Articles tagged 'kwekwe'

Kwekwe machete war claims 14 22 November 2018 HARARE - The machete wars that have been going on for the past two years in the Midlands Province mining town of Kwekwe have so far killed 14 people and injured over 100 others so far, government has confirmed. Deputy Home Affairs minister Mike Madiro told Parliament yesterday that the deaths ...
MDC leader abandons rally 3 September 2018 KWEKWE - MDC leader Nelson Chamisa chickened out of his planned Kwekwe rally yesterday, saying he will abide by the Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP)'s decision to prohibit the gathering in a bid to contain the spread of typhoid in the Midlands Province. Chamisa had notified the ZRP about the ral...
MDC to hold 18th anniversary in Kwekwe 12 September 2017 HARARE - Morgan Tsvangirai is holding a rally next month marking the 18th anniversary of the establishment of the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC). “Our 18th anniversary celebrations will be held at Mbizo Stadium in Kwekwe on Saturday, October 7, 2017. The theme of our anniversary celebrat...
Kwekwe council drags Zinwa to court 20 May 2017 BULAWAYO - Kwekwe City Council (Kwekwe) has dragged the Zimbabwe National Water Authority (Zinwa) to court demanding the latter be ordered to stop partial or complete disconnection of water supply over payment arrears. The local authority is arguing the disconnections are unlawful. This com...
Zimasco pollution "killing" Kwekwe 29 June 2016 HARARE - Chinese-owned Zimasco (Private) Limited is facing serious government censure after a State-sanctioned probe has unearthed serious environmental damage at its Kwekwe plant, the Daily News can reveal. The development not only comes as President Robert Mugabe has attacked the ethical con...
'Al-Shabaab' runs amok in Kwekwe 6 April 2016 HARARE - It has emerged that the Kwekwe-based Zanu PF terror group that goes by the sick moniker “Al-Shabaab” went berserk at the weekend, attacking party youths who attended a homecoming rally for President Robert Mugabe at Harare International Airport on his return from Japan. Two Zanu PF Kw...
Terror group hunts ministers 14 January 2016 HARARE - A Kwekwe-based terror group going by the sick moniker “Al-Shabaab” and said to be aligned to one of the factions contesting for power in the warring post-congress Zanu PF has gone berserk, tormenting a number of Cabinet ministers from the Midlands. Speaking to the Daily News yesterday...
Kwekwe hosts darts tourney 20 January 2015 HARARE - The National Darts Association of Zimbabwe (Ndaz) will next month hold the inaugural Champions of Champions 2015 Darts tournament at Munyati Power Station in Kwekwe. The tournament which will be played in a best of 39 format is scheduled for February 28. Ndaz secretary, Stephen Mwa...
Fearful Mnangagwa cancels celebrations 21 December 2014 HARARE - Acting President Emmerson Mnangagwa has cancelled round two of his victory celebrations that were scheduled to take place today at his Sherwood Farm, just outside Kwekwe. Sources told the Daily News yesterday that the secretive Zanu PF stalwart had apparently taken this unexpected dec...
Walter Magaya calls for calm 23 November 2014 KWEKWE - As the Kwekwe community and the nation at large come to terms with the horrific death of 11 people at a church service conducted by Prophet Walter Magaya, the popular preacher yesterday refused to blame police for the disaster. Speaking to the Daily News on Sunday, Magaya insisted tha...
Lessons from the Kwekwe tragedy 23 November 2014 HARARE - It is always tragic, irrespective of the circumstances, when there is loss of life — and arguably doubly so when people die while nourishing their spiritual wellbeing. To that extent, our hearts go out to all those who lost their lives at the regrettable stampede at the Prophetic Heal...
11 perish at Magaya crusade 23 November 2014 KWEKWE - Eleven people died and 40 others were injured as they scrambled to evacuate Mbizo Stadium in Kwekwe on Thursday night after attending Prophet Walter Magaya’s mega crusade which was attended by tens of thousands of people. While investigations were still in progress yesterday, PHD Mini...
Gold panner buried alive 9 February 2014 KWEKWE - An 18-year-old Kwekwe gold panner died when a mine shaft he was working on collapsed burying him alive early yesterday. Bornwell Chigumbu, who arrived from Gokwe three months ago in search of greener pastures in the small mining town of Kwekwe, fell into a mine shaft believed to be mo...
Soldier batters pregnant wife over relish 14 January 2014 BULAWAYO - A Zimbabwe National Army (ZNA) member is in trouble after he was arrested for severely assaulting his pregnant wife who had served him sadza with vegetables instead of meat. Francis Ndlovu, 27 stationed at the ZNA Air Defence regiment in Kwekwe and residing at Queens Park West in Bu...
You don't care about Zisco, govt told 8 November 2013 HARARE - Masango Matambanadzo, the Zanu PF MP for Kwekwe, has castigated Cabinet ministers for neglecting Ziscosteel workers since the closure of the company five years ago. Matambanadzo made the remarks during a hearing on the parliamentary portfolio committee on Industry and Commerce on Wedn...