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Harare mayor Jacob Mafume

Harare Mayor to spend third night in custody

By Mary Taruvinga HARARE mayor Jacob Mafume will spend a third night in custody after his bail ruling was postponed to this Saturday by Harare magistrate Bianca Makwande. Mafume is facing criminal abuse of office charges after he allegedly forced city council officials to parcel out some stands in Harare’s Westlea suburb to his sister

Tendai Biti

Biti says RBZ forex auction system a charade, headed for collapse

By Robert Tapfumaneyi FORMER Finance Minister and legislator Tendai Biti has dismissed the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) foreign currency auction system as a charade that is set implode once all economic fundamentals begin to kick in. Biti made the comments while presenting his State of the Economy Address at SAPES Trust in Harare Tuesday.

Police Commissioner General Godwin Matanga

January 2019 protests: Judge orders $4,3 million compensation for slain footballer

By Costa Nkomo  HIGH Court judge Edith Mushore Wednesday ordered Police Commissioner General Godwin Matanga, his junior Constable Rachid Siri and Home Affairs Minister Kazembe Kazembe to pay ZWL$4.3 million as compensation to the Choto family. This follows the unlawful shooting and killing of Kelvin Tinashe Choto in January 2019 during anti-government protests. The 2019 protests,

Late former President Robert Mugabe

Mudenda says told cornered Mugabe to resign

By Bulawayo Correspondent SPEAKER of Parliament Jacob Mudenda says he is the one who told then President Robert Mugabe to submit his resignation letter while telling the now late leader he could suffer the ignominy of being impeached if he did not heed his (speaker) advice. Mudenda was addressing a Speaker’s stakeholder meeting with Civil

Chikurubi inmate sues govt after diarrhoea nightmare

By Mary Taruvinga AN inmate at Chikurubi Maximum Prison (Chikurubi) has slapped the Zimbabwe Prisons and Correctional Services (ZPCS) with a lawsuit following his unfortunate experiences after the outbreak of waterborne diseases at the Harare correctional facility. Taurai Dodzo claims the prison has been hit by a diarrhoea, hepatitis B and Tuberculosis outbreak. In his

More Evicted White Farmers Lease Farms As Beneficiaries Give Up – Biti

By Staff Reporter MDC Alliance co-vice president Tendai Biti says a growing number of white commercial farmers are quietly returning back to their farms and leasing the land from non-productive black beneficiaries who have failed to utilise it. He added the development was a joke and a negation to the much-touted land reform programme. The

Zimbabweans Live In Fear Of Terror Attacks From Mozambique 

Anadolu Agency A POLITICAL science student from the University of Zimbabwe, Jethro Ngara, sees doom and gloom as his country dares to wade into Mozambique’s war on terror. Ngara, 25, said he is too young to die and fears particularly for his parents who are domiciled along the eastern border town of Mutare which is

An image of a sick Victor Matemadanda circulating on social media. NewZimbabwe.com could not ascertain if the image is current or not.

Poisoning Fears As Victor Matemadanda Falls Ill

By Anna Chibamu ZANU PF has confirmed the governing party’s national political commissar Victor Matemadanda is unwell after he suddenly fell sick last week. In a statement Saturday evening, acting national spokesperson Patrick Chinamasa said Matemadanda has been unwell since last week and was recuperating at home after being attended to by doctors. Matemadanda is

Zimbabwe Defence Forces Commander General Philip Valerio Sibanda

Zimbabwe Army Granted TV Licence As ED Adviser Trevor Ncube Denied

By Leopold Munhende THE Zimbabwe National Army has been granted a free-to-air national television broadcasting licence which was however denied to local media mogul and President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s co-adviser, Trevor Ncube. Government critics have accused the Harare administration of being a military state. The army also has interests in diamond mining in the country, with

Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula

SA Minister Defends Decision To Give ANC Delegation Airlift To Zim

EWN CAPE TOWN:  Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula on Wednesday again defended giving an African National Congress (ANC) delegation a lift to Zimbabwe. Mapisa-Nqakula came under criticism earlier this year when she allowed an ANC delegation to hitch a lift with her on the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) jet. The minister was again

MDC-T leader Thokozani Khupe (in yellow) and President Emmerson Mnangagwa just behind her

Zanu PF Says More Comfortable With Khupe Than ‘Treasonous’ Chamisa

By Costa Nkomo  ZANU PF acting spokesperson Patrick Chinamasa said Tuesday his party felt more comfortable working with MDC-T interim leader Thokozani Khupe than her opposition rival Nelson Chamisa, leader of MDC Alliance. Chinamasa went on to describe Chamisa as “treasonous”. He speaking on NewZimbabwe.com’s flagship television programme: ‘The Agenda’. A former attorney-general and cabinet

Industry Minister Sekai Nzenza

Govt Orders Re-registration Of All Local Companies

By Staff Reporter  THE Government could rake in millions of dollars after the enactment of a new law that requires all registered companies in Zimbabwe to re-register. All existing companies which were registered before February 22, 2020, are required to re-register with the Registrar of Companies within a period of 12 months according to the new

Saviuour Kasukuwere

‘Time To Stand-Up Against Brutal Regime’ – Tyson

By Robert Tapfumaneyi EXILED former Zanu PF national commissar and cabinet minister Saviour Kasukuwere has called on Zimbabweans to organise themselves and demand a better life from the current regime led by Emmerson Mnangagwa. Speaking during an online public discussion titled Operation Restore Legacy, Unpacking the Democratic Transition in Zimbabwe, Kasukuwere said it was time

JSC Investigates Magistrate For Campaigning In Zanu PF DDC Elections

Agencies THE Judicial Service Commission (JSC) says it is taking disciplinary measures against a magistrate who is standing for election in the Zanu PF District Coordinating Committee in Mt Darwin. The constitution prohibits judicial officers from taking part in political activities. Milton Serima, who is based at the Harare Civil Magistrates Court, is the second

Primary and Secondary Education Minister Cain Mathema

Govt lights fires under provincial directors for protecting striking teachers

By Alois Vinga GOVERNMENT has issued a chilling warning to Provincial Educational Directors, accusing them of siding with striking teachers through failure to submit names of the educators who have persisted with their strike. Zimbabwean teachers have been on strike since the resumption of school learning September this following a Covid-19 induced long break. The

Prince Dube

Super-sub Prince Dube saves Warriors

By Sports Reporter Zimbabwe…(1) 2 Algeria……..(2)  2 IN-FORM Tanzania-based striker Prince Dube rose from the bench to score a precious equaliser with his first touch and rescue an important point for the Warriors against African champions Algeria in a crucial 2021 Africa Cup of Nations Group H qualifier at the National Sports Stadium on Monday.