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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. ...

A HARARE court yesterday inspected Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation (ZBC) records in a case which television personality Oscar Pambuka and former Zanu PF legislator Psychology Maziwisa are accused of swindling the Zimbabwe Power Company of $12 650 in a botched public relations deal. ...

LEGISLATORS have been given up to October 5 to declare their assets to comply with constitutional requirements and parliamentary rules. ...

THE Bulawayo City Council (BCC) is investigating irregular land deals involving the previous council following a petition by residents. ...

ANALYSTS largely welcomed President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s State of the Nation Address, but felt he had not properly addressed the currency distortions in the market. ...

OPPOSITION MDC-T leader Nelson Chamisa yesterday gave his three deputies — Elias Mudzuri, Morgen Komichi and Welshman Ncube — specific roles to play as he moves to strengthen the party following its electoral defeat in the July 30 polls. ...

Mazowe Rural District Council has petitioned the High court seeking an order to compel former Finance minister, Christopher Kuruneri, to settle a $20 677 Land Development Levy debt. ...

Police in Marondera have removed all vendors from the streets and seized their goods, including newspapers on sale. ...

The Supreme Court has ordered the Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation (ZBC) to pay its former general manager (radio programming), Allan Chiweshe, over $1, 2 million in unpaid salaries and benefits after dismissing the public broadcaster’s appeal. ...

The Zimbabwe National Students Union (Zinasu) has slammed the Midlands State University for charging daily penalties on outstanding student tuition fees. ...

MDC ALLIANCE Matabeleland North provincial management committee members and Victoria Falls councillors have been summoned to appear before party leader Nelson Chamisa in Harare today. ...

Gweru City Council’s blitz against illegal vending has extended to unregistered money changers, with the local authority threatening to confiscate their cash if they resist. ...

Faced with a nationwide cholera outbreak that has claimed 31 lives and left thousands others infected, two leading teachers’ unions have called for the closure of all schools until the disease is contained. ...

President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s official opening of the 9th Parliament of Zimbabwe yesterday turned into a public display of colonial regalia and trinkets in scenes that would fit well at Westminster Abbey, the seat of Britain’s legislature. ...

ACTING Prosecutor-General, Kumbirai Rwodzi yesterday read the riot act on public prosecutors who engage in corrupt activities, saing they tarnished the judiciary’s image. ...