Crime & Courts

Death Toll From Bulawayo Explosion Rises To Two

The people are reported to have died from Saturday’s explosion at White City Stadium in Bulawayo. The two succumbed to injuries sustained when an as yet unidentified projectile exploded at a Zanu-PF rally which had been addressed by President Emmerson Mnangagwa. The two victims died at Mpilo Central hospital where they were admitted on Saturday. […]
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Politics

Mahiya Complains Of Selective Application Of Laws In Zanu-PF After Defeat By Mnangagwa’s Nephew

War veterans spokesperson Douglas Mahiya who lost the Zanu-PF Primary Election for Harare South twice to President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s nephew Tongai (pictured), has accused the Zanu-PF elections committee of selective application of rules. In an interview with The Standard, Mahiya said I think the committee that ran the primary elections did a shoddy job. People […]
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Crime & Courts

Bulawayo Explosion Victim Dies In Hospital

One of the people who was injured at White City Stadium when an explosion occured at a rally addressed by President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Saturday has died. The deceased died in the early hours Monday morning and  his identity will be revealed when the authorities are done notifying his next of kin. This was revealed […]
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Crime & Courts

Chiyangwa’s Nephew Arrested Again For Card Cloning

Phillip Chiyangwa’s nephew Mike Harris Chiyangwa was remanded in custody by Harare Magistrate Rumbidzai Mugwagwa after being arrested for the third time on allegations of cloning people’s bank cards. Mike, who is the son Chiyangwa’s late brother Jimmy “Jimalo” Chiyangwa is facing multiple counts of fraud and unauthorised possession of debit cards. He was remanded […]
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Business

Zimbabwe To Have Its Own Stable Currency Backed By Gold: Mangwana

Zanu-PF’s Representative in the United Kingdom and Europe, and avowed supporter of President Emmerson Mnangagwa, Nick Mangwana has confirmed that Zanu-PF is working on introducing a local currency backed by gold. This follows similar pronouncements made by President Emmerson Mnangagwa and Deputy Minister of Finance and Economic Planning Terrence Mukupe in recent weeks. Writing on […]
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Politics

You Are Playing With Fire: Shiri Warns People Behind Bulawayo Explosion

Minister of Agriculture, Lands and Resettlement, Air Chief Marshal (retired) Perrance Shiri has warned the people who were behind the explosion which took place on Saturday that they are playing with fire. The explosion which injured at least 49 people took place after President Emmerson Mnangagwa had finished addressing a rally. Addressing a campaign rally […]
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Politics

MDC Alliance To Take Zinwa Boss To Court Over Candidature

MDC Alliance principal Tendai Biti told supporters in Mutasa Central constituency that they will to file an urgent court application at the High Court today (Monday) against Zimbabwe National Water Authority (Zinwa) chief executive officer Jefta Sakupwanya to cancel his candidature for Mutare Central Parliamentary seat. Biti said Sakupwanya’s candidature is unconstitutional as he was […]
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Politics

Mnangagwa Rally Explosion Bid By Zanu-PF To Tarnish Matebeleland Province: ZAPU

In an interview with NewZimbabwe.com, Zapu spokesperson Ipithule Maphosa said the explosion which rocked White City Stadium in Bulawayo on Saturday during President Mnangagwa’s rally is an act of terrorism by Zanu-PF meant to tarnish Matebeleland province. Maphosa said the explosion on Saturday was a ploy by Zanu-PF to portray the people of Matebeleland as violent and rebellious. […]
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General

4 Die In Accident As Toyota Wish Collides Head-On With Eagleliner Bus

Speaking to The Herald, Chief police spokesperson Senior Assistant Commissioner Charity Charamba confirmed that 4 people died yesterday after a Toyota Wish they were travelling collided head-on with an Eagleliner bus along the Harare-Masvingo highway.  She said the driver of the Toyota Wish lost control of his vehicle and in a bid to regain control, ended up […]
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Entertainment

Zanu-PF MP Fani Phiri’s Son Nastro Records Song “Unity” For Mnangagwa After Rally Explosion (Download)

Zanu-PF Kadoma Central legislator Fani Phiri’s son, Norman, collaborated with Mashonaland West provincial Youth League committee member Gift Masikini and Kadoma-based artiste Naison Mandizvidza “Nai Zee” to record a song for President Mnangagwa following a bomb explosion soon after a campaign rally at White Stadium in Bulawayo on Saturday. In an interview with The Herald […]
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Politics

Zanu-PF Footing Mnangagwa Rally Explosion Victims’ Medical Bills

Zanu-PF Bulawayo provincial secretary for finance, Mlungisi Moyo told The Chronicle the party was footing the victims’ medical bills. Said Moyo: We visited our comrades at the hospitals where they are admitted to check their conditions and most of them are in a stable condition. As the finance department we are paying the medical bills […]
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General

Vice-President Kembo Mohadi’s Aide, ZBC Cameraperson Speak On Mnangagwa Rally Explosion From Hospital

In an interview with The Chronicle from Mpilo Central Hospital where he is admitted, Vice President Kembo Mohadi’s aide Mr Cuthbert Makondo (39), recalled the bomb explosion that rocked White City Stadium on Saturday soon after President Emmerson Mnangagwa addressed a Zanu-PF campaign rally. Makondo sustained a fracture on his right shoulder and deep wound. Said Makondo: My […]
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2018 Elections

EU Deploys 44 Long Term Observers

European Union Election Observation Mission (EU EOM) to Zimbabwe deployed 44 long-term observers throughout the country ahead of the harmonised elections on July 30. High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the European Commission Mrs Federica Mogherini also appointed Mr Elmar Brok, member of the European Parliament as chief observer of […]
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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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