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Methembe Sibanda

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New marriage law promotes adultery: Lawyers

The new Act, which introduced a civil partnership and a qualified civil marriage, also recognises an unregistered customary law union as a marriage.
By Methembe Sibanda and Vanessa Gonye Sep. 1, 2022

Maize side marketing threatens food security: Millers

Tafadzwa Musarara said third parties importing maize were now disrupting the contract farming arrangement financed by government.
By Methembe Sibanda Sep. 1, 2022

Chiefs to supervise food aid distribution

GOVERNMENT has directed that traditional leaders be involved in all food aid distribution programmes to improve transparency and accountability.
By Methembe Sibanda Sep. 2, 2022

5 Zim cops off to South Sudan

5 Zim cops off to South Sudan
By Methembe Sibanda Sep. 8, 2022

Scrap nomination fees for PWDs

Scrap nomination fees for PWDs
By Methembe Sibanda Sep. 8, 2022

Call for fresh PVOs Bill public hearings

The Bill seeks to regulate operations of civic society groups.
By Methembe Sibanda Sep. 9, 2022

Deliver free education, govt told

For years, the government has been promising free basic education, but has failed to implement the policy.
By Lorraine Muromo and Methembe Sibanda Sep. 13, 2022

11 armed robbers netted

The suspects are linked to nine robberies and one unlawful entry which occurred at Energy Park Service Station in Karoi.
By Methembe Sibanda Sep. 12, 2022

Parliament petitioned over hefty UZ fees

In the petition, the students said the fees were inconsiderate.
By Methembe Sibanda Sep. 13, 2022

Roads rehab to reduce carnage by 50%: Mhona

Transport minister Felix Mhona said good roads were necessary to drive economic growth.
By Methembe Sibanda Sep. 15, 2022

UZ taken to court by students over fees

In an urgent chamber application filed at the High Court, Narshon Kohlo, Paidamoyo Mafusire and Ethel Museswa cited Mapfumo and the UZ as respondents.

Mudenda rejects opposition legislators’ PVOs Bill plea

The PVOs Amendment Bill passed through the Committee Reading Stage in the National Assembly when opposition legislators were absent from the House.

CCC activist nabbed for insulting President

Manguda posted a picture of a cockroach bearing the head of the President in May.
By Methembe Sibanda Sep. 22, 2022

Govt pledges US$1m to Global Fund

he pledge was made by President Emmerson Mnangagwa during the on-going United Nations General Assembly.
By Methembe Sibanda and Vanessa Gonye Sep. 23, 2022

Child marriage cases spike

ZIMBABWE Coalition on Debt and Development (Zimcodd) says child marriages and pregnancies are still on the rise despite awareness campaigns against the vice.
By Methembe Sibanda Sep. 24, 2022

Women representation in positions of power still low: UN

The report noted that the number of women in leadership positions was low, with only 28 women serving as elected heads of State.
By Methembe Sibanda Sep. 26, 2022

Fire destroys city flats

The fire at corner 2nd Avenue and George Silundika Street, where property worth millions of dollars went up in flames, was successfully doused before engulfing the entire building.

Mine accidents claim 107 lives

THE Mines ministry has said 107 mine fatalities were recorded between January and September from about 30 accidents.
By Methembe Sibanda Oct. 7, 2022

Violence and harassment of journalists must stop: ZUJ

In a statement yesterday, ZUJ said: “Violence and harassment of journalists must stop”.
By Methembe Sibanda and Christine Chinowaita Oct. 11, 2022

Tiger Brands recalls Purity baby powder

Health and Child Care ministry secretary Jasper Chimedza warned members of the public to be on the lookout for the product.
By Methembe Sibanda Oct. 12, 2022

Tsenengamu’s party dares CIO ahead of polls

He called on the ruling party to desist from disrupting opposition rallies ahead of elections.
By Evans Mathanda and Methembe Sibanda Oct. 12, 2022

Vic Falls mayor denied bail

Dlamini was remanded in custody until October 24 when he appeared before Hwange magistrate Collet Ncube
By Methembe Sibanda Oct. 12, 2022

One in three girls subjected child marriage: Unicef

Zimbabwe Coalition on Debt and Development (Zimcodd) said child protection in the country still remains low, with approximately 5% of girls being married before the age of 15.
By Methembe Sibanda and Nqobizwe Thebe Oct. 12, 2022

Judiciary capture: Magistrates cry foul

“Sadly the issue of capture is no longer a perception but a reality.
By Problem Masau and Methembe Sibanda Oct. 13, 2022

Medicines body flags 4 toxic cough syrups

According to WHO, the medicines were manufactured by Maiden Pharmaceuticals Limited of Haryana of India and imported into some countries in Africa.
By Methembe Sibanda Oct. 15, 2022

Govt gets tough on veld fires

This comes after 10 people perished while trying to extinguish a veld fire at Rodrose Farm in Esigodini, Matabeleland South province on Monday.
By Priveledge Gumbodete and Methembe Sibanda Oct. 15, 2022

PPH leading cause of maternal deaths

POSTPARTUM haemorrhage (PPH), excessive bleeding by a woman soon after giving birth, is said to be Zimbabwe’s leading cause of maternal deaths.
By Lorraine Muromo and Methembe Sibanda Oct. 25, 2022

Treasury starved hospitals of medicines: Chiwenga

This resulted in the ministry only managing to procure 14% of the required medicines for hospitals this year due to financial constraints.
By Methembe Sibanda and Emma Nhancumba Oct. 26, 2022

Beam has failed: Artuz

This year, $4,1 billion was set aside for vulnerable children’s school fees, but government only assisted one-and-a-half million children this year out of four million.
By Methembe Sibanda Oct. 26, 2022

Monavale residents oppose building of cluster houses in vlei

The petition highlighted that approving the building of houses was going to worsen Harare city’s water crisis.
By Methembe Sibanda Oct. 31, 2022