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Editorial Comment: More action from Health ministry on COVID-19

A DEADLY disease has virtually immobilised the world’s second largest economy, China, which has since December last year – despite its technological advances and expertise, has been at a loss on how to stop the malady called coronavirus (COVID-19).

By The NewsDay Mar. 8, 2020
Sekuru Ndunge’s son battles for property in messy divorce
Sekuru Ndunge’s son battles for property in messy divorce

THE son of the late popular traditional healer Sekuru Ndunge born, Charles Makuyana, Jabulani and his estranged wife are embroiled in a bitter court wrangle over the distribution of property following their divorce recently.

By The NewsDay Mar. 7, 2020
Govt rebuked over currency controls

FINANCIAL services firm, Morgan and Co has urged government not to impose policies on the market.

By The Standard Mar. 4, 2020
‘Workers fed up with govt looters’

WORKERS in Bulawayo have said they are fed up with unfulfilled promises by government officials who are living large, while they live in misery and watch their children’s future being destroyed.

By The NewsDay Mar. 3, 2020
Zimra seizes Mpilo Hospital equipment

THE Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (Zimra) on Sunday seized training equipment for doctors and nurses at Mpilo Central Hospital demanding £3 000 duty from an international organisation that sourced the kit for kidney biopsy.

By The Standard Mar. 3, 2020
MSU lecturers down tools

MIDLANDS State University (MSU) lecturers have joined the growing list of State universities’ workers who have downed tools in the past few days following a meeting on February 28.

By The Standard Mar. 2, 2020
BCC to disconnect ratepayers in debt

BULAWAYO City Council has announced that it will be disconnecting water supplies to ratepayers who are not settling their bills, who it blames for failing to deliver on service provision due to poor cash flow.

By The NewsDay Mar. 2, 2020
Mash Central seeks Tsenengamu ouster

ZANU PF Mashonaland Central Provincial Co-ordinating Committee (PCC) on Saturday passed a resolution to expel former youth league commissar Godfrey Tsenengamu from the party.

By The NewsDay Mar. 2, 2020
Anxiety as human rights abuses rise

ZIMBABWE has been plagued by an increase in human rights abuses in the last two years and the deteriorating situation has become a source of concern, Law Society of Zimbabwe president Thandaza Masiye-Moyo has said.

By The NewsDay Mar. 2, 2020
Govt vows to continue opening up airwaves

GOVERNMENT has pledged to continue opening up the airwaves and pleaded with players in the media industry to guard against compromising national security in their reportage.

By The NewsDay Feb. 29, 2020
Ginimbi offers Zimra $400 000 monthly out-of-court settlement

SOCIALITE and businessman Genius “Ginimbi” Kadungure, who is facing charges of tax evasion and smuggling, has offered a $400 000 monthly out-of-court settlement deal with the Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (Zimra) to clear his over $3,4 million tax liabilities.

By The NewsDay Feb. 29, 2020
Mnangagwa blames sanctions for failure

PRESIDENT Emmerson Mangagwa yesterday attributed his administration’s failure to contain the raging economic crisis to sanctions and lack of global financing.

By The NewsDay Feb. 26, 2020
Axed Zanu PF youths await ED intervention

SUSPENDED Zanu PF youth leaders, who have been at the forefront of fighting corruption by exposing alleged cartel leaders, bleeding the country through their perceived corrupt actions, now await President Emmerson Mnangagwa to decide their fate after raising concerns to the party’s national commissar Victor Matemadanda on the manner their case was handled.

By The NewsDay Feb. 26, 2020
Pamushana High pupils in Valentine’s gig sex storm

STUDENTS at the Reformed Church of Zimbabwe (RCZ)-run Pamushana High School in Bikita East were reportedly involved in a beer binge and sex escapades at the school premises after the institution hired a band to belatedly celebrate Valentine’s Day.

By The NewsDay Feb. 20, 2020
Zim in coronavirus scare

ZIMBABWE yesterday reported its first suspected case of the coronavirus, with authorities saying investigations were underway.

By The Standard Feb. 20, 2020
High Court okays Budiriro demolitions

THE High Court has given City of Harare the greenlight to demolish illegal housing structures built on its land by members of Events Housing Co-operative in Budiriro.

By The Standard Feb. 17, 2020
Police break silence on Wedza shooting incident

POLICE in Mashonaland East province have broken the silence on a shooting incident involving the officer-in-charge at Hwedza Police Station, who allegedly shot an imbiber at a local nightclub.

By The NewsDay Feb. 17, 2020
Green Fuel demands lost fuel from NOIC

Green Fuel (Pvt) Ltd boss Billy Rautenbach has approached the court seeking to amend his lawsuit against the National Oil Infrastructure Company of Zimbabwe (Pvt) Ltd (Noic) in which he is seeking compensation for the loss of over 623 547 litres of ethanol worth over $1,1 million.

By The NewsDay Feb. 17, 2020
‘Decriminalise wilful transmission of HIV’

FEMALE parliamentarians have called for the decriminalisation of wilful transmission of HIV, saying women were the most affected by the law.

By The NewsDay Feb. 17, 2020
Stop machete gangs before they become warlords: Mavima

MIDLANDS Provincial Affairs minister Larry Mavima yesterday called upon all stakeholders to join hands with the police and decisively deal with machete gangs before they become warlords who have a potential to start a civil war.

By The NewsDay Feb. 12, 2020
Zivhu doles out cheaper pads

CHIVI South legislator Killer Zivhu has launched an ambitious project to provide affordable sanitary pads to the less-privileged women and girls under his Killer Zivhu Foundation.

By The NewsDay Feb. 12, 2020
‘Army dominates civilian space’

CIVIC society organisations (CSOs) have expressed concern over alleged militarisation of civilian processes and interference by the army in several non-military institutions, including the Judiciary and electoral bodies.

By The NewsDay Feb. 12, 2020
RG’s Office cashier in court over US$32 000

A REGISTRAR-GENERAL Office cashier appeared at the Harare Magistrates’ Court yesterday facing fraud charges after he allegedly converted US$32 090 paid for the processing of passports to his personal use.

By The NewsDay Feb. 12, 2020
Magistrate dismisses remand application for vendors

A HARARE magistrate has dismissed an application for removal from remand filed by 10 vendors, who were brutalised by the police while in custody, resulting in the death of their colleague, Hilton Tamangani in October last year.

By The NewsDay Feb. 12, 2020
Doctors claim abuse of Global Fund facility

SENIOR doctors have asked Parliament to investigate alleged hijacking of funds from the Global Fund earmarked to pay doctors retention allowances so that they do not leave the country for greener pastures.

By The NewsDay Feb. 9, 2020
NetOne, Zimra in OneMoney partnership

STATE-OWNED telecommunications company, NetOne has entered into a partnership with Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (Zimra) that will allow corporates and individuals to use the mobile financial services firm payment platform, OneMoney when remitting taxes.

By The Standard Feb. 7, 2020
Botswana records suspected coronavirus case

NEIGHBOURING Botswana yesterday said it had recorded its first suspected case of coronavirus, at a time Zimbabwe has placed 129 visitors from China on check for the fast-spreading killer bug which has claimed 213 lives in the Asian country since last week

By The Standard Feb. 1, 2020
Former broadcaster, presidential guards granted $500 bail each

THREE presidential guards and a former broadcaster, who allegedly went on the rampage, assaulting artisanal miners while armed with a pistol in Mt Darwin, were yesterday granted $500 bail each by a Mt Darwin magistrate.

By The Standard Feb. 1, 2020