Zanu PF Women's League boss First Lady Grace Mugabe has reportedly crossed swords with her predecessor and Higher Education minister Oppah Muchinguri after the latter allegedly accused President Robert Mugabe's wife of failing to politically recognise her in the ruling party's pecking order, it has been learnt.

This comes as it also emerged that Muchinguri was locked in a bitter fight with Manicaland Provincial Affairs minister Mandi Chimene over control of the province

A SELF-confessed prostitute who dropped out of school in Grade one, yesterday defended her profession, saying she makes more money than people in other trades.

Talent Ndlovu, 20, of Pumula suburb, who appeared in court accused of stealing from a client, said she slept with about 10 men a night and as tiresome as it was, she would not leave the vice.

The court heard how Ndlovu was hired by Washington Nhendere for sexual services for the whole night last week on Thursday and ended up

A 28-YEAR-OLD Zimbabwean man from Chitungwiza was arrested and appeared in court yesterday for allegedly threatening to kill a South African national in retaliation for the ongoing xenophobic attacks targeting foreigners staying in the neighbouring country.

Reason Tsoka was not asked to plead when he appeared before Chitungwiza magistrate Lazarus Murendo on a charge of allegedly threatening to kill Oscar Makgalane Ramathibela (36).

Tsoka was remanded out of custody to today for his

AT a time when hundreds of migrants are fleeing xenophobic violence in South Africa, a report by the Zimbabwean government agency has revealed that South Africans constitute the largest number of all migrants living and working in Zimbabwe.

Releasing its 2014 Labour Force and Child Labour Survey (LFCLS) report results this week, the Zimbabwe National Statistics Agency (Zimstat) said among the 207,130 migrants in Zimbabwe, 45% (93,208) are South Africans.

Zimstat is the

Two Air Force of Zimbabwe pilots escaped death by a whisker when their plane crashed at an open area in Gweru yesterday after developing a fault.

Zimbabwe National Army director-general responsible for policy, public relations and international affairs Brigadier-General John Mupande confirmed the incident, saying investigations were underway to determine the exact cause of the accident.

"The Commander Zimbabwe Defence Forces General Constantine Chiwenga commended the pilots


Ethiopeans are amongst the worst affected foreigners in South Africa as xenophobic attacks struggle to come to an end. Zimbabweans are probably the second most affected Three Zimbabweans were killed in Durban while two others were over the weekend shot and are currently battling for their lives in the neighbouring country. The third Zimbabwen was a 41-year-old woman woman who was beheaded in South Africa while coming from work.

Reports allege that an Ethiopian's shop has been burnt

President Robert Mugabe is said to be seething with anger against the influential group of senior Zanu PF officials who are derisively known as the Gang of Four, amid serious accusations that its members are taking advantage of their positions both in the party and government to advance their narrow economic and political interests.

The sobriquet Gang of Four, which has gained wide currency among senior Zanu PF officials in both the "original" and "post-congress"

Malawians led by their President Peter Mutharika have blamed Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, who is the chairman of the regional grouping, the Southern African Development Community (SADC), for not ensuring that xenophobic attacks in South Africa have come to an abrupt end.

"We will raise the issue with President Mugabe, as chairman of SADC, especially to ensure that this matter is discussed at the impending SADC extraordinary summit scheduled to be held soon in Harare,"

A BULAWAYO man allegedly assaulted a police officer after the cop bumped into the accused with his (the cop's) bicycle. Bongani Runya, 25, fell from the bicycle after an irate Gugulethu Kulu, 32 slapped him.

Runya's cellphone was damaged during the assault and he was rescued by another police officer, Mbonisi Nyoni, 34, who was passing by.

When Nyoni tried to handcuff Kulu, his friend Mduduzi Sibanda, 20, grabbed the handcuffs and threw them away.

Sibanda allegedly

Zimbabwe Defence Forces Commander General Constantine Chiwenga recently graduated with a PhD in Ethics from University Of KwaZulu Natal's College of Humanities , and brags 'I am educated now and I can run the country', the Zimbabwe news live has reported.

Despite, the flattering ad flies in the face of a damning appraisal contained in the Wikileaks cables by Brigadier General Herbert Chingono, the Inspector General for the Zimbabwe National Army, and Major General Fidelis


THREE members of the Johane Masowe Apostolic sect are feared dead while 22 others were seriously injured this morning when their hired commuter omnibus rammed into a parked haulage truck near Kuwadzana high-density suburb along the Harare-Bulawayo Highway.

The injured people were taken to Harare and Parirenyatwa hospitals.

The sect members were driving to Gombekombe, Chiweshe, for a prayer session.

Read more...Police said they were still investigating the matter.

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AT LEAST 4,000 Zimbabweans are locked up in South African jails, the country's leader Jacob Zuma said Wednesday.

Zuma revealed this while addressing journalists following a meeting held as part of efforts to find solution to the attacks on foreigners, in Durban and Johannesburg that have resulted in the death of seven people and rendering some 7000 people homeless.

"There are criminal elements even among our citizens and we need a holistic approach to all these problems

Two Zimbabweans are battling for their lives at a South African hospital after they were shot in Alexandra, Johannesburg, the same area where Emmanuel Sithole of Mozambique lost his life at the hands of marauding xenophobic hoodlums.

Zimbabwe's Consul-General to South Africa Mr Batiraishe Mukonoweshuro confirmed the incident yesterday.

He identified the victims as Ms Proud Ncube (22) and Mr Innocent Sibanda (33).

The two were shot in their necks, while Ncube was also shot

SIX Zimbabweans from Shaba area in Tsholotsho died in an accident in Botswana after their vehicle veered off the road and overturned while overtaking.

The driver of the vehicle was allegedly speeding, resulting in him failing to control the car.

The councillor for the area, Patrick Ngwenya, confirmed the accident yesterday.

The accident, that happened two weeks ago, came three months after 11 people from Tsholotsho perished in a road traffic accident in Botswana.


A 14-year-old boy was on Monday killed and devoured by a lion while guarding a family maize field in Mariga Village in Chapoto near Kanyemba Border Post in Mashonaland Central, towards Zambia.

Chief Peter Enock Chapoto said the child was killed and eaten around 3am and only the head was recovered. "They were sleeping in the field guarding against rhinos, elephants and buffaloes," said Chief Chapoto.

"Usually, we build a watch tower so that those manning the field

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