POLITICS

Charges against Zimdef chief executive dropped

CRIMINAL charges against Zimdef chief executive Mr Fredrick Mandizvidza were yesterday dropped and he will now testify against former Deputy Minister of Higher and Tertiary Education Godfrey Gandawa a...

By Staff reporter | Published: 22 May 2018

POLITICS

Violence mars MDC-T primaries

PRIMARY elections held by the MDC-T faction led by Mr Nelson Chamisa over the weekend were marred by violence in most parts of the country as members traded accusations of imposition of candidates and...

By Staff reporter | Published: 22 May 2018

POLITICS

Charamba clarifies $100m UK loan, cash woes link

THE US$100 million given to Zimbabwe by the United Kingdom reduces demand for foreign currency from the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ)by private firms and the savings will go a long way in easing cash...

By Staff reporter | Published: 22 May 2018

OPINION

Chamisa, Grace Mugabe 'same WhatsApp group'

THERE was a time when former president Robert Mugabe said Nelson Chamisa was a "supersonic" minister. Some have speculated why this was so, given that Chamisa was from the opposition.It has been sugge...

By Tinomudaishe Chinyoka | Published: 22 May 2018

OPINION

Generational gaps and false dichotomies

In the recent BBC HARDtalk episode, Stephen Sackur, the host, asked presidential hopeful Nelson Chamisa to respond to the allegation that some see him as a young man in a hurry.While the insinuation b...

By David Mungoshi | Published: 22 May 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

Mnangagwa appoints new PSC boss

President Mnangagwa has appointed Mr Vincent Hungwe as the Public Service Commissions chairperson with effect from June 1.Mr Hungwe takes over from Dr Mariyawanda Nzuwah.The announcement was made by C...

By Staff reporter | Published: 22 May 2018

POLITICS

CID declares war on criminals

The newly-appointed Criminal Investigations Department (CID) director Senior Assistant Commissioner Stephen Mutamba has declared war on all criminals, saying the force will not hesitate to use minimum...

By Staff reporter | Published: 22 May 2018

POLITICS

Mnangagwa sets up special anti-corruption unit

PRESIDENT Mnangagwa has established a Special Anti-Corruption Unit housed in the Office of the President and Cabinet to improve efficiency in the fight against all forms of graft and to strengthen the...

By Staff reporter | Published: 22 May 2018

POLITICS

Mutsvangwa hails empowerment group

Minister of State for Manicaland Provincial Affairs Monica Mutsvangwa has hailed a local organisation - Young Women in Business - for supporting business initiatives that empower women and promote sel...

By Staff reporter | Published: 22 May 2018

POLITICS

Why Webster Shamu was fired

President Mnangagwa has fired, with immediate effect, Webster Shamu as Minister of State for Provincial Affairs for Mashonaland West Province.In a statement released last night, principal director in ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 22 May 2018

POLITICS

MDC-T demands voter registration slips

MDC-T is demanding that voters taking part in its ongoing primary elections produce voter registration slips issued by the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission.Ironically, the opposition party had raised con...

By Staff reporter | Published: 22 May 2018

OPINION

MDC Alliance and the consensus nonsense

When the Movement for Democratic Change was formed in 1999, it pivoted around the word democracy. There is no doubt the catchword "democracy" earned the party unlimited intimacy with Western Europe, a...

By Isdore Guvamombe | Published: 22 May 2018

POLITICS

Vote wisely, says Prophet Makandiwa

United Family International Church (UFIC) leader Prophet Emmanuel Makandiwa has called on Zimbabweans to exercise discretion in the selection of their political representatives.Speaking to congregants...

By Staff reporter | Published: 22 May 2018

POLITICS

Interpol asked to seize Jonathan Moyo

The Zimbabwe Anti-corruption Commission (ZAAC), in conjunction with the Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP), have issued a warrant of apprehension against self-exiled former Higher and Tertiary Education m...

By Staff reporter | Published: 22 May 2018

POLITICS

'Zanu-PF to hand over power if defeated'

Vice President Kembo Mohadi says Zanu-PF is ready to hand over power to the opposition if the ruling party loses the coming elections as the will of the people of Zimbabwe should always prevail. This ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 22 May 2018

POLITICS

Mujuru family divided over property

Former VP Joice Mujuru is at loggerheads with her step children over a Borrowdale house, while the offspring of the late retired general Solomon want to have a share of. This emerged at a  family...

By Staff reporter | Published: 22 May 2018

Mnangagwa aims to move Zim from pariah to global partner

Zimbabwe's ruling Zimbabwe African National Union Patriotic Front (Zanu PF) says that if it is re-elected in the forthcoming national polls, it will focus on opening the country for business, fighting...

By Staff reporter | Published: 22 May 2018

POLITICS

Mutsvangwa fingered in Shamu's woes

PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa has fired Mashonaland West provincial affairs minister Webster Shamu.According to State media reports, Shamu was relieved of his job but no reasons were given.Shamu has be...

By Staff reporter | Published: 22 May 2018

POLITICS

Mnangagwa usurping NPA powers - analyst

President Emmerson Mnangagwa has established a special anti-corruption unit which shall be housed in the Office of the President and Cabinet.In a statement, the Chief Secretary to the President and Ca...

By Staff reporter | Published: 22 May 2018

POLITICS

Zimbabwe applies to rejoin Commonwealth

Zimbabwe has applied to rejoin the Commonwealth, the group said on Monday, marking a major step in the country's international re-engagement after Robert Mugabe was ousted last year.Mugabe angrily pul...

By AFP | Published: 21 May 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

ZimTrade to exhibit at Source Africa fair

ZimTrade will next month exhibit at the Source Africa Fair to be held in South Africa next month, the continent's biggest trade exhibition for apparel, clothing, footwear and textiles products.Increas...

By Staff reporter | Published: 21 May 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

Chitando summoned over Kamativi deal

Mines and Mining Development Minister Winston Chitando together with the ZMDC board is today appearing before the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Mines and Energy hearing into the Kamativi deal w...

By Staff reporter | Published: 21 May 2018

POLITICS

Kasukuwere returns next week

Former Local Government minister Saviour Kasukuwere has spoken for the first time on his haste departure from his home country last November and life in self-imposed exile.In an interview with the Sun...

By Staff reporter | Published: 21 May 2018

POLITICS

Mnangagwa promised $15bn if polls are credible?

ZIMBABWE has received assurances of $15 billion (about R180 billion) if the country embarks on credible, free and fair elections in the upcoming months.President Emmerson Mnangagwa disclosed the figur...

By CAJ News | Published: 21 May 2018

POLITICS

Mugabe to appear in Parliament on May 23

A Zimbabwe parliament committee has summoned former president Robert Mugabe to give evidence on Wednesday about diamond corruption alleged to have cost billions of dollars during his rule.Mugabe, who ...

By AFP | Published: 21 May 2018

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