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Mugabe blasts Herald for dividing Zanu PF

President Robert Mugabe
by admin - 2 October 2014

HARARE – President Robert Mugabe used a Zanu PF politburo meeting on Wednesday to express his displeasure with the way the state media particularly The Herald newspaper is being used to sow divisions within the ruling party. President Robert Mugabe After the closed door meeting Zanu PF spokesperson...

Politics

Chenjerai Hove urges Grace Mugabe to return PhD

Grace Mugabe's “Genetically Modified Doctorate”

Award winning Zimbabwean writer Chenjerai Hove has called on Grace Mugabe to hand back her PhD. Grace Mugabe’s “Genetically Modified Doctorate” President Robert Mugabe’s wife was awarded a doctorate from the University of Zimbabwe last month. But there has been confusion over when she enrolled, with some sources saying it was only two months ago – and students want the issue investigated. The...

Business

Telecel partners Zimnat on mobile insurance

Telecel partners Zimnat on mobile insurance

Mobile network operator, Telecel Zimbabwe has partnered with local insurance company, Zimnat Lion to offer a mobile insurance product, Telecare. Telecel partners Zimnat on mobile insurance Under the partnership, Telecel provides the mobile platform for subscribers to access the services while Zimnat Lion underwrites and administer the full service, including settling claims. Telecare offers subscribers...

Opinion

Zanu PF succession process and practice (Part 1)

Succession Race: Mujuru battles it out with Mnangagwa

By Derek Matyszak In order to consider how the succession to the presidency within ZANU PF might unfold, it is instructive to look at past successions to positions within the Presidium and factional battles. Succession Race: Mujuru battles it out with Mnangagwa The Fault Lines Reports concerning those vying for the presidency are usually based upon conjecture and political gossip. The conventional...

Crimes & Courts

Supa Mandiwanzira loses US$5 000 to maid

Supa Collins Mandiwanzira

By Tendai Rupapa Deputy Minister of Information, Media and Broadcasting Services Supa Mandiwanzira reportedly lost nearly $5 000 to his maid who broke into his bedroom and stole the cash. Supa Collins Mandiwanzira Esther Mawango (35) allegedly bought a stand and built a house in Epworth using proceeds from her criminal act. Yesterday, the maid was brought to court along with her three accomplices...

Local

11 000 fail to collect HIV test results

People sitting by an HIV/AIDS awareness sign in Zimbabwe

By Wendy Muperi HARARE – At least 11 000 people have not collected their results out of the 196 000 people who were tested for HIV last year, a government official has revealed. People sitting by an HIV/AIDS awareness sign in Zimbabwe Owen Mugurungi, director of Aids and TB Unit in the Health and Child Care ministry, noted with concern that many Zimbabweans were still not comfortable knowing...

Diaspora

Newcastle ace Cheick Tiote defends decision to have two wives and a Zimbabwean a mistress

Newcastle midfielder Cheick Tiote and his Zimbabwean mistress Nikkie Mpofu

Newcastle midfielder Cheick Tiote has defended his lifestyle by claiming there is nothing unusual about having two wives and a mistress. Newcastle midfielder Cheick Tiote and his Zimbabwean mistress Nikkie Mpofu Tiote, who earns £45,000-a-week at Premier League outfit Newcastle United, reportedly wed Laeticia Doukrou in a traditional ceremony this month, despite already being married to first wife...

Showbiz

Pretty Xaba critically ill – A total of $2 400 raised

Pretty Xaba

By Sophia Chese Time is running out for former Studio 263 actress Pretty Xaba who is scheduled to undergo emergency surgery in India this month. Pretty Xaba Xaba was diagnosed with cancer of the oesophagus last month and a total of $10 000 is needed for her to undergo the surgery. A total of $2 400 was raised including an air ticket to and from India. Co-ordinator of the “Let’s help Pretty Xaba”...

Sports

Kaindu left Highlanders by mutual consent

Kelvin kaindu

By Ricky Zililo KELVIN Kaindu has left Highlanders by mutual consent, ending a three-year reign that failed to yield the league title that Bosso desperately needs.Chronicle Sport has it on good authority that the decision was arrived at on Monday afternoon. Kelvin kaindu Following defeats to Harare City and ZPC Kariba which put a dent on Highlanders’ championship hopes, the Zambian reached a consensus...