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Bigwigs fret as Robert Mugabe returns

27th May 2017 0

HARARE – All eyes are on President Robert Mugabe on his return from Mexico, as the wily nonagenarian bids to douse, once and for all, the raging and worsening tribal, factional and succession wars consuming […]

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Zanu PF Witches Almost Killed Me – Mahofa

27th May 2017 0

MASVINGO – Minister of State for Provincial Affairs for Masvingo Shuvai Mahofa has sensationally claimed that Zanu PF is full of witches saying she only survived by grace of God after she was bewitched in […]

Main News

Bigwigs fret as Robert Mugabe returns

27th May 2017 0

HARARE – All eyes are on President Robert Mugabe on his return from Mexico, as the wily nonagenarian bids to douse, once and for all, the raging and worsening tribal, factional and succession wars consuming […]

Zimbabwe

Malema launches fresh salvo on Mugabe

27th May 2017 0

HARARE – South African opposition leader Julius Malema has once again said President Robert Mugabe must step down, as he accused the long-time ruler of destroying the little left of his legacy by clinging on […]

Zimbabwe

PDP lays into Mugabe’s ‘lunatic’ deputies

27th May 2017 0

Former Finance Minister Tendai Biti’s party has launched a scathing attack at President Robert Mugabe’s two deputies describing them as fools after the two top government officials have made a series of blunders while on […]

Politics

Politics

Ex-minister pilloried over presidential ambitions

27th May 2017 0

HARARE – Former Industry minister Nkosana Moyo has been slammed over his presidential ambition by Higher and Tertiary education minister Jonathan Moyo, who argued he has no chance at all against President Robert Mugabe in […]

Headline

‘Time to cut Tyson loose’

26th May 2017 0

HARARE – As the unrelenting pressure being exerted on under-fire Zanu PF national political commissar Saviour Kasukuwere (pictured) continues to mount, angry war veterans say it is time he is “cut loose” to save the […]

Politics

Zanu PF plants spies in MDC-T

25th May 2017 0

ZANU PF has unwittingly exposed how it planted several spies within the top levels of MDC-T structures in an effort to destabilise and weaken the Morgan Tsvangirai-led opposition party. by BLESSED MHLANGA This came up […]

Headline

Is Zimbabwe any closer to regime change?

24th May 2017 0

This will be the topic at a one-and-half-hour seminar in Pretoria this afternoon where the speaker will be Derek Matyszak, a senior research consultant, Peace and Security Research Programme, at the Institute Security Studies. Matyszak, […]

Main News

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 […]

World News

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

Zireva leaves OK Zimbabwe in style

26th May 2017 0

OK Zim new CE Alex Siyavora will need very big feet to fit into his predecessor, Willard Zireva’s shoes. By Chris Muronzi Zireva, a long-time executive and larger-than-life figure at the retail giant, stepped down […]

Business

Lower costs boost Dairibord profitability

24th May 2017 0

HARARE,– Zimbabwe’s largest milk processor , Dairibord on Wednesday said  revenue for the first four months to April 30 was two percent below comparable period last year, due to incessant rains and system migration challenges […]

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 […]

Money & Banking

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Health & Fitness

Health & Fitness

Health crisis looms as nurses strike

27th May 2017 0

HARARE – Another crisis is looming at State hospitals, after fed up nurses gave notice to the government that they would soon embark on a crippling strike — as they press for improved working conditions […]

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 […]

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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

Frequent flier Mugabe racks up the air miles – and dollars

26th May 2017 0

HARARE (Reuters) – Despite his advancing years and increasing frailty, 93-year-old Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe shows few signs of losing his love for foreign travel, a predilection that is costing his cash-strapped country dear. Having […]

Economic Analysis

UK economy slows down as households rein in spending

25th May 2017 0

LONDON – The UK economy grew slightly slower than expected in the first three months of the year, according to official figures released on Thursday (25 May). The Office for National Statistics (ONS) reported that […]

Religion & Spiritual

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‘Change starts local’ – Here’s Mark Zuckerberg’s politically charged Harvard speech

“If I get through this speech, it’ll be the first time I actually finish something at Harvard.” On Thursday, Mark Zuckerberg gave Harvard’s 2017 commencement address and received an honorary doctorate degree. The 33-year-old CEO [...]

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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 [...]

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 [...]

Education

Anger over plan to close schools

25th May 2017 0
HARARE – Ill-conceived plans by the government to close 40 schools in Matabeleland South, on account of dwindling enrolments, have triggered outrage among ordinary Zimbabweans and civil society groups alike. This comes as teachers have [...]

‘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 [...]

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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

Motor racing: Vettel sets fastest ever lap at Monaco

25th May 2017 0
MONACO – Formula One leader Sebastian Vettel looked a good bet for Ferrari’s first Monaco Grand Prix victory since 2001 after the fastest lap ever around the metal-fenced street circuit in Thursday practice. The four-times world [...]

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