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Pastor physically abuses son's girlfriend

8 July 2016 An Apostolic Faith Mission pastor and his family who allegedly assaulted their would- be daughter-in-law and forced her to spend the night outside appeared in court.

Life as an albino man's wife

8 July 2016 WHILE persons with albinism face serious turbulence in dating and courtship, Sibongile Nyamayaro says her love for her husband has always been colour blind.

Police brutality not necessary

8 July 2016 WHILE the ongoing wave of protests is regrettable, they remain a Constitutionally-ascribed right for every Zimbabwean and the police must respond to these demonstrations with the minimum force necessary.

Livestock production under threat

8 July 2016 ZIMBABWE'S livestock production is under threat following a recent surge in foot-and-mouth disease in six of the country's provinces.

Mazuruse gains ground

8 July 2016 GIFTED gospel musician and celebrated producer Forward Mazuruse made his intentions known with a scintillating performance as he officially unveiled his latest album Jesus is everything (Jesus ndiye zvese) last weekend.

It's Copa time!

8 July 2016 THE country's premier Under 16 and 17 boys' and girls' secondary schools football tournament; the Copa Coca-Cola enters its second and decisive round this morning with all the 10 provinces aiming to qualify for the nationals.

Made delays GMB revival

19 June 2016 AGRICULTURE minister Joseph Made has failed to implement leadership change at the Grain Marketing Board (GMB) despite parliamentary directive to revive the parastatal.

Theatre In The Park brings back stage plays

19 June 2016 WHEN Rooftop Promotion's Theatre in the Park shut its doors in 2012, the theatre world fell on its knees.

'Chiyangwa surprised me'

19 June 2016 FORMER Warriors coach Sunday Chidzambwa admits National Football Association of Zimbabwe (Nafaz) president Philip Chiyangwa has surprised many since voted into office last year.

Grace goes biblical

19 June 2016 IT WAS a rare sight last week as First Lady Grace Mugabe turned into a preacher, teaching about God's healing power, presenting a totally different side from what the public had become accustomed to.

Doctors, medical societies tiff deepens

19 June 2016 PRIVATE doctors have resolved to reject all medical aid cards, starting July 1, as the payment stand-off between the doctors, medical aid societies and government intensifies.

White farmer dragged to court

19 June 2016 A BULAWAYO woman has dragged Insiza commercial farmer Bruce Moffat to court seeking an order to have him evicted from the disputed Oaklands Farm in Shangani.

'Mugabe must appoint albino minister'

19 June 2016 ZIMBABWE's society of people living with albinism have said the only way their concerns can truly be addressed is if President Robert Mugabe moves to include a person living with albinism to his Cabinet.

Man beds mistress in wife's presence

19 June 2016 A 50-YEAR-OLD Tynwald man reportedly beds his mistress in his wife's presence in a bid to induce her into divorcing him, a court heard.

Living on less than $1 a day

17 June 2016 AS THE country's economy continues to sink deeper, ordinary people in high-density suburbs have turned to chicken offal for relish and trading these has become brisk business.

A new Musona emerges

10 June 2016 A SPIRING footballer Tedious Musona (pictured in green) hopes one day he will be the talk of the nation by leading the Warriors to future Africa Cup of Nations tournaments.

Musicians, poets shine on Mai Chisamba Show

10 June 2016 TELEVISION personality Rebecca Chisamba aka Mai Chisamba is promoting local musicians and poets who she is giving a platform to shine during her popular talk-show, Mai Chisamba Show.

Low capacity utilisation hits CFI ops

10 June 2016 AGRO-BASED manufacturing group CFI Holdings Limited (CFI) revenue in the first half to March 2016 declined to $19 million from $34,3 million, on the back of overall low capacity utilisation, subdued margins and streamlining costs incurred in the second quarter, the company said.

Chaos in City of Kings

10 June 2016 THERE was chaos in the Central Business District (CBD) here this week when disgruntled vendors stoned the Bulawayo municipal police who were on a routine raid of illegal vendors in the city.

Govt must leave councils alone

10 June 2016 THE goings-on in the country's urban local authorities have continued to show a worrying trend.

'We are on track to end paediatric Aids'

10 June 2016 ZIMBABWE has joined the battle to end pediatric Aids by 2020, with the country expediting efforts to reduce the rate of mother to child transmission of the HIV virus.

Samora Machel Avenue: Zim's power artery

10 June 2016 PERCHED on the heartbeat of the country's capital Harare, Samora Machel Avenue - named after Mozambique's first black president - is the epitome of President Robert Mugabe's 36-year-old uninterrupted octopus-like grip on power in the southern African country.

Gweru town clerk drags Kasukuwere to court

10 June 2016 SUSPENDED Gweru town clerk Daniel Matawu has taken Local Government Public Works and National Housing minister Saviour Kasukuwere to court challenging his suspension as well as the decision to unlawfully extend the tenure of the three commissioners he appointed to run the local authority.

Makandiwa exhibits lyrical prowess

10 June 2016 UNITED Family International Church (UFIC) leader Emmanuel Makandiwa exhibited his lyrical prowess praising wife Ruth as a "pillar of strength" during the official launch of his personal brand at a local hotel on Saturday.

Hookers robbing tobacco farmers

10 June 2016 WITH the tobacco-selling season underway, many farmers are falling prey to vice in Harare's high density suburbs as they lose all their earnings to hookers.

Sharara's advice for DeMbare

3 June 2016 AS DYNAMOS edge closer to relegation with each outing, legendary winger July Sharara has come up with an antidote which he thinks can help ease the situation at his beloved club.

Gumbura misses out on amnesty

3 June 2016 Over 2 000 prisoners were released through the presidential amnesty last week, but End Time Message founder Robert Martin Gumbura and Madzibaba Ishmael Chokurongerwa, two controversial characters, have remained behind bars.

Hookers unfazed by winter chill

3 June 2016 WHILE many people stay safe and warm inside their houses during the cold evenings, sex workers have stayed put on the streets, aiming to pocket the much-needed scarce dollar.

EcoCash transactions top $6,6bn

3 June 2016 Econet Wireless Zimbabwe (Econet) says it will continue investing in infrastructure to diversify its revenue streams after the company's mobile money platform, EcoCash, moved over $6,6 billion since its launch five years ago.

Geriatric up for sodomising boy (13)

3 June 2016 A MAN, 71, has been arrested for sodomising a 13-year-old boy who had sought refuge at his home after escaping from his parents' house.

United Refineries in export drive

3 June 2016 Agro-processing firm, United Refineries, has embarked on an export drive to boost its revenue streams and unlock shareholder value.

Artistes capitalise on collabos

3 June 2016 LOCAL musicians have discovered the art of earning quick popularity through collaborations.

Magaya building $90 million church

27 May 2016 PROPHETIC Healing and Deliverance (PHD) Ministries founder Walter Magaya is in the process of constructing a $90 million church at his Waterfalls base in the capital.

Zanu PF 'bully' schools to provide buses

27 May 2016 SCHOOL buses from all over the country thronged into the capital city this week as Zanu PF alledgedly commandeered schools to release their buses which ferried people to President Robert Mugabe's one million-man march held in Harare this week.

City to evict tenants from properties

27 May 2016 HARARE City Council is seeking to evict tenants from its rented properties in high density suburbs as it revealed that 70 percent of them are not the original lease holders.

Abuse of mental health drugs on the increase

27 May 2016 A26-year-old man, Norman Jonas, died last week in Kuwadzana, Harare after a drug overdose mixture of diazepam and chlorpromazine (CPZ), a practice that is now rife in the high density suburbs.

New movie house at Joina City

27 May 2016 MOVIE lovers are in for a treat as Harare's upmarket mall Joina City is set to open doors to its new cinema before the end of this year

Prayersoul inspired to be unique

27 May 2016 THE Weekend Post caught up with rising neo-soul musician Prayersoul who is currently enjoying tours outside Zimbabwe, expanding his musical wings. Below are excerpts of the interview the musician had with Entertainment Writer Sharon Muguwu.

Can Bosso break jinx?

27 May 2016 HIGHLANDERS will enter Rufaro Stadium tomorrow heavily weighed down by the hoodoo of their failure to beat Dynamos in the last 10 years.

Harare keen to bring back 'mugojo'

20 May 2016 HARARE City Council is proposing to resuscitate beer brands owned by the local authority, in a bid to tap into one of its cash cows.

Move on insurance cover commendable

20 May 2016 THE computerisation of third party insurance cover notes by the Zimbabwe National Road Administration (Zinara) with effect from May 1, as reported in last week's edition of the WeekendPost - is worthy of praise for a variety of reasons.

Zim moves to improve food safety

20 May 2016 ZIMBABWE is set to introduce a number of measures aimed at improving food safety in the face of increasing sub-standard food in the country.

Political slogans common in Parly

20 May 2016 POLITICAL party slogans have become the order of the day in the House of Assembly as politics continue to divide the house and stall progress.

Kaseke backs Mzembi's Unwto campaign

20 May 2016 ZIMBABWE Tourism Association chief executive officer Karikoga Kaseke this week took his campaign to Bulawayo backing Tourism minister Walter Mzembi to be the next secretary-general of the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (Unwto).

'I am still single, available'

20 May 2016 VIVACIOUS artiste Lyn Magodo, popularly known for her role in Jah Prayzah's video Eriza, says she is still single and not engaged.

Hubby bashes wife after being caught red-handed

20 May 2016 AN EPWORTH man who bashed his second wife after she had caught him red-handed canoodling with another woman at his first wife's residence has appeared in court.

Manager attempts throwing wife from first floor

20 May 2016 A MANAGER at Digitron Business Systems who reportedly attempted to throw his wife from the first floor of his business premises after she had caught him with a lover at work appeared in court this week.

People can keep zvihuta: Minister

20 May 2016 GOVERNMENT is set to investigate the circumstances under which some quail bird farmers were arrested for rearing the birds in Midlands recently.

Enemies of the game

20 May 2016 It seems the cancer of hooliganism in local football is growing unabated judging by events in recent weeks. The 2016 Castle Lager Premiership season is only six weeks old but the league has already racked in a total of $12 250 in fines from clubs.

Akbay settles at Bosso

16 May 2016 WHILE much of the attention has been fixed on Dynamos' stuttering start to the season, or the manner in which Lloyd Chitembwe has transformed CAPS United, Highlanders coach Erol Akbay has been quietly going about his business at the Bulawayo giants.