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The South African team deployed to Mozambique a week ago to head rescue efforts after the devastating Cyclone Idai has returned home physically and mentally exhausted. ...

The death toll in a huge blast at a chemical plant in eastern China has jumped to 47, with 90 badly injured, according to state news agency Xinhua. ...

North Korea has withdrawn from the inter-Korean liaison office which was opened amid a warming of ties last year to facilitate talks with the South. ...

Pilots transitioning to the Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft from older 737 models were given a short, self-administered online course that made no mention of a new system now at the center of two crash investigations, pilots' unions spokesmen for two American carriers told CNN. ...

BY BBC Power Natural High Energy Drink SX, which is made in Zambia, is not marketed as a sexual aid. ...

THE death toll from the Eastern Highlands floods has skyrocketed after a whole village, police station and government complex at Rusitu in Chimanimani were swept away as hundreds of people remain unaccounted for, President Emmerson Mnangagwa said yesterday. ...

The Warriors were yesterday barred from accessing the National Sports Stadium by some government officials where they intended to hold their training session ahead of their crucial Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Congo Brazzaville on Sunday, in an unprecedented and embarrassing move that dampened the mood in the camp. ...

ZIMBABWE’S local currency, the RTGS dollar, has plunged by as much as 16% since it was introduced last month. ...

AWARD-WINNING rapper Tinashe “Ti Gonzi” Gonzara is battling for life in a Harare hospital following an attack by robbers on Tuesday evening. ...

CHIPO Dhliwayo (30) of Rusitu village in Chimanimani is a devastated woman after a nasty encounter with the fury of nature. ...

MDC leader Nelson Chamisa reportedly defied advice from his security team and some of his party leaders who had advised him against visiting Chimanimani and Chipinge districts, which were devastated by Cyclone Idai early this week, highly-placed sources said yesterday. ...

The Ministry of Information Publicity and Broadcasting Services has announced the latest number of Cyclone Idai casualties. ...

Three women spent nearly 24 hours hanging onto a tree naked before they were eventually rescued after Cyclone Idai-induced floods swept away 80 houses at Dzingire Growth Point, popularly known as Kopa in Chipinge. ...

THE Benza brothers, Tariro and Tafadzwa, who made their name in education and sports through their Herentals Group of Colleges, have now have entered the showbiz world. ...

ZIMBABWE’S mobile network operators recorded a 36% increase in revenue to $1,1 billion in the full year to December 2018 despite a 25% increase in operating costs, the industry regulator has reported. ...

INJURED forward Knowledge Musona sat out of the Warriors’ training session yesterday as the team proceeded with their preparations for the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) Group G qualifier against Congo Brazzaville at the National Sports Stadium on Sunday, but the medical department is confident that the striker will be ready for the make-or-break clash. ...

FOUR people were killed and 220 others left homeless in Bikita after Cyclone Idai spread to Masvingo province at the weekend, district development co-ordinator Bernard Hadzirambwi told journalists on Tuesday after a meeting with Masvingo Provincial Affairs minister Ezra Chadzamira. ...

BY Online Reporter Alpha Media Holdings called for donations towards cyclone Idai. Individuals and organisations across the country have responded in their numbers. AT least 300 more people ...

AT least 300 more people are feared dead in Chimanimani and Chipinge due to the devastating effects of Cyclone Idai that swept through the country over the weekend, leaving thousands homeless and property damaged. ...

A DECADE ago radio and television were the main platforms pushing music and artistes to stardom, but it is no longer the case as we witnessed a bloodless musical coup with the emergence of the internet that now owns and controls the power matrix in Zimbabwe and the world over. ...

The Sunday Chidzambwa-led Warriors technical team is sweating over the fitness of captain Knowledge Musona, with the player yesterday saying he was unsure whether he will be able to take part in the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) Group G qualifying match against Congo Brazzaville at the National Sports Stadium on Sunday. ...

TOBACCO farmers are on collision course with merchants who are demanding repayment of loans issued to farmers in United States Dollars, as the contract tobacco sales commence. ...

THE country’s most-sought-after master of jest, Carl Joshua Ncube, has set his eyes on an ambitious three-month regional road tour. ...

Chiredzi farmers, who were allocated land during the fast-track land reform programme, are reportedly wantonly cutting down trees to harvest firewood and charcoal for resale. The farmers are also indiscriminately killing wild animals, thereby endangering the ecosystem, an official has said. ...

Popular Congolese musician Koffi Olomide was on Monday handed a two-year suspended prison sentence for the statutory rape of one of his former dancers when she was 15. ...

The recommendation was a product of a government team tasked to come up with a menu that provides nutrients to promote optimal health, growth and development as well as prevent nutritional deficiencies. ...

A close aide to leading Rwandan opposition leader Victoire Ingabire has been found dead in the country, a party statement said. ...

The flooding was caused after River Buzi burst its banks, it adds ...

by BBC The hashtag #WeCannotIgnore has been trending on Twitter in the country. ...

Dozens of police officers deployed for a search and rescue mission in the cyclone- hit Chimanimani were on Tuesday stuck at Rutengeni, several kilometres from the affected areas, ...