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MDC Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa has ordered Victoria Falls mayor Somvelo Dhlamini to step down and make way for Margaret Varley whose nomination had been rejected by both ...

PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa’s government yesterday suspended plans to buy new vehicles for the new Cabinet ministers and Members of Parliament and channelled the money towards fighting the cholera ...

RESIDENTS’ associations and political parties have hailed the Bulawayo City Council for maintaining a high level of health standards which has kept communicable disease outbreaks at bay, but ...

LOCAL financial institution, CBZ Limited, has petitioned the High Court seeking an order to compel former Home Affairs minister, Obert Mpofu, his wife Sikhanyisiwe, and the couple’s business, ...

BY BLESSED MHLANGA PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa yesterday appointed his long-time ally Owen Ncube to the powerful position of Minister of State for National Security in the President’s Office. ...

HARARE needs over $1 billion to end water and sewer reticulation challenges, which are the source of recurrent cholera outbreaks currently blighting the nation, newly-elected mayor Peter Gomba ...

SCORES of Zanu PF supporters in Manicaland yesterday stormed the provincial party headquarters in Mutare, demanding the election of a new executive to replace the current one led ...

A CHIRUMANZU village head, Sifile Chiradza, has appealed to the Mvuma Magistrates’ Court to intervene in a matter in which Chief Chirumanzu, born Gerald Mudzengi, is allegedly failing ...

ONE of the country’s longest-serving bureaucrats, Registrar-General Tobaiwa Mudede, was retired yesterday as President Emmerson Mnangagwa also got rid of several permanent secretaries and directors inherited from former ...

THE Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) needs a paradigm shift and the necessary resources, including adoption of information communication technologies to combat 21st century crime, new Home Affairs minister ...

ZIMBABWE has resumed diamond sales and hopes to build a sustainable market following the merger of diamond companies which operated in Chiadzwa under a State-owned company called Zimbabwe ...

HARARE mayor Herbert Gomba yesterday launched his 100-day plan in which he is seeking to change the face of the once sunshine city by attending to the deteriorating ...

FORMER Finance deputy minister Terrence Mukupe yesterday successfully overturned two default judgments entered against him, and which compelled him to pay a combined debt of $58 000 to ...

MDC Alliance Marondera Central legislator Caston Matewu yesterday caused a stir in the farming town after he ordered municipal cops to stop confiscating street vendors’ wares. ...

JUSTICE minister Ziyambi Ziyambi yesterday challenged Parliament to ensure that most, if not all the 29 Bills outlined by President Emmerson Mnangagwa on his legislative agenda on Tuesday, ...

THE State yesterday aborted attempts to amend charges levelled against businessperson Wicknell Chivayo, who is accused of swindling Zimbabwe Power Company of over $5 million, after the Intratrek ...

Young girls living with HIV and Aids are finding it difficult to disclose their status to their partners for fear of breaking up their relationships, an Aids activist ...

ZIMBABWE’S consulate in South Africa has advised locals with pending Zimbabwean Exemption Permit (ZEP) applications in the neighbouring country to apply for new passports to have their permits ...

BULAWAYO — Africa needs strong political commitment to accelerate the transformation of its agricultural sector. — IPS According to the 2018 Africa Agriculture Status Report (AASR), Catalyzing State ...

DIVERSIFIED energy group Zuva Petroleum has injected in excess of $200 000 in a tree-planting initiative targeting to grow a million plants by 2020. ...

ADDRESS BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF ZIMBABWE HIS EXCELLENCY,CDE E.D. MNANGAGWA, ON THE OCCASION OF THE STATE OF THE NATION ADDRESS AND THE OFFICIAL OPENING OF ...

The Liberian government says it is investigating what has happened to two huge consignments of money that were printed abroad and brought into the country between November last ...

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Russian President Vladimir Putin sought to defuse a crisis on Tuesday after Syrian defences mistakenly downed a Russian warplane after Israeli air ...

Political parties cannot be involved, there are no campaign rallies and the king wields absolute power, choosing the prime minister and cabinet: a parliamentary election in eSwatini is ...

THE government has secured $500 million in foreign credit facilities to ease a cash crisis that has crippled local industry, President Emmerson Mnangagwa said yesterday at the official opening of the First Session of the Ninth Parliament, and ruled out a quick return of the Zimdollar, citing a fragile economy. ...

FINANCE minister Mthuli Ncube will next month unveil a transitional economic stabilisation programme that will address fiscal and monetary reforms as well as an arrears clearance programme. ...

LOCAL authorities, which have become political battlegrounds and havens of gamesmanship that has affected service delivery, have been told to shelve ways of the past and serve residents and ratepayers in a non-partisan manner. ...

Residents of communities on the outskirts of Bulawayo have warned that their main source of water, Umguza River has become a serious health time bomb as the water is contaminated with sewerage discharge. ...

Disciplining a peeping Tom backfired for a machete-wielding Glendale man after he was arrested for assault. ...

A MENTAL patient, who has been languishing at the Harare Remand Prison for more than a month after he was arrested for allegedly participating in a demonstration against the delay in the announcement of the July 30 presidential election results, was yesterday released from custody. ...