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Brito names first Warriors squad ahead of Botswana friendly

By Sports Reporter PORTUGUESE coach Baltemar Brito has named his first Warriors squad since his appointment on Thursday, as he prepares to lead the team for the first time during an invitational match against Botswana on September 30. Seventy-two year-old nBrito was on Thursday confirmed by the Zifa Normalisation Committee as the new substantive senior

CSOs petition SADC to convene summit on Zim’s ‘sham’ elections

By Alois Vinga THE Crisis in Zimbabwe Coalition (CiZC) has petitioned the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) to urgently convene an Extra-Ordinary Summit in a bid to ease tensions arising from the just-ended “electoral coup”. The appeal comes after President Emmerson Mnangagwa was declared winner with 52,6% of the vote ahead of rival Nelson Chamisa.

PSL Wrap: Bosso return to winning ways, Caps Utd woes continue

By Sports Reporter HIGHLANDERS finally ended their run of three Castle Lager Premier Soccer League matches without a victory following an important 2-0 win against Yadah at Babourfields Stadium on Sunday to move within a point of leaders Ngezi Platinum Stars. Needing a victory to revive their faltering title hopes, Highlanders who had dominated the

Cuba's Health Minister José Ángel Portal

Cuba, Zimbabwe to reaffirm willingness to strengthen health

By Prensa Latina CUBAN Health Minister José Ángel Portal and Zimbabwean Vice-President Constantino Chiwenga on Friday reaffirmed their willingness to strengthen and diversify health relations. According to Cuba´s Public Health Ministry (MINSAP)’s website, both ministers also discussed the possibilities for increasing medical collaboration in the African nation, continuing to train human resources and promoting the

President Emmerson Mnangagwa turned 81 on Friday.

Lavish 81st birthday celebration for Zimbabwe’s Emmerson Mnangagwa

By Sharon Mazingaizo, TimesLIVE ZIMBABWE’S first lady Auxillia Mnangagwa threw a birthday celebration for her husband, President Emmerson Mnangagwa, on Friday evening at State House in Harare. Mnangagwa, who turned 81 on Friday, celebrated with a lavish birthday dinner surrounded by family, government officials and dignitaries. He received gifts of paintings, an antique Saint Petersburg

Namibia’s international relations minister defends Geingob’s congratulatory message to Mnangagwa

By Eino Vatileni | The Namibian NAMIBIA’S deputy minister of international relations and cooperation Jenelly Matundu has defended president Hage Geingob for congratulating Zimbabwean president Emmerson Mnangagwa on his election victory last month. Matundu made these remarks in parliament on Thursday, while responding to questions by Popular Democratic Movement (PDM) parliamentarian Maximalliant Katjimune recently. Mnangagwa

Man (40) killed in jumbo attack while on gold panning mission in safari area

By James Muonwa l Mashonaland West Correspondent AN illegal gold panner was killed after he and eight others were attacked by an elephant in the Zambezi Valley Escarpment, last Tuesday. The now deceased was identified as Macron Japajapa (40) of Nehanda village, Chief Kazangarare, Hurungwe in Karoi. Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) Mashonaland West spokesperson, Inspector

Zimbabwean women are hugely underrepresented in politics despite making majority of the population. Image: Alexander Joe/AFP/Getty Images

Zimbabwe’s women decry political underrepresentation

By Columbus Mahvunga | Deutsche Welle WOMEN comprise 54% of Zimbabwe’s population, but one can hardly tell from the country’s new cabinet. President Emerson Mnangagwa appointed his new cabinet earlier this week, retaining many of his old members and including several young members of his ZANU-PF party, including his son, Kudakwashe. More significantly, he gave

Could Zimbabwe be set for a power sharing deal after ‘rigged’ election?

By Farai Shawn Matiashe | MILDRED Muchenje, 26, was anxious as she approached the long, winding queue at her polling station in Warren Park, Harare, on 23 August. She was about to cast her vote for only the second time ever, in the Zimbabwean presidential elections. She had expected it to be a breeze,

Thandile Fikeni, CEO of WIB Group, has collaborated with global creative director Xander Pratt to establish the Nomadhood in Africa platform.

Zimbabwean artist Xander Prat partners SA tech CEO to launch  Nomadhood

By Staff Reporter A Zimbabwean artiste, Xander Prat has launched a Nomadhood in Africa platform in partnership with South African tech expert , Thandile Fikeni also CEO of WIB Group. The Platform is the first for digital nomads to digitally experience Africa through first-hand community experiences, experiencing not only tourist places but also secret destinations

Zambia’s president Hichilema meets China’s Xi in Beijing

By AFP CHINESE President Xi Jinping met his Zambian counterpart Hakainde Hichilema in Beijing on Friday, state media reported, as the heavily indebted African nation works to shore up ties with its leading creditor. China also holds huge stakes in Zambia’s mining sector. Beijing had launched a major infrastructure drive including new airports, roads and

Catholic bishops urge Zim to dialogue as post elections rift widens

By Alois Vinga THE Zimbabwe Catholic Bishops Conference (ZCBC) has urged the country’s political leaders to prioritise the country’s future by dialoguing in the wake of a widening post elections rift which experts fear may complicate the country’s economy if it goes unabated. The Southern Africa nation held polls on August 23 and 24 in

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa (C) talks to chief justice after being sworn in as President during an inauguration ceremony in Harare on September 4, 2023. PHOTO | ZINYANGE AUNTONY | AFP

Abductions, arrests follow Zimbabwe poll outcome dispute

By Kitsepile Nyathi, The East African ZIMBABWE’S opposition supporters and human rights defenders are complaining of frequent harassment including detentions, in the aftermath of the recent elections. President Emmerson Mnangagwa won a second term with 52.6 percent of the vote in the August 23-24 elections, but the results were rejected by his main rival Nelson

“No diplomatic impasse between Zambia and Zimbabwe”

By Musenge Mulimba | ZNBC ZAMBIA’S Minister of Information and Media Director Spokesperson Thabo Kawana says there is no diplomatic impasse between Zambia and Zimbabwe. Mr. Kawana says President Hakainde Hichilema was represented by Foreign Affairs Minister Stanley Kabubo at the inauguration of President Emmerson Mnangagwa contrary to what some people are saying. Speaking when

Aspiring Chinhoyi mayor Owen Charuza of CCC

Chinhoyi mayoral election sparks fierce jostling among CCC councillors

By James Muonwa l Mashonaland West Correspondent THERE is fierce tussling within Citizens’ Coalition for Change (CCC) Chinhoyi as four contestants position themselves ahead of elections to choose a new mayor and deputy premier. Last Wednesday, the party invited curriculum vitaes (CVs) and manifestos from prospective mayoral candidates and conducted a preliminary selection exercise presided

Nelia Fundu

Greatness in the face of adversity, as five under-privileged students secure Mnangagwa’s ED-UNZA, scholarship to pursue mining and geological engineering at UZ

By Staff Reporter NELIA Fundu, a 21 year old young intellect from rural Zvishavane was born in a less privileged family with other five siblings. Her father relies on menial jobs to put food on their table but has of-late developed health complications which makes it difficult for him to fend for his family. Nelia