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Decision to fire Zifa board hailed

The Herald - ‎1 hour ago‎
THE Sports Commission's acting board chairperson, Edward Siwela, said the ZIFA Assembly has taken their rightful position in dictating how football should be run in this country following the decision to fire its president Cuthbert Dube on Saturday.

'Chinamasa reneges on promise to reduce civil service wage bill'

Nehanda Radio - ‎11 hours ago‎
“We're not going to be chasing away or sacking anyone. I don't know where that is coming from, but if you are a ghost worker, then you are not there.

Moyo at it again, lectures Mnangagwa

New - ‎14 hours ago‎
ZANU PF politburo member Jonathan Moyo has again hit out at party rival and Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa whom he accuses of trying to stampede President Robert Mugabe out his job.

There is possibility of 5+1 format to tackle Syrian crisis: professor

Tehran Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
TEHRAN - Professor Farhang Jahanpour says it is possible the example of Iran-5+1 talks be used to resolve the crisis in Syria. “There is a possibility of using the 5+1 format to tackle the Syrian crisis,” Jahanpour, a former senior research fellow at ...

Prophet Magaya's 750-strong entourage

The Zimbabwe Daily - ‎16 hours ago‎
Prophetic Healing and Deliverance Ministries leader Prophet Walter Magaya does not travel light if his 750-strong entourage is anything to go by, and the South Africans here are making all sorts of allegations due to the big ensemble.

Chibuku semis feté:Mandava explodes

NewsDay - ‎Oct 2, 2015‎
FROM a field of 16 teams, only four remain in the hunt for this season's Chibuku Super Cup, as Dynamos, Harare City, Chapungu and ZPC Kariba, all converge on Mandava Stadium for this weekend's semi-finals.

CIO takes over Grace rally preparations

The Zimbabwe Standard - ‎20 hours ago‎
SUSPECTED state security agents have taken over the organisation of First Lady, Grace Mugabe's rally in Manicaland on Thursday, fearing her trip could be sabotaged due to serious Zanu PF internal fights in the province, The Standard has learnt.

Debt relief, EU says land grab cash first

New - ‎18 hours ago‎
THE European Union has put Zimbabwe's controversial land issue on the agenda of the 2015 annual meeting of the World Bank Group and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) taking place in Lima, Peru, next week.

Jumpsuit case takes new twist

The Herald - ‎1 hour ago‎
Edgars Stores has no right to solicit a confession from Black Opal Face of Zimbabwe (Bofoz) second princess, Mercy Kamanura, who is accused of stealing a jumpsuit worth $40, a Harare magistrate ruled on Friday.

Grace Mugabe Captured Jezebling Disabled Athletes

ZimEye - Zimbabwe News - ‎17 hours ago‎
First Lady Grace Mugabe was yesterday captured on camera lazying like a Jezebel while the disabled spent the whole day in the field.

Behind the arrest of a Nigerian ex-minister in London is a maturing Nigerian ...

Quartz - ‎17 hours ago‎
For some Nigerians, there's an inevitable feeling of deja-vu about their country's former petroleum minister, Diezeani Allison-Madueke, being arrested in London on charges of money laundering.

God's intervention prevents another civil war, says Adeboye

The Punch - ‎29 minutes ago‎
The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Enoch Adeboye, said on Sunday that God's intervention was the reason Nigeria had not experienced another civil war.

DA: KPMG report damns Sars

Independent Online - ‎5 hours ago‎
Cape Town - The Democratic Alliance on Sunday called for Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene and SA Revenue Service (Sars) Commissioner Tom Monyane to appear before Parliament's finance committee regarding the rogue Sars “spy unit” report.

Gov't appoints 342 new board members from parastatals

Kenya Broadcasting Corporation - ‎8 hours ago‎
The government has appointed 342 new board members across 87parastatals, according to a special Kenya Gazzette published last Friday.

At least16 dead as heavy flooding hits French Riviera — authorities

Jordan Times - ‎3 hours ago‎
NICE, France - At least 16 people were killed in violent storms and floods that struck the chic French Riviera overnight, and four others were missing, French authorities said on Sunday.

Guatemala landslide: Some relieved to find bodies as hundreds feared dead

Toronto Sun - ‎16 minutes ago‎
SANTA CATARINA PINULA, Guatemala - Despair in the search for hundreds of people buried in a landslide that swallowed part of a Guatemalan town is so deep that some relatives feel lucky simply to have found the bodies of their loved ones.

Passos Coelho gains victory in Portugal poll

Financial Times - ‎48 minutes ago‎
Pedro Passos Coelho led his centre-right coalition to victory in Portugal's general election on Sunday to become the first eurozone prime minister to be re-elected after steering his country through a punishing bailout.

Pope under pressure on LGBT rights as Vatican summit on the family opens

The Guardian - ‎6 hours ago‎
Pope Francis at the opening of the synod on the family at St Peter's basilica on 4 October. Photograph: Tiziana Fabi/AFP/Getty Images.

Power cuts: Sweet relief for consumers

The Zimbabwe Daily - ‎13 hours ago‎
Load shedding could soon ease as 400MW will be fed into Zimbabwe's national electricity grid following completion of routine maintenance at four key thermal power stations.

Elections Good Chance to 'End Right-Wing Party Rule' in Portugal

Sputnik International - ‎Oct 2, 2015‎
Upcoming parliamentary elections in Portugal may be a good opportunity to put an end to the rule of the right-wing parties in the country, Angelo Alves, a central political committee member with the Portuguese Communist Party, told Sputnik.

WEF report — a timely warning

The Express Tribune - ‎4 hours ago‎
World Economic Forum's Global Competitiveness Report 2016 has ranked Pakistan 126th - 14th from the bottom. PHOTO: AFP. The World Economic Forum's (WEF) Global Competitiveness Report 2016, which compares governance in 140 countries, has ...
How Competitive Is Your Country?
Kenya drops nine positions in ranking

Heritage Bank to increase SMEs funding to N100b

The Nation Newspaper - ‎34 minutes ago‎
Heritage Bank has said it is targeting increasing loans to Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) from N23.5 billion to N100 billion by the end of next year.

Reprieve for left-hand drive vehicles

The Herald - ‎1 hour ago‎
Regulations to ban left-hand drive vehicles and imports of vehicles aged five years and above have been struck off the country's statutes, Government has said.

Google establishes Alphabet holding company

The Australian - ‎20 minutes ago‎
Google said its reorganisation into a holding company called Alphabet Inc. is complete. The internet giant hopes the move will highlight the profitability of its main online-advertising businesses while giving more speculative, new projects more ...

Should You Buy an iPad Pro?

Newsweek - ‎5 hours ago‎
A customer holds an iPad displaying a picture of Steve Jobs, during the opening of a new Apple Store in Nanjing. Reuters. Filed Under: Tech & Science, Apple, iPad.

WSBK double for Rea at Magny-Cours

Independent Online - ‎7 hours ago‎
Magny-Cours, France - Kawasaki star Jonathan Rea celebrated his first World Superbike weekend as world champion with a classic double win - his fifth of the season and his first ever race wins at this difficult circuit.

Mitchell Jambo falls on hard times

The Zimbabwe Standard - ‎20 hours ago‎
IT never rains, but pours for former Sungura king Mitchell Jambo who moved away from the Zimbabwe musical limelight and settled in South Africa's Limpopo Province where he is a vendor.

Blessing Shumba writes songs from dreams

The Zimbabwe Standard - ‎20 hours ago‎
ON a certain night while sleeping, he had a dream. He woke up and started worshiping the Lord. In the middle of worshiping he began saying words and he didn't know where they were coming from.

Are you part of the Friends of the Gallery?

The Zimbabwe Standard - ‎20 hours ago‎
Are you part of the Friends of the Gallery? If your answer is in the negative, you are most likely missing out on one of the most affordable and highly beneficial affiliations.

How did Bob Marley die?

The Herald - ‎1 hour ago‎
On May 11, 1981, the world was bombarded with the shocking news of Bob Marley's death. At the time of his death, we were told that Marley had succumbed to cancer which had developed from his toe since 1976.

DeMbare in Chibuku Cup final

Nehanda Radio - ‎59 minutes ago‎
Dynamos coach Tonderayi Ndiraya has urged his side's fans to keep on believing in him and his men as they seek to clinch the Chibuku Super Cup and the league title.

Liverpool fires manager Brendan Rodgers after 3 years in charge of Premier ...

Vancouver Sun - ‎49 minutes ago‎
Brendan Rodgers was fired as Liverpool manager on Sunday, paying the price for the club's 18-month slump since almost ending its long wait for an English league title.

England knocked out of World Cup: Billy Vunipola denies saying Sam Burgess ... - ‎2 hours ago‎
England's humiliating World Cup exit has plunged the Rugby Football Union into turmoil with pressure increasing on the positions of both Stuart Lancaster and Ian Ritchie, frustration growing among the squad over the perceived preferential treatment of ...

Arsenal beats Manchester United 3-0, Bayern routs Dortmund

Washington Post - ‎1 hour ago‎
Manchester United conceded three goals in the first 20 minutes for the first time in the 23-year history of the Premier League, Liverpool fired its manager and Zlatan Ibrahimovic became Paris Saint-Germain's all-time leading scorer in the French league ...

Carbon pledges cut warming to 2.7 degrees

MacroBusiness (blog) - ‎4 hours ago‎
Capture The UNFCCC set a deadline of October 1, 2015 for Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs) to be included in its synthesis document.

Farmer finds woolly mammoth bones in US field - ‎Oct 3, 2015‎
LIMA TOWNSHIP, Michigan: On Monday, James Bristle and a friend were digging in his soybean field when they unearthed what looked like a bent fence post, caked with mud.

Scientists discover huge tsunami 73000 years ago. Could it happen again?

Christian Science Monitor - ‎6 hours ago‎
The history of an ancient 'megatsunami' off the coast of Africa may highlight our current problems with tsunami prediction.

World headed for too high 2.7 Celsius warming, say experts

Jamaica Observer - ‎Oct 1, 2015‎
PARIS, France (AFP) - Earth could warm 2.7 degrees Celsius this century, warned a review yesterday which judged national carbon-cutting pledges insufficient to stave off worst-case-scenario predictions for climate change.

Sleepless nights for mothers at hospitals

The Zimbabwe Standard - ‎20 hours ago‎
The country's major hospitals are struggling to take care of mothers nursing children admitted to the institutions, with some being forced to sleep on benches and chairs.

Gallery: Edmonton Run for the Cure 2015

Edmonton Journal - ‎11 minutes ago‎
An estimated 8,000 people participated in the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation CIBC Run for the Cure in Edmonton on Oct. 4, 2015.

Gene Test Identifies Breast Cancer Patients Who Can Skip Chemo

Rapid News Network - ‎40 minutes ago‎
Many women also are urged to have chemotherapy. The test measures the activity of genes that control cell growth to indicate the tumor's likely response to hormone therapy treatment.

This is Mental Illness Awareness Week

The Oshkosh Northwestern - ‎57 minutes ago‎
In 1990, the U.S. Congress established the first full week of October as Mental Illness Awareness Week in recognition of the National Alliance on Mental Illness's efforts to raise mental illness awareness.