Zimbabwe Herald

Wed, 21 Oct 2020 07:55:18 +0000
JUST IN: 5 armed robbers nabbed
Victor Maphosa Herald Reporter POLICE have to date arrested five armed robbers in connection with a robbery incident which occurred in Belvedere in Harare recently. The five are Polite Sibanda (30), an alleged deserter from the army, Khumbulani Mapin...

Wed, 21 Oct 2020 07:39:19 +0000
JUST IN: Woman granted peace order against abusive neighbours
Ivan Zhakata Court Correspondent A Harare woman yesterday approached the Harare Civil Court seeking a peace order against her neighbours whom she accused of terrorising her because they are envious of her sister’s property. The sister stays abroad....

Wed, 21 Oct 2020 07:33:31 +0000
JUST IN: Mbare Musika bus terminus closed
Blessings Chidakwa Municipal Reporter Harare City Council has closed the country’s busiest long-distance bus terminus at Mbare Musika indefinitely to pave way for renovations following the return of intercity buses. Long distance buses had been pic...

Wed, 21 Oct 2020 07:31:18 +0000
JUST IN: Man survives brutal stabbing
Prosper Dembedza Court Correspondent A 32-year-old Harare man escaped death by a whisker after he was suddenly stabbed seven times with a knife while drinking beer in Epworth, Harare, a court heard yesterday. Privilege Rumbe (24) was facing attempted...

Tue, 20 Oct 2020 22:09:29 +0000
Compensation deal bolsters re-engagement
Mukudzei Chingwere Herald Reporter The agreement signed between the Government and white former commercial farmers for compensation for improvements has helped Zimbabwe’s re-engagement efforts with the national investment promotion drive anchored o...

Tue, 20 Oct 2020 22:08:39 +0000
President salutes India, South Korea
Herald Reporter President Mnangagwa yesterday saluted India and the Republic of Korea for standing with Zimbabwe in the fight against Covid-19 after receiving medicines, personal protective equipment (PPEs), testing kits, face masks among other items...

Tue, 20 Oct 2020 22:07:42 +0000
Murehwa killing: Boy’s burial delayed
Herald Reporter The burial of the seven-year-old boy, Tapiwa Makore, killed and dismembered in a suspected ritual murder in Murehwa, will be delayed as police need the results of DNA tests on the torso, recovered first, and the limbs, found in a toil...

Tue, 20 Oct 2020 22:07:40 +0000
Churches in Anti-Sanctions Day crusade
AHEAD of the historic Sadc Anti-Sanctions Day on Sunday, churches and opposition parties like the MDC-T, have called for the unconditional removal of the illegal economic embargo so as to enable the country to achieve its aspirations.

Tue, 20 Oct 2020 22:06:45 +0000
Bindura mayor assaulted by deputy
Fungai Lupande Mashonaland Central Bureau Bindura Mayor Councillor Carlos Tokyo was slapped in public by his deputy, Nobert Dokotera, on Monday afternoon for allegedly telling a team investigating land management by Bindura Municipality that Clr Doko...

Tue, 20 Oct 2020 22:06:41 +0000
Zimdollar remains solid
Tawanda Musarurwa For the second week running, the Zimbabwe dollar was virtually unchanged against the US dollar at the weekly auction, shifting just one two hundreth of one percent to $81,3499 from last week’s $81,3458, a shift of just 0,41 of a Z...

Tue, 20 Oct 2020 22:05:45 +0000
Editorial Comment: Tackling land fraud needs multiple approach
Urban land in Zimbabwe is potentially a highly valuable asset, although its value is just farmland with the urban value only coming when proper town plans have been laid out, roads, water pipes, sewers and electricity servitudes developed, and school...

Tue, 20 Oct 2020 22:05:40 +0000
Rajput provokes global media scrum
Robson Sharuko Senior Sports Editor ZIMBABWE Cricket was back in the global headlines yesterday after Chevrons coach, Lalchand Rajput, opted out of their tour of Pakistan, on the advice of Indian authorities. This forced the domestic game’s chiefs ...

Tue, 20 Oct 2020 22:05:24 +0000
Zero votes, journalist reminded of football’s dark arts
Robson Sharuko Senior Sports Editor YOU have heard it before, local fans going on a social media drive rallying behind the country’s leading football commentators and writers, to throw their names into the hat every time the ZIFA elections are on t...

Tue, 20 Oct 2020 22:05:19 +0000
King Pele smiles to troubled world as he turns 80
SANTOS. — On the eve of his 80th birthday, Brazilian football great Pele told his fans he was happy and healthy and pleased to be reaching the landmark with his lucid mental state. Pele has been shielding at home in Brazil, for most of the Covid-19...

Tue, 20 Oct 2020 22:04:58 +0000
Dealers appeal for removal of VAT on rice
Business Reporter Players in the rice supply chain have appealed to Government to reconsider a 14,5 percent Value Added Tax (VAT) charge on the commodity. A Government VAT payment request in retrospect, for a period spanning more than three years, ha...