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DR Dish Private (Ltd) says it is pursuing various options after Econet Media-owned Kwese TV severed ties with the company, while assuring its subscribers that they will not be left stranded. ...

MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai yesterday expressed shock and grief over the death of Roy Bennett, the opposition party’s former treasurer-general, and his wife Heather in a helicopter crash in the United States. ...

ZANU PF members in Matabeleland South will today celebrate Vice-President Kembo Mohadi’s ascension to the Presidium, as youths in the province bay for his estranged wife’s ouster from the party. ...

FOUR people have died of cholera in Chegutu in a fresh outbreak of the disease in Zimbabwe, which has already claimed several lives in Zambia. ...

THE government must publicise the reasons why former Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) chairperson Rita Makarau left office in a huff following the resignation of President Robert Mugabe, independent electoral watchdog Elections Resources Centre (ERC) has said. ...

Mutare West MP Christopher Mushowe is set to meet his match after a prominent engineer and businessman, Farai Kushata, threw his hat into the electoral race. ...

The seemingly inherent culture of violence prevalent among South African schoolchildren has claimed the life of a Zimbabwean teacher after a student in Grade 8 (Form 1) stabbed an educator after he failed his examinations. ...

FORMER Foreign Affairs minister and Masvingo South MP Walter Mzembi yesterday said he had taken a sabbatical from politics to concentrate on private business. ...

AN accountant from Northvale Bulawayo has appeared in court for allegedly stealing over $10 000 meant for the Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (Zimra) and the National Social Security Authority (NSSA) remittances from his employer Pauline Ann Eglin. ...

A FORMER senior security assistant in the Central Intelligence Organisation (CIO) Allan Choruma has taken the director-general (DG) of the organisation to court after he was dismissed from work in 2016 while on industrial attachment with an engineering company in Masvingo. ...

MAKHWA villagers in Dete were on Thursday shocked to find the body of a suspected murder victim weighed down by stones in the Zambezi River. ...

There was drama at the Harare Magistrates’ Court on Thursday when a court recorder was rushed to hospital after she was suspected of inhaling cocaine which was being examined at the request of the defence counsel of a woman accused of possessing the dangerous drug. ...

A NKULUMANE baby, whose parents appealed for $15 000 for her to undergo life-saving heart surgery in India, has been admitted at Mpilo Central Hospital after well-wishers donated $3 200. ...

an incident that left villagers shell-shocked, a 42-year old, Juru man gruesomely murdered his 72-year-old mother after clashing over a deceased estate ...

A LEGISLATOR has raised the spectre of bloodshed during primary elections to select candidates for both the ruling Zanu PF and opposition parties, but was hopeful that the general election would be relatively quieter. ...

Build Zimbabwe leader Noah Manyika will next week launch his party manifesto at a time other opposition parties are locked in internal succession fights ahead of the 2018 harmonised elections. ...

A STORM is brewing in the MDC-T with some officials calling for action against party spokesperson Obert Gutu for allegedly threatening to derail the MDC Alliance by declaring his interest in Harare East constituency. ...

MTHWAKAZI Republic Party (MRP) has threatened to take matters into its own hands after police banned its roadshows in Tsholotsho scheduled for today and tomorrow. ...

It is Wednesday mid-morning and we arrive at Alaska Mine’s main terminus, where we are greeted by middle aged women jostling to meet pupils at both Alaska primary and secondary schools break time to sell freezits and maputi. ...

Talk of the top 10 spots to visit in Africa, and you definitely ought to mention the Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe. ...

PARLIAMENT is now in the process of passing the 2018 National Budget, where MPs are expected to speak out and give suggestions as part of their oversight role to issues on how Finance minister Patrick Chinamasa can grow the budget cake through domestic resource mobilisation. ...

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. ...