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MDC Alliance President Nelson Chamisa

Chamisa Faces Mass Defections – Zanu PF

By Staff Reporter ZANU PF has made sensationally claims that the majority of high-ranking officials in the MDC Alliance-led by Nelson Chamisa are set to defect the biggest opposition and join the ruling party by the end of 2021. Last week, a senior official in Chamisa’s camp Lilian Timevos, an ardent follower of the outspoken

Finance Minister Mthuli Ncube

Zimbabwe Business Leaders Sound Unfamiliar Note: Optimism

Bloomberg BUSINESS executives are sounding decidedly upbeat in Zimbabwe, a sea change from the pessimism they’ve expressed through two decades of economic mismanagement and institutional decay. The southern African nation is reaping the benefits of a commodities boom and good summer rains that are bolstering farm output. A series of reforms spearheaded by Finance Minister

Thomas Mapfumo

Mapfumo Calls For UN Intervention To Stop Zimbabwe’s Growing ‘Crisis’

By Robert Tapfumaneyi CELEBRATED United States- based Zimbabwean Chimurenga musician and human rights activist, Thomas Mapfumo, has appealed to the international community to immediately intervene and stop what he calls an “ever-rising crisis” in Zimbabwe. In a long emotional letter, Mapfumo, a fierce critic of President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s regime, said citizens were “sold a dummy”

From the left, Elton Chibhebhe (23) and Shingirai Musekiwa (32) of Langa, Cape Town

SA-Based Zim Gay Couple Demand Rights Back Home

GroundUP SHINGIRAI Musekiwa and Elton Chibhebhe fled Zimbabwe to come to South Africa because they are gay. Now based in Langa, the activist couple is fighting for the human rights of Zimbabwean homosexuals and the repeal of section 73 of the Zimbabwean Constitution which criminalises homosexuality. They’ve dubbed their movement Zimbabwe LGBTQ+ Crusader and say

President Mnangagwa

‘Unvaccinated Citizens To Be Barred From Public Spaces’ – Warns ED

By Anna Chibamu PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa has warned Zimbabweans to get vaccinated against the deadly Covid-19 pandemic or they will soon be barred from all public spaces. Zimbabwe rolled out the national immunisation programme last week after receiving a donation of 200 000 Sinopharm doses from China. Speaking in Nyamandlovu, Matabeleland North province Thursday, Mnangagwa

Godwin Matanga

MP Mamombe, MDC Youths In Demo Demanding Police Chief Matanga’s Resignation

By Mary Taruvinga MDC Alliance Harare West MP Joanna Mamombe and scores of party youths Thursday staged a flash demonstration outside the Harare Magistrates’ Courts demanding the release of activist Makomborero Haruzivishe. Haruzivishe was arrested at gunpoint last week and was in court Thursday seeking kidnapping charges raised against him to be dropped. During the

Covid-19 Worsens Zim’s Socio-Economic Challenges – WFP

Xinhua THE Covid-19 pandemic has worsened Zimbabwe’s pre-existing socio-economic challenges, with urban centres now on the frontline of the current rise in acute hunger, the World Food Programme said Thursday. In a statement announcing a donation of US$4.5 million from the Japanese government for emergency food assistance, WFP country director and representative Francesca Erdelmann said

Vice President Chiwenga and Chinese ambassador Guo Shaochun receiving the first vaccine batch in Harare last week

Govt To Buy 1.2m More Covid-19 Vaccine Doses From China

Reuters ZIMBABWE will buy an additional 1.2 million Covid-19 vaccine doses from China at a preferential price, President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s spokesperson said on Wednesday, after Beijing agreed to give more free doses to the southern African country. Zimbabwe began Covid-19 vaccinations last week after receiving a donation of 200,000 doses from the China National Pharmaceutical

Kembo Mohadi

BREAKING: ‘I’m Innocent, Victim Of Hacking, Voice Cloning’ – Mohadi

By Staff Reporter VICE PRESIDENT says allegations against him that he was involved in intimate relationships with various women are false and well-choreographed attempts to demean and soil his image. Addressing a press conference at his Munhumutapa government offices Wednesday, Mohadi said he was a victim of political machinations through hacking and voice cloning. “Following

‘Vaccinate Us, We Are Priority’ – MPs

By Anna Chibamu ZIMBABWE’S lawmakers have demanded that they be vaccinated immediately against Covid-19 as they are a top priority and frontline personnel at risk of contracting the deadly virus. The MPs have questioned why the government has not included them in the high risk sector of people being vaccinated against the scourge. MDC Alliance

Nick Mangwana

Mangwana Under Attack For Defending Mohadi’s Sex Scandals

VOA ZIMBABWE’S information tsar, Nick Mangwana, has been attacked on Twitter for suggesting that married women are free to have affairs outside wedlock. In a tweet that has set the social network on fire, Mangwana made the remark while responding to a tweet by a person, who described Vice President Kembo Mohadi’s alleged sex scandals

Chombo

Chombo Arrested For Fraud, Criminal Abuse Of Office

By Anna Chibamu FORMER Local Government Minister Ignatious Chombo (70) was Monday arrested over criminal abuse of office and fraud charges. He is detained at Rhodesville Police Station in Harare. A state outline seen by newzimbabwe.com state the former cabinet minister is facing five counts of criminal abuse of office charges. It is alleged he

VP Kembo Mohadi

Sex-Crazed VP Mohadi Invites Another Lover To Hotel

By Staff Reporter YET another audio conversation between Vice President Kembo Mohadi and a Bulawayo lover has gone viral on social media. In the latest audio, Mohadi is heard trying to put up a romantic tone and inviting his “honey” to the Holiday Inn hotel in Bulawayo. He tells his girlfriend, said to be a

Ex-President Robert Mugabe

‘Bad’ Mugabe Kept Soldiers Inside Barracks – Parties

By Bulawayo Correspondent AS the nation commemorates Robert Mugabe National Youth Day this Sunday, political parties have expressed mixed feelings towards the late strongman’s legacy with some crediting the once fierce ruler for keeping the military out of national politics. Mugabe was dethroned in a popular military assisted coup November 2017. February 21, which is

Man Dies During Covid-19 Test

Agencies A RUSAPE man died early this week after a swab inserted in his nostrils as part of a Covid-19 test got stuck inside and was rushed to theatre for an operation which saw him fail to regain consciousness. The deceased Arnold Mapiye (47) famously known ‘DJ Bhinya-Bhinya. He is said to have complained of