Questions Over Mugabe Burial Place

By Thomas Mupfuka HARARE- Minister of Information Media and Publicity Monica Mutsvangwa has issued an official statement detailing the events ahead of the burial of former president Robert Mugabe. Mutsvangwa did not specify the burial

Cuba pledges to support health

Cuba has pledged to continue strengthening relations with Zimbabwe, especially in the health sector where Havana is expected to send more doctors to assist. This came out when visiting Cuban Foreign Affairs Vice Minister Marcelino Medina

Mugabe: ED sends team to Singapore

President Mnangagwa has assembled a delegation led by Vice President Kembo Mohadi, comprising former President Robert Mugabe’s family, the family of the former First Lady — the Marufus — and Zanu-PF officials to facilitate the repatriation

Mugabe Declared National Hero

HARARE- Former Robert Mugabe (95) who died in Singapore earlier this morning has been declared a national hero. Addressing journalists at State House after an emergency politburo meeting in the capital to deliberate on Mugabe's

WEF offers opportunities for Zim

THE 28th World Economic Forum (WEF) on Africa scheduled for Cape Town, South Africa, presents an opportunity for Zimbabwe to update the world on milestones recorded under ongoing economic and political reforms. The reforms, which are

Economic zone limits widened

Government — through the Special Economic Zones Authority (SEZA) — has extended the boundaries of Belmont, Donnington and Kelvin Special Economic Zones in Bulawayo to include the Westondale Industrial Area. Government originally

Agric key for revival: UN

The United Nations on Thursday said agriculture is key in the revival of Zimbabwe’s economy as the country has massive potential to feed itself and once again retain its breadbasket status. The remarks tally with the Second Republic’s

Willdale revenues up 285 pc

Zimbabwe Stock Exchange (ZSE) listed brick manufacturing company Willdale Limited has recorded an upsurge in revenues by 285 percent for the third quarter ended 30 June 2019 despite a tense operating environment. The company

Zimra issues new import rules

THE Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (Zimra) has issued new import regulations that are set to result in the formalisation of Small to Medium Enterprises (SMEs), most of which have remained largely informal despite dominating the economic

Ex-perm sec, NSSA boss in the dock

Former Secretary for Public Service, Labour and Social Welfare Ngoni Masoka and James Chiuta, a former general manager’s strategic assistant in the National Social Security Authority (NSSA), yesterday appeared at the Harare Magistrates’

ED cues new Afreximbank arrangement

President Mnangagwa yesterday negotiated a fresh financial package for Zimbabwe from the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) after meeting the bank’s president, Professor Benedict Okey Oramah. The President met Prof Oramah on the

Ndiweni freed on bail

CHIEF Felix Ndiweni, who was recently sentenced to 18 months imprisonment following his conviction together with his 23 subjects for destroying a villager’s property in Ntabazinduna, was yesterday released by the High Court on $500 bail

Treasury Bills demand high

The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe’s second Treasury Bills auction — which was aimed at a broader market than the first one — has been oversubscribed, with bids amounting to $121 million. This is just over double as the central bank was

Police probe Gonyeti case

THE Zimbabwe Republic Police has said it has intensified investigations into the case of kidnapping and assault of artiste-cum-comedienne, Samantha Kureya, also known as Gonyeti, who works at Bustop TV. She is alleged to have been

Utilise land, ED tells farmers

PRESIDENT Mnangagwa has implored beneficiaries of the land reform programme to fully utilise their farms to boost productivity for local consumption and export. He urged the farmers to be more serious and work hard to adequately feed

Zim targets Japan for investment

Zimbabwe is targeting the forthcoming Seventh Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD) as part of the “open for business” drive to attract foreign direct investment (FDI) needed to develop all sectors of the economy.

39th Sadc Summit communiqué

Communiqué of the 39th sadc Summit of Heads of State and Government, Julius Nyerere International Convention Centre, Dar es Salaam, United Republic of Tanzania, 17-18 August 2019 The 39th Ordinary Summit of the Heads of State and

$20m for violence victims

Government has disbursed $20 million to assist business operators whose properties were damaged during an opposition instigated violent protests in January this year which left a trail of destruction and claimed several lives. This was

12 firms exempted from forex duty

GOVERNMENT has exempted 12 food and beverages companies from paying duty in foreign currency when importing certain raw materials quantities necessary for their production processes. Also on the list of the companies is Medent Private

Military salary concept soon: ED

Commander-in-chief of the Zimbabwe Defence Forces (ZDF) President Mnangagwa yesterday urged the forces to remain loyal, vigilant and committed to safeguarding the country and subsequent processes leading to the attainment of Vision 2030.

#BreakingNews: Fuel Price Increased

The Zimbabwe Energy Regulatory Authority (ZERA) has just announced new fuel price, 9 days after another adjustment. The latest fuel price indicates that both Petrol and Diesel will now be sold $9.27 and $9.09 per liter up from $9.06

Mupfimura Fired From Gvt As Minister

President Emmerson Mnangagwa has fired minister Mupfumira from the cabinet for inappropriate conduct, while the matter is yet to appear before the courts. In a statement from his Chief Secretary Dr Mishek Sibanda, said that the senator

Fuel prices up 22pc

The Zimbabwe Energy Regulatory Authority (Zera) has implemented a 22 percent increase in the prices of petrol and diesel, respectively. Zera announced yesterday that a litre of petrol will now cost $7,47, a 22,4 percent jump from $6,10.

ED to commission more Zupco buses

President Mnangagwa yesterday said all was now in place for the commissioning of the second batch of Zupco buses as his Government mitigates transport challenges in the country. At least 47 new buses that were acquired from South Africa

AMH Employees Go Unpaid

Employees from the Alpha Media Holding Stable, (AMH) the publishers of Newsday, TheStandard, The Independent and Heart & Soul have gone for a month without salaries and have besieged management offices as tempers flare. Sources close…

Dumiso Dabengwa dies

Liberation war veteran  and the Zimbabwe Africa People's Union (ZAPU) leader has passed on after succumbing to a liver illness. Reports says that the war vet died on the way from India where he had gone to seek medical attention. He was 80

SA Responds To Xenophobic Attacks

The recent xenophobic attacks that rocked some parts of the country last week have prompted the South African government to take a serious stance. Since 2008, xenophobic attacks have been random and yesterday South Africa launched its

Judith Makwanya Dies

Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation (ZBC) diplomatic reporter Judith Makwanya has died. It is reported that she had been admitted in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at a local hospital on Monday. She was 55. The Ministry of

Bread Price up again

Zimbabweans today woke up to another shock increase in the price of bread.This increase is one of many that have taken place since January and the latest was circulated by Innscor Africa . The Minister of Industry and Commerce

Jah Prayzah drops army Uniform

Hacktivist group called Hack4causezw  has started an online campaign called  #MuteJahPrayzah which has forced musician Mukudzeyi Mukombe popularly known as Jah Prayzah to drop army uniform as his band uniform, TechMagtv has learnt. Jah

The MDC Gweru Thank You Rally

The MDC recently held its Gweru Thank you rally where their president Advocate  Nelson Chamisa spoke on three top agendas including the state of the economy, need to engage president Mnangagwa over transitional government and their upcoming…

ZCC bishop pleads for dialogue

The Zion Christian Church Bishop Nehemiah Mutendi yesterday pleaded for dialogue between President Mnangagwa and MDC  leader Nelson Chamisa saying  they should follow in the steps of their predecessors. by Audreyanna Makara Speaking at the

Zim Gvt Mules New Currency.

The Government of Zimbabwe is considering the introduction of a local currency to replace the current multi currency regime as part of a wide spectrum of monetary interventions to ease the country's economic challenges. It has been

“Tougher Times Ahead” Makandiwa.

For the first time ever since inception of his ministry, respected preacher and founder of United Family International Church, Prophet Emmanuel Makandiwa has announced darker times ahead of Zimbabwe.  By Toneo Rutsito Speaking today to his

Zimta Demands Teachers Salaries In USD

THE Zimbabwe Teachers’ Association (ZIMTA) has urged the government to urgently look into its matter for consideration for USD payments before schools open. Zimta secretary-general Mr Tapson Nganunu Sibanda yesterday said the association

Hexco Results Out!

The National, Higher Education  Examination Council (Hexco) yesterday announced that the  higher and tertiary results are now out and ready for collection. Speaking on behalf of the council, the permanent secretary for Higher and tertiary

Junior Doctors Suspended For 14 Days

By Staff Reporter THE Health Services Board (HSB) has suspended 550 striking doctors and radiographers for defying Labour Court ruling directing them to end their now three-week long strike action over salaries. The doctors, who work in

Police Clear MDC Demonstration Tomorrow

MDC Spokesperson Mr Jacob Mafume announced that their demonstration slated for tomorrow  29 November  has been cleared off by the police and they will be present to give them protection against feared external forces. "We have received…

Chamisa To Testify Before Commission

MDC-Alliance president Mr Nelson Chamisa has made a major climbdown after he was forced to abandon conditions he had set to testify before the Commission of Inquiry into the August 1 Post-Election Violence that rocked central Harare and…

Man Stabbed Over WhatsApp Nudes

MVUMA - A man who was formerly employed as a general hand at Mvuma General Hospital  was hospitalised in Gweru last week after his wife allegedly stabbed him over nude pictures of a local bar lady in his phone. Kudakwashe Simbaneuta, who…

Chiwenga Fears For His Life

In a Facebook Live broadcast on Tuesday evening, Apostle Talent Chiwenga responded to Vice President Constantino Chiwenga’s warning fake prophets who hide behind the name of God to attack the national leadership and extort money from the…

D-Day for Pambuka, Maziwisa

Former Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation (ZBC) news anchor Oscar Pambuka and former Zanu-PF Highfield West National Assembly representative Psychology Maziwisa have filed an application for discharge at the close of the State case.  In…

Zanu PF demands answers from ED

ZANU PF officials are plotting to take President Emmerson Mnangagwa head-on in today’s central committee meeting regarding the country’s worsening economic situation which has left them under pressure from their constituents who want…

Khupe shocked

Opposition MDC-T leader Thokozani Khupe says she was shocked that women were seeking her assistance on various matters when they did not vote her in the July 30 presidential elections in which a victory would have placed her in a better…

No Hunger Threat Yet: Govt

DEPUTY Lands and Agriculture minister Vangelis Peter Haritatos has assured the nation that there were no threat of hunger despite wheat and soya beans shortages as the country had sufficient grain reserves. Haritatos told Parliament…

O-Level Exam Papers Clash

Ordinary Level Accounts, Economics and Business Studies candidates are today set to sit all the three papers after taking a break of only 20 minutes following a clash in the examination timetable. The Zimbabwe School Examinations Council…

LP Gas Shortage Looms Harare

Harare has been hit by a round of Liquefied Petroleum (LP) Gas shortages, this comes after the government's announcement of the 2% per dollar tax which has led to price hikes, panic buying and the unavailability of basic commodities in that…

Govt To Ban Use Of Jerry Cans

GOVERNMENT will withdraw licences for fuel service stations found promoting acts of hoarding and overcharging of petroleum products thereby creating artificial shortages, a Cabinet Minister has said. Energy and Power Development…

EU Throws ED Under The Bus

The European Union Observation Mission (EU EOM) has delivered it’s final report on the July 30 elections that saw Emmerson Mnangagwa narrowly winning the disputed Presidential elections in a fierce contest against MDCA leader Nelson…

I Have A Solution : Chamisa

MDC Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa has said he has the solutions to the country’s deepening economic crisis that has seen the shortages of fuel emerging and prices of commodities skyrocket since last week. Addressing mourners at the…

Nkosana Moyo Offers Advice To ED

Statement on Fiscal and Monetary Statements The population is trying to understand what happened on 1st. October. Should they be happy, unhappy or indifferent? As APA and in my own capacity, I have resisted from commenting to avoid the…

Govt To Trim Civil Service

Government says civil service is top heavy and needs to shed off excess employees as part of its restructuring exercise, Transitional Stabilisation Programme (TSP) report revealed. Finance and Economic Development Minister Professor…

Two Loaves Per Person Please!

Recently the Grain Millers Association of Zimbabwe (GMAZ) announced that bread production would go down by 50% and there is suspension of flour distribution to confectioneries until wheat imports improve. Bread supplies remain limited as…

Chamisa To Unseat Mnangagwa

OPPOSITION MDC Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa, who claims he has a legitimate claim to lead the country after rejecting a Constitutional Court (ConCourt) ruling that confirmed President Emmerson Mnangagwa as winner of the July 30…

Potts Drives Into Cholera Fight

THE recently crowned Miss World Zimbabwe queen, Hajirah Belinda Potts, has responded to the emergency cholera and typhoid outbreak in the country by choosing to focus on the waterborne diseases as part of her Beauty with a Purpose project…

Govt to appoint advisory board

 Government will appoint an international advisory board that will provide a platform for the adoption of best practices, assess and/or adopt emerging trends and explore innovations that advance President Mnangagwa’s Vision 2030, a…

Kirsty hits ground running

JUST days after she was sworn in, Youth, Sport, Arts and Recreation Minister Kirsty Coventry has wasted no time in getting down to business with the swimming legend meeting leaders of the country’s two biggest associations — ZIFA and…

Chidhakwa Pleads For Mercy

Former Mines and Mining Development Walter Chidhakwa, who was representing the Mugabe family, told Government officials and Zanu PF politburo members that the family is willing to make peace in respect of incidents which led to the ousting