‘I quit’ – Robert Mugabe’s assassination target Goche gives up


HARARE – Politburo heavyweight Nicholas Goche dramatically quit Zanu PF’s violent central committee elections in Bindura yesterday, charging angrily that he was now completely More...

Will Zanu-PF move against Mujuru?


Harare – Zanu-PF will most likely amend its constitution in the next week in order to get rid of vice-president Joice Mujuru following the emergency Zanu-PF politburo meeting More...

Muchinguri, Mutsvangwa retain Zanu PF central committee posts


OUTGOING Zanu-PF Women’s League boss Oppah Muchinguri and Manicaland Senator Monica Mutsvangwa yesterday easily retained their central committee seats when they were elected More...


Goche nearly assasinated by Zanu PF thugs after Mugabe taunts

HARARE – Labour minister Nicholas Goche had to flee for dear life yesterday after youths aligned to a faction headed by Justice Minister Emmerson Mnangagwa pounced on him, More...

Mugabe tightens grip on party, to choose successor

HARARE – Zimbabwe’s president Robert Mugabe has changed the constitution of his ruling ZANU-PF party to allow him to directly appoint his deputies, giving the 90-year-old More...

Stock market ends week 2pc down


THE Zimbabwe Stock Exchange (ZSE) closed the week lower with the main industrial index dropping 3,61 points to 170,49 points, More...

Innscor Q1 revenue flat, banks on restructuring


HARARE, – Conglomerate Innscor Africa’s revenue for the first quarter ending September held steady compared More...

Mine ZMDC requires $54 mln to restart mothballed gold mines

HARARE – State-owned mining investment vehicle, Zimbabwe Mining Development Corporation (ZMDC) is seeking $54 million to...

Chinamasa Zim/UK trade hits £47m

HARARE – Bilateral trade between Zimbabwe and the United Kingdom (UK) totalled £47 million ($73,6m) between...

eu Indigenisation Act’s ambiguities repelling investors – EU Block

European Union Ambassador to Zimbabwe Phillipe Van Damme says ambiguities of the Indigenisation and Economic Empowerment...

Zimbabwe: Where to from here?


As we meet this evening, Zimbabwe is again at an “interesting” place. By Eddie Cross The outcome More...

An idiot’s guide to Zimbabwe politics

President Robert Mugabe has been at the helm of Zanu-PF – as its first secretary – and Zimbabwe since the country..

Zimbabwe sliding towards depression

Zimbabwe is mired in a whirlwind of elite rapture playing out in the liberation movement known as Zanu PF. Without a..

Malema in scuffle at Ramaphosa meeting


Johannesburg – Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema and a security officer had a scuffle in More...

Kenya says kills militants after bus ambush that killed 28

NAIROBI (Reuters) – Kenyan security forces have pursued and killed more than 100 militants and destroyed their camp in Somalia after..

New Burkina president vows to identify folk hero Sankara’s body

OUAGADOUGOU  – Burkina Faso’s new transitional president has promised to open an investigation to identify remains believed to be those of..

Things that have gone wrong for Arsenal

arsenal Londo – Arsenal’s 2-1 defeat by Manchester United left them 15 points below Premier League leaders Chelsea after their worst start..

Cops murder kombi driver over spot fine

police MARONDERA – Five police officers accused of murdering a commuter omnibus driver over a spot fine altercation have been granted US$100..

Lawyers challenge exams re-sit

The Zimbabwe Women Lawyers Association (ZWLA) has filed an application in the High Court in terms of Section 85 of the..

Econet, Ericsson sign five-year deal for expansion programme

HARARE – Zimbabwe’s telecoms giant, Econet Wireless has signed a five-year deal with Swedish communications giant, Ericsson to supply services for..

Europe gives green light to AbbVie hepatitis C drugs

European regulators recommended approval for two drugs made by AbbVie to treat hepatitis C, both of which belong to a new..