• Harare Carnival makes a return

    THE Harare International Carnival makes a return this year after it was shelved last year, with sungura musician, Peter “Young Igwe” Moyo — who launched his third album on Thursday night — set to perform at the event.

    Peter Moyo performing during album launch at Jazz 24/7 in Harare on Thursday
  • Zanu PF plots provincial shutdown

    ZANU PF is plotting a shutdown of Mashonaland East and is reportedly forcing schools in the province to release their buses and trucks to carry supporters to President Robert Mugabe’s rally slated for next Saturday at Rudhaka Stadium in Marondera.

    President Robert Mugabe
  • Warriors mutiny . . . as players threaten camp boycott

    The Warriors’ preparations for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) football campaign could be in jeopardy with some players threatening to boycott the team’s camp in solidarity with fellow players who were omitted by interim coach Norman Mapeza, at the behest of Zifa president Philip Chiyangwa.

    Dropped Willard Katsande
  • Mugabe the bishop of dictators: Biti

    Former Finance minister and People’s Democratic Party leader (PDP), Tendai Biti has said most youth in the country now think it is now normal to be vendors on the streets and to see dilapidated infrastructure at companies such as National Railways of Zimbabwe (NRZ).

    President Robert Mugabe
  • Rule on Tsvangirai case: Court told

    A HARARE man, who dragged opposition MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai to court demanding payment after allegedly facilitating a coalition of the opposition during the 2013 harmonised elections, has called on the Labour Court to finalise the matter without further delay.

    MDC - T leader Morgan Tsvangirai
  • Zanu PF plots provincial shutdown
    President Robert Mugabe

    ZANU PF is plotting a shutdown of Mashonaland East and is reportedly forcing schools in the province to release their buses and trucks to carry supporters to President Robert Mugabe’s rally slated for next Saturday at Rudhaka Stadium in Marondera.

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  • President Robert Mugabe
    Mugabe the bishop of dictators: Biti

    Former Finance minister and People’s Democratic Party leader (PDP), Tendai Biti has said most youth in the country now think it is now normal to be vendors on the streets and to see dilapidated infrastructure at companies such as National Railways of Zimbabwe (NRZ).

  • MDC - T leader Morgan Tsvangirai
    Rule on Tsvangirai case: Court told

    A HARARE man, who dragged opposition MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai to court demanding payment after allegedly facilitating a coalition of the opposition during the 2013 harmonised elections, has called on the Labour Court to finalise the matter without further delay.

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    Disadvantaged girls get new lifeline

    While some girls were busy with their studies, 15-year-old Chipo (not real name), was already being mentored on how to become a perfect wife.

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    Man fined $100 for axing neighbour

    A 41-YEAR-OLD Gokwe man, who killed his neighbour by striking him with a log and an axe in a dispute over stray pigs, was yesterday fined $100 after being convicted of culpable homicide.

  • Auxillia Mnangagwa
    ACF to bail out government

    AFRICA Chrome Fields (ACF), owned by South Africa-based Moti Group of Companies, has pledged to construct a number of schools in Zibagwe as part of their corporate social responsibility programme.

  • GAVEL
    Top cop offers to pay $25 alimony

    A MASVINGO magistrate has quashed a senior police officer’s offer to pay $25 as maintenance per child for his two children, saying it is a pittance given his job.

  • Accordingly, the owner of property, such as cash, has or should have exclusive ownership rights over it and this is guaranteed in the Constitution
    Swipe machines replace cash for lobola payments

    JORDAN Mbanga (35) still has memories of how he left $3 500 cash in the hands of his in-laws on that Friday night in Bikita.

  • Manufacturing sector in dire need of support
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    Local manufacturing companies are under capacitated to supply mining consumables, due to capital constraints, obsolete equipment and high cost structures, mining executives have said.

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    Delta injects $1,3m into sorghum farming

    DELTA Beverages injected $1,3 million into its beverages sorghum contract farming scheme (BSCFS) during the 2016/17 financial year and expects to receive about 12 000 metric tonnes of both red and white sorghum, an official has said.

  • Gershem Pasi
    Shamed Zimra boss Pasi resigns

    SUSPENDED Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (Zimra) commissioner-general, Gershem Pasi, who was facing 45 charges of misconduct, has resigned.

  • Forty Nissan NP 300 single cab trucks will be won in the 29th edition of OK Grand Challenge jackpot promotion which was launched at the Borrowdale Racecourse yesterday
    OK Zimbabwe profits jump 800%

    OK Zimbabwe’s profit after tax grew by 800,9% to $6,1 million from $700 000 in 2016 due to improved customer service, product mix, efficiencies, margins and better management of cost.

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    ZPA plots to curb illegal poultry imports

    THE Zimbabwe Poultry Association (ZPA) is in the process of setting up an anonymous tip-off initiative to curb the proliferation of illegal imports threatening viability of the industry.

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    Zim poorly ranked in providing financial services

    ZIMBABWE is ranked fourth from last in sub-Saharan Africa in terms providing financial services to people living in the rural areas, a World Bank report said.


  • Warriors mutiny . . . as players threaten camp boycott
    Dropped Willard Katsande

    The Warriors’ preparations for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) football campaign could be in jeopardy with some players threatening to boycott the team’s camp in solidarity with fellow players who were omitted by interim coach Norman Mapeza, at the behest of Zifa president Philip Chiyangwa.

    Read more
  • soccer
    Bottom-of-the-table clash at Luveve

    COACH Philani Ncube returns to Bulawayo tomorrow with his new club Harare City to face fellow strugglers Bantu Rovers in a league at Luveve Stadium tomorrow, with both sides looking to bounce back from midweek defeats.

  • Norman Mapeza
    Mapeza wary of Bosso

    FC Platinum has had it relatively easy in the last two league matches, beating Chicken Inn and Yadah, but they are anticipating a difficult match when they host Bulawayo giants Highlanders at Mandava Stadium tomorrow.

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    Mapeza’s Chosen Ones

    FORMER Warriors captain, Willard Katsande and three other senior players, Nyasha Mushekwi, Matthew Rusike and Cuthbert Malajila, have been left out of the provisional squad announced by interim coach Norman Mapeza yesterday, ahead of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifiers, which begin early next month.

  • soccer
    Tsholotsho’s problems continue to mount

    Tsholotsho FC, winless to date in the Castle Lager Premier Soccer League were yesterday routed by a supercharged Ngezi Platinum Stars, who pumped in two goals in each half to hand the home team a sixth defeat in 10 matches.

  • soccer
    Yadah demolish Triangle

    YADAH arrested their four-match losing streak in the Castle Lager Premier Soccer League with a comfortable win over 10-man Triangle at Morris Depot yesterday.


  • Harare Carnival makes a return
    Peter Moyo performing during album launch at Jazz 24/7 in Harare on Thursday

    THE Harare International Carnival makes a return this year after it was shelved last year, with sungura musician, Peter “Young Igwe” Moyo — who launched his third album on Thursday night — set to perform at the event.

    Read more
  • Edith WeUtonga
    Zimu set to establish women’s desk

    THE Zimbabwe Musicians’ Union (Zimu) has set up a women’s desk and is currently in the process of compiling data on female musicians as part of efforts to empower and promote local female musicians.

  • Tedious Matsito
    Matsito fundraiser raises $350

    More than six musicians took to the stage on the eve of Africa Day in a fundraising show for the legendary sungura icon, Tedious Matsito, who suffered a stroke in December last year while on tour in South Africa, and raised $354 from the gate takings.

  • Killer T
    Weekend Outing

    Festival-goers will be in for a treat tomorrow as the Miombo Festival roars into life at its ceremonial home in Christon Bank, Mazowe.

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    Zimdancehall dazzles local chanter

    LOCAL musician, Simbarashe Abel Piyo, who goes by the name Piyo Matosie, has been disillusioned by the genre of his choice — Zimdancehall.

  • Bona Chikore
    Uproar over Bona’s appointment

    The appointment of President Robert Mugabe’s daughter, Bona Chikore to the new 11-member Zimbabwe Censorship Board has torched off a storm, with several players in the arts industry questioning her suitability.

  • Carl Joshua Ncube
    Carl Joshua Ncube selected as a TED Fellow

    NEW York — Stand up comedian Carl Joshua Ncube has been selected as a TED Fellows, joining a class of 21 change makers from around the world, who will each deliver a talk from at the TEDGlobal 2017 conference from August 27 to 30 in Arusha, Tanzania.

  • Oliver Mutukudzi
    New Tuku biography unveiled

    UNITED States-based academic and ethnomusicologist, Jennifer Kyker, has officially unveiled her book on local music legend Oliver “Tuku” Mtukudzi titled Oliver Mtukudzi: Living Tuku Music In Zimbabwe.

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