Courts & crime

Prophet Tapiwa Freddy trial set for January 2022

Prophet Tapiwa Freddy trial set for January 2022. The founder and leader of Goodness and Mercy Ministries appeared in court for his routine remand this Monday. The r@pe trial of Harare-based pastor, Tapiwa Freddy, has been set for the 6th of January 2022. Prosecutors told the court that they are prepared to commence the trial on the

South Africans Attacking Foreigners Following Arrest of Undocumented Zimbabwean ‘Serial’ Killer

POLOKWANE – Some South Africans in Limpopo region’s Polokwane area have brutally attacked several Zimbabweans following the appearance in court of Themba Prince Willard Dube, who is facing charges of kidnapping and killing seven women. According to the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) and Timeslive, the 36-year-old Zimbabwean lured

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Lifestyle News

Pictures: Khanyi Mbau spoils bae for his Birthday

A lot has been said about Khanyi Mbau. From her acting skills, to her love for the soft life. But we feel like not enough is being said about what a great girlfriend she is. Worry not, though, because her man Kudzai Mushonga will remind us when we forget. Khanyi was recently home for the debut of her Netflix film Happiness Ever

I deserve top award, says Cassper Nyovest

Days after nominations for the SA Hip Hop Awards were open for votes, award-winning rapper Cassper Nyovest has thrown the cat among the pigeons, saying he is the most deserving of the Artist of the Decade gong. The awards are scheduled to take place next month. The Artist of the Decade award is a new category introduced

Religious News

HARARE – Fierce government critic and preacher Talent Chiwenga is said to have fled his Harare home because suspected state security agents are allegedly trailing him. Human Rights Watch’s southern African director Dewa Mavhinga, who said he had spoken to Chiwenga from his hideout, raised the

International News

IMF says no financial support for Zimbabwe

HARARE – The International Monetary Fund said Tuesday that it was unable to offer any financial support to Zimbabwe due to its unsustainable debt and outstanding arrears. “The IMF is precluded from providing financial support to Zimbabwe due to an unsustainable debt and official external arrears,” the fund said in a statement after a month-long

World shares mixed as China inflation pushes higher

BEIJING (AP) – Shares opened higher in Europe after mostly falling in Asia on Wednesday as China reported that inflation surged in October. Benchmarks were higher in London, Paris and Hong Kong but fell in Tokyo and Shanghai. China’s consumer price index, a main measure of inflation, rose 1.5% in October, up from 0.7% the month before, the

Weird & Bizarre

Business News

Civil Servants Bonus Payments Start This Week – Mavima

The majority of civil servants, among them teachers, will start receiving their United States dollar bonus payments this week, a cabinet minister has said. A fortnight ago, the Ministry of Finance and Economic Development announced that this year’s bonus for civil servants and civil service pensioners will be paid in US dollars. Public

Education -art & Culture

Angry Teachers Dismiss Mthuli’s Budget

THE Progressive Teachers Union of Zimbabwe (PTUZ) has criticized 2022 budget statement presented by Finance minister Mthuli Ncube Thursday, saying it is an opaque presentation of figures without any clarity and totally lacking anything meaningful for the teachers and workers in general. Speaking exclusively to on the sidelines

Music & Dance

Thomas Mapfumo performing in SA

Thomas Mapfumo performing in SA. Mukanya, as he is affectionately known, commands a sizeable fanbase who are expected to throng the two venues. He will travel with some band members from his Oregon base in America as well as some from the United Kingdom. Chimurenga guru Thomas Tafirenyika Mapfumo jets into Johannesburg Thursday afternoon for

Fashion News

Stars dazzle in defiant fashion at ‘surreal’ Met Gala

The crowd of some 400 actors, athletes, poets and performers -- all of whom were either vaccinated or had tested negative for COVID-19 -- was largely maskless on the cream carpet. AFP |  NEW YORK, United States - New York is done with dressing down: the splashy black-tie Met Gala returned Monday, with a cohort of Gen-Z's glitterati hosting

Technological News