2018 Elections

Scared Presidential Candidates Will Be Given Security, Nothing Will Stop Elections: Chiwenga

Addressing Zanu-PF supporters at Chibuku Stadium in Chitungwiza, Vice President Constantino Chiwenga said Government will provide security to all Presidential candidates in the forthcoming elections who felt that they are in danger. He said the person responsible for the bomb attack on President Mnangagwa soon after he addressed a Zanu-PF rally, will be arrested. Said Chiwenga: Before […]
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Politics

AU, SADC Condemn Mnangagwa Bomb Attack

In separate statements, the African Union (AU) and Sadc yesterday condemned the assassination attempt on President Emmerson Mnangagwa soon after addressing a Zanu-PF rally at White City Stadium in Bulawayo on Saturday. In a statement Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Mr Moussa Faki Mahamat said: [he] strongly condemns the cowardly bomb attack that took place yesterday […]
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Crime & Courts

Murder Suspect Arrested Whilst Making False Robbery Report Against His Accomplices

Desire Mangena (22) was arrested for murder at Gokwe Police Station where he had gone to make a false robbery report against his two alleged accomplices only identified as Timothy alias Terrence and Dion. Speaking to The Chronicle, Acting Midlands province police spokesperson Assistant Inspector Ethel Mukwende confirmed Mangena’s arrest in connection with the killing of a man on […]
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Politics

Attempt To Assassinate Mnangagwa “Primitive, Satanic And Heinous”: Zanu-PF

In a statement released on Sunday, Zanu-PF secretary for Information and Publicity Simon Khaya Moyo denounced an attempt on President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s life at White City Stadium in Bulawayo on Saturday is a primitive and satanic terrorist act. He said the attack would not prevent the ruling party from continuing with uplifting people’s livelihoods. Said Khaya […]
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Politics

Hypocrites, You Turned A Blind Eye When People Were Killed During November Coup: NPF Spokesperson

National Patriotic Front (NPF) spokesperson Jealousy Mawarire has accused Zimbabweans of hypocrisy. Mawarire said that the people condemning the explosion at President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s Bulawayo rally where strangely quiet when other people were attacked and killed during the November 2017 military coup which resulted in the fall of Robert Mugabe. In a series of tweets, […]
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Sports

Chiyangwa To Seek Re-election As Zifa President

  ZIFA president Phillip Chiyangwa and his deputy Omega Sibanda who running for parliamentary seats under Zanu-PF have indicated that they will are seeking re-election for their current positions. Their allies have also backed them. Mashonaland West Zifa chairperson Derick Matapure said, One of the reasons I am going to seek re-election is because we […]
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E-Commerce

Govt Providing Funding For Content Creation, Paying Actors Of Local Productions Directly

The government through the Zimbabwe Digital Broadcasting (ZimDigital) migration project is providing funding for local content producers such as filmmakers. The government is disbursing funds directly to the cast members to prevent misappropriation of funds. Overseer of the ZimDigital programme and Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe (BAZ) chief executive officer, Mr Obert Muganyuri said, This method […]
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Politics

“Armageddon Is Coming For Them” – Mnangagwa Warns Land Barons

President Emmerson Mnangagwa has warned land barons that the day of reckoning is coming for them. Mnangagwa who criticised urban councils said that he knows who the land barons are after receiving an interim report. Addressing a rally at White City Stadium in Bulawayo, Mnangagwa said, I am disappointed by urban councils. Most urban councils […]
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Politics

State Of Emergency Will Not Be Declared, Elections Will Not Be Postponed: George Charamba

President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s spokesperson George Charamba has declared that the government is not going to declare a state of emergency or postpone elections. This comes after an explosion rocked President Mnangagwa’s rally at White City Stadium in Bulawayo on Saturday. 41 people were injured in the explosion and so far there have been no fatalities.  Speaking […]
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Politics

Mnangagwa Was Warned Of Assassination Plot On Twitter

President Emmerson Mnangagwa was warned of a plot to assassinate him by a Twitter user Monomutapa. The tweet surfaced after an explosion went off at Bulawayo’s White City Stadium where Mnangwagwa was holding a political rally. The president and his deputy, retired General Constantino Chiwenga were not injured in the explosion although several senior government officials including […]
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Politics

Democratic Alliance, Kenya Speak On Explosion At Mnangagwa Rally

Democratic Alliance leader Mmusi Maimane and Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta have spoken on the explosion that took place during President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s rally. Writing on Twitter, Kenyatta sent a message of goodwill to Mnangagwa and the people of Zimbabwe adding that politics should not be solved by violence. Said Kenyatta: As a long standing friend […]
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Politics

Nelson Chamisa Speaks On “Terrible Events At White City Stadium” After Explosion At Mnangagwa Rally

MDC Alliance and presidential candidate Nelson Chamisa has condemned all forms of violence in politics after an explosion went off at Bulawayo’s White City Stadium where president Emmerson Mnangwagwa was holding a political rally. The president and his deputy, retired General Constantino Chiwenga were not injured in the explosion although several senior government officials including […]
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Politics

Video: Footage of The Explosion At Mnangagwa Bulawayo Rally, 41 Injured, No Fatalities [UPDATED]

There was an explosion at a Zanu-PF rally in Bulawayo which was being addressed by President Emmerson Mnangagwa. The President and Vice-president, retired General Constantino Chiwenga are reported to be safe and have been secured at Bulawayo State House. However, Vice President Kembo Mohadi, Zanu-PF national political commissar retired Lieutenant -General Engelbert Rugeje, Minister of […]
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Politics

Explosion At Mnangagwa Bulawayo Rally

There was an explosion at White City Stadium in Bulawayo during a rally by Zanu-PF. Speaking to The Herald, Mnangagwa’s spokesperson said President Mnangagwa is unhurt and has been successfully evacuated. Said Charamba: President Mnangagwa has not been injured and is at Bulawayo State House. Investigations are underway and more details will be given to […]
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Crime & Courts

Godfrey Chidyausiku’s Widow Takes Judicial Service Commission (JSC) To Court Over Terminal Benefits

The late Chief Justice Godfrey Chidyausiku’s wife Farai, has petitioned the High Court seeking an order compelling the Judicial Service Commission (JSC) to facilitate payment of her husband’s terminal benefits and pension contributions by the government. Farai said she has not received terminal benefits and pension contributions 12 months after Chidyausiku’s death. She cites the JSC, Pension […]
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Politics

ZEC Exposed For Lying Chigumba Photo Wearing Mnangagwa Scarf Is Fake

Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) commissioner Dr Qhubani Moyo has been exposed for lying about a photograph of Justice Priscilla Chigumba wearing a scarf that has become synonymous with President Emmerson Mnangagwa. Moyo is quoted by the State owned Chronicle saying the image is fake and meant to create an impression that Zec is partisan to some political parties. […]
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Politics

War Veterans Building $500 000 Complex In Sanyati

 Construction of the $500 000 Zimbabwe National Liberation War Veterans Association complex in Sanyati has begun. The complex being constructed as part of initiatives by war veterans will incorporate the Herbert Chitepo School of Ideology, which trains Zanu-PF members on the party’s ideals. Bulldozers are already clearing the site while construction is already underway, with the […]
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Business

Zinara Ceo Nancy Masiyiwa-Chamisa Suspended

Zimbabwe National Roads Administration (Zinara) fired chief executive officer Nancy Masiyiwa-Chamisa on Thursday amid reports that she had clashed with Transport minister Joram Gumbo, who is accused of protecting a group of senior managers who are set to lose their jobs for various offences. When contacted for comment by NewsDay, Board chairperson Wilfred Ramwi refused to comment […]
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Politics

No One From Matabeleland South Was Involved In Poisoning Me: Mnangagwa

Addressing Zanu-PF supporters at Phelandaba Stadium in Gwanda, President Mnangagwa recounted the day he was poisoned while attending a Zanu-PF rally in Gwanda last August. He said no one from Matabeleland South was involved in poisoning him. Said Mnangagwa: I want to refer to what happened in August. I was seated where Mai (Mary) Chiwenga was seated […]
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Education

Mnangagwa To Meet Teachers Ahead Of Elections

Ministry of Primary and Secondary Education permanent secretary Dr Silvia Utete-Masango said they have organised a meeting between teachers and President Emmerson Mnangagwa to discuss conditions of service and challenges facing the education sector. The meeting has been scheduled for July 18 in Harare. Utete-Masango made the announcement while officially closing the National Association of Secondary […]
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Crime & Courts

Simon Khaya Moyo Sues Motorist For $35 000

Energy and Power Development Minister Simon Khaya Moyo through the Civil Division in the Attorney-General’s Office is suing Stanley Bareto for more than $35 000 for causing a road traffic accident which resulted in damages to a car belonging to his Ministry. In summons filed at the Bulawayo High Court, Khaya Moyo accuses Bareto of reckless and […]
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Crime & Courts

Mpofu Taken To Court By Immigration Officers Suspended For Receiving Bribes From Foreigners

Minister of Home Affairs and Culture Obert Mpofu has been taken to court by eight immigration officers who were suspended for allegedly receiving bribes from foreigners to alter visas. The immigration officers filed an application at Bulawayo High Court challenging their suspension and pending disciplinary hearings. They want an order nullifying their suspensions and directing Mpofu […]
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Business

Old Mutual Shares Now Trade-able By Non-Indigenous Investors On Finsec

The Financial Securities Exchange (Private) Limited (FINSEC) has announced that Old Mutual Zimbabwe shares can now be bought and sold by non-indigenous investors after all restrictions were removed. In a statement, FINSEC said Financial Securities Exchange (Private) Limited (FINSEC) would like to advise all capital market participants, the investing public and other stakeholders that Old […]
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Politics

Elections Not About Choosing President, They Are About Confirming Mnangagwa: George Charamba

President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s spokesperson George Charamba has said that the July 30 elections are about confirming Mnangagwa as president and not about choosing him. Writing in the state-owned Herald newspaper, Charamba says, The impending July 30 polls will be about confirming ED Mnangagwa for Presidency, not choosing him for the same. A ballot-mediated pronouncement and […]
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Sports

Khama Billiat Joins Kaizer Chiefs, Turns Down Zamalek

South Africa football giants Kaizer Chiefs have announced that they have signed Zimbabwe international forward Khama Billiat.  Billiat, 27, will move to Kaizer Chiefs for free as his contract with rival South African club Mamelodi Sundowns is expiring at the end of this month. He has refused to extend his contract. Billiat signed a three-year […]
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Politics

Three Robbers Get Death Sentences For Killing White Commercial Farmers

High Court judge Justice Tawanda Chitapi sentenced three armed robbers to death for killing four white commercial farmers. The three Kiribon Jirimadenga, Richard John and Doesmatter Vhore were convicted of murder with actual intent after they targetted the Mashonaland Central farmers in 2011. The state managed to prove that in 2011, the trio conspired to […]
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2018 Elections

It Is As Good As We Don’t Have The Voters’ Roll: Opposition Slams Incomplete Voters’ Roll

Image Credit: Privilege Musvanhiri (@Musvanhiri)   Opposition parties have condemned the voters’ roll which was released by the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) after the electoral body admitted that the roll is not yet complete. The opposition also said that the roll is missing critical data such as photographs. Coalition of Democrats presidential candidate Elton Mangoma […]
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