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November 13, 2019
By Anna Chibamu NATIONAL Assembly Speaker Jacob Mudenda has denied claims he reported social media activist Simba Chikanza to Central Intelligence Organisation (CIO) director general Isaac Moyo for specification after their clash in Serbia last month. UK, based Chikanza runs an online platform called Zim-Eye and last month confronted...
War vets boss in trouble for scorning anti-sanctions march
November 13, 2019
By Tonderai Saharo A WAR veterans’ provincial leader in Masvingo is in trouble...
Zim risks losing more than 300 doctors to the UK – Biti
November 13, 2019
By Anna Chibamu TOP MDC politician and MP, Tendai Biti has warned Finance...
Zupco buses, free lunches for junior doctors
November 13, 2019
By Thandiwe Garusa GOVERNMENT says it is in the process of organising ZUPCO...
Health Minister Moyo says prepared to seek treatment at Parirenyatwa
November 13, 2019
By Leopold Munhende HEALTH Minister Obadiah Moyo says he was prepared – if...
Judgement reserved in $6,5 million Makandiwa ‘false prophecy’ suit
November 12, 2019
By Mary Taruvinga THE Supreme Court has reserved a judgement in a case...

Zimbabwe

November 13, 2019
By Own Correspondent  WHEN several local authorities in Zimbabwe needed new machinery to build and maintain dirt and gravel roads, the National Road Authority issued a tender for road graders. The contract was issued to a Zimbabwean firm, but instead of road graders, the Chinese supplier delivered snow graders....
NSSA increases monthly retirement pension pay-outs by 65%
November 13, 2019
By Robert Tapfumaneyi NATIONAL Social Security Authority (NSSA) has increased the minimum monthly...
Five Hwange pupils sentenced over leaked exam paper
November 13, 2019
Matabeleland North Correspondent FIVE of the 15 Form Six pupils at Gebhuza Secondary...
Government fires 75 more striking doctors
November 12, 2019
By Leopold Munhende PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa’s government has fired an additional 75 doctors...
New money: Bank account holders given heaps of coins
November 12, 2019
By Bulawayo Correspondent ACCOUNT holders with some local bank branches in Bulawayo Tuesday...
African women face persistent gender gaps in education and jobs – report
November 12, 2019
By Robert Tapfumaneyi DESPITE widespread popular support for gender equality, African women are...

Africa

November 13, 2019
AFP Sixty-seven people arrested by police in a Kampala bar popular with gays were charged with “common nuisance” on Tuesday, but rights activists said it was a bid to intimidate the LGBT community. The police raided the Ram Bar in the heart of the Ugandan capital on Sunday and...
WHO approves world’s-first Ebola vaccine
November 13, 2019
BBC In a major step in the fight against Ebola, the World Health...
Student hospitalised after explosion during national exams practicals
November 13, 2019
BBC Scores of Kenyan students and teachers have been hospitalised after a dangerous...
Long queues form in Harare as Zimbabwe releases new bank notes, coins
November 12, 2019
Fin24 New bank notes and coins finally hit the streets of Zimbabwe on...
Zimbabwe bans South Africa livestock import over disease fears
November 11, 2019
Aljazeera Zimbabwe has suspended imports of livestock and meat from South Africa for...
Zimbabwe to distribute new banknotes
November 11, 2019
BBC Zimbabwe’s central bank is due to begin circulating new banknotes on Monday,...

World

November 13, 2019
AFP Pro-democracy protesters Wednesday stepped up a “blossom everywhere” campaign of road blocks and vandalism across Hong Kong that has crippled the international financial hub this week and ignited some of the worst violence in five months of unrest. The new phase in the crisis, which has forced schools...
Australian bushfires hit Sydney suburbs
November 12, 2019
AFP Bushfires raging across eastern Australia on Tuesday singed the Sydney suburbs, where...
Australian state declares emergency due to wildfires
November 11, 2019
AP Australia’s most populous state declared a state of emergency on Monday due...
Cyclone Bulbul: 8 killed as fierce gales, torrential rains smash into India, Bangladesh coasts
November 11, 2019
AFP Eight people died and more than two million others spent a night...
Hong Kong police shoot man in day of violence and chaos
November 11, 2019
BBC A policeman has shot a protester during another day of violent demonstrations...
Turkey says it captured sister of dead IS leader
November 5, 2019
AFP Turkish forces in northern Syria have detained a sister of Abu Bakr...

Health & Community

November 13, 2019
BBC In a major step in the fight against Ebola, the World Health Organization (WHO) has approved the world’s first ever vaccine against Ebola. The drug, called Ervebo and manufactured by MERCK pharmaceuticals, was being used in an experimental phase in the Democratic Republic of Congo. ‘ But now...
Mudzi gold panner shot for demanding beer money back
November 9, 2019
By Mashonaland East Correspondent A Mudzi gold panner is battling for life in...
Govt deploys student doctors in hospitals as crisis persists
November 7, 2019
By Bulawayo Correspondent GOVERNMENT has deployed student doctors to help attend to patients...
Millions in need of food amid worst drought in 40 years
November 3, 2019
Bloomberg About half of the Zimbabwe’s 14 million people lack reliable access to...
UN: More than 7 million malaria cases in Burundi outbreak
October 30, 2019
AP The World Health Organization says more than 7 million cases of malaria...
Home / Teen (13-18) / Development  Child marriage in North Africa: still a lot to be done
October 28, 2019
News24 This year about 12 million of the world’s children will be married...

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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