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Lucky rhino mum ‘survives attack in Zimbabwe’

Harare – A rhino mum is recovering after an attack by armed poachers in southern Zimbabwe, conservationists announced on World Rhino Day on Friday. “Unity”, as this rhino has been named by her carers is...

Parirenyatwa humiliates Mpilo boss

HEALTH and Child Care minister David Parirenyatwa last week humiliated Mpilo Central Hospital chief executive officer, Leonard Mabhande in front of guests, ordering him to stop charging user fees on breast cancer patient...

‘Craft policies to curb smuggling, corruption’

THE Zimbabwe National Chamber of Commerce (ZNCC) yesterday called on government to craft effective measures to curb smuggling, corruption at State enterprises and parastatals (seps) and porousness at border posts in its ...

ISS Today: Zimbabwe’s shady police roadblocks reflect its failing governance

The government encourages corruption to make up for its inability to fund its own institutions. By DEREK MATYSZAK for ISS TODAY. First published by ISS Today In Harare, it is sometimes said, nothing is what it appears to...

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Political criminals now face private prosecution

WITH the 2018 harmonised elections looming on the horizon, a new legal platform , Zimbabwe Lawyers for Electoral Justice (ZLEJ ) , has emerged to push for private prosecution of perpetrators of election- related politica...

Mugabe left out of Donald Trump’s working lunch with African...

On Wednesday, United States President Donald Trump hosted leaders of Ghana, South Africa, Nigeria, Ivory Coast, Ethiopia, Guinea, Senegal, Namibia and Uganda for lunch during the annual U.N. General Assembly session. Pre...

Mugabe accused of tampering with Constitution

We need to financially suffocate this dinosaur and his regime out of power. This means not banking our money not paying tax or cheating so as to pay as little as possible and giving traffic police hand in pocket so they ...

ZPP bemoans intra-party fights, tribal tension

THE Zimbabwe Peace Project (ZPP) has expressed concern over rising tribal tensions and intra-party fights as the country gears for the 2018 general elections. BY VENERANDA LANGA The ZPP, in its latest violence-monitoring...

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Zim cash crisis: Zanu-PF MP ‘asks Mugabe to force central...

Harare – A Zanu-PF lawmaker has reportedly urged President Robert Mugabe to fire Zimbabwe’s central bank governor John Mangudya, as the cash crisis continues to grip the country, with bond notes losing value rapi...

Pickstone-Peerless gold production at 16,000oz, misses target

  HARARE,  (The Source) – AIM-listed junior miner Vast Resources on Monday said production at its Pickstone-Peerless Gold mine in Chegutu, Zimbabwe was at 16,000 ounces in the year ended March 30, missing its tar...

Zim exports to Iran collapse to $1,000, envoy blames banking...

HARARE, (The Source) – A visiting Parliamentary delegation from Iran on Wednesday expressed concern over the extremely low trade volumes between Zimbabwe and Iran. Chairman of the Iran-Zimbabwe Parliamentary Friendship...

Harare names and shames debtors as unpaid rates top $700mln

  HARARE, (The Source) –The City of Harare on Friday named and shamed some companies and organisations that are not paying rates, with the unpaid rates topping $700 million, compromising service delivery. The list...

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‘It’s time for generational change’: Liberia’s Sirleaf tells longtime African...

uLiberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has called on African leaders holding on to power to make way for young leaders and practice democracy by example. She told CNN’s Christiane Amanpour in an interview after the ...

Trump to African leaders: Many of my friends trying to...

United States president, Donald Trump, has told African leaders that the continent has huge business potential. He added that most of his friends came to Africa to get rich. “Africa has tremendous business potential, I...

Showdown looms as ANC NEC meets over fate of KZN...

Johannesburg – Another showdown looms in the ANC NEC as it meets on Friday to decide on the fate of the KwaZulu-Natal provincial executive committee (PEC). The faction loyal to President Jacob Zuma is preparing to ...

EU: Spot checks show no evidence of rigging in Kenyan...

Observers found some technical problems but no evidence of vote-rigging in Kenya’s presidential election last month, the European Union said on Thursday, based on random checks of tallies from polling stations. The fin...

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The shifting sands of Zimbabwean politics

A WEEK is an extraordinarily long time in Zimbabwean politics. One week, a female Vice President of the powerful ruling party Zanu PF is being insulted and summarily ejected out of the party and the next the seemingly po...

Mental illness in Zimbabwe: Traditional v contemporary medicine

Lazarus Kajawu Traditional medicine should be recognised in the treatment of mental disorders. Shutterstock In many parts of the world, policymakers, health professionals and the public are wrestling with questions about...

Zimbabwe illustrates how unchecked power corrupts

  I recently helped edit a trilogy of books written by former Zimbabwean deputy prime minister Arthur Mutambara called In Search of the Elusive Zimbabwean Dream. The first of the three books has just been released. ...

Zimbabwe in the Theopolitics of the Future

by Dinizulu Mbikokayise Macaphulana AT one level Zimbabwe has finally hit its true Dickensian political and historical moment. That moment is “the spring of hope” and at the same time “the winter of despair.” Zim...

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SA To Face Zim On Boxing Day, India Tour Confirmed

Cape Town – Cricket South Africa (CSA) and the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) today announced the itinerary for India’s tour of South Africa. It will consist of three Test matches, six One-Day Inter...

Botswana’s Khama plays cricket as vice represents him at U.N....

President of Botswana, Ian Khama, has been showing a sporty side after he joined a cricket game, the presidency reported on Wednesday. The 64-year-old who steps down as president was shown displaying his batting skills i...

Darikwa scores in Forest’s EFL defeat to Chelsea

by Soccer24 Tendayi Darikwa’s Nottingham Forest exited the England EFL Cup at the third-round stage following a 5-1 defeat to Chelsea at Stamford Bridge. A hat-trick from Michy Batshuayi and strikes from Kenedy and Cha...

England inquire about Macauley Bonne

Mufaro Machenjera Soccer 24 The English Football Association has reportedly written to ZIFA, inquiring about Macauley Bonne with a view to select him for their developmental sides. The English born striker has played one...