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Chamisa invades Zanu PF stronghold for campaign rally

By Staff Reporter MDC leader Nelson Chamisa will Saturday descend on Zanu PF’s stronghold Mutoko to drum up support for a party candidate who is set to contest the Mutoko by-election on the 24th of this month. MDC national chair, Tabitha Khumalo told NewZimbabwe.com Friday that her boss will be in the Mashonaland East area

LATEST: 42 feared dead as bus bursts into flames in Mat South

By Staff Reporter AT least 42 people are feared to have been burnt to death after a bus they were travelling in burst into flames in Matabeleland South. Unconfirmed reports indicated that a “substance” believed to have been petrol or gas could have been behind the explosion. “It is suspected that one of the passengers

Mental patient beats grandmother, 87, to death with a log

By Staff Reporter BINGA: A man with mental health problems pounded his 87-year-old grandmother to death with a pestle as the elderly woman slept in her bedroom heart, a court heard recently. The grandmother’s lifeless body was discovered by a 13-years-old boy who was the main witness during the trial of his teenage uncle Bruce

RBZ boss blasts ungrateful Zimbabweans; says making sacrifices for economy

By Bulawayo Correspondent RESERVE Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) governor John Mangudya says he is making sacrifices to keep the country’s economy afloat and wants some gratitude from Zimbabweans for his heroics. “Some of us have gone out of our way to get this economy running. It is about time that the people of Zimbabwe are

47 killed on the spot in horrific Rusape bus crash  

By Staff Reporter FORTY seven people died on the spot Wednesday evening while dozens were injured in one of the most horrific accidents in Zimbabwean road transport history. The death toll is expected to increase. Police spokesperson, Senior Assistant Commissioner Paul Nyathi, said the tragedy occurred some 20km from Rusape when two buses crashed head-on.

Primary and secondary education minister Paul Mavima

Fed-up teachers to down tools this week, stage protest in Harare

By Kwekwe Correspondent TEACHERS are this week plotting industrial action and street protests to register their discontent with a government they see as unresponsive to their concerns. Civil servants have been demanding that the administration pays their salaries in United States dollars as the surrogate Bond Notes and RTGS currencies continue to plunge in value.

Serena Williams

Serena and Stephens skip Fed Cup final

SkySports.com Serena Williams and Sloane Stephens will miss next week’s Fed Cup final against Czech Republic as defending champions United States are shorn of four of their top five players. Madison Keys and Venus Williams will also miss the showpiece in Prague from November 10-11, which will see the two most successful nations in the

Prophet Walter magaya

WATCH: Magaya apologises for ‘rushed’ HIV/Aids ‘cure’ claims, says was overwhelmed by ‘excitement’

By Staff Reporter UNDER-FIRE preacher Walter Magaya has issued an apology for “rushed” claims he had discovered a cure for HIV/Aids, telling a joint media briefing with the Health Ministry Thursday that he made the announcement out of “excitement”. The Prophetic Healing and Deliverance Ministries founder invited strong rebuke from government, the United Nations and

Tatenda Taibu

Zimbabwe Cricket dismantles Taibu-brainchild Rising Stars Academy

By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE Cricket (ZC) has released its fixtures for the 2018/19 domestic season, which will feature four franchises instead of last season’s five following the dismantling of the national academy side Rising Stars. The brainchild of former Zimbabwe captain and selection convenor Tatenda Taibu, Rising Stars project proved to be an immediate success

Prominent Harare preacher Walter Magaya

Police raid Magaya’s offices to seize HIV ‘cure’; United Nations rubbishes preacher’s claims

By Anna Chibamu POLICE raided the Harare offices of prominent preacher Walter Magaya Wednesday evening to collect samples of his alleged cure for HIV and Aids, a deputy minister has confirmed. Over the weekend, Prophetic Healing and Deliverance (PHD) ministries leader Walter Magaya claimed to have discovered a cure for HIV and AIDS. Magaya said

RBZ governor John Mangudya

Bvumbe’s World Bank exit fuels Mangudya RBZ ouster speculation

By UK Bureau GOVERNMENT sources have downplayed as mere speculation reports that Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) governor John Mangudya’s ouster from the apex bank is imminent. Linked with the increasingly tough job as the country battles serious foreign currency shortages and an economy plunging anew was bureaucrat Andrew Bvumbe whose departure from the World

Magaya claims has found cure for HIV/Aids

By Robert Tapfumaneyi PROPHETIC Healing and Deliverance (PHD) Ministries founder Prophet Walter Magaya has made astounding claims he has discovered the elusive cure for HIV and AIDS. The “cure”, according to the popular preacher, is in the form of a herb he called AGUMA, which he says has the magical powers to destroy the virus

MDC says all set for 19th anniversary celebrations

By Anna Chibamu THE Opposition MDC party has said it is ready for its 19th anniversary celebrations slated for this Saturday at Gwanzura Stadium in Harare’s Highfield suburb, despite the strict conditions set by police. The celebrations are the first without founding leader Morgan Tsvangirai who died in South Africa on February 14 this year

Former South Africa president Kgalema Montlanthe

Violence rocks August 1 killings inquiry hearings in Bulawayo

By Staff Reporter BULAWAYO activists on Friday ambushed the Kgalema Montlanthe-led commission of inquiry into the death of six civilians in post-election violence, demanding instead for a probe into Gukurahundi atrocities. The commission moved its sessions to Bulawayo after hearing testimonies from witnesses and other interested parties in Harare. The fact-finding mission was set up

Finance ministry spokesman Acie Lumumba

GOVT farce as ‘mistake’ Lumumba fired; defiant activist blasts ‘captured’ information ministry

By UK Bureau PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa’s administration was Monday ridiculed as farcical after it backtracked on the controversial appointment of a finance ministry spokesman whose social media corruption allegations forced the prompt suspension of senior central bank staff. Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) governor John Mangudya confirmed the suspension of four senior bank officials after