2017 0

Zimbabwe has reduced its import bill by $1 billion since the enactment of Statutory Instrument 64 of 2016, which restricts the importation of locally available products, Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa has said. Officially opening the Zimbabwe […]

Business

Life assurance net premium income up 4pct

26th April 2017 0

HARARE,– The life assurance industry’s net premium income increased by four percent in 2016  to $347 million from $334 million recorded in the previous year, the latest report by the Insurance and Pension Commission (IPEC) […]

Business

Millers, bakers meet RBZ on wheat imports

26th April 2017 0

THE Grain Millers’ Association of Zimbabwe (GMAZ) and the National Bakers’ Association of Zimbabwe (NBAZ) are currently in discussions with the central bank for the immediate provision of foreign currency to settle all outstanding wheat […]

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Health & Fitness

Five myths about mosquitoes and malaria

25th April 2017 0

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Nearly half of the world’s population is at risk of malaria, which is caused by parasites transmitted through the bites of infected mosquitoes. Global efforts cut the malaria death toll […]

Health & Fitness

Zimbabwean nurse thrives in war zone

25th April 2017 0

Nurses shuffle into the emergency room – an army of white coats, with hopeful, patient smiles. They stand in around the bed as they look at the wounded civilian whose legs have to be amputated to […]

Health & Fitness

Nurses lose cash to fraudsters

24th April 2017 0

Scores of nurses in and around Harare have lost their hard earned cash in the past weeks to fake employment agents after being promised lucrative salaries and other benefits, The Herald has learned. The con […]

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How the new ‘lip tattoo’ is done

16th April 2017 0

Don’t think old school permanent makeup – tinted lips are completely different. After the ’80s permanent makeup was basically the opposite of cool. But the new semi-permanent lip tint is nothing like the old-school lip […]

Economic Analysis

Economic Analysis

The economy and the 2018 elections

27th April 2017 0

ZIMBABWEAN politics has been contentious since the formation of the MDC in 1999, giving the ruling ZANU PF the most effective challenge since independence. By Tinashe Nyamunda Nowhere, however, did the opposition come any closer […]

Economic Analysis

SA is making a ‘historic mistake

26th April 2017 0

Proponents of the mantra of “radical economic empowerment” have found a new argument to the question whether it would destroy the South African economy as has happened in Venezuela and Zimbabwe: black South Africans might […]

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Research Papers

Improving Financial Inclusion in South Africa

22nd April 2017 0

This is our second and final publication on sustainable financial inclusion. In the first, we unveiled a new framework—one that is both comprehensive and practical—to help executives, policymakers, and officials improve financial inclusion. (See How to […]

Research Papers

The shadow hanging over central bank control

16th April 2017 0

Every few decades or so, the world of central banking turns upside down. Over the last 100 years we had systems in which central banks targeted a fixed conversion rate to gold, the supply of […]

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First African-born MLB player gets hit in debut

27th April 2017 0
CHICAGO (Reuters) – Pittsburgh Pirates rookie Gift Ngoepe became the first African-born player to appear in a Major League Baseball game on Wednesday and marked his debut by getting a hit in his first at-bat. [...]

Monreal strikes again as Arsenal edge Leicester

27th April 2017 0
London – Left-back Nacho Monreal proved decisive for the second time in four days as Arsenal snatched a late 1-0 victory over champions Leicester City at the Emirates Stadium on Wednesday. With a largely sterile [...]

Eriksen strikes late to keep Spurs in title hunt

27th April 2017 0
London – Christian Eriksen reignited Tottenham’s bid to catch Premier League leaders Chelsea as the Dane’s late blast sealed a vital 1-0 win against Crystal Palace on Wednesday. Mauricio Pochettino’s side were well below their [...]

Mourinho just getting started at Man United

26th April 2017 0
MANCHESTER (Reuters) – Manchester United can look forward to “better years” after winning the League Cup and qualifying for the Europa League semi-finals, manager Jose Mourinho has said as he begins to take stock of [...]

Education

Teachers denounce corporal punishment

27th April 2017 0
The Zimbabwe Teachers’ Association (Zimta) has urged its members to respect the recent High Court ruling outlawing corporal punishment, saying alternative methods of disciplining students should be introduced. By Tinotenda Munyukwi Speaking on the sidelines [...]

Maths demand causes crisis

24th April 2017 0
MASVINGO – The ‘O’ Level English and Maths mandatory entry requirement introduced for all courses at the beginning of this year has caused serious crisis as enrolments at Polytechnics plunged to 40% with some departments [...]

Dokora Makes U-Turn On Goat Currency

22nd April 2017 0
Harare,– Primary and Secondary Education minister Lazarus Dokora has denied directing schools to accept livestock as alternative forms of payment by cash-strapped parents. Dokora was quoted in the State controlled Sunday Mail newspaper this week [...]

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Food & Drink

Starbucks results disappoint, new CEO must brew up growth

28th April 2017 0

LOS ANGELES – Starbucks Corp’s new chief executive has a tall order to fill in keeping the world’s biggest coffee chain’s promise to return to historic growth rates amidst stubborn U.S. restaurant and retail slumps. Kevin Johnson, […]

Motor News & Review

Will Autonomous Driving Kill the Sports Car?

24th April 2017 0
The robot drivers are coming. Virtually every brand in the auto industry is bragging about its autonomous driving capabilities. In four years, some Fords will even skip the steering wheel entirely. But at least two big [...]

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