Saturday, January 21, 2017



    Harare's youth are providing the soundtrack to their country's slow escape from poverty."Grandpa, Grandpa, you let me down," chants Zola Badman, 22, to giggles of approval from the rowdy audience at the House of Hunger poetry slam.



      A former Central Intelligence Organisation (CIO) agent who admitted smashing an MDC supporter’s jaw with pliers, and then pulling out their tooth, has been granted asylum in the UK along with his wife.

      An MDC activist, Augustine Mahute, of Block 7 Matapi Flats in Mbare, Harare died on Saturday night at Matapi Police Station after being assaulted by police officers.



        Some Zimbabweans based in South Africa are making hasty arrangements to leave the country as threats of xenophobic attacks in the aftermath of the FIFA world Cup finals escalate.

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        The Mberengwa District Hospital buildings are now a health hazard to the staff and patients as the ceilings are hanging precariously while the walls are cracked and need refurbishment, it has been established.


        Maputo - Key southern African leaders wound up a special summit in the Mozambican capital Maputo on Thursday with calls for a return to dialogue in the ongoing political crisis in Madagascar.

        “It's spring fever. That is what the name of it is. And when you've got it, you want - oh, you don't quite know what it is you do want, but it just fairly makes your heart ache, you want it so!”

        SISTAZ OPEN MIC, the popular monthly platform for emerging women artists, celebrates its third year of unabated energy and exciting artistic collaborations at The Book Café on Saturday 16 January, with a dazzling line-up expected to converge on the open mic from 2-5pm.

        Bulawayo-A 15-year-old girl from the Mayobodo area of Mangwe district was stabbed in the right arm and forehead with a knife by her brother-in-law who had earlier allegedly raped her, a Bulawayo regional magistrate has heard.

        The City of Bulawayo has been without a crematorium for several years.However thanks to the endeavours of a number of valiant citizens, we now have a fully functioning crematorium.


        Zimbabwean trained doctor, John Chibanda is under investigation by Queensland authorities after concerns were raised about his registration and performance.