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Byo residents fear cholera outbreak 13 March 2019 Bulawayo residents say they are at grave risk of contracting deadly diseases such as cholera and typhoid, unless the government urgently bails out their city council to replace its decrepit sewer and water infrastructure.
Parly blasts TIMB execs 13 March 2019 Parliament yesterday humiliated the Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board (TIMB) executives by turning them away after coming “ill-prepared” for its meeting with the portfolio committee on Agriculture amid corruption allegations.
Housing co-op rubbishes Mutare audit 13 March 2019 Musha Mukadzi Housing Cooperative has dismissed suggestions that it might not have paid for the land on which it developed and sold 187 stands in Hobhouse high density suburb.
Proceedings stayed in  Mandiwanzira's graft case 13 March 2019 Proceedings in ex-Cabinet minister Supa Mandiwanzira's graft case have been stayed by the High Court.
Wellness Day for  Warren Park residents 13 March 2019 Harare's Warren Park residents were treated to a Health and Wellness Day at an event held at Magamba Hall that drew partners from the government, health departments and various non-governmental organisations.
Harare to double service delivery 13 March 2019 Harare City Council has set a target of increasing service delivery to 75 percent by 2020, town clerk Hosiah Chisango said at the city's service delivery benchmark workshop yesterday. 
'RBZ not engaging in  quasi-fiscal activities' 13 March 2019 Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) governor John Mangudya has denied that the central bank is engaging in any quasi fiscal activities and accused parliamentarians of not understanding what it entails.
RBZ denies RioZim debt 13 March 2019 The reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) has filed a High Court application denying a debt worth over $92 million allegedly owed to RioZim.
Ex-police boss defrauds ZRP 13 March 2019 AN ex-police boss has been arraigned before the courts for allegedly using the Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) account to get his personal car serviced and repaired.
Senior doctors down tools 13 March 2019 Senior doctors have partially downed tools saying they will be only dealing with emergencies until government addresses the dire situation in the country's public hospitals.
Govt goes for broke to lure tech tourists to Vic Falls 13 March 2019 Zimbawe ICT bosses are pulling out all the stops to use a networking event for tech entrepreneurs and investors here to market its tourist hotspot, Victoria Falls, in a bid to boost the number of visitors.
Veteran journalist Makwanya dies 13 March 2019 Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation's (ZBC) diplomatic correspondent Judith Makwanya has died.
Warrant of arrest for  cop murder-accused 13 March 2019 Controversial activist Charles Thomas, who was arrested in January during violent fuel protests on allegations of fatally stoning a police officer to death, has been issued with a warrant of arrest hardly two weeks after the High court had granted him bail.
'Zimbabweans lack knowledge on inheritance laws' 13 March 2019 Despite being ranked among the nations with a highly educated populace, it is worrisome that Zimbabweans lack knowledge on inheritance laws, Ambassador Mary Mubi said in Bulawayo this week.
Green maize vendors flood Bulawayo CBD 13 March 2019 The number of illegal maize roasting vendors has risen sharply in the city since the beginning of summer in a move that has proved to be a headache to the Bulawayo City Council (BCC).
BCC battle to replace  old water meters 13 March 2019 The city council here is struggling to replace about 18 000 outdated water meters after the foreign contractor it engaged is yet to fully grasp some of the demands of the project, in a move that is set to delay the whole process.
CSOs set 2023 electoral reforms agenda 13 March 2019 Zimbabwe Election Support Network (Zesn) held a post-2018 harmonised election conference on March 7 and 8, 2019 in Bulawayo whose overall objective was to review the conduct of the 2018 harmonised elections.
All eyes on SA's Ramaphosa, ED. . . as Harare looks for economic help from Pretoria 12 March 2019 With Zimbabwe's long-running economic challenges stubbornly refusing to go away, all eyes will be on President Emmerson Mnangagwa and South African President Cyril Ramaphosa as the two leaders meet in Harare today — amid local hopes that Pretoria will...
Bulawayo leads in  women abuse cases 12 March 2019 As Zimbabwe joined the rest of the world in celebrating the International Women's Day last week, local gender rights advocacy group — Musasa Project — released a damning report in which Bulawayo was fingered as leading in cases of violence and sexual assault against women.
Govt assures pensioners 12 March 2019 Government has assured pensioners that they will not lose their savings following the floating of the exchange rate and introduction of the new RTGS dollars as legal tender.
Crops at serious risk  from fall armyworm 12 March 2019 Researchers have warned that crops such as maize, rice, sugar cane, sorghum, beet, tomato, potato, cotton and pasture grasses worldwide are at serious risk from fall armyworm (Faw) infestation if efficient measures are not taken.
'Filling potholes with soil worsening road conditions' 12 March 2019 Environmentalists in Mutare have raised a red flag over the use of loose soil to fill potholes arguing that it was worsening the conditions of roads by choking drains and increasing road surface run-off.
Govt to roll out artificial  cattle insemination 12 March 2019 Government will soon roll out an extensive cattle Artificial Insemination (AI) programme aimed at improving the quality of the country's livestock as well as increasing the national herd, a Cabinet minister has said.
Nkomo's hospital hits another snag 12 March 2019 The anticipated opening of the Ekusileni Hospital in Bulawayo, a brainchild of the much-loved late Vice President Joshua Nkomo, has hit yet another snag after government failed to meet the project investor in India as had been scheduled.
Ramaphosa jets in 12 March 2019 South Africa President Cyril Ramaphosa was expected in the country last night for the third session of the Zimbabwe-South Africa Bi-National Commission, which kicked off in Harare last week and he is expected to open new business lines for Zimbabwe.
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