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Mugabe admits land reform blunder

27 February 2015 | 6855 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 | 5660 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 | 1636 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 | 1210 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 | 7987 Views
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by Staff Reporter

Mlambos Express Band flies Matabeleland Flag

20 February 2015 | 3495 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 | 4913 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 | 2254 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 | 2278 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 | 2373 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 | 2936 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 | 9137 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 | 6906 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 | 4416 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 | 7403 Views
Full List FACULTY OF COMMERCE Chikwira Maxwell T Mapu...
by Staff Reporter

Latest Matabeleland farm grabs affect widows' livelihoods

27 January 2015 | 2551 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 | 1869 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

Matabeleland schools record awful results

27 January 2015 | 2627 Views
MATABELELAND provinces schools once again failed to impress in last year's Advanced Level examinations, with no school making it into the top 10, while only six made it to the top 100.Accordin...
by Staff reporter

Land baron nabbed

26 January 2015 | 3580 Views
A housing co-operative chairman was yesterday arrested at a meeting that was being addressed by Local Government, Public Works and National Housing Minister Ignatius Chombo for pocketing thousands ...
by Municipal Reporter

Mugabe's aide loses land dispute

26 January 2015 | 2930 Views
Deputy Chief Secretary to the President and Cabinet Mr Justin Mupamhanga's bid to evict his three neighbours from a shared farm in Bindura has failed after the High Court ruled that they were in lawfu...
by Fidelis Munyoro

Kembo Mohadi, villagers in fresh land row

26 January 2015 | 1657 Views
HOME Affairs minister Kembo Mohadi has reportedly reignited his fight with Beitbridge villagers whom he has been trying to evict without success from Jompembe Block in the district.Mohadi oste...
by Staff reporter

'ZAPU wanted to kill me' says Mnangagwa, A lie and blatant excuse of murdering those he HATES

22 January 2015 | 5339 Views
I have read lies by desperate people, but this is exceptional. ZAPU never at one stage led by which ever person, or ZIPRA could stoop that low as to want to kill any person for a down low comment lik...
by Tsolo Dube

Matebeleland, Masvingo face drought

22 January 2015 | 2110 Views
Most provinces in the south and western parts of the country are likely to experience poor crop yields if the regions do not receive rains by next week, farming experts have said. Zimbabwe...
by Staff reporter

Breaking: Maphepha Sibanda disqualified from Bosso Polls

19 January 2015 | 4049 Views
One of Highlanders Football Club's sons Ernest Maphepha Sibanda has been disqualified from taking part in the Bulawayo's giants' polls scheduled for this weekend.Sibanda was part of a two man ...
by Sports Reporter

Zimbabwean shot in Sierra Leone land row

18 January 2015 | 4036 Views
A BELGIAN and a Zimbabwean working for international agribusiness company Socfin Group have been shot during a protest over land rights in Sierra Leone, police said on Saturday.The Luxembourg-...
by Reuters

Jaguar Land Rover announces 1,300 new UK jobs to accelerate leadership in lightweight vehicle manufacturing

15 January 2015 | 2671 Views
•  1,300 new jobs created with further development of lightweight vehicle technologies.•  Breakthrough Jaguar performance crossover to be built ...
by Tech Reporter

Why Gukurahundi atrocities in Matabeleland and Midland is genocide

15 January 2015 | 3041 Views
This article can be read in conjunction with the following documents: 'Breaking the silence, Building true peace', a report by the Catholic Commission for justice and peace (1997); Dr M.P. Guduza ...
by Themba Mthethwa

Patrick Zhuwao you are lying

14 January 2015 | 4550 Views
Patrick Zhuwao is misleading the nation by his article under the Zhuwao Brief which appeared in the last Sunday Mail.The article touched on the tribal issue in Zimbabwe. Coming from him l ...
by T Musiyamwa

South Africa confirms land expropriation for 2015 - Video

10 January 2015 | 5232 Views
Delivering his speech during the ANC's 103rd birthday celebrations in Cape Town this week, President Jacob Zuma spoke directly on land reform, ...
by Staff reporter

Land audit necessary to all country's provinces

08 January 2015 | 1370 Views
The decision by the Mashonaland East Zanu-PF Provisional leadership to make a land audit in its province is of paramount importance and should be appreciated. However, I feel the same land audit shoul...
by Chido Chikuni

MDC vindicated over land issue

05 January 2015 | 2764 Views
The MDC has always advocated for responsible land and agriculture management and  a comprehensive agrarian reform programme as means to ensure food security for all the people of Zimbabwe regardl...
by MDC-T

Zimbabwe in land policy U-turn

05 January 2015 | 2758 Views
Government has made a major climb down and now allows farming joint ventures between black farmers and former white commercial farmers. It now also allows contract farming. The mov...
by Staff reporter

We are not debating with you Nathaniel Manheru

05 January 2015 | 3051 Views
Last week I responded in part to Nathaniel Manheru's article of December 27 in which he described the people of Matabeleland as cry babies and described the Gukurahundi atrocities of theeighti...
by Bekezela Maduma Fuzwayo

Overturned ship sinks off Scotland, 8 people missing

04 January 2015 | 1964 Views
London - An overturned cargo ship sank on Sunday off the coast of Scotland as the search continued for the missing eight-member crew.Seven Poles and one Filipino were on board the Cypriot-reg...
by Staff Reporter

Highlanders to officially unveil assistant coach, welfare manager

03 January 2015 | 4229 Views
HIGHLANDERS will officially unveil their assistant coach and welfare manager on Monday ahead of the start of their 2015 pre-season training on the same day. Bosso's chief executive offi...
by Sikhumbuzo Moyo

Armyworm outbreak in Mashonaland Central

30 December 2014 | 1785 Views
AN  armyworm outbreak has been reported in Mbire and Muzarabani, Mashonaland Central Province, where the pest is reported to have destroyed at least 26 hectares of sorghum and pastures.The pe...
by Petros Zivengwa

Former Zanu-PF Women's League boss on theft charges

29 December 2014 | 3614 Views
FORMER Zanu-PF Manicaland Women's League provincial chairperson and wife of recently suspended Zanu-PF Central Committee member Enock Porusingazi, Joyline Chipo Porusingazi, 42, appeared in cou...
by Staff Reporter

Bosso recalls treasurer

29 December 2014 | 3541 Views
HIGHLANDERS Football Club treasurer Jerry Sibanda could be headed to newly promoted Southern Region Division One League side Bulawayo Golden Stars who are owned by his employers Bulawayo City ...
by Sikhumbuzo Moyo

New Bosso coach to choose assistants

25 December 2014 | 6742 Views
NEW Highlanders FC coach Bongani Mafu will have a role to play in the recruitment of his backroom staff, Bosso chairman, Peter Dube, has said. Speaking at the unveiling ceremony of the c...
by Lovemore Dube

Teacher gets 5 years behind bars for drawing blood from 21 pupils

24 December 2014 | 4261 Views
A 37-YEAR OLD primary school teacher from Mudzi in Mashonaland East Province has been jailed for five years for illegally drawing blood from 21 pupils for unknown reasons.Caroline Zhuwau was l...
by Staff Reporter

Woman kills boyfriend with an axe, hides body in bedroom

24 December 2014 | 6321 Views
A woman from Matobo District in Matabeleland South is on the run after allegedly killing her live-in boyfriend with an axe and hiding the body in a bedroom.Sinqobile Ncube allegedly killed...
by Nqobile Tshili and Oswell Moyo

Highlanders officially unveils new coach

23 December 2014 | 6804 Views
Highlanders football club has officially unveiled a new coach.He is 49- year old Bongani Mafu who takes over from Kelvin Kaindu who was fired before the end of the season.Officially p...
by Staff Reporter

Bosso coaches to re-apply for their jobs

22 December 2014 | 3332 Views
SWEEPING changes are looming at Highlanders following revelations that the entire technical department has been made to re-apply. According to B-Metro, all the club's coaches from the Under-14...
by Fungai Muderere

Old lady (74) burnt to death trying to retrieve belongings

22 December 2014 | 2535 Views
A 74-YEAR-OLD granny from Bulilima area was burnt to death while trying to retrieve her belongings from her burning bedroom hut in the middle of the night. The incident that occurred las...
by Sukulwenkosi Dube

Holland questions govt's commitment to national healing

22 December 2014 | 1931 Views
MDC Renewal Team president Sekai Holland has questioned government's commitment to issues on national healing following the allocation of a paltry $109 000 to the National Peace and Reconciliation min...
by Staff Reporter

Highlanders seniors sent packing

22 December 2014 | 7534 Views
HIGHLANDERS will not renew the contracts of some senior players for the 2015 Castle Lager Premier Soccer League (PSL), a source has said.Bosso endured a dreadful 2014 season finishing on posit...
by Staff Reporter

New Highlanders coach be unveiled tomorrow

22 December 2014 | 3445 Views
BONGANI Mafu is set to be unveiled as the new Highlanders coach tomorrow after weeks of speculation.Mafu, a former Zimbabwe Saints coach and holder of a Uefa B coaching badge, seems to have go...
by Sports Reporter

Man circumcises sons with nail-cutter

21 December 2014 | 3504 Views
THE 29-year-old man from Tegwe Village under Chief Mutasa in Manicaland, who made headlines last month when he circumcised his two minor children with a nail-cutter, was sentenced to six months in pri...
by Staff Reporter

'We demand human rights in Matabeleland South'

21 December 2014 | 1953 Views
Prominent Matabeleland South social and political activists Bekezela Maduma Fuzwayo says that Matabeleland South province human rights activists should not be called Human Rights Defenders but Hum...
by Staff Reporter

Maduma wins Oustanding Human rights defender of the year 2014 award

19 December 2014 | 3203 Views
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by Ndou Paul

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