Vincent Mungofa

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‘Worst run and unfair’: Zim poll angers rights defenders

He pulled out of the presidential race last week, describing the whole process as a “farce”.
By Vincent Mungofa and Tanyaradzwa Kapuru Aug. 18, 2023

Zanu PF faces litmus test over land barons promise

However, state land sales are likely to trigger a wave of demolitions.
By Tanyaradzwa Kapuru and Vincent Mungofa Aug. 18, 2023

‘Disputed’ polls dent re-engagement plan

 Logistical gridlocks in opposition urban strongholds were also cited by the Mumba-led mission for spoiling Zimbabwe’s polls.
By Vincent Mungofa and Tinashe Kairiza Sep. 8, 2023

New mayor lays out vision for scandal-ridden Harare

The tightly-contested  polls were slammed by the international community.
By Vincent Mungofa and Tanyaradzwa Kapuru Sep. 15, 2023

Cabinet nepotism fractures Zanu PF

But those fighting in Mnangagwa’s corner argued that such appointments were common.
By Vincent Mungofa and Tanyaradzwa Kapuru Sep. 22, 2023

Beta Holdings’ 180m bricks a year plant set for November

“The current macroeconomic and liquidity challenges have not spared the company,” Beta told the Zimbabwe Independent this week.
By Vincent Mungofa Sep. 22, 2023

Election deadlock jeopardises Mnangagwa re-engagement plan

Mnangagwa polled 52,6% of the vote on August 23, while his closest rival Nelson Chamisa garnered 44%.
By Tinashe Kairiza and Vincent Mungofa Sep. 29, 2023

Cotton cartels prey on Cottco growers

According to Munyaradzi Chikasha, chief operating officer at Cottco, some farmers have been attracted to the cash, and are engaging in  side-marketing.
By Vincent Mungofa and Julia Ndlela Oct. 13, 2023

Machakaire to lead fight against drug abuse

He said his ministry would tackle the problem with the ministries of Health and Child Care as well as Public Service Labour and Social Welfare.
By Vincent Mungofa Oct. 17, 2023

FCB scours offshore markets to bolster frail Zim economy

The survey and awards ceremony is held annually by the Independent in partnership with FCB.
By Vincent Mungofa Oct. 20, 2023

Ncube on cliff edge as hospitals crumble

Ncube is expected to present the 2024 budget later this month.
By Tanyaradzwa Kapuru and Vincent Mungofa Nov. 3, 2023

Govt suppliers fleece millions

The revelations are part of a report by the Auditor-General on Appropriation Accounts and Fund Accounts in Arrears as at December 31, 2021.
By Tanyaradzwa Kapuru and Vincent Mungofa Nov. 3, 2023

FEATURE: Commuters bear brunt of transport crisis

Transport challenges have been a thorn in the flesh during this period, as the police cracks down on illegal vehicles and unregulated public transport operators.
By Vincent Mungofa and Tanyaradzwa Kapuru Nov. 10, 2023

Govt moves to curb immigration crisis

The government has since issued a directive requiring foreign nationals to obtain proper documentation in order to conduct business operations. 
By Vincent Mungofa and Gamuchirai Nyamuziwa Nov. 10, 2023

Tshabangu followed due process: CBZ boss

According to the CBZ website, a corporate account requires a copy of memorandum and articles of association, certificate of incorporation, directors’ valid ID, among others.
By Vincent Mungofa Nov. 17, 2023

TelOne learning centre to offer degrees

She said the restructuring and clean-up exercise in preparation for the attainment of university status was expected to start in 2024.
By Vincent Mungofa Nov. 28, 2023

Zimplats hands over classroom blocks, ablution facilities

These include St Michaels, David Guzuzu, Rutara Primary, Saruwe Primary, Marshal Hartley, Saruwe Secondary, Wanganui Primary and Wanganui Secondary.
By Vincent Mungofa Nov. 29, 2023

Govt caught napping as El Niño impact starts showing

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration recently confirmed a strong El Niño, potentially leading to drought conditions in Zimbabwe.
By Melody Chikono and Vincent Mungofa Dec. 1, 2023

Govt targets agricultural land barons

His ministry is the only government arm authorised to issue tenure documents on agricultural land as it administers relevant Acts assigned to it by the President.
By Vincent Mungofa Dec. 1, 2023

Smuggled Zim children: SA hails alert security

All passengers on the 42 buses were sent back to Zimbabwe including the children.
By Tanyaradzwa Kapuru and Vincent Mungofa Dec. 5, 2023

Govt caught napping on social service delivery

The Treasury extended a 6,3% (ZW$10 trillion) budgetary vote towards infrastructure for 2024.
By Vincent Mungofa and Tinashe Kairiza Dec. 8, 2023

Council targets illegal food vendors as it fights cholera

It stated that more than 9 000 suspected cases and 160 suspected cholera deaths have been recorded since February with cases being reported in 46 districts in all 10 provinces.
By Vincent Mungofa and Blessed Ndlovu Dec. 12, 2023

ED leads nation in prayer

On the political and governance front, Mnangagwa said the prevailing peaceful and tranquil environment in communities was an inspiring answer to prayers.
By Vincent Mungofa and Tanyaradzwa Kapuru Dec. 14, 2023

Flood-affected residents reject relocation plan

Another resident, Sylvia Mugona also said authorities must develop, rather than force them out of Budiriro.
By Tanyaradzwa Kapuru and Vincent Mungofa Jan. 5, 2024

Armed robbers raid Lomagundi College

Nyathi said unknown suspects pounced at George Silundika High School in Bulawayo on Saturday last week and stole US$17 280 cash which was in a cash box.
By Vincent Mungofa Jan. 11, 2024

Retail workers bemoan taxation, low salaries

“So that is the concern, the minimum wage should be raised and the tax bracket should also be raised. The minimum wage should not even be taxed.”  
By Vincent Mungofa and Blessed Ndlovu Jan. 16, 2024

Shortage of technicians hinder installation of cancer machines

A crumbling health delivery system has seen the country struggle to contain increases in the number of people affected.
By Vincent Mungofa Jan. 19, 2024

Cholera, COVID-19 stalk Zim, Sadc

ZIMBABWE and its neighbours are facing an overwhelming cholera outbreak amid a surge in COVID-19 cases since the onset of the rain season.
By Vincent Mungofa Jan. 23, 2024

‘Private sector stabilising heath sector’

The country’s health sector has endured years of underfunding and a debilitating brain drain amid a crippling shortage of basic medicines and drugs at public hospitals.
By Vincent Mungofa Jan. 24, 2024

Cuban VP expected in Zimbabwe

Cuban vice president Salvador Valdes Mesa is expected to jet into Harare on Thursday for a three-day official visit as Zimbabwe and Cuba seek to cement the relations between the two countries.
By Vincent Mungofa Jan. 24, 2024