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ZANU PF deputy Chief Whip and Mangwe MP Obedingwa Mguni has died following a long battle with diabetes. ...

BULAWAYO residents and church leaders yesterday called for the abandonment of Section 40 of the Marriages Act Amendment Bill, saying it is likely to influence unchaste behaviour, leading ...

AN independent consumer watchdog has criticised some clauses of the Consumer Protection Bill, which allow government to regulate and even ban independent groups representing consumers, saying they impinged ...

MORE than 300 Chivhu villagers recently received free medical examination and drugs at Madamombe Clinic in Chikomba West constituency. ...

Opposition Build Zimbabwe Alliance leader Noah Manyika has mocked President Emmerson Mnangagwa for introducing what he described as “voodoo” economics anchored on lack of understanding that the economy ...

TWO suspected poachers were gunned down and others injured and arrested during a contact with police, Zimbabwe Parks and Wildlife Management Authority (Zimparks) game rangers and wardens from ...

Scores of disgruntled former Kwekwe Polytechnic students yesterday refused to resit for an examination in which some of the candidates were caught cheating, leading to the nullification of ...

The State yesterday withdrew before plea the criminal charges levelled against Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (Potraz) director-general Gift Machengete, who was being accused of violating the Procurement ...

A HARARE magistrate yesterday convicted and sentenced former NatPharm acting managing director Newman Madzikwa to 20 months imprisonment for criminal abuse of office after he ordered the increase ...

Senior Zimbabwe Power Company (ZPC) managers have been accused of evading laid-down procedures when payments were done to Intratrek Investment fronted by flamboyant businessman Wicknell Chivayo for the ...

A SERVING member of the Zimbabwe National Army stationed at One Indeep Barracks in Beitbridge and an active member of the neighbourhood watch committee in the Zimbabwe Republic ...

The Municipality of Marondera is set to give former mayor Anthony Makwindi a Mercedes-Benz C200 or equivalent as part of his golden handshake. ...

Harare City Council says the introduction of the interbank exchange rate has left the local authority in a fix as it was now battling to break even in ...

JUSTICE minister Ziyambi Ziyambi yesterday assured Parliament that government is hoping to further increase civil servants’ salaries to cushion them from the rising cost of living. ...

ABOUT 2 800 households in Gwanda South are set to benefit from a solar power project by a developmental non-governmental organisation that will also power three irrigation schemes, ...

One of the sons of the late popular Chipinge traditional healer, Sekuru Ndunge — Jabulani Makuyana — on Monday appeared in court facing charges of breaking into the ...

TWO Bulawayo men busted in a dramatic anti-drug operation in Bulawayo last week appeared in court on Monday, facing charges of violating the country’s drug trafficking laws. ...

Police in Bangladesh have broken up a fight between hundreds of Chinese and Bangladeshi workers at the site of a partly-built China-funded power plant. ...

An Australian sperm donor is the father of an 11-year-old girl because it was understood he would be involved in her life, the nation's top court has ruled. ...

Unidentified gunmen on motorbikes attacked two villages in central Mali, killing at least 41 people in a part of the country where ethnic reprisal attacks have surged in recent months, a local mayor said on Tuesday. ...

For the first time since Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was shot down in July 2014, prosecutors have announced charges against suspects in the case. ...

With the Africa Cup of Nations set to kick off on Friday, the organisers in Egypt are confident that they have done enough to secure the tournament (AFCON 2019) and guarantee the support of the football-loving fans in the country. ...

Political and children’s rights activists have accused President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s government of disregarding the fundamental rights of children through socio-economic policies that largely benefit the elite. ...

MDC youth have threatened to roll out mass protests in rural areas, which are traditionally considered to be Zanu PF strongholds. ...

AILING former finance minister, Ignatius Chombo’s bid to get back his seized passport to enable him to travel to South Africa for medical attention went up in flames yesterday after the Supreme Court dismissed his urgent application. ...

PLUMTREE has gone without running water for a week due to a broken down Zesa power line, a situation which has left residents and travellers stranded. ...

MASVINGO province is losing 409 hectares of pasture each year to lantana camara, and the invasive tropical plant is also threatening conservancies around Chiredzi, a Malilangwe Trust official has revealed. ...

The Zimbabwe National Students Union (Zinasu) and Zimbabwe Congress of Students Union (Zicosu) have called for the alignment of educational programmes offered at different universities with the current world order. ...

Zimbabwe Consolidated Diamond Company (ZCDC) acting chief executive officer Roberto de Pretto says he hopes to leave a positive and lasting legacy at the troubled diamond mining firm in Marange, as he seeks to engage the community on unfulfilled promises. ...

The investigation officer in the case in which former Energy minister Elton Mangoma and former Zesa bosses Joshua Chifamba and Tererai Luis Mutasa are facing charges of violating the Procurement Act, admitted in court that the power utility was not a procuring entity at the time of the signing of the deal. ...