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BY MOSES MATENGA HARARE City Council is currently operating with two acting mayors and two town clerks as the fight for control of the capital city reaches boiling ...

BY GARIKAI MAFIRAKUREVA PATIENTS at Chiredzi General Hospital were yesterday shocked when they woke up to find a two-metre long crocodile in a corridor in the male ward ...

BY JAIROS SAUNYAMA THE 30-day COVID-19 lockdown period imposed by government early this month to curb the spread of the respiratory virus has further delayed the burial of ...

BY HARRIET CHIKANDIWA CHITUNGWIZA residents are complaining of water problems that have hit the dormitory town, resulting in them going for years with erratic supplies of water, after ...

BY RICHARD MUPONDE HEALTH expert and Mpilo Central Hospital acting chief executive officer (CEO) Solwayo Ngwenya has urged Zimbabweans not to read too much into the issue of ...

BY NIZBERT MOYO THE National Railways of Zimbabwe (NRZ) acting general manager Joseph Mashika has died. Mashika (44) died on Sunday and was buried yesterday in Marondera. NRZ ...

BY Taurai Mangudhla ZIMBABWE should enjoy a decent harvest for all crops in the current season due to good rains that have been consistent in the past few ...

BY DESMOND CHINGARANDE Former Higher and Tertiary Education deputy minister Godfrey Gandawa has blasted the new dispensation under President Emmerson Mnangagwa for failing to pay US$81 000 membership ...

BY SILAS NKALA TWO mine workers at the Fools Investment Mine in Hope Fountain, which is just outside Bulawayo, were last Saturday assaulted by their Chinese employer after ...

BY SILAS NKALA A WOMAN who, allegedly assisted her boyfriend to rape her 13-year-old daughter, was yesterday granted bail along with her lover by the Bulawayo High Court. ...

BY MIRIAM MANGWAYA THE State yesterday opposed bail for Harare City Council town clerk Hosiah Chisango, who is facing charges of criminal abuse of office, arguing that he ...

BY PRAISEMORE SITHOLE THE Passengers Association of Zimbabwe (PAZ) has alleged that the public transport sector was being manipulated by “mafia groups” which do not care about the ...

BY PRAISEMORE SITHOLE THE opposition Zapu party has criticised government for lack of vision to curtail the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic which is ravaging the country. Zapu ...

BY MIRIAM MANGWAYA THREE inmates, who were sharing the same cell with suspended Harare mayor Jacob Mafume at Harare Remand Prison succumbed to COVID-19, a court heard yesterday. ...

BY MIRIAM MANGWAYA THREE inmates who were sharing the same cells with suspended Harare mayor Jacob Mafume at Harare remand prison succumbed to COVID-19, a court heard yesterday. ...

SEOUL (Reuters) – A South Korean court sentenced Samsung Electronics vice chairman Jay Y. Lee to two and a half years in prison on Monday, which could delay ...

BY MIRRIAM MANGWAYA MDC-ALLIANCE spokesperson Fadzai Mahere has been granted $10 000 bail. Mahere was arrested for publishing falsehoods prejudicial to the state. Mahere is the third person ...

Deputy President William Ruto has challenged Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) leader Raila Odinga to play his role as an opposition leader “instead of having one leg in government ...

The Indian High Commission in Bangladesh stated in a release that a contingent of 122 proud soldiers of the Bangladesh Armed Forces, departed for India in a specially ...

BY RICHARD MUPONDE PEOPLE that built houses and businesses on wetlands must expect demolitions after the Environmental Management Agency (EMA) ordered them to vacate the land before it ...

BY SILAS NKALA THE main opposition MDC Alliance has blamed the central government for crippling service delivery in Bulawayo by recalling its councillors. This was revealed by MDC ...

BY MIRIAM MANGWAYA BUSINESS has resumed at Mbare’s Magaba home industry with informal traders defying COVID-19 lockdown regulations and going about their usual operations. This is despite that ...

Mining is the backbone of the country’s economy, accounting for more than 60% of export earnings. However, there is a school of thought to the effect that the ...

BY PATRICIA SIBANDA THE hiking of bus fares by the Zimbabwe United Passengers Company (Zupco) from $16 to $30 and $24 to $50 for kombis has riled the ...

BY STEPHEN CHADENGA Urban Councils Association of Zimbabwe (UCAZ) president Josiah Makombe has said that all urban councils should, by the end of this year, carry out water ...

BY NHAU MANGIRAZI THE country’s examination body, the Zimbabwe Schools Examination Council (Zimsec) last week allegedly paid some “O” Level examination invigilators with plates of sadza instead of ...

BY THOMAS CHIDAMBA A REPORT on Marange diamonds has revealed militarisation of diamond mining and gross human rights abuses in the diamond-rich area, as well as in surrounding ...

BY REX MPHISA THE heavy rains pounding the country have left several roads in Beitbridge severely damaged and impassable. Authorities have estimated that the reconstruction of the roads ...

BY RICHARD MUPONDE AMNESTY International has demanded that President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s administration immediately and unconditionally releases incarcerated opposition leaders, MDC Alliance vice-chairman, Job Sikhala and party spokesperson Fadzayi ...

BY PRAISEMORE SITHOLE THE National University of Science and Technology (Nust) General Master of Business Administration (GMBA) post-graduate students have protested over a 500% hike in dissertation supervision ...