May 16, 2018 10:55 AM ‘Drinking with a dead man’
Nyoni said he met Gwata two years ago after she had been referred to him as the “right person to know in Bulawayo”. A mental health therapist and arts lover, Gwata obviously was hunting for one who would echo a Marechera kind of worship of mental freedom: “my name is not money but mind” he once wrote. Later, as Nyoni said, Gwata and himself would collaborate 54
March 19, 2018 1:09 AM Karuru laid to rest in Shamva
The late Presidential cameraperson, Mr Artwell Karuru, was yesterday buried at Goora Village in Shamva, amid praise for the work he did for the community and the nation at large. Hundreds of people thronged the Karuru homestead to pay their last respects to one of their own who died last week after a long battle with diabetes. Among the mourners were senior 27
December 19, 2017 10:05 AM Ndanga recalled . .
The Apostolic Christian Council of Zimbabwe has recalled its president Archbishop Johannes Ndanga on allegations of flagrant violation of the organisation’s constitution and making unilateral appointments, among other charges. “It is with grave sadness that we are recalling you from the Apostolic Christian Council of Zimbabwe presidency with immediate 45
October 22, 2017 2:00 AM Clerics! Please plead the cause of the poor
If the Zimbabwean government would do a self-introspection, it would find its contribution to what has become a menace by vendors in the streets. THE government of Zimbabwe has launched a blitz on its impoverished people living off vending in mostly urban areas and towns depriving them of their sole means of survival in a country hit by a plethora of crises 54
October 16, 2017 3:54 PM Mnangagwa Hiding Behind Poison!
By Nomazulu Thata | To say that Mnangagwa roasted Jonathan Moyo on Wednesday 11th October 2017 in a politburo meeting is seriously misleading. We waited for the 80 page dossier that Mnangagwa promised the nation, to shed light into the dubious activities of Jonathan Moyo in the party and government. If what we read today was the roasting then, we can as well say Mnangagwa 42
October 14, 2017 2:40 AM ‘Special Congress targets Mugabe’
PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe could set himself a trap if he accedes to calls by a faction of Zanu PF to turn the party’s December people’s conference into an extraordinary elective congress, political analysts have said. This followed reports that the Wednesday Zanu PF politburo meeting discussed the need to hold a special congress to decisively deal with Vice-President 14
October 8, 2017 1:18 AM Resign or get fired, Mnangagwa told
It is becoming increasingly clear that Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa is now left with two options — to resign from his position or risk dismissal — analysts have said. This comes as relations have broken down between him and the First Family over a series of events that drove a hunk between them. Mnangagwa has also fallen out with his counterpart 35
October 1, 2017 3:11 PM Should MDC think of Tsvangirai’s successor?
Just like the ruling Zanu PF party, Zimbabwe’s largest opposition party — the MDC — is facing the same headaches of succession that have become apparent now that its charismatic leader, Morgan Tsvangirai, is under the weather. The MDC leader was airlifted to South Africa earlier last month where he is receiving colon cancer treatment — having been diagnosed 9
September 26, 2017 12:59 PM Mugabe’s govt presses panic button
Feeling the heat of the country’s worsening economic crisis, the government has pressed the panic button — threatening a savage clampdown on the media and pro-democracy groups in its desperate bid to quell any possible trouble. This comes as jittery Zimbabweans continue to besiege shops and fuel stations, as fears of worse things to come refuse to go away in the wake of the country’s 22
September 20, 2017 1:22 PM Jonathan Moyo's ZACC arrest challenge crumbles
The Constitutional Court has dismissed Professor Jonathan Moyo's application challenging the legality of his arrest by the Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (ZACC). The challenge emanates from the Higher and Tertiary Education, Science and Technology Development Minister's alleged abuse of ZIMDEF funds. On June 14, 2017, the Constitutional Court reserved 5