News

Zimbabwe: Chiefs Support COVID-19 Initiatives

THE Zimbabwe Council of Chiefs has come out in full support of First Lady Auxillia Mnangagwa’s Covid-19 awareness programmes and efforts to end gender-based violence tearing families apart. In an interview on the sidelines of the First Lady’s visit to Masvingo province on Thursday last week, president of the Chiefs …

Read More »

Zimbabwe: 20 Tonnes of Copper Cables Intercepted At Beitbridge

The Ferret team which is made up of various security agencies, has intercepted a commercial truck carrying 19.6 tonnes of suspected stolen telephone and electricity cables worth thousands of dollars which was being smuggled out of the country through Beitbridge Border Post. Owners of the contraband had allegedly made a …

Read More »

Zimbabwe: Churches, Opposition Told to Wait Until 2023

POLITICAL parties that are trying to resurrect their sinking fortunes through the church disguised negotiation forums should wait for the 2023 elections as President Mnangagwa is presently focused on developmental issues, his spokesperson Mr George Charamba has said. This comes as some church organisations, particularly the Zimbabwe Council of Churches …

Read More »

Zimbabwe: Police Disperse 5 000 Sect Members

POLICE on Saturday dispersed more than 5 000 members of the Johane Marange Apostolic Church who had gathered on the outskirts of Masvingo for their annual Passover ceremony. The worshippers were ordered to return to their homes after violating Covid-19 social distancing rules which do not allow a group exceeding …

Read More »

Zimbabwe: Reprieve for Streambank Cultivators

THE Environmental Management Agency (EMA) has deferred the implementation of an order issued to Kariba Municipality to remove gardens located along waterways, the Lake Kariba shoreline and streambanks. This was after Kariba Municipality wrote to the agency requesting a moratorium on the directive following an outcry from residents who wanted …

Read More »

Zimbabwe: Just an Apology Not Enough

A lot of things have happened in the past weeks or so. Let’s retrospectively interrogate Belgium’s regrets over the callous murder and brutal treatment of Congolese during colonialism when millions lost their lives. On July 1, the King of Belgium sent his “deepest regrets” to the President of the Democratic …

Read More »

Zimbabwe: ‘Be Proud of Your Totems’

Mbira musician Chiremba Hwesa Masango is on a mission to encourage young generations to be proud of their roots and keep their traditional practices in the face of changing cultural trends due to globalisation. As one of the strategies to pursue his mission, Chiremba Hwesa Masango is doing a series …

Read More »

Zimbabwe: ZTA to Close Defiant Operators

THE Zimbabwe Tourism Authority (ZTA) will close operations for tourism players that would be found flouting the set guidelines and protocols to stop the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic. In a statement, ZTA head of corporate affairs Mr Godfrey Koti said it has come to their attention with “great concern” …

Read More »

Zimbabwe: 100 000 COVID-19 Tests Planned

IN an effort to arrest the increasing number of Covid-19 positive cases, the country will next week embark on massive community testing targeting to reach at least 100 000 people in the coming few weeks. The idea, according to officials, is to identify, trace and isolate all suspected cases. Harare …

Read More »

This function has been disabled for Zimbabwe Today.