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February 17, 2020
By Bulawayo Correspondent OUTSPOKEN Zanu PF Politburo member, Tshinga Dube has described the suspension of Zanu PF youth leaders, Lewis Matutu and Godfrey Tsenengamu as a perpetuation of a culture of intolerance and would worsen factional fights in the ruling party. Matutu and Tsenengamu were suspended by the ruling...
MDC Councillors Reduced To ‘Mere Spectators’ As Zanu PF Loots Harare City Council – Mafume
February 17, 2020
By Leopold Munhende THE MDC has distanced itself from massive corruption happening at...
Zanu PF Youths Promised Land As Reward For Campaign Support
February 17, 2020
By Idah Mhetu GOKWE: The Deputy Minister of Youths, Tino Machakaire has said...
MPs Tell Mthuli Ncube To Subsidise Roller Meal As More People Go Hungry Due To Steep Prices
February 17, 2020
By Anna Chibamu FINANCE Minister Mthuli Ncube has been advised to consider subsidising...
Watch: Mnangagwa Risks Removal If He Does Not Reform – International Human Rights Expert Warns
February 16, 2020
By Anna Chibamu PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa should reform sooner rather than later or...
Khupe Denies Claims Zanu PF Is Funding Her To Destabilise Chamisa
February 16, 2020
By Robert Tapfumaneyi THOKOZANI Khupe, President of the MDC-T has dismissed as malicious,...

Zimbabwe

February 17, 2020
By Bulawayo Correspondent THE Bulawayo City Council is considering turning its cemeteries into solar farms and create renewable energy in the city. Town Clerk, Christopher Dube said Bulawayo has since engaged the Infrastructure Development Bank (IDB) to carry out feasibility studies on the project. “We have sold the community...
Mutodi Labels Late Tsvangirai A ‘Sell-Out’
February 17, 2020
By Robert Tapfumaneyi INFORMATION Deputy Minister Energy Mutodi has described the late MDC...
Gukurahundi Victims To Be Remembered On Mugabe’s Birthday
February 17, 2020
By Bulawayo Correspondent A MATABELELAND based human rights pressure group, Ibhetshu Likazulu will,...
Poverty To Blame For Artisanal Mining – Maguwu
February 17, 2020
By Staff Reporter MUTASA SOUTH: The Centre for Natural Resources Governance (CNRG) says...
Binga Floods Destroy 180 Homes
February 17, 2020
By Matabeleland North Correspondent AT LEAST 181 homes were badly damaged with 37...
Watch: Charamba Dismisses Chamisa’s Claims ED Is Snubbing Mbeki
February 16, 2020
By Staff Reporter PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa’s spokesperson, George Charamba has dismissed as false,...

Africa

February 17, 2020
BBC At least 22 people have been killed in an attack on a village in north-west Cameroon, the UN says. Over half those killed in Ntumbo were children, and local media report that several victims were burned alive. No-one has claimed responsibility for Friday’s incident, but an opposition party...
Egypt says its population reaches 100 million
February 12, 2020
AFP Egypt’s population has reached 100 million, its statistics agency said on Tuesday,...
Two miners saved as Zimbabwe rescue mission continues
February 7, 2020
BBC Efforts are being made in Zimbabwe to bring trapped illegal miners to...
Court issues warrant of arrest for Zuma
February 4, 2020
BBC The Pietermaritzburg High Court has issued a warrant of arrest for South...
‘Jihadists’ kill 18 civilians in Burkina Faso
February 3, 2020
AFP Suspected jihadists have killed 18 civilians in an attack in northern Burkina...
UN says Nigeria could lose more than a million children to pneumonia
January 30, 2020
BBC About 1.4 million children could die from pneumonia over the next decade...

World

February 17, 2020
AP Chinese authorities on Monday reported a slight upturn in new virus cases and 105 more deaths, as the military dispatched hundreds more medical workers and extra supplies to the city hit hardest by the 2-month-old outbreak. The 2,048 new cases followed three days of declines but was up...
China virus cases pass 70,000 as WHO mission begins
February 17, 2020
AFP The number of people infected with the new coronavirus in China passed...
Coronavirus could damage global growth in 2020: IMF
February 17, 2020
AFP The coronavirus epidemic could damage global economic growth this year, the IMF...
New virus has infected more than 43,000 people globally
February 11, 2020
AFP A viral outbreak that began in China has infected more than 43,000...
Spain searches for 67 missing at sea, rescues 119 others
February 11, 2020
AP Spain on Tuesday resumed the search for 67 migrants missing from a...
China virus death toll passes 1,000 as WHO warns of ‘bigger fire’
February 11, 2020
AFP The death toll from the new coronavirus outbreak surged past 1,000 on...

Health & Community

February 17, 2020
By Robert Tapfumaneyi THE government is committed to implementing a gender policy that will see more women occupying key decision-making positions, the Public Service Commission (PSC) chairperson Tsitsi Choruma has said. “On gender policy we are still working on the legislative part as the Public Service Commission. We have...
ZCTU Calls For $3.800 Minimum Wage Or Workers Will Engage In Strikes
February 14, 2020
By Robert Tapfumaneyi THE Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) has threatened to...
60% Zim Water Sources Unsafe – UNICEF
February 12, 2020
By Staff Reporter AT least 60% of water sources in the country are...
Govt praises China for concerted efforts in fighting coronavirus outbreak
February 7, 2020
Xinhua Zimbabwean Health Minister Obadiah Moyo on Thursday hailed China for its rigorous...
Lesotho First Lady Maesaiah Thabane faces charge of murdering rival
February 5, 2020
BBC The wife of the prime minister of Lesotho is to be formally...
506 being monitored for possible coronavirus infection – Health Minister
February 5, 2020
By Idah Mhetu CABINET on Tuesday confirmed some 506 people were being monitored...

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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