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THE MDC-T yesterday declared its late leader, Morgan Tsvangirai, a “people’s hero”, as the party’s national council anointed Nelson Chamisa as interim leader for the next 12 months. ...

HIGHLANDERS head coach Madinda Ndlovu says he is not concerned about a result when his team meet Chicken Inn in the semi-finals of the ZNA Commander's Charity Shield at Barbourfields Stadium on Sunday, but to assess how his side is shaping up ahead of the new Premier Soccer League season which kicks off in just over three weeks. ...

PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa yesterday granted a State-assisted funeral to opposition MDC-T leader and former Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai, turning down public calls to accord him national hero status. ...

TEENAGE pregnancies, which are a major contributor to maternal and child mortality, remain high at 22% in the country as a result of lack of family planning information and services at their disposal, Population Services Zimbabwe (PSZ) has revealed. ...

FORMER President Robert Mugabe’s family business, Gushungo Holdings, which was last month, through its security officer Mkhululi Nyoni, ordered off Smithfield Farm in Mazowe, has vowed to stay put arguing the matter was irregularly dealt with by the High Court. ...

“Some people are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them,” wrote 16th Century English playwright William Shakespeare. ...

AT least 15 Zanu PF staffers were recently dismissed from work on allegations of being associated with the fallen G40 or having been employed by the former secretary for administration Ignatius Chombo. ...

OPPOSITION political parties and civic society have described the death of MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai (pictured) as a huge blow to the struggle for democracy and human rights in the country. ...

The Prime Minister of Ethiopia, Hailemariam Desalegn, has resigned unexpectedly in an effort to end years of unrest and political upheaval. BBC In a televised address, he said ...

Ajay Gupta – one of the three brothers accused of using their friendship with Jacob Zuma to wield enormous political influence – is a “fugitive from justice”, South ...

Cyril Ramaphosa has become South Africa’s president a day after embattled leader Jacob Zuma resigned. He was the only candidate nominated in parliament on Thursday so no vote ...

AMH Chairman,Trevor Ncube this morning wrote an open letter to President Emmerson Mnangagwa making a case on why the late former Prime Minister and opposition leader, Morgan Tsvangirai should be conferred national hero status. ...

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The Case for National Hero Status for Morgan Tsvangirai Open Letter to His Excellency President Mnangagwa Many patriotic and peace-loving Zimbabweans were shocked by the news of the ...

ZIMBABWEANS living in the Diaspora, who are keen to participate in this year’s electoral process, will have to wait a little longer to hear their fate after the Constitutional Court (ConCourt) yesterday postponed ruling on the matter to March 14 this year. ...

HIGH Court judge Justice Loice Matanda-Moyo yesterday overturned Primary and Secondary Education minister Paul Mavima’s order compelling all the 260 000 students who sat for last November’s Ordinary Level English Paper 2 examination to be re-examined tomorrow. ...

FORMER Mavambo/Kusile/Dawn (MKD) senior official and now leader of the Democratic Opposition Party (DOP), Harry Peter Wilson, has ruled out holding of credible, free and fair elections, adding that his party will, however, not boycott the polls. Wilson is DOP presidential candidate. ...

A HARARE couple which has taken United Family International Church leader Emmanuel Makandiwa to court for alleged loss of revenue following the sale of their house, is expected to stand in the dock today facing allegations of double-selling the house under dispute. ...

OPPOSITION Build Zimbabwe Alliance (BZA) leader and presidential aspirant, Noah Manyika, has accused President Emmerson Mnangagwa and some top government officials of being complicit in the missing $15 billion diamond revenue. ...

Former Tourism minister Walter Mzembi’s alleged accomplice Susanna Makombe Kuhudzayi, who was recently reported to be on the run over theft of trust property amounting to $1,8 million, showed up at the Harare Magistrates’ Court yesterday where she was granted $300 bail and remanded to March 8. ...

ASPIRING King Nyamande Lobengula 11, Prince Zwide Kalanga Khumalo, says he plans to engage President Emmerson Mnangagwa to negotiate for the restoration of Mthwakazi state, soon after his unveiling ceremony on Saturday. ...

Chiredzi Town Council is fighting running battles with tuckshop owners, who are refusing to close businesses and demolish their illegal structures, claiming council has been collecting fees from them for over 20 years. ...

TWO civil society groups, Habakkuk Trust and Christian Legal Society, appeared before the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs on Monday, to present evidence on their petition on lack of access to civil documentation. ...

President Emmerson Mnangagwa has psyched up his Zanu PF followers in Midlands to make a clean sweep of all parliamentary seats in the province, including the two Gweru seats that have been held by the opposition MDC-T for the past 18 years. ...

At least four candidates are reportedly lining themselves to take over from Chirumanzu-Zibangwe’s outgoing MP and First Lady Auxillia Mnangagwa. ...

A VICTORIA Falls tour guide, who was trampled and left for dead by a domesticated elephant last week, is still battling for his life at Mpilo Central Hospital in Bulawayo. ...

Priscilla Misihairabwi-Mushonga, the MDC legislator from Matabeleland South, found her way into Parliament through the Proportional Representation (PR) quota system, which reserves 60 seats for women in the National Assembly. ...

IN the enclave of Temeraire Mine, health issues has become a dominant subject, with sex workers spearheading the campaign against HIV and tuberculosis (TB) by distributing information to men before they have sex with them. ...