Zimbabwe top trending wedding destination for 2022; followed by Italy, SA

By Three African countries feature in the top five; Zimbabwe is top, South Africa is joint second, and Kenya is fifth. Italy is in joint second with South Africa and Portugal in fourth making them the only two European countries. A new study by financial comparison company has revealed the top trending wedding destinations in 2022 and

US: A new documentary considers the 1994 Zimbabwe school UFO incident

By A new documentary, Ariel Phenomenon, considers whether an unidentified flying object actually landed near a Zimbabwe school in September 1994. Most UFOs are balloons, misidentified aircraft, secret military aircraft, drones, or weather phenomena. But what happens when a truly unknown UFO, an apparently intelligently controlled machine of exceptionally advanced technology, appears? That’s what at least

Govt refutes Biti’s claim that Zimbabwe harboured Rwandan genocide fugitive

By Felix Matasva FOREIGN Affairs Deputy Minister, David Musabayana, has dismissed claims by Citizens Coalition for Change vice president, Tendai Biti that the government knowingly harboured Rwanda’s most wanted genocide fugitive, Protais Mpiranya. Mpiranya was a former Rwandese Presidential Guard commander indicted for the slaughter of thousands of Rwandese and died in 2006 after hiding in Zimbabwe for four years.

Econet Zimbabwe announces data, SMS, voice bundles review

By Lisa Nyanhongo ZIMBABWE’s mobile network operator, Econet Wireless Zimbabwe has announced a review of SMS, voice and data charges effective May 19. Due to the galloping inflation in Zimbabwe, mobile network operators have frequently reviewed prices upwards. In a statement released Wednesday Econet Wireless said all other prices remain unchanged. The statement reads: “Please note, we will review our voice, data and SMS bundle prices effective,

Five years after Mnangagwa declared Zim ‘open for business’, what went wrong?

By Emmerson Mnangagwa has stymied Zimbabwe’s economy, five years after he declared the country “Open for business.” Flanked by his finance minister and central bank governor, the president announced in a May 7 televised speech that banks had been banned from lending in a bid to stem the precipitous decline of the local currency. The

Rihanna picks UK-based Zim model as face of Fenty Beauty Africa’s global launch

By Paidashe Mandivengerei AWARD winning Zimbabwean model Nyasha Matonhodze has been selected as the face of Rihanna’s Fenty Beauty Africa’s global launch. This comes after the Barbadian music star announced on Tuesday that she will be setting up Fenty Beauty and Skin stores in Zimbabwe, Botswana, Ghana, Kenya, Namibia, South Africa and Nigeria starting May

Rihanna to launch beauty store in Zimbabwe

By Paidashe Mandivengerei BARBADIAN music star and fashion mogul, Rihanna, is set to launch her Fenty Beauty and Skin store in Zimbabwe and other selected African countries. The coveted makeup and skin care products, first introduced to the market in 2017, were not easily accessible on the African continent. Fenty Beauty and Skin will be

Uphold constitution and you won’t hear from me – British Peer tells Zanu PF

By Thandiwe Garusa A BRITISH legislator has told the Harare government to respect and uphold the country’s constitution it wants to avoid critical international attention. The Zimbabwe government recently told Whitehall politicians to stop meddling in Zimbabwe’s internal affairs, reminding London that the country was no longer a colony of the British. This came after

US embassy denies offering Linda Masarira $US1 million to lambast Zim regime

By Thandiwe Garusa THE United States (US) embassy in Zimbabwe has dismissed as false opposition leader Linda Masarira’s claims that she was offered US$1 million to tarnish the country’s image. Masarira claims the Americans, through their Harare embassy, offered her a Women of Courage Award and more than US$1 mln which she refused. She claims

Villagers, CCC activists descend on Chin’ono homestead to defend goat project

By Thandiwe Garusa VILLAGERS and Citizens Coalition for Change (CCC) activists descended on Murewa’s Mukarakate village at the weekend to defend journalist and government critic Hopewell Chin’ono’s goat project. This follows threats by Zanu PF youths, led by one Taurai Kandishaya, to invade Chin’ono’s rural home and seize goats which they claim he received from

Ice cream vendors barred from ZITF for wearing yellow company uniforms

By Lisa Nyanhongo ICE Cream vendors who had hoped to cash in on the Zimbabwe International Trade Fair’s (ZITF) last day Saturday, were denied entry into the Bulawayo exhibition park for wearing yellow uniforms, has learnt. Great Flavours ice cream men, who wear yellow and green uniforms, were forced to remove their hats and

Angelina Jolie makes surprise Ukraine visit, meets children

By Associated Press LVIV: Hollywood actress and U.N. humanitarian Angelina Jolie made a surprise visit to the western Ukrainian city of Lviv on Saturday, the Lviv regional governor said on Telegram. According to Maksym Kozytskyy, Jolie — who has been a UNHCR Special Envoy for Refugees since 2011 — had come to speak with displaced

Why British royals face simmering resentment in Caribbean

National flags still adorn the streets of Antigua’s capital days after the Earl and Countess of Wessex departed the island on their Platinum Jubilee Caribbean tour. People here pride themselves on the welcome offered to visitors – tourism is the country’s mainstay after all. But behind the red carpet and guard of honour upon arrival,

Comedian Clive Chigubu dies

By Paidashe Mandivengerei COMEDIAN Clive Chigubu has died. He was 31. The stand up comedian was battling with Diffuse Large B cell lymphoma (DLBCL), a type of cancer which had left him bedridden. According to a family member, Chigubu died in the early hours of Wednesday. Chigubu recently detailed his battle with cancer in a

Poptain, Anita publicity stunt blows up in their faces

By Paidashe Mandivengerei ZIMDANCEHALL musicians Poptain and Anita Jackson are at each other’s throats backtracking on claims they were dating last year, a publicity stunt that has blown up in their faces and ruined their professional relationship. This comes after Poptain said he never dated Anita who went public with their ‘relationship’. He added that

Cristiano Ronaldo and Georgina Rodriguez announce tragic death of baby boy

By Cristiano Ronaldo and his partner Georgina Rodriguez have announced that their baby son has died. The sad news was revealed in a message from the couple that appeared on Manchester United and Portugal forward Ronaldo’s social media accounts on Monday evening. It read: “It is with our deepest sadness we have to announce