Articles tagged 'mazoe'

Schweppes Zim speaks on shortages 10 November 2018 HARARE - Beverages maker Schweppes Zimbabwe Limited (SZL) is failing to meet demand for its products owing to foreign currency shortages impeding its ability to source adequate raw materials. SZL said the foreign currency allocations it is receiving from banks were inadequate to fully satisfy ...
Zambia bans popular Zimbabwe juice Mazoe 20 July 2018 HARARE - Health authorities in Zambia are investigating the safety of a popular Zimbabwean juice, Mazoe. There are fears that counterfeit Mazoe products have hit the market and are not fit for consumption. The government suspects that the imported Mazoe drink does not meet the national food...
Zim livid as Coca-Cola reduces sugar content in iconic local drink 15 June 2018 HARARE - There has been an outcry in Zimbabwe after the Coca-Cola Company changed the ingredients of the country's iconic drink Mazoe. Over the last few weeks social media has been abuzz with complaints, as Zimbabweans registered their displeasure with the taste of Mazoe products bottled by Co...
Miners sue Grace over utterances 6 April 2018 HARARE - Former first lady Grace Mugabe has been slapped with a $ 100 000 lawsuit by artisanal miners she is engaged with in the fight to control the gold-rich Smithfield Farm in Mazowe. Last week Grace told the media that laptops and other valuables had been stolen from her Mazowe business hu...
Break in at Grace Mugabe's property 1 April 2018 HARARE - There was a break-in at former first lady Grace Mugabe's orphanage in Mazowe recently where valuables, including laptops, were stolen under suspicious circumstances. Read full story in today's paper. [Adz]
Mugabe fights for mineral-rich farm 16 March 2018 HARARE - Former president Robert Mugabe has filed an urgent chamber application in the High Court in a bid to reclaim Smithfield Farm situated in Mazowe, the Daily News can report. The 94-year-old despot, who claims ownership of the sprawling farmland through his Gushungo Holdings (Private) Li...
Govt to build $1bn Mugabe university 10 August 2017 HARARE - Higher and Tertiary Education minister Jonathan Moyo yesterday stunned journalists when he revealed that influential First Lady Grace Mugabe has pressured government to build a state-of-the-art university to be named after her husband at a cost of $1 billion. The Robert Gabriel Mugabe...
Mugabes own Arnold Farm 21 April 2017 HARARE - A court case in which a Mazowe couple is accused of criminal trespass and assaulting a cop has confirmed that President Robert Mugabe and his family have interests in Arnold Farm, and are behind the villagers' eviction from the property. For over a year, speculation has been rife that...
Arnold Farm evictions deplorable 10 April 2017 HARARE - The Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) has been condemned for its continued harassment of families at Arnold Farm in Mazowe in Mashonaland Central, whose homes are being callously destroyed in a bid to evict them without alternative shelter. This is despite a consent order by High Court J...
Another Manzou blow for Grace 30 January 2015 HARARE - Lawyers representing the beleaguered Manzou Farm villagers, whom the government wants to evict to make way for First Lady Grace Mugabe's planned wildlife sanctuary, have forced authorities to undertake to ensure that there is no conflict between Grace's animals and the poor families. ...
Manzou villagers look to interdict govt 28 January 2015 HARARE - Manzou Farm villagers have filed another urgent court application seeking to interdict the government from bringing more wildlife to the farm, arguing animals should not take precedence over people. In the court application, the residents, who are represented by Tonderai Bhatasara and...
Grace Mugabe's animals wreak havoc 25 January 2015 HARARE - Wild animals released into Manzou Farm in Mazowe — that has been appropriated by First Lady Grace Mugabe, are giving villagers a torrid time, with lawyers representing the poor families filing High Court papers last week to force the government to have the animals removed within 48 hours...
'Manzou Farm not fit for 'Big Five' game' 21 January 2015 HARARE - Manzou Farm in Mazowe,  which has been given to First Lady Grace Mugabe to run as a wildlife sanctuary, is not fit for “Big Five” game, Zimbabwe Conservation Task Force (ZCTF) has said. Johnny Rodriguez, chairman of ZCTF, told the Daily News yesterday that Manzou Farm should not be tu...
Mazowe residents accuse Chihuri, Mohadi of defying court order 18 January 2015 HARARE - Mazowe residents who are being evicted from Manzou Farm have filed an urgent contempt of court application against Home Affairs minister Kembo Mohadi, on allegations of defying a court order. The applicants, who are represented by Tonderai Bhatasara and Gift Mtisi, are Aspinas Makufa,...
Court stops Grace 13 January 2015 HARARE - High Court judge Erica Ndewere has granted a provisional order to stop the evictions of Mazowe residents at Manzou Farm following an application by six people who are part of the affected families. The six are part of approximately 200 families who are facing eviction in a move report...
'Farm evictions are for Grace's benefit' 12 January 2015 HARARE - Observers say claims by Zanu PF and Mashonaland Central Provincial Affairs minister Martin Dinha that First Lady Grace Mugabe is not behind the ongoing illegal evictions of poor villagers at Manzou Farm in Mazowe are “perplexing to say the least”. The ruling party claimed in a stateme...
Please stop Grace 11 January 2015 HARARE - With little or no notice, the police burned and demolished scores of homes at a farm in Mazowe to make way for President Robert Mugabe's rapacious wife Grace — who wants to expand her vast business interests in the area. Scores of Zimbabwean citizens lost their homes and livelihoods a...
Grace Mugabe under fire 11 January 2015 HARARE - Anger against First Lady Grace Mugabe's land grabs in Mazowe is growing, with opposition parties uniting in their condemnation of her callous eviction of poor families from Manzou Farm to expand her sprawling business empire in the area. This is despite stuttering attempts by Mashonal...
Mugabe is a priest: Grace 8 October 2014 HARARE - First Lady Grace Mugabe has sensationally claimed that her husband is a priest who is God's special gift to Zimbabwe. A revved up Grace, who has embarked on a whirlwind tour of the country's 10 provinces to drum up support for her controversial entry into Zanu PF politics, told dozens...
Grace for president? 11 September 2014 HARARE - President Robert Mugabe's wife Grace on Wednesday received a major boost as chiefs and government ministers gave her a “blank cheque for higher office” in Zanu PF. With her position as the Women's League national secretary all but secured, there is no doubt that the flamboyant busines...
I'm a modest queen: Grace 10 September 2014 HARARE - First Lady Grace Mugabe yesterday described herself as a modest “queen” who has been reluctantly sucked into the ruling party's vicious politics. As she addressed hundreds of chiefs who visited her Mazowe orphanage to endorse her nomination as the incoming Women's League boss yesterda...