The GuardianLet's restore death penalty, says Zimbabwe's Robert MugabeThe GuardianRobert Mugabe, 93, says he has been shocked by the number of recent murders in Zimbabwe. Photograph: Themba Hadebe/AP. Robert Mugabe. Let's restore death penalty, says Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe. President says he is in favour of lifting …Zimbabwe's Mugabe reaffirms support for death sentenceXinhuaZimbabwe's Mugabe says he favors resumptionRead More →

MASVINGO: A 25-year-old student at Great Zimbabwe University drowned while swimming in a pool with fellow students, police have confirmed. Anusa Tennis of Mashava GZU campus, about 40km from Masvingo, teamed up with two students and went to a swimming pool some distance from the campus where he drowned.Read More →

Members of the MDC Alliance said the granting of President Robert Mugabe an honorary doctorate degree in Agricultural Sciences by Lupane State University is a “thoroughly ill” and not funny joke. According to LSU, President Mugabe was honoured for his outstanding work in promoting agriculture and food security in the country.Read More →

Speaking at the launch of the NetOne mobile money service, OneMoney in Harare last week, the mobile phone network operator's chief operating officer Clever Isaya said it was high time customers benefitted by getting affordable services. “Our tariffs are the most affordable on the market and this is a result of us being a customer-centric organisation,” he said.Read More →

Analysts have rubbished MDC-T spokesperson Obert Gutu's suggestion that elections due next year should be postponed because neither the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission not the opposition were ready for the crunch ballot. Gutu said the 2018 elections should be delayed to allow the implementation of electoral reforms, re-organisation of the opposition, mobilisation of funds and completion of the Biometric Voter Registration process.Read More →

[The Herald] Independent Power Producer, Uhuru Energy, has secured $51 million from a Chinese State-owned firm for the first phase of its $300 million solar photovoltaic project. Under the project, Uhuru Energy will set up combined solar photovoltaic power plants with a total capacity of 310 megawatts, making it the country’sRead More →

The Zimbabwean government has come up with an ingenious way of encouraging people to register to vote in the 2018 elections by dangling a reward of food to the district that registers the highest number of voters under the ongoing Biometric Voter Registration . The state run newspaper Herald reported Monday that Minister of Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Happyton Bonyongwe told traditional leaders in Bulawayo last week that the district with the highest number of voters in each of the country's 10 provinces would receive 30 tonnes of rice.Read More →

[The Herald] Econet has released its results for the half year ended August, 31, 2017 showing significant growth in both revenue and profits. Revenue for the period was up by 17 percent to $353 million while profit was up 228 percent to $49 million from $14,9 million prior year comparative. The company’s Earnings Before Interest, Tax, Depreciation and Amortisation (EBITDA) rose by 31 percent to $139 million from $106 million recorded in the same period last year.Read More →

BULAWAYO: A cautious West Indies crawled to 78 for one in their first innings at the close on the second day of the second Test against Zimbabwe on Monday. The tourists took 49 overs, in which they hit six boundaries, to reach a score that left them with a first-innings deficit of 248 runs after they had bowled Zimbabwe out for 326.Read More →

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has reportedly accused NGOs of interfering in Kenya's elections, and Kenya's president Uhuru Kenyatta has won an election that was boycotted by the main opposition group. Nairobi – A Kenyan court has released a man whom police had called the prime suspect in the murder of hisRead More →

[The Herald] Businessman Mr Energy Mutodi has disowned the Facebook page on which two Cabinet ministers–Dr Sydney Sekeramayi and Dr David Parirenyatwa were accused of poisoning Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa saying someone could have mischievously abused his name and picture to open the account. Opposing the duo’s $40 000 defamation lawsuit, Mr Mutodi said heRead More →