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MDC-T VP Promises to Energize Party Base Ahead of Next Polls

VOA Zimbabwe - ‎Aug 25, 2016‎
Nelson Chamisa, one of the newly-appointed deputy vice presidents of the MDC-T, says he is elated to be given the honour to re-energise his party ahead of the 2018 general elections.

Tajamuka Leader, 68 'Protesters' Remanded in Custody

VOA Zimbabwe - ‎1 hour ago‎
Tajamuka Sesijikile leader Promise Mkwananzi, freelance journalist James Jemwa and 68 other activists were arraigned before a Harare magistrate on Saturday on charges of public violence.

Mugabe's police crush street protest

The Times (subscription) - ‎21 hours ago‎
Hundreds of riot police using tear gas and water cannon stopped a mass demonstration against President Mugabe yesterday in some of the worst violence in Zimbabwe's capital for two decades.

Harare City edge 10-man Byo City

NewsDay - ‎17 hours ago‎
HARARE City recovered from a goal down to secure victory against 10-man Bulawayo City in a Castle Lager Premier Soccer League tie at Rufaro Stadium yesterday.

Italy Marks Day of Mourning; Prosecutors Threaten Quake Victims' Families

Voice of America - ‎42 minutes ago‎
Italian Premier Matteo Renzi, left, comforts a woman at the end of the state funeral service for some of the victims of the earthquake that hit central Italy last Wednesday, in Ascoli Piceno, Italy, Aug. 27, 2016.

The Latest: Turkish soldier killed in Syria by rocket attack

Daily Mail - ‎1 hour ago‎
Turkey's official news agency says one Turkish soldier has been killed and three wounded in Syria. Turkish troops head to the Syrian border, in Karkamis, Turkey, Saturday, Aug. 27, 2016.

BREAKING NEWS: Abducted RTUZ Leader, Tortured, Forced To Rape, Left For Dead

ZimEye - Zimbabwe News - ‎15 minutes ago‎
Below is a statement ZimEye has just received from the Rural Teachers Union of Zimbabwe, the government crackdown against innocent civilians continues, this is yet the most diabolic and worst experience any journalist can cover.

13 nabbed for burning ZRP, ZBC trucks

NewsDay - ‎17 hours ago‎
THIRTEEN suspects were yesterday brought to court on allegations of torching two vehicles belonging to the Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) and Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation during the launch of the MDC-T's #MyZimbabwe campaign on ...

ZRP Beitbridge pull out of CSL

Chronicle - ‎20 hours ago‎
ZRP Beitbridge are the third side to pull out of the Zifa Central Soccer League (CSL) after their entire executive and 15 players were transferred from the border town recently.
Why Beitbridge police were transferred

ZEC fails to register voters

ZimEye - Zimbabwe News - ‎Aug 26, 2016‎
THE Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) has conceded failing to discharge one of its core functions of registering voters on a continuous basis, as stipulated by the law, due to an apparent lack of resources.

Bongo aims to extend 50-year family rule in Gabon election

Reuters UK - ‎52 minutes ago‎
REFILE - QUALITY REPEAT Gabon's incumbent President Ali Bongo Ondimba speaks ahead of the August 27 election at a campaign rally in Libreville, Gabon, July 29, 2016.

Nigerian launches offensive against militants in Delta oil ...

Thomson Reuters Foundation - ‎1 hour ago‎
YENAGOA, Nigeria, Aug 27 (Reuters) - Nigeria's military said on Saturday it had launched a new offensive against militants in the oil-producing Niger Delta, killing five and arresting 23.

Budget padding scam: How Dogara, 9 others get N10bn running cost 'allowance – Jibrin

BusinessDay - ‎38 minutes ago‎
Ousted chairman of the House Committee on Appropriations, Abdulmumin Jibrin on Friday night resumed his anti-corruption campaign, as he gave vivid account of how Speaker Yakubu Dogara and the nine principal officers siphoned N10 billion earmarked ...

Tunisia's new cabinet sworn in after approval from parliament

Xinhua - ‎6 hours ago‎
Tunisia's Interior Minister Hedi Majdoud, Defence Minister Farhat Horchani, Justice Minister, Ghazi Jribi and premier-designate Youssef Chahed, (back row from L-R) Foreign Minister Khemaies Jhinaoui, Minister of Religious Affairs Abdeljalil Ben Salem, ...

If you thought the Oscar saga was over, think again

YOU.co.za - ‎Aug 26, 2016‎
You'd be forgiven for thinking the drama surrounding Oscar Pistorius was finally at an end when Judge Thokozile Masipa refused the state permission to appeal his sentence.

Zambia Main Opposition Welcomes Calls for ICC Inquiry Into Post-election Violence

UKZAMBIANS - ‎11 hours ago‎
Zambia's main opposition party, the United Party for National Development (UPND), has called on the International Criminal Court (ICC) to send a team to the Southern African country to investigate ongoing post-election violence.

Magistrate taken to task for remarks about Zim

Independent Online - ‎Aug 26, 2016‎
Pretoria - “Judges' disease”, which sometimes rears its head among irritated judicial officers, was under the spotlight when two judges criticised a magistrate for her unfortunate remarks about Zimbabweans.

Scandal-hit Gupta family plans to sell South African holdings

Nehanda Radio - ‎2 hours ago‎
The wealthy Gupta family, which has been accused of holding undue political sway over President Jacob Zuma, said on Saturday it planned to dispose of all the stakes it holds in South African businesses before the end of the year.

$50m bond notes to circulate this year: Mangudya

DailyNews - ‎7 hours ago‎
HARARE - Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) governor John Mangudya said $50 million worth of bond notes will be go into circulation by year-end.

Zimbabwe: Govt's Growth Targets Pie in the Sky

AllAfrica.com - ‎2 hours ago‎
GOVERNMENT's economic projections of an average of 6,6% GDP growth rate between this year and 2018 buoyed by agriculture and manufacturing is nothing but pie in the sky as macro-economic fundamentals and other indicators show otherwise.

Janet Yellen Lays Out Tools for Next Recession Fight

Wall Street Journal - ‎6 hours ago‎
JACKSON HOLE, Wyo.—When recession hits again, the Federal Reserve could turn back to unconventional programs it used with aggression in the last crisis, Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen said Friday in taking stock of the central bank's ...

How to stop WhatsApp sharing your phone number with Facebook

Wired.co.uk - ‎7 hours ago‎
Missing Stranger Things? Play this retro point-and-click game based on the hit show. Gaming; 1 day ago. Are biofuels really worse than petrol when it comes to climate change?

Facebook further automates trending topics, ditches human-written descriptions

PCWorld - ‎1 hour ago‎
Facebook is a little closer to completely automating its trending topics feature. On Friday, the company announced that it would no longer have employees write short descriptions for each trending topic it displays.

Apple Patents Method to Catch Phone Thief's Fingerprints

PC Magazine - ‎Aug 26, 2016‎
Stop, thief! A patent awarded to Apple this week would capture the fingerprints and mug shots of unauthorized people attempting to log in to iOS devices.

Canon's 5D Mark IV Is Here, With 4K Capability and Improved Autofocus

WIRED - ‎2 hours ago‎
Review: Bose's new noise-canceling headphones sound so nice, even audiophiles may like them. bit.ly/2bO7DWV · Follow · Follow Us On Facebook · Don't miss our latest news, features and videos.

Nevada becomes one of Trump's big hopes for swing state win

PBS NewsHour - ‎4 hours ago‎
Donald Trump surrounded by members of Atlanta's black clergy speaks at a news conference before a rally in Norcross, Georgia in October 2015.

Bruce Springsteen invites Buffalo girl, 3, to sing on stage

Buffalo.com - ‎7 hours ago‎
Emily Ross, 3, of Lancaster, sings “Waitin' on a Sunny Day" with Bruce Springsteen at Met Life Stadium. (All photos courtesy of Jeff Ross).

Survival blow for Mutare City

NewsDay - ‎17 hours ago‎
MUTARE City's bid to survive relegation received a major blow after the Castle Lager Premier Soccer League (PSL) yesterday deducted three points from the team for using an ineligible player.

Pasuwa names strong squad

Nehanda Radio - ‎19 hours ago‎
Warriors coach Callisto Pasuwa announced a predictably strong squad for Zimbabwe's final 2017 Nations Cup dead rubber qualifier against Guinea in Conakry on September 4. Callisto Pasuwa.

Ndiraya look to avenge DeMbare exit

NewsDay - ‎17 hours ago‎
AS Dynamos coach Lloyd Mutasa makes the trip to the Boabab to face Ngezi FC Platinum tomorrow, he faces one of his biggest tests against Tonderai Ndiraya (pictured) in a Castle Lager Premier Soccer League match that provides an interesting sub-plot.

175 Doctors in One Small Village

Zimbabwe Star - ‎4 hours ago‎
According to a report by Fars, as translated by IFP, six kilometres away from the city of Tafresh, there is a small village with historical monuments and untapped tourist potentials.

Normal rainfall season forecast

Bulawayo24 News (press release) (blog) - ‎13 hours ago‎
Most parts of Southern Africa will receive normal to above normal rainfall in the 2016/2017 farming season while the southern parts of the region will receive normal to below normal rainfall, weather experts have said.

Grace Says Zim Farmers Are “Not Creative”

ZimEye - Zimbabwe News - ‎Aug 25, 2016‎
Speaking at the Harare Agricultural Show, she said farmers need to improve themselves. Grace made the call after touring some of the stands where various agricultural equipment and products were on display.
Grace Mugabe hails innovative citizens

2020 China Mars Mission: China unveils probe and rover details

International Business Times UK - ‎Aug 25, 2016‎
If the mission is successful, China will become the second country to land a rover on planet after the US. By Aristos Georgiou. August 25, 2016 13:00 BST.

Zimbabwean doctor who 'forced a family of white farmers off their land' has UK surgery shut down

Telegraph.co.uk - ‎Aug 26, 2016‎
A Zimbabwean GP who was given the farm of a family of white farmers forced ​off their land earlier this year has had his UK surgery shut down after inspectors found a healthcare assistant posing as a doctor.

Symptoms of kidney disease you shouldn't ignore

Chronicle - ‎19 hours ago‎
It is important to identify kidney disease early because in most cases the damage in the kidneys can't be undone. Most people are not aware of the fact that kidney diseases can be silent killers.

Starving to death in Nigeria

gulfnews.com - ‎Aug 26, 2016‎
The watermelons lay fat and green on Omar Bate's farm, almost ready for harvest. He would need a tractor-trailer just to get his crop to market.

Tutu 'full of jokes' in a city hospital

Independent Online - ‎7 hours ago‎
CAPE Town mayor Patricia de Lille paid a visit to ailing former cleric Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu in hospital yesterday, reporting the Arch was in “good spirits”.
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