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By Staff Reporter HOME Affairs Minister Obert Mpofu says his former cabinet colleague Saviour Kasukuwere was welcome back home and has allayed speculation the government harboured plans to pursue vendettas against his once bitter Zanu PF rival. “He has come back home. He is a Zimbabwean. So, what could...
DIAMONDS Probe: Parly says won’t embarrass frail Mugabe; will veteran leader turn up?
By Wendy Muperi ATTENTION will likely focus on Parliament this Wednesday with locals...
MDC-T name, logo fight: Supreme Court upholds Chamisa appeal; orders case back to High Court
By Anna Chibamu THE Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld an appeal by MDC-T...
Zim govt officials took $5,000 bribe in illegal elephant hunt; US seeks arrest
By Associated Press DENVER: U.S. prosecutors have indicted the owner of a South...
Prof Moyo Twitter disaster; Zhuwao apologises to offended party colleagues
By Staff Reporter PROFESSOR Jonathan Moyo is arguably one of the most social...
Muckraking Moyo, Charamba at each other’s throats once again
FORMER higher education minister, Jonathan Moyo and President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s spokesperson George Charamba...

Zimbabwe

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By Staff Reporter “TYSON remains Tyson. Relaxed. Going farming. You know we are beneficiaries of the land reform. There is business to be done, that is the future,” said Saviour Kasukuwere as he returned home Tuesday. The former cabinet minister ended six months in exile after escaping in the...
Poll reruns, Shamu sacking: case of ED failing to rein in meddlesome allies like Mutsvangwa?
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By Staff Reporter WEBSTER Shamu’s sacking as Mashonaland West provincial affairs minister suggests...
Soldier jailed 7 years for setting pregnant lover on fire
By Court Reporter A ZIMBABWE National Army soldier was Tuesday slapped with a...
Key constitutional provisions still not implemented 5 years on
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By Staff Reporter AS Zimbabwe marks five years after the adoption of the...
Calls to remove national registry servers from military HQ
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By Nkosana Dlamini CALLS have been made for government to remove the country’s...
ED bribed Renamo bandit with US$2,000 when an AK rifle was pointed on his head: Son
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PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa tossed a US$2,000 bribe into the hands of a Renamo...

Africa

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By Associated Press CAPE TOWN: A South African man has been found guilty of murdering three members of his immediate family on Monday, more than three years after the gruesome attack in an upscale housing estate that shocked the nation. Henri van Breda, 23, was also found guilty of...
Death toll in DR Congo Ebola outbreak now at 27
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By AFP THE death toll from Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo...
UK pensioner convicted of raping children in Kenya
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By AFP LEEDS: A 72-year-old British man was convicted on Tuesday of raping...
Burundi referendum: president gets right to extend time in power
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Associated Press A majority of Burundi’s voters agreed to amend the constitution in...
Burundi opposition rejects referendum, alleges intimidation
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By Associated Press THE leader of a Burundian opposition coalition said Saturday they...
After fumbling Ebola in 2014, Congo is key test for UN
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By Associated Press NEARLY four years after the World Health Organization was accused...

World

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By AFP US President Donald Trump warned Tuesday his landmark summit with Kim Jong Un may be delayed, but insisted the North Korean leader is “serious” about denuclearization. Hosting South Korean President Moon Jae-in at the White House, Trump did little to quell speculation about the wavering prospects of...
Palestinians urge immediate ICC probe into ‘Israeli war crimes’
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The Palestinian foreign minister on Tuesday called on the International Criminal Court (ICC)...
US issues steep list of demands for nuclear treaty with Iran
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Associated Press The United States on Monday issued a steep list of demands...
Harry and Meghan go straight to work after lavish wedding
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By AFP PRINCE Harry and his new wife Meghan began married life on...
Trump ‘demands’ probe of alleged spying on his campaign
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By AFP US President Donald Trump demanded Sunday that the Justice Department investigate...
France warns Italy against breaking EU commitments
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By AFP THE stability of the eurozone will be at stake if a...

Health & Community

May 21, 2018 0 63
PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa has said the government-owned Zimbabwe Consolidation Diamond Company (ZCDC) has failed to generate sufficient revenue to boost the economy, adding consolidation of Marange mining would be reviewed as a result. The company was formed after the government, under former president Robert Mugabe, claimed that the country...
A fourth-grade teacher, a donor and ‘an angel on earth’
By Associated Press OHIO: Eva Evans is 10 years old and desperately needs...
Harare ‘cop’ up for spate of robberies and kidnapping
By Court Reporter A 34-year-old Harare man recently masqueraded as a police officer...
Shorter drug treatment OK for many breast cancer patients
By Associated Press Many women with a common and aggressive form of breast...
Masvingo re-opens decommissioned cemeteries as burial space runs out
THE country’s oldest urban settlement, Masvingo city, is running out of burial space. Lacking...
DRC approves use of experimental Ebola vaccine, WHO says
By Associated Press KINSHASA: Congo has agreed to allow the World Health Organization...

Science & Tech

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By AFP THE US Justice Department has opened an investigation into suspected violations of Iran sanctions by China’s Huawei Technologies, the Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday. A Justice probe would come on the back of subpoenas issued to the company by the US Commerce and Treasury Departments over sanctions-related...
Construction robots weld, bolt, lift to beat worker shortage
By Associated Press TOKYO: Robots that can weld, lift and bolt are being...
Financial expert taking Facebook to UK court over fake ads
By Associated Press LONDON: A personal finance expert launched a lawsuit against Facebook...
Are we alone? NASA’s new planet hunter aims to find out
Are we alone? NASA’s new planet-hunting mission, poised to launch Monday, aims to...
China exports facial ID technology to Zimbabwe
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China is exporting facial recognition technology to Zimbabwe as part of the Belt and...
Apple co-founder protests Facebook by shutting down account
SAN FRANCISCO: Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak is shutting down his Facebook account as...

Travel

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By Bulawayo Correspondent  LOCAL and foreign international steam train enthusiasts were recently treated to a 200km round trip from Bulawayo to Plumtree by the National Railways of Zimbabwe (NRZ). The Mother’s Day jamboree attracted steam train enthusiasts from countries like France and Italy. Local steam train lovers from as...
Zambian airline to launch Harare flights in July
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By Xinhua HARARE: Zambia’s airline Proflight announced Wednesday that it will launch a...
Cresta Oasis Hotel in court; charged with robbing client
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By Court Reporter THREE employees from Cresta Oasis hotel in Harare landed in...
A birder’s paradise in Zimbabwe
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By Joshua Hammer I Hamilton Spectator JOHN Brebner swept his binoculars over a...
Tokwe Mukosi dam set to change Masvingo tourism
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Staff Reporter SERVED by a main road in an appalling state of disrepair...
Where to stay when visiting Masvingo
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Staff Reporter IF the interaction between mankind and nature is ordinarily about the...
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