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RBZ Forex Auction Allots Over US$1 Billion To 3 000 Companies

By Alois Vinga THE Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe Foreign Exchange (RBZ) Auction has to date allotted over US$1 billion to more than 3 000 large and Small to Medium Enterprises companies becoming the largest foreign currency source. In a Wednesday update, RBZ governor, John Mangudya said the announcement was in line with the bank’s commitment

Museveni being sworn in for another term

Uganda’s Museveni Sworn In For Sixth Term

Africa News Yoweri Museveni, re-elected in January for a sixth term, was sworn in on Wednesday at a ceremony in the capital Kampala, which was placed under heavy security to avoid any demonstrations by the opposition, which is contesting his election. According to the official results, Mr. Museveni obtained 58% of the votes during the

Judge Orders Stop To MDC Alliance MP Mamombe, Activists’ Trial

By Mary Taruvinga HIGH Court judge, Tawanda Chitapi has issued an order temporarily stopping the trial of MDC Alliance MP, Joana Mamombe and fellow party activists Cecilia Chimbiri and Netsai Marova at the magistrate court. The three are accused of publishing falsehoods after allegedly faking their abduction by suspected state security agents last year. The

When Men of God turn vulnerable...Prophet Emmanuel Makandiwa

Thieves Rob Makandiwa Of Unfulfilled Prophesies, Church Footage

By Paidashe Mandivengerei UNITED Family International Church (UFIC) founder, Emmanuel Makandiwa’s Christ TV studios were recently broken into with thieves getting away with footage of prophecies which were yet to be fulfilled and confidential counselling sessions. Christ TV studios, a free to air television channel of the UFIC is responsible for producing and airing Makandiwa’s

Till divorce do us part...Marry Mubaiwa with her then Defence Forces Commander husband Constantino

Mubaiwa Ailment Delays Divorce Trial With VP Chiwenga

By Mary Taruvinga HIGH Court judge Esther Muremba has postponed to July 5, 2021, the divorce trial between Vice President Constantino Chiwenga and his estranged wife Marry Mubaiwa. This followed confirmation by Chiwenga’s lawyer Advocate Lewis Uriri that Mubaiwa was indeed sick and hospitalised at Health Point hospital in Belgravia, Harare. Justice Muremba told parties

Kudakwashe Tagwirei

Mystery Of Sanctioned Tagwirei’s Assets In Zimbabwe Revival Plan

Bloomberg News In December, the government of Zimbabwe announced a multibillion-dollar project called Kuvimba Mining House Ltd. that would hold some of the nation’s most valuable gold, platinum, chrome and nickel mines and whose revenue would be used to revive the country’s moribund economy. The venture would be 65% owned by the government and 35%

Prosecutor General Kumbirai Hodzi

Hodzi Challenges Chin’ono’s Acquittal

By Mary Taruvinga PROSECUTOR General (PG) Kumbirai Hodzi has filed an application with the High Court challenging the decision by Justice Jesta Charehwa to acquit freelance journalist Hopewell Chin’ono in a case he was being accused of publishing falsehoods. Chin’ono got into trouble with the law early this year after he allegedly shared on his

Chief Justice Luke Malaba

NGO Group Files Bid For Malaba Ouster

By Staff Reporter THE Zimbabwe Human Rights NGO Forum has filed an urgent chamber application seeking an order for Chief Justice Malaba to resign by 15 May 2021. This comes after the Zanu PF led government railroaded its legislators to pass the controversial Constitutional Amendment Bill No.2 into law whose effect was to increase the

Henrietta Rushwaya

Busted US$780k Gold Smuggler Linked To Rushwaya

NewsDay ZIMBABWE’S lax security at ports of entry and airports has come under spotlight again after Zimbabwe Miners Federation (ZMF) president Henrietta Rushwaya’s ex-aide was arrested at the OR Tambo International Airport in South Africa while attempting to smuggle gold worth over US$780 000. The suspect, Tashinga Nyasha Masinire (33), was yesterday granted R100 000

PSL media and liaison officer Kudzai Bare

PSL Season Kick-Off Postponed

By Sports Reporter LOCAL football fans will have to wait a bit longer before the return of domestic football after the Premier Soccer League revealed that they have deferred the start of the 2021 season by a week to May 22 to allow the conclusion of negotiations with commercial partners. The local topflight football season

India: 150 Rotting Bodies Of Covid Victims Wash Up On River Banks

Mail OnLine More than 150 bodies of suspected coronavirus patients have been dumped into the River Ganges amid fears that relatives could not bury or cremate them in latest shocking scene laying India’s crisis bare. The health ministry recorded another 366,161 infections and 3,754 deaths on Monday – both figures are almost certainly undercounts as

Marry Mubaiwa

Court Remands Unwell Marry Mubaiwa From Her Hospital Bed

By Mary Taruvinga UNWELL Marry Mubaiwa, estranged wife to Vice President Constantino Chiwenga, was on Monday remanded from her hospital bed at Harare’s Healthpoint facility in Belgravia as her health continues to deteriorate. Mubaiwa, who is going through a nasty divorce with her powerful husband, is battling lymphoedema, which continues to cause wounds and swelling

Rights Violations Up As Zanu PF Gears For Violent 2023 Election – ZPP

By Staff Reporter REPORTS of human rights violations by suspected Zanu PF members and the police, often using brute force, are reported to be on the increase across the country as the ruling party prepares for the 2023 elections. This grim situation in Zimbabwe is captured in the latest report for the month of April