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Despite lockdown, ZERA still hikes fuel prices

Zimbabwe Energy Regulatory Authority has announced the new prices of fuel despite the lockdown restriction measures which forbids people from any unnecessary movements following the high rate of Covid-19 cases being recorded per day. According to the statement by ZERA, they stated that the price increase will be effective from today. New fuel prices “Operators may however, sell at prices ...

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MDC-A Duo Denied Bail

A Harare Magistrate has turned down a bail appeal by Movement for Democratic Change Alliance(MDC-A)’s legislator Joanna Mamombe and activist Cecilia Chimbiri. Magistrate Stanford Mambanje who presided over the appeal said it is useless to grant the duo bail since they continue to break the law while on bail. The group was arrested on Monday after throwing a demonstration and ...

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No Funding for Private Health Sector:Prof Ncube

Ministry of Finance and Economic Development, Professor Mthuli Ncube has announced that private sectors have reason to charge their patients because they have not received any Global fund support. In a joint press statement with the Ministry of Health and Child Care, Professor Ncube said all the Covid 19 test kits and funds were strictly directed to the public health ...

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Businessman Cecil Hondo Madondo Appears In Court For Fraud

Tudor House Consultants (PVT) Ltd Managing Director Cecil Hondo Madondo has appeared in court on allegations of duping Probadek Investments (PVT) Ltd of US$260 000 after misrepresenting that he had given the latter some mining rights.Madondo appeared before Harare magistrate Ngoni Nduna who remanded him in custody to tomorrow for bail application.The state alleges that on 15 October 2020, the ...

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President Mnangagwa is back in Office

President Emmerson Mnangagwa has officially returned to work from his month-long leave inorder to make far-reaching decisions on the Covid-19 vaccine and its roll-out plan amongst other things. In a statement, the President assured the nation that no resource will be spared in tackling the Covid-19, a global pandemic that has forced governments across the globe, including Zimbabwe, to impose ...

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Land baron Mabamba arrested

Chitungwiza land baron Dr Fredrick Mabamba has been arrested by the anti-corruption hawks on allegations related to illegal parcelling out of residential stands all over Chitungwiza. Results of illegal parcelling of residential stands Mabamba was the member of United Westand Housing Cooperative Police sources states that Mabamba was seized at his Town Centre offices following a witch-hunt visit by a ...

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$86 million released for victims of cyclone Idai

Government has released $86 million to assist in the construction of 70 more houses for people who were displaced by Cyclone Idai in Chimanimani. This brings the number of houses being constructed at Westend Farm in Bumba to 125 with the initial 55 houses already at various stages of construction. Public Works Department Provincial Head Mr Tendai Chiwanza said the ...

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Zim hires more Nurses and Doctors

Government has hired 849 unemployed qualified nurses who were listed with the Health Services Board along with available doctors and environmental health technicians to boost the Covid-19 teams and other medical services. All qualified nurses who were not listed have been invited to apply to the Health Services Board so that they can be taken into service too. Furthermore, nurse ...

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Lumumba Duped US$180k

Businessman Acie Lumumba’s fuel business lost a massive US$180,000 following an elaborate fraud by two of his employees. The businessman, real name William Gerald Lumumba Mutumanje, runs Platinum Fuels which supplies fuel to other fuel dealers and service stations around Zimbabwe. The company is reported to have lost the money and fuel worth almost US$200,000 to two of its employees: ...

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ZRP cop mistakenly poisons self

A Zimbabwe Republic Police(ZRP) Constable has died after mistakenly consuming a lethal pesticide instead of alcohol. Godfrey Machongwe(41) who was a Mashonaland Central based Constable residing at Parmameats Farm,Concession passed away after drinking Lambda herbicide, mistaking it for his 200 millilitres of Saint Canes spirit he had bought earlier. Machongwe’s wife, Setty Ndeketeya(45) confirmed her late husband’s passing saying he ...

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