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VICE-PRESIDENT Kembo Campbell Mohadi, who is embroiled in a nasty divorce with his wife Tambudzani Bhudagi Mohadi (nee Muleya), has transferred his divorce matter from Bulawayo High Court to Harare where the case has been allocated another case number, Southern Eye has learnt. ...

THE Harare City Council has petitioned the High Court, seeking an order to dismiss an application filed by its chamber secretary Josephine Ncube, who is challenging her suspension from work. ...

Molleen Makasi (54) runs across a busy street in Gweru’s central business district while clutching a bag full of tomatoes, onions, carrots and vegetables. At the corner of the road, she is blocked by a truckload of municipal officers. ...

THE harsh economic environment afflicting the country have resulted in many people in Harare turning to backyard catering services to earn a living. ...

Four people died on the spot when a maize-laden T35 truck they were travelling in overturned at Boterekwa in Shurugwi on Thursday night. ...

THE Traffic Safety Council of Zimbabwe (TSCZ) has started lobbying government to impose mandatory custodial sentences to people who drive without licences among other stiffer penalties on errant drivers. ...

THE Community Working Group on Health (CWGH) has blasted government for poor planning, resulting in failure to allocate foreign currency for procurement of tuberculosis (TB) drugs, hence their current shortages. ...

Two Gweru siblings, who had become notorious for house-breaking and getting away with valuables worth over $50 000 have been jailed to a combined 110 years in prison. ...

THE Zimbabwe Association of Doctors for Human Rights (ZADHR) has urged government to urgently appoint a special taskforce made up of officials from various ministries to urgently contain the outbreak of cholera and typhoid which have killed over a dozen people in Harare, Gweru, Masvingo and Zvishavane, amid fears the diseases might spread to other parts of the country. ...

MDC Alliance co-principal and ZimPF leader Agrippa Mutambara yesterday called on fellow opposition leaders to shun being enticed into a coalition government with Zanu PF, but watch from the sidelines as President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s administration struggles to restore economic stability. ...

FOR Bernard Mahutse, the headmaster at Nyangambe Turf Ranch School in Mwenezi, teaching is indeed a calling. ...

PROMINENT Bulawayo lawyer Solomon Mguni (ward 23) was yesterday elected city mayor, where he will be deputised by Tinashe Kambarami (ward 3). ...

POPULAR South African musician Penelope Jane Dunlop — popularly known as PJ Powers or Thandeka — is in Victoria Falls for an awareness show for people living with albinism. ...

INCOMING Mutare councillors have been warned against taking their MDC Alliance matters into council chambers following Blessing Tandi’s unopposed election as mayor on Thursday. Councillor Kudakwashe Chisango from the MDC Alliance was also elected unopposed as the new deputy mayor. ...

The Chief Secretary to the President and Cabinet Misheck Sibanda, flanked by President Emmerson Mnangagwa and Vice President Constantino Chiwenga, has announced the new cabinet at State House ...

ZIMBABWE’s leading independent media house, Alpha Media Holdings (AMH), will soon launch online radio and television services after being awarded a licence by the Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe (BAZ), in terms of Section 10 of the Broadcasting Services Act (Chapter 12:06). ...

Former President Robert Mugabe yesterday made a major climbdown, saying said he now recognised President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s leadership after the latter won the July 30 elections. ...

BULAWAYO High Court judge Justice Nokuthula Moyo yesterday blasted Kwekwe police for blocking opposition MDC Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa’s rally, which was supposed to be held in the Midlands capital last week Saturday. ...

A DEADLY cholera outbreak has hit Harare’s Glen View 3 and Budiriro high-density suburbs with five people feared dead and 35 others admitted, Health minister David Parirenyatwa said yesterday, raising fears of a citywide outbreak. ...

Villagers from Murewa and Uzumba burst into laughter as a Cabinet minister told them that government anticipated the use of latest digital technology in herding cattle and doing some household chores as the country fast catches up with the latest trends. ...

FORMER Zimbabwe Iron and Steel Company (Zisco) plant operator, Clayton Masiyatsva (MDC Alliance), has been elected Redcliff mayor, taking over from Zanu PF’s Freddy Kapuya who has dumped the Midlands town and now represents Mhondoro-Mubaira constituency in Parliament. ...

THE Amalgamated Rural Teachers’ Union of Zimbabwe (Artuz) has revealed plans to continue with its ‘Safe Schools Campaign’ amid fears educators face a backlash, particularly in rural areas following the July 30 disputed elections. ...

ONE of the country’s leading Christian bodies, the Zimbabwe Council of Churches (ZCC), has written to President Emmerson Mnangagwa, urging him to restore economic and political stability following the July 30 disputed polls by implementing a raft of reforms, among them a comprehensive overhaul of the security sector to avoid civil unrest. ...

WOMEN activists have accused President Emmerson Mnangagwa of failing to uphold the country’s gender policy after failing to appoint a female Vice-President last week. ...

AT least 28 junior police officers staying at Mbare Police Camp have petitioned the High Court seeking an order to compel their bosses to refund the $45 which they allege was unlawfully and wrongfully deducted from their salaries in May this year. ...

POLICE in Bulawayo have appealed to residents to help in the fight against vandals targeting TelOne and Zimbabwe Electricity Transmission and Distribution Company (Zetdc) property. ...

THE National Railways of Zimbabwe (NRZ) has raised the red flag over illegal gold panning activities close to railways tracks, a situation which could result in the rail collapsing under the weight of trains due to the weakened ground. ...

HARARE magistrate Lazini Ncube yesterday dismissed a bid by suspended University of Zimbabwe (UZ) vice-chancellor Levi Nyagura to approach the Constitutional Court (ConCourt), challenging the legality of special prosecutors seconded from President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s Office to preside over his criminal abuse of office trial. ...

THERE was chaos at the Victoria Falls Council offices on Wednesday evening as residents revolted against the alleged imposition of mayoral candidates and interference in balloting by coalition representatives. ...

A 49-YEAR-OLD Harare man who allegedly masqueraded as a lawyer before duping litigants of $400 in legal fees, appeared at the Harare Magistrates’ Courts yesterday, facing fraud charges. ...