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BY JAIROS SAUNYAMA Opposition MDC Alliance candidate for Marondera mayoral elections, Bornface Tagwireyi, was yesterday defeated by MDC-T candidate Simbarashe Nyahuye in a tight contest held at council ...
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High Court judge, Justice Erica Ndewere has just released MDC Alliance legislator for Zengeza Job Sikhala on $50 000 bail. Sikhala was ordered to surrender his passport, to ...

BY SIMBARASHE SITHOLE KADOMA-BASED Jindarume Fidza Matsveru of Orchestra Gwindingwi band has released a four-track DVD. Matsveru rose to fame in 2004 after he won a prize at ...

BY BLESSED MHLANGA GOVERNMENT rolled out an ill-conceived indigenisation policy for political expediency during the late former President Robert Mugabe’s era, Zanu PF acting spokesperson Patrick Chinamasa has ...

By Miriam Mangwaya THE International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) has set aside tomorrow, September 23, for global mass protests in solidarity with the poorly-paid Zimbabwean workers. In a ...

BY MOSES MATENGA GOVERNMENT salary talks broke down last week, with teachers saying they will boycott classes when schools reopen for examination classes next week as a result. ...

BY CHARLES LAITON Property developer and businessman, Philip Chiyangwa (pictured), has approached the High Court seeking an order to compel Local Government minister July Moyo to issue him ...

BY VENERANDA LANGA THE Public Accounts Committee (PAC) yesterday directed Clerk of Parliament, Kennedy Chokuda to summon Finance ministry secretary George Guvamatanga on a warrant of arrest to ...

BY PRAISEMORE SITHOLE THE Zimbabwe Human Rights Commission (ZHCR) has pleaded with government to provide a safe and secure operating environment for human rights defenders. The appeal, which ...

By Desmond Chingarande FORMER Midlands Provincial Affairs minister Jason Machaya was yesterday convicted for criminal abuse of office after he unlawfully diverted over 1 700 stands between 2011 ...

BY SILAS NKALA/BLESSED MHLANGA The Nelson Chamisa-led MDC Alliance’s Bulawayo provincial executive has resolved to field all the eight councillors who were recently recalled by the MDC-T led ...

By Staff Reporter Econet’s sustainable energy subsidiary Distributed Power Africa (DPA) has unveiled its latest solar project in Durban, South Africa, for Massmart’s Makro business, as it continues ...

BY SILAS NKALA BULAWAYO City Council on Friday announced a proposed $2,85 billion supplementary budget to sustain its operations for the remainder of this year. Do you have ...

By NQOBANI NDLOVU/ NIZBERT MOYO The Hwange Local Board (HLB) has resolved to impound stray livestock found roaming in residential areas as the municipality seeks to restore sanity ...

By Kudzai Muchenjekwa CHILD rights groups have roped in traditional leaders in Sanyati district to assist in the fight against child marriages following reports that most food-insecure families ...

BY JAIROS SAUNYAMA POLICE in Mashonaland East province have launched investigations into the suspected ritual murder of a seven-year-old boy, Tapiwa Makore, whose beheaded body was recovered outside ...

By NQOBANI NDLOVU A MEDIA Institute of Southern Africa (Misa) Zimbabwe-sanctioned survey has found the Environmental Management Agency (EMA) as the most open institution in Zimbabwe while Chitungwiza ...

By Everson Mushava ZIMBABWE and Zambia have expressed satisfaction on the progress made in the construction of the Batoka Gorge Hydro-Electric Scheme (BGHES) since the project was awarded ...

BY HARRIET CHIKANDIWA Water problems that have hit Chitungwiza residents for years have intensified in recent weeks with some areas that used to get water once a week ...

by VENERANDA LANGA CHAIRPERSON of the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Mines, Edmond Mkaratigwa has defended the recent deployment of security forces on rowdy machete gangs which he described ...

By Everson Mushava GOVERNMENT has released $20 million to the Primary and Secondary Education ministry towards the drilling of 80 boreholes in most urgent schools ahead of the ...

By Brenna Matendere President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s ally and Masvingo district development co-ordinator (DCC) Ray Hove was on Saturday reportedly booed by over 300 resettled farmers who refused to ...

BY MOSES MATENGA PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa has threatened to unleash the Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (Zacc) to sniff out corrupt elements in all councils led by Nelson Chamisa’s MDC ...

By Everson Mushava OUTSPOKEN cleric and one of President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s top advisers, Shingi Munyeza, yesterday said the country’s crisis was man-made, and mainly centred on unresolved succession ...

BY MOSES MATENGA UNDER-FIRE MDC Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa yesterday said he was unfazed by the relentless attacks from fellow opposition MDC-T leader Thokozani Khupe and the ruling ...

BY HARRIET CHIKANDIWA SEVERAL journalists were yesterday assaulted by suspected State agents while attending a media conference hosted by Zimbabwe National Students Union (Zinasu) president Takudzwa Ngadziore near ...

BY MOSES MATENGA PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa yesterday claimed that regional leaders were laughing off claims that there was a crisis in the country.Addressing a Zanu PF central committee ...

BY MELODY CHIKONO SEED CO International was judged the overall winner of the Zimbabwe Independent Quoted Companies Survey award at a glittering ceremony yesterday.This year’s survey was held ...

BY SILAS NKALA WOMEN have questioned the government’s sincerity in providing safety nets as a stop-gap measure to the COVID 19-borne challenges. This comes after reports that most ...

By SIMBARASHE SITHOLE A SELF-PROCLAIMED Bindura prophetess Spiwe Gwashure (40) of Grace in Abundance Ministries was sentenced to two months in jail yesterday by Bindura provincial magistrate Tinashe ...