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Information deputy minister Kindness Paradza

Bribe Seeking Journalists Tarnish Profession: Paradza

By James Muonwa, Mashonaland West Correspondent INFORMATION Deputy minister, Kindness Paradza says corruption among journalists from both public and private media organisations must be eradicated to restore honour to the noble profession. The cancer, he said, was threatening professional and ethical standards of journalism, where scribes accept bribes from news subjects to suppress or distort

Agency Avails US$71 Million For Reforestation Programme

By Bulawayo Correspondent THE Global Environment Facility Agency has availed US$71 125 176 which will fund land reclamation and reforestation programmes in the country. The programme, dubbed Global Environmental Facility 7th Cycle, Dry Lands Sustainable Landscapes Impact Programme (GEF7 DSL IP) will focus on three provinces namely: Manicaland, Masvingo and Midlands Addressing journalists in Bulawayo

Clerk of parliament Kennedy Chokuda

Masvingo Residents Petition Parliament Over By-elections Delay

By Clayton Shereni, Masvingo Correspondent MASVINGO have submitted a petition to parliament seeking the legislature’s support in calling for the expeditious holding of by-elections for MPs and councillors. The petition was submitted by Masvingo United Residents and Ratepayers Alliance (MURRA) through their lawyers, Mutendi, Mudisi and Shumba Legal Practitioners. They want parliament to publicly denounce

‘Disability Cannot Derail My Progress’

By Tendai Makaripe THE name Stevie Wonder is associated with greatness in the global entertainment industry. He is celebrated as one of the most creative musical figures of the 20th Century. He was a 2019 inductee in the RnB Hall of Fame, holds 25 Grammy Awards, was awarded the 1996 lifetime achievement award, delivered 32

Mwonzora Eyes Prime Minister Position

By Own Correspondent MDC-T president Douglas Mwonzora says he is involved in a coalition talk with President Emmerson Mnangagwa which would eventually see him becoming the country’s Prime Minister in a government of national unity. He said this while addressing party supporters in Marondera at the weekend, where the party’s leadership sought to consult its

Zim Moves To Lure Chinese Tourists

BY NewsDay ZIMBABWE is to deploy additional manpower to China to give impetus to Harare’s two-decade marketing campaign to attract Beijing’s travellers to local market, Tourism minister Mangaliso Ndhlovu has said. He said visibility of Zimbabwean attractions in Chinese source markets could have been affected by a poor marketing strategy. Under the late former President

NewZimbabwe.com journalist James Muonwa after receiving the awards

NewZimbabwe.com Reporter Scoops Two Awards

By Staff Reporter LEADING online newspaper, NewZimbabwe.com proved it is a force to reckon with after one the paper’s top journalists scooped two awards at the Mashonaland West Provincial Journalism and Media Awards (PJAMA). The annual event’s ninth edition was held in Chinhoyi Friday, where NewZim.com provincial correspondent, James Muonwa won the Municipal Reporter of

Access Forex Launches Remittance System Aimed At Beating Festive Lockdowns

By Leopold Munhende ZIMBABWEAN owned money transfer company, Access Forex, has launched a new USSD based system that is aimed at beating festive season lockdowns that might discourage travel between South Africa and Zimbabwe. The system is in partnership with leading South African retail outlets such as PEP, Shoprite, Game, USave, House & Home, Ackermans,

Countries are being asked to cut carbon emissions by halting the usage of coal

Zim Urges Developed Countries To Float Fossil Fuel Rescue Package

By Alois Vinga ZIMBABWE has urged Western Countries to float a lucrative financial rescue package which will serve as a safety net for poor countries expected to stop coal usage. Signatories to the Cop26 agreement, which Zimbabwe is a part of, have committed to ending all investment in new coal power generation domestically and internationally.

The late Dewa Mavhinga

Human Rights Activist Dewa Mavhinga Dies

By Staff Reporter PROMINENT Zimbabwean human rights advocate Dewa Mavhinga died on Saturday following Covid-19 complications, colleague said. He was 41. The Southern Africa director for Human Rights Watch had recently travelled to Zimbabwe for a funeral, as well as a ground-breaking ceremony for a maternity clinic he was funding at his rural home. The

Ministries Besiege Mthuli Over Inadequate Budget

By Anna Chibamu FINANCE minister Mthuli Ncube is under attack from almost all line ministries over the inadequate budget allocations for 2022, with the latest assault coming from the ministry of Primary and Secondary Education. Ncube announced a $927,3 billion budget against a total bid of $2,7 trillion that line ministries had presented in Victoria

Minister Fumes Over Incessant Power Cuts

By Bulawayo Correspondent THE Deputy Minister of Information Communication Technology (ICT) Dingumuzi Phuti has lamented incessant power cuts in Bulilima in Matabeleland South. Speaking during the commissioning of a 4G base station at Nopemano primary school in Bulilima West in Mandlambuzi Friday, Phuti revealed that the place has gone for almost two months without electricity.

Switzerland Reiterates Support Museum Of African Liberation

By Anna Chibamu SWITZERLAND has restated its support for the Museum of African Liberation following the handover of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) equipment that will be used for the digitalisation and archiving of documents. The Museum of African Liberation represents a significant milestone for Africa’s collective memory. As a result of the establishment of

BNC chairman Muchadeyi Masunda

BNC Exchange Losses Down 96% Due To Stable Rates

By Alois Vinga LIISTED resources group, Bindura Nickel Corporation (BNC) has seen net exchange losses going down by 96% attributed to the positive impact of stable rates. Presenting the interim condensed financial results for the period ended September 31, 2021, BNC chairperson, Muchadeyi Masunda applauded the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) foreign exchange auction for

GMAZ chair Tafadzwa Musarara

Adequate Wheat Supplies For Festive Season: GMAZ

By Robert Tapfumaneyi THE Grain Millers Association of Zimbabwe (GMAZ) says millers have managed to secure adequate wheat and maize supplies as demand is anticipated to grow during the coming Festive Season. “The Grain Marketing Board (GMB) and private silos have in stock in excess of 1 million metric tonnes of white maize, which is

Sikhulile Moyo, a virologist at the Botswana Harvard AIDS Institute Partnership

Zim Born Scientist Who Helped Identify Omicron Slams Travel Bans

AP THE Botswana scientist who may well have discovered the omicron variant of the coronavirus says he has been on a roller-coaster of emotions, with the pride of accomplishment followed by dismay over the travel bans immediately slapped on southern African countries. “Is that how you reward science? By blacklisting countries?” Sikhulile Moyo, a virologist

Kadoma Housing Saga: Court Declares Couple’s Company ‘Non-Existent’ 

By James Muonwa, Mashonaland West Correspondent THE Supreme Court has upheld the High Court’s decision declaring Balwearie Holdings registered under company number 45/77 as non-existent following its dissolution. The dissolved entity’s directors Zane Patrick Heyns and Elizabeth Heyns were holding onto the name, thereby disturbing the legitimate business operations of bona-fide Balwearie Holdings, who are

Raphaël Makanga Mikuwa (centre) stands with youth and of the East Congo Conference. Mikuwa is the first student from the conference to graduate from Africa University in Zimbabwe.

Mutare’s Africa University Graduate Returns To Serve In East Congo

UM News FAITHFUL United Methodists in the East Congo Conference welcomed home the first student from the conference to graduate from Africa University in Zimbabwe. Pastor Raphaël Makanga Mikuwa received a scholarship in 2016 to attend the United Methodist university. Hervé Tshoso Mboko, Kindu District youth president, expressed happiness with Mikuwa’s return. “Our geographic location