News Headlines

January 21, 2020
By Mary Taruvinga A bid for an out-of-court settlement between Vice President Constantino Chiwenga and his estranged wife, Marry has collapsed after the parties could not reach an agreement on how to settle their messy fallout that has dominated newspaper headlines since December last year. On Tuesday, the two...
All Debts Incurred Before 22 Feb 2019 To Be Paid Using 1:1 Rate – Supreme Court
January 21, 2020
By Staff Reporter THE Supreme Court Tuesday ruled that all debts incurred before...
No sloganeering, toy toying, police say to MDC ahead of Chamisa rally
January 21, 2020
. By Staff Reporter POLICE have barred MDC from sloganeering and toy toying...
Police harass High School protesters who pulled down national flag, ED portrait
January 21, 2020
By Bulawayo Correspondent ANTI-RIOT police were Monday called in to disperse a demonstration...
Govt takes delivery of Malaysian jet on Air Zim’s behalf
January 21, 2020
By Thandiwe Garusa GOVERNMENT, on behalf of troubled national flag carrier, Air Zimbabwe,...
Acting President urges road caution as he mourns 16 bus accident victims
January 20, 2020
By Idah Mhetu ACTING President Constantino Chiwenga has urged Zimbabwean motorists and public...

Zimbabwe

January 21, 2020
By Idah Mhetu ACTING President Constantino Chiwenga on Monday presided over the delivery of a Malaysian Boeing 777, the first of the two acquired for troubled national carrier Air Zimbabwe, at an event held at Robert Gabriel Mugabe International Airport. The event was attended by Transport Minister Biggie Matiza,...
Zimra official restless after being linked to ritual murder by jailed relative
January 21, 2020
By Mary Taruvinga A Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (Zimra) officer Anastasia Rwafa is restless...
NPRC receives vehicle, equipment donation by Swiss embassy
January 21, 2020
By Robert Tapfumaneyi SWISS Ambassador to Zimbabwe, Niculin Jäger, has handed over a...
MDC councillors uproar over prioritisation of road to Mnangagwa farm
January 21, 2020
By Staff Reporter MDC councillors in Zibagwe Rural District Council Friday walked out...
Bulawayo to decommission another dam
January 21, 2020
By Bulawayo Correspondent THE Bulawayo City Council is set to decommission another dam...
Bulawayo Council To Fill 368 Posts, Allocate 3 000 Housing Stands
January 20, 2020
By Mbekezeli Ncube THE Bulawayo City Council (BCC) has been given the green...

Africa

January 20, 2020
AFP Tanzania will give rehouse 36 lions following a slew of attacks by the big cats on people and cattle, environmental authorities said Saturday. The lions, an increasingly endangered species, live on the edge of safari mecca the Serengeti National Park, but have been increasingly affected by encroaching human...
Four die in Nigeria oil pipeline fire
January 20, 2020
AFP Four people were killed and several shops and vehicles burnt after thieves...
Lesotho PM to resign over alleged links to wife’s murder
January 17, 2020
AFP Lesotho’s prime minister has bowed to pressure to step down over evidence...
At least 15 killed in Mali night attack
January 17, 2020
BBC There are reports from central Mali that at least 15 people have...
US wants to reduce presence in Africa, warns top officer
January 14, 2020
AFP The United States wants to reduce its military presence in Africa, Washington’s...
Lesotho’s first lady wanted by police
January 14, 2020
BBC Police in Lesotho are looking for Maesaiah Thabane, the wife of the...

World

January 21, 2020
AFP China has confirmed cases of human-to-human transmission in the outbreak of a new SARS-like virus as the number of cases soared and the World Health Organisation (WHO) said it would consider declaring an international public health emergency. The coronavirus, which has spread to three other Asian countries and...
Iran confirms two missiles fired at Ukraine airliner
January 21, 2020
AFP Iran’s civil aviation authority confirmed two missiles were fired at a Ukrainian...
Historic Trump impeachment trial begins in Senate
January 17, 2020
AFP The historic impeachment trial of Donald Trump opened Thursday in the US...
Relief as rain falls over Australian bushfires
January 16, 2020
AFP Heavy rain fell across parts of fire-ravaged eastern Australia on Thursday and...
Prince Harry to resurface after royal bombshell
January 16, 2020
AFP Britain’s Prince Harry was to make his first public appearance on Thursday...
Harry and Meghan: Much to discuss on security, says Canadian PM Trudeau
January 14, 2020
BBC Further talks are needed over the costs of security for the Duke...

Health & Community

January 19, 2020
By Paidashe Mandivengerei   PARIRENYATWA Hospital, the largest referral medical centre in Zimbabwe, is still operating below its normal capacity despite the return of striking junior doctors to their workstations.   Junior doctors downed tools in September last year over paltry salaries and bad working conditions.   They were...
Boreholes Now HIV and Pregnancies Traps For Young Girls
January 17, 2020
Health Times HE prevailing water crisis in Harare and other parts of the...
Spousal Inheritance Fuels Spread Of AIDS in Zimbabwe
January 17, 2020
MUREWA: The 46-year old Miranda Chihota’s life took a turn four years ago...
Africa hamstrung by deadly flood of fake medicine
January 16, 2020
AFP After he was struck down by malaria and typhoid, Togolese tailor Ayawo...
3 African countries trying out 1st malaria vaccine in babies
January 16, 2020
AFP A pinch in the leg, a squeal and a trickle of tears....
CSOs Pressure Gvt To Appoint New NAC Board and CEO
January 13, 2020
HEALTH TIMES HE National AIDS Council (NAC) which has gone for more than...

Science & Tech

August 10, 2019
By Technomag AMIDST the economic crisis, service providers have been feeling the pinch and they have been increasing prices so as to stay in business. With effect from August 9 the TelOne home broadband tariffs have been reviewed upwards by 36%. This comes after another upward price review which...
‘Telecomms infrastructure investments improve’
May 6, 2019
By Anna Chibamu INFRASTRUCTURE Investments in the fixed and mobile companies have greatly...
Samsung folding phone is different – but also almost $2,000
February 21, 2019
By Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO: Samsung unveiled a highly anticipated smartphone with a...
Russian teenagers use social media to rebel against teachers
December 28, 2018
By Associated Press ST. PETERSBURG: The principal of a prestigious school near St....
Mnangagwa to open Africa ICT summit
November 27, 2018
By Xinhua PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa will on Wednesday officiate at an ICT convention...
Silicon Valley eyes Africa as new tech frontier
July 16, 2018
By AFP With its colourful hammocks and table tennis table, a new tech...

Travel

January 7, 2020
BBC Forty people have been killed in a stampede as Iranians flocked to the burial of a top commander killed in a US drone strike, officials say. The deaths in Qasem Soleimani’s hometown of Kerman led to the postponement of his interment. A new time will be announced later....
Singapore Airlines denies snooping with seat-back cameras
February 21, 2019
By AFP Singapore Airlines insisted Thursday that cameras on its planes’ entertainment systems...
Zimbabwe’s tourism booming after Mugabe exit
September 8, 2018
By AFP HARARE: The departure of Robert Mugabe has finally brought some good...
Cholera scare on Algeria-France flight
September 6, 2018
By AFP A sick eight-year-old triggered a cholera scare onboard a flight from...
UK tour operator makes Zimbabwe return after 12 years; targets Mana Pools
August 17, 2018
By Staff Reporter UK-based tour operator, Wilderness Safaris, is set to return to...
UK news caster on his Zimbabwe holiday
August 16, 2018
By thetimes.co.uk My hols: Jon Snow My partner is from Zimbabwe and we...






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