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Zimbabwe: ‘I Sneeze Zapu, I Eat Zapu’ – Nkomo’s Son Speaks On Presidential Ambitions

The late Vice President for Zimbabwe Joshua Mqabuko Nkomo’s son Sibangilizwe has defended his position to contest for Zapu’s presidency insisting that he wants to lead a reformed party dedicated to take the country forward. 63-year-old Sibangilizwe is among several candidates who have expressed interest in contesting for the coveted …

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Zimbabwe: Court Orders Cop, Govt to Compensate Dog Bite Victim

A Zimbabwe court has ordered a police officer and his bosses to pay RTGS$150 000 to a 40 year-old man as compensation for damages suffered after he was mauled by a dog set upon him by a law enforcement agent. Rusape Magistrate Rufaro Mangwiro recently ordered Constable Zwelibanzi Masuko, Zimbabwe …

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Zimbabwe: Bogus Cops, Soldiers Faking Army Boss’s Signature to Commit Robberies

By James Muonwa A gang of armed robbers masquerading as state security agents is on the prowl using fake search warrants purportedly signed by Commander of the Defence Forces Valerio Sibanda to enter premises before pouncing on the unsuspecting victims. They then strip cash and other valuable properties from the …

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Zimbabwe: Harare Residents Reject ‘Unconstitutional’ Provincial Development Coordinator’s Office

By Leopold Munhende Harare metropolitan residents have rejected to recognise the office of the Development Coordinator (PDC) headed by Tafadzwa Muguti saying its establishment was against the country’s Constitution. On Monday, Muguti called for a meeting with the provincial development committee, which was attended by government officials, local councils’ town …

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Zimbabwe: President Okays Amnesty Request

Thupeyo Muleya — President Mnangagwa has approved the amnesty on prisoners serving lighter sentences or who have served over one-third of their sentences, following a request by the Zimbabwe Prisons and Correctional Services (ZPCS). ZPCS Commissioner-General Moses Chihobvu said this in an interview yesterday on the sidelines of his tour …

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Zimbabwe: ‘Recalls a Result of Serious Factional Fights in MDC’ – Zanu-PF’s Gutu

By Robert Tapfumaneyi Former top MDC-T official, now staunch Zanu PF supporter, Obert Gutu says the opposition MDC remains in denial that the party is structured along deep-seated factional lines, and that arrangement is leading to its pending demise. The former deputy justice minister, who recently defected to Zanu PF, …

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Zimbabwe: Health Expert Warns of Looming ‘Massive, Catastrophic’ Third Wave

By Robert Tapfumaneyi HEALTH expert Solwayo Ngwenya cautions that schools, which opened some two months ago for 2021, are now super spreaders for new Covid-19 infections warning a “massive and catastrophic” third wave was looming. He predicted the situation might be further worsened by the emergence of highly infectious variants …

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Zimbabwe: Ecocash, Whatsapp Fraud Totals U.S.$100m

By Daniel Nemukuyu Criminals have been hacking EcoCash and WhatsApp accounts, using stolen identities of persons trusted by others in a WhatsApp group, offer US dollars at good rates, but after receiving the local currency through EcoCash disappear. Over the past two months, police have received several complaints totalling the …

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Zimbabwe: Rwandan Refugees in Zimbabwe Seek Resettlement

By Kitsepile Nyathi A group of Rwandan refugees living in Zimbabwe are refusing to be repatriated, five years after losing their refugee status. Some 140 people, who are living in the Tongogara Refugee Camp in eastern Zimbabwe, had their refugee status revoked in 2013 by the United Nations after assurances …

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Zimbabwe: Where to Get Your Covid-19 Jab in Harare

By Muchaneta Chimuka Do you want to get your first Covid-19 vaccination jab? Are you a resident of Harare and over the age of 18? Do you have a chronic health condition? If your answer is yes, then read below. The City of Harare recently decentralised Covid-19 vaccination sites meaning …

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