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ZHRC finalising probe  into army crackdown 24 March 2019 THE Zimbabwe Human Rights Commission (ZHRC) will soon release a report detailing the brutal crackdown by the army in the second city, which left several injured, and maimed.
Japan grant aid boost for Zim 24 March 2019 JAPANESE envoy to Zimbabwe Toshiyuki Iwado has inked three grant contracts to be funded by Tokyo in line with the Asian country's sustainable development aid which started as way back as 1980.
Govt adopts new male circumcision strategy 24 March 2019 GOVERNMENT has launched a new Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision (VMMC) Strategy which will be in force until 2021.
Health ministry rolls out dose of cholera vaccine 24 March 2019 GOVERNMENT, through the ministry of Health and Child Care, will next week administer the second dose of the Oral Cholera Vaccine (OVC2) amid reports that no new cholera cases have been recorded in Harare since November 2018.
39 school kids feared dead 23 March 2019 NEARLY 40 students from Dzingire Primary School in Chimanimani are feared dead as the country continue to count the cost of the devastation caused by Cyclone Idai. This comes as the death toll from the natural disaster that left a trail of destruction in its wake in Manicaland..
BCC insists on forex for stands 23 March 2019 THE Bulawayo City Council (BCC) has shattered the dreams of scores of locals wishing to own homes, telling them to “shut-up” if they cannot afford housing stands that have been priced in foreign currency (forex).
Mliswa, Nduna lose  Parliamentary positions 23 March 2019 THE Member of Parliament for Norton,  Temba Mliswa and his Chegutu West counterpart Dexter Nduna have been dropped from the reconstituted parliamentary portfolio committees on Mines and Transport, respectively.
New twist to Zanu PF restructuring 23 March 2019 PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa has appointed more politburo members to oversee the restructuring of Harare and Bulawayo provinces in what serves to indicate the high stakes involved in the whole exercise.
Court rejects Hwende's remand refusal bid 23 March 2019 HARARE Magistrate Rumbidzai Mugwagwa has thrown out an application for refusal of further remand lodged by Kuwadzana East MDC MP Charlton Hwende.
ED is not the only Mnangagwa: Jonasi 23 March 2019 IDEAL Zimbabwe leader Tinashe Jonasi, who is accused undermining President Emmerson Mnangagwa's authority, has said the head of State was not the only person called Mnangagwa and challenged the State to prove that the alleged slur targeted him.
Mandiwanzira's passport return bid deferred 23 March 2019 A HARARE magistrate deferred until next week a decision on whether to release a passport to ex-Cabinet minister Supa Mandiwanzira, facing charges of criminal abuse of office
Diaspora organises donations . . . as ZymPay, Gain Cash & Carry collaborate on cyclone relief effort 23 March 2019 The scenes of devastation and loss from Cyclone Idai have galvanised the Zimbabwean Diaspora, who are organising donations and relief to be sent home in a transparent and accountable way.
Parly probes Idai impact 23 March 2019 PARLIAMENT has dispatched a team of legislators to Manicaland and Masvingo provinces to assess the impact of Cyclone Idai as well as pass condolences on behalf of the august House.
Paz warns against crossing flooded rivers 23 March 2019 Drivers of passenger service vehicles must desist from crossing flooded rivers, the Passengers Association of Zimbabwe (Paz) said yesterday. 
Grant aid boost for NGOs 23 March 2019 JAPANESE envoy to Zimbabwe Toshiyuki Iwado yesterday inked three grant contracts to be funded by Tokyo in line with the Asian country's sustainable development aid that started as way back as 1980.
Chivayo acquitted of $6 million fraud 23 March 2019 High Court judge Owen Tagu has acquitted maverick businessman Wicknell Chivayo and his company Intratrek Zimbabwe (Intratrek) of swindling the Zimbabwe Power Company (ZPC) of $5,6 million, and four counts of violating exchange controls and money laundering.
Divisions ravage  Chamisa's MDC. . . as infighting escalates ahead of May congress 22 March 2019 THE intense jostling for positions within the main opposition MDC, ahead of the party's May elective congress, is escalating — with chaos marring the 20-year-old political outfit's ongoing restructuring exercise, the Daily News can report.
Byo takes on ED over Gukurahundi 22 March 2019 PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa yesterday came face to face with the simmering bitterness of the people of Matabeleland related to the Gukurahundi atrocities of the early to mid 1980s.
New telecoms tariffs loom 22 March 2019 CONSUMERS of telecommunications services must brace for a significant increase in tariffs, which will further eat into their pockets.
Fuel shortages worsen 22 March 2019 MOTORISTS here have for the past week endured stock outs of fuel supplies, indicating a worsening fuel situation in the petroleum industry.
Hwende disowns  Twitter account 22 March 2019 MDC Kuwadzana East MP Charlton Hwende has disowned the Twitter account that he allegedly used to incite Zimbabweans to revolt against the government.
Ginimbi's trial deferred 22 March 2019 FLAMBOYANT businessman Genius Kadungure's $22 million tax evasion case was yesterday postponed because the State was not yet ready to proceed to trial.
Court removes RBZ director from remand 22 March 2019 SUSPENDED Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) financial intelligence unit director Mirirai Chiremba has been removed from remand in a case he is charged with criminal abuse of office. The State consented to proceed by way of summons when ready for trial.
Airlifted leather sofas trigger PR  disaster as ED meets Idai victims 22 March 2019 President Emmerson Mnangagwa made his way to Manicaland this week to take in the damage from Cyclone Idai and meet with officials responding to the disaster, but the trip was sullied by featherbeddings flown in for his comfort, including leather sofas.
Cyclone Idai death  toll continues to rise 22 March 2019 Areas devastated by Cyclone Idai last week are continuing to count the storm's cost as the number of confirmed dead rises.
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