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The Nelson Chamisa-led MDC has criticised as lacklustre government response to the Battlefields disaster, where up to 50 miners are now feared to have drowned on Tuesday night at Cricket and Baxter mines near Battlefields in the Mashonaland West province. ...

MDC leader Nelson Chamisa has moved to ringfence himself from potential challenges ahead of the party’s elective congress in October after declaring that he was ordained by the late party founding leader Morgan Tsvangirai for the post. ...

BY OBEY MANAYITI THE European Union (EU) is set to hand down a new set of sanctions against President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s administration in the wake of persistent human ...

A MAGISTRATE has acquitted MDC Alliance senator, Rosemary Nyathi, on charges of defeating the course of justice and addressing an illegal gathering. ...

PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa yesterday ducked the prestigious CEO Africa round table conference, which ran over the past three days in Victoria Falls. ...

GOVERNMENT is considering introducing stop-and-search security roadblocks on roads following a wave of armed robberies targeting cross-border buses plying the Zimbabwe-South Africa route. ...

PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa has pledged to continue supporting the Research Council of Zimbabwe to ensure it remains more robust in the co-ordination, promotion and supervision of research in the country. ...

THE Walter Magaya-led Prophetic Healing and Deliverance Ministries was yesterday accused before a Harare magistrate of violating the Income Tax Act after failing to declare tax sales of over $28,7 million accrued between 2013 and 2018. ...

MDC Alliance proportional representation legislator Concillia Chinanzvavana, who is a survivor of torture in 2008, has taken President Emmerson Mnangagwa to the Masvingo High Court, seeking to force him to extend the tenure of the National Peace and Reconciliation Commission (NPRC) to 10 years as prescribed by the Constitution. ...

THE Zimbabwe Gender Commission (ZGC) says it will institute investigations into reports of rape and other sexual violations women allegedly suffered at the hands of State security agents during the January anti-fuel price hike protests. ...

FORMER MDC legislator Paul Madzore risks civil imprisonment after he was taken to court by CBZ Bank Limited over a $22 000 debt. ...

ZIMBABWE has ratified the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty (CTBT) after signing the treaty in 1995. ...

PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa has stepped up efforts to appoint a new Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission board following the mass resignation of the Job Whabira-led team last month. ...

ELIZABETH Macheka, widow of the late MDC leader Morgan Tsvangirai, yesterday poured her heart out, sharing intricate details of the couple’s psychologically-draining journey from the day the former Prime Minister was diagnosed with cancer of the colon to the moment he breathed his last. ...

A HARARE regional magistrate will today deliver ruling on an application for exception of charges filed by former Information Communication Technology and Cyber Security minister, Supa Mandiwanzira, who is facing criminal abuse of office charges. ...

BY BLESSED MHLANGA/XOLISANI NCUBE OPPOSITION MDC leader Nelson Chamisa yesterday said he would not be bulldozed into “a meaningless dialogue” with President Emmerson Mnangagwa, vowing that any talks ...

Villagers in Gatche Gatche, Kariba, have pleaded with the Zimbabwe Republic Police to set up a base in their area to curb the rising crime rate. ...

The High Court has ordered the Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) to reinstate a cop who was fired from the force in 2014 for insulting former President Robert Mugabe. ...

Norton MP Temba Mliswa (independent) has filed an appearance to defend notice of the $10 million defamation litigation filed at the High Court by Vice-President Kembo Mohadi. ...

JUSTICE minister Ziyambi Ziyambi yesterday tried to downplay Chegutu West MP Dexter Nduna’s confession that he was a killer by telling the Senate that the word in Shona had several meanings. ...

Government yesterday said it was mobilising resources to help retrieve the bodies of at least 23 miners who reportedly drowned at Battlefields on Tuesday night when Silver Moon and Cricket mines in Muzvezve were flooded. ...

There are many factors that facilitate the strength and growth of a country’s economy and its saving and investment culture is another factor. ...

The instrumentation is a slow-tempo dancefloor rhythm, one that a couple can sway and swing to, and sounds a lot like a St Valentine's Day tune. ...

FEAR of treason charges and a possible counter-coup that then Justice minister Happyton Bonyongwe tried to set up around now Agriculture minister Retired Chief Air Marshal Perrance Shiri spurred delicate negotiations following the military coup that toppled former President Robert Mugabe in November 2017, minutes of the events shown to NewsDay have revealed. ...

INTERNATIONAL pressure on Zimbabwe’s major political players, Zanu PF and MDC to urgently come to the negotiating table to unlock the political logjam continues to grow with the United States (US) adding its voice, saying the talks should be mediated by a neutral arbiter. ...

THE Zimbabwean crisis continues to exist in the Southern African Development Community (Sadc) corridors despite efforts by regional leaders to portray the ugly scenes that rocked the country in recent weeks and the economic crisis facing the country as a thing of the past, a top MDC official has said. ...

DRAMA continued in Parliament yesterday as Norton MP Temba Mliswa (independent) insisted on having Chegutu West legislator Dextor Nduna (Zanu PF) investigated for alleged self-confessed murder. ...

The Zimbabwe Human Rights NGO Forum has withheld names of the 17 victims of the security forces’ extra judicial killings which occurred during last month’s protests against fuel price hikes. ...

Zanu PF has warned its members to stop the ongoing arbitrary expulsions, suspensions and vote-of-no confidence targeting top officials, saying such acts could trigger disunity in the party. ...

Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Education chairperson, Priscilla Misihairabwi-Mushonga yesterday complained that MPs from across the political divide were abusing her and threatened to surrender the leadership of the committee if the situation does not change. ...