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July 14, 2018 7:43 PM Veritas on political abuse of school children

HARARE – Legal watchdog — Veritas — has raised alarm over the conflation of State and Zanu PF in ongoing efforts to prohibit political parties from using school property and forcing attendance of school children to political rallies. This comes after the Supreme Court set July 27, three days before the elections, as the day they will hear Zanu PF’s appeal 17

July 12, 2018 2:13 PM Potraz in telemedicine initiative

Telecommunications regulator Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (Potraz) is supporting local health facilities to access specialist services through its innovative tele-medicine programme, a Cabinet minister has said. Minister of Information Communication Technology and Cyber Security Supa Mandiwanzira told delegates and residents 12

July 10, 2018 1:16 PM Chamisa battling Mnangagwa’s soft dictatorship

I am afraid the MDC Alliance appears oblivious to the mammoth political fraud in the electoral making. As things stand, the opposition grouping not only runs the horrifying risk of losing a massive chunk of democratic credibility through participating in a sham poll – which is practically impossible to win – but also losing an election which the electoral 30

July 6, 2018 10:53 AM 35 years jail for murder in council meeting

A Victoria Falls man who last year fatally struck a Hwange Rural District councillor with a brick for telling him not to disturb a meeting he was chairing will spend 35 years in prison after being convicted of murder with actual intent. Phinnias Dennis Thebe, a councillor for Monde Ward was chairing a meeting at Monde Business Centre when he was attacked 43

July 5, 2018 5:51 PM Zimpost launches funeral cash plan

Postal services provider Zimpost has partnered First Mutual Life (FML) Assurance to launch funeral assurance — PostLife Funeral Cash Plan. The product is underwritten by FML. The partnership, signed on March 1, 2018, entails the distribution of life assurance products under the Zimpost brand name Postlife, underwritten by FML. “The funeral cash plan as a product 70

July 2, 2018 6:18 PM Lupane celebrates King Lobengula with carnival

Lupane district last week made history by staging a cultural carnival to commemorate King Lobengula’s crossing of the Tshangane River for his battle against the Allan Wilson patrol in 1893. Dubbed Pupu-Tshangane Carnival, the first of its kind, was headlined by music, dance, paintings, poetry showcase and art stalls where locals sold different artefacts 33

July 2, 2018 1:17 AM Widower loses property wrangle

A widower has lost his bid to wrestle property left behind by his late wife from his five children. Mr Lazarus Chigora was left out in the last Will and Testament of the late Mrs Rosemary Chigora (nee Kahari) despite being the surviving spouse. The two, prior to the death of the woman in 2016, were living separately because of marital squabbles. At the time of her death 22

June 28, 2018 2:10 AM Minister’s aide embroiled in Beatrice farm row

A Chitungwiza man has dragged a senior civil servant who works in the office of Deputy Minister of Lands, Agriculture and Rural Resettlement Davison Marapira for allegedly settling on his Beatrice plot. Hillary Shoko appeared before Chitungwiza magistrate Mrs Sharon Rakafa accused of illegally settling on Mr Takura Rukwati’s Plot 8 of Dunnine Farm. Mr Rukwati 30

June 16, 2018 3:30 PM ‘Goat steals woman’s fertility’

She had been in a childless marriage for 15 years and the only celebrations she knew was when her inherited goat gave birth. The goat, which she was given by her maternal grandmother, always gave birth to twins and little did she know that her fertility was “transferred” to the goat. Diana Mahuni revealed that she had never known happiness in her marriage 32

May 25, 2018 10:51 AM Stanbic rescues Nyamuzuwe hospital

Stanbic Bank Zimbabwe has set aside $100 000 for the construction of a mother’s waiting home at Nyamuzuwe Rural Hospital in Mutoko, some 160 km north of Harare. Together with Plan International, their implementing partner, the bank will fund the construction and equipping of the home in a project set to change the lives of families in Nyamuzuwe 54