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DEATH BY EXORCISM: Man pulls out ‘witch’ mother-in-law’s tooth, kills...

Midlands Reporter A MAN (26) from Mbizo Suburb in Kwekwe allegedly teamed up with his wife and brother-in-law to kill his mother-in-law (53) by pulling out her tooth which they claimed she used to bewitch people. The man...

Woman jailed 10 years for smuggling cocaine

A 32-YEAR-OLD woman, who was arrested at Harare International Airport while trying to smuggle 3,8 kilogrammes of cocaine worth $304 000 into the country, was yesterday sentenced to 10 years’ imprisonment by a Harare ma...

‘I inherited Manheru column from Jonathan Moyo’

PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe’s spokesperson George Charamba has claimed that he inherited the acerbic Nathaniel Manheru column from its “founder”, Higher Education minister Jonathan Moyo. BY BLESSED MHLANGA “It’s be...

Man, 22, found with human head, male private parts –...

Gwanda – A Zimbabwean man, 22, was reportedly arrested after being found in possession of a human head and male private parts in what was suspected to be a ritual murder case. According to the state broadcaster ZBC, Ho...

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Zimbabwe VP pledges ‘free and fair’ election in 2018

Johannesburg – Zimbabwe’s Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Friday pledged that next year’s elections will be peaceful, “free and fair” despite opposition concerns about electoral interfe...

Courageous’ minister ‘lauded for telling Mugabe to name successor’

Harare – Zimbabwe’s ex-freedom fighters have reportedly lauded “courageous” Minister of War Veterans Tshinga Dube for openly telling President Robert Mugabe, 93, to name his successor. Tshinga recentl...

Man jailed after ‘barging’ into Mugabe security briefing

Harare – A Zimbabwean man, 29, who posed as a secret agent where top security officials were holding a briefing before President Robert Mugabe’s recent rally in Mutare, has been jailed for two months, a report sa...

Mujuru wants bigger coalition

Former vice-president Joice Mujuru yesterday vowed to reach out to other opposition parties, even little known ones, for a coalition that will face Zanu PF in next year’s elections. BY OBEY MANAYITI Mujuru signed a mem...

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Only 37,000ha of wheat out of 60k target planted, Parliament...

HARARE, (The Source) – Ministry of agriculture says that 37,000 hectares of wheat has been planted against a target of 60,000 hectares, Parliament heard on Tuesday. This represents a 165 percent increase on the 14,000 ...

Zimparks mulls opening Victoria Falls Rainforest round the clock to...

HARARE, (The Source) – Zimbabwe Parks and Wildlife Management Authority (Zimparks) is planning to upgrade facilities and install artificial lighting in the famed Victoria Falls Rainforest, which it is considering openi...

Air Zimbabwe rebrands, acquires 4 Boeing 777-200 planes

CASH-STRAPPED Air Zimbabwe has reportedly rebranded to Zimbabwe Airways after concluding a long-term lease deal, which will result in the delivery of four modern Boeing 777-200 planes from Malaysia Airlines, NewsDay has ...

TelOne reports $25mln FY16 loss, laments legacy debt

HARARE, (The Source) – Fixed telecoms operator, TelOne made a loss of $24,9 million in 2016 due to a decline in voice revenue and the high cost of servicing legacy loans. Harare-The company inherited legacy loans from ...

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Abdur Rahman Alfa Shaban with REUTERS 51 minutes ago

Farid Zarif, head of the United Nations Mission in Liberia (UNMIL) says the country’s democracy is tied to the success of upcoming elections in October this year. ‘‘Liberia’s future as stable democracy will hinge...

US withdraws $5m bounty on former Al-Shabaab deputy leader

Abdur Rahman Alfa Shaban The United States has confirmed dropping a $5m bounty placed on information leading to the capture of a former deputy leader of Somalia’s insurgent group, Al-Shabaab. A Voice of America journal...

Former Botswana President Sir Ketumile Masire dies aged 91

Masire was hospitalised on 18 June and his health status had been the subject of much speculation. He died in the night of June 22. Born: July 23, 1925, Kanye, Botswana 🇧🇼 Died: June 22, 2017 Sir Ketumile Masire, w...

EU contributes €85 million for refugees in Uganda

The European Union has offered 85 million euros ($94.89 million) to help fund relief operations for hundreds of thousands of refugees flowing into Uganda from neighbouring South Sudan, it said in a statement on Thursday....

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ANC suffers from Denial, Labelling and Paranoia

By THEMBILE NDABENI Denial is one feature with history in the ANC. Perhaps circumstances during the liberation struggle were not conducive for rational thinking because of inexperience and immaturity especially in their ...

African politics: A matrix of pursuing private comfort while decimating...

By Abednico Siambombe Conservatism politics describes the African presidency and their design of public policies seal a belief that every opposition political party has its roots in the West and is developed to advance t...

Death trap in waiting: Zim road network an accident waiting...

By Gilbert Navonika The recent horror accident that has been reported to have claimed 45 lives of our brothers and sisters happened about 30km before Makuti along Harare and Chirundu highway is another sad chapter in our...

Zim Cricket shatters the political walls of Albion

This autobiography by Duncan Fletcher, a former Zimbabwe captain who was now coach of the England cricket team, reveals that English cricketers have repeatedly been forced by their government not to tour Zimbabwe because...

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Bosso set panel to try suspended coaches

HIGHLANDERS have set up a three-man disciplinary committee within the Premiership football club’s membership to hear the cases of suspended assistant coach Amini Soma-Phiri and goalkeepers’ coach Cosmas Zulu. BY FORT...

Yadah FC star off to Benfica

WARRIORS and Yadah FC hotshot Leeroy Mavunga’s stock continues to rise as it emerged yesterday that the hugely-talented midfielder has been invited for trials by Portuguese Primeira Liga giants Benfica. BY Henry Mhara ...

Nakamba joins elite company

WARRIORS midfield kingpin Marvelous Nakamba’s big money move from Dutch side Vitesse Arnhem to 14-time Belgian champions Club Brugge last week effectively made him the second most expensive Zimbabwean footballer of all...

Mkosana back at New York Cosmos

ZIMBABWEAN striker Lucky Mkosana has made a sensational return to United States’ North American Soccer League (NASL) side New York Cosmos after a stint at Finnish champions IFK Mariehemn, the American club announced on...