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“Following the address we made on November 13, 2017, which we believe our main broadcaster, the Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation and The Herald were directed not to publicise, the ...

FORMER Finance minister and now MDC vice president Tendai Biti: “A budget of $63 billion is an illusion and unachievable, but also reflects extent of hyperinflation. The Pre-Budget ...

POLICE in Gwanda, Bulilima and Mangwe districts of Matabeleland South have imposed a three-month ban on the carrying of knobkerries and catapults, among other “weapons”, citing increased crime ...

Subsidies and other Market Distortions Market distortions associated with subsidies present an additional risk to macroeconomic and fiscal stability. In particular, subsidies on fuel, electricity and agriculture have, ...

MASVINGO City Council says it needs US$60 million to ease perennial water shortages that will see the country’s first urban settlement increasing pumping capacity from about 30 megalitres to 60 megalitres per day to match rising demand. ...

PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa has declared G40 an enemy of the State, warning any Zanu PF members interacting with its members would be dealt with. ...

JOHANNESBURG — Africa, where close to half of its 1,2 billion people have access to electricity, is set to become a world leader in renewable energy. ...

A 35-YEAR-OLD Harare man, who terrorised women in and around Kwekwe by robbing and raping them, has been arrested. ...

SUSPENDED Gweru town Clerk Elizabeth Gwatipedza’s salary perks which saw her receiving hefty benefits and drawing over $100 000 from the cash-strapped local authority, has sparked outrage among ratepayers. ...

TRANSPORT and Infrastructural Development minister Joel Biggie Matiza has thrown suffering Zimbabwe National Road Administration (Zinara) workers under the bus and defended mass resignations that have rocked the parastatal under his watch. ...

SASAI, the latest application developed by Econet’s Cassava Fintech International (CFI), has a remittance feature which has attracted crowds to their exhibition stand AfricaTech in Cape Town, a company official has revealed. ...

THE trial of former Zanu PF legislator Francis Ndambakuwa (52) and six others on charges of attempting to kill two MDC members ahead of the infamous June 2008 presidential election run-off, failed to kick off at Karoi Magistrates Court after his lawyer Felix Antonio requested for more time to peruse State papers. ...

Rozinah Moyo-Chigumbura (40), from Bulawayo, is appealing for financial assistance to enable her to undergo bone marrow transplant in India. ...

ZIMBABWE Tourism Authority (ZTA) acting chief executive, Givemore Chidzidzi has said the country remained an attractive tourist destination, which the travel world cannot do without. ...

SOUTH AFRICAN opposition leader, Julius Malema has offered to mediate between President Emmerson Mnangagwa and G40 faction members who fled Zimbabwe soon after the November 2017 coup which toppled long-time ruler, the late Robert Mugabe. ...

PRESIDENwill today address predominantly MDC councillors in Bulawayo amid divisions in the opposition party over the Zimbabwean leader’s legitimacy.T Emmerson Mnangagwa ...

AN Inyathi man is in trouble for stealing 18 chickens from his employer before trying to conceal the theft by lying that some of the birds died and others were eaten by dogs. ...

THE Progressive Teachers Union of Zimbabwe (PTUZ) has challenged government to publish salary schedules of ministers among other senior civil service officials “to see if they resonate with austerity measures” introduced by Finance minister Mthuli Ncube to manage government expenditure. ...

THE alleged tussle for power between opposition leader Nelson Chamisa and former secretary-general Douglas Mwonzora is nothing but a staged-managed sideshow to destabilise the MDC, the party has said. ...

THE heavy rains that pounded the City of Gweru on Monday evening exposed a ticking time bomb of a malfunctioning drainage system that caused massive flooding in the central business district(CBD). ...

MASVINGO Centre for Research and Community Development (Macrad) recently conducted a women land rights training in Masvingo Central constituency, and will be moving to Gutu and Bikita. ...

FINANCE minister Mthuli Ncube faces a daunting task on how to balance his revenue generation and expenditure as he presents the 2020 budget today; at a time the economy is on a tailspin characterised by high inflation, skyrocketing prices of goods and cash shortages. ...

Opposition MDC leader Nelson Chamisa has pleaded with the donor community to immediately intervene and stop Zanu PF from capitalising on the humanitarian crisis and using donated food to garner votes. ...

About 71% of people living with HIV in Mashonaland East are aware of their status as the nation moves towards reducing new infections. ...

ZIMBABWE is reportedly set to lose millions of dollars in royalties after it signed a grey deal on wildlife conservation with the United States-based International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) in September this year. ...

TWO Mozambican nationals who unlawfully entered Zimbabwe through Chikafa entry point in Mbire in a bid to sell a live pangolin and elephant tusks were fined $200 each for skipping the border and got custodial sentences each for poaching. ...

The National Social Security Authority (NSSA) board on Monday fretted when asked to answer to questions regarding abuse of pension funds, particularly the payment of $1,8 million to six experts engaged to unpack a BDO forensic audit compiled at a cost of US$120 000. ...

A SERIAL Mozambican armed robber who had terrorised Mutare residents, assaulting victims using a machete while raping others, was last week arrested in the neighbouring country. ...

LOCAL authorities have demanded that government should share with them the direct and indirect taxes it collects so they can contribute towards the attainment of vision 2030. ...

THE Zanu PF government has warmed up to dialogue with opposition leader Nelson Chamisa following his “conciliatory tone” over President Emerson Mnangagwa’s legitimacy, but rejected foreign mediation in the potential talks. ...