The UK needs to keep out Zimbabwe’s succession politics

This article is taken from African Arguments. LAST week, opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai sparked controversy in Zimbabwe when he claimed that foreign diplomats he’d spoken to had revealed a preference over who the country’s next president should be. Speaking to journalists, the MDC-T party leader said: “I was with one of the ambassadors [in Harare]

Strategic choice: Morgan Tsvangirai for 2018 Grassroots backing … Morgan Tsvangirai addresses his last rally before last year’s polls

“You can rig the election but you cannot rig the economy” THIS unvarnished truth about Zimbabwe’s economy has finally revealed itself, courtesy of Morgan Tsvangirai, leader of the country’s main opposition party, the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC-T).  Precipitated by a massively rigged election of July 2013 ‘won’ by President Robert Mugabe, the fact that

Bosso and FC Platinum in tough Chibuku Cup quarter finals draw

LOG leaders FC Platinum and Bulawayo giants Highlanders have been handed what appears to be a tough draws in the quarter finals of the Chibuku Super Cup. The draw, conducted in Gweru Tuesday, saw FC Platinum paired against Triangle while Bulawayo giants Highlanders will face How Mine. Sunday Chidzambwa’s ZPC Kariba will clash against Moses

CAPS target victory over Highlanders

CAPS United skipper Tapiwa Khumbuyani says they are not underestimating under-pressure Highlanders and will not seek revenge when the two giants square up at the National Sports Stadium on Sunday in the Castle Premiership race. Bosso have lost their last two matches against Harare City (1-0) and ZPC Kariba(3-1), which led to the departure of

Rampant DeMbare beat City to go top as Bosso held

Dynamos 3-1 Harare City Highlanders 1-1 Hwange ANESU Gondo struck a double as champions Dynamos piled the misery on struggling Harare City, handing them a 3-1 defeat in a Castle Lager Premiership tie at the National Sports Stadium on Sunday. At Barbourfields, Highlanders dropped two points and fell to second position after they were held by

Sibanda brace helps Bosso bury Buffaloes

Buffaloes 1-3 Highlanders Chiredzi 0-1 Dynamos CHARLES Sibanda scored twice as Highlanders maintained their lead at the top of the Castle Lager Premier Soccer League with a resounding 3-1 victory over Buffaloes at Sakubva Stadium on Sunday. Dynamos moved into fourth after beating Chiredzi 1-0 at Chishamiso Stadium via a Patrick Khumbula strike in the

Mukoko princess Ammara Brown to headline Zim Achievers USA

AFRO-POP sensation Ammara Brown has been announced as the headline act for the US edition of the Zimbabwe Achievers Awards taking place in Texas next month. The Harare-based songstress, who has been doing well on the local scene will lead the line-up, and has said she is thrilled to be performing at the inaugural event.

Jah Prayzah targets international market

MULTI award winning contemporary musician Mukudzeyi Mukome, better known as Jah Prayzer in the music circles, has admitted to stepping out of his genre in order to suit the international market. The crooner confirmed that he is leaving his traditional style and focusing on breaking onto the global stage by creating foot-tapping and catchy tunes.

Jah Prayzah’s collaborations taking Zim music to the world

COLLABORATIONS with regional and international artists have helped Jah Prayzah take his music to the world and raise the country’s flag high although the singer would want to believe digitalisation has been critical in helping music move fast and reach all corners of the world. At a press conference in the United Kingdom during the

Dynamos’ Chitiyo targets Chicken Inn scalp

DYNAMOS midfielder Ronald Chitiyo believes his side has a good chance of upsetting PSL leaders Chicken Inn in Sunday’s crucial league visit to Barbourfields Stadium. The Harare giants arrive in Bulawayo in dire need of maximum points to breathe life into their complicated league title chase. They are seven points below Chicken Inn while positioned

Mapeza demands three points as PSL race hots up

UNDER pressure FC Platinum Coach Norman Mapeza says his ambitious side can no longer afford to drop points in their quest for their maiden league championship. The Zvishavane based team has been the nearly men ever since they gained promotion to the top flight league, with the owners of the team investing heavily in quality

Bosso thrash Chicken inn 4-0 to do Dembare a great favour

DYNAMOS managed to ease pressure at the top after they beat Harare City 2-1 in a match played at the National Sports Stadium. Peace Makaha was the toast of the day when he scored an opener before the tally was doubled in the second half. His presence on the pitch was heavily felt from one

PICTURES: Yadah v Black Rhinos

PREMIERSHIP giants, Dynamos on Saturday dropped two valuable points in a 1-all draw away to inconsistent ZPC Kariba but remained perched precariously on the summit of the Castle Lager Premier Soccer League log table with a slender one-point advantage. ZPC Kariba were first to hit the back of the net through Never Tigere after 26

FC Platinum take giant stride towards championship

FC PLATINUM took a giant stride towards the championship Wednesday when they edged a stubborn Tsholotsho Football Club by one goal to nil at Luveve stadium. The Zvishavane side opened a two-point lead at the summit of the league table after their arch rivals for the title, Ngezi Platinum were held to a two all

Nkhatha in perfect response to Chiefs boo boys Where are the boos now … Kingston Nkhatha was man of the match on Tuesday

ZIMBABWE international Kingston Nkhatha starred in Kaizer Chiefs 2-1 win over struggling Free State Stars Tuesday, winning the man-of-the-match award in a perfect response to supporters who had barracked him over his recent performances. Coach Stuart Baxter was not impressed as Nkhatha was heckled by Chief’s supporters when the unbeaten Amakhosi laboured to a 1-0

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THE Inaugural Zimbabwe Achievers Awards (ZAA) Australia were held last Saturday at Hilton Hotel in Adelaide, honouring the work of at least 21 Zimbabweans who have excelled in various sectors. Among the winners are musician Audius M’tawarira who walked away with the Life Time Outstanding Contribution Awards. Ruby Lyn claimed the Female Entrepreneur of the