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After arrest, Zimbabwean novelist decries state 'chokehold'

A prize-winning Zimbabwean novelist and filmmaker arrested at recent protests accused President Emmerson Mnangagwa's government on Tuesday of holding its ...


Ramaphosa has failed as AU chair in Zimbabwe crisis - Maimane

Among those targeted was prominent Zimbabwean investigative journalist Hopewell Chin'ono who is still in police custody after his recent arrest ...


How apps on mobile phones are changing Zimbabwe's talk radio

In Africa, radio still has wider geographical reach and higher audiences than any other information and communication technology, including television ...


How artists have preserved the memory of Zimbabwe's 1980s massacres

"Let people vent," lamented performing artist and television personality Kudzai Sevenzo in a tweet as Zimbabweans on social media reacted ...


Roundup: COVID-19 disrupts Zimbabwe's wildlife conservation efforts

by Tafara Mugwara HARARE, Aug. 3 (Xinhua) -- As the novel coronavirus pandemic keep tourists confined to their home countries, ...


After arrest, Zimbabwean novelist decries state 'chokehold'

A prize-winning Zimbabwean novelist and filmmaker arrested at recent protests accused President Emmerson Mnangagwa's government on Tuesday of holding its ...


Doctors scoff at ED plea

BY DESMOND CHINGARANDE Striking doctors have vowed to press on with their job boycott despite pleas by President Emmerson Mnangagwa ...


Victims wait for justice two years after killings

TWO years after soldiers shot dead six people in central Harare as the security forces tried to quell protests by ...


Mwonzora- My fight with Chamisa not personal

MDC-T secretary-general Douglas Mwonzora says his fight with MDC Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa is not personal, but is fuelled by ...


Zacc probes Waverley Blankets seizure

BY DESMOND CHINGARANDE The Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (Zacc) has started investigations into the alleged fraudulent take-over of various companies belonging ...


July 31 widens Chiwenga, ED rift

By Everson Mushava The rift between President Emmerson Mnangagwa and his deputy Constantino Chiwenga that was exposed by the July ...


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No precedent for Trump to take cut of TikTok deal

NEW YORK, New York - President Donald Trump's demand that the U.S. government get a cut from a potential Microsoft ...

Names of 9 youthful Marines and Sailor killed in AAV tragedy named

WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Secretary of Defense Dr. Mark T. Esper has paid tribute to the youthful eight Marines ...

Taoiseach Micheal Martin pays tribute to John Hume

DUBLIN, Ireland - Taoiseach Micheal Martin joined a long list of Irish, Northern Ireland global leaders on Monday in paying ...

Trump orders agencies to employ Americans ahead of foreigners

WASHINGTON, DC - President Donald Trump said Monday that he had fired the chair of the Tennessee Valley Authority, criticizing ...

New Cold War looms as Chinese-U.S. relations edge closer to collapse

Tensions between the United States and China are rising as the U.S. election nears, with tit-for-tat consulate closures, new U.S. ...

Prison in eastern Afghanistan under ferocious attack by ISIS fighters

KABUL, Afghanistan - An attack on a prison in eastern Afghanistan by ISIS fighters which began on Sunday has continued ...

Business

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U.S. sharemarkets in upward trajectory, greenback eases

NEW YORK, New York - In a volatile day of trading, U.S. stocks managed a gain on Tuesday.Apple dominated with ...

$172 million defense department job goes to Hunstville, Alabama plant

SAN DIEGO, California - A subsidiary of Cubic Corporation, GATR Technologies, of Huntsville, Alabama, has been awarded a $172 million ...

Thailand to get injection of $1.5bn from Asia Development Bank

BANGKOK, Thailand - The Asian Development Bank (ADB) announced on Tuesday it is providing a $1.5 billion loan to Thailand ...

Big day on Asian stock markets Tuesday, gains across the board

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia roared on Tuesday with strong gains across the board.The U.S. dollar rally stalled with ...

Technology provides communications for pair rowing across Atlantic

3,000 miles. 43 days. Two rowers. One boat.That was the challenge that Anna and Cameron McLean set themselves by taking ...

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US BLM Protests Drive Global Online Race Debate

LONDON - The May death of 46-year-old George Floyd in police custody in Minneapolis, and the subsequent protests across the ...


All member states ratify UN child labour convention

Every member state has ratified a United Nations convention banning the worst forms of child labour, the UN announced on ...


Covid-19 in SA: Death toll at 8 884 as cases rise to 521 318

The number of Covid-19-related deaths in South Africa went up by 345 on Tuesday. Gauteng bore the brunt, with 116 ...


Tourism Ministry reveals list of fund beneficiaries

Minister of Tourism Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane on Tuesday made public a list of small, medium and micro enterprises which benefited through ...


Cape Verde Agrees to Extradite Maduro Ally to US

PRAIA, CAPE VERDE - A court in the West African nation of Cape Verde has approved extradition of Colombian businessman ...


Children in Worst Forms of Labor Get Legal Protection

GENEVA - The International Convention on the Worst Forms of Child Labor has been universally ratified. The International Labor Organization ...


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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...

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