Grace Mugabe Cursed Journalist Heidi Holland to Commit Suicide


The wife of Zimbabwe’s dictator Robert Mugabe has claimed that the author of a book on the 90-year-old leader committed suicide as a direct consequence of her prayers that More...

Mugabe backs Mujuru attacks


HARARE – President Robert Mugabe apparently supports his wife Grace’s recent public attacks on senior Zanu PF and government officials, including Vice President Joice More...

Mash West trashes anti-Mliswa drive


HARARE – The Mashonaland West Zanu PF provincial inter-district conference yesterday endorsed Temba Mliswa as the chairperson of the province. This follows a petition More...


Mpofu, top SA diamond trader and convicted US sanctions busters Marange diamonds plot

JOHANNESBURG,– A top South African diamond trader, Ernest Blom, tried to team up with two Chicago men who were recently convicted of illegally lobbying for the lifting of United More...

Mujuru still in the presidential race — Analysts

FIRST Lady Grace Mugabe’s public attack on Vice-President Joice Mujuru is likely to help her remain Zanu PF’s second in command on popularity ratings with the grassroots, More...

The MDC T must put best foot forward; appoint leaders on merit at Congress


It is Congress time for the MDC T, the biggest opposition party in Zimbabwe. Coming as it does at a time when the party is More...

MDC-T should go back to founding ideals


The forthcoming MDC congress is a defining moment not only for the survival of the political organisation, but More...

sata Zambian president goes abroad for medical check-up

LUSAKA – Zambian President Michael Sata has left for a medical check-up abroad at an undisclosed...

Gaddaf Gaddafi cousin hopes to participate in Libyan peace talks

A cousin and former aide of Muammar Gaddafi said he wants to take part in proposed...

Smoke rises over Syrian town of Kobani after an airstrike, as seen from the Mursitpinar border crossing on the Turkish-Syrian border U.S. military says air-drops weapons for Kurdish fighters near Kobani

WASHINGTON/BEIRUT – The U.S. military said it had air-dropped arms to Syrian Kurds battling Islamic State...

Zimbabwe expounds Africa mining vision

Mines Minister Walter Chidhakwa

HARARE, — Africa, for long relying on export of raw minerals, is pushing for local beneficiation of its More...

Zimra impounds 46kgs of second-hand knickers

HARARE – The Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (Zimra) has seized a 46kg bale of second-hand underwear at Sango Border Post. It is..

As Zimbabwe grapples with power-cuts government signs new 15 year power sales to Namibia

WINDHOEK – Namibia and Zimbabwe this week signed a new 15-year 80 megawatt (MW) Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) at the NamPower..

Econet Wireless Global buys Telecel’s Burundi, CAR telcos


HARARE,– Global telecoms giant VimpelCom, the parent company of Telecel Zimbabwe, on Monday said it had sold More...

Software developer Afrosoft thrives despite foreign competition

MUTARE, – For Afrosoft Corporation, Zimbabwe’s oldest locally owned software developer, the arcane technological enterprise has not been as hard as..

Apple beats Street targets on strong iPhone sales

SAN FRANCISCO – Apple Inc posted a better-than-expected 12 percent jump in revenue after its best new-iPhone launch on record helped push..

Mariah Carey wants Good Reverend Pow Jackson

mariah London – Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon are allegedly fighting over custody of their eight dogs following their split. The former..

‘Feel like Lampard playing against Chelsea’ – Streak

streak DHAKA, Bangladesh – Zimbabwean cricket legend Heath Streak can relate his situation to Frank Lampard playing for Manchester City against Chelsea, where..

IMF expects ‘robust growth’ in sub-Saharan Africa

ECONOMIC growth in sub-Saharan Africa will be robust, although energy supply constraints, strikes, and weak global and domestic demand will limit..

UZ students for Beijing

A University of Zimbabwe Enactus team left Harare on Sunday evening for Beijing, China, to compete in the 2014 Enactus World..

China’s rich elite pushed to join Ebola battle

Beijing – China’s corporations and billionaires have lagged behind in contributions to fighting the Ebola epidemic in West Africa despite vast..
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