ED shuts door on Zim intervention, says crisis only in opponents' bedrooms

ED shuts door on Zim intervention, says crisis only in opponents’ bedrooms

By Robert Tapfumaneyi PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa has put paid to any hopes of external mediation into Zimbabwe’s crisis, telling Zanu ...
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Coronavirus

Zim in sixth straight day without Covid-19 death

Zim in sixth straight day without Covid-19 death

Xinhua Zimbabwe has not recorded a new case of COVID-19 death over the past six days, its longest period since the outbreak of the pandemic in the country in March. According to statistics from the Ministry of Health and Child Care released on Friday, the country last reported COVID-19 related ...

Zimbabwe

Two die in scotch cart mishap

Two die in scotch cart mishap

/ Zimbabwe
By Staff Reporter TWO people died in separate incidents after scotch carts they were using overturned and trapped them. Manicaland police spokesperson Inspector Tavhiringwa Kakohwa confirmed the tragedy. He said a 15-year-old girl died after a scotch cart ran off the road and hit an anthill before overturning. The now ...

Courts & Crime

ZRP boss Matanga ordered to pay $50k over burnt vehicle

ZRP boss Matanga ordered to pay $50k over burnt vehicle

/ Courts & Crime, Zimbabwe
By Robert Tapfumaneyi A HARARE magistrate has ordered Police Commissioner-General Godwin Matanga to pay more than RTGS$50 000 to a Mazowe man as compensation. This is for damages to his vehicle, which was burnt to a shell in 2019 by some police operatives who were evicting illegal miners at Jumbo ...

Trending

SA police seeking Zimbabwean over business woman's murder

SA police seeking Zimbabwean over business woman’s murder

/ Trending
TimesLive Police in Limpopo made another breakthrough in the murders of businesswoman Lizette Deacon and her mother Hettie when a team of investigators arrested two more suspects on Friday morning. Limpopo police spokesperson Brig Motlafela Mojapelo said a 51-year-old domestic worker, who was employed by the deceased, and another suspect ...

Business

TSL expects much lower than anticipated tobacco output

TSL expects much lower than anticipated tobacco output

/ Business, Markets
By Alois Vinga ZIMBABWE Stock Exchange (ZSE) listed industrial holdings group, Tobacco Sales Limited (TSL) says earlier tobacco output for this year will be much lower than the earlier anticipated projections. Last year, a total 258 million kgs were realised in the entire selling season and earlier projections at the ...

Showbiz, Arts & Culture

Notorious B.I.G. crown and Tupac love letters sold at auction

Notorious B.I.G. crown and Tupac love letters sold at auction

BBC The crown worn by the Notorious B.I.G. in his last recorded photoshoot has sold for almost half a million pounds. The plastic crown worn by the rapper in the iconic "King of New York" picture - three days before his death - was expected to go for about $300,000 ...

Sports

Coventry optimistic CAF will approve stadiums’ renovations

Coventry optimistic CAF will approve stadiums’ renovations

/ Football, News Headlines, Sport
By Anna Chibamu SPORTS minister Kirsty Coventry is optimistic the Confederation of African Football (CAF) will approve the staging of the Zimbabwe-Algeria match in the country’s condemned stadiums after renovations are said to be almost complete with only a few outstanding touches. The minister told the Senate during a question ...

Health & Community

Nurses Turn Clinics Into Illegal Foreign Currency Trade Centres

Nurses Turn Clinics Into Illegal Foreign Currency Trade Centres

/ Health & Community, Zimbabwe
By Anna Chibamu HARARE residents have accused city council health workers of neglecting their duties and turning clinics into illegal but lucrative foreign currency trading centres. The frustrated residents who have been failing to access adequate health services at public clinics have threatened to petition parliament over council's failure to ...

Africa & World

Zimbabwean writer, Americans on diverse Booker Prize list

Zimbabwean writer, Americans on diverse Booker Prize list

/ Africa
BBC A Zimbabwean writer who was arrested during anti-government protests is among six finalists announced Tuesday on a diverse list of contenders for the prestigious Booker Prize for fiction. Tsitsi Dangarembga was nominated for the 50,000-pound ($64,000) award for “This Mournable Body,” which links the breakdown of its central character ...

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