The necessity of provacy and security laws in Africa

By Own Correspondent When it comes to the global economy, the personal data of consumers worldwide is vital to driving high value. While it helps create new opportunities for countless businesses, it also brings new challenges and risks, especially those associated with cybersecurity. Only ten African countries have confirmed the African Union Convention on Data Protection and

Nyaradzo expatriates wrong body to the US

By ZiMetro News Nyaradzo expatriates wrong body to the US In a major boob, Nyaradzo Funeral allegedly recently expatriated the wrong corpse into the United States of America in a development that has sent tongues wagging. It is alleged that the parlor mistakenly expatriates a black corpse instead of a white body. “They sent a

Harare ranked 4th on list of worst cities to live in Africa

By Agencies The Economist Intelligence Unit has released the list of 10 most livable cities across the globe as well as the world’s 10 least liveable cities. As in previous surveys, the report noted that living conditions in Lagos, Nigeria; Port Moresby, the capital of Papua New Guinea; and Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh are among

African fashion on display at early ‘Black Panther’ shows

The vibrant African fashion of “Black Panther” was on display at multiplexes around the country Thursday as moviegoers flocked to the first showings of Marvel’s latest superhero blockbuster in traditional African shirts, dresses, head wraps and more. Some opted to make their own clothes to celebrate the arrival of a superhero many black moviegoers said

Mliswa blasts July Moyo for Harare’s worsening water problems

By Darlington Gatsi INDEPENDENT Norton legislator Temba Mliswa has teared into Minister of Local Government, July Moyo for plunging Harare into debilitating water shortages. Most areas in the capital experienced water crisis which Harare City Council Mayor, Jacob Mafume attributed to a fault and lack of water chemicals at the Morton Jeffery water works. Harare

After 30km walk to class daily, Zhombe pupils finally get school closer home

By Staff Reporter Zhombe Primary School learners in Chief Gwesela’s area have finally managed to get a school closer home after walking at least 30 kilometres daily in order to access the nearest institution. Speaking during commissioning of Bharimasvesve Primary School recently, Midlands Provincial Affairs Minister, Larry Mavima, said development initiated by Zibagwe Rural District

Create jobs through your budgets, ZCTU tells Mthuli Ncube; 49% living in poverty

By Alois Vinga THE Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) has challenged Finance Minister, Mthuli Ncube to urgently adopt pro-job creation budgeting, which encompasses clear cut quarterly and annual targets. The labour body is also agitating for Treasury to give preference to welfare-related ministries in-order to reduce poverty. The concerns come at a time when

“We also have history in Matebeleland,” claims Chiwenga, as he traces his and Mnangagwa’s lineage to Mzilikazi

By Staff Reporter VICE President Constantino Chiwenga has claimed his family, and that of President Emmerson Mnangagwa, have roots in Mzilikazi’s kingdom of Matebeleland. In a 17-minute video shot during his meeting with members of his new wife, Miniyothabo’s family in Filabusi, Chiwenga gives a lengthy speech welcoming the Khumalos, to what seemed a merry-making

After killer Mpiranya scandal, Zim agrees extradition deal with Rwanda; Kigali suspects more genocide suspects hiding in Harare

By UK Correspondent ZIMBABWE and Rwanda last week signed an agreement that will help expedite “two specific criminal cases” as Kigali seeks the extradition of individuals suspected of involvement in the country’s 1994 genocide. A press release issued by the Rwandan Ministry of Foreign Affairs confirmed the development. The 1994 killings claimed close to a

US Secretary of State Blinken in South Africa on Africa tour

By Associated Press JOHANNESBURG: U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken began his three-nation tour of Africa Sunday by visiting a museum in South Africa commemorating how the country’s Black youths helped to end white racist rule. Blinken’s visit to Africa is seen as part of a competition between Russia and Western powers for support from

US: Zimbabwean artist Bantu releases ‘One Light’ remix

By Michael Major I Broadway World Zimbabwean breakthrough artist, songwriter, and producer, Bantu, recently announced the release of his remix of Maroon 5’s “One Light,” which is now available. Bantu was the featured artist on the original track from the GRAMMY® Award-winning multi-platinum band’s Gold-selling album JORDI. He has put a new spin on the

Malawi accuses US firm of owing $300 billion in unpaid mining taxes

By AFP US company Columbia Gem House has denied accusations from Malawi that it owes more than $300 billion in unpaid taxes on minerals extracted in the country. In a letter dated July 26, Malawi’s attorney general Thabo Chakaka Nyirenda accused the firm of evading duty on sales of rubies and sapphires mined at its

Raza, Chakabva guide Zimbabwe to series win against Bangladesh

By Sports Reporter  STAR all-rounder Sikandar Raza claimed three wickets and smashed his second successive century as Zimbabwe cruised to an emphatic five-wicket victory over Bangladesh in front of a capacity crowd at Harare Sports Club. After smashing an unbeaten century in the opening ODI two days earlier, Raza was again in inspired form, blasting

Haaland shines for Man City, United loses under Ten Hag

By Associated Press LONDON: Erik ten Hag pleaded for time after starting his Manchester United reign with a disappointing loss. Erling Haaland didn’t need much time at all to show what kind of impact he will have at Manchester City. The two biggest offseason arrivals in Manchester had starkly different starts to the Premier League

Ex Zanu PF youth boss Lewis Matutu bounces back; says corruption must attract death penalty

By Staff Reporter FORMER Zanu PF deputy youth secretary, Lewis Matutu, who was stopped in his daring anti-corruption fight against President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s benefactor Kudakwashe Tagwirei, has resurfaced, this time calling for the death sentence on those convicted of graft. Matutu, alongside Godfrey Tsenengamu, led a protracted campaign against Tagwirei before their suspension and sanction

“I was fired for not believing juju wins matches”, says gutted goalie Tapuwa Kapini

By Sports Reporter   Veteran former Warriors and Highlanders goalkeeper, Tapuwa Kapini claims he was fired by South African club Sekhukhune United for mistrusting the use of black magic or juju in football inorder to win matches and trophies. Kapini, who played and captained the Limpopo-based team during the 2021/22 season was offloaded ahead of

Top lawyer Matete takes over as new Zimre Holdings board chair

By Alois Vinga SEASONED lawyer and banker, Desmond Matete has landed Zimre Holdings Limited (ZHL) board chairman post, amid anticipation the corporate brand will scale dizzy heights under his stewardship. An accomplished commercial lawyer and banker, Matete has over 27 years’ experience in financial advisory services, investment banking and development finance spanning both private and

Mwazha’s church puts aside leadership fights; set to hold massive pilgrimage

By Staff Reporter The African Apostolic Church (AAC), popularly known as Vapostora veAfrica, and led by Archbishop Ernest Paul Mwazha is set to hold its biggest yearly conference, putting aside leadership squabbles that were threatening to rip apart one of Zimbabwe’s biggest churches. A source told the event is pencilled for Ndarikure, near Chaka