By Leopold Munhende in Muzarabani A TRADITIONAL leader in Mashonaland Central province has, in a rare show of bravery, stood up and accused Chinese nationals in Zimbabwe of being behind the massive looting of the country’s mineral resources. Chief Chiweshe, born Matthew Chitemamuswe, also accused the Chinese nationals of abusing the role China played in
By Staff Reporter ONE of the 14 deportees who arrived from the United Kingdom Thursday, Archibald Gurure, had just been released from prison after he was convicted of beating his partner to death and mutilating her body. On 25 March 2010, Gurure then 35, of Humberstone Road, Leicester, killed Julia Mubvuma then 44, at her
By Paidashe Mandivengerei CONTROVERSIAL prophet and socialite, Passion Java has gifted comediennes, Mai TT and Madam Boss with top of the range, Mercedes Benz Compressors. Mai TT, born Felistas Murata, said the cars were ‘reuniting gifts’. This comes after Mai TT and Madam Boss had a nasty fall out on social media resulting in a long-standing beef. In
By Paidashe Mandivengerei FORMER Studio 263 actress and radio personality, Tinopona Katsande affectionately known as TinTin’s hashtag #FambaTinoFamba is trending on Twitter giving a boost to her egg business. Social media was awash recently with mudslinging posts of the actress selling crates of eggs from her car boot with a child strapped on her back.
By James Muonwa, Mashonaland West Correspondent DEPUTY Health Minister John Mangwiro has revealed that health ministry officials are grappling with a high turnout of Zambian citizens flocking to Chirundu Town to get vaccinated against Covid-19. Zimbabwean citizens resident or working in the neighbouring country, were also flocking to the border town, situated northwest of Zimbabwe.
TimesLive ZIMBABWE says the ANC has the capacity to deal with South Africa’s current turmoil and that for now there’s no need for SADC intervention. Speaking to journalists in Harare on Wednesday night after Zanu-PF’s politburo meeting, party spokesperson and former ambassador to SA Simon Khaya Moyo said: “It was pleasing to note to a
By Tonderai Saharo – Masvingo Correspondent NON-GOVERNMENTAL organisations (NGOs) operating in Masvingo province have told the government their operations are non-partisan and the governing party should not have any misconstrued opinions over their humanitarian work. These were the sentiments shared by NGOs when they met with the Masvingo Provincial District Coordinator (PDC) Jefta Sakupwanya Tuesday.
By Staff Reporter KWEKWE Central Business District was Tuesday brought to a standstill after a huge live python was found stashed in a dumped Toyota Wish vehicle in a suspected case of rituals gone wrong. Police had to be called in to disperse the crowd which had gathered around the vehicle to catch a glimpse
By Leopold Munhende PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa’s administration is struggling to mobilise sufficient resources to contribute to the Southern Africa Development Committee Standing Force (SADC SF), which is supposed to start military operations to quell an insurgency in Mozambique Thursday. Senior military and official sources told NewZimbabwe.com that presently, Zimbabwe can only afford to contribute soldiers and
By Alois Vinga THE economic empowerment lobby group, the Affirmative Action Group (AAG) has distanced itself from recent reckless utterances made by the controversial prophet, Passion Java. Java, last week, endorsed Mary Mliswa-Chikoka as his choice in a bruising fight for the Mashonaland West provincial chairperson post. The powerful post became vacant last month after
TshisaLIVE DESPITE the ongoing global success of the song Jerusalema, vocalist Nomcebo Zikode, who features on the song, has revealed that she is yet to receive a cent from the song’s profits and is now taking her fight to court. Nomcebo finally broke her silence on the matter on social media on Sunday morning. This
By Paidashe Mandivengerei JAH Prayzah is gushing over the impressive virtual launch of his recently dropped 10th studio album, ‘Gwara’, Friday night streamed live on the Gateway Stream Music application. With supporting local artists, Feli Nandi, Trevor Dongo, Mbeu, Mwenje, the multi-award-winning sensation delivered an exhilarating performance Friday evening. Jah Prayzah serenaded fans with tracks
By Leopold Munhende HUMAN rights organisations have reported President Emmerson Mnangagwa to the United Nations (UN) and the African Union (AU) for overseeing worsening gross human rights violations in the country. The Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights (ZLHR), the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ), Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Southern African, and the Human Rights Defenders Network have
BBC SOUTH AFRICA’S former President Jacob Zuma has handed himself in to police to begin serving a 15-month jail sentence for contempt of court. He was admitted to Estcourt Correctional Centre in his home province of KwaZulu-Natal on Wednesday. Police had warned that they were prepared to arrest him if he did not hand himself
Reuters FORMER U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday said he was filing class-action lawsuits against Twitter Inc, Facebook Inc, and Alphabet Inc’s Google, as well as their chief executives, alleging they silence conservative viewpoints. Trump said he filed the lawsuits in federal court in Florida. He said he would seek class-action status in the suits,
By Paidashe Mandivengerei FOLLOWING his unmatched vocals in his new duology, Zviriko and Uchandifunga, signalling his slow return to the music scene, Roki has cemented his position bagging 1 million YouTube views in just four days. The crooner in the past two weeks dropped two love songs under the self-titled Passion Java Records owned by the controversial cleric. What has, however,
BBC HAITI’S President Jovenel Moïse has been killed in an attack on his home in the nation’s capital, according to the country’s interim prime minister. Claude Joseph said the president’s home in Port-au-Prince was stormed by unidentified armed men at 01:00 local time (05:00 GMT). First Lady Martine Moïse was also injured in the attack.
By Alois Vinga THE Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) has effective Wednesday introduced a new $50 note bearing the motif of legendary 19th Century spirit medium Mbuya Nehanda. The bank note was issued through Statutory Instrument 196 of 2021Tuesday. In a statement Tuesday afternoon, RBZ Governor John Mangudya said $360 million worth of the denomination
By Paidashe Mandivengerei MULTI-award-winning musician, Jah Prayzah, Sunday celebrated his 34th birthday with the release of his much-hyped 10th studio album, ‘Gwara’. While the chanter had initially left fans to imagine what the polysemic title could be referring to, the title track ‘Gwara’ and album cover art put the confusion to rest. ‘Gwara’ loosely translates
The Guardian JAMES Duddridge, the UK’s minister for Africa, appeared to confuse Zimbabwe with Zambia in a speech at the funeral of Kenneth Kaunda, Zambia’s founding president and one of Africa’s last surviving liberation leaders, in the country’s capital, Lusaka, last week. Kaunda, who died last months at the age of 97, ruled Zambia from 1964,