Methembe Ndlovu

Methembe Ndlovu Gets New US Coaching Role

By Sports Reporter FORMER Highlanders player and coach Methembe Ndlovu has scored another coaching role in the United States after being appointed the associate head coach of the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s soccer team in California, US. Claremont-Mudd-Scripps is the women’s soccer team of Claremont McKenna College, a private liberal arts college in California and competes in

Sakunda CEO Kuda Tawirei chats with President Emmerson Mnangagwa Friday evening

Sakunda Donates $170m Vaccines, Five Cars Towards Covid-19 Fight

By James Muonwa SAKUNDA Holdings (Pvt) Limited has heightened its fight against Covid-19 by donating $170 million for the procurement of vaccines. The company further pledged five vehicles to capacitate the Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) homicide department. In addition, the company pledged support towards income-generating projects to rescue families whose livelihoods were negatively affected by

Police Commissioner General Godwin Matanga

Matanga Sued US$45k For Wrongful Arrest

By Mary Taruvinga A HARARE man, Phinias Nyambi has slapped Home Affairs minister Kazembe Kazembe with a US$45 000 lawsuit over his arrest  in 2019. Nyambi endured a month at Harare Remand Prison before he was granted bail over allegations not disclosed in High Court papers. The state later withdrew charges against him. He is

We Are Watching You, Mnangagwa Warns NGOs

By Robert Tapfumaneyi   GOVERNMENT is keeping a close eye on Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) activities and will not hesitate to deal with those that divert from their functions and start to interfere in political processes, President Emmerson Mnangagwa has chillingly warned. He said this while addressing the 363rd ordinary session of the Zanu PF politburo

President Emmerson Mnangagwa

War Vet Asks Courts To Clip Mnangagwa’s Wings

By Mary Taruvinga CONTROVERSIAL war veteran, Fredrick Matanda, has filed a fresh application challenging as unconstitutional the Presidential Powers Act. In May, Matanda successfully challenged Constitutional Amendment No. 2 that extended Luke Malaba’s term of office as chief justice by another five years. This comes after Mnangagwa used Presidential Powers (Temporary Measures) Act and amended the

UK-born teenage sensation, Tawanda Chirewa, announced his arrival in the football stage with a beautiful goal for English League One side Ipswich Town. The fine finish proved to be the match winner

Zim Teen Ace Tawanda Chirewa Scores First Ipswich Town Goal

By Sports Reporter ENGLAND-BORN Zimbabwean teenager Tawanda Chirewa scored his first senior goal for English League One club Ipswich Town to ensure they began their pre-season with a 1-0 victory at Dartford on Saturday. The 17 year-old rising star, who is aiming to graduate into the club’s first team this season after signing his first

SA Undertakers Fear Coffins Will Run Out Covid Third Wave Sweeps

IOL UNDERTAKERS around the Western Cape say they have seen an increase in burials and are conducting up to 91 Covid-19-related funerals per week. As the third wave sweeps through the country, undertakers are hoping not to run out of stock as they did during the second wave. The World Health Organization (WHO) revealed that

Willard Katsande

‘We Were Not Pulling In Same Direction’ – Willard Katsande

TimesLIVE KAIZER Chiefs senior player Willard Katsande has admitted that the team members did not always pull in the same direction as Amakhosi pick up the pieces and begin life post the Gavin Hunt era. Chiefs go into their penultimate match of what has been a substandard Premiership season against Lamontville Golden Arrows at FNB

Criminality Isn’t The Only Way To See Electricity Theft In Zimbabwe

By Ellen Fungisai Chipango ELECTRICITY theft is a global challenge and Zimbabwe hasn’t been spared. The country has lost up to 1, 000km of power lines due to cable theft. The official explanation is that this is driven by organised crime with some accomplices coming from government departments. Politicians say theft and the vandalism of

Coover Bottling MDC Farai Kutadzaushe (centre) delivering his speech at a press briefing during the unveiling of his company's sponsorship deal with Caps United Thursday

US$30 000 Boost For CAPS United Ahead Of PSL Kick-Off 

By Sports Reporter CAPS United have received a major boost ahead of the start of the season-opening Premiership cup competition set to kick off next weekend after clinching a US$30 000 sponsorship deal with a local beverage company, Coover Bottlers. The company, which is owned by Zimbabwean entrepreneur Faraimose Kutadzaushe, will cater for CAPS United’s

Vic Falls Town Clerk Reinstated, As Drama Unfolds In The Resort City

By Matabeleland North Correspondent  VICTORIA FALLS: Drama continues to unfold in this resort city with local councillors forcing their boss, Mayor Somveli Dlamini, to rescind his suspension of Town Clerk Ronnie Dube. Dlamini suspended Dube through a letter last week accusing him of corruption, gross incompetence, abuse of office, and causing the municipality to lose revenue.

Somalia president signs law extending his term

BBC Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo has signed a law extending his mandate by two years. This follows parliament’s approval of a motion to extend the term over the dispute that’s caused a delay in conducting an election. “President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo officially signed the Special Electoral Law for Federal Election on Tuesday evening. The

FCB MD Ciaran McSharry

First Capital Bank Launches WhatsApp Banking Chatbot

By Alois Vinga LEADING financial services provider, First Capital Bank has launched Alisa, a WhatsApp Banking Chatbot taking their first step in the use of Artificial Intelligence. It will comprise machine learning and cognitive computing technologies to provide customers and clients with various banking services. The mobile banking application brings peace of mind with her

Intwasa Launches Short Stories Anthology 

By Paidashe Mandivengerei  BULAWAYO’s Intwasa Arts Festival, Saturday launched its first collection of short story anthology. The collection is titled Intwasa Short Stories: A Short Story Anthology. The book launch which was the festival’s first physical meeting this year was held at the National Gallery in Bulawayo. A virtual audience also tuned in on the

Industry Minister Sekai Nzenza

Revival Of Local Motor Industry Tops Government Priorities

By Staff Reporter The Zimbabwean government is determined to revive the once vibrant motor industry as part of its efforts to promote the consumption of local products. The move will also ensure value chain development, generate foreign currency and create employment. Tom Sarimana, General Manager of Quest Motors, a vehicle manufacturing company, recently said that

Minister Jenfan Muswere

Muswere, The Youngest Worst Performer In ICT Ministry

By Stephen Mapfumo While technology seems to favour the young and energetic, the story is not the same for one of the youngest cabinet ministers in President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s government, Minister Jenfan Muswere, the Minister of ICT Postal and Courier Services. As the year came to an end, we review various government ministries, their performance,

Thokozani Khupe

All Set for Khupe’s MDC Congress

Foreign Brief ZIMBABWE’S main opposition group, the Movement for Democratic Change Tsvangirai (MDC-T), will hold its extraordinary congress today (Saturday) at the Harare International Conference Centre (HICC) to elect a new leader. The breakaway faction of the MDC-T is currently led by the 2018 presidential election candidate Thokozani Khupe. The MDC-T had previously represented a