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Govt keeps Harare City Council guessing over fired managers

Government has kept Harare City Council in suspense over its decision to fire senior managers who were found guilty of maladministration and awarding themselves unapproved salaries. BY XOLISANI NCUBE Harare mayor Herbert Gomba yesterday confirmed that the Local Government Board was seized with the matter, although the duo that was …

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‘Most cholera deaths occurred at health institutions’

A TOP official in the Health ministry, Portia Manangazira, has disclosed that the majority of people who succumbed to a recent cholera outbreak in Harare, died on admission to public health institutions, further exposing the country’s archaic and collapsed health delivery system. BY MTHANDAZO NYONI At least 55 people died …

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Ex-Harare commissioner denied bail in $80m airport road scam

Former chairperson of the commission appointed to run the affairs of City of Harare between 2006 and 2013, Michael Mahachi, appeared in court on Saturday charged with criminal abuse of office after he corruptly contracted his company to manage the $80 million Airport Road rehabilitation project. BY DESMOND CHINGARANDE Mahachi …

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Ginimbi’s bid to escape weekend detention flops

THE bid by embattled Harare socialite, Genius “Ginimbi” Kadungure, to avoid spending the weekend in remand prison hit a brickwall after his urgent chamber application at the High Court was heard on Saturday before ruling was reserved to today. BY DESMOND CHINGARANDE Kadungure (33), who is represented by Jonathan Samukange, …

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I’ll lead demos from the front: Chamisa

MDC leader Nelson Chamisa has said he will lead from the front in the party’s planned demonstrations against the “stolen vote” and the state of the economy. BY NUNURAI JENA Speaking at a “thank you” rally in Chinhoyi yesterday, Chamisa said his supporters countrywide were impatiently waiting for the signal …

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Chamisa guns for Mwonzora, Mudzuri

OPPOSITION MDC leader Nelson Chamisa has reportedly triggered a fresh bid to elbow out senior party leaders suspected of plotting to challenge him for the party presidency at congress next year, NewsDay has learnt. BY RICHARD CHIDZA/JAIROS SAUNYAMA Insiders said Chamisa has called for extra-ordinary meetings of the national standing …

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Rhinos remember how to win

Black Rhinos managed to get back to winning ways when they faced already relegated side Shabanie Mine in a Castle Lager Premier League match played at the National Sports Stadium yesterday. BY GARISH PHIRI The home side managed to settle early as they scored in the 12th minute through Honey …

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Ginimbi Denied Bail

By Daniel Nemukuyu and Panashe Machakaire Harare businessman Genius “Ginimbi” Kadungure, accused of fraud, tax evasion and money laundering, was yesterday sent to remand prison after being denied bail by a Harare regional magistrate. Kadungure became the first prominent figure to appear before the court, a few hours after Chief …

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