• Chigubhu: Living off jokes, laughter

    THE turn of the millennium brought with it vast kinds of art, among them the once cherished street theatre which was coated with a streak of hysterical scenes which would keep many glued at one point of the street in the central business district.

    Clive Chigubhu
  • India arrive today

    THE India national cricket team arrives in the country this evening for three One Day Internationals (ODIs) and two T20s against Zimbabwe, starting Friday.

    India team captain Ajinkya Rahane (in blue) poses with his team members ahead of the trip to Zimbabwe today
  • ZSE electronic trading takes off

    The electronic trading of shares on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange (ZSE) finally took off yesterday after a false start on Friday due to “technical” glitches.

    Zimbabwe Stock Exchange chief executive officer  Alban Chirume
  • Zim flies 20 elephants to China amid rise in poaching

    Zimbabwe has exported 20 elephants to private game parks in China as part of conservation efforts and amid rising poaching in southern Africa.

    Loxodonta africana African elephant Bulls drinking at waterhole. Chobe National Park, Zimbabwe
  • Suspended Harare town clerk defies mayor, reports for work

    MYSTERY surrounds the status of suspended Harare town clerk Tendai Mahachi, after he allegedly defied his recent suspension and reported for duty yesterday.

    HARARE-MAYOR-MANYENYENI
  • ‘58% of Zimbos don’t see anything wrong with men bedding underage girls’
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    Parliament was yesterday told that 58% of Zimbabweans interviewed during a baseline survey conducted by Plan International in Harare and Bulawayo did not see anything morally wrong with men bedding underage girls.

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    Trio in trouble over illegal diamond dealing

    THREE alleged illegal diamond dealers appeared before Mutare magistrate Sekai Chiundura last Friday after they were found in possession of gems worth over $20 000.

  • GAVEL
    Labour Court dismiss Red Cross appeal

    THE Labour Court has dismissed an appeal by the Zimbabwe Red Cross Society in a case where the humanitarian organisation was challenging an arbitral award directing it to reinstate and pay $109 423 in labour damages to its former human resources manager, Netsai Nyazema, who was unlawfully fired in 2013.

  • HARARE-MAYOR-MANYENYENI
    Suspended Harare town clerk defies mayor, reports for work

    MYSTERY surrounds the status of suspended Harare town clerk Tendai Mahachi, after he allegedly defied his recent suspension and reported for duty yesterday.

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    Chimene rubbishes Muchinguri slur

    MANICALAND Provincial Affairs minister Mandi Chimene said she was not shaken by the derogatory remarks made against her and other top Zanu PF officials allegedly by then Higher Education minister Oppah Muchinguri in a secretly recorded audio tape leaked to the Press last week.

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    Chief Charumbira tears into civic society groups

    Chiefs’ Council president Chief Fortune Charumbira has accused civic society groups of blaming cultural beliefs for fuelling child marriages.

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    Mugabe demotes Moyo in reshuffle

    PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe yesterday moved to clip Tsholotsho North MP Jonathan Moyo’s wings and minimised his influence in Zanu PF’s factional fights by reassigning him from the powerful Information portfolio to the less glamorous position of Higher Education minister.

  • GAVEL
    MP divorced over adultery

    MHONDORO Ngezi MP Mike Gava (Zanu PF) and his wife, Tendai Concilia Gava (nee Wenyika), will officially divorce at the High Court in Harare tomorrow barely three years after tying the knot at a colourful wedding that was attended by South African opposition politician Julius Malema.

  • Zim exports of vegetables to EU grow 269%
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    BULAWAYO — Zimbabwe’s exports of fresh leguminous vegetables (peas and beans) to the European Union (EU) increased by 269% over the past five years, an indication that the bloc is one of the country’s major export destinations, latest data has shown.

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  • Zimbabwe Stock Exchange chief executive officer  Alban Chirume
    ZSE electronic trading takes off

    The electronic trading of shares on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange (ZSE) finally took off yesterday after a false start on Friday due to “technical” glitches.

  • Loxodonta africana African elephant Bulls drinking at waterhole. Chobe National Park, Zimbabwe
    Zim flies 20 elephants to China amid rise in poaching

    Zimbabwe has exported 20 elephants to private game parks in China as part of conservation efforts and amid rising poaching in southern Africa.

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    What are the motivators of procurement corruption?

    MANY assume that low pay, less authority to make procurement decisions and more discretion of procurement officers is the major source of procurement corruption.

  • zimtrade
    $1m anticipated in clothing industry

    ZIMTRADE, the country’s export promotion body, has said potential business estimated at $1 million was anticipated following participation of textile and clothing companies at an exhibition in South Africa last month.

  • ZFC
    ZFC launches new product, eyes profitability

    Fertiliser manufacturer ZFC Limited has spent $50 000 on a new product which will preserve grain from attack by pests.

  • MEIKLES
    Meikles eyes DRC

    Meikles Limited has set its eyes on the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) after the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange-listed entity was invited to invest in the Central African country.

  • Walter Mzembi etched
    ‘Terror risk for tourists low in Zimbabwe’

    Zimbabwe is one of the top 10 unusual holiday destinations where the terror risk is low, a leading UK paper has said.

  • Pfumbidzai leaves Caps United with heavy heart
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    CAPS United full-back Ronald Pfumbidzai is set to leave for Denmark at the weekend, but says he is leaving the Green Machine with a heavy heart.

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  • India team captain Ajinkya Rahane (in blue) poses with his team members ahead of the trip to Zimbabwe today
    India arrive today

    THE India national cricket team arrives in the country this evening for three One Day Internationals (ODIs) and two T20s against Zimbabwe, starting Friday.

  • Caps United captain Hardlife Zvirekwi (L) tries to clear the ball under the watchful eye of Chicken Inn striker  Clemence Matau (R).
    PSL at the halfway mark: Chicken Inn still lead

    THE Castle Lager Premier Soccer League hit the halfway mark at the weekend with Chicken Inn topping the log table while Triangle, How Mine and reigning champions Dynamos are in hot pursuit.

  • ZIMBABWEANS ABROAD
    Ngoma, the new Young African

    FC PLATINUM’S Donald Ngoma is on the verge of completing a dream move to Tanzania champions Young Africans and with it, a place in the 2016 Caf Champions League.

  • Knox Mutizwa (in front ) celebrates his opener against Dynamos at Rufaro Stadium on Sunday
    We are still in it: Mafu

    HIGHLANDERS coach Bongani Mafu is still confident that his side can still win the Castle Lager Premier Soccer League Championship despite being a massive 12 points behind leaders Chicken Inn.

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    Dube hails Warriors

    UNDERFIRE Zifa president Cuthbert Dube has praised the Warriors following their 0-0 away draw to Comoros in the preliminary round, second leg of the 2016 Orange African Nations Championships (Chan) on Saturday that saw them progress to the final qualifier on a 2-0 aggregate win.

  • Dynamos players celebrate their goal.
    Dynamos snatch point from Hwange

    HWANGE coach Nation Dube blamed a “gift” goal to Dynamos by his defenders as they were forced to settle for a draw against the defending champions in a Castle Lager Premiership football match played at the Colliery yesterday.

  • Caps United captain Hardlife Zvirekwi(right) tries to clear the ball under the watchful eye of Chicken Inn striker  Clemence Matau(15) in a Castle Lager Premier Soccer League match played at the National Sports Stadium yesterday.Pic By Tafadzwa Ufumeli
    Pictures: Caps slay Chicken Inn

    LEONARD Fiyado’s brace gave Caps United their first set of three points in three matches at the expense of log leaders Chicken Inn at the National Sports Stadium yesterday, in a day match officials again hogged the limelight for the wrong reasons.

  • Mark Sounds dances away with $1 000
    Mark Sounds 2

    MUTARE-based music group Mark Sounds shrugged off tough challenge to clinch this year’s Manicaland Chibuku Road to Fame provincial finals held in the eastern border city on Saturday.

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  • Clive Chigubhu
    Chigubhu: Living off jokes, laughter

    THE turn of the millennium brought with it vast kinds of art, among them the once cherished street theatre which was coated with a streak of hysterical scenes which would keep many glued at one point of the street in the central business district.

  • Freedom Nyamubaya
    Poet, freedom fighter Nyamubaya dies

    PROMINENT poet, published author and former freedom fighter Freedom Nyamubaya has died. She was 57.

  • Nicholas Zakaria
    Nicholas Zakaria in no-show

    SUNGURA giant Nicholas Zakaria failed to pitch up at Esigodini Jabula Inn night spot at the weekend in yet unclear circumstances, forcing the organisers to postpone the show to next weekend.

  • Simbarashe Mudzingwa
    Mudzingwa’s body expected next week

    FORMER Hohodza Band frontman Simbarashe Mudzingwa’s body is now expected in the country from Britain next week after the family managed to raise the $5 000 required to repatriate the body for burial in Zimbabwe.

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    Reggae duo launches single

    BUDDING Bulawayo reggae artistes Sydney Nkomazana and Asher Baton, who featured in an international reggae album compiled by prolific Jamaican producer Gangalee, launched a track at Jah Place in Bulawayo last week.

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    Family of God goes on regional tour

    BARELY a few months after its release, an estimated 2 000 copies of Family of God Church Choir’s debut album titled Ruoko Rwenyasha have been sold at $5 each and the choir has toured South Africa and Zambia, among other countries.

  • Tongai Chirisa etched
    Chirisa gains Hollywood fame

    AFTER six years of living in Los Angeles, California, Tongayi Chirisa has already worked with most of the major networks in Hollywood such as Warner Brothers, FOX, FX, CBS, NBC and ABC.

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