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The Nelson Chamisa-led MDC has approached the High Court with an urgent application seeking an order to interdict Home Affairs minister Cain Mathema, Police Commissioner-General Godwin Matanga and Officer Commanding Police Harare Central District from threatening the party’s employees and interfering with the opposition party’s business at Morgan Richard Tsvangirai House in Harare. ...

Government has approved the ratification of the Eastern and Southern Africa-United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (ESA-UK) economic partnership agreement aimed at maintaining access to the UK market by Zimbabwe and other countries. ...

OPPOSITION MDC leader Nelson Chamisa has assigned roles to his three vice-presidents months after they were elected at a party elective congress in Gweru. ...

CIVIL servants have declared incapacitation to continue reporting for duty on their inflation-battered salaries, adding more misery to the government, which is struggling to tame the triple-digit inflation, shortages of local cash, foreign currency, fuel, bread and rolling power cuts. ...

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has widened its estimated contraction for Zimbabwe’s economy to 7,1% by year end owing to worsening macro-economic challenges. ...

HARARE mayor Herbert Gomba yesterday appealed to Parliament to make legislative reforms that will give powers to the city council to execute garnishing orders just like the Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (Zimra) to recover over $800 million it is owed by ratepayers. ...

Fert Seed and Grain (FSG) managing director Steve Morland yesterday distanced his company from a funeral business with a similar name as Parliament grilled him over the $400 million the fertiliser firm was paid under the Command Agriculture programme. ...

The Zimbabwe Human Rights NGO Forum has accused President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s government of lacking political will to address the ongoing humanitarian crisis and human rights violations, mainly perpetrated by the State and its institutions. ...

MEDIA practitioners said they want the Information minister’s regulatory powers, as prescribed in the proposed Zimbabwe Media Commission Bill, clipped saying they left room for political interference and compromised media independence. ...

THE opposition MDC has ordered Bulawayo mayor Solomon Mguni to re-instate his expelled deputy Tinashe Kambarami, despite a High Court ruling that the latter’s election was a nullity. ...

Lawyers have urged Chief Justice Luke Malaba to remove the presidential immunity clause from the country’s statutes to ensure that a sitting President is not insulated from criminal ...

POLICE yesterday shut down the MDC headquarters in Harare following the alleged discovery of 210 riot police and 41 municipal police helmets in a basement of a nearby ...

Striking doctors at public hospitals are likely to face disciplinary charges for defying a Labour Court order issued last Friday compelling them to report for duty within 48 ...

RESERVE Bank of Zimbabwe deputy governor Khuphukile Mlambo and other senior staffers at the central bank face contempt of Parliament charges after they failed to attend a Public ...

MDC Midlands says it is busy mending cracks that emerged ahead of the 2018 harmonised elections within its structures in Shurugwi South district which saw the opposition party ...

Zimbabwe expects to increase diamond production to 11 million carats by 2023 from 3,2 million carats last year, the Mines minister Winston Chitando said yesterday, part of an ...

THE Ministry of Finance yesterday told Parliament that government had not yet made a decision on whether civil servants will be paid bonuses this year as they needed ...

SOLUTIONS Motors owner Patrick Siyawamwaya yesterday came under fire in Parliament after his company got a US$518 850 contract from the Department of Irrigation to supply 10 trucks ...

A WINDSTORM, which hit Bulilima district last week, destroyed solar panels at a San community irrigation project funded by First Lady Auxillia Mnangagwa in Makhulela village in rural ...

HEAL Zimbabwe Trust (HZT) is mobilising food aid for the starving Tsholotsho North villagers. ...

THE Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) has lamented at the poor turnout in its voter registration exercise in Bulawayo, and warned that the city risked losing some constituencies in ...

A GROUPING of civic groups, under the banner Matabeleland Collective (MC), has threatened to disrupt nurse training lessons at Mpilo and United Bulawayo Hospitals (UBH) to force government ...

Five Rusape man are in hot soup after allegedly killing a 17-year-old man for stealing a chicken. ...

A 25-YEAR-OLD Marange man has been arrested for raping and infecting a-nine-year-old juvenile with HIV. ...

THE situation at the country’s major public hospitals has deteriorated to alarming levels, with patients reportedly dying on stretcher beds before being attended to, while most wards are virtually empty as nurses and doctors continue with their industrial action. ...

THE Zanu PF Matabeleland South youth league has suspended its chairperson Washington Nkomo on charges of indiscipline, fanning factionalism and abuse of office, among others. ...

HWANGE district’s biggest referral health institution, Victoria Falls Hospital, is running without emergency facilities and basic medication, a development which is compromising service delivery in the event of a disaster in the country's prime tourist resort. ...

THE Nelson Chamisa-led MDC says it is planning an all-stakeholders convention to mobilise mass support to pressure the Zanu PF government to restore stability in an economy overrun by hyperinflationary pressures. ...

HARARE City Council has threatened to name and shame over 100 private companies owing $336 million in unpaid rates. ...

NEW chairperson of the African Parliamentarians Network Against Corruption (APNAC) Priscilla Misihairabwi-Mushonga has called on governments to impose mandatory disclosure of assets laws on MPs and public officials to promote transparency and accountability. ...