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Zimbabweans in Harare have gathered at the South African Embassy in Harare to protest against the xenophobia in that country.

Human Rights activists have already circulated emails and Facebook messages calling for the citizens to gather at the embassy as from 10 am today to demand the stop of the foreigners attack in South Africa.

A notice sent to this reporter reads, "As we are all aware Zimbabweans and other Africans are being brutally attacked and maimed in South Africa in the


Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema blasted President Jacob Zuma and his family following the president’s statement around the current xenophobic violence in the country.

"The state, being the elder for the whole of society, becomes responsible for all the violence meted against our foreign nationals," he said in Parliament on Thursday after being given the podium for a few minutes.

"It was through the State that our people were told that resolution to differences should

Thousands of people marched through the South African city of Durban on Thursday to protest recent anti-immigrant violence that has left five people dead and thousands displaced.

Around 4,000 people marched through Durban, chanting "down with xenophobia" and "a United Africa" at an event attended by residents, students and local religious and political leaders.

In a suburb of Johannesburg, police fired rubber bullets and tear gas on Thursday to disperse a crowd of anti-immigrant

Vice President, Emmerson Dambudzo Mnangagwa, is now set to roll out a presidency based largely on homeland security in 2016, as President Robert Mugabe's departure days near, high level cabinet sources have revealed.

Mnangagwa is now clear favourite to be the next ruler of the country, and has in fact become a de facto successor, as President Robert Mugabe is now leaving him to run most of the nation's crucial ministries, such as national security and justice, besides being vice


South African Police have had their hands full in Joburg CBD overnight in the latest flare-up of xenophobic violence.

Police have had their hands full using live ammunition, teargas and rubber bullets in central Johannesburg CBD overnight in the latest flare-up of xenophobic violence.

Officers tried to prevent angry mobs from looting foreign-owned businesses.

Locals in Jeppestown and Cleveland blocked roads with rocks and burning tyres ordering foreigners to leave the

Commercial sex workers in the sugar producing town of Chiredzi have hit on hard times and many have resorted to the latest information technology like WhatsApp to solicit for clients.

Sex workers who spoke to the news crew in a snap survey recently said business has gone down because of the cash crunch that is biting hard on workers.

A prostitute who identified herself as Tendai Chipato said she takes home up to $50 a night when business is brisk. She said she could sleep with four

ZIMBABWE will on Sunday begin the evacuation of over 1,000 of its nationals displaced during the escalating xenophobic attacks in South Africa, the country's envoy to South Africa, Ambassador Isaac Moyo said yesterday. He said they had already arranged repatriation documents for over 1,000 Zimbabweans in the coastal city of Durban.

The attacks, spread across Durban and Johannesburg, have killed at least six people, left hundreds injured and displaced 2,000 foreigners.


Faced with mounting national problems — including a collapsing economy, worsening poverty levels and escalating infighting within the ruling Zanu PF — analysts say the end could be nigh for President Robert Mugabe if he does not move quickly to arrest the rot.

These sentiments come as civil service unions who spoke to the Daily News on Tuesday voiced their anger at their deteriorating conditions of work, amid dire warnings by commentators that the signs for Zimbabwe going forward were

The Zimbabwe government has dispatched a team of its police force to South Africa to protect who have been displaced by xenophobic violence in Durban, reports said on Thursday.

Home Affairs minister Kembo Mohadi told a local newspaper that government had dispatched a team of police officers to South Africa to protect stranded Zimbabweans.

"We are working out modalities to help our nationals who are in South Africa, we are monitoring developments there with keen interest and we have

Boko Haram has released a tape stating that they are giving South African government 24 hours within which to make the Xenophobic attacks come to an end, Face of Malawi reported.

If South African government does not contain the situation they will execute all South Africans living in Nigeria, Chad, Niger and other surrounding countries, even the South African Embassies in the African countries.

Boko Haram is a militant group in northeastern Nigeria whose real name is 'Jama'at Ahl


South African Police have fired rubber bullets in attempts to disperse a crowd throwing bottles and stones at journalists and police in Benoni on Thursday.

Locals in the Benoni CBD are threatening truck drivers and say they want foreigners to leave the area.

The situation remains tense as police are now standing on one side and the crowd on the other.

This comes as the Curries Fountain Stadium in Durban starts to fill up ahead of a march against xenophobia.

Prophet Walter Magaya has advised single women aspiring to get married that they should keep their legs closed till honeymoon night.

Prophet Magaya had been asked by a one troubled woman, who said she was always approached by married men.

"...and if I get involved with a single man the relationship does not last. I would like to know what might be causing this or if it is an evil spirit."

Replying in a response that will no doubt anger men out there,  Magaya said: 

Government has reportedly withdrawn most of former Vice-President Joice Mujuru's State-funded benefits including security staff as the Zanu PF regime intensifies its campaign to reduce her to an ordinary citizen after expelling her from the ruling party and government.

This also came amid reports that Mujuru — who until last December, was President Robert Mugabe's deputy for 10 years — had not received her salary since January after her recall from the post over allegations of plotting

THE Zanu PF Midlands provincial disciplinary committee has suspended Kwekwe Central MP Masango "Blackman" Matambanadzo for the next five years and also wants him recalled from Parliament for alleged misconduct.

In a letter dated April 9 and signed by acting provincial chairman Kizito Chivamba, the provincial executive accused Matambanadzo of being violent, divisive and disrespectful.

The committee also found Matambanadzo, who is a well known Grace 2 drop out, guilty of assaulting


President Robert Mugabe's troublesome last born son, Bellarmine Chatunga, is reportedly giving the first couple a torrid time, as he has fallen into alleged alcohol abuse, owing to stress over his mother, Grace Mugabe's health woes.

Grace is suffering from alleged colon cancer, which has resulted in her having to drop ambitions of becoming a legislator and cabinet minister, possibly of defence, to consolidate power in what many view as a Mugabe dynasty in the making. There are

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