Football legend Pele backs Brazil

RIO DE JANEIRO. — Footballing legend Pele said on Monday that Brazil are favourites to win the World Cup in Russia, four years on from their humiliation on home soil. Pele looked frail as he used a z...

$4,1m boost for parastatal reform

Darlington Musarurwa Deputy News Editor— The African Development Bank (AfDB), through the African Development Fund, has extended a $4,1 million grant to Zimbabwe, part of which will be used to ...

Dry spell sends farmers panicking

Midlands Bureau Farmers in the Midlands Province are beginning to press the panic button, amid revelations that crops in most parts of the province are starting to wilt owing to moisture stress. This...

United see off Stoke City

MANCHESTER. — Manchester United took time off from their pursuit of Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez to coast to a comfortable 3-0 victory against Stoke City at Old Trafford on Monday night. And Paul P...

Govt hands over 80 graders to council

Blessings Chidakwa Correspondent Government has set aside $28 million for local authorities to buy graders as part of efforts to repair the country’s road network. The Zimbabwe National Roads Adminis...

No human can stop Joshua

LONDON. — Anthony Joshua warned Joseph Parker that it will take “more than a human” to defeat him ahead of their world heavyweight boxing title unification clash. The WBA “super” and IBF title holder...

Illegal settlers get ultimatum

Fortunate Gora Correspondent Government has given illegal settlers in Zvimba District, Mashonaland West Province, a seven-day ultimatum to vacate. The settlers, who are believed to have connived with...

Flawless Federer, Djokovic in control

MELBOURNE. — Flawless Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic stamped their mark on the Australian Open tennis tournament yesterday with focused former women’s champion Maria Sharapova also successfully neg...

Address infrastructure deficit, Govt told

Innocent Ruwende Senior Reporter GOVERNMENT has availed about 200 000 stands in Harare in the past three decades and focus must now shift on addressing infrastructure challenges in new suburbs, like ...
Vendors being removed from the streets of Harare recently (File picture).

Vendors, city cops clash

Innocent Ruwende and Virginia Kashiri Vendors resisting confiscation of their wares fought running battles with municipal police on Monday evening, with some vendors reportedly being mauled by dogs a...