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December 15, 2018 4:01 AM Vice President Mohadi taken ill

President Emmerson Mnangagwa yesterday said Vice President Kembo Mohadi was unable to attend the 17th Zanu-PF Annual National People Conference as he is unwell. Mohadi and his wife are absent from the conference that is underway at Umzingwane High School, Esigodini as the Vice President was being attended to in Harare. The Chairperson for Zanu-PF Oppah 1

December 14, 2018 12:47 AM Former Angolan minister found dead in Maputo hotel under unclear circumstances

Angola has confirmed the death of its former minister of higher education, Adão Gaspar Ferreira do Nascimento, in a hotel room in the Mozambican capital, Maputo. A press statement from the Angolan embassy in Maputo says the 60-year-old’s body has been moved to a local morgue for a trauma examination. The embassy says the death occurred at 21:00 local 2

December 11, 2018 6:13 AM MDC Alliance’s Tendai Biti pleads not guilty in Harare court

The trial of Zimbabwe’s opposition party the MDC Alliance’s deputy national chairperson Tendai Biti commenced on Monday with the 53-year-old lawyer pleading not guilty to two counts of contravening the Electoral Act for his claim on July 31, that MDC leader Nelson Chamisa won the 2018 presidential polls. His legal team contends that he announced the results 1

December 10, 2018 3:53 PM Moyo tears into Murwira

Former Higher and Tertiary Education minister Jonathan Moyo has accused his successor Amon Murwira of misleading legislators by claiming in Parliament last week that the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (Stem) programme was abandoned because of rampant abuse of resources. Murwira told Members of Parliament in the National Assembly last week that an audit 1

December 9, 2018 5:31 PM Biti blasts globe-trotting, absent Finance minister

Former Finance minister Tendai Biti has called on Parliament to rein in new Treasury chief Mthuli Ncube for not prioritising debate on the 2019 Budget instead prioritising foreign travel. Describing the action as “disrespect,” Biti, who is also the opposition MDC deputy national chairperson, hit out at Ncube at the start of Thursday’s debates in the National 3

December 6, 2018 5:28 PM Prof Makhurane declared national hero

National University of Science and Technology’s (Nust) founding Vice Chancellor Professor Phineas Makhurane has been declared a national hero. Prof Makhurane who succumbed to diabetes at Mater Dei Hospital in Bulawayo last Saturday, will be buried at the National Heroes Acre in Harare on Saturday. Vice President Cde Kembo Mohadi announced the Zanu-PF 14

December 6, 2018 6:23 AM NRZ comes to Jairos Jiri’s rescue

The National Railways of Zimbabwe (NRZ) has provided free transport to the Jairos Jiri Centre to ferry 48 tonnes of donated coal from Hwange to Bulawayo. As part of its social corporate responsibility, NRZ transported the coal that was donated by Hwange Colliery Company yesterday. Jairos Jiri Centre will transport the coal from NRZ train station to Nguboyenja 14

December 5, 2018 3:58 PM ‘Zim requires massive direct investment’

President Emmerson Mnangagwa says Zimbabwe requires massive foreign direct investment to achieve its transformation agenda that will see the country achieving a middle-income status by 2030. “National wealth is only created when national resources are gainfully exploited through a process of economic transformation. Our minerals remain inert stones or encrustations 12

December 5, 2018 4:28 AM Saudi crown prince visits Algeria, holds talks with Prime Minister

Algeria’s president Abdelaziz Bouteflika called off a meeting with visiting Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on Monday because of ill health, the national news agency APS reported. It said the 81-year-old president, whose health has been fragile since he suffered a stroke in 2013 and is rarely seen in public, was “in bed with a heavy flu”. President 14

December 4, 2018 3:45 PM MDC MP’s trial deferred to January

The trial of Mount Pleasant MDC Member of Parliament Samuel Banda — who stands accused of presenting a false residential address to the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) — has been rolled over to January after his defence counsel requested more time to go through the docket. Using the alleged false address, Banda contested for the Mt Pleasant House 12