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IT is 5:30pm in the city centre of Zimbabwe’s capital, Harare, and the sun is setting to mark the end of yet another day in a country that is experiencing economic and political turmoil. ...

Mathias Mhere yesterday said plans are underway to take the Hossana Pakufamba Concert across the country following a successful initial concert held in the Harare Gardens last Saturday. ...

SELF-EXILED former minister Saviour Kasukuwere believes ex-president Robert Mugabe’s death must unite Zimbabweans to fix the economy, adding that blaming the departed strongman will not bring solutions to the country’s multi-faceted crisis. ...

A HARARE couple Tawanda Chimurure and Fadzai Simango are seeking assistance to raise US$13 000 to have their three-month-old baby, Mikayla Rutendo, undergo surgery in India to correct a heart defect. ...

WAR veterans yesterday have claimed that mischievous criminals and failed politicians were behind the demonising of the late former President Robert Mugabe in his last days and defended Defence minister, Oppah Muchinguri and her deputy Victor Matemadanda who were reportedly under fire for attacking the nationalist. ...

There are indications that Zifa are plotting to engage Norman Mapeza to take over as the Warriors coach in January after the former national team captain quit FC Platinum to take a break from football. ...

THE late MDC leader Morgan Tsvangirai, at one time, had prepared a condolence message on former President Robert Mugabe in 2016 following widespread rumours on social media that he had passed on. ...

FORMER President Robert Mugabe will be buried at the National Heroes Acre in Harare in about 30 days, after the construction of a special mausoleum, his nephew said yesterday, extending the drama over Zimbabwe’s founding leader. ...

The Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) has finally breathed a sigh of relief after efforts by a former employee, who had sought to garnish its bank account over a US$518 331 debt, were thwarted by the High Court on Wednesday last week. ...

Norman Mapeza has been linked with a move to Manica Diamonds following his surprise resignation as FC Platinum coach yesterday ahead of the team’s Caf Champions League clash with Mozambique side UD Songo at Barbourfields Stadium on Sunday. ...

TRENDING gospel songbird Janet Manyowa (pictured) has been unstoppable since hitting the good times a few years ago. ...

The new Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) and Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) boards face a daunting task in dealing with the country’s monetary problems and bring the much-needed stability and confidence in the market. ...

A MEETING between President Emmerson Mnangagwa and former First Lady Grace Mugabe yesterday failed to break the impasse over former President Robert Mugabe’s burial place, with the late nationalist’s family maintaining the former leader would have a private burial at his ancestral home in what is seen as a snub to his successor and the clique that toppled him. ...

AS a young lad, my late grandmother would occasionally ship me to her rural home in Nkayi, where, for the first time, I came face to face with the late former President Robert Mugabe’s handiwork. ...

A TENSE atmosphere engulfed Robert Gabriel Mugabe International Airport when a chartered plane carrying the body of former President Robert Mugabe arrived yesterday. ...

ZIMBABWE’S inflation-ravaged dollar has plunged 79% against the greenback since it was declared the sole legal tender on June 24, amid an acute foreign currency shortage and diminishing market confidence. ...

WARRIORS coach Joey Antipas is leaving no stone unturned in his bid to qualify Zimbabwe to their maiden World Cup final as well as the 2021 African Cup of Nations (Afcon), saying he would fuse the team with some of the players who have not played for the national team before to beef up the squad. ...

SOUTH AFRICA-BASED lawyer and beauty model, Jemimah Kandemiiri, is set to represent Zimbabwe at the 59th edition of the Miss International pageant to be held on November 12 at the Tokyo Dome City Hall in Japan. ...

THE 12th edition of Sanganai/Hlanganani World Tourism Expo roars into life in Bulawayo tomorrow amid poor exhibitor numbers. ...

CHINESE firm, Anhui Foreign Economic Construction Group Limited (Afecc) says it is still mobilising funds for the Harare-Beitbridge and Harare-Chirundu highways dualisation. ...

He arrived late for this match and also stood up very late into the match to score a goal that made the difference; and one that sparred Zimbabwe some blushes, rescuing a World Cup dream that was threatening to end in an embarrassing fashion. ...

FORMER President Robert Mugabe’s burial has reportedly been postponed indefinitely as haggling over his burial place rages on, amid fresh developments that chiefs from his Gushungo clan want him buried secretly at a sacred place in his ancestral home in Zvimba, in line with their tradition. ...

PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa’s “new dispensation” saw the elevation of two musicians to the post of deputy minister. ...

FOLLOWING an outbreak of xenophobic violence in South Africa recently, Shoko Festival director Farai Munroe — popularly known as Comrade Fatso — has said this year’s edition, to be headlined by South African comedienne Celeste Ntuli, will be used as a unifying platform. ...

SEVERAL meetings held between government and former President Robert Mugabe’s relatives have reportedly failed to resolve the impasse over where the late nationalist leader would be buried, sources have revealed. ...

TURNING around Zimbabwe’s economic fortunes will require more than technocratic approaches and government should urgently create platforms for an inclusive and sustained dialogue, says a new report by a global independent policy research organisation. ...

LOCAL stand-up comedian Learnmore Mwanyenyeka, popularly known as Long John, has scooped the Pan African Comic of the Year award at the Comic Choice Awards held at Gold Reef City in Johannesburg, South Africa. ...

A SOUTH African corporate watchdog has said the late former President Robert Mugabe could have taken Zimbabwe far had he not adopted dogmatic economic policies prescribed by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank in the formative years of the country’s independence. ...

THE late former President Robert Mugabe is likely to be buried at the national shrine this Sunday after what is expected to be a huge send off at the National Sports Stadium on Saturday, highly-placed sources have said. ...

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