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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.

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.

Sex workers prey on school boys

5 June 2017 HIGH school boys are flocking to prostitutes were they use their allowances to pay for sex.

'Talking' kombi stuns residents

28 May 2017 DUSTY, rusty and falling apart, an abandoned white commuter omnibus (kombi) at a popular fuel station along Bulawayo road in Harare has spawned a weird mystery tale.

Prophet to avail God's phone number

12 May 2017 IT IS total madness for Paul Sanyangore, a controversial "prophet" to promise his congregants God's phone number, Presbyterian preacher Obadiah Musindo has said.

Father beds son's wife

5 May 2017 A HARARE man allegedly ended his marriage after discovering that his wife was having an affair with his father.

Sex workers give out business cards

28 April 2017 WITH the harsh economic environment engulfing the entire country, desperate commercial sex workers have designed innovative ways of marketing their work as they now give business cards to their clients.

Zanu PF must apologise to me - Mliswa

25 April 2017 OUTSPOKEN Norton Constituency MP Temba Mliswa has said Zanu PF must apologise to him for expelling him from the party based on personal vendettas that were being pushed by his foes in the ruling party.

Mugabe 'death' pastor at it again

10 April 2017 VOCAL cleric Phillip Mugadza, who is always looking for creative ways to voice his frustrations at government, this time took his fishing line to a huge pothole in the middle of a street in Harare, showing the extent of damage on the country's roads.

'Whip, strip naked lazy ministers'

1 April 2017 LAZY minsters must be undressed and beaten to death like donkeys as only corporal punishment will force them to work, a legislator has sensationally said.

Magaya, TB Joshua prophet clash

26 March 2017 VISITING celebrity preacher John Chi's maiden two-day crusade in Harare has clashed with a three-day crusade of Walter Magaya of Prophetic Healing and Deliverance (PHD) Ministries which will take place just 40km away from Harare.

London attack: Five dead

23 March 2017 Five people have died and at least 40 were injured after an attacker drove a car along a pavement in Westminster, stabbed a policeman and was shot dead by police in the grounds of Parliament.

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.

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.

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.

'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.

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.

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.

Spikes: New traffic policing weapon

20 January 2017 AMIDST the noise in the capital, Harare you hear loud whistles from conductors; drivers and touts warning each other of the impending danger as traffic police officers carrying iron spikes give chase to errand kombis in a bid to deflate their tyres.

Neighbour inserts finger into woman's privates

16 January 2017 A Hwange man, who allegedly peeped through a window before inserting his finger into the privates of a married woman who was sleeping with her husband in their bedroom, is in trouble.

'Sex work will rise in 2 years'

7 January 2017 BULAWAYO-BASED self-styled prophet and founder of Eagle Life Assembly Church Blessing Chiza has predicted an increase in commercial sex workers in the next two years.

A camouflaged Christmas

2 January 2017 IN ZIMBABWE Christmas is usually marked by new clothes and shoes, especially for the young generation. Parents sacrifice a lot to make sure they make the young ones happy.

'Mugabe defeat treasonous'

20 December 2016 NEWLY-formed Children of Zimbabwe War Veterans Association (Cozwa), which is believed to be a creation of the Generation 40 (G40), has gone a gear up in trying to appease President Robert Mugabe saying everyone must vote for the nonagenarian leader in 2018.

I cheated to get rich: Chiyangwa

13 December 2016 MAVERICK businessman Philip Chiyangwa (pictured) says he recycled every dirty trick to get rich, including using Zanu PF politicians to leverage business deals and convincing bank managers to sign off loans worth millions of dollars without any semblance of collateral security.

Women in sex pill craze

2 December 2016 WHILE men have been known to buy sex pills to boost their sexual drive, the trend has now shifted as more women seek their own female pill.

Female 'prophet' draws thousands

25 November 2016 THOUSANDS of people thronged the White City Stadium on Friday, November 11 for an all-night prayer hosted by popular Bulawayo Apostolic Faith Mission prophet Lillian Bwanya known as Mai Bwanya under the banner "Operation zvako ngazvidzoke", meaning your possessions must be restored.

Mother, daughter share boyfriend

18 November 2016 CHINAMORA woman reportedly threatened her 14-year-old daughter with death while forcing her to have sex with her live-in boyfriend for close to two years.

Mayor resigns over Michelle Obama 'ape in heels' post

16 November 2016 The mayor of a town in the US state of West Virginia has resigned after she was caught up in a controversy over racist comments about Michelle Obama.

Clinton won popular vote: TB Joshua

15 November 2016 The founder of The Synagogue Church Of All Nations, TB Joshua, on Sunday said his earlier prophecy on the U.S. presidential election was given different interpretation by people "on a different level" with him.

Moyo too scared of jail: Mliswa

11 November 2016 FIREBRAND independent Norton legislator Temba Mliswa has chided Higher and Tertiary Education minister Jonathan Moyo saying he is too scared of prison.

Trump election win sparks protests

10 November 2016 Thousands of demonstrators have taken to the streets of several US cities to protest against the election of Donald Trump.

Wife scalds hubby with hot porridge

4 November 2016 AHARARE man had a rude awakening when his "abusive" wife poured hot porridge directly into his right ear.

Outrage over police abuse female MPs

2 November 2016 REPORTS from Parliament that police abused female legislators during Wednesday's sitting have been slammed by Zimbabweans from across the divide with some calling for a full probe into the disturbances.

Sex workers terrorise Avenues

24 October 2016 SEX workers are causing havoc in the capital's Avenues area where they are harassing and robbing men going about their business.

I don't have a boyfriend: Mujuru

16 October 2016 FORMER vice president and widow of the late general Solomon Mujuru, Joice who has since her ouster from Zanu PF been attacked by former colleagues for her supposed "illicit love affairs" says she has had no boyfriend, five years after her husband's death.

'Universities fuelling HIV'

10 October 2016 FEMALE university students are fuelling the spread of HIV in Zimbabwe, officials say, as the population becomes a headache for the Health ministry.

Council in n'anga headache

30 September 2016 THE battle between Kuwadzana-based traditional healer Ithamar Mudzengerere and the Harare City Council rages on with the former claiming there are forces in council against his practice.

Popular pastor sued over models

23 September 2016 DESTINY for Afrika Network (DANet) leader and strong Zanu PF sympathiser Obadiah Musindo has been issued with summons for civil imprisonment for a debt amounting to over $10 000 that he allegedly owes Bulawayo-based Strides Models pageant run by Sipho Mazibuko.

You are next, so improve our jails

16 September 2016 FORMER Zanu PF Mashonaland West chairperson Temba Mliswa has mockingly said his former colleagues in the ruling party must improve prisons conditions as they will soon be joining other prisoners on corruption charges.

Chinese firm pays workers with bricks

9 September 2016 MORE than 100 workers from Chinese building firm Golden Bricks who have gone for eight months without receiving their salaries are being paid in bricks.

Council scared to evict n'anga

17 August 2016 A TRADITIONAL healer known as Mambo has given Harare City Council (HCC) sleepless nights as they are afraid to remove him from a shrine which he erected on council land.

'Bona lost baby twins'

17 August 2016 PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe's daughter, Bona Chikore, was pregnant with twins but lost them during the first year of her marriage, a situation which devastated the First Family and its in-laws, First Lady Grace Mugabe has revealed.

I'm now a vendor: Mujuru

17 August 2016 ZIMBABWE People First (ZPF) leader, Joice Mujuru says despite being a former vice president, she has now become an informal trader and she has also been affected by the ban on imports by government.

When women tame the crocodile

17 August 2016 WHILE Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa is seen by many as a sophisticated and feared politician; a perception that has earned him the moniker Crocodile, two "simple" Zanu PF women's league officials seem to be hell-bent on exposing him as nothing more than a paper tiger.

Prophecy on US dollar

22 July 2016 APART from his 1957 prophecy that Zimbabwe would be led by a President with the name of an angel - Gabriel, leader of Johanne Masowe Vadzidzi Vajesu, Madzibaba Wimbo also predicted the adoption of the US$ by the country, his family has claimed.

A new leader is born

15 July 2016 OVER the years, Zimbabweans have watched as their government has made martyrs out of ordinary folk, unwittingly giving life to potential revolutions as they brew.

Zim paralysed by stay-away

8 July 2016 On Wednesday there was a total "shutdown" of Zimbabwe as citizens decided to stay away from work and school in protest of the country's economic turmoil and social injustice.

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.

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.