POLITICS

Khupe slams door on Chamisa

FORMER deputy Prime Minister Thokozani Khupe, who now leads a splinter group of the MDC-T after the acrimonious split that followed a leadership wrangle in the aftermath of founding opposition leader,...

By Staff reporter | Published: 03 May 2018

OPINION

Chamisa reaction to High Court ruling treading on contemptuous ground

In an interesting press statement issued this past week, Advocate Chamisa's spokesperson and MDC director of communications, Luke Tambarinyoka had this to say of the recent High Court judgment about t...

By Paul Kaseke | Published: 03 May 2018

POLITICS

MDC-T moots engaging ZCTU to run primaries

MDC-T is mooting engaging the Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) to conduct its primary elections in the spirit of promoting fairness and credibility, the party has said.In an interview yesterda...

By Staff reporter | Published: 03 May 2018

POLITICS

Trump threatens aid cut to Zimbabwe

United States President Donald Trump wants to cut foreign assistance dollars to countries who don't vote with the US at the United Nations (UN) - and South Africa and Zimbabwe are among these countrie...

By Staff reporter | Published: 03 May 2018

POLITICS

Mawarire faces $10 million lawsuit

THE Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) has ordered National Patriotic Front (NPF) spokesperson, Jealousy Mawarire to retract utterances he made at a public debate that the central bank was involved in ill...

By Staff reporter | Published: 03 May 2018

POLITICS

'Mujuru can win presidential elections'

LUCIA Matibenga, leader of the breakaway faction of the People's Democratic Party, yesterday claimed that opposition parties' efforts to dislodge Zanu-PF would remain pie in the sky, as long as some o...

By Staff reporter | Published: 03 May 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

ZITF rapped for allowing sex workers to exhibit

BULAWAYO residents have rapped the Zimbabwe International Trade Fair (ZITF) for allowing sex workers to exhibit at the annual trade showcase, arguing this would encourage moral decadence.Southern Eye ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 03 May 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

Servicing of Mkoba 21 stands begins

Gweru City Council has begun servicing Mkoba 21 stands and beneficiaries will soon start building their houses, a senior council official has said.The 6 733 stands were unveiled to potential buyers th...

By Staff reporter | Published: 03 May 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

Rosy outlook for Mugabe firm

While former President Robert Mugabe might have been ousted from power, his dairy firm is flourishing behind the scenes, recording an increase in capacity utilisation.Mugabe, the only leader Zimbabwe ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 03 May 2018

OPINION

2018 polls could be Zanu-PF's waterloo

In the past few weeks, the chorus has been how good Zanu-PF is at organising and how they have got the rural areas on lockdown.There is a defeatism about it, as activists and some in the media seem to...

By Nqaba Matshazi | Published: 03 May 2018

POLITICS

Chamisa promises to phase out bond notes

MDC-T and MDC Alliance presidential candidate, Nelson Chamisa, has pledged to retire Zimbabwe's surrogate currency, the bond notes, which are pegged at par with the United States dollar, by September ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 03 May 2018

POLITICS

Rugeje sweats over shambolic Zanu-PF primaries

Zanu-PF political commissar, Engelbert Rugeje is reportedly under pressure to make urgent determination on hundreds of appeals filed by party candidates, who lost in the just-ended chaotic party prima...

By Staff reporter | Published: 03 May 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

Air Zimbabwe to lose monopoly

GOVERNMENT has warned Air Zimbabwe saying in "no time" it would be allowing other airlines to start flying the Harare-Bulawayo route, in order to fully utilise the Joshua Mqabuko Nkomo International A...

By Staff reporter | Published: 03 May 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

Tobacco prices firm on floors

Tobacco prices obtaining at the floors this year are better than last year with associations attributing the trend to stiff competition by buyers.Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board TIMB statistics s...

By Staff reporter | Published: 03 May 2018

POLITICS

Zanu-PF primaries bode ill for elections

IRREGULARITIES and claims of vote rigging during the Zanu-PF primary elections do not inspire confidence in the country's electoral systems ahead of general elections later this year, a peace lobby gr...

By Staff reporter | Published: 03 May 2018

POLITICS

Khupe party to select candidates in 2 weeks

THE Thokozani Khupe-led MDC-T will, in two weeks, start selecting its candidates to represent it in the upcoming elections, information and publicity secretary Linda Masarira has said.Masarira said a ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 03 May 2018

POLITICS

Zanu-PF to launch manifesto tomorrow

Zanu-PF is set to launch its 2018 election manifesto in Harare tomorrow and at the same event President Emmerson Mnangagwa is expected to unveil the party's candidates and campaign material ahead of t...

By Staff reporter | Published: 03 May 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

Zimbabwe goes for home-grown economic model

ZIMBABWE is developing its own home-grown economic model and would not copy what other jurisdictions are doing, Vice President Dr Constantino Chiwenga, has said.He said the adoption of Special Economi...

By Staff reporter | Published: 03 May 2018

POLITICS

Government implores teachers to negotiate

Government has implored teachers not to participate in any "unlawful" and "highly premature" strike that is being called by some of the teacher union leaders, saying they should "give negotiations a c...

By Staff reporter | Published: 03 May 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

Smoking cannabis/ mbanje remains illegal

The use of cannabis, also known as hemp or mbanje, for recreational purposes is still illegal in Zimbabwe and the thrust for legalising its production is specifically for medicinal and industrial purp...

By Staff reporter | Published: 03 May 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

400% accommodation hike during ZITF

MOST hoteliers in and around Bulawayo hiked their accommodation charges by as high as 400 percent taking advantage of desperate accommodation seekers that had thronged the city for the Zimbabwe Intern...

By Staff reporter | Published: 03 May 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

POS machines reach 70 000

Point of Sale (POS) machines increased 20 percent to 70 000 from 56 000 units by end of last year as the country moves closer to fulfilling targets set under the financial inclusion strategy and resol...

By Staff reporter | Published: 03 May 2018

POLITICS

Zanu-PF primary poll winners list out

Zanu-PF yesterday announced the official list of candidates who will contest the forthcoming National Assembly elections on the ruling party's ticket.The results reflect a renewal of the party after s...

By Staff reporter | Published: 03 May 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

Royal Air Maroc introduce Harare, Maputo flights

Moroccan national carrier, Royal Air Maroc (RAM), has announced plans to launch flights to five other East African cities only two years after it began its Casablanca-Nairobi operations.Country manage...

By businessdailyafrica | Published: 02 May 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

Bulawayo de-industrialisation, ZITF success juxtaposed

The 59th edition of the Zimbabwe International Trade (ZITF) was by far the largest in decades both in terms of attendance by local and foreign exhibitors as well as the business activity.Not only did ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 02 May 2018

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