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Mahofa dies

14 August 2017 HARARE - Masvingo provincial affairs minister, Shuvai Mahofa, has died.

Zuma survives no-confidence vote

9 August 2017 The South African president, Jacob Zuma, has narrowly survived a motion of no confidence against him in parliament, the most serious attempt yet to unseat him after months of growing anger over allegations of corruption and a sinking economy.

Maid mixes food with menstrual blood, urine

4 August 2017 A housemaid originally from Mhondoro shocked church congregants when she confessed that she fed her employers food mixed with menstrual blood and urine among other unimaginable stuff in protest over outstanding wages.

Zanu PF wars turn biblical

4 August 2017 ZANU PF wars to succeed President Robert Mugabe have turned biblical as senior party officials stampede to make Bible references in a bid to advance certain political points.

Police recruits learn sign language

4 August 2017 POLICE in Zimbabwe are now covering sign language as part of their training in a bid to accommodate the marginalised communities in the country.

Brisk business for sex pill traders

4 August 2017 DESPITE the country's current cash crisis that has seen many businesses struggle to keep going, the sex pill business is flourishing as they now even sell cash on the black market, the WeekendPost can reveal.

Soldier nabbed over elephant tasks

4 August 2017 A SOLDIER who was trapped and arrested while dealing in elephant tasks was denied bail by a court yesterday.

More professionals join music fray

4 August 2017 MORE professionals are abandoning their jobs to venture into music production, which has become a passionate hobby for many while others are doing it on a part-time basis.

Zim's own Aubameyang

4 August 2017 SPOTTING a loud mohawk hairstyle, you can easily mistake Talbott Mthombeni for Gabon captain and Borrusia Dortmund football ace Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.

China pays $125m for Zim tobacco

4 August 2017 CHINA has so far imported tobacco worth $125 million from Zimbabwe after the Asian economic giant snapped up 15,6 million of the golden leaf at an auction price of $8,06 per kilogramme (kg).

Zanu PF fights over 'Mudhara Achauya'

31 July 2017 ZANU PF's warring factions are tussling over Jah Prayzah's hit song, Mudhara Vachauya, which has also become  a theme song at President Robert Mugabe's recent rallies.

'Ministers shun Parly for small houses'

31 July 2017 MDC vice president Nelson Chamisa has sarcastically accused Cabinet ministers of avoiding Parliament business to attend to their "small houses".

JCNF lines up Joshua Nkomo memorial lectures

31 July 2017 ORGNISERS of the late Vice President Joshua Nkomo memorial lectures have revealed that they have incorporated government as part of circumventing chaos similar to the one which was witnessed in South Africa last month during one of the lectures.

Zanu PF needs to be stopped

31 July 2017 ON TUESDAY, Zanu PF legislators passed the Constitution Amendment Bill (No.1) into law and - in less than four hours - undid the efforts made by the majority in 2013 in coming up with a so-called people-driven Constitution.

City look up to Samanja

31 July 2017 HARARE City coach Philani Ncube has praised Tendai Samanja for the progress he has made under his guidance so far and expects the midfielder to play a leading role when they face CAPS United in a Castle Lager Premiership match on Sunday at the National Sports Stadium.

Zim to establish tourism zones

31 July 2017 ZIMBABWE is set to establish 11 Tourism Development Zones (TDZ) aimed at growing tourism under its National Tourism Master Plan (NTMP), a Cabinet minister said.

Challenge for adolescents to access contraceptives

31 July 2017 WITH a commendable 68 percent contraceptive prevalence rate, Zimbabwe is faced with a huge task of getting adolescents to access contraceptives, in order to reduce the number of unintended pregnancies and unsafe abortions.

We only promised 2,2m informal jobs: Zanu PF

21 July 2017 SOCIAL media has gone crazy over Zanu PF legislator Psychology Maziwisa's claim that his party has created over three million jobs in the past four years they have been in government, according to its election promises.

Tough times for comedians

21 July 2017 WHEN popular Ugandan comedian Anne Kansiime performed in Zimbabwe, all her shows at 7 Arts Theatre and Harare International Conference Centre were full houses.

Zanu PF loves darkness - Chamisa

21 July 2017 OPPOSITION MDC vice president Nelson Chamisa has described President Robert Mugabe's administration as a "parasitic bacteria" that thrives on opaque operations to mask Zanu PF corruption.

It never rains for alleged rapist

21 July 2017 AN EPWORTH man who panicked and attempted to flee from police custody after being accused of rape was cleared of the charges although he is now serving sentence for his foiled escape.

China dominates tobacco export earnings

21 July 2017 CHINA continues to dominate Zimbabwe's tobacco exports, as the Asian country has so far purchased 13,8 million kilogrammes (kg) of the crop valued at $114,5 million at an average price of $8,28/kg.

Tryson, Progress rope in managers

21 July 2017 WHILE musicians Progress Chipfumo and Tryson Chimbetu once shone in the showbiz, lack of proper management has seen the two artistes grounded again.

Jeyman happy to be back

21 July 2017 FORMER Black Aces midfielder Francis "Gazza" Jeyman says he will forever be grateful to Aces Youth Soccer Academy (AYSA) for affording him an opportunity to launch a coaching career.

Draw lessons from by-elections

21 July 2017 THE main opposition parties might be boycotting by-elections caused largely by natural attrition but they should not let the crucial lessons from the polls escape their planning for the critical 2018 elections.

Zanu PF makes peace with Soul Jah Love

7 July 2017 Crowd-puller Soul Jah Love may have had the last laugh after Zanu PF youth league political commissar Innocent Hamandishe conceded that the Zimdancehall chanter is king after all.

Students demand flavoured condoms

3 July 2017 STUDENTS in tertiary institutions are demanding flavoured condoms as compared to the cheap freely distributed ones, MDC senator for Bulawayo Metropolitan Province Siphiwe Ncube has said.

Sex workers raped in graveyard

3 July 2017 THREE Harare sex workers were forced to strip at Mbare West Cemetery by three men who later took turns to force themselves on each of them without wearing protection.

Man offers rape victim $1

3 July 2017 A MAN who offered a 13-year-old girl one dollar to silence her after rape appeared in court this week. Zivanai Madzima, 21, of Whitestone, Hatfield in Harare was advised to apply for bail at the High Court when he appeared before magistrate Rumbidzayi Mugwagwa.

Youths set tollgates in ghettos

3 July 2017 UNEMPLOYED youths in Harare's high density suburbs are erecting backstreet tollgates and charging 50 cents per entry as commuter omnibuses (kombis) evade police roadblocks.

'4 701 children live on the streets'

3 July 2017 CHILDREN and adults living on the streets have become a menace in Zimbabwe, as government and local authorities struggle to find a solution to get them off the streets.

We no longer need new parties

3 July 2017 WITH over 40 political parties currently in the country, can Zimbabwe, small as it is, still accommodate any more political parties ahead of the 2018 elections?

'Golf industry can bring $2bn'

3 July 2017 GROWTH of the golf industry can help bring at least $2 billion into the Zimbabwean economy, a Tanzanian entrepreneur has said.

Lack of focus paralyses dance industry

3 July 2017 LACK of creativity and poor management has hit hard on the dance industry, a development that has seen the majority of dance groups folding.

'We'll uphold Edzai's legacy'

3 July 2017 A NUMBER of ex-footballers have pledged to continue with soccer development programmes that were initiated by the late Warriors' winger Edzai Kasinauyo.

Nkomo could have been 100

3 July 2017 KNOWN for his nicknames, Umafukufuku, umdalawethu, Chibwechitedza and Father Zimbabwe, such was how popular and lovable the late Vice President Joshua Mqabuko Nyongolo Nkomo.

Man rapes Grade 6 pupil in bush

23 June 2017 POLICE have launched a manhunt for a 36-year-old Harare man who would waylaid a Grade Six pupil from his neighbourhood on her way to school before raping her in the bush, a court heard.

Mugabe now target of jokes

23 June 2017 PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe (pictured) became a butt of jokes after opening an Internet café in Mutare during his visit there last week.

Fraud cases on the increase

23 June 2017 ZIMBABWEANS are increasingly falling victim to fraud with police battling to contain the upsurge of scams whose monetary value is now hovering above $1 million, according to the latest police wanted list.

'Zim law doesn't criminalise trafficking'

23 June 2017 ZIMBABWE's laws do not criminalise the act of trafficking but only related elements such as abduction and assault, International Labour Organisation senior programmes officer Adolphus Chinomwe said.

'Corruption killing our economy'

23 June 2017 ZIMBABWE'S economic condition will not improve unless corruption, which has brought the country on the brink of collapse, is seriously dealt with, newly-elected Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators in Zimbabwe (ICSAZ) president Paradza Paradza has said.

Who is a real hero?

23 June 2017 ZANU PF's decision not to grant the late Dickson Chingaira, aka Cde Chinx national, hero status yet again brings alive the debate on who truly deserves to be accorded the highest honour in the country after death.

Warriors out to shine

23 June 2017 AFTER the Warriors' failure in the last two editions of the Cosafa Castle Cup, Zimbabwe is hoping to go a step further this year.

Pokello humbled in war of words

13 June 2017 FORMER Big Brother Africa (BBA) contestant Pokello Nare was last weekend dressed down in a Facebook war, as her nude pictures resurfaced and her marriage to Ghanaian tailor Elikem Kumordzie was questioned.

'Polygamy saves me from women'

5 June 2017 MUSICIAN Taruvinga Manjokota aka Sugar Sugar believes his two wives are a blessing, saying they play the crucial role of saving him from contracting sexually-transmitted infections.

Nakamba in fitness battle

5 June 2017 WARRIORS star midfielder Marvelous Nakamba has been handed a discrete fitness training programme by interim coach Norman Mapeza after the Vitesse Arnhem player showed signs of tiredness when joining camp.

Govt gets it right

5 June 2017 GOOD news is rare in Zimbabwe. The little that comes once in a while is worth celebrating.GOOD news is rare in Zimbabwe. The little that comes once in a while is worth celebrating.

'Weed out fake prophets'

5 June 2017 IT COULD soon become a criminal offence to falsely claim the gift of prophecy or divine inspiration, if Harare East Zanu PF member of Parliament Terrence Mukupe (pictured) has his way.

Council workers make a killing from public toilets

5 June 2017 VENDORS and women in Harare have accused council employees of privatising public toilets in the central business district (CBD).

'Zanu PF will bring dead bodies for BVR'

5 June 2017 CORNERED Zanu PF will bring dead bodies to register for Biometric Voters Registration (BVR), the Morgan Tsvangirai-led MDC national youth assembly chairperson, Happymore Chidziva, has said.