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THE Nelson Chamisa-led MDC national leadership on Monday failed to douse factional flames in Bulawayo, where a section of disgruntled party members is demanding a re-run of the provincial congress, citing voter fraud. ...

MPILO Central Hospital surgeons have called on people with ambiguous genitalia to register with the hospital to undergo medical examination to prevent them from developing cancer. ...

Government-owned ground handling company, National Handling Services (NHS), has approached the High Court seeking an order to compel fastjet Airlines Limited to settle its US$150 000 debt. ...

THERE was drama in the Bulawayo city centre yesterday morning when a group of suspected Zanu PF youths pounced on the outspoken Ntabazinduna Chief Ndiweni and attempted to seize his official vehicle. ...

A SENIOR Harare prosecutor was arrested yesterday on criminal abuse of office charges after he allegedly consented to the release of a passport belonging to former Cabinet minister Ignatius Chombo, who is facing several corruption allegations. ...

The challenge on the appointment of Prosecutor General (PG) Kumbirai Hodzi, which was set to commence yesterday at the Constitutional Court (ConCourt), failed to materialise after it emerged that the court papers filed by the applicant, Harare lawyer Joshua Chirambwe, were not paginated. ...

Combined Harare Residents’ Association (CHRA) has slammed Local Government minister July Moyo for authorising local authorities to engage debt collectors to recover monies owed by residents, describing the move as illegal. ...

The trial of former Zanu PF Victoria Falls mayor, Sifiso Mpofu, and his two accomplices was on Tuesday postponed again despite the accused pleading with the court to have the trial commence. ...

TRANSPORT minister Joel Biggie Matiza yesterday told the National Assembly that the $400 million National Railways of Zimbabwe and DIDG Transnet deal which President Emmerson Mnangagwa commissioned last year, had hit a funding snag. ...

In an incident that shocked Beatrice villagers, a 27-year-old Harare fishmonger was attacked and killed by a crocodile before his body was discovered with his private parts missing. ...

PUBLIC hospital doctors, who temporarily downed tools two months ago over poor and unsafe working conditions, lack of critical medicines, basic gloves and equipment, are still battling to get supplies from government. ...

The government of eSwatini on Tuesday angrily denied viral online reports that King Mswati III, Africa’s last absolute monarch who has 14 wives, had ordered men to have at least two marriages or face jail. ...

Microsoft Corp will invest $100 million to open an Africa technology development centre with sites in Kenya and Nigeria over the next five years, the company said on Tuesday. ...

Sudan's military leaders have announced an agreement with the opposition alliance for a three-year transition period to a civilian administration. ...

Two months after the mass shooting at a mosque in New Zealand was live-streamed by the accused gunman on Facebook, the company is introducing new rules for the feature. ...

Bitcoin just surged past $8,000 on Tuesday, hitting its highest mark since last July. It tapered off slightly by mid-afternoon, but is still trading at its highest level in nearly a year. ...

Cabinet has approved a joint venture deal between the Cold Storage Company and a private firm, Boulstead Beef (Pvt) Limited, meant to revive the meat processing concern. ...

PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa has reportedly pledged to fully implement all recommendations and reforms proposed in the August 1, 2018 shootings commission report. ...

PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa yesterday dropped Energy minister Joram Gumbo in a mini-Cabinet reshuffle, replacing him with Transport deputy Fortune Chasi as fuel shortages and power cuts rock the country. ...

BRIBERY demands by high-ranking MDC party officials on prospective candidates resulted in the opposition fielding more than one candidate in some constituencies and council seats, in the run-up to last year’s polls. ...

A PROMINENT Harare lawyer has been arrested on charges of assaulting one of last year’s losing presidential candidates, Bryan Mteki, over a misunderstanding on court proceedings at the Harare Civil Court. ...

THE late MDC leader Morgan Tsvangirai’s daughter, Vimbai Tsvangirai-Java, was seriously injured in a fatal head-on collision, which claimed two party members just outside Kwekwe on Monday night. ...

SENATORS have called on security agencies to end machete wars and violence being perpetrated by artisanal miners fighting for control of gold claims throughout the country. ...

The head of Zimbabwe’s tax agency has called on government to spare the Beitbridge Border Post from the new power load-shedding regime which she said would hit cross border business hard and impact revenue collection efforts. ...

Gushungo Dairies (Pvt) Ltd has been taken to the High Court by Auto World Harare (Pvt) Ltd for allegedly failing to pay $11 000 for service done on one of the farm’s motor vehicle. ...

The opposition MDC says it plans to introduce the Morgan Tsvangirai School of Ideology immediately after its elective congress slated for May 24 to 26. ...

AN independent youth advocacy group has launched a programme aimed at promoting youth empowerment and involvement in local governance issues in Matabeleland South province. ...

THE Gweru City Council plans to develop residential and institutional stands at a total cost of US$56 million, acting finance director Owen Masimba has said. ...

THE Bulawayo City Council (BCC) has proposed a 42% adjustment of all tariffs across the board, a development that will make residents in the high-density suburbs part with an average ZWL$40 per month for water. ...

About 200 villagers in ward 25, Fox Farm, Matobo district are set to be evicted this week after receiving notice of eviction orders. ...