Zanu PF infighting: ‘Politburo endorses arrests of Mugabe assasination plotters’


HARARE – The Zanu-PF Constitution will be amended to ensure there is only one centre of power in the ruling party, with President Mugabe appointing all Politburo members More...

Zanu PF infighting: “Mugabe goes for broke in Politburo meeting’


HARARE – President Mugabe yesterday questioned Labour and Social Welfare Minister Nicholas Goche over reports that he approached hit men to assassinate him. The President More...

HIV rapist Brian Shayanowako believed to be in Zimbabwe


LONDON – A convicted rapist who knowingly infected a woman with HIV is believed to have absconded to Zimbabwe. Brian Shayanowako Brian Tatenda Shayanowako, 54, of Lower 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...

Succession Battle: ‘Mugabe Pulls the Strings’

LONDON — In August, he stood shoulder to shoulder in Beijing with President Xi Jinping of China. Then, in September, he addressed the United Nations to condemn “the evil 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...

fuel Zera in audit to establish correct fuel pricing

HARARE,– The Zimbabwe Energy Regulatory Authority (Zera) is auditing fuels firms as it tries to establish...

Chinamasa Government gazettes tax amnesty law

HARARE,– Government has gazetted the statutory instrument which gives individuals and companies an amnesty for defaults...

millers Zimbabwe millers benchmark from Botswana millers

MASUNGA, Botswana –  A delegation of four millers from Zimbabwe provinces were recently in 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 More...

Removing the Vice-President: A Constitutional Interpretation

I have been asked to provide an opinion on the constitutional position regarding the removal of the Vice President. What should..

Mujuru, A Vice President at the deep end

ZIMBABWE’S Vice President, or VeePee (VP), as she is often called, Mrs Joice Mujuru, is in an extremely unenviable position at..

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


OUAGADOUGOU  – Burkina Faso’s new transitional president has promised to open an investigation More...

Zambia’s President Scott suspended as ruling party leader

LUSAKA (Reuters) – Zambia’s ruling Patriotic Front said on Friday it had suspended President Guy Scott as acting head of the..

Zimbabwe permit applicants can go home

Cape Town – Zimbabweans who have applied for the new special dispensation permit can go home and return to South Africa..

Chelsea win to stay top as City, United enjoy victories

image LONDON – Chelsea beat West Bromwich Albion to stay top of the Premier League on Saturday while champions Manchester City kept..

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..

Use ICT to beat climate change, Comesa urges farmers

HARARE,– Zimbabwean farmers and meteorologists have been urged to use Information Communication Technology (ICT) to quickly disseminate information on  weather patterns..

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..