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Ngezi out to overturn deficit

19 March 2017 NGEZI Platinum Stars coach Tonderai Ndiraya has revealed his charges are ready to overturn the deficit and progress to the final round when they face Angolan side CRD Libolo in the first round second leg tie at the National Sports Stadium tomorrow.

Zim moves to boost tourism receipts

19 March 2017 ZIMBABWE has set plans in motion to boost tourism receipts by scrapping visas for tourists. Immigration principal director Clemence Masango said visas tend to cripple the number of tourists who can visit the country.

Fungisai embraces 'church person' tag

19 March 2017 AFTER being on the receiving end of some fierce criticism by the public following revelations that she was not a "church person" early last year, musician Fungisai Zvakavapano-Mashavave has convinced herself to embrace and promote the brand "church person."

Vendor casts spell on neighbour's daughter

19 March 2017 A HARARE vendor accused of casting a spell that caused her colleague's daughter to sustain a deformed face approached the Civil Court seeking a peace order this week.

Zim's first Chief Justice cremated

19 March 2017 SIR John Fieldsend's remains have been cremated and his family and friends attended a private ceremony yesterday to pay their respects to the first Zimbabwe Chief Justice of the Supreme Court.

Gukurahundi issue stirs emotions

19 March 2017 THE unresolved Gukurahundi atrocities issue stirred emotions here this week as it took centre stage at the proposed National Peace and Reconciliation Commission (NPRC) Bill public hearing.

'Chinese contractors plead for cheap sex'

19 March 2017 CHINESE employees who recently were refurbishing Victoria Falls International Airport had become synonymous with pleading for "cheap sex" from underage female sex workers.

Mugabe's two mysterious wrist watches

12 March 2017 President Robert Mugabe's ever-growing habit of wearing two wrist watches (circled on picture) has left many Zimbabweans wondering why the nonagenarian leader does that.

'Police treated like dogs'

8 March 2017 COMMISSIONER-GENERAL of the Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) Augustine Chihuri has said the police force is being treated like dogs by most parastatals that use them to collect money for free.

Cremer's words come to pass

24 February 2017 WHEN the Zimbabwe cricket team trailed Afghanistan 0-2 in the five-match ODI series it seemed far-fetched an assessment of the visitors' point of weakness by the captain Graeme Cremer on the eve of the competition.

Tough times for loan defaulters

24 February 2017 ZIMBABWE'S serial defaulters are in for a bumpy year following operationalisation of the country's credit registry.

Mugabe should take a rest, he deserves it

24 February 2017 WE, JUST like most patriotic and worried Zimbabweans, watched President Robert Mugabe's annual birthday eve birthday interview and to say that we were shocked by our leader's poise, voice and apparent struggle with words is an understatement because it was actually heartbreaking.

Lecturers, students' sexual relations rise

24 February 2017 THE Higher and Tertiary Education ministry says it is having sleepless nights in finding a solution to sexual relations between lecturers and students, adding that it is now mooting to table a sexual harassment policy in Parliament.

Christ Embassy dragged to court

24 February 2017 AN Estate agent has taken Nigerian Pastor Chris Oyakhilome's Christ Embassy to court for failing to settle a debt of more than $53 000 in unpaid rentals, water bills and service charges.

Man asked to pay lobola for the second time

24 February 2017 A WOMAN who is demanding that her ex-husband pays lobola for her the second time before they reconcile approached the civil court this week.

Zim's 'golden' girls

24 February 2017 THERE are so many things that can be said about the women behind the men in the country's presidium and the term "golden girls" fits into their stature.

Married man elopes with late brother's wife

24 February 2017 A Mzilikazi man stunned the court here when he openly declared that he dumped his wife of many years to cohabit with his late brother's wife who is also a businesswoman as she was "good in bed".

May the real children of war vets stand up?

24 February 2017 WAR veterans are getting fed up with people who are masquerading as their children and are going to have a meeting where every ex-combatant brings his offspring for vetting purposes.

ZNNP+ capacity building networks reap rewards

24 February 2017 BENEFICIARIES of a capacity building programme for people living with HIV and Aids have lauded the Zimbabwe Network for People living with HIV and Aids (ZNNP+) for empowering them through networks for people living with HIV/Aids in Mt Darwin.

Moyo wants pothole engineers

24 February 2017 HIGHER and Tertiary Education minister Jonathan Moyo has said there is need for engineers specifically to deal with potholes because the current road engineers have failed to deal with deep holes that now characterise the country's roads.

Soldier torches ex's house

13 February 2017 A Kwekwe-based soldier has been thrown behind bars after he set his ex-girlfriend's house on fire, destroying property worth over $700.

Woman dumps baby in bush

13 February 2017 A CHINAMORA widow reportedly dumped a newly-born baby in a mine shaft after falling pregnant just after her husband had passed on.

Conman defrauds 10 people

13 February 2017 A 32-year-old suspected conman linked to a spat of frauds targeting people emerging from banks is on trial on 10 counts of fraud amounting to over $1 500.

Chitiyo rallies CAPS Utd

13 February 2017 CAPS United new boy Ronald Chitiyo is expecting a tough match when the Green Machine clash against Lioli FC of Lesotho in the Caf African Champions League first round first leg at Setsoto Stadium tomorrow.

Carl, wife 'homeless'

13 February 2017 OMEDIAN Carl Joshua Ncube has taken matters into his own hands, after several attempts and failures at being crowned the country's ambassador; the comedian is doing it alone.

Chinamasa's money dreams

13 February 2017 VICE President Emmerson Mnangagwa says Finance minister Patrick Chinamasa has taken austerity measures to a whole new level, as the Treasury chief now "talks about money in his sleep."

'No birthday cake for Mugabe'

11 February 2017 ZIMBABWEANS have launched an online campaign to push President Robert Mugabe to address 21 issues affecting citizens before he cuts a cake for his birthday which falls on February 21.

Urban grooves music slowly fading away?

6 February 2017 AT THE turn of the millennium, government instructed that local radio stations play 75 percent local content and urban grooves became popular among the youthful generation.

NBS unveils houses

6 February 2017 NATIONAL Building Society (NBS) has begun unveiling houses to low income earners, hardly a year after it commenced operations.

Zec should engage stakeholders

6 February 2017 WHILE we welcome the announcement by Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) chairperson Justice Rita Makarau that it completed its road map to the 2018 elections, the elections body has to share this with stakeholders.

N'anga dupes job seeker

6 February 2017 A Self-styled Highfield n'anga who duped a client of close to $5 000 after promising her a job within two days was slapped with 18 months' imprisonment.

'Bond notes increasing marriages'

6 February 2017 ZANU PF MPs have said the introduction of bond notes has resulted in the increase in marriages, making women more beautiful, as they can now afford to buy expensive skin lotion.

I enjoyed my holidays: Mugabe

6 February 2017 AT a time when civil servants are yet to get their 2016 bonuses and when the future, for ordinary Zimbabweans looks bleak due to an economic meltdown - President Robert Mugabe and his family are seemingly enjoying themselves - flying high, water skiing and enjoying choice cuisine.

Magaya's miracle maize cob

6 February 2017 CALL it faith or desperation. A cooked maize cob eaten by Prophetic Healing Deliverance (PHD) leader Walter Magaya turned out to be anointed after a church member who took it home testified that it produced miracle results that included healing a sick neighbour.

Warriors, Zifa in impasse

6 February 2017 SPORTS minister Makhosini Hlongwane spilled the beans on the boycott threats by the Warriors during their failed 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) campaign in Gabon.

'We lacked experience'

27 January 2017 WARRIORS striker Knowledge Musona lamented the team's lack of experience after they were knocked out of the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) in the group stages.

'Fame, popularity imprisoned me'

27 January 2017 ZORA maestro Leonard Karikoga Zhakata never imagined that he would be famous through music but was just doing it for a lark.

Chinese firms light up communities

27 January 2017 CHINESE firms operating in Zimbabwe have taken it upon themselves to assist local communities in the absence of government intervention.

Hubby demands sex after bashing wife

27 January 2017 A GLENVIEW man who forces himself on his wife after bashing her was dragged to Harare Civil Court this week. Caroline Moyo was applying for a protection order against her husband Shame Gatsi before Harare magistrate Yeukai Dzuda.

Daughter drags father to court over lost text books

27 January 2017 A Pumula South woman has dragged her father to court for failing to pay $90 for text books she lost at her former school.

Man burns brother's son in revenge

27 January 2017 AN ESIGODINI man who torched his brothers' son with a burning log all over the body in an act of revenge has been jailed.

Zim's 'dead men walking'

27 January 2017 I HAVE died many times - that's where I have beaten Christ. Christ died once and resurrected once," this was President Robert Mugabe's response to one of his death rumours.

Zim must work on potholes

20 January 2017 OUR roads are now death traps because of potholes and overgrown roadside grass that makes it nigh impossible to navigate for any driver.

No cheer for homeowners

20 January 2017 AS property owners continue adjusting rentals to suit Zimbabwe's deteriorating economy, market watchers say they expect the sector to remain depressed this year.

Typhoid spreads to more suburbs

20 January 2017 THE typhoid bacterium has spread to other suburbs in the capital with four more cases being recorded this month in Budiriro and Glen View. The outbreak was first reported in Mbare.

Masike's dance with orphans

20 January 2017 INTERNATIONALLY-acclaimed mbira artiste Hope Masike has donated to less privileged people around the country as part of her efforts to plough back into the community.

DeMbare hunt for new coach

20 January 2017 AFTER a difficult 2016 season, Harare giants Dynamos have resolved to strengthen their technical bench by hiring a new coach as they bid to build a strong team capable of challenging for trophies in the 2017 season, the Weekend Post has learnt.

Hubby bashes wife over mango

20 January 2017 A 48-year-old Chikanga man who publicly attacked his wife over a mango will be put on trial on physical abuse charges.

Soldier rapes minor, hides in wardrobe

20 January 2017 A SOLDIER based at One Commando had to duck into a wardrobe after his wife unexpectedly arrived home in the middle of a steamy sex romp with his teenage girlfriend.

Poverty worsens in rural schools

20 January 2017 THE harsh economic situation currently prevailing in the country has resulted in most parents failing to pay school fees for their children, leaving many schools in dire straits.