BEIJING - Chinese President Xi Jinping held a meeting with South African Deputy President Paul Mashatile on Monday during Mashatile's visit to Beijing. President Xi remarked on the 25th anniversary of diplomatic ties between China and South Africa and described the bilateral relationship as entering a "golden era."
HARARE – Popular comedienne Felistas Murata, known by her stage name Mai Titi, has been released from prison by the High Court after serving four-and-a-half months of an 18-month jail term for fraud.
HARARE - The Zimbabwe Football Association (ZIFA) has assured coach Baltemar Brito that all the necessary paperwork for players called up for the upcoming 2026 FIFA World Cup qualifiers is in order.
KIGALI – In a bid to promote free movement of people and foster unity within the African continent, Rwanda declared this week that it will allow visa-free travel for all Africans.
HARARE - A High Court judge on Saturday ruled that 14 Citizens Coalition for Change (CCC) Members of Parliament (MPs) and nine Senators, who were recently recalled from parliament, have failed in their legal challenge to overturn their expulsion.
HARARE – Zimbabwe Miners Federation (ZMF) president, Henrietta Rushwaya, has been convicted of attempting to smuggle 6kg of gold worth US$330,000 in 2020.
HARARE – In preparation for the upcoming 2026 FIFA World Cup qualifiers, Zimbabwe's senior men's football team coach, Baltemar Brito, has announced a strong provisional 27-man squad.
HARARE – In response to weeks of regional lobbying and growing criticism over perceived inaction, the Southern African Development Community (SADC) has finally scheduled an extraordinary meeting to discuss Zimbabwe's disputed elections.
HARARE - The leader of the Citizens Coalition for Change (CCC), Nelson Chamisa, has declared that his party will boycott the upcoming by-elections in December 2023, calling them a "Muppet Show."
PRETORIA - South African opposition leader Julius Malema did not mince words on Wednesday when he described Zimbabwe's ruling party, Zanu PF, as a "criminal syndicate."
LUANDA – In a thrilling night of African football, Egypt’s Al Ahly and South Africa’s Mamelodi Sundowns secured their spots in the African Football League (AFL) semifinals despite failing to secure home victories.
HARARE – Mambo Guramatunhu, an illustrious multi-award-winning spoken word poet and writer, is all set to launch his much-anticipated second album titled “ZVOMBO” on November 11, 2023.
HARARE - Zimbabwe lost its unenviable position of having the world’s highest interest rate to Argentina, after slashing borrowing costs to help boost economic growth.
LONDON - Manchester City is determined to avoid a third consecutive Premier League defeat for the first time in seven years as they face Brighton on Saturday. https://rosgwen24.com/manchester-city-out-to-break-losing-streak/
PARIS - New Zealand's incoming Prime Minister Christopher Luxon has joined the chorus of praise for the national rugby team, the All Blacks, after their impressive journey to the Rugby World Cup final. https://rosgwen24.com/rugby-world-cup-new-zealand-all-blacks-in-final/
HARARE - Lieutenant General Anselem Sanyatwe has been appointed as the new Commander of the Zimbabwe National Army replacing outgoing David Sigauke. https://rosgwen24.com/anselem-sanyatwe-zimbabwe-army-commander/
HARARE - The Amalgamated Rural Teachers Union of Zimbabwe (ARTUZ) has expressed skepticism regarding the recent government measures aimed at curbing the rampant leakages of public examination papers managed by the Zimbabwe School Examinations Council (ZIMSEC). https://rosgwen24.com/artuz-raises-concerns-on-zimsec-exam-leaks/
HARARE - Zimbabwe's political landscape has witnessed yet another unexpected twist as a member of the ruling party, Zanu PF, has written to the Speaker of the National Assembly, Jacob Mudenda, requesting the recall of 70 Members of Parliament (MPs). https://rosgwen24.com/zanu-pf-member-tafadzwa-manyika-recalls-70-mps/
JERUSALEM - The Israeli Prime Minister's office has denied reports of a temporary ceasefire in Gaza for the evacuation of foreign nationals to neighbouring Egypt. https://rosgwen24.com/israel-denies-ceasefire-gaza-death-toll-gaza-rises/
As the world keeps evolving, Zimbabwe finds itself at a crossroads, grappling with the question of how to propel its talents into international stardom. https://rosgwen24.com/zimbabwe-football-team-needs-fresh-start/
HARARE - The Zimbabwe Football Association (ZIFA) has stunned football fans by abruptly canceling the international friendly match scheduled between Zimbabwe and Botswana, leaving many puzzled about the circumstances behind the decision. https://rosgwen24.com/zifa-cancels-zimbabwe-botswana-friendly-match/
HARARE - The Citizens Coalition for Change (CCC) is considering the possibility of withdrawing its Members of Parliament (MPs) and Senators from the Zimbabwean parliament after 15 lawmakers were recalled. https://rosgwen24.com/ccc-to-withdraw-mps-after-controversial-recalls/
PRETORIA - The Zimbabwean women's national football team, the Mighty Warriors, are making their presence felt in the ongoing COSAFA Women's Championship, securing their second consecutive victory in a match against Namibia. https://rosgwen24.com/cosafa-2023-mighty-warriors-secure-second-win/
GAZA CITY - Dozens of rockets were fired from the Gaza Strip towards Israel on Saturday, escalating tensions in an already volatile region.
Mai Titi set free after fraud charges withdrawn as she repays $10,000 https://rosgwen24.com/mai-titi-set-free-after-fraud-charges-withdrawn/ HARARE, Zimbabwe – In a surprising turn of events, charges of fraud against popular comedienne Felistas Murata, commonly known as Mai Titi, were withdrawn by the State on Friday.
PRETORIA - Zimbabwe got their COSAFA Women's Championship campaign off to a positive start after beating Lesotho 1-0 thanks to a late Priviledge Mupeti goal on Friday in South Africa. https://rosgwen24.com/cosafa-2023-mighty-warriors-off-to-strong-start/
KAMPALA - On Thursday, Uganda's prominent opposition leader, Bobi Wine, was compelled into a vehicle by security agents after disembarking from a plane following a trip abroad, as reported by his party.
HARARE – Zimbabwe’s former Finance minister Tendai Biti has strongly criticized the Mutapa Investment Fund, characterizing it as an unconstitutional takeover of the country’s funds.
PARIS - In a move that is likely to further strain relations with media organizations, Elon Musk's social media platform X (formerly Twitter) has removed headlines from news articles shared by users.
"It's tale of a revolution betrayed, where the oppressed become oppressors, resonates deeply within the current political landscape of Zimbabwe," writes Madzibaba Daniel Mizu #Zimbabwe
LONDON – The UK’s ruling Conservative Party is gearing up for its annual conference, with Prime Minister Rishi Sunak aiming to rejuvenate the party’s prospects as a general election looms on the horizon.
[SCOPE] Citizens Coalition For Change (CCC) president Nelson Chamisa promises action to stop President Emmerson Mnangagwa after election fraud claims in the recently concluded Zimbabwe general election in August 2023. Chamisa made the revelation at the funeral of CCC Councilor Patricia Chibaya, who passed away in Chinhoyi last week. | Zimbabwe #zimbabweelections2023 #zimbabwe
[SCOPE] Mnangagwa pointed to Zimbabwe's economic growth, stating, "For the last three years, our country has been the fastest-growing economy in our Southern African region." https://rosgwen24.com/mnangagwa-shares-blue-lie-at-united-nations-summit/ #UNGA78
[UPDATE] The United States State Department says it is engaging regional leaders to share its concerns over Zimbabwe's elections dismissed as not credible by SADC. It also condemns attacks on SADC observers. "There's much at stake for the people of Zimbabwe and the region." - join us on Telegram for live updates: https://t.me/rosgwen24/226 #zimbabweelections2023
[UPDATE] China says it has congratulated President Mnangagwa on his re-election but notes "reports on some disputing the election result." "China hopes that parties in Zimbabwe will... resolve disputes properly through legal channels." - join us on Telegram for live updates: https://t.me/rosgwen24/230 #zimbabweelections2023
[SCOPE] South Africa’s Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema has dismissed the Zimbabwe presidential election results which saw ruling party candidate Emmerson Mnangagwa being declared winner of the 23 August 2023 elections | Zimbabwe - live updates available on our Telegram channel: https://t.me/rosgwen24 #zimbabweelections2023
[UPDATE] Zanu PF presses panicking button after election criticism by SADC, European Union with Justice and Parliamentary Affairs minister Ziyambi Ziyambi reminding the bloc of liberation struggle stories | Zimbabwe - For latest updates join us on Telegram: https://t.me/rosgwen24/202 #zimbabweelections2023
[UPDATE] SADC Observers Report on Zimbabwe 2023 Elections: 1. Delimitation was a flawed and unconstitutionally executed process 2. ZEC failed ro release the Voters Roll on time for Candidates to Audit 3. The fee charged for the Voters Roll was restrictive to candidates 4. CCC Rallies were disrupted by the Police thereby denying the Citizens their right to Freedom of Assembly 5. The Patriotic Bill is unconstitutional as it attacks the Freedom of Speech 6. Kasukuwere’s disqualification was unconstitutional 7. The Nomination fees was restrictive (from 1000Usd to 20 000US$) - https://t.me/rosgwen24/198 #zimbabweelections2023
[UPDATE] Urban voters frustrated as Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) delays delivering voting materials in most polling stations | Zimbabwe - join our Telegram platform for updates:- https://t.me/rosgwen24 #zimbabweelections2023
[SUPER YELLOW] Citizens Coalition for Change (CCC) president Nelson Chamisa electric speech at a full house CCC Crossover rally in Harare | Zimbabwe
Marshall Shonhai writes an open letter to Holy Ten, Enzo Ishall and Poptain for attending a Zanu PF sponsored event and posing for photos endorsing the regime. https://rosgwen24.com/open-letter-to-holy-ten-enzo-ishall-and-poptain/
ATHENS - Manchester City's manager, Pep Guardiola, is setting his sights on completing a "full circle" of trophies after his team secured their first UEFA Super Cup with a penalty shootout victory over Sevilla, following a 1-1 draw in Athens. https://rosgwen24.com/manchester-city-beat-sevilla-to-win-uefa-super-cup/