• Durban July: A cultural extravaganza that surpasses expectations

    I HAVE been attending the Vodacom Durban July since 2014, but I can assure you, South Africa’s coastal city of Durban will never run dry for it always has something great to offer.

    SLITHERY FRIEND ... Visitors lift a python at the PheZulu Safari Lodge snake farm during the Vodacom Durban July
  • Govt forces villagers to pay $10 for Heroes Day commemorations

    GOVERNMENT has ordered villagers, resettled farmers and civil servants in Manicaland to contribute various sums of money each ranging between 50c and $10 towards the Heroes Day commemorations slated for next month, NewsDay heard yesterday.

    Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
  • ‘Zanu PF militia perpetrates violence’

    PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe yesterday admitted the existence of Zanu PF militia groups unleashing terror against political opponents, but absolved the ruling party of the crime, describing the militias as “bandits” abusing the party name.

    They identified themselves as Zanu PF youth sent by President Robert Mugabe (pictured) to protect the area.
  • No Talent, no problem

    Despite the withdrawal from the squad of key players, Warriors coach Sunday Chidzambwa believes everything is still in their favour for them to overturn a first leg deficit and progress to the next stage of the African Nations Championship (Chan) football qualifiers.

    Warriors coach Sunday Chidzambwa
  • Miss Zim queen search on tonight

    THIS evening marks the biggest journey for some of the country’s top models as they tussle for the crown of the most beautiful woman who will be voted Miss World Zimbabwe 2017 at the country’s premier beauty pageant’s grand finale set for Borrowdale Brooke Golf and Country Club in Harare.

    Miss Zimbabwe contestants
  • Govt budget overrun sours to $900 million
    Finance minister Patrick Chinamasa presenting the 2016 Annual Budget Review and 2017 Economic Outlook

    The government had a budget overrun of a whopping $902,2 million by the end of 2016 on the back of huge employment costs and agriculture recovery that were largely unplanned for in the annual budget.

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  • gold
    Gold production target reviewed

    THE government has revised downwards its gold production target of 28 tonnes to 24,5 tonnes for this year due to loss of production in January and February largely as a result of heavy rains that flooded most mines.

  • Reserve-Bank-Governor-John-Mangudya-speaking-at-the-Monetory-Policy-at-Reserve-Bank-Of-Zimbabwe-yesterday
    Mangudya warns bankers

    THE Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) has warned bankers against conniving with cash dealers, as reports of bank officials getting involved in the parallel market continue to rise.

  • Finance minister Patrick Chinamasa cuts the ribbon at the official opening of Grant Thornton offices along Enterprise Road in Harare yesterday
    Export earnings edge up

    Zimbabwe has registered a slight growth in export earnings after earning $2,58 billion up from $2,57 billion as of June 16 this year, compared to the same period last year.

  • John Mangudya
    $175m bond notes in circulation: Mangudya

    THE Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) has now injected $175 million worth of bond notes in the market, as cash shortages are pushing the central bank to draw on the Afreximbank-backed surrogate currency.

  • gold
    1 million hectares earmarked for gold mining

    THE GOVERNMENT is in the process of releasing one million hectares of land for gold mining purposes in all the country’s provinces to boost the mineral’s production.


  • No Talent, no problem
    Warriors coach Sunday Chidzambwa

    Despite the withdrawal from the squad of key players, Warriors coach Sunday Chidzambwa believes everything is still in their favour for them to overturn a first leg deficit and progress to the next stage of the African Nations Championship (Chan) football qualifiers.

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  • Jonathan Mashingaidze
    Ex-Zifa boss faces fraud probe

    Former Zifa chief executive officer Jonathan Mashingaidze is allegedly currently undergoing fraud investigations for operating a Ponzi scheme in collusion with some of Zifa’s creditors.

  • The Sables at trainning yesterday
    Sables seek Simbas’ scalp

    Zimbabwe senior national rugby team captain Denford Mutamangira has urged his colleagues to forget about the loss to Namibia last weekend and focus on beating Kenya when the Sables return to Hartsfields Rugby Grounds in Bulawayo this afternoon after seven years.

  • soccer
    SA robs Bantu Rovers again

    BANTU ROVERS have lost yet another influential player following striker Obrey Chirinda’s exit as he joins colleague Bukhosi Sibanda at South African National First Division side Ubuntu Cape Town FC.

  • Part of the crowds that attended the 2016 edition of Copa Coca Cola in Gwanda (2)
    Rusununguko, Pfupajena through to Copa finals

    RUSUNGUKO High School had half of their players vetted out, but showed great resilience to go all the way to the final of the Copa Coca-Cola Under-15 boys tournament and will face Pfupajena High School in today’s final.

  • Abbas Amidu
    Amidu quits Caps

    CAPS United powerful forward Abbas Amidu turned down a $1 million deal from five-time African football champions Zamalek to settle for modest Egyptian side Smouha, who have been playing in the Caf Confederation Cup tournament.


  • Miss Zim queen search on tonight
    Miss Zimbabwe contestants

    THIS evening marks the biggest journey for some of the country’s top models as they tussle for the crown of the most beautiful woman who will be voted Miss World Zimbabwe 2017 at the country’s premier beauty pageant’s grand finale set for Borrowdale Brooke Golf and Country Club in Harare.

    Read more
  • TD Jakes
    TD Jakes confirms Zim trip

    PROMINENT United States preacher and senior pastor of the Potter’s House, Thomas Dexter Jakes — popularly known as TD Jakes — said he was excited about his maiden visit to Zimbabwe as a guest at the International Gospel and Music Festival scheduled for September 5 to 9 at the National Sports Stadium in Harare.

  • Sabhuku Vharazipi
    Vharazipi breaks dry spell

    COMIC actor David Mubaiwa —popularly known as Sabhuku Vharazipi — has broken his two-year spell of silence with the release of Sabhuku Vharazipi 4 scheduled for later this month.

  • Jah-Prayzah
    Weekend Outing

    Mashonaland East province will tomorrow host the provincial competition of the annual Chibuku Road to Fame music extravaganza at the Cocktail Bar in Murewa, where several bands will battle for honours to book a ticket to represent the province at the national finals set for September 30 at Glamis Arena in Harare. Chibuku Road to […]

  • When you read for an hour every day, it translates to a book a week
    Guidance, counselling book released

    TWO local authors — Nhamo Chikwava and Priscilla Musoki — have released a guidance and counselling textbook titled Nhaka targeted at empowering Form 1 pupils across the country with knowledge around culture and tradition.

  • Tedious Matsito
    Matsito back on stage

    VETERAN sungura musician, Tedious Matsito, is back on the stage after having gone off the radar for some time due to illness.

  • PJ Powers
    PJ Powers for Green concert

    DECORATED South African singer Penelope Jane Dunlop — popularly known as PJ Powers — heads to Zimbabwe, ahead of the Green Concert set for July 28 at Zimbabwe National Parks and Wildlife Authority headquarters in Harare where she is billed to perform as a guest artiste.

  • Zodwa Wabantu
    Zodwa Wabantu fever grips Byo

    SOUTH African dancer, Zodwa Wabantu, descends on Bulawayo’s Club Connect in her debut show in Zimbabwe, amid indications that the city has been gripped by frenzy after an advert of her show was flighted on social media networks yesterday.

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