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Mugabe's Nephew Quits Politics

[Zimbabwe Standard] Former Public Services, Labour and Social Welfare minister Patrick Zhuwao is quitting politics and does not intend to return home soon after former president Robert Mugabe was toppled last month. (AllAfrica)

Mnangagwa Drops Education Minister After Public Outcry

[New Zimbabwe] Teachers and ordinary citizens have revelled at the removal of Lazarus Dokora as Primary and Secondary Education Minister by President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Saturday. (AllAfrica)

Botswana Denies Deporting Former VP Mphoko

[Zimbabwe Standard] Botswana yesterday said it did not deport former vice-president Phelekezela Mphoko as President Emmerson Mnangagwa's government denied reports that he was detained by the army as he returned home on Friday. (AllAfrica)

Former Finance Minister's Colleagues Implicated in Fraud Case

[New Zimbabwe] Two more Local government ministry employees have been nabbed for working in cahoots with the ex-finance minister Ignatius Chombo to defraud the ministry of nearly $1million by grabbing stands without authority from Harare city council. (AllAfrica)

Football Boss Chiyangwa Faces Graft Probe

[Zimbabwe Standard] Former Zifa accountant Fabian Venganayi has written to the Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (Zaac), urging the anti-graft body to investigate the local football governing body's president Philip Chiyangwa over alleged corrupt activities. (AllAfrica)

Mnangagwa Wanted Opposition Ministers, Says Mutsvangwa

[Zimbabwe Standard] President Emmerson Mnangagwa picked War Veterans leader Christopher Mutsvangwa as Information minister before hastily dropping his name after realising that the law only allowed him to appoint five non-constituency MPs into his Cabinet. (AllAfrica)

I Am Coming to Harare, Says Zodwa Wabantu

[Zimbabwe Standard] South African dance socialite Zodwa "WaBantu" Libram , who has once more agreed to come to Harare next Thursday before she makes the second appearance in Bulawayo the next day, says she is now ready. (AllAfrica)

Let the Army Manage 2018 Polls, Locals Demand

[New Zimbabwe] Marondera -Residents here have called upon the government to remove senior Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) officials and replace them with members of the Zimbabwe Defence Forces (ZDF). (AllAfrica)

Ex-Wife Weeps As Chombo in Leg Irons

[New Zimbabwe] FORMER Finance minister Ignatius Chombo's ex-wife Marian Chombo has appealed to President Emmerson Mnangagwa to repeal laws which infringe on people's rights. (AllAfrica)

Mnangagwa Cabinet Saga Deepens

[Zimbabwe Standard] President Emmerson Mnangagwa has been forced to drop some members of his new Cabinet before they could be sworn in after he appointed more than the stipulated five ministers from outside Parliament. (AllAfrica)

Nothing Wrong With Cabinet, Says Presidential Spokesperson Charamba

[New Zimbabwe] Presidential spokesperson George Charamba has defended the appointment of Perrance Shiri and Major General Sibusiso B. Moyo as cabinet ministers, claiming they were qualified and educated enough for the positions. (AllAfrica)

How Mugabe, Grace Failed to Read Writing On the Wall

[Zimbabwe Standard] A month before former President Robert Mugabe's inglorious exit, his wife stunned Zimbabweans when she dared soldiers to shoot her. (AllAfrica)

Four Top Revenue Authority Officials Acquitted

[Zimbabwe Standard] Four of the eight Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (Zimra) bosses, who were facing charges of fleecing the parastatal of thousands of dollars, through an import duty scam, were last week acquitted by a Harare magistrate after the State failed to prove a prima facie case against them. (AllAfrica)

Actress Cum Model Sibanda Eyes Miss World Zimbabwe

[Zimbabwe Standard] Promising Bulawayo-based actor cum model Sakhile Sibanda considers the sky to be the limit in her endeavours to grow her modelling career as she is set to test her ability next year by auditioning for the country's prestigious pageant, Miss World Zimbabwe. (AllAfrica)

Veteran Musician Mapfumo Gives Warning to Upcoming Musicians

[Zimbabwe Standard] Veteran musicians Thomas Mapfumo and Hosiah Chipanga have urged upcoming artists to stay clear of bootlicking and endorsing politicians as it could have negative effects on their careers. (AllAfrica)

Enough Deadwood to Build an Ark in Cabinet

[Zimbabwe Standard] My People, As soon as we were officially toppled through a military coup, some of you celebrated wildly. (AllAfrica)

Bulawayo's Pleas to Mnangagwa

[Zimbabwe Standard] The Bullawayo business community has urged the new government led by Emmerson Mnangagwa to come up with deliberate policies that will ensure that the city returns to its former industrial hub status. (AllAfrica)

Mugabe - How African Despotic Leaders Are Facing Their Day of Reckoning

[Leadership] The road to justice may be very long, especially if the process of delivering it is long drawn out, but no matter how long it takes, justice is sweet when it is finally done. (AllAfrica)

President Mnangagwa Conferred With a Doctorate

[New Zimbabwe] President Emmerson Mnangagwa was Saturday conferred with an Honorary Doctor of Laws degree and installed as Chancellor of Midlands State University (MSU). (AllAfrica)

Woman Jailed For 'Searching' for Husband's Sperm in Maid's Privates

[New Zimbabwe] A Harare mother of three was last week caged eight years after she was convicted of shoving her hand into her housemaid's privates in search of her husband's sperm. (AllAfrica)

Deputy Minister Mukupe Says Mugabe Remains His Hero

[Zimbabwe Standard] One of President Emmerson Mnangagwa's surprise picks in a Cabinet unveiled last week was Terrence Mukupe, a former banker. (AllAfrica)

Lock Wins Fifth Successive Doubles Title

[Zimbabwe Standard] Zimbabwe tennis sensation Benjamin Lock and his American playing partner Robert Galloway continued their remarkable run of good form on the ITF Pro Circuit after cruising to their fifth consecutive doubles title in Stellenbosch, South Africa yesterday. (AllAfrica)

New Rugby Union Boss to Hit Ground Running

[Zimbabwe Standard] Newly-appointed Zimbabwe Rugby Union (ZRU) president Aaron Jani has vowed to hit the ground running in a bid to make up for lost time after being installed as the substantive boss of the local rugby governing body. (AllAfrica)

Ndhlovu for Fukuoka Marathon

[Zimbabwe Standard] Zimbabwean long-distance runner Pardon Ndhlovu, who is based in the United States, will rub shoulders with some of the world's leading runners when he makes his debut appearance at the 70th edition of the prestigious Fukuoka Marathon in Japan today. (AllAfrica)

President Mnangagwa Under Fire Over New Cabinet

[New Zimbabwe] The presidency has downplayed opposition charges that the new cabinet announced Thursday breached the country's constitution, saying the "illegality" would be regularised before the new team is sworn into office. (AllAfrica)

Parastatals Face Privatisation

[Zimbabwe Independent] President Emmerson Mnangagwa will privatise most of the 114 loss-making parastatals which have bled the fiscus amid plans to ease pressure on the Treasury as well as introduce reforms that will result in the legalisation of informal gold miners to increase production, the Zimbabwe Independent has learnt. (AllAfrica)

Mnangagwa Appoints Deadwood Cabinet

[Zimbabwe Independent] Harare -PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa has appointed a new 22-member cabinet full of old Zanu PF faces, loyalists, as well as some officials known for wreaking havoc in their localities and others who can barely walk. (AllAfrica)

Military Stopped Grace Mugabe Bedroom Coup - Mutsvangwa

[New Zimbabwe] Outspoken war veterans national chair Christopher Mutsvangwa says the alleged military intervention which forced then President Robert Mugabe to abandon his job in the last two weeks was a "counter coup" to former first lady's Grace's "bedroom coup". (AllAfrica)

Grace Mugabe 'Complains Over Family, Allies' Treatment' - Report

[News24Wire] President Robert Mugabe's wife Grace has reportedly complained about how her family, businesses and allies were being treated since the fall of her ageing husband. (AllAfrica)

Cabinet Picks Illegal, President to Be Sued

[New Zimbabwe] President Emmerson Mnangagwa violated the constitution when he appointed more than five non-parliamentarians as ministers on Thursday, constitutional lawyer Professor Welshman Ncube has said. (AllAfrica)

Mugabe Axed From Ruling Party

[allAfrica] Cape Town -Zimbabwe's ruling Zanu-PF party has axed President Robert Mugabe as leader and first secretary of the party, reports NewsDay from Harare. (AllAfrica)