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SA: Zimbabwean sentenced to life in prison for rape and...

by SA Media 11 life sentences for rape. 180 years for armed and house robbery. 15 years for house breaking and theft. Four years for kidnapping. Three years and six months for assault with intent to cause grievous bodily...

Man hangs self over cellphone use

Nqobile Tshili, Chronicle Correspondent A 29-YEAR-OLD man from Bulawayo’s Cowdray Park allegedly burnt his clothes before committing suicide after being reprimanded for using his 16-year-old cousin’s cellphone. Newto...

Tsvangirai back in Zim and remains in isolation – report

Harare – Zimbabwe’s ailing opposition leader, Morgan Tsvangirai, who has returned to Harare after being rushed to South Africa for medical treatment, remains in “isolation” because doctors fear he could c...

Locadia Karimatsenga on ‘Grace Mugabe next President’ prophecy

MDC leader Morgan Tvangirai’s ex wife, Apostle Locadia Karimatsenga, has described as fake news reports that she has prophesied that Grace Mugabe will be the next leader of Zimbabwe. Apostle Karimatsenga said she has n...

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‘We’ll nail those who do mischief’: Mugabe on social media...

Harare – President Robert Mugabe’s spokesperson says the president set up a brand new ministry dedicated to cyber security in order to “nail” those causing “mischief” on the internet. &#82...

No one owns Zanu-PF,’ war veterans remind Mugabe

‘ Harare – Zimbabwe’s ex-freedom fighters have reportedly described President Robert Mugabe and his wife Grace as being “misguided”, following attacks on Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa. The Mugabes r...

Zimbabwe Human Rights Organisation (ZHRO) shuts down Zim London Embassy...

by Kingtone Jambawo Protesters organised by Zimbabwe Human Rights Organisation (ZHRO) kicked off another Wednesday Vigil at the Zimbabwe Embassy in London. The -ZHRO Wednesday Vigil-, which began on Wednesday 27th Septem...

Opposition parties comment on cabinet reshuffle

MDC-T, National People’s Party (NPP) and Alliance for the People’s Agenda (APA) spoke against the recent cabinet reshuffle by President Robert Mugabe. MDC-T spokesperson Obert Gutu said that the reshuffle and the cre...

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Ecocash suspends International payments

HARARE, (The Source) – Econet Wireless Zimbabwe’s mobile money platform, EcoCash on Wednesday suspended the use of its debit card to pay for international transactions, as the country’s foreign currency shortage in...

SPECIAL REPORT: In Chombo, Mugabe gets his yes-man

HARARE, (The Source) – President Mugabe has always hated it when Finance Ministers had minds of their own. In Ignatius Chombo, Mugabe has his yes-man. By giving control of the economy to Chombo, the poster-boy of corru...

Prospect Resources flags Zimbabwe’s lithium potential

HARARE,(The Source) – Australian-listed junior miner Prospect Resources is considering developing a lithium chemical plant at its Arcadia Lithium project in Harare to extract maximum value. Prospect is a southern Afric...

In Zimbabwe, hard currency just got a whole lot harder

By MacDonald Dzirutwe, HARARE, (Reuters) – After defying economic gravity for a year, Zimbabwe’s homemade U.S. dollars have fallen to earth with a bump. Rumours the central bank was buying up black market U.S. dollar...

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Kenya court rules IEBC must allow another candidate in poll...

A Kenyan High Court has ruled that the election board should include another candidate in presidential poll re-run ordered by the Supreme Court. Ekuru Aukot, polled less than 1 percent in presidential elections held in A...

Sirleaf entreats Liberians not to vote on party, ethnic, religious...

Outgoing Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has called on Liberians to vote for the one they believe will make the country a better place and not to vote on party, ethnic, religious or tribal lines. She said in a n...

Kenyan opposition launch second protest against EC, police fire teargas

Kenyan police fired teargas at hundreds of opposition supporters in the capital Nairobi calling for the sack of some electoral commission officials. The demonstration is part of the weekly protests in several cities sche...

Protests after assassination of Mozambique mayor on ‘Day of Peace

Residents in Mozambique’s northeastern city of Nampula engaged in protests over the assassination of their mayor, Mahumudo Amurane. According to reports, the mayor was shot dead on Wednesday October 4, 2017, in front o...

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How to price the Zimbabwe risk

By Ray Chipendo, HARARE, (The Source) – All investments involve an element of risk. The risk component is ostensibly behind the volatility in Zimbabwe’s currency markets. Among the panel discussions at the Financial ...

Zimbabwe: Rumblings about a return to hard times

by Seewell Mashizha ZIMBABWE is awash with all sorts of happenings that come on the back of induced shortages and panic-buying. Those with the money have unsuccessfully been trying to empty the shelves in the country’s...

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...

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Venus Williams won’t play in Auckland

By Own Correspondent THE world women’s tennis number five Venus Williams has decided to play the Sydney International this summer instead of returning to the ASB Classic in Auckland. Williams hasn’t played in Sydney ...

Muzambi explains the disallowed goal in Shabanie – CAPS game

Mufaro Machenjera Soccer 24 The Match Commissioner who was overseeing the abandoned Chibuku Super Cup game between Shabanie Mine and CAPS United Gladmore Muzambi has revealed how the goal was disallowed by the far side r...

Mabvura confirmed at Ajax Cape Town

David K. Muchechetere Soccer 24 Ngezi Platinum striker Tichaona Mabvura is in South Africa for a one-week trial stint at Absa Premiership side Ajax Capetown KickOff has confirmed. Mabvura will be hoping to impress coach ...

Equatorial Guinea banned from World Cup for fielding 10 Brazilian...

Tongai Mwenje Equatorial Guinea banned , Equatorial Guinea banned from World Cup for fielding 10 Brazilian players Equatorial Guinea have been expelled from the 2019 Women’s World Cup in France for fielding 10 ineligib...