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MDC leader Nelson Chamisa, partially obscured (left) MDC deputy president Lynette Karenyi-Kore and (right) MDC-T leader Thokozani Khupe at Vimbai Tsvangirai-Java's funeral

Tsvangirai’s daughter brings old foes Chamisa and Khupe into same space

By Costa Nkomo ETERNAL political foes, Nelson Chamisa and Thokozani Khupe came face-to-face for the first time since their acrimonious fall-out in the period following the death of founding MDC leader Morgan Tsvangirai in February last year. Khupe and Chamisa were both vice presidents along with Elias Mudzuri when Tsvangirai succumbed to colon cancer in

Battling for his life: Apostle Talent Chiwenga

WATCH: VP Chiwenga tormentor Pastor Chiwenga suspects foul play in horror accident

By Staff Reporter SELF-styled street preacher and controversial cleric, Apostle Talent Chiwenga has accused “cruel politicians” for trying to assassinate him. Chiwenga was Wednesday involved in a fatal road accident that claimed the lives of his wife, Rejoice Jerina Chiwenga and two church members, Rosemary Vhurumuko and Tafadzwa Egen Kanyuchi. In an emotional video shot

Cleric Talent Chiwenga

Breaking: Preacher Chiwenga in fatal crash

By Staff Reporter CONTROVERSIAL street preacher Talent Chiwenga has been involved in a fatal accident that has reportedly claimed the lives of three people. Chiwenga was according to sources travelling between Harare and Masvingo when his car veered off the road, hit a steel pole and landed on its roof. Two of the victims died

Vending has become a major source of livelihoods in Zimbabwe but constant harassment by authorities has made life difficult for vendors

WATCH: Vendor pours heart out over protests and demonstrations

By Staff Reporter PUBLIC hearings by Parliament into the Maintenance of Peace and Order Bill have been emotional at times with citizens voicing concern regarding the conduct of State security agents, police and the army. Protestors have also not been spared and this vendor captures it all: Challenges of a vendor in Zimbabwe Challenges of

One of the female rangers stands guard

Why Zimbabwe’s female rangers are better at stopping poaching

By National Geographic THE Akashinga, or “brave ones’ survived abuse and exploitation. Now, armed and trained like special forces, they are protecting Zimbabwe’s most iconic wildlife. Sgt Vimbai Kumire, 33, and her all-female wildlife ranger team, the Akashinga, are among the animals’ fiercest protectors. The rangers are an arm of the nonprofit International Anti-Poaching Foundation,

MDC leader Nelson Chamisa consoling Vimbai Java's mother-in-law

Images: Emotional scenes at late Tsvangirai daughter’s funeral

By Idah Mhetu POLITICAL rivals, friends and family to late Vimbai Tsvangirai-Java Tuesday converged at former Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai’s Harare home for the daughter of the ex-Prime Minister’s funeral wake. The Glen View South legislator succumbed to injuries she sustained in a road traffic accident just outside Kwekwe while travelling to Harare from Bulawayo

Gweru gays appeal for sex lubricants

By Robert Tapfumaneyi Men having sex with men (MSM) in the city of Gweru have appealed to relevant authorities to avail lubricants that they use in their intimate moments. They made their appeal at a National Aids Council (NAC) organised HIV stakeholders meeting held in the third largest city recently. However, their appeal did not

Europe and US commemorate Normady invasion

By BBC THE only words we can say to veterans are “thank you”, Theresa May has told a ceremony to mark the 75th anniversary of the Normandy invasion. Her words were echoed by French President Emmanuel Macron, who told D-Day veterans gathered in northern France that we owe them “our freedom”. The day of commemorative

Sudan crisis: Dozens of bodies pulled from Nile, opposition says

BBC Dozens of bodies have been recovered from the River Nile in the Sudanese capital, Khartoum, following a violent crackdown on pro-democracy protests, opposition activists say. Doctors linked to the opposition say the 40 bodies are among 100 people believed killed since security forces attacked a protest camp on Monday. Members of a feared paramilitary

MDC leader Nelson Chamisa and Norton Independent MP Temba Mliswa follow proceedings at national hero Dumiso Dabengwa's bruial

Chamisa slams Mnangagwa for snubbing Dabengwa burial

By Idah Mhetu OPPOSITION MDC leader, Nelson Chamisa on Saturday, lashed out at President Emmerson Mnangagwa, for what he described as the Zanu PF leader’s decision to snub national hero Dumiso Dabengwa’s burial. Mnangagwa declared Dabengwa a national hero but did not attend the burial at the former Zipra intelligence Supremo’s Emanxeleni rural home in

Ambassador Brian Nichols has demanded the release of jailed activists

US calls for release of detained subversion charged activists, High Court keeps them locked up

By Staff Reporter/Mary Taruvinga US Ambassador to Zimbabwe, Brian Nichols has called for the immediate release of seven pro-democracy activists arrested and charged with plotting to unseat President Emmerson Mnangagwa by force. Nichols described the recent arrests as a setback on the positive reform agenda Mnangagwa has laid down since taking over from former President

Moving on. Lance Mambondiani has left Steward Bank

Steward Bank boss resigns

By Staff Reporter TOP local banker and Steward Bank chief executive officer Lance Mambondiani has resigned, NewZimbabwe has learnt. Highly placed sources said Mambondiani tendered his resignation early Friday to pursue other interests and was expected to make a comprehensive statement mid-morning Saturday. Reasons for the shock move were not immediately clear. Mambondiani is credited

MDC leader Nelson Chamisa follows proceedings with traditional leaders at the late Dumiso Dabengwa's memorial gala

Chamisa barred from Dabengwa memorial VIP tent

By Staff Reporter MDC leader Nelson Chamisa was Friday barred by some “overzealous” security from taking up a seat in the VIP section during late national hero Dumiso Dabengwa’s memorial gala at White City Stadium in Bulawayo. Sources close to Chamisa said President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s protocol department had reserved a seat for the youthful leader

Amnesty International has shut shop in Zimbabwe after fraud revelations

Amnesty International shuts down Zimbabwe operations over fraud

By Leopold Munhende INTERNATIONAL human rights watcher, Amnesty International, has suspended all operations at its Zimbabwean chapter after a forensic audit unearthed massive fraud by management. In a communique, Amnesty International media manager, Robert Shivambu said the organisation’s Zimbabwe offices have since been placed under administration. “The International Board of Amnesty International has taken the

Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg

Boeing chief personally apologises for Ethiopia crash

BBC The head of Boeing has described the fatal crashes of two of its aircraft as a “defining moment” for the company. Speaking to CBS television, Dennis Muilenburg said sorry to the families of the 346 people killed in separate disasters within months of each other in Ethiopia and Indonesia. “I do personally apologise to