Articles tagged 'chimanimani'

Settlers destroy timber industry 8 September 2018 MUTARE - Residents of Chimanimani are bitter that the timber industry that used to sustain thousands of lives and support the growth of its urban settlement in Ngangu has been destroyed because of government’s poor land policies. Although its tourism sector was only second to Victoria Falls in...
Army clears forest of illegal panners 7 June 2018 MUTARE - Soldiers have cleared illegal artisanal gold miners who had maintained a two-decade stranglehold on government-owned Allied Timbers' Tarka Forest Reserve - a commercial pine tree plantation in Chimanimani - in a clean sweep that suggests a previous lack of political will in addressing th...
Roy, Heather Bennett memorial on today 10 February 2018 MUTARE - A memorial service for the late prominent opposition couple — Roy and Heather Bennett, who died in a helicopter crash in the US state of New Mexico last month will be held in Chimanimani today. The event is expected to be graced by senior opposition figures, local traditional leaders ...
Parly probes forests plunder 30 September 2017 HARARE - The parliamentary portfolio committee on Environment, Water and Climate has set out to investigate the plunder of commercial timber and protected indigenous forests following a massive public outcry from environmentalists and the timber industry. Settlers and illegal miners have besie...
Zanu PF youths target national park 10 April 2017 MUTARE - Zanu PF youths have vowed to invade Nyanga National Parks and an Allied Timbers plantation in Chimanimani as well as seize urban land in Mutare in a desperate bid to award themselves residential stands before the watershed 2018 elections. Zanu PF Manicaland provincial youth league cha...
Black fungi destroys giant baobab trees 1 January 2017 CHIMANIMANI - A mysterious  black fungi epidemic threatens to wipe the giant baobab trees particularly in Nyanyadzi, Chimanimani district. Forestry Commission Provincial Manager Phillip Tomu said his organisation was concerned and conducting studies on the impact the bacteria could have on bao...
Zanu PF retains Chimanimani seat 28 November 2016 CHIMANIMANI - Zanu PF candidate Nokuthula Matsikenyere won the Chimanimani by-election with 11 074 votes, beating three other contestants, amid claims the ruling party used violence and all means necessary to retain the seat. The seat fell vacant after Zanu PF expelled Munacho Mutezo on allega...
'Zanu PF politicising aid in Chimanimani' 23 November 2016 CHIMANIMANI - Zimbabwe’s ruling party has been accused of deliberately withholding aid from opposition supporters ahead of the Chimanimani National Assembly by-election. The by-election was called after the expulsion of former Zanu PF MP Munacho Mutezo for defecting to Joice Mujuru’s Zimbabwe ...
Plundering the life out of Chimanimani 10 October 2016 CHIMANIMANI - Illegal artisanal gold miners who have retained a stranglehold on government-owned Allied Timber's Tarka Forest Reserve — a commercial pine tree plantation in Chimanimani — may just have become overly aggressive. With the area having been worked and reworked for nearly two decade...
Chimanimani's rough golf diamonds 12 April 2016 HARARE - Bare feet with old clubs in hand, enthusiastic young golfers practise their drive, chip and putt skills at the 9-hole Chimanimani Country Club hoping that one day the sport will be their way out of poverty. [GoogleAd] Some stand awkward, others spot golf apparel handed down by well...
$300 fine for selling contaminated fuel 1 December 2015 MUTARE - A Chimanimani fuel trader has been slapped with a $300 fine for selling unleaded petrol and diesel laced with paraffin. Luckson Jakata, 29, who runs Oilex Service Station at Chakohwa Business Centre, was convicted on his own plea of guilt to three counts when he appeared before magist...
Grace displays political power 9 October 2015 HARARE - In yet another public demonstration that President Robert Mugabe's wife Grace has become arguably the single most powerful politician in the ruling post-congress Zanu PF, a huge Cabinet entourage, including Vice President Phelekezela Mphoko, accompanied her to her Manicaland rally yester...
Abducted Chimanimani girls returned, one still missing 2 July 2014 HARARE -Two of the three girls abducted in Chimanimani were returned to a local police station on June 29, by an unidentified person. Hazel and Tatenda Marirwana are reported to have been released to the police while the whereabouts of Tilda Mutisi, their cousin, is still unknown. In a tele...