Wednesday, August 24, 2016



    The second Pan-African Festival will give Zimbabwe an opportunity to showcase to the world its rich cultural background and its true image, Algerian Ambassador to Zimbabwe, Ali Mokrani has said.



      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.



        Zimbabwe's food insecurity is being eased by private imports but prices remain high, making basic commodities unaffordable to many of the few people who have a job, said the Faminine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET) Food Security Oitlook released on 7 August.

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        Econet Wireless Zimbabwe has received a massive shipment of equipment from Ericsson of Sweden which, when installed, will result in the complete elimination of shortage of lines in the country.


        Zimbabweans with nostalgia for the local currency have to wait a little bit longer as the Zimbabwe dollar will not be re-introduced any time soon, a Cabinet Minister has said.

        Against the general belief that Zimbabweans in exile were keeping their country afloat, a study in the southern Matabeleland region has found that most families with members living outside the country received no money and barely any meaningful food items last year.

        Cash-strapped Mpilo Central Hospital has reportedly splashed about $20 000 on cooling systems and laptops for its directors while it is reeling from an acute shortage of drugs and other medical essentials.

        Residents in Parktown, Waterfalls have requested the arm of the law to take its course against a man who married a 14-year-old girl from Masvingo.

        University of Zimbabwe students are faced with yet another difficulty in getting decent accommodation after authorities shelved plans to reopen hostels at the start of the 2010 academic year.


        River Ranch diamond mine near Beitbridge produced only 75 000 carats last year according to Finance Minister Tendai Biti.