• Pictures: Kunonga, Tariro neGitare serenade audiences

    Afro-jazz musician Victor Kunonga put up a sterling performance with Iranian musician Ramin Khalatbari on the Zol Main Stage at the just ended Harare International Festival of the Arts (Hifa) on Saturday May 2. The following day rising star Afro-soul singer-songwriter Tariro neGitare also wowed her audience at her show on the Lays Global Stage […]

    Afro-jazz musician Victor Kunonga performs during his show at the Zol Main Stage on Saturday May 2.
  • Pictures: Selif Keita closes Hifa

    Acclaimed Malian Afro-pop singer Salif Keita and local Mbira diva Hope Masike on Sunday night put up a spellbinding performance which brought down the curtain on the 16th edition of Zimbabwe’s premier arts showcase, the Harare International Festival of the Arts (Hifa) at Zol Main Stage, in the Harare Gardens.

    Salif Keita and Hope Masike on stage.
  • Curtain comes down on Hifa

    ACCLAIMED Malian Afro-pop singer Salif Keita and local Mbira diva Hope Masike on Sunday night put up a spellbinding performance which brought down the curtain on the 16th edition of Zimbabwe’s premier arts showcase, the Harare International Festival of the Arts (Hifa) at ZOL Main Stage, in the Harare Gardens.

    Salif Keita and his band salute fans after the show.
  • Auction floor rejects Mujuru tobacco

    A CONSIGNMENT of tobacco bales from ousted former Vice-President Joice Mujuru’s Ruzambo Farm in Beatrice was last week allegedly rejected by a Harare tobacco auction floor under unclear circumstances.

    Joice Mujuru speaks at her graduation party in Dotito on October 25.
  • Phiri reads riot act

    CAPS United president Twine Phiri on Friday read the Riot Act to his players and technical staff and directed errant individuals to leave the club if they were not happy with the prevailing working conditions.

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  • Zim to import 700 000t of maize to avert hunger
    Gibson Kwaramba of Kwaramba village in Murehwa  kneels amongst his bumper harvest of his maize crop from last season's farming season.Pic Aaron Ufumeli

    Zimbabwe is expect to import 700 000 tonnes of maize to avert food shortages after a poor 2014-15 agricultural season.

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    Zanu PF activist fined for defying court order

    A 46-YEAR OLD Zanu PF activist Clifford Hokonya last week appeared at the Mbare Magistrates’ Court where he was slapped with a $100 fine after defying a court order.

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    Zanu PF fights hurting Zim brand: Mzembi

    TOURISM minister Walter Mzembi has blamed Zanu PF’s endless internal fights and the country’s perpetual election mode for negatively affecting efforts to market Zimbabwe as a safe investment and tourist destination.

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    ‘High risk scaring investors for $50m project’

    PLANS by Rio Tinto Zimbabwe (RioZim) to set up a $50 million power generation plant at Sengwa in Gokwe North with a capacity to produce 4 000 megawatts are being hampered by the high country risk which scared away potential investors, a top company official has said.

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    800 families face eviction

    AT LEAST 800 New ZimSteel workers commemorated last weekend’s Workers’ Day under a cloud of uncertainty after they were issued with eviction notices by the Redcliff Municipality over rental arrears.

  • Joice Mujuru speaks at her graduation party in Dotito on October 25.
    Auction floor rejects Mujuru tobacco

    A CONSIGNMENT of tobacco bales from ousted former Vice-President Joice Mujuru’s Ruzambo Farm in Beatrice was last week allegedly rejected by a Harare tobacco auction floor under unclear circumstances.

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    ‘Govt must urgently resolve nurses’ grievances’

    Calls have been made to the government to urgently resolve the nurses’ grievances and bring to an end the night duty strike which has been going on since Tuesday this week.

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    Harare East fight rages on

    HIGH COURT judge Justice Chinembiri Bhunu is today expected to give a determination in a political impasse between two Zanu PF candidates — Mavis Gumbo and Terrence Mukupe — who are fighting to represent Harare East constituency in the June 10 by-elections.

  • ZSE performance depressed
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    ACTIVITY on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange (ZSE) continues to be depressed due to the poor performance of the economy characterised by serious liquidity constraints.

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    Half of IDBZ stands in New Marimba sold

    THE Infrastructure Development Bank of Zimbabwe (IDBZ) says 50% of its residential stands in New Marimba have already been taken up.

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    Mzembi cracks whip

    THE Ministry of Tourism and Hospitality Industry has given the new Zimbabwe Tourism Authority (ZTA) board the mandate to enforce performance-based contracts for senior managers and right-size the organisation to remain with a lean, efficient staff.

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    ‘High risk scaring investors for $50m project’

    PLANS by Rio Tinto Zimbabwe (RioZim) to set up a $50 million power generation plant at Sengwa in Gokwe North with a capacity to produce 4 000 megawatts are being hampered by the high country risk which scared away potential investors, a top company official has said.

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    Telecel to meet govt over licence

    INFORMATION Communication Technology and Courier Services minister Supa Mandiwanzira yesterday revealed that officials from Telecel International had booked an appointment with him today to iron out their differences over the local entity’s non-compliance with the country’s indigenisation laws and licences fees.

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    China gets lion’s share of tobacco exports

    CHINA has accounted for more than half of Zimbabwe’s tobacco exports in 2015, latest statistics have shown, as the Asian giant took top gong from Belgium which ruled the roost in the comparable period last year.

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    DPC seeks MicroKing suitors

    THE Deposit Protection Corporation (DPC) is inviting interested companies to buy the entire shareholding in MicroKing, a microfinance unit for AfrAsia Zimbabwe Holdings.

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    Harnessing economic potential of SMEs

    Zimbabwe’s economy underwent a rapid informalisation during the hyperinflation years which saw the country somewhat de-industrialise.

  • Manyuchi elated with 57-second victory
    MANYUCHICHARLES

    REIGNING Zimbabwean Sportsperson of the Year Charles Manyuchi yesterday described his first round stoppage of Tanzanian boxer Ibrahim Mgendera in Lusaka on Saturday as the fastest win of his professional career thus far.

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    Mandigora urges Dynamos to regroup

    DYNAMOS coach David Mandigora, stung by the 3-0 home humiliation by Castle Premiership league leaders Chicken Inn on Sunday, believes his charges can regroup quickly ahead of Thursday’s away trip to Hwahwa.

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    Only 2 local horses for Castle Tankard

    THE chaotic land reform programme initiated by the Zanu PF-led government has been blamed for the dwindling number of local horses set to take part in the Castle Tankard at Borrowdale Race Course on May 16.

  • Young warriors captain Wisdom Mutasa (C) celebrates his goal against Cameroon as fellow players join in at Rufaro Stadium on Sunday.
    All-Africa Games preps should start now

    THE Under-23 football team has qualified for the All-Africa Games to be staged in Congo-Brazzaville in September together with the men’s and women’s beach volleyball teams.

  • Highlanders fans were hoping for an end to their eight-year drought against Dynamos
    Mafu unmoved by ‘happy’ fans

    HIGHLANDERS coach Bongani Mafu says the jeers by supporters after their 1-0 loss to Caps United on Sunday were a way of expressing themselves as they were not violent despite their second worst run in seven opening matches since 2010.

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    Phiri reads riot act

    CAPS United president Twine Phiri on Friday read the Riot Act to his players and technical staff and directed errant individuals to leave the club if they were not happy with the prevailing working conditions.

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    Burmester continues hot streak

    ZIMBABWEAN Olympic golf hopeful Dean Burmester continued his brilliant run of form on the Sunshine Tour after recording his fifth consecutive top-10 finish in the Zambia Sugar Open at Lusaka Golf Club on Sunday.

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    Songani finally scores

    SILAS Songani snatched a point for his Danish top- flight football league side SønderjyskE in a weekend where there were two injury concerns to his fellow Warriors mates playing abroad. The winger scored right at the death as his side drew 2-2 at Silkeborg for his fifth goal of the season in 21 appearances for […]

  • Pictures: Kunonga, Tariro neGitare serenade audiences
    Afro-jazz musician Victor Kunonga performs during his show at the Zol Main Stage on Saturday May 2.

    Afro-jazz musician Victor Kunonga put up a sterling performance with Iranian musician Ramin Khalatbari on the Zol Main Stage at the just ended Harare International Festival of the Arts (Hifa) on Saturday May 2. The following day rising star Afro-soul singer-songwriter Tariro neGitare also wowed her audience at her show on the Lays Global Stage […]

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  • 1-Miss World Zimbabwe Emily Tatanga Kachote flanked by first princess annie-grace mutambu left and second princess Chengetai Marcia Kanonhuwa
    Nude pics threaten Miss World Zim

    REIGNING Miss World Zimbabwe Emily Tatanga Kachote will be dethroned if it is proven that she is the one in the nude pictures reportedly circulating on the social media networks, organisers of the pageant have said.

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    Josh Meck brings house down

    ZIMBABWEAN bass guitar maestro Josh Meck brought the house down at the Harare International Festival of the Arts (Hifa) closing day when he performed with his equally skilled band at the Lays Global Stage.

  • Beatenberg lead singer Matthew Field performs during the band's show at the Zol Main Stage at Hifa on May 1.
    Pictures: Beatenberg steals show at Hifa

    South Africa’s award-winning pop music groug, Beatenberg on Friday put up a scintilating act at the Harare International Festival of the Arts (Hifa) which ends on May 3.

  • A father and son share a laugh during the on-going Harare International Festival of the Arts on Thursday, April 30.
    Pictures: Hifa highlights so far

    NewsDay gives you, in pictures, highlights from the on-going Harare International Festival of the Arts (Hifa).

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    Phindu’ Phenduke exhibition on

    The National Gallery of Zimbabwe (NGZ) in Bulawayo will tonight host a preview for the exhibition Phindu’ Phenduke. (more…)

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    Miss MSU pageant on tomorrow

    MIDLANDS State University students’ representative council will tomorrow host the Miss MSU beauty pageant to fundraise for the construction of a theatre house.

  • Afro-fusion band Mokoomba perform during the official opening of Hifa on April 28.
    Hifa: Mokoomba sets the tone

    RISING Victoria Falls Afro-fusion group Mokoomba set the tone for this year’s Hifa with an eye-catching performance on the premier festival’s opening night on Tuesday.

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