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A CAMPAIGN against the sale of drugs and medicines on the streets has resulted in the arrest and conviction of two Bulawayo men involved in the racket. ...

ZIMBABWE Tourism Authority (ZTA) will tighten its monitoring of the sector to ensure more transparency as well as curb foreign currency leakages, an official has said. ...

JUSTICE minister Ziyambi Ziyambi was yesterday grilled in the National Assembly by Norton MP Temba Mliswa over reports that incarcerated former Bikita West legislator Munyaradzi Kereke was enjoying conjugal rights in prison resulting in him impregnating his wife. ...

THE Bulawayo Progressive Residents Association (BPRA) has elected a new 19-member executive for a four-year term, with labour expert and human rights defender Ambrose Sibindi landing the chairmanship. ...

THE number of people killed by Cyclone Idai-induced floods in the eastern part of the country could spike following revelations that current official statistics could be excluding figures from Dzingire Growth Point, popularly known as Kopa in Chipinge which was possibly the hardest hit area, but still yet to be fully accessed by rescue teams. ...

Police detectives have intercepted a large consignment of smuggled goods including livestock products and 27 tonnes of a banned energy drink. ...

Former Zimbabwe National Road Administration (Zinara) acting chief executive Moses Julius Juma, who was last October slapped with a two-year jail term for criminal abuse of office, breathed a sigh of relief on Monday after being temporarily released on ZWR$5 000 bail pending appeal. ...

Kuwadzana East legislator Chalton Hwende (MDC Alliance) yesterday filed an application challenging his arrest and remand, arguing that the tweet that got him in trouble with the State was his democratic right to freedom of expression. ...

A MACHETE-WIELDING man last week went on a rampage and hacked a 40-year-old female vendor to death and left two other people seriously injured, police in Shurugwi have said. ...

Two illegal miners choked to death after inhaling toxic gases at the disused Murakadzi Mine in Mount Darwin on Monday. ...

FreeZim Congress party leader Joseph Busha yesterday described the national dialogue initiated by President Emmerson Mnangagwa as a useless exercise that will not take the country forward ...

POLICE in the Midlands province have banned the carrying of machetes and other dangerous weapons to curb rising murder and robbery cases, the Southern Eye has established. ...

A HARARE magistrate yesterday relaxed bail conditions for suspended Chief Magistrate Mishrod Guvamombe who is accused of criminal abuse of office. ...

MASVINGO High Court judge, Justice Joseph Mafusire, has granted an order compelling President Emmerson Mnangagwa and Justice minister Ziyambi Ziyambi to extend the tenure of the National Peace and Reconciliation Commission (NPRC) to an effective 10 years as prescribed by the Constitution. ...

FOUR people were killed and 220 others left homeless in Bikita after Cyclone Idai spread to Masvingo province at the weekend, district development co-ordinator Bernard Hadzirambwi told journalists on Tuesday after a meeting with Masvingo Provincial Affairs minister Ezra Chadzamira. ...

BY Online Reporter Alpha Media Holdings called for donations towards cyclone Idai. Individuals and organisations across the country have responded in their numbers. AT least 300 more people ...

RESCUE efforts continued yesterday in the Cyclone Idai-ravaged Chimanimani and Chipinge districts amid reports that some people who died in the disaster could have been buried in mass graves, although government officials denied the reports. ...

AT least 300 more people are feared dead in Chimanimani and Chipinge due to the devastating effects of Cyclone Idai that swept through the country over the weekend, leaving thousands homeless and property damaged. ...

OVER 20 people who had been isolated in areas around Skyline in Chimanimani following the carnage caused by Cyclone Idai were yesterday rescued through joint efforts by the Zimbabwe National Army and other partners. ...

OPPOSITION leader Nelson Chamisa wants his legislators to push for capacitation and reform of the Department of Civil Protection (DCP) in the aftermath of the devastating Cyclone Idai. ...

A SOMBRE atmosphere engulfed Paradise Park in Marondera yesterday during the burial of one of the students from St Charles Lwanga High School, Munashe Jena, who succumbed to Cyclone Idai-induced injuries in Chimanimani on Friday. ...

A HARARE magistrate yesterday dismissed an application for refusal of remand filed by the Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Union (ZCTU) president Peter Mtasa, secretary-general Japhet Moyo and #ThisFlag leader Evan Mawarire. ...

Former Tsholotsho FC coach Joseph Sibindi has been confirmed as the new Bulawayo Chiefs gaffer ahead of the 2019 Castle Lager Premier Soccer League (PSL) season after Garthly Chipuka resigned in January. ...

Former Zanu PF Midlands Senator Flora Buka, has been taken to court by the Zimbabwe Electricity Transmission and Distribution Company (ZETDC) over a US$368 833 debt for electricity supplied at her Riverbend Farm, East Clare in Kwekwe. ...

CLOSE to 100 truckloads of Zimbabwe’s wheat imports are holed up in Beira after Cyclone Idai damaged infrastructure and made most roads impassable. ...

A 30-YEAR-OLD man, who was part of a gang that has been terrorising residents in Marondera, has been sentenced to 28 years in prison by regional magistrate Clever Tsikwa, who convicted him on three counts of armed robbery. ...

BULILIMA West legislator, Dingimuzi Phuthi has bemoaned the absence of a referral hospital in the district which is putting lives of patients and pregnant women at risk. ...

Artisanal miners, who invaded Mazowe Mine — popularly known as Jumbo Mine, have been accused of causing environmental degradation. ...

BULAWAYO police have launched an operation banning the carrying of dangerous weapons following a spate of armed robberies in the city. ...

CHIREDZI West legislator Farai Musikavanhu has threatened to sue Chiredzi Town Council over that they destroyed property worth thousands of dollars in February, saying they were man-made and avoidable if proper urban planning and mitigatory measures had been put in place. ...