News Headlines

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By Leopold Munhende STRUGGLING rail transporter, National Railways of Zimbabwe (NRZ) is reportedly failing to deliver 179 wagons of wheat currently stuck at Mozambique’s Beira Port, a situation feared could force bakers to further raise bread prices due to flour shortages. The NRZ pledged to transport 50 wagons of...
Gumbo in fuel container use climb-down as farmers, grinding mill operators cry foul
By Idah Mhetu GOVERNMENT has not banned the use of jerry cans and...
Biti trial finally kicks off after failed bid to block prosecution
By Staff Reporter EMBATTLED MDC deputy national chair, Tendai Biti’s trial for allegedly...
Kombi driver caged 2 years for crashing into Chiwenga’s motorcade
By Mary Taruvinga AN unlicenced Harare kombi driver was Wednesday sentenced to two...
Chisora surprisingly names ex-rival David Haye his new manager… reveals new nickname
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By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE-BORN British heavyweight boxer Dereck Chisora has announced a surprise...
Zimbabweans ask Mnangagwa to ‘vaccinate’ economy, not cholera
Africa News ZIMBABWEANS on social media reacted to a photo of president Emmerson...

Zimbabwe

October 18, 2018 0 7
By Alois Vinga AFRICAN Export–Import Bank (Afreximbank) says that it will finalise the US$500 million nostro stabilisation facility negotiated by Finance Minister Mthuli Ncube by the end of this month. The continental financial powerhouse has confirmed that they met Zimbabwean officials in Bali, Indonesia on the sidelines of the...
MDC says not invited to testify before army killings probe team
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By Robert Tapfumaneyi MDC Alliance national spokesperson Jacob Mafume says the main opposition...
Roman Catholic linked workers group confronts ED over crashed ZCTU demo, arrests
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By Alois Vinga ROMAN Catholic linked Italian Confederation of Trade Unions (CISL) has...
Milk processing firm awards workers 10% ‘hardship allowance’
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By Robert Tapfumaneyi LOCAL milk processor Dendairy Limited has awarded its over 2000...
More Pambuka misery as boss disowns newscaster’s hot deals with ZPC
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By Staff Reporter ZBC editor in chief, Tazzen Mandizvidza Wednesday piled more misery...
Thieving MSU student caught pants down with stash of student knickers
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By Staff Reporter A MIDLANDS State University journalism student has been thoroughly embarrassed...

Africa

October 18, 2018 0 2
AFP The father of a young midwife executed by Boko Haram has blasted the jihadists for killing his daughter, hailing on Wednesday the “immense help” she gave to her community and expressing hope for the safe release of other hostages. The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) confirmed...
Billionaire’s Abduction Creates ‘Bad Image,’ Tanzanian MP Says
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Bloomberg Tanzania’s main opposition party warned the unsolved abduction of Africa’s youngest billionaire...
Canada legalises marijuana
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OTTAWA – Nearly a century of marijuana prohibition came to an end Wednesday...
Snake pastor gives congregants dog ‘meat and blood’ to ‘heal’ HIV & cancer
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TimesLive Controversial pastor Penuel Mnguni has been filmed giving his congregants what he...
Dozens dead in Niger/Nigeria crackdown on criminal gangs
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AFP At least 30 “bandits” have been killed during a crackdown by the...
PICTURES: Kanye West meets Uganda’s president, gifts pair of sneakers
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By Associated Press Kanye West has met with Uganda’s president during a visit...

World

October 16, 2018 0 128
By AFP A flight attendant fell out of an Air India plane while trying to close its door on Monday, the airline said, reportedly breaking her leg when she landed on the tarmac. The accident occurred at Mumbai’s international airport as the crew were getting ready to welcome passengers...
EU says still time for Brexit deal as failure looms
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By AFP British and European leaders insisted Monday they could still reach a...
Turkey searches Saudi consulate as Trump speaks of ‘rogue killers’
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By AFP Turkish police on Monday searched the Saudi consulate in Istanbul for...
Merkel vows to ‘win back trust’ after Bavaria poll debacle
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By AFP German Chancellor Angela Merkel vowed Monday to “win back trust” from...
Saudi Arabia vows retaliation if punished over missing critic
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By AFP Saudi Arabia warned Sunday it would retaliate against any sanctions imposed...
Japan PM Abe to make rare China visit this month
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By AFP Shinzo Abe will pay the first visit to China by a...

Health & Community

October 16, 2018 0 104
By Mary Taruvinga A HARARE man has been dragged to court and charged with the attempted murder of his ex-wife in a row over child support. Edzai Nyamutawatawa, 45 appeared Monday before Harare magistrate Rumbidzai who remanded him in custody to October 27 for trial. The complainant in the...
First Lady blasts tea-addicted nurses abandoning women in labour
By Anna Chibamu FIRST Lady Auxilia Mnangagwa has warned Zimbabwean nurses who often...
Police ‘acquit’ murder accused ED ‘supporter’ who shot and killed tout
By Mary Taruvinga POLICE seem to have “acquitted” a President Emmerson Mnangagwa “supporter”...
Harare reports ‘significant’ decrease in cholera cases
By Leopold Munhende CHOLERA cases being recorded in Harare per day have decreased...
One more reason not to pick your nose: pneumonia
By Associated Press Parents exasperated by their children constantly ignoring pleas to stop...
Rate of new Ebola cases has doubled since September
By Associated Press LONDON: The rate of new Ebola cases has more than...

Science & Tech

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By AFP With its colourful hammocks and table tennis table, a new tech hub in the Lagos metropolis wouldn’t look out of place among the start-ups on the other side of the world in Silicon Valley. But the NG_Hub office is in the suburb of Yaba — the heart...
Zimbabwe launches space agency
By Xinhua HARARE: Zimbabwe on Tuesday launched its space agency to advance the...
China’s Huawei under US probe for Iran sanctions violations: report
By AFP THE US Justice Department has opened an investigation into suspected violations...
Construction robots weld, bolt, lift to beat worker shortage
By Associated Press TOKYO: Robots that can weld, lift and bolt are being...
Financial expert taking Facebook to UK court over fake ads
By Associated Press LONDON: A personal finance expert launched a lawsuit against Facebook...
China exports facial ID technology to Zimbabwe
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China is exporting facial recognition technology to Zimbabwe as part of the Belt and...

Travel

September 8, 2018 0 637
By AFP HARARE: The departure of Robert Mugabe has finally brought some good to Zimbabwe — a boom in tourism. Mugabe was removed from power in November last year after the military stepped in. Mugabe’s fall has been a blessing to Zimbabwe with more tourists now visiting. Zimbabwe Tourism...
Cholera scare on Algeria-France flight
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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
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By Staff Reporter UK-based tour operator, Wilderness Safaris, is set to return to...
UK news caster on his Zimbabwe holiday
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By thetimes.co.uk My hols: Jon Snow My partner is from Zimbabwe and we...
Zimbabwe edges back onto tourist map
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By AFP After nearly two decades in the doldrums, Zimbabwe’s tourism sector is...
Overthrow of Mugabe tempts tourists back to Victoria Falls
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By Peta Thornycroft IT IS one of the seven natural wonders of the...
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