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PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa’s junkets have caused a storm after he hired a luxury jet from Dubai early this week to fly him to Victoria Falls, where he officially opened the third edition of the rural district councils chairpersons’ indaba on Thursday. ...

A Zimbabwean nurse travelled from Cape Town to Cairo by road, enduring visa delays, internet blackouts and revolutionary protests, all for the love of football. ...

IT is near impossible to put into words the feelings that are experienced in such a treasured National Park like Hwange. ...

President Emmerson Mnangagwa says Vice-President Constantino Chiwenga was recovering in South Africa after being airlifted there for urgent treatment due to a persistent illness that has dogged him for several months now. ...

EXCITING gospel songbird Janet Manyowa has hinted that she has started working on a new album — after the release of Grateful last year — and will drop two teasers from that third offering before the year is out. ...

Jamaica, Malawi, Zimbabwe and Uganda still have a chance of finishing in the top five. Malawi vs Zimbabwe Malawi on Thursday secured a 59-43 win over Zimbabwe, a ...

Tensions are high in the Ethiopian southern city of Hawassa where hospital authorities said on Friday that at least three people have died amid a showdown between state security forces and some local activists who want to declare a new region for their Sidama ethnic group. ...

Authorities in Rwanda on Thursday refuted reports that the fishmmonger responsible for Uganda’s renewed Ebola surveillance, had crossed into the border town of Gisenyi. ...

A strong earthquake has shaken the Greek capital of Athens, knocking out phone networks and power in parts of the city. ...

Former South African president Jacob Zuma will give further testimony to a corruption inquiry, withdrawing an earlier threat to pull out. ...

DYNAMOS has completed the signing of Godknows Murwira on loan from FC Platinum, to take their mid-season transfer acquisitions to four and the midfielder is expected to feature for the club when they face off with rivals Caps United in the Harare derby at Rufaro Stadium on Sunday. ...

MISS Zimbabwe International director Patience Lusengo yesterday said modelling programmes were designed to empower young women who would have won crowns in various pageants with lifelong skills they would use even beyond their reigns ...

AMERICAN online ride-hailing service, inDriver, has begun recruiting local drivers for its service ahead of launch in Zimbabwe towards month end. ...

Platinum miner Mimosa says it is performing at full capacity and sees no threats of losses for its operation in the immediate future. ...

BUSINESSES yesterday convened a crisis meeting to map a way forward as the country’s electricity challenges continue weighing down industrial productivity. ...

THE Hospitality Association of Zimbabwe (HAZ) says hotels operating in Victoria Falls should be allowed to receipt payments in foreign currency, after government outlawed the multi-currency system. ...

GOVERNMENT yesterday agreed to extend the $400 cushioning allowance to all civil servants at a meeting with the Apex Council. ...

VICE-PRESIDENT Kembo Mohadi has said government will soon review traditional leaders allowances because their earnings are meagre given the prevailing economic situation. ...

Government officials and politicians have allegedly grabbed gold milling centres set up by the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) and have turned them into private operations, it has emerged. ...

Public Service, Labour and Social Welfare minister Sekai Nzenza has given National Social Security Authority (NSSA) pensioners a once-off discretionary bonus to cushion them from the increase in cost of living. ...

THE Zanu PF youth league yesterday announced plans to invade and take over farms from multiple owners for redistribution to young people in yet another move seen as targeted at senior party and government officials. ...

The immediate needs of pregnant mothers and girl children are usually eclipsed in the whole matrix, leaving them vulnerable to various forms of abuse. ...

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All Ugandan cows are to receive birth certificates to allow them to be more easily traced in order to comply with European Union (EU) regulations, according to The Daily Monitor. ...

AN explosive leaked audio recording allegedly of First Lady Auxillia Mnangagwa (pictured) has exposed the simmering bad blood between President Emmerson Mnangagwa and the military. ...