Zimbabwe cuts retirement age as cash runs out


Harare – Zimbabwe is so desperate for cash it has cut the retirement age for members of its enormous uniformed forces from 60 years to 50. By Peta Thornycroft Only those More...

Mujuru’s still-born party suffers major set back as infighting takes toll


CHAOS and nasty fights have rocked former Vice-President Joice Mujuru’s Zimbabwe People First (ZimFP) party ahead of its official launch in October amid reports that a section More...

‘Tsvangirai leaves hospital, expected home soon’


OPPOSITION MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai has been discharged from a private South African hospital where he was admitted since last week and is expected home anytime soon, NewsDay More...


Images of Itai Dzamara being tortured in captivity released by family

HARARE  – Partson Dzamara, younger brother to missing pro-democracy activist Itai Dzamara, has made startling claims he now knew of his older sibling’s whereabouts and has More...

Zimbabwe braces for economic collapse all over again

HARARE – When President Robert Mugabe decided to fill the streets of Harare with a mass demonstration by his supporters last week, his minions spent thousands of dollars More...

Investors stoic on bond notes: Analysts tip consumer and export-biased stocks


MARKET WATCHERS say the injection of fresh liquidity through bond notes is unlikely to influence trading on the Zimbabwe More...

Zimbabwe Bond notes launch date set


HARARE – Bond notes will start circulating around August 2016 – and not June as previously projected – More...

china Chinese company apologizes, sort of, for racist ad

BEIJING — A Chinese detergent company has apologized for a commercial that drew claims of racism,...

HARARE Zimbabwe economy on the rocks

HARARE – As Zimbabwe’s economy continues to hurtle towards a full blown recession, the country’s biting...

chinamasa Zimbabwe debt plan gets key backer

The African Development Bank will back Zimbabwe’s external debt clearance plan when its board, the IMF...

Why Mugabe must rule for life: Chipanga


The Zanu PF youth league was behind the ruling party’s controversial million-man march on Africa Day where More...

Manyenyeni speaks on Mushore, Kasukuwere tiff

SUSPENDED Harare mayor Bernard Manyenyeni is still trying to come to terms with events of the past few weeks where he..

Panama Papers: Zimbabwe must not waste this opportunity

Zimbabwe, like many other mineral rich developing countries, isn’t seeing many benefits from the extraction of its mineral wealth. In fact,..

SA police deny Gordhan inquiry moved to new unit


JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – South Africa’s elite Hawks police unit denied on Sunday a report that an More...

South Africa’s parliament approves land expropriation bill

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – South Africa’s parliament on Thursday approved a bill allowing state expropriations of land to redress racial disparities in..

Museveni’s son denies succession claims

The son of Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni, one of Africa’s longest-serving leaders, has rejected claims that he plans to succeed his..

French coach Didier Deschamps to sue Eric Cantona over racism allegation

cantona PARIS – France soccer coach Didier Deschamps will file a legal complaint against Eric Cantona after his former national teammate suggested..

Prof. Moyo fraud case in Kenya opens

moyo MINISTER of State for Information and Publicity Jonathan Moyo’s fraud case in Kenya, where he stands accused of siphoning US$108 000..

Schools benefit from Coca-Cola water project

OVER 4 000 students, teachers and villagers at Waddilove and Goromonzi high schools in Mashonaland East province now have access to..

WhatsApp scam targets users with virus to steal their details

WhatsApp users, be warned – a new scam is trying to infect your smartphone with a nasty virus. ‘Secret’ messages offering..

Magaya Says Can Cure HIV Via Satellite Broadcasts

JOHANNESBURG – PROPHET Walter Magaya on Saturday claimed during a church service in South Africa that he can heal the sick,..

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