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Mwonzora chickens out of presidential race

Mwonzora announced his decision at the party’s headquarters in the capital, where he accused the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) of improper conduct.
By Kenneth Nyangani and Brent Shamu Aug. 9, 2023

Govt begs for alms from miners

Matabeleland South Provincial Affairs minister, Abednico Ncube, wrote to mining syndicates in the province requesting donations.
By Brent Shamu Aug. 10, 2023

Zec in quandary over Zanu PF double candidates

Opposition Citizens Coalition for Change (CCC) has at least 20 cases of double candidacy.
By Brent Shamu Aug. 16, 2023

15 die in Heroes Day road accidents

Out of the recorded accidents, 12 were fatal compared to four last year.
By Brent Shamu Aug. 18, 2023

Mash West promises 500K for ED

Mliswa-Chikoka told party structures on the province’s WhatsApp groups that the party would seek to surpass past achievements.
By Brent Shamu Aug. 22, 2023

‘Drug dealer’ wins Harare council seat

In 2021, Dhama was arrested for breaching COVID-19 regulations after sponsoring a concert in Mbare with Levels and Fantan.
By Brent Shamu Aug. 29, 2023

Govt summons EU over adverse report

He said government found it disturbing and unfortunate that the EUEOM deliberately issued a broad statement full of misrepresentations and allegations.
By Brent Shamu Aug. 29, 2023

Zesa opens ‘model’ banking hall

The new-look customer service experience centre is a one-stop shop which seeks to provide convenience to the transacting public. 
By Brent Shamu Aug. 30, 2023

Exposed: Plot to portray CCC as violent

The claims came after CCC rejected the results of last week’s elections.
By Gracious Daniel and Brent Shamu Aug. 31, 2023

Exposed: Plot to divide Sadc

Already, leaders of Mozambique, Namibia and Tanzania have endorsed Mnangagwa’s victory. South Africa’s Cyril Ramaphosa congratulated him, but qualified his commendation in later remarks.
By Problem Masau and Brent Shamu Aug. 31, 2023

Potraz warns illegal satellite service providers

The Citizens Coalition for Change is accusing the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission of election fraud through releasing “fake results” in favour of Zanu PF.
By Brent Shamu Sep. 2, 2023

Countrywide post-election violence reported

Political analyst Romeo Chasara said political violence cases which were being recorded were a huge setback for the country’s democracy.

Zim Judiciary captured: CCC

President Emmerson Mnangagwa was sworn in on Monday, but the CCC said the event was insignificant after disputing his election victory.
By Brent Shamu Sep. 6, 2023

Seasoned civil servant, engineer Mpala dies

Mpala began his working career in Zambia before moving to Zimbabwe where he became Water Development deputy permanent secretary.
By Brent Shamu Sep. 8, 2023

Sungura artiste survives death by a whisker

The multi-award winning musician and businessman told NewsDay that he survived death by a whisker.
By Brent Shamu Sep. 11, 2023

Mutare elects Zim’s second female mayor... as Makone, Coltart land Hre, Byo posts

She becomes the second female councillor to be appointed mayoress after Angeline Kasipo, who was elected ward 10 councillor and Kwekwe mayoress on an MDC Alliance ticket in 2018.
By Brent Shamu and Ropafadzo Makosi and Nizbert Moyo Sep. 12, 2023

Drought looms in southern Zim

Matabeleland region and some parts of Masvingo and the Midlands provinces are expected to be most affected by the low rains during the October 2023 to March 2024 rainfall season.
By Brent Shamu Sep. 20, 2023

Epworth CCC cllr abducted, tortured

Contacted for comment, national police spokesperson Assistant Commissioner Paul Nyathi said they had not yet received the abduction report.
By Brent Shamu Sep. 22, 2023

Police traffic blitz nets 54K offenders

Police also arrested 351 reckless drivers while 3 804 people have been nabbed for touting.
By Brent Shamu Sep. 30, 2023

Govt aims to increase skills levels

A national critical skills audit conducted recently showed that the national skills levels are still very low although the national literacy rate was 94%.
By Brent Shamu and Gracious Daniel Oct. 2, 2023

Ministry dispatches gold mobilisation teams

This can deprive the country of much-needed capital and expertise.
By Brent Shamu and Tafadzwa Mhlanga Oct. 3, 2023

Govt sweats over mineral leakages

The minister said government enacted a quarterly gold mobilisation programme which seeks to plug mineral leakages.
By Brent Shamu Oct. 5, 2023

Cottco appoints new CEO, COO…as Zim seeks to double cotton output

Masuka said the AFSRTS plan, launched by President Emmerson Mnangagwa in 2020, is aimed at growing the agricultural sector into an US$8,2 billion economy by 2025.
By Brent Shamu Oct. 6, 2023

Caps, DeMbare opt to share Rufaro Stadium

Other improvements at the facility will see the construction of a shopping mall.
By Brent Shamu Oct. 6, 2023

Embrace entrepreneurship, farmers urged

Speaking at the World Cotton Day commemoration yesterday, Masuka said there was need to value-add cotton farming
By Brent Shamu and Blessed Ndlovu Oct. 6, 2023

3 UDCORP directors to be replaced

Meanwhile, Garwe warned land barons that their honeymoon was over.
By Brent Shamu Oct. 13, 2023

Ema identifies 2 000 illegal dumpsites in Harare

“Drainage systems are clogged, overflowing with litter. Sanitary lanes are now dumpsites. Our highways are strewn with litter,” he said.
By Gracious Daniel and Brent Shamu Oct. 18, 2023

Govt hunts for youth fund looters

Youth Empowerment and Development minister Tinoda Machakaire on Monday confirmed that they had launched a probe into the abuse of youth funds.
By Brent Shamu Oct. 18, 2023

Zim tops in cancer deaths

A 2018 cancer research conducted by Unicef revealed that Zimbabwe had the fifth highest burden of cervical cancer in the world, with over 1 000 feminine deaths recorded each year.
By Brent Shamu Oct. 21, 2023

Surrender illegal firearms: Police

The amnesty followed a spike in armed robberies and other offences involving the use of firearms throughout the country.
By Brent Shamu Oct. 26, 2023