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Govt To ‘Soon’ Give War collaborators Incentives

War collaborators could soon start receiving incentives like their war veterans counterparts as government intensifies the registration of such cadres which shall be followed by a thorough vetting process before the end ...

Electoral body says it needs $274m for 2018 polls

Harare ‑ The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) says it needs US$274 million in order to fully run next year’s anticipated presidential, parliamentary and local council elections. ZEC chairperson Rita Makarau told a...

Recognition for student film on rape culture

A documentary highlighting the efforts of a group of Rhodes University students to stand up against rape culture on their campus has received recognition. “DISRUPT” a self-made student documentary produced by the stu...

We’ll go it alone: MDC-T

THE opposition MDC-T has said it is ready to go it alone in next year’s harmonised elections if its intended coalition partners develop cold feet, in the latest episode of opposition parties giving conflicting statemen...

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‘Mujuru not committed to coalition, grandstanding’

TRANSFORM Zimbabwe (TZ) leader Jacob Ngarivhume yesterday accused National People’s Party leader Joice Mujuru of political grandstanding and not being committed to the ongoing coalition talks with other opposition lead...

Muchauraya dumps Mangoma, rejoins MDC-T

FORMER MDC-T Manicaland provincial spokesperson, Pishai Muchauraya, has dumped Renewal Democrats of Zimbabwe (RDZ) leader Elton Mangoma and rejoined the Morgan Tsvangirai-led opposition party, whom he described as the be...

Growing concern over rise in political intolerance in Zim

African News Agency Under long-time leader President Robert Mugabe, 93, Zimbabwe has suffered mass unemployment, a collapse of many public services and banknote shortages as foreign investors have fled Under long-time le...

Mugabe,Tsvangirai to campaign in Matabeleland

Harare – Zimbabwe’s ageing President Robert Mugabe and his arch-rival Morgan Tsvangirai are expected to go up against each other in Matabeleland West this Friday, as they address separate rallies to drum up suppo...

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Poorly economy overshadows Chinamasa’s mid-term budget

By Kuda Chideme, HARARE, July 19 (The Source) – Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa will on Thursday take to the Parliament to review the country’s performance in the half-year and give an outlook for the rest of the ...

Zimbabwe inflation falls to 0.31pct in June

HARARE, (The Source) – Zimbabwe’s inflation rate slowed to 0.31 percent year-on-year in June from 0.75 percent in May, the Zimbabwe National Statistics Agency said on Monday. The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has...

Effective governance can reduce corruption in Africa

Governance and corruption are controversial issues of great significance for sustainable development. Fostering structural transformation requires more than a national policy and strategy in order to operate effectively ...

Cotton seed farmers to get $40 cash per bale

HARARE, (The Source) – Cotton farmers will receive $40 in cash per bale upon delivery while the balance will paid directly into their accounts, central bank governor John Mangudya has said. “The bank, in consultation...

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Jailed Cameroon journalist named winner of top press freedom prize

Ismail Akwei Radio France International’s Hausa service journalist Ahmed Abba who was sentenced to 10 years in prison this year by a Cameroon military tribunal has been named the 2017 International Press Freedom Award ...

Ex-Somali president granted $40,000 monthly retirement income

Ismail Akwei Somalia’s government has approved a monthly retirement income of $40,000 for former Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud. The cabinet gave its approval last week after a meeting over the retirement packa...

South Africa considers privatisation to counter recession

Dibie Ike Michael with Reuters South African Finance Minister, Malusi Gigaba laid out an ambitious 14-point programme on Thursday to wrench the economy out of recession that included the sale of non-core assets and parti...

Africa’s sick presidents and the overseas medical treatment

Abdur Rahman Alfa Shaban Nigeria’s Muhammadu Buhari is in the United Kingdom, Angola’s Eduardo Dos Santos was in Spain, Benin’s Patrice Talon just returned from Paris and Zimbabwe’s Robert Mugabe frequents Singap...

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The more things change the more they stay the same:...

By Patson Dzamara The legacy of colonialism in Africa has largely affected the idea and nature of the post-colonial state. It is in the wake of decolonization (with all its attendant meanings) that discourses of Negritud...

When is enough, enough?

By Eddie Cross IN 1980, we took over a small diversified economy that was virtually debt free (total national debt $700 million), more or less free of corruption and employed nearly two million of our population of five ...

Kenya votes: Can serial loser Odinga pull off a Buhari/Akufo...

Kenyan heads to the polls in August for highly anticipated general elections that will see the election of officers at four levels. The presidency, governorship, Members of Parliament – MPs and Senators as well as Memb...

Fake social media profiles are the dictator’s new favourite toys

“And opponents, critics, journalists are targets, while content consumers are commodities in this new game of engineering perceptions” By Maynard Manyowa The concept has changed, not so much itself, but the adjective...

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It’s too late to race Wayde van Niekerk, says Bolt

CAPE TOWN – They have become good friends over the last few years, but Usain Bolt would’ve loved to have faced Wayde van Niekerk head-to-head on the track. Unfortunately, it doesn’t look like it will ever happen. T...

Taylor, Jarvis can lead Zim revival

ZIMBABWE’S revival on the field looks set to be bolstered by the return of at least one of their former star players, with talks between Zimbabwe Cricket and county duo Brendan Taylor and Kyle Jarvis at an advanced sta...

Mutuma dumps Highlanders

Senior Sports Reporter BAD boy Roderick Mutuma has dumped Highlanders and headed back to the capital to join Yadah Stars FC barely six months after signing for Bosso from Dynamos. Sources close to the player and Propheti...

Zim Starlet impresses Brendan Rodgers

Celtic boss, Brendan Rodgers has ditched his plans of sending Zimbabwean starlet Kundai Benyu on loan following a dazzling performance from the teenager against French giants, Lyon. By Sportbrief Reporter The former Live...