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How dare...Thokozani Khupe

MDC Alliance MPs walk out on Khupe during parly speech

By Anna Chibamu THE circus within the opposition MDC continued Tuesday when MDC Alliance MPs walked out on MDC-T interim leader Thokozani Khupe as she made her maiden speech in parliament. Khupe, who recently bounced back to the National Assembly as a proportional representative MP after her recall on MDC Alliance MPs, was cheered by

End of the road...Henrietta Rushwaya

Ex-Zifa boss Henrietta Rushwaya arrested while trying to board plane with 6kg gold

By Alois Vinga CONTROVERSIAL former ZIFA chief executive and now Zimbabwe miners’ boss, Henrietta Rushwaya (53) has been arrested in connection with attempts to smuggle gold out to Dubai. According to a police internal memorandum seen by NewZimbabwe.com, the Zimbabwe Miners Federation (ZMF) president was arrested Monday at the Robert Mugabe International Airport for contravening

Wavel Ramkalawan

Seychelles Opposition Candidate Wins Presidential Election

Aljazeera Seychelles opposition candidate Wavel Ramkalawan has won the archipelago’s presidential election with 54.9 percent of valid votes cast, upsetting incumbent President Danny Faure. “I declare… Ramkalawan as the elected candidate,” the electoral commission chairman Danny Lucas said on Sunday. The opposition, narrowly defeated in a presidential election in 2015 and buoyed by a landmark

President Mnangagwa

Matabeleland Chiefs Take Mnangagwa To Task Over Lack Of Development  

By Bulawayo Correspondent CHIEFS from the Matabeleland region Saturday took President Emmerson Mnangagwa to task and raised concerns over the marginalisation and underdevelopment of the area, Local Government Minister July Moyo has confirmed. The region covers Matabeleland North, South, and Bulawayo. Speaking to journalists soon after Mnangagwa’s closed-door meeting with the traditional leaders at the

Trump On Three-State Campaign Blitz After Casting Early Vote

BBC PRESIDENT Donald Trump has begun a three-state campaign blitz after voting early in Florida. He is holding rallies in North Carolina, Ohio and Wisconsin on Saturday as he seeks to make up ground against his Democratic challenger Joe Biden. Mr Biden, who holds a steady lead in national polls, is campaigning in Pennsylvania, another

Shepherd Bushiri

Bushiri’s Supporters Threaten To ‘Frustrate’ Magistrate With Prayer

TimesLive DRAMA unfolded outside the Pretoria magistrate’s court on Friday as supporters of self-proclaimed prophet Shepherd Bushiri and his wife Mary circulated photos of the presiding magistrate and threatened to “send fire” to frustrate her. This as the bail application of the couple and their co-accused, Landiwe Ntlokwana, was delayed, resulting in them spending the

IN PICTURES: Iran Ambassador Rallies Behind Zim’s Anti-Sanctions Campaign 

By Idah Mhetu  THE new Iran Ambassador to Zimbabwe Abbas Navazani has called for the urgent lifting of economic sanctions imposed against Zimbabwe by the West and the US. He made the call while presenting his credentials to President Emmerson Mnangagwa at State House. “We share a common position with Zimbabwean. Both countries are under

Joseph Chinotimba

Chinotimba Bashes Wife’s Lover

H-Metro BUHERA South Member of Parliament Joseph Chinotimba Tuesday caused a scene at Belvedere Vehicle Inspection Department by blocking a Norton man’s vehicle he suspected of caressing and kissing his second wife. VID officials and onlookers were treated to a show as Chinotimba and team dragged Mahachi of Maridale Park while assaulting him accusing him

Shepherd Bushiri

Angry Bushiri Supporters Speak Out As Major 1 Remains Behind Bars

TimesLive FOLLOWERS of Shepherd and Mary Bushiri have spoken out against the arrest of their “spiritual parents”, who are facing allegations of fraud, theft and money laundering. The Bushiris remain behind bars after the state postponed their bail application to Friday. The couple appeared before the Pretoria specialised commercial crimes court on Wednesday after the arrest of

ShaSha during the media briefing in Mutare

ShaSha Promises More Collabos With Zim Artistes

By Staff Reporter MUTARE: South African-based award-winning Zimbabwean songstress, ShaSha has promised to do more musical collaborations with local artistes following the positive feedback attained from her duet with Zimbabwean RnB musician Hillzy. Addressing journalists in Mutare during a homecoming press conference, ShaSha whose real name is Charmaine Mapimbiro labelled herself as a diverse artiste

Kudzai Chipanga

Zanu PF Orders Kudzai Chipanga To Vacate Farm, Suspends Dexter Nduna

By Idah Mhetu     THE ZANU PF Politburo Wednesday ordered former Youth League chairperson Kudzai Chipanga to vacate, with immediate effect, a farm he is occupying in Manicaland province.   The farm is set to be occupied by the Manicaland State University.   The Politburo also on the day threw out an application from Chipanga

Barack Obama

Obama Joins Biden’s US Presidential Campaign

BBC WITH less than two weeks remaining before election day, the Biden campaign is putting one of its most valuable assets out on the field. Barack Obama remains highly popular, particularly among the Democratic base, and the choice of Pennsylvania for his first in-person campaign event suggests they recognise that the state is the most

Shepherd Bushiri

Bushiri, Wife Arrested In SA Over R100m Fraud

IOL Pretoria– The Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation (Hawks) on Tuesday arrested Shepherd Bushiri, leader of the popular Enlightened Christian Gathering (ECG) church, and his wife, Mary, over a R100-million fraud case. Without mentioning the Bushiris by name, Hawks spokesperson Colonel Katlego Mogale said four people “including a pastor aged between 25 and 39” have

Ethel Mupambwa

Zim entrepreneur among top 10 finalists of Africa’s Business Heroes prize

Xinhua Zimbabwean entrepreneur Ethel Mupambwa is among the top 10 finalists of the Africa’s Business Heroes (ABH) prize, a program to support and inspire the next generation of African entrepreneurs. The program, which is in its second year, is created by the Jack Ma Foundation’s African Netpreneur Prize Initiative (ANPI). The organizer of the 2020

Prosecutor General Kumbirai Hodzi

Zanu PF prosecutor resigns amid public pressure

By Costa Nkomo ZANU PF activist and Gweru Prosecutor Namatirai Chipere has resigned from her job following a public outcry on why she was still an active member of a political party while occupying the public job. Chipere took part and won a position during the Zanu PF District Coordinating Committee elections. Under current laws

Sacked Justice Francis Bere

Mnangagwa fires Judge Francis Bere

By Idah Mhetu PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa has, with immediate effect, fired Supreme Court judge Francis Bere who has been under tribunal investigation for alleged gross misconduct. This was announced in a Thursday statement by the Chief Secretary to the President and Cabinet Misheck Sibanda soon after retired judge Simbi Mubako submitted his tribunal’s recommendations to

Passion Java

WATCH: Passion takes good laugh at ‘handsome’ Ginimbi

By Munashe Makuwe CONTROVERSIAL preacher Passion Java, better known as Prophet Passion, has found everything amusing about businessman Genius Kadungure’s ‘handsome’ face and a ‘fist-like’ nose. The two showy socialites have been dissing each other for some time with each claiming to possess a better fleet of cars and cash than the other. Java has