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THE Media Institute of Southern Africa (Misa) Zimbabwe has called on the government to reiterate its position on media freedom in the wake of an unprovoked attack on NewsDay senior reporter Richard Chidza by Zanu PF zealots on Thursday. ...

In his book The Price of Inequality, Joseph Stiglitz writes: “Countries around the world provide frightening examples of what happens to societies when they reach the level of inequality toward which we are moving. ...

SPEAKER of the National Assembly Jacob Mudenda and Finance minister Ignatius Chombo yesterday quelled a chaotic situation where MPs were refusing to co-operate during a pre-budget seminar, while demanding payment of their outstanding allowances and Constituency Development Fund allocations. ...

AFRICAN registrars have called for realignment of legal frameworks and review on civil registration amid revelations that all 54 African countries still rely on colonial Acts. ...

Almost a decade after bursting into the industry‚ Zenzo Ngqobe’s personal life hardly makes the news‚ but the actor says it’s because of knowing what to announce to the world and what to keep private. ...

AS the intriguing Zanu PF succession race trudges towards what looks like a climax, the frightening spectre of a chaotic end has been exacerbated by the emergence of a tribal dimension. ...

Mamelodi Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane has confirmed that Mogakolodi Ngele is still awaiting his permanent residence permit. ...

HOW MINE coach Kelvin Kaindu says they will be cautious when they approach Shabanie Mine in the semi-final of the Chibuku Super Cup at Barbourfields Stadium tomorrow. ...

FORMER Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) secretary-general Wellington Chibebe has been appointed director of the International Labour Organisation (ILO) country office for Tanzania, Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda and Uganda. ...

CAPS United’s defence in their submissions over the abandoned Chibuku Super Cup quarter-final clash against Shabanie Mine was described by the ad hoc committee that dealt with the issue as lame and poor, with the Green Machine found liable and kicked out of the tournament. ...

Hwange Colliery Company (HCC) has said production volumes, which have risen to around 300 000 tonnes in the mid-year, will top 400 000 tonnes by year end when production at the three main underground mines resumes. ...

HARARE City Council has proposed a $269,3 million budget for 2018 which has a variety of incentives for ratepayers, up from the current $262 million budget for this year. ...

LOOKING resplendent in a chiffon white blouse and a demure black skirt, 22-year-old Loveness Mudzuru captivates the attention of her audience as she shares on her current life, which includes high teas with royalty in the Netherlands and First Ladies from Africa. ...

FORMER Vice-President Joice Mujuru’s National People Party (NPP) has suspended 12 members of its Harare provincial council, further dividing the already fractured opposition party. ...

THE low numbers recorded in Bulawayo, Matabeleland South and North in the ongoing voter registration exercise could come back to haunt the region when its constituencies are “cut” in a delimitation exercise scheduled for 2022. ...

ZANU PF Manicaland youth chairperson Mubuso Chinguno has declared war on Mutare City Council for allegedly refusing to parcel out land to ruling party youths. ...

GWERU vendors who ply their trade at illegal points in the city have been given until tomorrow to vacate the bays, failure of which they will be forced off the streets. ...

STUDENTS from Midlands State University (MSU)’s development studies department won this year’s university students’ debate competition held in Harare last week. ...

IDENTICAL twin grannies, Violet and Jester Mabaisa, last week celebrated their 65th birthday in Entumbane high-density suburb in Bulawayo. ...

JUST four months after the death of Edzai Kasinauyo, the football fraternity was yesterday robbed of another former Warriors player, Friday “Amayenge” Phiri. ...

HISTORY is awash with stories of children fighting over inheritance while their fathers are on their death beds across all cultures. ...

THE return to the fore of MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai following a spate of illness has brought with it a healthy dosage of confidence in the opposition seeking to eject President Robert Mugabe from power in the crucial 2018 elections. ...

NATIONAL People’s Party (NPP) leader Joice Mujuru yesterday launched her coalition dubbed People’s Rainbow Coalition with three other parties ahead of the 2018 harmonised election. ...

A 34-YEAR-OLD suspected robber on Thursday appeared at the Harare Magistrates’ Court facing four counts of robbery charges involving $134 875. ...

LEBANESE businessman Jamal Joseph Hamed, who is entangled in a $1,2 million diamond ring wrangle with First Lady Grace Mugabe , is demanding clear particulars to enable him to properly defend the lawsuit against him. ...

PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe has literally abandoned Zimbabwean students who initially benefited from his much-vaunted presidential scholarship fund, with many facing the prospect of being expelled from different universities, it has emerged. ...

OPPOSITION MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai has wasted no time chairing a meeting of the MDC Alliance principals as the campaign for next year’s general election gathers momentum. ...

IN a bizarre case of sexual assault and murder, a Murehwa man, Titus Mafuka, allegedly demanded to have sexual intercourse with his mother after accusing her of bewitching him which he said resulted in his failure to sustain an erection each time he intended to be intimate with his wife. ...

The Spanish government has secured opposition support for dissolving Catalonia’s parliament and holding new elections there in January in its bid to defuse the regional government’s push for independence. ...

Police in Malawi said they arrested 140 suspected members of vigilante mobs that have targeted people accused of vampirism, clamping down after a wave of attacks that have killed at least nine. ...