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THE Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) has authorised the National Railways of Zimbabwe (NRZ) to collect railage charges in foreign currency for exported goods. ...

HOME affairs minister Kazembe Kazembe has promised to deal with corruption in the Registrar-General’s department. ...

A SHORT queue has formed outside a supermarket in Sunningdale, a supposedly middle-class suburb in Harare. ...

THE Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) yesterday froze the bank accounts of a Chinese construction company, China Nanchang, on suspicion of injecting millions of dollars into the parallel market to buy foreign currency. ...

A FIVE-MEMBER integrity panel set up by MDC leader Nelson Chamisa last year to probe corrupt activities involving party deployees in local authorities will target Harare City Council as its first assignment, investigating all the deals entered into by the opposition-run municipality. ...

THE MDC has claimed that State security agents have been rattled by party leader Nelson Chamisa’s address on Tuesday and have activated their machinery to silence the opposition countrywide. ...

VICE-PRESIDENT Constantino Chiwenga has been ordered by the High Court to allow his estranged wife, Marry, to access the couple’s Borrowdale matrimonial home after castigating his use of the military to settle a matrimonial dispute. ...

EUROPEAN Union ambassador to Zimbabwe, Timo Olkkonen, has said only urgent political dialogue between the country’s main political actors will rescue the country from the humanitarian crisis, which ...

FORMER Zanu PF Harare provincial commissar Shadreck Mashayamombe has opened the lid on how the ruling party used land to buy votes ahead of national elections. ...

BY DESMOND CHINGARANDE THE two vehicles that former State House principal director Douglas Tapfuma allegedly fraudulently imported for personal use were in actual fact registered under the Office ...

BY VANESSA GONYE ZIMBABWE’S health system is suffering from a digital deficiency as the country is yet to advance its e-health strategy, Healthcare minister Obadiah Moyo has said. ...

FORMER Vice-President Phelekezela Mphoko yesterday filed an application for the postponement of his corruption trial to allow him to directly approach the Constitutional Court (ConCourt) for recourse after ...

Prosecutor-General (PG) Kumbirai Hodzi has approached the High Court seeking an order to seize a residential stand and vehicles belonging to a Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (Zimra) official who ...

ZANU PF and MDC Alliance councillors in Masvingo recently clashed over the renaming of city streets in honour of living and departed Zanu PF luminaries, with the former ...

YOUTH deputy minister Tinoda Machakaire has pledged to source funds for 1 000 students at tertiary institutions, a gesture which has been welcomed by the higher education learners. ...

The High Court has ordered a stay of incarcerated RMG Independent End Time Message founder Robert Martin Gumbura’s trial for attempted jailbreak pending a determination of his application ...

SMALL and medium enterprises (SMEs) and residents of Chiredzi are at crossroads with the town council over by-laws they claimed were smuggled through the back-door, without proper consultation ...

GOVERNMENT has dropped a bombshell on Harare City Council, directing it to dissolve all strategic business units it had formed, including City Parking and Harare Quarry, among others, ...

LEGAL think-tank Veritas has warned that amending the Constitution to give more powers to the President will put the country at risk of creating a dictatorship. ...

MDC leader Nelson Chamisa is looking to take advantage of the collapsed economy, to mobilise for action across professional, political and religious lines against President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s government. ...

THE Supreme Court of Zimbabwe has delivered a landmark ruling declaring that a debt owed in United States dollars (US$) incurred on or before February 22, 2019 should be discharged by paying in local currency, the Zimdollar, at the rate of 1:1. ...

A RURAL Electrification Agency (REA) employee based in Bulawayo has been taken to court for allegedly stealing 3 500m of aluminium conductors worth $100 000. ...

WAR veterans and other members of the public will soon be able to express their opinions on the Veterans of the Liberation Struggle Bill, which is currently at First Reading Stage in the National Assembly amid erosion of the current gratuities of ex-freedom fighters by inflation. ...

THE Bulawayo City Council (BCC) has assured residents over the safety of its foul-smelling water after being inundated with complaints from panicky residents fearing for their health. ...

Striking doctors have effectively ended their near five months industrial action after the Zimbabwe Hospital Doctors Association (ZHDA) yesterday urged all its members to take up the cash offer made by Econet Wireless founder Strive Masiyiwa’s Higher Life Foundation (HLF) to improve their working conditions. ...

HARARE City Council has threatened legal action against Zanu PF, government departments, parastatals and other entities owing the local authority more than $1 billion in unpaid rates. ...

ZANU PF has claimed that while it has a burning desire to address the economic challenges affecting the country, its hands remain tied by nature. ...

President Uhuru Kenyatta has secured major investment deals worth over Sh170.8 billion in the ongoing UK-Africa Investment Summit in London. ...

It is early morning on Saturday as dark clouds threatened light showers, and possibly a heavy downpour. Dressed in dirty and torn garments, Charlton Chirenje and his three brothers head for the streets for their daily hustle. ...

OPPOSITION MDC leader Nelson Chamisa yesterday said his planned party rally scheduled for tomorrow at Mbare’s Stodart Hall would go ahead after being verbally cleared by the police. ...