Riot police outside Job Sikhala’s house in Chitungwiza

Riot police outside Job Sikhala’s house in Chitungwiza

Following the police raid on Job Sikhala’s house this morning, MDC youths clashed with police around the Huruyadzo shopping centre in Chitungwiza.

BREAKING NEWS: Anti-govt protest in Mabvuku

BREAKING NEWS: Anti-govt protest in Mabvuku

Anti government protect at Kamunhu shopping centre in Mabvuku. Riot police with water canon patrolling. Running battles between Citizens and police as Citizens are saying enough is enough.

Jean Vanier – mourning a reputation

Jean Vanier – mourning a reputation

Around Easter last year Jean Vanier, the founder of the l’Arche communities for people living with intellectual disabilities, died, aged 90, and I wrote in this column: “Jean defined his vocation as ‘revealing the beauty of people who are wounded’.

Letter for Lydia

Letter for Lydia

Dear Family and Friends,

History of constitutional amendments in Zimbabwe

History of constitutional amendments in Zimbabwe

Tracking the history of Constitutional Amendments in Zimbabwe since the days of Robert Mugabe has confirmed that the process has largely an affair of consolidating power in the hands of the ruling elite.

The Book of Not

The Book of Not
By Tsitsi Dangarembga
Ayebia Clarke Publishing Ltd.
August 2006
Available from
Dangarembga makes a welcome return in The Book of Not
The Book of Not is...

Mugabe slates diaspora breadwinners

HARARE - In a speech full of hardline rhetoric and aggressive anti-Western sentiments, President Mugabe used...

Mugabe buys cars to keep middle ranks happy

HARARE - The Zimbabwean government has splashed US$4 million buying 320 luxury vehicles for middle-ranking police...

Junior policemen fume at ‘cruelty’

BULAWAYO - Zimbabwe police commissioner Augustine Chihuri has banned police officers, who are among some of...

Fuel rationing returns

HARARE - Zimbabwean filling stations were extending fuel rationing on Monday in response to an acute...

Police accused of corruption

HARARE - Police commissioner Augustine Chihuri has ordered the immediate withdrawal of police officers stationed at...

Govt admits failure of ‘new’ farmers

HARARE - Black farmers must use stolen white farms properly as the government was tired of...

3 000 a week dying of AIDS says new report

By a Correspondent
LONDON- Abusive practices by the Zimbabwe authorities, coupled with inadequate health and social welfare...

The once beautiful Book Fair sculpture park now resembles a car park.

HARARE- A handful of school children, a few tatty stands and some tables sparsely scattered with...

Mugabe blocks farm seizures

MUTARE- President Robert Mugabe had to intervene last week to stop war veterans from seizing land...

News in Shona 10-08-06

AIDS inouraya zviuru zvitatu pasvondo
(3 000 a week die of AIDS)
HARARE - Kushaya hanya...

Shopping Basket 10-08-06

Suburban supermarket 6/08/06 REVALUED Z$
Buttercup Margarine - 500 grams 320.00
Heinz Mixed Jam - 900...

Supermarket prices, Harare northern suburb

16/4/06 23/4/06 30/4/06 Increase, 1 wk
Mealie meal 10kg, refined Z$368,000.00 Z$472,000.00 Z$368,000 -22.0%
tomatoes 1kg...



16 African Federations took part in the African youth Chess championships in Namibia

Zimbabwe banned from hosting games because of poor stadiums

Mushore Wins 2020 Harare ZCF Rapid Chess Tourney