MDC-T congress kicks off


ENFEEBLED by its electoral loss to veteran leader Robert Mugabe and a post-vote split, Zimbabwe’s opposition Movement for Democratic Change meets on Friday to elect new leaders and forge a new plan More...

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MDC-T congress kicks off


ENFEEBLED by its electoral loss to veteran leader Robert Mugabe and a post-vote split, Zimbabwe’s opposition Movement for Democratic Change meets on Friday to elect new leaders More...

State media trying to destroy Mujuru, analysts

Vice-President Joyce Mujuru and Secretary for administration Didymus Mutasa

THE state-owned Herald newspaper accused Vice-President Joice Mujuru of extortion and abuse of office on Thursday in what observers say is a stepped-up campaign to discredit More...

vice President caught in $1 million bribe scanda – State media


DETAILS of Vice President Joice Mujuru’s illicit business dealings have begun to emerge amid revelations she received, and signed for thousands of dollars in illegal cash payments More...


Zanu PF Politburo names Mnangagwa, Mujuru factional leaders

HARARE – The beleaguered ruling party Zanu PF Politburo meeting held in the capital on Thursday ended late evening with the adoption of a resolution to set up a commission More...

Robert Mugabe shows support for his wife amid factionalism

HARARE – Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe has for the first time shown his cards on the factional fights between the first lady Grace Mugabe and the country’s vice More...

Interview: Tsvangirai on congress and vision


THE country’s main opposition party, the MDC-T, is about to hold an elective congress. Party leader Morgan Tsvangirai, More...

The Mugabe brawl

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe

THE Mugabe family loves a good punch-up. The old man, Robert, Zimbabwe’s president, has always been a brawler, More...

sata Zambia sets date for Sata funeral

Lusaka – The Zambian government says the body of President Michael Sata, who died in London...

Anti-government protesters take over the state TV podium in Ouagadougou Protesters demand Burkina Faso president quit, burn parliament

OUAGADOUGOU – Tens of thousands of protesters demanding the ousting of Burkina Faso’s veteran President Blaise...

bokoharam Thousands flee as Boko Haram seizes northeast Nigerian town

MAIDUGURI/YOLA Nigeria – Islamist Boko Haram militants have seized control of the northeast Nigerian town of...

EU resumes direct aid to Zimbabwe


HARARE,– The European Union has lifted its 12-year suspension of direct financial aid to the government of More...

Harare city council proposes $273mln budget, no rate increase

HARARE, – Harare City Council on Thursday proposed a $272,7 million budget for 2015, lower than the 2014 figure, with no..

Zimplats Q1 output down 13 percent on Bimha shutdown

BULAWAYO, – Impala Platinum (Implats) said mill throughput at its Zimbabwe mine Zimplats fell 13 percent to 1,32 million tonnes in..

Apple’s Cook: ‘I’m proud to be gay’

Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks at the WSJD Live conference in Laguna Beach

Apple Inc CEO Tim Cook on Thursday became the most prominent American corporate leader to come out as being More...

Microsoft launches wearable fitness device for $199

Microsoft Corp launched a device called “Microsoft Band” that will allow users to monitor their fitness and exercise regime, marking the..

Probe of Virginia rocket blast begins; space station supplied

Authorities on Wednesday started investigating what caused an unmanned U.S. supply rocket to explode in a fireball moments after liftoff from..

Families fight over Meyiwa’s belongings

GOALIE Johannesburg – Senzo Meyiwa’s family is allegedly considering legal action to compel the goalkeeper’s girlfriend Kelly Khumalo to hand over his..

Profiteering fuelling high import bill – Mangudya

HARARE,– The Central Bank governor John Mangudya on Thursday said the culture of profiteering by local businesses was fuelling imports as..

Dangamvura ‘whiz-kid’ unmasked

THE desire to have ill-gotten fame crumbled like a deck of cards for a Dangamvura high-density schoolgirl after she was unmasked..

Chinese ramp up Ebola watch

Chinese authorities have identified the southern province of Guangdong, home to Asia’s biggest African population, as a frontline in their efforts..
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