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AMH chairman Trevor Ncube speaks on meeting President Emmerson Mnangagwa. He said the country can only achieve economically and politically if we start to reach out to everyone and start discourses that move us as a country. ...

PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa has no ill feelings against his former boss Robert Mugabe or his wife Grace, even though they subjected him to immense public humiliation during the presidential youth interface rallies. ...

PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa has been warned Zimbabweans will embark on Operation Restore Legacy 2 if he fails to arrest Home Affairs minister Obert Mpofu and other ministers implicated in corrupt deals. ...

I am not vulgar by nature or inclination, but readers, can you allow me – hopefully, just for once – to cite inappropriate and offensive terms to put across a point without mincing words like a BBC panellist asked for the same exception and exemption last week to utter an unmentionable word before a global television audience: Shithole. ...

A NORTON land developer, Cuthbert Mupame, is demanding $100 000 from Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (Zacc) commissioner Goodson Nguni for allegedly causing his arrest and detention on charges of parcelling out agricultural land to prospective home seekers at Kingsdale Farm without government approval. ...

AS CASES of suicide seem to be escalating in Bulawayo, an elderly man identified as John Phiri from Sizinda, hung himself in a bush close to Nketa Drive and Godrich Road intersection next to Nyaradzo Funeral complex. ...

A BUDDING songstress Ashleigh “Shashl” Moyo has been nominated for the Best Female Artiste in the Southern Africa Region award at the African Music Industry Awards (AMI Awards Africa) set to be held in Uganda in March. ...

CHIEF Justice Luke Malaba yesterday ruled in favour of Zimbabweans living in the Diaspora who are challenging provisions of the Electoral Act, which prevent them from participating in the country’s electoral processes, after granting them the right to directly approach the Constitutional Court (ConCourt). ...

THE Zimbabwe People’s Revolutionary Army cadres are planning to meet President Emmerson Mnangagwa over pertinent issues they claim former President Robert Mugabe and the ruling Zanu PF ignored for 37 years. ...

The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) has called on the youths to register as voters in the ongoing Biometric Voter Registration (BVR) exercise, amid indications that there is still alow turnout in Bulawayo. ...

ECUMENICAL Church Leaders Forum (ECLF) leader Ambrose Moyo has claimed that Christians, who constitute 80% of the population, are perpetrators of violence. ...

FORMER President Robert Mugabe’s nephew and Deputy Police Commissioner-General (administration) Innocent Matibiri and hordes of other top police commanders were yesterday fired from the force. ...

A CONSORTIUM led by the Diaspora Infrastructure Development Group (DIDG) and South Africa’s Transnet is mobilising $1,7 billion for the recapitalisation of the ailing National Railways of Zimbabwe (NRZ), a Cabinet minister has revealed. ...

As globalisation reaches its peak, it is important to consider the plight of peasant farmers to protect them from oppression by bigger market forces, Indian academic Prabhat Patnaik has warned. ...

The National Blood Services of Zimbabwe (NBSZ) has raised a red flag over a critical shortage of stocks for blood group O with less than a day’s supply at any given time. ...

Dendera musician Sulumani Chimbetu yesterday appeared at the Harare Magistrates’ Court on allegations of failing to pay $4 400 maintenance support for his two children with former wife Marygold Mutemasango. ...

FORMER MDC-T treasurer-general Roy Bennett and his wife Heather reportedly died in a helicopter crash in Canada on Thursday. By Desmond Chingarande MDC-T vice-president Nelson Chamisa posted on ...

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni yesterday accused the United Nations of “preserving terrorism” in neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo, where UN peacekeepers have been unable to curb deadly attacks by Islamist rebels. ...

A VILLAGER in Kezi has been jailed 12 months for planting 20 mbanje plants. ...

A 34-YEAR-OLD South African woman has been arrested on charges of possessing cocaine with a street value of over $430 000. Thandeka Jack, of Johannesburg, appeared before Harare magistrate Rumbidzai Mugwagwa yesterday facing charges of dealing in dangerous drugs and was denied bail and remanded to February 6 for trial. ...

Nkayi is facing critical shortages of potable water, which could lead to an outbreak of water-borne diseases, as villagers are drinking water from shallow and unprotected wells, Ward 25 Siphunyuka councillor, Sambulo Maphosa has said. ...

A KAMATIVI veterinary livestock technician has been arraigned before the courts for stealing two beasts valued at $600 and swindling $10 from Binga villagers. ...

VICTORIA FALLS Council has embarked on a cockroach and fly control programme after discovering that the pests were breeding in sewage pipes and litter dump sites, posing a health threat to residents. ...

The Health ministry said they have continued to record a marked reduction in the number of new cholera cases, following the robust interventions put in place. ...

ALLIANCE for People’s Agenda (APA) leader, Nkosana Moyo has criticised President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s government’s decision to dish out vehicles to traditional leaders, saying this points to misplaced priorities. ...

Former Higher Education minister Jonathan Moyo has said the $5 million defamation lawsuit against him filed by Vice-President Constantino Chiwenga over a statement allegedly insinuating that someone authored the latter’s doctorate thesis is “vague and embarrassing”. ...

MDC-T vice-president Thokozani Khupe and national chairman, Lovemore Moyo yesterday snubbed a crucial meeting to discuss widening ruptures over the succession of ailing party leader, Morgan Tsvangirai. ...

The Zimbabwe National Students’ Union (Zinasu) has given University of Zimbabwe (UZ) vice-chancellor, Levi Nyagura 48 hours to step down from the institution for reportedly presiding over the awarding of a doctorate to former First Lady Grace Mugabe in unclear circumstances. ...

EXILED former Higher Education minister and G40 kingpin, Jonathan Moyo has claimed Zanu PF has deployed more than 2 000 soldiers across the country to lead its election campaign in similar fashion to the 2008 polls that were marred by violence and intimidation. ...

PARLIAMENT has recommended that the $408 million National Railways of Zimbabwe (NRZ) and Diaspora Infrastructure Development Group (DIDG)-Transnet deal must be expedited and $10 million allocated to the railway company to begin emergency works on its rails. ...