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Innocent Gonese

MDC MP demands probe into threats against First Lady

By Anna Chibamu MUTARE Central MP, Innocent Gonese Wednesday demanded an investigation into recent threats on the First Lady Auxillia Mnangagwa’s life by a state security officer. The MDC politician also said during parliament’s question and answer session that government should also update the nation on who carried out the shock assassination attempt against President

Committee chair Justice Mayor Wadyajena watched in awe as the farmer broke down

WATCH: White farmer requests moment of silence for General Tongogara

By Anna Chibamu A Chipinge white commercial farmer stunned MPs sitting in the Parliamentary Committee on Agriculture Tuesday after breaking down while giving oral evidence and later requesting for a minute of silence for late war hero General Josiah Tongogara. Coffee farmer Richard Le Vieux in a cracking emotional voice while giving evidence on the

Jessie Majome is one of eight new Zacc commissioners

Zacc’s new brooms: Mnangagwa rescues two MDC outcasts

By Paidashe Mandivengerei PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa has roped in two former MDC legislators to help resuscitate his fight against rampaging corruption in the country. Mnangagwa officially announced eight officials as members of the Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (Zacc), Monday among them Jessie Majome and Gabriel Chaibva. Majome was, until 2018, the MDC MP for Harare West

MDC leader Nelson Chamisa has threatened to marshal his supporters to put pressure on Zanu PF leader President Emmerson Mnangagwa

Chamisa: Mnangagwa must go and I must lead transition

By Masvingo Correspondent MDC leader Nelson Chamisa wants to lead Zimbabwe’s transition to a “new dispensation” but not before he forces President Emmerson Mnangagwa to the negotiating table. Chamisa told thousands of party supporters at Masvingo’s Mucheke Stadium that he will soon lead them in a programme of “political and diplomatic pressure” to force Mnangagwa

Zanu PF claims victory in Nyanga and Bikita, opposition cries foul

By Masvingo/Manicaland Correspondents THE ruling Zanu PF has wrestled the Nyanga South ward 26 seat from the MDC Alliance in a by-election which was held Saturday and retained Bikita Rural District Council ward 31 on the same day. In Nyanga South, ward 26 won by the opposition in last year’s elections, was won by Zanu

MDC leader Nelson Chamisa

Chamisa: ZDERA mirrors the aspirations of all Zimbabweans

By Leopold Munhende SANCTIONS imposed on Zimbabwe by the US mirror the aspirations of Zimbabweans, MDC leader Nelson Chamisa has said. The measures imposed on former President Robert Mugabe and his administration in 2001 under the Zimbabwe Democracy and Economic Recovery Act (Zidera) which stand to this day have been blamed for the country’s economic

MDC leader Nelson Chamisa

Chamisa: Chigumba, Silaigwana will not manage elections again

By Leopold Munhende ZIMBABWE Electoral Commission (Zec) chairperson and recently confirmed chief elections officer, Utoile Silaigwana, will not manage elections in Zimbabwe again, opposition MDC leader Nelson Chamisa said Thursday. Chamisa was speaking at the party’s launch of the Return to Economic Recovery, Legitimacy, Openness and Democracy (RELOAD) policy document in Harare. “We are saying

MDC deputy chairperson Job Sikhala appeared in court handcuffed and under heavy guard

Two more weeks in jail for Sikhala, as MDC deputy chair is remanded in custody

By Tonderai Saharo BIKITA: MDC deputy national chairman Job Sikhala who is facing subversion charges connected to utterances he reportedly made at a party campaign rally in Masvingo last Saturday has been remanded in jail until July 24. Sikhala appeared before Masvingo Provincial Magistrate Marewanazvo Gofa in Bikita with a handful of supporters milling outside

Finance Minister Mthuli Ncube

Hyperinflation trauma: Zimbabweans’ uneasy new dollar

Aljazeera The move was bold, and many did not see it coming. In a bid to defend the new and fledgling Zimbabwean dollar against black market speculation, the country’s finance minister on June 25 outlawed using United States dollars and other foreign currencies in local transactions. When news of the policy broke, Harare-based independent economist

Energy Minister Fortune Chasi

Bulawayo Mayor, councillors walk out on Minister Chasi

Bulawayo Correspondent BULAWAYO City councillors and management Friday walked out on Energy Minister Fortune Chasi who was chairing a stakeholders meeting which rubberstamped plans by the Zimbabwe Power Company (ZPC) to demolish the city’s two iconic cooling towers without consulting them. The councillors, led by Mayor Solomon Mguni, told the Minister that they were fed

Nelson Chamisa

Chikurubi Prison officers block Chamisa visit to jailed party activists

By Costa Nkomo MDC leader Nelson Chamisa Friday brought panic among Chikurubi Maximum Prison officers who first blocked him before seeking permission to allow him into the high security compound. The opposition leader was making a surprise visit to party activists who are serving time for killing a senior police officer during ugly clashes by

PHD founder Walter Magaya

Magaya’s Harare hotel goes up in smoke

By Staff Reporter PROPHETIC Healing and Deliverance (PHD) founder and preacher Walter Magaya’s upmarket hotel in Harare’s Waterfalls suburb has gone up in smoke. While details around the fire were still sketchy late Thursday, videos and pictures of the hotel that has become the symbol of the self styled prophet’s new found wealth went viral

Minister Monica Mutsvangwa

Chief bashing saga: Mutsvangwa throws traditional leader under the bus

By Leopold Munhende INFORMATION Minister Monica Mutsvangwa Wednesday appeared fighting in China’s corner, assuring a tiles manufacturer from the Asian economic giant the “xenophobic type” debacle involving the company’s security employee and a local traditional chief will not dent relations between the country and its ally. Mutsvangwa was speaking during her visit together with two