News Headlines

December 8, 2019
By Staff Reporter REDCLIFF mayor Clayton Masiyatsva is upbeat the recent $7 million debt settlement by government to the local authority will go a long way in alleviating the plight of residents in the steelworks suburb, which has gone for years without consistent water supplies. Last week, Treasury released...
Zim doctors blast govt hospital privatisation bid
December 8, 2019
By Paidashe Mandivengerei ZIMBABWEAN doctors say they were against the implementation of Public...
Mpilo charging consultation fees for undelivered services
December 8, 2019
By Bulawayo Correspondent BULAWAYO’S Mpilo hospital has angered patients through charging them consultation...
55% Norton residents food insecure – report
December 8, 2019
By Staff Reporter AT LEAST 55% of Norton residents have been reported to...
Doctors strike: Govt admits crisis has brought massive ruin
December 7, 2019
By Paidashe Mandivengerei FOUR of Zimbabwe’s five central hospitals are operating below half...
Mliswa urges ban in the carrying of machetes
December 7, 2019
By Anna Chibamu INDEPENDENT MP for Norton, Temba Mliswa says government must ban...

Zimbabwe

December 8, 2019
By Anna Chibamu The African Women in Leadership Organisation (AWLO) in Zimbabwe Thursday urged Zimbabweans to have a culture of planting trees to reduce the negative impact of climate change. AWLO training director Prisca Potera said due to the harsh climatic changes being experienced the world over, Zimbabweans should...
EU calls for swift action against GBV offenders
December 8, 2019
By Anna Chibamu EUROPEAN Union (EU) ambassador to Zimbabwe, Timo Olkkonen says government...
Inyathi gold panners up for killing colleague
December 8, 2019
By Bulawayo Correspondent TWO Inyathi gold panners Friday appeared before a Bulawayo magistrate...
‘Prophet’ rapes woman seeking prayers from shrine
December 8, 2019
By Staff Reporter A self-proclaimed prophet from Johanne Masowe church recently took advantage...
100k urban households in urgent need of food assistance – WPF
December 7, 2019
By Robert Tapfumaneyi ATLEAST 30 percent of urban households in Zimbabwe are cereal...
Ex Minister scorns ED talks with political nobodies, says real dialogue is with Chamisa
December 7, 2019
By Costa Nkomo FORMER War Veterans Minister, Tshinga Dube Wednesday dismissed President Emmerson...

Africa

December 4, 2019
BBC Roughly a quarter of Zimbabwe’s population will receive food aid from the UN to avert a hunger crisis. The World Food Programme (WFP) says it will provide 4.1 million Zimbabweans with cereal, pulses and vegetable oil. Around a half of the country’s population is facing hunger with 7.7...
Huge fire and blast at Sudan factory ‘kills 15’
December 3, 2019
BBC At least 15 people have died and 48 others have been wounded...
UN deploys troops to curb deadly South Sudan clashes
December 3, 2019
BBC The United Nations mission in South Sudan says it has redeployed some...
Mugabe left behind ‘$10m in cash’
December 3, 2019
BBC Zimbabwe’s late President Robert Mugabe left behind $10m (£7.7m)in the bank and...
Zimbabwe ‘slowly approaching man-made starvation’
November 28, 2019
BBC A UN official has painted a bleak picture of the availability of...
Plane crashes into homes in east DR Congo city, killing 29
November 25, 2019
AFP At least 29 people were killed Sunday when a small plane crashed...

World

December 4, 2019
AP Page after page, the names stack up: 629 girls and women from across Pakistan who were sold as brides to Chinese men and taken to China. The list, obtained by The Associated Press, was compiled by Pakistani investigators determined to break up trafficking networks exploiting the country’s poor...
Mexico hunts cartel gunmen after deadly firefight kills 22
December 3, 2019
AFP Mexican forces hunted Monday for a drug cartel commando behind a bloody...
Albania: Powerful 6.4 magnitude earthquake hits Tirana
November 26, 2019
BBC A 6.4 magnitude earthquake has hit Albania, bringing down buildings and leaving...
French troops killed in helicopter crash during operation in Mali
November 26, 2019
BBC Thirteen French soldiers have been killed in a helicopter crash during an...
Priests who abused deaf children get 40-year jail terms in Argentina
November 26, 2019
AFP Two Roman Catholic priests were each sentenced to more than 40 years...
UK driver admits two charges in truck deaths case
November 26, 2019
AFP A British driver accused of the manslaughter of 39 Vietnamese migrants found...

Health & Community

December 6, 2019
By Paidashe Mandivengerei GOVERNMENT requires over US$50 million to purchase machinery for critical units within public health institutions, Health Minister Obadiah Moyo has said. In a ministerial statement on the status of the health care system in the country, Moyo said the five central hospitals alone – Mpilo, Harare...
Rural women slam govt over ‘Harare laws’
December 3, 2019
By Leopold Munhende WOMEN from the country’s remote villages of Masvingo province have...
Ministers abandon hospital tours after media ‘snub’
December 3, 2019
By Thandiwe Garusa HEALTH Minister Obadiah Moyo and his cabinet colleague in Social...
Striking doctors vow more defiance, claim Govt-Masiyiwa connivance
December 2, 2019
By Paidashe Mandivengerei SACKED junior doctors Monday accused telecoms mogul Strive Masiyiwa of...
WHO approves world’s-first Ebola vaccine
November 13, 2019
BBC In a major step in the fight against Ebola, the World Health...
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...

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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