“It was a deal with the devil,” mayor says after Netherlands firm turns council trucks away from "own" dumpsite

“It was a deal with the devil,” mayor says after Netherlands firm turns council trucks away from “own” dumpsite

By Leopold Munhende, Chief Correspondent HARARE mayor Jacob Mafume has described council’s €304 million waste management agreement with Geogenix BV ...
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Zimbabwe

Chinhoyi announces water disconnection blitz on defaulting residents 

Chinhoyi announces water disconnection blitz on defaulting residents 

/ News, Zimbabwe
By James Muonwa, Mashonaland West Correspondent  CHINHOYI municipality has given notice to defaulting water consumers that they face the possibility of having supplies cut off to their households. Non-payment of water bills to fund maintenance of water reticulation infrastructure, leaks amounting to 62,5% of treated water, among other reasons, are causing perennial acute ...

Courts & Crime

Kereke Supreme Court appeal ready for hearing

Kereke Supreme Court appeal ready for hearing

/ Courts & Crime
By Mary Taruvinga, Senior Reporter THE Supreme Court will soon hear former Bikita West legislator, Munyaradzi Kereke's, appeal against conviction and sentence in a matter he was convicted of raping his 11-year-old niece at gunpoint. NewZimbabwe.com has learnt his record of appeal became ready for inspection at the High Court 10 days ...

In Pictures

UK: Diaspora Insurance in the community at Dunstable

UK: Diaspora Insurance in the community at Dunstable

/ In Pictures
By UK Correspondent SCORES of Zimbabweans turned up for a family barbecue which was held Sunday at the Dunstable Town Cricket Club. Diaspora Insurance company was one of the headline sponsors and below are some images from the event ...

Business

African Sun Hotels occupancy levels increase by 30%

African Sun Hotels occupancy levels increase by 30%

/ Business, Companies
By Alois Vinga LISTED hospitality management concern, African Sun Limited has seen occupancy levels across its segments recording 30% growth on the back of significant easing of Covid-19 related lockdowns both locally and abroad. At the peak of the Covid-19 pandemic in 2020, the hotel group saw its occupancy levels ...

Diaspora

ZIMNA UK in tribute to health workers who died from Covid-19

ZIMNA UK in tribute to health workers who died from Covid-19

/ Diaspora
By Paidashe Mandivengerei The Zimbabwe Midwives and Nurses Association UK (ZIMNA-UK) will on May 28 hold a memorial service for health workers who lost their lives during the Covid-19 pandemic. ZIMNA UK was formed in 2021 to provide support to health workers who survived Covid-19. According to the Zimbabwean Embassy ...

Showbiz, Arts & Culture

Young, Famous & African's Peace Hyde: From teacher to Netflix hitmaker

Young, Famous & African’s Peace Hyde: From teacher to Netflix hitmaker

/ Showbiz, Arts & Culture
By BBC From multi-coloured lace front wigs, to the licking of a bald man's head, to catty fights, it is no surprise Netflix's first African reality TV series was a hit with fans. Peace Hyde, the British-Ghanaian creator behind the show, spoke to the BBC's Cecilia Macaulay about her previous ...

Sports

Musona retires from international football

Musona retires from international football

/ Football, News, News Headlines, Sport
By Sports Reporter WARRIORS captain Knowledge Musona has announced his retirement from international football at the age of 31. The Saudi Arabia-based forward confirmed his retirement in a statement on Thursday, joining his teammate Khama Billiat who also called time on his national team career early this year. Musona, who ...

Trending

Econet Zimbabwe announces data, SMS, voice bundles review

Econet Zimbabwe announces data, SMS, voice bundles review

/ News Headlines, Trending
By Lisa Nyanhongo ZIMBABWE’s mobile network operator, Econet Wireless Zimbabwe has announced a review of SMS, voice and data charges effective May 19. Due to the galloping inflation in Zimbabwe, mobile network operators have frequently reviewed prices upwards. In a statement released Wednesday Econet Wireless said all other prices remain unchanged. The statement reads: “Please note, we will review our voice, data ...

Health & Community

Neglected Zanu PF Kariba activists injured in Uhuru accident seek help

Neglected Zanu PF Kariba activists injured in Uhuru accident seek help

/ Health & Community
By James Muonwa, Mashonaland West Correspondent ZANU PF members from Kariba, who were recently injured in a horrific road traffic accident, are appealing for financial assistance to meet hospital bills and other needs. Among the injured is Chido Charikosa (21), who needs money to buy a prosthetic leg and pay ...

Africa & World

When Africans asked for COVID shots, they didn't get them. Now they don't want them

When Africans asked for COVID shots, they didn’t get them. Now they don’t want them

/ Africa, News
By Reuters Demand for COVID shots drops in Africa as supply rises Countries turn to mobile campaigns to boost uptake Africa, average age 20, has fared better in pandemic Experts warn new variants could emerge on continent DAKAR/ACCRA, May 18 (Reuters) - It's noisy inside the Mamprobi clinic in Accra ...

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