OPINION

Zanu-PF brinksmanship unnecessary

THE police have received praise for allowing the MDC Alliance demonstration to go ahead yesterday and blocking Zanu-PF's.This has been hailed as a sign that the police are free from political influenc...

By Staff reporter | Published: 06 June 2018

OPINION

Red flags ahead of July 30 elections

THE campaign season is already in full-swing and judging from what is happening from the terraces it seems the electoral playingfield has shifted from being "very" uneven to being relatively "even", a...

By Admire Mare | Published: 06 June 2018

POLITICS

Veritas raises flag over candidate disqualifications

LEGAL think-tank, Veritas has raised a red flag over a provision under section 125 of the Constitution, which bars mentally ill people and convicts from contesting in general elections.In its latest e...

By Staff reporter | Published: 06 June 2018

POLITICS

Zanu-PF supporters bay for 'fraudulent' minister's head

THOUSANDS of Zanu-PF supporters from Hwedza constituency have petitioned President Emmerson Mnangagwa calling for the immediate expulsion of Mashonaland East Provincial Affairs minister David Musayaba...

By Staff reporter | Published: 06 June 2018

POLITICS

Mthwakazi party barred from using symbol

THE Zimbabwe Electoral Commission has barred secessionist Mthwakazi Republic Party (MRP) from using its elephant symbol in the upcoming harmonised elections.MRP president Mqondisi Moyo confirmed the d...

By Staff reporter | Published: 06 June 2018

POLITICS

Tshinga Dube wades into Ndebele king saga

FORMER War Veterans minister Tshinga Dube has waded into the Ndebele king issue, saying it is a constitutional matter, even though it is not currently provided for in the Constitution.Speaking on the ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 06 June 2018

POLITICS

Chamisa takes cue from Mnangagwa

THE Nelson Chamisa-led MDC-T has taken a cue from the ruling Zanu-PF party and lined up national healing workshops for all its candidates, who contested in the opposition party's primary elections, to...

By Staff reporter | Published: 06 June 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

'Cost of living down 0.34%,' says CCZ

THE monthly food basket for a family of six declined by 0,34 percent to $589,58 in May due to a reduction in meat prices.In its latest report, the Consumer Council of Zimbabwe (CCZ) said:"The cost of ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 06 June 2018

POLITICS

Mujuru releases names of some of her candidates

THE People's Rainbow Coalition (PRC) led by Dr Joice Mujuru has completed candidates' selection in five of the country's 10 provinces with the process expected to be concluded on Friday.PRC is one of ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 06 June 2018

POLITICS

Chamisa ignores law in call for reforms

LEGAL experts yesterday described as political grandstanding and posturing the MDC Alliance's demands for electoral reforms as it is unconstitutional to amend any law after the proclamation of an elec...

By Staff reporter | Published: 06 June 2018

POLITICS

Zimdef forensic audit now complete

THE independent consultant engaged to audit the Zimbabwe Manpower Development (Zimdef) financials has completed work and the findings are set to be presented to Cabinet for review, a Cabinet Minister ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 06 June 2018

POLITICS

Zec unpacks nomination court requirements to political parties

THE Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) yesterday held a stakeholders' engagement meeting with political parties and aspiring candidates in Bulawayo to discuss expectations at the Nomination Court.The...

By Staff reporter | Published: 06 June 2018

OPINION

Kasukuwere's adventures in solitude

There is a North American music band called The New Pornographers.It is described on one online portal as a Canadian indie rock band formed in 1997 in Vancouver, British Columbia, and is a musical col...

By Tichaona Zindoga | Published: 06 June 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

Mnangagwa to tour CSC, Mashava Mine

President Mnangagwa will on Friday tour the Cold Storage Company's Masvingo plant and Mashava Mine ahead of plans to reopen the two firms, a development expected to breathe life into the province's ec...

By Staff reporter | Published: 06 June 2018

POLITICS

Didymus Mutasa seeks to rejoin Zanu-PF

Former Zanu-PF Secretary for Administration Mr Didymus Mutasa, who was expelled in 2015 over misconduct, is seeking readmission.Mr Mutasa reportedly wrote to Zanu-PF pledging to work with the new lead...

By Staff reporter | Published: 06 June 2018

POLITICS

Zanu-PF Youth League stages solidarity rally

The Zanu-PF Youth League is set to hold a solidarity rally in Harare today in support of President Mnangagwa's call for peaceful and credible elections on July 30.The event will be held at the Robert ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 06 June 2018

OPINION

#ShutDownHarare, shutting the mind

Yesterday, the MDC Alliance took to the streets in an attempt to "shut down" the capital city, Harare, unless their demands for the implementation of so-called electoral reforms before the watershed h...

By Elliot Ziwira | Published: 06 June 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

Harare-Nyamapanda highway dualisation soon

Dualisation of the Harare-Nyamapanda Highway is set to commence this year as Government moves to reduce road carnage, a Cabinet minister has said.Addressing people at Hurungwe Primary School in Murehw...

By Staff reporter | Published: 06 June 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

Mnangagwa to visit Sable Chemicals

President Mnangagwa will today visit the country's largest fertiliser producer, Sable Chemicals, as the new Government administration takes major steps to revive the country's major industries.Presid...

By Staff reporter | Published: 06 June 2018

POLITICS

Zanu-PF warns rogue supporters

The Zanu-PF leadership in Masvingo will take action against intransigent party members who are still in denial over the outcome of ruling party primary elections held to choose the party's candidates ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 06 June 2018

POLITICS

Zanu-PF holds talks with Commonwealth team

Zanu-PF yesterday hosted a Commonwealth delegation which is in the country to assess preparedness for harmonised elections set for July 30.The team was deployed to Zimbabwe on an assessment mission be...

By Staff reporter | Published: 06 June 2018

POLITICS

Let them march, says Mnangagwa

President Mnangagwa said the uninterrupted demonstration by the MDC Alliance in Harare yesterday was a sign the opposition was enjoying democracy in the country after he instructed security agencies t...

By Staff reporter | Published: 06 June 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

Safeguard brings automated traffic barrier spikes to Zim

Safeguard Security's Engineering division has introduced to the Zimbabwe market high security automated retractable traffic barrier spikes, which can be used for traffic control, preferably in conjunc...

By Agencies | Published: 05 June 2018

POLITICS

Legal costs drown ZEC stewing in massive legal bills

With the clock ticking towards make-or-break harmonised polls on July 30, the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) is stewing in massive legal bills following an increase in the number of election-rela...

By Staff reporter | Published: 05 June 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

Mnangagwa updated on Beitbridge upgrade progress

President Emmerson Mnangagwa has met representatives of Zimborders, a company which won the tender to upgrade the Beitbridge border post.The company representatives updated Cde Mnangagwa on the challe...

By Staff reporter | Published: 05 June 2018

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