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PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa has been urged to ensure that there is citizen participation in governance issues as well as demilitarise and de-politicise functional commissions so that they are effective in their mandate of protecting citizens. ...

FORMER Women Affairs, Gender and Community Development minister, Nyasha Chikwinya, has been taken to court over an outstanding $31 765 energy bill owing to the Zimbabwe Electricity Transmission and Distribution Company (Zetdc). ...

POLICE yesterday reinforced their security, with some police details getting onto the streets armed with AK-47 rifles, as the law enforcement agency upped its effort to evict defiant vendors from Harare streets. ...

ACTING PRESIDENT Kembo Mohadi yesterday claimed that he cheated death twice when an aircraft in which he was a passenger failed to negotiate a stormy weather on his way to Beitbridge. ...

Prominent economist and former MDC executive member, Eddie Cross (pictured), has urged the new Finance Minister, Mthuli Ncube, to grow a thick skin and resist executive pressure to push him to spend more than what the country was producing. ...

A 52-year-old Harare woman, Tambudzayi Mlambo, has through the sheriff of the High Court, petitioned the court seeking an order to interdict the attachment of her property in a matter involving the Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation (ZBC) and its former employees under Hatley House Residents Association (HHRA). ...

A HEALTH time bomb is ticking in Marondera as the cash-strapped council is left with one week’s supply of chlorine, an essential chemical used in treating water. ...

EDNA Pawandiwa tested HIV positive in 2005 while working as a bar attendant for Gweru City Council in the city’s densely populated suburb of Mambo. The events that followed in her life were devastating. ...

PEOPLE living with HIV and Aids are being urged to adhere to life-prolonging anti-retroviral therapy (ART) to avoid resistance and improve quality of life. ...

FIVE people died and 17 others were seriously injured yesterday when an overloaded commuter omnibus they were travelling in, overturned at the 32-kilometre peg along the Mazowe-Centenary Highway. ...

MIDLANDS State University (MSU) staff costs including salaries gobbled over $85 million, the higher learning institution’s consolidated financial statement for 2017 has revealed. ...

A CIVIC group has challenged President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s Zanu PF and the Nelson Chamisa-led MDC Alliance to end their fight over the outcome of the July 30 elections as this was now taking a toll on citizens who want quality service delivery and development. ...

A GWERU police officer, who allegedly received a $1 320 bribe to facilitate the recruitment of three prospective police officers and was issued with a warrant of arrest in February when he failed to appear in court, is still on the run, NewsDay Weekender has established. ...

A HARARE traditional healer, Kamwelo Banda, popularly known as Sekuru Banda, has joined the fight against cholera and pledged support to people affected by the epidemic. ...

LIFE-SAVING drugs worth millions of dollars, donated by the Global Fund, could soon go to waste after they were reportedly blocked from distribution and quarantined at government warehouses under unclear circumstances, at a time the country is facing a massive shortage of drugs due to foreign currency shortages. ...

BINGA — When women activists tried to push the government, sometime early this year, for sanitary wear to be given to women for free through various campaigns, the nation thought they had gone berserk. ...

AT least nine Zimbabweans died on the spot when a Johannesburg-bound InterCape bus crashed near Polokwane yesterday morning, the South African Police Service (Saps) has said. ...

THE love for kachasu has landed a 32-year-old Guruve man behind bars after he was caught drinking the illicit brew at the magistrates’ courts. ...

THE Nelson Chamisa-led MDC Alliance has vowed to approach the seven-member commission probing the fatal shooting of seven civilians by the military on August 1, demanding that two of the commissioners Lovemore Madhuku and Charity Manyeruke recuse themselves as they were “compromised” and unlikely to produce a balanced report. ...

POLICE in Bulawayo have arrested Aleck Nkandla (32) alias Alick Macheso together with his accomplice Cynthia Ncube in connection with 12 counts of unlawful entry and theft. ...

The Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe (BAZ) has granted Alpha Media Holdings (AMH) subsidiary company, Heart & Soul Broadcasting Services (Private) Limited a third broadcasting licence. ...

THE Zimbabwe Commercial Pilot Cadetship Fund, founded by Pete Schuil to help young Zimbabweans aspiring to become pilots, is rolling out a programme for aspirants to have access to funds to bankroll their training. ...

Zanu PF’s first woman chairperson, Oppah Muchinguri-Kashiri, (OM)(pictured) broke new ground when she was appointed Zimbabwe’s first female Defence minister. She speaks to NewsDay (ND) reporter Blessed Mhlanga ...

MARONDERA police have arrested three suspected robbers linked to a spate of car thefts recorded in Mashonaland East province over the past two months. ...

An MDC-T activist based in Mutare was yesterday slapped with a six-month jail term for threatening to torch 25 houses belonging to Zanu PF supporters soon after the ...

NINE residents of Budiriro 4 in Harare have petitioned the High Court seeking an order to interdict the local authority from demolishing their houses. ...

Five Harare men were on Wednesday jailed to 10 years each for stealing Zesa and telecommunication cables in the city. ...

GOVERNMENT has been urged to implement Section 210 of the Constitution which requires the State to set up an independent body to receive and investigate complaints against the ...

A SUSPECTED Peruvian drug trafficker has been arrested at the Robert Gabriel Mugabe International Airport after he was found in possession of over a kilogramme of cocaine worth ...

Zimbabwean scientist Sandile Mtetwa is one of the 92 new scholars selected by the Gates Cambridge Trust to study a PhD at the prestigious Cambridge University in the ...