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ED Accused Of Encouraging ‘New Colonialism’ By China

The opposition MDC Alliance has accused President Emmerson Mnangagwa abetting “New colonialism” following reports that Chinese miners are evicting entire villages in Mutoko and Uzumba in search of black granite. This new colonialism, according to MDC-A Deputy Organising Secretary Happymore Chidziva, violates what Zimbabwean liberators fought for during the liberation struggle. Chinese companies Heijin Mining […]

Delta Empowers Women in Disadvantaged Communities

Delta has handed over a ZW$600,000 worth project to Chiedza Child Care Centre aimed at reviving various income-generating projects run by 150 women in the Harare South District. Following the negative effects of COVID-19-induced lock-downs and other government-imposed restrictions to control the pandemic, many women have struggled to engage in viable projects that can help […]

Meet Samanyanga, Zim’s Kanindo Music Artist

Meet Zimbabwean musician Tapiwa Samanyanga, who takes us on a musical journey through the Kanindo genre. He describes how he was inspired to pursue a different musical path and how he came to enjoy creating music in this genre. He also mentions that he hopes to instil a strong appreciation for this genre in the […]

Well Wisher Rescues Goromonzi Woman Who Wanted To Sell Her Pregnancy

Tapiwa Murima, Goromonzi Ward 4 Councilor has clarified the situation surrounding a woman in his area who wanted to sell her pregnancy in order to save her baby and her family. He explained that the woman in question made the decision to sell her pregnancy after losing her goods to police officers who were confiscating […]

Harare City Council To Follow Up On Demolished Sites

Harare City Council spokesperson Michael Chideme says the authority will follow up on demolished illegal trading sites across the city to ensure that no reconstruction takes place. In June, the Zimbabwe Republic Police, the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure Development and all respective local authorities namely City of Harare, Chitungwiza Municipality, Ruwa Local Board and […]

“Greenfuel Pvt Ltd Destroying Livelihoods In Chisumbanje”

Platform for Youth and Community Development (PYCD) team leader, Claris Madhuku says operations of ethanol producer-Green fuel Private Limited in Chisumbanje, east of Zimbabwe have destroyed livelihoods of cotton farmers in the area by encroaching into their farm land as the company targets 40 000 hectares for its expansion. Relations between the company and the […]

Govt Apologises For Late Payment To Cotton Farmers

The government has apologised to cotton farmers for the delay in payment of of their 2020 produce saying the challenges that affected the transfer of money has since been rectified. Government owes cotton growers upto ZWL$1.5 billion. The Minister of Lands, Agriculture, Fisheries, Water, Climate and Rural Resettlement, Dr. Anxious Masuka told parliament that the […]

Parliament Wants RBZ To Act On ZWL$ 10 Notes Rejection

A Member of Parliament has asked the Speaker of Parliament, Advocate Jacob Mudenda to summon the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) Governor, Dr John Mangudya to explain how the Central Bank will ensure the continuous use of smaller denominations like the ZWL$ 10 note which has been subjected to rejection by some market players following […]

Zim Cotton Farmers Still Owed $1.5 Billion

The Cotton Company of Zimbabwe still owes farmers $1.5 billion from the crop that they delivered last season.The issue was presented in parliament end of April 2021. The Minister of Finance and Economic Development, together with the Minister of Agriculture, agreed that cotton farmers were going to expeditiously receive their payment, however they have waited […]