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Emmerson Mnangagwa

Africa Not Responsible But Suffering From Climate Change – ED

From Idah Mhetu in Victoria Falls AFRICA is is hardest hit by the effects of climate change when it contributes less in terms of causes of the ugly weather phenomenon, President Emmerson Mnangagwa has said. Officially opening the Sixth Africa Regional Forum on Sustainable Development (ARFSD) in Victoria Falls on Tuesday, Mnangagwa said Africa pollutes

Godwin Matanga

Minister Kazembe, Police Chief Matanga Sued US$1m For Mine Disruptions

By Mary Taruvinga HOME Affairs Minister Kazembe Kazembe and Police Commissioner General Godwin Matanga have been slapped with a US$1 169 899 lawsuit after they allegedly barred one Francis Mazarura from accessing his gold mine, Litalute Gold Mine, for two years. Mazarura has filed a lawsuit against the two at the High Court claiming that

Patrick Mavhura

ZBC Goes After Fired CEO To Recover Company Vehicle

By Mary Taruvinga ZIMBABWE Broadcasting Corporation (ZBC) has approached the High Court seeking to get back its vehicle from fired chief executive officer (CEO) Patrick Mavhura who is allegedly declining to surrender it back. Mavhura was employed in various capacities at the ZBC before he was fired as CEO over graft allegations on August 31

Gift Banda

MDC MP’s US$60K Fraud Case Kicks Off Next Week

By Bulawayo Correspondent THE trial of MDC MP for Njube–Lobengula, Gift Banda, who is facing charges of duping a Bulawayo man of US$60 000, will kick off March 3 at the Tredgold Magistrates’ Courts. Banda is jointly accused with Mbonisi Nkomazana of forging signatures of a Bulawayo man resulting in him losing a residential stand

Zimbabwe’s Rural Elderly Battle Hunger Amid Severe Drought

AP MUDZI — Living alone in Zimbabwe’s arid Mudzi district, Leah Tsiga’s best friend is her cat. But when it comes to food, each has to look for their own and the 90-year-old Tsiga often comes second best. The crafty feline forages in nearby bushes for rats, birds, insects and worms. As for the frail

Suspended Town Secretary Melania Mandeya

Another Gokwe Town executive under the cosh

By Staff Reporter ANOTHER Gokwe Town Council executive is under the cosh after being arrested on abuse of office charges, it has emerged. The arrest of Gokwe Town Council Director of Finance Joconia Nyoni last week and his subsequent appearance in court follows that of suspended Town Secretary Melania Mandeya who is currently on bail.

Zanu PF activists accused of waging terror on Chitungwiza council employees

By Leopold Munhende CHITUNGWIZA Mayor Lovemore Maiko has accused Zanu PF activists operating from a party office within the dormitory town, of terrorising council employees. This comes barely two days after the same activists allegedly disrupted sewer waste clearance operations within the town. Speaking to NewZimbabwe.com Sunday, Maiko said council employees, including acting town clerk

Levi Nyagura

Nyagura-Grace PhD saga to be heard by two judges

By Mary Taruvinga THE High Court review application filed by Former University of Zimbabwe (UZ) vice chancellor, Professor Levi Nyagura will now be heard by two judges following a successful request made by his lawyers. Nyagura is facing criminal abuse of office after he in 2014, allegedly single-handedly awarded then First Lady, Grace Mugabe a

Chitungwiza Municipality ordered to pay $631k to former employees

By Mary Taruvinga CHITUNGWIZA Municipality, which was embroiled in a legal fight with 89 former employees, has been ordered to pay them $631 887.27. The order was issued by High court judge, Justice Pisirayi Kwenda recently, who also slapped the municipality with costs of suit. “Whereupon after reading documents filed of record, and hearing counsel,

Industry Minister Sekai Nzenza

Massive companies closure loom as industry productivity drops to 27 % – CZI

By Alois Vinga A top economist says industrial capacity utilisation could decline to 27 % this year if government does not take a step to dumping its destructive policies. Confederation of Zimbabwe Industries (CZI), chief economist, Tafadzwa Bandama made the remarks while presenting CZI’s 2019 Manufacturing Sector Survey in Harare recently. “The decline signifies 9.4

Tabani Moyo

Govt using technical barriers to shut out potential broadcasters – MISA-Zim director

By Robert Tapfumaneyi TABANI MOYO, director with top media rights lobby, Media Institute of Southern Africa (Misa-Zimbabwe), says government was using technical barriers, among them the law and steep licensing fees to freeze out prospective players from the country’s broadcasting space. His comments follow a call for applications for radio and television licences by government

Lovemore Madhuku

Madhuku calls for introduction of by-election for president

By Leopold Munhende NATIONAL Constitutional Assembly (NCA) leader, Lovemore Madhuku says the country should do away with a constitutional clause that allows a sitting president’s party to appoint his or her successor in the event of the death or removal of the incumbent under any circumstances. He was joined in his call by one-time spokesperson

Lilian Timveos

MDC top official in court over 2018 election offence

By Staff Reporter MDC deputy treasurer, Lilian Timveos Thursday appeared before a Zvishavane magistrate facing two counts of violating the Electoral Act. Timveos appeared before Magistrate Evra Matura to answer to charges of issuing postal electoral ballot papers to voters in Zvishavane on 15 July 2018. The MDC Alliance Midlands Senator is also facing another

Jealousy Mawarire

ED bid to ditch running mate clause out of Chiwenga fear – Mawarire

By Staff Reporter OUTSPOKEN National Patriotic Front (NPF) spokesperson Jealous Mawarire has accused President Emmerson Mnangagwa of putting up a spirited bid to have the running mate clause scraped from the national constitution as he feared threat to his job by Vice President Constantino Chiwenga. Mawarire was co-speaker during a Thursday public discussion on Constitutional