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August 17, 2018 5:58 AM ‘Kwese Iflix now largest TV platform in Zim’

Econet Wireless Zimbabwe’s Kwese Iflix now ranks as one of the country’s largest television platform with more than 1,2 million active account holders. The figures were revealed by Econet Wireless Zimbabwe CEO Douglas Mboweni yesterday as he launched a new promotion aimed at pushing for even more customers. The platform took Zimbabwe by storm by broadcasting 4

August 10, 2018 12:55 PM Malema tells Manana to be proud of being ‘gay’

Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) president Julius Malema has urged former ANC MP and ex-deputy minister of higher education Mduduzi Manana to embrace his sexuality and disclose that he is homosexual. Speaking at the EFF Women’s Day commemorations on Wednesday held in KwaZulu-Natal, Malema urged Manana to be proud of his identity and not keep it concealed 12

August 9, 2018 1:09 PM 39 aspiring nurses swindled

At least 39 prospective student nurses were allegedly swindled of $500 each for non-existent vacancies at Mashoko Mission Hospital in Bikita. The victims had their names published in the country’s biggest weekly newspaper The Sunday Mail by the suspected fraudsters who had pocketed $500 from each of them. Authorities at Mashoko Mission Hospital have since 17

August 8, 2018 4:34 PM Corruption still a big problem

The recent arrest of Harare businessman Wicknell Chivayo has thrust the spotlight back on President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s corruption fight. Chivayo was arrested last week on corruption charges while trying to flee the country when he had gotten wind that law enforcement agents were looking for him. The controversial businessman and his company — Intratek 22

August 6, 2018 1:52 PM Internet mocks Chigumba’s makeup

Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) chairperson Priscilla Chigumba, whose face and voice has become a common feature on local and foreign television stations as well as online media in the past weeks, has become a butt of jokes with people making fun of her makeup. The joking has gotten to a point where there is a “Chigumba Challenge” as Zimbabweans 38

August 4, 2018 4:53 PM NewsDay journalist detained by the army

NewsDay journalist Tinotenda Samukange was detained for close to three hours by soldiers in Harare’s high-density suburb of Kuwadzana on the 3rd of August 2018. According to a statement from the Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA), Samukange was on his way home when he was informed that the military had been deployed in the high-density suburb 33

August 3, 2018 9:53 PM Zim president-elect pledges to be fair, responsible and inclusive leader

Zimbabwe’s president-elect Emmerson Mnangwagwa today pledged to be a “listening” and “inclusive” president when he addressed journalists at a media briefing in Harare, less than 24 hours after it was announced he had won the presidential race in the country’s elections this week. “My brothers and sisters, I have always said that the voice of the people 36

August 2, 2018 5:13 PM Mthwakazi Republic Party hammered in parly polls

Mthwakazi Republic Party (MRP)’s plan for secession was thrown into doubt on Monday after voters angry at the idea of their Mthwakazi State breaking away from Zimbabwe gave the opposition party a fierce drubbing in parliamentary elections. MRP leader Mqondisi Moyo yesterday conceded the worse-than-expected defeat but said its participation in the Monday 39

July 29, 2018 6:02 PM What has Jah Prayzah been smoking?

He has deviated from the norm – some tests in his music lab, alongside his “magician”, DJ Tamuka, have worked while others have flopped. Like any scientist from Aristarchus of Samos to Albert Einstein, Jah Prayzah, has had his wins and defeats. His recent offering, “Ronika”, has been heavily criticised by music fans. Most polls on different radio stations 34

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 27