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U.S President Donald Trump

US Insists Zimbabwe Should End Repression, Corruption

By Lawrence Paganga – Deputy Editor THE US government has called on President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s administration to uphold constitutional rights and end ongoing political repression and corruption in Zimbabwe. This emerged Wednesday evening during a meeting between Assistant Secretary for US Department of State’s Bureau of African Affairs, Tibor Nagy and Zimbabwe’s Foreign Minister Sibusiso

Grace Mugabe

G40 Ministers Reported To Grace Mugabe On Key Cabinet Decisions – Zanu PF

By Robert Tapfumaneyi ZANU PF says former senior party members who were part of the G40 faction were less qualified to talk about constitutionalism as they also disregarded it when they were ministers who reported to former first lady, Grace Mugabe on key cabinet decisions during her husband Robert Mugabe’s rule. Self-exiled former ministers who

Job Sikhala

UPDATED: Job Sikhala Granted $50 000 Bail, Judge Blasts Police

By Ndatenda Njanike HIGH Court judge Erica Ndewere Tuesday granted MDC Alliance vice-chairperson Job Sikhala $50 000 bail. Sikhala is facing charges of inciting public violence. He was arrested last month and has been in remand prison after he was denied bail at the magistrates’ court. In her ruling, the judge attacked the police of

Patrick Chinamasa

Zanu PF To Take Part In Govt Procurement Processes – Chinamasa 

By Robert Tapfumaneyi ZANU PF is finalising preparing a document that will, among other issues see the governing party’s involvement in the lucrative government procurement business. Party acting national spokesperson, Patrick Chinamasa revealed this to journalists Monday. “We are going to unpack this 19-page document and we are going to liaise with the Chief Secretary

George Guvamatanga

Biti Calls For Guvamatanga Arrest For Failure To Appear Before Parly Committee

By Costa Nkomo PUBLIC Accounts Committee chairperson Tendai Biti Monday directed the Clerk of Parliament to issue a warrant of arrest against Ministry of Finance secretary, George Guvamatanga following his failure to turn up for hearing. Guvamatanga was expected to appear before Biti’s committee Monday to explain the Financial Adjustment Bill government introduced in November

Ian Khama

Khama: Nothing except country name and leaders has changed in Zim in 40 years

By Thandiwe Garusa OUTSPOKEN former Botswana President Ian Khama has made a scathing valuation of the Zanu PF led regime’s performance through claims nothing, except for name and leaders, has changed in Zimbabwe since independence. Speaking in a webinar meeting to discuss the state of affairs in Southern African nations, Khama said Zimbabwe was still

Not in my Zimbabwe...President Emmerson Mnangagwa

ED shuts door on Zim intervention, says crisis only in opponents’ bedrooms

By Robert Tapfumaneyi PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa has put paid to any hopes of external mediation into Zimbabwe’s crisis, telling Zanu PF loyalists Friday his government will not entertain any foreign attempts to remedy the national disaster. Addressing Central Committee (CC) members at the Zanu PF headquarters Friday, Mnangagwa said the much-talked about Zimbabwe crisis only

George Charamba

Charamba spits venom over ban on China game park mining

By Leopold Munhende PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa’s spokesperson George Charamba has come out guns blazing against lawyers and environmentalists who forced government to abruptly withdraw two Chinese companies’ licences permitting them to mine for coal in Hwange National Park. In a Twitter rant, Charamba said national parks were not “God ordained”. The statements come after Zimbabwe

Julius Malema

Take lead in confronting your govt, says Malema to Zim youths

By Thandiwe Garusa SOUTH African opposition Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema has challenged Zimbabwean youths to take the lead in confronting their government and not wait for outsiders to take the initiative. Addressing the media outside the Randburg Magistrates Court in Johannesburg, South Africa on Monday, the firebrand opposition chief repeated calls for

Thokozani Khupe

Khupe Fires Harare Deputy Mayor, 10 More Councillors

By Costa Nkomo MDC-T interim president Thokozani Khupe has recalled 11 more councillors including deputy mayor, Enoch Mupamawonde claiming they had ceased to be party members. According to Local Government Minister July Moyo, the 11 councillors’ wards are now vacant and by-elections elections will be conducted by the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC). “I wish to

President Mnangagwa

Graft: ED Troubled By Source Of Funds For Harare Upmarket Mansions

By Staff Reporter PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa says he is shocked by the number of expensive mansions that continue to sprout in Harare’s eastern upmarket suburbs and was concerned over how the owners were getting the funds to construct the plush properties. Addressing the Zanu PF Midlands province executive in Gweru Saturday, the president said even

These tobacco seedlings are set to go to waste after a government official evicted Grobler from Protea Valley farm Friday

Govt Official Evicts Ruwa Farmer, 120 Workers Face Uncertain Future

By Leopold Munhende A RUWA commercial farmer, Martin Grobler was Friday evicted from his flourishing farm to pave way for a lands ministry official. The future of 120 workers and their families at the well-managed farm also remains uncertain following the forced eviction of Grobler. “Only God knows,” was all Grobler could say after being

Former buddies - Mnangagwa (middle) sharing a joke with Saviour Kasukuwere (left) and Jonathan Moyo

Mnangagwa Pushes Extradition Of SA-Based G40 Members

By Robert Tapfumaneyi AN unforgiving President Emmerson Mnangagwa Saturday said he has secured an extradition treaty with South Africa and will soon evoke the order to bring home some former Zanu PF rivals based in that country to face prosecution on corruption charges. A few former Zanu PF officials who were part of the once

26 Congo Apes Recovered In Zimbabwe, 4 Men Arrested

AFP At least 26 great apes illegally removed from the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) have been seized in Zimbabwe, where four suspected traffickers have been arrested. Congo’s environment minister, Claude Nyamugabo Bazibuhe, also announced a large seizure of pangolin scales from the country’s north-east. Congo is one of the world’s last refuges for endangered