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  • Tsvangirai 'becoming' politically irrelevant

    June 19, 2014 9:30 AM 23

    EMBATTLED Movement for Democratic Change (MDC-T) leader, Morgan Tsvangirai, risks becoming irrelevant, politically, unless something dramatic happens to salvage his credibility, which is currently on the line, the Financial Gazette reported. Despite giving in to pressure to hold an early congress in 2015, instead of 2016, Tsvangirai's approval ratings

  • EU to help private sector

    June 19, 2014 8:12 AM 12

    The European Union is trying to find ways of helping the Zimbabwean economy to recover. To this end the European Investment Bank (EIB) is actively exploring possibilities of assisting, despite Zimbabwe’s arrears of over $300 million to the Bank. A team from the bank visited the country again last week to identify viable projects. The EIB cannot lend to government

  • ZAMBIA BOUND CHINESE VP STOPS OVER IN ZIM newsdzeZimbabweNewsdzeZimbabwe

    June 19, 2014 7:56 AM 10

    China has reiterated its commitment to assist Zimbabwe financially in light of the country’s economic blueprint the Zimbabwe Agenda for Sustainable Socio-Economic Transformation. Speaking during a stopover at the Harare International Airport en-route to Zambia Chinese Vice President Li Yuanchao said Harare and Beijing enjoyed sound political and economic

  • Biti criticised for election comments

    June 19, 2014 7:01 AM 32

    Tendai Biti’s inconsistent statements about how Zanu (PF) won the 2013 elections expose his political immaturity and lack of principles, say his critics. Last year Biti, leader of the breakaway Renewal Team, was the most vocal among MDC-T officials about Zanu (PF)’s use of the Israeli Nikuv company to rig the elections, and other irregularities. But he told supporters

  • Man assaults wife over isitshwala quantity

    June 19, 2014 6:26 AM 18

    A Gweru woman paid dearly for giving her husband a small portion of his favourite meal, isitshwala/sadza, when the man assaulted her with a log and clenched fists. Lovemore Mpofu, 50, of Plot 30 Vungwana North, presented some lighter moments to a court when he confessed to hitting his wife, Rumbidzai Chamisa, 32, after she served him with a small quantity

  • Man gets death threats from rival suitor, doubts paternity of child

    June 19, 2014 6:18 AM 13

    A MAN from Bulawayo's Northend suburb told a magistrate that he doubted he was the father of his eight month old child after receiving death threats from a rival suitor. Farayi Mwandura was dragged to the maintenance court by his estranged girlfriend Prediction Muswehaurai after he accrued $ 576 in arrears for defaulting on $48 monthly maintenance payments

  • WOMAN SCALDS CHEATING HUBBY newsdzeZimbabweNewsdzeZimbabwe

    June 19, 2014 5:33 AM 18

    Eustine Mudzikisi of Ingagula Township appeared before Hwange magistrate Lindiwe Maphosa on Tuesday charged with physical abuse. She was sentenced to eight months imprisonment of which four were conditionally suspended for five years. The remaining four months were also suspended on condition she performed 140 hours of community service at Zesa Clinic

  • Dzamara ” Nehanda Radio

    June 19, 2014 5:20 AM 14

    There must be a limit to everything, or a stage where someone must draw the line, even when there is a lot at stake. Because, some extents of hitting into the dark eventually erode everything, including the remaining little things one could salvage. So Tendai Biti and his colleagues retired to bed last night after probably having watched some World Cup football

  • SODOMY COUNCILLOR FREED newsdzeZimbabweNewsdzeZimbabwe

    June 19, 2014 5:04 AM 10

    MDC-T councillor for Harare’s Ward 33 (Budiriro), Sydney Chirombe, who was allegedly caught having sex with another man in a car, was yesterday granted US$100 bail by the High Court. Chirombe (49) and his alleged partner, Joseph Muchena (23), were freed on the same bail conditions. Justice Esther Muremba ordered the two to surrender their travel documents

  • TSVANGIRAI HEARING POSTPONED newsdzeZimbabweNewsdzeZimbabwe

    June 19, 2014 5:04 AM 12

    The MDC-T Renewal Team yesterday postponed the hearing into Morgan Tsvangirai’s case of allegedly contravening the party’s constitution to next week. The team’s spokesperson Mr Jacob Mafume confirmed the postponement in a statement yesterday. “The tribunal that was appointed to hear the disciplinary matter brought by the MDC National Council against