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Veteran musician Oliver Mtukudzi has died

BY CHRIZELDA KEKANA AND KARISHMA THAKURDIN Legendary jazz musician Oliver Mtukudzi’s death has on Wednesday afternoon been confirmed to TshisaLIVE. Mtukudzi’s record label Gallo Records confirmed the news but...

ERC urges parking of looming by-elections after deadly protests

By Staff Reporter POLL based NGO, Election Resource Centre (ERC) has urged authorities to abandon upcoming by-elections in parts of the country, arguing the environment was still too tense for Zimbabweans to exercise the...

Mnangagwa’s ‘Zimbawe is open for business’ policy to get legal...

Zimbabwe is working on a new investment law to open up the economy to foreign investors, President Emmerson Mnangagwa said on Wednesday, part of his government’s drive to revive an economy that stagnated under Robert M...

Zimbabwe marks Independence Day – from Mugabe, too

Celebrating Independence Day for the first time without Robert Mugabe as leader since 1980 felt like a second emancipation for some Zimbabweans on Wednesday. For others, not quite. The southern African nation still faces...

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If you arrest Chamisa, also arrest the Pope-Komichi

By Leopold Munhende MDC Vice President Morgen Komichi says the government should proceed to arrest the head of the Catholic Church, Pope Francis if it was determined to account for leaders of the various groups that took...

Chiwenga blow as government reverses decision to fire striking nurses

By Staff Reporter & TimesLive NURSES have scored a major victory with the government hiring a number of unemployed colleagues and reversing dismissal letters of almost 6‚000 others that were fired after downing to...

Mugabes left official residences in ‘terrible state’: report

Former president Robert Mugabe and his family left the official presidential residences in a terrible state, with leaking roofs, broken flush handles and unkempt tennis courts, a private newspaper reported on Tuesday. St...

Changing presidents without elections: Zimbabwe, South Africa, Botswana

The convention across most of Africa is that a new president is usually sworn in after elections. Some countries allow vice presidents to complete the terms of their bosses in case of death or resignation. Elsewhere, the...

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Zimbabwe’s finance minister defends painful reforms

with AFP Zimbabwe’s finance minister said on Tuesday his government would press on with painful economic reforms to overcome years of crisis despite recent bloody unrest. “The economic reform agenda is a very serious...

Govt drops proposal forcing mines to list on Zimbabwe Stock...

By Business Reporter & Agencies THE government has ditched new proposals which would compel mining companies to list on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange (ZSE), a cabinet minister revealed Monday The proposal is contained...

TelOne, Udugu power Zim start-ups

By Newsday Converged communication systems service provider, TelOne has set its sights on powering the next generation of innovation in the country by partnering with young entrepreneurs in a ground-breaking start-ups pr...

Can Africa’s internet users be protected from data exploitation by...

More than half of Africa’s 54 countries have no data protection or privacy laws, according to London-based rights group Article 19. And, of the 14 countries that do, nine have no regulators to enforce them, the group s...

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The internet has made sports betting easier, so Uganda is...

by IAFRIKAN NEWS — President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni of Uganda has issued a directive that states new gambling licenses will no longer be issued to sports betting companies and existing ones wil...

Uganda deports French and Rwandan nationals working with MTN

with REUTERS Police in Uganda said on Tuesday it had worked with immigration authorities to deport a French and a Rwandan executive working with telecoms group MTN, accusing them of planning to compromise national securi...

France is not interested in a peaceful Libya: Italian politician

with REUTERS Another Italian Deputy Prime Minister, Matteo Salvini on Tuesday launched a scathing attack on France’s policies in Africa, saying the European country was not interested in a peaceful Libya because its en...

China forgives Cameroon $78m out of $5.7bn total debt

China says it has forgiven Cameroon about $78 million in debt. The move forms part of Chinese support to help ease economic hardship in the central African country. The announcement was made late last week after a meetin...

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How Grace Mugabe poaching claims benefit President Mnangagwa

By Prof Keith Somerville THE headline on The Herald could not have made it clearer: “Police tighten noose on Grace Mugabe.” The newspaper, for 37 years the mouthpiece of Robert Mugabe’s government, is now the voice...

Zimbabwe draws breath, but how fresh is the air?

Charles Hampton, who worked in Zimbabwe between 1980 and 1984, visits the country in the aftermath of Robert Mugabe’s removal from power “No more road blocks…it’s good! The Crocodile has put the police back in th...

Zimbabwe president ready to accept opposition victory in July polls...

Abdur Rahman Alfa Shaban Sibusiso Moyo, Zimbabwe’s Foreign Affairs and International Relations Minister says his boss President Emmerson Mnangagwa is ready to accept the outcome of presidential elections slated for Jul...

Why ED’s fascination with China, Rwanda must worry us

By Newsday There are a number of events in the past few weeks that flew under the radar, which I feel deserve more scrutiny, as they could have a telling effect on the route Zimbabwe takes in the not so distant future. B...

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Banda Takes His Fight To Kamambo’s Doorstep

by Soccer24 Suspended Zifa vice president Gift Banda has vowed to clear his name and expose his superior Felton Kamambo. Banda was suspended last week on allegations of usurping the powers of the Zifa board and unilatera...

ZPC Kariba Targets Nigel Makumbe

ZPC Kariba are hoping to make an audacious challenge for exciting midfielder Nigel Makumbe from Highlanders. Makumbe an Aces Youth Academy product was at Highlanders last season on loan from FC Platinum and his exploits ...

Bhekithemba Ndlovu returns to Highlanders

Bhekithemba Ndlovu has returned to Highlanders and will join the club’s technical team. The former Highlanders captain will work alongside Mandla Mpofu and Madinda Ndlovu and according to the club has been tasked to he...

Zimbabwe to host 2019 COSAFA Cup tournament

By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE has been provisionally awarded the rights to host this year’s edition of the COSAFA Cup to be held in May subject to getting a Government guarantee, the Council of Southern Africa Football A...