Articles tagged 'manicaland'

Minister evicts villagers 14 March 2019 Manicaland Provincial Affairs minister Ellen Gwaradzimba is in another farm eviction storm — this time involving 21 villagers who allege she is encroaching into their land to expand her Penhalonga farm.
Pine trees to ease tobacco-curing burden 18 January 2018 MUTARE - Use of fast-growing exotic trees has lifted the burden off indigenous trees in tobacco curing which is responsible for 20 percent of over 350 000 hectare annual vegetation loss that has been increasingly threatening the nation's biodiversity. Pine trees, abundant in Manicaland, are ex...
Human-wildlife conflict rages as govt watches 18 January 2018 MUTARE - As wrangling between conservationists and villagers over why the perimeter fence around Save Valley Conservancy (SVC) no longer exists, the human-wildlife conflict along the nature reserve is taking a huge toll on Chipinge's rural agricultural economy. Beyond loss of livestock and cro...
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 | Female artisanal miners suffer loss of dignity 9 November 2017 MUTARE - Female artisanal miners in Penhalonga have revealed that they are forced to share information on their monthly periods or when they have vaginal bleeding to male counterparts as they would have to stay away from their gold claims. Beliefs in Mutasa prohibit women from getting into gol...
EASTERN NEWS | Desperate hookers terrorise suburb 21 September 2017 MUTARE - The proverbial expression “the law is an ass” might have considerable meaning to victims of rampaging prostitutes here in the mountainous city. Of course the ass being referred to here is the donkey (its English colloquial name). According to phrases.org.uk the expression refers to...
News galore for Byo, Mutare readers 28 June 2017 HARARE - Starting July 5 2017, your favourite daily newspaper — the Daily News — will give its readers in Bulawayo and Mutare regions exclusive and comprehensive coverage of news in these respective areas. The Wednesday edition of the Daily News will carry unique and exciting news from Zimbabw...
Forbes Border offices to be demolished 7 June 2017 HARARE - Operations at Forbes Border Post in Mutare will be interrupted in the coming weeks to pave way for the construction of a new road. This comes after the Manicaland Provincial office gave border officials a two-week ultimatum to vacate office buildings. The offices at one of the coun...
Zim on high Ebola alert 25 May 2017 HARARE - Zimbabwe has ratcheted up its safeguards against Ebola, with the country requiring travellers mainly passing through the Mozambique border and other frontiers to undergo enhanced screening for the deadly virus. This comes as the World Health Organisation (WHO) has confirmed new cases ...
Poor roads, roadblocks stall tourism 31 December 2016 MUTARE - Manicaland's tourism sector is being undermined by poor road infrastructure and ubiquitous police roadblocks on highways leading to the holiday destinations, hoteliers here have complained bitterly. Tourists travelling to the eastern highlands holiday destinations such as Mt Inyangani...
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...
Muchinguri faces Zanu PF chop 20 December 2015 MUTARE - In what could prove to be the tipping point in the post-congress Zanu PF's seemingly unstoppable factional and succession wars, the Daily News has reliably learnt that political heavyweight Oppah Muchinguri-Kashiri is on the verge of being hit with the party's infamous vote of no confide...
War over Grace's Manicaland rally 5 October 2015 HARARE - The tongue-lashing that President Robert Mugabe gave to Zanu PF's warring factions last week regarding his controversial wife Grace's impending visit to Manicaland appears to have fallen on deaf ears. The Daily News learnt yesterday that far from dousing the demons of factionalism dev...
No one can stop my wife: Mugabe 2 October 2015 HARARE - An angry President Robert Mugabe once again waded into Zanu PF's seemingly unstoppable factional and succession wars yesterday, starkly telling hordes of his supporters at Harare International Airport that no one in the burning ruling party could stand in the way of the wishes of his con...
Manicaland wants Mutasa recalled from Parliament 5 February 2015 HARARE - Zanu PF Manicaland provincial executive committee wants Didymus Mutasa recalled from Parliament immediately and replaced by Christopher Chingosho. In an interview with the Daily News early this week, Samuel Undenge, the provincial chairperson, said Headlands was insisting on the recal...
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...
Moyo attacks Gono 26 September 2014 HARARE - The Ministry wishes to correct three gross misrepresentations in a statement attributed to Dr Gideon Gono and widely reported today by the mainstream media. Firstly, Dr Gono is reported to have, in a manner of speaking, claimed that alleged factional detractors are behind the disquali...
I'll not join any faction: Gono 25 September 2014 HARARE - Former Zimbabwe Reserve Bank governor Gideon Gono said yesterday he would not join any Zanu PF faction to fast-track his Senate appointment. Gono was speaking after the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) disqualified him from filling a senatorial vacancy in Manicaland. This comes ...
Zec disqualifies Gono 24 September 2014 HARARE - Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) has disqualified former Reserve Bank governor, Gideon Gono, from filling a senatorial vacancy in Manicaland. This comes after Manicaland voted Gono to replace the late Kumbirai Kangai, who was declared a national hero and buried at the National Hero...
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. ...
Kumbirai Kangai remembered 1 September 2014 HARARE - A high-level team comprising of Zanu PF Manicaland provincial leadership yesterday descended on the late Kumbirai Kangai's Glen Forest Farm in Harare for his memorial service. From chronicling his first interactions with the ex-Cabinet minister at Cold Comfort Farm in 1967 to narratin...
50 attend Biti rally 5 May 2014 HARARE - Tendai Biti has suffered another blow to his campaign, with a poor turnout on Saturday at a Manicaland rally confirming the scant support suggested by his rival Morgan Tsvangirai. But the Biti camp insisted that Saturday's meeting was an internal consultation with structures not a ral...
Independent Manicaland power producers ramp up output 27 March 2014 MUTARE - Manicaland’s biggest independent power producer Nyangani Renewable Energy (Pvt) Ltd hopes to complete the Pungwe run-of-river hydro power station by year-end, increasing electricity output to 20 megawatt (MW), a top official has said. Executive director Ian McKersie said Manicaland’s ...
Envoy abandons position for Zanu PF provincial post 28 October 2013 HARARE - John Mvundura, the acting Zanu PF Manicaland provincial chairman, has ditched his diplomatic post in Cuba to lead the party's provincial structure in the eastern capital. Mvundura was appointed Zanu PF Manicaland chairperson in the run-up to the July 31 polls after the ruling party's ...
Grace Kwinjeh bounces back 29 June 2013 HARARE - Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai's MDC says it has offered disgruntled founding member Grace Kwinjeh one of the six seats reserved for women in Manicaland province. Under the proportional representation system, 60 seats in the National Assembly will be reserved for women, with six sea...