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War veterans leader Mutsvangwa leads dramatic plot to oust Mnangagwa
'The next 72hrs are going to be crucial regarding the path we are going to take as a nation'
Change is nigh, declares Chamisa as he buries victim of military killing
'Kelvin did not die because he was sick, he died because Mnangagwa’s government is sick'
Police, army blame fuel protests atrocities on rogue soldiers and deserters
'Some of these uniforms worn by criminals were seized by rogue elements during the recent riots '
Evan Mawarire denied bail, lawyers to seek bail at the High Court
His lawyer Beatrice Mtetwa described the charges as “deliberate falsehoods”
MDC MPs Chibaya and Chimina denied bail in Gweru over fuel protests
'Although the state did not oppose bail, the court cannot afford the accused bail'
Frank Buyanga offers medical, burial aid to victims of Zimbabwe crackdown
AMG extended its “deepest sympathy and prayers to all those that were affected"...
Kirsty Coventry denies quit rumours, tells of 'immense sadness' over crackdown
'Whatever the problems, sport can and should be part of the solution'
World unites in condemning Zimbabwe abuses, EU demands 'thorough investigation'
'We are also alarmed by credible reports that security forces are targeting and beating political activists and labour leaders'
News, Politics, Tech
Zimbabwe orders 'total shutdown of the internet' again, says Econet
'We also urge the reinstatement of full internet access, consistent with citizens’ constitutional right to freedom of expression'
Evan Mawarire charged with subversion, faces 20 years if convicted
Two MDC legislators, including organising secretary Amos Chibaya, were charged with inciting public violence in Gweru
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Happening Now: Breaking news from around Zimbabwe (January 18, 2019)
Follow our live blog for all the major developing stories from around Zimbabwe
Harare, In Your Area, News, Politics
Double-murder accused Zanu PF youth leader Gomwe 'freed on Chiwenga orders'
'SADC must intervene and investigate these serious circumstances in which grave crimes against humanity were committed'
Zanu PF youths behind fire and looting of Shamu petrol station and shop, court hears
Shamu was at the court where he tried to get prosecutors to expunge the suspects’ political affiliation from court record
Britain summons Zimbabwe ambassador over security forces clampdown
Doctors say as many as 72 people have been treated for gunshot wounds, with several fatalities
News, World News
Mnangagwa has no good story to tell in Davos, says Nkosana Moyo
It has been estimated that Mnangagwa's trip will cost at least US$25 million
News, Tech, Telcos
Econet says government partially lifts internet blackout, social media still banned
'Such abrogations of constitutional and basic legal rights are not what the people of Zimbabwe were promised'
Evan Mawarire detained as details of violent crackdown by security forces emerge
'Soldiers smashed their way into his house and dragged him to an open space, where he and around 20 other people were beaten'
Strive Masiyiwa says Econet complied with government internet blackout directive
'We urgent others to accept that this is a matter beyond our control'
Bulawayo, Harare, In Your Area, News, World News
Mnangagwa leaves Russia empty handed as army crackdown continues at home
'A Kremlin statement released at the end of the meeting made no mention of loans'
Africa, News, Politics
Return soldiers to the barracks, South Africa's EFF tells Emmerson Mnangagwa
'A democratic government knows too well that militaries are not entities used to respond to protesting, armless citizens'
Africa, News, Politics
DA leader Maimane calls on South Africa to intervene in Zimbabwe
'They are faced with a situation they do not know how to control at the economic level'
Inflation hits 42.09 percent - and that's before fuel price increases
As dollar shortages batter the economy, rocketing inflation is destroying the value of citizens’ savings
Internet blackout leaves Zimbabwean economy, homes in the dark
Most Zimbabweans use Econet's Ecocash mobile-phone payment system for daily transactions
Russia's Alrosa diamond company eyes Zimbabwe operation
'With support of the government of Zimbabwe, the company will develop new mining operations in the country'
Zimbabwe to launch new currency within 12 months, says Mthuli Ncube
'On the issue of raising enough foreign currency to introduce the new currency, we are on our'
Olivine shuts down triggering price spike and cooking oil shortage fears
Wilamr Group is part-owned by the Ministry of Finance and Economic Development
AB Inbev says it has $120 million dividend fees trapped in Zimbabwe
Anheuser-Busch Inbev will invest the trapped dividend fees in RBZ savings bonds
Pain is the only thing that will lead to Zimbabwe's recovery: Mthuli Ncube
'It is vital that we do not panic'
Mbada, Anjin and Marange must be allowed to return, say MPs
'Zimbabwe being ‘open for business’ must be seen to also be complying with the rule of law'
De Beers snubs Zimbabwe invitation to mine diamonds in Marange
Zimbabwe limits foreign ownership of platinum and diamond projects to a minority, with the state holding 51 percent
Two more companies to mine diamonds in Zimbabwe, minister says
London-listed Vast Resources and Botswana Diamonds have previously said they are planning to mine diamonds in Marange
Business, Companies, Mining
Van Hoogstraten says government shareholding in Hwange 'a gift'
'The people have definitely not benefited, the country has not benefitted'
Life & Style
Life & Style, Travel
Black Panther star Danai Gurira in Zimbabwe on anti-poaching campaign
'We’re losing our heritage and an important attraction for our tourism industry'
Culture, Life & Style
ZTA cancels Harare International Festival over poor economy
'Without adequate resources and a conducive environment, it would be a disservice to the Harare International Carnival brand'
Culture, Harare, Life & Style
Village in the city tries to save Zimbabwe traditions
'There are many things children of today don’t know about like the fact that a child should kneel when greeting elders'
Life & Style, Travel
Zimbabwe named 3rd best country to visit in 2019
Zimbabwe was one of only two African countries in the top 10
Culture, Food, Life & Style
A drinker's guide to surviving beer shortage in Zimbabwe
I proffer this advice with a heavy heart. But if you can’t get beer, not even Eagle, what’s the point?
Life & Style, Love & Sex
Ghosting and the hurt of not knowing why your relationship ended
Anyone who’s been ghosted knows how painful it can be. It leaves no option for closure for the ghostee
Culture, Life & Style, Love & Sex
Gay teacher's confession and child sexual grooming: it's a very thin line
'There's a thin line between exposing a child to the subject of sex so as to assist them and doing it to desensitize them'
Life & Style, Travel
Victoria Falls rainforest to open into the night 'to improve visitor experience'
The new development means extra costs for tour operators as they have to acquire a separate operating licence
Life & Style, Love & Sex
Unhappy in your marriage? Here's why you should try divorce
'Many have lived for years with a hope and expectation that things will improve in their marriage'
Love & Sex, News
Father, daughter jailed 54 months for incest
'Pikitai failed to pay the money which angered Panashe, who reported rape against him on July 11'
Culture, Life & Style
It's not okay to touch non-consenting women inappropriately
'At some point we have to hold molesters accountable. We cannot allow people to break little girls and women under our watch'
Zimbabwe: Lessons from Masipula Sithole's ‘Struggles Within the Struggle’
'That Zimbabwe is today still ethnically polarised speaks of a leadership failure, our collective inability to foster genuine nationhood'
Zimbabwe crackdown saps hopes of reform under Emmerson Mnangagwa
The reality is that these protests are not being led by the opposition but by citizens that are fed up and frustrated
Strive Masiyiwa gave millions to Zanu PF, Jonathan Moyo charges
There are many undercover dealings involving Masiyiwa and Mnangagwa's army faction since 2008
Strive Masiyiwa should not delegitimise international human rights movement
'Masiyiwa must take the time to start by knowing the right facts'
Lucy Duve: 48-hour suspects detention cap burden on police, not courts
'Release of an arrested person by a court without remand leads to an absurdity'
In Zimbabwe, Christmas looks pretty bleak and the outlook no better
'There's no centre of power, at least in the Mugabe days you knew who was the boss, if he gave an order it was followed'
Full text: Resolutions of the Zanu PF conference held in Esigodini
'The Party and Government must lead the process to thank ancestral spirits for Independence'
Matthew Harrington's testimony to the US Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee
'It is clear that Zimbabwe has a long way to go – and requires profound political and economic reforms'
Testimony by Todd Moss to the US Senate Foreign Relations Sub-Committee on Africa
'The United States can also be far more aggressive in our support for Zimbabwe’s beleaguered civil society'
Testimony by Joe Mutizwa to the US Senate Foreign Relations Sub-Committee
'As Zimbabwe’s private sector we are fully supportive of the reform programmes embarked upon by our government'
One year after the coup, Zimbabweans worse off under Mnangagwa
It is no wonder that the new battle cry is for 'Operation Restore People’s Livelihoods'
Tributes pour in after music legend Dan Tshanda dies from a heart attack
In a career spanning three decades, Tshanda was the man behind the popular sounds of Dalom Kids and Splash
Prince Kaybee and Busiswa's Banomoya takes Song of the Year amid tribal storm
The results sparked a shocking internet reaction amid claims Ukhozi listeners, mainly Zulu-speaking, had voted on tribal grounds
Donel Mangena arrives in Sanya, China, to open Miss World 2018
Born to Zimbabwean parents, Donel was coached on The Voice by singer will.i.am and finished as runner-up
Ginimbi gushes at special birthday present from Frank Buyanga
The plaque was made by the Cape Town-based Pagliari Group master engravers and craftsmen
ProVerb, Liesl call time on relationship over his kids
Liesl, who won Miss South Africa in 2015, told Sunday Sun: “Yes it’s true, but please don’t write this”
Kanye West, Kim Kardashian meet Uganda's Museveni, gift him sneakers
Kanye West announced his trip to Africa abruptly last week, where he said he was going to complete his next album
Pokello challenges divorce as Elikem shows off engagement ring
'I’m definitely not making a mistake on the next one. The right one'
Radio, Showbiz, TV
Mtukudzi, Black Mambazo release Neria remake video
The video was shot in picturesque KwaZulu Natal with the sea forming a perfect backdrop
Shoko Festival goes ahead after shaking off cholera fears
'It’s going to be an epic event with hilarious comedy, amazing musical collaborations and really good vibes'
EU film festival returns to Bulawayo, 11 films to be shown
'We are thrilled to bring this Festival back to Bulawayo, and to have the City of Bulawayo on board as our new partner'
22-year-old lawyer Tafadzwa Jaricha wins Miss Tourism Zimbabwe
The 2015 Miss University of Zimbabwe winner graduated last year with an LLB Honours Degree
Chaos at the gates as Orlando Pirates fill up Barbourfields Stadium
FC Platinum could not have wished for a grander occasion to join African football's big boys
FC Platinum share spoils with Orlando Pirates in front of packed Barbourfields
Platinum travel to Tunisian giants Esperance next
South African football legend Phil Masinga dies aged 49
Masinga was also a member of the victorious 1996 Africa Cup of Nations squad
South Africa cries foul as Egypt picked as hosts of 2019 Africa Cup of Nations
'Technically, there is no country in Africa better suited to host the Cup of Nations than South Africa'
Nyoni signs for CAPS United in statement of intent by Chitembwe
Club president Farai Jere and vice president Nhamo Tutisani personally oversaw the contract signings
Chiyangwa, Sibanda ousted in ZIFA election as Felton Kamambo takes reins
Kamambo's immediate challenge is fixing the ZIFA finances
South Africa beat Zimbabwe in penalty shoot-out to win COSAFA Under 20 final
An agonising end to a tournament that promised so much for Bekithemba Ndlovu's men
Graeme Cremer returns from 4-month layoff, eyes glory with Rhinos
'We're desperate to win a trophy this year, and with this great start we can hopefully achieve something good this season'
Late bloomer Chinyengetere reflects on a career built on a miracle
The late bloomer knows he has won his last individual accolade on the domestic scene
Ngezi Platinum look to Errol Akbay as they plot 2019 title push
The former Highlanders coach has been lined up to replace Tonderai Ndiraya, who was sacked in October
Cameroon stripped as hosts of 2019 Africa Cup of Nations finals
The 2019 event is scheduled for June 15 to July 13, a change from its traditional January-February slot
MultiChoice Zimbabwe CEO Lovemore Mangwende dies, company announces
Mangwende joined MultiChoice Zimbabwe in 2005 and has been the CEO since 2008
Apple said to miss 2019 rapid 5G takeoff, sitting out tech shift
The delay may make it easier for rivals like Samsung Electronics Co. to win over consumers to phones with 5G networks
Dubai police hoverbikes show glimpse into future of policing
'It does have some pretty major limitations, with the max speed being capped out at 96 km\h'
Apple, Samsung hit with huge fines for slowing phones
'They encourage system updates for older phones which slow them down, thereby encouraging the purchase of new phones'
Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen dies at 65, Bill Gates 'heartbroken'
'Personal computing would not have existed without him' - Bil Gates
Google pays Apple $9 billion annually to be Safari default search engine
For search engines, there's nothing more lucrative than being the default provider on a popular web browser
Apple has become the first trillion-dollar company
Apple hit the $1 trillion mark when its shares reached an all-time high of $207.05 around midday in New York
Elections 2018, Tech
Hackers post soldier shooting victims on ZEC website
'We pulled it down within 11 minutes when we realised that they were now posting images that were not coming from the commission'
Facebook suspends conspiracy theorist for 30 days
The 30-day ban on the controversial webcaster likely won't satisfy the concerns of critics
Balancing cyber security and rights of citizens online
'Government involvement potentially impinges on the protection of individual rights'
Parents can access Facebook of dead teen: court
Girl’s parents wanted access to her account to try to find out whether her death had been by suicide or accident
International journalists decry internet blackout in Zimbabwe crackdown
'Journalists and media workers cannot contact sources, gather information, or file stories without digital communications tools'
ZBC charges Mandizvidza over letter he wrote to Mnangagwa
'You raised employment related grievances against your superiors and consequently undermined the employment relationship'
Herald, Sunday Mail editors removed in Zimpapers editorial shake-up
New Information Minister Monica Mutsvangwa ordered the changes
ZBC to launch 24-hour online news channel after Cabinet nod
Zim24, when launched, would be groundbreaking in many ways
ZBC names new editorial managers
The ZBC has suspended over a dozen middle and top-level managers starting in 2015
ZBC suspends head of news Tazzen Mandizvidza over $1m 'debt'
Last week, ZBC filed papers at the High Court seeking to recover the money from Mandizvidza
Energy Mutodi, Trevor Ncube smoke peace pipe after Twitter row
'Licencing authorities ought to know that ‘thoughtless rants’ are neither illegal nor unconstitutional'
Mutodi fumes after Alpha Media raises newspaper prices
'We have not been spared from the market forces and hence we have had to adjust the cover charge'
DJ Sasha Martinengo sacked for calling Julius Malema a money live on air
'The station has forthwith elected to remove him from all involvement with the radio station'
AMH secures webcasting, video-on-demand licence
'Being able to offer VOD allows our users to watch and listen to video or audio content whenever they choose'
Diamond FM boss out as Zimpapers ring the changes
Diamond FM was Zimpapers’ second radio station after its flagship Star FM. The company later added CapiTalk
Jim Kunaka on Zanu PF's history of violence, and complicity of security services
He believes on occasions, Zanu PF youths have put on police uniforms to attack opposition leaders
Prophet sees death of a leader on December 3
'I'm looking at the date of December 3. Why are people gathering, what is it? Is it the judgment of God, is it a natural happening? '
Grade 7 school dropout breaks internet with home-made generator
'Whilst children of his age are stuck in all manner of vices, this boy gives me hope'
World famous aviation blogger reviews Air Zimbabwe, and burns money
By changing his valuable United States dollars for bond notes, he discovered he could fly much, much cheaper
Videos emerge showing police brutality on Harare streets
Police have been accused of brutality on the streets of Harare in an ongoing crackdown against street vendors
Apostle Chiwenga says he sees two coffins that will change Zimbabwe
Now, Apostle Chiwenga is using the Biblical story of King David in 1 Kings 1 to explain what will unfold in Zimbabwe
New minister Davis Marapira filmed boasting about his cars
In the background are four vehicles - a Land Rover Discovery, a Range Rover, a Mazda BT50 and a Ford Ranger
Cholera death toll much higher, claims man who lost mother
A man who lost his mother to cholera has put out a video challenging the death statistics released by the Zimbabwe government
Emmerson Mnangagwa's inauguration speech
'Measures will be taken to correct the fiscal imbalances that threaten to undermine the viability of the financial sector'
Advocate Thabani Mpofu reflects on Constitutional Court judgment
'The fact that ZEC changed its result three times over is not disputed, the fact that ZEC made a declaration on the wrong figures is accepted'
Mpofu, Ngcukaitobi on being barred from representing Chamisa
'The reasons kept shifting... the ultimate reason communicated an hour before the hearing was that South Africa not a reciprocating country with Zimbabwe'