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COMMENT: Let’s preserve the spirit of pan-Africanism

AFRICA Day, observed on May 25 of every year, originally commemorates the formation of the Organisation of African Unity (OAU) in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia in 1963. There, determined fathers and mothers of the continent met to chat the way to liberty following prolonged European colonisation. This momentous occasion became the turning point in Africa’s determination

Crisis as companies respond to Mnangagwa’s measures in kind

By Alois Vinga, Own Correspondent THE sweeping economic measures employed this week by President Emmerson Mnangagwa have triggered adverse responses from various companies, with some cutting off credit facilities and others rejecting Zimbabwean dollar payments. Mnangagwa directed all the banks to stop lending, alongside other measures in what he described as a holistic approach to

Cheetahs Headline Zambezi Sevens Challenge

By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE’S national sevens rugby team will take part in the Zambezi Sevens Challenge to be held at Harare Sports Club on Saturday and Sunday as part of preparations for the Rugby Africa Men’s Sevens at this end of this month in Uganda. Southern African neighbours Botswana and Zambia are sending their men

Property Developer Targets Diaspora Market

By Staff Reporter A Property developing company, West Properties Zimbabwe have gone on an effort to bring Diaspora investments into the country after they roped in their global Ambassador Dr Rutendo Mudzamiri who is based in the United States of America. Mudzamiri will be their global representative and her multi-year agreement with the company is

Dynamos Return To Winning Ways

By Sports Reporter DYNAMOS ended their winless streak after registering their first win since the Castle Lager Premier Soccer League’s resumption with a 2-0 victory over Bulawayo Chiefs at Barbourfields. Ghanaian forward Emmanuel Paga opened his scoring account at Dynamos with a close range header after capitalising on a mistake by Chiefs goalkeeper David Bizabani

WATCH: Moment violent thugs attacked Chamisa’s Kwekwe rally

By Staff Reporter THE Citizens Coalition for Change (CCC) reported Sunday that one supporter was killed while more than a dozen were injured after violent thugs attacked a campaign rally addressed by party leader Nelson Chamisa. Thousands of supporters attended the rally at Mbizo 4 shopping centre in Kwekwe and defied attacks by machete wielding

IPD To Stage Star Rally In Gweru

By Staff Reporter Ideas Party of Democracy (IPD) is set to launch its maiden rally in Gweru on April 16. It remains to be seen if the Zimbabwe Republic Police which has been barring opposition Citizen Coalition for Change (CCC) will allow IPD to hold its maiden rally. Zimbabwe Vice President Constantino Chiwenga said the

Masvingo’s ‘Poorest Celebrity’ Unites Political Parties

By Clayton Shereni, Masvingo Correspondent HUNDREDS of mourners gathered to give their last respects to one of the city’s most popular figure, Zebediah ‘Zebe’ Kasinahama on Friday. The deceased who dubbed himself the ‘poorest celebrity’ succumbed to liver cirrhosis and pneumonia on Wednesday. Supporters of ruling Zanu PF, Citizens Coalition for Change (CCC), MDC Alliance

Opposition Leader Chamuka Urges Mnangagwa To Postpone Violent Elections

By Staff Reporter JOHANNESBURG-based opposition Ideas Party of Democracy (IPD) president Hebert Chamuka has called on President Emmerson Mnangagwa to postpone the upcoming because of rampant violence. Chamuka’s calls come at a time Vice President Constantino Chiwenga described the opposition as ‘lice that needs to be crushed’. “I have heard others here saying down with

Ralph Watungwa

StanChart Starts Probe After Reports CEO Suspended

Bloomberg STANDARD Chartered Plc said it’s investigating allegations of misconduct involving senior management in Zimbabwe more than three weeks after a media organization reported that the chief executive officer of the unit in that country had been suspended. In two separate reports in January NewZimbabwe.com said Ralph Watungwa had been suspended and tied him to

Under-19 coach Prosper Utseya

Zimbabwe Cricket Under-19s Brace For Scotland Test 

Sports Reporter AFTER failing to secure a place in the quarterfinals of the ICC Under-19 World Cup, the Zimbabwe Under-19 cricket team will be aiming to finish their campaign on a high when they face Scotland in the Plate Quarter-Final 3 Wednesday. Zimbabwe’s hopes of reaching the last eight of the competition were shattered after

BREAKING: Zanu PF Spokesman S.K Moyo Die

By Andrew Kunambura ZANU PF national secretary for Information and Publicity Simon Khaya Moyo has died. He was 76. Khaya Moyo, an ultimate political survivor who treaded a fine political line in the latter years of his political life, succumbed to an undisclosed long-term illness Sunday, according to a close family member. “He has breathed

“Mnangagwa Facing Internal Rejection”

By Thandiwe Garusa UNITED Kingdom based law lecturer Alex Magaisa has said the ongoing Zanu PF rumpus is because some senior party officials have realised they made a mistake by replacing Robert Mugabe with President Emmerson  Mnangagwa. This comes after Sybeth Musengezi, a Zanu PF youth member, filed a High Court application challenging Mnangagwa’s legitimacy

Kariba Man (39) Killed In Crocodile Attack

By James Muonwa, Mashonaland West Correspondent PARKS rangers are searching for a crocodile after it jumped into a fishing boat and snapped fisherman Friday night. Sources told NewZimbabwe.com an enormous croc jumped onto the boat and snatched Edmore Kaduwa (39), whose remains are yet to be recovered. The incident occurred at the Muchenga fishing camp

Squid Game Is Netflix’s Biggest Debut Hit, Reaching 111m Viewers Worldwide

The Guardian The dystopian South Korean drama Squid Game has become Netflix’s most popular series yet, drawing 111 million fans since its debut less than four weeks ago, the streaming service said Tuesday. The unprecedented global viral hit imagines a macabre world in which marginalised people are pitted against one another in traditional children’s games.