UZ vice chancellor arrested over Grace PhD

UNIVERSITY of Zimbabwe (UZ) Vice Chancellor Levy Nyagura has been arrested on charges of abuse of office. Professor Nyagura was arrested Friday by the Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission(ZACC). He stands accused of abusing his authority to award former First Lady Grace Mugabe a PHD degree in 2014. More details to follow …Advertisement

“You should be ashamed of yourself, it’s unAfrican, you are going to burn in hell. How could you do this before Tsvangirai is even laid to rest.”

“You should be ashamed of yourself, it’s unAfrican, you are going to burn in hell. How could you do this before Tsvangirai is even laid to rest.” HOURS after being elected as opposition MDC-T interim leader following a stormy national council meeting, Kuwadzana East lawmaker Nelson Chamisa clashed with party deputy president Thokozani Khupe at

Mnangagwa now has clear road to election, few rivals

AS the body of Zimbabwe’s main opposition leader awaits repatriation home for burial, his party already faces nasty power struggles to replace a man praised by both allies and rivals for his tenacious fight for democracy. That fractured opposition gives President Emmerson Mnangagwa a virtually clear road to winning the first post-Robert Mugabe election in

Health care and elections: the critical link

THE majority of right thinking Zimbabweans will agree with me that the state and nature of our politics in Zimbabwe particularly over the last two decades has had a profound negative effect on our health delivery system. However I find it baffling that there seems to be reluctance by the ordinary citizen to link the

Opinion: Chiyangwa is not the new broom ZIFA needs

– ZIFA does not need a politician whose history is riddled by cases of mal-administration. – Chiyangwa does not have any football administration history worth talking about. By Leopold Munhende FOR about half a decade Zimbabwean soccer has wallowed in the doldrums as the rest of Africa sped up developmental efforts to challenge world football

The legal hurdles on road to elections

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Tsvangirai must go peacefully

ZIMBABWEANS, SADC and the AU policymakers including neutral observers around the world who have commended Zimbabwe’s successful referendum on the new Constitution as the most fundamental and inclusive reform to pave the way for the next harmonised elections must have been shocked beyond belief when Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai came out like a bolt from

Zimbabwe: a new beginning beckons

THE end is nigh. This is the beginning of the end. Indeed, this is the endgame. They had built their own Tower of Babel since independence in April, 1980. Over the years, they convinced themselves that only them, and them alone, had the right to rule Zimbabwe and to enjoy the fruits of our hard