Zimbabwe

Tue, 08 Sep 2020 12:47:41 GMT
No More Overseas Treatment for Senior Govt Officials - VP Chiwenga
[New Zimbabwe] The government will no longer avail foreign currency to assist cabinet ministers and other senior officials seek medical treatment in state-of-the-art health facilities outside Zimbabwe, Vice President Constantino Chiwenga has said.

Tue, 08 Sep 2020 12:45:04 GMT
Mnangagwa Sued Over Gender 'Insensitive' Appointments
[New Zimbabwe] Women representative groups have approached the High Court seeking leave to sue President Emmerson Mnangagwa for making cabinet appointments that are not gender-sensitive.

Tue, 08 Sep 2020 15:03:10 GMT
Former Harare Mayor Fights Expulsion
[New Zimbabwe] Former Harare mayor, Herbert Gomba has filed an urgent chamber application at the High Court challenging his recent expulsion from the opposition MDC-T.

Tue, 08 Sep 2020 14:14:29 GMT
Bunjira's Heartbreak Over Wits Collapse
[The Herald] FORMER Zimbabwe international forward, Alois Bunjira, has been shattered by the boardroom events which have led to the disbanding of his old club, Bidvest Wits.

Tue, 08 Sep 2020 14:14:28 GMT
ANC Delegation Expected Today
[The Herald] The African National Congress (ANC) delegation led by secretary-general Cde Ace Magashule is expected in the country today for bilateral engagements with their Zanu PF counterparts.

Tue, 08 Sep 2020 14:14:22 GMT
War Vets Reassure Farmers Over Land
[The Herald] WAR veterans, who played a leading role in the Land Reform Programme at the turn of the millennium, have reassured farmers to prepare their land and disregard acts of mischief from the opposition which is falsely claiming that the Govern...

Tue, 08 Sep 2020 12:46:50 GMT
Mugabe Son's Tweet Remembering Dad Sparks Outrage
[New Zimbabwe] Robert Mugabe Jnr, one of the two flamboyant sons of late former Zimbabwe strongman, Robert Mugabe sparked social media outrage after he posted a message remembering one year after his father's death.

Tue, 08 Sep 2020 12:44:31 GMT
Mnangagwa, Ramaphosa Are Two Fools - Malema
[New Zimbabwe] Firebrand South African Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema has launched yet another scathing attack on President Emmerson Mnangagwa and his South African counterpart Cyril Ramaphosa, describing them as fools who canno...

Tue, 08 Sep 2020 12:28:38 GMT
National Railways Fights U.S.$236m Suit
[The Herald] The National Railways of Zimbabwe (NRZ) will defend the US$236 million lawsuit filed by the Diaspora and Infrastructure Development Group (DIDG) following the termination of a US$400 million recapitalisation deal.

Tue, 08 Sep 2020 12:28:37 GMT
VP Chiwenga Estranged Wife's Assault Trial Postponed
[The Herald] The trial of Vice President Constantino Chiwenga's estranged wife, Marry Mubaiwa, on assault charges is now due to open on November 30 at the request of the prosecution.

Tue, 08 Sep 2020 12:24:44 GMT
'VP Chiwenga Appointment As Health Minister Illegal'
[New Zimbabwe] A legal think-tank, Veritas, says Vice President Constantino Chiwenga cannot initiate any law-making procedures on behalf of the Ministry of Health as his controversial appointment to the portfolio last month was illegal.

Tue, 08 Sep 2020 12:17:11 GMT
Opposition MP Mushayi Dies
[263Chat] Opposition MDC Alliance legislator for Kuwadzana, Mirriam Mushayi has died, the party has announced.

Tue, 08 Sep 2020 12:14:04 GMT
Harare Lawyer Thabani Mpofu Challenges Commencement of Trial
[New Zimbabwe] Top Harare lawyer, Thabani Mpofu has approached the High Court challenging a ruling by Harare magistrate Munamato Mutevedzi placing him on remand for the three charges he is facing.

Tue, 08 Sep 2020 12:10:14 GMT
Police Fail to Probe Crimes Due to Fuel Shortages - Govt
[New Zimbabwe] The Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) is grappling with severe transport and fuel shortages resulting in its officers failing to attend crime scenes and other duties.

Tue, 08 Sep 2020 12:06:21 GMT
War Veterans Demand University Degrees
[New Zimbabwe] Combative former fighters in Zimbabwe's liberation struggle have demanded the government should award them university degrees for staging a revolution that brought independence to Zimbabwe in 1980.

Tue, 08 Sep 2020 11:57:37 GMT
Increased Tea Production in East Africa Affects Zimbabwe's Prices - Meikles
[New Zimbabwe] Meikles Limited has bemoaned the impact of increased tea production by players in East Africa as this has negatively affected international tea prices prompting reduced revenue for local producers.

Tue, 08 Sep 2020 11:44:04 GMT
Govt Moves to Thwart Hackers
[The Herald] Efforts to protect Government's virtual meetings from being hacked have moved a gear up, with trial runs on a locally developed software -TrueConf - now underway.

Tue, 08 Sep 2020 07:50:45 GMT
Education Law Now Does More for Children, but There Are Still Gaps
[The Conversation Africa] Zimbabwe recently adopted the Education Amendment Act, 2020, to align its Education Act with the country's Constitution. The amendment is a result of consultations about how every child could realise the right to free basic ...

Tue, 08 Sep 2020 14:50:22 GMT
International Judo Federation Support Boosts Local Efforts
[The Herald] Judo Association of Zimbabwe national coach Simba Mashayi believes the support they got from the international federation for their grassroots initiative in schools will go a long way in complementing their efforts.

Tue, 08 Sep 2020 14:14:31 GMT
Covid-19 Measures Relaxed
[The Herald] Returning residents tested within 48 hours before their return have since last Friday been allowed to self-quarantine at home if that test was negative rather than stay in a quarantine centre while those without certificates were being a...

Tue, 08 Sep 2020 14:14:30 GMT
I Am No One-Hit Wonder - Dhuterere
[The Herald] Gospel musician Darlington Mutseta, known by his music followers as Mambo Dhuterere, has said the release of his fourth album yesterday proves to critics that he is not a one-hit wonder.

Tue, 08 Sep 2020 14:14:29 GMT
Teenage Sensation Excites Team Zim-UK
[The Herald] TEAM Zimbabwe-UK have praised the progress being made by Zimbabwean players in the United Kingdom.

Tue, 08 Sep 2020 14:14:27 GMT
Assurances Sow Seeds of Hope
[The Herald] The process of sowing seeds of a successful 2020-2021 agricultural season starts this month.

Tue, 08 Sep 2020 14:14:26 GMT
Over 2 000 Athletes Get Relief Approval
[The Herald] A TOTAL of 2 328 athletes from across the country have been approved to receive the Government's Covid-19 relief fund.

Tue, 08 Sep 2020 14:14:25 GMT
PSL Dismiss Football Restart
[The Herald] THE Premier Soccer League yesterday ruled out the possibility of their clubs returning to training this month.

Tue, 08 Sep 2020 14:14:24 GMT
'Boyz' Moyo Wants Equal Pay in Soccer
[The Herald] FORMER Mighty Warriors skipper, Nomsa "Boyz" Moyo, has urged ZIFA to take notes from England and Brazil who have committed to pay their men and women's team players equally.

Tue, 08 Sep 2020 14:14:23 GMT
'Don't Provoke Security Services'
[The Herald] THE deafening silence from church organisations following the killing of a soldier in cold blood in Chivhu and attempts by the opposition to protect the bandits portray their duplicity as puppets of Western nations.

Tue, 08 Sep 2020 14:14:21 GMT
Gomba, Six Councillors Challenge Recall
[The Herald] Suspended Harare Mayor Herbert Gomba and six councillors have petitioned the High Court to nullify their recall by MDC-T led by Dr Thokozani Khupe, claiming she has no authority to do so in terms of the supreme law of the country.

Tue, 08 Sep 2020 14:14:20 GMT
Poultry Farmers Cry Foul Over Feed Prices
[The Herald] Obert Chifamba -- Insight

Tue, 08 Sep 2020 14:14:12 GMT
Covid-19 - New Clinic Needed for Mutasa Community As Exam Classes Reopen
[The Herald] With schools expected to reopen for exam classes in the next few weeks, communities in Mutasa have expressed concern that their children might be at risk of contracting Covid-19 as the clinic in Mount Jenya is operating within school pre...

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