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By Staff Reporter/Agencies SOUTH African rightwing civil rights group, AfriForum has revealed authorities in Zimbabwe’s southern neighbor want former Fist Lady Grace Mugabe handed over to face justice. While the South African National Prosecuting Authority insist the issue is ‘confidential’ AfriForum said it had been informed that authorities in...
Govt will create more than half a million jobs the in two years – ED
By Robert Tapfumaneyi PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa has put his head on the block...
ED: Chamisa rejected my offer to sit in Parliament
By Robert Tapfumaneyi OPPOSITION MDC leader, Nelson Chamisa would have been the first...
MDC pressure group: ‘Cyclone Chamisa must be stopped’
By Robert Tapfumaneyi THE opposition MDC, could be heading for another split following...
Zupco: Could be a fresh target for corrupt hawks in the corridors of power
By Idah Mhetu FOR years Zimbabwe has struggled to resuscitate its urban transport...
Bindura soldiers killing: police, army round up all Bindura ladies of the night
By Staff Reporter THE fall-out over the death of two soldiers after a...

Zimbabwe

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By Bulawayo Correspondent ZIMBABWE is still searching for freedom, self determination and nationhood, the opposition Zapu has said. In its Independence message, the former liberation movement bemoaned the economic, social and political problems bedeviling the country. “Many today erroneously thought 18 April 1980 was the destination in our quest...
ED rejects link between Cyclone Idai and his power grab
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By Staff Reporter PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa, has rejected claims there is a link...
39 years on: Not yet Uhuru for Gays and Lesbians
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By Robert Tapfumaneyi ZIMBABWE is yet to accord all citizens especially minority groups...
Mliswa: Zim Parly an old peoples’ home
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By Robert Tapfumaneyi ZIMBABWE’s legislature has effectively turned into a retirement home to...
MDC MP issues counter claim against would be PG
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By Mary Taruvinga THE feud between opposition MP for Gweru, Brian Dube and...
Bindura soldiers murder: More details emerge
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By Mary Taruvinga AN internal police memo has revealed details and names of...

Africa

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BBC Sudan’s former President Omar al-Bashir has been moved to Kobar maximum security prison, days after he was deposed in a military coup. Reports say the ex-leader has until now been detained at the presidential residence under heavy guard. He is reportedly being held in solitary confinement and is...
Sudan military asks protesters to pick interim Prime Minister
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Africa News The military council in charge of Sudan has asked activists to...
Parents of kidnapped Chibok girls turn to TB Joshua
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BBC In our series of letters from African journalists, Nigerian writer Adaobi Tricia...
Bouteflika ally named Algeria’s first new president in 20 years
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AFP Algerian lawmakers appointed a regime stalwart as the country’s first new president...
Sudan army deploys as protesters keep pressure on Bashir: witnesses
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AFP Sudan’s army deployed around its Khartoum headquarters Monday as thousands of protesters...
Libya crisis: Fighting near Tripoli leaves 21 dead
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BBC Libya’s UN-backed government says 21 people have been killed and 27 wounded...

World

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NEWS24 MORE than 9 500 prisoners were ordered released on Wednesday in Myanmar under a presidential amnesty, but they did not include two Pulitzer Prize-winning Reuters reporters. The Facebook page of the Office of President Win Myint said he has signed a pardon for 9 551 prisoners, including 16...
Former Peru leader commits suicide to avoid arrest
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NEW YORK POST Disgraced Peruvian President Alan García blew his brains out Wednesday...
Ecuador spread lies about WikiLeaks founder – Julian Assange’s lawyer
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AP London – A lawyer representing jailed WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange says the...
Netanyahu looks to form rightwing government after victory
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AFP Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu sought to form a right-wing governing coalition...
Israel election: Netanyahu set for record fifth term
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BBC PM Benjamin Netanyahu is likely to secure a record fifth term after...
Trump to pressure Iran by branding its Guard a terror group
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Associated Press In an unprecedented step to ramp up pressure on Tehran, the...

Health & Community

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By Audience Mutema PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa has assured villagers in drought-stricken areas that the country has enough food to sustain them for the coming season. Zimbabwe has been hit by a ravaging drought after an unusual February dry spell that left most crops a complete write-off. At least 7...
Workers renew calls for USD payments as prices of basic commodities soar
By William Milasi WORKERS have once again renewed calls to be paid in...
Zim lags behind on voluntary male circumcision – report
By Robert Tapfumaneyi ZIMBABWE currently has one of the poorest voluntary medical male...
Government considering removal of villagers from cyclone hit region
By Leopold Munhende GOVERNMENT is in negotiations with villagers in Chipinge and Chimanimani...
Lovemore Maiko elected Chitungwiza mayor
By Staff Reporter OPPOSITION MDC councilor Lovemore Maiko was Wednesday elected as the...
Chivhu home seekers up-in-arms as council demands US$1 000 as top up
By Mashonaland East Correspondent OVER 500 cash-strapped home seekers in the small agricultural...

Science & Tech

February 21, 2019 0 257
By Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO: Samsung unveiled a highly anticipated smartphone with a foldable screen in an attempt to break the innovation funk that has beset the smartphone market. But it’s far from clear that consumers will embrace a device that retails for almost $2,000, or that it will...
Russian teenagers use social media to rebel against teachers
By Associated Press ST. PETERSBURG: The principal of a prestigious school near St....
Mnangagwa to open Africa ICT summit
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By Xinhua PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa will on Wednesday officiate at an ICT convention...
Silicon Valley eyes Africa as new tech frontier
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By AFP With its colourful hammocks and table tennis table, a new tech...
Zimbabwe launches space agency
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By Xinhua HARARE: Zimbabwe on Tuesday launched its space agency to advance the...
China’s Huawei under US probe for Iran sanctions violations: report
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By AFP THE US Justice Department has opened an investigation into suspected violations...

Travel

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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
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By AFP HARARE: The departure of Robert Mugabe has finally brought some good...
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...

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