Surprise visit backfires on girlfriend

VP Mujuru fighting for survival

Grace Mugabe's mini 'unity accord' collapses

Zimbabwe loses $6 billion tobacco revenue

VP Mujuru fighting for survival

VICE-President Joice Mujuru finds herself in an invidious position as she has literally been squeezed into a tight corner ahead…

Local News

Surprise visit backfires on girlfriend

After sex

A SURPRISE visit to her married boyfriend’s house terribly backfired for a Mutare woman after she was bashed by a man claiming that she wanted to ruin his marriage. Tatenda Muriwo (27) of ZIMTA Park high-density suburb and a father of two received a surprise visit from his girlfriend, Tatenda…

Entertainment News

BBA reveals Zimbabwe’s second representative

bba hot shots

ONLY 12 days left before the start of Big Brother Hotshots, the popular reality show yesterday revealed Zimbabwe’s second representative as JJ from last year’s edition The Chase. Big Brother Hotshots’ Facebook page posted his picture as the representative that would join Power FM lunch time radio presenter and television personality…

Bev Sibanda dumps Peter Moyo over money

Beverly Sibanda

Raunchy dancer Beverly ‘Bev’ Sibanda has clashed with Utakataka Express band leader Peter Moyo following accusations that Moyo is fleecing her. The two entered an agreement where Bev would perform at Moyo’s shows and get 30% of the gate takings. The synergy has been in existence for five months but…

Business & Technology

Zimbabwe loses $6 billion tobacco revenue

tobacco auction

ZIMBABWE lost no less than $6 billion through the selling of unprocessed tobacco to external markets last year alone, a policy analyst Butler Tambo has revealed. Tambo told a workshop organised by lobby group Bulawayo Agenda in the country’s second largest city titled “Ideas Festival,” on Thursday that the country…

NetOne gets $290m loan from China

netone

State-owned wireless network operator NetOne has secured a $290 million loan from China. Finance minister Patrick Chinamasa said the funds would be invested in expanding the telecoms company’s network coverage. NetOne is the smallest of Zimbabwe’s three mobile network operators. Chinamasa said the Asian economic giant also advanced Zimbabwe’s sole…

International News

President Mugabe’s aides on shopping spree in New York

Ace, Saviour

Members of President Robert Mugabe’s estimated 100-member entourage to the United Nations General Assembly in New York, yesterday flaunted their penchant for merry-making and shopping around for expensive designer suits in New York, drawing the ire of locals who took to social media to vent their anger. That Mugabe’s aides and hangers-on usually take time for…

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…