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Corona Virus: Here Is What You Need To Know

The Corona Virus has been making a wave across the globe since it was first detected in January in the central Chinese city of Wuhan. Although no cases have been reported in Africa and Zimbabwe in general, 17people have so far been killed while 590 have been infected in China alone, while the city of […]

ZINASU Escalates #FeesMustFall Campaign

Zimbabwe National Students Union (ZINAU) have took a bold stance and staged a demonstration against fees hike, which has shoot the roof in many state Universities, warning tertiary education minister Prof Amon Murwira to watch the space is he do not take action towards the outcry…

HigherLife Extends Fellowship Programme To Senior Hospital Personnel

The Econet Wireless Zimbabwe funded HigherLife Foundation (HFL) has extended its fellowship programme to senior hospital personnel including District and Provincial Medical officers among others as it moves to restore sanity in the country’s health delivery system. In a statement yesterday, HigherLife said the new fellowship programme will see senior doctors receiving ZWL$10 000 and […]

The March Of The Fall Armyworm in Zimbabwe

For 52 year old Luckson Kurehwa of Honde Valley in Manicaland, the appearance of the fall armyworm on his maize plant marked the beginning of a problem. By Elia Ntali With signs of drought already showing, Kurehwa could not wait for the pest to devour his only source of food. He made sure that he […]

Matiza Visits Chimanimani

Transport minister, Joel Biggie Matiza, yesterday visited Chimanimani to appraise himself on the progress made in rehabilitating road infrastructure vandalised by the deadly cyclone idai early last year. Matiza was last year dressed down and threatened with dismissal by President Emerson Mnangagwa over poor the state of roads around the country. In the pictures below, […]

Mining Stakeholders Rally Against Machete Violence

MUTARE– Stakeholders in the mining sector have called for urgent action to stop pervasive involvement of political actors in illicit gold trade which they said was fomenting criminality and violence in the sector. As calls from civil society, churches and the general public grow over the scourge of Machete wielding criminals, popularly known as Mashurugwi, […]

Zim Transport Sector Blighted By Corruption

MUTARE– Minister of Transport and Infrastructure Development, Joel Biggie Matiza has urged stakeholders in the transport sector to upscale strategic efforts to turn around fortunes of a sector blighted by rampant corruption. Speaking at the ongoing Strategic Planning workshop for ministerial departments and parastatals including, National Railways of Zimbabwe, Zimbabwe United Passenger Company (ZUPCO), Air […]

Chamisa Insists On Meeting Mnangagwa Only

The opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) President, Nelson Chamisa has trashed the government initiated Political Actors Dialogue (POLAD) saying he is only interested in meeting and talking to President Emmerson Mnangagwa and not his ‘puppies’. Speaking at the MDC’s Agenda 2020 rally in Mbare yesterday, Chamisa said he has already extended his hand to […]

Chamisa Talks Tough On Corruption, Incompetency

Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) leader Nelson Chamisa has threatened to fire inactive Members of Parliament (MP) and corrupt official that the party is taking a no-nonsense approach to cleanse the party of corruption and incompetence. Addressing thousands of party members who gathered in Mbare to listen to his Agenda 2020 address, Chamisa said he […]