News Headlines

June 15, 2019
By Staff Reporter PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa has revealed that neighbouring South Africa imposed “unacceptable” conditions for Zimbabwe to join the Rand Monetary Union. In a live interview with a State controlled radio station Friday, Mnangagwa said Zimbabwe had sought to adopt the South African Rand as its currency in...
ZAPU under siege, leaders allege being hunted by CIO, military
June 15, 2019
By Leopold Munhende MTHULISI Hanana, the director of the Dumiso Dabengwa Foundation is...
MDC Senator: Give prisoners condoms to reduce HIV infections
June 15, 2019
By Anna Chibamu AN MDC Senator has called on government to accept the...
ED to Chamisa: You are not a special one
June 14, 2019
By Audience Mutema PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa has declared he will not force MDC...
ED: I have refused to be a dictator
June 14, 2019
By Staff Reporter PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa claims he has rejected advice from some...
Mudenda, Khupe heckled at Vimbai Tsvangirai funeral 
June 14, 2019
By Leopold Munhende AN angry MDC leader, Nelson Chamisa had to come to...

Zimbabwe

June 15, 2019
By Audience Mutema GOVERNMENT plans to craft a policy to regulate and find a solution to growing animal-human conflict in the country’s wildlife sanctuaries that border in particular rural communities. Environment, Tourism and Hospitality Industry Minister, Priscah Mupfumira, told Parliament Wednesday during the question and answer session that Zimbabwe...
Redcliff’s fight with ex-Town Clerk stalls service delivery
June 15, 2019
By Kwekwe Correspondent A 10 year-old labour dispute between the Redcliff Town Council...
Mnangagwa, Chamisa share $12 million 2018 election spoils
June 14, 2019
By Leopold Munhende POLITICAL foes, Zanu PF leader President Emmerson Mnangagwa and his...
Crisis as Bulawayo de-commissions Upper Ncema Dam
June 14, 2019
By Bulawayo Correspondent AS the water situation across the country’s major cities continues...
Fugitive drug smuggler nabbed after trying to recover impounded vehicle  
June 14, 2019
By Staff Reporter NYANGA –A suspected Harare drug peddler, who daringly smuggled 25×90...
Cotton a curse for Midlands: As sexually transmitted infection rise during marketing season
June 14, 2019
By Robert Tapfumaneyi THE cotton marketing season’s rich pickings every year, brings with...

Africa

June 15, 2019
By BBC A Kenyan MP has been charged with assault after allegedly slapping a female colleague because she did not allocate money to his constituency. Rashid Kassim is accused of slapping Fatuma Gedi – who sits on the budget committee – in the car park of the parliament building...
Villagers burnt, children dead as Mali village attack claims 100
June 10, 2019
BBC Nearly 100 people have been killed in an attack in a village...
Sudan military offers to talk after 60 die in protest crackdown
June 5, 2019
BBC Sudan’s army ruler said Wednesday he was open to negotiations even as...
Ebola cases in DRC break 2 000 mark
June 4, 2019
AFP DR Congo’s health ministry said late on Monday that it had recorded...
Sudan crisis: Military calls for snap election amid protests
June 4, 2019
BBC Sudan’s military leaders say they are scrapping all existing agreements with the...
African refugees flown from Libya to Italy
May 31, 2019
BBC Nearly 150 refugees and asylum seekers have been flown from the Libyan...

World

June 15, 2019
By AFP PARIS: The Notre-Dame cathedral in Paris will host its first mass on Saturday (Jun 15), exactly two months after the devastating blaze that shocked France and the world. For safety reasons, the mass led by Archbishop of Paris Michel Aupetit will be celebrated on a very small scale....
Venezuelans dash into Peru to beat migration law
June 15, 2019
By BBC THOUSANDS of Venezuelans have rushed to cross into Peru in a...
Trump praises ‘extraordinary’ US-UK alliance on state visit
June 4, 2019
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BBC US President Donald Trump said the US and UK have the “greatest...
US-Mexico border: Third undocumented migrant dies in 3 days
June 4, 2019
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CNN A 40-year-old Honduran woman who was apprehended early Monday morning near the...
Eight South Korean tourists dead, 21 still missing in Hungary boat accident
May 30, 2019
AFP Hungarian police said on Thursday they have launched a criminal investigation into...
Over 750,000 EU nationals seek UK residence for Brexit
May 30, 2019
AFP Britain has received 750,000 applications from EU citizens seeking to settle in...

Health & Community

June 2, 2019
By Staff Reporter CHIMANIMANI- A group of farmers, from United States will be coming to Zimbabwe for a knowledge sharing project that will see local farmers benefitting through learning modern farming technology from their counterparts. This was revealed by US Ambassador to Zimbabwe, Brian Nichols during a tour of...
Harare City Council seeks High Court order to evict over 185 families
May 30, 2019
By Mary Taruvinga THE City of Harare, is seeking the High Court’s blessing...
Murambinda man slaps colleague to death
May 19, 2019
By Staff Reporter Buhera: A Murambinda man was slapped to death by a...
Infant drowns in 20-litre bucket while trying to retrieve a toy
May 18, 2019
By Staff Reporter HEADLANDS – An 11 months-old infant drowned in a 20...
Corruption accused Bindura area prosecutor promoted
May 18, 2019
By Staff Reporter AN angry Bindura resident has put up a fight to...
Chief Ndiweni solidarity demo in Bulawayo
May 17, 2019
Bulawayo Correspondent PUBLIC solidarity with Ntabazinduna Chief Nhlanhlayamangwe Ndiweni continued Friday with a...

Science & Tech

May 6, 2019
By Anna Chibamu INFRASTRUCTURE Investments in the fixed and mobile companies have greatly improved though challenges still persist, the Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (Potraz) has said. However, Potraz director general Gift Machengete told the Parliamentary Committee on Information, Communication Technology (ICT) while giving oral evidence Monday that foreign...
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...
Zimbabwe launches space agency
July 11, 2018
By Xinhua HARARE: Zimbabwe on Tuesday launched its space agency to advance the...

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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