• Tsvimborume — The story of Mwenezi’s lifelong bachelor

    THE dirt road from Neshangwe Business Centre in Mwenezi stretches through the arid ward 5, where donkeys and goats compete to consume the little vegetation at the edges on the road in poverty-stricken Makotore village.

    Headman Makotore shows Tsvimborume’s grave
  • 1 000 new farmers resist Mutendi’s Central Estates takeover

    MVUMA — Over a thousand resettled farmers at Central Estates Farm, 10km northwest of Mvuma, are resisting Zion Christian Church leader Nehemiah Mutendi’s attempts to take over the farm’s headquarters.

    The three-storey mansion at Central Estates headqaurters left behind by Nicholas van Hoogstraten
  • Film on early child marriages launched

    AFRICA Women Filmmakers Trust (AWFT) early this week launched a film documenting the challenges associated with child marriages, which is part of a broad strategy to use video communication as a tool to change attitudes and behaviour.

    Canadian ambassador to Zimbabwe, Kumar Gupta
  • Revival put to test

    The Harare City and Dynamos clash this afternoon pits two sides that are desperate to convince everyone and more so themselves that they are finally on the right track in their campaigns which started rather ominously.

    William Manondo (27) joins Ronald Chitiyo (7) and Martin Vengesai (9)  in celebrating the winner  yesterday
  • Protests over Mphoko hotel stay

    ANGRY ordinary residents and activists yesterday besieged a Harare five-star hotel demanding that Vice-President Phelekezela Mphoko, who has been holed up in its luxurious presidential suite since his appointment in December 2014, vacates immediately.

    Mphoko-Demo
  • Chidakwa confusing diamond mining operations
    Walter Chidhakwa_Minister of Mines

    On Tuesday June 15, 2016, the State media carried an article about Zimbabwe Consolidated Diamond Company (ZCDC) being poised to begin mining in Gache Gache, Kariba.

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    Govt urged to decriminalise use of illegal drugs

    ZIMBABWE Civil organisation and Drug Network (ZCLDN) has urged government to decriminalise the use of illegal drugs, saying abusers need to be assisted rather than punished.

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    ‘Nkomo statue fingered in rot at museum, monuments’

    CONTROVERSY surrounding the creation of a statue to celebrate the late nationalist and former Vice-President Joshua Nkomo continues after a National Museums and Monuments of Zimbabwe (NMMZ) whistleblower claimed there was rampant corruption bedevilling the quasi-State institution.

  • Frank Buyanga
    ‘Loan shark’ Buyanga’s house auctioned

    Property mogul Frank Buyanga, yesterday lost his Greendale house which was put up for sale by the Sherriff in a bid to recover $535 000 after he failed to reimburse a local couple $132 000 following a botched deal.

  • Headman Makotore shows Tsvimborume’s grave
    Tsvimborume — The story of Mwenezi’s lifelong bachelor

    THE dirt road from Neshangwe Business Centre in Mwenezi stretches through the arid ward 5, where donkeys and goats compete to consume the little vegetation at the edges on the road in poverty-stricken Makotore village.

  • smoke-that-cigarette
    Alcohol-related violence on the rise

    THERE is a worrying trend of increased incidences of alcohol-related violence in Zimbabwe, which is also one of the countries with a huge burden of under-age smoking.

  • The three-storey mansion at Central Estates headqaurters left behind by Nicholas van Hoogstraten
    1 000 new farmers resist Mutendi’s Central Estates takeover

    MVUMA — Over a thousand resettled farmers at Central Estates Farm, 10km northwest of Mvuma, are resisting Zion Christian Church leader Nehemiah Mutendi’s attempts to take over the farm’s headquarters.

  • school-children
    Doma people: A neglected lot

    FOR the Doma children and people of Mbire, a district tucked away at the edges of Zimbabwe in Mashonaland Central province, hundreds of kilometres from the centre of government power and privilege, life is a daily nightmare.

  • Cash crisis impedes grain imports: GMAZ
    Finance minister Patrick Chinamasa

    THE Grain Millers Association of Zimbabwe (GMAZ) is set to hold a meeting with the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) over Telegraphic Transfer (TT) delays which have affected imports posing a threat to the food security situation.

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  • Air Zimbabwe
    AirZim holds CEO interviews

    Troubled Air Zimbabwe intensified its search for a substantive chief executive officer after interviewing five shortlisted candidates on Wednesday.

  • pile-of-money-1
    MyBucks SA debuts on Frankfurt Stock Exchange

    GETBUCKS controlling shareholder, MyBucks SA, debuted on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange yesterday after raising €15,5 million through an initial public offering (IPO), which was oversubscribed.

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    European Commission, World Vision invest in aquaculture

    The European Commission (EC) and World Vision have combined forces to increase fisheries and aquaculture in the country to provide communities in eight districts with a source of income.

  • Lafarge-chief-executive-officer-Amal-Lantawi-speaking-at-the-launch-of-the-company's-new-cement-packaging-in-Harare-last-week
    Bring on Dangote: Lafarge

    Lafarge Cement Zimbabwe chief executive officer Amal Tantawi, says Aliko Dangote is welcome to invest in the country although local cement producers have capacity to meet the needs of the market.

  • Maize
    Maize reserves enough for five months

    The grain reserve now holds 120 000 tonnes after the Grain Marketing Board (GMB) received 50 000 metric tonnes from farmers, Finance minister Patrick Chinamasa has said.

  • Omen-Muza
    The unintended-but-welcome consequences of our currency crisis

    “Good bankers, like good tea, can only be appreciated when they are in hot water.”

  • Finance minister Patrick Chinamasa
    Mid-term fiscal review set for next month

    FINANCE minister Patrick Chinamasa will announce the mid-term fiscal policy review statement next month amid indications he may be forced to review some of the targets due to the harsh economic environment.

  • Heartbreak for Lock brothers
    Tennis12

    Zimbabwe tennis high-flying brothers, Benjamin and Courtney Lock, failed to make it two titles in as many weeks after they lost in straights sets to top seeds Hugo NYS and Andrea Vavassori in the ITF F1 Futures tournament doubles final and Harare Sports Club yesterday.

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  • Kudakwashe Musharu of How Mine (in white) charges towards goal under attention from Gerald Ndlovu  of Hwange in a match played at Luveve Stadium yesterday
    How Mine snatch point against Chapungu

    HOW MINE striker Kuda Musharu scored five minutes from full-time as the miners rescued a point against Chapungu in a Castle Lager Premier Soccer League match at Ascot yesterday.

  • Bruce Kangwa
    Akbay in ZPC Kariba test

    Highlanders coach Erol Akbay believes his lack of knowledge of his rivals in the Castle Lager Premier Soccer League is working in his favour, ahead of his side’s clash with ZPC Kariba at Barbourfields Stadium tomorrow afternoon. (more…)

  • William Manondo (27) joins Ronald Chitiyo (7) and Martin Vengesai (9)  in celebrating the winner  yesterday
    Revival put to test

    The Harare City and Dynamos clash this afternoon pits two sides that are desperate to convince everyone and more so themselves that they are finally on the right track in their campaigns which started rather ominously.

  • Phillip-Chiyangwa
    Parly quizzes Chiyangwa

    NATIONAL Football Association of Zimbabwe (Nafaz) president Philip Chiyangwa was yesterday grilled by the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Sport over his decision to dissolve the debt-ridden Zifa, but maintained that what they had done was necessary and above board.

  • Bruce Kangwa
    It’s not inside . . .

    BRUCE Kangwa grabbed a brace to power Highlanders to an important win over struggling Border Strikers at Barbourfields Stadium, propelling Bosso to the summit of the Castle Lager Premier Soccer League table.

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    Chiyangwa project stumbles

    EFFORTS by the Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa), to be placed under trustee management and avoid settling sky-rocketing debts of more than $6 million, have been dealt a major blow, after the Master of the High Court filed a report urging the court to dismiss the application

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    Mushekwi races Fabiano for Golden Boot

    ZIMBABWE international striker, Nyasha Mushekwi has lit up the Chinese second-tier league with his goal-scoring prowess, which has thrust him into the race for the Golden Boot Award.

  • Film on early child marriages launched
    Canadian ambassador to Zimbabwe, Kumar Gupta

    AFRICA Women Filmmakers Trust (AWFT) early this week launched a film documenting the challenges associated with child marriages, which is part of a broad strategy to use video communication as a tool to change attitudes and behaviour.

    Read more
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    Afro Jazz Forum introduces Saturday Jazz

    A grouping of jazz artists under the auspices of The Afro Jazz Forum will perform every last Saturday of every month at various venues.

  • FILE PICTURE: Jah Prayzah
    I still have more to offer: Jah Prayzah

    TOP musician, Jah Prayzah will on August 12 release his much-awaited 10-track album Mudhara Vachauya at the Harare International Conference Centre auditorium in Harare.

  • Zimpraise Choir.
    Gospel musicians for crusade

    AN array of gospel musicians, including the Zimpraise trio of Mpostori Wency, Talent Chigwanha and Fellan Chiroodza, as well as emerging talents, Forward and Gladmore Mazuruse will tonight set the stage alight at the Bright Light Prophetic Ministries Open Heaven Holy Ground launch at Mindy’s Leisure Centre in Harare.

  • Kombo Chapfika
    Starling’s exhibition draws crowds

    Neville Starling’s solo exhibition titled Rest Until attracted a full house, with over 100 people in attendance, at the Corridor Gallery in Harare on Wednesday evening. (more…)

  • Faheem Somanje
    Macheso ‘adopts’ Faheem Somanje

    THINGS are looking good for Pengaudzoke frontman, Faheem Somanje, amid indications that sungura ace, Alick Macheso, has promised to assist the young musician in producing his first album.

  • Kuda-Mutsvene
    New gospel group releases debut album

    A NEW gospel music outfit, Soul Ministries, has released its debut album Heavenly Way (Nzira Yekudenga) as it seeks to reach out to the world through music.

  • Lady-Squanda
    Dancehall artistes urged to be professional

    STAKEHOLDERS in the music industry have decried lack of professionalism as the biggest undoing for many local dancehall artistes, while many female chanters fail to hit the big time as their popularity ratings among fans are very low.

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