GMAZ chairman Tafadzwa Musarara and Confederation of Zimbabwe Retailers' Denford Mutashu

GMAZ: Wheat and mealie-meal prices set to increase, black market rate could be used

By Alois Vinga ZIMBABWE’s staple maize meal, is set to go up with the Grain Millers Association of Zimbabwe (GMAZ), general manager, Lynette Veremu warning prevailing parallel market rates could be used to calculate the new prices. In a statement ,Veremu said that the milling industry is in the process of engaging government on the

Adulterous man’s bid to terminate lover’s pregnancy outside her knowledge backfires

By Mary Taruvinga AN adulterous Chitungwiza man will live to regret the day he attempted to terminate his girlfriend’s pregnancy as he was trying to save his marriage when the plan backfired. Tatenda Magombeyi (31) was hauled before the courts on Tuesday after he unsuccessfully tried to terminate his girlfriend, Bertha Chiwendere’s pregnancy when she

Protest groups in Sudan

Sudan protesters call two-day strike

BBC Protest groups in Sudan have called a nationwide strike over the next 48 hours, to increase pressure on the military to hand power to a civilian administration. Talks between two sides remain deadlocked about the composition of a new governing authority following the overthrow last month of President Omar al-Bashir. One protest leader, Wajdi

Images: Dark moment for MDC polls amid power cut at Ascot Stadium

By Leopold Munhende MDC resorted to car headlights as an unexpected power cut threatened to throw the party’s election process into disarray at Ascot Stadium in Gweru, late Sunday evening. Just one province had voted while about four were still in winding queues when flood lights suddenly went off, plunging the sports facility into darkness.

Temba Mliswa

MDC congress: Mliswa booed off stage over Mnangagwa comments

By Idah Mhetu NORTON legislator Temba Mliswa was Saturday booed by MDC delegates for saying President Emmerson Mnangagwa and MDC leader Nelson Chamisa needed each other for the country’s long envisaged national dialogue process to finally take off ground in earnest. The fomer Zanu PF Mashonaland West chair and a Mnangagwa admirer was giving a

Chief Ndiweni making an address at the MDC congress

Ndiweni endorses Chamisa, says CJ Malaba judgement on ED legitimacy worse than those of ‘my’ headmen

By Richard Chidza in Gweru OUTSPOKEN Ntabazinduna Chief Nhlanhlayamangwe Ndiweni says MDC leader Nelson Chamisa was real head of the nation while President Emmerson Mnangagwa was only just a “constitutional” leader. The firebrand traditional leader, who recently torched a storm by declaring sanctions imposed on the country by America and Europe were justified, was speaking

Calling it quits...Theresa May

Pound wobbles following Mays’ resignation

AFP The British pound wobbled on Friday after Prime Minister Theresa May announced her resignation, while stock markets mostly rebounded as US President Donald Trump offered an “olive branch” to China in their trade war, dealers said. Sterling sank below $1,27 after May said she would step down on June 7 as prime minister, paving

Theresa May

Theresa May to resign as British prime minister

BBC Theresa May has said she will quit as Conservative leader on 7 June, paving the way for a contest to decide a new prime minister. In an emotional statement in Downing St, she said she had “done my best” to honour the 2016 EU referendum result. It would remain a matter of “deep regret”

Anton Steenkamp

Black mamba bite: Judge died before anti-venom could be administered

News24 Cape Town Labour Court Judge Anton Steenkamp died before anti-venom could be administered after he was bitten by a black mamba while in a remote area in Zambia. The African Snakebite Institute says while details of 57-year-old Steenkamp’s death are still unclear, it appears that he was several hours away from the nearest major

Zim, Botswana, Namibia call for end to raw ivory sales ban

The Guardian Zimbabwe, Botswana and Namibia are making a fresh appeal for a global watchdog to lift restrictive measures on the trade in raw ivory. The watchdog, Cites, prohibits unregulated commercial trade in endangered species around the world. The three southern African countries, home to 61% of the continent’s elephants, will make their application for

The late Jonas Savimbi

Angola to rebury former rebel leader Savimbi remains

By News24 THE exhumed body of Angolan rebel chief Jonas Savimbi, who was killed in 2002, will be reburied in his hometown next month, authorities said after DNA tests confirmed the identity of the remains. The charismatic warlord, who fought Angola’s socialist government in a 27-year civil war, was killed in a battle against the

Judge Anton Steenkamp

Top SA judge bitten to death by black mamba

News24 A Cape Town Labour Court judge has died after he was bitten by a black mamba while on holiday in Zambia. Judge Anton Steenkamp, 57, was doing what he loved, touring Africa with his wife, Catherine, when he was bitten by the snake on Monday, the family said. “We are devastated. No words. What

US President Donald Trump

Trump unveils ‘merit-based’ immigration policy plan

BBC US President Donald Trump has outlined plans for a new US immigration system designed to favour younger, better educated, English-speaking workers. In an address at the White House, he proposed moving away from the current system that favours applicants with family ties to the US. He said border security would be beefed up and

Takunda Nyakabau

UK: Missing Zimbabwean man returns home safe

By Staff Reporter TWENTY-THREE year old Takunda Nyakabau, a man of Zimbabwean origin who was reported missing in England this week, has been found in good health. A family message confirmed the Northampton resident returned home safely. “Thank you all for your prayers, phone calls, texts and best wishes. We have been reunited with our