• Young Igwe’s album launch venue shift a hoax

    SUNGURA musician Peter Moyo, affectionately known as the Young Igwe, yesterday dismissed a message circulating on social media claiming that he had postponed the launch of his third album, Mopao Mokonzi, and moved it to his rural home Sessombi in Zhombe.

    Peter Moyo
  • Clobbered Zanu PF youth leader vows revenge

    ZANU PF’s intraparty violence in Bulawayo showed no signs of abetting, after a youth member, who was allegedly stabbed in skirmishes at the weekend vowed to fight back and gain “total revenge”, warning he had real bouncers.

    Magura Charumbira
  • Africa must industrialise agric sector: AfDB

    AHMEDABAD — Africa must take agriculture as a business and industrialise the sector to accelerate the continent’s growth, African Development Bank (AfDB) president, Akinwumi Adesina has said.

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  • Mugabe’s daughter joins Censorship Board

    GOVERNMENT has roped in President Robert Mugabe’s daughter, Bona Mugabe-Chikore, into the new 11-member Censorship Board chaired by former Cabinet minister Aeneas Chigwedere.

    Bona Mugabe
  • Manchester attack: 22 dead and 59 hurt in suicide bombing

    Twenty-two people have been killed and 59 injured in a suicide bombing at Manchester Arena at the end of a concert by US singer Ariana Grande.

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  • Health ministry, BCC rolls out TB screening exercise
    Bulawayo City Council

    THE Ministry of Health and Bulawayo City Council (BCC) has rolled out a tuberculosis (TB) screening exercise in TB high risks groups in the city, in line with the World Health Organisation (WHO) End TB strategy.

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    Parly’s mute MPs exposed

    FOUR years after the Fourth Session of the Eighth Parliament resumed in 2013, only 35 MPs out of 350 have been actively contributing to debates in Parliament.

  • Magura Charumbira
    Clobbered Zanu PF youth leader vows revenge

    ZANU PF’s intraparty violence in Bulawayo showed no signs of abetting, after a youth member, who was allegedly stabbed in skirmishes at the weekend vowed to fight back and gain “total revenge”, warning he had real bouncers.

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    Kwekwe sues Zinwa over water disconnections

    THE Municipality of Kwekwe has dragged the Zimbabwe National Water Authority (Zinwa) to court following disconnection of its raw water supplies over a $1,5 million debt.

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    Senior cop offers $25 for maintenance

    A SENIOR police officer based in Masvingo had his bid to pay $50 monthly for the upkeep of his two children quashed by a local magistrate, who described the offer as too little given his rank in the Zimbabwe Republic Police.

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    Former Harare city treasurer, 4 councillors up for $32m fraud

    FORMER City of Harare treasurer Misheck Mubvumbi and four councillors yesterday appeared at the Harare Magistrates’ Court facing fraud allegations involving $32 million. Former town clerk Tendai Mahachi, waste water works manager Simon Takawira Muserere and director of water Christopher Magwenzi Zvobgo have also been hauled before the courts facing similar charges.

  • Shingi Munyeza
    Churches condemn politically-motivated violence

    CHURCHES have roundly condemned politically-motivated violence that is rearing its ugly head at many political meetings and called for peace and tolerance ahead of next year’s elections.

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    Mberengwa family loses chieftainship wrangle

    THE High Court has dismissed as “frivolous and mischievous” an application filed by two Mberengwa villagers challenging the appointment of Timothy Moyo as Chief Negove.

  • Govt urged to export transformers to raise forex
    ZESA-no-longer-op

    THE Zimbabwe Energy Council says government must channel foreign currency to Zesa Holdings unit, Zent Enterprises, to export transformers, as it has the potential to earn the country $10 million a month.

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    Zimbabwe runs short of potatoes

    Zimbabwe has run out of potatoes for making potato crisps, prompting a company in Southerton industrial area to approach government seeking an urgent import permit to buy potatoes from South Africa, as heavy rainfall affected local supply.

  • With increasing urbanisation, many African youths are migrating to cities and this means elders have no one to hand over their practical wisdom to
    Power of knowledge retention in farming and rural communities

    In addition to absence of appropriate information at the right time, lack of knowledge retention mechanisms is a big challenge for African farming and rural communities. Unfortunately, most resources continue to be directed at the dissemination of ideas from policymakers and development actors.

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    Africa must industrialise agric sector: AfDB

    AHMEDABAD — Africa must take agriculture as a business and industrialise the sector to accelerate the continent’s growth, African Development Bank (AfDB) president, Akinwumi Adesina has said.

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    ‘Economy to grow by 1,3% on agric uplift’

    Zimbabwe’s economy will grow by 1,3% this year, spurred by a growth in sectors such as agriculture, a new report has shown.

  • Finance minister Patrick Chinamasa proposed VAT on basics when he presented the 2017 National Budget in December last year.
    ZCDC set to introduce new mining business model

    THE Zimbabwe Consolidated Diamond Company (ZCDC) says it has a mining business model that stretches to the year 2047, which focuses on sustainable conglomerate and kimberlitic mining adopted after alluvial diamonds ran out.


  • Mutasa in make or break tie
    Dynamos coach Lloyd Mutasa

    THE Dynamos Football Club executive committee will meet the coaching department again on Friday to discuss the team’s poor form.

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  • soccer
    Black Rhinos continue ‘relegation fight’

    PACESETTERS Black Rhinos make their second trip to Bulawayo seeking to consolidate their lead in the Castle Lager Premier Soccer League when they face How Mine at Luveve Stadium this afternoon.

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    Coaches jostle for Tsholotsho job

    WINLESS Tsholotsho FC are in a rush to engage a head coach before their Castle Lager Premier Soccer League match against high-flying Ngezi Platinum tomorrow with former Bulawayo City coach Philani “Beefy” Ncube and Tavaka Gumbo tipped to take over from Farai Tawachera.

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    ITF/CAT African Junior Circuit 2017 for Bulawayo

    EIGHT local tennis players will be taking part in this year’s 14 and Under ITF/CAT African Junior Circuit to be hosted by Zimbabwe at Bulawayo Athletic Club and Bulawayo Country Club from Monday to June 4.

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    Mutasa on the brink

    DYNAMOS’ top hierarchy will today hold a crisis meeting with coach Lloyd Mutasa in a bid to find solutions to the team’s slide.

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    OK Grand Challenge field unveiled

    Comanche Brave and Royal Honour are the two favourites for this year’s OK Grand Challenge race which will be held at Borrowdale Race Course on June 3.


  • Young Igwe’s album launch venue shift a hoax
    Peter Moyo

    SUNGURA musician Peter Moyo, affectionately known as the Young Igwe, yesterday dismissed a message circulating on social media claiming that he had postponed the launch of his third album, Mopao Mokonzi, and moved it to his rural home Sessombi in Zhombe.

    Read more
  • Michael Mupotaringa
    Zim animator’s Africa Day gift wrapped

    MULTI-SKILLED artist Michael Mupotaringa is set commemorate Africa Day tomorrow with the release of an animation web series titled African Dynasties 1, which documents short biographies of Africa’s leading revolutionaries.

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    Sekurutau headlines Africa Day’s concert

    AFRICAN roots music singer Bryn Taurai Mteki — now known as Sekurutau — will headline an Africa Day’s eve concert dubbed Zim Traditional Music at City Sports Bar in Harare, as he continues to consolidate his return to music following a 16-year hiatus in the United States.

  • Sungura ace Alick Macheso
    Macheso to test new material at braai fest

    TOP sungura musician Alick Macheso will on Saturday sample new songs off his forthcoming album during the braai festival to be held at Surrey.

  • Phebion Tagarira
    Tagarira targets idol worshippers

    SOUTH Africa-based gospel artiste, Phebion Tagarira, has released a six-track album titled Zvedenga whose main thrust is to discourage people from idol worship.

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    14 Zimbos for Castle Lite SA concert

    DELTA Beverages beer brand Castle Lite has this year raised the bar from 10 to 14 people set to get the VIP experience package to Castle Lite Unlock Concert in Johannesburg, South Africa, where rising American hip-hop sensations Travis Scott and Bryson Tiller will thrill the crowds on June 18.

  • Rural Development, Promotion and Preservation of National Culture and Heritage minister Abednico Ncube
    Interest in national monuments on the rise

    INTEREST in museums and monuments site is rising, with over 70% locals visiting the sites for pleasure or using them for key lifetime events such as weddings and other private functions, national museums’ northern region director, Godhi Bvocho has said.

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    Umqombothi sports bar relaunches in style

    HUNDREDS of fun lovers thronged Nkulumane 5’s Bullet Shopping Centre on Sunday to celebrate Umqombothi Sports Bar’s relaunch, following the completion of renovations.

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