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2016-10-26 Scientists Unveil Maize Seeds Resistant to Heat, Drought
[VOA] Scientists in Zimbabwe say they have developed new heat- and drought-tolerant varieties of maize that may be ready for sale ahead of the next planting season.

2016-10-26 Moyo Responds to Arrest Calls
[The Herald] Higher and Tertiary Education Minister Professor Jonathan Moyo, who is under fire over allegations of abusing $450 000 from the Zimbabwe Manpower Development Fund (Zimdef) said the police were not ready to arrest him and the courts have no jurisdiction to order his arrest.

2016-10-26 Parliament Calls for Minister Kasukuwere Probe
[The Herald] THE Zimbabwe Republic Police, Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission and the Auditor-General should move in to investigate Local Government, Public Works and National Housing Minister Saviour Kasukuwere over possible abuse of office and misleading President Mugabe about a $50 million pledge ostensibly made by Chiadzwa diamond firms towards the Marange-Zimunya Community Share Ownership Trust, legislators have said.

2016-10-26 Handball Teams Leave for Zambia
[The Herald] THE first batch of the Zimbabwe age-group national teams is scheduled to leave the country today for the inaugural Zambia Independence Cup tournament in Lusaka, Zambia, this month. The second batch will leave tomorrow.Zimbabwe will be represented in Under-14 and Under-17 sections in both the women and men categories while the senior women's team will also participate at the tournament. Six countries, including South Africa, powerhouses Mozambique, Malawi, Botswana, Swaziland, Zimbabwe and hosts Zambia, wil

2016-10-26 Cop Accused of Robbing House in Uniform
[The Herald] A Highlands police officer allegedly robbed a Chisipite home while in uniform and drove off with the home owner before giving him a dollar for transport back. Farai Muchenje (29), who is based at Highlands Police Station, appeared before Harare magistrate Mr Arnold Maburo facing plain robbery charges.

2016-10-26 Clown in Students Sex Storm
[The Herald] A professional clown from Glen View 1, Harare, yesterday appeared in court accused of influencing three primary schoolboys to sodomise each other while he took pictures. Matson Maricha (48), popularly known as Ajigija the Clown, promised to give the boys - aged 8, 9 and11, 9 and 8 - money and snacks.He appeared before Harare magistrate Ms Lucy Mungwari facing charges of "inciting other people by communication to commit aggravated indecent assault". He pleaded not guilty. Prosecutor Mr Ephraim Zinyandu alle

2016-10-27 Jah Prayzah Win MTV Africa Music Award
[Financial Gazette] Jah Prayzah won the listeners' choice award at the 2016 MTV Africa Music Awards which were held on Saturday night at the Ticketpro Dome in Johannesburg

2016-10-27 Sulu Chimbetu Requests Catholic Bishop to Grace His Wedding
[Financial Gazette] Dendera ace Suluman Chimbetu (34) has requested Roman Catholic Harare Diocese Bishop Robert Ndlovu to grace his wedding on December 3 in Harare.

2016-10-27 Tinashe Magacha Releases Song for Joyce Simeti
[The Herald] Gospel musician Tinashe Magacha has released a song dedicated to the late musician Joyce Simeti who died on Tuesday. Magacha said he was touched by the news of the gospel diva's death because she nurtured him.

2016-10-27 Malawi U-20 Drawn Against Zambia, Zimbabwe in Cosafa
[Nyasa Times] Malawi national Under 20 Football team has been drawn against neighbours Zambia and Zimbabwe in the Council for Southern Africa Football Associations (COSAFA) first draw conducted on Wednesday 26th October 2016 in Moruleng in South Africa' North West Province.

2016-10-27 Masvingo Council Starts Water Rationing
[New Zimbabwe] MASVINGO city council has announced plans to start water rationing amid fears of an outbreak of water bone diseases in the country's first urban settlement.

2016-10-27 Zanu-PF Aspiring MP Donates 3,000 Cabbages to Lure Votes
[New Zimbabwe] ZANU PF dished out 9,000 housing stands to supporters in Norton days before a by-election in the constituency but still got trounced by an independent candidate despite the land largesse.

2016-10-27 Man Asleep At Work Presses Machine Button, Kills Colleague
[New Zimbabwe] SLEEPING at work might cost a Harare Bakers Inn employee his freedom after he accidentally activated a machine resulting in a colleague being crushed to death during night duty.

2016-10-27 Minister Slams Boiled Maize School Dinners
[New Zimbabwe] PRIMARY and Secondary Education Minister Lazarus Dokora has said teachers should be innovative and start income generating projects to complement the feeding programme introduced by government.

2016-10-27 Chinotimba Condemns Bid to Shield 'Corrupt' Saviour
[New Zimbabwe] "IN countries like South Africa, people like Zuma are having to account for the corrupt activities they did.

2016-10-27 Squash Academy Host 7th Anniversary Tourney
[The Herald] ONE of the country's top squash academies, the Zimbabwe Squash Academy Trust, is set to host its 7th anniversary tournament at Belgravia Sports Club in Harare on November 25 and 26. The academy is the brainchild of one of the country's top squash coaches, Mashumba Mukumba, who said yesterday that the tournament would cater for different age-groups for both boys and girls."We are going to have juniors taking part in the Under-9, 11, 14, 16, 19 and 23 age-groups competition for both boys and girls. "In the w

2016-10-27 Bakery Employee Crushed to Death
[The Herald] A Baker's INN employee on Tuesday appeared in court for allegedly activating the dough mixer while his colleague was busy cleaning, causing him to be crushed to death. Tafadzwa Guta (33) appeared before Harare magistrate Ms Bianca Makwande facing culpable homicide charges.He was remanded to November 24 on $50 bail. The court heard that Guta operated the dough mixer while the deceased, David Chigifi, operated the dough divider.

2016-10-27 De Jonge Proves His Mettle
[The Herald] DESPITE losing his playing privileges in US PGA Tour, Zimbabwe's Brendon de Jonge proved that he is capable of playing at the highest level in any other tour when he finished tied on position 26 at a tournament in Canada last weekend.De Jonge lost his tour card at the end of the 2015-16 season last month but managed to make the cut in the 2017-18 season's first tournament at the PGA Tour, where he pocketed more than $40 000 in his first attempt.

2016-10-27 Mukoko Princess Ammara Brown to Headline Zim Achievers U.S
[New Zimbabwe] AFRO-POP sensation Ammara Brown has been announced as the headline act for the US edition of the Zimbabwe Achievers Awards taking place in Texas next month.

2016-10-27 Wrestlers for World Championships
[The Herald] TWO Zimbabwean wrestlers will represent the country in the inaugural World Palhavani Championships scheduled for Minski, Belarus, on November 12. The Palhavian style is relatively new after it was incorporated into the global wrestling regime some few years ago and the United World Wrestling is understood to be lobbying for the style to be included in the Olympic Games.The first step in trying to convince the International Olympic Committee to accept the style at the world's biggest sporting fiesta is the

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