Articles tagged 'chipinge'

Chipinge farmers' cry for govt help 7 October 2018 CHIPINGE – The south-eastern parts of Zimbabwe have always been an oasis of agricultural activity from the sugar cane estates of Triangle, Hippo Valley, Mkwasine and parts of Chisumbanje to macadamia farms in Upper Chipinge. The farmers in Upper Chipinge who persevered against adversity follow...
MDC Alliance invokes Sithole's name in Chipinge 15 July 2018 HARARE - MDC Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa is invoking the legend of Ndabaningi Sithole, the late Zanu Ndonga leader and religious leader from the United Methodist Church, to win the Chipinge vote. From recalling with nostalgia his visit to Sithole's home with his late mentor Morgan Tsvangira...
Sithole deserves national hero status — Chamisa 23 April 2018 HARARE - MDC president Nelson Chamisa has pledged to review the hero status of the late nationalist Ndabaningi Sithole who was buried at his farm in Mount Selinda, if he wins the forthcoming general elections. Chamisa, who will contest this year's presidential elections on the MDC Alliance tic...
Residents blame council for high malaria deaths 4 January 2018 MUTARE - Serious shortcomings on the part of Mutare City Council in refuse collection and provision of water to some parts of the eastern border city could have contributed to the malaria deaths recorded in the previous year. Last year, 137 malaria deaths were recorded in the whole of Manica...
Army worm detected in Manicaland 24 December 2017 HARARE – This year’s Command Agriculture yield is under threat amid reports that the fall armyworm that ravaged last season’s crop has been identified in some parts of Manicaland Province. Farmers in the eastern lowveld of the country told the Daily News on Sunday last week that the armyworm h...
EASTERN NEWS | Corruption syndicate bleeds Mutare 13 July 2017 MUTARE - Crocked senior council employees are operating syndicates that are siphoning millions of dollars from the cash-strapped council, in one of the most elaborate schemes to emerge from the municipality, which is struggling to provide basic services to its residents. The Eastern News can e...
Marondera, Chipinge face severe water shortages 11 July 2017 HARARE - Marondera and Chipinge residents are living in areas with severely limited water resources, putting them at risk of contracting deadly diseases like cholera and diarrhoea, the Auditor General Mildred Chiri said. In her 2017 report on local authorities, Chiri said the two areas had lim...
Scared Rwandan refugees refuse to leave Zim 8 May 2017 CHIPINGE - Over 500 Rwandan refugees who are facing repatriation to their country could flee Tongogara Refugee Camp (TRC) if government fails to address their plea for local integration. TRC administrator Meshack Zengeya said the predominantly Hutu refugees fled their country in fear of reveng...
Refugees threaten Zim 24 April 2017 CHIPINGE - The security of Zimbabwean communities along the Mozambican border may not be guaranteed after the influx of over 10 000 people fleeing the Renamo insurgency, the Daily News can report. At least 5 546 of these are Mozambican nationals while a further 5 319 are Zimbabwean returnees, ...
Earthquake jolts govt into action 7 April 2017 HARARE - Zimbabwe is ill-prepared to deal with earthquake disasters and must urgently overhaul its emergency reaction operations, Environment minister Oppah Muchinguri-Kashiri warned yesterday. This comes as the country was this week rattled by a quake of magnitude 5,6 on the Richter scale, wh...
Brace for quake aftershocks: Met 5 April 2017 HARARE - Zimbabweans must brace for aftershocks in the coming days following a 6,5 magnitude earthquake that struck the country, the Meteorological Services Department (Met) said. The earthquake shook Zimbabwe on Monday night and its epicentre was said to have been in Botswana, with shocks als...
Rival Zanu PF groups clash 20 March 2017 MUTARE - RivaI Zanu PF groups clashed at Checheche Growth Point on Friday, with police reportedly intervening to break the warring parties. Zanu PF Chipinge South MP Enoch Porusingazi blamed the skirmishes on fellow ruling party MP for Chipinge Central Win Mlambo, accusing him of trying to for...
Zim govt deploys army in Chipinge 23 December 2016 HARARE - With one Zimbabwean so far reported to have been killed by Renamo bandits recently, the government has moved to deploy special troops on the country's Eastern border with Mozambique to stop any further attacks and allow local communities to resume their normal lives. Acting President ...
'Zim no longer safe from earthquakes' 25 September 2016 HARARE - Zimbabwe has long been considered a haven from earthquakes because the central region of the country is regarded as stable. But Thursday's tremors that shook Chipinge, south east of Zimbabwe, after an earthquake measuring 5,6 on the Richter scale hit Mozambique — combined with recent ...
Tremors shake Chipinge 24 September 2016 HARARE - Residents in Chipinge and surrounding areas were on Thursday night awoken by tremors after an earthquake measuring 5.6 on the Richter scale hit Mozambique. The earthquake, according to US Geological Survey (USGS), occurred at a depth of 10km at 22hrs 06min and 12 seconds. The locat...
Hunger ravages Save Valley 29 July 2016 CHIPINGE - Hunger has ravaged the Save Valley, forcing villagers to migrate to other districts and even across the border. The elderly have resorted to door-to-door begging. The arid region has experienced poor harvests over the past two years, with the El-Niño- induced drought aggravating ...
Father, son jailed 22 years for murder 27 June 2016 MUTARE - A Chipinge man and his adult son have been jailed for a combined 22 years after they fatally assaulted a neighbour over a land dispute. Shanda Mambanda and his son Mallen of Chipinge were caged 12 and 10 years respectively over the death of Benson Sithole. Shanda's wife was alleged...
Drought ravages Chipinge 11 May 2016 CHIPINGE - Legislators from both Zanu PF and the MDC here agree there is need for government to urgently intervene and help avert the worsening food crisis that has seen many turning to wild fruits to survive. Chipinge, which falls in the Save Valley, is one of the most arid areas in Zimbabwe ...
Domestic violence scourge hits Chipinge 24 April 2016 HARARE - Tsenekai Mabika was butchered by her husband Kudzai Ndongwe after a heated argument. The loving mother, as her family would like her to be known, came from Mbeure Village in Chipinge. She had two children aged five and two. She had strong family support. She was loved. Mabika died ...
Gospel star dazzles Chipinge 16 December 2013 HARARE - Upcoming artiste Bertha Nzombe is on a mission to popularise gospel music in her entertainment-starved home area of Chipinge. The 26-year-old gospel musician, who has two gospel albums under her belt, believes being based in a remote area is not a handicap at all. “I choose to perf...
Chipinge brothers found with $58 000 mbanje 28 November 2013 BULAWAYO - Two Chipinge brothers have been arrested in Bulawayo after they were found with four suitcases with dagga worth $58 000. Samson Muyambo, 36, and Richard Muyambo, 26, were arraigned before Bulawayo magistrate Gladmore Mushove. They were not asked to plead. They were remanded in...
Chipinge schools delight in gala gathering 30 September 2013 CHIPINGE - A record crowd of 6 000-plus people attended this year's finals of the Joyce and Solomon Goko Challenge (JSGC) — now in its eighth year of running and held at Nyunga Primary School in Chipinge on Saturday. The popular football, netball and traditional dance tournament was launched i...