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BY MIRIAM MANGWAYA/BLESSED MHLANGA THE Zanu PF government, stung by public outcry and a recent court ruling which annulled its planned mass eviction of Chilonga villagers in Chiredzi, ...

BY MTHANDAZO NYONI DISGRUNTLED parents of pupils at Sizane High School in Bulawayo have accused authorities of increasing fees without consulting them. School authorities are not allowed to ...

BY DESMOND CHINGARANDE HARARE West MP Joanah Mamombe and youth leader, Cecilia Chimbiri have slapped the Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) with a $15 million lawsuit for circulating their ...

BY MTHANDAZO NYONI THE Zimbabwe Election Support Network (Zesn) has urged government to consider lifting the indefinite suspension on by-elections after COVID-19 lockdown regulations were relaxed last week ...

WOMEN participation in the financial services sector is usually low as compared to their male counterparts. In an effort to address this disparity, the Zimbabwe Women’s Microfinance Bank ...

BY WINSTONE ANTONIO POLICE Commissioner Erasmus Makodza, who was recently arrested and charged with criminal abuse of office, has filed a complaint to his boss, Commissioner-General Godwin Matanga, ...

BY PATRICIA SIBANDA ZIMBABWE’S biggest psychiatric institution Ingutsheni Central Hospital in Bulawayo is reportedly overcrowded, a situation that exposes inmates to COVID-19 as they cannot practise social distancing. ...

BY MTHANDAZO NYONI BULAWAYO city’s supply dams are 70,39% full, with the local authority saying it is progressively moving towards suspending the water-shedding programme. According to the city’s ...

BY PHYLLIS MBANJE/ARNOLD FANDISO/VANESSA GUZHA UNITED Nations resident co-ordinator in Zimbabwe, Maria Ribeiro yesterday said a study conducted by the World Health Organisation (WHO) had revealed that 41% ...

BY LORRAINE MUROMO WOMEN rights activists have urged government to put in place measures that will ensure transparency and accountability by the private sector once it is allowed ...

BY MIRIAM MANGWAYA Members of Parliament have demanded that they be allowed control over use of devolution funds in accordance with the Constitution in order to enhance accountability ...

By SIMBARASHE SITHOLE THE farmer vetting and contracting process for the Command Agriculture Programme is set to be reviewed in Mashonaland Central province ahead of the winter wheat ...

By SIMBARASHE SITHOLE THREE Mvurwi Town Council officials were recently arrested after they allegedly sold 32 stands valued at more than $18 million to desperate home-seekers and issued ...

BY PRAISEMORE SITHOLE TWO gunshots were allegedly fired yesterday after Mthwakazi Republic Party (MRP) youth tried to regain control of the Ntabazinduna Lodge, which was forcibly taken away ...

BY DESMOND CHINGARANDE NORTON legislator Temba Mliswa (Independent), who is accused of violating COVID-19 regulations after he held a Press conference at his house in Borrowdale, Harare, yesterday ...

BY HARRIET CHIKANDIWA/ARNOLD FANDISO/VANESSA GUZHA THE Primary and Secondary Education ministry yesterday said government was expecting a 100% teacher turnout on March 15 as the country prepares to ...

BY MIRIAM MANGWAYA MISSING journalist-cum-activist Itai Dzamara’s wife, Sheffra yesterday made an impassioned plea for President Emmerson Mnangagwa to intervene and intensify investigations on her husband’s disappearance six ...

BY MIRIAM MANGWAYA    A Chivhu man is battling for his life after he was trampled on by a stray elephant on Sunday midnight while walking home. Talent Shara ...

Americans who have received the COVID-19 vaccine can gather with vaccinated grandparents or friends without wearing masks or keeping their distance, according to new CDC guidance announced Monday, ...

Austrian authorities have suspended inoculations with a batch of AstraZeneca’s (AZN.L) COVID-19 vaccine as a precaution while investigating the death of one person and the illness of another after the ...

 MacKenzie Scott, philanthropist, author and former wife of Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, has married a Seattle science teacher who expressed gratitude “for the exceptional privilege it will be ...

ECONET Wireless Zimbabwe (Econet) has reviewed its voice, SMS and data bundles in line with tariffs approved by the regulator in August last year. The latest adjustment comes ...

BY MOSES MATENGA/ GARIKAI MAFIRAKUREVA FORMER MDC Alliance deputy treasurer-general Lillian Timveos, who recently defected to Zanu PF, has confirmed long-held fears that the ruling party was plotting ...

BY ACHIM STEINER THIS year’s International Women’s Day is like no other. As countries and communities start to recover from a devastating pandemic, we have the chance to ...

BY NQOBANI NDLOVU THE Zimbabwe Council of Churches (ZCC) has urged government to include State security organs in its national dialogue sessions to ensure inclusivity in the process. ...

In 1975, the United Nations began observing International Women’s Day — an occasion to celebrate women’s achievement — and in 1977, officially recognised it in a resolution calling ...

COVID-19 has intensified work, childcare and housework pressures. Senior-level women are under significantly more pressure than their male counterparts. Black women feel under-supported and impacted by racial violence. ...

Female leaders have been praised for their roles in response to COVID-19, but remain under-represented in decision-making. International Women’s Day 2021 focuses on the role women can play ...

BY JAIROS SAUNYAMA FOUR Murewa men have been arrested on allegations of killing a teenager who accused one of them of dating his girlfriend. Leonard Jambwa (28), Jacob ...

BY VANESSA GONYE The COVID-19 pandemic has ushered in a new way of approaching issues among Zimbabweans who witnessed a huge number of fellow citizens succumbing to the ...