Sydney Kawadza

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Seed Co muscled out of Pfumvudza

The development comes amid reports that Zimbabwe is facing a serious shortage of seed ahead of the 2022/23 farming season .
By Sydney Kawadza and Tinashe Makichi Sep. 2, 2022

National asset faces collapse on bad deal

Following allegations and counter allegations of fraud between the two parties, the case spilled into the courts.
By Sydney Kawadza Sep. 2, 2022

Govt scraps bonuses for chefs

President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s administration has scrapped annual bonuses for top civil servants after signing performance contracts this year.
By Sydney Kawadza Sep. 9, 2022

Businessman tightens screws on acting Prosecutor-General

In 1998, Siziba was approached by an agent of the accused to enter into a casino business deal that required owning a piece of land.
By Sydney Kawadza Sep. 9, 2022

Mnangagwa looks the other way on Job Sikhala petition

Mnangagwa’s spokesperson George Charamba was not reachable at the time of writing.
By Mirriam Mangwaya and Sydney Kawadza Sep. 16, 2022

Feature: When a visitor dictates whats for dinner, the Chinese case

Residents went ballistic, vowing to stop the project.
By Sydney Kawadza Sep. 16, 2022

Glen View 8 Complex fires: 13 times unlucky

ON WEDNESDAY September 7 2022, reports filtered through that the Glen View 8 Complex was engulfed in yet another inferno.
By Sydney Kawadza Sep. 16, 2022

Zim migration story needs revisit

The deadline of the ZEPs has since been extended to June next year.
By Sydney Kawadza Sep. 16, 2022

Zimra fails to receipt ZW$1,6bn

She also highlighted that most entities were yet to align their practices and policies with the provisions of the law.
By Sydney Kawadza Sep. 23, 2022

Zanu PF bloodbath ahead of congress

Under the spotlight are movements created after President Emmerson Mnangagwa assumed power by replacing the late former president Robert Mugabe in 2017.
By Sydney Kawadza Sep. 30, 2022

Police boss dragged into messy court case

The letter was copied to the Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (Zacc) and the director general of the National Archives.
By Sydney Kawadza Sep. 30, 2022

Oil explorer projects bigger Zim first test well drill progresses to 600m

Invictus said based on 80% of the project, its net share of the basin margin area resource was equivalent to 937 million boe and 4,4 billion boe for the whole project area.
By Sydney Kawadza Oct. 7, 2022

Sanctions debate: Divisive, polarising

Mnangagwa could have dodged bullets as the expected backlash from protestors against his administration did not yield much impact.
By Sydney Kawadza Oct. 7, 2022

Zupco on cusp of collapse

The Independent successfully sued the government to provide details on how the buses were being imported into the country.
By Sydney Kawadza Oct. 7, 2022

SA court defers Zim permit case

The case was expected to kick off this week.
By Sydney Kawadza Oct. 7, 2022

Top chefs set to fall in PSC shake-up

According to multiple sources, the development has been received with massive jubilation among civil servants
By Sydney Kawadza Oct. 7, 2022

Kaukonde in car supply storm

The vehicle supplier was then fully paid by the end of December last year and the delay in the delivery of vehicles almost 10 months on has triggered divisions within the ministry.
By Tinashe Makichi and Sydney Kawadza Oct. 14, 2022

Zanu PF congress: Fireworks expected

Mnangagwa, who succeeded late former president Robert Mugabe through a coup in 2017, has been accused of failing to unite the party in the post-Mugabe era.
By Sydney Kawadza Oct. 21, 2022

Mass transfers rock police

Transfers for higher-ranked officers are expected soon.
By Sydney Kawadza Oct. 21, 2022

Zim steps up AfCFTA efforts

Zimbabwe however recently submitted the tariff offer to the AfCFTA secretariat for technical verification in line with the agreed modalities for trade in goods.
By Sydney Kawadza Oct. 21, 2022

Will Zanu PF emerge stronger after shindig?

 Another political commentator, Elfie Moyo expressed doubt that Mnangagwa would manage to quell the infighting within Zanu PF.
By Sydney Kawadza Oct. 28, 2022

Fortune seekers descend on Mberengwa in lithium rush... Police issue four-day ultimatum for miners to vacate the area

Zimbabwe is the world’s fifth largest lithium producer. Its lithium output has risen steadily in recent years, producing 1 200 metric tonnes of the metal in 2021.
By Sydney Kawadza Nov. 4, 2022

Zim in ambitious UN Security Council bid

Mnangagwa launched an aggressive engagement and reengagement drive after winning the 2018 harmonised elections including concerted efforts to rejoin the Commonwealth.
By Sydney Kawadza Nov. 4, 2022

Feature: Climate change stoking veld fires

Jolted by the accident, the government announced a raft of measures to strongly and effectively reduce the risk of veld fires.
By Sydney Kawadza and Elma Zhoya Nov. 4, 2022

Mnangagwa ‘mutilates’ Zanu PF constitution

In an interview with the Zimbabwe Independent yesterday, Mangwana confirmed the changes.
By Sydney Kawadza Nov. 11, 2022

Govt blocks small-scale miners from lithium fields

The government believes Zimbabwe has the potential to account for 20% of global lithium demand when all known lithium resources are exploited.
By Sydney Kawadza Nov. 11, 2022

Feature: ED seeks legacy after outfoxing internal rivals

Chiwenga rubbished reports that there were people who were against the Zanu PF leader.
By Sydney Kawadza Nov. 14, 2022

ED’s 5-year tenure divides public opinion

The fateful evening of November 14 when convoys of army vehicles rumbled through Harare
By Sydney Kawadza Nov. 18, 2022

Zanu PF constitution: Who is the biggest beneficiary?

He dismissed arguments that Mnangagwa had influenced the amendments to the Zanu PF constitution at his whim.
By Sydney Kawadza Nov. 18, 2022

Zim gas explorer optimistic as well reaches 4km

The asset portfolio lies in the highly prospective 360 000 hectares Cabora Bassa basin in Zimbabwe’s Zambezi Valley.
By Sydney Kawadza Nov. 25, 2022