The Standard http://www.thestandard.co.zw Zimbabwe's Leading Sunday Newspaper Sun, 03 May 2015 03:59:28 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Harsh economic conditions force people out http://www.thestandard.co.zw/2015/05/03/harsh-economic-conditions-force-people-out/ http://www.thestandard.co.zw/2015/05/03/harsh-economic-conditions-force-people-out/#comments Sun, 03 May 2015 03:59:28 +0000 http://www.thestandard.co.zw/?p=210006720929534 PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe wants the world to believe that Zimbabweans who trekked to South Africa are uneducated people who mistakenly see that country as heaven on earth.

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Tsvangirai leaves for Germany http://www.thestandard.co.zw/2015/05/03/tsvangirai-leaves-for-germany/ http://www.thestandard.co.zw/2015/05/03/tsvangirai-leaves-for-germany/#comments Sun, 03 May 2015 03:57:47 +0000 http://www.thestandard.co.zw/?p=210006720929574 MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai will tomorrow leave for Germany where he is likely to meet highly placed officials, his office said yesterday.

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‘SA President’s remarks on xenophobia ill-timed’ http://www.thestandard.co.zw/2015/05/03/sa-presidents-remarks-on-xenophobia-ill-timed/ http://www.thestandard.co.zw/2015/05/03/sa-presidents-remarks-on-xenophobia-ill-timed/#comments Sun, 03 May 2015 03:56:10 +0000 http://www.thestandard.co.zw/?p=210006720929532 SOUTH African President Jacob Zuma’s remarks that his country could not be entirely blamed for the recent xenophobic attacks, were ill-timed as they were issued at a time when many people were still battling to come to grips with the horror of the attacks, analysts have said.

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Beatenberg steals show at Hifa http://www.thestandard.co.zw/2015/05/03/beatenberg-steals-show-at-hifa/ http://www.thestandard.co.zw/2015/05/03/beatenberg-steals-show-at-hifa/#comments Sun, 03 May 2015 03:55:16 +0000 http://www.thestandard.co.zw/?p=210006720929571 South Africa’s award-winning Pop music group, Beatenberg on Friday put up a scintillating act at the Harare International Festival of the Arts (Hifa) which ends today.

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Zuma dances to Zwelithini’s tune http://www.thestandard.co.zw/2015/05/03/zuma-dances-to-zwelithinis-tune/ http://www.thestandard.co.zw/2015/05/03/zuma-dances-to-zwelithinis-tune/#comments Sun, 03 May 2015 03:52:34 +0000 http://www.thestandard.co.zw/?p=210006720929530 MUSINA — King Goodwill Zwelithini, accused of inciting xenophobic violence that left at least seven immigrants dead, heads Ingonyama Trust, where President Jacob Zuma’s private Nkandla homestead — that cost taxpayers about $23 million — is located

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Magaya urges Zimbabweans to be patient with Zanu PF http://www.thestandard.co.zw/2015/05/03/magaya-urges-zimbabweans-to-be-patient-with-zanu-pf/ http://www.thestandard.co.zw/2015/05/03/magaya-urges-zimbabweans-to-be-patient-with-zanu-pf/#comments Sun, 03 May 2015 03:52:05 +0000 http://www.thestandard.co.zw/?p=210006720929569 Prophetic Healing and Deliverance Ministries (PHD) leader, Walter Magaya has urged Zimbabweans to be patient with the crumbling economy, saying it was about to rise again and start ticking once more.

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Activists lambast luxury amid poverty http://www.thestandard.co.zw/2015/05/03/activists-lambast-luxury-amid-poverty/ http://www.thestandard.co.zw/2015/05/03/activists-lambast-luxury-amid-poverty/#comments Sun, 03 May 2015 03:49:08 +0000 http://www.thestandard.co.zw/?p=210006720929528 The extravagant lifestyles of some of Zimbabwe’s cabinet ministers at a time most workers are suffering due to company closures was one of the topical issues spoken about at this year’s May Day celebrations at Gwanzura Stadium on Friday.

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$2 million lawsuit for Prophet Magaya http://www.thestandard.co.zw/2015/05/03/2-million-lawsuit-for-prophet-magaya/ http://www.thestandard.co.zw/2015/05/03/2-million-lawsuit-for-prophet-magaya/#comments Sun, 03 May 2015 03:49:05 +0000 http://www.thestandard.co.zw/?p=210006720929567 Prophetic, Healing and Deliverance (PHD) Ministries founder Walter Magaya has been hit with a nearly $2 million lawsuit by an aggrieved Harare couple who allegedly pampered the man of the cloth with expensive vehicles and cash to fulfil a “prophecy” that they would own an airline.

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Partnerships pay off for Chitown hospital http://www.thestandard.co.zw/2015/05/03/partnerships-pay-off-for-chitown-hospital/ http://www.thestandard.co.zw/2015/05/03/partnerships-pay-off-for-chitown-hospital/#comments Sun, 03 May 2015 03:46:13 +0000 http://www.thestandard.co.zw/?p=210006720929526 Built in 1984 to service Harare’s main satellite town and its surrounds, Chitungwiza Hospital has undergone a major metamorphosis, becoming an unmatched public health institution of excellence

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Strong field bids for Castle Tankard http://www.thestandard.co.zw/2015/05/03/strong-field-bids-for-castle-tankard/ http://www.thestandard.co.zw/2015/05/03/strong-field-bids-for-castle-tankard/#comments Sun, 03 May 2015 03:42:51 +0000 http://www.thestandard.co.zw/?p=210006720929564 A top class field of 17 horses has been unveiled as the nominations for Zimbabwe’s biggest horse racing event — the Castle Tankard — to be run over 2 000m at Borrowdale Race Course on May 16

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