POLITICS

WATCH: US Senator confirms Zimbabwe sanction

A leading U.S. Senator on African affairs says President Emmerson Mnangagwa is running out of time to take steps which could lead to sanctions relief for Zimbabwe. Senator Chris Coons led a delegation...

By Staff reporter | Published: 04 June 2018

POLITICS

$500m for Agriculture

Close to half a billion dollars has been secured for the 2018/2019 summer cropping season, as Government works towards food security and ensuring that the country's agro-based economy gets back on the...

By Staff reporter | Published: 04 June 2018

POLITICS

No love lost between 'Blackman' and Mnangagwa

FORMER Kwekwe Central legislator Masango Matambanadzo - affectionately known in Kwekwe and national political circles as "Blackman" partly due to his dark complexion - has opened up to The Standard o...

By Staff reporter | Published: 04 June 2018

POLITICS

ZACC, ZRP in a spot over Chivayo

PARLIAMENT has urged the Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (Zacc)and the police to immediately investigate businessman Wicknell Chivayo and four former energy ministers for alleged corrupt activiti...

By Staff reporter | Published: 04 June 2018

POLITICS

'Dump Mnangagwa's Zanu-PF,' says Mutinhiri

Former Zanu-PF MP Tracy Mutinhiri has appealed to voters in Mashonaland East to dump Zanu-PF in the forthcoming elections, saying people had suffered enough under the ruling party.Mutinhiri, now a se...

By Staff reporter | Published: 04 June 2018

POLITICS

Chiyangwa accused of rigging

Zifa president Phillip Chiyangwa has come under fire  from Zanu-PF structures in Zvimba South constituency following accusations that he rigged the ruling party's  recent primary elections....

By Staff reporter | Published: 04 June 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

NRZ locomotives collision kills 1

One National Railways of Zimbabwe (NRZ) employee died yesterday while eight others were injured when two locomotives collided at Oreti near Zvishavane.NRZ public relations manager Nyasha Maravanyika ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 04 June 2018

OPINION

Chamisa is not a liar its 'political banter'

Nelson Chamisa, the MDC Alliance presidential candidate, has courted controversy over statements that he has made at political rallies and other public fora lately.The statements, including political...

By Staff reporter | Published: 04 June 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

Transport costs drive fuel prices outside Harare

Fuel dealers outside Harare that are selling the commodity at above government-stipulated prices say they are doing so to cover transportation costs for the fuel to towns outside the capital.A survey...

By Staff reporter | Published: 04 June 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

Vendors, high rentals drive companies out of CBD

THERE is a growing trend in Harare where an increasing number of companies is seeking to buy or rent property in residential areas on the periphery of the central business district (CBD), a property ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 04 June 2018

POLITICS

Chamisa in VPs dilemma

With only a few weeks left before this year's tricky general elections, MDC Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa, faces a dilemma over who to appoint as his deputies, amid fears that poor choices could cre...

By Staff reporter | Published: 04 June 2018

POLITICS

Chamisa vows to finish off Mnangagwa

MDC Alliance presidential candidate Nelson Chamisa yesterday vowed to finish off President Emmerson Mnangagwa in the forthcoming elections, saying the Zanu-PF leader failed to embrace divergent views...

By Staff reporter | Published: 04 June 2018

POLITICS

Mnangagwa's close security unit in trouble

President Emmerson Mnangagwa's security was breached during a recent Zanu-PF youth interface rally in Gweru after a losing candidate tried to grab his hand while he was on stage.The incident that was...

By Staff reporter | Published: 04 June 2018

POLITICS

'Mugabe not sorely to blame for Gukurahundi'

Former president Robert Mugabe is not solely responsible for the infamous Gukurahundi disturbances in Matabeleland and Midlands that saw an estimated 20 000 innocent civilians butchered by the North ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 04 June 2018

POLITICS

Chamisa makes new promises

The MDC Alliance presidential candidate, Mr Nelson Chamisa says his government will set up special units to fight corruption and reverse the new education curriculum if elected into office in the Jul...

By Staff reporter | Published: 04 June 2018

POLITICS

Mliswa to vote for Mnangagwa

INDEPENDENT MP for Norton Temba Mliswa said he will vote for Emmerson Mnangagwa for the post of the president in the forthcoming election and expects the Zanu-PF leader to appoint him as minister.The...

By Staff reporter | Published: 04 June 2018

POLITICS

Zanu-PF youth dares disgruntled party members

ASPIRING Zanu-PF candidates who lost in the last primary elections and are unhappy with the results are free to leave and stand as independents but must know that they will be "cheapened" like Simba ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 04 June 2018

POLITICS

Plot to prevent Zimbabwe cops from voting

SCORES of police officers and other civil servants who will be on national duty during voting day risk failing to cast their ballots in this year's elections which will be polling station based.Under...

By Staff reporter | Published: 04 June 2018

POLITICS

Chamisa under-fire for name dropping

MDC Alliance co-principals have stood in defence of coalition leader, Nelson Chamisa who has come under fire for his unguarded name dropping tendencies and for issuing superfluous promises if voted S...

By Staff reporter | Published: 04 June 2018

POLITICS

Zimbabwe voters roll stirs controversy

Padded out with babies, dead people and phantom voters, Zimbabwe's electoral roll has long been a contentious feature of its elections and is accused of being the rotten core of vote-rigging.The list...

By Staff reporter | Published: 04 June 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

Bulawayo-Harare highway: A sad reminder that nothing has changed

Under a gigantic Zanu-PF colourful election campaign billboard covered with the image of a half-smiling president of Zimbabwe, Emmerson Mnangagwa, is a small stall manned by a middle-aged vendor sell...

By Staff reporter | Published: 04 June 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

Mashava Mine operations set to resume soon

MASHAVA Mine management is optimistic that operations at the defunct firm will resume soon following the mobilisation of $14 million.In total the company needs $52 million for its recapitalisation bu...

By Staff reporter | Published: 04 June 2018

OPINION

Opposition failing democratic test

"WE MDC-T are being cruel to ourselves in candidate selection by allowing strangers a free ride at the expense of our long serving loyal committed cadres. Those with money and connections come throug...

By Vincent Gono | Published: 04 June 2018

POLITICS

Prophet Chiza accused of fanning tribal divisions

PROMINENT Bulawayo cleric Dr Prophet Blessing Chiza of the Eagle Life Assembly Church, has come under criticism for going political and fanning tribal divisions after he recklessly apologised "to Nd...

By Staff reporter | Published: 04 June 2018

POLITICS

Justice Chigumba hits back at Welshman Ncube

THE Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) has dismissed as unfounded continued claims by opposition political parties that the commission had employed serving military and intelligence personnel who ar...

By Staff reporter | Published: 04 June 2018

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