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Zimbabwe has challenged Southern African Power Pool (SAPP) to address the situation of low rainfall in the Zambezi basin, impact of Cyclone Idai in order for affected countries to return to normalcy. The SAPP was created in August 1995 at the SADC summit held in Kempton Park, South Africa,...
By Mako Muzenda Its hard to pick a favourite Oliver Mtukudzi song. After all, for an artist who produced over 60 albums and countless classics, singling out a single one almost feels disrespectful to his craftsmanship. However, Svovi Yangu has a special place in my heart. It...
Egypt’s former President Mohammed Morsi, who was ousted by the army in 2013, has died after fainting in a courtroom, state TV says. A former top figure in the now-banned Islamist movement Muslim Brotherhood, Morsi was in court for a hearing on charges of espionage. He was 67. Morsi was overthrown...
The opposition MDC party has embarked on a diplomatic charm offensive to force Zanu PF and President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s government into talks, which the party says should help move the country forward. Chamisa’s newly-elected deputy Tendai Biti is currently in the United Kingdom and yesterday met Minister of State Harriet...
Cyclone Idai is currently preparing to hit Zimbabwe and Mozambique with intense rainfall, storm and flooding this coming weekend, Storm Report Live said. Storm Report Live posted on its Facebook page giving a warning to citizens of both Zimbabwe and Mozambique about the probable imminent extreme rainfall and flooding which...
President Cyril Ramaphosa promised South Africans a presidency of “action” as he delivered his inauguration speech in Pretoria on Saturday. Addressing thousands of ordinary citizens and dignitaries, Ramaphosa said South Africans wanted “action and not just words”. “And there will be action,” he said. He said it was through “our actions now”...
Zimbabwe will this year host the first United Nations and African environment wildlife summit Union Summit, Environment and Tourism Minister Prisca Mupfumira has said. The summit is going to be held in Victoria Falls. In an interview Mupfumira said it had since been confirmed that Zimbabwe will host the summit. “I am...
Chiredzi - Sitting in the heart of Tshovani high density suburb in Chiredzi south east of Zimbabwe, Chigarapasi beer garden is a proud part of the identity carried by the small sugarcane town. Its closure in late 2016, sent many who had arched their livelihoods around the giant beer garden into...
Prophet Shepherd Bushiri of the Enlightened Christian Gathering Church has served the South African National Civic Organisation (SANCO) chairperson Abraham Mashishi with a letter of warning to stop him from inciting the barricade of congregants from attending church services when they resume. The warning comes at a time when the...
Popular traditional healer Sekuru Kamwelo Banda has complemented government efforts in fighting drug abuse amongst the youths. He has set aside $500 000 United States towards to go towards the construction of a mega rehabilitation centre to house youths affected by drug abuse habits.
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