Firebrand South African opposition leader, Julius Malema — once a very close ally of President Robert Mugabe and Zanu PF — has again pleaded with the increasingly frail nonagenarian to step down with immediate effect and allow other Zimbabweans to take over from him.

His call, the second in as many days, comes as Mugabe’s longtime regional ally and Angolan leader, Eduardo Jose dos Santos — who is nearly 20 years the nonagenarian’s junior — has just

STATE security minister Kembo Mohadi had to endure an uncomfortable half hour in parliament this Tuesday as opposition legislators mockingly describing him as the country’s next President.

Mohadi was attending President Robert Mugabe’s State of the Nation Address (SONA).

The minister attended a televised church session by youthful ‘prophet’ Shepherd Bushiri of South Africa who seemed to Mohadi a post in the presidency and claimed he would soon get a financial

In September this year, leading South African businessmen openly called on President Jacob Zuma to step down.

Sipho Pityana, chairman of AngloGold Ashanti, the world’s largest gold producer, said Zuma had to go to lift the economy. Neal Froneman, CEO of South Africa’s biggest gold miner Sibanye Gold, said “Zuma has to go”, because “no solid investor” could stand Zuma’s poor governance.

A coalition of business leaders, including some ruling ANC

ZIMBABWE Electoral Commission (Zec) chairperson, Justice Rita Makarau, yesterday revealed that although the Constitution provides for all eligible voters, including those in the Diaspora, to cast their votes wherever they are, her commission could not implement the provision before the enabling legislation has been aligned to the Constitution.

Speaking at a meeting with representatives of various political parties in Harare, Makarau said, while there was a code of conduct for political parties

Morgan Tsvangirai’s MDC yesterday said it will never let the people down as it strives to form a grassroots-driven coalition before the keenly anticipated 2018 elections.

Last week, Tsvangirai and Zimbabwe People First (ZPF) leader Joice Mujuru snubbed the South African-led coalition talks where smaller parties took part.

The opposition leaders’ stance drew criticism from fellow opposition counterparts.

“The MDC passionately believes in a people-driven process as

WARRIORS attacker, Khama Billiat is looking to use the big stage of the Fifa Club World Cup to knock on the doors of Europe’s big leagues.

Billiat has been one of the shining stars in the South African top-flight league in recent years and is the reigning footballer of the year in that country, but a move overseas has been elusive despite links to several clubs in Europe.

As the Club World Cup roars into life, Billiat is looking to use the stage to showcase his talents in the hope

A male prostitute in New York City has been arrested after allegedly murdering and cutting off his client’s penis.

Jerry Pagan, 32, is accused of striking a 68-year-old man on the head with a hammer and then stabbing him with scissors on Dec. 2, reports the Daily Mail.

Authorities say Pagan then castrated the victim, using a razorblade. Upon being arrested, Pagan told police that he planned to eat the detached penis. Whether or not he is familiar with the case of the notorious

A mentally challenged 14-year-old girl stunned a local magistrate when she claimed to have enjoyed the se_xual act when she was raped.

Speaking during the trial of Lazarus Tinos(25) who forcibly had se_x with her, the mentally challenged minor shocked all and sundry when she indicated that she enjoyed the act.
Tinos appeared before Magistrate Judith Zuyu last week facing rape charges.
The girl exclaimed :”Oh my husband ,”upon seeing Tinos.

The girl also said during cross

Zanu PF says it is ready to welcome back former Vice-President Joice Mujuru and her allies, who were purged in 2014 on allegations of plotting to topple President Robert Mugabe from power.

Zanu PF political commissar, Saviour Kasukuwere, claimed a number of ex-party members, who had joined Mujuru’s ZimPF, had indicated willingness to rejoin the ruling party.

“I received a call from one Dzingai. He was with People First in Masvingo. He said he wants to come back and we are

Chivayo was speaking on Star FM amid reports that local church leader Paul Sanyangore made his congregants drink sewage.

The businessman suggested the prophets are giving him a free service as he finds his car cleaned without going to a carwash.

“Vamwe vanopiwa tumachira, hanzi ukaona mota yaunoda unoipukuta. When I park my Mercedes ndowana ichipenya apa ndisina kuenda nayo ku carwash yapukutwa,” he said.

Source-Nehanda radio

A PROMINENT Bulawayo businessman who masqueraded as a lawyer and sold his house worth $60 000 to two people who paid for the property in full, has been sentenced to four years in jail.

Nesbert Chikaka (59), director of Nisma Engineering in Thorngrove industrial area and resides in Hillside suburb, was convicted of fraud by Bulawayo magistrate Ms Charity Maphosa.

The magistrate suspended one year for five years on condition that Chikaka does not within that period commit a similar crime.

PEOPLE from Matabeleland seeking South African work and study permits can now process their papers in Bulawayo as the Embassy of South Africa has opened offices locally.

The opening of the offices has been welcomed by prospective scholars and job seekers.

Previously, the permit seekers were forced to travel to Harare for the process.

The new offices are located along Samuel Parirenyatwa Street between 13th and 14 Avenue and they opened doors for the public on December, 1.


President Robert Mugabe on Tuesday said his government will go ahead with plans to streamline the civil service following a recent audit by the Public Service Commission.

Zimbabwe has a bloated civil service, estimated at 298,000, which currently accounts for 97 percent of government expenditure.

The southern African country operates a cash budget funded entirely by taxes and multilateral lenders like the International Monetary Fund and World Bank have said they will only resume

Forty people have been brutally killed in Masvingo Province this year alone police have revealed. The shocking details were divulged during an Anti-murder Campaign held in Zaka last week.

Addressing people during the Anti-murder Campaign at Chinorumba High School in Zaka, Senior Assistant Commissioner, Martha Mofolo, expressed concern at the high rate of murders in the province of Masvingo. Although she said last year 45 people were murdered in the province, she called for tolerance and

 Jamaican music star Jah Cure, who is set to make a maiden performance in Zimbabwe on December 16 at the Harare  International Conference Centre (HICC), has sought clarification on the recently-introduced bond notes.

The internationally-acclaimed artiste, who is widely regarded as King of Lovers Rock and Roots Reggae, inquired about the surrogate currency in a WhatsApp exchange with one of the organisers.

“What is a bond note,” Jah Cure asked, to which the concert

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