Kereke’s ‘rape case’ appeal date finalized

Be ashamed, Biti warns MDC-T Leader Tsvangirai

Mugabe takes a swipe at Zanu-PF officials over Grace

President calls for urgent meeting

Local News

Kereke’s ‘rape case’ appeal date finalized

court-takes judgment upon your life

BIKITA West MP Munyaradzi Kereke’s concerted efforts to thwart his prosecution on rape allegations charges will be put to test on September 30 this year where his matter is set to be brought before the judges of appeal at the Supreme Court, NewsDay can reveal. The former advisor to the…

Be ashamed, Biti warns MDC-T Leader Tsvangirai

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MDC-T leader Mr Morgan Tsvangirai lost to Zanu-PF on all occasions he has contested elections and must be ashamed of his performance and stop eyeing the country’s presidency, former secretary-general Mr Tendai Biti, has said. Mr Biti was addressing youths and students in Masvingo on Saturday. Mr Biti dismissed Mr…

Entertainment News

Ngoma Dzapasi win Chibuku dance festival

Chibuku Dance Festival

Dance group Ngoma Dzapasi from Mashonaland East were the national winners of this year’s Chibuku Neshamwari Traditional Dance Festival held at Harare Gardens over the weekend. The troupe that performed Mbende dance outshone the other nine provincial groups that were vying for the grand prize of US$4 000.First runner-up was the…

Who will be Zim’s BBA Hotshot?

Former Miss Curvy Tanya Chikuni

WITH 19 days before Africa’s most popular reality show – Big Brother Africa (BBA) starts, producers of the show have released this year’s tagline, “Big Brother Hotshots”, keeping fans speculating on who the hotshots will be. According to producers of the show, this year’s season will have more “swag” and…

Business & Technology

Telecel to lay off contract employees

Telecel Zimbabwe

Telecel Zimbabwe will not be renewing contracts for hundreds of its employees across the nation as part of its cost cutting measures. Most of the contract workers are those that had been engaged to work on the rollout of Telecash.  Telecel’s brand and communications director Mr Obert Mandimika confirmed the…

Zim and China sign nine mega deals

President Mugabe in China

ZIMBABWE and China yesterday signed nine landmark agreements that will see the emerging global giant from Asia providing financial support for the much-needed economic enablers in critical sectors that include energy, roads, national railway network, telecommunications, agriculture and tourism as part of the Zimbabwe Agenda for Sustainable Socio-Economic Transformation. One of…

International News

Riots break out in Monrovia

MONROVIA, LIBERIA

Riots broke out in Monrovia after the government quarantined Liberia’s biggest slum in an effort to curb the Ebola epidemic, local newspaper Front Page Africa reported yesterday. Residents clashed with armed security guards and police officers, who had cordoned off the West Point slum, home to an estimated 75 000 residents. Officers also blocked off the Waterside…

Sadc struggling to raise $500 billion

SADC

Regional bloc Sadc is battling to raise $500 billion required to implement the 2007 Infrastructure Development Masterplan, touted as the panacea to the region dilapidated infrastructure. Sadc Infrastructure Vision 2027 was born out of the Lusaka Zambia summit in 2007 where member states agreed to establish a strategic framework to guide the development of seamless and cost-effective trans boundary infrastructure. African Union Commission chairperson Nkosazana Dlamini…