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Cyclone Death Toll Nears 100 In Zimbabwe

Cyclone Death Toll Nears 100 In Zimbabwe

The death toll from the devastating cyclone that hit Manicaland, Masvingo and parts of Mashonaland East rose to near 100 late Monday according to government statistics. In updates issued on its Twitter account, the Ministry of Information said hundreds of children at St Charles Luwanga High School who had been trapped since the cyclone made […]

Use Your Influence To Uplift Fellow Women -First Lady Auxillia Mnangagwa

Use Your Influence To Uplift Fellow Women -First Lady Auxillia Mnangagwa

The First Lady Auxillia Mnangagwa has urged women in leadership positions to use their influence to uplift fellow women. Speaking on the sidelines of the 63rd Commission on the Status of Women underway here yesterday, the First Lady — who travelled in her capacity as the patron of Angel of Hope Foundation and the country’s […]

Harare City To Increase Water Rationing

Harare City To Increase Water Rationing

Harare City Council has extended water-rationing in northern suburbs to 72 hours per week due to decreasing water levels at Seke and Harava dams. In a statement yesterday, council said it was also planning to reduce water supply to other suburbs. “Northern suburbs will be switched off water for 72 hours per week to allow […]

First Lady Auxillia Mnangagwa Urged Women To Participate In Tourism

First Lady Auxillia Mnangagwa Urged Women To Participate In Tourism

First Lady Auxillia Mnangagwa yesterday encouraged women to actively participate in the tourism sector and help contribute to economic development. She made the remarks while officially launching the Women in Tourism initiative which is expected to increase participation by women in the sector. The function which was running under the theme, “Women Empowerment for Tourism […]

Vice President Constantino Chiwenga Undergoes Surgery In India

Vice President Constantino Chiwenga Undergoes Surgery In India

Vice President Constantino Chiwenga has reportedly undergone surgery for an abdominal complaint in India. Deputy Information Minister Energy Mutodi used his Twitter page to make the announcement Sunday.   “Hon Vice President CDN Chiwenga is recovering well from some minor abdominal ailment in Delhi India,” said Mutodi who, reports claim, has been gagged from speaking […]

LOUD WHISPERS: Lessons From Hannah

LOUD WHISPERS: Lessons From Hannah

I have an older friend who is from Zimbabwe. I will call her Hannah. She fought in the Zimbabwe liberation war in the 1970s. Then she was a young girl, but she experienced things people thrice her age could not even imagine. When the war was over and Zimbabwe became an independent nation State in […]

Liquid Telecom Group Appoints First Female CEO

Liquid Telecom Group Appoints First Female CEO

Strive Masiyiwa’s Liquid Telecom Group has appointed Susan M’kandawire Mulikita as Chief Executive Officer of Liquid Telecom Zambia to accelerate growth and market penetration across the country. She becomes the first female to command such a high post in the leading pan-African telecoms group whose majority executive posts are being held by renowned technocrats such […]

House of Stone By Novuyo Rousa Tshuma Selected In Oprah’s Mag Top 10 Winter Read

House of Stone By Novuyo Rousa Tshuma Selected In Oprah’s Mag Top 10 Winter Read

Zimbabwean writer Novuyo Rosa Tshuma, the author of House of Stone, a novel published by Atlantic Grove in 2018 recently had her book listed by Oprah magazine as one of the “10 newly-released books that will give you an excuse to stay indoors this winter.” Novuyo took to Twitter to express her joy, “Oprah Magazine […]

British House Of Lords Suggest Recolonising Zimbabwe To End Country’s Crisis

British House Of Lords Suggest Recolonising Zimbabwe To End Country’s Crisis

In the UK House of Lords, the crisis in Zimbabwe came up, and Lord Adrian Palmer suggested recolonising Zimbabwe as a solution to the crisis. The insensitive statement was seemingly made in jest, but it has incensed many Africans, with some calling the remark unacceptable. Just this week, Italy’s Deputy Prime Minister Luigi Di Maio […]

Activists Call For New 5-Day Shutdown Protest In Zimbabwe As Government Gives Stern Warning

Activists Call For New 5-Day Shutdown Protest In Zimbabwe As Government Gives Stern Warning

Anti-government activists have called for a second, and this time five-day, shutdown protest beginning Monday, prompting the administration to warn that “we will not hesitate to enforce the law”. Presidential spokesman George Charamba ominously added that the deadly response by the government to last week’s protest which left 12 people dead and dozens injured was […]

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