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  • Zanu PF youths target party bigwigs' farms

    September 7, 2017 1:09 PM 3

    MUTARE - Outspoken Zanu PF chairperson for Manicaland province Mubuso Chinguno and his colleagues in the former liberation movement’s arm, have threatened to invade farms they claim are underutilised by the party’s bigwigs. The youth league also warned that it would launch a final blitz on the remaining white farmers in the province — in remarks which

  • Chinese, African scientists endorse joint pact to promote sustainability agenda

    September 7, 2017 10:19 AM 7

    Buildings of the African Union (AU) Headquarters are seen in Addis Ababa, capital of Ethiopia, on Jan. 28, 2016. The 26th AU Summit is scheduled to open here on Jan. 30. (Xinhua/Pan Siwei) NAIROBI, Sept. 7 (Xinhua) -- Scientists drawn from prestigious Chinese and African research institutions have approved a joint communique to advance green agenda through

  • Ethiopia: Road Accident Claims the Life of Prominent Economist, Researcher

    September 7, 2017 9:55 AM 1

    Wolday Amha (PhD), a renowned economist serving as an executive director of the Association of Ethiopian Microfinance Institutions, has died in a car crash on Wednesday, September 6, 2017. He was travelling from the town of Modjo, 76Km east, to Addis Abeba when his vehicle collided with another truck branded Euro Truck at about 2:00pm, according to family

  • Tanzania: Parliament Committee Discover Massive Stealing in Gemstones Business

    September 7, 2017 8:57 AM 1

    Dar es Salaam — The Special Parliamentary Committee which was formed to probe Tanzanite trade has proposes the questioning of three former ministers of Energy and Minerals over their alleged involvement in the signing of dubious mining contracts. The ex-ministers in question are Mr William Ngeleja, George Simbachawene and Prof Sospeter Muhongo

  • Spotlight on high data costs at Durban summit

    September 6, 2017 2:48 PM 2

    SA's communications minister Ayanda Dlodlo formally opened the three-day meeting on SADC's ICT needs for the next decade. (GCIS) Reducing the cost of cell phone roaming charges in the Southern African region has been discussed at the first session of a summit of communications ministers outside Ballito, north of Durban. South African Communications

  • Pakistan, India to resume cricketing ties

    September 6, 2017 2:34 PM 5

    Islamabad – Pakistan will play six series against India in the eight years from 2015 as part of a deal which requires it to support Indian-led changes to the International Cricket Council. Pakistan Cricket Board chief operating officer Subhan Ahmed on Thursday said there will be up to 14 Tests, 30 ODIs and a dozen Twenty20s across the six series

  • Wanted: Bob the teddy bear. Reward: $500. Last seen: Cape Town

    September 6, 2017 9:46 AM 4

    “When I first realised that he was missing‚ I searched the apartment‚ the apartment complex‚ then drove back to the airport‚ searched the drop-off point and spoke to airport police. I hardly slept the first night and cried myself to sleep. I feel like I have let my friend down. I feel so sad and lonely. "Bob is my best friend and is my only remaining

  • The lesser known and scarier facts about unemployment in South Africa

    September 6, 2017 9:24 AM 3

    The latest South African jobs statistics continue to reflect a shockingly high unemployment rate which will take some doing to reverse. Concerns about the high levels of youth unemployment and the social upheaval this might cause have been widely expressed. But a deeper analysis of the numbers reveals an even scarier picture of large sections of the population

  • Carnival fireworks set for Friday night

    September 6, 2017 3:09 AM 3

    CARNIVAL-goers will on Friday be spoilt for choice on the biggest night of this year’s edition of the Harare International Carnival, with three high-profile events — Samba Night, Rhumba Night and Dancehall Night — packed into the same evening. Zimbabwe Tourism Authority (ZTA) chief executive officer Karikoga Kaseke confirmed the developments, saying

  • Harare Carnival street party eyes 3 million revellers

    September 6, 2017 12:26 AM 10

    Activities to promote the event are being held daily in different areas to inform and educate people about the event that is meant to unite people through music and dance. Some of the promotions have been done in Mutare and Masvingo with the hope to attract locals from other parts of the country and also get the whole country into a carnival mood. During