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Opposition wary of CIO infiltration

28th May 2017 0

HARARE – Ahead of next year elections, Zimbabwe’s opposition finds itself worried sick that the country’s feared secret police have infiltrated their ranks. This follows stunning developments earlier last week when former security advisor to […]

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Robert Mugabe nephew strikes again

28th May 2017 0

President Robert Mugabe’s nephew Patrick Zhuwao says no leader in Zanu PF is fit to succeed the 93-year-old ruler in yet another pointed attack on Vice-President Emmerson Mnangagwa. BY OBEY MANAYITI Mnangagwa is seen in […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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

Grand coalition a matter of weeks – says Biti

28th May 2017 0

BEHIND the scenes negotiations to form grand opposition alliance ahead of next year’s elections have reached an advanced stage with party leaders expected to make major announcement in the next few weeks. This was revealed […]

Main News

Robert Mugabe succession brawl turns bloody

28th May 2017 0

President Robert Mugabe’s crude politics of playing Zanu PF factions against each other to manage his succession has been cited as one of the reasons behind the spike in violence rocking the ruling party. BY […]

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 […]

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‘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 […]

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Social Movement challenges Electoral Act

28th May 2017 0

The battle for the much anticipated next year’s election is gathering steam with a local social movement, #IAMZIMBABWE, becoming the latest group to crank the heat on President Robert Mugabe and his government to pave […]

Crime & Courts

Cocaine presents fresh challenge to Zimbabwe folk

28th May 2017 0

HARARE – An alarming picture has emerged of an escalating cocaine problem in Zimbabwe and the government’s inadequate response to the situation. There is a distinct lack of treatment services available across the board and […]

Business & Economics

Business

Zimbabwe increases petrol blending to 10 percent

28th May 2017 0

HARARE – Zimbabwe has increased mandatory petrol blending from five percent to 10 percent due to increasing supplies of ethanol. This comes after government in March reduced to five percent from 15 percent the mandatory […]

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, […]

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Health & Fitness

NSSA’s health scheme receives positive response

28th May 2017 0

HARARE – The National Social Security Authority (NSSA)’s proposed national health insurance and the informal sector schemes are receiving positive response from the market. The overwhelming response for the national health insurance scheme and the […]

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 […]

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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 […]

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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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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 […]

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FC Platinum, Highlanders match abandoned

28th May 2017 0
ZVISHAVANE – The match between FC Platinum and Highlanders was abandoned a few seconds before ending at Mandava stadium in Zvishavane after police threw teargas on the pitch. FC Platinum had just converted a penalty [...]

Ex-CAF Boss Issa Hayatou Bounces Back To Football Admin

28th May 2017 0
Former CAF president Issa Hayatou was on Wednesday appointed by Cameroonian President Paul Biya to chair the board of Cameroon’s National Football Academy (Anafoot). Anafoot, is a public agency dedicated to promoting professional football in [...]

Dynamos ownership wrangle resurfaces

28th May 2017 0
ALMOST seven years after filing an urgent chamber application seeking to interdict some of the Dynamos Football Club’s founding fathers from interfering with the club’s operations, the matter still remains pending at the High Court, [...]

Education

Lack of labs affects STEM initiatives in Mudzi

28th May 2017 0
The government-initiated science technology engineering and mathematics programme (STEM) is yet to benefit scholars from Mudzi owing to lack of laboratories and qualified teachers in that area. Not a single student from Mudzi has benefited [...]

Infrastructure shortages for many rural schools

28th May 2017 0
MASVINGO – Many rural schools are operating with minimal resources with the worst affected forced to hold classes in the open due to the unavailability of classrooms. Harawe Primary School in Zano, Masvingo is among [...]

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 [...]

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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

Vettel leads home Ferrari 1-2 in Monaco

28th May 2017 0
Sebastian Vettel secured a memorable one-two for Ferrari in Sunday’s 75th Monaco Grand Prix to extend his world championship lead to a luxurious 25 points over Lewis Hamilton. Taking full advantage of generous, if grim-faced, [...]

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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