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May 15, 2018 7:33 AM Muggers target Nust students

National University of Science and Technology (Nust) students are increasingly becoming targets for robbers who mug them and break into their homes stealing their laptops among other valuables. Nust Student Representative Council (SRC) president Mr Pablo Chimusoro said mugging and burglary cases increase as students prepare for examinations. “The muggings 33

May 11, 2018 7:08 AM Afonso Dhlakama laid to rest

Accompanied by a military gun salute, Mozambique laid to rest rebel supremo and opposition leader Afonso Dhlakama in his remote birth village yesterday after his unexpected death threw the country’s peace process into uncertainty. Thousands of mourners attended the funeral in the country’s central Sofala province, a heartland of support for the Renamo 25

May 11, 2018 4:29 AM President appoints two Supreme Court judges

President Mnangagwa has appointed two new judges to the Supreme Court to beef up the understaffed bench. Justices Francis Bere and Lavender Makoni — who were at the High Court — were elevated after succeeding in public interviews conducted two years ago. The pair will today take oaths of office before Chief Justice Luke Malaba in Harare. Judicial Service 23

May 5, 2018 9:00 PM Mnangagwa appoints Hamadziripi SA ambassador

President Emmerson Mnangagwa has appointed David Hamadziripi as Zimbabwe’s new ambassador to South Africa. Hamadzirpi will replace Isaac Moyo, who is now the Central Intelligence Organisation (CIO) boss. In a notice in the government gazette yesterday ,chief secretary to the president and Cabinet Misheck Sibanda said the president has appointed the ambassador 32

May 5, 2018 8:36 PM Mutsvangwa blames Mliswa for Norton defeat

President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s advisor Chris Mutsvangwa has blamed Temba Mliswa for his Zanu PF primary election loss in Norton. Mutsvangwa, who was hammered by Langton Mutendereki, alleged Mliswa wanted a weak candidate which he can defeat in the National Assembly polls and also alleged he bribed police details, who were returning officers. “The elections 29

May 2, 2018 10:35 AM Spokesperson dumps Mujuru – Nehanda Radio

Deputy national spokesperson of the Dr Joice Mujuru-led National People’s Party (NPP) Mr Methuseli Moyo has quit the party saying the new political landscape needs rethinking. The privately owned media yesterday reported that over 50 of its party supporters in Mashonaland East province had left to join other political outfits. “This is to notify you of my resignation 44

April 30, 2018 1:55 PM Zim eyes Gulf tourism market

Zimbabwe is a little-known tourism destination in the affluent Gulf region, and the country targets to grow arrivals from the market four-fold by 2020, Tourism minister Prisca Mupfumira has said. The Gulf — whose member nations are among the wealthiest in the world on a per capita basis — is a key tourism source market, with six oil-rich countries — the United 37

April 25, 2018 11:19 AM Vincent Bolloré: French tycoon held over ‘Africa corruption’

French billionaire Vincent Bolloré has been detained for questioning by anti-corruption police near Paris. Officers in Nanterre are asking him about suspected corruption in Africa, reports say. It comes days after he stepped down as chairman of the media group Vivendi. It is alleged that a subsidiary helped two African presidents win power in return 30

April 25, 2018 9:41 AM Zinara bosses acquitted – Nehanda Radio

The High Court has acquitted five Zimbabwe National Road Administration (Zinara) executives who had been accused of fraudulently transferring more than $2 million into bogus companies’ accounts in a suspected shady loan deal. High Court judge Emy Tsanga yesterday ruled that the five, Simon Mudzingwa Taranhike, Shadreck Matengabadza, Stephen Matute, Givemore 30

April 22, 2018 9:35 AM Khupe congress a fraud – Hwende

The purported MDC-T congress held by expelled former MDC Vice President Thokozani Khupe has demonstrated that whilst Khupe talks about constitutionalism daily she was willing to violate every clause in the MDC-T Constitution in a futile attempt to install herself as a party President. The so called Congress was not properly convened as provided for and the National 29