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Grandmother arrested over drugs

A 60 year old grandmother from Mount Dawrin has been convicted for five years over possession of an illegal drug mbanje at Chikurubi Maximum In an interview Rapisai Mashoma said she was in possession of mbanje in her house where she was selling drugs so as to raise school fees for her last born child in form one. Mashoma said ...

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Prisca Mupfumira finally granted bail

Former Tourism and Hospitality Minister Prisca Mupfumira has granted ZWL$5 000 bail by the High Court. Mupfumira is facing corruption charges involving US$95 million, she spent two months in jail after being denied bail for many times. High Court Judge Justice Amy Tsanga ordered Mupfumira to surrender her passport and other traveling documents. Tsanga also ordered Mupfumira to report twice ...

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ZUPCO fare up

Government through Ministry of Information,Publicity and Broadcasting Services has announced that it will be increasing bus fare standards of the Zimbabwe United Passenger Company (ZUPCO) buses with effect from 01 October 2019. The Ministry of Information, Publicity and Broadcasting Services said, “From the 1st of October 2019 the ZUPCO bus standard fare will rise from ZWL$0.50 to ZWL$1.00,”  Government only ...

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Mugabe to be buried in Zvimba: Hwende applauds the family

Movement for Democratic Change (MDC-A) Secretary General Chalton Hwende has applauded Mugabe family for following the former late President Robert Mugabe’s wish to be buried in Zvimba. In a statement, Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Information, Publicity and Broadcasting Services Nick Mangwana announced that the remains of the founding father will be laid to rest in his Zvimba rural ...

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UPDATE:Businessman who accidentally shoots himself

A kadoma based businessman James Marshall Machakaire aged 40 who accidentally shot himself on his left leg with a loaded gun while having lunch at a food court in Chinhoyi on Tuesday, is allegedly to be in a stable condition and currently admitted at Chinhoyi Hospital. The gun is said to be a registered firearm.The firearm together with the certificate ...

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Evangelical Lutheran Church sues former pastor over training expenses

The Evangelical Lutheran Church in Zimbabwe has petitioned the High court seeking an order to compel one of its former pastors to pay back US$15 040 which the religious institution incurred whilst training her to be a pastor. According to court papers, the religious institution accuses Reverend Linah Simimba Ndlovu of abandoning her station of employment after three years instead ...

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World snub African leaders: UNGA 74 addresses

Most African leaders addressed an empty gallery at the 74th United Nations General Assembly held in New York. Amongst the African Presidents, President Emmerson Mnngagwa also addressed empty chairs. Pictures of African Presidents which include Morocco,Zambia,Guinea among others are shocking social media users especially Zimbabweans . In comparison to the former late President Robert Mugabe Zimbabweans are saying Mnangagwa was ...

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Roman Catholic nun killer acquitted

A Mutoko man who murdered a 49-year-old Catholic nun and Hartmann House school teacher while praying at the Holy Cross in Mutoko before dumping her body in a nearby dam has been freed after the High court ruled that the accused was mentally unstable when he committed the crime two years ago. Enock Potani(22) of Chouriri Village under Chief Mutoko ...

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Mnangagwa claims he made remarkable progress since 2017

In contrary to the acute deterioration of services and amenities in Zimbabwe, President Emmerson Mnangagwa has claimed that he made notable achievements in the country since November 2017 to date. Addressing delegates at the 74th United Nations (UN) General Assembly in New York Mnangagwa applauded himself that he managed to stabilize macro-and fiscal economy.This is despite the spiraling exchange rate ...

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RBZ says ED’s ally accounts remain frozen

The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) has dismissed reports that went viral on both traditional and social media that it had unfrozen the four accounts it had frozen. The central bank ordered all banks last week to suspend the accounts belonging to one of President Mnangagwa closest ally, namely Sakunda Holdings owned by Kudakwashe Tagwirei, Croco Motors, Access Finance and ...

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