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Matabeleland never enjoyed fruits of independence

24 April 2015 | 2486 Views
Umthwakazi people have declared that people in Matabeleland Region of Zimbabwe have never enjoyed the fruits of independence since the country took the reigns from the Ian Douglas Smith's regime in 19...
by Stephen Jackson

Soccer star dumps Pulane?

21 April 2015 | 3936 Views
Orlando Pirates star midfielder Thandani Ntshumayelo has dumped girlfriend Pulane Lenkoe after she allegedly cheated on him with a Johannesburg businessman.Ntshumayelo and Lenkoe's relationsh...
by Times LIVE

Simmering tension in Matabeleland over land resettlement

20 April 2015 | 3842 Views
MDC secretary-general Moses Mzila Ndlovu says there is simmering tension in Matabeleland caused by the resettlement of people from outside the region at the expense of locals.Speaking at a pub...
by Staff reporter

6,000,000th Land Rover lights up Solihull

20 April 2015 | 3151 Views
- Land Rover celebrates production milestone - Six millionth production Land Rover is luxurious Range Rover LWB Vogue SE  - Landmark vehi...
by Tech Reporter

Missing Zimbabwean man's car found in Ireland

19 April 2015 | 5405 Views
POLICE in Ireland have renewed their appeal for a man who has been missing for several days after his abandoned car was discovered today.The police are concerned for the welfare of Michael Ane...
by Agencies

Chigwedere gets vote of no confidence

14 April 2015 | 3912 Views
ZANU-PF Mashonaland East Province interim committee has passed a  vote of no confidence in Acting Chairman Aenias Chigwedere, days after openly rebuked by party PF national political commis...
by Thobekile Zhou

Jonathan Moyo mocks Highlanders

13 April 2015 | 6685 Views
Information Minister Professor Jonathan Moyo last night took advantage of Econet internet black out to mock fading Bulawayo giants - Highlanders.Bosso fell at their once fortress Barbourfields...
by Thobekile Zhou

Bosso striker linked with Leicester City and Sunderland FC

10 April 2015 | 5457 Views
Highlanders FC new striker, Thomas Chideu says he has been invited for a month long trial stint with English side Leicester City while Sunderland FC is also keen on his services.Chideu has a t...
by Staff Reporter

Book on Matabeleland Killing fields will leave readers in tears

09 April 2015 | 4480 Views
Johannesburg - A former Rhodesian policeman says the mass murder of civilians in Matabeleland by the Fifth Brigade forced him to quit the force and emigrate to South Africa saying he did not sign up f...
by Thabo Kunene

New twist to mine wrangle involving Andrew Langa

08 April 2015 | 1692 Views
IN a new twist to the Trianic Investments mining wrangle, Bulawayo High Court judge Justice Martin Makonese has rescinded his earlier order interdicting Sport, Arts and Culture Minister Andrew Langa a...
by Mashudu Netsianda

Zanu PF officials in stampede for seats in Bulawayo

31 March 2015 | 2071 Views
ZANU PF's Bulawayo provincial executive has said it is overwhelmed with CVs from senior and junior officials scrambling for five vacant parliamentary seats, after the MDCs said they will boycott upcom...
by Thobekile Zhou

Jonathan Moyo snubs Tsholotsho/Highlanders game

29 March 2015 | 3968 Views
Information Minister Jonathan Moyo is skipping Tsholotsho FC much anticipated match with Highlanders at Barbourfields today.Moyo, who is eying vacant Tsholotsho North seat, is in Lupane st...
by Thobekile Zhou

Zimbabwe govt no longer issuing 99 year leases on land reform beneficiaries

29 March 2015 | 1652 Views
Government is no longer issuing 99-year leases to land reform beneficiaries after private companies commissioned to survey farms pulled out over a US$6 million debt. Standing regulations mandate the S...
by Lincoln Towindo

We are not scared of Highlanders -Tsholotsho FC

29 March 2015 | 1595 Views
NEW boys Tsholotsho FC are angling for a massive upset this afternoon at Barbourfields in Bulawayo when they tackle once mighty Highlanders.On Match day one last week, Tsholotsho FC embarrass...
by Thobekile Zhou

Highlanders players demand more cash

27 March 2015 | 4448 Views
HIGHLANDERS FC has hiked winning bonuses for away matches but reduced the allowance for home games after players demanded a review.The players are said to have sent new captain Felix Chind...
by Staff Reporter

Land Rover Debuts 2016 Range Rover Sport With New 280Kw Hst Version

26 March 2015 | 4066 Views
Pretoria - Land Rover will present the new Range Rover Sport HST at the New York International Auto Show 2015. The HST enhances the high performance Range Rover Sport driving experience thanks...
by Tech Reporter

King Zwelithini must deport his wives, his son back from Swaziland and get a Job

25 March 2015 | 6128 Views
The luxury of living on people's hard earned taxes clearly pollutes one's judgement to the extent of making them talk nonsense. This is the fate that king Goodwill Zwelithini shares with his equa...
by Swaziland Solidarity Network [SSN]

Jumbos wreck havoc in Mhondoro-Ngezi

24 March 2015 | 1943 Views
Marauding jumbos are wrecking havoc in some parts of Mhondoro-Ngezi destroying crops dashing any hopes of a good yield in the area.The elephants that have been roaming freely in some parts of ...
by Staff Reporter

Highlanders FC register first league game defeat since 1997

23 March 2015 | 6057 Views
FADING Highlanders FC defeat last Saturday was the first opening premier soccer league loss in 18 years.Highlanders went down 2 nil to ZPC Kariba at Gwanzura Stadium under the guidance of new...
by Thobekile Zhou

Matabeleland farmers struggle to meet demand for eggs

23 March 2015 | 1686 Views
ABOUT 450 000 eggs are imported by Matabeleland region daily from other areas as local farmers are struggling to meet demand.A poultry farmer in Matopo, Phathani Sibanda said the region manage...
by Thobekile Zhou

Umguza tops STI list

21 March 2015 | 4630 Views
It's official, Umguza District has the highest number of people with Sexual Transmitted Infections STIs in Matabeleland North.The tiny district has overtaken traditional STI hubs in the pr...
by Bhebhe Mandla

Dirtiest place in Mat South named

21 March 2015 | 4614 Views
MAPHISA Rural District Council has been named the dirtiest place in Matabeleland South by the Environmental Management Agency (EMA).The agency said travellers who throw litter from moving ...
by Bhebhe Mandla

'Abednico Ncube is a Disgrace'

18 March 2015 | 3921 Views
Matabeleland has a very serious leadership deficiency. We still suffer from the monarchist approach to life where we look upon an individual to lead us to the promised land (From Mzilikazi to Josh...
by Qondisa Malungisa

Man hammers landlord over rentals

17 March 2015 | 2061 Views
CHITUNGWIZA man turned violent and hit his landlord with a hammer three times on the head over non-payment of rentals.Lawrence Sandalam attacked his landlord Bakari Chera after he confront...
by Blessing Masakadza

Zim man accused of stealing from the landlord in Botswana clears his name

16 March 2015 | 2482 Views
A 40-year-old man from Harare in Zimbabwe currently based in Botswana who is accused of theft and fraud on social media by his landlord has come out to defend himself.Clifford White was last w...
by Stephen Jakes

MDC castigates Matabeleland farms grabbing by outsiders

12 March 2015 | 1723 Views
THE MDC led by Welshman Ncube in Matabeleland South has condemned the escalating grabbing of former white owned farms by many people from outside the region saying the government makes it looks li...
by Stephen Jakes

Mthwakazi leaders silent while Matobo burns

11 March 2015 | 3416 Views
MATOBO - The people of Matobo in southern Matabeleland are under siege as the controversy surrounding the allocation of Maleme Ranch to a top government spook rages on.They are under siege...
by Thabo Kunene

The deliberate destruction of Matabeleland and it people

10 March 2015 | 3669 Views
It is hard to believe that since 1980 a systematic destruction of the people of Matabeleland and that of the Midlands has been carried out dutifully without any kind of resistance from the people of t...
by Tsolo Dube

Matabeleland people lose trust on Zanu PF government - political commentator

10 March 2015 | 6194 Views
POLITICAL commentators, journalists and members of the public yesterday said people of Matabeleland have been surprised for a long time by the Zanu PF government such that they have lost hope and...
by Sterphen Jakes

Concerns over the centralized government system

10 March 2015 | 971 Views
MDC CHAIRMAN for Matabeleland South Pilate Ndebele has called for more dam construction in Matabeleland in order to counter drought which has always characterized the provinces indicating that this ye...
by Stephen Jakes

Heath Streak knocks England out of Cricket World Cup

09 March 2015 | 3715 Views
Former Zimbabwe captain Heath Streak's Bangladesh has knocked England out of the Cricket World Cup.Streak was appointed Bangladesh's bowling coach until 2016.Streak had been Zimbabwe's...
by David Hopps I ESPNcricinfo

Drama as chief flees from vengeful villager

05 March 2015 | 4441 Views
A chief from Matabeleland South who is famous for whipping his subjects, got a taste of his own medicine when he had to flee for life after a villager retaliated and assaulted him.Villagers ga...
by Staff Reporter

Japan to fund construction of classroom blocks, teachers' houses at Malanda Secondary School in Tsholotsho

05 March 2015 | 2081 Views
The Embassy of Japan has decided today to extend a grant up to one hundred and ninety-nine thousand seven hundred and sixty-two dollars (USD199,762) to Plan International Zimbabwe for the implementat...
by Staff Reporter

Mugabe admits land reform blunder

27 February 2015 | 7291 Views
President Robert Mugabe has admitted he blundered by giving ill-equipped black farmers vast tracts of farmland seized from whites under his controversial land reforms."I think the farms we gav...
by AFP

2015 Premier Soccer League fixtures released

26 February 2015 | 6918 Views
REIGNING champions Dynamos start the defence of their Castle Lager Premier Soccer League title with a home fixture to Buffaloes, according to the draft fixtures released yesterday.Forgotten ch...
by Ndou Paul

Zimbabwe is a reminder of how critical for SA to get its land reforms right

24 February 2015 | 1801 Views
On the surface, Alfred Mahlangu and his brothers look like a success story of post-apartheid South Africa. One year after the end of white rule in 1994 he and his siblings sought to forcibly reclaim l...
by Andrew England of the Financial Times

Britain's betrayal led to Zimbabwe's land revolution

24 February 2015 | 1509 Views
BRITAIN fouled up by failing to honour the 1979 Lancaster House Agreement which guaranteed compensation for its settler farmers in independent Zimbabwe, a leading figure of the ruling Conservative Par...
by Mduduzi Mathuthu

Highlanders FC hires out ground to Prophet Magaya for only $100

21 February 2015 | 8745 Views
by Staff Reporter

Mlambos Express Band flies Matabeleland Flag

20 February 2015 | 4431 Views
Mlambos Express Band popularly known as the Super Legends will tonight be the sole representative of Matabeleland music at the 21st February Movement fund raising gala to be held at the City Sports Ce...
by Entertainment Reporter

Highlanders submit 29-member list

17 February 2015 | 5221 Views
HIGHLANDERS FC have submitted a list of 29 players for registration with the Premier Soccer League of whom 21 have signed contracts. Although club officials could not be drawn into revealing ...
by Ricky Zililo

Failure Rate in Matebeleland South Schools: More Needs To Be Done

15 February 2015 | 2431 Views
A lot has been said, about the low pass rate in a number of Mateleland South schools. It is no secret that a number of primary schools did not perform well in the 2015 examinations. This has led many ...
by Collin Nyabadza

Landlords compete for MSU students

15 February 2015 | 2453 Views
Offering accommodation to students at Midlands State University (MSU) has become big business in Gweru and landlords have devised new ways to market their houses, offering "classic services" as the ca...
by Staff reporter

Zanu PF in bid to repossess Mutasa farm

13 February 2015 | 2604 Views
Manicaland Provincial Affairs minister Mandi Chimene yesterday said Zanu PF was planning to repossess a commercial farm allocated to former Zanu PF secretary for administration Didymus Mutasa after t...
by Staff Reporter

Bantu Rovers loans Bosso three players

13 February 2015 | 3212 Views
BULAWAYO giants Highlanders FC yesterday received a major boost after completing a season-loan deal with Bantu Rovers FC for the trio Obidiah Tarumbwa, Teenage Hadebe and Nqobizitha Masuku.The...
by Staff Reporter

Former army officer reveals the truth about abduction of tourists in Matabeleland

12 February 2015 | 9586 Views
In 1982, 10 Western tourists were abducted by a group of 12 gunmen along the Bulawayo-Victoria Falls road.Four of the hostages were released with a ransom note to the police. In the ransom, the kidnap...
by Thabo Kunene

Undressed landlord claims 'had affair with tenant'

12 February 2015 | 7108 Views
A BULAWAYO man who allegedly stormed into his tenant's bedroom undressed before fond1ing her has claimed that the two had an affair and occasionally engaged in sex.Mickton Rujini, 46, of Mzili...
by Thubelihle Mabhena

Highlanders FC coach snubs Pastor Chiza

10 February 2015 | 4755 Views
New Highlanders Football Club coach Bongani Mafu has reportedly blocked players from attending Eagle Life Assembly Church leader, Pastor Blessing Chiza's services.The revelations, sources wit...
by Staff Reporter

Midlands State University 2015 Admission List

08 February 2015 | 9525 Views
Full List FACULTY OF COMMERCE Chikwira Maxwell T Mapu...
by Staff Reporter

Latest Matabeleland farm grabs affect widows' livelihoods

27 January 2015 | 2901 Views
The latest wave of farm grabs in Matabeleland South has an adverse effect on the livelihoods of widows who some of them have been employed in the farms and some have been running thriving sustainable ...
by Widows Empowerment Trust

White farmers to meet Mugabe's government over land seizures

27 January 2015 | 2043 Views
The Zimbabwe's Commercial Farmers' Union, which represents mainly white farmers, will meet with Lands and Resettlement Minister Douglas Mombeshora to discuss the government's plans to evict whites sti...
by Brian Latham and Chengetai Zvauya

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