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South African model Gabriella Engels beaten up by Zimbabwean First Lady Grace Mugabe after she found her with her son

South African model Gabriella Engels beaten up by Zimbabwean First Lady Grace Mugabe after she found her with her son

The South African model who claimed she was beaten up by Zimbabwe’s first lady Grace Mugabe is taking legal action over the government’s decision to grant her diplomatic immunity. Police had placed border posts on ‘red alert’ to stop Mrs Mugabe from leaving the country after it was claimed she whipped 20-year-old model Gabriella Engels […]

Zimbabwe Informal Sector 6th Biggest in Africa

Zimbabwe Informal Sector 6th Biggest in Africa

Zimbabwe’s informal sector could be the sixth largest in the Sub-Saharan region, contributing between 40 percent and 50 percent to economic growth — an estimated $7 billion — especially for the four-year period between 2010 and 2014, according to the latest International Monetary Fund (IMF) working paper. The country’s gross domestic product (GDP), which measures […]

Mixed Reaction to Marijuana Legalization Proposal in Zimbabwe

Mixed Reaction to Marijuana Legalization Proposal in Zimbabwe

Zimbabweans on Monday expressed both shock and surprise over government revelations it could soon partner a group of Canadian firms to produce marijuana or mbanje ostensibly for medical purposes. The revelations were reportedly made by Investment Promotion Minister Obert Mpofu at a recent Zimbabwe National Chamber of Commerce annual general meeting in Victoria Falls. Mpofu […]

Robert Mugabe ruling Zimbabwe from hospital bed, says opposition

Robert Mugabe ruling Zimbabwe from hospital bed, says opposition

Claim follows reports that 93-year-old president is undergoing medical treatment in Singapore for third time this year. Robert Mugabe’s third trip to Singapore this year for medical treatment has prompted accusations that the 93-year old president is ruling Zimbabwe from a hospital bed. Mugabe is reported to have flown to the city state on Friday, […]

New ‘Ndebele king’ trashes Unity Accord

New ‘Ndebele king’ trashes Unity Accord

SELF-IMPOSED new Ndebele King — Stanley Tshuma — has trashed the 1987 Unity Accord signed between Zanu PF and former PF Zapu, and declared that Matabeleland region would now be referred to as Mthwakazi kingdom. Tshuma made a strong political statement at Bulawayo’s Large City Hall on Saturday, where he unveiled a new Mthwakazi flag […]

Zimbabwe War Vet Loses Farm After Going to Opposition Rally – Report

Zimbabwe War Vet Loses Farm After Going to Opposition Rally – Report

In a sign of just how hazardous it is to support the opposition with elections looming in Zimbabwe, a war veteran has been disowned by his colleagues and ordered to vacate his farm after going to an MDC rally, it was reported Sunday. NewZimbabwe.com reports that Regis Musengeyi landed himself in trouble for attending the […]

Ex-Minister Matinenga a ‘Heartless Black Rhodesian’ – Say War Veterans

Ex-Minister Matinenga a ‘Heartless Black Rhodesian’ – Say War Veterans

War veterans have hit out at former cabinet minister and Harare lawyer Eric Matinenga, disparaging him as a “heartless black Rhodesian” after he criticised security services commanders meddling in politics. Douglas Mahiya, the Zimbabwe National Liberation War Veterans Association (ZNLWVA) spokesman, said Matinenga remarks prove that he does not appreciate the role played by the […]

Nkosana Moyo shakes Zimbabwe politics

Nkosana Moyo shakes Zimbabwe politics

NKOSANA Moyo created a buzz in 2001 when he did the unthinkable and dumped President Robert Mugabe, just 10 months after he was roped into his “war Cabinet”. Moyo had been brought into Mugabe’s so-called war Cabinet as one of the technocrats that were expected to help stem the slide into an unprecedented economic crisis. […]

President Robert Mugabe Health Woes Mount

President Robert Mugabe Health Woes Mount

President Robert Mugabe is in Singapore for medical treatment for the umpteenth time this year amid concerns that his health problems are becoming a strain on the fiscus. Zanu PF last night announced that Africa’s oldest ruler had cancelled a rally scheduled for Lupane on Friday, an indication the latest trip was unplanned. Mugabe (93), […]

Zimbabwean Mukanya Turns 72 – Says Mugabe’s Time Up

Zimbabwean Mukanya Turns 72 – Says Mugabe’s Time Up

Chimurenga music icon, Thomas Mukanya Mapfumo turned 72 last weekend, and challenged Zimbabweans go vote in the next year’s elections and end President Robert Mugabe’s ‘dictatorship’. Mapfumo left Zimbabwe in 2004 and has been domiciled in Michigan, in the United States since then. He left the country after being haunted by state security agents over […]

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