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January 13, 2019 3:37 PM MDC meets over economic crisis

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 416

January 11, 2019 6:22 PM Baba Harare confident of new album

Former Jah Prayzah backing vocalist and guitarist Breveman “Baba Harare” Chizvino is confident of his forthcoming studio project titled Ramba Wakadzvanya. “We are confident of our project. Ramba Wakadzvanya is going to prove that Baba Harare is not a one-hit wonder,” his manager, Filda Muchabaiwa, popularly known as Mother Filda, said. The forthcoming 325

January 11, 2019 6:19 AM Ailing Kasukuwere gets passport back

Former Cabinet minister Saviour Kasukuwere was yesterday given back his passport to enable him to travel to South Africa for treatment. He will have the passport until January 16. This was after regional magistrate Mr Hoseah Mujaya granted the former minister’s application for the release of the passport. Representing the State, Mr Zivanai Macharaga 289

January 8, 2019 6:09 AM Caps extend Zvirekwi contract

Caps United will extend the contract of captain Hardlife Zvirekwi by another year while the skipper will also be eased to start coaching roles at the Green Machine as the club look for a lengthy partnership with their leader. Zvirekwi, who turns 32 on May 5, saw his contract at the Harare giants come to an end last month in a year which also saw him being 86

January 7, 2019 10:30 AM Safari operator sues bank for auctioned property

A prominent safari operator in the Gwayi Conservancy has approached the High Court challenging the attachment and auctioning of his $70 000 car and household property by the National Merchant Bank (NMB) Bank Limited over a debt of $1 586. Mr Headman Sibanda is seeking $91 036 compensation from NMB Bank Limited for damages incurred when his property was attached 90

January 6, 2019 4:48 PM Poor funding stymies digital TV switch

Meagre budget allocations are delaying Zimbabwe’s switch to digital television from the traditional analogue signals. Settlement Chikwinya, the acting chairperson of the Parliamentary portfolio committee on Information, Publicity and Media Services said there was a shortfall of about $62 million in the ministry’s bid of $100 million for the completion 66

January 5, 2019 8:15 AM Residents slam proposed water rationing Helen Kadirire

Harare residents have warned that the water-rationing regime mulled by the city will further plunge the capital city into a disease outbreak era. Community Water Alliance national coordinator Hildaberta Rwambiwa told the Daily News that they had warned council on the need to protect the city’s catchment areas but to no avail. Rwambiwa’s remarks come as Harare 71

January 3, 2019 5:25 PM UK shames Zim embassy

Government was yesterday left with egg on its face after Zimbabwe’s embassy in the United Kingdom was named among 23 diplomatic missions that are not paying their rates. The diplomatic missions now owe the British taxman more than £1,5 million in unpaid business rates, which should have been paid on December 31, 2017. Out of the 23 named foreign missions 83

December 30, 2018 8:01 PM Human rights bodies underfunded

The country’s human rights infrastructure remains weak due to underfunding and the half-hearted operationalisation of independent commissions in Zimbabwe. Promulgated in 2013, the new Constitution gave birth to a number of commissions under Chapter 12, among them the Zimbabwe Human Rights Commission, the National Peace and Reconciliation Commission and the Gender 68

December 28, 2018 5:37 PM Harare budgets $52m for roads

Harare City Council (HCC) has set aside a budget of over $50 million to repair the capital city’s dilapidated and pot hole-infested roads with effect from January 2019. Harare mayor Hebert Gomba said the road rehabilitation programme is set to start early January as the council is targeting to repair 10 roads per ward around Harare’s suburbs and Central 73