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Amnesty International Says Pastor Evan Mawarire's Life in Danger

VOA Zimbabwe - ‎18 hours ago‎
Evan Mawarire says Zimbabwean leaders have failed to properly run the country. (Photo: Evan Mawarire). Share. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter · Email to a Friend.

Studio 7 Headlines, Wednesday, July 27, 2016

VOA Zimbabwe - ‎1 hour ago‎
Manicaland Provincial Affairs Minister Mandi Chimene says President Robert Mugabe should fire Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa, who is said to be using war veterans to push him out of power.

iPhone 7: Release date, UK price, picture leaks and the latest news about Apple's next gadget - ‎1 hour ago‎
The tech giant usually reveals its next smartphone in early September so it can see out the end of the year on a high. This year it will almost certainly be the iPhone 7 that's revealed and the online rumour mill is going into overdrive ahead of the ...

BAT records 53pc slump in profit

The Herald - ‎16 hours ago‎
CIGARETTE manufacturer British American Tobacco Zimbabwe (BAT) yesterday reported a 53 percent slump in profit after tax to $3,6 million for the half-year ended June 30, 2016 compared to $7,6 million in the prior year on weak consumer demand.

Nintendo shares slide off quarterly loss

USA TODAY - ‎1 hour ago‎
Nintendo's wild stock ride was fun while it lasted. Shares in the video game maker slid more than 5% on the Tokyo markets Wednesday after reporting a loss for the first quarter, and downplaying the impact viral hit game Pokémon Go would have on its ...

Mugabe summons war vets – Updates & Pictures

Nehanda Radio - ‎1 hour ago‎
An increasingly desperate President Robert Mugabe on Wednesday summoned a faction of the country's war veterans to Harare in a bid to shore up numbers in the face of mounting pressure and rejection by the former freedom fighters.

Chamisa new lawyer for Acie Lumumba

Nehanda Radio - ‎7 hours ago‎
Opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC-T) vice president and advocate, Nelson Chamisa, has stepped in as the replacement lawyer for William Mutumanje, also known as Acie Lumumba.

Masarira denied bail again

NewsDay - ‎12 hours ago‎
Africa Unity Square activist Linda Masarira's application seeking to refer her matter to the Constitutional Court (ConCourt) was yesterday dealt a heavy blow after Mbare magistrate Sternford Mambanje dismissed it.

MDC-T weakening Mat'land in national politics

Chronicle - ‎11 hours ago‎
THE recent appointment by MDC-T leader Mr Morgan Tsvangirai of two additional deputies, as expected, caused a storm in the party, unsettling Ms Thokozani Khupe whose powers were eroded by the coming in of new colleagues.

Montie 3 case: I'm disappointed over SC ruling – Lawyer

Starr 103.5 FM - ‎1 hour ago‎
Mr. George Loh, lawyer for the two Montie FM panelists has stated that he is disappointed over the decision of the Supreme Court to hand a four month jail term to his clients, Alistair Nelson and Godwin Ako Gunn.

Model Confucius Institute to be constructed at University of Ghana

Ghana Business News - ‎17 minutes ago‎
Estimated to cost $800,000, the Institute is expected to promote Ghana-China relations, by promoting Chinese culture and learning.

#SABC4 blocked from entering workplace

Independent Online - ‎8 minutes ago‎
Johannesburg - The four SABC journalists who were reinstated by the Labour Court after a legal battle arrived at work in high spirits only to be refused entry into the building.

Nhleko: Saps is committed to ensuring peaceful local govt elections

Eyewitness News - ‎1 hour ago‎
Police have taken a closer look at the 'political killings problem' that has largely taken place in KZN. Police Minister Nathi Nhleko giving an update on the Nkandla Project during the media briefing at.

With Turkey in turmoil, deal on migrants with EU back under fire

Malta Independent Online - ‎9 hours ago‎
Even before Turkey was thrown into crisis by a coup attempt, its deal with the European Union to stop migration westward was under strain: Turks did not get the visa-free travel they were promised, and Greece was overwhelmed with asylum claims that ...

Witnesses Say South Sudan Soldiers Raped Dozens Near UN Camp

Voice of America - ‎2 hours ago‎
July 27, 2016 8:36 AM. JUBA, SOUTH SUDAN—. South Sudanese government soldiers raped dozens of ethnic Nuer women and girls last week just outside a United Nations camp where they had sought protection from renewed fighting, and at least two died ...

UN urges Indonesia to halt looming executions - ‎23 minutes ago‎
UN express alarm at planned executions of convicts, including citizens from Nigeria, Zimbabwe, Pakistan and Senegal. 27 Jul 2016 14:53 GMT.

Syrian army says cut off all supply routes into east Aleppo

Reuters - ‎2 hours ago‎
BEIRUT The Syrian army said on Wednesday it had cut off all supply routes into the eastern, rebel-held part of Aleppo a day after it invited armed groups to put down their weapons and texted residents to ask them to leave the city.

Zimra probes vehicle imports

Nehanda Radio - ‎8 hours ago‎
The Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (ZIMRA) has launched investigations to establish whether or not all vehicles imported between January 2014 and June this year were cleared in accordance with the law.

ZSE records lowest turnover in 7 years

NewsDay - ‎12 hours ago‎
THE Zimbabwe Stock Exchange (ZSE) recorded a turnover of just $105 yesterday after only one counter was traded, the lowest level in seven years.

Zim targets 190m kg tobacco output

DailyNews - ‎3 hours ago‎
HARARE - Zimbabwe has revised its tobacco sales target from 175 million kilogrammes (kg) to 190 million kg as deliveries continue to trickle in.

Foiled $1.8 Million Gold Heist Gang Walks Free

ZimEye - Zimbabwe News - ‎16 hours ago‎
The six men who were arrested after being alleged to have attempted to steal gold which was being taken to Fidelity Printers and Refineries in a delivery van on behalf of Vansburg Drumgold Enterprises, have walked free after a magistrate ruled that the ...

Xiaomi Mi Notebook Air: Quite a bold bet, but will it pay off?

Firstpost - ‎1 hour ago‎
Xiaomi has just announced the much rumoured laptop that it was expected to launch since end of 2014. With the Mi Notebook Air, Xiaomi has entered the PC segment with two new laptops.

Hands-on with BlackBerry's touchscreen phone

The Verge - ‎2 hours ago‎
What company in 2016 advertises a phone as having a touchscreen? BlackBerry does. Now, I know it's because the Canadian mobile granddad distinguishes between its keyboard and touch devices, but does that really need to be on the box?

[Update: Gone from the beta too] Twitter removes its homescreen widget support from the latest alpha

Android Police - ‎7 hours ago‎
Twitter is struggling to figure out what it wants to be when it grows up. Life can be tough when you're a social network that almost everyone has heard about but no one knows how to use when they're just joining for the first time.

Nintendo NX will be a two-in-one handheld console

The Week UK - ‎5 hours ago‎
The games console, which is set to launch next March, will function as a high-powered handheld with a large screen, flanked by two controller sections that can detach or attach as required.

Mhere engages Macheso dancer

Nehanda Radio - ‎8 hours ago‎
Gospel musician Mathias Mhere has engaged the services of dancer Selemani “Majuice” Mpochi and CAPS United player Hardlife Zvirekwi on his upcoming “Double Double” DVD.

Koffi Olomide jailed over assault incident

New - ‎5 hours ago‎
MUSICIAN Koffi Olomide was Tuesday taken into custody in the Democratic Republic of Congo, days after he was deported from Kenya for allegedly kicking one of his dancers at an airport in Nairobi.

Man Booker prize 2016: giant Coetzee towers over longlist

Irish Times - ‎3 hours ago‎
Once the initial dust settles, that would be the slight cloud created by feet racing off to the nearest bookstore because this year's Man Booker prize longlist features few of the usual suspects, and some very new names.

VMA 2016: New video category reflects current music industry model

Christian Science Monitor - ‎32 minutes ago‎
VMA nominees include Beyonce, Adele, and Kanye West. This year, MTV added the new category of breakthrough long form video, a prize for which artists such as Beyonce and Justin Bieber received nominations.

Botswana Struggles in Qualifiers - ‎4 hours ago‎
Gaborone - Botswana Under 21 national netball team has found the going tough at the ongoing Netball World Youth Cup (NWYC) Africa qualifiers in Gaborone.

13 killed in Mogadishu

The Herald - ‎13 hours ago‎
MOGADISHU. - At least 13 people, most of them UN contractors, were killed and five others were injured in twin explosions yesterday near the airport in Mogadishu, security officials have confirmed.

Missing Craters on Dwarf Planet Ceres Intrigue Scientists

NDTV - ‎2 hours ago‎
In an intriguing find, scientists associated with Nasa's Dawn spacecraft have discovered a mysterious disappearance of a significant number of large craters on dwarf planet Ceres, indicating something has happened to it.

Slimy Green Beaches May Be Florida's New Normal

National Geographic - ‎51 minutes ago‎
The guacamole-thick algae that fouled both coasts earlier in July will likely be a regular occurrence for the Sunshine State. Here's why.

Farewell Philae: Earth severs link with silent probe on comet

ABC Online - ‎33 minutes ago‎
Earth has bid a final farewell to robot lab Philae, severing communications after a year-long silence from the pioneering probe hurtling through space on a comet.

Question Your World: Can Cockroaches Feed the World?

Community Idea Stations - ‎12 minutes ago‎
As the global population grows we'll need more and more food to keep everyone healthy and nourished. Developing nations face this challenge more than other countries, but scientists are working on many interesting ways to keep humanity provided with ...

Everybody Going to Brazil Olympics Should Practice Safe Sex Afterwards

Haaretz - ‎1 hour ago‎
Probability of infection is vanishingly low, just 6 to 80 people out of about 500,000, say doctors. But still. Ruth Schuster. Jul 27, 2016 5:11 PM.

Dolly's 'sisters' show cloned animals don't grow old before their time

Phys.Org - ‎3 hours ago‎
It's now 20 years since the birth of Dolly the sheep, the first mammal to be cloned. This groundbreaking scientific achievement was accompanied by warnings that Dolly might age prematurely because she had been cloned from adult sheep cells, whose ...