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Man Drowns Retrieving Goat’s Head, Found With No Neck, Private Parts

By Staff Reporter A DRUNK Bindura man drowned at Mazowe River while trying to retrieve a goat’s head that had fallen into the water. The incident happened last Wednesday and 55-year-old Muzondiwa Jekemu’s was found seven kilometers downstream Sunday with his head, neck, and private parts missing. A witness, Chapasura Mapepa said Jekemu from Avoca

‘You Can’t Stop Us,’ Bullish Chamisa Declares

By Anna Chibamu A BULLISH Nelson Chamisa has declared his new political outfit, the Citizens Coalition for Change (CCC) is an unstoppable juggernaut which will give Zanu PF a good run for power in the 2023 general election. Launching the new party at a local hotel Monday morning, Chamisa said while they will; participate in

Chamisa Unveils New Party Name

By Staff Reporter NELSON Chamisa has announced a new party called the Citizens Coalition for Change (CCC). The party, which would identify itself with colour yellow, was launched at a press conference in Harare Monday afternoon. Chamisa said the party was dumping the MDC identity altogether, including the symbols. He said the party would vigilantly

Another Chinese Company Tries To Evict Villagers For A Coal Mine

By Staff Reporter YET another Chinese miner, Monalof, is embroiled in a bitter wrangle with villagers in Binga who are resisting is bid to evict them from their ancestral lands. The villagers were recently given a three months’ notice to vacate their homes and pave way for the establishment of a coal mine by Monalof.

Burkina Faso has never been the same following the assassination of President Thomas Sankara in October 1987.

Heavy Gunfire Rocks Burkina Faso Barracks As Gvt Denies Military Coup

By Reuters GUNFIRE rang out from several military camps in Burkina Faso early on Sunday, the government said, but it denied the military had seized power. Heavy arms fire at the capital Ouagadougou’s Sangoule Lamizana camp, which houses the army’s general staff and a prison whose inmates include soldiers involved in a failed 2015 coup

Thokozani Khupe

MDC-T Drama: Provinces Endorse Khupe Suspension

By James Muonwa SUSPENDED MDC-T Vice President, Thokozani Khupe’s troubles continue to mount after eight MDC-T political provinces endorsed her suspension. The eight provinces are: Bulawayo, Harare, Matebeleland North, Matabeleland South, Mashonaland Central, Manicaland, Midlands North, and the Province of South Africa. They issued uniform statements Friday and Saturday pronouncing their support for party president

Worse Than A Jungle: Border Jumping Provides Lucrative Trade For Corrupt Immigration Officers, Security Agents

By Thandiwe Garusa MORE than a year since the Zimbabwean government shuttered all border posts owing to the Covid-19 pandemic, traffic between South Africa and Zimbabwe continues to thrive, with immigration officers, bus drivers and security agents from both countries openly conniving to allow for the smuggling of people, an investigation by has revealed.

Two Soldiers Jailed  40 Years For Armed Robbery

By Thandiwe Garusa IN an unprecedented move, the Zimbabwe National Army (ZNA) announced two soldiers were jailed 40 years each after having been convicted of armed robbery by the Zimbabwe Defence Forces General Court Martial on Wednesday. According to a press statement released by ZNA national spokesman, Colonel Alphios Makotore, the two confessed they turned

MDC-T's Morgen Komichi

Komichi Fights In Khupe’s Corner, Accuses Mwonzora Of Holding Bogus Congress

By James Muonwa, Mashonaland West Correspondent THE MDC-T national chairperson, Morgen Komichi, described as “bogus” the December 2020 extraordinary congress that ushered Douglas Mwonzora to the presidency, and the incumbent leader is illegitimate. In a leaked telephone conversation between Komichi and a party youth, only identified as Nhira from Chegutu, Komichi said he regretted being

MDC-T VP Thokozani Khupe

Suspended Khupe Defiant, Says Mwonzora Expelled From MDC-T

By Mandipa Masenyama and Thandiwe Garusa MDC-T leader Douglas Mwonzora has suspended his deputy Thokozani Khupe with immediate effect pending investigations into various allegations levelled against her. The opposition party’s information secretary Witness Dube confirmed the suspension. “The MDC-T wishes to advise that First Vice President Dr. Thokozani Khupe has been suspended. A letter dated

Veteran musician Zex Manatsa Dies

By Paidashe Mandivengerei LEGENDARY musician, Zex Manatsa has died aged 78. In August 2021, Manatsa announced that he has been diagnosed with cancer known as Multiple Myeloma and was receiving treatment. The news was confirmed in a Facebook post by his team. “With great sadness, we would like to let everyone know that our Father,

UK: Terrorism trial of MDC activist starts; ‘urged’ bombing of Mnangagwa motorcade, Zanu PF HQ

By Teacher William Chinyanga, 51, has been charged with encouraging terrorism The Zimbabwean activist allegedly called on followers to ‘open gunfire on a gathering of people’ in his home country  Court heard remarks were made in Facebook videos to 7,000 followers Chinyanga said to be MDC-alliance campaigner opposing Zanu-PF government Teacher, of Archway, London denies

President Mnangagwa

US Calls On Mnangagwa To Implement Electoral Reforms

VOA THE United States says President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s government should conduct major electoral reforms by ensuring that the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) is capable of conducting free, fair, and credible elections. In a series of tweets, the U.S. Embassy Harare, said, “Many continue to question #ZECIndependence. #ZimElectoralReform means allowing the ZEC to fulfill its constitutional

Finance Minister Mthuli Ncube

Mthuli Ranked Among Top 5 Africa Finance Ministers

By Alois Vinga A FRANCE-based publication, Financial Afrik has ranked Zimbabwe’s Finance Minister Mthuli Ncube among Africa’s top five 2021 Treasury heads in Africa. Announcing the rating Wednesday, said he was “pleased” by the ranking. “I am very pleased to have been voted and ranked in the top five ministers of finance in Africa by the French

EFF leader Julius Malema

‘We Want Zimbabweans To Work In SA’: Malema

TimesLIVE EFF leader Julius Malema has appealed to employers to give South Africans preference as the country faces an all-time high youth unemployment rate of 66.5%. “We want to make an emphasis to the owners of restaurants that no-one should stop employing Zimbabweans and say the EFF said they don’t want them,” he said on

Killer Zivhu

ZIMRA Grabs Zivhu’s Parly Vehicle After Kasukuwere Meeting

By Masvingo Correspondent  EXPELLED Zanu PF MP, Killer Zivhu’s woes continue to mount after the Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (ZIMRA) reportedly seized his Parliament-issued vehicle this week. Zivhu was expelled in 2020 as MP for Chivi South and from Zanu PF after calling for a meeting between the first lady, Auxillia Mnangagwa, and Sithokozile, the wife

Gideon Gono

SA Firm Drags Gono To Court Over US$3m Debt; Biti represents ex-RBZ boss

By Alois Vinga FORMER Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) governor, Gideon Gono has been dragged to court for failing to settle a decade-old debt of US$3 million owed to a South Africa-based firm, ASP Marketing. The company described Gono as a “failed” director who had with gross “negligence or fraudulently” stopped processing the debt The

File Image: Zimbabweans based in the UK staging a demo at the Zimbabwe Embassy

“Make Mnangagwa’s Life ‘Uneasy’ Through Demos”: UK MPs Urge Zimbabweans

By Staff Reporter UNITED KINGDOM (UK) House of Lords MPs say Zimbabweans living in that country should be allowed to stage peaceful demonstrations at the Zimbabwe Embassy in London to make the life of diplomats at the high commission “uneasy”. The MPs made the call Monday during a debate on removing the UK’s Constitution Clause

Bread Price Increases Loom As Millers Hike Flour Costs

By Staff Reporter THE price of bread is expected to increase after the cost of bread flour went up early this month by 6.25% from ZW$112 000 to ZW$119 000 per metric tonne. The Grain Millers Association of Zimbabwe (GMAZ) chairperson, Tafadzwa Musarara confirmed the increases in a statement Tuesday. He said the bread flour