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'Bomb' explodes at Chamisa rally

CCC interim organising secretary Amos Chibaya, who was on the podium when the grenade exploded, appealed to the crowd to remain calm.
By Nunurai Jena and Miriam Mangwaya Sep. 12, 2022

Tension ahead of central committee elections

Zanu PF national political commissar Mike Bimha recently issued a circular on set minimum qualifications for participation in the elections.
By Kenneth Nyangani and Nunurai Jena Sep. 19, 2022

Zanu PF bigwigs thrown under the bus

It appears only Mnangagwa and his deputies Constantino Chiwenga and Kembo Mohadi will not be contested.
By Nunurai Jena and Kenneth Nyangani Sep. 23, 2022

CUT student knocked down by haulage truck

Student Representative Council secretary of external affairs, information and publicity Regis Muzambi confirmed the accident. 
By Nunurai Jena Oct. 8, 2022

Chegutu mine collapse: Govt appeals for help

Twenty-one artisanal miners were rescued with four receiving treatment at Chegutu District Hospital following the disaster which struck on Friday.
By Nunurai Jena Oct. 2, 2023

Chegutu mine latest: Two more bodies retrieved

The  search for the other missing miners has been temporarily stopped after the mine underground became shaky.
By Nunurai Jena Oct. 7, 2023

Chombo seeks to return to Zanu PF

Zanu PF Mashonaland West provincial chairperson Mary Mliswa-Chikoka confirmed receiving a letter from Chombo seeking readmission.
By Nunurai Jena Oct. 15, 2023

‘20 000 Zimbos succumbed to Aids-related diseases last year’

World Aids Day commemorations were held under the theme Let Communities Lead and the guest of honour was First Lady Auxillia Mnangagwa.
By Nunurai Jena Dec. 2, 2023

Zanu PF snatches Chinhoyi ward from CCC

The opposition CCC is engulfed in trouble as self-proclaimed interim secretary-general Sengezo Tshabangu is recalling its MPs, senators and councillors.
By Nunurai Jena Dec. 4, 2023

Judge President bemoans shortage of judges

JUDGE President Justice Mary Zimba-Dube said “judges are burdened with heavy workloads” at most stations across the country.
By Nunurai Jena Jan. 9, 2024

Zim’s SDG goals off target

The situation has also been exacerbated by outbreaks of diseases such as cholera, amid a persistent COVID-19 threat.
By Nunurai Jena Jan. 23, 2024

Zanu PF gets two-thirds majority

Zanu PF has been craving for a super majority after it missed it in the August 23 and 24 2023 elections.
By Nunurai Jena and Stephen Chadenga and Nizbert Moyo Feb. 5, 2024

Boy (9) drowns in dip tank

Mashonaland West provincial veterinary director Thokizani Mswela confirmed the incident and identified the victim as Alois Muputisi.
By Nunurai Jena Feb. 5, 2024

Court nullifies Chinhoyi election results

This facilitated a by-election to be held next month although it is not clear if Muzanenhamo would be eligible to contest in the polls.
By Nunurai Jena Feb. 7, 2024

Feature: Politicians, dubious offer letters spur farm evictions

They were remanded in custody for two weeks after being arrested for occupying Gelyksvlei (Lazy Five) Farm in Karoi, Hurungwe district in Mashonaland West province.
By Sydney Kawadza and Nunurai Jena Feb. 13, 2024

Mines officials up for extortion

The duo allegedly extorted US$5 000.00 from an applicant for a mining certificate.
By Nunurai Jena Feb. 20, 2024

Employ from communities: Minister

Chombo said contractors would use a list of locals seeking jobs that would be submitted to her office by traditional leaders in the areas contractors will be working.
By Nunurai Jena Feb. 23, 2024

Mines officials denied bail

Magistrate Tshuma said the state has a strong case and the duo might abscond although Mudyawabikwa had told the court that she doesn’t have a passport.
By Nunurai Jena Feb. 23, 2024

Mapinga accident claims two police officers

“The police Mahindra vehicle was traveling towards Harare encroached into the lane of vehicles traveling from Harare causing the accident with the bus” explained the eyewitness
By Nunurai Jena Feb. 28, 2024

C’llors fume over US$7 allowance

A survey by NewsDay showed that, ZWL$113 000 is the stipulated rate for councillors across the country, hence the stampede for stipends at council functions by councillors.
By Nunurai Jena Mar. 4, 2024

Apostolic sects top GMC complaints list

She said the ZGC is opening five provincial offices in Bulawayo, Manicaland, Midlands, Masvingo and Mashonaland West.
By Nunurai Jena Mar. 4, 2024

Govt reviews councilors’ allowances

But most councilors interviewed rubbished the increases saying they were an ‘insult’ considering the amount of work that they do and the distances travelled in their respective wards.
By Nunurai Jena Mar. 4, 2024

Zanu PF demands better allowances for councillors

Local Government minster, Winston Chitando has since increased monthly allowances for councillors from ZWL$113 000 (US$7) to ZWL$1 358 255 (US$80).
By Harriet Chikandiwa and Nunurai Jena Mar. 7, 2024

Diplomatic etiquette thrown to the dogs as protocol team skips Russian national anthem

The diplomat later requested that the national anthem be sung at the end of the ceremony to make up for the gaffe.
By Nunurai Jena Mar. 21, 2024

ED’s team in diplomatic boob

This comes less than two weeks after the team was warned by President Mnangagwa for playing a “bad” version of Zimbabwe’s  national anthem at a function he was presiding over.
By Nunurai Jena Mar. 22, 2024

Chinhoyi councillors, mayor clash over town clerk suspension

 Some CCC councilors felt betrayed by their mayor.
By Nunurai Jena Mar. 24, 2024

Ministry targets 130k health workers by 2028

The government has rolled out a programme to fight cervical cancer in rural communities with assistance from WHO.
By Nunurai Jena Apr. 30, 2024

We cannot run a toilet: Chinhoyi cllrs

The toilet debate arose because of the use of chamber toilets by the public whenever they visit Town House for various reasons including paying rates.
By Nunurai Jena May. 27, 2024

Overfishing menace at Lake Kariba

Fishermen appealed to the government to relax laws that only allow fishermen to fish in areas 20 metres deep and 3 kilometres from the shore considering the dwindling water level.
By Nunurai Jena May. 29, 2024

Mutsvangwa booed as factionalism rocks Zanu PF

Mliswa-Chikoka played down what happened during the meeting saying Ziyambi excused himself as he was going for a hospital visit.
By Nunurai Jena Jun. 6, 2024