Australia bushfires: ‘Mega blaze’ destroys homes ahead of heatwave

BBC Authorities in Australia have issued fresh warnings about a “mega blaze” after it spread beyond containment lines and razed 20 houses near Sydney. The fire, burning over about 400,000 hectares, has moved further into the Blue Mountains – a popular tourist area which lies west of the city. It is a blow to crews

Harare Mayor Herbert Gomba

More Harare nurses return to work

By Paidashe Mandivengerei HEALTH service delivery has improved in Harare municipal clinics as more nurses have dumped the strike, city health service department has said. This comes after council nurses embarked on a strike which lasted over two weeks citing incapacitation and demanding a review of their salaries which they want pegged at the prevailing

Call to extend working hours for cervical cancer screening staff

By Robert Tapfumaneyi THE National Aids Council (NAC) have urged health institutions that are offering cervical cancer screening to extend their services to periods beyond official working hours and public holidays. Most profesional women, it has been observed, despite being knowledgeable about the dangers of the disease, do not have time to seek health services

watch: Roderick Mutuma endears self with Lupopo fans after breaking 11-year jinx

By Leopold Munhende FORMER Dynamos and Highlanders forward Roderick Mutuma is enjoying life in DRC and new club FC Lupopo fans are enjoying him too especially after his solitary strike broke a 11-year winless streak against perennial rivals TP Mazembe.   WATCH: Former Dynamos and Highlanders forward Roderick Mutuma's goal against TP Mazembe. WATCH: Former

Supa Mandiwanzira

High Court rejects Mandiwanzira bid to freeze trial

By Mary Taruvinga FORMER Information Communication Technology (ICT) minister Supa Mandiwanzira’s court bid to have his criminal abuse of office charges scrapped fell through Wednesday when the high Court ruled trial should continue. Mandiwanzira is accused of unlawfully engaging a South African company, Megawatt, to do consultancy work for government’s telecomms firm, NetOne without going

WorldRemit Zimbabwe Country Director Pardon Mujakachi

World Remit cash inflows into Zimbabwe grow by 150 percent

By Alois Vinga ONLINE money transfer entity, WorldRemit says its cash inflows into Zimbabwe from various countries across the globe grew by almost 150 percent in a development signifying that the brand is gaining a considerable market share in the cash transmission sector. In an interview with NewZimbabwe.com Business, Thursday, WorldRemit country director for Zimbabwe,

Women's league secretary Mabel Chinomona

Zanu PF Women’s League: Mugabe must shut up and focus on playing with his grandkids!

By Idah Mhetu THE Zanu PF hit-back against former president Robert Mugabe continued Thursday with the Women’s League saying the nonagenarian should desist from political commentary and concentrate on playing with his grandchildren. “He (Mugabe) should stay at the blue roof quietly, playing with his grandkids, drinking tea and let others do their jobs,” said league

File image: Chamisa with South African President Cyril Ramaphosa

Chamisa leaves for diplomatic offensive in secret African countries

By Robert Tapfumaneyi MDC leader Nelson Chamisa has left the country on a diplomatic offensive to undisclosed African countries in what his party says was meant to “sensitise the continent on the situation in Zimbabwe”. Party spokesperson Jacob Mafume said, on strategic reasons, they were not ready to reveal the popular opposition leader’s itinerary. “Because

Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe governor John Mangudya in Harare Wednesday

RBZ abandons 1:1 exchange rate; effectively introduces local currency

By Associated Press Zimbabwe, without its own currency for a decade, took steps to address its worsening economic crisis by allowing its surrogate currency, bond notes, and electronic funds to float freely against other major currencies, abandoning an official but artificial parity with the dollar. The country has not had a local currency since 2009

Fresh crackdown fears as army vows ‘snap search for uniforms’

By Kingston Ndabatei IN a move that could raise fears of a fresh crackdown, the Zimbabwe National Army (ZNA) has said it will flush out “rogue members of society” using military regalia and other material that resembles army gear. In a statement Wednesday, the ZNA urged members of the public to surrender such material either to