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Nurses fume over paltry govt loans

Health workers have been pushing for better pay and in United States dollars, saying the local currency component has pushed them into deep poverty.
By Nqobani Ndlovu Sep. 10, 2022

July Moyo backs under fire tycoon

He said the “blatantly unlawful” deed has deprived him of the protection of the criminal justice system.
By Nqobani Ndlovu Sep. 11, 2022

Moyo ‘deal’ opens can of worms

The tittle deeds for the land that was identified for the deal were supposed to be kept by a private law firm until council approved the road project.
By Nqobani Ndlovu Sep. 18, 2022

News in depth: Globetrotting Mnangagwa walking in Mugabe’s footsteps

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa last week cut short his international travels, to attend to his country’s electricity crisis.
By Nqobani Ndlovu and Priviledge Gumbodete Sep. 25, 2022

News in depth: How Harare lost vast tracts of prime land for incomplete Airport Road

They renegotiated the deal and Augur gave Fairclot the Pomona stand, which it had obtained from Harare City Council as security.
By Nqobani Ndlovu Oct. 2, 2022

Govt doles out US$6m in Harare rubbish saga

The local authority subsequently cancelled the contract.
By Nqobani Ndlovu Oct. 2, 2022

News in depth: Avalanche of litigation over unfinished Airport Road

This publication has in recent weeks published a series of stories based on court cases
By Nqobani Ndlovu Oct. 9, 2022

News in depth: Airport Road scandal takes centre stage at Biti trial

Augur was supposed to construct the Airport Road with an understanding that 90% of the costs would be paid in the form of land and 10% in cash.
By Nqobani Ndlovu Oct. 16, 2022

Police hunt for key witness in businessman’s perjury case

police want to arrest the council employee at the instigation of Augur Investments official Tatiana Aleshina.
By Nqobani Ndlovu Oct. 16, 2022

CAPS Holdings fight rages

The matter was set down for hearing last Wednesday before Justice Tawanda Chitapi. 
By Nqobani Ndlovu Oct. 16, 2022

Moyo taken to task over Airport Road land deal

In his latest submissions to the High Court, the property developer took aim at Moyo.
By Nqobani Ndlovu Oct. 23, 2022

News in depth: Mnangagwa crafts crude strategy to stay in power, revels in adulation

At the time, the late former President Robert Mugabe was carrying out a ruthless purge against perceived supporters of his deputy Joice Mujuru. 
By Nqobani Ndlovu Oct. 23, 2022

Govt hit with US$20bn bill over grabbed properties

Some of the land is being parcelled out now and President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s ally Scott Sakupwanya has been named as one of the recent beneficiaries
By Nqobani Ndlovu Oct. 23, 2022

Biti says ex-Harare council officials aided controversial land deals

In 2007, Augur Investment entered into a joint venture agreement with the City of Harare for the construction of middle income houses in the capital.
By Nqobani Ndlovu Oct. 29, 2022

News in depth: Broken promises: Taking stock of ED’s delivery record as term nears end

Under Coventry as Sports minister, Zimbabwe has been banned from international football.
By Nqobani Ndlovu Nov. 6, 2022

Harare property developer’s civil imprisonment case struck off

Sharpe was seeking Katsimberis’ imprisonment, charging that the sheriff had failed to attach property over failure to pay the money.
By Nqobani Ndlovu Nov. 5, 2022

Zacc asked to probe Harare land deals case

ZACC was drawn into the matter by a witness in a case where businessman Ken Sharpe is being sued for perjury
By Nqobani Ndlovu Nov. 6, 2022

Frank Buyanga arrested in SA

Frank Buyanga arrested in SA
By Nqobani Ndlovu Nov. 10, 2022

Fugitive Buyanga nabbed in SA

HAMILTON Finance founder Frank Buyanga Sadiqi was yesterday arrested in South Africa
By Nqobani Ndlovu Nov. 11, 2022

New twist to Airport Road court case

President Emmerson Mnangagwa was cited as an interested party in the case.
By Nqobani Ndlovu Nov. 13, 2022

ED challenger frustrated with ‘bombing’ investigations

His house was petrol-bombed ahead of a High Court sitting on his court challenge that month.
By Nqobani Ndlovu Nov. 13, 2022

Political violence rattles opposition

Fadzayi Mahere told The Standard yesterday that the need to operationalise the constitutional requirement for an independent commission is urgent.
By Nqobani Ndlovu Nov. 13, 2022

Interview: CCC's Gift Ostallos Siziba to Introduce Obama at New York Democracy event

Siziba is the national deputy spokesperson of the Citizens Coalition for Change led by Advocate Nelson Chamisa. He is the former national secretary-general of the youth assembly of the MDC.
By Nqobani Ndlovu Nov. 17, 2022

News in depth: Experiment gone wrong: Zupco urban transport monopoly dead in the water

Former speaker of Parliament Lovemore Moyo told The Standard that the Zupco monopoly project was always destined for failure.
By Nqobani Ndlovu Nov. 27, 2022

Property developer cries foul over perjury case

They claimed that the houses he constructed on behalf of Pokugara Properties did not have approved plans.
By Nqobani Ndlovu Nov. 27, 2022

Bigwigs linked to exam paper leaks

Harare police provincial intelligence officer Superintendent Vigai Maunganidze appeared in court recently after he was allegeldy caught with a UZ law examination paper.
By Nqobani Ndlovu and Priviledge Gumbodete Nov. 27, 2022

UZ exam paper leaks under probe

Section 53(g) of the Legal Practitioners Act provides that the LSZ shall encourage and promote the study of law and jurisprudence.
By Nqobani Ndlovu Dec. 4, 2022

Murky deal exposes ED ally

Sakupwanya is a Zanu PF councillor in Harare and has been photographed with Mnangagwa at private occasions.
By Tinashe Kairiza and Nqobani Ndlovu Feb. 12, 2023

Mnangagwa-linked gold baron loses land deal

As the dispute unfolds, the Independent has learnt that the local authority’s housing and community services committee this week deferred discussions over the contentious matter.
By Tinashe Kairiza and Nqobani Ndlovu Feb. 17, 2023

Air Force probes plane crashes

Group Captain Ben Munyanduki and Wing Commander Daniel Manyenga died in the accident, which saw the aircraft crash into a power line.
By Tinashe Kairiza and Nqobani Ndlovu Feb. 24, 2023