• African govts race to halt armyworm catastrophe

    When my team and I visited Felix Jumbe of Peacock Seeds, a hybrid seed grower in Salima, Malawi, in March, we were shocked by the destruction caused by the fall armyworm.

    Armyworm caterpillars are devastating maize plants in Zimbabwe, Zambia and Malawi, where it is a staple food crop
  • Mugabe son-in-law joins political fray

    PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe’s political dynasty seems to be growing with each passing day, amid claims that his son-in-law, Simba Chikore, is eyeing a parliamentary seat in Makoni North constituency, Manicaland province.

    Simba Chikore
  • PJ Powers for Green concert

    DECORATED South African singer Penelope Jane Dunlop — popularly known as PJ Powers — heads to Zimbabwe, ahead of the Green Concert set for July 28 at Zimbabwe National Parks and Wildlife Authority headquarters in Harare where she is billed to perform as a guest artiste.

    PJ Powers
  • Export earnings edge up

    Zimbabwe has registered a slight growth in export earnings after earning $2,58 billion up from $2,57 billion as of June 16 this year, compared to the same period last year.

    Finance minister Patrick Chinamasa cuts the ribbon at the official opening of Grant Thornton offices along Enterprise Road in Harare yesterday
  • Businessman Lupepe set to lose property

    PROMINENT Bulawayo businessman Delma Lupepe, has filed a court application at the Harare High Court seeking to contest ejectment and sale of his house which was attached by Ecobank in a bid to recover $200 000 he owes the institution.

    Delma Lupepe
  • African govts race to halt armyworm catastrophe
    Armyworm caterpillars are devastating maize plants in Zimbabwe, Zambia and Malawi, where it is a staple food crop

    When my team and I visited Felix Jumbe of Peacock Seeds, a hybrid seed grower in Salima, Malawi, in March, we were shocked by the destruction caused by the fall armyworm.

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  • Simba Chikore
    Mugabe son-in-law joins political fray

    PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe’s political dynasty seems to be growing with each passing day, amid claims that his son-in-law, Simba Chikore, is eyeing a parliamentary seat in Makoni North constituency, Manicaland province.

  • President Robert Mugabe represents the despair endured by the youth
    Zanu PF prepares for early polls

    PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe has ordered the ruling Zanu PF to start preparing for next year’s harmonised elections now, an indication the party could be plotting going for early elections.

  • Ndebele King 1
    Secessionists defend self-imposed ‘Ndebele king’

    SECESSIONIST, Mthwakazi Republic Party (MRP) and Mthwakazi Liberation Front (MLF) leaders yesterday leapt to the defence of self-imposed Ndebele king, Stanley Raphael Khumalo, saying there was nothing treasonous in proclaiming a separate Ndebele state.

  • Rural Development, Promotion and Preservation of National Culture and Heritage minister Abednico Ncube
    Govt ups efforts to erase colonial heritage

    THE government is reinforcing efforts to rewrite history through erecting monuments that glorify the culture and heritage of the African people, replacing colonial monuments that pampered imperialism.

  • gavel-2
    3 Zinara bosses charged with criminal abuse of office

    Three Zimbabwe National Road Administration (Zinara) executives yesterday appeared at the Harare Magistrates’ Court facing allegations of criminal abuse of office after they allegedly fraudulently transferred more than $2,1 million into two bogus companies’ accounts in a shady loan repayment deal.

  • court-gavel
    Judgment reserved in Anjin application

    THE Constitutional Court (ConCourt) yesterday reserved judgment in a matter where Chinese diamond mining company, Anjin Investments, was challenging its forced eviction from Chiadzwa diamond mine fields by the government.

  • Gweru
    Gweru revises town clerk’s curtains budget

    GWERU City Council has succumbed to public pressure and revised downwards the budget for curtains to be fitted at the town clerk, Elizabeth Gwatipedza’s house from $36 000 to $10 000.

  • Export earnings edge up
    Finance minister Patrick Chinamasa cuts the ribbon at the official opening of Grant Thornton offices along Enterprise Road in Harare yesterday

    Zimbabwe has registered a slight growth in export earnings after earning $2,58 billion up from $2,57 billion as of June 16 this year, compared to the same period last year.

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  • John Mangudya
    $175m bond notes in circulation: Mangudya

    THE Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) has now injected $175 million worth of bond notes in the market, as cash shortages are pushing the central bank to draw on the Afreximbank-backed surrogate currency.

  • gold
    1 million hectares earmarked for gold mining

    THE GOVERNMENT is in the process of releasing one million hectares of land for gold mining purposes in all the country’s provinces to boost the mineral’s production.

  • Road infrastructure cannot be ignored in any economy. As the economy develops, society generally acquires more vehicles, leading to congestion.
    Construction players seek international collaborators

    THE Construction Industry Federation of Zimbabwe (CIFOZ) believes the coming in of international financiers like Geiger International on the Beitbridge-Harare road will attract more international firms into Zimbabwe on future construction projects.

  • Bona Chikore
    C-suite and board level changes in Q2 2017

    As part of forced or voluntary leadership renewal, changes in the occupants of C-Suites and boardrooms of financial institutions are inevitable. Predictably, this turnover of executives will increase during the turbulent economic times, such as Zimbabwe is going through now, since leaders are ultimately accountable for the performance of organisations.

  • zimbabwe-flag
    Invest in Zim, envoy urges French firms

    FRANCE’S ambassador to Zimbabwe, Richard Boidin has implored French companies to make long-term investments and has promised to draw more investors to Zimbabwe.


  • Zimbabwe to lose Talent
    Talent Chawapiwa

    WARRIORS forward, Talent Chawapiwa might not play a part in the decisive African Nations Championship (Chan) southern zone second round second leg qualifier against Namibia at the National Sports Stadium on Sunday, as it emerged yesterday that he has begun processing his papers to officially join South African Premiership side, Baroka FC.

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  • Zimbabwe national cricket team skipper, Graeme Cremer holds the one-day international trophy on the team’s arrival at the Harare International Airport from Sri Lanka yesterday. Pic: Tafadzwa Ufumeli
    Cremer proud despite ‘rollercoaster’ of emotions

    With Zimbabwe having come so close to winning their first Test against Sri Lanka, and fallen short, there was disappointment for captain, Graeme Cremer.

  • Bigboy Mawiwi
    Hwange settle for Bigboy

    FORMER Harare City coach, Bigboy Mawiwi was yesterday unveiled as the new head coach at Hwange, taking over from Nation Dube.

  • Skipper Graeme Cremer fell agonisingly close to leading Zimbabwe to a historic win on Sri Lankan soil. (INSET) A screen grab of footage showing the stumping incident, where Zimbabwe was denied what would have been a key wicket.
    Daylight robbery!

    Umpire Chettithody Shamshuddin stole the show after he made a strange decision over a key wicket that could have given Zimbabwe the impetus to go on and win their one-off Test against Sri Lanka on day five in Colombo yesterday.

  • Edmore “ZiKeeper” Sibanda
    ‘Zikeeper’ out amid Yadah links

    CAPS United first choice goalkeeper Edmore “ZiKeeper” Sibanda will miss the Castle Lager Premiership tie against How Mine at the National Sports Stadium tonight amid reports linking him with Yadah FC.

  • Luke Masomere
    Hwange consult ‘Football Doctor’

    The self-proclaimed Doctor of Football, Luke “Vahombe” Masomere, is set to bounce back in the topflight with Castle Lager Premier Soccer League side Hwange, having been interviewed by the club last week.


  • PJ Powers for Green concert
    PJ Powers

    DECORATED South African singer Penelope Jane Dunlop — popularly known as PJ Powers — heads to Zimbabwe, ahead of the Green Concert set for July 28 at Zimbabwe National Parks and Wildlife Authority headquarters in Harare where she is billed to perform as a guest artiste.

    Read more
  • Zodwa Wabantu
    Zodwa Wabantu fever grips Byo

    SOUTH African dancer, Zodwa Wabantu, descends on Bulawayo’s Club Connect in her debut show in Zimbabwe, amid indications that the city has been gripped by frenzy after an advert of her show was flighted on social media networks yesterday.

  • mic
    Mbare artistes honour ‘Mai Musodzi’

    MBARE artistes will on Friday hold commemorations in memory of Elizabeth Maria Ayema, the late Rhodesian feminist and social worker popularly known as “Mai Musodzi”.

  • Ameera Shelima Murad Ameer
    Zim blogger new Legacy Lifestyle ambassador

    STYLISH Zimbabwean lifestyle blogger Ameera Shelima Murad Ameer (pictured) — going by the moniker Mimi — has been announced as the latest brand ambassador for Africa’s premiere luxury rewards programme, Legacy Lifestyle.

  • Rachael Jera-Chigwanda
    Stage set for choral music fiesta

    THIS year’s edition of the annual choral music festival has attracted more participants, with 12 high school and 13 church choirs set to battle for honours at the event set for Saturday at Zimbabwe College of Music (ZCM) Hall in Harare.

  • Eddie Ndlovu
    Things fall apart at Wenera

    THE centre can no longer hold for the local high-definition soap opera, Wenera, as two more actors have ditched the production over the producers’ alleged unprofessionalism and payment disputes.

  • Tafadzwa Chigudu
    Local actor features in Chinese movie

    LOCAL actor, Tafadzwa Chigudu, has struck a lucrative deal with a Chinese film production house that will see him feature in When Africa Meets Channel, becoming the first Zimbabwean to star in a Chinese movie.

  • Ellard Cherai
    Gospel star turns down Joyous Celebration

    One of Zimpraise Choir lead vocalists, Ellard Cherayi, has rejected an offer from South Africa’s most decorated choir, Joyous Celebration, to join the ensemble as he was not happy with the deal that the gospel outfit had crafted for him.

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