Zimbabwe eager to fulfill revised CAF stadia deadline

Zimbabwe National Sports Stadium (NSS)

from WELLINGTON TONI in HarareHARARE - THE Zimbabwe Football Association (ZIFA) is hopeful of meeting the new deadline set by the Confederation of African Football (CAF) to refurbish its stadia to international standards. CAF has set a deadline of June 15, months after it banned Zimbabwe from hosting matches. ZIFA has to ensure the National...

Churches go digital for COVID-19 ravaged Easter

Zimbabwe Assemblies of God Africa (ZAOGA) Forward In Faith founder Archbishop Ezekiel Guti

from WELLINGTON TONI in HarareHARARE - AMID the coronavirus (COVI-19) wreaking havoc across the globe, governments have responded with lockdowns and bans on large gatherings. In all likelihood, the annual Easter congregations will be cancelled this year. Easter, one of the most significant periods in the Christian calendar, is scheduled to...

Ramaphosa: Africa has sufficient experience to fight COVID-19

President Cyril Ramaphosa

from SAVIOUS KWINIKA in Johannesburg, South AfricaJOHANNESBURG – THE African Union (AU) Chairperson, Cyril Ramaphosa, believes the continent has vast experience in dealing with disease outbreaks, which has put it in good stead to tackle the coronavirus (COVID-19). The South African president stated this on Monday, three days after convening a teleconference of the African Union (AU) Bureau,...

Wartime explosives cleared at borders

HALO Zimbabwe clear landmines on 5.5 million square metres in Rushinga District, Mashonaland Central province, Zimbabwe.

from MARCUS MUSHONGA in HarareHARARE - THOUSANDS of landmines laid during the 1970s liberation war that freed Zimbabwe from colonialism have been detonated. A milestone has been reached with the destruction of the 100 000th landmine by an international demining trust in Rushinga District, Mashonaland Central province in the northeast of the country. The HALO Trust...

We can still make troubled world a paradise


True Gospel with SAVIOUS-PARKER KWINIKABLESSED are those who die in the Lord from now on, for they will rest from their hard work. Their good deeds will surely follow them. The most underlying fact here is, 'good deeds will surely follow them.' Well, I have borrowed these words from one of our Lord...

Digital transactions take over Zimbabwe COVID-19 fight

Steward Bank

from WELLINGTON TONI in HarareHARARE - SOME banks and a mobile network operator have shut their branches as digital transactions take centre stage in the fight against the coronavirus (COVID-19) in Zimbabwe. The move, which discourages the use of cash transactions, also complements an ongoing 21-day lockdown enforced by government to curb transmissions. Since the...

ZANU-PF ‘infiltrates’ MDC structures in South Africa

On left is MDC-T leader Dr Thokozani Khupe with rival MDC-Alliance Adv Nelson Chamisa. Photo: ZwNews

from SAVIOUS KWINIKA in Johannesburg, South AfricaJOHANNESBURG – ANOTHER breakup is projected for the troubled Zimbabwean official opposition, the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC). This follows a Supreme Court ruling ousting Nelson Chamisa as party president, as well as escalating revelations the organisation has been infiltrated by members of the ruling Zimbabwe African National Union-Patriotic Front (ZANU-PF).

Solar adoption gains momentum against Africa’s electric woes

Developed Power Africa

from WELLINGTON TONI in HarareHARARE - SOLAR energy has emerged the most viable solution amid the critical power shortages in Africa culminating in high production costs and reduced revenues. Conversely, the use of generators by some companies to beat the electricity deficits has proven costly because of the high price of petrol and diesel...

MDC in another shambles after Chamisa court ouster

Nelson Chamisa

from MARCUS MUSHONGA in Harare HARARE - THE Supreme Court’s ruling that Nelson Chamisa is the illegitimate leader of Zimbabwe’s official opposition party, the Movement for Democratic Party (MDC), has thrown the organisation into further disarray. Zimbabwe’s highest court of order and the final court of appeal on Tuesday ruled that Chamisa’s succeeding of...

Zambia women’s football on a global rise

Zambia women football team

from ARNOLD MULENGA in Lusaka, ZambiaLUSAKA - BY breaking into the rankings among the world’s top 100 female football national teams, thanks largely to a surprise qualification for the Olympic Games, Zambia has underlined its emergence as a force in the female version of the beautiful game. Weeks after the Copper Queens booked their historic berth at the...