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A POLICE officer from Ross Camp in Bulawayo has been taken to court for assaulting a troublesome passenger who had been reported by a motorist for refusing to pay a fare. ...

Jailed church leader Robert Martin Gumbura and his nine accomplices, who are accused of masterminding a failed jailbreak at Chikurubi Maximum Prison in 2015, have enlisted the services of constitutional lawyer, Lovemore Madhuku to challenge delays in their trial. ...

THE Zimbabwe Human Rights Commission (ZHRC) yesterday expressed concern at the failure by local authorities and government to ensure people have access to clean water and collection of garbage which has bred flies that cause diarrheal diseases. ...

CHIVI South MP Killer Zivhu (Zanu PF) on Wednesday said devolution of power will enable provinces with mineral deposits to develop from their natural resources. ...

A SIX-MEMBER family has been rendered homeless after being evicted by the messenger of court from its Esiphezini Ngwabi village home near Vuka Vuka Mine in Esigodini on Monday afternoon and dumped in the bush in Nhlonzamandla on allegations that they were illegal settlers. ...

Zimbabwean scientist Sandile Mtetwa is one of the 92 new scholars selected by the Gates Cambridge Trust to study a PhD at the prestigious Cambridge University in the United Kingdom. ...

An MDC-T activist based in Mutare was yesterday slapped with a six-month jail term for threatening to torch 25 houses belonging to Zanu PF supporters soon after the July 30 elections. ...

The Nelson Chamisa-led MDC Alliance says it will soon announce its shadow cabinet and that it will maintain pressure on President Emmerson Mnangagwa and his Zanu PF party to dialogue over the problems faced by the country. ...

Zanu PF’s first woman chairperson, Oppah Muchinguri-Kashiri, (OM) broke new ground when she was appointed Zimbabwe’s first female Defence minister. She speaks to NewsDay (ND) reporter Blessed Mhlanga on the journey she has walked, challenges she has faced and her plans for the ministry. ...

FOREIGN Affairs and International Trade minister Sibusiso Moyo has missed the trip to the United Nations General Assembly meeting after being hospitalized with an as yet to be revealed ailment. ...

The University of Zimbabwe (UZ) has petitioned the High Court, seeking $2 million compensation from the Catholic University in Zimbabwe (CUZ) for allegedly stealing and using its trademark without its permission since last year. ...

Five Harare men were on Wednesday jailed to 10 years each for stealing Zesa and telecommunication cables in the city. ...

NINE residents of Budiriro 4 in Harare have petitioned the High Court seeking an order to interdict the local authority from demolishing their houses. ...

VIOLENCE rocked Harare yesterday as police and vendors fought running battles as informal traders resisted efforts by government and council to remove them from the central business district as part of measures to control the spread of cholera. ...

MINISTER of Primary and Secondary Education, Paul Mavima on Wednesday commissioned a new model eco-school, the first of its kind in the country at St Mary’s Primary School in Hwange. ...

PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa made two surprise visits to the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe on Tuesday, which generated a lot of anxiety among staff and the public after he spent a combined four hours at the apex bank before and after his State of the Nation Address as authorities grapple with a crippling shortage of bank notes. ...

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. ...