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SECRETARY for information, Ndavaningi Mangwana yesterday came under fire after he claimed that the picture of a haulage truck submerged in water which is doing rounds on social ...

INFORMATION minister Monica Mutsvangwa yesterday said her ministry would soon license 19 campus radio stations as part of initiatives to widen access to information at higher learning institutions. ...

FORMER Vice-President Phelekezela Mphoko, who is facing a charge of corruptly causing the release of two government officials arrested for sleaze, has turned the tables against officer-in-charge at ...

High Court judge Justice David Mangota has dismissed an application by former Harare town clerk Josephine Ncube challenging her suspension by ex-mayor Bernard Manyenyeni. ...

ZIMBABWE Anti-Corruption Commission (Zacc) chairperson Justice Loice Matanda-Moyo yesterday demanded the immediate arrest of members of the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) said to have been captured by business ...

Chipinge and Chimanimani districts have been hit by flash floods as memories of last year’s Cyclone Idai are still fresh in the villagers’ minds. ...

PARIRENYATWA Group of Hospitals requires US$31 million if it is to operate efficiently as a central hospital, the hospital’s group chief executive officer Ernest Munyawu told Parliament last ...

GOVERNMENT has been urged to devise a sustainable plan that ensures health workers have adequate tools of the trade to avoid recurrent strikes by doctors and nurses. ...

In its latest Global Economic Prospects, the World Bank has downgraded its estimate for the global growth from 3% in 2018 to a possible 2,4% in 2019. As ...

The South African Police Service (Saps) on Tuesday night intercepted a consignment of Zimbabwean-made Pacific Blue cigarettes and banned skin creams worth about R14,5 million being smuggled into ...

CIVIL society activist Dumisani Nkomo has said Zimbabwe needs “new politics” which is independent from the ruling Zanu PF, opposition MDC, Zapu and other political parties if the ...

Masvingo High Court judge Justice Garainesu Mawadze is today set to deliver his ruling on whether or not MDC vice-chair and Zengeza West legislator, Job Sikhala will stand ...

LOCAL governance expert, Vincent Chakunda on Wednesday said the Constitutional Amendment Bill currently under public scrutiny was meant to consolidate dictatorship by the Zanu PF government and should ...

THERE are fears that villagers in Mangwe district, Plumtree, have lost their homesteads and livestock after their major dam burst its wall on Wednesday morning due to incessant ...

In a tragic incident, two pupils died on the spot in Vumba, while the other died on the way to Mutare Provincial Hospital when a driver of a pirate taxi lost control of his vehicle, veered off the road and hit the trio who were on their way to school. ...

THE Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (Potraz) has embarked on an infrastructure development project which will ensure that the marginalised and under-serviced communities in the country are able to access information communication technologies (ICT) and telecommunication services. ...

Prosecutor-General Kumbirai Hodzi has implored the new magistrates who were sworn in yesterday not to give in to pressure from outside or within to preserve their integrity. ...

A ZANU PF-aligned civic society organisation #308 has written to the Justice ministry, National Prosecuting Authority and the Judicial Services Commission (JSC) calling for an investigation into the conduct of Prosecutor-General (PG) Kumbirai Hodzi whom they allege has failed to discharge his duties. ...

A HIGH COURT judge yesterday barred Vice-President Constantino Chiwenga’s estranged wife, Marry, from having access to the couple’s three minor children, saying her request lacked weight. ...

MDC-T leader Thokozani Khupe allegedly received funding from Zanu PF to destabilise the MDC Alliance and oil her party activities including the legal battles towards the 2018 general elections, party insiders have revealed. ...

SEVEN police officers based in Marondera were arrested on Tuesday after they were caught red-handed by their bosses while receiving a bribe at a roadblock. ...

OPPOSITION MDC leader Nelson Chamisa (pictured) has said he would patiently wait for President Emmerson Mnangagwa to come to the negotiating table, adding that any other options available to him came with dire consequences. ...

GWERU City Council is fretting over leakages of parking fees revenue and has resolved to adopt an automated parking system. ...

THE Local Government ministry has emphasised the need to capacitate the State’s disaster management division, the Civil Protection Unit (CPU), and other agencies to prevent continued flood-induced loss of life and property. ...

THREE Zanu PF legislators in Mashonaland Central province have been accused of stifling the police’s crackdown on illegal gold miners and machete gangs. ...

FORMER War Veterans minister Tshinga Dube has slammed the suspension and silencing of Zanu PF youth leaders who spoke out against graft, adding that the named cartels should prove their innocence and source of wealth. ...

TWO detectives, who are part of a group of eight police officers accused of fatally assaulting two armed robbery suspects before shooting their bodies and claiming that they were shot while fleeing from custody during indications at the crime scene, absconded trial at the Bulawayo High Court on Tuesday. ...

A ZIMBABWE Urban Passengers Company (Zupco) commuter omnibus yesterday overturned in Silobela and killed two people on the spot, while over a dozen were seriously injured. The injured and deceased were ferried to Silobela District Hospital at Loreto Mission. ...

A 21-YEAR-OLD stab victim, First Chisora (pictured), is literally wasting away on his hospital bed as he cannot afford the huge amount of money required for him to undergo corrective surgery. His kidneys are almost collapsing and his emaciated body is getting weaker. ...

FOUR days after the Binga flash floods, government is still battling to rescue the estimated 21 marooned and displaced families. ...