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Remanded father wants to see his minor children 22 May 2019 A NIGERIAN-born Zimbabwean national who has been held at Remand Prison for four years has made an urgent chamber application against continued detention saying it infringed on his rights to look and care for his three minor children. [GoogleAd] Ofoma Chibuike Charles was legally married to ...
Police on high alert . . . as fuel prices skyrocket 21 May 2019 © THE Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) is maintaining a heavy presence in all potential hotspots, amid fears of wildcat protests that could be triggered by the worsening socio-economic situation. After scaling down the force's visibility about 17 months ago, the ZRP has once again increased its pr...
Zanu PF rivals call for dialogue 21 May 2019 © OPPOSITION political parties have repeated their call for dialogue in the wake of the worsening economic crisis, with the main MDC party warning of devastating protests if President Emmerson Mnangagwa does not take heed of their pleas. [GoogleAd] The fresh calls have been triggered by the...
Mangudya's bold move divides opinion 21 May 2019 © THE decision by the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) to scrap a foreign currency subsidy on oil traders has been met with mixed reactions. On Monday, the apex bank announced the removal of the subsidy on fuel, in what will see prices of petrol and diesel going up. [GoogleAd] Until yesterday...
Fuel prices up by 50pc. . . as govt slashes duty on diesel, petrol 21 May 2019 MOTORISTS will have to dig deep into their pockets to keep their vehicles on the road after government hiked the price of diesel and petrol by nearly 50 percent. The Zimbabwe Energy Regulatory Authority (Zera) announced yesterday that the cost of diesel and petrol had been increased by up to 47 p...
Gang on robbery spree busted 21 May 2019 © A THREE men gang went on a robbing spree in the upmarket suburb of Borrowdale stealing goods and electrical gadgets worth thousands of dollars, a court heard yesterday. The trio allegedly also broke into dormitories at Heritage High School in the same suburb, where they got away with stationery...
Police arrest human rights campaigners 21 May 2019 © ZIMBABWE Republic Police (ZRP) on Monday arrested four human rights campaigners after they landed at Robert Mugabe International Airport on return from a human rights and peace-building workshop in The Maldives. [GoogleAd] According to Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights (ZLHR) police arres...
Slash fuel duty further 21 May 2019 © THE Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) took yet another bold step yesterday by discontinuing subsidies on the price of fuel. With effect from yesterday, the central bank stopped availing foreign currency (forex) to Oil Marketing Companies (OMCs) at the heavily subsidised exchange rate of 1:1.  [...
Fake news, pitfalls of fake intelligence 21 May 2019 © These days the State media is in the habit of wagging an accusatory finger to non-governmental organisations (NGOs) in the country and often on scurrilous and ludicrous accusations. Sadly, this confirms the reality that the President Emmerson Mnangagwa administration could be relying on sensat...
Wage bill continues to ravage Zim fiscus 21 May 2019 ©  TREASURY says employment costs have continued to dominate Zimbabwe's public expenditure despite promises of strict adherence to austerity measures and reducing public services wage bill. Following a civil service pay rise in April, government recently announced that it will award public serva...
Millers, retailers kick-start consultations 21 May 2019 © GRAIN Millers' Association of Zimbabwe (Gmaz) and the Confederation of Zimbabwe Retailers (CZR) are set to consult with retailers over self-regulatory mechanisms so as to rein in wanton price increases within the milling sector. [GoogleAd] Speaking to journalists yesterday, chairperson of...
Zim's top 200 brands unveiled 21 May 2019 © ZIMBABWE's top 200 brands were unveiled at a Superbrand breakfast meeting in Harare hosted by the country's Marketers Association. The Superbrand is an international concept that was adopted in Zimbabwe in 2009 and aims to identify brands that are performing above and beyond others within their...
Zim Inter-schools Mbira Festival preps on 21 May 2019 © PREPARATIONS for this year's edition of the Zimbabwe Inter-schools Mbira Festival are at an advanced stage, organisers say. The event — meant to promote the traditional instruments among youngsters — is scheduled for May 24 at Mukuvisi Woodlands in the capital. [GoogleAd] “National Arts ...
Minister, mayor join Vapostori in song 21 May 2019 © LOCAL Government deputy minister Jennifer Mhlanga and Harare mayor Hebert Gomba yesterday joined Vapostori from Johanne Masowe Echishanu in song as they received a consignment of clothes and blankets from the church. [GoogleAd] Led by Madzibaba Moses Gwasira of Highfield Gwanzura shrine, ...
Daisy named Tuku estate executor 21 May 2019 © LATE music superstar Oliver Mtukudzi's widow Daisy and a relative have reportedly been made co-executors to his estate. Reports are that the family met at the Master of the High Court yesterday to choose the executor following the registration of the late musician's will. [GoogleAd] They...
Peggson up for OK Grand Challenge 21 May 2019 © CASTLE Tankard winner PEGGSON and jockey Brendon McNaughton will team up again in the 2019 OK Grand Challenge hot on the heels of their recent success. Peggson will be hoping to make it a double after the gelding was included in the final field for the OK Grand Challenge Grade Two horse race ye...
Harrison calls for consistency 21 May 2019 © HARARE City coach Mark Harrison feels his charges could be on course for more steady performances after ending a three-game winless streak with victory over Triangle United at the weekend. The Sunshine Boys had suffered two defeats to Black Rhinos and CAPS United and drawn with bottom club Bul...
Pharaohs raise bar. . . Salah leads strong Egypt squad 21 May 2019 © LIVERPOOL forward Mohamed Salah headlines the 25-man Egypt provisional squad for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) announced by Pharaohs coach Javier Aguirre yesterday. Egypt are in the same Group A together with Zimbabwe, Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) for the finals th...
Zim fuel prices set to shoot up. . . as govt drops subsidies for oil traders 21 May 2019 © THE prices of petrol and diesel are set to hit the roof from today onwards — with potentially dire consequences for the cost of living in the country which is already sky-high — after the government announced yesterday that it would stop subsidising the country's fuel traders...
Sibanda keeps rivals guessing 21 May 2019 © FORMER war veterans' leader Jabulani Sibanda is keeping his cards close to his chest after dropping out of the Zanu PF Bulawayo province's chairmanship race at the last minute.
Parliament wants  Zinara boss fired 21 May 2019 © A PARLIAMENTARY committee has demanded the sacking of one of the senior executives at the Zimbabwe National Road Administration (Zinara), the Daily News can report.
Govt raising Constitution awareness 21 May 2019 © FOLLOWING the translation of the Constitution into 15 indigenous languages, government is now rolling out programmes to raise awareness about the supreme law of the land in various parts of the country.
Mine blasts worry  Gwanda residents 21 May 2019 © ON-GOING mine blasts at Imani Mine in Gwanda have allegedly led to cracks developing on the walls of houses within the vicinity of the mining operations.
Zim hosts Food and  Culture Festival 21 May 2019 © ZIMBABWE will launch the inaugural Zimbabwe Food and Culture Festival at the Harare Gardens in Harare from Thursday to Saturday.
Parks to act on illegal gold panning 21 May 2019 © THE Zimbabwe Parks and Wildlife Management Authority (ZimParks) is investigating reports that there are rampant illegal gold panning activities in Chimanimani mountains.
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