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Zimbabwe: An Interview With Hopewell Chin’ono

Zimbabwean journalist Hopewell Chin’ono had to deliver the keynote address at the recent 23rd Nat Nakasa Awards remotely. He was unable to attend the event in Johannesburg because the Zimbabwean state has retained his passport. He has been hounded by the state for his exposure of high level corruption in …

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Zambia: ‘I’ll Dance Like Michael Jackson’ – Biti Celebrates Zambia Elections

By Anna Chibamu MDC Alliance Vice President Tendai Biti Monday celebrated the defeat of former Zambian President Edgar Lungu by President-elect Hakainde Hichilema after his deportation by authorities at Chirundu Border post in 2018. After the controversial 2018 disputed election in Zimbabwe, Biti sought refugee in Zambia, but Lungu’s government …

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Zimbabwe: Ginimbi Never Stayed for Over a Week With the Same Girl – Zodwa

Genius “Ginimbi” Kadungure’s ex-wife, Zodwa Mkandla has revealed that the late socialite and businessman never stayed with the same girl for over a week. Zodwa, who referred to Ginimbi as her “soulmate”, though the duo’s relationship was always shrouded with mystery as the two never publicly came out admitting their …

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Zimbabwe: Zim Opposition Parties Hail Zambia Election

OPPOSITION parties in Bulawayo have hailed the Zambian people for successfully holding democratic elections which were resoundingly won by opposition leader, Hakainde Hichilema. Hichilema was declared the winner of the weekend polls after trouncing incumbent president Edgar Lungu. According to the country’s election commission, Hichilema garnered 2, 810,777 votes against …

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Zimbabwe: Guard Your Votes – Top Zambian Activist Tells Zimbabwe Youths

By Leopold Munhende Zambian youth activist and former African Union (AU) youth simulation forum president, Joseph Kalimbwe has urged Zimbabwean youths not to vote and leave polling stations, but stay until results have been announced to avoid rigging in the 2023 plebiscite. He also urged Zimbabwean youths to register vote …

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Zimbabwe: ED to Blame for Zim’s Energy Crisis – Opposition

By James Muonwa LEADER of opposition political party, New Innovative Mordernisation Front (NIMF), Peter Munyanduri has predicted shortages of electricity in the country will persist as long as the Energy Ministry is occupied by an “unqualified and incompetent” minister. Soda Zhemu is the Energy Minister and Munyanduri’s utterances follow a …

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Zimbabwe: Mthuli Agrees to Pension Funds Bill Amendment

By Zvamaida Murwira Finance and Economic Development Minister, Professor Mthuli Ncube has agreed to amend the Pension and Provident Funds Bill aimed at strengthening the administration of pension and other funds. The Bill is now before Parliament following recommendations from Parliament’s Portfolio Committee on Budget and Finance. The extra amendments …

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Zimbabwe: Low Turnout As Churches Resume Service

By Herald Reporters The resumption of sit-in church services for fully-vaccinated congregants got off to a slow start countrywide yesterday, with different Christian traditions driving the decision to reopen, while compliance with Covid-19 control regulations appeared to be high. A lot depended on the church. For example, the Catholic mass …

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Zimbabwe: Guardianship Bill Will Make Things Clear

EDITORIAL The Guardianship of Minors Amendment Bill now before Parliament and undergoing the process of public discussion cleans up a lot of loose legal ends as well as making it clear that both parents, regardless of whether they are or were married under civil law or customary law must share …

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Zimbabwe: Devolution Funds Spur Goromonzi

Goromonzi Rural District Council has been commended for complementing Vision 2030 through the purchase of high-impact equipment to be used to improve social service delivery. The council took the delivery of a borehole rig, tipper truck, refuse collection truck, vibrator roller and a tractor all valued at $13,4 million procured …

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