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Machete robber jailed for 56 years 17 February 2019 A member of a notorious gang of machete robbers which terrorised Mutare's leafy eastern suburbs between October and December 2018 making off with property worth over $24 000 has been jailed 56 years.
ED resumes 'thank you rallies' 17 February 2019  President Emmerson Mnangagwa, pictured, is set to hold a “thank you rally” today in Masvingo Province, one of Zanu PF's strongholds, barely a month after he snubbed another gathering in Mashonaland Central's Mt Darwin, under unclear circumstance
The popular preacher paid a $700 fine for the offence.Magaya's PHD in court over $29m VAT 17 February 2019 The government has charged Prophetic Healing and Deliverance (PHD) ministries for breaching Value Added Tax (VAT) regulations on nearly $29 million which the State says was generated from the sale of church wares over four years.
More bad news for Zim, ED govt. . . as EU Parly proposes more punitive sanctions 17 February 2019 HARARE-  Zimbabwe should brace for more problems after the European Union (EU) Parliament proposed a fresh round of punitive sanctions this week against President Emmerson Mnangagwa and his government, following a recent vicious crackdown against civilians by security forces.
Tsvangirai died bitter: Chamisa 15 February 2019 Opposition leader Nelson Chamisa revealed yesterday that his revered late predecessor, Morgan Tsvangirai, had died a bitter man after he was allegedly duped by President Emmerson Mnangagwa and his allies that an inclusive transitional government would be set up following the November 2017 soft coup.
Business stresses over austerity measures 15 February 2019 Business leaders gathered here for the on-going chief executive officers' indaba — the CEO Africa Round Table — yesterday expressed serious concerns over the austerity measures announced by Finance minister Mthuli Ncube last year.
Forum petitions AU over Zim 15 February 2019 Zimbabwe Human Rights NGO Forum (the Forum) has written to the African Union (AU) chairperson and Egyptian president Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, demanding the regional body to urgently intervene and assist in ending the crisis in Zimbabwe.
'Is govt pro-poor or Queen B?' 15 February 2019 MDC legislators on Wednesday grilled Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs minister, Ziyambi Ziyambi over the effects of government's austerity measures while bigwigs are living an extravagant life.
Jilted man demands sex or $1 000 15 February 2019 A 35-year-old man has been arrested for extortion after he allegedly demanded 100 rounds of sexual intercourse or               
Cop offers $60 for 3 children 15 February 2019 A police officer yesterday offered to pay $60 as maintenance for his three minor children.
Number plates shortage: Cops harass motorists 15 February 2019 Motorists say they are still facing challenges using temporary number plates on their vehicles even after government announced an extension of their life-span.
'Tougher times ahead if monetary policy disappoints' 15 February 2019 Zimbabweans should brace for tougher times ahead if the monetary policy fails to address the fundamentals in the economic quagmire
. . . as calls for Zim to join Rand Monetary Union grow 15 February 2019 Zimbabwe must seriously look into the possibility of joining the Rand Monetary Union as the central bank mulls introducing a fresh monetary policy tool to alleviate foreign currency shortages, the head of Parliament's Public Accounts Committee Tendai Biti has said.
US calls for immediate national dialogue in Zim 14 February 2019 United States (US) has taken a tough stance on Zimbabwe, calling on the political leaders to immediately initiate  national dialogue that must be facilitated by a neutral third party.
. . . as MDC says ED, Chamisa must meet first 14 February 2019 MDC vice president Morgen Komichi says the starting point for national dialogue must be a private meeting between his leader Nelson Chamisa and President Emmerson Mnangagwa.
Business must speak up: Mudenda 14 February 2019 Zimbabwe business must speak up against the political deadlock scuttling talks, and clearly warn the political protagonists that they risk plunging an ill-prepared economy further into chaos, National Assembly speaker Jacob Mudenda has said.
Car assembler cries foul over direct bus imports 14 February 2019 Mutare based motor vehicles assembler, Quest Motors, has said they are being condemned to doing bus repairs as corrupt schools officials continue to engage briefcase middlemen to procure school buses directly from outside in return for kickbacks.
Grandpa commits suicide over infidelity accusations 14 February 2019 A 65-year-old Nyanga grandpa killed himself after he was accused of cheating with a neighbour.
Hooker jailed for robbing client 14 February 2019 A Sakubva hooker has been jailed 10 months for robbing her client with the help of three male accomplices.
Water crisis in Hre, Byo a time bomb 14 February 2019 Community Water Alliance (CWA) has warned that unless the water crisis in the country is attended to, a disaster looms.
Harare turns beer halls into markets 14 February 2019 Harare City Council (HCC) has decided to convert its Rufaro Marketing beer halls into markets for informal traders.
Chitungwiza clears air on title deeds 14 February 2019 Chitungwiza Town Council says those who want to acquire title deeds to their properties have to clear all outstanding council arrears first.
Wife demands $1 000 upkeep 14 February 2019 A Glen View teenager stunned the court when she claimed more than $1 000 from her former boyfriend as upkeep for their one-year-old child.
Mliswa ejected from Parly 14 February 2019 Norton MP, Temba Mliswa was yesterday ejected from the National Assembly after he accused Parliament of bias in dealing with his altercation with Zanu PF MP for Chegutu West Dexter Nduna.
Chivayo in court for bribery 14 February 2019 Businessman Wicknell Chivayo has been arraigned before the courts for allegedly bribing Zimbabwe Power Company's (ZPC) ex-board chairperson with $10 000 to award him the Gwanda Solar Project deal.
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