• Grace woes mount

    FIRST Lady Grace Mugabe might still have her day in court in South Africa on charges of assault with intent to cause grievous bodily harm, as minority rights group, AfriForum, says it wants to challenge her immunity, which the government granted.

    First Lady Amai Grace Mugabe
  • Tsvangirai buckles under pressure

    MDC-T leader, Morgan Tsvangirai has buckled under pressure and agreed to meet various party structures in the Matabeleland region to explain the nature of the MDC Alliance before its official launch in Bulawayo next month.

    MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai
  • Video: “Why Tsvangirai leads MDC alliance”

    Watch Video: MDC- T spokesperson Obert Gutu explains why the party’s leader, Morgan Tsvangirai is the leader of MDC Alliance

    OLD FOES ... MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai (right) shares a lighter moment with his MDC counterpart Welshman Ncube during the MDC Alliance signing ceremony at the Zimbabwe Grounds in Highfield, Harare, on Saturday
  • Caps’ influence in title matrix

    Sitting 21 points behind log leaders Chicken Inn, even though having played five games less, it looks unlikely that Caps United will be able to retain the Castle Lager Premier Soccer League title, but their last two results suggest they could have a big say on who wins it in the end.

    Kingmakers
  • Millers besiege ministry over fortification

    The Grain Millers Association of Zimbabwe (GMAZ) is urging the Ministry of Health and Child Care to halt the mandatory fortification programme as foreign currency shortages will make it difficult to import fortificants and machinery.

    GMAZ chairperson Tafadzwa Musarara
  • Grace woes mount
    First Lady Amai Grace Mugabe

    FIRST Lady Grace Mugabe might still have her day in court in South Africa on charges of assault with intent to cause grievous bodily harm, as minority rights group, AfriForum, says it wants to challenge her immunity, which the government granted.

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  • MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai
    Tsvangirai buckles under pressure

    MDC-T leader, Morgan Tsvangirai has buckled under pressure and agreed to meet various party structures in the Matabeleland region to explain the nature of the MDC Alliance before its official launch in Bulawayo next month.

  • OLD FOES ... MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai (right) shares a lighter moment with his MDC counterpart Welshman Ncube during the MDC Alliance signing ceremony at the Zimbabwe Grounds in Highfield, Harare, on Saturday
    Video: “Why Tsvangirai leads MDC alliance”

    Watch Video: MDC- T spokesperson Obert Gutu explains why the party’s leader, Morgan Tsvangirai is the leader of MDC Alliance

  • VICE-President Phelekezela Mphoko
    Family disowns ‘rogue’ son over anti-VP remarks

    ZANU PF Bulawayo provincial youth leader Magura Charumbira has been disowned by his father, Johannes, who described him as “rogue” following a leaked audio tape where he was reportedly recorded making unpalatable remarks about Vice-President Phelekezela Mphoko.

  • court-gavel
    Man pleads guilty to selling wife

    A MBARE resident, who connived with his wife to play brother and sister before tricking a Kuwadzana man into paying $4 000 lobola, pleaded guilty to the offence when he appeared before a Harare magistrate yesterday.

  • mdct k5
    MDC-T officials fight over seat

    Violence allegedly broke out at an MDC-T rally in Masvingo Central constituency at the weekend, as party officials jostled for the ticket to contest the seat in next year’s general elections.

  • Health and Child Care minister David Parirenyatwa
    Resources a major setback to cancer treatment

    HEALTH and Child Care minister David Parirenyatwa has blamed lack of resources for causing the country to lag behind in the provision of radiology cancer treatment.

  • vote
    CSO embarks on voter education to counter ‘hurried’ polls

    A LOCAL pressure group, Concerned Citizens Support Network of Zimbabwe (CCSNZ), will this week roll out voter education campaigns, starting with Harare, in anticipation of a hurried exercise by the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) ahead of next year’s elections.

  • Millers besiege ministry over fortification
    GMAZ chairperson Tafadzwa Musarara

    The Grain Millers Association of Zimbabwe (GMAZ) is urging the Ministry of Health and Child Care to halt the mandatory fortification programme as foreign currency shortages will make it difficult to import fortificants and machinery.

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  • ICAZ-1
    Staffers urged to break communication barriers

    Finance personnel in companies must communicate with fellow staffers to avoid unnecessary stand-offs, the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Zimbabwe (ICAZ) president Martin Makaya has said.

  • Informal or unregistered businesses typically do not pay tax or comply with labour and other regulations, and that means unfair competition for companies in the formal sector
    Role of government in addressing Africa’s business challenges

    African governments face many challenges, including pressure on public finances, a slowdown in foreign investment, and the need to provide housing, infrastructure, and services in fast-growing cities.

  • Bianca Swan (left) cuts the ribbon to officially open the sample house at Aspindale Park during opening day in Harare on Saturday
    Aspindale Park sets year-end deadline for Phase 2 project

    PROPERTY development firm, Aspindale Park, has completed the first phase of its housing project for over 300 housing units and is waiting for title deeds from the City of Harare. Aspindale Park has a total of 1 200 residential stands ranging from 200 up to 350 square metres.

  • turnall
    Turnall seeks to increase exports

    Listed Turnall Holdings seeks to grow its exports so as to raise foreign currency to fund the procurement of raw materials than relying on the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe’s erratic forex allocations.

  • Agribank chief executive officer, Sam Malaba (right)
    Agribank targets single digit NPL ratio by year-end

    AGRIBANK is targeting to reduce the non-performing loan (NPL) ratio to single digit by year-end, on the back of measures that include debt recovery and small debt management strategies.


  • Caps’ influence in title matrix
    Kingmakers

    Sitting 21 points behind log leaders Chicken Inn, even though having played five games less, it looks unlikely that Caps United will be able to retain the Castle Lager Premier Soccer League title, but their last two results suggest they could have a big say on who wins it in the end.

    Read more
  • Elroy Akbay
    Akbay seeks new formula

    Highlanders head coach Erol Akbay says time is running out fast for the Bulawayo football giants to find a new winning formula after losing key players in his squad mid-season.

  • The Member Association Fifa Elite Referees course is underway at Prince Edward School in Harare
    Local referees applauded

    RENOWNED former referee Felix Tangawarima, who is now a top Fifa referees’ (technical) instructor, says he is impressed by the improved standards of match officiating in the country and is hopeful that the gradual progress continues.

  • Caps United striker Dominic Chungwa (left) is joined by his teammates Ronald Pfumbidzayi (centre) and Devon Chafa after scoring a brace at Rufaro Stadium yesterday
    Chungwa’s double platinum

    A TINY portal to another fruitful season opened as Dominic Chungwa powered champions Caps United to victory over battling title challengers Ngezi Platinum with a memorable brace in a thrilling Castle Lager Premiership tie at Rufaro Stadium yesterday.

  • Philani 'Beefy' Ncube
    City’s confidence coming back: Beefy

    AFTER picking seven points in the last four matches, Harare City coach Philani “Beefy” Ncube believes the team’s confidence is coming back and does not see the Sunshine City Boys being relegated from the Castle Lager Premier Soccer League at the end of the season.

  • Norman Mapeza
    FC Platinum ramp up pressure

    FC PLATINUM ramped up pressure on the leading teams and revived their own title aspirations after defeating Triangle 1-0 in a Castle Lager Premier Soccer League match away at Gibbo Stadium yesterday.


  • Dancer Gabi breaks 6-year jinx
    Panashe Gabi

    CHITUNGWIZA dancer, Panashe Gabi broke a six-year jinx to clinch pole position after shrugging off stiff competition from 79 other contestants, during the Rivalskool Battle at the 10th edition of Jibilika Dance Festival held over the weekend.

    Read more
  • ZIFF executive director Nigel Munyati
    ZIFF embraces African films

    ORGANISERS of the Zimbabwe International Film Festival last week said this year’s edition of the fiesta — to be held in collaboration with the International Image Film Festival (IIFF) — will put the spotlight on African films and filmmakers.

  • Patience Muhomba
    Muhomba eyes international audience

    EMERGING gospel diva Patience Muhomba has set her sights on an international audience with her second album, Ngaavongwe Jesu Vol 2, which bears four songs done in Setswana.

  • mic
    Samanyika hip-hop festival a success

    THE third edition of the Samanyika Hip-hop festival presented upcoming artistes with a rare opportunity to get the much-needed exposure, after performing before a huge crowd in Mutare at the weekend.

  • A-Cowrie-of-Hope
    Sinyangwe’s insights into struggling Zambia

    ZAMBIAN author Binwell Sinyangwe’s second literary offering, A Cowrie of Hope, was received warmly when it was published in 2000 and continues to hold significant interest for both readers and literary critics.

  • Taremeredzwa Munzara
    Pageant director speaks on human trafficking arrest

    A LOCAL beauty pageant director, Taremeredzwa Munzara, arrested in Malaysia last month on allegations of human trafficking after a joint sting operation by South Africa’s Hawks and Interpol, has claimed he was the target of a smear campaign by unnamed rivals.

  • Indian ambassador to Zimbabwe, Masakui Rungsung
    Zim, India intensify cultural exchange programmes

    RURAL Development, Promotion and Preservation of National Culture and Heritage minister, Abednico Ncube said Zimbabwe and India are on the verge of signing a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on cultural exchange programmes to cement relations between the two countries.

  • Film
    ZIFF embrace African films

    ORGANISERS of the Zimbabwe International Film Festival have said this year’s edition of the fiesta — to be held in collaboration with the International Image Film Festival (IIFF) — will put the spotlight on African films and filmmakers.

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