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A fierce wrangle has erupted over the Mkanganwi chieftainship, with retired Major-General Gibson Mashingaidze accusing Rangarirai Bwawanda, the current Chief Nhema, of receiving kickbacks to influence the appointment of a rival to replace Alfios Njodzi Chinamho, who died last year. ...

VICTORIA Falls council officials have accused the Zimbabwe National Water Authority (Zinwa) of putting their lives and those of tourists at risk by failing to secure pumps providing water to the resort town. ...

PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa’s protégé and fuel mogul, Kudakwashe Tagwirei, has been slapped with a $3,6 million lawsuit for illegally using fuel trucks belonging to the President’s ally, Justice Mayor Wadyajena. ...

THREE deputy police commissioner-generals — Innocent Matibiri, Josephine Shambare and Levi Sibanda — together with two commissioners were on Friday reportedly retired from the force amid indications that the organisation will be instituting a raft of further changes over the next few months. ...

FORMER Minister of State in ex-Vice-President Joice Mujuru’s Office, Sylvester Robert Nguni, has been taken to court by his former wife, Christine Silindeni Nguni, who is seeking an order to bring to life the couple’s divorce matter that was determined and completed almost 24 years ago. ...

POLICE recently arrested 10 Congolese who entered the country through an undesignated point claiming to be seeking asylum. ...

SIX Harare City Council senior managers who were ‘retired’ in 2014 although they were below the age of 65 years are set to bounce back at Town House and pocket huge sums of money after the Supreme Court ruled that they were laid off unprocedurally. ...

A ZANU PF Manicaland dialogue meeting last week nearly degenerated into a fistfight when some members were chased away as deep factionalism continues to rock the party. ...

MDC Alliance senators have expressed disquiet over governments’ failure to find a lasting solution to the cash crisis, adding the situation has turned many into paupers as the bond note has significantly depreciated in value. ...

A COMMISSION of inquiry into the allocation and use of urban land in Matabeleland North and South opens today to shed light on how land barons illegally parcelled out State land in the two provinces. ...

BINDURA businessman, Phios Hoko has sued the local authority, demanding $304 000 compensation for loss of income and business. ...

AUDITOR-GENERAL Mildred Chiri has raised the red flag over different ministries which she said failed to recover amounts due to government to the tune of $133 million in rent, surcharges and penalties at a time when most ministries complained of inadequate budgets to fund their programmes. ...

A 47-YEAR-OLD St Alberts farmer was arrested and four of his cattle were killed and burnt at a police roadblock in Centenary while his Muzarabani counterpart’s 21 goats suffered the same fate yesterday after trying to illegally drive them away from the foot-and-mouth affected Muzarabani district. ...

THE Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation has engaged Harare City Council to be their agent in collection of radio and television licences for a commission. ...

TOP Kenyan human rights lawyer and opposition politician Otiende Amollo is today set to headline a national conference on human rights and access to justice that will run for two days in Harare. ...

MANICALAND District Development Fund (DDF) boss Robert Chawatama has been arrested in Chipinge over allegations of poaching. ...

BEITBRIDGE has the potential to become a model port city in Africa, “with high-rise buildings and spaghetti roads” if city authorities and councillors commit themselves to work for the people and shun corruption, MDC Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa has said. ...

BULAWAYO deputy mayor Tinashe Kambarami yesterday officially stepped down from his post, days after he was given a seven-day ultimatum by the MDC Alliance party leadership to do so or face expulsion for defying a party directive on the selection of a deputy mayor. ...

Sophia* a divorced mother living with HIV from Seke Zimbabwe lived a very stressful and painful life. In 2016, Sophia decided to come back home and stay at ...

CONFUSION swirled yesterday around claims that Zimbabwe had discovered crude oil a day after President Emmerson Mnangagwa addressed a Press briefing announcing exploration of the product would be done in Muzarabani. ...

MDC secretary-general Douglas Mwonzora has flexed his political muscle and nullified all the mass expulsions announced by the party’s provincial executives as the Nelson Chamisa-led opposition outfit prepares for its elective congress early next year. ...

CONTROVERSIAL Prophetic Healing and Deliverance Ministries (PHD) leader Walter Magaya was arrested and brought to court yesterday following his sensational claim early this week that he had found a cure for HIV and Aids. ...

THE Lands and Agriculture ministry has submitted a $40 million bid in the 2019 National Budget to compensate white former commercial farmers, with the government promising to pay half of the amount, Parliament heard yesterday. ...

NEWDAY business reporter Tatira Zwinoira has been selected to participate in the five-day Sanlam Summer School for Financial Journalists scheduled for next week in Johannesburg, South Africa. ...

SCORES of students at the Catholic University of Zimbabwe (CUZ) staged a demonstration at the institution’s Bulawayo campus on Thursday in protest, accusing the college administration of failing to rein in lecturers fingered in demanding sexual favours from female students in return for marks. ...

FORMER freedom fighters and war collaborators in Mutoko have confronted Zanu PF Mashonaland East provincial leadership over price hikes, demanding that government urgently addresses the issue. ...

Harare City Council has extended its 50% discount on rates that had previously been reserved for domestic customers to corporates, churches and lease holders as part of measures to promote payment of outstanding bills. ...

ECONET Media says it has reviewed its business strategy and service offerings to align them with the changes in the global digital and satellite broadcasting sector as well as growth in access to mobile and fixed broadband on the continent. ...

President Emmerson Mnangagwa has urged higher and tertiary institutions to produce graduates capable of carrying forward technological inventions and procedures associated with refining them. ...

THE Centre for Natural Resource and Governance (CNRG) has claimed massive harassment of its staff by police and intelligence officials, but vowed to continue exposing gross human rights abuses of people living in the Chiadzwa diamond fields. ...