The Standard http://www.thestandard.co.zw Zimbabwe's Leading Sunday Newspaper Mon, 15 Sep 2014 15:03:39 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Melgin Tafirenyika up for an award http://www.thestandard.co.zw/2014/09/14/melgin-tafirenyika-award/ http://www.thestandard.co.zw/2014/09/14/melgin-tafirenyika-award/#comments Sun, 14 Sep 2014 09:51:18 +0000 http://www.thestandard.co.zw/?p=210006720927345 South Africa based film-maker Melgin Tafirenyka has been nominated for the Zimbabwe Achievers Awards South African chapter in the personality-of-the-year category.

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Yet another scramble for Africa http://www.thestandard.co.zw/2014/09/14/yet-another-scramble-africa/ http://www.thestandard.co.zw/2014/09/14/yet-another-scramble-africa/#comments Sun, 14 Sep 2014 09:36:39 +0000 http://www.thestandard.co.zw/?p=210006720927349 Turn back the hands of time to 1876. Europe is experiencing an economic, social and military revolution.

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‘Policy review does not inspire confidence’ http://www.thestandard.co.zw/2014/09/14/policy-review-inspire-confidence/ http://www.thestandard.co.zw/2014/09/14/policy-review-inspire-confidence/#comments Sun, 14 Sep 2014 09:34:18 +0000 http://www.thestandard.co.zw/?p=210006720927346 Finance minister Patrick Chinamasa’s mid-term fiscal policy review and its associated measures do not inspire confidence for economic momentum required for growth, analysts and stakeholders have said.

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IMF team heads for Zimbabwe http://www.thestandard.co.zw/2014/09/14/imf-team-heads-zimbabwe/ http://www.thestandard.co.zw/2014/09/14/imf-team-heads-zimbabwe/#comments Sun, 14 Sep 2014 09:31:06 +0000 http://www.thestandard.co.zw/?p=210006720927342 A team from IMF will be in the country this week for a review of its supervised economic reform programme on the country as Zimbabwe pushes for a successor plan.

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Zifa struggle to attract friendlies for next month http://www.thestandard.co.zw/2014/09/14/zifa-struggle-attract-friendlies-next-month/ http://www.thestandard.co.zw/2014/09/14/zifa-struggle-attract-friendlies-next-month/#comments Sun, 14 Sep 2014 09:28:55 +0000 http://www.thestandard.co.zw/?p=210006720927340 AFTER missing the recent week-long international football period, Zifa are still battling to find opponents for the national Under-23 team in next month’s international days.

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Cry our beloved Kepekepe http://www.thestandard.co.zw/2014/09/14/cry-beloved-kepekepe/ http://www.thestandard.co.zw/2014/09/14/cry-beloved-kepekepe/#comments Sun, 14 Sep 2014 09:27:42 +0000 http://www.thestandard.co.zw/?p=210006720927332 The late great Shacky Tauro, Joel Shambo, and Stanley “Sinyo” Ndunduma must be turning in their graves over how the great CAPS United Football Club — a team that they built — has fallen from grace to grass.

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Pamushana High School launches soccer academy http://www.thestandard.co.zw/2014/09/14/pamushana-high-school-launches-soccer-academy/ http://www.thestandard.co.zw/2014/09/14/pamushana-high-school-launches-soccer-academy/#comments Sun, 14 Sep 2014 09:23:36 +0000 http://www.thestandard.co.zw/?p=210006720927338 Pamushana High School has scored yet another first by launching the first ever soccer academy in Masvingo province.

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Boxing control board statutes archaic http://www.thestandard.co.zw/2014/09/14/boxing-control-board-statutes-archaic/ http://www.thestandard.co.zw/2014/09/14/boxing-control-board-statutes-archaic/#comments Sun, 14 Sep 2014 09:22:12 +0000 http://www.thestandard.co.zw/?p=210006720927336 The Zimbabwe National Boxing and Wrestling Control Board is living in the past with an archaic act that does not recognise females as professional boxers.

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Two new jockeys join the fray at Borrowdale http://www.thestandard.co.zw/2014/09/14/two-new-jockeys-join-fray-borrowdale/ http://www.thestandard.co.zw/2014/09/14/two-new-jockeys-join-fray-borrowdale/#comments Sun, 14 Sep 2014 09:20:47 +0000 http://www.thestandard.co.zw/?p=210006720927334 Two new jockeys Marshall Bikausaru and Lovemore Haruzivi have joined the fray at Borrowdale race course.

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Zenzo Moyo adds voice on strikers http://www.thestandard.co.zw/2014/09/14/zenzo-moyo-adds-voice-strikers/ http://www.thestandard.co.zw/2014/09/14/zenzo-moyo-adds-voice-strikers/#comments Sun, 14 Sep 2014 09:20:03 +0000 http://www.thestandard.co.zw/?p=210006720927333 By mid-season in the year 2000, Highlanders gunslinger Zenzo Moyo had already scored 22 goals before moving abroad to join his new club Olympiakos Nicosia in Cyprus.

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