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Zanu PF officials in stampede for seats in Bulawayo

31 March 2015 | 1818 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 | 3526 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 | 1481 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 | 1261 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 | 4020 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 | 2733 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 | 5727 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 | 1828 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 | 5837 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 | 1556 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 | 4426 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 | 4469 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 | 3828 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 | 1982 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 | 2379 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 | 1610 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 | 3303 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 | 3566 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 | 6108 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 | 922 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 | 3555 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 | 4371 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 | 1930 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 | 7203 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 | 6438 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 | 1743 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 | 1458 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 | 8603 Views
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by Staff Reporter

Mlambos Express Band flies Matabeleland Flag

20 February 2015 | 4155 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 | 5159 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 | 2386 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 | 2391 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 | 2501 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 | 3131 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 | 9499 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 | 7048 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 | 4652 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 | 8540 Views
Full List FACULTY OF COMMERCE Chikwira Maxwell T Mapu...
by Staff Reporter

Latest Matabeleland farm grabs affect widows' livelihoods

27 January 2015 | 2809 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 | 1977 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 | 2794 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 | 3758 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 | 2981 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 | 1760 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 | 5485 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 | 2219 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 | 4142 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 | 4128 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 | 2849 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 | 3200 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

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