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Minister Ziyambi Ziyambi

Opposition MPs Confront Ziyambi Over Selective Application Of Law

By Anna Chibamu JUSTICE Minister Ziyambi Ziyambi has denied opposition claims there was selective application of the law in the country. Opposition MPs Wednesday accused government of arbitrary arrests and detentions on critics. During Wednesday’s question and answer session, opposition MPs said the new Emmerson Mnangagwa-led administration was worse than the previous regime regarding arrests,

MP Daniel Molokele

MP Daniel Molokele Stands With Villagers In Hwange Chinese Exploration Row

By Matabeleland North Correspondent HWANGE Central legislator Daniel Molokele has stood behind villagers in Hwange’s Dinde community have clashed with some Chinese investors conducting a coal exploration operation on their land. The row has spilled into the courts after police arrested Zanu PF ward and residents’ leader for blocking the mining project. Beifa Investments claims

Minister Cain Mathema

Mathema Threatens Sanctions Against Schools Violating Covid-19 Protocols

By Robert Tapfumaneyi EDUCATION Minister Cain Mathema has warned drastic measures will be taken against Zimbabwean school authorities who fail to disclose possible risks or do not comply with government directives aimed at managing Covid-19 situations at any local school. This comes after several local schools have been recording numerous cases of Covid-19 among students.

Off to a winning start...Dynamos head coach Tonderayi Ndiraya

Uhuru Cup: Dynamos Beat Highlanders To Claim Bragging Rights

By Sports Reporter Dynamos……..(1)2 Highlanders….(0)0 DYNAMOS set an early marker of their intentions ahead of the first domestic football season in almost two years after comfortably defeating fierce rivals Highlanders in the Independence Cup final at the National Sports Stadium. The Uhuru Cup encounter was the first domestic football match played in the country since

ZCTU president Peter Mutasa

Uhuru Celebrations: Mnangagwa Dines With MDC Ally, ZCTU

By Alois Vinga PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa seems to have extended an olive branch to the Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) through a surprise invitation to the hostile workers group to attend the official Independence Day commemorations this Sunday. ZCTU fell out with government at the turn of the century when its leaders formed the

MDC Alliance Orders Councils To Slash Rates

By Staff Reporter MDC ALLIANCE has ordered all local authorities under its control to reduce rates the main opposition concurs were beyond the reach of many. MDC controls most urban authorities whose managers have been haggling endlessly with residents on the quantum of rate increases to match the demands of service delivery. Councils have since


Impressed Mnangagwa Gifts Young Musician Herman With Scholarship

By Paidashe Mandivengerei PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa Saturday gifted budding musician, Herman with an educational scholarship that will extend to his tertiary education. Herman, full name Herman Makombe, performed at the Children’s Independence Party. The event celebrating Zimbabwe’s 41st Independence Anniversary was hosted by President Mnangagwa and First Lady, Auxilia Mnangagwa at State House, Harare. In

Mnangagwa Pardons 320 Prisoners In Bid To Curb Covid Spread

Bloomberg Zimbabwe has released 320 prisoners from its biggest prison as part of a plan to ease overcrowding and combat the spread of Covid-19 in the southern African nation’s jails. Under the presidential amnesty, an estimated 3,000 prisoners across Zimbabwe could be released. While the country’s 46 prisons have a holding capacity of 17,000 people,

TelOne Managing Director Chipo Mutasa

TelOne Dumps Over 400 Grade 7 Employees

By Alois Vinga FIXED telecommunications operator, TelOne is in the process of laying off 423 of its workers, the majority of whom still had Grade 7 and Zimbabwe Junior Certificate (ZJC) as highest qualification in their CVs. The state firm is keen on having technologically skilled employees in its payroll to match a highly competitive

Minister Kazembe Kazembe

Kazembe Warns MDC Against Planned Demos Over Uhuru Holiday

By Robert Tapfumaneyi HOME AFFAIRS Minister Kazembe Kazembe threatened tough government action against MDC Alliance activists who are planning what he terms an “illegal demonstration” over the Independence holiday. The minister said the activists were holding secret meetings to plot the demonstrations, dubbed “The Winter Jest”. “In the same vein,” Kazembe said Friday, “My ministry

Japan In US$1.25 Million Assistance To Food Insecure Zim Communities

By Robert Tapfumaneyi THE Government of Japan has contributed US$1.25 million through the World Food Programme (WFP) to support vulnerable, food insecure communities in Zimbabwe whose livelihoods have been severely impacted by climate shocks and Covid-19. The support will assist 11 080 people in building community and household assets in the districts of Mount Darwin

Home Affairs Minister Kazembe Kazembe

Zimbabwe: Statelessness Crisis Traps Hundreds Of Thousands In Limbo

Amnesty International Hundreds of thousands of people trapped in the misery of statelessness in Zimbabwe have been forced to the margins of society, and struggle to access education, healthcare and housing, Amnesty International said today in a new report. The organization interviewed descendants of migrant workers who settled in Zimbabwe pre-independence, as well as survivors

Late Anele Tembe

Anele’s Dad Says Late Daughter Was never Suicidal

By Paidashe Mandivengerei LATE Anele ‘Nellie’ Tembe’s father has dismissed wide claims his daughter committed suicide. This comes after social media was awash with rumours that Nellie suffered from depression and had suicidal tendencies. Nellie, who was engaged to celebrity South African rapper, AKA, was 22 when she fell to her death from the 10th

Former minister Jonathan Moyo

Moyo Calls For Justice On Gukurahundi Perpetrators

By Robert Tapfumaneyi EXILED former cabinet minister Jonathan Moyo says those who took part in the early 1980s civilian massacres in Matabeleland and Midlands provinces should face justice for the crimes. An estimated 20 000 civilians died in the hands of the Zimbabwean military which had been deployed from 1982 to 1987 by then Prime

MDC Deserter Pledges To Use Zifa Influence To Lure Support To Zanu PF

By Staff Reporter FORMER MDC Alliance Manicaland provincial secretary for legal affairs Simon Simango who defected to Zanu PF on Sunday said he was going to use his influence within ZIFA to lure youths to vote for Zanu PF in 2023. Simango is also a member of the football mother body’s disciplinary committee. Speaking at