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Bedridden granny, 87, burns to death while sleeping inside her...

Harare – An 87-year-old bedridden granny was burnt to death after she failed to escape when her bedroom hut caught fire while she was sleeping in Hingwe Ward, Zimbabwe, a report says. According to the state-owned Chron...

At least 94 vultures ‘found poisoned and dead in Zimbabwe’

News24 Correspondent Harare – At least 94 critically-endangered vultures have been found poisoned in south-eastern Zimbabwe by poachers almost certainly trying to hide the killing of an elephant, conservationists s...

Cop recants statement in bribery case

A STATE witness in the trial of the Mbare Police Station traffic officer-in-charge, Violet Sigauke, who is accused of soliciting and receiving a $60 bribe from a commuter omnibus operator, was yesterday declared hostile ...

Drunk cop to face the music

Takudzwa Matambura Herald Reporter Police have identified a rogue police officer whose exploits while in a drunken stupor have gone viral on social media. The officer, clad in police fatigues, was captured rolling on the...

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EXCLUSIVE: Grace Mugabe’s ‘greatest concern’

Harare – Leader of Zanu-PF women’s wing and First Lady Grace Mugabe, could be elevated to the cabinet of her husband, Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, in order to give her some political strength. Institut...

Is Mugabe’s daughter Bona Zimbabwe’s Ivanka Trump?

News24 Correspondent Harare – Bona Mugabe, who has just been named to Zimbabwe’s unpopular censorship board, knows what it’s like to be gossiped about. As longtime president Robert Mugabe’s daught...

Mugabe’s daughter, priest, appointed to censorship board

News24 Correspondent Harare – President Robert Mugabe’s only daughter Bona has been appointed to the country’s Censorship Board, which determines which parts of steamy films the people of Zimbabwe can watch and...

Clobbered Zanu PF youth leader vows revenge

ZANU PF’s intraparty violence in Bulawayo showed no signs of abetting, after a youth member, who was allegedly stabbed in skirmishes at the weekend vowed to fight back and gain “total revenge”, warning he had real ...

Business[ View All ]

Zimbabwe splashes $3mln on napkin imports in Q1

BULAWAYO, May 24 (The Source) – Zimbabwe imported disposable napkins worth $3 million in the first quarter of the year, latest trade data from the national statistics agency shows, more than enough to resuscitate stric...

OK Zimbabwe FY profit up 800pct, higher sales spur rebound

HARARE, (The Source) – Zimbabwe’s largest retail operator, OK Zimbabwe reported an 800 percent increase in net income to $6,1 million in the year to March from $700,000 last year on improved revenue. OK Zimbabwe rebo...

Miner Vast Resources says share disposal held up by RBZ...

BULAWAYO, (The Source) – London-listed junior miner Vast Resources has postponed the conclusion of the sale of nearly 50 percent of its shares at its Zimbabwe operations citing delays in approval of the transaction by ...

‘Economy to grow by 1,3% on agric uplift’

Zimbabwe’s economy will grow by 1,3% this year, spurred by a growth in sectors such as agriculture, a new report has shown. BY NDAMU SANDU IN AHMEDABAD, India According to the African Economic Outlook 2017 report launc...

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Africa is on the move despite challenges – AU chair...

Nii Akrofi Smart-Abbey ‘Africa Rising’ has become a term synonymous with the rapid growth being witnessed across Africa, a continent often referred to in the not too distant past as the ‘Dark Continent’. Whereas ...

Ethiopian politician jailed for 6.5 years for ‘encouraging terrorism’ via...

Ismail Akwei A federal high court in Ethiopia has sentenced politician Yonatan Tesfaye to six years and six months in prison for planning, preparing and encouraging terrorism via his Facebook page in 2015. The former spo...

Manchester police name suspect in Manchester Arena bomb attack

with EURONEWS Police in Manchester have named a man they suspect of carrying out Monday night’s bomb attack at Manchester Arena which claimed at least 22 lives. Greater Manchester’s Chief Constable Ian Hopkins said t...

Seychelles, Uganda and Togo: most welcoming African countries – report

Seychelles, Uganda and Togo are top among the 22% of African countries you don’t need a visa to visit as an African. They lead in the 2017 Africa Visa Openness Index released last week. It notes an improvement in the f...

Opinion[ View All ]

Men Are Trash: We need a solution

By Dimo Mariri On the surface, the hashtag “Men Are Trash” comes across as perverse and divisive. However, as many people have argued, the hashtag is a desperate cry for help by our mothers, sisters, wives and daught...

Zimbabwe’s economy is ‘increasingly fragile’ – UK disagrees with Mugabe

Abdur Rahman Alfa Shaban Despite a recent rebuttal by President Robert Mugabe that his country was not economically fragile, the British government seems to have a contrary view. A recent foreign travel advice on Zimbabw...

Highlanders versus Dynamos: The anatomy of violence

Once again — and not for the last time — a Highlanders versus Dynamos football match ended in violence with the usual accusations and counter accusations of referee bias and oppression being the order of the day. Can...

Bank queues: The crisis that won’t go away

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Peter Ndlovu reacts to Manchester bombing

Senior Sports Reporter LEGENDARY Zimbabwean footballer Peter Ndlovu has called for prayers for families and victims of the city of Manchester bombing that left at least 22 people dead and 59 injured in a suicide bombing ...

Mutasa on the brink

DYNAMOS’ top hierarchy will today hold a crisis meeting with coach Lloyd Mutasa in a bid to find solutions to the team’s slide. BY HENRY MHARA The Harare giants were held to a disappointing 1-1 draw by Shabanie Mine ...

Pressure mounts on Mutasa

Dynamos . . . . . . . . . (1) 1 Shabanie Mine . . . . . . (1) 1 DYNAMOS coach, Lloyd Mutasa yet again finds himself under immense pressure to turn around the fortunes of the struggling Harare giants after they were held ...

Warriors move up in Fifa rankings

By Own Correspondent Zimbabwe has failed to break into the top 100 nations for the past five years, having ascended to position 98 in 2011. THE Zimbabwe Senior soccer team, the Warriors, have moved one place up in the la...