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Mugabe's aide hits back

02 September 2014 | 1757 Views
PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe's aide Ray Ndhlukula is resisting eviction from Centenary Farm in Figtree, Matabeleland South, arguing that the Zanu PF leader personally gave him the farm.Ndhlukula, ...
by Staff Reporter

Highlanders, Dynamos clash in TM-Pick'n'Pay challenge

01 September 2014 | 1651 Views
A new sponsor has hit local football and will announce itself with a high profile challenge match this Saturday pitting traditional foes, Highlanders and Dynamos at the National Sports Stadium in ...
by Staff Reporter

Rapist claims he owns teen victim's privates

01 September 2014 | 2911 Views
A seventeen-year-old teenager from Mayobodo area in Matabeleland South allegedly raped his 15-year-old cousin claiming that he owned her sexual organ.This was heard when the teenager appe...
by Auxilia Katongomara

Tribal tensions in Matebeleland as land row widens

29 August 2014 | 3574 Views
The people of Matebeleland region have been angered by the ongoing ethnic land invasions that authorities are battling deal with and demand that they should be corrected quickly. Finding themselves in...
by Staff reporter

Mat'land glory beckons

28 August 2014 | 2864 Views
President Robert Mugabe's State visit to China is beaming with great potential that is set to rock Matabeleland north province with great leaps of economic growth, never witnessed since time immem...
by Tawanda Museve

Scotland's pro-independence leader steamrolls final TV debate before vote

26 August 2014 | 1009 Views
Scotland's pro-independence leader Alex Salmond won a final TV debate on Monday just over three weeks before a historic breakaway referendum, but it wasn't clear if his combative performance would...
by Reuters

Highlanders invade Mandava

24 August 2014 | 1676 Views
HIGHLANDERS go out in pursuit of maximum points against tricky FC Platinum when the two teams meet in a potentially intriguing Castle Lager Premier Soccer League match at Mandava Stadium in Zvishavane...
by Staff Reporter

Zimbabwe government to impose farm rent

21 August 2014 | 1401 Views
Resettled farmers will soon pay rentals on their properties in a move government hopes will spur them to fully utilise their land. Lands and Rural Settlement minister Douglas Mombeshora sa...
by Staff reporter

White Zimbabwean farmer gets land offer letter

20 August 2014 | 3026 Views
The fifth largest dairy farmer in Zimbabwe, Mr Gerald Douglas Davison, has been allowed to continue operating on Xekene Farm in Seke in line with Government policy to boost fresh milk delivery and to ...
by Daniel Nemukuyu

Zapu on farm invasions in Matabeleland

19 August 2014 | 3081 Views
ZAPU wishes to express its concern at the increasing wave of farm invasions in Matabeleland. Hired and recruited war veterans, senior government officials and thugs have embarked on an unprecedented l...
by Patrick Ndlovu, ZAPU Deputy Secretary for Information and Publicity

'Street kids' turn to prostitution

17 August 2014 | 3418 Views
GWERU - During the afternoon Elina (not real name) ekes out a living as a beggar, but at night she puts on her best attire, perfume, spots a trendy hairstyle, good enough to attract the high and might...
by Staff Reporter

Matabeleland South women secures gold mining claims

17 August 2014 | 1853 Views
A WOMEN'S mining organisation, United Women Miners Association (UWMA), has secured more than 90 gold mining claims in Matabeleland South through standard tributes agreements.Seven hundred of its membe...
by Staff Reporter

Headmaster refusing to develop school - WhatsApp update

16 August 2014 | 1482 Views
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by Concerned Citizen

Cattle rustling syndicate nabbed

16 August 2014 | 1667 Views
A SUSPECTED three-man cattle rustling syndicate from Buhera appeared before Mutare magistrate Sekai Chiundura yesterday charged with stealing over 100 cattle from villagers in different part of Manica...
by Staff Reporter

Former governor turns destitute

13 August 2014 | 4340 Views
FORMER Mashonaland West provincial governor Mudhumeni Chivende has reportedly turned destitute and is struggling to pay for his medication and other basic needs following neglect by his erstwhile Zan...
by Staff Reporter

Dembare fans brutally stab Bosso fan to death

10 August 2014 | 9008 Views
A Highlanders fan was stabbed to death in cold blood by suspected Dynamos supporters after Saturday's epic clash at Babourfields stadium in Bulawayo.The teams' intense rivalry spilled out...
by Staff Reporter

Bosso, DeMbare fans urged to 'show maturity' as the soccer giants clash

09 August 2014 | 2144 Views
Veteran football administrator and Highlanders chief executive officer Ndumiso Gumede has rallied the Kevin Kaindu-coached side rise to the occasion and finally bring an end to Dynamos' dominance over...
by Staff Reporter

Landlady bites lodger's breast in electricity bill row

08 August 2014 | 1987 Views
A MUM of two nearly lost a breast after her caretaker landlady bit her in a fight over an unpaid Zesa bill.Thandeka Ndlovu, 25, of Chinotimba was treated and discharged at Victoria Falls Hospi...
by Leonard Ncube

'No to illegal land allocations'

04 August 2014 | 1852 Views
Government is concerned with the sprouting of unauthorised settlements which are attributed to illegal land deals in communal lands, Local Government, Public Works and National Housing deputy minister...
by Staff Reporter

Bosso, How Mine in battle for supremacy

03 August 2014 | 2373 Views
For the past three weeks, focus has been on the Harare derby between CAPS United and Dynamos.But today, attention shifts to Barbourfields Stadium for a Bulawayo derby confrontation between How...
by Staff Reporter

Massive land scandal uncovered

03 August 2014 | 3417 Views
A massive land scandal in which President Robert Mugabe's name was deceitfully used and thousands of villagers left on the verge of eviction has been unearthed in rural Matabeleland North.The...
by Staff Reporter

New twist to Bosso Nyaradzo bus; 'Bosso has no qualified driver'

30 July 2014 | 4562 Views
The bus donated to Bulawayo soccer giants Highlanders by Nyaradzo Funeral Services is parked in Harare and not collected because Highlanders has not been able to send a qualified driver to go to H...
by Staff Reporter

Mduduzi Mathuthu terribly sorry about Shonalised Chronicle

29 July 2014 | 8601 Views
The editor of the state owned Chronicle newspaper Mduduzi Mathuthu responded to calls by Bulawayo residents who have accused Chronicle of being insensitive to readers in Matabeleland after the paper...
by Ndou Paul

Highlanders to turn to Mugabe

23 July 2014 | 7027 Views
HIGHLANDERS chief executive officer Ndumiso Gumede yesterday vowed to take the issue of exorbitant police charges to President Robert Mugabe if the relevant authorities do not take the matter seriousl...
by Staff Reporter

Keep them in your England, Mugabe tells Britain

18 July 2014 | 7297 Views
President Robert Mugabe has challenged the British government on why it is now asking the Zimbabwean government to help it send back thousands of Zimbabweans who fled the country to seek refuge i...
by Staff Reporter

'Land permits useless pieces of paper'

17 July 2014 | 2922 Views
Prominent economist and political writer Mr Vince Musewe has described the A1 land permits recently launched by President Robert Mugabe as ...
by Staff Reporter

Matabeleland youths shun Zimbabwe army

17 July 2014 | 2794 Views
Young men and women from southern Zimbabwe are shunning recruitment in the army - largely because of bitterness over past military atrocities.Since the 1980s the Zimbabwe Defence Forces (ZDF) ...
by Staff reporter

Robert Mugabe's land permit con

17 July 2014 | 1986 Views
Out of the crooked timber of Zanu-PF, nothing straight will ever be made.I detest it when Zanu-PF takes advantage of the ignorance of the masses to create the delusion that they are empowering...
by Vince Musewe

EMA wake up and show that you are alive

15 July 2014 | 1286 Views
The Environmental Management Agency (EMA) must take serious consideration to the environmental conservation measures for the sustainability of economic development and protection of the environmen...
by Peacemaker Zano

'If you were settled illegally, move out now' - Lands minister

15 July 2014 | 2632 Views
Government is ready to deal with lawlessness in the agricultural sector in order to improve productivity, a cabinet minister said on Monday.Lands minister Douglas Mombeshora told journalists a...
by Staff Reporter

The question of language teaching

15 July 2014 | 1803 Views
The hot issue of language teaching(that teachers who cannot speak local languages should not be allowed to teach in a particular Region(s)This would create regionalism. This now amounts to...
by Njabulo [impartial]

Free sanitary pads for Nkayi girls

14 July 2014 | 1493 Views
The Matabeleland Ex Students Association this week kicked off a programme of donating sanitary pads to grade seven pupils in the region.The programme piloted at five primary schools in the...
by Staff Reporter

Churches should provide spiritual, moral guidance to society says Mugabe

13 July 2014 | 1260 Views
Government depends on churches to help fight corruption and other social ills that include violence, child abuse, homosexuality and sodomy, President Mugabe has said.In a speech read on his be...
by Staff Reporter

A1 land permits not guarantee to secure bank loans

13 July 2014 | 1225 Views
The new A1 land permits are not a guarantee that farmers will secure bank loans but are crucial to providing beneficiaries security of tenure for an indefinite period, Government has said.Lands an...
by Lincon Towindo

Timely boost for Roodeport disaster community

12 July 2014 | 2283 Views
The little communities of the otherwise quiet Jabulisa and Setshankwe villages of Nkayi North at the boundary with Gokwe South will never forget the 8th of March 2014. This is the day when 18 bodies ...
by Bhebhe Mandla

Ex-wife blocks man from re-marrying

12 July 2014 | 3240 Views
FORMER Zanu-PF Manicaland youth provincial chairman Tawanda Mukodza's bid to walk down the aisle with his new found love hit a brick wall three weeks ago after his wife, who claimed to be customarily...
by Staff Reporter

Manicaland girls appeal for help

12 July 2014 | 1696 Views
The Manicaland Under-15 girls gold winners at secondary school level, Manzvire Secondary School, are appealing for donations in cash and kind to fulfil their dream of representing Manicaland province ...
by Freedom Mutanda

Sundowns beats Highlanders 1 nil

12 July 2014 | 4824 Views
Highlanders FC 0-1 Mamelodi SundownsVISITING Mamelodi Sundowns edged Premier League table toppers Highlanders in a competitive practice match played behind closed doors yesterday.T...
by Lovemore Dube

Zim govt to embark on on-farm inspections

10 July 2014 | 1410 Views
Government will soon carry out on-farm inspections to identify productive A1 farmers that deserve to receive the A1 settlement permits that were launched last week by President Mugabe amid fears t...
by Staff reporter

Farmers should not sublet their land to others

09 July 2014 | 2180 Views
The land reform program which brought on board new farmers countrywide has started yielding commendable results with the tobacco and maize farmers mapping the restoration of Zimbabwe as the food baske...
by Mukachana Hanyani

Zulus demand their land back

06 July 2014 | 2632 Views
Johannesburg - King Goodwill Zwelithini and other traditional leaders are compiling a multi-billion rand land claim that could be South Africa's largest to date, City Press reported on Sunday....
by Sapa

Chief Ndondo to be buried on Saturday

02 July 2014 | 2260 Views
Chief Neville of Mbembesi, Umguza district Matabeleland North who died on Monday from renal failure will be buried at his rural home in the area on Saturday morning, a family spokesperson confirme...
by Staff Reporter

'No white person will be allowed to own land in Zim,' says Mugabe

02 July 2014 | 8339 Views
President Robert Mugabe has declared that no white person will be allowed to own land except for companies as stipulated in the laws of the country.Mugabe said Wednesday while launching the M...
by Staff reporter

Matabeleland interests will be better protected by federalism

01 July 2014 | 2638 Views
The central but most damaging feature of the Zimbabwean political system has been its centralised governance and an unhealthy affiliation with majority ethnic Shona social and cultural systems while a...
by Mthwakazi Independent

Make Shona, Ndebele, English compulsory in all schools - Sikhala

30 June 2014 | 3949 Views
The thorny issue of deploying non Ndebele speaking teachers in Matabeleland can only be solved when Shona, Ndebele and English are made compulsory subjects in all schools in the country."T...
by Matthews Estell

Matabeleland Youth Fund Indaba invite

30 June 2014 | 983 Views
Zimbabwe Youth Council in partnership with Hope City Church to hold the Matabeleland Youth Fund Indaba on Friday 04-07-14 at Hope City, Bulawayo, from 09:00hrs. The Indaba brings together you...
by Matabeleland Youth Fund Indaba

Grade 1 pupils hit with huge sticks - WhatsApp update

30 June 2014 | 3983 Views
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by Concerned Parent

Men shun circumcision as foreskins are 'used for ritual purposes'

26 June 2014 | 4115 Views
Hwange men are reportedly shunning going for voluntary male circumcision amongst wide spread rumours in the District that the foreskins are being used for ritual purposes.Rumours are sprea...
by Staff Reporter

Zimbabwe High Court judges to be allocated farms

25 June 2014 | 2243 Views
The government has reportedly agreed to facilitate the allocation of farms to five new judges of the High Court, who wrote to the Ministry of Lands in May, demanding that they be given commercial farm...
by Tererai Karimakwenda

Khaya-Moyo accuses Mathema of belittling the people

21 June 2014 | 4731 Views
Zanu PF national chairman Simon Khaya Moyo today attacked Matabeleland North provincial minister Cain Mathema for failing to attend a meeting between 10 government ministers.Khaya Moyo org...
by Staff Reporter

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