Zimbabwe’s so-called fear gap has returned as the southern African nation’s currency crisis shows little sign of abating six weeks on from disputed elections. Stocks in Harare, the capital, have long traded above their fundamental value. Zimbabweans are rushing into the market to buy shares as a hedge against inflation, which is accelerating as the …

Zimbabwe have announced their squads for the back-to-back limited-overs and Test series away to South Africa and Bangladesh scheduled for September-November. The southern Africa neighbours will face off in three one-day international (ODI) matches and as many Twenty20 international (T20I) games, before Zimbabwe proceed to Bangladesh for three ODIs and two Tests. With Brendan Taylor, …

By Staff Reporter FORMER Health and Child Care Minister David Parirenyatwa has been arrested on alleged abuse of office. He was Thursday morning being held by detectives at the Serious Frauds Squads in Harare. Loading… Details of his arrest were still not yet clear. Parirenyatwa is among some senior ministers who were dropped from cabinet …

A 9-year old boy from Inyathi drowned after slipping into a gully at Poland dam in Maqaqeni this Sunday, an incident which has traumatised residents of the area. According to a police report, Sanele Mkhwananzi slipped into the gully around 12 noon. He had left to go fishing with three age mates who then ran …

At least 30 Nigerian soldiers died in combat with Boko Haram jihadists who overran a military base in the northeast near the border with Niger, two military sources told AFP on Saturday. Scores of jihadists in trucks stormed the base at Zari village in northern Borno state late Thursday and briefly seized it after a …

Emmerson Dambudzo Mnangagwa’s inauguration as Zimbabwe’s second president and commander-in-chief consummated power for the main beneficiary of the November 2017 coup that forced Robert Mugabe’s long delayed retirement. Zimbabwean scholar and activist Brian Raftopoulos’ remarks during a public meeting at the University of Cape Town five years ago come to mind. As all were wondering …

By Sports Reporter DYNAMOS continued on their revival mission with a 2-1 win over Bulawayo City while log leaders FC Platinum rained half a dozen goals to register the biggest win of Saturday’s Castle Lager Premier Soccer League round of matches. Troubled Dembare son Denver Mukamba and Quality Kangadze got the goals for the former …

A 28-year-old Saudi woman has been sentenced to 1,000 lashes and six years in jail for texting on her cell phone while driving reports the Gulf News Herald. The woman who was distracted while texting and driving had an accident with a car of a member of the royal Saudi family, whose name has not …