• ‘Dzamara’s disappearance has tarnished Zim image’

    The disappearance of journalist and democracy activist Itai Dzamara has further tarnished Zimbabwe’s human rights image, Zimbabwe Human Rights Commission (ZHRC) chairperson Elasto Mugwadi told Parliament yesterday. (more…)

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  • 6 banks contribute to interbank facility

    THE Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) has announced that the interbank facility guaranteed by the African Import Bank (Afreximbank) now has $120 million after six local banks contributed $20 million. (more…)

  • Nyaradzo takes a dig at Tomana

    AFRO-JAZZ singer and women’s rights campaigner Nyaradzo Mashayamombe has taken a dig at Prosecutor-General Johannes Tomana and other people who see nothing wrong with having children as young as nine and 13 engaging in sexual activities. (more…)

  • US offside – MDC-T

    FORMER Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai’s opposition MDC-T party has reacted angrily to United States criticism of its “no reforms no elections” policy as well as resorting to the courts after poll loses. (more…)

    Obert Gutu: move by police confirmed Zimbabwe was “a police state”.
  • Fire guts Gono’s house

    FORMER Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe governor Gideon Gono’s double-storey house in Borrowdale Brooke was yesterday extensively damaged after it caught fire, which destroyed property worth more than $50 000. (more…)

    A police report was made and investigations into the cause of the fire at Gono's house are underway
  • Media accused of bias against small parties

    A LOCAL media watchdog has accused most media houses in the country of biased reporting and failing to give equal coverage to smaller political parties and independent candidates in the just-ended by-elections held on June 10. (more…)

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    2 Chinese acquitted of externalising $190 000

    HARARE magistrate Tendai Mahwe yesterday acquitted two Chinese nationals Mozhu Zhang (27) and Tang Cuijuan (53) who were facing charges of externalising over $190 000 to their country. (more…)

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    Zvimba among HIV hotspots: NAC

    MASHONALAND West districts such as Zvimba are emerging as the country’s potential HIV hotspots, according to a recent National Aids Council (NAC) survey that lists Matabeleland South Province as a high risk area. (more…)

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    ‘Dzamara’s disappearance has tarnished Zim image’

    The disappearance of journalist and democracy activist Itai Dzamara has further tarnished Zimbabwe’s human rights image, Zimbabwe Human Rights Commission (ZHRC) chairperson Elasto Mugwadi told Parliament yesterday. (more…)

    Bvute safe in battle for Crowhill

    OVER 300 residents who bought residential stands at the upmarket Crowhill Farm on the outskirts of Harare have reportedly regularised their ownership of the pieces of land with the new owner, Ozias Bvute. (more…)

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    Govt won’t tax churches: VP

    Vice-President Emmerson Mnangagwa yesterday said government has no plans to tax churches except for the business ventures they run on a commercial basis. (more…)

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    Mnangagwa not Justice minister

    VICE-PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa ceased to be substantive Justice minister in December when he assumed the Vice-Presidency, Deputy Chief Justice Luke Malaba has said. (more…)

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    Trust for blind women established

    THE Zimbabwe Blind Women Trust (ZBWT) has been established to deal with issues to do with visually impaired women and girls. (more…)

  • Govt, Old Mutual working on Dimaf II

    GOVERNMENT in partnership with Old Mutual is in the process of crafting modalities for a successor to the fund meant to bail out distressed companies, a government official has said. (more…)

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    6 banks contribute to interbank facility

    THE Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) has announced that the interbank facility guaranteed by the African Import Bank (Afreximbank) now has $120 million after six local banks contributed $20 million. (more…)

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    Weakening rand threatens Mealie-Brand exports

    FARM implements manufacturer Mealie-Brand says exports to Zambia currently constitute 20% of total volumes, but weakening of the South African rand and devaluation of Zambian kwacha was posing a threat. (more…)

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    Old Mutual appoints new Emerging Markets director

    OLD Mutual has announced the appointment of actuary Iain Williamson as the new finance director of Old Mutual Emerging Markets (OMEM) with effect from August 1.

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    Steward Bank Financial Services Centre: More than just traditional banking

    The Monthly Financial Sector Bulletin (MFSB) is always on the lookout for interesting delivery channel development initiatives in the sector and accordingly has been closely following developments at Steward Bank’s Avondale Branch, otherwise known as the Financial Services Centre (FSC). (more…)

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    CFI narrows loss, seeks to resolve legacy debt

    CFI Holdings narrowed its loss to $3,7 million for the half-year ended March 31 from $5,5 million in the comparable period in 2014 after the group halved its operating loss before depreciation, impairment and financing costs.

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    Allied Timbers’ Zanu PF donation haunts Fundira

    ALLIED Timbers Zimbabwe says an audit of the company by the Auditor-General will unravel whether or not there have been financial transgressions.

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    Falcon Gold sells off majority shareholding

    FALCON Gold Mine has sold off its majority shareholding in Venice Mine near Kadoma to an unnamed investor who will inject $4 million to kick start production following closure in 2002, New Dawn president and chief executive Ian Saunders said yesterday.

  • Raza happy with new finishing role

    ZIMBABWE cricket team batsman Sikandar Raza says he is happy with his new role in the team after recently flourishing while batting further down the order during the recent tour of Pakistan. (more…)

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    DeMbare withdraw Mukuruva

    THE Warriors were left facing a goalkeeping crisis yesterday ahead of their return leg of the African Nations Championships (Chan) qualifier away to the Comoros on Saturday after Dynamos withdrew Tatenda Mukuruva leaving Bernard Donovan as the only goalminder available. (more…)

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    Athletes call for increase in sponsorship

    LONG and middle distance athletes have called on the corporate world to increase sponsorship for athletics events as many have resorted to earning a living through the sport. (more…)

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    Obituary: Joseph James’ larger than life character

    I HAVE been privileged to know Joseph James, or as we would affectionately call him, Jumbo, for over 30 years and am deeply saddened by his passing away on Sunday.

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    PSL return excites Chidzambwa

    ZPC Kariba head coach Sunday Chidzambwa is excited by his return to the local Castle Lager Premier Soccer League after a 16-year absence despite a 1-0 loss to Triangle on Sunday at Gibbo.

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    Warriors hit top gear

    PREPARATIONS for Saturday’s African Nations Championships (Chan) preliminary round, second leg qualifier against the Comoros, went into overdrive yesterday both on and off the pitch as the Warriors started training while the government worked on getting a chartered flight for the senior national football team.

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    Mzilikazi bank on last year players

    Mzilikazi High School has seven Under-16 boys retained from last year’s team that took them to the national Copa Coca-Cola finals in Harare.

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    Zimbabwe Volleyball Association holds inter-provincials

    THE annual Zimbabwe Volleyball Association (ZVA) provincial tournament is on in Mutare this weekend with five of the country’s provinces expected to feature in the two-day event.

  • We’re ready for court challenge: Miss Zim Trust
    Emily Tatanga-Kachote

    MISS Zimbabwe Trust is prepared to face former Miss World Zimbabwe Emily Tatanga-Kachote (25) in court if she sees through her threat to sue the national pageant organisers over her dethronement.

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    Uncle Richie sets eyes on TV

    THE comedian behind Zviri Kumbonyatsofamba Sei jokes, Richard Mike Matimba — popularly known as Uncle Richie — said he was working on a pilot programme which will be presented to the Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation (ZBC) for approval very soon.

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    BaShupi back from Namibia tour

    PEACE Ndlovu, known in music circles as Ba Shupi, performed at Song Night, a popular Namibian show last week in Windhoek.

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    Makamba produces online talk show

    RADIO personality Zororo Makamba’s current affairs online talk show, Tonight With Zororo Episode 1, Season 1, will be released today at www.twzshow.com.

    Masvingo’s Charles Austin Theatre faces closure

    THE country’s third-biggest theatre, Charles Austin in Masvingo, is on the brink of closure after its former artistic director Leeroy Gono — who won a $44 000 labour dispute — decided to enforce a writ of execution to attach the theatre’s property.

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    Zembe picks up guitar, ropes in Jah Prayzah

    YESTERYEAR gospel musician Noel Zembe, who has been kept away from the music circles because of economic challenges and an accident that nearly claimed his life in 2013, said he was now considering another run in music.

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    I miss Dhewa: Macheso

    SUNGURA ace Alick Macheso said he misses the late musician Tongai “Dhewa” Moyo, whom he described as “a loving friend”

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    Changamire hip-hop festival flops

    THERE was drama at Changamire Hip-Hop Festival on Saturday night at Travel Plaza when the fiesta was called off under unclear circumstances, much to the disgruntlement of fans who had braved the cold to attend the show.

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