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Anxiety grips Zimbabweans in SA, Botswana

TREVOR Ndlovu, 28, has been living in neighbouring South Africa for the past seven years. The prospect of returning back home to Zimbabwe is one he struggles with and finds hard to accept. The permit ...Read more

Anxiety grips Zimbabweans in SA, Botswana

24 July 2014 | 2572 Views
TREVOR Ndlovu, 28, has been living in neighbouring South Africa for the past seven years. The prospect of returning back home to Zimbabwe is one he struggles with and finds hard to accept. The permit ...

by Ray Ndlovu

Mugabe's political star set to shine bright

24 July 2014 | 1827 Views
PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe's political star is set to shine bright when he takes over the chairmanship of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) from current chair, Malawi's Peter Mutharika, n...

by Ray Ndlovu

Newly appointed Zimpapers editor dies

24 July 2014 | 4104 Views
Newly appointed Zimpapers and Chronicle business editor Mernart Mafirakureva has died.Mafirakureva was reportedly involved in an accident near Beatrice when driving to Harare on work related issue...

by Staff Reporter

'Robert Mugabe out of touch,' says Chamisa

24 July 2014 | 1839 Views
KUWADZANA East MP Nelson Chamisa yesterday accused President Robert Mugabe of losing touch with the country's dire economic situation and quizzed Finance minister Patrick Chinamasa why the Zanu-PF le...

by Staff reporter

Zimbabwe diamonds stolen in Dubai

24 July 2014 | 1644 Views
A parcel of Zimbabwe diamonds worth millions of dollars, belonging to Jinan Diamond Mine, was reportedly stolen on Tuesday at the ongoing auction at the Dubai Diamond Exchange (DDE).Informatio...

by Staff reporter

Baba Jukwa saga, police summon Jonathan Moyo

24 July 2014 | 3002 Views
INFORMATION Minister Jonathan Moyo has reportedly been summoned by the police over the ongoing Baba Jukwa saga.Sources said that Moyo was asked to present himself to the CID law and order sec...

by Staff reporter

Mugabe can sue if hurt

24 July 2014 | 1453 Views
THE Constitutional Court (Concourt) on Tuesday scrapped the punitive criminal defamation laws, which the State used as a handy tool to silence the country's critical private media and opponents of Pr...

by Staff reporter

Prophets drags NewsDay to court, demands $20 million

24 July 2014 | 1498 Views
PROPHETIC Healing and Deliverance Church leader Prophet Walter Magaya yesterday filed a $20 million lawsuit against Alpha Media Holdings over an article published in the NewsDay insinuating that he fa...

by Staff reporter

Muchechetere case takes another twist

24 July 2014 | 1376 Views
Fungai LupandeSuspended Zimbabwe Broadcasting Holdings chief executive Happison Muchechetere yesterday sought referral to the Constitutional Court of his matter in which he is accused of breaching...

by Staff reporter

Grace Mugabe turns 49

24 July 2014 | 2157 Views
The First Lady Grace Mugabe yesterday celebrated her 49th birthday at her children's home in Mazowe, where she revealed plans to build a secondary school, a university, a hospital and a skills traini...

by Peter Matambanadzo

Govt eyes $25m Zupco bus deal

24 July 2014 | 784 Views
GOVERNMENT is negotiating a US$25 million loan agreement with the Eximbank of India to buy 500 buses to revive the Zimbabwe United Passenger Company's operations. Local Government, Public Works and N...

by Staff reporter

'Zimbabwe ID passports,' Mudede speaks out

24 July 2014 | 1836 Views
Registrar-GENERAL Mr Tobaiwa Mudede yesterday said his call for use of machine-readable biometric identity cards to cross borders was not meant to replace passports as an international travel document...

by Staff reporter

Journalist murdered

24 July 2014 | 1272 Views
FREELANCE journalist Zeckius Nemadire was on Tuesday night attacked and killed by suspected armed robbers in Bluffhill.He was 23. Nemadire's body was found along Lavernham Road yesterday morni...

by Staff reporter

Cellphone, bank laws nullified

24 July 2014 | 1171 Views
Parliament yesterday protected the privacy of cellphone users by outlawing legal provisions empowering the police to approach a mobile service provider to access information that a subscriber would ha...

by Zvamaida Murwira

Post of second vice-president to be filled at congress

24 July 2014 | 591 Views
ZANU PF yesterday said the posts of second vice-president and national chairperson will be filled at congress, opening the floodgates for those seeking to challenge Simon Khaya Moyo in December....

by Staff Reporter

Tsvangirai knows I've never asked for his forgiveness says Welshman Ncube

24 July 2014 | 1768 Views
MDC leader Welshman Ncube yesterday said the labour-based party split because of former Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai's dictatorship, rejecting calls he is the one who derailed the movement....

by Staff Reporter

Bread shortage looms

24 July 2014 | 2193 Views
ZIMBABWE is likely to reap one of its worst ever harvest of wheat this season, with estimates indicating the country could get a yield of 10 000 tonnes of wheat, or just a week's worth of national de...

by Staff Reporter

Chinotimba nearly exchange blows with MDC-T MP in parly

24 July 2014 | 2274 Views
Zanu-PF National Assembly representative for Buhera South, Joseph Chinotimba and MDC-T's Prince Dubeko Sibanda, came close to exchanging blows yesterday after they disagreed during a meeting...

by Staff Reporter

Arrested MP's nine year ordeal for insulting Mugabe

24 July 2014 | 1938 Views
MDC-T's Masvingo Central Member of Parliament Tongai Matatu has been dragged back to court for allegedly insulting President Mugabe.His case has been in t...

by Staff Reporter

'Masimirembwa is the best there has ever been,' Obert Mpofu

23 July 2014 | 2973 Views
Minister of Transport and Infrastructure development Mr Obert Mpofu today shocked parliament when he told members of the House of Assembly that controversial and corruption charges prone Godwill M...

by Staff Reporter

UK names its new ambassador to Zimbabwe

23 July 2014 | 1843 Views
The United Kingdom has designated Catriona Laing as its new ambassador to the Republic of Zimbabwe.She will succeed Ms Deborah Bronnert, who will be transferring to another post at the Foreign...

by APA

Israel shoots at Al Jazeera's Gaza Bureau

23 July 2014 | 743 Views
Al Jazeera's bureau in Gaza has come under fire. Al Jazeera correspondents have collected large bullets from around the building, with other nearby buildings left untouched. No one has been injured....

by Al Jazeera

Human rights violations continue in Zimbabwe

23 July 2014 | 803 Views
The Zimbabwe Peace Project has reported that while the country has seen a decline in the number of politically motivated attacks incidents of intimidation, assaults, displacement and discrimination ha...

by Mthulisi Mathuthu

Zanu-PF murderers jailed

23 July 2014 | 1546 Views
Four Zanu-PF youths were on Tuesday each sentenced to 15 years in jail for the murder of MDC-T supporter John Max in August 2008.Max was assaulted and fatally stabbed at Chidhuri Buffalo Farm ...

by Nomalanga Moyo

Obert Mpofu fails to testify in the $2 billion fraud case

23 July 2014 | 1357 Views
Former Minister of Mines and Mining Development, Dr Obert Mpofu, who had been summoned to testify in the $2 billion Lovemore Kurotwi and Dominic Mubaiwa diamond mining fraud trial failed to testify as...

by Staff reporter

Ncube accused of telling an 'odd bare-faced lie'

23 July 2014 | 2244 Views
Johannesburg - Independent Newspapers' group executive editor Karima Brown on Wednesday accused Mail & Guardian (M&G) owner Trevor Ncube of telling an "odd bare-faced lie"."Mr Ncube ha...

by Sapa

Chinese national arrested in Zimbabwe

23 July 2014 | 2334 Views
A Chinese national Wongai Huo has been arrested by police after 33 000 rounds of assorted ammunition were discovered at his offices in Harare's Msasa area.Huo (51) was also found in possession...

by Staff reporter

Friends of Palestine march to Zimbabwe parliament

23 July 2014 | 1213 Views
Friends of Palestine, a group comprising Zimbabweans who stand in solidarity with the Middle East state held a demonstration this Wednesday to present a petition to parliament, urging the National As...

by Staff reporter

Is the Zimdollar on its way back?

23 July 2014 | 3597 Views
There are renewed fears that the government may be considering re-introducing the discarded and much-derided Zimbabwe dollar after Finance and Economic Development minister Patrick Chinamasa said on M...

by Staff reporter

Parliament: Live update

23 July 2014 | 1669 Views
14:15 - Parliamentary debates open with unwritten questions to ministers14:20 - An honourable member asks on t...

by Moyo Roy

'South Africa should allow Zimbabwe IDs as passports'

23 July 2014 | 4000 Views
REGISTRAR-General (RG) Tobaiwa Mudede has said South Africa should consider accepting Zimbabwe's machine-readable biometric identity cards as travel documents alongside passports following the banning...

by Staff reporter

'CIO' agent dupes Roman Catholic priest

23 July 2014 | 1950 Views
A HARARE man who masqueraded as a member of the dreaded Central Intelligence Organisation (CIO) and conned a Roman Catholic priest to provide him with free accommodation and food has been jailed for a...

by Staff reporter

Man axes wife to death over prostitute

23 July 2014 | 3648 Views
A CHIVI woman was axed to death after she confronted her husband over his adulterous relationship with a prostitute.The husband, Wilson Muzondo, 48, from Sitomu village under headman Mudyandov...

by Staff reporter

Mugabe makes a U-turn

23 July 2014 | 3394 Views
President Robert Mugabe has withdrawn the re-appointment of Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commissioners barely two weeks after announcing the extension of their contracts, a cabinet minister told parliamen...

by Staff reporter

'Khaya Moyo should be VP,' says Msipa

23 July 2014 | 2584 Views
Former-PF-Zapu secretary-general Cephas Msipa on Tuesday said his colleagues unanimously agreed in September last year that Simon Khaya Moyo should be elevated to the post of vice president, but discl...

by Staff reporter

Zimra targets vendors in bid to ease liquidity crunch

23 July 2014 | 1919 Views
THE Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (Zimra) has turned to vendors and flea markert traders as it goes all out to raise money to ease the liquidity crunch.Zimra officials descended on vendors in the...

by Staff Reporter

'Mugabe erred'

23 July 2014 | 3663 Views
THE government has reversed the re-appointment of commissioners of the Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (Zacc) because President Robert Mugabe erred when he extended their term in May, a Cabinet mi...

by Staff Reporter

Prophet demands 50 beasts

23 July 2014 | 2743 Views
A self-proclaimed Epworth prophet allegedly demanded 50 beasts from an Alexandra Park man after performing rituals at his house.Gordon Ganga (29) of New Gada, Overspill in Epworth appeared be...

by Court Reporter

Woman, baby killed after rape

23 July 2014 | 2979 Views
A CHIREDZI woman was found dead with semen in her private parts while her five-month-old baby also lay dead beside her in a suspected double murder and rape.The bodies of Vimbai Taruvinga Band...

by Walter Mswazie

Scramble for Zimbabwean citizenship

23 July 2014 | 5104 Views
THERE is a scramble by people from different nationalities from all over the world seeking Zimbabwean citizenship following the passing of the new Constitution which allows dual citizenship, the Reg...

by Zvamaida Murwira

ZRP on Chihuri motorcade warning

22 July 2014 | 4407 Views
The Zimbabwe Republic Police have issued a warning to motorists against blocking state mortocades days ahead of commissioner general Auguatine Chihuri's visit to Matabeleland....

by Staff Reporter

Mugabe snubs Dabengwa

22 July 2014 | 7216 Views
President Robert Mugabe has removed Zapu leader Dumiso Dabengwa from the Joshua Nkomo initiated Development Trust of Zimbabwe (DTZ)  board.Dabengw...

by Staff Reporter

Zimbabwe journalists win free speech victory

22 July 2014 | 957 Views
Two Zimbabwean journalists won a victory for free speech on Tuesday when the Constitutional Court struck off a statute which made defamation a crime punishable by up to 20 years in jail.Deputy...

by AFP

Mnangagwa's Zanu-PF seniority claim dismissed

22 July 2014 | 2670 Views
The Zanu-PF information and publicity secretary, Rugare Gumbo, has dismissed a recent party youth wing claim that Emmerson Mnangagwa, the legal affairs guru and Defence Minister , was second in senior...

by Staff reporter

Nigerian Ambassador to Zim bids Mugabe farewell

22 July 2014 | 1616 Views
The outgoing Nigerian Ambassador to Zimbabwe, Mr Mamman Nuhu has bed farewell to President Robert Mugabe a...

by Staff Reporter

37 freedom fighters exhumed from mine shaft

22 July 2014 | 1996 Views
Remains of 37 freedom fighters, who were killed and dumped into a disused mine shaft by the Rhodesian Security Forces during the war of liberation, have been exhumed in Mutasa district....

by Staff Reporter

Zanu-PF supporter burns down 35 houses - report

22 July 2014 | 2662 Views
The Movement for Democratic Change led by former Premier Morgan Tsvangirai alleges that a Zanu-PF supporter, Simon Makaza, on Saturday burnt over 35 houses belonging to MDC-T supporters at Banana Groo...

by Staff reporter

Satanist openly declares to kill Zimbabweans

22 July 2014 | 4958 Views
A self-confessed Satanist from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is swearing to bewitch two Zimbabwean thieves who stole his household property.Papi Kafupa (31) who now resides in Makokob...

by Staff reporter

Tsvangirai goes the Robert Mugabe way

22 July 2014 | 2772 Views
THE opposition MDC-T, in a move reminiscent of the Zanu-PF organogram, is reportedly planning to elevate its leader Morgan Tsvangirai to president and first secretary of the party to ensure he has fir...

by Staff reporter

BREAKING NEWS: Publishing falsehoods no longer criminal in Zimbabwe

22 July 2014 | 2840 Views
The  Constitutional Court has removed from the statutes Section 31 (a) (iii) of the Criminal Law (Codification and  Reform Act), which criminalised publishing false statements underminin...

by Daniel Nemukuyu
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