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Cash strapped Air Zimbabwe ‘running noisy aircraft’, minister admits

Harare – Zimbabwe’s Transport and Infrastructure Minister Joram Gumbo has reportedly admitted that the country’s struggling national airliner, Air Zimbabwe, is running “noisy aircraft’ and that ...

ZHRO Wednesday Vigil

The Zimbabwe Human Rights Organisation (ZHRO) Virgil this week took a somber moment to remember a fearless cadre and member who passed away recently. The ZHRO family paid their respects and were consoled by the word of G...

Mugabe, Grace bleed Zimbabwe dry

PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe flew out to Uruguay, while his Zanu PF party youths are in Russia, both using Air Zimbabwe’s long-haul planes, leaving the national flag carrier with only one aircraft that sources said is not w...

Students write O’Level Computers Practical exam from 9pm to 12...

by Leonard Sengere ( @leosengere) Students at Sobukhazi High School in Bulawayo had to wait thirteen hours to write their Computer Practical exam after there was an electrical fault at their school. The exam was schedule...

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Emmerson Mnangagwa: what next for the reform agenda?

HARARE, (The Source) – Early in November 2014, as tensions rose in ZANU-PF, Emmerson Mnangagwa spoke with a small group of his supporters in his home town, Kwekwe. He described to them how, in those tense hours of tran...

Grace Mugabe’s final showdown cost Zimbabwe’s vice president his job

Zimbabwe’s First Lady Grace Mugabe and the country’s Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa have been archrivals in the succession wars over President Robert Mugabe’s position. The two have been touted as potential succ...

Mnangagwa: Mugabe’s sunken ‘crocodile’

Harare – Emmerson Mnangagwa, who was removed by Zimbabwe’s leader Robert Mugabe as vice president on Monday after a bitter tussle with the first lady over succession, had waited almost four decades for his ch...

Tsvangirai, Khupe reconcile

OPPOSITION MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai finally met with his deputy Thokozani Khupe, party chairman Lovemore Moyo and organising secretary Abednico Bhebhe early this week and buried their differences following their ac...

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Banking on African infrastructure

By Ibrahim Assane Mayaki, JOHANNESBURG – As the US Federal Reserve embarks on the “great unwinding” of the stimulus program it began nearly a decade ago, emerging economies are growing anxious that a stronger dolla...

Bitcoin soars as Zimbabweans brave risks for way out of...

HARARE, (The Source) – In 2008 at the height of the global economic crisis which followed the collapse of the United States based financial group, Lehman Brothers, a white paper challenging the traditional system of gl...

One stop border project abandoned

By Own Correspondent . CHIRUNDU border officials have abandoned the one stop border post (OSBP) concept, which was meant to enhance customs clearances and trade facilitation. They have resorted to the old, cumbersome sys...

Zim producers call for relaxation of ban on apple, pear...

Harare – Zimbabwe has banned the importation of fruit and vegetables to save scarce foreign currency in the face of a worsening economic crisis, state media reported on Tuesday. Agriculture Minister Joseph Made tol...

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Fake WhatsApp affects millions of users

CAPE TOWN – Around 1 million users have downloaded a fake version of WhatsApp which appeared on Google Play. Reddit’s forum users noticed that it was a hoax. Users who didn’t notice this and downloaded the fake...

South Africa’s Ramaphosa picks female deputy in ANC race: media

South African Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa, a leading contender to become head of the ruling ANC in December, has named science and technology minister Naledi Pandor as his running mate, local media reported on Sunda...

Al Shabaab executes four men accused of spying for Somalia,...

Somalia’s Islamist al Shabaab insurgency shot four men accused of spying on Monday in a public execution which underscored the insurgents’ control of swathes of the country’s southern region even as the government ...

Zambians mock mayor of capital Lusaka for sleeping in public

Zambia Mayor of the Zambian capital, Lusaka, has become the butt of social media trolls after he was photographed sleeping in public. The photo which showed Wilson Kalumba, 53, in what was a deep sleep went viral on Zamb...

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‘Our sex enhancers give you more sperm power’: The facts...

HARARE — As office workers scurry home in the lingering light just after sunset in Harare, street vendors raise their sales pitches to prospective customers. Innocent Mutopo displays his wares on the busy Leopold Takaw...

Who is the bogeyman, Mnangagwa or Mugabe?

IT was not his real name, but the entire community knew him as Jangwa. If a child misbehaved during those days, elders would threaten that they would call Jangwa “to deal with you”. That name would send shivers down ...

Freeing Africa’s Internet

WASHINGTON, DC – Last year, the UN Human Rights Council approved a resolution affirming that, “rights that people have offline must also be protected online, in particular freedom of expression.” Although the resol...

When data, evidence become currency

MOST of the information disseminated to African smallholder farmers and rural marginalised entrepreneurs is barely enough for progressive decision making. In most cases where price information for a particular commodity ...

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Ex-Nigeria footballer Oliseh named best coach in Dutch second tier

Former Nigerian international Sunday Oliseh has been named the best coach in the first round of the Dutch second tier, the Jupiler League. Oliseh, 43, is currently manager of the club side, Fortuna Sittard. The club sits...

Kadewere Qualifies For Europa League

By Soccer24 Tinotenda Kadewere’s Djugarden have qualified for next season’s Europa League after playing a 0-2 away win against Kalmar FF on Sunday evening in the Sweedish Allsvenskan season finale. Though Kadewere wa...

ZIFA names squad to face Barca Legends

By Soccer24 THE Zimbabwe Football Association has named a 33 member squad of football legends that will play against the Barcelona Legends at the National Sports Stadium in an international exhibition match on Sunday. 19...

Tendayi Darikwa appointed Warriors Vice Captain

Ndoro, Darikwa to lead the Warriors By Soccer24 Tendai Ndoro will captain the squad that will play against Lesotho and Namibia this week. According to a tweet made by Grace Chingoma, a Herald Sports reporter, Ndoro will ...