Articles tagged 'buhera'

Union challenges Chinotimba's life presidency bid 6 March 2017 HARARE - Buhera South Zanu PF MP Joseph Chinotimba's bid to become a life president of the Zimbabwe Urban and Rural Council Workers' Union (ZURCWU) has been challenged by the union's current executive. In a High Court challenge, the union's general secretary Bernad Dhanda said Chinotimba was n...
I won't apologise: Mujuru 25 February 2017 HARARE - Zimbabwe People First (ZPF) leader Joice Mujuru has said she will not apologise or retract the claims she made that her former allies Didymus Mutasa and Rugare Gumbo wanted to have sex with her. She said the two — who threatened to slap her with a $5 million lawsuit, if she does not p...
Zimra mum on Grace's donations 24 February 2017 HARARE - The Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (Zimra) has declined to respond to claims by First Lady Grace Mugabe that donations at her rallies were items impounded at border points. Instead, the tax collector said the seized goods are stored in warehouses before being auctioned off or given out at...
Mugabe roasts Mnangagwa 6 October 2014 HARARE - Justice Minister Emmerson Mnangagwa's embarrassing about-turn at the weekend over the senatorial prospects of former Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) governor Gideon Gono was apparently made at the behest of a miffed President Robert Mugabe, the Daily News has learnt. Highly-placed sour...
Mnangagwa's folly 6 October 2014 HARARE - Justice minister Emmerson Mnangagwa cannot have his cake and eat it too, regarding the senatorial bid by former Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) governor Gideon Gono. Indeed, he must either shut up on the matter altogether, or openly compete with Zanu PF party spokesperson Rugare Gumbo ...
Hurdles cleared for Gono's Senate post 7 September 2014 HARARE - Government yesterday removed the last hurdle for retired Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe governor Gideon Gono to replace Kumbirai Kangai as Buhera Senator. The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) officially gave notice of senatorial vacancies in Buhera and Chegutu in a government gazette. ...
Makarau clarifies Gono's senatorial issue 7 February 2014 HARARE - Zimbabwe Elections Commission (Zec) chairperson Rita Makarau yesterday clarified the confusion on former Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) governor Gideon Gono’s ascendency to the Zanu PF senatorial seat in Buhera, saying she could not have commented on the specific issue in the absence of ...
Dramatising failure in Buhera 18 January 2014 HARARE - Over the years, something too serious for silence has been happening in Buhera district. The state of infrastructure has been decaying year by year. One needs not emphasise the dire state of rural development in Buhera. Development planners categorise the district as a special p...
Chinotimba's bus ban triggers Buhera anger 5 January 2014 GUTU - Buhera South villagers are up in arms against local MP Joseph Chinotimba after he banned a bus plying Muzokomba Gweru route because it was operating during odd hours. According to Chinotimba, the bus plied the route during wee hours, putting lives at risk from marauding hyenas. The b...
Factionalism stalls Kangai replacement 29 October 2013 HARARE - The race to replace the late Zanu PF Senator Kumbirai Kangai is intensifying, with rival Zanu PF factions angling to submit a candidate to replace the former politburo member. Kangai, who was declared a national hero and buried at the National Heroes Acre in August,  secured the seat ...
Rapist chief seeks bail order change 11 October 2013 HARARE - An 85-year-old Buhera chief, convicted for raping a teen relative, has approached the High Court seeking to vary his police reporting conditions after being freed on $500 bail pending an appeal. Magaya Gunguwo's rule as Chief Chitsunge of Buhera was sullied after he was convicted in A...
Famine stalks Buhera 3 June 2013 BUHERA - Irrigation and food handouts will not resolve Buhera s perennial starvation, but resettling villagers in rich soils, authorities here have said. Rolland Madondo, Buhera District Administrator (DA) said resettling the community in arable lands was the only viable long-term solution. Hunge...
Rapist chief seeks freedom 24 May 2013 HARARE - An 83-year-old Buhera chief currently serving 10 years for raping a teen relative wants to be freed from prison, at least until his appeal is finalised. Magaya Gunguwo s rule as Chief Chitsunge of Buhera ended in shame after he was convicted in April for raping a 14-year-old girl who hap...
Hunger hits Buhera 4 November 2012 BUHERA - Temparatures are high and villagers are sitting under a tree at Mutiusinazita Business Centre in Buhera waiting to get their monthly allocation of food relief, which comes in the form of a bucket of maize from the district administrator. Mutiusinazita falls under Ward 24 of Buhera South ...