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Covid Jabs: Mangwana Rebukes “Ridiculous Glory Seeking” Hwende 

By Costa Nkomo GOVERNMENT Saturday rebuked as “ridiculous” claims by MDC Alliance party secretary-general Chalton Hwende that huge turnout experienced at the health centres of citizens seeking Covid-19 jabs was due to the opposition party’s campaign. Covid-19 national vaccination programme started in February this year with a very low uptake as people were skeptical of

Marvelous Nakamba

Everton, Crystal Palace Eye Nakamba

By Sports Reporter ENGLISH Premier League sides Everton and Crystal Palace are reportedly both eyeing the services of Zimbabwe international Marvelous Nakamba of Aston Villa before the close of the Premier League transfer window. The defensive midfielder spent much of the season on the bench but played well when he was given a few opportunities

Stanley Kauso

Aspiring Kariba MP Arrested In SA ‘Smuggling’ Broncleer

By James Muonwa, Mashonaland West Correspondent AN ASPIRING Kariba MP Stanley Kauso was arrested in South Africa recently for attempting to help a Zimbabwean woman smuggle out boxes of cough syrup, Broncleer. The cough remedy, commonly known as Bronco, is abused by youths as a drug and is among illegal substances blamed for moral decadence

Some of the deported Zimbabweans at the Robert Gabriel Mugabe International Airport Thursday

UK Home Minister Unapologetic For Deporting Zimbabweans

By Alois Vinga UNITED Kingdom Home Office Secretary Priti Patel says he remains unapologetic for overseeing the deportation of 14 Zimbabwean this week. She made the remarks in response to an enquiry over the deportations made by five UK legislators Louise Haigh, Paul Blomfield, Clive Bets, Olivia Blake, Gill Furniss. A total of 14 Zimbabwean nationals arrived in

Unvaccinated TelOne Workers On Forced Leave, Covid Allowances Scrapped

By Anna Chibamu STATE-OWNED telecommunications operator, TelOne, has advised all employees not vaccinated against Covid-19 to take leave to reduce their exposing other workers to the global pandemic. The company said 60% of staff had been vaccinated, but acknowledged the risk of those not inoculated. “TelOne acknowledges the seriousness of the Covid-19 situation in the country

Prof George Kahari

Prof George Kahari Dies At Age 91

By Stephen Tsamba PROFESSOR George Kahari, who three days ago turned 91, has died. The death was confirmed by former Information Minister Jonathan Moyo. “It is saddening that Professor George Kahari, who turned 91 only three days ago, is no more” said Moyo. He added: “He (Kahari) was an unwavering Zapu nationalist, a great man

LATEST: 5 Feared Dead As Boat Capsizes On Lake Kariba

By James Muonwa, Mashonaland West Correspondent AT LEAST five people are feared dead, while three others were rescued, after a ferry capsized on Lake Kariba, early Friday morning. Of the three survivors, two are believed to be Zimbabwe National Army (ZNA) officers. Sources including a Kariba fisherman, Chenjerai Zambezi told NewZimbabwe.com, the boat, which was

Zanu PF Member Buried With Two Coffins  As Aspiring Councillors Politick

By James Muonwa, Mashonaland West Correspondent TWO feuding Zanu PF aspiring Chinhoyi ward 2 councillors have taken their political fight to funerals where last Sunday dramatic scenes unfolded during the funeral of a party member, forcing the corpse’s burial with two coffins. The funeral of Stella Makaki, of Gadzema suburb, was turned into a battleground

Home Affairs Minister Kazembe

Kazembe, Matanga Sued $8m For Murder

By Mary Taruvinga HOME AFFAIRS Minister Kazembe Kazembe and Police Commissioner-General, Godwin Matanga have been slapped with an $8,5 million lawsuit by a widow of a man who was allegedly murdered by police officers while in detention. Catherine Wazvaremhaka of Chiweshe and her three children are jointly suing Matanga and Kazembe after postmortem results proved

Tinashe Kambarami

Ex-Bulawayo Deputy Mayor Drags ED, ZEC To Court Seeking Reinstatement

By Bulawayo Correspondent FORMER Bulawayo deputy mayor and Ward three councillor Tinashe Kambarami has dragged President Emmerson Mnangagwa, the Bulawayo City Council and the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) to court seeking his reinstatement. Kambarami was recently blocked by senior council officials from assuming his duties following his reinstatement as Ward three councillor by the Supreme

Soldiers, police officers and community policing forum members go from door to door in Alexandra township, Johannesburg, to retrieve goods stolen by people during a week of looting and vandalism in Gauteng

Death Toll From Zuma Riots Rises To 337

 BBC THE death toll from the unrest that followed the jailing of former President Jacob Zuma has risen from 276, announced on Wednesday, to 337. Acting Minister in the Presidency Khumbudzo Ntshavheni said that more people had died from injuries sustained during the violence. The minister said that 213 murder cases were being investigated. Thousands

Jacob Zuma

Zuma ‘In Good Health, Spirit’ At Nkandla Funeral

TimesLive KWAZULU-NATAL premier Sihle Zikalala has lauded the department of correctional services for allowing former president Jacob Zuma to attend his late brother’s funeral in Nkandla. Michael Zuma, 77, died on July 11 after battling an illness for almost seven years. His body arrived in a hearse at his KwaNxamalala home on Thursday morning and was

Colnbrook immigration removal centre

2 Zimbabweans Jump Off 2nd Floor At UK Deportation Centre

Agencies HOURS before UK’s first mass deportation flight to Zimbabwe two Zimbabweans reportedly threw themselves from a second-floor at Colnbrook immigration removal centre in that country. According to The Guardian newspaper, the “controversial Home Office deportation charter flight to Zimbabwe took off at about 10.30 pm on Wednesday evening with only around one-third of the

Zimbabwe Gears For Mozambique War

By Leopold Munhende THE Zimbabwe National Army (ZNA) has reportedly put on standby its contingent of troops to be deployed in conflict-torn Mozambique as government finalises modalities, NewZimbabwe.com can reveal. The Zimbabwean soldiers, drawn from the elite fighting regiments, will join other SADC regional troops in a standing army meant to quell insurgency in the

Kwekwe mayor Angeline Kasipo

Kwekwe Deputy Mayor Dies

By Staff Reporter  KWEKWE deputy mayor Shadreck Tobaiwa has died. Tobaiwa who also once served as the mayor of Kwekwe between 2008-2013 is believed to have succumbed to Covid-19 complications. Kwekwe Mayor Angeline Kasipo has confirmed the development. “Its quite devastating that we have received the reports about the death of our deputy mayor Councillor