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Two vie for Kadoma council ward 2 seat 18 May 2019 TWO candidates have been nominated for Kadoma Municipality Ward 2 as Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) bids to fill the seat. Kadoma Ward 2 seeks to re-elect the councilor following the imprisonment of the incumbent candidate with the by-election slated for June 8. [GoogleAd] MDC will be...
Woman gets relief in US$50k adultery suit 18 May 2019 TOP business executive Lorraine Chitereka, who had been ordered to pay Harare businesswoman Rudo Boka US$50 000 for having an extra-marital affair with her husband, got relief after the High Court overturned the judgment. [GoogleAd] Chitereka claims she was duped and represented by a bogus ...
Mpilo challenged over intersex surgery 18 May 2019 MPILO Central Hospital has attracted the ire of Gays and Lesbians of Zimbabwe (Galz) — an association of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex people in conjunction with Trans and Intersex Rising Zimbabwe (TIRZ) after the health centre called on people with ambiguous genitalia to regis...
Ex-ZPC boss seeks discharge in Chivayo $10k bribery case 18 May 2019 © EX-Zimbabwe Power Company (ZPC) board chairperson Stanley Nyasha Kazhanje has filed an application for exception to charges of corruptly concealing his personal interest in a $10 000 transaction with Wicknell Chivayo’s  Intratrek Zimbabwe. [GoogleAd] Kazhanje allegedly failed to disclose ...
Doctors neglecting duties : MPs 18 May 2019 © Lawmakers have raised concerns over doctors who are reportedly neglecting their duties in government hospitals whilst spending the bulk of their time in private surgeries. [GoogleAd] Kwekwe Central independent legislator Masango Matambanadzo told the National Assembly that doctors were pl...
Metallon Gold rejects RBZ RTGS payment, wants USD 18 May 2019 © The Zimbabwe unit of London-based gold mining company Metallon Corporation is demanding $132 million from the central bank in a lawsuit brought to force the Reserve Bank to pay for gold purchases in US dollars not RTGS$, court documents revealed.  [GoogleAd] Metallon, which runs four gold...
Prosecutors protest against poor working conditions 16 May 2019 PROSECUTORS did not report for work at the High Court yesterday in protest over the arrest of their colleague Tapiwa Kasema who has been charged for consenting to relaxation of ex-minister Ignatius Chombo's bail conditions. [GoogleAd] The Prosecutors Association of Zimbabwe (Paz) petitioned...
Civic groups slam Ndiweni hounding 16 May 2019 CIVIL society organisations and opposition parties said yesterday that they were appalled by Wednesday's shameful scenes in the City of Kings, in which outspoken Ntabazinduna traditional leader — Chief Nhlanhla Ndiweni — was nearly assaulted by suspected Zanu PF thugs. [GoogleAd] This comes...
Chamisa raises security alarm. . . as political tension escalates, economy dies 16 May 2019 OPPOSITION leader Nelson Chamisa and his MDC lieutenants say they fear for their lives, amid allegations that the government has placed them under 24-hour surveillance over suspicions that they are planning mass demonstrations against President Emmerson Mnangagwa, the Daily News can report. [G...
Address the Pay For Your House Scheme issue 16 May 2019 EDITOR — Zimbabwe government's plan to construct high rise flats — is music to the ears of many who are still finding it hard to get a roof over their heads. We hope and wish such rhetoric turns into visible reality.  [GoogleAd] However, first things first, how about those who contributed t...
Unions must fight for betterment of workers 16 May 2019 Editor — Where are the trade unions, does no one care about the plight of workers any longer? The workers' income in this country is being eroded by the harsh economic environment. The salaries of many workers have remained unchanged despite the increase in fuel, basic commodities, rents, tran...
HCC turns to Diaspora to boost income 16 May 2019 Harare City Council is looking at tapping into demand for real estate among the Diaspora wanting a connection with their homeland. The move is an attempt to boost council's dwindling revenue. Town clerk Hosiah Chisango said the economy has been unforgiving to local authorities amid runaway infl...
Govt to drill more boreholes 16 May 2019 Government authorities are rushing to drill thousands of boreholes across the country to ensure enough water for drinking, washing and livestock, as farmers grapple with a drought and a months-long water shortage. [GoogleAd] Authorities examined the water supply and demand nationwide — taki...
Natpharm boss seeks acquittal 16 May 2019 Graft-accused National Pharmaceutical Company (Natpharm) acting general manager Newman Madzikwa has applied for acquittal saying the State has failed to lead evidence showing the he committed the offence. [GoogleAd] Madzikwa stands accused of criminal abuse of office after he allegedly hike...
ZRP rubbishes US travel warning 16 May 2019 ZIMBABWE Republic Police (ZRP) has rubbished the United States' advisory warning Americans against travel to Zimbabwe because the country was unsafe, lacks peacel and was insecure. The State Department travel advisory warned its citizens that they should exercise increased caution in Zimbabwe due...
HCC ordered to release offer letter to cooperative 16 May 2019 HARARE City Council has been ordered to release an offer letter for a residential area owned by Perfect Housing Cooperative in Glen Norah. Justice Nicholasi Mathonsi yesterday granted an order compelling HCC to hand over the offer letter and regularise occupation of the land in question. [Goog...
'Zanu PF Harare restructuring needs more time' 16 May 2019 ZANU PF honchos tasked with the restructuring of the party's dissolved Harare provincial executive say the deadline they were given to complete the exercise is not enough considering the work at hand. [GoogleAd] This comes amid reports that the ruling party is struggling to come up with a c...
Land audit unearths massive irregularities 16 May 2019 THE Zimbabwe Land Commission (ZLC), which recently completed the first phase of the audit involving more than 18 000 farmers, has unearthed gross underfunding of the agricultural sector and is now pushing for the establishment of a Land and Agricultural Bank to facilitate funding for resettled fa...
Zim is Isuzu's second biggest market in Africa 16 May 2019 ON THE back of an excellent year of Isuzu bakkie sales in Zimbabwe, Industry and Commerce minister Nqobizitha Mangaliso Ndlovu this week visited Isuzu's production facility in Port Elizabeth, South Africa. [GoogleAd] He is the first Zimbabwean dignitary to visit Isuzu Motors South Africa's ...
Chihuri opts for out of court settlement 16 May 2019 EXILED former police commissioner-general Augustine Chihuri is now settling a claim in which he was dragged to the High Court for allegedly impounding five cars and a house from a Harare businessman. [GoogleAd] Bigboy Pachirera had listed Chihuri, his wife Isabel and their company Kidsdale ...
. . . as MPs fail to  crack Companies Bill 16 May 2019 © LESS than 10 legislators contributed to the debate on the Companies and Other Business Entities Bill in the 270-member National Assembly.
Local Govt ministry withdraws offer letters to G40 MPs 15 May 2019 THE Local Government ministry has withdrawn residential stands issued to MPs who were key members of the 'G40' political faction, the target of 2017 coup by the military. All legislators of the eighth Parliament were given stands by government. But the Local Government ministry cancelled offer le...
Chinese tourists jet in today for ground-breaking partnership 15 May 2019 © A GROUP of 343 Chinese business and leisure tourists is expected in the country today under the “Tour Africa – New Horizon” project aimed at attracting Chinese visitors to Africa.
Matanga, Mathema hit with $200k suit 15 May 2019 AN elderly couple that was brutally assaulted by police officers because they had not run away during a crackdown on kombi touts at Machipisa bus terminus have demanded $200 000 damages. Joseph Tapiwa Nyamayedenga, 57, and Chiedza Nyamayedenga, 42, cited police commissioner-general Godwin Matang...
Interpol asked to issue red notice against Mzembi 15 May 2019 THE State said yesterday that it has asked Interpol to issue a red notice — asking police worldwide to locate and provisionally arrest former Foreign Affairs minister Walter Mzembi pending extradition — on accusations of misappropriating funds meant for the 2013 United Nations World Tourism Organ...
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