Thandiwe Garusa

In Pictures: Gweru businesswoman throws party for orphans to mark her birthday

Pictures by Thandiwe Garusa GWERU business woman Smelly Dube Saturday threw a party to 53 orphans drawn from various wards in Shurugwi to mark her 53rd birthday. Dube, who owns River Valley Properties, handed food hampers to the 53 orphans at a party which was held at Selukwe Primary  School grounds. It was attended by

In Pictures: Olinda, Tytan wedding vows renewal

Pictures from Olinda Chapel’s facebook page UNITED Kingdom based business woman and socialite Olinda Chapel and musician Njabulo ‘Tytan’ Nkomo have renewed their marriage vows after a rocky divorce. The couple separated just after celebrating their first wedding anniversary and welcoming their first daughter together over infidelity. They reconciled late last year and had a

In Pictures: 135 to be compensated as new round about takes shape

Pictures by Leopold Munhende Government will compensate owners of 135 owners of residential and commercial properties which are set to be destroyed during the construction of the Mbudzi traffic interchange in Harare. The roundabout is currently swamped by vendors, touts, small businesses and tuck-shops. Below are some images of what has been done so far.

In Pictures: Construction of Museum of African Liberation commences

Pictures by Thandiwe Garusa Construction of the Museum of African Liberation has commenced in Harare. Below are some images from the mini museum which has been set up for exhibition purposes while waiting for the completion of the project. Some of the artefacts in the museum at the moment belonged to war heroes like Leopold

In Pictures: Rural Gutu school gets modern library

Picture by Thandiwe Garusa Below are some images from the official launch of a modern library at Mukoko Primary School in Gutu. The library was donated by diasporian Jeff Madzingo who is the CEO and founder of UK based insurance company Diaspora Insurance.                         

IN PICTURES: Police block civil servants demo over PSMAS grab by government

Pictures by Thandiwe Garusa CIVIL servants were Monday blocked by police from holding a demonstration at the Public Service Association (PSA) house in Harare. They were protesting against government’s interference in  PSMAS’s affairs. PSMAS is a medical aid society which was formed by civil servants to provide cover to members at a reasonable cost. . .

IN PICTURES: New parliament building complete

Pictures by Thandiwe Garusa Below are some images from the  parliament of Zimbabwe new building which was recently completed. The US$100 million project was fully funded by the Chinese government and it will be handed over to the Zimbabwean government soon.  

IN PICTURES: Dr Alex Magaisa’s memorial service

Pictures by Thandiwe Garusa BELOW are images from late academic Alex Magaisa’s memorial service in Harare, Sunday. Magaisa succumbed to a heart attack on June 5 2022, in the United Kingdom. He is survived by his wife Shamiso and two kids.    

IN PICTURES: Hero’s welcome for Magaisa

Pictures by Thandiwe Garusa CITIZENS Coalition for Change (CCC) leaders and tens of party supporters Saturday thronged the Robert Gabriel Mugabe international airport to welcome the late Dr Alex Magaisa’s body. Party leader Nelson Chamisa, his deputy Tendai Biti and many others were present. Magaisa was the late prime minister Morgan Tsvangirai’s advisor. He died

IN PICTURES: Health workers strike day 5

Pictures by Thandiwe Garusa The ongoing indefinite health workers strike entered the fifth day on Friday. They are demanding salaries in US dollars. Below are some images from Parirenyatwa where the health workers have vowed to stay home until their demands are met.  

IN PICTURES: Health workers strike day 4

Pictures by Thandiwe Garusa Below are some images from Zimbabwe’s largest hospital Parirenyatwa where health workers protested against poor salaries. The strike entered its fourth day on Thursday.    

IN PICTURES: Health workers strike day 3

Pictures by Thandiwe Garusa Below are some images from Parirenyatwa and Harare hospitals where health workers held a protest against poor salaries. The ongoing indefinite strike entered into the third day on Wednesday. The health workers are demanding salaries in United States dollars.

IN PICTURES: Nelson Chamisa attends court in solidarity with Job Sikhala

Pictures by Thandiwe Garusa CITIZENS Coalition for Change (CCC) leader Nelson Chamisa and many party members attended arrested lawmakers Job Sikhala and Godfrey Sithole’s bail ruling. The two were arrested last week Tuesday for inciting violence. Below are scenes from Harare’s magistrates court where the two were denied bail.  

IN PICTURES: CCC activist Moreblessing Ali’s family lawyer Job Sikhala appears at court

Pictures  by Thandiwe Garusa CITIZENS Coalition for Change (CCC) member of parliament Job Sikhala who is also lawyer to slain party activist Moreblessing Ali’s family appeared in court Thursday charged with inciting public violence. Below are some images from Harare magistrates court where Sikhala was brought to court in movie style and heavily guarded by