This is the best picture ever taken of me. Because once in a while I look at it and see the tears rolling down my cheeks. I see the genuine hurt and the pain that is in my eyes. The moment I lost my world.

I am reminded of how I spent countless nights looking at the clock with blurry watery eyes wondering if my heart will stop hurting. My chest feeling so heavy. My head hurting, just wanting to sleep but I couldn’t. Nights where I had to go to work the next morning and I only got
The Zimbabwe People First (ZPF) has once again been rocked by chaos, with the party’s elders — Rugare Gumbo and Didymus Mutasa — announcing yesterday that they are still in charge, not former army general Agrippa Mutambara.

The party, which was led by former vice president Joice Mujuru before a fallout between her and the elders, was rattled by defections and a subsequent split a few months ago.

In its latest squabbles, hardly a day after former Zanu PF politburo member
A DARING 23-year-old woman last month allegedly broke into the official residence of Chief Superintendent Nyaradzai Majachani at Mabelreign Police Camp last month and stole valuables worth $1 394.

The suspect, Fortunate Jambuleni, yesterday approached the High Court seeking bail.

Jambuleni, who has been in custody since March 22, claimed she was denied bail at the Harare Magistrates’ Court although she insists she was a suitable candidate for bail. It is the State’s case that
THE International Monetary Fund (IMF) says Zimbabwe requires a comprehensive policy package to retrieve the economy from the woods, instead of seeking salvation in bond notes.

IMF African Department director, Abebe Aemro Selassie told journalists on Sunday that a holistic package of reforms was needed to get Zimbabwe out of the crisis.
“There’s a limited amount of foreign exchange inflows coming in and no monetary policy tool. So, they are in a difficult circumstance right
Nurses shuffle into the emergency room – an army of white coats, with hopeful, patient smiles. They stand in around the bed as they look at the wounded civilian whose legs have to be amputated to save his life.

Gunshots can be heard from Mosul, in Northern Iraq, which is 20km away from the MSF emergency hospital where the medical team is doing all it can to save the injured civilian.
Among the deeply troubled but ready to serve team of medical experts is Mrs Gilberta Jairos, a
Zanu PF councillor for Chegutu ward 4 Stanley Banda has been fined $400 by a Chegutu magistrate after he was found guilty of bashing his wife for refusing him se_x.

Banda, 45, was convicted on his own plea of guilty.
He was being charged with domestic violence “physical abuse” as defined under Section 3 (1) (a) as read with Section 4 (1) of the Domestic Violence Act Chapter 5:16.

Chegutu magistrate Felix Chauromwe ordered Banda to pay the fine, failure of which he is to
Veteran Chimurenga singer Dickson Chingaira who is popularly known as Cde Chinx is still admitted at West End Hospital.

Close sources say the “Rodger stand by” hit maker has been diagnosed with blood cancer.
In an interview, Cde Chingaira’s wife, Mrs Zodwa Chingaira said her husband’s condition was improving by the day but could not divulge more information pertaining to his health.

“It is true Cde Chinx is still in hospital at West End. I cannot say much
A MAN who once grabbed headlines for being a po_rn star at 18 whilst in South Africa has claimed to enjoy se_x with men more than women.

He started loving men at 12 years.

Tariro Percy Shumba, popularly known as PJ, said although he likes women, he is more attracted to men.
The model, dancer, scriptwriter and actor acted po_rn in South Africa, when he was 18 due to hardships but grew more controversial when he recently dumped his lover for a male partner.

The incident left the lover
Alick Macheso has described as ‘pub talk’ claims that sungura music is losing lustre and will soon disappear from local showbiz.

Macheso said he has been reading such reports as well as coming across people arguing that dancehall and contemporary music are taking over the market.

He, however, is not losing sleep.
Just as well, his tour of Masvingo confirmed sungura is still popular.

“People came in numbers, don’t undermine these figures and that alone is a
Two male teachers from Bhegedhe Secondary School in Buhera spent a hair-raising 12 hours locked in a house after a man who works in South Africa found them having a nice time with his wife in his matrimonial home.

Moneymaker Ndamuka and Tichaona Jakata were allegedly caught in the matrimonial home at around 7pm and were locked up together with the wife until the next day when Budzi’s husband had gone around collecting witnesses including his wife Susan Budzi’s relatives.
The
President Robert Mugabe not only got military support, but was actively aided by the British government to conceal to the world Gukurahundi atrocities soon after the country’s independence, a new report has revealed.British academic Hazel Cameron’s 20-page report published in the April edition of The International History Review and titled The Matabeleland Massacres: Britain’s wilful blindness, and exposes Margret Thatcher’s apparent policy to turn a blind eye to the
ZIMBABWEAN musicians, already reeling from the effects of piracy and poor show attendances due to the harsh economic conditions in the country, are getting a measly 20 cents for each song played on radio, a musicians’ union has revealed.
In an interview with NewZimbabwe.com in Harare Friday, Trade Union for the Music and Arts Industry (TUMAI) Secretary General, Maxwell Musaerenge, said they were not happy with the reduction of the royalties from as much as $5 during the era of former
If it was a story line in any of the ZBC TV local dramas or Nollywood channels, it would be dismissed as a tired concept, but surprisingly, not everyone has taken heed to the gospel of eradicating any form of stigma.

If the events unfolding in this story are anything to go by, then there is still a long way before Zimbabweans can boast of eradicating stigma.
When 26 year old Adonia Macheza, who is blind made a decision to marry the love of his life seven years ago, there was pandemonium
There was no doubt Francis Maramwidze, a 72- year-old grandfather to a girl who was close to 10 years ago raped by Munyaradzi Kereke, a former advisor to Gideon Gono who was the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) governor between 2003 and 2013, was a troubled man.
When a crew from The Standard arrived at his spacious Greendale home on the eastern outskirts of the capital for an interview, the elderly man slouched in a chair under a tree, right palm firmly supporting his cheek and his legs
Veteran musician Dickson Chingaira — popularly known as Cde Chinx — is critically ill and has been admitted at West End Hospital in Harare, the Daily News has learnt.

Family members confirmed the development.
“Comrade is not feeling well, vari kurwara (he is sick). He was admitted on Friday,” a close family member who preferred anonymity said yesterday.

In February, this year, the Vanhu Vese vemuAfrica hit-maker pushed himself to perform at President Robert
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