ENERGY minister Simon Khaya Moyo yesterday told Parliament that more heads were set to roll at Zimbabwe Power Company (ZPC) over the $7 million Gwanda solar project which was awarded to businessman Wicknell Chivayo and was never implemented even though he was paid the full amount.
GWERU residents have petitioned Parliament to stop their local authority from installing prepaid water meters in the city.
The petition, handed over by Gweru Residents’ Forum director Charles Mazorodze to the Local Government Parliamentary Portfolio Committee yesterday, said the prepaid water meters, if installed, would exclude many from accessing potable water, which, in turn, would expose them to waterborne diseases such as cholera and typhoid.
THE Transport and Infrastructural Development ministry is planning to introduce an electric train between Mutare and Harare in a move that is set to boost tourism in the Eastern Highlands.
After years in which the disease presented only a limited threat, this city in eastern Zimbabwe is seeing a spike in malaria deaths, with more than 30 recorded in 2017, city officials say.
FINANCE and Economic Planning minister Patrick Chinamasa yesterday slashed excise duty on all fuel products in a move meant to reduce overall production costs and stabilise the country’s pricing system.
REVELATIONS that Thomas Mapfumo will stage a show in Harare on April 28 have torched widespread excitement among his fans, although others are not convinced the exiled musician will perform in Zimbabwe.
MORE than half of emigrants sent remittances to their families in Zimbabwe, a new survey by the Zimbabwe National Statistics Agency (Zimstat) has shown.
ENVIRONMENT, Water and Climate minister Oppah Muchinguri has urged wildlife rangers to adopt a “shoot-to-kill policy” against poachers, whom she equated to robbers.
FORMER Foreign Affairs minister and Masvingo South MP Walter Mzembi yesterday said he had taken a sabbatical from politics to concentrate on private business.
A NKULUMANE baby, whose parents appealed for $15 000 for her to undergo life-saving heart surgery in India, has been admitted at Mpilo Central Hospital after well-wishers donated $3 200.