POLITICS

Zanu-PF members plot anti-Mnangagwa vote

Zanu-PF party members in Murewa South constituency have vowed to vote against party leader Emmerson Mnangagwa come general elections if the commissariat fails to address the circus surrounding the pri...

By Staff reporter | Published: 04 May 2018

POLITICS

Grace Mugabe sucked in NSSA plunder

Former President Robert Mugabe's family has been linked to the alleged plunder of resources at the National Social Security Authority (NSSA) when their nephew, Patrick Zhuwao, was Public Service, Labo...

By Staff reporter | Published: 04 May 2018

POLITICS

Gukurahundi genocide case struck off court roll

A BULAWAYO High Court judge yesterday struck off the roll a case, where civic groups were suing former President Robert Mugabe and his successor Emmerson Mnangagwa over the 1980s Gukurahundi massacres...

By Staff reporter | Published: 04 May 2018

POLITICS

Mzembi seriously ill

FORMER Foreign Affairs minister Walter Mzembi has been admitted into the intensive care unit of a private South African hospital and is unable to attend his fraud trial in Harare, his lawyer Job Sikha...

By Staff reporter | Published: 04 May 2018

POLITICS

Cops rigged Zanu-PF polls, says loser Mutsvangwa

Presidential adviser Chris Mutsvangwa has escalated his row with Zanu-PF national political commissar, Engelbert Rugeje, claiming in a letter that his alleged electoral defeat in the Norton parliament...

By Staff reporter | Published: 04 May 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

Dairibord boss faces assault charges

Dairibord Zimbabwe chief executive officer, Antony Mandiwanza appeared at the Harare Magistrates' Court yesterday facing charges of assaulting his private security guard at his residence using a rifle...

By Staff reporter | Published: 04 May 2018

EDUCATION

Teachers dig in on strike action

TEACHERS Unions yesterday vowed to disregard the threat by government on their intended strike, claiming no amount of bullying will force them to cower unless their employer agrees to engage and discu...

By Staff reporter | Published: 04 May 2018

POLITICS

Khupe ally's office broken into by armed robbers

ARMED robbers allegedly broke into the Dr Thokozani Khupe-led MDC-T deputy president Mr Obert Gutu's law chambers in Harare on Wednesday night, attacking a security guard and leaving him for dead.Mr G...

By Staff reporter | Published: 04 May 2018

POLITICS

'Zimbabwe is safe under new administration'

PRESIDENT Mnangagwa has assured the nation that Zimbabwe is in good hands under his administration, saying the new administration has attracted US$11 billion Foreign Direct Investment commitment in th...

By Staff reporter | Published: 04 May 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

Industrialists advocate pegging prices in rand

INDUSTRY lobby group, the Confederation of Zimbabwe Industries (CZI), has called on businesses to peg their prices in rand and mitigate biting cash shortages as the debate around the currency rages on...

By Staff reporter | Published: 04 May 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

China to invest in Bulawayo

A CHINESE conglomerate, Huajian Group of Companies, will soon begin construction of a multi-million dollar industrial park in Bulawayo in a project which will employ more than 10 000 people directly w...

By Staff reporter | Published: 04 May 2018

OPINION

'Elect a statesman, not a politician'

HISTORICALLY, the electorate the world over is left divided each time countries go for national elections. In Zimbabwe, where the electoral commission announced this week that the country is a thrivin...

By Gibson Nyikadzino | Published: 04 May 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

Mnangagwa chalks up $11bn FDI in five months

President Mnangagwa has assured the nation that Zimbabwe is in good hands under his administration, saying the new administration has attracted $11 billion Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) commitment i...

By Staff reporter | Published: 04 May 2018

OPINION

Women make sense with money

A LOCAL organisation says women who take loans from institutions have a high rate of paying back, as such, they are worth supporting financially.Natalie Goredema the director of a local company Moms A...

By Robin Muchetu | Published: 04 May 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

ZNCC business awards preps gather momentum

PREPARATIONS for the 2018 Zimbabwe National Chamber of Commerce (ZNCC) Manicaland business awards slated for end of May at the Golden Peacock Villa Hotel have commenced with the adjudication process a...

By Staff reporter | Published: 04 May 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

TIMB closes Rusape auction floor

THE Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board has stepped in to stamp its authority by shutting down Agritrade Leaf Tobacco (ALT) operations in Rusape following allegations of corruption, duping and ill-tr...

By Staff reporter | Published: 04 May 2018

EDUCATION

Govt warns teachers against going on strike

Government has noted with concern that some education sector union leaders are threatening to proceed on strike action when schools open for the second term, accusing government of not engaging them o...

By Staff reporter | Published: 04 May 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

CAI pension fund boss quits amid audit storm

THE Communications and Allied Industries Pension Fund chief executive, John Mashika, has resigned from the entity amid an internal audit report published in 2016 which revealed irregular investment tr...

By Staff reporter | Published: 04 May 2018

POLITICS

'Where are govt's $11 billion deals'

THE Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) has questioned President Emmerson Mnangagwa's assertion that his government has secured US$11 billion investment for the country, saying nothing much has c...

By Staff reporter | Published: 04 May 2018

OPINION

Zanu-PF primary elections: Success wrapped in chaos

Last week I focussed on unpacking the Zanu-PF primary elections, which have now come, but have not gone as they still dominate the news cycle.There is a prevalent view that the commissariat (organ in ...

By Innocent Batsani Ncube | Published: 04 May 2018

POLITICS

ZRP bosses in tight spot

The police's conduct during the ruling party's primary elections has once again lifted the lid on the inappropriate relationship that exists between Zanu-PF and the law enforcement agency, heightening...

By Staff reporter | Published: 04 May 2018

POLITICS

Govt threatens teachers

Teachers in public schools are determined to down tools next week, setting themselves on a collision course with government which described the planned job action as illegal.Unions told the Daily News...

By Staff reporter | Published: 04 May 2018

OPINION

'Mnangagwa must apologise for Gukurahundi genocide'

THE Zimbabwe Independent this week engaged former minister, senior Zanu-PF official and liberation struggle fighter retired Colonel Tshinga Dube who usually speaks out his mind, including during ex-pr...

By Staff reporter | Published: 04 May 2018

OPINION

What if 2018 elections are not free, fair and credible?

THIS is the question that few seem to be raising ahead of the polls in a few months' time. This is exceedingly curious in the aftermath of the November 2017 events, the ousting of a sitting president,...

By Ibbo Mandaza & Tony Reeler | Published: 04 May 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

Fight erupts over ZimAirways plane

TRANSPORT minister Joram Gumbo this week summoned senior Air Zimbabwe (AirZim) officials to his offices after the airline refused to accommodate the recently purchased Zimbabwe Airways (ZimAirways) Bo...

By Staff reporter | Published: 04 May 2018

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