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Emmerson Mnangagwa

Mnangagwa Plots Total Control Of NGOs

By Leopold Munhende PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa has tasked Parliament to fast track the Private Voluntary Amendment Bill in order for his administration to have total control over the operations of non- governmental organisations (NGOs). He issued the order while giving his State of the Nation Address (SONA) from State House while parliamentarians followed proceedings from

Jojo Water Tank Falls, Kills Two Children

By Staff Reporter TWO children in Chitungwiza died on the spot Wednesday after a 5 000 litre tank full of water collapsed on them. National police spokesperson Paul Nyathi confirmed the deaths adding another child was injured. According to Nyathi, the children were playing when the water tank collapsed on them. The deceased have identified

Mentally Ill Man Decapitates Lover, Acquitted After 11 Years In Jail

By Mary Taruvinga A CHINHOYI man who murdered his lover in cold blood in 2009 before moving around with her private body parts has been acquitted by a High Court judge. Elias Kurapi was cleared of any wrongdoing after doctors concluded he was mentally ill when he committed the offence. In his ruling High Court

Zim Students Launch First High Altitude Balloon Discover Mission

​innovaspace.org HIGH Altitude Balloon Discover Mission (HABDM) is the first space student-led project that has been done in Zimbabwe. The project was a collaborative engagement project between students from the Students for the Exploration and Development of Space Zimbabwe (SEDS Zimbabwe) and the Meteorological Service Department (MSD) of Zimbabwe. The purpose of this mission was

Man In Court For Stealing Donkeys For Exchange With Millet

By Tonderai Saharo MWENEZI: A Mwenezi man has appeared in court facing stock theft charges after he allegedly drove 10 donkeys from a Mberengwa village and exchanged the stolen beasts with millet. Sam Moyo (36) of Posani village under Chief Mazetese was not asked to plead when he appeared before Mwenezi resident Magistrate Honesty Musiiwa. He was

President Mnangagwa with his vice presidents, Constantino Chiwenga and Kembo Mohadi receiving Covid-19 donations from ambassadors of South Korea and India

Complacency Will Lead To Covid-Resurgence In Zimbabwe – WHO

By Idah Mhetu  THE WORLD Health Organisation representative to Zimbabwe Alex Gasasira has urged Zimbabweans to comply with Covid-19 preventive measures in order to avoid a resurgence in the pandemic. Addressing the media after a donation ceremony by the South Korean and Indian embassies at State House, Gasasira said a resurgence in Covid-19 cases had

Vic Falls Residents Up-In-Arms As Cockroaches Invade Homes

By Matabeleland North Correspondent VICTORIA FALLS: Residents in some parts of Mkhosana high-density suburb are complaining that their homes have been turned into permanent havens for “big” cockroaches due to lack of proper sewer system as they all use septic tanks in the area. BD846 section of Mkhosana suburb, an area that Ward 11 councillor,

Zanu PF Annual Conference Suspended Indefinitely

By Staff Reporter Zanu PF has suspended, indefinitely, its Annual People’s Conference due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The event was pencilled for Mashonaland Central province. Zanu PF acting national spokesperson, Patrick Chinamasa confirmed the postponement while briefing journalists on the post-politburo meeting at the party headquarters in Harare Wednesday. “We deliberated on various situations available

Masvingo Mayor Collen Maboke

Gold Panners Take-Over Masvingo’s Water Reservoirs

By Tonderai Saharo MASVINGO: Residents here have given the city council a seven-day ultimatum to deal with a group of suspected Zanu PF-aligned gold panners who are mining the precious mineral under the city’s main water reservoirs. The storage tanks have a capacity to hold more than 10 million litres of treated water a day

Armed Robbers Posing As Cops Pounce On Teacher, Knick US$500

By Staff Reporter THREE armed robbers posing as police officers pounced on a teacher at Kazozo secondary school in Ruwangwe in Nyanga North and went away with valuables and cash amounting to US$502. Police confirmed the incident adding that investigations were underway. Manicaland provincial police spokesperson, Inspector Tavhiringwa Kakohwa said Taurai James Mudzudza was sleeping

Lovemore Moyo

‘Only A Revolution Can Solve Zimbabwe’s Political Crisis’ – Lovemore Moyo

By Bulawayo Correspondent OPPOSITION United Movement for Devolution (UMD) leader and former Speaker Lovemore Moyo says only a national revolution was the only way of tackling the country’s worsening political and economic crisis. President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s government has been accused in several quarters of using the Covid-19 pandemic to curtail the rights and freedoms of

Chipinge Villagers Hospitalised After Consuming Anthrax Infected Meat

By Staff Reporter CHIPINGE – Two villagers were admitted to St Peter’s Hospital here after consuming meat suspected to have been infected with anthrax. This has also prompted government veterinary officials to dispatch a rapid response team to vaccinate all local livestock. Ward 20 councillor Charles Mugidho confirmed the development saying he has raised the

Zimbabwe Catholic Bishops

Zim Catholic Bishops Encourage Return To Mass

Catholic News Agency IN A statement announcing directives to guide the expansion of public worship in Zimbabwe, the nation’s bishops encouraged the people of God to attend Mass. “We now discourage live-streaming of Holy Masses and other relevant pastoral programmes except for the spiritual nourishment of the faithful who may be physically impeded in attending

Fake Land Cooperative Bosses In Court

By Ndatenda Njanike THE police have confirmed the arrest of two men who forged signatures in 2019 to secure possession of land for their cooperative. Livingstone Chikanga (56) and Eliah Hamandishe (55) have since appeared in court facing fraud charges. “The Zimbabwe Republic Police confirms the arrest of Livingstone Chikanga (56) and Eliah Hamandishe (55)

Vic Falls Residents Petition Council Over Untarred Road

By Matabeleland North Correspondent VICTORIA FALLS – Some residents in parts of Victoria Falls’ high-density suburbs of Mkhosana and Chinotimba have petitioned the municipality to tar a road that leads to the Truck Stop saying dust emanating from there was causing a health hazard. The residents want operators of the Truck Stop to buy a

Citizens View Military As Enemy Of Political Transition – Report

By Staff Reporter MILITARISATION has worsened in the post-Robert Mugabe era with citizens having to fear the military and deter them from exercising their constitutional rights, a Zimbabwe Democratic Institute (ZDI) report has revealed. Dubbed the “Transition Politics in Post In The Post Mugabe Era”, the report explores public perception about the role of military

Reparation Of Street Lights Difficult – BCC

By Mbekezeli Ncube THE BULAWAYO City Council (BCC) has revealed that restoring vandalised street lights and tower lights is a thorn in the flesh for the local authority as the council is facing economic challenges. BBC public relations officer, Nesisa Mpofu was responding to NewZimbabwe.com after the publication gathered that only a few tower lights

Anesu Nyamupingidza

Student Shares Her Journey from Zimbabwe to Bucks County

NEWTOWN BOROUGH: Anesu Nyamupingidza, a Zimbabwean currently here in America as an International Student at Bucks County Community College and an attender of Newtown Quaker Meeting, will speak via Zoom about her remarkable journey to Newtown Friends Meeting adult class beginning at 9:45 a.m. on First Day (Sunday), October 25. Anesu is a fine arts

Nick Mangwana

Govt Dismisses Fake Directive On School Closure  

By Staff Reporter INFORMATION Ministry secretary Nick Mangwana has dismissed as fake a message circulating on social media indicating the government will be closing schools due to an absence of teachers. The doctored post indicates the government has capitulated to pressure as a result of the teachers’ strike and will close schools on 23 October.

Zimbabwe: Land redistribution does little for many Black farmers

By Jeffrey Moyo, Anadolu News Even two decades after they were handed over lands seized from white landlords, many Black farmers in Zimbabwe continue to live in poverty. In a major land reform program in 2000-2002, large tracks of land were seized from white farmers and handed over to the local Black population to redress