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November 18, 2018 4:41 PM One year after coup – dreams, aspirations of masses crushed in Zimbabwe

The coup d’état that ousted long-ruling despot Robert Mugabe last November, was a watershed moment in both the history of Zimbabwe and southern Africa. The post-coup leader Emmerson Mnangagwa was held out by many as the best hope to spearhead an economic recovery predicated on re-engagement with international creditors and a package of reform that would 8

November 11, 2018 5:00 PM Mukanya goes for greenhorns

Chimurenga music icon Thomas “Mukanya” Mapfumo has chosen little known musicians to support him during the December Peace Tour in Zimbabwe as part of his efforts to promote youngsters. Currently, his team is registering little known artistes in different parts of the country who wants to curtain raise the Disaster hit maker on the tour. The tour will see him showcasing 7

October 25, 2018 6:05 AM 170 illegal forex dealers arrested

About 170 illegal foreign currency dealers have been arrested countrywide since last week as police intensify a campaign against currency trading. Police also say they launched the operation against the illegal currency traders because they pose a serious security and economic threat to the country. National Police spokesperson Assistant Commissioner 8

August 27, 2018 2:11 PM Miss Tourism Zimbabwe dates moved

Miss Tourism Zimbabwe (MTZ) has been moved from September 8 to September 22 for their national finals to pave way for the Miss World Zimbabwe pageant, an official has said. The two pageants had been pencilled for the same day albeit in different cities. However, MTZ chairperson Sibusisiwe Dube-Muleya said they had moved theirs to September 22 to ensure 18

August 26, 2018 5:02 AM This is our own sin city

When God rained fire on Sodom and Gomorrah, the twin sin cities of biblical times did not die. They simply waited some 5 000 years to relocate to downtown Harare. A grid formed by Jason Moyo Avenue, Mbuya Nehanda Street, Nelson Mandela Avenue and Luck Street in the downtown section of the capital are our very own Sin City. As dusk falls, prostitutes 23

July 30, 2018 11:11 AM Musicians at war with Zimura, ZBC?

There is a different war currently going on between the Zimbabwe Musicians’ Union (Zimu), Trade Union for the Music Arts Industry (Tumai) and Creative Arts Union (CAU) on one side and the Zimbabwe Music Rights Association (Zimura) and national broadcaster ZBC on the other side. It’s a war about royalties. Music composers in this country throng Zimura 48

July 29, 2018 4:20 AM Has ED delivered 60 000 jobs?

JOB creation is a key issue in Zimbabwe’s 2018 election. Official media has sought to create the impression that President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s administration is making gains in creating employment. We test one of the latest claims. Claim: The Sunday Mail of June 16, 2018 led with the headline: ‘ED delivers 60 000 jobs.’ The newspaper attributes this to economic 37

July 23, 2018 1:06 PM Push to get injiva to vote

THE Zimbabwean community in South Africa is being urged to return home to vote on July 30 through the “Go Zim Vote Campaign”. Zimbabwe Community in South Africa chairperson Nicholas Ngqabutho Mabhena said while it was difficult to establish the number of registered voters living in the neighbouring country, their vote would make a difference. “For now, registered 19

July 10, 2018 1:16 PM Chamisa battling Mnangagwa’s soft dictatorship

I am afraid the MDC Alliance appears oblivious to the mammoth political fraud in the electoral making. As things stand, the opposition grouping not only runs the horrifying risk of losing a massive chunk of democratic credibility through participating in a sham poll – which is practically impossible to win – but also losing an election which the electoral 38

June 27, 2018 12:23 PM Local play ‘Liberation’ for SA festival

Following a successful showcase at the Sadc People’s Summit last year, renowned production house Savanah Trust will take their multi award-wining play “Liberation” to SA. This time around they stage at the National Arts Fringe Festival in Grahamstown from July 2 to 5. “Every serious theatre maker wishes to be part of this festival at one time in their 28