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August 25, 2019
By Midlands Correspondent ZANU PF lawmaker for Silobela, Mthokozisi Manoki Mpofu has been sucked into an ugly gold mine ownership row with a widow who has pleaded with Parliament to help her. Sibusisiwe Moyo, widow to the late Silobela Development Trust chairman, Arthur Nkiwane accused Manoki of forcing her...
Another bleak farming season looms as inputs prices soar
August 25, 2019
By Alois Vinga FARMERS have threatened to reduce their hectarage citing high input...
Staff eating food meant for patients: Chitungwiza Hospital resorts to threats
August 25, 2019
By Robert Tapfumaneyi AUTHORITIES at Chitungwiza hospital have had to issue a warning...
Imprisoned Chief Ndiweni remains resolute: Chamisa after prison visit
August 24, 2019
By Costa Nkomo JAILED Ntabazinduna Chief Felix Nhlanhlayamangwe Ndiweni’s spirits remain unbroken despite...
Moyo fantasises about local treatment for VIPs
August 24, 2019
By Thandiwe Garusa HEALTH Minister Obadiah Moyo shared with medical practitioners his dream...
Small Scale Miners slam Chitando for appointing incompetent people
August 24, 2019
By Anna Chibamu RECENTLY appointed provincial mining directors have little knowledge of the...

Zimbabwe

August 25, 2019
By Anna Chibamu AT least five people are reported to have died while 44 were injured after a bus overturned along the Harare-Beit-bridge highway on Saturday evening. While police spokesperson Assistant Commissioner Paul Nyathi was not available for comment, State media quoted him as confirmed that five people had...
ZCTU calls on ED to urgently ratify immigration protocols
August 25, 2019
By Alois Vinga PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa has been urged to expedite the ratification...
Bulawayo Town Clerk suspension declared null and void
August 25, 2019
By Bulawayo Correspondent Bulawayo High Court Judge, Thompson Mabhikwa has formally nullified the...
Social Welfare Department blames cash crisis for failure to disburse $9 million
August 25, 2019
By Robert Tapfumaneyi A government department has blamed the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe...
Biti sues First Mutual over $15 million retirement package
August 24, 2019
By Mary Taruvinga MDC vice president, Tendai Biti, has dragged First Mutual Holdings...
Bulawayo nurse fined $50 for headbutting Doc over girlfriend
August 24, 2019
By Bulawayo Correspondent A Bulawayo magistrate Friday convicted and fined a 35-year-old United Bulawayo Hospital...

Africa

August 23, 2019
  BBC Scientists say they have successfully extracted eggs from the world’s last two surviving northern white females rhinos. The team of scientists and conservationists, which is trying to save the species from extinction, carried out the process in Kenya where the rhinos are kept in a sanctuary. The...
US names Nigerians in massive fraud investigation
August 23, 2019
BBC The US authorities have charged 80 people, “most of whom are Nigerian...
Ebola outbreak spreads to 3rd province in eastern Congo
August 16, 2019
Associated Press Congo’s year-long Ebola outbreak has spread to a new province, with...
Sudan to launch historic transition to civilian rule
August 16, 2019
AFP Sudan’s military rulers and protest leaders on Saturday are scheduled to sign...
Kenya officials exhume man’s body to retrieve uniform
August 14, 2019
BBC Officials in western Kenya have exhumed the body of a local man...
Nigeria’s president moves to block food imports
August 14, 2019
BBC President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Central Bank of Nigeria to block...

World

August 24, 2019
BBC Brazil’s president has ordered the armed forces to fight record forest fires in the Amazon, amid international outrage over rising deforestation. President Jair Bolsonaro deployed soldiers in nature reserves, indigenous lands, and border areas beset by fires. The move is an apparent reversal from Mr Bolsonaro, who has...
Poland lightning strike kills four, injures 100, in Tatra mountains storm
August 23, 2019
  BBC At least four people died and more than 100 were injured...
More than 200 killed, 1.2 million displaced by India floods
August 14, 2019
AFP India has issued a fresh flood alert for parts of the southern...
El Paso shooter confessed to targeting Mexicans
August 10, 2019
By BBC THE suspect accused of killing 22 people at a Walmart in...
Hiroshima marks 74th anniversary of atomic bombing
August 6, 2019
Associated Press Hiroshima marked the 74rd anniversary of the atomic bombing of the...
Nobel laureate Toni Morrison dead at 88
August 6, 2019
AFP Toni Morrison, the first African American woman to win the Nobel Prize...

Health & Community

August 13, 2019
By Robert Tapfumaneyi MUTOKO community is experiencing less hours of load shedding after a local Independent Power Producer, Nyangani Renewable Energy (NRE) started pumping its solar power into the national grid. NRE is the first solar scheme to be commissioned and to supply power into the national grid. Speaking...
US$10 million to strengthen early warning systems in Zimbabwe
August 9, 2019
By Staff Reporter MUTARE-Zimbabwe’s efforts to tackle effects of climate change received a...
Govt ban on maize sales backfires as farmers withhold grain
August 7, 2019
By Staff Reporter THE recent directive by the government, imposing the State-owned Grain...
Zanu PF youths in pledge to reopen Ziscosteel training centre
August 7, 2019
By Staff Reporter The Zanu PF youth league which is seeking the revival...
More youths turn to gold panning in Gokwe as drought takes toll
August 5, 2019
By William Milasi More youths in Gokwe North are turning to gold panning...
Ebola could ‘spiral out of control’
July 31, 2019
BBC Leading charity Oxfam has warned that the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic...

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

February 21, 2019
By AFP Singapore Airlines insisted Thursday that cameras on its planes’ entertainment systems had been disabled after an outcry online from worried passengers who spotted the tiny lenses peering at them. Travellers took to Twitter and other social media to raise the alarm over the cameras at the bottom...
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...
Zimbabwe edges back onto tourist map
July 23, 2018
By AFP After nearly two decades in the doldrums, Zimbabwe’s tourism sector is...






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