Monthly Archives: June 2009

Study belies myth Zim is kept afloat by diaspora

Against the general belief that Zimbabweans in exile were keeping their country afloat, a study in the southern Matabeleland region has found that most families with members living outside the country received no money and barely any meaningful food items last year.

University of Zimbabwe fails to produce graduates

The University of Zimbabwe (UZ), the country`s main institution of higher learning has failed to produce graduates any graduates this year, due to its protracted closure.

Tsvangirai says GNU is not in danger ,Khupe says it is

Zimbabwe's troubled coalition government is in no danger of collapsing despite accusations that President Robert Mugabe's party is blocking reform, Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai said Tuesday.

Special meat singer produces half baked music album

The Popstar whose real name is Calisto Nyamhute blamed the engineer for the shoddy job but said there was nothing he could do about it as he had invested a lot of money in the project.

Econet Zimbabwe receives equipment from Ericsson

Econet Wireless Zimbabwe has received a massive shipment of equipment from Ericsson of Sweden which, when installed, will result in the complete elimination of shortage of lines in the country.

Ruwa residents get water after two years

Ruwa residents, who had been without water for nearly two years, last Friday finally had water supplies restored to them after the local board resumed works at its water treatment plant.

Ndebele US scholarship exclusion condemned

The systematic exclusion of Ndebele students in the distribution of the United States scholarships have triggered of a wave of condemnation from Zimbabweans home and abroad.

Zimbabwe secures $950 million credit from China

Zimbabwe has secured $950 million in credit from China to help rebuild its economy, Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai said on Tuesday, the biggest offer from a single country since the unity government was formed.

Baby killed in love row

Ditched by his lover for another man, a Beatrice man allegedly poured a deadly herbicide onto the face of the woman and her seven-month-old daughter, who later died after ingesting the chemical.

Michael Jackson's rented womb Debbie Rowe

Previously Debbie had signed a confidentiality agreement in exchange for a pay off by the Jackson camp, but now she is apparently ready to share the details of their odd union.