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Plane impounded in Zimbabwe after dead body and cash discovered

By Mathew Masinge The Civil Aviation Authority of Zimbabwe yesterday impounded a chartered MD11 trijet cargo plane owned by Western Global Airlines stashed with millions of South African rands and a dead body after it asked to land in Harare during a flight from Germany to South Africa.

Zimbabwean court criminalises Under-18 marriages

By Mathew Masinge Zimbabwe’s Constitutional Court has outlawed the practice of marriage for minors under the age of 18, a ruling channeling progress towards ending child marriage in Southern Africa.

Zimbabwean lands role in 2Pac biopic

By Mathew Masinge US based Zimbabwean actress Danai Gurira has landed yet another big role as 2Pac’s mother in the rap star’s upcoming biopic dubbed ‘All Eyez On Me’.

Nigerian star set to perform in Zimbabwe

  By Mathew Masinge Multi Award winning Nigerian star David Adedeji Adeleke, better known as Davido by his legion of fans, is expected to perform in Harare, Zimbabwe’s capital on August 29th.

Zimbabwe and China sign deal which will reduce power outages

By Mathew Masinge Power outages in Zimbabwe could ease significantly after China agreed to provide a USD 1.3 billion loan to upgrade two generators at the country’s largest Hwange thermal power plant in the Matabeleland North province.

Zimbabwean women to benefit from 3rd World Women Conference of Women’s Shelters

By Mathew Masinge On request of the Global Network of Women’s Shelters (GNWS), the Dutch Foundation of Women’s Shelters and its partners organised the 3rd World Conference of Women’s Shelters from 3-6 November 2015 in The Hague, The Netherlands.

Dangote’s investments in Zimabawe continue

  By Mathew Masinge A six member team of experts from Aliko Dangote‘s Dangote Group arrived in Zimbabwe this week amid speculation that they are to finalise and acquire registration certificates that will set the tone for establishing talks to open up various projects rtelated to the billionaire’s recent announcement of a major investment in the […]

Zimbabwe to host International Conference on AIDS and STIs in Africa

By Mathew Masinge All is set for the 18th session of one of the world’s largest conferences on AIDS and sexually transmitted diseases in Africa (ICASA) to be hosted at Zimbabwe’s capital Harare from November 29th to December 4th.

Zimbabwean leader ready to take on UN Assembly

By Mathew Masinge Zimbabwean President, Robert Mugabe is currently in New York for the 70th Session of the United Nations General Assembly, where he is expected to deliver a speech before global leaders gathered to discuss some of the most pressing issues facing the world.

Next stop, the Harare International Carnival

  By Mathew Masinge Zimbabwe will next month host the 3rd Annual Harare International Carnival (HIC) where at least 15 countries including Brazil, USA, Egypt, DRC, Nigeria, Botswana and others are expected to participate.

Radio icon fired over vulgar tweet

  By Mathew Masinge Idols South Africa judge and Metro FM presenter Unathi Msengana has been relieved of her duties over alleged racial and vulgar statements she made on a private tweet to a 19-year-old girl who commented on her show.

Mokoomba set to perform at the Apollo, Harlem

  By Mathew Masinge To some it may be too soon to mention but the hype for the biggest ‘Africa Now’ Show scheduled for the Apollo Theatre in New York on March 26, 2016 is growing by the second with Zimbabwean group Mokoomba set to perform at the iconic event.

Botswana President takes over SADC chair from Mugabe

  By Mathew Masinge Botswana President Ian Khama will be the man occupying the chairmanship seat of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) after accepting the role from his Zimbabwean counterpart Robert Mugabe in Botswana’s capital city, Gaborone.

Africa’s richest man prepares for a major investment in Zimbabwe

  By Mathew Masinge Nigerian billionaire Aliko Dangote, reportedly Africa’s richest man, is set to build an integrated cement plant, power generation and coal mining operation in Zimbabwe which will be larger than any of his current plants.

Toni Braxton and Babyface to perform in Zimbabwe

  By Mathew Masinge American superstars Toni Braxton and Kenneth ‘Babyface’ Edmonds are set for their debut performances on African soil this Friday night at Zimbabwe’s Borrowdale Racecourse in Harare.

Zimbabweans top African Women Awards nomination list

By Mathew Masinge The inaugural African Women Awards (AFRIMA) nominees list is out and twelve Zimbabwean women have been nominated in different categories.

Africa’s Comedy Queen to perform in Zimbabwe

  By Mathew Masinge Africa’s leading comedy Queen, Anne Kansiime is set to perform in Zimbabwe on November 14 after the artist revealed via her social media pages that she is embarking on a World Tour.

Parole decision for Pistorius hangs in the balance

  By Mathew Masinge South Africa’s Department of Correctional Services has announced that the intended release of Oscar Pistorius on probation has been suspended.

Busy Signal for Harare International Carnival

  By Mathew Masinge Jamaican star Busy Signal will be the bonus and probably the biggest act at the close of the Harare International Carnival (HIC) scheduled for October 31st.

Toni Braxton and Babyface’s Zimbabwe show lives up to expectations

  By Mathew Masinge American superstars Kenneth ‘Babyface’ Edmonds and Toni Braxton put up a scintillating performance in Harare, Zimbabwe last week in the first leg of their maiden tour of Africa.

Zimbabwe artists give hope to Baby Nathan

  By Mathew Masinge Artists from around Zimbabwe yesterday joined efforts through an Acoustic Night Concert to raise funds for baby Nathan, who has been diagnosed with Fanconi Anaemia barely four months into his life.