The government has declared 21 February a public holiday in honour of the values and principles stood for by President Robert Mugabe who was born on the 21st of February in 1924.

The announcement was made by Home Affairs Minister Dr Ignatius Chombo at a press conference in Harare.

Also in attendance at the press conference is Minister of Youth, Indigenisation and Economic Empowerment Cde Patrick Zhuwao, Information, Media and Broadcasting Services Minister Dr Christopher

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Musician Hosiah Chipanga says his farm offer was withdrawn by Manicaland minister, Mandi Chimene after he released the Gamba album.

“When I composed the album Gamba, former Vice-President Joice Mujuru was still in Zanu PF. It’s very unfortunate that she was expelled from the party, but most people thought I recorded the song for Joice Mujuru, but I recorded it for the late army General Solomon Mujuru. This is the reason the album did not get airplay,” Chipanga told

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The Democratic Alliance (DA) says Zimbabwean First Lady Grace Mugabe must hand over all her passports to the South African government on Friday as a sign of good faith to ensure that she doesn't flee the country.

Mugabe is accused of attacking Gabriella Engels at a Sandton hotel on Sunday and has since invoked diplomatic immunity.

The opposition party is accusing police, the International Relations Department and the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) of playing diplomatic

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Pastor Musa Nherero Khumalo of Messiah International Church of God has a new trick up his sleeve. 'Instead of riding on people’s backs making them pretend to be cars of their choice, he’s now using deodorant spray to convert them to Christianity.

He instructs them to open thier mouths wide before spraying right on the top part of the mouth. His deodorant spray of choice is Brut For Men.

In the past he has had two other strange methods. He first burst on the scene in

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Outspoken MP for Norton Temba Mliswa yesterday said he was sympathising with President Robert Mugabe because he did not deserve the current attention and drama surrounding his family.

This comes as Mugabe, 93, has had to endure embarrassment due to the conduct of his two sons — Robert Junior and Chatunga Bellarmine — whose wayward behaviour led to their mother’s alleged assault of a 20-year-old South African model found in their hotel room on Sunday night, in

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Youth, Indigenisation and Economic Empowerment minister Patrick Zhuwao has savaged Zimbabwe Defence Forces commander General Constantino Chiwenga and the Chris Mutsvangwa-led Zimbabwe National Liberation War Veterans’ Association for claiming that they are “stockholders” of the liberation struggle.

Zhuwao says the nation must now embrace the Generation 40 group (G40) in all political and socio-economic spheres.

Speaking in his personal capacity at a Sapes Policy

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The First Family is working towards bringing back home — for good — Robert Junior and Chatunga Bellarmine, who are currently based in neighbouring South Africa, the Daily News can exclusively report.

Robert Jnr and Chatunga have been a thorn in the backside for the first family because of their waywardness, and indulgent lifestyles.

They are both infamously known for their extravagant lifestyles, hanging out with stylish girls and wild drinking binges.

President

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United Family International Church’s leader Prophet Emmanuel Makandiwa has fired his entire media team for incompetency and gross sabotage of Christtv which is the churches’ Television broadcaster.

During the Sunday service held at the church’s building in Chitungwiza the spiritually multi-gifted Makandiwa turned to his media team and revealed things that he would normally not discuss In a church service. “ I have realized that I have been depriving you of

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Mystery surrounds Vice-President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s illness as two contending narratives have emerged following a food poisoning scare which erupted while he was attending a Zanu PF youth interface rally in Gwanda last week.

This comes amid indications Mnangagwa is likely to return home this weekend after week-long medical treatment in South Africa.

There are two contending stories with regards to Mnangagwa’s illness: the first is that of food poisoning which

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A ZVISHAVANE man thoroughly beat up his mother and destroyed property because she refused to pay his rent.

Presley Njanje (26) reportedly told his mother Rosemary Njanje (54) that it was her duty to look after him since he was her child. So when she failed to pay his rent she was beaten up.

Feeling humiliated, she got him arrested on assault and malicious damage to property charges.

The court heard that on 22 July, Njanje proceeded to his mother's place and upon arrival he

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South African rights group AfriForum, which is advising a 20-year-old model who has accused Zimbabwean first lady Grace Mugabe of assault, denounced as a "disgrace" on Friday reported plans by Pretoria to grant Mugabe diplomatic immunity.

"The government has two responsibilities: one, to protect its own citizens and two, to act according to the law.

"The granting of diplomatic immunity would transgress the law," AfriForum chief executive Kallie Kriel told

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The South African government has received legal advice indicating that, despite travelling on a diplomatic passport, Zimbabwean first lady Grace Mugabe does not qualify for diplomatic immunity and may be arrested for allegedly assaulting a Johannesburg woman.

The Mail & Guardian has learned that frantic behind-the-scenes negotiations are underway between Zimbabwe and South Africa in an attempt to devise a plan that will help Mugabe to avoid arrest.

Although Zimbabwe has claimed

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Jah Prayzah’s forthcoming album titled “Kutonga Kwaro” has been dragged into Zanu PF succession politics by some people pushing for Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa to take over from President Robert Mugabe.



Though the album, Jah Prayzah’s seventh, will only be released on October 13, some opportunistic Mnangagwa followers have renamed the award-winning artiste’s yet-to-be-released project “Kutonga Kwaro Garwe” in line with the Vice

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Lobby group AfriForum says it will oppose the Department of International Relations and Cooperation (Dirco) if it grants Zimbabwe’s first lady Grace Mugabe diplomatic immunity following assault allegations against her.

Gabriella Engels is accusing the first lady of attacking her at a Sandton hotel on Sunday.

The Zimbabwean government has since requested diplomatic cover for Mugabe in a bid to keep her out of court. But AfriForum’s Willie Spies says the law doesn’t

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The woman who was allegedly assaulted by Zimbabwe’s First Lady‚ Grace Mugabe‚ was offered a blank cheque to make the matter go away.

This was revealed at a media conference on Thursday at AfriForum’s offices in Centurion at which the alleged victim‚ Gabriella Engels‚ and her mother‚ Debbie‚ were present.

"There wasn’t an amount offered to them (the Engels family). The indication was: come up with a figure‚&quot

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