Former Blackpool "Ndochi" director joins politics

Former Blackpool director Ginger James Chinguwa has turned politician in his Mhondoro rural home.Chinguwa is now a ward councillor after qutting Harare city life.Chinguwa, who is  on a Zanu (PF) ticket said his aim was to become the Member of Parliament for the Mhondoro Ngezi constituency.The sitting Member of Parliament for the constituency is Bright Matonga also of Zanu...

Soccer star David Mandigora appears in court

David Mandigora allegedly broke down a door at the house he shared with another tenant while in a drunken stupor and also threatened to kill him using a garden fork, a city magistrate has heard.

Dynamos and Mazembe in US$400 000 match scam

Controversial US$400 000 aid package offered to help cash-strapped Dynamos fulfil its remaining African Champions League assignments, by a group of middlemen claiming to be representing wealthy Congolese businessman Moise Katumbi, has torched a storm at the country’s biggest football club.

Zimbabwe cricket to build new ground at Victoria Falls

The tri-nation series with India and Sri Lanka at home and John Howard’s nomination for the ICC’s Vice-President’s slot brought Zimbabwe back into the headlines.

Govt pays Brazil team US$3 million to practice in Harare

"We publish a damning report with shocking evidence that President Mugabe's government paid the Brazilian football team US$3 million to play their pre-World Cup practice in Harare emerged this week.

Beaten to death wanting to watch world cup soccer instead of gospel show

David Makoeya, a South African man in the Limpopo province of South Africa, on the border between South Africa and Zimbabwe, was beaten to death this last week by his wife and two children after insisting on watching Germany play Australia in the World Cup on television.

Warriors implicated in match-fixing scandal.

The match-fixing scourge, common in the international football arena, is alleged to have infiltrated the Warriors camp last year as the boys were instructed to hand over three wins to Asian teams in exchange for United States dollars from members of an Asian betting syndicate.

Former Australian PM seeking cricket president post

Former Australian prime minister John Howard is in Zimbabwe to solicit support for his bid to become the next International Cricket Council president.

World Cup reporters 'robbed at gunpoint'

Three foreign journalists covering the World Cup in South Africa have been robbed at gunpoint, police say.

Football culture – Africa meets the UK

How would you feel if the biggest party on the planet was going on at home – but you're not there?