Moyo defends brutal police clampdown on MDC demo
By Leopold Munhende FOREIGN Affairs Minister, Sibusiso Moyo Tuesday defended the brutal crackdown on protesters who had defied police...
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Zimbabwe

August 20, 2019
umnews.org For up to 18 hours each day, there is no electricity in Zimbabwe, and for at least six of those hours, the country is plunged into total darkness. The daily power outages are taking a toll on The United Methodist Church and its related ministries, including hospitals and...
Rural councils want govt resources to deal with natural disasters
August 20, 2019
By Anna Chibamu Local authorities in Cyclone Idai affected districts of Chimanimani and...
Byo demo bid: Residents wake up to heavy police, military deployment
August 19, 2019
Staff Reporter/Agencies ANTI-RIOT police and army officers besieged Bulawayo’s CBD on Monday but...
Khumalo, six MDC activists freed on $200 bail each
August 19, 2019
By Bulawayo Correspondent MDC national chair, Thabitha Khumalo (58) and six other party...
MDC Bulawayo deputy Mayor Kambarami ‘abducted’
August 19, 2019
By Bulawayo Correspondent THE MDC Monday claimed Bulawayo Deputy Mayor and top party...

Courts & Crime

August 20, 2019
By Mary Taruvinga ONE Bilkis Banu Ismail has slapped a top Egyptian diplomat Ms Rania with a $1, 5 million lawsuit claiming she has used her position to destroy her marriage to Mahmoud Eid Ahmed Eid. Ismail has approached the High Court with the summons after her husband of...
27 MDC supporters in court over violent demo
August 17, 2019
By Idah Mhetu SOME 27 suspected MDC supporters were hauled before a Harare...
Econet Insurance drags broker to court over $260k dues
August 16, 2019
By Ebenezzer Sibanda ECONET Insurance Private Limited has dragged Auto and General Insurance...
Judge attacks magistrate in fresh freedom bid by ED ally
August 15, 2019
By Mary Taruvinga PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa’s top ally, Douglas Tapfuma who is accused...
Metbank files $100 million NSSA defamation suit
August 14, 2019
By Mary Taruvinga METBANK has dragged the National Social Security Authority (Nssa) to...

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August 19, 2019
News24 Johannesburg police have recovered empty pizza boxes and a hijacked delivery motorcycle, as well as the weapon that two men allegedly used to commit the crime. A 42-year-old driver for Debonairs Pizza was waiting at a traffic light on the corner of Mooi and Fox streets in Johannesburg...
FOILED DEMO: Police, Presidential Guard beat up, teargas protestors
August 16, 2019
By Leopold Munhende ARMED Presidential Guard and police’s para-military Support Unit had to...
Police defy Mnangagwa, ban MDC demo
August 16, 2019
By Staff Reporter POLICE have banned the planned demonstration by the MDC which...
Top rights group slates renewed abductions, calls for UN intervention
August 16, 2019
By Thandiwe Garusa A TOP rights group has come out in full condemnation...
Mnangagwa urges peace ahead of MDC demo
August 15, 2019
Xinhua Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Thursday implored citizens to remain peaceful and...

Business

August 20, 2019
By Alois Vinga THE Zimbabwe Agricultural Show (ZAS) kicked off Monday after recording an 18% increase space uptake indicating the vast business opportunities in the exhibition. In a recent exhibition update statement, ZAS chief executive, Anxious Masuka said that more exhibitors are coming on board for this year’s edition....
Hippo Valley Estates faces ZSE delisting after failing to declare financial results
August 18, 2019
By Alois Vinga HIPPO Valley Estates is left with less than a week...
ZB to launch aggressive diaspora banking product, ropes in Ria Money Transfer
August 18, 2019
By Alois Vinga FINANCIAL services group, ZB Financial Holdings (ZBHF) will soon launch...
English football giants Arsenal, WorldRemit re-launch Future Stars
August 16, 2019
By Staff Reporter ENGLISH football powerhouse, Arsenal has partnered mobile money transfer agency,...
Caledonia targets 80 000 ounces yearly at Blanket Mine
August 16, 2019
By Alois Vinga LONDON Stock Exchange (LSE) listed mining giant, Caledonia Mining Corporation...

Showbiz, Arts & Culture

August 19, 2019
By Richard Chidza THE China-Africa Economic & Culture Exchange and Research Centre (CAICERCZIM) in collaboration with the Zimbabwe Union of Journalist (ZUJ) to launch new media awards that are aimed at improving coverage of relations between Zimbabwe and China. CAICERCZIM project manager Edgar Sanyanga told delegates to the official...
SA: Broadcaster Bob Mabhena denies calling Lira ugliest musician
August 19, 2019
Channel24 Legendary broadcaster Bob Mabena has denied ever referring to songbird Lira as...
Snoop Dogg & Chris Brown Make For Unlikely Wingmen On “Turn Me On”
August 18, 2019
hotnewhiphop.com With nearly 30 years of service to fall back on, Snoop Dogg...
Zim transgender Tatelicious storms Guyo, Chizhanje virginity row
August 16, 2019
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By Tendai Chekenyere POPULAR transgender socialite, Tatelicious Karigambe-Sandberg has shared her views on...
All set for Mafuwe dance festival in Mbare’s Stodart
August 16, 2019
By Tendai Chekenyere AN international dance festival known as Mafuwe is set to...

Sports

August 20, 2019
By Sports Reporter CHICKEN Inn coach Joey Antipas has been appointed Warriors coach on a short term contract which runs until December. He replaces Sunday Chidzambwa who stepped down after the Africa Cup of Nations finals in Egypt. Antipas will be assisted by national Under-23 and Dynamos coach Tonderai...
Chitembwe dumps CAPS Utd, joins Harare City
August 20, 2019
By Sports Reporter CAPS United’s hopes of challenging for the Premier Soccer League...
Kaitano Tembo eyes first silverware at SuperSport United
August 20, 2019
By Sports Reporter SOUTH AFRICA-BASED Zimbabwean coach Kaitano Tembo has set his sights...
CAPS Utd close in on FC Platinum, DeMbare held
August 19, 2019
By Sports Reporter HARARE giants CAPS United further enhanced their chances of challenging...
Zimbabwe U-19 cricket team embarks on SA tour
August 19, 2019
By Sports Reporter THE Zimbabwe’s Under-19 cricket team will become the first local...

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Health & Community

August 13, 2019
By Robert Tapfumaneyi MUTOKO community is experiencing less hours of load shedding after a local Independent Power Producer, Nyangani Renewable Energy (NRE) started pumping its solar power into the national grid. NRE is the first solar scheme to be commissioned and to supply power into the national grid. Speaking...
US$10 million to strengthen early warning systems in Zimbabwe
August 9, 2019
By Staff Reporter MUTARE-Zimbabwe’s efforts to tackle effects of climate change received a...
Govt ban on maize sales backfires as farmers withhold grain
August 7, 2019
By Staff Reporter THE recent directive by the government, imposing the State-owned Grain...
Zanu PF youths in pledge to reopen Ziscosteel training centre
August 7, 2019
By Staff Reporter The Zanu PF youth league which is seeking the revival...
More youths turn to gold panning in Gokwe as drought takes toll
August 5, 2019
By William Milasi More youths in Gokwe North are turning to gold panning...

Africa & World

August 16, 2019
Associated Press Congo’s year-long Ebola outbreak has spread to a new province, with two cases, including one death, confirmed in South Kivu, according to the government health ministry. The movement of the potentially deadly disease to a new province highlights the difficulties that health workers in Congo face in...
Sudan to launch historic transition to civilian rule
August 16, 2019
AFP Sudan’s military rulers and protest leaders on Saturday are scheduled to sign...
Kenya officials exhume man’s body to retrieve uniform
August 14, 2019
BBC Officials in western Kenya have exhumed the body of a local man...
More than 200 killed, 1.2 million displaced by India floods
August 14, 2019
AFP India has issued a fresh flood alert for parts of the southern...
Nigeria’s president moves to block food imports
August 14, 2019
BBC President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Central Bank of Nigeria to block...

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