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Coach Zdravko Logarusic

US-Based Nyasha Dube Included In Warriors COSAFA Squad

By Sports Reporter WARRIORS coach Zdravko Logarusic has cast his net far and wide in search for upcoming players after including US-Based Zimbabwean midfielder Nyasha Dube in his new look squad ahead of the COSAFA Cup tournament in South Africa next month. The 24-year-old Hwange born attacking midfielder who plays for American fourth tier side

RBZ governor John Mangudya

Mangudya Freaks Out Over Balcony Cuddlers

By Paidashe Mandivengere RESERVE Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) has thrown its employees captured sharing an intimate moment at its building under the bus after receiving backlash on social media. This comes after social media was awash with images of a ‘couple’ hugging on one of the Central Bank’s floors creating insinuations that the two were

Two More Lawyers Face Deregistration Over US$250K Scandal

By Mary Taruvinga A HARARE lawyer, Lawman Chimuriwo is facing deregistration after he allegedly misappropriated trust funds amounting over US$100 000. Chimuriwo was found guilty of unethical conduct by a tribunal chaired by High court judge Justice Felistus Chatukuta. He has been in practice since 2012 when he opened Lawman Chimuriwo Attorneys soon after he

Govt Dismisses Schools Reopening Deferment Claims

By Ndatenda Njanike GOVERNMENT has moved to dispel social media claims local schools opening dates for the second term have been deferred as a result of surging Covid-19 new infections. Government spokesperson Nick Mangwana Tuesday took to his Twitter handle to put the record straight. “We have taken note of messages circulating on the WhatsApp

RBZ governor John Mangudya

IMF Endorses RBZ Foreign Currency Auction System

By Alois Vinga THE International Monetary Fund (IMF) has thrown weight behind the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe foreign exchange auction system amid calls to consolidate the current gains and accelerate reforms. Marking the end of the institution’s virtual staff visit with the Zimbabwe authorities between June 1 and 15 June, 2021 to discuss recent economic

AFM Leader In Bid To Seize Church Vehicle From Cleric

By Mary Taruvinga APOSTOLIC Faith Mission in Zimbabwe (AFM) headed by Amon Madawo has gone after suspended church pastor, Panganayi Makarichi demanding return of a top of the range vehicle the cleric was given by the church before the split. Makarichi allegedly got dismissed on allegations of plotting a coup against Madawo. Madawo was declared

MDC-T leader Douglas Mwonzora

Mwonzora Jibes At MDC Lawyers Over Malaba Ouster Bid

By Costa Nkomo MDC-T President Douglas Mwonzora has mocked Human Rights NGO Forum executive director Musa Kika for challenging the extension of Chief Justice Luke Malaba’s term of office by another five years saying the top judge will serve his new tenure without further disturbance. Mwonzora, a lawyer, was speaking in an interview with a

Finance Minister Mthuli Ncube

Business Lobby In Govt Plea For Clearer De-dollarisation Policy

By Staff Reporter THE Confederation of Industries (CZI) has urged government to be clearer in its de-dollarization agenda amid growing concerns the recent introduction of Statutory Instrument 127 has brought unease within the country’s troubled economy. CZI was reacting to government’s unpopular policy stance which was imposed without consulting stakeholders. “The path to de-dollarisation must

Madam Boss

Madam Boss Appointed RwandAir Ambassador

By Paidashe Mandivengerei LOCAL comedienne, Madam Boss has broadened her work profile after inking an ambassadorial contract with Rwanda airline, RwandAir. The socialite will make features in the airline’s promotions and marketing within Zimbabwe and abroad. An elated Madam Boss, real name Tyra Chikocho, took to Facebook to post images of the official contract signing

Simba Chikore and wife Bona

Mugabe Son-In-Law Simba Chikore Acquitted

By Mary Taruvinga LATE former President Robert Mugabe’s son-in-law Simbarashe Mutsahuni-Chikore has been cleared of wrongdoing by the courts in a matter in which the then Air Zimbabwe chief operations officer was being accused of signing a memorandum with Safeguard Security Services without going to tender. Chikore was acquitted by Harare magistrate Ngonj Nduna following

Cheetahs Fail To Qualify For Tokyo Olympic Games

By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE will not be represented by any team at the Tokyo Olympic Games which get underway in Japan next month after the national rugby sevens side failed to book the remaining ticket to the global sporting showcase during the final qualifying tournament held in Monaco at the weekend. Playing in their first

SA businessman Moti with his limited edition Pagani Zonda. He has some mining operations in Zimbabwe.

Report Exposes Harare’s Corrupt Elites And South African Connections

Daily Maverick A REPORT written by the private consultancy Africa Risk Consulting (ARC) promises to reignite questions about the capture of Zimbabwe’s economy by cartels and politicians that were raised in the report on Cartel Dynamics published by Maverick Citizen earlier this year. The nearly 50-page report, titled Zimbabwe Political Economy Stakeholder Map, was published in

President Mnangagwa

Mnangagwa Premieres Mining Investment Conference

By Alois Vinga PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa will Wednesday officially open the Online Mining Investment Conference aimed at attracting the international investment community to invest in Zimbabwe. The high-level function will showcase existing and planned projects as well as the vast investment opportunities in Zimbabwe’s mining sector from investors. “In addition, participants will hear from government

Mbuso Fuzwayo

State Officials Behind Theft Of Gukurahundi Plaques – Ibhetshu Likazulu

By Staff Reporter UNNAMED government officials have been accused of stealing Gukurahundi memorial plaques in Matabeleland South and Midlands provinces. Gukurahundi plaques erected by the Bulawayo-based pressure group, Ibhetshu Likazulu, in memory of villagers killed during the massacres by a government-back army in the early 1980s, have been stolen by unidentified people ahead of memorial

Harare Property Developer Katsimberis’ US$1m Fraud Trial Kick-Offs

By Mary Taruvinga THE trial of Harare businessman and property developer Georgios Katsimberis, in which he is facing fraud allegations of nearly US$1 million, commenced at the Harare Magistrates’ Courts Friday. Katsimberis is accused of duping Pokugara Properties close to US$1 million in a joint venture to build cluster houses in the upmarket Borrowdale suburb.

Shepherd Bushiri

SA Police Say They Have No Knowledge Bushiri Was In Country

TimesLIVE THE Hawks say they have no knowledge of fugitive pastor Shepherd Bushiri having been in SA in the past few months. This follows a City Press report which claimed Bushiri managed to again to flee from authorities in the country. According to City Press, Bushiri was in SA in April and managed to flee before

Gukurahundi Victims In Midlands Need Chance To Seek Redress – Fuzwayo

By Staff Reporter IBHETSHU Likazulu Secretary-General, Mbuso Fuzwayo says people from Midlands, particularly victims of the Gukurahundi massacres, should be afforded an opportunity to speak about the atrocities and bring closure, some 35 years after the disturbances ended. Gukurahundi upheavals happened in the early 1980s when a ruthless Zimbabwe military unit killed over 20 000