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Zanu PF infighting: Kasukuwere under siege

24th May 2017 0

HARARE – It appears as if it does not rain but pours at the moment for under-fire Zanu PF national political commissar Saviour Kasukuwere — with the Local Government minister now facing fresh damaging charges by […]

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Army dispels recruitment rumours

24th May 2017 0

HARARE – The Zimbabwe National Army (ZNA) has  dispelled social media reports that it is recruiting. Director of army public relations lieutenant colonel Alphios  Makotore said the ZNA has noted with concern the continued abuse […]

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Mnangagwa gets Presidential reception in Masvingo

22nd May 2017 0

MASVINGO – Vice-President Emmerson Dambudzo Mnangagwa received what can only be Presidential treatment when he disembarked from a plane at Masvingo Airport during his one-day visit to the province last Thursday. Mnangagwa who is a […]

Zimbabwe

Lightning kills one, injures another in Mutasa

21st May 2017 0

A LIGHTNING bolt struck and killed a 20-year-old man from Nyatsanza Village in Chief Mutasa’s area on Monday. Given Saungweme who was set to sit for his O-Level examinations this year was herding cattle with […]

Politics

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Zanu PF infighting: Kasukuwere under siege

24th May 2017 0

HARARE – It appears as if it does not rain but pours at the moment for under-fire Zanu PF national political commissar Saviour Kasukuwere — with the Local Government minister now facing fresh damaging charges by […]

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‘Robert Mugabe’s Zanu PF brawls’ – Wheels come off

23rd May 2017 0

HARARE – Terror-stricken supporters of President Robert Mugabe’s warring ruling Zanu PF say the former liberation movement’s mindless bloodletting is fast reaching “a tipping point” — after its followers in Bulawayo engaged in an unprecedented […]

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We will smash Robert Mugabe’s Zanu PF – MDC

22nd May 2017 0

HARARE – Firebrand MDC secretary for mobilisation, Job Sikhala, has promised President Robert Mugabe and his warring ruling Zanu PF an even bigger hiding in next year’s watershed polls than the shellacking they received in […]

Politics

2018 hinges on youth vote – MDC

22nd May 2017 0

HARARE – The MDC has embarked on aggressive campaign to woo Zimbabwe’s seemingly disinterested youths to register and vote in next year’s national elections which opposition parties plan to contest as a coalition. This comes […]

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Robert Mugabe’s Zanu PF factions in bloody clashes

22nd May 2017 0

THERE was a bloodbath at the Zanu PF Bulawayo provincial headquarters, Davis Hall, yesterday as members from the ruling party’s rival factions fought one another over the fate of under fire political commissar, Saviour Kasukuwere, […]

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Crime & Courts

Crime & Courts

Zimbabwean woman (22) survives 11-man gang rape in SA

22nd May 2017 0

A 22-YEAR-OLD Zimbabwean woman based in South Africa was allegedly gang raped by 11 Tanzanians while coming from work last week. The incident occurred in Johannesburg and the Zimbabwean Embassy is investigating the sexual assault. […]

Crime & Courts

Robbers strike at high school

21st May 2017 0

SIX armed robbers targeting school funds, last Saturday struck chillingly at Mavhudzi High School in Nyazura but failed to open the school safe. They got away with a vehicle and other valuables, leaving eight workers […]

Crime & Courts

Man loses $2 000 to conmen

21st May 2017 0

A 20-YEAR-OLD Zimunya man will rue the day he entertained two conmen in Mutare’s Central Business District on Monday this week after he was duped $2 000. Justin Bonda sobbed bitterly as he chronicled how […]

Business & Economics

Business

Suspended Gershem Pasi quits Zimra

24th May 2017 0

HARARE,– Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (Zimra) commissioner Gershem Pasi, who has been on suspension since last year, has quit the tax agency, its chairperson Willia Bonyongwe said on Wednesday. Pasi, together with five other top executives, […]

Business

ZERA says ready to launch fuel marking programme

22nd May 2017 0

HARARE,– The Zimbabwe Energy Regulatory Authority (ZERA) says regulations to guide the introduction of mandatory fuel marking to curb illegal fuel sales and increase fuel tax revenue, is now complete and awaits review. According to […]

Business

Property firms adjust to economic downturn

21st May 2017 0

Players in the property sector are developing packages to suit low-income earners as they chase the elusive dollar owing to the prevailing harsh economic environment. BY TARISAI MANDIZHA The number of empty buildings is growing, […]

Money & Banking

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Health & Fitness

Health & Fitness

50pc young women HIV positive

22nd May 2017 0

AT least five in every 10 new HIV/Aids infections are among young women aged between 15 and 24, an official from World Education has said. Speaking during a belated Mother’s Day Ladies’ Luncheon hosted by […]

Health & Fitness

Mugabe’s ill-health: A volcano about to erupt

19th May 2017 0

PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe has of late become the centre of attention in Zimbabwe’s political sphere, not because of soaring rhetoric which he was once famous for, but for his increasingly deteriorating health ahead of the […]

Health & Fitness

WHO confirms second Ebola case in Congo outbreak

14th May 2017 0

The World Health Organization (WHO) on Sunday confirmed a second case of Ebola in Democratic Republic of Congo after an outbreak this week of 17 other suspected cases. Health officials are trying to trace 125 […]

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Style & Fashion

Fashion designer dresses local celebs

20th May 2017 0

CLASSICIST designer, Lloyd Klein is a god of fashion, whose creations dominate red carpets, modelling ramps and wardrobes in Paris, Los Angeles and New York. BY PRECIOUS CHIDA Thousands of kilometres away in Harare lives […]

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Economic Analysis

Economic Analysis

AfDB projects Zimbabwe GDP at 1.3pc

22nd May 2017 0

THE African Development Bank has projected Zimbabwe’s economy to grow by a conservative 1.3 percent this year; lower than forecasts by Government and International Monetary Fund of between 2 and 3.7 percent. The AfDB projected […]

Religion & Spiritual

Press Release

Zanu PF regime is now a terrorist mafia organisation

Recent press reports to the effect that Zanu PF has splashed no less than US$60 million in importing brand new motor vehicles and buses for their 2018 election campaign are most startling and indeed,extremely worrisome [...]

Opinion & Analysis

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Relationships

Anglican priest in adultery storm

21st May 2017 0
Anglican Manicaland diocese priest, Reverend Gilbert Sambona, has been accused of having a romantic affair with a married parishioner. Mr Clever Ndiringepi, a church member, claimed that the man of cloth was in an intimate [...]

Starved, unsatisfied . . . bring it on!

20th May 2017 0
YOU know there are women who after the adult game are always left lying awake and puzzled as they will have been left unfulfilled and still craving for more. Surprisingly when they check on their [...]

Too much sex sends woman packing

19th May 2017 0
TOO much of anything is boring. Now Angela Mpofu from Old Lobengula wants out of marriage because of her husband’s super charged sex drive. She told a Bulawayo Civil Court magistrate Sheunesu Matova that if [...]

Man (59) ditches wife for stepdaughter (14)

19th May 2017 0
WOMAN to woman, I’m a better wife dear mother! A woman from Rutenga in Mwenezi district is struggling to accept that her husband (59) and daughter (14) had a sexual relationship under her nose resulting [...]

Research Papers

Research Papers

Urban growth a boon for Africa’s industrialization

20th May 2017 0

There has been much talk about Africa’s urban dividends—the increased prosperity and sustained socioeconomic development resulting from the expansion and industrialization of African cities. By Franck Kuwonu Yet such dividends can be derived only from governments’ […]

Research Papers

Why Africa should go cashless

16th May 2017 0

India has lately been pursuing an ambitious goal: a cashless economy. Despite early missteps and frustrations, it will turn out to be a change for the better for the country’s 1.31 billion people. Africa should […]

Science

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Sports

Jere challenges Green Machine

23rd May 2017 0
CAPS United president Farai Jere has challenged the Green Machine not to let their Caf Champions League success so far get into their heads and dilute their passion to do more in the tournament. The [...]

Faith Driver star leaves for Iceland trials

21st May 2017 0
MIGHTY Warriors and Faith Drive FC striker, Maud Mafuruse left Harare on Tuesday for Iceland where she will undergo a three-month trial at a top club, IBV Queens in Reykjavik City. Mafuruse caught the attention [...]

Education

‘Don’t bar students over fees’ – Government

23rd May 2017 0
HARARE – Students with outstanding fees can write their examinations, but will have their results withheld, Higher and Tertiary Education ministry secretary Machivenyika Mapuranga has said. This comes as several learning institutions are barring students [...]

178 primary school heads appointed in Masvingo

21st May 2017 0
MASVINGO – The Ministry of Primary and Secondary Education through the Public Service Commission (PSC) has appointed 178 substantive heads for primary schools in Masvingo in probably one of the biggest group promotions in the [...]

Arrupe College to become a university

21st May 2017 0
HARARE – The Jesuit School of Philosophy and Humanities,  Arrupe College is set to transform to an independent university as part of its growth strategy. Following significant growth since its formation in 1994, the Jesuit [...]

June examinations

20th May 2017 0
The much anticipated time for June examinations is finally here! With the examinations kicking off on Monday 5 June 2017, the examiner would like to publish the general instructions for the examinations as well as [...]

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Food & Drink

Food & Drink

Good old cooking days in Manicaland

21st May 2017 0

She talked about food and cooking in the pastwith nostalgia and a sparkle in her eyes. “Those were the good old days,” said a beaming Gogo Phoebe Kwashata as she narrated how food was grown […]

Food & Drink

Roadrunner omelette with nyemba sprouts

21st May 2017 0

Ingredients 3 medium roadrunner (free-range chicken) or guinea fowl eggs 2 shallots finely chopped 100g cowpea sprouts (see sprouting method) 100g amaranthus leaves Salt and pepper Method In a 20cm diameter heavy based frying pan, […]

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

General Motors leaves SA after close to 100 years

18th May 2017 0
General Motors has had a presence in South Africa since 1926, under various brands such as Buick, Chevrolet, GMC, ISUZU, Oakland, Oldsmobile and Vauxhall. The Minister of Trade and Industry Rob Davies on Thursday said [...]

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