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  • ‘Zanu PF provoking a response from the people’

    January 15, 2019 12:42 PM 1040

    Today, citizens and various civic groups demonstrated, angered by continued price hikes, particularly following the ridiculous announcement of new fuel prices by Mnangagwa, demanding action on his failed leadership. The MDC YA position is very clear, citizens have a right to demonstrate peacefully as enshrined in section 59 of the Zimbabwean constitution

  • Patrick Zhuwao: Open Letter to Emmerson Mnangagwa…. You are being thrown under the bus.. Accept it quietly

    January 14, 2019 10:25 AM 731

    This open letter to you, Dambudzo Emmerson Mnangagwa, is to advise you to accept that the nation comes first and that you need to realise that your colleagues are throwing you under the bus because they are embarrassed by how your ineptitude is increasing the people’s suffering. I outline salient features of how those who refer to themselves as “vene vacho

  • Illegal fuel dealer jailed

    January 14, 2019 10:19 AM 676

    A Mutare man has been slapped with 30 days in prison by a city magistrate after he was found selling diesel without a licence. Temptation Makorera (23) of house number 4 Murahwa Industrial Site, Green Market, Sakubva, was charged with contravening Section 29(1) of the Petroleum Act (Chapter 13:22). Representing the State, Miss Perseverance Musukuto told the court

  • Masiyiwa’s fortune rises to US$2.3bn

    January 14, 2019 9:48 AM 652

    Buffeted by plunging stock prices and weaker currencies, the number of African billionaires has shrunk to just 20, down from 23 a year ago. Four people fell off Forbes’ annual list of the continent’s richest since last year while one returned to the ranks after a four-year absence. All but four members of the list have smaller fortunes than a year ago. For the eighth

  • MDC meets over economic crisis

    January 13, 2019 3:37 PM 647

    The Nelson Chamisa-led MDC will this week meet to discuss the way forward on how to put more pressure on President Emmerson Mnangagwa to solve the current economic crisis. MDC spokesperson Jacob Mafume told the Daily News on Sunday yesterday that Chamisa will deliver an address on the current economic situation and this will be followed by two crucial

  • Mwonzora up for negligent driving

    January 12, 2019 5:01 PM 612

    MDC secretary-general Douglas Mwonzora has been arraigned in court on allegations of negligent driving after he bumped into another motor vehicle. Mwonzora appeared before Harare magistrate Richard Ramabao facing three counts of failing to insure and license a motor vehicle and negligent driving. He pleaded not guilty to the charges and was remanded

  • Ex-minister pushes for Zimdollar

    January 12, 2019 4:46 PM 621

    Former deputy Finance minister Terence Mukupe, said without reintroducing local currency and having a serious reengagement with the United States of America (USA) the country will continue to suffer. Posting on his Twitter account, Mukupe said the authorities must make bold decisions to take the country out of this crisis. “With the twin deficit we have…. Our situation

  • First Gweru private cemetery opens

    January 12, 2019 3:27 PM 600

    A Gweru-based land developer has opened the city’s first private cemetery.Destiny Memorial Park, with 50 000 graves, is located along the Gweru-Chiwundura road in a new suburb called Northern Heights and has a life span of over 60 years according to one of its directors Mr Runyararo Muzondo. With most cemeteries in Gweru notably Mtapa close to the central

  • Kaizer Chiefs confirm fixture details for CAF Confederation Cup return leg

    January 11, 2019 6:46 PM 630

    Kaizer Chiefs have ended speculation as to where their CAF Confederation Cup play-off round second-leg clash against Zesco United will be played. Amakhosi have confirmed they will entertain the Zambian champions at the FNB Stadium next Saturday evening, with kick-off scheduled for 20h00. This will be Chiefs’ first continental fixture to be hosted at their

  • ZSE Top Ten Index swings into the black

    January 11, 2019 6:26 PM 570

    The Zimbabwe Stock Exchange (ZSE) swung back into the black in the mid-week session after its top ten index put on a marginal 0,07 percent to close at 140,96 points, following a weak start to the second week of 2019. After opening the new year in losses as three of the benchmark indices took a knock, losses on the bourse recorded by Econet and Innscor