• Video: Chombo n’angas predict Zanu PF win

    Local government, Public Works and National Housing Minister Ignatius Chombo on Wednesday told Zanu PF members at a rally in Kuwadzana constituency that he had a personal prophet and nganga (witchdoctor) who could predict election results.

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  • Prof Moyo attacks ‘Mnangagwa successionists’ on Twitter

    Information Minister, Jonathan Moyo has taken to microblogging site, Twitter to attack people he described as “ shocking self-styled pro VP Mnangagwa successionists” whom he accused of “reproducing Gamatox epithets against erstwhile Cdes!”

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  • Time for Blatter to go, says Australian former FIFA official

    Australian Les Murray, a former member of FIFA’s Ethics Committee, says it is time for Sepp Blatter’s long reign as president of soccer’s governing body to come to an end, even if there is no evidence the Swiss is personally corrupt.

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  • Dollarisation new normal: Mangudya

    Dollarisation is Zimbabwe’s new normal, Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) governor John Mangudya said yesterday, rebutting claims of the return of the banished local unit.

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  • Dominican Convent student honoured

    MUKAI Mahachi, an Advanced Level student at Dominican Convent, was on Tuesday night presented with an all-expenses paid two-week trip to France after winning the “Sing Your Way to Paris” competition in March.

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  • Prof Moyo attacks ‘Mnangagwa successionists’ on Twitter
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    Information Minister, Jonathan Moyo has taken to microblogging site, Twitter to attack people he described as “ shocking self-styled pro VP Mnangagwa successionists” whom he accused of “reproducing Gamatox epithets against erstwhile Cdes!”

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    Mugabe age insult lands man in trouble

    A SLUR on President Robert Mugabe’s advanced age landed a Bindura man in trouble after he reportedly told a fellow worker that he was “President Robert Mugabe’s baboon” and his mind was as old as that of the 91-year-old leader following an altercation over the accused’s wife.

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    We should sympathise with vendors: Mayor

    HARARE mayor Bernard Manyenyeni has conceded that the increase of vendors in the city had overwhelmed council and that Local Government minister Ignatius Chombo was working on a lasting solution to the matter.

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    Maternal conditions, cancer claim more deaths

    Maternal conditions and cervical cancer are among the top causes of death in Zimbabwe with more than 1 400 women dying annually from cancer-related illnesses.

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    I don’t feel any pressure: Sakala

    Sadc-sponsored candidate Thomas Zondo Sakala says he is not feeling any pressure and has put forward his vision and agenda on the table as African Development Bank (AfDB) members meet today to elect a new president.

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    Midkwe Minerals forced out of Chaka plant

    Midkwe Minerals, which has been involved in a longstanding mine ownership wrangle with Kwekwe Consolidated Gold Mine (KCGM), has been forced out by the Supreme Court.

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    Activists mark World Menstruation Day

    Gender activists and human rights defenders today celebrate World Menstruation Day amid calls on societies to break down global taboos around menstruation (a natural bodily function), and discuss pertinent issues like hygiene and access to proper sanitary supplies.

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    High Court dismisses Matombo challenge

    The High Court has dismissed former Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) president Love more Matombo’s application challenging the outcome of the ZCTU 2011 congress, saying it was unconstitutional.

  • Finally, Stanbic launches mobile banking service
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    IN an effort to promote self-service banking, Stanbic Bank launched its mobile banking service called Blue 247 on April 27, allowing its customers to enjoy on-the-go banking through the use of their mobile phones.

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    Dollarisation new normal: Mangudya

    Dollarisation is Zimbabwe’s new normal, Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) governor John Mangudya said yesterday, rebutting claims of the return of the banished local unit.

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    High intrigue as tightest race yet for AfDB president draws to a vote, promises drama

    THE AfDB has in recent years sought to stay out of the hot political spotlight, preferring to shunt attention to its developmental agenda, but the tight race for its presidency has morphed into one of its most exciting yet, pitting high-level power play against individual credentials and the cashing in of political favours. (more…)

  • Tobacco prices shrunk to as low as US 0.6 cents.
    Auction floor receipts dwindle

    THE Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board (TIMB) says auction floors continue to receive less tobacco compared to contracted tobacco sales due to lack of free funding for farmers to support themselves.

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    AfDB to help Zim out of the woods

    The African Development Bank (AfDB) is helping Zimbabwe resolve its debt with bilateral and multi-lateral financial institutions to enable the country to regain the status as one of the continent’s top economies, outgoing president Donald Kaberuka said on Monday.

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    Business as usual at Telecel

    EMBATTLED mobile phone company, Telecel Zimbabwe, has said it will continue to operate normally after the granting of a court order against the cancellation of their operating licence.

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    EU injects $12,3 million into Togo, Ghana joint border post

    GHANA and Togo will have a joint border post operational by the end of the year after the European Union availed ₣11,3 million ($12,3 million) for the construction of the facility linking the two west African countries.

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    SRC should zip it up!

    SO the Sports and Recreation Commission (SRC) has decided to raise its voice over the Zimbabwe national cricket team’s tour of Pakistan?

  • Harrison appeals for patience from Caps fans
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    CAPS United coach Mark Harrison has appealed for patience, urging supporters not to expect overnight recovery at the Harare football giants, whose confidence has been boosted by a deal that ushered in businessman Farai Jere as the new owner of the club.

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    Bosso players boycott training

    Premier Soccer League (PSL) giants Highlanders’ players boycotted training yesterday demanding their winning bonuses for the matches against Dongo Sawmill, Flame Lily and WhaWha.

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    Bekker in strong start at European Champs

    Zimbabwe junior golf sensation Danielle Bekker made a bright start at the US Kids Golf European Championships in Scotland on Tuesday to brighten her chances of going one better at the prestigious competition.

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    Drama at Dongo Sawmill

    A DAY after appointing Partson Ndabambi as head coach for troubled Premiership side Dongo Sawmill, owner Francis Dongo and the nomadic coach yesterday parted ways over alleged misunderstanding on the gaffer’s welfare.

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    Pasuwa happy with preps

    ZIMBABWE Under-23 soccer team coach Kalisto Pasuwa is happy with the preparations this time around as his charges face Swaziland in a sink-or-swim African Championships second leg qualifier in Mbabane on Sunday.

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    Fifa rocked

    ZURICH — Swiss authorities dramatically announced yesterday that criminal proceedings had been opened over the allocation of the 2018 and 2022 Fifa World Cups to Russia and Qatar.

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    Young Warriors get major boost

    ZIMBABWE Under-23 soccer team have received a major boost ahead of the do-or-die African Championships second leg qualifier against Swaziland in Mbabane at the weekend with the Dynamos pair of goalkeeper Tatenda Mukuruva and defender Blessing Moyo joining camp yesterday.

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    Arrested FIFA officials face extradition to U.S.

    Six high-ranking soccer officials, including two vice-presidents of world governing-body FIFA, were arrested by Swiss police on Wednesday and detained pending extradition to the United States.

  • Hip-hop artistes pen African Unity track
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    LOCAL hip-hop artistes Kudzai “Promics” Goredema and Sharon “Shez” Vinyu have released a track to honour the establishment of African Union (AU) titled Pembera Africa.

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    Zim band to represent Africa

    A six-member Chitungwiza band, Jesa, will represent Africa at this year’s edition of the Imagine International Festival to be held on June 26 in Brussels, Belgium.

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    Upcoming gospel artiste ropes in Mhere

    UPCOMING Karoi-based gospel musician Something-to-do Kubvunya has collaborated with Mathias Mhere on his latest seven-track album Ngoni DzaJehovah to be launched on Saturday at Chikangwe Hall, Karoi.

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    Dominican Convent student honoured

    MUKAI Mahachi, an Advanced Level student at Dominican Convent, was on Tuesday night presented with an all-expenses paid two-week trip to France after winning the “Sing Your Way to Paris” competition in March.

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    Gospel rapper ropes in Flame B

    YET another gospel hip-hop artiste, Tendai “Jay Madz” Madore has roped in gospel sensation Blessing “Flame B” Manyangadze for his debut music video titled Kete set for release in June.

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    Gede Mwana Gede now generator mechanic

    GODFREY Mhere, who was popularly known as Gede Mwana Gede while dancing for the Ngwenya Brothers in the ’90s, has been making a living through repairing generators although he still dances when the storm seizes him

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    Samaita releases third album

    RISING Mutare-based sungura musician Brian Samaita has released his third five-track album titled Tsono.

  • Life Achievement Award - Oliver Mtukudzi.
    Mtukudzi makes Africa’s hot top 20 trends

    ZIMBABWEAN superstar Oliver Mtukudzi has been named among the top 20 most interesting trends around Africa by the magazine DestinyConnect.

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