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Of the cartoon that angered Matabeleland and Midlands - Whats your say?

05 February 2016 | 2090 Views
A lot of people have been emailing/WhatsApp'ng us asking about the above cartoon which was published by the state controlled Chronicle newspaper yesterday. Please share your views here! ...
by Moyo Roy

Matabeleland South crops a write off due to erratic rains

05 February 2016 | 740 Views
CROPS in Matabeleland South are a write-off due to erratic rains which fell this season, a technical report on the crop situation in the province has revealed.Recommendations have since been m...
by Richard Muponde

Open Letter: Chronicle cartoonist must resign

04 February 2016 | 1789 Views
We write in reference to a cartoon by the Chronicle cartoonist Musapenda on the Chronicle of 4 February 2016. We need to put it on record that whilst appreciating that Musapenda as an art...
by Matabeleland Institute for Human Rights

White Zimbabwean farmer forced off land to make way for UK based doctor

02 February 2016 | 3162 Views
Police in Zimbabwe have reportedly forced a white farmer, Phillip Rankin, from his property, in a move aimed at paving the way for a Zimbabwean born doctor living in Britain.Rankini had been o...
by Staff reporter

Zanu PF members fight over positions in Manicaland

02 February 2016 | 1197 Views
The Zimbabwe Peace Project has reported that in Manicaland Province there were generalised political squabbles in Zanu-PF as political factions fought to outmaneuver each other in an effort to control...
by Stephen Jakes

Govt working with clandestine housing cooperatives- Harare Residents Trust

01 February 2016 | 868 Views
Harare Residents Trust has accused the Harare City Council for working with the clandestine cooperatives which allocate residents stands at un designated places where  the local authority has not...
by Stephen Jakes

Matabeleland, Midlands post worst A-level results

31 January 2016 | 2224 Views
THERE has been an outrage over the performance of schools in the southern parts of the country after a Zimsec analysis for the 2015 A-level results revealed that provinces in the region anchored the p...
by Staff Reporter

Government freezes land allocation

27 January 2016 | 2326 Views
GOVERNMENT has put a freeze on allocating of land to land developers as it is concerned with mushrooming of illegal settlements. Local Government minister Christopher Chingosho on Tuesday...
by Thobekile Zhou

Land barons menace needs urgent attention

26 January 2016 | 1950 Views
A lot of the urban Zimbabwean dwellers have been under pressure to own houses in various cities and towns where they work and reside but such dreams have been eluding them for time immemorial. It has ...
by John Mukumbo

Zanu PF land Barons knocking on Chikurubi prisons doors over demolished houses

25 January 2016 | 2877 Views
The land barons who duped Harare residents into buying stands at illegal places are said to be peeping through the doors of Chikurubi prisons as their acts will certainly attract the hands of the law ...
by Stephen Jakes

Matabeleland has never known peace since independence

22 January 2016 | 1652 Views
Human Rights activist Khumbu Maphosa has said Matabeleland Region has never known peace and stability since independence in 1980."Since 1980 when Zimbabwe got its independence, the people of M...
by Stephen Jakes

Midlands depots run out of grain

18 January 2016 | 784 Views
THE Minister of State for Midlands Provincial Affairs, Jason Machaya, has said some depots have run out of grain in the province leaving most families in a desperate situation in drought stricken area...
by Elizabeth Tsuro

Zimbabwe land to be allocated on 'use it or lose it basis'

17 January 2016 | 575 Views
Redistribution of land that used to be owned by former commercial white farmers is almost complete with only 900 000 hectares left after the successful allocation of about 14,5 million hectares to loc...
by Staff reporter

Landlord drags tenant to court over rent arrears

16 January 2016 | 1840 Views
A HARARE woman was on Thursday ordered to undergo civil imprisonment of two months for failing to settle rent arrears amounting to $250. Skanyisiwe Ngwenya had the sentence suspended by magist...
by Staff reporter

Drought relief for Mat South

12 January 2016 | 2371 Views
Over 2000 tonnes of grain have been distributed in Matabeleland South province under the drought relief programme.The government has however been called upon to increase food supplies as the n...
by Staff Reporter

Tenant assaulted for failing to pay rentals

12 January 2016 | 1587 Views
A Kuwadzana man allegedly struck tenant with an axe handle for not paying rentals and water bills on time.Joel Kurarama (65) left his tenant Kelvin Chigodoro (27) nursing wounds and swelling a...
by Staff Reporter

Govt buys 680 vehicles from India

09 January 2016 | 2444 Views
The Ministry of Local Government, Public Works and National Housing has ordered 680 vehicles and spare parts worth $50 million from a firm in India.On Saturday ...
by Staff Reporter

Govt ordered to pay Interfresh $27 million compensation for 7 farms

07 January 2016 | 1004 Views
Government should pay $27 million to Interfresh Limited as compensation for the firm's seven farms that were compulsorily acquired under the land reform programme, the Administrative Court has ruled....
by Daniel Nemukuyu

Zanu-PF will never declare Matabeleland a disaster zone

03 January 2016 | 2420 Views
While I cannot speak with authority regarding the rest of the country, Matabeleland is in the grips of one of the worst droughts we have suffered since 1991/1992.Aside from the poor rainfall, ...
by David Coltart

Bosso demanding R1 million for Knox Mutizwa

03 January 2016 | 2250 Views
Highlanders FC are demanding a staggering R1 million for the transfer of prolific striker Knox Mutiziwa.Mutiziwa is set to join South African side- Bidvest Wits.According to the Standa...
by Staff Reporter

Bosso to take on Orlando Pirates or Kaizer Chiefs

30 December 2015 | 5028 Views
HIGHLANDERS  FC is set to do battle with South African giants Orlando Pirates or Kaizer Chiefs  to celebrate the club's 90 years of existence next year. Bosso is the country’s...
by Staff Reporter

Bosso fans bid Knox farewell

29 December 2015 | 4053 Views
WITH Knox Mutizwa set to put pen to paper on a possible long-term deal at South African Premier Soccer League side Bidvest Wits early in the new year, some Highlanders' fans have taken to social media...
by Geophrey Sifani

Zanu PF holds chaotic elections in Mashonaland West

25 December 2015 | 1581 Views
The ruling Zanu PF reportedly held it chaotic elections in Mashonaland west during the month of November, Zimbabwe Peace Project has reported."Some were ongoing cases from the previous month, ...
by Stephen Jakes

Headlands villagers forced to contribute for the just ended Zanu PF conference

22 December 2015 | 984 Views
The preparations for the just ended Zanu PF conference held in Victoria Falls left villagers licking their wounds of losing money after they were forced by a senior member of the party in the area to ...
by Stephen Jakes

Bosso - Dembare clash hangs in balance

16 December 2015 | 2810 Views
The Joshua Nkomo Legacy Shield pitting Highlanders FC and Dynamos FC might not take place after all.On Tuesday, Jabulani Hadebe who is the Joshua Nkomo National Foundation chief executive offi...
by Thobekile Zhou

Its Bosso vs Dembare again

15 December 2015 | 4716 Views
Highlanders FC, fresh from clinching Easy Call Cup could find itself lifting yet another prestigious trophy in seven days time, December 22 in Bulawayo.Bosso will battle it out with rivals Dyn...
by Thobekile Zhou

Mugabe caps 2612 students as MSU holds 2nd graduation

10 December 2015 | 2416 Views
The Chancellor of Midlands State University (MSU), President Robert Mugabe, has capped 2612 students at the university campus in Gweru hardly a month after capping over 2358 in late November.  ...
by Staff Reporter

Land Rover Defender takes over London

09 December 2015 | 4927 Views
South Africa, Pretoria - Londoners were delighted when they spotted a one-of-a-kind Land Rover Defender 'taxi' driving through the streets of the capital. The Defender, one of the world's best-loved 4...
by Tech Reporter

Bosso suffers set back

08 December 2015 | 3597 Views
Highlanders FC has been dealt a huge blow as they prepare for the EasyCall Cup final with city rivals Chicken INN with news that striker Obadiah Tarumbwa will miss the clash.Tarumbwa was yell...
by Thobekile Zhou

Mashonaland Central tops child marriages

02 December 2015 | 1580 Views
Half of all child marriages recorded in Zimbabwe this year are from Mashonaland Central province.This was revealed at the belated provincial commemorations of the International Day of the Girl...
by Staff Reporter

Knox dump Bosso, off to Bidvets Wits

30 November 2015 | 10243 Views
Highlanders' hitman and 2015 Castle Lager Castle lager Soccer star finalist Knox Mutizwa is on his way to South African Bidvets Wits side.Mutizwa who was selected among the top 11 soccer stars...
by Thobekile Zhou

Peasant farmers spread fires in Eastern Highlands- ZPP

26 November 2015 | 820 Views
Zimbabwe Peace Project has reported that some peasant farmers in the Eastern Highlands were reportedly spreading fire in the privately owned properties thereby destroying a lot of timber and property ...
by Stephen Jakes

USAID provide food for drought prone Matabeleland

25 November 2015 | 1910 Views
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID)-funded Amalima activity has announced its results from its second year of implementation to the Gwanda District Food and Nutrition Securi...
by Stephen Jakes

Highlanders thump Hwange

18 November 2015 | 2516 Views
Highlanders . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (3) 4 Hwange . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (0) 2 HWANGE'S sudden dip in form continued yesterday when they collapsed like a deck of ...
by Tobias Mandoreba

State Land Rentals and Levies Noble Idea

16 November 2015 | 2001 Views
The prescription by the recently assented to Finance Act for the beneficiaries of the land reform to start paying rentals and levies to the Government is a prudent idea poised to benefit the state. It...
by Suitable Kajau

Woman jailed 5 years for possession of 1,90g of gold

16 November 2015 | 2019 Views
A woman from Pelandaba in Bulawayo has been slapped with 5 years in jail for being found in possession of 1,90g of gold at her home.Caroline Bhebhe (26) pleaded guilty to...
by Stephen Jakes

MDC-T UK and Ireland Provincial Youth condemns violence upsurge

15 November 2015 | 1028 Views
 The MDC-T youth in the United Kingdom and Ireland have issued a joint statement joining the civil society in Zimbabwe in calling for the government to respect people’s rights and engage in pea...
by Stephen Jake

Mthwakazi party blasts 'clueless' Bosso leadership

15 November 2015 | 1110 Views
The Mthwakazi Republic Party (MRP) spokesperson Mbonisi Gumbo has said the  so-called Bosso executive and board are clueless leaders that Bosso has produced in recent years."We are very d...
by Stephen Jakes

Zanu PF govt has run programme to plunder Matabeleland resources since 1980 - MDC official

11 November 2015 | 3793 Views
MDC official Descent Collins Bajila has accused Zanu PF government for running a programme to plunder Matabeleland resources since 1980."I am a Zimbabwean nationalist born, bred and patriotic ...
by Stephen Jakes

Bar in trouble for operating without licence

30 October 2015 | 1419 Views
The VS Esipotini Sports Bare in Gwabalanda is in trouble for operating and selling liquor without licence.The bar represented by Pius Masimo was dragged to court before Tinashe Tashaya . ...
by Stephen Jakes

Former Bosso hit-man on the run for fraud

30 October 2015 | 3686 Views
Former Highlanders FC striker Njabulo Ncube is on the run after he reportedly swindled his close buddy, Dickson Chitambo out of $900.Sourses said Chitambo, a businessman with close links to pr...
by Staff Reporter

Essential Discovery Sport accessories for family road trips

28 October 2015 | 3681 Views
South Africa, Pretoria - With class-leading approach-, departure-, and breakover angles, as well as Land Rover's Terrain Response®, the Land Rover Discovery Sport gives drivers the ability to easily ...
by Jaguar Land Rover South Africa and sub-Sahara Africa

Swaziland Elephant Export Ignores Alternatives

27 October 2015 | 1166 Views
Controversial plans are progressing to export 18 elephants from Swaziland to US zoos, apparently without proper consideration of relocating them to other reserves in Swaziland."There is space ...
by Melissa Reitz

Deputy Minister denies land reform caused poor crop production

26 October 2015 | 1746 Views
Deputy Minister of Agriculture responsible for Live stock Paddy Zhanda has denied that the land reform programme might be the cause of food shortages in the country indicating that even before the lan...
by Stephen Jakes

Local coaches shun Bosso, says Gumede

22 October 2015 | 4777 Views
Local soccer coaches have shunned fading giants Highlanders as no one has submitted their CVs for consideration, an official has said.Highlanders is currently under Amini Soma Phiri.C...
by Thobekile Zhou

Drama as ousted Zanu-PF official bounces back

20 October 2015 | 6033 Views
Happiness Nyakuedzwa, who was ousted as the Zanu PF Manicaland Women's League Chairperson on Sunday evening, has defied the vote of no confidence passed against her.Nyakuedzwa today convened a...
by Staff Reporter

Govt to repossess undeveloped state land

18 October 2015 | 2035 Views
The government will soon repossess all state land which land developers and housing co-operatives have failed to develop.This was revealed by the Director for Housing in the Ministry of Local ...
by Staff reporter

I wont dump Bosso - Tshinga Dube

18 October 2015 | 4169 Views
HIGHLANDERS life member and long standing financial backer, Makokoba MP Tshinga Dube has vowed not to dump struggling Bulawayo giants.Dube said despite his concerns, he remained a "Highlander...
by Staff Reporter

Zanu-PF chef sued for fraudulent acquisition of land

17 October 2015 | 2342 Views
Residents at Caledonia Farm have sued Deputy Minister of Agriculture, Mechanisation and Irrigation Development Paddington Zhanda at the High Court, accusing him of fraudulently taking over the dispute...
by Daniel Nemukuyu

Veld fires kill five people in Manicaland

15 October 2015 | 3532 Views
Five people have been killed by veld fires in Manicaland Province while two others were seriously injured this week as the veld fire menace ravages the country.In a space of less than a week, ...
by Staff Reporter

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