• Audio: I feel at home – Prof Jonathan Moyo

    Newly appointed Minister of Higher and Tertiary Education Jonathan Moyo on July 30 said he felt at home in his new portfolio.

    Jonathan Moyo
  • Multimedia: Cecil the lion roars in world media

    In the past few days, international media outlets like CNN and BBC News as well as social media platforms like Twitter, Facebook and Instagram have been awash with the story of 13 year old,Cecil the lion, one of Zimbabwe’s protected animals, killed by Walter James Palmer, an American dentist, at Hwange National park.

    Cecil the lion  Photo:African Bush Camps
  • Mugabe rattled by job losses

    President Robert Mugabe yesterday disclosed that at least 9 000 people have lost their jobs since the controversial Supreme Court ruling that gave employers the leeway to terminate contracts after giving three months’ notice. (more…)

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  • Young Warriors on ‘hunger’ strike

    EVEN by their standards of bungling and incompetence, Zifa hit a new low yesterday after failing to feed an 18-member Under-23 squad culminating in the players boycotting training ahead of the do-or-die African Championship qualifier against South Africa in KwaZulu-Natal on Saturday. (more…)

    Young warriors training at Gwanzura studium
  • Highlanders record loss in derby

    HIGHLANDERS made a huge loss in their Castle Lager Premier Soccer League (PSL) match against Dynamos on Sunday despite the fact that the club grossed $55 467 in gate takings. (more…)

    1-IN HOPE-Highlanders fans were hoping for an end to their eight-year drought against Dynamos
  • Harare’s Gazaland: Informal workers’ hub
    Cooking pots and dishes for sale at Gazaland.

    Located in the low-class surbub of Harare, Gazaland is a multi-activity centre that accomodates hundreds of informal sectors workers. (more…)

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  • Jonathan Moyo
    Audio: I feel at home – Prof Jonathan Moyo

    Newly appointed Minister of Higher and Tertiary Education Jonathan Moyo on July 30 said he felt at home in his new portfolio.

  • Cecil the lion  Photo:African Bush Camps
    Multimedia: Cecil the lion roars in world media

    In the past few days, international media outlets like CNN and BBC News as well as social media platforms like Twitter, Facebook and Instagram have been awash with the story of 13 year old,Cecil the lion, one of Zimbabwe’s protected animals, killed by Walter James Palmer, an American dentist, at Hwange National park.

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    Farmers urge closure to land chaos

    White farmers remain unsure of their situation as government oscillates from one point to another, it has emerged.

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    NGO offers free operations for childbirth injuries

    A LOCAL non-governmental organisation is offering free repair surgeries for women suffering from obstetric fistula which leaves some women leaking urine or excreta.

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    Laid-off workers face health crisis: CWGH

    The Community Working Group on Health (CWGH) has said the abrupt termination of employment which has left thousands of people without jobs will seriously affect the health of the affected people and their families as most of them will not be able to continue on medical aid. (more…)

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    Beer keeps Zimbabwe going

    Zimbabweans are finding solace in beer and Internet surfing while some talk a lot on their mobile phones to relieve stress in the face of economic challenges characterised by company closures and massive job losses.

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    Fire razes down Glen View home industry

    PROPERTY worth thousands of dollars was destroyed by fire yesterday morning at Harare’s Glen View Area 8 Home Industry Complex, leaving thousands of small-to-medium entrepreneurs with no source of livelihood.

  • ‘Zimbabweans keen adopters of new technologies’
    Omen-Muza

    On June 11, 2014, Econet Wireless Zimbabwe partnered with international money transfer service WorldRemit to launch EcoCash Diaspora, a digital money transfer service that enables Zimbabweans in the Diaspora to send money home online through devices such as smartphones, tablets and computers direct to an EcoCash mobile wallet. (more…)

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  • Chinamasa
    Chinamasa has work cut out for him

    Finance minister Patrick Chinamasa will today present the mid-term Fiscal Policy Review expected to give a diagnosis of the economy and map the way forward. (more…)

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    New shareholding threshold for banks

    THE Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) is putting a new shareholding threshold where individuals can only own up to 10% in a banking institution as part of a roadmap to attain corporate governance, RBZ deputy governor Charity Dhliwayo has said. (more…)

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    Cassava ethanol plant on cards

    ZIMBABWE is set to have a cassava ethanol producing plant to boost ethanol output as the country moves to accelerate mandatory fuel blending.

  • John Mangudya
    $150 million for RBZ recapitalisation

    Government will recapitalise the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) to the tune of $150 million to be able to resume its lender of resort function, Finance minister Patrick Chinamasa said yesterday. (more…)

  • A woman prays for good fortune while holding incense sticks on the first day of the Chinese Lunar New Year at Yonghegong Lama Temple, in Beijing, in this January 31, 2014 file photo. REUTERS/Jason Lee/Files
    Uncertain times fuel occult beliefs in China’s Party hierarchy

    Sometime in the last year, a group of mid-ranked government officials gathered for a dinner in a private room in a Beijing restaurant, all slightly nervous, but keen with anticipation. (more…)

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    Twitter shares fall as growth of monthly users slows

    Twitter Inc’s shares fell more than 11 percent in extended trade on Tuesday after the microblogging company said its number of monthly average users grew at the slowest pace since it went public in 2013. (more…)

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    Cresta targets corporate world

    Cresta Lodge has completed its $7 million refurbishment meant to renew the tourism product to attract more business and increase revenue streams.

  • Donnybrook hosts spectacular Telecel Drag Race
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    ORGANISERS of the Telecel Drag Race, the Dragpro Club in conjunction with Sables Motor Club, believe that the sport can grow bigger after overseeing another successful hosting of the event at Donnybrook Raceway last weekend. (more…)

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  • soccer
    Strict vetting at Arenel Nash Under-17 tourney

    ORGANISERS of the Arenel Nash Under-17 football tournament have said they will be very strict in their vetting process.

  • Young warriors training at Gwanzura studium
    Young Warriors on ‘hunger’ strike

    EVEN by their standards of bungling and incompetence, Zifa hit a new low yesterday after failing to feed an 18-member Under-23 squad culminating in the players boycotting training ahead of the do-or-die African Championship qualifier against South Africa in KwaZulu-Natal on Saturday. (more…)

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    Pakistan to fulfil Zim tour

    Pakistan’s incoming cricket tour to Zimbabwe is back on schedule after the respective boards agreed on a T-20 and one-day international (ODI) series in September. (more…)

  • 1-IN HOPE-Highlanders fans were hoping for an end to their eight-year drought against Dynamos
    Highlanders record loss in derby

    HIGHLANDERS made a huge loss in their Castle Lager Premier Soccer League (PSL) match against Dynamos on Sunday despite the fact that the club grossed $55 467 in gate takings. (more…)

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    ZPC Kariba back beleagured Chidzambwa

    PREMIERSHIP football side ZPC Kariba have come out in defence of Sunday Chidzambwa and say they do not regret ever hiring the beleaguered coach who is struggling to turn around the fortunes of the club. (more…)

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    Pinda Musmart football tourney kicks off

    The Population Service International brainchild, Ngena/Pinda Musmart National Association School Heads (Nash) Under-20 football tournament, will roar into life tomorrow with various schools set to battle it out for honours in district tournaments lined up throughout the country. (more…)

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    Pasuwa quits again

    ZIMBABWE Under-23 football team coach Kalisto Pasuwa has reportedly quit the Young Warriors once again after Zifa failed to pay him his outstanding salaries and allowances.

  • Vabati vaJehovha still going strong
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    POPULAR apostolic choral group Vabati VaJehovha has released their 15th album in 16 years despite the waning of the once popular genre. (more…)

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    ‘Zim reading culture in sharp decline’

    DESPITE having one of the highest literacy rates in Africa, Zimbabwe has suffered a sharp decline in reading culture owing to emphasis on passing examinations, the high costs of buying books and piracy, Great Zimbabwe University lecturer Godwin Makaudze has said. (more…)

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    Tuku, Sulu, Cynthia Mare invade Kadoma

    THE gold mining city of Kadoma will this Heroes holiday be illuminated by a rare performance by three of the country’s most sought-after artistes of the moment – superstar Oliver Mtukudzi, Sulumani Chimbetu and rising songbird Cynthia Mare. (more…)

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    Byo hosts inaugural traditional expo

    THE National Art Gallery of Zimbabwe in Bulawayo on Tuesday hosted the inaugural Traditional Expo that seeks to promote traditions, culture and religious beliefs. (more…)

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    Munyavi burial on Saturday

    THE body of Sam Munyavi, the veteran journalist who died in London last week after suffering a stroke that resulted in brain haemorrhage, was scheduled to arrive in the country late last night ahead of burial on Saturday, a family member confirmed yesterday. (more…)

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    Mukanya takes ‘DangerZone’ to the UK

    REVERED Chimurenga music icon Thomas Mapfumo and his group the Blacks Unlimited will this Friday make a return to the United Kingdom for two biras dubbed “The DangerZone Tour”.

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    Prof Moyo blasts local music industry

    MINISTER of Higher Education Professor Jonathan Moyo has taken a swipe at the stunted growth of the local music industry.

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    Local book industry challenged to digitise

    A UNIVERSITY of Zimbabwe lecturer in the Department of Modern Languages Kudakwashe Dhoro has challenged stakeholders in the book industry to consider migration to digital platforms for their books to curb high production costs and ensure affordability.

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