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Watch: Mnangagwa urges nation to prepare for austerity

September 22, 2018 0

NEW YORK – President Emmerson Mnangagwa has said Zimbabweans must prepare for austerity measures that may appear harsh but are in the medium to long-term designed to set the economy back on track. Zimbabwe’s leader […]




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SA bound bus from Harare kills 10 in accident

September 21, 2018 0

Polokwane – Limpopo police on Friday confirmed they were investigating yet another N1 bus crash that left at least nine people dead on Friday. The crash, which happened near the Caltex garage as the bus […]

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Mnangagwa arrives in New York

September 20, 2018 0

NEW YORK – President Emmerson Mnangagwa has arrived in New York for the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly. President Mnangagwa who will make his maiden appearance as Head of State at the UN […]

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Hosiah Chisango appointed Harare Town Clerk

September 20, 2018 0

The Harare City Council has appointed Engineer Hosiah Abraham Chisango as the substantive town clerk with immediate effect. Chisango had been acting town clerk since last year. In April 2016 James Mushore was appointed as […]

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Political leaders urged to prioritise welfare of citizens

September 20, 2018 0

HARARE – Visiting Kenyan lawyer and staunch pan-Africanist Professor Patrick Loch Otieno Lumumba has urged political leaders to prioritise the welfare of their citizens through good governance. Professor Lumumba said this when he gave a […]

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SB Moyo alive and stable

September 20, 2018 0

HARARE – Foreign Affairs and International Trade Minister Dr Sibusiso Moyo is in a stable condition at the Avenues Clinic where he has been admitted over a minor illness, Government has confirmed. Information, Publicity and […]

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British envoy bids President farewell

September 20, 2018 0

HARARE – Zimbabwe and Britain have developed trust and mutual respect, paving way for normalisation of relations, outgoing British Ambassador to Zimbabwe Ms Catriona Laing has said. Ambassador Laing yesterday paid a departure call on […]

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Mnangagwa gets French boost

September 20, 2018 0

PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa’s “Zimbabwe is open for business” mantra seems to be resonating with the Western hemisphere, with the French Development Agency (FDA) becoming the latest to show interest in the country. BY RICHARD CHIDZA […]

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Owen Ncube appointed State Security Minister

September 19, 2018 0

HARARE- President Emmerson Mnangagwa has sworn-in Hon. Owen Ncube as the Minister of State for National Security in the President’s Office. Ncube is the former Minister of State for Midlands province.

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MDC Parliament walkouts only sideshows in futility – Charamba

September 19, 2018 0

HARARE – Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Information, Publicity and Broadcasting and Presidential spokesperson George Charamba has described the boycott of President Emmerson Mnangagwa speech by opposition supporters as an exercise of futility. Charamba […]




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Teen sues dad over school fees

September 21, 2018 0

A seventeen-year-old girl who was allegedly thrown out of the house by her father for being “naughty” has hit back by also suing him for failing to pay school fees. The highly unusual lawsuit was […]

Law & Crime

Man kills domestic worker’s family

September 19, 2018 0

A Buhera man ran amok on Sunday and fatally shot his domestic worker’s wife and two children aged four and one, over maize, rapoko and groundnuts that were stolen from his home. The incident occurred […]

Law & Crime

Warrant Of Arrest Issued For Ginimbi

September 18, 2018 0

HARARE – Flamboyant businessman Genius Kadungure, popularly known as Ginimbi, has a warrant of arrest issued against him by the Harare Magistrates’ Court. The warrant was issued after Kadungure failed to attend a trial, where […]

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Mnangagwa lays down legislative reforms agenda

September 18, 2018 0

HARARE – President Emmerson Mnangagwa has officially opened the 9th Parliament of Zimbabwe, and pronounced the legislative agenda which is guided by the need to align laws to the new constitution, to further democratise the nation […]

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Lewis Uriri Dumps Levi Nyagura

September 18, 2018 0

Advocate Lewis Uriri yesterday recused himself from representing suspended University of Zimbabwe Vice Chancellor Levi Nyagura who is on trial for alleged abuse of office. Uriri disclosed the recusal before magistrate Lazini Ncube when he was […]

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Mugabe’s son-in-law under probe

September 17, 2018 0

PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa’s anti-corruption unit has reportedly opened investigations into former President Robert Mugabe’s son-in-law, Simba Chikore’s involvement in the botched ZimAirways deal, NewsDay can reveal. BY RICHARD CHIDZA Highly-placed sources told NewsDay last week […]




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US business delegation set for Harare

September 22, 2018 0

A business delegation from the United States is set for Harare from the 10th to the 20th of next month to explore prospects for cooperation in realising Zimbabwe’s vision of at middle income economy by 2030. Years […]

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Currency reforms not an overnight process: Industry

September 18, 2018 0

HARARE – The Bankers Association of Zimbabwe (BAZ) says the delicate issue of currency reforms requires more consultations and has highlighted the urgent need to address unsustainable trade imbalance as well as budget deficit if […]

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Four Independent Power Producers Apply For Licences

September 18, 2018 0

HARARE – Four Independent Power Producers (IPP) have approached the Zimbabwe Energy Regulatory Authority (Zera) seeking licences to generate electricity. The four IPPs want to build power plants which will produce a total of 167 […]







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Pokelo, Elikem part ways

September 13, 2018 0

AFTER presenting a picture-perfect marriage to the world in a life largely lived on social media, the bubble seems to have now burst for local socialite Pokelo Nare after her Ghanaian husband whom she first […]

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Mnangagwa says he won’t overstay his welcome

September 21, 2018 0

NEW YORK (CNN) – Zimbabwe’s Emmerson Mnangagwa says he will not overstay his welcome as President, as many accused his predecessor, Robert Mugabe, of doing. By Mick Krever, CNN Speaking Friday to CNN’s Christiane Amanpour in New […]

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Mnangagwa new-look government pacifies the military

September 21, 2018 0

IN the aftermath of the recent general elections which gave him some semblance of political legitimacy, albeit a hotly-disputed presidential poll, President Emmerson Mnangagwa is now making bold yet risky manoeuvres to contain his ambitious […]

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‘Generals now in my handbag’ – Muchinguri

September 21, 2018 0

Zanu PF’s first woman chairperson, Oppah Muchinguri-Kashiri, (OM)(pictured) broke new ground when she was appointed Zimbabwe’s first female Defence minister. She speaks to NewsDay (ND) reporter Blessed Mhlanga on the journey she has walked, challenges […]

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MDC Alliance starts merging into single party

September 21, 2018 0

THE MDC Alliance leadership has instructed provincial structures of coalition partners to begin the integration process bringing their membership under one roof, a process that could see some members losing their positions and causing tensions […]

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Chamisa orders Victoria Falls Mayor to step down

September 20, 2018 0

Victoria Falls mayor Somvelo Dlamini has been asked to step down after he defied a party directive to select Margaret Varley as mayor. Dhlamini and his fellow MDC Alliance appeared before party president Nelson Chamisa […]




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Watch: Mnangagwa urges nation to prepare for austerity

September 22, 2018 0

NEW YORK – President Emmerson Mnangagwa has said Zimbabweans must prepare for austerity measures that may appear harsh but are in the medium to long-term designed to set the economy back on track. Zimbabwe’s leader […]

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Zimbabwe to use Infrastructure Africa Summit to up investment

September 21, 2018 0

JOHANNESBURG – Zimbabwe is set to host a panel discussion at next month’s Infrastructure Africa 2018 summit to discuss infrastructure development opportunities in the southern African country for developers and project owners, organisers said on […]




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Budget poser for Miss Zimbabwe

September 2, 2018 0

Miss Zimbabwe Trust (MZT) — the organisers of the country’s flagship pageant Miss World Zimbabwe (MWZ) — have described the hosting of the glamorous pageant as a difficult undertaking as it comes with a huge […]




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MDC Response to State of the Nation Address

September 19, 2018 0

HARARE – President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Tuesday officially opened the Ninth Parliament and delivered his first State of the Nation Address (SONA). During the President’s address, the opposition legislators walked out and only returned to […]










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    Aubameyang’s father named new co-coach of Gabon

    September 21, 2018 0

    LIBREVILLE (Reuters) – Former captains Pierre Aubame and Daniel Cousin have been named as co-coaches of Gabon after the dismissal last week of Spaniard Jose Antonio Camacho, the country’s football federation said. Aubame is the […]

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    Joshua sees Povetkin as toughest fight since Klitschko

    September 20, 2018 0

    LONDON (Reuters) – World heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua expects his title defence against Russian Alexander Povetkin on Saturday to be his toughest fight since Wladimir Klitschko — and to end with a similar outcome. Joshua, […]

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    Juve show usual grit after Ronaldo red card

    September 20, 2018 0

    VALENCIA, Spain (Reuters) – Once again it proved impossible to keep Cristiano Ronaldo out of the Champions League spotlight as he made his debut in the competition for Juventus on Wednesday. This time it was […]




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    Beyoncé accused of witchcraft by ex-drummer

    September 21, 2018 0

    Musician Kimberly Thompson is seeking a restraining order against the ‘Formation’ singer after accusing the 37-year-old star of launching a campaign of harassment against her. Court documents obtained by The Blast which were filed by […]

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    Cardi B roasted over transphobic Facebook post

    September 18, 2018 0

    In the Facebook post, a popular meme with a cartoon character looking out of a window with the post captioned: “I hope nobody sees this tr***y leave my house” with laughing emojis above it. Pop […]




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