Mirriam Mangwaya

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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

Be ethical, Potraz tells content creators

LOCAL online content creators have been urged to desist from publishing fake news amid calls for them to undergo training on ethical standards.
By Mirriam Mangwaya Sep. 24, 2022

Govt outfoxes opposition on reforms

Government announced on Tuesday that Cabinet had approved the principles of the Electoral Amendment Bill 2022.
By Problem Masau and Mirriam Mangwaya Oct. 6, 2022

ED warns anti-Zanu PF teachers

Mnangagwa said the party needed “co-operation” of all teachers for it not to “lose the game” in next year’s polls
By Mirriam Mangwaya Oct. 20, 2022

Zanu PF ban on NewsDay raises stink

Zimbabwe National Editors Forum chairperson Njabulo Ncube said Zanu PF’s decision was against its government’s calls for free and independent media.
By Mirriam Mangwaya Oct. 28, 2022

Chamisa speaks on Mnangagwa snub

Chamisa told The Standard in an interview that he had made a “formal engagement” for a dialogue with Mnangagwa over the violence which has spread throughout the country.
By Mirriam Mangwaya Oct. 30, 2022

Zanu PF alarmed by CCC rural gains

The central committee (CC) said to counter this, there was need for the ruling party to strengthen its strategies to gain victory in the 2023 elections.
By Mirriam Mangwaya Oct. 31, 2022

I feel Sikhala, Sithole’s prison torture: Chamisa

Chamisa said prison officers had told him that Justice minister Ziyambi Ziyambi had instructed them to deny him entry.
By Mirriam Mangwaya and Sharon Buwerimwe Oct. 31, 2022

Call for women’s donated funds audit

There has been underinvestment in funding for projects that promote gender equality.
By Mirriam Mangwaya Nov. 7, 2022

Petitioners ramp up pressure for Sikhala’s release

The PCC has remained engaged with the unjust pretrial detention of Members of Parliament Job Sikhala, Godfrey Sithole, and 1(3) others.
By Mirriam Mangwaya Nov. 9, 2022

Agric extension workers incapacitated, overstretched

The government also embarked on in-house training programmes to upgrade extension officers’ skills and knowledge.
By Mirriam Mangwaya Nov. 10, 2022

Seed scammers on the prowl

In 2021, seed companies recorded 45 cases of counterfeit seed, an increase from the number of cases reported in 2014 and 2016, where government reported 10 cases in each of the years.
By Mirriam Mangwaya Nov. 9, 2022

‘Free inputs scheme chokes seed producers’

GOVERNMENT is reportedly failing to timeously pay seed producers for Presidential Inputs Scheme supplies, threatening the viability of the companies.
By Mirriam Mangwaya and Varaidzo Mudewairi Nov. 11, 2022

Commonwealth team jets in

The team that will be led by Assistant secretary general Luis Franceschi, will be in the country till Thursday.
By Mirriam Mangwaya Nov. 13, 2022

Zim fights climate change with new seed varieties

The report revealed that of the 46 new varieties, 24 had special features such as drought and heat tolerance, early maturity and nutrition-enhanced.
By Mirriam Mangwaya Nov. 16, 2022

ED attacked over coup

He also claimed that Mnangagwa was Mugabe’s preferred successor but was pressured by power-hungry allies to stage a coup in November 2017.
By Mirriam Mangwaya Nov. 21, 2022

Parental negligence fuelling teen pregnancies

COMMUNITY leaders say the prevailing economic hardships have forced parents to abandon their children, making them vulnerable to sexual abuse.
By Mirriam Mangwaya Nov. 28, 2022

Explosives smuggling rife: Zacc

ZIMBABWEANS are reportedly smuggling explosives for use in committing crimes in neighbouring South Africa, NewsDay has leant.
By Mirriam Mangwaya Dec. 2, 2022

‘Ministries dodge Zacc probe’

In the report, the NACS subcommittee said line ministries and government departments were not cooperating on investigations.
By Mirriam Mangwaya Dec. 3, 2022

Furore over ministers' no-show at graft indaba

At the NACS meeting, Zacc chairperson Justice Loice Matanda Moyo blasted the ministers for failing to prioritise the fight against graft.
By Mirriam Mangwaya Dec. 11, 2022

Zim a sinking ship: CCC

CCC interim vice-president Lynette Karenyi-Kore described 2022 as a “painful “year which saw the death of party members in political skirmishes perpetrated by the ruling Zanu PF party.
By Mirriam Mangwaya Jan. 3, 2023

Underpaid prosecutors can’t resist bribes: NPA

At the launch, anti-graft activists said perpetrators of corruption enjoyed impunity.
By Mirriam Mangwaya Feb. 2, 2023

Probe Zec commissioners, govt told

They have since written to President Emmerson Mnangagwa and Parliament rejecting the draft delimitation report.
By Mirriam Mangwaya Feb. 2, 2023

‘Govt holding back salary talks’

THE Progressive Teachers Union of Zimbabwe (PTUZ) has accused government of making false promises to avoid finalising salary talks with civil servants.
By Mirriam Mangwaya Feb. 2, 2023

Mnangangwa dashes to gazette delimitation report

I can say to you that the Gazette should be coming out this afternoon.
By Mirriam Mangwaya Feb. 20, 2023

Police ban on meetings rattles CCC

The feedback meetings to constituents, which form part of government work, have been banned since last year with the police invoking the
By Everson Mushava and Mirriam Mangwaya Mar. 6, 2023

Churches join voter registration blitz

NewsDay has gathered that churches are also providing transport to ferry prospective voters to registration centres.
By Mirriam Mangwaya Mar. 7, 2023

Army, police get 400% pay hike

Police officers also received a pay rise this month with the least-paid now earning US$250 and around $250 000.
By Mirriam Mangwaya Mar. 16, 2023

2022/23 rains wreak havoc countrywide

Statistics released by the Local Government ministry show that 60 schools and 44 roads were damaged across the country during the same period.
By Mirriam Mangwaya Mar. 23, 2023

Veritas red-flags Prisons and Correctional Service Bill

Veritas also commended the Bill for extending the circumstances in which inmates may be released before they have served their full sentences.
By Mirriam Mangwaya Apr. 10, 2023