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Rowdy Boys 4 Mine Torments Fawcett Security Over $1m Debt Owed

By Mary Taruvinga FAWCETT Security Operations is crying foul after a Chinhoyi based mining company, Rowdy Boys 4 Mine failed to pay for services rendered between June 2019 to date. The top security company is now being owed $1525 068,98 and despite frequent demands, the mining company has failed to pay. The case is now

Enock Dongo

Nurses Take Health Board To Court Over Removal Of Dongo As Member

By Mary Taruvinga THE Zimbabwe Nurses Association (ZINA) is seeking the reversal of a decision to remove Enock Dongo as a member of the Health Services Bipartite Negotiating Panel (BNP) by the Health Services Board (HSB). Dongo, the ZINA president, feels he was hoodwinked and forced to resign from being a member of the BNP

CUT Kick-Starts Work On Setting Campus Radio Station

By James Muonwa, Mashonaland West Correspondent CHINHOYI University of Technology (CUT) has kick started the legal process to allow the learning institution establish a campus radio station, a development set to transform the media landscape in the gold mining and farming town. In a public notice, CUT confirmed it had applied for a campus radio

E-Commerce Startup Kuva Local Lets You Add A Tree On Checkout

By Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai I WAS born in Zimbabwe in the eastern border town of Mutare that is surrounded by a beautiful mountain range. They call that part of the country Kumakomoyo, “Land of mountains” in the local language. When I was in primary school, we used to go to church every Sunday as a

Epworth Man Accused Of Sexually Abusing Corpse To Know Fate Tuesday

By Mary Taruvinga AN EPWORTH man accused of sexually abusing a corpse last year will know his fate this Tuesday when Harare Magistrate Isheanesu Matova makes his judgment upon completion of trial. Big Sipiliano is facing charges of violating a corpse and indecent assault. He denied the allegations throughout trial but two witnesses nailed him

Nokuthula Peace ‘Nocky’ Ncube

Zim’s Nocky Scoops Africa Hair-Styling Award

By Paidashe Mandivengerei  NAMIBIA-based Zimbabwean entrepreneur, Nokuthula Peace ‘Nocky’ Ncube, Saturday bagged the Best Hairstylist in Africa Award at the Zikomo Humanitarian Fashion and Music Awards. The awards ceremony was held at the Government Complex Buildings in Lusaka, Zambia under the theme; ‘Mask Up’. Nocky was nominated for the gong along with other hairdressers in

Set for recall Education Minister Cain Mathema

Zapu Resolves To Recall Cadres From Parliament After Independence

By Bulawayo Correspondent THE Zapu National People’s Council (NPC) met Saturday and resolved, among other resolutions, to recall from Parliament former party members who are now Zanu PF MPs. The party’s spokesperson, Iphithule Maphosa, confirmed the move to NewZimbabwe.com Sunday. If successfully executed, the decision will affect Zanu PF heavyweights like Simon Khaya Moyo who

Phillip Chiyangwa

Chiyangwa Hints He Is Set For New Promotion In Zanu PF

By James Muonwa, Mashonaland West Correspondent CONTROVERSIAL Zvimba South MP Phillip Chiyangwa at the weekend disclosed he was poised for elevation to a powerful position within the governing Zanu PF party. The business tycoon-cum-politician went on to warn his political detractors of a major surprise, hinting that a pronouncement of his elevation to an influential post

Elderly Couple Killed Over Witchcraft, Manhunt For Suspect On

By James Muonwa, Mashonaland West Correspondent POLICE in Mashonaland West province have launched a manhunt for a 45-year-old man over the gruesome killing of an elderly Mhondoro couple for allegedly dabbling witchcraft. Provincial police spokesperson, Inspector Margaret Chitove said police were looking for fugitive Freddy Makanganya of Denya village, Chief Chivero over the murder of

World Leaders Want To Travel To Zim For Covid Vaccination – ED

By Staff Reporter PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa has described Zimbabwe’s Covid-19 vaccination programme a success and an envy that some world leaders are begging him to come to the country and get inoculated locally. Zimbabwe launched its vaccination programme in February and over 150 000 people have benefitted from the programme although at start there was

Ms Shally

Late Ginimbi’s Ex-Manager Ms Shally Splits Up With Lover

By Paidashe Mandivengerei  SOCIALITE and late Genius ‘Ginimbi’ Kadungure’s former manager, Ms Shally real name Shaleen Nullens has dumped her boyfriend, Hell Commander. Earlier last month, the couple set social media abuzz after Simbarashe Trevor Mbizvo also known as The Hell Commander cheated on Ms Shally with one Injuzu. This was barely weeks after Ms

Bikita RDC Sets Asides $45m For Roads Rehab

By Tonderai Saharo BIKITA: The rural district council here has tabled an ambitious $45 million road rehabilitation project expected to cover resurfacing of a total 365 km network this year alone. The district has a poor road network which has worsened and made most roads impassable following recent heavy rains that pounded the district. The

Intwasa Launches Short Stories Anthology 

By Paidashe Mandivengerei  BULAWAYO’s Intwasa Arts Festival, Saturday launched its first collection of short story anthology. The collection is titled Intwasa Short Stories: A Short Story Anthology. The book launch which was the festival’s first physical meeting this year was held at the National Gallery in Bulawayo. A virtual audience also tuned in on the

Two Men Die Through Suffocation Under 21-Metre Water Well

By Matabeleland North Correspondent BINGA: A police sub-aqua team is still struggling to retrieve the body of a man who died through suffocation in a 21-metre deep well in Tinde, Binga Wednesday. Melusi Tshuma (29) and Lumuno Nyoni (28) both from Mbenga 3, Tinde area under Chief Pashu died from breathing the deadly carbon dioxide

Hit and Run Driver Arrested After Accident Video Goes Viral

By Staff Reporter A HARARE man has been arrested after a video, in which is he captured being involved in traffic accident where his vehicle ran over a minor child before fleeing the scene, went viral. Police national spokesperson Assistant Commission Paul Nyathi has confirmed the arrest of Herbert Chakanyuka (57) while the victim has

Blessed Mhlanga

Journalist Demands Magistrate Releases Chin’ono’s Testimony On State Of Chikurubi Prison

By Mary Taruvinga JOURNALIST Blessed Mhlanga has taken Harare magistrate Ngoni Nduna to court demanding the immediate release of fellow scribe Hopewell Chin’ono’s testimony on the state of the Chikurubi Maximum Security Prison. Last year, Chin’ono gave testimony before Magistrate Nduna exposing the horrid living conditions at the over-crowed prison where he was being held

High Demand For Smuggled Zim’s Contraceptive Pills In SA

GroundUp WITH long queues at clinics in South Africa and Covid-19 restrictions, women struggling to access health services are turning to an illicit market for birth control pills. The pills are widely used and freely distributed in Zimbabwe, but smuggled into and sold in South Africa. Familiar brands from back home are preferred by many

Strive Masiyiwa

Masiyiwa To Invest In Data Centres In Africa

Africa Report ZIMBABWEAN billionaire Strive Masiyiwa, who has raised more than $1bn to ensure the growth of his group Econet, has ranked first in our exclusive Africa Digital ranking. Masiyiwa, who celebrated his 60th birthday on 29 January, is a philanthropist and member of the task force set up by the African Union (AU) to

Zim Man (40) Remanded In Custody In Botswana For Raping Niece (6)

Mmegi FRANCISTOWN: A 40-year-old Zimbabwean man has appeared in court here facing charges of allegedly raping his six-year-old niece. The man, who cannot be named for ethical and legal reasons, allegedly raped his niece on January 29, 2021 at Coloured location. Information released in court states that the child’s mother left the child at home