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Mugabe praises Trump’s ‘America First’ policy
— HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — U.S. President Donald Trump’s “America First” policy has an admirer in Zimbabwe’s longtime president, who says the policy resonates with his own thinking. President Robert Mugabe, who turned 93 on Tuesday and is the world’s… Read more (...)
[Africa Herald Express] 21/02/2017

 
'Zim will plunge into horrible uncertainty'
'Zim will plunge into horrible uncertainty'
As Zimbabwe's head of state President Robert Mugabe turns 93 many are left wondering what will happen when he dies.
[IOL] 21/02/2017

 
Zimbabwe: Mugabe Fumbles for Words in Birthday Interview
[News24Wire] Eyes closed, frequently fumbling for the right word: this was President Robert Mugabe finally showing his 93 years.
[AllAfrica] 21/02/2017

 
Zimbabwe: Happy 93rd Birthday Mr President - Why Some Zimbabweans Still Love Mugabe
[News24Wire] It's not just loyal Zimbabwean state media that will enthusiastically wish President Robert Mugabe a happy 93rd birthday on Tuesday.
[AllAfrica] 21/02/2017

Opposition youth leader arrested in Zimbabwe
Opposition youth leader arrested in Zimbabwe
Zimbabwean police arrested an opposition youth leader on charges of inciting public violence against the government of President Robert Mugabe.
[IOL] 20/02/2017

 
Zimbabwe: Nando's Building Collapse - Man Confirmed Dead
[News24Wire] At least one person has been confirmed dead, following the collapse of a building housing a Nando's fastfood outlet in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe over the weekend, a report said on Monday.
[AllAfrica] 20/02/2017

Zimbabwe holds its breath as the World’s oldest demagogue turns 93
As the world’s oldest head of state approaches his 93rd birthday on Tuesday, Zimbabwe has been planning a party for thousands of people in honor of President Robert Mugabe. For weeks, state television has led [...]
[The Zimbabwe Mail] 20/02/2017

Zimbabwe: No Sign of Ceding Power As Mugabe Turns 93
[CAJ News] Harare -ZIMBABWEAN President Robert Mugabe has insisted he would not be ceding power despite his advanced age, protests from the opposition and infighting within his Zanu (PF) party.
[AllAfrica] 20/02/2017

Grandpa Robert Mugabe sinks to new depth as he trades insults with Malema
‘Who is Malema?’ asked the 92-year-old Zimbabwean president. Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe has responded to remarks made by EFF leader Julius Malema against him in January this year. The EFF leader called on the Zimbabwean (...)
[The Zimbabwe Mail] 20/02/2017

Zanu PF on the brink of disintegration as Mnangagwa ally blasts Mugabe
Harare, – A top ally to Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa has hit out at President Robert Mugabe’s “mischievous” claims there were no suitable party candidates who could succeed him. President Mugabe, in power since independence (...)
[The Zimbabwe Mail] 20/02/2017

Zimbabwe: Mugabe, Mujuru Parties Lock Horns Again
[The Herald] Masvingo -The ruling Zanu-PF party will once again square off with the embattled ZimPF party in the forthcoming Mwenezi East parliamentary by-election after candidates from the two parties were part of the four aspirants who filed their nomination papers at the Masvingo (...)
[AllAfrica] 20/02/2017

Zimbabwe: Let Trump Prove Himself - Mugabe
[The Herald] UNITED States President Mr Donald Trump should be given a chance to prove that he is a good leader who can create sound policies that will improve the current world order, President Mugabe has said. The world, he said, should not hasten to judge the new US president, but must wait (...)
[AllAfrica] 20/02/2017

South Africa: Suspected Human Trafficker Denied Bail
[The Herald] A South African man who is accused of trafficking four Zimbabweans into the neighbouring country was yesterday denied bail by a Polokwane magistrate and will stand trial on April 12. Raymond Sithole (25) of Chebeng Village in Seshego area, was arrested on January 3 by South (...)
[AllAfrica] 20/02/2017

Zimbabwe: Dineo Aftermath - Stranded Families 'Airlifted to Safety'
[News24Wire] Two Air Force of Zimbabwe helicopters were deployed to airlift to safety at least 50 families stranded by floods this weekend in the southern district of Tsholotsho, a minister said.
[AllAfrica] 20/02/2017

Zimbabwe: Succession - Has Mugabe Slammed the Door in Mnangagwa's Face?
[New Zimbabwe] PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe has all but slammed the door in his deputy Emmerson Mnangagwa's face, insisting he (Mugabe) neither had a chosen successor nor anybody among his ambitious lieutenants who was sellable to the Zanu PF (...)
[AllAfrica] 20/02/2017

Zimbabwe: Two Accused of Killing, Dumping Infants
[The Herald] Two women arrested for killing their newborn babies in separate incidents appeared in court last week. Patience Chawasarira (34) reportedly gave birth alone at home and buried the child in her backyard in Rugare, Harare. It is not certain whether the baby was killed after birth or (...)
[AllAfrica] 20/02/2017

Zimbabwe: Minister Chimene Accuses Army, Police of 'Smuggling'
[New Zimbabwe] Minister of State for Provincial Affairs in Manicaland, Mandi Chimene, has fingered both the police and the army as among those fuelling smuggling in Manicaland, warning that there was a danger the practice could lead to the movement of "arms of (...)
[AllAfrica] 20/02/2017

Zimbabwe: Mugabe Says Did Not Want Clinton to Win U.S. Election
[New Zimbabwe] PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe says as much as he was "surprised" by Donald Trump's victory in the last election, he feels that the new US leader should be "given time" as he "may re-look the sanctions on Zimbabwe".
[AllAfrica] 20/02/2017

Zimbabwe: Finance Minister 'Working Hard to Revive Dead Diamond Sector'
[New Zimbabwe] The decision to consolidate diamond mining killed the sector and government is currently re-engaging the Chinese companies that were operating in Marange to reach an amicable settlement, finance minister, Patrick Chinamasa, has (...)
[AllAfrica] 20/02/2017

Zimbabwe: Mugabe, 92, Says Zimbabweans See No Replacement for Him
[Al Jazeera] Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has said his ruling ZANU-PF party and the people of Zimbabwe see no viable successor to him for next year's general elections.
[AllAfrica] 20/02/2017

Zimbabwe: Striking Doctors Paralyse Health Sector
[CAJ News] Harare -ZIMBABWE'S crippled heath sector has been plunged into further crisis as a strike by state doctors shows no sign of abating. Doctors are demanding the broke government pays them US$700 (over R9 000) a month. The professionals are also demanding improved working conditions. (...)
[AllAfrica] 20/02/2017

Robert Mugabe says he is people’s choice for 2018 election
HARARE (Reuters) – Zimbabwe’s people and the ruling ZANU-PF party see no viable alternative candidate to President Robert Mugabe for general elections in 2018, state media quoted him as saying on Sunday. “They want me [...]
[The Zimbabwe Mail] 19/02/2017

Zimbabwe: Zim a Big Prison, Says #ThisFlag Movement Pastor Mawarire
[Zimbabwe Standard] Pastor Evan Mawarire was defiant when he emerged out of the gates of Chikurubi Maximum Security Prison following his brief incarceration on treason related charges early this month, declaring that there would be no let-up in his campaign to bring President Robert Mugabe's (...)
[AllAfrica] 19/02/2017

Zimbabwe: Who Is Malema? Mugabe Asks
[News24Wire] Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has, for the first time, responded to Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema's call last month that he must step down.
[AllAfrica] 19/02/2017

Zimbabwe: Grace Mugabe's Corpse Comments an Insult - Opposition
[New Zimbabwe] Zimbabwe's opposition has railed against President Robert Mugabe's wife, Grace who said Friday that her husband would still trounce his opponents even if he died and took part in presidential elections as a corpse.
[AllAfrica] 19/02/2017

Zimbabwe: 'Several' Injured As Nando's Building Collapses in Bulawayo
[News24Wire] At least four people were reportedly injured when a building housing a Nando's fastfood outlet collapsed in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe on Saturday.
[AllAfrica] 19/02/2017

Party, people want me to stand for 2018 elections, says Mugabe
Party, people want me to stand for 2018 elections, says Mugabe
Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe was quoted as saying that his party and the people saw no viable successor to him for general elections in 2018.
[IOL] 19/02/2017

 
Stunner assaulted as Olinda divorce get shirty
Local rapper Desmond “Stunner” Chideme is nursing wounds after unidentified people assaulted him outside a popular Harare night club on Friday night, it has emerged. By Kennedy Nyavaya Yesterday a picture of a wounded Stunner [...]
[The Zimbabwe Mail] 19/02/2017

Zimbabweans splurge on DStv, booze
Zimbabweans splurge on DStv, booze
Zimbabweans are increasingly switching to expensive wines and ciders while also taking up DSTv subscriptions despite the country’s continued financial woes.
[IOL] 19/02/2017

 
Zimbabwe: Wizkid Straight Out of Gokwe
[Zimbabwe Standard] Collins Tinotenda Mpofu (19) is proof that it does not only take going to fancy schools for a student to make it.
[AllAfrica] 19/02/2017

Zimbabwe: Stunner Assaulted
[Zimbabwe Standard] Local rapper Desmond "Stunner" Chideme is nursing wounds after unidentified people assaulted him outside a popular Harare night club on Friday night, it has emerged.
[AllAfrica] 19/02/2017

Zimbabwe: Grace Guns for Mnangagwa
[Zimbabwe Standard] First lady Grace Mugabe has revealed that some senior Zanu PF officials hatched a plot to sabotage her rallies and intimidate donors supporting her political activities as the ugly battle to succeed her husband (...)
[AllAfrica] 19/02/2017

Zimbabwe: Reserve Bank Governor Mangudya's Roadmap Faces Hurdles
[Zimbabwe Standard] Economic measures put in place by Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) governor John Mangudya to drive economic growth will come to nothing in the absence of structural reforms, analysts have warned.
[AllAfrica] 19/02/2017

Zimbabwe: 'Diamonds Raining' Prophet Takes South Africa By Storm
[Zimbabwe Standard] Gweru-born and South Africa-based "Prophet" Gerry King who made headlines three years ago after diamonds reportedly fell during a church service in Chiredzi has taken the neighbouring country by storm after thousands of followers flocked to his church (...)
[AllAfrica] 19/02/2017

Zimbabwe: Cyclone Dineo Brings Joy, Floods to City
[Zimbabwe Standard] Dineo means a gift in SeTswana and the rains caused by a cyclone bearing her name has been a gift for Bulawayo.
[AllAfrica] 19/02/2017

Zimbabwe: Grace Mugabe Insulted Voters
[Zimbabwe Standard] First lady Grace Mugabe's outlandish claim that Zimbabweans will vote for her husband even if he appeared as a corpse on the ballot paper was another demonstration of a her outrageous sense of entitlement.
[AllAfrica] 19/02/2017

Zimbabwe: Former Vice President Mujuru Accuses Zanu-PF of Infiltrating Her Party
[Zimbabwe Standard] Zimbabwe People First (ZimPF) president Joice Mujuru claims Zanu PF has deployed 500 spies to infiltrate her party's structures ahead of its inaugural elective convention.
[AllAfrica] 19/02/2017

Zimbabwe: Grace Mugabe Criticised for Saying Her Husband's Corpse Will Rule the Country
[Zimbabwe Standard] First lady Grace Mugabe's claim that her husband can run even as a corpse in next year's elections has left Zimbabwe's opposition parties seething with anger and even questioning her sanity.
[AllAfrica] 19/02/2017

Africa: Time for Issa Hayatou to Go
[Zimbabwe Standard] Phillip Chiyangwa might have his own faults but the Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) president has won a lot of admirers in African football after taking the long-serving Confederation of African Football (CAF) president Issa Hayatou head (...)
[AllAfrica] 19/02/2017

Africa: Zimbabwe Football Boss Chiyangwa and CAF's Hayatou War Escalates
[Zimbabwe Standard] Sports and Recreation minister Makhosini Hlongwane says government supports Zifa president Philip Chiyangwa's decision to take on the long-standing Confederation of African Football (CAF) president Issa Hayatou.
[AllAfrica] 19/02/2017

Zimbabwe: Doctors Reduced to Paupers, Profession Loses Lustre
[Zimbabwe Standard] Zimbabwean children still consider being a doctor a dream job but many are likely to have a change of heart if they listen to the tales of some of the medics working in the country's public hospitals.
[AllAfrica] 19/02/2017

Zimbabwe: Kereke's Apology Does Not Cleanse Gono
[Zimbabwe Standard] Once in a while, you get people recklessly bringing back history just when we have started forgetting. Former Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) governor Gideon Gono, and Munyaradzi Kereke, his erstwhile assistant and advisor who is doing time for raping a minor, have just done (...)
[AllAfrica] 19/02/2017

Zimbabwe: Zanu-PF Youths Arrested Over Chitungwiza Violence
[Zimbabwe Standard] The three Zanu PF youths who allegedly embarked on a reign of terror in Chitungwiza during a clean-up campaign by Transform Zimbabwe (TZ) members, were last week arrested on charges of public violence.
[AllAfrica] 19/02/2017

Africa: How Zimbabweans Risk Life and Limb to Cross Into South Africa
[Zimbabwe Standard] Jumping into a swimming pool is an insurmountable task for many -- but Sithembile Moyo (34)* dares crocodiles and other dangerous reptiles found in the Limpopo River at least four times a month as she illegally crosses into South Africa in search of a better (...)
[AllAfrica] 19/02/2017

War veterans deny siding with Gumbo, Mutasa
War veterans aligned to Christopher Mutsvangwa yesterday denied throwing their weight behind one of the troubled Zimbabwe People First (ZPF)’s two factions led by the outfit’s elders, Didymus Mutasa and Rugare Gumbo, saying they were (...)
[The Zimbabwe Mail] 18/02/2017

Zimbabwe: First Lady Says Zanu-PF's Power-Hungry Bigwigs Should Retire With Mugabe
[The Herald] Buhera -Zanu-PF Women's Affairs secretary Dr Grace Mugabe has castigated power-hungry bigwigs fomenting divisions in the party, saying they should retire together with President Mugabe if they want him to leave office.
[AllAfrica] 18/02/2017

Zimbabwe: Health Specialists Join Doctors Strike
[News24Wire] Zimbabwe government gynaecologists and obstetricians on Friday down tools in solidarity with striking state doctors, as the nationwide industrial action entered its third day, plunging the country' health sector into a major (...)
[AllAfrica] 17/02/2017

South Africa: South Africa gears for severe weather warning
Cape Town, South Africa (PANA) – South Africa is bracing up for a tropical cyclone that has left seven people dead and destroyed thousands of homes in Mozambique. The storm is currently working its way across the north of South Africa and Zimbabwe. (...)
[Panapress] 17/02/2017

Zimbabwe: Nation Worried About SADC, AU Endorsements - Tsvangirai
[New Zimbabwe] MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai said Wednesday Zimbabweans are worried about the role of the Southern African Development Cooperation (SADC) and Africa Union (AU) ahead of fresh elections next year.
[AllAfrica] 17/02/2017

Zimbabwe: Council Razes Vendors' Merchandise
[New Zimbabwe] NORTON Town Council police have burnt down clothes and market malls at Katanga flea market, destroying property worth more than $100,000 belonging to local vendors.
[AllAfrica] 17/02/2017



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