POLITICS

MDC blames intimidation for by-elections loss

OPPOSITION MDC has blamed "calculated intimidation and vote buying" for its embarrassing loss  of Nyanga ward 26, a claim that Zanu-PF scoffed at as a case of "sour grapes".The ruling party's Bis...

By Staff reporter | Published: 16 July 2019

POLITICS

Chamisa in an audacious bid to undercut Mnangagwa

MDC leader Nelson Chamisa in an audacious bid to undercut President Emmerson Mnangagwa, visited a newly completed clinic at the run-down settlement of Hopley, south of the capital a day before the Zan...

By Staff reporter | Published: 11 July 2019

POLITICS

Obert Mpofu, Jacob Mudenda emerge as Mnangagwa's new targets for purging

AFTER weeding out his new rivals - who brought him to power - in the security sector, President Emmerson Mnangagwa has now shifted the purges to Zanu-PF, targeting the ruling party's heavyweights seen...

By Staff reporter | Published: 11 July 2019

POLITICS

'Coup plotter' Sikhala to appear in court today

MDC-Alliance deputy national chairperson Job Sikhala was yesterday arrested on allegations of subverting a constitutionally-elected Government and is expected to appear in court today. He was by last ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 10 July 2019

MINING & RETAIL

Govt to withdraw licences for profiteering businesses

GOVERNMENT is going to withdraw operating licenses of shops that are profiteering and give them to "patriotic" people, Defence and War Veterans Welfare deputy minister Victor Matemadanda has said.Spea...

By Staff reporter | Published: 09 July 2019

POLITICS

Mnangagwa says Zimbabwe can learn from Rwanda

Zimbabwe should take a leaf from Rwanda's post-genocide reconciliation model as it embarks on its own healing process, President Mnangagwa has said. In an interview at Kigali International Airport aft...

By Staff reporter | Published: 05 July 2019

INDUSTRIALS & ENERGY

David Whitehead re-opening imminent

DAVID Whitehead Textiles (DWT) intends to "immediately" restart operations at Chegutu factory after several years of intermittent operations, following acquisition of the company's majority shareholdi...

By Staff reporter | Published: 04 July 2019

POLITICS

Muchinguri claims $1 million defamation damages from Daily News

DEFENCE Minister, Oppah Muchinguri-Kashiri has filed a $1 million suit against the Daily News for alleged defamation in a case in which the private paper published an article claiming her housing coop...

By Staff reporter | Published: 02 July 2019

BUSINESS NEWS

Zimbabweans resort to firewood, plastic, gas unaffordable

WITH a 15 to 19 hour load shedding schedule underway, massive hikes in prices of firewood and acute shortages on gas, some Zimbabweans have resorted to burning plastic to cook meals.Barely a week ago,...

By Staff reporter | Published: 01 July 2019

BUSINESS NEWS

Zimdollar given 5-day ultimatum

THE National Tripartite Negotiating Forum (TNF) has given government up to Tuesday next week to withdraw Statutory Instrument 142/2019, which banned the use of multi-currency and reintroduced the Zimb...

By Staff reporter | Published: 27 June 2019

BUSINESS NEWS

Tendai Biti claims SI 142 is illegal

FORMER Finance Minister and legislator Tendai Biti has described the abandonment of the multi-currency system by government as a disaster while urging its reversal.The MDC MP for Harare East was addr...

By Staff reporter | Published: 26 June 2019

POLITICS

Tajamuka gives Mnangagwa 7 day ultimatum

FIREBRAND pressure group Tajamuka/Sesijikile has given President Emmerson Mnangagwa a seven-day ultimatum to fix the current crippling financial crisis short of which they will call for a national sh...

By newzimbabwe | Published: 26 June 2019

POLITICS

Mnangagwa's Politburo meets today

THE Zanu-PF Politburo will convene a meeting at the party's headquarters in Harare today. In a statement yesterday, party spokesperson Simon Khaya Moyo said a Central Committee meeting which had been ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 26 June 2019

BUSINESS NEWS

RBZ scraps US$10 000 daily trading limit for bureaux de change

THE Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) has scrapped the US$10 000 daily trading limit for bureaux de change and the 2,5 percent maximum profit margin for banks, in a bid to make the interbank forex market...

By Staff reporter | Published: 26 June 2019

POLITICS

MDC won't impose candidate for by-election

THE opposition MDC will not nominate any candidate for Glen View South constituency which fell vacant following the death of Morgan Tsvangirai's daughter, Vimbai Tsvangirai-Java.Tsvangirai-Java died a...

By Staff reporter | Published: 25 June 2019

POLITICS

Zapu asks Bulawayo to honour Dabengwa

THE opposition Zapu wants Bulawayo City Council (BCC) to honour its late leader and national hero, Dumiso Dabengwa, by naming one of the city's streets after him, the Daily News can report.Dabengwa di...

By Staff reporter | Published: 25 June 2019

POLITICS

Matemadanda vows to return Zanu-PF to the people

Newly-appointed ZANU-PF national political commissar Victor Matemadanda has said his immediate task is to return the political party to the people by coming up with people centred programmes.Last week...

By Staff reporter | Published: 20 June 2019

BUSINESS NEWS

Zimbabwe Investment Development Bill softens up on foreign investors

THE Zimbabwe Investment Development Bill (Zida), currently in its second reading stage in the National Assembly, will soften up on foreign investors and treat them in the same way that Zimbabwean inve...

By Staff reporter | Published: 20 June 2019

INDUSTRIALS & ENERGY

Chivhayo in fresh energy scandal

Controversial businessman Wicknell Chivhayo is in the eye of a storm as it emerged this week he could have misled the Zimbabwe Power Company (ZPC) into making payments for earthmoving equipment worth ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 14 June 2019

LANDS & AGRICULTURE

Cyclone Idai costs Ariston Holdings US$1,5 million in damages

ARISTON Holdings Limited (AHL) says Cyclone Idai damaged the company's plantations in the Eastern Highlands, with early indications suggesting that the damage could be worth US$1,5 million."In March 2...

By Staff reporter | Published: 14 June 2019

TRANSPORT & TOURISM

Zimbabwe's air traffic control system outdated, risky

ZIMBABWE'S outdated air traffic control system is putting lives of passengers in danger as it exposes planes to possible collisions, aviation experts have said.The archaic system also exposes the coun...

By Staff reporter | Published: 14 June 2019

TRANSPORT & TOURISM

Unifreight Africa in US$19m scandal

TRANSPORT group Unifreight Africa Limited allegedly prejudiced its shareholders on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange (ZSE) an estimated US$18 million wired into an offshore account in the United Kingdom (UK...

By Staff reporter | Published: 14 June 2019

BUSINESS NEWS

A damning indictment on Mnangagwa

PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa's administration's failure to address the economic challenges bedevilling the country - despite lofty promises - could have been described as spectacular if it were not so...

By Staff reporter | Published: 14 June 2019

TRANSPORT & TOURISM

Rainbow Tourism Group trading update

The company delivered a strong performance in 2018 achieving revenues of  $34.3 million which was 27% above the prior year despite an increasingly challenging economic climate. This performance w...

By Staff reporter | Published: 13 June 2019

POLITICS

Mnangagwa consolidates power, boots out Chiwenga ally

PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa yesterday tweaked his political bureau by axing Zanu-PF national commissar Engelbert Rugeje and replacing him with a trusted lieutenant - Victor Matemadanda.The surprise c...

By Staff reporter | Published: 11 June 2019
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