Crime & Courts

Makandiwa’s Accusers Plead For Out Of Court Settlement In Fraud Case

Blessing and Upenyu Mashangwa, the Harare couple which filed a lawsuit against United Family International Church (UFIC) leader Emmanuel Makandiwa, over “false prophecies” is pleading for an out of court settlement in a separate fraud case. The Mashangwas are claiming that Makandiwa made a false prophecy saying that their debt would be cancelled which resulted […]
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Politics

How UZ Boss Levi Nyagura Helped Grace Mugabe Get A PhD

The court heard that University of Zimbabwe (UZ) Vice Chancellor Levi Nyagura accepted Grace Mugabe’s application to study for a PhD without the knowledge of the UZ’s sociology department. In 2011 Nyagura allegedly approved Grace’s application without the knowledge and recommendations of the departmental board and faculty of higher degrees committee which is a violation […]
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Religion

Tsvangirai’s Ex-Wife Locardia Speaks On His Death

Morgan Tsvangirai’s ex-wife Locadia Karimatsenga told the Daily News that is deeply hurt by the death of the MDC-T leader. Locardia who is now an apostle at the Nation of Glory Ministries in South Africa, was briefly married to Tsvangirai before their relationship ended in 2012. Said Locardia: I am deeply hurt by Morgan’s death. I offer […]
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Politics

Morgan Tsvangirai’s Burial Now Moved To Tuesday

The burial of former Prime Minister and veteran opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai has been moved to Tuesday. The family had initially said that it was highly likely that the burial was going to take place on Monday. However, they have since confirmed that the burial is now taking place on Tuesday in Tsvangirai’s rural home […]
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General

Doctors Slam Nurse For Leaking Tsvangirai’s Picture

The Zimbabwe Medical Association (ZiMA) has criticised a nurse who published a picture of the late MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai in hospital. Tsvangirai was admitted at Johannesburg’s Wits Gordon Hospital where he was receiving treatment for colon cancer. ZiMa said that it will register a complaint with the institution with the nurse’s behavior which they described […]
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Politics

MDC-T Criticises Chiwenga, Praises Sibanda

Addressing mourners at the late MDC-T leader, Morgan Tsvangirai’s Highlands home, MDC-T deputy chairperson, Morgan Komichi yesterday described newly-appointed commander of the Zimbabwe Defence Forces, General Philip Valerio Sibanda as professional unlike his predecessor, Vice-President Constantino Chiwenga who led the military intervention against Robert Mugabe. Komichi criticised Chiwenga in the presence of a Zanu PF delegation led […]
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Politics

Mugabe’s Mediator Says He Taught Tsvangirai Peacebuilding

Father Fidelis Mukonori who facilitated negotiations between former President Robert Mugabe and the Constantino Chiwenga-led military during Operation Restore Legacy, revealed how he trained the late MDC-T leader, Morgan Tsvangirai on peace-building. Mukonori said this during a Zimbabwe Union of Journalists (ZUJ) and Silveira House workshop on creating the environment for effective coverage of the forthcoming elections, […]
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Politics

Mnangagwa Congratulates Ramaphosa

President Emmerson Mnangagwa congratulated newly appointed South African President Cyril Ramaphosa, saying Zimbabwe was looking forward to strengthening the existing good relations between the two neighbouring countries. In a message posted on micro-blogging site Twitter, Mnangagwa wished Ramaphosa well. Said Mnangagwa: My very warmest congratulations to President Cyril Ramaphosa. His excellence and persistence have now […]
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Crime & Courts

Chombo Appears In Court Facing Another Bribery Charge

Former minister of Finance Ignatius Chombo appeared in court on Friday, facing another charge of criminal abuse of office. Chombo is alleged to have demanded a 25 percent share of Chirundu Fish Farm belonging to Chargan Vithal Rama in exchange for facilitating the issuing of title deeds. When Rama refused to give him the 25 […]
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Religion

TB Joshua In Zim For Mnangagwa Private Visit, Expected To Leave Today

Popular Nigerian cleric and founder of the Synagogue Church Of All Nations (SCOAN), Temitope Balogun (T.B.) Joshua arrived in the country yesterday. TB Joshua who is the country for the first time,  is here to pay a private visit to President Emmerson Mnangagwa. He is expected to leave the country later on today. TB Joshua […]
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Politics

Mnangagwa Congratulates New SA President Ramaphosa

President Emmerson Mnangagwa has congratulated his South Africa counterpart Cyril Ramaphosa for being sworn in as his country’s fifth president. Ramaphosa was sworn in on Thursday after Jacob Zuma finally resigned on Wednesday, ending a weeks-long power struggle.  The two neighbouring countries have had a change of leadership within months after the fall of former long-term […]
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Politics

First Lady To Launch Charity Foundation

First lady Auxilia Mnangagwa is set to launch her charity organisation,  Angel of Hope Foundation today (Saturday). The foundation will focus on helping women and children from disadvantaged backgrounds. This comes days after the first lady resigned her Chirumanzu-Zibagwe parliamentary seat, to focus on her commitments as the first lady. The foundation’s chairperson Mrs Chipo […]
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Politics

UPDATED: Morgan Tsvangirai’s Burial Details

Morgan Tsvangirai’s body will be buried at his rural home in Buhera next to his late wife, Susan. President Emmerson Mnangagwa revealed that Tsvangirai will receive a State assisted funeral because of his stint as Prime Minister in the Government of National Unity (GNU) but will not be declared a National Hero. Mourners are currently gathered at […]
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Crime & Courts

UZ Boss Levi Nyagura Arrested For Abuse Of Office Over Grace Mugabe PhD

University of Zimbabwe (UZ) vice-chancellor Levi Nyagura has been arrested by the Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (ZACC). The charges stem from a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree which was awarded to the former first lady Grace Mugabe by the UZ’s Faculty of Social Studies Department of Sociology in 2014. The degree attracted intense criticism and speculation […]
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Politics

Govt Offers Mineral Deposits As Security To Get $1 Billion Capital

Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) governor John Mangudya is reported to have offered Australia the country’s mineral resources as security in order to get a long-term capital of US$1 billion. The money is supposed to be used to turn around the country’s economy, which is expected to go up by 0.9 percent according to the World […]
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Politics

Tensions Between Mnangagwa, Military Growing As Military Vetoes Decisions By Executive

Tensions are reported to be growing between President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s executive and the Zimbabwe Defence Forces military generals. The generals, who helped Mnangagwa to come to power in November 2017 after launching a military intervention against former President Robert Mugabe, are reported to be influencing a lot of government policies and, in some cases, vetoing […]
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Crime & Courts

Mugabe’s Company Refuses To Be Evicted In Mazowe, Urges High Court To Discharge Provisional Order

Gushungo Holdings, former president Robert Mugabe’s family business has refused to be evicted from Smithfield Farm in Mazowe. Instead, the company through its security officer Mkhululi Nyoni and lawyer Advocate Thabani Mpofu have urged the High Court to discharge the provisional eviction order. Gushungo Holdings was ordered off the land by High Court judge Justice […]
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Politics

Reactions To News That Morgan Tsvangirai Was Denied National Hero Status

On Thursday President Emmerson Mnangagwa said that former Prime Minister and former leader of the opposition MDC-T, Morgan Tsvangirai, will receive a state-assisted funeral. He also said that Tsvangirai was not going to be declared a national hero. The news produced mixed reactions among the people of Zimbabwe. Here is how some of the people felt […]
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Politics

Morgan Tsvangirai: Footprints On The Sands Of History

By Luke Tamborinyoka Facts are stubborn. It is trite to state that the story of this country cannot be written without according veneration to the name of Morgan Richard Tsvangirai. For there is no debate he deserves his own space in the national narrative for the significant role he has played in shaping the country’s […]
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Politics

Zimstat Claims That Inflation In January Was 3.52 Percent

The Zimbabwe Statistical Agency (ZimStat) has claimed that the inflation rate for the month of January increased by 0.06 percent to 3.52 percent. According to the statistics agency, the month-on-month inflation rate for January 2018 was actually down 0.30 percent from 0.53 percent in December. Zimstat attributed the decline to low disposable incomes in January […]
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Politics

Tsvangirai Declared People’s Hero By MDC-T

The late Morgan Tsvangirai was declared a “people’s hero”, by MDC-T’s national council. The party’s acting president Nelson Chamisa described Tsvangirai as an icon and doyen of democracy and said that the current MDC-T leadership will win the election against Zanu PF presidential candidate Emmerson Mnangagwa. Said Chamisa: We are just four months away from an […]
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Politics

Khupe Accuses Chamisa Of Staging Coup

MDC-T Vice President Thokozani Khupe accused her counterpart Nelson Chamisa of being power hungry and staging a coup. Khupe dressed down Chamisa down when he arrived at Tsvangirai’s Highlands home in the company of deputy national chairman Morgen Komichi. She accused the acting MDC-T president of being insensitive. She argues that Chamisa should have waited for […]
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General

Zimsec Announces Date For Release Of 2017 Ordinary Level Results

The Zimbabwe Schools Examinations Council (Zimsec) has announced that the results for the 2017 Ordinary Level Examinations will be released on the 23rd of February 2018. This comes after the High Court prevented the troubled examinations body from making students retake English Language Paper 2 due to widespread cheating. The Zimsec board also fired the […]
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Politics

Zanu-PF’s Statement On Morgan Tsvangirai’s Death

Zanu-PF yesterday extended its condolences to the Tsvangirai family following the death of MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai in South Africa on Wednesday. Zanu-PF spokesperson Simon Khaya Moyo said Tsvangirai contributed immensely to the construction of the current National Constitution. Said Khaya Moyo: The President and First Secretary of Zanu-PF Cde E.D. Mnangagwa, the Politburo, Central Committee […]
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Politics

Updated: No National Hero Status For Tsvangirai Says Mnangagwa, Chamisa Says He Will Be Buried In Buhera

Former Prime Minister and leader of the opposition MDC-T party, Morgan Tsvangirai will not be buried at the National Heroes Acre as he will not be declared a national hero. This was revealed by President Emmerson Mnangagwa earlier on today. However, Tsvangirai will get a state-assisted funeral. Several prominent people, which include Temba Mliswa and Trevor […]
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Crime & Courts

Give New ZRP Boss A Chance Says Ziyambi Ziyambi

Justice Minister Ziyambi Ziyambi has said that the new Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) Commissioner General Tandabantu Godwin Matanga should be given a chance to restore the integrity and credibility of the police force without being judged based on his tenure as deputy commissioner general. Ziyambi was responding to MDC-T Binga North MDC-T legislator Mr Prince Dubeko […]
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Zicosu To Mobilise Students To Vote For Mnangagwa

The Zimbabwe Congress of Students’ Unions (Zicosu) is set to mobilise students to vote for President Emmerson Mnangagwa in the forthcoming elections through a campaign named #StudentsvoteED2018 to be launched at a students conference that will run from tomorrow to Tuesday at the University of Zimbabwe. Speaking to The Chronicle, Zicosu president Takudzwa Gambiza said: […]
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Crime & Courts

Mnangagwa Challenges Police As Zimbabwe Heads Towards Elections

President Emmerson Mnangagwa urged the Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) to ensure a peaceful free and fair election. While officially opening the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) New Headquarters and Forensic Science Laboratory in Harare yesterday, Mnangagwa also urged the police to deal with politicians who facilitate acts of violence. He added that Government will assist the police […]
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Politics

Tsvangirai To Get State Assisted Funeral

President Emmerson Mnangagwa revealed that the late Morgan Tsvangirai will receive a state assisted funeral. Speaking to The Herald on the sidelines of the official opening of the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) new headquarters in Harare yesterday, President Mnangagwa said Government would assist in every possible way to ensure a dignified send-off for Tsvangirai who […]
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General

Govt Releases Civil Servant Pay Dates For February

Government has released civil servant pay dates for February. Below are the dates for various civil servants: Zimbabwe Defence Forces and Health Sector- 15 February Zimbabwe Republic Police and Zimbabwe Prisons and Correctional Services- 20 February Education- 23 February Rest of the civil servants- 26 February Pensioners- 28 February More: Herald
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