Mnangagwa’s Mutapa fiasco raises eyebrows

Veteran economist Tony Hawkins said the government has never understood the role of a sovereign wealth fund.
By Staff Reporters 1h ago
Man slits his father and mother’s throats
Man slits his father and mother’s throats
Police said Clever Ngwenga (35) from Gwalubha village allegedly killed his mother Mildress Ngwenya (71) and his father Simon Ngwenya (73) for unknown reasons.
By Staff Reporter 1h ago
Zvobgo Jnr finally overcomes perennial loser tag
In 2018, Zvobgo Jnr tried his third consecutive bid in Masvingo Urban, but again lost to Bernard Mazarire, a retired army major.
By Stephen Chadenga 1h ago
Man accuses son, wife of incest
Makunani said her husband was harassing and assaulting his son saying he was his mother's boyfriend.
By Rejoice Phiri 1h ago
ZBC rocked by sex scandal
ZBC insiders said the case could open a can of worms as there were many female employees that were victims of sexual harassment.
By Sydney Kawadza 1h ago
Man stabs colleague over pushcart
David Dehwe pleaded guilty when he appeared before magistrate Nomagugu Maphosa last Thursday and was remanded in custody to September 28 for sentencing..
By Jerssie Mpofu 1h ago
Minor drowns while fishing
Police’s sub aqua unit retrieved the boy’s body.
By Own Correspondent 1h ago
Mono Mukundu on working with Mtukudzi
Music producer and guitarist Clive “Mono” Mukundu says working with late Oliver Mtukudzi felt like playing sports for the national team because of his popularity and proud Zim roots.
Kadoma mayor pledges quality service delivery
Ruzario of the Citizens Coalition for Change and ward 15 councillor was sworn into office last Tuesday.
Teenager kills man over girlfriend
Ngwenya was not asked to plead to the charge and was remanded in custody to October 2.
By Own Correspondent 1h ago
Masvingo's history making mayor ready to deliver
Chiwara, who made history by becoming the city’s female mayor, said her journey in politics has not been a stroll in the park as she was introduced into the game at a young age. 
By Lorraine Muromo 1h ago
NewsInDepth: Masvingo residents bemoan secrecy around controversial land deal with private company
The minister oversaw the deal with Simbi last year before he was appointed Public Service minister after the August 23 and 24 elections.
By Nkulumani Mlambo Sep. 17, 2023
Briefs: Mob kills suspected goat thief
Plumtree magistrate Joshua Nembaware has since issued a warrant of arrest for Ncube.
By Own Correspondent Sep. 17, 2023
Briefs: Rogue cop tips robber to flee
The police picked up Hatigone's shenanigans and arrested him.
By Own Correspondent Sep. 17, 2023
Mutare’s first female mayor makes bold promise to city
Gwasira last week became the second elected female mayor in the country after Angeline Kasipo, who was elected Kwekwe mayor on an MDC Alliance ticket in 2018.
By Kenneth Nyangani Sep. 17, 2023
How Zim is protecting women and their children from cervical cancer
After months of visiting various hospitals, Mudangwe's mother was put on home-based hospice care.
By Derick Matsengarwodzi Sep. 17, 2023
Mutoko miner defies court order
 On July 26, the Mutoko magistrates court barred Labenmon Investments from conducting mining activities in Moyosvi, Chibanda, Gumbeze and Kadore villages.
By Chiedza Kowo Sep. 17, 2023
Alarm over police crackdown on CCC MPs
Police spokesperson assistant commissioner Paul Nyathi yesterday said it was not true that CCC officials were being targeted for arrests on flimsy charges.
Briefs: Man kills father, burns corpse
Mashonaland Central police spokesperson Inspector Milton Mundembe said Mind Chinyemba of Plot Number 6 Omeath Farm has since been arrested on murder charges
By Own Correspondent Sep. 17, 2023
Briefs: Man kills friend for impregnating his wife
He was remanded in custody to November 9 and advised to apply for bail at the High Court.
By Own Correspondent Sep. 17, 2023
Unmasking Mnangagwa’s ‘cronies’ in cabinet
He is said to have qualifications in actuarial science and business administration, which he obtained from a United States university.
By Sydney Kawadza and Kenneth Nyangani Sep. 17, 2023
Poll observers embarrassed by what they saw: Mandaza
The second question is, yes I do suspect that there has been some discussions between the ANC and Zanu PF over the elections. But I doubt that Trevor, no I mean...
By In Conversation With Trevor Sep. 17, 2023
Mnangagwa’s cabinet gets thumbs down
Mnangagwa recycled a number of ministers and brought some controversial new faces in the cabinet that he appointed last week.
By Sydney Kawadza Sep. 17, 2023
TTI in fire-fighting mission
Bulawayo mayor, David Coltart, said they had not summoned TTI when contacted for comment. 
By Staff Reporter Sep. 15, 2023
Polls dispute: Pressure mounts on Mnangagwa
Mnangagwa’s government was particularly stung by findings of the Sadc Election Observer Mission (Seom) led by former Zambian vice-president Nevers Mumba.
CCC vows to frustrate Zanu PF in Parliament
CCC spokesperson Promise Mkhwananzi told The Standard that the opposition party’s legislators would thwart any Zanu PF mischief’ in the 10th Parliament.
By Tafadzwa Kachiko Sep. 10, 2023
Ignorance, poor sanitation fuel Beitbridge’s recurring cholera outbreaks
A recent visit to Ndou’s place showed that little or nothing is being done by authorities to address sanitation and hygiene in this sprouting settlement of 54 000 people.
By Moses Mugugunyeki Sep. 10, 2023
Mnangwagwa was ‘jittery’ over Harare vote
 According to sources, Mnangagwa constantly checked with his top aides if counting of Harare votes had been concluded as counting of votes was going on.
By Garikai Tunhira Sep. 10, 2023