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BY JAIROS SAUNYAMA MDC Alliance councillors in Marondera last week walked out of a meeting called by the Provincial Development Coordinator (PDC) Tarubarira Kutamahufa at Government Complex protesting ...

VICE-PRESIDENT Constantino Chiwenga has reportedly endorsed President Emmerson Mnangagwa as the Zanu PF presidential candidate for the 2023 polls. ...

TWO female Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (Zimra) officials who spent the weekend in custody will today hear their bail ruling on a charge of criminal abuse of office. ...

FEMALE legislators on Wednesday complained to Deputy Speaker Tsitsi Gezi over gender-based violence in Parliament in the form of verbal abuse by their male counterparts. ...

THE National Blood Services Zimbabwe yesterday launched its festive season blood collection campaign, with a target to raise 9 400 units of blood by the end of next month. ...

PARLIAMENTARIANS have been urged to grill the Executive over excess spending that has resulted in Finance minister Mthuli Ncube crafting a Financial Adjustment Bill seeking condonation for government expenditure of US$10 billion from 2015 to 2018. ...

THE ruling Zanu PF and opposition MDC yesterday said they were unfazed by the launch of a political movement by self-exiled former ruling party stalwart, Saviour Kasukuwere. ...

THE Constitutional Amendment Bill, incorporating a number of agreed amendments to the existing electoral law, is now set to be brought to Parliament before Christmas, with debate and passage of the Bill expected to be done by June next year, a senior government official has claimed. ...

THE Urban Councils Association of Zimbabwe (Ucaz) has reportedly struck a deal with government which would see councillors from the country’s 32 urban centres pocketing at least $1 000 in monthly allowances. ...

LAST Sunday, Zimbabwe joined the rest of the world in commemorating World Aids Day, which is always marked with much pomp and fanfare as well as passionate declarations and pledges for enhanced access to treatment. ...

WHENEVER Josphat Nyika (34) told people what he did for a living, the revelation often elicited expressions of surprise and shock. ...

IN 2010, Zimbabwe joined more than 122 nations at the United Nations General Assembly in overwhelmingly adopting a resolution calling on member States and international organisations to provide safe, clean, accessible and affordable drinking water and sanitation for all. ...

GOVERNMENT in partnership with the European Union (EU) yesterday launched a mobile one-stop centres campaign to offer on-spot services for survivors of gender-based violence (GBV). ...

Health minister Obadiah Moyo is taking the heat from an audit report which exposed massive corruption at Chitungwiza Central Hospital during his term at the helm of the institution. ...

THE World Food Programme (WFP) says Zimbabwe’s cash shortage complicates efforts to rush aid to millions of people facing severe hunger. ...

Foreign Affairs minister Sibusiso Moyo has again ruled out the use of external mediators to resolve the political and economic crises in the country, saying Zimbabweans must be ...

Family members of the late former President Robert Mugabe yesterday appointed the late nationalist’s only daughter, Bona Mutsahuni-Chikore, the executor of her father’s multi-million dollar estate, during the ...

FINANCE minister Mthuli Ncube yesterday said President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s administration has been unlucky as some of its strategies to address the economic challenges bedevilling the country had been ...

GOVERNMENT has baulked to pressure and re-introduced price controls on mealie-meal, pegging the retail price of a 10kg bag of roller meal at $50 after announcing a new ...

THE World Food Programme (WFP) has declared that the severe drought currently facing Zimbabwe is a humanitarian crisis that needs urgent intervention, especially from the donor world. ...

The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) Entrepreneurship Programme says applications for its 2020 sponsorship for African entrepreneurs will open on January 1 ...

FOUR external auditors from the Comptroller and Auditor-General Mildred Chiri’s office, who are taking stock of the Gweru City Council’s books, have gobbled $82 000 in allowances from the cash-strapped local authority, investigations by Southern Eye have revealed. ...

GOVERNMENT has been urged to support farmers’ migration from conventional farming methods to smart agriculture in order to achieve higher yields and export quality crop. ...

Pembi Bridge in Mvurwi has divided Zanu PF in Mashonaland Central province with supporters fighting over who should take credit for its completion between Mashonaland Central Provincial Affairs minister Monica Mavhunga and her predecessor, Martin Dinha. ...

The Vehicle Inspection Department (VID) depot in Belvedere, Harare, was on Monday forced to temporarily close after the water system collapsed due to aging pipes. ...

DURING the 2020 national budget presentation in Parliament last month, Finance minister Mthuli Ncube held up a note of the new Zimbabwe dollar and proudly announced that it was tough and resilient. ...

DONNING a blue work suit, matching helmet and cement-spattered gumboots, 32-year-old Mateline Mangari heaved a wheelbarrow of bricks over the deep mud cratering the building site. ...

PLUMTREE residents have petitioned the local authority over a 350% to 800% rates increase for various services, contrary to the proposed increase of between 100% and 300% for ...

HEALTH minister Obadiah Moyo was yesterday ambushed by Masvingo demonstrators protesting the lack of drugs and the continued doctors’ strike at major hospitals. ...

A ZANU PF legislator has urged people in his constituency to put aside sloganeering and focus on national development. ...