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Harare mayor Jacob Mafume

Harare mayor Jacob Mafume arrested

By Staff Reporter HARARE mayor Jacob Mafume was Wednesday arrested by police on charges which were not immediately clear to the media. His party, MDC Alliance announced the arrest in a statement. “In yet another case of persecution and weaponisation of the law against MDC Alliance members, Harare Mayor [Jacob Mafume] has been arrested by


Meghan suffered miscarriage, narrates ‘pain and grief’

BBC The Duchess of Sussex has revealed she had a miscarriage in July, writing in an article of feeling “an almost unbearable grief”. “I knew, as I clutched my firstborn child, that I was losing my second,” Meghan said in a piece for the New York Times. She went on to describe how she watched

Vice President and Health Minister Constantino Chiwenga

Chinhoyi High closed after 57 students test positive for Covid-19

Herald The Ministry of Health and Child Care has with immediate effect closed Chinhoyi High School to non-examination day scholars, while Covid-19 positive and negative candidates will write examinations in separate rooms after 57 students tested positive on Monday. While the school has been cordoned off to outside learners, examination candidates will be allowed to

Minister Mangaliso Ndlovu

Covid-19: Govt to intensify enforcement of lockdown measures

By Anna Chibamu GOVERNMENT is set to intensify enforcement on the country’s lockdown measures after cases of Covid-19 have surged in the recent past. This was announced at a post-cabinet media briefing in Harare Tuesday by the acting chairperson Tourism Minister Nqobizitha Mangaliso Ndlovu. Ndlovu reiterated the country’s lockdown and curfew measures still existed adding

MDC co-vp Tendai Biti

Thugs disrupt Biti ‘State of The Economy’ address 

By Staff Reporter THERE was drama at SAPES Trust Tuesday when a group of suspected Zanu PF activists tried to disrupt MDC Alliance vice president Tendai Biti’s State of The Economy address at the event. The group members are well known for belonging to Citizens Forum, a lobby group linked to the ruling party. SAPES

Ovidy Karuru

Karuru closes in Black Leopards move

By Sports Reporter WARRIORS midfielder Ovidy Karuru is closing in on a move back to the South African Premiership after being spotted at Black Leopards training where he is trying to win himself a contract. The 31-year-old Zimbabwe international has not been attached since being discarded by fellow Dstv Premiership side Stellenbosch at the end

RBZ governor John Mangudya

RBZ forex auction allotment to industry jumps to US$33 million

By Alois Vinga RESERVE Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) allotments to industry Tuesday rose, further reaching a new high of US$32.9 million coupled with the official exchange rate stability. The auction first reached the peak in September this year after allotting US$31.6 million to industry. A fortnight ago, the auction reached the second highest figure of

Joe Biden

Biden to present team as Trump allows transition

BBC US President-elect Joe Biden will formally introduce the first people he has chosen for his cabinet later, as the transition of power gathers pace. Many of the choices, already announced, are Mr Biden’s colleagues from his years in the Obama administration. John Kerry will be climate envoy, while foreign policy veteran Antony Blinken is

Cargo trucks delayed for over 500 days at Zim border posts

By Robert Tapfumaneyi AUDIT obtained data on goods in transit for the period 2015 to 2018 for trucks that entered the country has shown that trucks were taking up to 586 days awaiting border clearance. Delays in clearing goods in transit had resulted in some goods being illegally offloaded into the country, Mildred Chiri said

Joe Biden

US president-elect Joe Biden appoints cabinet

Mailonline President-elect Joe Biden is bringing back Secretary of State John Kerry as part of a cabinet that is high on former Obama Administration officials as well as racial and ethnic diversity. Kerry, who served as secretary of state under Obama and the Democratic Party nominee in 2004, is to be Biden’s climate czar. The

Finance Minister Mthuli Ncube

Activist Demands Govt To Disclose Zim Total Debt

By Mary Taruvinga A HARARE lawyer, who is also a disability rights activist has approached the High Court demanding to know the total amount of debt that Zimbabwe owes to internal and external creditors. The activist, Abraham Mateta wants the information to be made public arguing that it is unlawful for government to hide the

Tabani Moyo

MISA Rubbishes ‘Façade’ Broadcasting Licencing Issuance

By Bulawayo Correspondent THE Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA) has described the Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe (BAZ)’s issuance of six commercial television broadcasting licences as a façade as the beneficiaries have been exposed as Zanu PF sympathisers. BAZ Friday awarded six national commercial television station licences to operate in the country, breaking ZBC’s 40-year