• Amidu quits Caps

    CAPS United powerful forward Abbas Amidu turned down a $1 million deal from five-time African football champions Zamalek to settle for modest Egyptian side Smouha, who have been playing in the Caf Confederation Cup tournament.

    Abbas Amidu
  • Mnangagwa, Moyo square-off

    ZANU PF succession protagonists Vice-President Emmerson Mnangagwa and Higher Education minister Jonathan Moyo came eyeball to eyeball in a titanic battle for President Robert Mugabe’s attention as the ruling party’s politburo meeting turned into a political theatre on Wednesday.

    Higher Education minister Jonathan Moyo
  • Zapu calls for 2018 elections postponment

    ZAPU president Dumiso Dabengwa yesterday called for the postponement of the 2018 elections, arguing the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) has shown they were not ready and not capable of holding credible polls.

    DUMISO-DABENGWA
  • Govt budget overrun sours to $900 million

    The government had a budget overrun of a whopping $902,2 million by the end of 2016 on the back of huge employment costs and agriculture recovery that were largely unplanned for in the annual budget.

    Finance minister Patrick Chinamasa presenting the 2016 Annual Budget Review and 2017 Economic Outlook
  • TD Jakes confirms Zim trip

    PROMINENT United States preacher and senior pastor of the Potter’s House, Thomas Dexter Jakes — popularly known as TD Jakes — said he was excited about his maiden visit to Zimbabwe as a guest at the International Gospel and Music Festival scheduled for September 5 to 9 at the National Sports Stadium in Harare.

    TD Jakes
  • Mnangagwa, Moyo square-off
    Higher Education minister Jonathan Moyo

    ZANU PF succession protagonists Vice-President Emmerson Mnangagwa and Higher Education minister Jonathan Moyo came eyeball to eyeball in a titanic battle for President Robert Mugabe’s attention as the ruling party’s politburo meeting turned into a political theatre on Wednesday.

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  • DUMISO-DABENGWA
    Zapu calls for 2018 elections postponment

    ZAPU president Dumiso Dabengwa yesterday called for the postponement of the 2018 elections, arguing the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) has shown they were not ready and not capable of holding credible polls.

  • Masvingo Provincial  Affairs minister Shuvai Mahofa
    Shot in the arm for Masvingo flood victims

    MASVINGO — Sugar producer Tongaat Hulett Zimbabwe has donated $121 000 worth of foodstuffs, blankets and roofing materials to at least 175 families affected by floods during the past rainy season.

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    Farmers cry foul over potato production costs

    POTATO farmers yesterday cried foul over the high prices of potato seed and shortage of high-producing varieties on the local market.

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    Ingutsheni inmate allegedly kills mate over smoking

    AN Ingutsheni mental health hospital inmate in Bulawayo allegedly attacked and killed a fellow inmate after he exposed him to the sister-in-charge for smuggling tobacco cigarettes into the rooms, the court heard this week.

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    Zanu PF activists in court for destroying village head’s homestead

    SIX villagers, including a teacher and a Zanu PF councillor from Fort Rixon in Matabeleland South province, have been hauled to court on allegations of destroying a village head’s homestead, accusing him of allocating land to people from outside Chief Jahana’s area.

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    Killer motorist jailed

    BEITBRIDGE magistrate Godswill Mavenge yesterday said the courts had a moral duty to pass harsh sentences to protect society from reckless and unrepentant traffic offenders who do not respect the sanctity of human life.

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    4 men in court over illegal possession of elephant tusk, cyanide poison

    FOUR Tsholotsho men yesterday appeared at the Hwange Magistrate Court charged with illegal possession of an elephant tusk and 456kg of cyanide poison.

  • Govt budget overrun sours to $900 million
    Finance minister Patrick Chinamasa presenting the 2016 Annual Budget Review and 2017 Economic Outlook

    The government had a budget overrun of a whopping $902,2 million by the end of 2016 on the back of huge employment costs and agriculture recovery that were largely unplanned for in the annual budget.

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  • gold
    Gold production target reviewed

    THE government has revised downwards its gold production target of 28 tonnes to 24,5 tonnes for this year due to loss of production in January and February largely as a result of heavy rains that flooded most mines.

  • Reserve-Bank-Governor-John-Mangudya-speaking-at-the-Monetory-Policy-at-Reserve-Bank-Of-Zimbabwe-yesterday
    Mangudya warns bankers

    THE Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) has warned bankers against conniving with cash dealers, as reports of bank officials getting involved in the parallel market continue to rise.

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

  • 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.

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    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.


  • Amidu quits Caps
    Abbas Amidu

    CAPS United powerful forward Abbas Amidu turned down a $1 million deal from five-time African football champions Zamalek to settle for modest Egyptian side Smouha, who have been playing in the Caf Confederation Cup tournament.

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  • Ocean Mushure
    Warriors suffer injury blows

    THE Warriors have been dealt a huge blow with several key players — including skipper Ocean Mushure and rising star forward Talent Chawapiwa — ruled out of the decisive African Nations Championship (Chan) southern zone second round second leg football qualifier against Namibia at the National Sports Stadium on Sunday.

  • Roderick Mutuma
    Mutuma writes off Bosso debt

    HIGHLANDERS have benefited by close to $7 000 from nomadic striker Roderick Mutuma’s departure amid revelations that the player wrote off the debt that the club owed him and his new club Yadah FC bought off the remainder of his contract.

  • Talent Chawapiwa
    Zimbabwe to lose Talent

    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.

  • 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.


  • TD Jakes confirms Zim trip
    TD Jakes

    PROMINENT United States preacher and senior pastor of the Potter’s House, Thomas Dexter Jakes — popularly known as TD Jakes — said he was excited about his maiden visit to Zimbabwe as a guest at the International Gospel and Music Festival scheduled for September 5 to 9 at the National Sports Stadium in Harare.

    Read more
  • Sabhuku Vharazipi
    Vharazipi breaks dry spell

    COMIC actor David Mubaiwa —popularly known as Sabhuku Vharazipi — has broken his two-year spell of silence with the release of Sabhuku Vharazipi 4 scheduled for later this month.

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    Weekend Outing

    Mashonaland East province will tomorrow host the provincial competition of the annual Chibuku Road to Fame music extravaganza at the Cocktail Bar in Murewa, where several bands will battle for honours to book a ticket to represent the province at the national finals set for September 30 at Glamis Arena in Harare. Chibuku Road to […]

  • When you read for an hour every day, it translates to a book a week
    Guidance, counselling book released

    TWO local authors — Nhamo Chikwava and Priscilla Musoki — have released a guidance and counselling textbook titled Nhaka targeted at empowering Form 1 pupils across the country with knowledge around culture and tradition.

  • Tedious Matsito
    Matsito back on stage

    VETERAN sungura musician, Tedious Matsito, is back on the stage after having gone off the radar for some time due to illness.

  • PJ Powers
    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.

  • 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.

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    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”.

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