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Govt Not Exporting Diamonds to Botswana, Says ZCDC

[Zimbabwe Standard] THE Zimbabwe Consolidated Diamond Company (ZCDC) has disputed reports that it is exporting diamonds to Botswana, but says it is drawing lessons from the neighbouring country's mining and processing of the gems. (AllAfrica)

Risque Dancer Zodwa Wabantu Banned in Zambia

[New Zimbabwe] POPULAR South African socialite and dancer who doesn't wear underwear when dancing, Zodzwa Wabantu, real name Rebecca Libram, has been told that she will not perform in Zambia because her public performances undermine the country's "national values". (AllAfrica)

MDC-T Moonlighting in Mugabe's Library

[Zimbabwe Standard] Zimbabwe's political theatre, currently dress-rehearsing for the next act in the aftermath of Robert Mugabe and Morgan Tsvangirai's vastly diverting title fight, is charged with irony. (AllAfrica)

Chamisa Says to Visit Khupe Home for Talks

[New Zimbabwe] MDC-T president Nelson Chamisa will on Sunday visit estranged deputy Thokozani Khupe at her Bulawayo home in a bid to resolve a bitter leadership wrangle which has been characterised by violent clashes. (AllAfrica)

Prof Ncube - I'm a Lawyer, Chamisa Legitimate

[New Zimbabwe] Dete -CONSITUTIONAL law expert Professor Welshman Ncube has defended election of Nelson Chamisa as MDC-T president as the latter extended an olive oil to his defiant deputy. (AllAfrica)

PSL Explains Ajax Cape Town and Tendai Ndoro's Disciplinary Committee Case

[New Zimbabwe] South Africa -The Premier Soccer League has provided clarity on the processes of the Disciplinary Committee that will next week hear the protests lodged against Ajax Cape Town's fielding of striker Tendai Ndoro. (AllAfrica)

Zvenyika Makonese Reveals Retirement Plans

[Zimbabwe Standard] CAMEROONIAN legend Roger Milla dazed the world when he became the oldest goalscorer at the 1994 World Cup finals against Russia in the US at the age of 42. (AllAfrica)

Guard Crushes Mistress's Head

[Zimbabwe Standard] A HWANGE security guard who murdered his mistress after she dumped him has been jailed for 25 years. (AllAfrica)

I Want to Take Zim Comedy Global - Long John

[Zimbabwe Standard] Local stand-up comedian Learnmore Mwanyenyeka -- popularly known as Long John -- is shining brightly on the regional stage and the South Africa-based comedian now eyes the global platform. (AllAfrica)

President Off to Botswana

[The Herald] President Mnangagwa travels to Botswana today where together with that country's President Seretse Ian Khama and Zambian leader Edgar Lungu they will assess progress made on the construction of the Kazungula Bridge. (AllAfrica)

Dzamara Wanted Mugabe to Resign, So Why Is Mnangagwa Not Acting On His Abduction?

[263Chat] Exactly three years ago, on 9th March 2015, journalist cum activist Itai Dzamara was abducted in Harare - and has never been seen ever since - after presenting a petition for then Zimbabwe president Robert Gabriel Mugabe to resign. (AllAfrica)

Mnangagwa Demands U.S.$1 Billion War Compensation From DR Congo

[Zimbabwe Independent] PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa last week took his election campaign begging bowl to Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) President Joseph Kabila, where the two leaders also discussed the political and security situation in their countries and Zimbabwe's long-standing demand for US$1 billion compensation for participating in the DRC war. (AllAfrica)

Mnangagwa Urged to Honor Promise On Missing Dzamara

[263Chat] The Zimbabwean authorities must honor the promise they made to investigate all the leads to establish the whereabouts of disappeared pro-democracy activist and journalist, Itai Dzamara, Amnesty International has said. (AllAfrica)

President to Meet Vice Chancellors, Students

[The Herald] President Mnangagwa is expected to meet vice chancellors, college principals, bursars, investors, bankers and student leaders today, during an indaba aimed at addressing infrastructure challenges at tertiary institutions as well as problems in accessing student loans. (AllAfrica)

Cholera Case Confirmed in Harare

[The Herald] A single case of cholera has been confirmed in Harare, barely a month after five people succumbed to the disease in Chegutu. A 12-year-old girl was treated at a clinic in Waterfalls on Tuesday. (AllAfrica)

Mushroom Poisoning Death Toll Hits 15

[The Herald] Two more Filabusi family members have died of mushroom poisoning, bringing to 15 the number of people who have died after consuming the fungi. (AllAfrica)

Three Years On, Activist Dzamara's Still Missing

[African Arguments] Mugabe may have gone, but the young activist's family is still picking up the pieces after his disappearance and are still demanding answers. (AllAfrica)

Army Detains Mugabe Staff Without Food, Water - Report

[News24Wire] Staff at Robert Mugabe's Harare mansion were detained without food or water and questioned for hours this week by military officers who pressed them for information on recent meetings held by the former president, reports from Zimbabwe said on Friday. (AllAfrica)

Military Chiefs' North Korea Visit Raises Eyebrows

[Zimbabwe Independent] The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) and the United States are closely watching the Zimbabwean government's relations with North Korea after Harare sent a military delegation to the secretive Asian state last month. (AllAfrica)

Mnangagwa A 'Legally Illiterate' Lawyer - Biti

[Zimbabwe Independent] Former finance minister Tendai Biti says President Emmerson Mnangagwa should have provided proper legal instruments to enforce and clarify the amnesty he granted those who illegally externalised funds outside the country. (AllAfrica)

Mugabe an Electoral Shame, Says Minister Chinamasa

[New Zimbabwe] Mutare -It would have been a crying shame had Zanu PF gone to elections this year with a 94-year-old as its presidential candidate, finance minister Patrick Chinamasa has said. (AllAfrica)

Election Watchdogs Concerned

[Zimbabwe Independent] Zimbabwe's election watchdogs are concerned that the country could hold its harmonised election without the alignment of electoral laws to the current constitution after some pre-electoral processes commenced without crucial electoral amendments, compromising a free, fair and credible poll. (AllAfrica)

Zanu-PF Politicians Grab Gold Mine

[New Zimbabwe] ZANU PF politicians in the Midlands have seized a foreign-owned gold mine and allowed party youths to mass onto the property in what is seen as a vote buying gimmick ahead of elections due this year. (AllAfrica)

Election Budget U.S.$50 Million Short - But Commission Says It's Ready

[New Zimbabwe] ZIMBABWE Elections Commission (ZEC) chairperson Justice Priscilla Chigumba told legislators this Thursday that the poll agency is ready for elections despite having a $50 million funding shortfall. (AllAfrica)

Putin to Help Mnangagwa Stabilise Country's Political Situation

[New Zimbabwe] Russian president Vladimir Putin will help Zimbabwean counterpart President Emmerson Mnangagwa "to stabilise the political situation". (AllAfrica)

Opposition Struggles to Recalibrate Itself for Elections

[Democracy Works] The death of opposition heavyweight Morgan Tsvangirai robbed Zimbabwe of the strongest challenger to Robert Mugabe for almost 20 years - and no successor will be able to emulate him fully. Mugabe has now gone, but Tsvangirai's party, the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC), is bitterly divided. (AllAfrica)

Exclusive Interview With New Opposition Leader Chamisa

[Deutsche Welle] Zimbabwe's new opposition leader Nelson Chamisa is 40 years old and he intends to run against President Mnangagwa on a youth ticket. DW's Privilege Musvanhiri asked him how he plans to do lead the party. (AllAfrica)

Tribunal Team Demands U.S.$30,000 Each

[The Herald] The tribunal tasked to investigate the alleged defiance by Harare City Council executives to cut salaries as per Government directive demanded to be paid $30 000 each, after taking five months to complete a month's job, it has emerged. (AllAfrica)

Of Bullet Trains and Chamisa's 35-Minute Ride to Bulawayo

[The Herald] Frenzy over the election promises made by the president of the Movement for Democratic Change Alliance, Nelson Chamisa, in Chinhoyi last week has gripped the media. (AllAfrica)

President Mnangagwa to Launch ICT Drive

[The Herald] President Mnangagwa will on Wednesday next week launch the Zimbabwe Information Communication Technology Drive, a revolving fund to support the works and development of young ICT innovators. (AllAfrica)

One Killed, Two Injured in Harare Clashes

[The Herald] At least one person was killed, while two others were seriously injured yesterday evening in Harare when police clashed with commuters in the central business district (CBD). (AllAfrica)