News – 263Chat https://www.263chat.com Zimbabwean media organisation focused on encouraging & participating in progressive national dialogue Tue, 16 Jul 2019 19:04:04 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://www.263chat.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/263-Chat-Website-Logo-01-3-01-100x100.png News – 263Chat https://www.263chat.com 32 32 Chivhayo Demands Further Particulars In His $10 000 Bribery Case https://www.263chat.com/chivhayo-demands-further-particulars-in-his-10-000-bribery-case/ https://www.263chat.com/chivhayo-demands-further-particulars-in-his-10-000-bribery-case/#respond Tue, 16 Jul 2019 16:08:11 +0000 https://www.263chat.com/?p=51430

Socialite and Harare business man Wicknell Chivhayo affectionately known as  ‘Sir Wicknell’ has demanded further particulars in a matter where he is accused of paying a $10 000 bribe to Zimbabwe Power Company (ZPC) boss Stanley Kazhanje. Chivhayo, who is double appearing in the dock in this matter, first being the first accused and also […]

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Mnangagwa Has Failed To Attract Investment-US Govt https://www.263chat.com/mnangagwa-has-failed-to-attract-investors-us/ https://www.263chat.com/mnangagwa-has-failed-to-attract-investors-us/#respond Tue, 16 Jul 2019 15:34:54 +0000 https://www.263chat.com/?p=51429

The United States government says President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s government slow pace in following through with reforms has negatively affected  the country’s potential to attract investment. With the fall of President Robert Mugabe in 2017, there was so much optimism that the new government would open up the space for investment albeit after reviews of several […]

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Health Sector Should Be Prioritized: ED https://www.263chat.com/health-sector-should-be-prioritized-ed/ https://www.263chat.com/health-sector-should-be-prioritized-ed/#respond Tue, 16 Jul 2019 13:47:19 +0000 https://www.263chat.com/?p=51375

President Emmerson Mnangagwa yesterday challenged his government to prioritize the health sector. Mnangagwa said this when he officially handed over hospital equipment sourced from Abu Dhabi to the Ministry of Health and Child Care. The equipment, which was handed over to Natpharm, is set to be distributed to major hospitals around the country. The move, […]

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MDC Youths Blast Chaibva’s ZACC Appointment https://www.263chat.com/mdc-youths-blast-chaibvas-zacc-nomination/ https://www.263chat.com/mdc-youths-blast-chaibvas-zacc-nomination/#respond Tue, 16 Jul 2019 12:45:03 +0000 https://www.263chat.com/?p=51398

The inclusion of ex-Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) MP, Gabriel Chaibva in the recently sworn Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (ZACC) has been met with disdain by the party’s youth wing. In a statement released today by MDC Youth Assembly National Spokesperson, Stephen Sarkozy Chuma, questioned Chaibva’s character which he said makes him an unworthy candidate of […]

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Civil Servants Petition Government Over Poor Salaries https://www.263chat.com/civil-servants-petition-government-over-poor-salaries/ https://www.263chat.com/civil-servants-petition-government-over-poor-salaries/#respond Tue, 16 Jul 2019 12:29:53 +0000 https://www.263chat.com/?p=51405

Civil Servants’ highest representative body, the Apex Council, this afternoon staged a demonstration in Harare Central Business District (CBD) over depreciating salaries and harsh working conditions, petitioning the ministers of Finance and Labour. The mass action comes after a series of rescheduling of the crunch meetings with the government representatives, initially scheduled for last week […]

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UN Agencies In Drive To Alleviate Hunger In Masvingo https://www.263chat.com/un-agencies-in-drive-to-alleviate-hunger-in-masvingo/ https://www.263chat.com/un-agencies-in-drive-to-alleviate-hunger-in-masvingo/#respond Mon, 15 Jul 2019 15:48:17 +0000 https://www.263chat.com/?p=51341

  From left: Judith Zivuku (in Blue t-shirt) and gogo Mutasa keeping guard of the fish eagles at the cooperatives two fish ponds in Masvingo. Looking at the way Judith Zivuku (32), son Tinashe (4), gogo Mutasa (68) and grandson Tapiwa (3), sat shelling groundnuts, one would be made to think the four were just […]

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Marange Youths Petition Gvt To Stop Anjin Operations In Chiadzwa https://www.263chat.com/marange-youths-petition-gvt-to-stop-anjin-operations-in-chiadzwa/ https://www.263chat.com/marange-youths-petition-gvt-to-stop-anjin-operations-in-chiadzwa/#respond Mon, 15 Jul 2019 13:26:46 +0000 https://www.263chat.com/?p=51314 www.263chat.com

Youths living in Chiadzwa have called on the  government to cancel special mining grants on alluvial diamonds and instead reserve them for local communities. By Donald Nyarota Speaking under the banner of Amalgamated Chiadzwa Development Communities Trust (ACDCT), the youths said the government should halt new mining developments of alluvial diamonds. Chairman of ACDCT Marange […]

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Rugby Coach Unimpressed With Victoria Cup Win https://www.263chat.com/rugby-coach-unimpressed-with-victoria-cup-win/ https://www.263chat.com/rugby-coach-unimpressed-with-victoria-cup-win/#respond Mon, 15 Jul 2019 11:29:57 +0000 https://www.263chat.com/?p=51292

Zimbabwe Rugby coach, Brendan Dawson was left unimpressed by the Sables’ showing on Saturday despite a 39-10 victory over Zambia in the Victoria Cup campaign played at the Machinery Exchange Stadium at Harare Sports Club. Zimbabwe made light work of the visiting Zambian side as by half time they were leading 15-3  after Daniel Mango and Daniel […]

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We Have 200 Corruption Cases To Deal With: ZACC https://www.263chat.com/51321-2/ https://www.263chat.com/51321-2/#respond Mon, 15 Jul 2019 11:26:04 +0000 https://www.263chat.com/?p=51321

The Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (ZACC) Chairperson Justice Loice Matanda-Moyo Monday morning said the commission has more 200 corruption cases that need to be investigated with some involving high public figures. Matanda-Moyo said the anti-graft body will have a busy schedule following the swearing in of eight commissioners, by President Emmerson Mnangagwa at State House today. […]

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State Request To Bar Sikhala From Addressing Rallies Flop https://www.263chat.com/states-request-to-bar-sikhala-from-addressing-gatherings-flops/ https://www.263chat.com/states-request-to-bar-sikhala-from-addressing-gatherings-flops/#respond Mon, 15 Jul 2019 11:13:39 +0000 https://www.263chat.com/?p=51324

Masvingo High Court judge, Justice Neville Wamambo has trashed the state’s request to bar Movement for Democratic Change Vice Chairperson, Job Sikhala from addressing gatherings as part of his bail conditions. Sikhala who was facing charges of subverting a constitutional government over the remarks he made at a rally in Bikita over a week ago was […]

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