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POLICE in Bindura have launched a manhunt for five suspected robbers linked to a series of armed robberies in Mashonaland Central province. ...

NORTON MP Temba Mliswa (independent) has lost three vehicles that are set to go under the hammer after failing to settle $136 000 legal costs arising from a matter he lost to a private property developer and Norton Town Council. ...

SOUTH Africa-based business mogul and farmer Erasmus Nare — a known Vice-President Kembo Mohadi ally — has reportedly invaded Denylynian Animal Conservancy downstream of the Zhovhe Dam in Beitbridge. ...

BANANA farmers and villagers in Chimanimani district in Manicaland have filed an urgent High Court application to block their eviction by the Zimbabwe Parks and Wildlife Management Authority (ZimParks) without a court order. ...

A CONSORTIUM believed to be fronting for United Family International Church (UFIC) leader Emmanuel Makandiwa is bidding to take over the distressed Shamva Gold Mine in Mashonaland Central province. ...

KENYAN opposition legislator, Otiende Amollo yesterday said political hostility provided fertile ground for corruption, adding that the East African country’s government of national unity failed to curb the vice. ...

SUSPENDED Zesa Holdings executives were last week summoned and grilled by auditors from the Auditor-General’s office as investigations into their alleged underhand deals continue. ...

LOCAL Government minister July Moyo says government is reviewing harsh by-laws targeted at managing vendors in a bid to contain cholera outbreaks. ...

ZIMBABWE Prisons and Correctional Service (ZPCS) has finally fired the prison officer accused of undermining President Emmerson Mnangagwa by addressing MDC Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa as “my president” in a tweet. ...

Masvingo residents have gone without running water for three consecutive days following a breakdown at the main pump station caused by an electrical fault, officials said yesterday, a second such occurrence inside two months. ...

THE Harare City Council has approached the High court seeking an order to evict members of the Solomon Tawengwa Housing Co-operative from the local authority’s Carter House building in Mbare. ...

MOST local authorities are failing to keep pace with the population explosion in urban centres, hence their failure to provide adequate services such as water and sewer reticulation, Auditor- General Mildred Chiri noted in her 2017 report. ...

FORMER Home Affairs minister Obert Mpofu was yesterday issued with a warrant of arrest by a Bulawayo magistrate after he failed to attend court to testify in a case where Ntabazinduna Chief Felix Nhlanhlayemangwe Ndiweni and his 22 subjects are accused of destroying a villager’s property. ...
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THE High Court yesterday issued a warrant of arrest for former Higher and Tertiary Education deputy minister Godfrey Gandawa, who is facing allegations of swindling the Zimbabwe Manpower Development Fund (Zimdef) of $400 000, failed to turn up for the trial. ...

PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa used his Executive powers to refuse Hwange Colliery a renewal licence for the Western area concession, Mines minister Winston Chitando told Parliament yesterday, a claim which businessman Billy Rautenbach last week said was not his. ...

AFTER weeks of chaos, fuel prices in the country fell by at most four cents, with Energy minister Joram Gumbo attributing this to a dip in international crude oil margins. ...

ZIMBABWE Human Rights Commission (ZHRC) chairperson Elasto Mugwadi yesterday said the majority of citizens are having their socio-economic rights violated as government is failing to provide safety nets to cushion the poor in light of the economic turmoil inflicting the country. ...

THE Zimbabwe Republic Police has accepted liability over the unlawful arrest and detention of senior Harare lawyer, Mordecai Mahlangu, who was a key witness in the trial of the late former MDC treasurer Roy Bennett, who was facing charges of terrorism in 2009. ...

Econet Wireless pulled the plug on its pay satellite service, Kwesé TV last week after losing a Supreme Court battle in which the Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe (BAZ) successfully argued that it was not compliant with the law. ...

Harare City Council has tasked the town clerk Hosiah Chisango to source for partners to turn waste into energy as the local authority seeks to increase its revenue base from available resources. ...

MINES ministry secretary Onesimo Moyo and Zimbabwe Consolidated Diamond Company (ZCDC) chief executive officer Morris Mpofu are facing contempt of Parliament charges for ordering witnesses not to attend a hearing before the Mines Portfolio Committee in which Hwange Colliery is alleged to have lost $6,4 million in unclear circumstances. ...

ZANU PF political liaison officer for Mashonaland Central province, Maidei Maswi’s 30 hectares of wheat was reduced to ashes by a veld fire last week. The wheat had been planted under the command agriculture programme at Ealing Farm in Mvurwi. ...

PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa has rewarded one of the biggest indigenous churches, the Zion Christian Church (ZCC), with a tractor and other agricultural inputs for overwhelmingly voting for him and his party in the July 30 elections. ...

A BEITBRIDGE man allegedly killed his wife following a dispute over an unknown issue, locked the body in their rented room and left it to decompose. ...

A KWEKWE man has been sentenced to eight months in prison by a local magistrate for assaulting his wife, whom he accused of denying him conjugal rights. ...

A ROW has erupted between a Form 3 pregnant student and school authorities at St Anne’s Goto High School in Wedza with the former accusing the administration of violating her rights after expelling her from the institution in September this year. ...

RURAL and urban councillors in the Midlands province are demanding motor vehicles and an upward review of their allowances when they travel away from their stations on business to align their working conditions with those of legislators. ...

HUNDREDS of civil servants have accused Information deputy minister Energy Mutodi’s housing company of duping them of their hard-earned money in a botched housing scheme at Lower Rangemore in Bulawayo. ...

ZIMBABWE Consolidated Diamond Company (ZCDC) security officials have been implicated in cases of diamond looting in Chiadzwa after they allegedly formed syndicates with illegal miners. ...