Home / News

News

City moves to tackle climate change impact

BY STEPHEN CHADENGA GWERU City Council is establishing environment friendly methods of waste water management as part of its comprehensive plan on climate change strategies, a senior official has revealed. City engineer Rabson Manatsa said council had refurbished Cambridgeshire plant to use low-cost and environmental friendly waste water treatment methods. …

Read More »

Zanu PF youth leader faces disorderly conduct charge

BY GARIKAI MAFIRAKUREVA THE Zanu PF Masvingo province youth deputy chairperson, who picketed Bikita Rural District Council (RDC) offices together with party activists on Tuesday last week, was on Friday brought before magistrate Caroline Tafira facing charges of disorderly conduct. Tichaona Delight Mandebvu and Simon Muchafa, who were identified as …

Read More »

NSSA rot sucks in another minister

BY EVERSON MUSHAVA FORMER Public Service minister Sekai Nzenza (pictured) allegedly ordered State pension manager, National Social Security Authority (NSSA) to pay $1,8 million to a group of local experts she handpicked to unpack a forensic audit report produced by BDO Zimbabwe Chartered Accountants, which implicated her predecessor Priscah Mupfumira. …

Read More »

We don’t have sound rural structures: MDC

BY BLESSED MHLANGA THE Nelson Chamisa-led MDC has admitted that it has no sound structures in rural areas, a move that has allowed Zanu PF to have a stroll in the park in many council and parliamentary by-elections. The admission by MDC national spokesperson Daniel Molokele came after the opposition …

Read More »

Zivhu slams bootlicking Zanu PF bigwigs, govt officials

BY FARAI MATIASHE UNDERFIRE Chivi South legislator Killer Zivhu (Zanu PF) has slammed party bigwigs and government officials who bootlick President Emmerson Mnangagwa while looting from ordinary people and scuttling his vision for a middle-income economy by 2030. Speaking at a Press briefing in Harare yesterday, Zivhu said Mnangagwa’s vision …

Read More »

Zupco not paying route approval fees: BCC

BY MTHANDAZO NYONI THE Zimbabwe United Passenger Company (Zupco) is reportedly not paying route approval fees to the Bulawayo City Council (BCC), prejudicing the local authority of about $16 000 in potential revenue annually. In a bid to ease transport challenges in the country, government this year re-introduced Zupco buses …

Read More »

Suspended Gweru town clerk salary perks exposed

BY BRENNA MATENDERE SUSPENDED Gweru town clerk Elizabeth Gwatipedza drew over $100 000 in gross salary and led a luxurious lifestyle paid for by ratepayers until her suspension by mayor Josiah Makombe last month, investigations by Southern Eye have revealed. Gwatipedza joined council in 2016 and was offered a modest …

Read More »

Sakunda snubs Parly probe

BY RUTENDO MATANHIKE Command Agriculture benefactor, Sakunda Holdings, yesterday snubbed grilling by the Tendai Biti-chaired Parliamentary Public Accounts Committee (PAC) over allegations that the company received over US$1 billion from government for the ambitious agricultural programme without parliamentary approval. Sakunda Holdings, fronted by President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s ally and adviser Kudakwashe …

Read More »

‘Don’t read much into by-election results’

BY MTHANDAZO NYONI ZANU PF and MDC have been warned against using by-election results as a harbinger of the 2023 election outcome, though the outcomes’ psychological impact on the respective parties support base cannot be ignored. Zanu PF has been trouncing MDC Alliance in almost all by-elections held since last …

Read More »

Mvurwi hospital official up for ARV drugs theft

By SIMBARASHE SITHOLE MVURWI District Hospital administrator Florence Makombe is in soup after she allegedly tried to steal a box of antiretroviral (ARV) drugs which were kept at her office due to lack of storage space at the health institution. A disciplinary hearing was conducted last week and she has …

Read More »
error: Content is protected !!