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Media violations by military increase' 20 February 2019 Media Institute of Southern Africa (Misa) Zimbabwe has recorded an increase in media violations carried out by the military as compared to the past years when the police were behind most of abuses of media practitioners.
EU gives ED fresh chance. . . as it grants him stay of execution over sanctions 20 February 2019 In a rare piece of good news for President Emmerson Mnangagwa, pictured, and his under pressure administration, he has been given a stay of execution by the European Union (EU), whose Parliament had proposed tough sanctions against him and many of his key lieutenants.
Riots cases clog Bulawayo courts 20 February 2019 The recent fuel riots have left the justice delivery system in Bulawayo creaking under a deluge of cases which have forced the government to dispatch additional magistrates and prosecutors to the City of Kings in a bid to relieve pressure on the courts there.
Monetary policy statement due today …all eyes on Mangudya 19 February 2019 HARARE - THE governor of the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) Dr John Mangudya will today (Wednesday) release the long-awaited Monetary Policy Statement (MPS). And on Friday, Mangudya will meet various stakeholders at a local hotel to further unpack his MPS.
ED retires top military chiefs . . . rejigs security sector, consolidates power 19 February 2019 President Emmerson Mnangagwa yesterday effected yet another major shake-up of the top brass of the Zimbabwe Defence Forces (ZDF) — retiring four top military bosses this time, in a move which political analysts said was a sign that he was further fortifying his political power.
Matabeleland chiefs ramp up govt battle 19 February 2019 Defiant Matabeleland chiefs Vezi Maduna and Nhlanhlayamangwe Ndiweni have escalated their row with President Emmerson Mnangagwa's government — this time demanding the appointment of an independent probe into the Gukurahundi atrocities of the early 1980s, the Daily News can report.
Chamisa blasts ED 19 February 2019 Opposition leader Nelson Chamisa has blasted President Emmerson Mnangagwa saying he is the chief culprit in causing violence against innocent Zimbabweans.
Parly probes $400k bribe MPs 19 February 2019 Parliement has set up a committee to investigate members of the parliamentary portfolio committee on Mines and Energy who allegedly demanded $400 000 from a local businessman keen to mine coal in Hwange.
MDC denied access to imprisoned members 19 February 2019 Opposition MDC party leaders have been denied access to visit its imprisoned members who were arrested for allegedly causing violence during the fuel price hike protests in Bulawayo last month.
Call for independent complaints body 19 February 2019 Zimbabwe Human Rights NGO Forum has bemoaned the downside that Zimbabweans have nowhere to run to and hold authorities accountable.
Urban renewal in slow take-off 19 February 2019 While the urban renewal and adoption of streets took off last year with several companies promising to spruce up the city centre, very little can be seen on the ground.
Govt losing war on money changers 19 February 2019 Despite introducing a heavy penalty aimed at deterring would-be offenders, government is losing the war on illegal money changers in Harare as they are now fully back on the streets operating openly.
'Sadc chair lied on Zim situation' 19 February 2019 Southern African civic society and social movements have taken aim at Southern African Development Community (Sadc) chair Hage Geingob accusing him of “lying” to the whole world about the present Zimbabwean socio-economic and political situation.
New HIV testing tools launched 19 February 2019 United States of America medical company, Hologic Inc has launched new HIV diagnosis tools in Zimbabwe which makes it quicker and easier for laboratories to diagnose and monitor HIV infections in the country.
Lands ministry sets up help desk 19 February 2019 Lands and Agriculture, Water, Climate and Rural Resettlement ministry has established a 99-year lease Help Desk.
ZGC breaks silence 19 February 2019 Zimbabwe Gender Commission (ZGC) has finally broken its silence after pressure continued to mount from all ends for the human rights body to act upon the gross human rights violations, including rape of women and abuse of children by State security agents.
Ndlovu's body to arrive today 19 February 2019 Former Cabinet minister and Zanu PF Bulawayo provincial chairperson Callistus Dingiswayo Ndlovu's body is expected to arrive today from South Africa, where he died last week.
Celebrated writer Mungoshi dies 18 February 2019 Zimbabwe's most celebrated veteran author Charles Mungoshi, pictured,  has died. Mungoshi, 71, passed on in the early hours of yesterday at Parirenyatwa Hospital after succumbing to a neurological condition for years.
Beer prices go up 18 February 2019 BEER guzzlers, who do not usually feel the pinch of escalating prices of basics, must now dig deeper in their pockets for a pint of ale after Delta increased prices by over 50 percent on Valentine's Day. Although Delta, which is citing runaway operational costs as well as shortages of foreign...
Mugabe stews in legal bills 18 February 2019 FOR over 37 years, former president Robert Mugabe had remained untouchable as many citizens suffered in silence at the hands of the autocratic leader. .
UN hails Zim 18 February 2019 The United Nations has hailed Zimbabwe for posting successes in reducing transmission of the HIV virus that causes Aids from mothers to babies.
'MDC-run councils disappoint' 18 February 2019 DESPITE dominating some of the country's biggest municipalities, analysts say the MDC has little to show in terms of achievements since its formation in 1999.They argue that the MDC leadership from the late Morgan Tsvangirai to Nelson Chamisa have failed to give councils direction.
ED tightens his security 17 February 2019 In a surprise move which betrays anxiety about President Emmerson Mnangagwa's safety, authorities have once again reshuffled his personal security team while also expanding it to include Air Force personnel, the Daily News on Sunday can report.
Anger at ED over CEOs snub 17 February 2019 President Emmerson Mnangagwa yesterday cancelled his planned trip to attend the CEO Africa Roundtable in Victoria Falls, amid a worsening economic crisis stirring resentment to his rule.
Can Hodzi succeed where others failed? 17 February 2019 Newly- appointed Prosecutor General (PG) Kumbirai Hodzi, pictured,  has an unenviable task before him.
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