General

Mine worker’s body retrieved 4 days after mine collapse

Brian Mathe’s (23) body was retrieved yesterday after he was buried alive last Friday when a mine shaft caved on him and his colleague Thembani Ncube (17) at Crocodile Farm in Esigodini, Matabeleland South. Ncube’s body was retrieved on Saturday but Mathe’s body remained trapped as those searching for his body failed to locate it resulting in the […]
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Zimra intercepts 4 trucks carrying smuggled goods and 21 border jumpers

On Saturday, Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (Zimra) intercepted four haulage trucks belonging to Blue Star carrying a variety of smuggled goods and 21 border jumpers. The trucks were travelling from South Africa via Beitbridge Border Post and had been declared to be empty. A Zimra source who spoke to The Herald on condition of anonymity said: An alert […]
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Politics

Midlands Province to host Mugabe’s next rally

Zanu-PF Youth League secretary Kudzanayi Chipanga said that Midlands Province will host President Robert Mugabe’s next Youth Interface Rally with the date set to be revealed on Saturday 19 August, when the host province holds an inter-district meeting in Gweru. Said Chipanga: There will be a Zanu-PF inter-district meeting on August 19, which will be held […]
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Politics

Name Tokwe-Mukosi Dam after President Mugabe for it to have meaning

Speaking during a tour of the dam by the Zimbabwe Tourism Authority (ZTA) recently, former Secretary for Tourism and Hospitality Industry Dr Sylvester Maunganidze said that Tokwe-Mukosi Dam should be named after President Robert Mugabe “for it to have meaning.” Said Maunganidze: he media has a role to market the monumental structure in the mould of […]
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Sports

Barbourfields faces closure, Luveve stadium already shutdown

Barbourfields Stadium might be closed for minor renovations for next month’s Cosafa Women’s Championship while Luveve Stadium has already been closed. The temporary closure of the two major venues will leave White City Stadium which was condemned by a Cosafa delegation led by secretary-general Sue Destombes, as the only available venue for Highlanders, How Mine, Bantu […]
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Crime & Courts

Police launch manhunt for 3 business-people accused of externalising more than $7,3 million to Botswana

National police spokesperson Chief Superintendent Paul Nyathi said that they have launched a manhunt for Delny Deanna Ashley (41), Farid Shahadat (45) and Ryan Gregory Joseph (29), who are accused of externalising more than $7,3 million to Botswana this year. According to Nyathi, the three were wanted for contravening Section 8(1) paragraph (b) of the Money Laundering and […]
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General

Robert Mugabe arrives in South Africa

President Robert Mugabe is in South Africa where he is expected to attend the 37th Sadc Heads of State and Government Summit which runs from August 19 to 20. He arrived in Pretoria last night. In his absence, Vice President Phelekezela Mphoko will be the acting president. The summit will be preceded by a Double Troika […]
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Donation of 2 000 wild animals was approved by Cabinet

Zimbabwe Parks and Wildlife Management Authority (Zimparks) spokesperson Mr Tinashe Farawo said that the donation of 2 000 wild animals to Mozambique was approved by Cabinet in April. He said that the donation was done under the Great Limpopo Trans Frontier Conservation Area (GLTFCA) which involves Zimbabwe, South Africa and Mozambique. Farawo said that under the […]
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General

11 injured as unlicensed driver attempts to evade roadblock

11 people were injured on Monday after an unlicensed BMW driver who was allegedly trying to escape from a police roadblock made a sudden U-turn and crashed into a truck they were travelling in along the Bulawayo-Harare Road near One Infantry Brigade. The truck was travelling to Shangani in Matabeleland South and the BMW was travelling in the […]
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Mushohwe explains what doctors think happened to Mnangagwa in Gwanda

Addressing journalists Information Minister, Christopher Mushohwe revealed that doctors who are attending to Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa said that they believed he ate stale food which in turn caused him to vomit. He denied that Mnangagwa ate some ice cream as has been reported by other publications. Said Mushohwe: What the doctors think happened is […]
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Politics

Mnangagwa is recovering well says Mushohwe, dismisses reports he was poisoned

Addressing journalists, Information Minister Christopher Mushohwe said that Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa is recovering well in South Africa where he is seeking medical treatment. He also dismissed reports that Mnangagwa was poisoned during a Zanu-PF Youth Interface Rally held in Gwanda on Saturday 13 August. Mushohwe said government is getting daily updates on Mnangagwa’s health and […]
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Sports

CAPS United moves out of relegation zone after beating FC Platinum

CAPS United have moved out of the relegation zone after beating FC Platinum 2-1 in a rescheduled Castle Lager Premiership fixture played at Rufaro Stadium this afternoon. FC Platinum took the lead in the 5th minute through Charles Sibanda. Dominic Chungwa headed Hardlife Zvirekwi’s corner to level the scores in the 20th minute. Stephen Makatuka put Makepekep in front […]
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Politics

Shuvai Mahofa declared National Heroine, to be buried at Heroes Acre

Shuvai Mahofa, the former Minister of State for Masvingo Provincial Affairs has been declared a National Heroine and will be buried at the National Heroes Acre. Mahofa died on the 14th of August after complaining of failing to breathe properly. She was 76. Mahofa was a member of Zanu-PF’s politburo and served as the senator […]
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