• Thailand arrests second foreign suspect in Bangkok blast probe

    Police hunting those responsible for Thailand’s deadliest bombing arrested a second foreign suspect on Tuesday, Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha said

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    Pope on abortion: Francis relaxes forgiveness ban

    Pope Francis has said Catholic priests will be allowed to forgive women who have had abortions, and doctors who carry out the procedure.

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    Reactions to Makandiwa’s prophecy

    Prophet Emmanuel Makandiwa of the United Family International Church (UFIC) caused a stir among Zimbabweans when he prophesised that Zimbabwe has massive untapped oil reserves which would turn around the country ‘s misfortunes. He made his prophecy at Judgement Night which was held on Friday. (more…)

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    Swazi police confirm 13 die in crash en route to royal ceremony

    JOHANNESBURG — Swaziland’s police have confirmed that 11 young women and two men died in a road accident at the weekend on their way to an annual ceremony where the king might have chosen one of the women as his wife.

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    Govt to introduce new audit systems

    Finance, Economic Planning and Investment Promotion secretary Desire Sibanda told stakeholders attending the inaugural summer school on mineral resource governance in Harare yesterday that legislators would also be roped in to ensure they effectively play their oversight role.

  • Harare Magistrates’ Court
    Four years for attempted murder

    AN Epworth man, who locked his ex-wife, son and mother-in-law inside their bedroom and set it ablaze in a bid to kill them, was yesterday slapped with a four-year jail term for attempted murder and malicious damage to property.

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    Minister’s farm invaded

    SEVEN members of Nhaka Yamadzitateguru Edu Housing Consortium, who invaded Agriculture deputy minister (livestock) Paddy Tongai Zhanda’s Caledonia Farm on the outskirts of Harare early this year, appeared in court last week facing public violence charges, after they allegedly threatened to evict the farm workers.

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    Mujuru rejects pension

    FORMER Vice-President Joice Mujuru has reportedly turned down a government pension and retirement benefits offered to her by President Robert Mugabe, claiming she does not want to be politically tied to Zanu PF, an indicator she could be ready to return to mainstream politics.

  • Credit bureau registers 2,3 million customers

    The country’s largest credit reference bureau, Financial Clearing Bureau (FCB), says it had 2,3 million customers on its database at the end of the second quarter of the year.

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    Lowering protection of employees not related to economic growth: ILO

    The International Labour Organisation (ILO) has said there is no relationship between lowering the protection for workers and economic growth, a rebuke to the hurried amendments to the Labour law.

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    ‘Create core infrastructure for start-ups’

    An independent study done in July showed that small-to-medium enterprises (SMEs) were contributing 40% to the gross domestic product.

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    Zambia eyes GMB’s silos

    The Grain Marketing Board (GMB) says it has been engaged by Zambia which wants to use the parastatal’s silos as storage facilities.

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    Zim diamond polishing centre to open soon

    The Zimbabwe Diamond Technology Centre (ZDTC) will soon offer cutting and polishing training to the southern African region, as the company seeks to promote local value addition of diamonds across African producers.

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    Support local products: Buy Zimbabwe

    Buy Zimbabwe in partnership with a number of companies has embarked on a consumer engagement drive to create demand for the locally manufactured goods meant to unlock the potential of the local industry.

    FBC after tax profit up by 22%

    FBC Holdings has recorded a 22,3% growth in after-tax to $8,2 million for the half-year-ended June 30 2015 despite the group’s reduced risk appetite in a market characterised by high interest rates and high risk of default.

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    Hyundai records increase in sales

    Hyundai had a slight uptick in sales for the month of July with 24 vehicles which helped increase market share by 0,2% year on year amid a dip in motor industry.

  • Man Utd: David De Gea’s move to Real Madrid off as paperwork late

    David De Gea’s £29m move from Manchester United to Real Madrid has collapsed because the necessary paperwork was not submitted in time.

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    Pictures:Dynamos vs How Mine

    RONALD “Rooney” Chitiyo decided a tough contest with a fabulous goal in referee’s optional time as Dynamos saw off How Mine

  • Young Sables flyhalf Benjamin Meredith crosses the whitewash to score the opening try of the match in the first half Picture by Chenje Katanda
    ‘Bright future for Young Sables’

    ZIMBABWE Rugby Union director of rugby Brighton Chivandire has predicted a bright future for some of the players who were part of the Young Sables squad which narrowly missed out on qualification to next year’s Junior World Rugby Trophy to rivals Namibia on Saturday.

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    Panting makes winning return in Vic Falls

    BULAWAYO Golf Club veteran amateur Barry Panting made a winning return to the local amateur circuit after capturing the Elephant Hills Open title at Elephant Hills Resort in Victoria Falls on Sunday.

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    Ngezi step closer to promotion

    ZIFA Northern Region Division One pacesetters, Ngezi Platinum moved a step closer to Premier League promotion after yet another win at the weekend to maintain an arm’s length gap from their rivals as the race for the second tier division title approaches a crescendo.

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    Border Strikers take commanding lead

    BEITBRIDGE-based Central Region Division One side Border Strikers have taken a commanding lead in their quest to win the league’s sole ticket to play premiership football next year following their 2-0 home victory over Silo United.

  • President Robert Mugabe playfully throws punches at Charles Manyuchi while the world welterweight boxing champion's wife Fariro Rutendo Hove and Harare Metropolitan Provincial minister Miriam Chikukwa look on at State House on July 30.
    Manyuchi gets assurance over seized passport

    The Ministry of Sport has given boxer Charles Manyuchi assurances that Zimra will soon release his passport. Zimra confiscated Manyuchi’s passport on July 22 when the World Boxing welterweight champion made a triumphant return home from Italy.

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    City open seven point lead

    BULAWAYO City picked up maximum points on the road against Amagagasi in Victoria Falls on Saturday to open a seven-point lead in the race to earn promotion from the Southern Region Soccer League.

  • Mhere gets car as Bev attends Super Sunday

    GOSPEL sensation, Mathias Mhere on Sunday received a Nissan Liberty gift from Victory World International Ministries’ leader, Paul Sanyangore at the launch of the latter’s “anointing water” during a Super Sunday service held at Stodart Netball Complex in Mbare, Harare.

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    All set for Zim Fashion Week

    YOUNG, emerging and established local designers are set to showcase their unique talents and knowledge of local tribal traits when they converge at this year’s Zimbabwe Fashion Week (ZFW) slated for Thursday to Sunday at Palm Estate, Hellensvale.

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    Nyamande’s resilience keeps Four Brothers legacy alive

    IN October 2001, Zimbabwe plunged into mourning following the death of iconic musician Marshall Munhumumwe who had succumbed to the effects of a stroke.

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    Jazz, poetry concert on cards

    STUNNING Jazz vocalist Eve Kawadza will on Thursday perform together with top poet Batsirai Chigama at Alliance Française during a concert dubbed Jazz Sunk Poetry to be hosted by the German Society in Harare.

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    Activist pens daring Grace Mugabe book

    A KWEKWE-BASED human rights defender and democracy activist Nkosilathi Emmanuel Moyo (28) has penned a scathing book that traces First Lady Grace Mugabe’s rise to power and its implications on the ruling Zanu PF party.

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    Davido show draws huge crowd

    THE overwhelming number of gigs lined up for this past weekend – including American RnB stars Toni Braxton and Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds on Friday – did not damper Nigerian artist Davido’s Saturday night performance which witnessed a bumper crowd.

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    Zim’s first visually impaired actress emerges

    EDITH Masango (24) has made history by being Zimbabwe’s first visually-impaired person to defy her handicap and take up acting after she was featured as Jane in a short film, The Colour of Blood, which will most likely be screened at this year’s Zimbabwe International Film Festival.

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    Bonnie Deuschle launches album

    MUSIC minister Bonnie Deuschle and Celebration Choir on Saturday night launched their much-awaited album, One True Lord, at the Celebration Church during the Relocate60Concert that saw thousands of people from all walks of life thronging the venue to witness the launch.

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