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The Zanu PF youth league has demanded that government repossesses at least 15 farms allegedly owned by former First Lady Grace Mugabe and redistribute them to youths. ...

DYING of viral hepatitis is becoming a bigger threat than dying of Aids, malaria or tuberculosis, a leading international health body, World Health Organisation (WHO), has said. ...

EIGHT members of the Zimbabwe National Army reportedly stormed Ceola Mine in Concession, Mashonaland Central province, last week and tried to disarm security guards before stealing gold ore ...

The MDC will tomorrow convene a special national council meeting to deal with issues agreed on and ratified at congress in Gweru last month, but are yet to ...

POLICE in Plumtree have smashed a cattle rustling syndicate operating in Bulilima and Mangwe districts that reportedly stole over 200 beasts. ...

THE sprouting of peri-urban settlements in the Midlands capital is burdening the existing old infrastructure run by Gweru City Council, a senior council official has said. ...

A WATERBORNE disease outbreak is looming at Beitbridge-based Drummond Ranch following revelations that workers are forced to drink unpurified water from an inland dam at the farm. ...

GOVERNMENT has been accused of flip-flopping on exhumations of Gukurahundi victims after Home Affairs deputy minister Mike Madiro said the exercise will be put on hold until a ...

TONGOGARA Rural District Council (RDC) is mulling a 300% rates hike as the cost of service provision continues to go up. ...

Egypt’s former president Mohammed Morsi, who was ousted by the army in 2013, has died in court, state TV says. ...

Bombs in Cameroon, Kenya and Somalia over the weekend killed at least 12 police officers, and injured dozens as authorities struggle to contain the Anglophone security crisis and the Al Shabaab insurgency respectively. ...

At least 30 people were killed and dozens injured in a triple suicide attack attributed to Boko Haram in northeastern Nigeria, emergency services said on Monday. ...

Argentina is investigating what caused a massive power cut that hit nearly 50 million people. ...

Hong Kong's most prominent student activist Joshua Wong has called for the resignation of leader Carrie Lam, after walking free from prison. ...

CIVIL servants are today convening an urgent meeting to discuss remuneration for their members in the wake of calls by some Apex Council members for an industrial action to arm-twist government into improving workers conditions of service. ...

THE main opposition MDC youth wing yesterday said it would take to the streets in mass protests against President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s government over its failure to arrest the spiralling cost of living, saying nothing would stop them from confronting Zanu PF. ...

OVER 500 party faithful are seeking appointment into the opposition Movement for Democratic Change’s national executive and standing committees, officials said yesterday. ...

GOVERNMENT has lauded the on-going road rehabilitation programme, saying despite economic challenges, roadworks in each district are going according to plan. ...

Recently, President Emmerson Mnangagwa signed the Tripartite Negotiating Forum Bill (TNF) into law, bringing labour, government and business to the negotiating table for legally binding decisions. ...

The opposition MDC has accused President Emmerson Mnangagwa of being divorced from reality, claiming his views and understanding of the situation obtaining on the ground do no tally with the current situation. ...

SOUTH Africa’s border town of Musina has witnessed a slump in business as the number of cross-border traders has dropped drastically due to economic problems of its northern neighbour. ...

HINGWE Primary school, with an enrolment of 1 000, is a death trap after parts of the classroom walls reportedly collapsed while lessons were in session, sending pupils scurrying for safety, parents have said. ...

BODIES of two villagers killed by a hippopotamus along the Gache Gache River in Kariba were retrieved at the weekend. ...

UMZINGWANE residents have bemoaned poor service delivery by the rural district council, which is failing to service septic tanks that are contaminating underground water, exposing them to waterborne diseases. ...

NTABAZINDUNA Chief Nhlanhlayemangwe Felix Ndiweni’s case of malicious damage to property was on Wednesday postponed after key witness, former Home Affairs minister Obert Mpofu failed to show up, prompting a subpoena to be issued against him. ...

PRICES for goods in Masvingo are higher than those in the capital, Harare, despite the country’s first urban settlement being closer to South Africa where most of Zimbabwe’s imports come from, the Consumer Council of Zimbabwe (CCZ) has said. ...

A 25-YEAR-OLD Chegutu man, Ideology Admire Hove, killed his two-year-old son following a heated argument with his wife. ...

AT least 30 African countries will be taking part in the inaugural African Union (AU) and United Nations (UN) Wildlife Economy Summit to be held in Victoria Falls from June 23 to 25. ...

Manicaland Provincial Affairs minister Ellen Gwaradzimba has bemoaned the collapse of industry and companies in province due to the country’s deepening economic woes. ...

Police in Bulawayo are appealing to members of the public to come and identify the body of a male adult that was discovered on Wednesday last week in Emganwini residential area, near Mbokodo abattoir. ...