Jose Mourinho,55, has been spotted out and about for the first time after being sacked by Manchester United.
The Portuguese coach whose two-and-a-half year spell at Old Trafford came to an end on Tuesday, was spotted today while enjoying a stroll in London.
Mourinho was approached by Sky Sports News as he walked down the street, and was asked questions regarding his future in management. Read more
The Motlanthe Commission report recommended that those found guilty of shooting, killing and maiming civilians on August 1 should be investigated and punished. The report was presented to the public on Tuesday evening by President Mnangagwa.
The report exonerated the opposition from allegations of shooting at protestors and laid the blame squarely at the feet of the military and the police. Part of the report reads Read more
Former Vice President Phelekezela Mphoko’s son Siqokoqela Mphoko, appeared before a Bulawayo regional magistrate in leg irons and was remanded in custody to 21 January next year.
He is facing up to 170 counts of fraud and theft for allegedly looting a total $80 000 worth of cash and goods from some Choppies Supermarkets. Mphoko had his $200 bail revoked last week for allegedly interfering with state witnesses in violation of his bail conditions.
Mphoko appeared before regional magistrate, Trynos Utavashe clad in a khaki prison garb and in legs irons. Read more
In an interview with The Standard, Finance Minister Mthuli Ncube said the current economic policies are meant to create the right environment for currency reform.
Before he became Finance Minister Ncube said he would demonetize the bond note. Zanu-PF urged Ncube to look into the multi-currency system which they said is not working. Below is an excerpt of Ncube’s (MC) interview with The Standard (OM)
OM: The conference specifically urged you to look into the multi-currency system, which they said was not working. Do you have any immediate solutions in your mind?
MC: The policies we have put in place are what we have in mind because you need strong policies, consistent policies, policies that begin to achieve results. Read more
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) said President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s current economic plan is a comprehensive stabilization and reform effort.
Responding to an online question during Friday’s edition of IMF’s weekly question-and-answer session, the Fund’s director of communications, Mr Gerry Rice, said IMF can only work on a financial programme with Zimbabwe once the country strikes a deal with bilateral creditors and clears its arrears with other international financial institutions. Read more
Former President Robert Mugabe’s son Robert Junior is facing a criminal case in South Africa after a case of intimidation was opened against him this week. Read more
State broadcaster ZBC reports 11 people died after two commuter omnibuses collided head on along the Harare – Nyamapanda highway in Murehwa on Sunday evening.
Police spokesperson, Assistant Commissioner Paul Nyathi confirmed the accident, saying among the dead is a child. Read more
Calisto Pasuwa won the Malawi Super League with Nyasa Big Bullets with two games to play.
Bullets registered a 3-0 win over Red Lions. Pasuwa joined Nyasa Bullets in October and signed a two and a half month-deal. Read more
HARARE businessman Wicknell Chivayo has won a $25 million lawsuit against the Zimbabwe Power Company (ZPC) for bringing up malicious criminal charges of fraud against him and allegedly frustrating his firm, Intratrek Company, from performing its obligations at the Gwanda Solar Power Project.
Chivayo had been hauled before a magistrate to answer charges of fraud on the way he handled the 100 megawatt (MW) Gwanda Solar Project contracted by ZPC. Read more
A court has ruled that South Africa’s former President Jacob Zuma must pay back the money provided for his legal fees. It is estimated that the state has paid between $1m (£792,000) and $2.2m in legal costs for him.
Zuma has been fighting multiple allegations of corruption for more than a decade and has incurred millions of dollars in legal fees. Read more