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Zimbabwe set to introduce bond notes

Nehanda Radio - ‎1 hour ago‎
Zimbabwe's central bank on Wednesday announced a package of drastic measures to retain the U.S. dollar, the country's main circulation currency, in the economy as the liquidity crunch bites.

Zimbabwe economy ravaged by drought, needs bold reforms - IMF

Reuters UK - ‎18 hours ago‎
HARARE Zimbabwe's economic difficulties have deepened after drought weakened agricultural production and disrupted hydro power generation and the southern African nation needs bold reforms, the International Monetary Fund said on Wednesday.

Deal extends cease-fire to Aleppo

Northwest Arkansas News - ‎1 hour ago‎
DAMASCUS, Syria -- U.S. officials announced Wednesday that an agreement had been reached with Russia to extend Syria's fragile cease-fire to the northern city of Aleppo, although sporadic clashes continue.

Top-Notch cricket for Queens?…•West Indies, New Zealand, Sri Lanka to tour Zim

Chronicle - ‎7 hours ago‎
BULAWAYO cricket enthusiasts longing for top-notch international cricket should keep their fingers crossed that Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) brings one series to Queens Sports Club before the end of this year.

Syrian media say rebel shelling in city of Aleppo kills 7 - ‎May 3, 2016‎
BEIRUT (AP) - Syrian state media say new rebel shelling of government-held parts of the northern city of Aleppo has killed at least seven people and wounded 35.

Human trafficking: More needs to be done

NewsDay - ‎7 hours ago‎
The issue of the trafficking of Zimbabwean women to Kuwait spilled over into Parliament on Tuesday with Buhera South MP Joseph Chinotimba demanding that the Middle East country be penalised for allowing its citizens to enslave over 200 stranded local ...

Quail Farming ban: VP quashes reports

New - ‎6 hours ago‎
VICE President Emmerson Mnangagwa has dismissed reports that government had imposed a ban on quail bird farming by locals for commercial purposes.

Mugabe's former teacher dies

Nehanda Radio - ‎40 minutes ago‎
Katsukunya, who could have been one of the world's oldest people, died in his sleep this morning, at his son Emmanuel's house in Chitungwiza.

We'll go to war over school pledge: Mohadi

Chronicle - ‎8 hours ago‎
THE national school pledge introduced by the government on the opening day of schools this week is not a Zanu-PF scheme and the country stands ready to go to war defending such values, the Minister of State Security Kembo Mohadi has said.

ANC condemns Vuwani school torchings - ‎24 minutes ago‎
The African National Congress has condemned the violent protests in Vuwani, Limpopo that has seen 17 schools torched. "The African National Congress condemns in the strongest possible terms the violent protests in Vuwani, Limpopo Province," the party ...

Gumtree mom escapes jail

Independent Online - ‎3 hours ago‎
Pietermaritzburg - The woman convicted of violating the Human Trafficking Act after selling her 19-month-old baby on Gumtree escaped jail when a Pietermaritzburg Regional Magistrate sentenced her to three years correctional supervision on Wednesday.

Transform or perish, says ANCYL

Independent Online - ‎29 minutes ago‎
Johannesburg - Transform or perish! This was a chilling message from the ANC Youth League (ANCYL) on Wednesday following a racist tirade which erupted on social media this week.

Nigeria: Anisulowo Recounts Ordeal, Says She Lived On Water for Seven Days - ‎1 hour ago‎
Abeokuta - Former Minister of State for Education, Senator Iyabo Anisulowo, has narrated her experience during her seven-day ordeal in the hands of her abductors.

Mwanjali's trial date set

NewsDay - ‎7 hours ago‎
Caps United Football Club captain Method Mwanjali, who is facing allegations of attempted murder, yesterday appeared at the Harare Magistrates' Court and was further remanded to next Tuesday for trial.

More needs to be done to improve capacity: Mphoko

NewsDay - ‎7 hours ago‎
VICE-PRESIDENT Phelekezela Mphoko has warned that there is still a lot of work ahead to improve capacity as it still remains a challenge for the country and the continent as a whole.

Mugabe blows $2m on war vets indaba

NewsDay - ‎6 hours ago‎
THE cash-strapped government last month blew $2 million to fund President Robert Mugabe's three-hour meeting with war veterans at a time Treasury owed over $23 million in school fees for the former freedom fighters' children, it has emerged.

Russia warns of retaliation

The News International - ‎10 hours ago‎
MOSCOW: Russia will take retaliatory measures if Nato deploys four extra battalions in Poland and the Baltic states and it will reinforce its western and southern flanks with three new divisions by the year-end anyway, officials said.

Spotlight: Drought-hit Zimbabwe puts wild animals on sale to locals

Xinhua - ‎2 hours ago‎
HARARE, May 5 (Xinhua) -- Wildlife authorities in Zimbabwe have put some animals in sanctuaries up for sale in a move, they say, to save the beasts from a devastating drought.

'Old technology costs Zim firms market share'

The Herald - ‎11 hours ago‎
LOCAL companies are losing their market share to manufacturers from the region because they are using old technology, which makes them uncompetitive, a South African firm's packaging solutions engineer has said.

Got a spare quid? Britain's cheapest home could be YOURS for just ONE POUND - ‎34 minutes ago‎
A THREE bedroom property has come on to the market for the bargain price of £1. By Lauren O'Callaghan. PUBLISHED: 10:10, Thu, May 5, 2016 | UPDATED: 10:24, Thu, May 5, 2016.

Zambia: DBZ to Get US$50 Million Loan From AfDB - ‎2 hours ago‎
The African Development Bank (AfDB) will provide a loan of about US$50 million to the Development Bank of Zambia (DBZ) for onward lending to the various sectors of the economy.

Russian Hackers Have 270 Million Email Logins, Including Gmail and Yahoo Accounts

Gizmodo - ‎1 hour ago‎
It may be a good time to update your email password. A report from Reuters suggests that over 270 million hacked email credentials—including those from Gmail, Hotmail and Yahoo—are circulating among Russian digital crime rings.

The makers of Siri are back with a new super-smart AI called Viv

Mashable - ‎2 hours ago‎
Siri, the velvet-voiced iOS assistant that can give you directions, beatbox, do math and chat with you about Game of Thrones, is usually associated with Apple.

Tesla Joins Takata Air-Bag Recall Mess That Will Test Supplies

Bloomberg - ‎12 hours ago‎
The expanded recall of Takata Corp. air-bags adds more cars and more automakers and will strain its ability to deliver replacement parts, adding uncertainty to the largest and most complex auto-safety campaign in U.S.

Jokes fly over quail bird farming ban

New - ‎6 hours ago‎
ZIMBABWEANS are known for being very resilient in the wake of their endless and often protracted troubles and even coining jokes out of it.

Zendaya: Jay Z knew of leaked love life

Times LIVE - ‎36 minutes ago‎
Zendaya believes Jay Z knew Beyonce was going to address his alleged affair in her new album because he didn't seem surprised when he rocked up to watch her shoot the music video.

Lupita Nyong'o responds to Vogue who said her Met Gala hair was Audrey Hepburn inspired

Metro - ‎1 hour ago‎
Lupita's hair was not inspired by Audrey Hepburn. (Picture: Mike Coppola/Getty Images for In the midst of all your scrolling through the shiny dresses and stunning beauty looks from the Met Gala, there was probably only one hairstyle from ...

The Forbes Five: Hip-Hop's Wealthiest Artists 2016

Forbes - ‎May 3, 2016‎
Drake once said he planned to make $250 million by the time he was 29. With less than a year left before he turns 30, he's still got a ways to go.

Pasuwa puts Chicken Inn on hold

NewsDay - ‎7 hours ago‎
WARRIORS coach Kalisto Pasuwa has put Chicken Inn on hold in their search for a new coach to replace Joey Antipas, who has joined South African Division One side Amazulu.

Manyuchi meets his opponent

Chronicle - ‎8 hours ago‎
WORLD Boxing Council international welterweight champion Charles Manyuchi yesterday met his opponent Dimitry Mikhaylenko ahead of their fight for the vacant WBC Silver Championship bout at the DIVS arena in Yekaterinburg, Russia, tomorrow night.

Rugby ushers in a new era

The Herald - ‎10 hours ago‎
NEWLY-ELECTED Zimbabwe Rugby Union president Nyararai Sibanda says he is his own man and would love to be remembered as a person who gave Zimbabwe rugby a home when his tenure comes to an end.

A derby to savour

DailyNews - ‎4 hours ago‎
HARARE - The tension that surrounds the world's fiercest derbies is predictable and the Harare derby pitting Dynamos and city rivals CAPS United last Sunday was no exception.

'Artificial womb' breakthrough sparks row over how long human embryos should be kept in lab - ‎13 hours ago‎
An ethical debate over how long human embryos can be grown in a lab has erupted after Cambridge University announced it had allowed fertilised eggs to mature for 13 days - just one day short of the legal limit.

Humans Paid for Bigger Brains With Gas-Guzzling Bodies

The Atlantic - ‎17 hours ago‎
Evolution works on a strict energy budget. Each adaptation burns through a certain number of calories, and each individual can only acquire so many calories in the course of a day.

The Most Likely Theories About Where 'Planet Nine' Came From Are Still Pretty Crazy

NDTV - ‎1 hour ago‎
At the start of the new year, scientists announced the best-ever evidence of a ninth planet. Not a vindicated Pluto, but a "massive perturber" - a previously unknown world lurking at the outer edge of our solar system.

Zimbabwe: Minister Wants Security Status for Health Sector - ‎1 hour ago‎
Health and Child Care Minister, David Parirenyatwa, says he is lobbying government to grant the health sector security status which will grant it "preferential treatment" in budgetary allocations.

10 Zika Facts You Need to Know Now

TIME - ‎13 hours ago‎
As the Zika virus continues to spread through the Americas—and with hundreds of imported cases here in the United States—here's what every American needs to know about the virus and their risk.

Music|Prince's Addiction and an Intervention Too Late

New York Times - ‎9 hours ago‎
Prince, during a 2011 concert in Budapest. Last month, friends sought urgent medical help, alarmed by his hidden dependency on painkillers.

Robot Stitches Tissue by Itself, a Step to More Automated Operating Room

NDTV - ‎2 hours ago‎
Getting stitched up by Dr. Robot may one day be reality: Scientists have created a robotic system that did just that in living animals without a real doctor pulling the strings.